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Hotel de France et de Guise

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San Clemente, California
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355 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A two star hotel. Great location and the staff were very nice and helpful. Near the castle (3 minute walk) and old town. Rooms are old, showers small and rusty. Breakfast just so-so. Great view from our room. You could hear folks walking around at night.

Thank JimW551
Tours, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though this is a budget hotel with no air conditioning or fridge in the room, we had a lovely two night stay in a comfort room. Fans supplied on request. Location is excellent opposite the chateau/ castle which has an amazing sound and light show in the evenings. Parking is across the park and if you pay via the... More 

Thank paulieandcaggsie
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at hotel de France for two nights; booked for us by a cycling tour company. Comfortable and relatively spacious room. A trick to ensure pressure in the shower is to turn the hot water on full, first. Lovely couple who hosted us and were very attentive to our needs.

Thank Georgina H
AnnieJackyBarilleau, Propriétaire at Hotel de France et de Guise, responded to this review

We thank you very much for your kind advise et hope that you have enjoy your cycling stay in the Loire Valley. We wish you all the best. Annie & Jacky. More 

Napier, New Zealand
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Really loved looking and cycling this magical chateaux region. The hotel was old oozing history and while the rooms were very small they were well priced as a budget hotel. We enjoyed the perfect location for tourists who had no rental car this was a good choice. 10 min walk lugging suitcase from train station in the summer heat was... More 

Thank Shane D
Lanark, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
116 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I was not impressed with the outside look of this hotel but the inside was better than I expected. There were chandeliers in the entrance hall and pictures of various chateaux in the dining room, possibly reflecting past glories. Our room was basic but clean and the staff were friendly and helpful. It was dated, but it was reasonably priced... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

For my review, I will go ahead and make the disclaimer that I'm comparing this hotel with other 2 and 3-start hotels and I stayed in the room by myself. I was lucky to get a room in Blois this past Ascension Day weekend. They had a one room left at their off season rate and I took it. The... More 

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AnnieJackyBarilleau, Propriétaire at Hotel de France et de Guise, responded to this review

We thank you very much for your kind review that gives a good idea of our two star hotel. We are pleased to give all the informations needed to visit the Loire Valley and reduction voucher for some castle and attractions. The good situation gives the possibility to visit lots of important castles , gardens ... We hope to welcome... More 

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78 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

The hotel is in an excellent location, next to the Chateau. The hotel has seen better days and needs refurbishment. Our triple room was very dark and small, furniture outdated, but it was clean. The bathroom was quite big and clean as well. The staff at the reception was really nice and helpful. Continental breakfast with fresh croissants and coffee... More 

Thank reet02
AnnieJackyBarilleau, Propriétaire at Hotel de France et de Guise, responded to this review

We thank you for your kind review . Every winter, we improve some of our 50 rooms. We do have an excellent location for the visits , the restaurants and shops and maintain good prices. We hope that you keep good souvenirs of your visit in the Loire Valley. All the best , kind regards, Annie & Jacky . More 

Vancouver, Canada
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196 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

The deal about this hotel is its strategic location. It's just a few steps from the Chateau. Our room was small and the furniture was outdated, but everything was clean. The people at the reception were really friendly and helpful. They gave us detailed directions where to park our car, gave us a map and most importantly they gave us... More 

Thank Ena G
Karratha, Australia
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192 reviews
82 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This accommodation was part of our 2700kms tandem cycling holiday through France. A secure garage was provided for our tandem bicycle. This hotel is ageing and in need of refurbishment. Our room was substantial however decorated with well-worn furnishings - which crowded the room. The ensuite bathroom was small and cramped yet clean. The main attraction of this place is... More 

Thank Kirsten E
AnnieJackyBarilleau, Propriétaire at Hotel de France et de Guise, responded to this review

We are pleased that you have appreciated our situation downtown and facing the castle and that you mention that we have a secure garage for bikes. Choosing our hotel , built in 1891, means that you like old buildings. Our clients like it as it is different from standard and unpersonnal hotels. It gives an unsual atmosphere, an aim, and... More 

California City, California, USA
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The location is great, just next to the Chateau and central. It's a basic hotel, with a nice breakfast and very accommodating management. Nothing fancy, but adequate and the price is right. Am adding these words to meet the 200 minimum characters, for a post. TripAdvisor, lighten up!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is situated downtown , in the historical part and in front of the castle of Blois. The restaurants and shopping area are at a few minuts.There is a free and closed garage for the bikes and for the motorbikes. The underground public parking of the castle is at 2 mns. The railway station is at 5/10 mns walking distance. Free wifi is available , and from the hotel we can get reduction on the price of the castle of Blois, Sound and Light Show and Magic House. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel de France et de Guise

Address: 3 rue Gallois, 41000, Blois, France
Location: France > Centre-Val de Loire > Loire Valley > Blois
Price Range: $61 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel de France et de Guise 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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