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Hotel Rabelais

24 place Rabelais, 37000 Tours, France
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

10 minute walk to Tours centre, plenty free parking outside and friendly staff. The room was big and airy and nice bathroom. Very quiet at night and morning too. Breakfast finished a little too early at 9 am, after a long day traveling I would have liked breakfast a little later.

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The Hague
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I have just spent a long weekend in Tours and stayed at the Hotel Rabelais, with my husband and our baby. It's an excellent value hotel. Well situated, free public parking in front of it, rooms are clean and the quality of the beds excellent ! We had a baby bed, and the chair at breakfast. The personnel is very... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in Hotel Rabelais in October 2014 and really enjoyed my stay. The room was large and clean with a nice bathroom. Parking was on street but easy and the centre of Old Tours is within a 15 min stroll. Breakfast was very good with a good choice of foods, very much appreciated as France is not well known... More 

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87 reviews 87 reviews
14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We spent one night here in September 2014. Having booked we were at little apprehensive on first arrival, the hotel albeit very attractive was in a student area and given the low price we felt it might be aimed more at the young backpacker crowd (we are 50+). However we were pleasantly surprised. Even though the hotel is on quite... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had to visit Tours on a combined busienss/sightseeing trip. We came across the Hotel Rabelais and found it an excellent place to stay. The rooms were large, clean and very quiet due to the excellent glass in the windows providing sound proofing. The bathroom was spacious and well equipped and very clean! The staff were all... More 

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Canberra, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed 2 nights - we were given a choice of staying in the older part of the hotel or the newer annexe out the back. As there was no lift, we chose the annexe and were not disappointed. The room was very spacious and had a lovely big modern bathroom (ideal for those with disabilities). Staff were extremely friendly and... More 

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Most, Czech Republic
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8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

close to the town centre, parking in front of hotel, bus stops 50m. very cozy inside, big bathroom..very clean and with very nice furniture and decoration. we chose the hotel to have good start point to the town and to the region - excellent for this.

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Rockville, Maryland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I stayed at the Rabelais for 5 nights and was really pleased I booked. The hotel is the antethesis of 'corporate'. I booked a room with an accessible bathroom and was given a big well decorated room with a fabulous bathroom in an annexe across an enclosed courtyard. My sister originally had a room in the main house but asked... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The rooms were unique and comfortable. Hosts made arrangements for our late check in--thank you! As advertised, there is no elevator or air conditioning so we were not surprised by this. They had nice fans in the room which made the temperature comfortable for our August stay.

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South Yorkshire uk
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

With any town centre hotel there is always some difficulty driving round to find it especially when there is a lot of traffic and one-way streets. Once found, parking is across the street and we had no difficulty. On Sundays there is however a street market and cars would have to be moved. This is a very French hotel but... More 

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