Hotel Le Cheval Blanc      


 5, place Charles Bidault 37150 Bléré − France

The Hotel Le Cheval Blanc, a haven of peace.

Taste the relaxation of one of our rooms. 

Le Cheval Blanc, a charming hotel situated in Blere, at the heart of the Chateaux de la Loire country, will surprise you with the quality of its hospitality and the comfort of its 8 rooms and suites. 

Only 300 meters from the Cher, nestled like a gem in the centre of a typical flowered village of the Loire Valley, Le Cheval Blanc welcomes you in a relaxed and natural environment.

On site you can make the most of the pool and the delights of the restaurant. In summer, enjoy the tranquillity of the hotel’s flower garden.

Le Cheval Blanc  welcomes you for a break in Loire Valley

In the heart of the Loire Valley, only 300 meters from the Cher and nestled like a gem in the centre of Bléré, a typical flowered village, Le Cheval Blanc will surprise you with the quality of its hospitality and the comfort of its 8 rooms and suites.

Enter a world of elegance and history

Le Cheval Blanc  welcomes you in a relaxed and natural environment and invites you to sample an authentic Loire region way of life

On site you can make the most of the pool and the delights of the restaurant. In summer, enjoy the tranquillity of the hotel’s flower garden.

Holidays in Touraine never last long enough. To guide you during your stay with us, we have prepared you programs to discover the wonders of the Loire valley and its chateaux.

It will just make the most of your stay , whatever its length !

Rooms

Our hotel welcomes you … for a holiday bursting with history. In the typical setting of this small flowered village, nestled in the heart of Chateaux de la Loire, discover 8 rooms and suites carefully decorated with a theme related to historical characters who visited the region... Comfortably equipped and decorated with refinement, we invite you to soak up the relaxing atmosphere of our hotel.

All rooms provide: patio, TV, telephone, desk, heating, soundproofing, wardrobe / closet, hairdryer, free toiletries, separate toilet, bathroom, bath and shower, minibar, wake up service

Anne de Bretagne

From 205€

A spacious suite that combines romance and refinement, decorated with classic ‘toile de Jouy’ fabrics and the warmth of wooden furnishings. Overlooking the patio and the church square, this room offers free Wi-Fi, LCD TV and a minibar. The bathroom is equipped with a bath and walk-in shower. The toilet is separate. This suite can accommodate up to 3 extra beds and is ideal for families as it has an adjoining lounge.

Beds : 1 double bed 180×200 or 2 single beds

Room size : 50 m²

Anne of Brittany, born in Nantes in 1477 was twice the Queen of France. She married Charles VIII in Langeais and stayed in Amboise and Blois with her new husband Louis XII. An accomplished diplomat, she was able to preserve the independence of her Duchy until her death.

The Marquise 

From 185€

A bright and spacious room overlooking the church square, it has a seating area and can accommodate up to 2 extra beds. This room has free Wi-Fi, LCD TV and a minibar. The spacious bathroom is equipped with a bath and a walk-in shower. The toilet is separate.

Beds : 1 double bed 160×200 or 2 single beds

Room size : 45 m²

Its name refers to the Marquise de Pompadour, the famous favourite of King Louis XV. She was the owner of the Chateau de Menars situated between Chambord and Blois. It is decorated in an 18th century style.

Gabrielle D'Estrees

From 146€

Overlooking the patio, this room has free Wi-Fi, LCD TV and a minibar. The bathroom is open plan with a standing bathtub and a walk-in shower. The toilet is separate

Beds :  1 double bed 160×190 or 2 single beds

Room size : 40 m²

From the Babou de la Bourdaisière family, who lived during the Renaissance in the Bourdaisière Castle, a few miles from Bléré, she was the favourite of King Henry IV. She died giving birth to her fourth child. She is often portrayed in paintings bathing with her sister Julienne-Hyppolite.

Aurore Dupin

From 117€

"Aurore" inspires the softness of the early morning light. This pleasant room evokes calm and peace. Overlooking the patio, this room has free WIFI, LCD TV, minibar. The bathroom is equipped with a shower and toilet.

