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Hotel Burrhus
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Reviewed 10 June 2013

In the middle of the main square in Vaison, this 2 star hotel punches above its star rating, for after you have found your way through the corridors leading to your room, up and down many stairs, awkward if you have bulky or heavy cases. The rooms themselves are spacious, unusual in most similar grade hotels. The bathroom was well appointed, even if I wished there had been a shower in our room which I believe some rooms have. Breakfast was excellent , just right for any activity you might be taking on. Whilst I would have preferred a break from the current French trend of Grey and brown everywhere , modern art abounds on most walls. I would also have hoped that room No 4 had more than a single light over the entrance door . Overall after two nights a most acceptable town centre sojourn

Stayed: June 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 May 2013

Perfectly adequate 2 star. Clean, nice staff, probably the lease efficient hotel as far a getting to rooms, Up 1 set of stairs, down the hall up another set, then around the corner and down a flight down the hall. Its a good thing that the rooms are well marked. Rooms were nice, bed comfortable and the location was perfect. Nice breakfast in the morning.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 November 2012

This hotel is right on the main square in town so the location is great. It is NOT city hotel, it's a hotel made up of several buildings with passages that wind throughout. If you've had too much to drink you may need help finding your room the room numbers seem randomly assigned. Do I sound like I'm complaining? No, I'm celebrating the uniqueness of the Hotel Burrhus, every room is different, it is an eclectic mesh of post-modern artistic retro funk. I would definitely stay again. It's a great way to break out of the sameness that typical travel hotels create. Go and let your hair down!

Stayed: November 2012, travelled with friends
Thank Mark G
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Reviewed 24 September 2012

This was our second visit to Vaison to see the sights and stay in this hotel. If you like a non-chain arty hotel this is it. Each room is different and has a modern painting and is furnished and painted in 60's/70's style - plain block colours. Location very central with breakfast served on the first floor terrace overlooking the busy square. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Some rooms are a bit small but clean and it is not suitable for people with mobility problems because there are lots of stairs. The reception is on the first floor and you have to park in town car parks, There is a drop-off place to leave your luggage. Tuesday provencal market is huge and great. Local Roman ruins and museum very substantial.

Room Tip: Room 52 - three flights up but was spacious with lovely views of the square and the medieval town b...
  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 September 2012

My husband and I were traveling through France in May-June of 2012. Through much of our trip, we did not have hotel reservations, but just found places along the way. When we arrived in Vaison-la Romaine it was pouring rain and a bit dreary. We just walked into Hotel Burrhus based on one of the guide books we had with us. It was just the right amount of funky, with an incredibly helpful staff and lovely, clean rooms. The rooms are not fancy but they are clean and the bed was comfortable. We enjoyed the hotel's central location, as it is on one of the main squares. But the best part of our stay was the staff. They went out of their way to help make our stay there enjoyable.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank Kelly B
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Jean-Baptiste G, Owner at Hotel Burrhus, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2012

Thank you very much for haven informed tripadvisor concerning your positive impression and appreciation concerning our hotel and our staff.We deeply thank you for your recommandation of our hotel to the other readers. We would be very happy to welcome you on you next road-trip.

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Reviewed 15 July 2012

In late September we were luckily able to just drive into the centre of the town and find a hotel. Being Tuesday, however, we could unpack our bags and then had to take the car to a carpark outside the centre as the Wednesday market would fill the square, streets & nearby carpark early the next day. The hotel was a little bit of a maze with stairs to go up and down but the rooms were spacious and clean. Ours had a little balcony but looked directly down into the restaurant below at the front of the restaurant. I was pleased that an awning was pulled over it at night but there was a little bit of noise from there. The restaurants were not only convenient for us but also served delicious food - sorry, can't remember the name of the one we chose. Vaison-la-Romaine is a lovely town with the old town & ruin on the hill well worth the climb for a wander. The Wednesday market is one of the best markets I've been to for food, clothes and ceramics - very extensive, colourful and interesting. The ice-cream shop on the square was great. The hotel breakfast was typically French and good. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

Room Tip: Prices vary according to size. The first room we saw was rather small so we paid just a little more...
  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 9 June 2012

We stayed at Hotel Burrhus as part of a 14-day Rick Steves tour group which we joined during a month long visit to France. The hotel location is great but it's a quirky place. My husband and I were glad the tour group restricts our luggage to one small suitcase each as the stairs were quite steep. The staff did offer to help anyone who required it. The floor of our room was a dirty sisal rug and the furnishings were very simple. No shower curtain. Bed was okay. It just depends on what you're used to. I saw many other customers who had previously stayed in hostels and some campers. They probably appreciated the hotel's amenities a great deal. The hotel staff tried their best to make us feel welcome. I asked for a hair dryer and was immediately presented with a brand-new one. An interesting stay in an interesting town.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled with friends
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Address: 1 Place Montfort | Bp 93, 84110 Vaison-la-Romaine, France
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Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > Vaucluse > Vaison-la-Romaine
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Vaison-la-Romaine
Price Range: £56 - £81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Burrhus 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our hotel is really an atypical establishment. All rooms are different, of a sober and elegant decoration.The design and the contemporary art occupy an important place for Burrhus. Everywhere you will cross original works of already confirmed artists.For twenty years, we organize numerous exhibitions of contemporary art and in particular since 2007, the for a weekend (2nd of december) "Supervues" which gathers in the hotel 35 artists who occupy all a room.In spite of this originality which makes of the hotel Burrhus an exceptional place we chose to stay in a range of completely reasonable and fixed prices.We attach a big importance for the fact that each feels good in Burrhus, of course, you, our customers but also: Susanne, Enrico, Zohra, Jemaa, Fabrice, Jocelyn, our devoted and nice staff who for several years trains our team. We hope to see you soon and to surprise you also by the quality of our breakfast at the 9€ price! ... more   less 
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