Loire Valley

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About Loire Valley

The stuff of food, wine and châteaux legend, the Loire Valley is one of France’s most striking destinations. Within easy reach of Paris and once the playground of the French court, the region boasts a terrific array of accommodation options, including everything from charming B&Bs to opulent châteaux-turned-luxury-hotels fit for a whole host of budgets. Dotted around the area’s historic towns, pretty villages and picturesque countryside, the best places to stay in the Loire Valley promise a real taste of the good life, ideal for families, groups or romantic couples.

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Tours is the famous gateway to the Loire Valley: stay there for cultural sites, great food and a vibrant evening scene. History buffs will find it particularly rewarding to base themselves in and around Angers, Amboise or sophisticated Orléans, which feature myriad heritage attractions of their own, and a lively buzz. Fontevraud L'Abbaye is home to what was once France’s most powerful abbey, and is a tranquil choice for a Loire Valley retreat.

The Loire Valley is made up of more than 70 wine regions, the most highly-regarded of which tend to be on the left bank of the Loire River. Foodies and wine lovers will delight in the offerings of Saumur and Sancerre, where you can enjoy tours and tastings at the world-class vineyards which stretch in almost every direction.

If you’re dreaming of touring — or staying in — extravagant châteaux, look no further. Chenonceau, Chambord, Villandry and d'Azay-le-Rideau are amongst the most famous, and make for wonderful days out. The Loire’s other big attraction is the excellent cycling. With relatively flat, picturesque landscapes and the added appeal of popping into wineries as you go, this is a fun idea for a trip with friends or as a couple. You can also try horse riding, follow nature trails and kayak along the region’s rivers.

Especially popular throughout the summer months, the best places to stay in the Loire Valley fill up fast. Book your trip well in advance to book a room at your dream property!

The Best Places to Stay in the Loire Valley

For a Stay In Town

  • Hotel de L'Abeille is a unique boutique spot in the pedestriansed part of Orléans. Expect funky, individually-designed rooms with Louis XIV-style touches and vibrant wallpapers, as well as delightful organic breakfasts. The roof terrace is a real highlight and the location ideal for city explorers.
  • Hotel Oceania is a large, luxury hotel with swish, contemporary rooms in the centre of Tours. Stay here for the sumptuous spa, romantic restaurant and great location. A chic city pad for couples.
  • Maison Gaspard offers a small selection of hip apartments in the heart of Saumur. Ideal for groups of friends or families, the property features chic, French contemporary interiors, as well as a fun onsite boutique stocking local produce. The owners also run a trendy restaurant-bar. Very cool.
  • Hotel Diderot is a classic, family-run townhouse hotel in Chinon. Pick this place for an authentic French experience — from the charming decor to the big breakfasts. Explore Chinon, go cycling and tour the vineyards.


  • Château de Noirieux is a gorgeous hotel just 20 minutes from Angers with 19 elegant rooms and suites. The outdoor pool, tennis courts and riverside location all add to the appeal, but the big draw is the excellent gourmet restaurant. An indulgent choice for couples or families.
  • Domaine les Hauts de Loire is an enchanting former hunting lodge-turned-boutique-hotel in Onzain. The ivy-covered house features pretty bedrooms with floral wallpaper, as well as a two-Michelin-starred restaurant headed by Chef Rémy Giraud. An indulgent French escape for families, friends or couples.
  • Château de la Ronde is a superb heritage building near Vivy, with luxurious rooms and suites fusing period charm with swish, contemporary design. Expect delicious breakfasts and an inviting outdoor pool, too. For couples or families.
  • Château d'Artigny is an exquisite property, perfect for a dream Loire Valley weekend. With an extensive spa, acclaimed restaurant and sumptuous suites, this is a real treat.

For Romance

  • Fontevraud l’Hotel promises an elegant stay within the grounds of the Royal Abbey itself. Expect sleek, stylish interiors, an award-winning gourmet restaurant and magnificent architecture. For couples looking to immerse themselves in Fontevraud's 1000-year heritage.
  • Château de L'Epinay features 23 stylish, sophisticated rooms and suites fusing old-world charm with contemporary comforts. Set in 17 hectares of gardens, the property boasts a soothing spa, gym, yoga studio, swimming pool and delectable French cuisine. A luxurious hideaway, popular for weddings.
  • Empreinte Hotel is a couples' favourite, with swish rooms featuring dark tones and cool, contemporary bathrooms. Pick this place for the chic interiors, generous breakfasts and the indulgent spa. A smart, city-centre pad in Orléans.


  • Le Prieuré is a charming B&B north of Tours, with three spacious rooms, lovely riverside gardens and a superb outdoor pool. A former 12th-century monastery, the property has a fascinating history and heaps of charm. Secluded, laid-back and perfect for families or groups, who can book the whole house.
  • La Marmoire offers five prettily-decorated rooms with space for the whole family. The swimming pool and two acres of grounds will appeal to guests of all ages, and the feel is very laid-back. Book the whole place for a family get together.
  • Le Fleuray is an ivy-clad country house hotel with a top-notch restaurant. Families will love the big suites (some with space for up to 6), the relaxed atmosphere and the pool, whilst golfers will find themselves right next door to a great course. North of Amboise.
  • Château de Nazelles is a charming 16th-century residence surrounded by vineyards. Understated rooms and cottages feature exposed stone walls and contemporary furnishings. The pool and three hectares of gardens will be a big hit with the kids, and the largest self-catering cottage sleeps up to five people.
  • Château de la Bourdaisière offers everything from cycling, tennis and swimming to cookery classes and nature trails. The 29 sumptuous rooms and suites are great for families or couples, though the real stand-outs are the gourmet eatery and the Tomato Bar in the Dahlia Garden. For active families.

For Foodies

  • Château de Pray dates back to the 13th Century. The impressive building is now home to 19 rooms and suites, a stunning collection of antiques, and a gorgeous Michelin-starred restaurant. Chef Arnaud Philippon crafts punchy dishes in an unusual restaurant space carved into the rock. One for foodies.
  • Le Choiseul sits in a picturesque riverside spot in Amboise, and is well-suited to families or couples looking to explore the town. Rooms and suites feature patterned wallpaper and joyful pops of colour. Savour gourmet fare in 'Restaurant Le 36', under expert Chef Hervé Lussault, who adds an exotic twist to traditional fare.
  • La Mère Hamard is a charming restaurant with rooms in picturesque Semblançay, 10 miles from Tours. Chef-owner Olivier Loize crafts delectable dishes, fusing local market produce with exotic spices from around the globe. An intimate gourmet delight.
  • Les Hautes Roches is a spectacular property, with gorgeous rooms carved into the rock overlooking the Loire River near Tours. The Michelin-starred eatery specialises in fresh seafood and promises superb river views. A romantic, luxurious foodie gem with very unique architecture.

For Wine Lovers

  • Le Clos d'Amboise is a beautiful 17th-century château alongside the Château d'Amboise. A sensitive restoration has yielded expansive rooms with period furnishings, a swimming pool, gourmet eatery and extensive gardens. Enjoy wine tastings after days of exploring Amboise.
  • Château de Beaujeu is an enchanting 16th-century residence close to the Sauldre River. Pick this place for the tranquil feel, the four elegant rooms with period furnishings, and the lovely rambling gardens. A charming B&B for couples looking to explore the nearby village and vineyards of Sancerre.
  • Château de Jallanges was built by King Louis XI in 1465. Recently renovated, the property now boasts whimsical rooms which ooze old-school charm, and is an excellent couples' pick for a relaxed hideaway. The quirky indoor pool is a highlight, and the famous vineyards of Vouvray are nearby.

For Cyclists

  • Auberge Du Bon Laboureur is a gorgeous 18th-century inn close to the Château de Chenonceau. Feast on regional fare and enjoy a dip in the pool after days of zipping along the nearby cycling paths. Chic and family-friendly, the property has its own electric-bikes.
  • Hotel Mirabeau offers great value accommodation in a Tours townhouse. Airy rooms sleep two to five guests, making this a top family choice, there's a lovely terrace and good bike storage for cyclists. Friendly and laid-back.
  • Château de Beaulieu is a laid-back family or foodie pick, with a well-regarded gourmet restaurant, onsite spa and flexible adjoining room options in an impressive property close to Tours. With direct access to the Loire à Vélo cycling route, this is the perfect pick for groups of cyclists, too.

