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La Maison du Frene

1 place du Frene, 06140 Vence, France
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Ranked #1 of 15 Vence B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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rumson
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We spent our 20th wedding anniversary here in between Paris and Antibes and we cannot say enough about the experience. Thiery and Guy are fabulous hosts! Thiery is chock full of perfect information with a wonderful outlook on life and his artistic creativity is evident. Guy is welcoming and fabulous. The space is full of interesting beautiful, fun, unique art... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed two nights in Vence - which is a beautiful city and our favourite in the region - and La Maison du Frene was adorably different. You definitely got the impression that you were staying in someone's home and that each detail had been considered and put together in a thoughtful way. The house - because it is more... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Probably one of the best places I've been in a long time, wonderful inviting hosts, they gave us great tips and it was a pleasure to have them around, very large rooms with a living area, great french breakfast. I'm from the hotel business and I must say every detail was carefully thought of and above that, the room was... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

We have just spent our second break at La Maison. It is truly unique - like staying as a guest in a private art collection. Great attention to detail, very comfortable and warm, friendly hosts. Just outside the old walled town, which is picturesque and has some excellent restaurants. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Remarkable hotel, with imaginative interiors and full of works of art. Guy, the proprietor, is charming, and is as characterful as his hotel. He is ready to make excellent suggestions of sights to see and places to eat. The rooms are furnished to a very high standard, and a spacious and comfortable. It is a real pleasure to spend time... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

What a beautiful place to stay, with such friendly and welcoming hosts. Great help on arrival and before by e-mail, nothing too much trouble. We ate in two restaurants recommended by Guy, and both were delicious. Easy bus into Nice, although best part of an hour, cheap and better than trying to park! Lovely room, clean and spacious with top... More

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Bakersfield, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

My friend and I had two rooms here in May of 2013. The hosts could not have been more helpful with everything. The place is full of fun art, I had the Marilyn Monroe room. Comfortable beds, spacious rooms, goodies for breakfast, it was wonderful! While there, unfortunately the street to the front was being worked on, but it didn't... More

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Paris, France
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Perfectly located in the small town of Vence, rooms are very comfortable (we didn't have any noise issue). Bathroom was good - although shampoo was missing the first night. The hosts are charming and very welcoming. Breakfast was plenty - and croissants in particular were very good. All in all, everything's been said about this place already, you cannot go... More

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Address: 1 place du Frene, 06140 Vence, France
Location: France > Provence > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Vence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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