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Hotel Diderot
Ranked #1 of 15 Hotels in Chinon
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This hotel is superb. Terraces with verdant plants ,wonderful rooms with comfy beds , fabulous service and a stunning breakfast too. This is really a magical place of peace, pleasure and contentment . So we'll situated in not only chinon but fir the Loire valley . We will be back

Room Tip: Wall rooms are good but there is no lift to first and second floor
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  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
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Thank Judith57469
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hoteldiderot, Propriétaire at Hotel Diderot, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Good evening JUDITH,
we were so pleased to read your comment, as you seem to have enjoyed every minute of your stay! And you are perfectly right : Chinon is THE best place to explore the Loire Valley! So, you'll be back, and we'll be expecting you!

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Hotel Diderot has retained its old world style, maintaining it's heritage . Lovely building, snide and out. Rooms are very comfortable. Breakfast is excellent with homemade jams, croissants, fruit, local cheese, etc. the breakfast room is beautiful and staff are incredibly hospitable. I would choose to return.

Stayed: June 2017, travelled with friends
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hoteldiderot, Propriétaire at Hotel Diderot, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Good morning HARRIET,
we are glad you enjoyed the style, the rooms, the breakfast and the hospitality! We do hope that you will come back for more! Thank you for sharing!

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

The Hotel Diderot was a wonderful experience in hospitality and comfort. The rooms were spacious and the breakfasts were wonderful. Innkeepers were so pleasant. Although the rooms did not have AC ( and there was a heat wave going on) the thick walls and the fans made for plenty of comfort at night. We stayed there on a Rick Steves tour and had a lovely wine tasting with lecture. If this is offered while you are there, it is very pleasant.

Room Tip: Try to get a first floor room. It is cooler and you won't have to get your luggage up the stairs...
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  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled with friends
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hoteldiderot, Propriétaire at Hotel Diderot, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you SUSAN for you nice review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay! Treating the Rick Steves tours with a wine tasting is always a pleasure, but it is an exclusive one ;-)

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

This hotel really was La Belle France at its very best, sadly we only booked for one night but hopefully will return in the future. Our room was perfect in every way as was breakfast on the terrace the following morning. The hosts were very friendly and made us feel very at home. The hotel is only a short walk from beautiful Chinon and has ample parking space which was appreciated. The breakfast taken on the terrace was perfect from the fresh bread down to the wonderful home made jams. Excellent wifi as well although the whole ambience was so peaceful it was good to just relax and let the world go by ! We would highly recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: Ground floor rooms had a lovely seating are outside perfect for relaxing with a drink after a long j...
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  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
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hoteldiderot, Propriétaire at Hotel Diderot, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Thank you MICHAEL,
it feels good to contribute to the "Belle France" experience! Everyone here at the Diderot appreciates this glowing review! And next time you visit, please do stay longer : there is so much to see around Chinon, an ideal base to explore the Loire Valley...

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Super nice ! The staff is extremely thoughtful in a wonderful environment. Centrally located in the cute town of Chinon, it's the perfect spot to lay back and enjoy the Loire castles. And this breakfast... Special mention for the homemade jams :)

  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled with friends
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hoteldiderot, Propriétaire at Hotel Diderot, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Good morning THOMAS,
thank you for taking the time to share you awe! We might sound partial saying this, but you are 100% right : Chinon really is "THE perfect spot to lay back and enjoy the Loire castles"! We are glad you enjoyed it (as well as the hotel and the jams).

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Address: 4 rue de Buffon, 37500, Chinon, France
Region: France > Centre-Val de Loire > Loire Valley > Chinon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Chinon
Price Range: €56 - €75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Diderot 3*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideally situated in the heart of old Chinon, nestled in the quiet and historic neighborhood of the Saint Mexme collegiate church, Hotel Diderot welcomes you into a 15th century limestone mansion, restructured in the 17th and 19th centuries. Hotel Diderot is famous for its marvelous breakfasts, offering a dizzying selection of homemade jams, delicious French breads, brioche and croissants, locally produced fresh goat cheese, honey and fruit juice. Close to the fireplace in autumn, or on the shaded terrace as soon as the warm weather arrives, the first meal of the day must be as unforgettable as the night that preceded it. Gluten-free breakfast available on request. Here you will find peace and tranquility ; you will experience the warm hospitality of a " tourangelle " residence, in the land of Renaissance writer Francois Rabelais, amidst the splendid vineyards of the Val de Loire, the landscape dotted with magnificent castles and unique gardens. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Diderot Hotel Chinon
Hotel Diderot Chinon, France - Loire Valley

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