For an apartment or holiday villa

  • If you'd prefer a self-catering option, we suggest that you visit our online partner Booking.com.

Travel Information

  • Fly to Tours Val de Loire Airport or to one of Paris' international airports, travelling to your destination by road or rail from there.
  • The Loire Valley is brilliant for a road trip! Contact our online partner Rentalcars if you would like to hire a car.
  • You can expect warmer weather from June to September. For a quieter trip and especially beautiful scenery, come in the spring (April - May) or the autumn (October - early November).



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Best Hotels in Loire Valley

  • Le Doyenne Le Mans 6 rooms from £52

    Local exploring  -  Located at the foot of the cathedral and at the entrance to the historic city of Plantagenet
    Theatre  -  Enjoy a show at the Palais des Congrès and Culture
    Local markets  -  Only 100m from the Jacobins market which is held three times a week and sells local fresh produce
    Views  -  Rooms with city or garden views
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    A charming, quiet 19th century B&B situated in the heart of the Plantagenêt city of Le Mans. Rooms are spacious and comfortable with fireplaces and sitting rooms (the best have cathedral views). A fabulous range of choice for breakfast both English and continental. Convenient and well priced. See More

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  • Hotel Mirabeau, Tours Tours (Loire) 23 rooms from £58

    Value chic
    Sights nearby  -  Located in the centre of Tours. Perfect base for exploring the Loire Valley
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
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    Excellently positioned townhouse B&B in downtown Tours. Varying rooms sleep from two up to five. Ideal for groups and families, and great value. See More

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  • Hotel Agnes Sorel 37500 Chinon 10 rooms from £64

    Local exploring  -  Situated right beside the town centre, a great base for exploring both the medieval town and the surrounding Loire Valley
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the Château de Chinon, Chapelle Du Chene, Mosquée de Chateau-Chinon and the quaint nearby village of Tavant
    Hideaway  -  Tranquil and intimate.
    Back to Nature
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    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide

    A smart hotel near the pretty medieval town centre, with a relaxing lounge and a bright, sunny terrace. The decor is simple and light complementing the building's original features. The best of the rooms have statement furniture and balconies. A charming stay. See More

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  • Villa C Bourges 10 rooms from £78

    Local exploring  -  Located just ten minutes from all the sights of this historic town, and with a short drive can see vineyards of the region
    Families  -  Take the little train around old town, cycle the outside countryside, pretty gardens and delicious food
    Sights nearby  -  Bourges Cathedral, Palais de Jacques-Coeur
    Great walks  -  Within the lovely Pres-Fichaux Gardens
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    Recommended by  -  Michelin Travel

    A boutique townhouse hotel in a charming town. Contemporary classic rooms in subtle colours with sophisticated furnishings, large marble bathrooms, and beautiful romantic terraces for breakfast and sunbathing. A luxurious spot, perfect for a couple. See More

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  • Le Londres Saumur 31 rooms from £69

    Families  -  There is a good range of family friendly accommodation here including interconnecting rooms and spacious apartments
    Local exploring  -  A lovely base from which to explore the historic town of Saumur and sights in the Loire Valley
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the atmospheric Château de Saumur and the pretty Église Saint-Pierre
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.
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    Charming hotel in a late 19th-century townhouse, with a homely open-plan lounge and dining layout featuring comfy seating and chic decor. The smart, cosy rooms are themed and individually decorated, featuring bold statement walls and bright contemporary furnishings. A lovely, friendly base. See More

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  • Hotel l'Adresse Tours 17 rooms from £69

    Value chic
    Sights nearby  -  In the heart of mediaeval Tours
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
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    Recommended by  -  Michelin Travel

    Attractive townhouse B&B with large wooden-beamed rooms, some with private balconies. Well placed for sight seeing and excellent value for money. See More

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  • La Closeraie Sully-sur-Loire, Loire Valley 9 rooms from £74

    Sights nearby  -  Right beside Chateau de Sully-sur-Loire
    Fishing  -  Moulin de Villette
    Hideaway  -  Tranquil and intimate.
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    This traditional French townhouse offers simple yet stylish accommodation with a charming courtyard. Located just three minutes walk from Château de Sully sur Loire, this is perfect for local exploring. Guests can enjoy a simple continental breakfast and comfortable rooms. Charming and elegant. See More

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  • Les Trois Maillets Orléans 2 rooms from £74

    Sights nearby  -  Five minutes walk from the Maison de Jeanne d'Arc.
    No pets

    Set in a historic 16th century building, Les Trois Maillets is a delightful B&B in the heart of Orleans. Steeped in heritage, the characterful rooms are full of fascinating antiques. With the city centre on the doorstep, it's a great launchpad for exploring Orleans. See More

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  • La Croix Blanche Fontevraud L'Abbaye (Loire Valley) 24 rooms from £74

    Local exploring  -  An excellent base for exploring all that the Loire Valley has to offer from chateaux to bike rides.
    Sights nearby  -  The Royal Abbey of Fontevraud is next door! Loire valley chateaux are within easy reach.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    An unpretentious hotel located in the heart of the Loire Valley between Tours and Angers, bang next door to the historic abbey at Fontevraud. Large suites and cosy family rooms, plus an outdoor pool. The restaurant has relaxed outdoor dining and serves classic french dishes. Good for families. See More

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  • Hotel du Mail Angers 25 rooms from £74

    Local exploring  -  Walking distance from many attractions, bars, restaurants and cafes
    Value chic  -  Stylish French interiors at a great price
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    In the heart of Angers, the Hotel Du Mail is the ideal place to stay to explore the surrounding Loire Valley. All the rooms are bright & spacious and are traditionally furnished. Enjoy breakfast at the Hotel before setting out to explore the region's many vineyards and architectural sights. See More

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  • Hotel Diderot Chinon 27 rooms from £75

    Local exploring  -  A quintessentially French experience within close proximity to Chinon's sights.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the impressive Forteresse royale de Chinon.
    Kayaking  -  Take a relaxing ride along La Vienne.
    Full of character
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    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    A charming family-run townhouse hotel. Classically French in style throughout; think sash windows, chintz prints and antique furniture. Hearty breakfasts with home-made preserves are served on the pretty floral terrace or cosy breakfast room. An ideal choice for an authentic French experience. See More

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  • La Marmoire Loire Valley 5 rooms from £75

    Local exploring  -  10 minute drive from Châteaubriant with its weekly market and numerous attractions and amenities
    Sights nearby  -  Ancient town of Chateaubriant and Eglise St Jean de Bere
    Swimming Pool  -  Heated swimming pool is open between May and October
    Local markets  -  Chateaubriant
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    B&B nestled in farmland in the picturesque Loire-Atlantique area. Five pretty bedrooms take up to 12 guests in flexible room configurations – perfect for family get-togethers. Heated pool and beautiful hot tub with powerful adjustable jets, lights, and music. 10-min drive from Chateaubriant town. See More

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  • Le Clos d'Hauteville Le Mans 3 rooms from £76

    Local exploring  -  Perfectly located in the city centre of Le Mans, within walking distance to shops and restaurants
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the 13th century Epau Abbey just outside the town and the Cité Plantagenêt
    Great walks  -  Visit the nearby Forest of Bercé, a beautiful forest with great trails

    A charming family friendly B&B located in the heart of Le Mans. Rooms are warm and spacious with antique furnishings and views of the town. After a long day of wandering the streets of this Plantagenet city, relax on the sun terrace. Excellent continental breakfast. Superb value city stay. See More

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  • Les Chatelains Ennordres, Loire Valley 5 rooms from £78

    Hideaway  -  Heated pool, flower filled garden and totally secluded
    Sights nearby  -  Château de la Verrerie
    Full of character
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    Recommended by  -  Michelin Travel

    Pretty B&B in secluded spot. The rooms feature exposed beams, artworks and period furniture. Heated outdoor pool, garden and terrace to enjoy breakfast. Quiet, traditional and relaxing. See More

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  • Le Moulin de Vrin Sancerre 3 rooms from £78

