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Hotel Du Bellay

12, rue des Minimes, 41000, Blois, France
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Chennai (Madras), India
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33 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We were a family of four touring the Loire valley. I booked the hotel after seeing some reviews in Tripadvisor. But learnt that self-experience is the best teacher!! Very narrow stairs , poor bath fittings , noisy location and small rooms.. Having said the above, for the price that you pay you should be mentally prepared to take on these... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

The hotel was okay considering the price of the room and the age of the building (historical building from the 15th century, meaning: small doorframes, small windows, narrow stairs...). Rooms have been renovated, but are not up to modern standards (no wifi in the room, bathroom looked like straight out of the 50s). I would recommend this hotel for backpackers... More 

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Blois
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Only stayed in Blois for the night and I would recommend this place to anyone going there. The decor of the rooms is a bit weird, and the communal shower I imagine would be irritating if you're there for more than a night. Aside from that it was a nice, peaceful stay. I'd recommend it.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Firstly - Blois is an excellent base for a trip to the Loire chateaux - especially Blois, Amboise, Cheverny, Chaneanceau, Chambord... Hôtel Du Bellay offers simple rooms at excellent price, staff are helpful, the location is good - close to bus stop for the chateaux trip and 8-9 minutes to the train station, also they have free wi fi that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

Cannot believe how many good reviews this hotel has ! We booked it on the reviews. Room was tiny (not a problem for us but could be one for certain people as no room at all) and disgusting !! I read the hotel was dusty, but that is not dust (which i can happily live with), it's purely disgusting !... More 

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Chicago, Il
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

We had a good stay at the Hotel du Bellay. The hotel was easy to find because there were signs throughout the town that lead us in the right direction. The room was clean. It wasn't anything special, but we just came to Blois to see the chateaux, so it wasn't really necessary to have a perfect place to stay.... More 

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Rouen, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

The room was clean, the bed was good, with plenty of pillows, the windows had shutters so we slept until late and well. The bathroom was tiny and it was difficult to exit the shower, because the door was too narrow and the sink was next to the door, but that was not a problem. The toilet bowl had attached... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2010

I booked a room via email with this hotel due to the good reviews on tripadvisor and the cheap price. The hotel was quick to reply and even wrote to me in english. On the 12th of April I sent an email to cancel the accommodation as we would no longer be going to Blois (23 days notice). The hotel... More 

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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102 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2010

The hotel was locked on our arrival, with only a phone number posted. Luckily the receptionist arrived and gave us the key to a room which was under construction. A change of rooms had us feeling grateful until we saw the rooms. The maintenance has been sadly neglected, there were holes in the bathroom floor, which also featured a mildewed... More 

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San Francisco
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2010

When I first checked into the hotel I was already less than impressed by the state of the place with it's shoddy construction (cheap plywood nailed on top of old wood and other makeshift "solutions" to the deteriorating building) and dark rooms, even considering it's a 1 star. I have stayed in other 1 stars and maybe I lucked out,... More 

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