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Le Château de Pray

A charming château hotel with a Michelin-starred gastronomic restaurant

Well-positioned on the hillside on the south bank of the Loire, the château has watched over the valley for centuries, guarding the secrets of some of the finest pages in French history.


Just a stone's throw from Amboise, the château, a 4-star hotel and Michelin-starred restaurant, nestles in 5 hectares of wooded parkland with formal gardens, terraces, vegetable patch and heated swimming pool.


This superb 13th-century château, remodelled during the Renaissance and framed by its two protective towers, is a haven of tranquillity in the heart of the Loire.


Here you'll find everything you need for an exceptional break to share with your loved ones, family or friends.



A Michelin-starred gourmet restaurant in a room carved out of the tufa stone

Bathed in natural light, L'Orangerie's troglodyte dining room welcomes you from Wednesday evening to Sunday lunchtime.


Carved out of the rock, the dining room is initially a feast for the eyes, before the talent of Chef Arnaud Philippon and his brigade comes into play and transports you.


Subtlety and creativity combine to bring you a cuisine from near and far, where the richness of the terroir skilfully meets flavours from near and far.


A meal with a thousand flavours that invites you to travel.

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Services & Benefits

Our hotel has 19 rooms

They are divided between the Château and its outbuildings, including one for people with reduced mobility.

Reception is open from 7.30 a.m. to 11 p.m.

- Concierge service: tickets for tourist sites, reservations (massages, activities)

- available at reception (newspapers, board games, sewing kit, hygiene kit, shoes, adapters)

- laundry service available
(except Sundays)


- Baby cot available
- High chairs
- Changing table
- Children's restaurant menu
- Possibility of reheating your baby's meal

Bike hire + delivery to the château
(on request in advance)

Covered and enclosed bicycle shed with electrical socket for plugging in batteries for electric bicycles

Buffet breakfast served daily from 7.30am to 10.30am

accessible to people with reduced mobility.

- Breakfast room service available
from 8.00 am to 10.30 am

- Takeaway breakfast on request

For your company meetings
take advantage of our seminar room:
- Le Caveau fully equipped

For your private events
(meals with family or friends)
take advantage of our lounges in the Château

Find out more on our pages
"weddings & events
"seminar & incentive

Private use of the hotel and restaurant possible

A secure, free indoor car park closed from 11.30pm

and free outdoor parking at the foot of the château

Heated outdoor swimming pool,
bar area and massage available in the afternoon
from May to September

home for pets
a supplement of 10 euros will be charged
(per night and per animal)

Recharging point for your electric car available free of charge

Annual closure of the hotel and restaurant:

- from 8 January to 8 February 2024 inclusive

annual leave for the restaurant:
- From 25 February to 7 March 2024 inclusive

A charming hotel for your events

Rooms for 12 to 80 people in a bucolic setting

Le Château de Pray

An ideal venue for all your family and business events.

Set in 5 hectares of wooded parkland with magnificent formal gardens, you can be sure of delighting your guests.

The LOrangeryadjoining the château and seating up to 80 people, is the ideal venue for a birthday party, wedding or corporate dinner.

Our lounges, located in the Château and available for private hire, the Petit Salon up to 20 people and the Grand Salon for up to 40 people.

We also have a room for your company meetings Le Caveau, a real asset to encourage reflection in a bucolic setting.

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