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What We Love

  • The feeling of being in a private home
  • Individually furnished bedrooms with personalized decoration
  • The lovely garden is full of ancient trees and rosebushes, with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool discreetly hidden behind iron gates at the rear
  • Amboise is an attractive small town with an ideal central location for exploring the Loire Valley
  • Free WiFi

What To Know

  • The hotel doesn’t have a restaurant, but there are plenty of options in Amboise. If you’re visiting in low season, check what’s open first
  • The Château Royal d’Amboise and the Clos Luce are within walking distance, but you need a car to really make the most of the Loire Valley’s heritage
  • You can also tour the Loire Valley by bike, and there’s bike storage at the hotel
  • Hotel has pickup service from Amboise or Tours train stations

Amenities

  •  Babysitting
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
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Overview

The Review

Hidden in gardens behind a paved entrance court, the creamy stone Clos d’Amboise gives the impression of gracious French living and retains the feel of a private home. This is neither a château hotel nor a luxury palace, so don’t expect legions of flunkies or extravagant room service. What you get instead is low-key, tasteful, friendly service and a place to relax and absorb the atmosphere, whether you’re here for a romantic weekend or a family holiday.

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A closet with minibar and safe, and a chest of drawers provided plenty of storage, and there was even an air conditioner, cleverly hidden in a wooden case. The bathroom was gleaming white and brightly lit, with attractive old mirrors, double basins, and excellent water pressure (Some rooms have baths; others have walk-in showers).

All the rooms are different and full of personalized touches like eclectic carved antique mirrors, old prints and paintings on the walls and leather club chairs sitting cozily in front of a marble fireplace. The third-floor mansarded attic makes up for what it lacks in headroom with a glimpse of the Château d’Amboise across the rooftops. Most of the Junior Suites can sleep three, while the Prestige Suite, created earlier this year in the pretty creeper-covered former staff quarters, has either a separate living room or second bedroom, and its own door out onto a tiny private hedged garden.

Breakfast is a civilized affair, with excellent crusty bread and croissants, fresh fruit and a pyramid of local goat cheese, served in the paneled salon, where a log fire burns in the winter. The gorgeous garden is a real plus too, with its spacious lawns and ancient cedar tree, made for tranquility.

How to Get There

Le Clos d’Amboise
27 Rue Rabelais
Amboise, 37400 France

Reviews

Classy
aleksandarkrc

· The Hotel is a delicious mansion located is the heart of the odl historic center of Amboise.The room we rent wasi a very refined way decorated.The only thing is perhaps that the breakfast was a bit expensive for the price.

4 nights in Amboise
Ralph G

1. the hotel (Le Clos): easy walk to downtown, nice yard and pool for relaxing, room was spacious, staff were extremely helpful, sauna, didn't eat at the restaurant but it looked good; only challenge was the parking-very tight, scratched the car on the overhanging branches.
2. the town (Amboise): fantastic town, centrally located, excellent restaurants, fantastic Leonardo de Vinci's castle/museum, King's castle, highly recommended.

Delightful old world charm with first class service
Sue A

The service was top-notch. Staff were very accommodating. The rooms were unique and charming, and appointed with everything we could need. Easy walk to local attractions. Fabulous views of the Chateau Royal d’Amboise from our window.