Beds : 1 double bed 160×190 or 2 single beds

Room size : 15 to 20 m²

Its name refers to the famous writer of the 19th century, a woman who wrote under the pseudonym of George Sand.        Louise Dupin, her grandmother by marriage, was the owner of Chenonceau castle in the 18th century

Chopin

From  99€

Decorated with a musical theme, this room overlooking the patio pays tribute to the great composer. It offers free Wi-Fi, LCD TV and a minibar. The bathroom is equipped with a shower and toilet.

Beds :  1 double bed 160×190

Room size : 15 to 20 m²

Frédéric François Chopin, the great MUSIC composer is also one of the most famous pianists of the nineteenth century. After training at the Warsaw Conservatory and an early career in Poland and Vienna , he chose to emigrate to France where he met George Sand, who will be his partner for nine years.

Pierre De Ronsard

From 99€

Overlooking the back alley , this room offers free Wi- Fi, LCD TV and a minibar. The bathroom is equipped with a bathtub .

Beds :  1 double bed 160 × 190 or 2 single beds

Room size : 20 m²

Pierre de Ronsard , poet at the Court of Catherine de Medici, was prior to the St Cosme Priory near Tours where he is buried . This room is a tribute to the author of the ode " Mignonne 's see if the Rose"

Louise De Savoie

From  87€

The room overlooks the patio and has free Wi- Fi, LCD TV and a minibar. The bathroom is with a shower .

Beds :  1 double bed 140×190

Room size : 20 m²

Louise de Savoie , nicknamed the " uncrowned queen " was the mother of the great King of the Renaissance François 1er . She stayed in Amboise and was the Regent of the Kingdom during the travels of her son. She knew how to govern the kingdom according to its policies and family interests.

Mademoiselle C&C

From 117€

This refined room evokes Gabrielle Chanel, the great fashion designer . It is decorated with fashion elements. It overlooks the patio and has free Wi -Fi, a TV and a minibar. The bathroom is equipped with a shower

Beds :  1 double bed 140 × 190 

Room size : 15 m²

Gabrielle Chanel , known as " Coco Chanel " was born in Saumur in 1883. Great seamstress and fashion designer, she is famous for her designs of Haute Couture and perfumes .

Activities

Claire Guinoiseau, a conference qualified guide, offers guided tours in English and Spanish leaving from the hotel.  

Wine tasting in the wineries

Visits to Troglodyte sites

Helicopter flight from the Hotel: estimate on request

Balloon Flight: estimate on request

Treasure hunt in canoe

Personalized cultural and entertaining trail around the castles of Chenonceau, Amboise, Cheverny, and Chambord

Wine tasting Games

Wine tasting specialist, Alain Guinoiseau, can organize a wine tasting Game (in French or English) followed by a tasting of regional wines.

We propose to expand your knowledge of wine whilst having fun.

A PRIZE WILL BE GIVEN TO THE WINNING TEAM.

The game of sensations: Taste a substance and note down a few adjectives that it evokes.

The smell game: Using 5 small numbered bottles, you should recognize different odours that can be found in wine.

The taste game: Our taste is based on 4 flavours: sweet, salty, sour and bitter. You have to identify them in 4 numbered bottles.

The grape game: the Chenin white, Sauvignon, Melon de Bourgogne, three well-known grape varieties in the region. You have to identify them between 3 different bottles.

The memory game: What better way to finish in style than to enjoy a wonderful Vouvray! Once blindfold, it becomes more difficult but the most important thing is that you find it delicious. Find the right one amongst 6 proposed vintages!

Seminars

Groups, meetings, working professional events

The Cheval  Blanc hotel and restaurant offers a fully equipped room for group seminars, conferences or business meetings all in a very pleasant and practical setting. The dining room can be transformed into a conference room according to the number of participants.

We also offer complementary activities to complete your meetings and seminars (team building activities, tourism, sports, wine tasting in the cellar etc.)

For all requests, please contact us via our contact page form.

Seminars and meetings rates : 

Low season (from 15/03 to 03/04 and from 01/10 to 15/11) : of 40 € TTC to 55 € TTC /pers./day

High Season (from 10/05 to 30/09) : of 55 € to 70 € TTC /pers./day

Prices are likely to change

Delivery :

Providing equipment : screen, overhead projector , flipchart , markers, mineral water ...

Lunch : starter, main dish , dessert, ¼ wine , mineral water and coffee.

Break of the afternoon : coffee, tea , juices and cakes.

