Special Coronavirus

We hope that you will find here answer to your questions about our hotel news regarding coronavirus.

Good reading. And we look forward to welcoming you in accordance with our common health safety.

To learn more about:

- our opening : click here
- our reservation policy: click here
- your reservation : click here
- our sanitay rules : click here
- breakfast : click here
- drink & food : click here
- 1000 & 1 things to do around Azay-le-Rideau : click here


Our hotel will be open :
- from Friday March 27, 2021 to Sunday November 14, 2021 in the morning, then
- from Friday, December 17, 2021 to Sunday, January 2, 2022 in the morning.

Reservation policy

Need a large bowl of fresh air? To say NO to the gloom ?

Need to escape, dream, plan and anticipate your stay in the Loire Valley?

Do it without any risk, by opting for a reservation that can be canceled free of charge up to 48 hours before.

Or by opting for a non-cancellable reservation allowing you to save up to 10% of the price of your nights.

With us, you keep this freedom!

Anyway, you have 4 advantages to book directly:
1) Best rates guaranteed! Reservations are all guaranteed cheaper than on other sites, because you pay no commission here
2) You are in direct contact with the team of Hôtel de Biencourt, without intermediary, for more human and better prepare your stay
3) you get a free upgrade whenever we can
4) You have full availability of our rooms in real time (for a reservation beyond 6 rooms or a full privatization, please call us on 00 33 2 47 45 20 75)

If you already have a reservation

You are authorised to travel and you wish to maintain your reservation:

Nothing to do, except tell us about your arrival time; especially if it is after 8:00 p.m.
We will be happy to welcome you in reinforced sanitary conditions (see below).

You must postpone or cancel your reservation taken as "cancellable":

To incur no costs, you will have to postpone or cancel it :
- by notifying us at least 48 hours before the start date of the booked stay,
- and following the same process as that followed during your reservation.
Thus, if you have booked through an intermediary (ex: Booking.com, Expedia, etc.) you will have to postpone or cancel your stay through this intermediary.
If you have booked directly, you will just have to contact us by any means at your convenience. (If you have booked via our official website, you can click on the "view or cancel your reservation" link at the end of the confirmation received and follow the very simple procedure mentioned therein).

You must postpone your stay taken with voucher:

If your reservation was taken before March 1st, 2020 as "non modifiable, non exchangeable, non refundable", and was the object of a credit note to be taken within a determined period of time and if your stay is again prevented by containment or quarantine measures, please contact us.

Sanitary rules

With us, the maintenance of the hotel and rooms is daily.
But if you stay several nights and that reassures you, our team will not enter your room. To do this, simply use the "do not disturb" sign. Your wish will be respected.

Our hotel has always taken special care in its maintenance and, especially, in the cleanliness of the rooms while respecting the environment: Cleanliness is rated 5/5 on its official website, 9.8 / 10 on Booking.com and 4.9 / 5 on Expedia (Expedia.com, Hotels.com, Orbitz.com, etc.)

Barrier measures and enhanced cleaning
For our common security, we will ask you to submit:
- using the hydroalcoholic gel made available to you in the hotel's public areas (knowing that regular handwashing with soap provided in your bathroom remains the best way to fight the virus),
- wearing your mask in the common areas of the hotel buildings.

We sell masks and small bottles of hydroalcoholic gel at cost price, for our customers who could not have obtained them or who have forgotten theirs.

For our part, we respect the barrier measures set by the government, to which we add these:
- before and after each cleaning action, we wash our hands,
- common or shared surfaces are cleaned several times a day: door handles, switches, etc.,
- each room is cleaned with wipes systematically changed between two and washed at minimum 60 ° C. (As in common areas, special care is given to door handles, switches, sanitary fittings, fittings, remote controls, etc.),
- the surfaces that can be are passed with Vapodil (dry steam at 120 °)
- used linen and clean linen have 2 separate circuits.


According to the national decisions applicable during your stay, we will offer you our breakfast:
- either in room service, if the use of our breakfast room is not allowed,
- or in the form of a buffet accessible at a set time the day before, to allow physical distancing to be respected: 8:00 a.m., 8:45 a.m. or 9:30 a.m.

