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Provence Hotels

Cloître Saint-Louis

  • 20 rue du Portail-Boquier Map It
  • Avignon
  • Design

Pros

  • Exquisite building
  • Heated pool

Cons

  • Rooms lack character
  • Some rooms with handheld showers

Updated 12/19/2013

Fodor's Review

Standing serene and noble within its sturdy 16th-century walls, this sleek hotel encloses a magnificently cloistered courtyard lined with grand old plane trees. In this cloister setting, you can enjoy meals served in summer, with a market-inspired menu during the week and a popular buffet lunch on Sundays. The early Baroque building, erected by the Jesuits in 1611, was first a theological school for novitiates and later a hospital, before it became a hotel. Now interiors

are stripped and modernist (especially those in a wing newly designed by Jean Nouvel), playing up the cool old stone. A recent nip and tuck in some rooms and bathrooms has enhanced the style and level of comfort. There's a small roof-top pool, and the hotel is a block's walk from the main train station.

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Hotel Information

Address:

20 rue du Portail-Boquier, Avignon, 84000, France

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Phone:

/04–90–27–55–55

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 80 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 12/19/2013

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