4-star Boutique hotel in Orléans
An impression of the senses
Discover a unique spot on the banks of the Loire
Our completely renovated, historic Orléans establishment invites you to enjoy a unique experience that will leave you with an impression of urban poetry. No need to hesitate - just come and enjoy an unforgettable stay on the banks of the longest natural river in France.
The hotel has various spaces designed to afford you comfort and well-being. You can relax in the hotel spa or in the cosy lounge. You can pop into the hotel bar or step out onto the terrace on the hotel's patio. Among its many offerings, the bar has a collection of champagnes and spirits; it is ideal both for business meetings and for spending time with friends or your partner.
Treat yourself to a real break just 50 minutes from Paris and on the doorstep of the Châteaux of the Loire; a stay in our hotel's unique and elegant signature ambiance will leave a lasting impression on you.
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An impression of emotions
A spa to unwind in
Reconnect with your senses! Empreinte Hôtel invites you to enjoy its spa - 70 m² entirely dedicated to your well-being.
- A sauna
- A steam room
- A whirlpool
- A herbal tea room
You can enjoy direct access to the spa from your room.
You can also rent out the entire spa if you book in advance.Find out more
An impression of history
From the Middle Ages to this day
This 4-star boutique hotel on the banks of the Loire, has been created within an elegant 19th century residence, fully renovated by the premises' owners.
The restoration work took place alongside an archaeological dig organised by the city of Orléans. This revealed the history of the building which dates back to the Middle Ages. As far back as the 9th century, the Châtelet fortress was the royal and then ducal administrative headquarters. Built beside the city wall, the fortress occupied a strategic position and controlled access to the bridge. It was surrounded by the Châtelet neighbourhood where all the town's main markets were to be found - an activity which survives to this day as can be seen by the Halles du Châtelet and the many shops and stores nearby.
In the 19th century, the Châtelet was sold to Benoist Lebrun who decided to pull it down to create a thoroughfare along the quay. The château's architecture changed along with its function and it took on the aspect we see today. It housed the Labour Exchange for a while before being converted into a boutique hotel.
After the kings of France and the dukes of Orléans, you now have a chance to stay on the site in this historic residence in a hotel renovated with the greatest respect for its history.
An impression of memories
A wonderful welcome
Empreinte Hôtel offers you a wonderful welcome. Whether you are travelling alone, in a couple, with your family or with your pet, our staff will do all they can to ensure your stay in Orléans is a pleasant one.
So why not take advantage of our Room Service? We offer a menu of snacks that can be brought to your room. You can also enjoy the canapés we serve in the evening in our hotel bar. In the morning, pick the type of breakfast that suits you best.
Are you travelling with your children? Empreinte Hôtel has a range of infant equipment: cots, bottle warmers and bottles, baby sleeping bags, baby monitors, potties, booster seats and games etc. Families can also book our connecting rooms; they can accommodate up to four people comfortably.
Empreinte Hôtel loves your pet - that is why we have our "Pet Friendly" offer. Please notify when booking.
Lastly, cyclists will find a great deal of equipment and can take advantage of many services. The La Loire à Vélo and EuroVelo 6 routes pass through Orléans and our hotel wants to make your stay as comfortable as possible. That is how Empreinte Hôtel has earned the "Accueil Vélo" label. We have everything you need such as a bicycle storage area, repair kits and guides.
Assistance and Services
Empreinte Hôtel in a few words:
- A 4-star boutique hotel, 4on the banks of the Loire River in Orléans
- 31 rooms with a view over the Loire or over the roofs of Orléans, including two rooms for persons with reduced mobility (PRM)
- 3 suites
- Generous breakfast with sweet and savoury choices
- Room Service
- Patio with terrace
- Bar (wide choice of champagnes and spirits)
- Shop windows with "must have" items for sale
- Spa (sauna, steam room, whirlpool, herbal tea room)
- Environmentally-responsible hotel
Our hotel wants to leave an impression on your mind and in your memories but not on the environment. That is why we have adopted an environmentally-responsible approach; we try to save water and energy, we seek to raise awareness among our guests and our staff and we recycle our waste.
Our hotel’s Afnor Écolabel certification is pending.
Labels and certifications
- Accueil Vélo
- Loire à Vélo
- Tourisme & Handicap
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