    Short break  -  Surrounded by attractions and just two hours from Paris, this is the ideal weekend escape.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the church of Sainte-Croix-Notre-Dame, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Kayaking  -  Take a canoe tour on the Loire for a half or full day.
    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.
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    A delightful bungalow set in acres of mature gardens just two hours from Paris. Spacious rooms are light and airy with floor to ceiling french doors leading onto a quiet patio, simple contemporary furniture and wooden floors. A tranquil retreat from which to explore the Loire Valley. See More

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  • Chateau les Muids Loire Valley 20 rooms from £78

    Country Escape  -  Surrounded by an 81-acre park, this hotel is ideal for nature lovers
    Sights nearby  -  Check out the nearby gardens of Parc Floral la Source and the many famous Loire Valley chateaux nearby
    Great walks  -  Situated in the Loire Valley there is an abundance of wonderful walks both on and off the estate
    Tennis  -  Guests can play tennis at the court on the grounds
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    A stunning chateau set in beautiful mature parkland. Rooms are tastefully decorated with traditional furniture, rich fabrics, wooden floors and the best have fireplaces. Dine in the fabulous french restaurant and spend days exploring the glorious countryside. See More

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  • Le Manoir de la Vieille Douve Loire Valley 4 rooms from £78

    Hideaway  -  Peace and tranquility for those who want to get away from it all
    Families  -  The four spacious rooms would be ideal for family get-togethers
    Local exploring  -  Perfect for exploring the rich heritage of the Loire Valley
    Active Holiday  -  Ideal base for those who like walking and cycling
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    Enchanting B&B in an old manor in large grounds near a pretty medieval village. Four comfortable bedrooms individually furnished to complement the mellow stonework and exposed beams. Ideal for exploring the lovely Loire Valley with its chateaux, vineyards, and ancient towns. Table d'hotes available. See More

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  • Le Clos d'Amboise Amboise 20 rooms from £90

    Fishing  -  For zander, bream, perch, catfish and carp in the Loire river.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the Amboise Royal Château, a former royal residence.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
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    Sitting alongside the Royal Castle is this 17th century chateau. Having been renovated in 2011 all efforts have been made to maintain its original charm. Rooms are decorated with antique French pieces; some have balconies. There is a pool, extensive gardens, gourmet restaurant and wine tasting. See More

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  • Le Relais des Landes Ouchamps, Loire Valley 28 rooms from £79

    Outstanding location  -  Situated in a UNESCO park.
    Sights nearby  -  Well located for major sights.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
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    Extremely attractive manor house in an outstanding location - a UNESCO heritage site in the middle of the castles and vineyards of the Loire. Rustic-chic rooms with wooden beams and lots of light. Swimming pool, restaurant, and extensive grounds. Ideal for families, groups, local explorers. See More

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  • Demeure de la Vignole Turquant, Loire Valley 12 rooms from £80

    Sights nearby  -  A visit to the 900 year old Royal Fontevraud Abbey and the ancient monument of Chateau Breze
    Full of character  -  Individually decorated, unique bedrooms and quirky furnishings.
    Local markets  -  Fresh produce from the market in Turquant.
    Swimming Pool  -  Heated pool carved into a rock
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Nestled into the slopes of the Loire sits a unique hotel which was once part of an ancient troglodyte village. Chic, bright furnishings work beautifully alongside atmospheric architecture dating back to the 12th and 17th century. The hotel boasts a fabulous swimming pool carved out of rock. See More

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  • La Roseraie, Chenonceaux Chenonceaux 22 rooms from £82

    Local exploring  -  Boasting a tranquil location with easy access to the region's attractions.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit Château de Chenonceau, a 16th century castle built over a river.
    Great walks  -  Take a scenic stroll along the Loire.
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    An ivy clad French auberge that's housed everyone from Winston Churchill to Rockefeller. Spacious rooms are traditionally dressed with antiques, warm hues and softly patterned fabrics. A fine-dining restaurant serves up exemplary regional fare and there's a pool and picturesque garden too. See More

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  • Domaine de la Soucherie Beaulieu, Loire Valley 9 rooms from £82

    Back to Nature  -  In the beautiful surroundings of the Loire Valley, this makes for a fantastic back to nature holiday
    Romantic Break  -  Elegant and luxurious rooms, a wine cellar and pool make this the perfect romantic getaway
    Country Escape  -  With a secluded setting, you can enjoy a real country escape here in the Layon Valley
    Foodies  -  Enjoy a dinner of regional cuisine matched with local wines, a foodie's delight
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    Split across two charming sites, this rural guesthouse offers modern classic decor in the heart of the Loire valley. The plush rooms offer views of the vineyeard, and there is an airy guest lounge, vaulted wine cellar and inviting pool. Enjoy local wines at the bar; a perfect spot for wine lovers. See More

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  • Hotel Ricordeau Loué, Loire Valley 13 rooms from £82

    Families  -  With babysitting services, a playground and plenty of space to run around there is lots to keep children entertained.
    Country Escape  -  A quaint rural property in a picturesque part of the Loire Valley. Ideal for relaxing holidays away from it all.
    Sights nearby  -  Stroll the historic pretty cobbled streets of Le Mans and visit the Saint-Julien Cathedral.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
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    A charming rural property set in picturesque gardens. Room decor mixes traditional country style with contemporary design. Boasting exemplary regional cuisine in both the restaurant and a bistro. Plenty of outdoor activities in the surrounding area. The ideal spot to unwind in the countryside. See More

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  • La Closerie Saint Martin 37500 Ligré, Loire Valley 5 rooms from £82

    Country Escape  -  In a peaceful hamlet surrounded by vineyards in the heart of the Loire Valley, a superb countryside base
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the multiple gardens, churches, abbeys and stately homes of the Loire Valley, all within one hour's drive
    Local markets  -  Wander the markets of the surrounding towns and villages which run almost every day of the week
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Charming limestone B&B with picturesque blue shutters and a pretty terrace garden. Expect generous breakfasts from your hosts who keep a friendly, comfortable home with simple rustic-chic interiors. Individually decorated rooms have fine furniture, wooden beams and elegant bare floors. A delight! See More

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  • Le Petit Chateau de Sainte Colombe Loire Valley 5 rooms from £82

    Country Escape  -  This idyllic chateau is ideal for a wholesome country retreat
    Sights nearby  -  Visit picturesque sights such as the Chateau de Chambord, the famous Beauval Zoo, and the gardens of Prieure d 'Orsan
    Local markets  -  Wander around local farmer markets and sample famous cheeses from the region
    Great walks  -  Go on a lovely walk through the forest on one of the marked trails
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A charming B&B in a historic 15th-century chateau with picturesque gardens. Expect a simple yet elegant rustic charm with bare stone walls and wooden beams, while furniture is tasteful and classic. The comfortable rooms are cosy and feminine with pretty fabrics. A lovely rural escape. See More

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  • Hotel de L'Abeille Orléans 26 rooms from £83

    Sights nearby  -  Visit the famous Cathedrale Ste-Croix
    Great walks  -  Through the Parc Floral Orleans
    Full of character
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Pet friendly

    This unique hotel, now in its fourth generation of the family is located in a pedestrian area of Orleans. Each room is decorated in Louis XIV style with vibrant wallpapers and furnishings. Some rooms have balconies and for those that don't there is a roof terrace. An organic breakfast is served. See More

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  • Château de Beaulieu, Tours Tours 17 rooms from £84

    Sights nearby  -  10 mins from Tours city centre and easy access to all the Loire chateaux
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Recommended by  -  Michelin Travel

    Elegant rural château with an excellent spa and gourmet restaurant. Beautiful gardens and terraces and stately salons. A country escape ideal for weddings, foodies, and families. See More

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  • Le Fleuray Amboise, Loire Valley 20 rooms from £85

    Sights nearby  -  Borrow one of the free bikes and explore the area on two wheels
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor heated pool available from spring to autumn
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide, Sawdays

    Picturesque country hotel with an excellent restaurant. A variety of charming rooms from bedroom, to family suite, to suite, sleeping as many as six. Swimming pool, hot tub, and massage too. A great spot for families, groups of friends, and avid golfers - the course is next door! See More

