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La Boule d'Or

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic value! The location of La Boule d'Or is fantastic but it is difficult to get your car to the Carpark. The rooms are above the restaurant up a metal staircase and you have to walk through the restaurant to get to them. It can be quite slippy when it rains. The rooms are big and clean and the bathrooms... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We were off to a bad start. Arrived around 7 pm to discover no way to drive to hotel. Having asked for parking we were directed to a parking lot far away. Luckily we found street parking closer by. Then we discovered that we three 70 somethings had to drag our suitcases up a very steep set of metal stairs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The best welcome to any hotel I have experienced. Upon requesting a bottle of local wine at a table in the inner courtyard Jean-Claude explained with a wide smile that it was compulsory. The rooms were excellent without the cheap extravagance of other hotels, very comfortable. The restaurant was exceptional with the star dish the Coq au vin. Other diners... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Stopped over en route for one night only. I found the staff very helpful and friendly. Free wifi. This is a 2* hotel but is a lot better than some more expensive offerings out there. I didn't eat at the hotel as there are so many other restaurants to choose from, but the menu looked well priced (15-18€ menus )... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in little town centre of Chinon, in May, in the heart of some of the most beautiful vineyards and picturesque chateaus in the Loire Valley. It was within walking distance of Chinon Castle and town conveniences. Jean Claude and his wife went out of there way to make us feel at home. They even provided us with a... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We spent 2 good nights at this hotel. Staff were extremely helpful; room and en suite bathroom were much larger than normal; the quality of the food was excellent though the cheaper fixed price menu offered limited choice. Due to the town's one way system and pedestrianised roads it was difficult to get to the private parking - we upset... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

In a town full of history that lies below the great Chinon Chateau, with its links to Eleanor of Acquitaine, Joan of Arc and the Templers, is the very welcoming Hotel de la Boule d'Or under the warm and hospitable management of Madame and Monsieur Delaveau. Its four modernised room are spacious with excellent bathrooms. Very importantly, the hotel's restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed one night on a day when there was a huge fete in the town. We were given help with parking and directions which made our arrival very simple. Comfortable rooks, very friendly welcome a good food. Only one caveat, the service was quite rushed and we had to be quite fierce in slowing our waitress down! Perfect for... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We stayed half board for 4 nights in September and we thought it was stunning value. The food was great, excellent central location and comfortable rooms. The hosts Annie and Jean-Claude are very welcoming and gave us lots of information about local sights. This was our first visit to Chinon which is a delightful town with much to see, especially... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A perfect overnight stop here in November, en route from SW France to Calais, being bang in the middle. 5 hours direct to Calais from Chinon. The hotel was very clean and our room was spacious, clean and well decorated and presented with a large bathroom, shower only though but all modern and working well. There was also free wifi... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover La Boule d'Or located in Chinon , Indre & Loire, Centre region, France. S rooms are comfortable, quality service and a restoration of choice. Click here to discover our offers and our services . Do not hesitate to contact us for more information. You want to spend a pleasant stay in Touraine, visit the town of Chinon, sleep, eat, spend a weekend end.Cette beautiful throne step or the castle of Chinon , surrounded by vineyards, will surprise you with its relaxed lifestyle. The richness of the soil in Chinon surprise you: vineyards, castles, mansions, river, forest, Champignonieres, Soaps, Cheese. Activities around the town of Chinon are also numerous: Hiking, biking, kayaking, golf, tennis, balloons, Acrobranche , Adventure park , quad, electric bicycle, visit wineries, tasting wines of Chinon . Located in the heart of the Loire Valley , Centre region, the cradle of castles, World Heritage Site by Unesco. In this beautiful medieval city, Chinon Indre et Loire, close to downtown, the river face (Vienne) is the Hotel Boule d'Or . Former coach of the eighteenth century, transformed into a hotel, the hotel exudes the quiet charm of the houses of character. The hotel La Boule d'Or welcomes you all year round for your leisure stays. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Boule d'Or

Address: 21.23, rue Rabelais, 37500, Chinon, France
Location: France > Centre > Loire Valley > Chinon
Price Range: $121 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — La Boule d'Or 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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