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“Cheerful staff & great location” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel Gounod
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25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Cheerful staff & great location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

We had a lovely stay at Gounod Hotel, the staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room was peaceful and overlooked the courtyard. The hotel is very centrally located in the town and had conveniently accessible parking, a 3-5 minute walk away. We would definitely return when we are back in Provence.

Room Tip: Overlooking the courtyard
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Janis_OurWorldforYou
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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iowa
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012 via mobile

Perfectly located at the plaza. Parking is several blocks away. Very unique and almost eccentric setting. Antique decor in the lobby area obviously dedicated to the owners' strong faith. Very friendly staff especially the petit gal who served breakfast most mornings. A nice breakfast was included with her cheerful greeting each morning to start the day. Serene courtyard hidden from public view leading to the rooms. A great town experience away from the larger cities. A car is a must to get around outside of town to all the lovely sites like La Beaux.

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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San Francisco Bay Area
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

I travel 3 or 4 months a year mainly in Europe so consider that when I say that this place is the real deal. While not perfect (bed was hard and pillows too soft) the charm of the place was compelling. If you love antiques and the old world vibe, you should be very happy here. Service was 5 star quality. Overall, a tranquil retreat.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Ciaobella1948
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2012

You will either see this hotel as charmingly eccentric or the excess of religious statues and pictures, dim lighting and general dust in the public areas will give you the heebie jeebies. On the plus side it is right in the centre of St Remy, has secure parking,a pool and a lovely garden. Ask for one of the garden rooms - small but charming. NO doors on the bathroom though which is a bit disconcerting, poor lighting. no fridge and tv with French channels only.You can have dinner here now - did not try it - but Cafe Place next door and the Brasserie Commerce across the road are both excellent.

Room Tip: Get a ground floor garden room
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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West USA
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148 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2012

Enjoyed our stay here. Nice pool, very fun and funky decor. Bright colors and a strong religious theme. Great service...everyone went out of their way to help. Reasonable prices. Perfect location in the middle of town...yet quiet.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Western View
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Uk
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2012

We stayed here for the bank holiday weekend. We did pay extra for the charming room - and it was so worth it. Our room was lovely. Spacous bed, living area, dressing area and fantastic wet room. The hotel is an interesting fusion of design. The main public areas have electric objects in and a hunourous take on religous art - such as the mary and joseph bathrooms. Our room was a fusion of classic french style and minimalism in the wet rooms. I loved it - but can see it might not be to all tastes. Room 50 overlooks the lovely garden and the swimming pool is just behind. The upkeep of both is great. The only thing that stopped this being 5 * rated was the breakfast. I think when paying this much you should get more than fruit & bread and being charged extra for ham and cheese just cheapened the otherwise excellent experience. We will be going back and we very much hope that the breakfast offering is changed and the hotel can achieve the 5* rating next time. St Remy de Provence is a dream for foodies and anyone who just wants to soak up provence. We can't wait to get back!

Room Tip: Choose room 50. You will not be disappointed!!
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Browkett
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2012

My girlfriend and I had 2 nights at this horrible hotel.
The first night was terrible since we stayed in a room which had a very high and uncomfortable humidity. It was like a basement even though we paid around 165 per night plus tax.
We told it to the staff immediately upon arrival. They just told us to open a window or sray some perfume. And first the day after, they would move us to another room.
Every time we tried to complain, they said we should talk to the owner... but he was on holiday himself. Nobody would take responsibility.
We would never recommend this place to anyone.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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hotel G, Directeur général at Hotel Gounod, responded to this review, April 17, 2013
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Le seul desir de ce MONSIEUR était de payer la chambre moitié prix.
Et mon gros regret (avec le recul), est d avoir eu un moment de faiblesse : J'ai accepte de le changer de chambre pour sa 2eme nuits, je lui offert le petit dejeuner pour la 1 ere nuit et son épouse a eu droit a un petit cadeau le jour du départ .

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Property: Hotel Gounod
Address: 18 Place de la Republique, 13210 Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France (Formerly Hotel Ville Verte)
Location: France > Provence > Bouches-du-Rhone > Saint-Remy-de-Provence
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 22 Hotels in Saint-Remy-de-Provence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Gounod 3*
Number of rooms: 32
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of the Regional Park of the Alpilles, in the Provençal village of Saint -Remy de Provence, the Gounod Hotel offers you a charming place full of history and inspiartion. It is here, in this former Post relay from the 18th century that Charles Gounod, the famous author of the Ave Maria, stayd and created the opera Mireille in 1863. The hotel was completely renovated this winter by the new owners highlighting the cold stone walls of the main building, the stairs and corridors which remind the old small hotels and the new decoration contibutes to keep the cozy atmosphere in the place. Behind the building you can discover a unique place: the garden offers you a beautiful terrace, stone alleys leading to the swimming pool, spa, meeting room. It is a haven of peace in the heart of village. ... more   less 
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