Extra benefits :

Appetizers ( a glass of champagne or cocktail House ) + canapes

Gala dinner

Sup Rental equipment : video projector , audio devices ...  

Discover the wonders

"Claire Guinoiseau, a qualified conference guide, offers guided tours in English and Spanish leaving from the hotel. Wine tasting in the wineries"

Claire Guinoiseau

Château de Chenonceau

8 kilometers from Le Cheval Blanc is the Château de Chenonceau, Crown Royal residence and property. It is an exceptional site by its design, rich collections and decor.

This chateau was loved, protected and managed by extraordinary women. Built in 1513 by Katherine Briçonnet, the "Ladies Castle" was embellished by Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medici, then saved from the rigors of the revolution by Madame Dupin. Chenonceau has in its collection an exceptional range of paintings by masters such as Rubens, Murillo, Nicolas Poussin, Correggio as well as an impressive selection of sixteenth century Flemish tapestries.

http://www.chenonceau.com

Château Royal D'Amboise

12 kilometers from your hotel, the Château Royal d'Amboise majestically overlooks the Loire. Attached to the crown in 1434, it served as the Renaissance residence of several kings of France up to Henri II. Subsequently, the court having moved to the Paris region, Chateau d'Amboise was no more than a stop off for the Bourbon kings and regularly played host to Louis XIII and Louis XIV.

The château was partially destroyed after the Revolution. The Royal House, St. Hubert chapel (where the alleged remains of Leonardo da Vinci lie), the terraces and cavalier towers still remain and give this monument such a unique silhouette...

http://www.chateau-amboise.com/fr/

Le Clos Lucé in Amboise

The Clos Lucé has been owned by the Saint Bris family since 1854. From the 1960s, a vast restoration project has transformed the Clos Lucé back to its original Renaissance appearance.

Invited by François 1er in 1516, Leonardo da Vinci, a real Italian genius, crossed the Alps by mule carrying with him three of his most outstanding works: the Mona Lisa, Saint Anne and the Virgin and Child with Saint John the Baptist, to set up at the Manoir du Cloux (today known as The Clos Lucé ). Leonardo is named as "The first painter, engineer and architect of the King" for a thousand gold crowns a year pension until his death. The chapel and its impressive frescoes, the great hall of the Council, the kitchen, the bedroom, the basement rooms where the forty machine designed by Leonardo da Vinci are on show. At Clos Lucé everything inspires you to share in the imagination of Leonardo ...

http://vinci-closluce.com/fr

We also recommend

Château de chambord

Château de cheverny

Château de villandry

Château d'ussé

Troglodyte sites

Le Cheval Blanc Restaurant

Our Restaurant in the heart of the Chateaux de la Loire Country

A distinguished table for a journey of flavours

Le Cheval Blanc welcomes you into in the heart of the Touraine and its vineyards. Just like its cuisine it is rich in colours. The restaurant invites you on a journey of flavours to delight you with refined and delicious dishes based on local products.

In a relaxing atmosphere, Alain Guinoiseau and his team welcome you every day (except Mondays and Tuesdays) for a shared culinary experience.

Trip Advisor Reviews 

« Excellent »

We chose the fixed menu. The starter was exceptional, the main course (pork cheek with polenta) very good. A delicious café gourmand (coffee served with an assortment of mini desserts) Prices are reasonable for the quality, a very nice experience.

«New year’s Eve » 

An excellent establishment, super welcome and very good service, very professional. Meals are very tasty and delicious. Very pretty setting and carefully decorated. I would recommend it.

« Romantic meal for two  »

Excellent for a romantic meal in a pleasant setting, good service and the meal was well worth the money.

Press Reviews 

More than just a hotel, Le Cheval Blanc is a meeting place with its gourmet restaurant and organised seminars and conferences.

It opens its doors to the discovery of the wineries in the region and in so doing becomes a place of education.

Le Cheval Blanc regularly welcomes students eager to learn the trade as well as groups of children for the holidays.

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Le Cheval Blanc is located at the centre of the Loire chateaux region (4km from Chenonceaux, 4km from Ambroise) and close to the vineyards.
Bléré is on the N76, 27 km east of Tours and 8 km west of Chenonceaux. The rear of the hotel faces Place Charles Bidault and the hotel’s car park.

02 47 30 30 14   Fax: 02 47 23 52 80      aguinoiseau@lechevalblancblere.fr

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