10 Best Castle Hotels In Loire Valley, France - Updated 2024

Manjiri
Manjiri 
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Loire Valley is a spellbinding valley in central France. Beautiful nature parks and its setting in the midst of Loire River makes it a fantastic retreat for nature lovers. It is spread across an area of 280 kilometers (174 miles), with plenty of scenic attractions dotting it. Being home to countless majestic castles and picturesque countryside, it has earned the moniker, “Garden of France.” If you wish to taste fresh and flavorful wine, take time out to visit the world-famous Loire Valley wine region. Cultural enthusiast will love exploring the cultural and historic sites. Impressive Renaissance and Gothic architecture grace countless castles. Step back in the medieval era by staying in a castle hotel. For an unforgettable vacation, check out our list of the best castle hotels in Loire Valley, France.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 31, 2024.

1. Château D'artigny, Montbazon (from USD 226)

Enjoy an unforgettable experience at this majestic 18th-century castle. This 5-star castle hotel is nestled within a 25-hectare (61.8-acre) beautiful park, in the heart of Loire Valley. Elegant rooms in the castle’s Frangrance House or Ariane Pavillion will provide you a grand experience. Savor meals comprising gourmet regional delicacies at the restaurant. Indulge in a relaxing spa treatment and feel rejuvenated. If you are a fitness enthusiast, do a quick workout at the fitness center on site. You can also attend cooking classes and prepare local delicacies. After an exhaustive day, enjoy a long soak in the hot tub, or unwind in the sauna. Nature lovers must definitely visit Tours Botanical Garden, which is 11.6 kilometers (7.2 miles) away.

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Château D'artigny

Wifi Available

Address: Route De Monts

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

2. Chateau des Arpentis, Amboise (from USD 249)

Set in the middle of a lush 30-hectare (74-acre) park, this luxurious hotel in a magnificent 12th-century castle is a fantastic retreat. A picturesque moat surrounding the castle hotel enhances its beauty. Rooms boast unique elegance and charm. Modern conveniences and cozy furnishings help you unwind. Every morning, relish continental breakfast on the pleasant terrace. If you feel bored, go for a refreshing swim in the big outdoor pool. Fishing and biking are some outdoor activities that you can enjoy. Visit Parc des Mini Chateaux, an amusement park, which is 2.9 kilometers (1.8 miles) away.

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Chateau des Arpentis

9.0 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Route D31

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free parking

3. Château de Perreux, The Originals Collection (Relais du Silence), Amboise (from USD 398)

For the best leisure experience, stay in this magnificent castle hotel that dates back to the early 18th century. The exotic hotel is in the center of Loire Valley, with a 12-acre (4.9-hectare) lush green park surrounding it. The rooms are spacious, and feature antique furniture and modern décor. Start your day by relishing traditional French breakfast daily. Homemade jam, fresh croissants, and honey will please your taste buds. In the winter, savor breakfast by the fireplace. You don’t have to worry about meals as the hotel offers healthy and delicious meals prepared using fresh seasonal local produce. If you are feeling chilled in the winter, take a dip in the heated outdoor pool. In the summer, soak up some sun on the lounge chairs or read a book lying in the hammock. Adventurers can indulge in canoeing and cycling. Visiting vineyards in the vicinity offers you a fantastic wine-tasting experience.

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Château de Perreux, The Originals Collection

8.9 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 36 route de pocé

Parking Pets allowed Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Babysitting/child services Dry cleaning

4. Château De La Bourdaisière, Montlouis-sur-Loire (from USD 180)

Witness the grandeur by staying in this three-star hotel. The majestic 15th-century castle hotel is set within a 140-acre (56.7-hectare) park. Staying in the hotel’s spacious, plush apartments and rooms offers you the best luxurious experience. The hotel serves you scrumptious continental breakfast in your room every morning. Step in the warm waters of the large heated outdoor pool and get rid of all your stress. You don’t have to worry about your meals as you can dine at the restaurant here. Bond with your kids by playing a game of tennis. Board games, books, and music will keep your kids entertained. When here, visit Basilica of Saint Martin, which is 12 kilometers (7.6 miles) away from the property.

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Château De La Bourdaisière

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 25 Rue De La Bourdaisière

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Garden Terrace

5. Domaine de la Tortinière, Montbazon (from USD 358)

Unwind in the 19th-century castle by booking a room in this 4-star hotel. Set in a massive park, the elegant castle hotel is a perfect spot for a relaxing break. Magnificent antique furniture graces the rooms and suites. All accommodations have a private bathroom. Enjoy your morning tea while admiring spectacular views of the charming Indre river from your room. Go for a swim in the outdoor pool, or play a tennis tournament with your kids. You can relish savory meals in the dining room that overlooks the pool and river. If you’re looking for an alfresco dining experience, have your meal on the outdoor terrace. When here, hone your golfing skills at Touraine golf course, which is 9.8 kilometers (6.1 miles) away.