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  • Chateau de La Frogerie Loire Valley 4 rooms from £85

    Country Escape  -  An idyllic chateau surrounded by pretty gardens, ideal for a quiet country retreat
    Sights nearby  -  Head to the Parc Oriental in Maulévrier, the largest Japanese garden in Europe
    Swimming Pool  -  Seasonal outdoor pool
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Gorgeous chateau B&B with a pool, surrounded by charming gardens. Simple and authentic interiors feature antiques, wood panelling and a huge stone fireplace in the dining room. Charming rooms are also in keeping, with fine bedsteads and antique furniture. Homemade breakfasts are a highlight. A gem! See More

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  • Hotel de France, Loire Valley Loire Valley 75 rooms from £86

    Romantic Break  -  Stunning and peaceful acommodation in quaint surroundings-perfect for a romantic getaway!
    Local exploring  -  Wander around town or explore the Loire Valley's beautiful countryside
    Sights nearby  -  Head over to the Le Mans Circuit and take the drive of your life in one of their cars!
    Great walks  -  Make the most out of the stunning surrounding countryside
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Situated in La Charte-sur-le-Loir, Hotel de France's elegant and traditional accommodation has been the destination of choice for many celebrities passing through the area. Wander around the gardens, unwind by the pool with a drink or explore the town. A peaceful, classy and upmarket spot! See More

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  • La Mère Hamard Semblançay, Loire Valley 11 rooms from £86

    Sights nearby  -  Great base for exploring the sights of the Loire Valley
    Restaurant  -  Awarded a Bib Gourmand from Michelin
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Excellent restaurant with rooms in a picturesque village. Contemporary and comfortable rooms and family rooms, lovely garden courtyard and terrace, and a relaxed ambience. A great spot for families, groups and local explorers. See More

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  • La Couture Huismes, Loire Valley 5 rooms from £87

    Hideaway  -  For those looking for a quiet break, this is the perfect place to curl up with a book, enjoy the gardens, pool and country views
    Local exploring  -  There is so much to see and do around the property; explore an abundance of famous chateaux, abbeys, museums and natural wonders
    Country Escape  -  Rolling hills, stunning rivers, fields and hamlets make this a chic and stylish country escape
    Sights nearby  -  Vineyards and chateaux abound in the area. Visit Château d'Ussé, Chateau des Réaux, Bourgueil winery and Château de l'Islette
    RestaurantSwimming PoolGardenParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Charming chambres d'hotes located in picture-perfect Loire Valley countryside. Five rooms have been lovingly designed by the mother/daughter team, an artist and landscape designer. As expected, the gardens are to die for and descend onto the River Indre. There is an excellent restaurant on property. See More

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  • Chateau Monastere de la Corroirie Loire Valley 5 rooms from £87

    Spa  -  No spa on site but the guesthouse works in partnership with the Spa "Les Bains Douches"
    Sights nearby  -  The guesthouse offers various ticket options for exploring the nearby medieval castles.
    Great walks  -  Walk up to the "Ronde de Céré" - the highest point in Touraine
    Fishing  -  There is a pond in the grounds where you can go fishing.

    An incredibly unique opportunity to stay in a gorgeous Carthusian Monastery. Stay in one of two charming bedrooms which are authentic in décor and enjoy original features. Surrounding the former monastery is an organic garden - delicious produce can be enjoyed in the very atmospheric dining room. See More

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  • Moulin St Julien Orléans 4 rooms from £100

    Fishing  -  Fishing trips on the nearby river can be organised by the hotel.
    Sights nearby  -  Take a trip to the fantastic Botanical Gardens of Orléans.
    Tennis  -  Play a game of tennis at the B&B's court.
    Full of character
    TennisSwimming PoolGardenParkingNo pets

    Overlooking the Loiret, Moulin St Julien is a charming riverside B&B full of charm and character. The rooms are comfortable and there's a lovely outdoor pool. The garden is a great place to relax. See More

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  • Auberge du Bon Laboureur Chenonceaux 24 rooms from £102

    Local exploring  -  Just 500m from Castle of Chenonceau, and the vineyards of the region, with cycling and walking paths
    Tennis  -  Tennis court in the grounds
    Sights nearby  -  Amboise, Chaumont, Chambord
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays, Relais du Silence, Michelin Travel

    A pretty hotel set in an 18th country house. Charming rooms feature antique furniture and elegant textile prints. Outdoor pool, gardens and terrace. Excellent regional cuisine with ingredients straight from the vegetable garden. A pretty, quiet and sophisticated spot. See More

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  • La Penesais Loire Valley 5 rooms from £91

    Hideaway  -  This gorgeous, friendly chateau with charming gardens is ideal for a cosy retreat
    Sights nearby  -  Close to great sights such as Chateau de Villandry, Candes Saint Martin abbey and Fontevraud Abbey
    Back to Nature
    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.
    GardenViewsParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Expect a very friendly welcome and hearty home-made meals at this charming limestone chateau with pretty gardens. Interiors are elegant yet homely, fusing classic and modern styles with tasteful furniture and decor. Unfussy rooms feature pretty fabrics and fine wood furniture. A rural delight. See More

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  • La Cote des Monts Damnés Sancerre 12 rooms from £94

    Wine tasting  -  The perfect base for exploring the vineyards of Sancerre and tasting their produce.
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the medieval town of Sancerre
    Great walks  -  Explore the local countryside
    Back to Nature
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    A simple and homely hotel, fantastic for those looking to explore and to sample Sancerre's best. Bedrooms are comfortable and smartly decorated. Plus there's a gastronomic restaurant and a bistro for more casual dining. Explore the countryside forests and picturesque lakes on the hotel's doorstep. See More

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  • Sozo Hotel Nantes 28 rooms from £95

    Suites  -  Bedrooms and suites with thoughtful extras, Fragonard toiletries and daily welcome basket
    B&B  -  A generous spread for the buffet breakfast or served in your room at no extra cost
    Bar  -  Cool bar right in the nave of the church
    Close to nightlife
    Recommended by  -  CN Traveller

    Situated in the handsome old port of Nantes at the mouth of the Loire, this converted 19th century church in the centre of the town is opposite the gorgeous Botanic Gardens. Now a sleek, contemporary hotel, a soaring space with arched ceilings, stained glass windows and minimalist white interior. See More

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  • Le Prieuré, Loire Valley Dissay sous Courcillon, Loire Valley 3 rooms from £95

    Intimate  -  Only three rooms. Why not book all three with family and friends and have the place to yourselves?
    Sights nearby  -  The old city of Tours, the castles of the Loire valley
    Great walks  -  Explore the Bercé forest
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool.
    Swimming PoolGardenNo pets

    In a delightful village in the Loire valley, this 12th century former monastery has been in the same family for many years. Three spacious rooms, each with a garden view, are full of character with exposed beams and antique furnishings. A perfect retreat for families; peaceful and lots to do! See More

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  • Le Mouton Loire Valley 5 rooms from £110

    Country Escape  -  A beautiful rural property boasting a fabulous location besides the Loire.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.
    Full of character
    Swimming PoolGardenPet friendlyViews

    A charming rural property set beside the Loire. Five individually styled rooms are traditional and quaint with antique furniture, warm hues, softly patterned fabrics and wooden floors. Sumptuous breakfasts are served and there's a sunny terrace and cosy lounge. A tranquil retreat. See More

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  • Chateau du Vau Loire Valley 5 rooms from £95

    Sights nearby  -  Visit The Château de Villandry, The Château d'Azay-le-Rideau and The Castle of Chenonceau
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool heated until mid-October
    Views  -  Beatiful views of the park
    Back to Nature
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A beautiful, leafy Chateau situated within its own 110 hectare private park. The bedrooms are pretty and enjoy fabulous garden views. To immerse yourself in nature there is the opportunity to stay in one of the unique tree houses. From famous Chateaux, to bike rides the Loire has so much to offer! See More

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  • Chateau de Pray Amboise, Loire Valley 17 rooms from £110

    Foodies  -  Chef Frédéric Brisset's Michelin-starred restaurant
    Garden  -  12 acres of garden
    Sights nearby  -  Castle of Chenonceau, Da Vinci House and Chambord Castle
    Views  -  Loire River
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    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    Impressive 13th century chateau in the Loire Valley. Charming rooms and suites with antique furniture and all the mod-cons. Michelin starred restaurant and large garden. Wine tasting and ballooning nearby. An ideal weekend away for foodies. See More

