Hôtel des Augustins
Originally a 12th-century convent, the Hôtel des Augustins offers characterful yet simple rooms and friendly service. The atmospheric reception area was once the chapel of the convent and maintains its heritage with thick stone walls, vaulted ceilings and stained-glass windows. Located in the heart of Aix-en-Provence, in the picturesque old town, the Hôtel des Augustins is an ideal base for exploring the winding cobbled streets lined with shops and restaurants as well the Musée Granet. Rooms here are simple yet comfortable, painted with a palette of Provençal shades, and have conveniences such as Wi-Fi and air conditioning.
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Rooms here are simple yet comfortable with wooden beams, typical Provençal shades and small paintings of local scenes on the walls. Some higher room categories have private terraces, and all rooms come equipped with modern conveniences such as air conditioning and Wi-Fi. The bathrooms, although compact, have generous showers, while higher room categories feature separate baths.
The Hôtel des Augustins, in the old town in Aix-en-Provence, is within walking distance of local independent boutiques and lively restaurants. The train station, which connects to Avignon to Nice on the French Riviera and Paris in the north, is a 15-minute drive away. Musée Granet, home to many Cézanne paintings, is also just a short walk away.
Food and drink
Breakfast here is prepared with fresh local produce, and while there is no on-site restaurant for lunch or dinner, there are many restaurants to choose from within walking distance of the hotel.
Although the rooms are simple in style, the thick stone walls of the chapel, which now serves as the lobby, and the friendly service on offer here more than make up for it. The Hôtel des Augustins also has an ideal location in the heart of the old town close to lots of restaurants and bustling squares.