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Short Hills, New Jersey
Reviewed October 27, 2016

After reading many positive reviews we booked our first night in Provence at the chateau. Though the chateau was beautiful we found the owner cold. We had reserved a room with a shower (specifically stated on reservation) were given a room with just a very deep tub told there would be an up charge to move to the only "shower...

Thank janettaube
Karlstad, Sweden
Reviewed September 27, 2016

We stayed at this hotel two nights and had a fantastic time. We travelled with another couple and had the whole castle for ourselves. We had dinner and breakfast in the castle kitchen. As there were no city lights the starry sky was amazing. It is an old castle so if you have trouble with stairs it may not be...

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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place built around 1064 and still permanent occupation in parts not visited by tourists. A totally fantastic authentic place with a beautiful garden and fantastic views over surroundings.

Thank Robert S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

A very unique stay for a night. Where else can you stay in a castle (that also doubles a museum in the day). Great setting, overlooking the French countryside. Only downside was that we weren't really shown around on arrival or explained about the castle, instead we were just delivered to our room and left to ourselves. Granted, we were...

Thank Ricoeliso
Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed June 11, 2016

The Castle is first and foremost a home, secondly a B&B with this in mind take in to account the owners (Who speak little a English) have taken you into their home - lovingly prepared 5 Anazing rooms ranked in Price (my favorite is the Amour Suite). we stayed in the Elisa Suite and it was beautiful! there are many...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed September 26, 2015

An enchanting experience from the moment you step through the doors until the moment you leave. The owners are welcoming and embody "hospitality." Breakfast is served each morning in the old kitchen with fresh squeezed orange juice, coffee, tea along with fresh croissants and baguettes. Be sure to have dinner at least once during your stay. Cappucine, the owners' daughter,...

Thank Kenzor
Reviewed June 21, 2015

We were excited about our stay at this place, because we wanted to experience staying in a chateau. However, what really made this stay so amazing was the great hospitality of the hosts and the staff. Every one we interacted with was kind and helpful and we felt that they were very sincere in making our stay as pleasant as...

1Thank AMNH
South East
Reviewed June 8, 2015

First...there are 84 steps to the top room (my husband counted). Was it worth it? Definitely. We arrived during Mistrial (high winds 1/3 of the year here) which I had heard of and it was rather exciting. Our room had a wonderful, huge room and a bath that could not be topped on our travels. Owners even invited us for...

1Thank planned
Reviewed September 30, 2014

Stayed at the castle for 2 nights. The views from the room are incredible. Lovely breakfast served each morning. La Barben is a tiny town with only a zoo for an attraction. Luckily the town is only about a 10 minute drive to a wonderful town called Salon de Provence with plenty of shopping & restaurants to explore. Please be...

2Thank OmahaMonica
New Jersey
Reviewed September 2, 2014

This stay fulfilled my dream of staying in a castle! Lovely and hospitable owners. One piece of advice: it is a walk up a hill and stairs once inside so pack just an overnight bag to carry instead of a large suitcase.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Château of la Barben, that is a real jewel of the patrimony of Provence, will welcome you in its magical setting and you will be accommodated in its magnificent bedrooms and suites : Breakfasts and table d’hôte dinners are served in the big dining-room, the medieval kitchen or on the terrace. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chateau de La Barben

Address: 2376 route du Chateau, 13330 La Barben, France
Location: France > Provence > Bouches-du-Rhone > La Barben
Price Range: $157 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“from our experience no guarantee you will get reserved room. Take a small bag rooms are up many steps”
 of 5 bubbles janettaube, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“The Amour s definitely the best 'couples' room - located in the tower!”
 of 5 bubbles Abloorable, Jun 11, 2016 | Read review
“I love Room Elissa! They do not have a restaurant but we can opt for dinner there. Just have to inform them in advance about diviner.”
 of 5 bubbles AMNH, Jun 21, 2015 | Read review
“We had the Auguste Suite with a HUGE room and huge bathroom and separate water closet. The only thing we didn't care for was the bathtub with French shower - no separate shower, but hey, it's France. It all worked.”
 of 5 bubbles LarryandTim, May 25, 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the Granet suite.”
 of 5 bubbles French_US_13, Aug 6, 2013 | Read review
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