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La Boule d'Or

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21.23, rue Rabelais, 37500 Chinon, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped over en route for one night only. I found the staff very helpful and friendly. Free wifi. This is a 2* hotel but is a lot better than some more expensive offerings out there. I didn't eat at the hotel as there are so many other restaurants to choose from, but the menu looked well priced (15-18€ menus )... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in little town centre of Chinon, in May, in the heart of some of the most beautiful vineyards and picturesque chateaus in the Loire Valley. It was within walking distance of Chinon Castle and town conveniences. Jean Claude and his wife went out of there way to make us feel at home. They even provided us with a... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We spent 2 good nights at this hotel. Staff were extremely helpful; room and en suite bathroom were much larger than normal; the quality of the food was excellent though the cheaper fixed price menu offered limited choice. Due to the town's one way system and pedestrianised roads it was difficult to get to the private parking - we upset... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

In a town full of history that lies below the great Chinon Chateau, with its links to Eleanor of Acquitaine, Joan of Arc and the Templers, is the very welcoming Hotel de la Boule d'Or under the warm and hospitable management of Madame and Monsieur Delaveau. Its four modernised room are spacious with excellent bathrooms. Very importantly, the hotel's restaurant... More 

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Sussex UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed one night on a day when there was a huge fete in the town. We were given help with parking and directions which made our arrival very simple. Comfortable rooks, very friendly welcome a good food. Only one caveat, the service was quite rushed and we had to be quite fierce in slowing our waitress down! Perfect for... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We stayed half board for 4 nights in September and we thought it was stunning value. The food was great, excellent central location and comfortable rooms. The hosts Annie and Jean-Claude are very welcoming and gave us lots of information about local sights. This was our first visit to Chinon which is a delightful town with much to see, especially... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A perfect overnight stop here in November, en route from SW France to Calais, being bang in the middle. 5 hours direct to Calais from Chinon. The hotel was very clean and our room was spacious, clean and well decorated and presented with a large bathroom, shower only though but all modern and working well. There was also free wifi... More 

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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were more than pleased with this hotel. Having lived near Chinon in the past, we have eaten at A'table (their restaurant) before so knew what to expect. It was just as we remembered......good food, and at a fair price. Plenty of choice to suit all tastes. The wine selection is very good and we would personally recommend the Spelty... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We stayed here for two nights in August. The room was comfortable and reasonable value for the money. Everything was clean and well-maintained. The hotel has only a few bedrooms and must make most of its money from its restaurant, "A'table"", which is excellent. We had a terrific meal there. The hotel is located just off the centre of Chinon... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This is a little gem of a place. I had the feeling there used to be more rooms but now there are just 4. They are extremely clean, the bathrooms particularly - which is what you want. Basically but perfectly adequately furnished. From the picture I thought it was by the river and was hoping for a river view but... More 

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