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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015
Angel12969 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My husband and I have stayed at La Maison du Frene several times and wouldn't consider staying anywhere else whilst in the South of France. Vence is a gorgeous little village where you can relax, shop at quaint boutiques and enjoy the wonderful French cuisine of the local restaurants. It is the perfect base from which to explore the French... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Breathtaking house, beautiful rooms. I felt like i was in a film set being in this house. I cannot recommend it enough. Perfect place from which you can base yourself and start exploring the hills above. The room went down perfectly with my girlfriend and was perfect for all the hiking and exploring we were doing. Hosts were delightful and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

La Maison du Frene is the epitome of a boutique hotel. Each of the five rooms is a suite unique in its artistic, charming and enticing decor. The suites are spacious and very comfortable. The breakfasts are the best. We were provided with great "concierge" advice and dinner bookings. The owners, Thierry and Guy embody hospitality. We thoroughly enjoyed our... More 

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Barbados
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The decor and art make this literally a fantastic boutique hotel in the centre of Vence. Modern & Pop art that will certainly amuse you but also really comfortable rooms in a great setting, overlooking the famous 500 year old ash tree by the historic centre-ville of Vence. The place to stay.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 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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Florida
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 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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