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Provence, France

The 5 best boutique and luxury hotels in Provence

Provence’s most stylish and personal hotel stays

Ask a dozen people about their favourite hotel, and you’ll likely get a dozen different responses. A favourite hotel is as much of a personal preference as your favourite movie, book or singer. The Mediterranean hotel scene is renowned for its luxurious and distinctive boutique hotels, each with its own unique story to tell. From charming family-run villas to five-star grand dames, these hotels offer an intimate and personal experience, regardless of size. With their striking architecture, bespoke interiors and impeccable service, these hotels are the epitome of style and luxury.

 

Overview: Provence’s top 5 hotels

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Le Galinier de Lourmarin

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Le Moulin de Lourmarin

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L’Abbaye de La Celle

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Domaine Des Andéols

Le Galinier de Lourmarin Provence France hotel stay
Le Galinier de Lourmarin Provence France hotel stay

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Le Galinier de Lourmarin

Nestled in front of the Petit Luberon mountain in Lourmarin, Le Galinier is a charming 18th-century bastide, exuding the authentic character of a typical Provencal country house, and offering guest rooms, apartments and a magical escape into the heart of Provence. The hotel offers a perfect blend of relaxation and local culture. Play a game of pétanque in the shade of the garden or unwind by the pool with the scent of country flowers in the air. The charming decor of the hotel boasts centuries-old stones, terracotta floor tiles and whitewashed wooden beams that all contribute to a serene ambience. Le Galinier is a garden of simple pleasures.

Le Galinier de Lourmarin
D943 Av. du 8 Mai
Lourmarin
France

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Photography courtesy of Le Galinier de Lourmarin

Le Moulin de Lourmarin Provence France hotel stay

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Le Moulin de Lourmarin

Experience the perfect blend of old-world charm and contemporary design in the heart of the picturesque village of Lourmarin at Le Moulin de Lourmarin, a former 18th-century oil mill. With its stone-walled boutique hotel featuring 25 stylish rooms, innovative culinary creations by Chef Julien Ferry at the hotel’s restaurant and a sun-soaked terrace for enjoying pre-dinner drinks, this property is a must-visit for Francophiles seeking an authentic Provençal experience. The hotel also offers a range of experiences, from outdoor cinema to olive oil tasting, ensuring a memorable stay in this enchanting part of France.

Le Moulin de Lourmarin
Av. Raoul Dautry
Lourmarin
France

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Photography courtesy of Le Moulin de Lourmarin

L'Abbaye de La Celle Provence France hotel stay
L'Abbaye de La Celle Provence France hotel stay

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L’Abbaye de La Celle

Discover L’Abbaye de la Celle, a picturesque hotel in the heart of Provence, with a rich history rooted in a 12th-century former Benedictine abbey. The peaceful village of La Celle offers a tranquil escape for travellers, surrounded by fields of sunflowers and lavender, vineyards and charming hilltop towns. With the world-renowned chef, Alain Ducasse, at the helm, guests are treated to a gastronomic experience with dishes prepared from locally sourced ingredients, including those grown in the hotel’s kitchen garden. Relax in a comfortable room with a touch of French elegance and start each morning with an inspiring bedtime quote and the guarantee of warm summer sunshine.

L’Abbaye de La Celle
10 Pl. du General de Gaulle
La Celle
France

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Photography courtesy of L’Abbaye de La Celle

Domaine Des Andéols Provence France hotel stay

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Domaine Des Andéols

In the heart of idyllic Provence lies Les Andéols, a sprawling natural estate encompassing 8 nature suites and 11 independent villas. With its balance between art and nature, the estate provides an authentic, still and refined journey where everything is designed to preserve the calm and tranquillity of the place. The design of the suites and villas is simple and pure, yet warm and elegant, with large windows open to the stars. The fine dining restaurant, set beneath a majestic centenary tree, serves up organic cuisine made from locally-sourced ingredients in this true haven of serenity in an authentic corner of Provence.

Domaine Des Andéols
Les Andéols
Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt
France

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Photography courtesy of Domaine Des Andéols

Capelongue Bonnieux Provence France hotel stay
Capelongue Bonnieux Provence France hotel stay

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Capelongue

If you’re dreaming of a tranquil Provençal retreat with beautiful lavender fields and exquisite French cuisine, the Domaine de Capelongue & Spa is the perfect destination. Located on a ridge overlooking the charming village of Bonnieux, this gorgeous estate is owned by Michelin-starred chef Édouard Loubet, who has transformed it into a foodie hotspot with two restaurants. La Bastide serves Michelin-starred cuisine with a focus on seasonal ingredients, while La Bergerie offers delicious and rustic bistro fare. Spend your days relaxing by the pool, indulging in spa treatments or taking in the stunning views from the terraces with a glass of local wine in hand.

Capelongue
550 Chemin des Cabanes
Bonnieux
France

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