Drink & food

According to the national decisions applicable during your stay and in form of room service if necessary, you will find on the spot:
- a bar service, in particular of local drinks (Wines from Azay, Chinon, Bourgueil, etc. Fruit juices, sodas, Loire beer, etc.). But also of international drinks. Find out more
- a corner of a delicatessen of selected products from the Loire Valley, to be enjoyed around an aperitif or a light meal. Or to take away as picnic or gifts. Find out more
- a picnic service for your lunch (to order the previous day).

1000 & 1 things to do around Azay-le-Rideau

Here is a non-exhaustive suggestion :

- Châteaux et museums (From May 11 2020) :
Château d'Azay le Rideau (100 m) : tickets online on the offical website
Château of l'Islette (Château of love of Camille Claudel & Rodin : 3 km)
Musée Balzac (7 km)
Forteresse of Langeais (10 km)
Château of Villandry (11 km)
Château of Cinq-Mars-la-Pile (12 km)
Château of Ussé (Château of Sleeping Beauty : 14 km)
Prieuré St Cosme – House of Ronsard (19 km)
Forteresse of Chinon (21 km)
Botanical garden of Tours (22 km)
Château of Rivau (25 km)
Château of Chenonceaux (40 km)
Châteaux of Amboise & du Clos Lucé (45 km)

- Wine tours
Vineyards and cellars AOC of Azay-le-Rideau (5 km)
Vineyards and cellars AOC of Chinon (15 km)
Vineyards and cellars AOC of Bourgueil (23 km)
Vineyards and cellars AOC of Montlouis (33 km)
Vineyards and cellars AOC of Vouvray (34 km)
Vineyards and cellars AOC of Saumur (35 km)

- Walks in the most beautiful villages and towns
Historic Center of Azay-le-Rideau (0 m)
Historic Center of Langeais (10 km)
Village of Bréhémont (10 km)
Village of Villandry (11 km)
Village of Savonnières (11 km)
Village of Crissay sur Manse (15 km – One of the most beautiful village of France) 
Historic Center of Chinon (21 km)
Historic Center of Tours (23 km)
Village of Candes Saint Martin (35 km – One of the most beautiful village of France)
Village of Montsoreau (38 km)
Historic Center of Richelieu (40 km)
Historic Center of Amboise (45 km)
Historic Center of Saumur (45 km)

- Bike rides
In particular the departures (70 m) of circuits and loops from:
L’Indre à Vélo 
La Loire à Vélo 
Possibility to rent bikes from Azay-Cycles (100 m) and park them at the hotel (We are labeled Accueil Vélo)

- Hikes or walks
There are many possibilities from Azay, including:
The GR3 (800 m)
Vineyards (5 km)
National Forest of Chinon (3 km)
Riversides (100 m)

- Walks by the water
Valley and edges of l’Indre (100 m)
Valley and edges of Loire (10 km)
Valley and edges of Cher (11 km)
Valley and edges of Vienne (21 km)

- Walks in forest  
National Forest of Chinon (3 km)

- Discover or deepen the natural environment: the Loire Anjou Touraine Regional Natural Park
Here you are ! (0 m)
The house of the Park: Village of Montsoreau (38 km)

- To practice or learn golf
Touraine golf course (18 km)

- To practice or learn individual water sports (Rowing, kayaking or others)
Nautical pole of Cher (23 km)

- To practice or learn equestrian sport
Azay-le-Rideau Equestrian Center (5 km)

- Introduce yourself to basketry
National basketry center: Villaines-les-Rochers (8 km)

- Markets
Small market of Azay-le-Rideau (70 m)
Langeais Market (10 km)
Chinon Market (21 km)
Bourgueil Market (23 km)
Market of Tours (23 km)

- Antiquities and flea markets
Chinon flea market (21 km)
Flea market in Tours (23 km)
Puces de Montsoreau (38 km)

- Beauval Zoo
The Beauval zoo is only 50 minutes from Azay-le-Rideau and can therefore easily be the subject of a day trip

Nota : In any case, it is recommended to keep a mask and hydroalcoholic gel with you, if necessary, especially for visiting museums and châteaux.


To contact us

Feel free to contact us if any further information is needed. We are reachable 7/7 from 9:00 to 20:00:
- either by our contact form by clicking here 
- either by telephone (answering machine in case of temporary absence):
from French phone at:          02 47 45 20 75
from abroad phone at:  00 33 2 47 45 20 75

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