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The Loire Valley Hotels

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  • 2 allée François-Ier Map It
  • Blois
  • Practical Base

Pros

  • Excellent Renaissance-style dining room
  • Cheerful lodgings
  • Welcoming staff

Cons

  • No views
  • No elevator
  • Not in town center

Updated 04/07/2014

Fodor's Review

Known far and wide for its exceptional restaurant, this smart little hotel 1 km (½ mile) from the Château de Blois has guest rooms that are comfortable, air-conditioned, and soundproof; all share a joyous color scheme but are individually decorated. The restaurant alone makes a stay here worthwhile (no dinner Sunday; closed Monday, November–March). Decorated in Renaissance-style with a coffered ceiling, it is the domain of Michelin-starred chef-owner Damien Garanger,

who turns classic dishes into presentations—picture coquilles St-Jacques with bitter roquette, or thin slices of roast hare with a black-currant sauce. The impressive wine list includes more than 300 choices.

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Hotel Information

Address:

2 allée François-Ier, Blois, 41000, France

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Phone:

/02–54–43–94–04

Hotel Details:

  • Closed 3 wks in Jan.
  • 8 rooms, 2 suites
  • Some meals

Updated 04/07/2014

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