FERRY & HOTEL
Le Relais de Chambord, Chambord
France > Loire Valley > CHAMBORD
Once the kennels for the king's hunting dogs, this 17thC country house and i ts more modern extension is now a luxury hotel on the private estate of the Château de Chambord. You can buy tickets from reception as well as hire normal or electric bicycles from reception which is a great way to enjoy the many marked trails around the parkland where you will see many different kinds of wildlife including deer.The hotel, which has pleasant public areas furnished with impressive artwork and vintage prints, has a good restaurant, albeit a little expensive, with a summer terrace and views of the castle (booking essential) and a charming bar where you can try the local renowned raspberry liqueur - Chambord. Additionally there are tennis courts, a smal l spa and a snooker room. Bedrooms, although not large, are very well equipped and comfortable.
There is a supplement of £10 per double room per night to stay on Sat between 5/4-31/5, 1/10-31/10 & 26/12-31/12 and £15 at all other times.