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  • Le Manoir les Minimes Amboise, Loire Valley 13 rooms from £110

    Wine tasting  -  Loire valley vinyards nearby
    Riverside  -  Situated on the Loire River
    Sights nearby  -  Chateau d'Amboise, Clos-Luce, Mini-Chateaux Park, Pagoda of Chanteloup
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Air conditioningTennisGardenViewsNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    A stunning 18th century manor in the Loire Valley. Sumptuous decoration in rooms and suites with large bathrooms. Fantastic views across the Loire river. Close proximity to town and historical chateaus. An idyllic spot for couples or families. See More

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  • La Vie Voyage Indre-et-Loire, Loire Valley 4 rooms from £97

    Local exploring  -  Guests will love the gourmet hamper prepared by the host and packed with local delicacies to take out on a day of exploring
    Romantic Break  -  For couples we recommend the romantic Touraine Suite with its own spa bath
    Restrictions on children  -  Children over 12 are welcome
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    GardenParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Chambres d’hôtes de Charme CHC

    Elegant B&B situated in an 18th century stone mansion in the Loire Valley town of Langeais. 4 stylish rooms will appeal to those who value quality design and amenities. The enthusiastic host prioritises food; as well as a hearty local breakfast return to delicious sharing platters in the evenings. See More

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  • Les Loges de Saint Eloi Loire Valley 4 rooms from £97

    Local exploring  -  Ideally situated to explore the Loire region and its famous chateaux
    Sights nearby  -  There are an enormous amount of chateaux to visit, from Medieval castles to Renaissance jewels
    Swimming Pool  -  Seasonal outdoor pool
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Swimming PoolGardenPet friendlyViewsParking

    Charming B&B in the Loire Valley surrounded by pretty gardens with a seasonal pool. Offering tastefully decorated suites in the main house and smart, homely self-catering options in a loft apartment or cottage. Breakfast is provided and a tasty Table d'Hotes menu is on offer. A real delight! See More

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  • Maison Gaspard Saumur 5 rooms from £98

    Local exploring  -  Saumur is a bustling town in the heart of UNESCO World Heritage Site Loire Valley. There is an endless list of sites to visit
    City Style  -  This will suit those who love staying in the heart of the action; sample local bars and restaurants, shop and enjoy the sites
    Sights nearby  -  Explore all of Saumur on foot. Top sites include Château de Saumur, Château de Brézé and Château de Boumois
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
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    A mix of self-catered apartments and suites located in the centre of Saumur. Rooms are colourful, modern and feel French. Breakfast is included, and there a sister restaurant-bar below. The central location is perfect for those who want to explore on foot and enjoy downtime at home. See More

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  • 21 Foch Angers 14 rooms from £99

    Value chic  -  A contemporary hotel with large luxurious rooms at a very reasonable price.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the beautiful Le château d’Angers.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Air conditioningRestaurantParkingNo pets

    A contemporary boutique hotel in the heart of Angers. Light airy rooms, some with great city views, and funky feature walls. Superb regional dishes served at the restaurant. Ideally placed within close proximity to many of the cities attractions. A stylish and well priced option. See More

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  • La Marine de Loire Montsoreau, Loire Valley 11 rooms from £100

    Romantic Break  -  Unique, pretty bedrooms, sunny gardens, indoor pool and spa treatments
    Sights nearby  -  Mariners’ village of Candes St Martin
    Local markets  -  Local brocante market on weekends
    Tennis  -  Courts in the garden
    TennisSpaSwimming PoolGardenPet friendlyDisabled accessParking
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Charming hotel on the banks of the Loire. Large guestrooms are decorated in pale colours with modern bathrooms and mezzanine sleeping areas. Indoor heated pool, spa and sauna. Breakfast is served in sunny dining room overlooking the gardens. A lovely spot. See More

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  • Logis Saint-Flaceau Le Mans 3 rooms from £100

    Romantic Break  -  Stay in charming accommodation and spend your days wandering around the city together
    Local exploring  -  Logis Saint-Flaceau is perfectly situated for getting to know historic Le Mans
    Great walks  -  There are plenty of hiking trails just outside Le Mans for you to explore
    Sights nearby  -  Go visit the Le Mans Cathedral or the Botanical Gardens

    This charming 16th century half-timbered house is situated in central Le Mans. It offers two cosy apartments and one loft, all of which are and smartly decorated and spacious, plus there's a fully equipped kitchen and a living room stocked with books. A wonderfully independent stay! See More

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  • Le Grand hotel de L'Abbaye Beaugency, Loire Valley 18 rooms from £103

    Restaurant  -  Table d'Hote dining available. The Abbey rotisserie serves delicious grilled meats.
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel

    A charming riverside abbey B&B. Rustic chic rooms with wooden beams, comfy beds, and great attention to detail. Bar, sitting room, and seminar rooms. A characterful no fuss spot for exploring the local area. See More

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  • Chateau des Arpentis Loire Valley 12 rooms from £104

    Sights nearby  -  Few kilometers from the Chateau Renaissance d’Amboise
    Architectural  -  The chateau was renovated in 2008
    Wine tasting
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    Stunning Chateau set in 30-hectare park. Twelve luxurious rooms with original architectural features and a heated pool in the garden. Set in idyllic UNSECO Loire Valley in close proximity to other chateaus and wine tasting locations. A romantic spot for a short break. See More

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  • Chateau du Deffay Loire Valley 4 rooms from £104

    Meeting Room  -  It is possible to rent a seminar room and organize team building events such as kayaking
    Kayaking  -  Kayaks are available to rent at the Chateau
    Great walks  -  Walk the Tour de Briere over 3 days
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the beaches at La Baule
    Swimming PoolGardenParkingNo pets

    This Chateau is the epitome of comfort and elegance. With a stone staircase and pretty wall panelings it has maintained its authenticity and provides a comfortable retreat. Within easy distance of La Baulle and Nantes it is in a perfect position for guests wanting to explore the Western Loire coast. See More

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  • Château de Beaujeu Sancerre 4 rooms from £104

    Country Escape  -  A short drive from Loire River, and surrounded by quiet countryside, enjoy wine tasting and the atmosphere of historic Chateau
    Restaurant  -  Breakfast is served and dinner by arrangement
    Kayaking  -  On the Loire River
    Sights nearby  -  Town of Bourges
    RestaurantGardenPet friendlyParking

    Peaceful château B&B. Large unique rooms feature draped curtains, pretty wallpapers and parquet floors. Independent cottage is contemporary in style. Rambling gardens and charming dining room for breakfast. A perfect base for wine tasting, delicious Sancerre and Pouilly-Sur-Loire amongst others. See More

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  • Château de Beaulieu, Saumur Saumur (Loire Valley) 5 rooms from £104

    Romantic Break  -  Four poster beds, roaring fireplace, heated outdoor pool and wine tasting just next door all add up to classic French romance.
    Sights nearby  -  Château de Saumur (2.5 km) and the famous ‘Cadre Noir’ Riding School
    Great walks  -  Through the local vineyards and along the banks of the River Loire
    Swimming Pool  -  Heated outdoor swimming pool
    Swimming PoolGardenParking
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Splendid château B&B on banks of the Loire. Unique rooms exude elegance some with four poster beds, antique style furniture, chandeliers and tiled bathrooms. Heated outdoor swimming pool, gardens and vineyard, billiards room and library. Romantic, with friendly owners. See More

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  • Le Prieuré Saint-Agnan Sancerre 5 rooms from £124

    Local exploring  -  A charming base ideally located to explore the region.
    Great walks  -  Stroll along the Loire, the last wild river in Europe.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Full of character
    Swimming PoolGardenParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A boutique B&B located just steps from the Loire. Charming traditional rooms feature antique furniture, rich hues, dark wooden polished floors and crisp white linen. Boasting a large outdoor pool, cosy lounge and sumptuous breakfasts. A luxury pad from which to explore the region. See More

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  • Domaine de la Blonnerie Feings, Loire Valley 5 rooms from £108

