Fodor's Expert Review Sofitel Vieux-Port

36 bd. Charles Livon, Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, 13007, France Fodor's Choice

Its plum location next to the beautiful Palais de Pharo and park and its legendary service already raised this 5-star luxury hotel to a great deal more than standard issue. But the recent addition of a rooftop terrace with some of the city's best views of the old port, the J4 Pier, the forts, and Marseille's two hills makes it a contender for most fabulous hotel in the city. Contemporary luxe common areas feature dark wood (like the halls of a luxury cruise ship), marine themes, and original artworks and more than half the rooms have views over the port. Sea-and-sand-tone rooms are comfortable and spacious with ample bathrooms. A lovely full-service spa and small pool, gastronomic restaurant, and the terrific new terrace bar are icing on the cake. A great choice for singles, couples, and families.

PROS

  • exemplary service
  • stupendous views
  • valet parking

CONS

  • pool is sometimes overcrowded

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Casual
Central
Casual Chic
$$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: -04–91–15–59–00

HOTEL DETAILS

131 rooms, 3 suites
Rate Includes: No meals

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