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Domaine de la Tortinière

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 10 Route De Ballan

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

6. Château Belmont Tours by The Crest Collection (from USD 159)

Enjoy a luxurious stay in this elegant four-star castle hotel in Tours. It lies within a 2.5-hectare (6.8-acre) lush park that is situated close to the city center. The refurbished 17th-century castle offers you an insight into the historic splendor. All rooms have air conditioning and a host of modern amenities. Start your day by devouring local delicacies at the breakfast buffet. You can relish traditional French meals here. Spending time in the pleasant sauna or steam room will refresh you. On a chilly evening, take a dip in the warm waters of the heated pool. You can hire a bike and explore the picturesque surroundings.

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Château Belmont Tours by The Crest Collection

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 57 Rue Groison

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden

7. Château De Pray, Amboise

Visit the bygone era by staying in this grand 13th-century castle. This four-star castle hotel offers lovely rooms with four-poster beds and modern comforts. Authentic décor adds a touch of magnificence to the rooms. Take a stroll in the lush garden every morning. Swimming in the beautiful outdoor pool will re-energize you. Savor soul-satisfying meals in the outstanding restaurant here. You don’t have to worry about your car’s safety as the hotel offers complimentary parking. If you are planning an outing, explore The Garden of Métamorphozes, which is 19.7 kilometers (12.2 miles) away.

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Château De Pray

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Rue du Cèdre

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Babysitting/child services

8. Chateau De Rochecotte, Saint-Patrice (from USD 326)

Nestled in a 20-hectare (49.4-acre) park, this 4-star hotel is a spellbinding haven to unwind. Picturesque Bourgueil vineyards envelop this castle hotel that has its origin in the 18th century. It offers beautiful suites and rooms, complete with artistic antique furniture. All accommodations have a private bathroom and a host of modern amenities. The Italian terrace is a great spot to enjoy your morning tea. Start your day by devouring continental breakfast, and enjoy meals comprising gourmet delicacies daily. After a day-long excursion, take a dip in the heated outdoor pool and relax. When here, be sure to take a guided tour of Château de l'Islette, which is 9.7 kilometers (6.02 miles) away.

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Chateau De Rochecotte

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 43 Rue Dorothee De Dino

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

9. Château De L'aubrière - Les Collectionneurs, La Membrolle-sur-Choisille (from USD 208)

For a memorable break, stay in this splendid castle hotel offering sweeping views of Choisille Valley. The magnificent 3-star hotel lies in a 15-hectare (37.1-acre) beautiful park. Cozy suites and rooms are well-furnished, complete with elegant four-poster beds and modern comforts. In the summer, begin your day relishing hearty breakfast on the airy terrace. The surprise menu for the dinner will delight you, so make reservations for it. At the end of a tiring day, swimming in the soothing waters of the heated pool will re-energize you. In the spare time, visit the well-known Museum of Natural History of Tours, which is 5.6 kilometers (3.8 miles) away.

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Château De L'aubrière - Teritoria

Wifi Available

Address: Route De Fondettes

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace

10. Hôtel Château de Verrières & Spa Saumur (from USD 463)

Indulge in a relaxing stay in this 5-star castle hotel, which lies in a splendid 2-hectare (4.94-acre) park in Saumur. The luxury hotel is within a splendid 19th-century mansion and boasts antique furniture. All rooms feature unique décor and modern comforts. Pamper yourself with a soothing massage in the spa center. You can play table tennis and badminton here. After a weary day, take a dip in the refreshing waters of the heated outdoor pool. If you’re traveling with kids, do visit Zoo de Doue la Fontaine, which is 17.4 kilometers (10.8 miles) away.

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Hôtel Château de Verrières & Spa Saumur

Wifi Available

Address: 53 Rue D’Alsace

Parking Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Sauna Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

Enjoy a splendid holiday in Loire Valley

Loire Valley is an absolute gem, replete with natural wonders and magnificent castles. Staying in a plush castle hotel offers you an insight into the royal past. Gear up for a memorable excursion, and book one of these best castle hotels in Loire Valley, France.

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Manjiri Kochrekar is a travel blogger from India. She loves exploring and learning various destinations, their history, culture, and peculiarities. Writing is her passion, which means she enjoys...Read more

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