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Lija, Malta
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This was a great start to our holiday. The location is excellent, it makes you feel part of the place and the quaint roads with the beautiful balconies and iron is a pleasure for photography. This is a 16th century house, excusitely refurbished in an ecclectic style, beautiful elegant colours, with comfort and cosiness in mind. Friendly Carolina met us...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The owner met us on our arrival, gave us a nice review of the area, a map and was very helpful throughout our stay. He made us several reservations and all his suggestions were right on. We stayed in the Trinatario room , one flight up, which provided a little extra room and had two windows providing a little more...

1Thank Hankspond
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We had 5 lovely days/nights at LaBanasterie. The rooms are 'different' so if you are looking for a traditional 'boring' room, look elsewhere. We found our room very comfortable - actually had two rooms. True, no elevator, we were only one level up so not bad for luggage. While we were there, the weather was rather cool, but the temperature...

2Thank judy k
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We are a USA based tour operator and book France accommodations regularly - this property fell very short of our expectations and we will not book our clients here again. This is a 2 star accommodation at best. We have tried on several occasions to contact the hotel to discuss our concerns and they have not replied. The location is...

1Thank WePlanUK
JeanMichel84, Propriétaire at La Banasterie, responded to this review

your comment is not fair ! I was not at home for 3 nights during the stay of your clients for personal reasons but there was my son who speaks fluently english and my assistant who speaks english too, I told you by mail how to reach my B&B and said tell your clients "don't enter in the city ,...

Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 September 2015

As we have done for a number of years, we relied on a well-regarded and established travel author. I could not have been more disappointed in both the author and the property. La Banasterie is referred to in he following manner "...this oh so pretty B&B...is owned by gregarious chocolate lovers ...and their candy-fueled passion permeates throughout. The traditionally decorated...

2Thank kellyfields22
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Our family of 4 enjoyed 2 nights in this pleasant, quaint B&B. Very good for families (space wise) but recognize you are not getting all the amenities (e.g. elevator, a/c in each room) of a modern hotel. Right around the corner from the Palace of Popes, good restos and main square. Gives you a very good Avignon experience. The proprietor...

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Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

İf, like us, you dont like to stay at modern hotels without any soul, this is a perfect little hotel with 8 rooms in the heart of old Avignon. literally few steps away from Palais de Papes... Building is from eighteen hundreds, decorated accordingly. Different than anything you might have seen before 😉. Owner's nephew Maxim is a fine young...

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2015

This is an excellent hotel really close to the Popes' Palace but set in a very quiet location. Although our room might be considered a little quirky, we thoroughly enjoyed our 4-night stay and Michael is an ideal host. Breakfasts are delicious. We would recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a hotel with a difference, not part of a...

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Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 15 May 2015

The location was great. It was in the heart of the city and close to the Papal Palace. There is no parking near by. You also have to look hard for the door or you might miss the place altogether. The interiors were ok just a little dark and clutter for our taste. The breakfast was adequate. The host's son...

1Thank Maria A
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Merci pour votre commentaire. Les remarques sont toujours positives mais je m'étonne de votre surprise car toutes les informations concernant...

Reviewed 11 November 2014

We stayed here for a long 4 day weekend and really liked it. It was exactly as advertised. Our room was large by our standard- certainly larger than our apartment bedroom in Paris! The room has a wonderful terrace, very spacious bathroom/dressing room, and it was very comfortable. I can't say enough about the location- such an easy walk to...

1Thank Sheri B

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The first B&B in Avignon (created in 2001), La Banasterie is a beautiful 16th century residence, 50 meters from the Pope's palace and two steps from the Pont Saint-Benezet which is one of the most romantic places in Avignon.With chocolate, red ochre or Naples yellow colored walls, the Guest House La Banasterie offers 2 rooms and 3 suites with refined decor, appreciable comfort and 2 apartments with full kitchens.We have a library, internet lounge with computer and free acces and depending on the rooms you choose, a shaded terrace, balcony or a patio with fountain.La Banasterie is a warm atmosphere, accentuated at night by the lights and candles you can enjoy comfortably in armchairs and sofas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Banasterie

Address: 11 rue de la Banasterie, 84000, Avignon, France
Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > Vaucluse > Avignon
Price Range: £103 - £156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“This hotel has very steep narrow stairs. If that's a problem, ask for a room lower down.”
784BarbaraS, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room on 2nd floor facing Rue Labanasterie”
rosemariec223, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We would advise any potential guest to avoid this property completely”
eleanors236, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Check bathrooms, ours had walk in shower, but not all do.”
524judyk, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the room Criollo at all costs”
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