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Chateau de Pray

4.0 of 5 Rue du Cedre, 37400 Charge, Amboise, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When booking our hotel in Amboise, this hotel was actually our second choice (no rooms available in our first choice). After staying here, I would definitely recommend it above any other hotel in Amboise. The exterior is a gorgeous castle, and the interior also does not disappoint. Our room was HUGE, beautifully renovated with lovely decor. There was a bit... More

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Paris, France
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent one night at Chateau de Pray and fully enjoyed it. The service was great and extremely friendly. We loved our superior room (to which we received a free upgrade!), as well as the common parts of the castle. Breakfast was perfect, high quality food and so much choice! Too bad we could not have dinner at the hotel... More

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is very special, intimate and yet with great service. The history of the property makes it even more attractive. The restaurant is among the best in the area. Do yourself a favor and eat at least once there. I'm going back for sure.

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Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the smaller rooms. It was perfect. We had a window facing the back. It was like looking at a postcard with gardens and horses in the background. We sat on the terrace with our wine before dinner and was surprised by the wait staff delivering an assortment of appetizers to us without having to ask... More

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It's a trap, the exterior of the castle looks beautiful. But once inside, you see that the whole isn't tastefully decorated. With courage we started the dinner. Unfortunately, the chefs of this restaurant wasn't what you expect. The starter was a jumble of flavor combinations and looked ugly. The following courses were slightly better but did not reach the level... More

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Aslackby
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74 reviews 74 reviews
44 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stayed the night of 28th August , Easy to find, free onsite parking, 2k from Amboise, overlooks the Loire valley, lovely grounds, heated outdoor pool, very comfortable rooms, friendly staff, great food. Sitting outside in the evening on the terrace with a glass or two before dinner, with lovely views, oh how I wish I was doing just that rather... More

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San Mateo, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

If you feel the need to stay in a chateau in Amboise this place is OK so long as: (a) you do not need any help from the hotel staff; (b) you do not plan to eat in the restaurant; and (c) you are not American. We found the staff to be arrogant and unhelpful. We had a minor travel... More

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Moraga, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

A perfect place to stay while visiting the Loire Valley. Our room was in the chateau on the third floor, No elevator, so a bit of a problem with hauling luggage.Even though the building itself is old, the room was updated, clean, elegantly furnished and very comfortable. The bathroom is marble and modern. The staff is very accomodating. We enjoyed... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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77 reviews 77 reviews
12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This is truly a lovely old chateau, from the 10 th century. Our room was on the third floor, which of course the French call the second floor. Important... There are no elevators, just lots and lots of stairs. We knowingly booked a small room and got a small room which was fine but pricey. Perhaps there would be less... More

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Blue Bay Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Five Stars 😻😻😻😻😻 Stayed in the back stable, good enough for Jesus, good enough for us. The Hotel is very well run. The staff are very well trained to look after their guests. We choose to stay outside as we had a granddaughter with us and they are larger rooms. Booked into the restaurant prior as they sit Max 30.... More

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Address: Rue du Cedre, 37400 Charge, Amboise, France
Location: France > Centre > Loire Valley > Amboise > Charge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Chateau de Pray 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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