    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor heated pool
    Cooking classes  -  Check for timings.
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
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    A charming country house B&B with stylish rooms and a swimming pool. Spacious bedrooms individually decorated in amethysts, topaz, amber, rouges and greys. Swimming pool and excellent French breakfasts on the terrace. See More

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  • Château de Nazé Vivy, Loire Valley 4 rooms from £108

    Romantic Break  -  Plush rooms with classic French details, large orchard to take a picnic and vineyards in driving distance
    Sights nearby  -  Chateaux of the Loire: Saumur, Langeais, Villandry, Ussé, Azay-le-Rideau
    Great walks  -  Through hotel's orchard and woods covering more than 17 acres
    Local markets  -  Every Thursday in Longue-Jumelles
    Swimming PoolGardenPet friendlyParking

    15th century château within an orchard. Gorgeous rooms have princess-style beds, exposed beams, chandeliers and large bathrooms. Outdoor pool, extensive gardens and library. Secluded, authentic and great value. See More

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  • Art Hotel, Loire Valley Rochecorbon, Loire Valley from £110

    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
    Sights nearby  -  Well located for major sights.
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    An art and design hotel with fantastic spa and art exhibitions. Rooms and suites in black and white with almost neon lighting. Excellent for receptions, meetings, and weddings. All very modern! See More

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  • Château de La Bourdaisière Montlouis sur Loire, Loire Valley 29 rooms from £111

    Total relaxation  -  A great spot for unwinding in style, from the heated pool with views, to the tennis courts and well maintained gardens.
    Value chic  -  Great value for money considering the historic setting, elegant interiors, fantastic location and spoiling amenities.
    Great walks  -  Surrounded by 15 kms of forest, with plenty of well marked trails for nature lovers.
    Tennis  -  Guests should make the most of the on site courts and enjoy a friendly knockabout.
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    A picturesque fifteenth-century castle, surrounded by landscaped gardens and parklands in the lovely Loire Valley. Rooms exude old-world charm, with exposed wooden beams, checkered floors and smatterings of family antiques. A chic and charming hotel in an unbeatable location. See More

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  • Chateau de Verrieres Saumur 10 rooms from £129

    Local markets  -  A traditional Saturday market in the nearby town of Saumur
    Great walks  -  Enjoy lovely walks alongside the Loire river
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool heated from May to September
    Sights nearby  -  A visit to the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud
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    A charming Chateau with a stunning 4 acre park. Ten bedrooms, and each beautifully decorated in their own unique style, all equally comfortable. Located just a short walk away from the historic town of Saumur, this Chateau is both the perfect idyll and a launchpad for exploring the region. See More

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  • Chateau de Gizeux Gizeux, Loire Valley 5 rooms from £113

    Sights nearby  -  Explore the many chateaux of the Loire Valley
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Full of character
    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
    GardenDisabled access
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A beautiful French chateau in acres of parkland. Romantic suites with four poster beds and fireplaces, a cottage to rent, delicious food. An archetypal country escape with plenty of activities such as treasure hunts, themed workshops, and exploring the parkland. See More

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  • Hotel Saint Pierre Saumur 14 rooms from £113

    Local exploring  -  A great base for exploring the historic town and the chateaux and vineyards of the region
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the Château de Saumur, the Abbey of Fontevraud and the famous 'troglodyte houses' just outside the town
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
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    A quirky hotel, in the centre of Saumur, with a bar and a pretty terrace. Rustic-chic interiors feature distressed furniture and bare beams and are furnished with a mix of eye-catching elegant and modern pieces. Individually decorated rooms are characterful with patterned fabrics and fun artwork. See More

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  • Château La Touanne Orléans (Baccon) 6 rooms from £113

    Sights nearby  -  Take a day trip to Orleans and explore its famous sights.
    Great walks  -  The surrounding 20 hectare park is great for walking.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
    Swimming PoolGardenParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Awash with historic charm, Château La Touanne is a delightful B&B fifteen miles to the west of Orleans. With lovely rooms and sprawling grounds, it's perfect for a relaxing break. The cottage is a great option for those en famille. See More

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  • Chateau des Essards France, Loire Valley 5 rooms from £113

    Great walks  -  Loire Valley hike tours and the Saint Martin trails
    Fishing  -  Over 50 species of fish can be found in Touraine
    Views  -  Views of the surrounding woods and valley
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the historic fortress at Langeais
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    A very pretty Chateau situated in the heart of the Loire Valley with an abundance of things to see and do. With high ceilings and large windows this Chateau makes the very best of its 19th century architecture. The bedrooms are bright and comfortable enjoying stunning views of the surrounding woods See More

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  • Hotel Oceania Tours 91 rooms from £114

    Total relaxation  -  For a city centre break try out the modern spa boasting a trendy stainless steel pool, Jacuzzi, hammam and fitness room.
    Local exploring  -  Right in the heart of the city, well placed for getting around and conveniently placed near the train station.
    Sights nearby  -  A number of castles in the area that make lovely day trips including the Chateau du Rivau and Chateau de Saumar.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor pool.
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    A luxury hotel with contemporary interiors and a great positioning within Tours. Elegant rooms feature floor to ceiling windows, crisp white linen and contemporary chandeliers. The gourmet restaurant is the perfect spot for romantic evenings, and the modern spa is a complete city haven. See More

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  • Chateau de la Celle-Guenand Loire Valley 5 rooms from £115

    Romantic Break  -  With a delightful walled park and romantic turreted castle, this is a great choice for a couple's retreat
    Local markets  -  Visit the nearby medieval town of Loches, which has great Wednesday and Saturday markets
    Sights nearby  -  Within easy reach of famous Loire Valley chateaux and gardens
    Restrictions on children  -  Children over six years-old are welcome
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A tasteful chateau-B&B in the heart of the Loire Valley. Elegant, unfussy interiors feature quality antiques, classic hardwood furniture and timeless pretty fabrics, while the attractive rooms are comfortable with large beds, gorgeous upholstery and striking art. A friendly, sophisticated base. See More

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  • Chateau de colliers Muides-Sur-Loire, Loire Valley 5 rooms from £115

    Country Escape  -  Genuine romance at this family-run chateau, with large river-facing terraces, oil paintings and neat, pretty gardens
    Kayaking  -  From Saint-Dye-sur-Loire village, canoes can be rented
    Great walks  -  Along banks of the Loire
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    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    Splendid chateau on the Loire banks. The five guestrooms are uniquely decorated, with chandeliers, four poster beds, oil paintings and traditional bathrooms. Outdoor pool, gardens and decked terraces. Friendly, authentic and pretty. See More

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  • Le Grand Monarque Azay-le-Rideau 25 rooms from £117

    Country Escape  -  A relaxing country escape in the Loire Valley, with plenty of walking, cycling and sightseeing nearby.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the gorgeous castles of the Loire Valley such as Amboise, Blois, Azay-le-Rideau, Chenonceau or Chinon.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    A delightful hotel set in an 18th century post house in the Loire Valley. Rooms are individually decorated and carry a simple elegance with exposed wooden beams and antique furnishings. Perfectly placed for exploring the rich history of the Loire such as the stunning nearby castles. A real gem. See More

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  • Chateau de Chambiers Loire Valley 5 rooms from £117

    Romantic Break  -  18th century furniture in bedrooms, neat rose gardens for a stroll, candlelit dinners
    Sights nearby  -  Twisted bell-tower – church of Baugeois is 15km away
    Great walks  -  Through Chambiers forest
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    Charming chateau in a private park. Splendid bedrooms have rich fabrics, period furniture, large French windows and big bathrooms. Cottages have full kitchen-living areas. Extensive rose-scented gardens, library and great 'slow-food' cuisine sourced from kitchen garden. Authentic romance. See More

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  • Domaine des Bidaudières Vouvray, Loire Valley 5 rooms from £117

    Swimming Pool  -  Large outdoor pool
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Stunning sand-stone country estate cum luxury B&B with vineyards. Rooms, suites, apartments and two cottages cater to families, groups and weddings. All decorated in elegant style with valley views. Fabulous swimming pool, terraces, and gardens. See More

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  • Château de Forges Concremiers, Loire Valley 11 rooms from £118

