Secret Hotels of the Loire Valley

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A 15th-century castle rising over the Loire River in Chaumont-sur-Loire.
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CHINONHôtel Diderot, which dates to the 1400s.
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Fresh jams fill a cabinet at Hôtel Diderot.
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Room 10 at Hôtel Diderot.
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THÉSÉELe Moulin de la Renne, a former mill.
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Alpha greeting guests at Le Moulin de la Renne.
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François Duguet, father of vintner Claude Duguet, of Le Chai des Varennes, on his way to Le Moulin de la Renne.
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Le Moulin de la Renne sits on the banks of the Cher River.
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CIVRAY-DE-TOURAINEDetails like floral fabrics accent the 12 individually designed rooms at Château de l'Isle.
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The lobby area at Château de l'Isle.
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The grounds at Château de l'Isle.
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The kitchen garden at Château de l'Isle supplies produce for some of chef Fabrice Cherioux's breakfast treats.
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CHENONCEAUXThe bar at La Roseraie, an inn where Harry Truman stayed after World War II.
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La Roseraie is a historic 18-room hotel in Chenonceaux.
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AMBOISELe Clos d'Amboise's private garden.
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The breakfast room at Le Clos d'Amboise.
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A room at Le Clos d'Amboise, with a mahogany bed.
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Le Clos d'Amboise is in the heart of the old market center of Amboise.
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LIMERAYAuberge de Launay, in an old farmstead.
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Auberge de Launay sits in the secluded hamlet of Limeray.
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ONZAINThe 14-room Château des Tertres is mentioned in The Lover, Marguerite Duras's famous novel.
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A common room at Château des Tertres, furnished with 19th-century pieces.
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Château des Tertres's annex room was decorated by the owner.
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CHITENAYDining alfresco at Auberge du Centre.
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The main sitting room at Auberge du Centre.
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A guest room at Auberge du Centre.
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