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“Very welcoming”
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La Ripaille Hotel
Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Fontvieille
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“Very welcoming”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2013

We stayed here with our two children for three nights-- a convenient base for exploring Baux de Provence, Avignon, and surrounding area. The proprietor and staff were lovely. The room was not large but it was clean, had A/C, and a lovely terrace facing the courtyard/pool which our children really enjoyed. The restaurant is absolutely fantastic! A very pleasant time.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2005

Stayed here 2 nights in July as a wedding was done the road at the stunning La Cabro d'Or.
It's inexpensive and easy to find. From Nimes airport, you go thru Fountainville toward Beux Provence and its on the left as you go up the road toward the medieval village, which is very similar to St Paul De Vence further up toward Nice.
Rooms ok size, and there is a shower over bath, and there is some noise from the road, but its great value, and the food is sensational.
Order the lamb chops, they are a specialty in the area, and done with vegies and herbs, really good. You eat outside breakfast (standard breads/croissants) in a terraced garden and there is a pool and sun lounges. Very relaxed. The wife is the only one who speaks good english, you'll talk to her when you call. For 2 girls for 2 nights, with 2 breakfast, 2 lunches, a bottle of rose and couple beers was 252 euros (inc tax).
The town is up the road up hill, but beware getting a taxi up there - they charged us 20 euro for a 2 min drive, apparently they charge you from where they have to start! You need a car.

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Property: La Ripaille Hotel
Address: route des Baux, 13990 Fontvieille, Arles, France
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Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > Bouches-du-Rhone > Arles > Fontvieille
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Fontvieille
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — La Ripaille Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Provence ... •In the heart of the Alpilles hills ... •At the gateway to the Camargue ... •At the foot of les Baux de provence and its Castel ... Our charming Hotel Restaurant will delight you with its peaceful setting in the heart of the countryside surrounded by fields of olive trees and vineyards. With its privileged situation among the villages of Fontvieille, Les Baux de Provence and Maussane les Alpilles, our hotel's location also offers easy access to the towns of Arles, Saint Rémy de Provence and Avignon, as well as all their monuments, such as Glanum and the Antiquities, the Amphitheatre and the Popes' Palace. The sound of the cicada, the perfume of lavender, the swimming pool and our shaded terrace will all help to make your stay a moment of calm and relaxation, as well as of visits and discoveries. ... more   less 
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