    Country Escape  -  Nestled in a quiet village in the Loire Valley, this medieval bolt-hole makes the perfect escape to the country
    Romantic Break  -  Couples love the romantic château setting, in particular the subterranean spa with its sunken hot tub
    Hideaway  -  With its rural setting and thick château walls, you can hunker down for a hideaway holiday here
    Great walks  -  Explore the idyllic countryside on a long walk; ask the hotel to prepare you a picnic basket to take with you
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    Recommended by  -  Chambres d’hôtes de Charme CHC

    This breathtaking hotel is housed in a medieval castle in the village of Concremiers. Many of the building's original features have been preserved and rooms are dressed in rich period furnishings; the Chaplain Room tub is a delight. Enjoy a treatment at the spa in the vaulted cellar. A unique stay. See More

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  • La Grande Maison d'Arthenay Near Saumur, Loire Valley 3 rooms from £119

    Full of character  -  Rooms are warm, welcoming and cosy, with stone walls and exposed beams, and soft neutral colours
    Charming  -  Simple, French style decor, original features, fresh flowers and pretty finishes
    Local exploring  -  Explore the Vineyards in the Loire Valley, and surrounding chateaux
    Local markets  -  Visit Samur and Montreuil Valley (both within 20 minute drive) for varied markets
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    A lovely B+B located in the heart of Loire Valley wine country. Rooms are simple and charming, with French style decor, exposed stone walls and wooden beams, cosy furnishings and pretty finishes. Breakfasts champion local produce and platter-style dinners can be arranged. A welcoming stay. See More

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  • L'Aubiniere Loire Valley 12 rooms from £120

    Total relaxation  -  Just two hours from Paris this is a tranquil setting complete with a spoiling spa, ideal for a relaxing weekend escape
    Foodies  -  The chic restaurant serves exquisite regional dishes with a contemporary twist
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the local chateaux of the region, where the likes of Da Vinci and the Medici's once lived
    Great walks  -  Take a stroll through the village and admire the pretty town houses and the Romanesque church
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    Originally a coaching inn and now renovated in a modern style, L'Aubiniere boasts a state-of-the-art spa and chic restaurant. Rooms are elegant and simple with soft hues and floor to ceiling windows. Located just two hours from Paris this is the perfect place for a rejuvenating weekend away. See More

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  • Relais des Trois Chateaux Cour-Cheverny, Loire Valley 36 rooms from £121

    Local exploring  -  Base yourself in this four star hotel and explore the Loire Valley area rich with vineyards and castles.
    Sights nearby  -  The Castle of Chambord and Castle of Blois are just 15kms from the property.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    A charming 4 star property in the heart of the Loire Valley. Simply designed rooms feature traditional fabrics, contemporary bathrooms and sink-in-to beds. Delicious regional cuisine is served in the restaurant. Well positioned to explore the historic castles and vineyards. A delightful stay. See More

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  • Chateau de Noirieux Angers 19 rooms from £140

    Local exploring  -  Many sights nearby, both natural and man made. Don't miss the tapestries, vineyards trails or the gardens of Chateau Villandry
    Romantic Break  -  Stunning chateau, fireplaces, chandeliers. Lose yourselves in the garden maze or on walks along the Loire
    Sights nearby  -  Chateau of Villandry; Chateau of Angers; Fontevraud Abbey
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    Recommended by  -  Relais & Chateaux, Michelin Travel

    A gorgeous chateau hotel in a village just outside Angers. Elegant, large rooms host fireplaces, chandeliers and antiques. Outdoor pool, gardens, tennis court and terrace. Wonderful French cuisine and an atmospheric bar area. Romantic, smart, and very peaceful. See More

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  • Saint Victor La Grand Maison Loire Valley 3 rooms from £121

    Back to Nature  -  The chateau lies within La Brenne regional park - famous for its lakes, ponds and wildlife
    Sights nearby  -  Futuroscope Theme Park, Poitiers, Brenne regional park, and Argentomagus museum
    Restaurant  -  Table d’hôtes available
    Full of character
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Turreted, ivy-clad, 16th-century mansion in 35 acres of wooded grounds. Three charming rooms in the house and four gîtes in delightfully renovated outbuildings. Decorated in warm tones with antique furnishings perfectly complementing the historic buildings. Delicious local food available on request. See More

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  • km 41 Chaumont-sur-Tharonne, Loire Valley 5 rooms from £123

    Local exploring  -  Run by three friends who wanted to breathe new life into the village, this will suit those who like to feel like a local
    Great walks  -  Walk through the village with its old-fashioned brick and wood buildings and the nearby woods
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the famous Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, home to Catherine de Medici
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
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    Combining a wine bar, gallery, design shop and rooms, KM 41 is an intimate B&B located in the centre of Chaumont-sur-Tharonne in the Loire. Five rooms are decorated in a contemporary style and there is a charming inner courtyard. The on-site wine bar offers good sharing platters in the evening. See More

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  • Chateau des Grotteaux Loire Valley 5 rooms from £124

    Country Escape  -  An idyllic base from which to enjoy a countryside retreat exploring the forest, river and nearby sights
    Sights nearby  -  Set in the middle of the ‘Golden Triangle’ with the iconic chateaux of Blois, Chambord and Cheverny easily reachable by bicycle
    Fishing  -  Go fishing or for a tranquil boat trip on the river Cosson on the chateau grounds
    Great walks  -  Enjoy a leisurely walk in the surrounding parkland and forest
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    A sophisticated B&B in a historic chateau with lush parkland and a pool. Grand interiors feature antiques, fine classic furniture and authentic historic portraits while retaining a warm, homely feel. Elegant rooms are comfortable and soft, featuring gorgeous Indian fabrics and Persian rugs. See More

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  • La Folie St Julien Montrichard (41400 Saint-Julien de Chédon) 5 rooms from £126

    Local exploring  -  A great base from which to explore the pretty villages, chateaux and sights of the gorgeous Loire Valley
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the huge variety of medieval villages, chateaux, fortresses and abbeys of the region
    Swimming Pool  -  Seasonal indoor pool
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Charming B&B in typical Loire Valley buildings with a lovely garden and indoor pool. Stylish yet homely interiors feature antiques, fine furniture and attractive artwork, while tasteful rooms are decorated with framed pictures and pretty furniture. The delicious home-made meals seal the deal! See More

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  • Le Pavillon des Lys Amboise, Loire Valley 8 rooms from £128

    Sights nearby  -  Right next door to Amboise chateau and ideally placed for exploring the sights of the Loire Valley
    Kayaking  -  On the rivers Loire and Cher
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    A beautiful sandstone French country house B&B. Elegant rooms and suites in creams with subtle lighting, some with enormous private terraces. Charming breakfast room, sitting room, and friendly service. Perfect for local exploring and romantic breaks. See More

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  • Chateau de la Rue Cour-sur-Loire, Loire Valley 5 rooms from £129

    Local exploring  -  Explore the nearby chateaux by bike or take a hot-air balloon ride. Both active and cultural tourists will find plenty to do
    Families  -  There is a garden-view apartment that sleeps up to five, making this ideal for young families
    Sights nearby  -  This is chateaux region. Visit nearby Château de Chambord, Blois Castle, Chateau de Talcy and Chateau de Villesavin
    Kayaking  -  The River Loire is 3km away and kayaking down it is a great day out
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Owner-run B&B situated in a charming chateau, located in sprawling parkland in the Loire Valley countryside. Rooms are decorated in a traditional French style, there is a heated outdoor pool and kid's games. Veronique, the friendly host, bakes croissants and has endless recommendations in the area. See More

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  • Hotel de Panette Bourges 3 rooms from £129

    Families  -  The apartments, with the option to self cater, are ideal for those travelling with children
    Local exploring  -  An idyllic central base located between the city's cathedral and the Jacques Coeur Palace
    Sights nearby  -  A visit to the spectacular Bourges’ Cathedral is a real must
    Full of character
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    A beautifully renovated mansion now divided into apartments and rooms. Interiors are still traditional in design with exposed beams and antiques but the feel is fresh and contemporary. Apartments feature kitchenettes making it a great choice for families. A central and historic base. See More

