Top places to stay in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

Take your pick from our selection of hotels, B&Bs and unique accommodations for your holiday in the Région Sud! Prefer the mountains, the countryside or a city? Discover our top places to stay in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur!

Pension Edelweiss in Marseille

Offering full hotel services, the Pension Edelweiss in Marseille has charm to spare! Sporting a vintage decor and furniture, this pension features 5 tastefully decorated rooms instilled with an authentic atmosphere. Véronique loves pampering her guests and is always delighted to offer advice on the city’s best addresses.

La Pension Edelweiss
6 rue Lafayette 13001 Marseille
www.pension-edelweiss.fr

Hôtel du Cloître in Arles

Located just a few metres from the Roman Arena, Hôtel du Cloître is an ideal pick for travellers seeking tranquillity and luxury. You won’t find any rustic monk’s cells here – the hotel’s warm, colourful and character-filled rooms were curated by talented interior designer India Mahdavi. If you want to enjoy unbeatable views over the town, head to the eco-built rooftop terrace to lap up the gorgeous vistas with a cocktail in hand!

Le Cloître
18, rue du Cloître 13200 Arles
www.lecloitre.com

Cabanes du Varon in the Var 

Olivier and Christelle await guests with open arms at their extraordinary domain in the Var area. Les Cabanes du Varon offer 6 treehouses for a novel break right out in the countryside. Children will love getting to know the miniature donkeys – the stars of the grounds -, getting up close to the animals and discovering their astonishing holiday home as they gaze up into the trees… For an even cosier atmosphere, you can opt for the two dens, straight out of The Lord of the Rings !

Les cabanes du Varon
3029 route de Salernes 83780 Flayosc
www.cabanesduvaron.com

 

Maison Cimes in les Orres

Xavier and his wife Sandrine’s contemporary-style B&B is set in the little village of Les Orres, away from the centre of the ski resort. Settle down comfortably in your room and appreciate the tranquillity of this enchanting site, offering gorgeous vistas over the Alpine summits. After dark, you can enjoy sipping a pre-dinner drink at the wooden counter of the bar, before heading to the dining room for a mouthwatering supper – the panoramic view over the valley is just as sublime as the one from your room. On weekdays, Xavier and Sandrine’s delicious dinners are only served to Maison des Cîmes guests, but anyone can book there on weekends.

CIMES
26 rue des Villandrins
Chef-Lieu 05200 Les Orres
www.maison-cimes.com
 

 

Refuge-Hôtel de Bayasse in Barcelonnette

Revel in a typical Alpine atmosphere in the heart of Mercantour National Park. Owned by the warm and welcoming Magali, the Refuge-Hôtel de Bayasse features cosy rooms decorated in the colours of the French Southern Alps. If you’re a fan of beautiful scenery and outdoor activities, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Walking, mountain biking or skiing? Just take your pick! And if you’re feeling peckish, simply draw up a chair and let Damien pamper your palate.

Le refuge-hôtel de Bayasse
Uvernet Fours – 04400 Barcelonnette
www.refuge-bayasse.fr

Hôtel Domaine de Fontenille in the Luberon

If you’re seeking a romantic getaway, nothing beats Hôtel Domaine de Fontenille, set between the gentle hills of the Luberon and Sainte-Victoire mountain. Located at the heart of the Luberon Regional Nature Park, this is an ideal departure point for touring Provence’s prettiest villages. Rooms with a view, a gastronomic restaurant and spa are all on the programme… An idyllic break in Provence!

Domaine de Fontenille
Route de Roquefraiche – 84360 Lauris
www.domainedefontenille.com

Maison Cimes in Les Orres

A cross between a hotel and B&B, Cimes nestles in the village of Les Orres, away from the hubbub of the ski resort and at the heart of the Hautes-Alpes area. There are no screens here – you’ll enjoy awe-inspiring views over the mountains instead. Lie back and relax in a room built in wood and decorated in soothing colours to admire the vistas. Fancy discovering the chef’s secrets? Sign up for a cookery class held on certain Saturdays!

CIMES
26 rue des Villandrins
Chef-Lieu 05200 Les Orres
www.maison-cimes.com

 

Glamping at Mas Kailash in Bargemon

How about something completely different? Head to Mas Kailash to discover the joys of glamping! Amanda and Pieter offer a warm welcome to their exotic campsite, with activities including yoga, topping up your tan and taking a dip in the pool… On the menu: good, healthy, local produce, some of which is grown in their vegetable garden.

Mas Kailash
2439 route de Seillans – 83830 Bargemon
www.maskailash.org

Chalet Suisse in Valberg

Don’t miss the warm welcome and great atmosphere of the Chalet Suisse in Valberg during your mountain travels in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur! Built in pure mountain style, the hotel features classic rooms and a high-altitude restaurant giving pride of place to local produce. After a skiing session or brisk walk, head to the Chalet Suisse well-being centre for a sauna or steam bath: relaxation guaranteed!

Hôtel Le Chalet Suisse
4 avenue de Valberg – 06470 Valberg
www.chaletsuisse.fr

Maison des Ocres in the Luberon

How about spending a weekend in an exceptional setting? Situated in the charming village of Roussillon (one of France’s Most Beautiful Villages), La Maison des Ocres offers delightful rooms decorated – as the name suggests – with touches of typical regional ochres. The inviting pool is the perfect place to cool off when the temperatures climb. The plus? La Maison des Ocres is just a few minutes on foot from the famous Sentier des Ocres walk.

La Maison des ocres
47 avenue Dame Sirmonde, Route de Gordes – 84220 Roussillon

www.avignon-et-provence.com