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Thames Residence Hotel

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36 bd Saint Roch, 84000 Avignon, France
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Verona, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 5 nights with our travel buddies and had rooms next to each other. The apartment was spacious and clean with free, secure Wi-fi, expresso machine with coffee pods, and a phone that allowed us to make phonecalls to the U.S. for free! We had a living room, bedroom, good size bathroom, balcony, and a kitchenette equipped to cook... More 

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PHILIPPE D, Responsable réception at Thames Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Agnes and Jerry, I really appreciated having all of you during these five nights in Avignon and I already know you had nice time with your friends staying here too ! Like Van Gogh, Cezanne or many other painters, staying in Provence is a definite best location like a little bit north of Italia near Florence city and Sienna,... More 

Racine, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and myself along with a couple who are our friends just got back from 5 nights in Avignon, staying at Philippe's apartment. We really enjoyed our stay, the apartment felt very homey. We had picnic dinners twice and had so much fun. Philippe was very helpful in every way possible. I bought an antique painting from L'Isle sur... More 

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PHILIPPE D, Responsable réception at Thames Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ike and Gina, You signed yourreview with your first names and I hope Tripadvisor will accept I thank you for your review with your first names too ! So, thank you very much for staying with us. As mentionned so often on lot of addresses in Provence, when guests discover Provence, they want to come back very soon. And... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

All the things many other reviewers have mentioned mirror the excellent experience we had at Thames Residences, thanks to Philippe. Spacious, extremely clean, well equipped apartments with kitchenette, modern bathroom, separate bedroom area, dining and relaxing space, as well as the option of a balcony or the shared terrace, discounted undercover parking. We had two rooms - one with a... More 

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PHILIPPE D, Responsable réception at Thames Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest "OneNicoleW" Sorry, but I amn't allowed to write your two first names, because you could be easily identified and privacy guideline for Tripadvisor is priority ! So, may I call you N & A, or like you choose your identity at Tripadvisor, "One NicoleW" ? Just getting an email from TST (Tripadvisor Support Team) writing me that I... More 

Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Well equipped service apartment to base yourself to stay for a longer period of time to tour the Provence region. Clean and comfortable with no frills and super fast internet. Having a kitchen allows you to cook and try the local produce of Provence, needless to say was of amazing quality. Our host Phillipe was really helpful and very knowledgable... More 

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PHILIPPE D, Responsable réception at Thames Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Correne, Thank you for your time and for sharing your experience in Avignon and Provence with Thames ! Your review shows how wonderful is staying at Thames Resort Hotel for visiting all Provence without loosing time in checking in and checking out every two days ! All west part of Provence, from Marseille with its Mucem and number one... More 

Caulfield, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

On arrival at this hotel you are greeted with a deep woof and a tail wag and it is not Phillipe the Thames Residences proprietor! It is his chubby happy dog! PhilipPe is just as welcoming making sure we knewexactly where to eat, shop and visit while in beautiful Provence. The hotel is extremely comfortable with a small kitchen, well... More 

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PHILIPPE D, Responsable réception at Thames Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa and family, Thank you again for staying with us ! Thank you also for sharing your experience with Tripadvisor's travellers and people looking for best information ! Thank you also for sharing our mascot, our wonderful yellow lab female Falbala, our "hugg" dog ! Thank you also for your review about our partner restaurant L'essentiel in Avignon, classified... More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My family spent Christmas Eve and day in Avignon at the Thames. Philippe was an incredible host and even facilitated a visit from Père Noel himself! Kitchenette facilities were perfect. I only wish we could have stayed longer!

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PHILIPPE D, Responsable réception at Thames Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christian, Virginia and Mark, Thank you very much for your nice review about the stay you had at Thames Resort Hotel for Christmas ! We all hope for welcoming all your family again for another stay where you will be able to discover all gems of Provence and will be able to taste all our wonderful products ! A... More 

Bellingham, WA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
52 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I would not recommend this hotel for a one night stay. I would highly recommend this hotel if you are staying more than one night. The reason is that this is a room where you can hang up your clothes, spread out your belongings, take your shoes off and enjoy the spacious room and a city to explore. This is... More 

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PHILIPPE D, Responsable réception at Thames Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rick and Ann, Thank you first for staying with us, thank you for your wonderful review about your stay in Avignon second ! I hope your review would convinced lot of traveller about what Thames Resort Hotel propose all year around for services and facilities to our guests ! When people do their job with all passion like all... More 

Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I booked the Thames Residence after reading the reviews on tripadvisor. It exceeded my expectations. It is value for money. The apartment was well fitted out, spotlessly clean and comfortable. I enjoyed using the kitchenette which was so well equipped for its size. Philippe is an expert on Provence He gave good advice from buying bread to eating at top... More 

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PHILIPPE D, Responsable réception at Thames Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Bashni for your wonderful review about your stay with us ! My team and myself are very happy to read your review ! Thank you very very much for sharing your experience with us with all Tripadvisor's travelers who will love your comments and stay longer in Avignon for being able to visit all Provence without any problem... More 

Ra'anana, Israel
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Thames Residence is an excellent base for a trip to Provence. The suite - living room, bed room, kitchenette, bathroom, was modern and lovely, and had all the ameneties - great wifi, free phone calls worldwide, more TV than you need in a lifetime, excellent firm mattress on the bed, and even a spacious outdoor deck where one can sit... More 

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PHILIPPE D, Responsable réception at Thames Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bruce and Edie, Thank you for your nice review and for sharing your experience discovering Provence with Avignon as basis ! Thank you also for staying with Thames ! I will be very happy to welcome you again in the future ! There are so many places to discover, so many restaurants' foods and wines to taste, so many... More 

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The location of this hotel is convenient, right next to the train station, allowing easy connection to many of the area's attractions. But as a result, it is a busy. Blvd Saint Roch runs right in front of the hotel, causing the front rooms facing the walls of Avignon to have a high level of traffic noise. After one night,... More 

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PHILIPPE D, Responsable réception at Thames Residence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Laura Ann, I was really surprised reading your first review about your stay with us nd finally the second one you wrote now. I am totally ok with you, we are really in the old city center of Avignon and not 10 miles outside the city center. Therefore, if you leave large open the floor to ceiling plate glass... More 

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