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  • Château Des Briottieres Champigne, Loire Valley 10 rooms from £129

    Restaurant  -  Table d'hotes style dinner is served in the 18th century dining room
    Sights nearby  -  About an hour to the Loire Valley chateaux
    Tennis  -  Tennis court on site
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
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    18th century chateau fitted out with period furniture and antiques, bestowing a high level of grandeur and opulence. Walls are adorned by artworks. Individually designed rooms are opulent & elegant, some featuring chandeliers and parquet flooring. Perfect for a luxury stay in the Loire Valley. See More

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  • Chateau de Ternay Loire Valley 6 rooms from £130

    Sights nearby  -  A visit to the historic town of Thouars, Fontevraud Abbey and the Loire Valley châteaux.
    Local markets  -  A brilliant local market in Thouars offers a selection of fresh foods.
    Back to Nature
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
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    A charming and authentic Chateau from where it is possible to enjoy the best the Loire Valley has to offer. Dating back to the 15th Century this Chateau is steeped in history. Delicious french cuisine and wine is served in a lovely dining room and four poster beds make this a very comfortable stay. See More

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  • Empreinte Hotel Orléans 33 rooms from £130

    Local exploring  -  Set in the heart of the historic city, ideal for those wanting to explore by foot
    Great walks  -  Stroll along the banks of Le Loire or head to the 70 hector Ile de Charlemagne
    Private Hot Tub
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    This boutique hotel situated on the banks of the Loire is ideally situated within the historic centre of Orleans. Individually designed rooms have a grown-up feel with rich dark hues and contemporary bathrooms. Featuring a well equipped spa and stylish lounge this a luxurious city stay. See More

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  • Le Choiseul Amboise, Loire Valley 32 rooms from £151

    Country House  -  The chateau accommodation is spread across 5 houses
    Architectural  -  A beautiful 18th century building.
    Wine tasting  -  Loire valley vinyards in vicinity
    Riverside  -  Loire riverside
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    A stunning chateau in the Loire valley. Rooms are light and traditionally styled with toile de jouy wallpaper. Restaurant dining room overlooking the River Loire. Wine tasting, ballooning and chateaux on the doorstep. A romantic and relaxed choice for couples or families. See More

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  • Chateau de Jallanges Tours 5 rooms from £133

    Country Escape  -  A grand rural proeperty boasting a quiet spot in acres of beautifully manicured gardens.
    Great walks  -  Embark on long scenic walks starting straight from the property.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor and outdoor pool
    Full of character
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    A striking chateau built in 1465 by Louis XI. Set in a scenic part of the Loire Valley the current owners have entirely renovated the property following its disrepair. Five traditional (yet whimsically eccentric) rooms are spacious and characterful. A unique and historical stay. See More

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  • Fontevraud L'Hotel Fontevraud L'Abbaye (33 Rue Saint-Jean de l'Habit) 54 rooms from £134

    Families  -  The Duplex Rooms can sleep upto four persons and are ideal for families, plus the restaurant runs a special menus for kids.
    Foodies  -  An award winning young chef Thibault Ruggeri runs the in-house restaurant serving incredible regional cuisine.
    Value chic  -  It is remarkably good value cosnidering the magnificent settling, Loire Valley location and elegant rooms.
    Eco break  -  This eco-friendly hotel uses all natural materials in rooms like solid oak and steel.
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    Soak up a thousand year old heritage, at this unique hotel set within Fontevraud Royal Abbey. Sleek and stylish rooms embrace modern and contemporary design. Award winning gourmet food and a cool interactive bar bring this already remarkable and majestic setting to life. In a world of its own! See More

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  • Grand Hotel du Lion d'Or Romorantin, Loire Valley 16 rooms from £139

    Great walks  -  Walk the scenic Sologne region
    Sights nearby  -  Loire Valley Castles
    Full of character
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    Recommended by  -  Relais & Chateaux

    A hotel since 1774, the rooms have a contemporary feel but with integrated authentic features including wood panelling, exposed stone walls, stone floors and wrought iron balconies. The gourmet restaurant offers artistic, authentic dishes. A great spot for exploring the Loire region. See More

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  • Chateau de Nazelles Amboise (Nazelles-Négron) 5 rooms from £139

    Local exploring  -  Perfectly situated to see the Loire's chateaus, wine caves and boat trips on the river, all with this very chic base
    Sights nearby  -  Day trip to nearby Amboise
    Kayaking  -  Kayaks rides on the Loire
    Cooking classes  -  Check for timings.
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    16th century house surrounded by vineyards. Rustic-chic interiors have exposed brick walls, wooden floors and white furnishings; modern bathrooms. Pavilion has full kitchen and living space. Outdoor pool, 6-hectares of garden. A modern take on the chateau break. See More

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  • Le Manoir de Contres Contres, Loire Valley 9 rooms from £139

    Restaurant  -  Four course dinner served in the Manoir's dining room.
    Sights nearby  -  Great location for exploring the Loire Valley
    Kayaking  -  Available locally.
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Beautiful stately home cum hotel in stunning grounds. Emphasis on the food and wine. Elegant twin and triple rooms. Lots to explore in the surrounding areas. Great for families, groups, or weddings. See More

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  • Relais de Chambord Chambord, Loire Valley 55 rooms from £143

    Country Escape  -  Set in the grounds of Château de Chambord, this is a regal country escape.
    Sights nearby  -  The Château de Chambord itself is a must see.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.
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    Recommended by  -  Small Luxury Hotels

    A luxurious hotel boasting an enviable location in the grounds of the Unesco-listed Château de Chambord. The traditional (and grand) exterior opens onto a distinctly modern interior with designer furniture, luxurious bathrooms and modern art found in the spacious rooms. A glamorous rural escape. See More

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  • Chateau de Perreux Amboise (Loire Valley) 11 rooms from £143

    Local exploring  -  Situated in Nazelles-Négron, at the heart of the Loire Valley, this is the perfect base for exploring this UNESCO heritage area.
    Total relaxation  -  Plush rooms, great pool surrounded by lovely gardens and forests, plus awrd winning cuisine and roaring fires.
    Kayaking  -  Grab a kayak and head off to explore the Loire, admire the lovely villages, chateaus and countryside.
    Great walks  -  There are lovely walks through the property's manicured gardens and wooded parklands.
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    An elegant Chateau dating back to the 1700s offering a quiet escape in peaceful surroundings. Tasteful bedrooms that combine contemporary comfort with the unique Chateau style. The in house chef focuses on locally sourced, seasonal produce. An outdoor pool is reached by a secret underground passage. See More

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  • Chateau Le Prieure Chênehutte-Trèves-Cunault, Loire Valley 21 rooms from £144

    Local exploring  -  There is something for everyone here. Foodies can explore local markets, whereas history buffs will love nearby medieval abbeys
    Country Escape  -  Live out dreams of French royalty in this grand country chateau with expansive grounds and a range of outdoor activities
    Foodies  -  If the excellent Le Castellane gourmet restaurant wasn't enough, the cellar also boasts over 25,000 bottles
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the nearby town of Saumur, with its picture-perfect castle. 12th century Rochemenier cave complex is also worth a visit
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    Impressive 10th-century chateau overlooking the Loire River. Once used by Benedictine monks, the property is steeped in history, surrounded by parkland and has panoramic views. Plush suites, a gourmet restaurant and river-view terrace make this a perfect base from which to explore the region. See More

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  • Chateau d'Artigny Montbazon, Loire Valley 56 rooms from £149

    Romantic Break  -  Glamourous rooms, an excellent restaurant and endless facilities make this a special place that's hard to leave
    Spa breaks  -  The extensive spa has indoor and outdoor pools, hammam, sauna, hot tub and an impressive range of treatments
    Local exploring  -  The wonders of the Loire Valley - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - are on your doorstep to explore
    Sights nearby  -  The city of Tours is 15km away. Known for its gastronomy and cultural sites, visit Place Plumereau and Saint-Martin Cathedral
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    Grand Belle-Epoque chateau built on the banks of the River Indre in the Loire Valley. 56 delightful rooms and suites are all unique and spread between the chateau and pavillon. A no-expense-spared conversion to a hotel has resulted in opulent interiors, gourmet restaurant and slick wellness centre. See More

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