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La Maison du Frene

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1 place du Frene, 06140 Vence, France
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Ranked #1 of 16 Vence B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
VdQ_10 London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a discovery - we were completely enchanted by La Maison du Frene and by the energy, imagination and verve of Thierry and Guy. The rooms are huge, comfortable, well laid out and made coming back for a little respite one afternoon, after a lot of walking and looking about us, not like coming back to an hotel room but... More 

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Turin, Italy
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28 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Spent here two nights but what a great stay! Right in the middle of the ancient Vence, above a pharmacy, this boutique hotel hosts their guest with style. Few very well decorated rooms and an astonishing breakfast room with YSL, Hermes and many others fashion designers books as well as stylish furnitures. Hope to get back soon here.

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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170 reviews 170 reviews
19 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is an eclectic hotel, and in this case I'm using "eclectic" in the most positive way possible. The personal involvement and commitment of the owners comes through in every detail and manifests itself in the overall feel of the hotel. There are so many positive things to say about this hotel that I can't even write them all --... More 

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Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt, France
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150 reviews 150 reviews
45 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

we would echo many of the previous reviews and it is clear Thierry and Guy have a very loyal client base and great business, the interior decor and furnishings are amazing and the bed very comfy and spacious with lovely linen! On a more practical note parking is in the town underground car park at 14€ per 24 hrs, for... More 

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New York, NY
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I stayed here in November 2012 and have spent the last 2 years trying to replicate my experience at Maison du Frene without success to date. This place is full of fascinating artifacts of different styles and periods. I stayed in the classic French room, which was my favorite (Guy was kind enough to show us all 4 unique rooms... More 

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28 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Merci Thierry and Guy...you have a beautiful property and are excellent hosts! I booked this property based on Trip Advisor reviews and was very pleased. The rooms are charming and the breakfast was simple but very good, with fresh croissants and fresh fruit. Vence is cute but small and 2 nights was enough to see Vence and St. Paul de... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We look upon Thierry and Guy, the proprietors, as old friends. We have stayed at La Maison du Frêne several times, and we are always looking forward to our next. Everything in this guest house is 'just so'. Perfectly decorated, perfectly warm and comfortable. Attention to details is such that every object, piece of furniture or Artwork on which your... More 

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21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Arriving by taxi gratefully organised on our behalf by the proprietor of the hotel we were impressed by the immediate location of this small hotel. Perfectly positioned on the edge of the main village it has a beautiful outlook over the valley towards the surrounding mountains. Our room, La Chapelle, had an interesting decor to say the least and other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We stayed at La Maison du Frêne for 7 nights and we couldn't have picked a nicer place for our trip to the Côte d'Azur. The place is as described in all of the other reviews; you feel like you might have accidentally walked into an exhibition instead of your place of accommodation! We had Suite Pop Art which is... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at this fabulous Chambre d'hote in Vence. Our room (Vallauris) was spacious and relaxing with enough art books to keep me happy for weeks. Breakfasts (with croissants freshly made by Guy every morning) were taken in a room which was a feast for the eyes of 50's/60's and up art works. Thierry was a perfect and... More 

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