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Hostellerie Gargantua

73 rue Haute Saint Maurice, 37500, Chinon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We stumbled upon this hotel having driven down from Cherbourg and decided we would stay in Chinon. What a great find, the lady at reception was very kind and welcoming, the building, very impressive and a lovely room. The room maybe could have been a little cleaner, but overall it was a great stay in a beautiful building.

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Norwich UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

We couldn't get into the Diderot (where we stayed last time) as it was full, so booked a room here, and tbh we liked the Gargantua better. Very spacious rooms, one of the most comfortable beds ever, quiet location, friendly helpful service and very decent breakfast. Wifi was free and fast. And great central location for the old town and... More 

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We only used the restaraunt but were made very welcome the gentleman waiting on us was very polite helpful and welcoming the food cooked by his wfe was fresh very tasty well presented and excellent value the ambience was very nice and overal very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We stayed in the top floor suite which was amazingly charming. Definitely a Rapunzel experience. There are two entrances, one at the front and one at the back where the parking is. Parking is limited and usually people move about at around 11ish am so if you need a space this is a good time to look for one, otherwise... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Fabulous old building with antique furniture and atmosphere close to the castle Comfortable but you have to be able to carry your luggage up winding stairs and from wherever you have been lucky enough to find a parking space. The linked restaurant was excellent and very good value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Location is perfect for exploring the old town. The room, on the second floor was large, but a little dark. The bathroom was also large, with a view up to the old chateau. Breakfast excellent. Helpful staff. Parking may need careful manoeuvring, with spaces nearby at a premium in August. Would definitely stay here again if we return to Chinon.

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Apremont, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This is an old building with a hotel in it, good meal at adjacent restaurant we booked one night half board, would say that the hotel is good value if booked this way. The only drawback is that there is no air conditioning or fans when its hot.Its very close to town centre and all the amenities. The Chateau towers... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

I recently stopped over in Chinon and found Hostellerie Gargantua, I read reviews on trip adviser before booking however I wasn't too sure about the place itself as on their own website it was only rated 2 star however on here it was 4-5 star, it was one of the cheapest hotels in Chinon that came up on my search... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We stayed here for three nights while touring Chinon and several chateaus in the Loire Valley. The service was excellent. We had a little trouble the first night with water pressure in our toilet, but they fixed it first thing in the morning and we had no trouble after that. We stayed in the Balbec room on the 2nd floor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here on the way south and perfect choice. Arrived late and went for a meal in the accompanying restaurant again a great idea. Two choices for €17.50 or 3 course €19.50. I opted for the pork with honey glaze sauce and my wife the goats cheese pie. Mains were river Pike pie and beef casserole in a red wine... More 

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