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    Hotel Diderot

    4 rue de Buffon, 37500, Chinon, France
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    Overview
    • Excellent76%
    • Very good18%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
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    “home made jams” (70 reviews)
    “goat cheese” (50 reviews)
    “croissants” (68 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 706 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I stayed in Hotel Diderot earlier this week on a work trip. The hotel is really well furnished and authentically French. Breakfast was very good as well with a great spread of home made jams and marmalade's, fruit, yogurt and fruit juice and hot drinks....More

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    Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

    The rooms are like a B&B, nicely decorated and homey. There's no air conditioning but they have nice fans in each room. They offer a breakfast which consists of one glass of juice, coffee or tea, breads, jams and goat cheese. The goat cheese is...More

    Thank Carol B
    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    Our stay was a stop over on the way north to Calais but we arrived in good time to allow ourselves a good stroll around the charming little town of Chinon. The hotel is within a few minutes walk of the town centre and close...More

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    Response from hoteldiderot, Propriétaire at Hotel DiderotResponded 3 November 2017

    Thanks BARRY for this nice and exhaustive review. What can we say? You are right : Chinon IS the best base to tour the Loire Valley, whether you enjoy medieval fortresses or Renaissance castles, small churches or basilicas, gastronomy, wine, history, art or open spaces...

    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    We stayed at the Diderot for two nights. They didn't give us the accommodation we had asked for but were able to change it. The room had a bright and modern design but was small. If you like 250 varieties of jam, then breakfasts may...More

    Thank Christopher D
    Response from hoteldiderot, Propriétaire at Hotel DiderotResponded 12 October 2017

    Dear Mr. Danzinger, You appear to be an avid contributor to Trip Advisor so we thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay at the Hôtel Diderot. Despite you enthusiasm for "reporting" your experience, we have chosen to respond with a bit...More

    Reviewed 1 October 2017

    Stayed 2 nights in Chinon and found the place well to our liking. The breakfast jams come in great variety of mixtures. Stayed in an older part, and the view was OK. Lots of dark oak walls and the stairs had a rope railing going...More

    Thank joepaulsenngoro2
    Response from hoteldiderot, Propriétaire at Hotel DiderotResponded 8 October 2017

    Good evening JOE, I think you were traveling with the Rick Steve party and it is always a pleasure to welcome these groups. Glad you liked our place. Some Rick Steve clients come back to visit on their own : maybe we will have the...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$87 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Chinon
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 26
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    • Location
    • France >
    • Centre-Val de Loire >
    • Loire Valley >
    • Chinon
    • Also Known As
    • Diderot Hotel Chinon
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    hayley L
    6 May 2017|
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    Response from hoteldiderot | Property representative |
    Hello, there is a parking in the courtyard for 10 cars (no possibility of reservation), at the daily rate of 8.00 €. The parking gate is locked at 9 p.m. When the parking is full, there are 2 free public parking lots close... More
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    Jan W
    10 August 2016|
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    Response from hoteldiderot | Property representative |
    Yes, you can do this by calling the hotel direct (+33 (0)2 47 93 18 87) from 7 am to 9 pm. We speak english. Or you can send us an email (but TripAdvisor does not let me include the link in my answer :-()
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    10 August 2016|
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    Response from ChrisSeattle_wa | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure. We were on a biking trip with Discover France and they made all the reservations. However, we were advised that it is best to contact the property directly- this seems to be the case in France and in Europe, in... More
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    "Wall rooms are good but there is no lift to first and second floor"
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