We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


1 Rue de Chinon, 37220 Chinon, France
You added L'Hotentyque to your Saves list
Write a Review

5 reviews from our community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Kingsgate, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
51 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2006

We stayed for 8 nights during July, we found Thierry & Raphael to be excellent hosts, our room was clean and what we expected in rural france, the pool was excellent and the other guests friendly to say the least! The only down side would be they could do with some cookery lessons and replace the parasols with plain white... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
A TripAdvisor Member
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2005

While L'Hotentyque has the potential to be the "charming" venue that the website describes, the poor hygiene and "laissez-faire" attitude of the proprietors leaves a lot to be desired. Filthy bathrooms, very poorly maintained public areas, dog poo and flies everywhere! Any feedback to "The Management" was met with a nonchalant shrug of the shoulders! We were even encouraged to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Management response:
Google Translation

En réponse à certains commentaires. Nous avons eu l'audace de créer cet endroit unique dans le val de loire, à... More 

Travelers are raving about these Chinon hotels

A TripAdvisor Member
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2005

The website of L'Hotentyque describes the accommodation as charming and sophisticated. Sadly, this was not our experience. On the night of our arrival, following 12 hours of travel, we had booked dinner in the guesthouse only to find that our host had made alternative arrangements for us to eat at another restaurant 19 kms away! Subsequent dinners were only offered... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 7

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage L'Hotentyque, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.