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“Value for money”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Hotel Chaptal

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Hotel Chaptal
Ranked #18 of 25 Hotels in Amboise
New Zealand
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21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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“Value for money”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2009

We spent three nights in this little hotel in May. We think it's more like a hostel somehow. The owners had limited English but were friendly. The beds are clean. With no air conditioning, it's quite hot to stay in the room at night. However, if you just want to find a clean affordable place and closed to the centre of Amboise to sleep at night, it's highly recommended. There was a computer to use for free. But the owner only suggested us to use until 9pm because they needed to go to bed and they thought it should be bedtime for us too. We didn't have breakfast in there because we found it cheaper to buy some food in the supermarket. Overall, we think Chaptal is vaule for money.

  • Stayed May 2009, traveled as a couple
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2009

I stayed at this hotel with a group of students from Perth in Western Australia. We were on a study tour and spent 3 days in the Loire Valley. One of the students lost her passport and the staff at the hotel could not have been more helpful. They did everything to help us retrieve the passport including various phone calls as well as arranging for a courier service to ensure the passport arrived in Paris. The hotel was excellent in every respect for a 2 star establishment. I would have no hesitation in recommending the Hotel Chaptal. The beautiful breakfast was appreciated by all of us.

  • Stayed April 2009
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2 Thank PerthSusan
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2008

This little hotel was in a great location, a quick walk to Chateau d'Amboise. Neither the bedroom or adjoining bathroom were fantastic but a lot of effort had been made to make everything look lovely.

Beware the bed, however, if you are over 6ft tall as it is very little (& not 100% comfortable)!

Staff were nice. We didn't have the breakfast so we can't comment on that. There is a computer with free internet for guests' use which was great!

Overall, we would recommend this hotel for the average traveller.

  • Liked — The location
  • Disliked — The bed
  • Stayed August 2008, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank havegotthetravelbug
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Waterloo, ON
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2008

Very friendly, helpful staff. Good breakfast, especially for the price (less than we paid elsewhere). Great location. Has a computer for guest use. Recommended.

  • Liked — Friendly service
  • Stayed July 2008, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Chaptal
Address: 11 rue Chaptal, 37400, Amboise, France
Location: France > Centre-Val de Loire > Loire Valley > Amboise
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Ranked #18 of 25 Hotels in Amboise
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Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Chaptal 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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