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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Didn't like location; really not as close as many have said it is to town. Quite a distance from train and bus stations. Town is difficult to navigate with narrow streets; we got lost every time we ventured out. Rooms are small but clean with comfortable bed and yes!!! air conditioning that was quiet and very efficient. Ask for a...

Thank Decaf7
Reviewed 13 March 2016

My husband and I stayed one night in Aix. This hotel was on the border of ok and poor. I gave it a two because while the staff were friendly and helpful, the quality of the hotel was pretty bad. The lack of a lift didn't bother us at all (but we are young and somewhat fit). It was the...

Thank Allegra R
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

If you are a fan of Harry Potter than this is the place for you! Experience authentic closet sized rooms! In all seriousness though the hotel is not exactly what I expected. Hotel: The front entrance is actually in the back alley. Our checkin receptionist spoke English and gave us a room on the third floor. We dealt with another...

Livingston, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

We booked this hotel for a family of four and were a little concerned about how accommodating it will be since most hotels in Europe have tiny rooms and even tinier bathrooms. So a family of four traveling in Europe really has to do their research to find hotels that will prove accommodating by providing spacious rooms and family friendly...

Thank Rsesha
Worthing, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

This simple hotel does exactly what it should. It has small, simple rooms in the middle of the city. The rooms are quiet, cool (thank goodness for air-con that works well, quietly) and efficient. Everything works. The staff are friendly and the breakfast is tasty. Great value for money too!

1Thank Mark K
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

Great design-very Japanese in the use of a small space. Affordable and not far from the centre. The staircase is quite narrow though. Receptionist was helpful. Clean, quiet and good value. Aix en Provence was a last minute plan and we don't regret it all all. A wonderful surprise.

1Thank sophiang
Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 18 February 2014

We stayed in their apartment, quite spacious. A king bed and a twin in one big room, a small but adequate bathroom, and a small barely equipped kitchen. Location was good, could walk anywhere in town and could park the car nearby. Price was right. Problems: kitchen plates/cups were put away DIRTY, just obviously uncleaned (the rest of the apt...

1Thank tri450
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2013

I'm aware that Aix en provence is quite an expensive City to stay in, as I've visited before, but I still wasn't massively impressed with Hotel des Arts for value or reliability, however one thing it does have going for it is that it's location is quite close to the centre ville. pokey little cupboard room (double room) staff were...

5Thank kaizensounds
Seal Beach, California
Reviewed 4 August 2013

Heading for a trip down the Canal Du Midi after Spain and Morocco, and stopping at small towns along the way. The front door looks like a prison entrance, but the room was redone and quite good. Another clerk who couldn't get the internet to work for quite a while. My advice is to just skip Aix and go to...

Thank dan t
New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 July 2013

• Location is good if you have a car. We were able to get street parking (requires meter payment from 8:00 a.m.-noon and 2:00-7:00 p.m.) close to the hotel. • It's close to the center of things but if you don't like to walk, choose someplace else, though you'll likely pay a good bit more. • If you are claustrophobic or have vertigo,...

3Thank Lydia M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel of character in full center for a small price. The rooms are very clean with shower and WC. The reception is cordial and very sympathetic Take the breakfasts included, it is the less dear option and the best value in the historical center town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel des Arts

Address: Rue Lacepede Gasquet 69 boulevard Carnot, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
Region: France > Provence > Bouches-du-Rhone > Aix-en-Provence
Price Range: £44 - £60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Stairs are steep, narrow; ask for room on lower floor if you have trouble climbing stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Decaf7, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“From the train station you have to take a bus to the town. Then you have to pay $10 each way for a cab to the hotel and back to the bus. I am not high on Aix. Go to Arles.”
 of 5 bubbles dant590, 4 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Request a lower floor unless you're fit and unfazed by heights and narrow stairways.”
 of 5 bubbles LydiaM338, 10 Jul 2013 | Read review
“The rooms on the top were the best (quite)”
 of 5 bubbles DominiqueW476, 4 Jun 2013 | Read review
“You don't go here.”
 of 5 bubbles KOQuimera, 14 Dec 2012 | Read review
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