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Moulin du Fief Gentil

3 rue de Culoison, 37150 Blere, France
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Moulin du Fief Gentil
Ranked #2 of 3 Blere B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
28 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We spent a night at this bed and breakfast. Overall, it is a very nice spot. The room was OK, clean and calm, even though the bed was not firm enough in my opinion. The place itself is charming and well-located. The owners are friendly. Breakfast was also good.

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Orange Park, Florida
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302 reviews 302 reviews
53 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

The tourist office found this one for us. She called about six places and they were all booked so when she said this one was available, we jumped on it since my husband had been driving all day and he was exhausted. The last thing he wanted to do was to go B&B hopping. The room was large no complaints... More

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gentil37, Propriétaire at Moulin du Fief Gentil, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review about your stay at the Mill. I am happy that you appreciated the location. Our house is a 16th century old mill. For the guest rooms, we have preferred to keep the flavor of a building with a history going back many hundred of years, and have decided to have raw... More

Rural Hall, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I have stayed at the Moulin twice now, in 4 years, with friends. After hectic days of driving and touring, this hotel is a respite, due to the beautiful natural setting of the old mill, and a pleasure, thanks to its friendly hosts, M and Mme Heurtebise. It's a perfect "central location" to visit many chateaux in all directions. Both... More

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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

While planning our trip to France, we struggled with where to stay in the Loire Valley. We finally decided on Moulin du Fief Gentil, and we could not have been happier with our choice! Mmw. Heurtebise was an incredibly gracious host; she spoke very good english and made sure that we felt comfortable and welcomed. The dinner we had in... More

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Edina, Minnesota
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122 reviews 122 reviews
19 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We spent two nights there while exploring the Loire. One of the best travel experiences we have ever had. The B&B is easy to find in Blere (with or without GPS) and is convenient to several chateaus, particularly Chenonceau. Our room was very nicely appointed, and the grounds are lovely (pond in back, glass window overlooking an inner waterfall, etc.)... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We had a wonderful two days at Moulin du Fief Gentil. Sitting by the pond was so peaceful. We were lucky enough to have a dinner prepared by Madame Fleurance Heurtebise that we shared with her husband and two other guests. One of the highlights of our trip. Blere is centrally located with easy access many chateaux and was set... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Last July, we had the great pleasure to stay at the Moulin du Fief Gentil. We didn’t really know what to expect as it was our first stay in a “Chambre d’hôte”. We were so pleasantly surprised! Blere is a very easy drive from Paris and it is a great location to visit the châteaux. The moulin and its surroundings... More

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Portland, Oregon
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

About a week ago we had the good fortune to stay in Blere at the Moulin du Fief Gentil. Madame Fleurance Heurtebise was an excellent hostess. We had a rental car from EuropCar that we had reserved and picked up in Caen, France across from the train station. We picked it up on a late Friday afternoon. We needed to... More

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United States
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

My wife and I stayed for three nights in the Clementine room and had a wonderful time. The room, B&B and grounds are all lovely, and Florence was very helpful. We had great weather while we were there, so we were able to enjoy the patio and pond in back. The location couldn't be better for touring the various chateaus... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

My wife and I recently stayed at Moulin du Fief Gentil and we enjoyed our stay very much. The town of Blere is a great jumping off point to visit the many Chateaus in the region. Before we arrived we had contacted Florence to let her know we would be arriving earlier than expected. She was very accommodating in staying... More

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Additional Information about Moulin du Fief Gentil

Address: 3 rue de Culoison, 37150 Blere, France
Location: France > Centre > Indre-et-Loire > Blere
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Blere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In a large park with a lake, this former watermill of the 16th century is carefully restored and represents a haven of peace.The spacious and tastefully decorated rooms,are all equipped with private bathroom (bath or shower and toilet). Antique furniture and warm colors offer you a cocoon where you feel well.The lounge in the former mechanical room of the mill offers kettle, fridge, microwave to prepare drinks or snacks to enjoy in this room, under the trees at the edge of the pond or on the terrace.Breakfast is always a popular time: you can taste the homemade jams, pastry or dessert of the day cooked by your hostess, goat cheese from the region, fruit, etc. .. ... more   less 

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