Best Western Plus Hôtel de la Cité Royale
Hotel, Spa & Restaurant in Loches
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Hôtel de la Cité Royale in Loches, a charming historical hotel south of Tours.

Discover the unique atmosphere and charm of the historical Loches Palais de Justice building dating from the 19th century with unobtrusive modern extensions, home to our 4 star hotel in Indre-et-Loire! Entirely refurbished, this historical building is now the comfortable and stylish Best Western Plus Hôtel de la Cité Royale in a magnificent architectural setting.

Enjoy the premium services and elegant surroundings: 45 stylishly decorated rooms, a bistronomic restaurant, a relaxing Spa and a fabulous indoor swimming pool.

Ideally located just 40 minutes from Tours and less than 2 hours from Paris, the Best Western Plus Hôtel de la Cité Royale in Loches is an absolute must, the perfect place to stay on the Route des Châteaux de la Loire and near the Beauval zoo and other sites.

With a central position in the Town of Art and History of Loches, it has a stunning view of one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe!

From the Palais de Justice to the Best Western Plus Hôtel de la Cité Royale in Loches

Top quality food in a stylish restaurant

Designed by architects Gustave Guérin and Ferdinand Collet, the 17th century-inspired Palais de Justice built in 1860 has been completely refurbished. Following 18 months of renovations, Loches Palais de Justice is now a 4 star hotel.

Comfort and style in a stunning architectural setting

In spring of 2021, the Palais de Justice opened under the Best Western Plus brand as a 4-star hotel. It has 45 rooms, a restaurant and a lounge bar, three venues for seminars and events, and an indoor swimming pool, together with spa. There is also a large terrace overlooking the Cité Royale of Loches.

A 4-star hotel at the heart of the Loire Valley

The completely air-conditioned hotel has 45 rooms each with their own décor. Some rooms have a view of the Cité Royale of Loches and a balcony. The Best Western Plus Hôtel de la Cité Royale also has family rooms.

The restaurant seats 80 inside and outside.

The hotel spa is also open to the general public and is located in the old underground cellars of the Palais de Justice. It has two vaulted treatment rooms, one of which is double. Our guests love to make use of the indoor heated swimming pool after day of work or visiting the area.

Attractions in the Loches region

  • At the heart of an historical city, marrying medieval heritage and Renaissance architecture
  • Reputation of the surrounding villages:
    • Chédigny, Remarkable Garden village
    • Montrésor, one of the most beautiful villages in France
    • Beaulieu-lès-Loches, Village of Historical Interest
    • Le Grand-Pressigny’s Prehistory Museum
    • Le Louroux, etc.
    • In the vicinity of the Château of Chenonceau (900 K visitors/year), Ambroise (400 K visitors/year) and other Loire châteaux of varying sizes.
  • Near the national forest of Loches (9 K acres), a 10-minute drive.
  • Near the Brenne Regional Natural Park, less than 30 minutes.
  • Located on the main trunk road for the Beauval Zoo (35 minutes), 1.3 visitors a year, and Futuroscope in Poitiers (1 hour), 1.8 visitors a year.
  • Near the spa resort of La Roche Posay (45 minutes) and its casino.
  • On the Indre by Bike and Loire by Bike cycle routes (via Chédigny and Chenonceaux), and has several signposted circular bike trails nearby.
  • Near Tours (50 minutes), Châteauroux (1 hr), Poitiers (1 hr 25 min), Blois (1 hr) and Saumur (1 hr 30 min)
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