Offers & News

COMPETITION! Hotel de France – celebrating 65 years of motoring heritage!

2018 is a special anniversary year for us!  In 1953 legendary racing manager John Wyer -first used the hotel as HQ for his Aston Martin team – and their families!  Since then countless racing drivers and glamorous names have visited including: Stirling Moss, Derek Bell, Carroll Shelby (seen here in his Aston Martin DBS), Jackie Kennedy and Steve McQueen; many of whom returned regularly, year after year.

We’re compiling classic motoring tales and anecdotes from our wonderful guests.  What are your automotive memories from the hotel?

Please send us your stories, with pictures (for website and social media) and we’ll have some ‘just for fun’ prizes for the best.  Thank you!

+33 (0)2 43 44 40 16;

Hotel de France named in ‘Top 50 most romantic places on earth’

“Nowhere is romance more abundant than at the Hotel de France, an Art Deco property at La Chartre sur-le-Loir”, according to the Daily Telegraph.

We’re the perfect Valentines hideaway: a very special romantic menu, a bottle of bubbles in your room – and rates you’ll fall in love with.
Valentines ‘three nights for the price of two’ offer! Between 13 and 18 February ’18 subject to availability / direct bookings only.
If you can’t escape for February 14th, give one of our special Valentines gift vouchers on the day; then escape here, with the one you love, when you have a moment.

Call or email: +33 (0)2 43 44 40 16;


BRAND NEW for 2018…Stunning new house at the Hotel de France

We’ve bought the wonderful property next to us in the square!  We’re turning it into a stunning, contemporary space and it’s scheduled to open in March 2018. Its three luxury suites celebrate the finest traditional French features, but with an uber-cool twist.
The rooms (king size double or deluxe twin) have classic picture windows, but are accented by vintage chandeliers, floorboards, individually painted beds and striking modern fabrics.  The bathrooms hide behind stylish glass walls and two suites will have glorious roll-top baths in the rooms.
BOOK NOW: from €130 and €135, per room) – or from €390 for the whole house, it’s perfect for extra special birthdays or celebrations.



For that perfect romantic break, or a short stay with bracing countryside walks, cycling or motoring, the Hotel de France in La Chartre sur-le-Loir has a fabulous winter offer:

Yes, that’s ONE NIGHT FREE …from the beginning of October through to the end of February 2018, subject to availability. Direct bookings only – please call or email:

or book via Hotel de France’s website.


Hotel de France near Le Mans and Loire Valley 3 nights for 2 offer hot chocolate