Hôtel Grand Monarque is an 18th-century post house, at the heart of the Loire Valley in Azay-le-Rideau, 500 ft from its famous castle. It features a lounge bar. The hotel with stone walls and exposed beams is within a large tree-lined property. The spacious guest rooms are uniquely decorated with antique furnishings and each have a private bathroom. All rooms have free Wi-Fi connection. Hotel Grand Monarque provides a daily buffet breakfast and serves gourmet cuisine in the restaurant (reservations needed for dinner). Free parking is available nearby, and private parking is available upon request for guests exploring the Indre-et-Loire region by car. Tours Val de Loire Airport is 22 miles away.