RCDO Hotel, Loué, France

Nestled in the heart of the Loire Valley, the Hôtel Ricordeau, formally a 19th century coaching inn, is located 35 mins due West from the circuit. With a total of 13 bedrooms (including 3 suites) the property features a gastronomic restaurant, a bistro-style restaurant and a large garden with an outdoor swimming pool. Combining rural with contemporary style, the rooms are spacious and comfortable. Outside the Hôtel Ricordeau is a three-hectare park with a terrace – and a river crossing the garden.

The hotel has both a strong gastronomic history and links to the famed ’24 Heures du Mans’ – having been the headquarters for Steve McQueen during his 1970 Le Mans area sojourn filming the his celebrated motorsport cinema classic.

Breakfast is not included, but is available at an extra charge.


  • Guests: 2
  • Amenities: Pool
  • Rental Rate: POA
  • Minimum Rental Period: 3 nights during Race week
  • Availability: Test, Bridge and Race week
  • Bed Type: Queen
  • Categories: Hotel, Jr. Suite
  • Number of bathrooms: 1
  • Distance to Event, Minutes: 35 - 45 minutes
  • Event: Le Mans 24 Hours, Le Mans Classic