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La Maison du Frene

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1 place du Frene, 06140 Vence, France
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Charleston, South Carolina
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

This exquisitely furnished, extremely warm and cozy is like staying in the lovely country home of friends. The owners make you feel like a houseguest and are chockfull of excellent recommendations on dining, touring, etc. However, the town of Vence, where the Maison du Frene, was not what I had expected. As French towns go it lacked a certain je-ne-sais-quoi... More 

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London
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

First things first, they have the best Croissants in the world!! On a more serious note this is a phenomenal boutique B&B. Massive rooms, amazing decorations, lovely service. Really can't fault this place and the Croissants really are phenomenal!

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Cannes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

This place is a gem! The location is right in the middle of the city. The quirky, cool interior throughout the bed and breakfast is incredible cool. You can just go around all day and discover all the details. I had the "Pop Art" room who was big, almost like a small apartment. The details of pop culture, art, books,... More 

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perth
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21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights whilst celebrating my 60th birthday. We stayed in the Pop Art suite - it was absolutely wonderful. We had a large bedroom, great living area and spacious bathroom. The owners Guy and Thierry were really friendly and helpful in advising us where to go for dinner, and also advice on day... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

La Maison du Frene is a small boutique B&B with quirky decor (modern art) and friendly owners. The hotel is really well placed in the centre of Vence, near the best of the old town and lots of good restaurants. The building is old and beautiful and our room was a good size with bedroom. bathroom and separate sitting room... More 

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Shanghai, China
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Its not normal to visit a place where the owners greets you warmly the moment you arrive. Such was my case after travelling for more than 20 hours to arrive to a place to be greeted warmly and genuinely by the owners. They care to know what are my plans, give recommendations and also super attentive. The place exudes attention... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

If I could live in this hotel, I would. It is so beautiful, and so thoughtfully arranged. The art is amazing, and thoughtful. The lads are brilliant hosts, with loads of advice, and are just so interesting to talk to about local galleries, restaurants, etc. We stayed in the Pop Art Room and it was like stepping out of a... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Guy and Thierry own this B&B and have lovingly decorated and maintained it. Located in Vence, a few miles into the foothills of the alps above Nice, the hotel is warm, welcoming, esoteric and decorated in an astonishingly fun way with wonderful works of art and whimsy. Vence itself is a lovely town to walk around, a small walled center... More 

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United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The place is full of eclectic art, the owners have a passion for Art, which is abundant around the property and a joy to view. The room was beautiful, large with an area to sit and wonderful shower! The owners are very personable and helpful. Would highly recommend, we will be returning later in the year. No restaurant on site... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 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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