The Loire Valley is located in the middle stretch of the Loire River in central France. Considered to be the chateau country, it is a majestic backdrop to some of the grandest manors and royal castles around the region that showcases the extravagant lifestyles of the aristocracy in the past centuries. Discover more about the Loire Valley with some of these great places to stay when you’re in this beautiful region.
Le Manoir Les Minimes
Located on the South bank of Amboise, Le Manoir Les Minimes overlooks the royal River Loire. Previously the home of notable families, the Manoir Les Minimes has been entirely rebuilt to offer its guests comfort for a harmonious blend of delicacy and luxury so suitable for relaxation and well-being. The interior décor is a chic combination of styles with arts that have great character. The Manoir les Minimes is a hotel unlike any other with its spacious reception rooms that opens to a flowered terrace and its bedrooms with view of the Chateau.
La Ferme du Temple
A farmhouse Bed & Breakfast, La Ferme du Temple has been exquisitely renovated and modernised. Located in the lovely South Touraine in the charming village of Nouatre, it is overlooking the courtyard in the south and the village to the north and is ideally situated for seeing the famous chateaux of the Loire Valley as well as the Vienne region to the south – Poitiers, La RochePosay and more. It sits on 6-acre grounds that provide tranquility and pleasure, featuring a lake, streams and waterfalls and plenty of wildlife.
Hotel de l’ Abeille
Hotel de l’ Abeille is situated in a quiet pedestrian area in the heart of Orléans. A character hotel, it houses a collection of rare artworks devoted to Joan of Arc. It also features a garden and a solarium on the hotel’s top floor. Orleans SNCF Train Station is only a 2-minute drive from this hotel. A 5-minute walk away from The Orleans Cathedral and the Musée des Beaux-Arts d’ Orléans and 1 km away from the 18th-century George V Bridge.
Best Western Hôtel D`Arc
The BEST WESTERN Hotel d’Arc is positioned in the heart of the historical and business city centre of Orleans. Entirely renovated, it boasts of charm, sophistication, and cosiness that will ensure you a pleasant stay. As compared to the old charming residences on the Loire banks and its manors, Hotel d’Arc enjoys an advantaged location providing all conveniences like restaurants, cinemas, theatres, convention centre, shopping areas, parking, railway station and public transports.
Les Pavillon des Lys
A 4-star Boutique Hotel, Pavillon des Lys is located right in the heart of the Royal town of Amboise. It is ideally located in the city centre which is right next to the Amboise Castle and the Clos Lucé Castle, the last house of Leonardo da Vinci. Guests can discover the attractions in Amboise including the Aquarium du Val de Loire and Mini Castle Park.
Hôtel Le Progrès
Le Progrès Hotel offers an enjoyable and comfortable stay in a warm atmosphere. It is right in the heart of Angers and is in close proximity to the railway station, buses, museums, restaurants and shops so, discovering the city would be easy breezy. They also serve a daily continental breakfast in its bright breakfast room which has views across the garden.
Appartement du Château du Grand Bouchet
Appartement du Château du Grand Bouchet is set on a 5-hectare park in Ballan-Miné. This property also offers a garden with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool. This spacious apartment features antique-style furniture, a living room with a chandelier and 2 bedrooms. This property is 7 km from the A10 motorway and just 2 km from Touraine Golf Course, whilst the Château de Villandry is about 9 km away.
Appart’Tourisme is right in the heart of the old city in Blois and is in close proximity to the most beautiful Castles of the Val de Loire. This charming 17th century apartment offers you both comfort and tranquillity. It combines economy and conviviality right in the historical centre of Blois allowing you to fully take advantage of all the touristic attractions for genuine pleasure and relaxation.
Suites du Chateau – Candes St Martin
Close to the Castle of Candes, discover the Suites du Chateau located in the heart of the Loire Valley in the small village of Candes St. Martin. With a stay at Les Suites du Chateau in Candes-Saint-Martin, you’ll be close to Chateau de Montsoreau and Fontevaud Abbey. This apartment is within the vicinity of Domaine Jean-Maurice Raffault and Gratien & Meyer.
Built into the side of a hill among the Loire Valley vineyards, Maison Melrose is located in Vouvray in the French Touraine region. It is surrounded by remarkable Middle-Age and Renaissance castles and world-renowned wineries. It offers a flowery garden with a furnished terrace and a conservatory. The rooms are tastefully decorated and feature a seating area and dining area. Melrose is accessible by the A10 motorway and is just a 15-minute drive from Tours City Centre, and Tours Airport is 13 km away.
La Petite Maison
La Petite Maison is found in Chéverny, 16 km from Blois. It offers self-catering accommodation, a garden with outdoor furniture and a living room with a fireplace available as well. It also features attic rooms with exposed beams and antique furniture. The cottage is 20 km from Château de Chambord and just a 24-minute drive from Château de Blois.
L ‘Etape du Passe
L ‘Etape du Passé is an old winegrower house marked by ages and built with generations. 5 km from the centre of the town of Saumur, L’ Etape du Passé offers spacious rooms with a private bathroom.
If you’re lucky, you may also see an art exposition (painting, photography and sculpture) organized by the owner of the house and about the Loire.
Appletons Guest House
Appletons is a 19th Century farmhouse that has been restored to a high standard having made every effort to retain many of the original features, while incorporating modern amenities. It is situated on 2 acres of beautifully landscaped countryside with a variety of trees, shrubs and lovely flowering borders. If you like a true rural experience and warm homely atmosphere, Appletons is the place for you.
Le Buisson is a family owned B&B nestled in 3 acres of private wooded parkland and set in the heart of the Loire Valley near the towns of Amboise and Tours.Explore and tour the most renowned castles nearby like châteaux Chenonceau, Amboise, Villandry and Chaumont, or organize a wine tasting at the famous vineyards such as Vouvray and Montlouis.
Le Domaine des Thomeaux Hotel & Spa
Located in Mosnes, Le Domaine des Thomeaux Hotel & Spa is within the vicinity of Chateau de Chaumont and Chateau du Clos Luce. This hotel has 29 rooms decorated in the different colours of several countries in the world, in a castle with a classic design. It is within the vicinity of Clos-Luce and Chateau d’Amboise.
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