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Hotel Au Charme Rabelaisien

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25 rue Rabelais, Amboise, France
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1 room 1 adult
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at Au Charme Rabelaisien during 'la canicule' - a heatwave in early July 2015. The lovely swimming pool was like a mirage in the desert! Split system air conditioner in each room was much appreciated. Madame Sylvie greeted us warmly, helped with luggage and directed us to secure parking behind the property. She is a very welcoming lady... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

If you are staying in Amboise, you must, must stay here. Madame Sylvie is a wonderful hostess, who welcomes you with open arms. The rooms are spacious, well appointed, and quiet. I simply can't sing the praises of this place enough. We had an early morning tour, and Sylvie set up breakfast early for us so we wouldn't be leaving... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Au Charme Rabelaisien is located in the historic section of Amboise and is just a few minutes’ walk from the Chateau de Amboise and all the shops and restaurants that line the street outside its walls. The restaurants get busy, so make reservations for dinner. We enjoyed Chez Bruno, but couldn't get in the first night without reservations. Our spacious... More 

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Toulouse, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

From the first moment where Sylvie rushed out to the street to help us with our luggage, my friend and I enjoyed the wonderful hospitality and ambience of this lovely B & B and its hostess. The room was lovely with plenty of space and with welcoming touches such as small snacks to eat with the tea. Sylvie even found... More 

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New Britain, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights touring the areas chateaus. Very lovely, warm hotel in perfect location. Well kept and clean. Private parking, rainfall style shower. Great breakfast, owner walked in the door with still hot baked goods from bakery. I was able to walk to sites, restaurants and shops.

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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

All the amenities one could ever wish for in a very attractive room - even a new little tube of toothpaste, along with regular toiletries, in the bathroom. Sylvie is the very generous and gracious owner who goes out of her way to help her guests. Breakfast was excellent. The pool, although not large, was most refreshing after a day... More 

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washington, dc
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Located on a residential side street, next door to another Maison D'hote, there is a private parking area/garage that connects to the rear of the property. We had the private "nature" room overlooking the pool and lovely private grounds with beautiful climbing roses in May one could sit on patio furniture and enjoy the scene. This is a spacious and... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

It was the perfect start to our holiday. The room was spacious and very comfortable, there was a lovely (albeit chilly) pool and Sylvie was the most perfect host. Our 4 years old loved it - as did we. Could have spent a lot more than a couple of nights here...

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I can only say positive things about Au Charme Rabelaisien. Sylive is a charming, welcoming host, willing and available to help with anything her guests need to have an enjoyable visit in Amboise. Our room, in the garden pavillion, was large and beautifully decorated. Breakfast each morning in the beautiful lounge was always fresh with a lovely variety of foods... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Au Charme Rabelaisien is pure perfection! We had the room in the main house, it was spotless, comfortable, and quite large. The bathroom was completely up to date with a shower and tub along with a large vanity area (almost impossible to find). There as a mini fridge that allowed us to keep wine and cheese in our room for... More 

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