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L'Ombre du Palais

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6, Rue de la Vieille Juiverie | Place du Palais des Papes, 84000 Avignon, France
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Thionville, France
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice location, old style furniture in very good condition, sympathic welcome and very quiet place in the vicinity of the great Palais des Papes. A place to discover absolutely!! English and french spoken...

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Mountain Brook, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of four had the pleasure of staying as guests in the charming home of Madame Sabine Ferrand at the Palais des Papes. The home was lovely with every comfort. But best of all was spending time with Madame Ferrand herself! She made reservations for us at three restaurants. Each was better than the night before! Breakfast each morning... More 

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Fort Lee, New Jersey
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We spent four nights in this B&B in the beginning of July. Great location - right opposite the Palace, nicely decorated living room and terrace.The owner - Sabine was a wonderful host - very accommodating, friendly and charming. She helped us with reservations for dinners and lunches, she organized tours through local wineries and Sabine was very good in helping... More 

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Bramhall, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The situation of this establishment cannot be beaten. On the doorstep of the Palais des Papes. It is full of charm and character. Sabine is a wonderful hostess who was so welcoming (with a glass of wine). She provided us with great information to help our stay in Avignon. We had an excellent dinner, cooked by Sabine, on the veranda... More 

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Castro Valley, California
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is a wonderful location in the walled town of Avignon. Madame Sabine is an excellent hostess and greets her guest with great welcome and open arms. Madame is most helpful with the sites worthy a visit, coordinating any necessary arrangements, and making sure one’s visit to her city is wonderful. As her assistant, Madeline, is a pleasure, always there... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Sabine will ensure that your trip to Provence will be unforgettable. L'ombre du Palais is a fabulous place and Tres Francais! Her advice regarding restaurants, places to visit, things to buy is top notch. The location is right in the middle of everywhere you want to go. If you can get a room there--grab it.

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

There is no one else in the world like Sabine Ferrand! She is one of kind, and if you are fortunate enough to stay with her in her beautiful home, you will never forget it, her, or the beauty of Avignon. Take her advice on the taxi ride from the TGV station, it is much easier. Our family stayed two... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Welcomed by Sabine with a glass of rose on her terrace overlooking the Palais de Pape. Sabine is delightful company, her house is comfortable and well situated to enjoy Avignon. She knows, and is known, by 'everyone' in the town. Breakfast is at a communal table which is an entertaining start to the the day. Do stay here.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

It was an absolute delight to stay with Madame Sabine at L'Ombre du Palais. Not only did she cope magnificently with my need for gluten free food, she cooked the most amazing dinner which was served on her beautiful terrace overlooking the Palais. This is a unique place to stay. It is comfortable, quiet and perfectly positioned. But the best... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Wonderful location. Madam Sabine was very nice but we were not relaxed in her property. LIghts on and off in halls and locking the front door were a problem. If you really love B&B's and don't need wifi,mini bar,safe you will love this place. Her assistant Madeline was the best.

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