This is a sumptuous 17th century house converted into a charming hotel in 2003 and upgraded into a luxury hotel in 2011 retaining its character.
Hotel Le Clos d'Amboise*** is located in the very heart of the Royal City of Amboise, in the authentic and picturesque historic part of the city that contains Francois I’s chateau, and further on, Leonardo da Vinci’s residence, the Clos Lucé.
Hotel Le Clos d'Amboise*** stands apart with its discreet charm, its situation in Rue Rabelais a few paces from the pedestrian shopping streets which criss-cross the old city. and with the large house opening onto the park and terrace overlooking an immense lawn with century-old trees. The swimming pool nestles among rose bushes and cedars.
In the calm of the Hotel Le Clos d'Amboise***, you will breathe the gentle pleasures of life. It is the old France of Kings, the heart of the valley of Loire castles. A shelter has been set up under the trees to protect the bicycles of those who like to pedal along the 200 km of cycle track alongside the Loire. These days noone rides a horse any longer, and the stables have been converted into charming guest rooms, and into a seminar room.
After the hunt, the fishing, the golf, the canoe trips on the Loire, the finest Loire castles are all within a few kilometres of Amboise (Blois, Cheverny, Chambord, Chenonceau, as well as Chaumont, Loches, Azay, and Chanteloup ), you can stay for days and days at Hotel Le Clos d'Amboise*** without quenching all your dreams of castles...