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Cloitre Saint-Louis Hotel, Avignon

Historical city hotel in the West of Provence

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Originally a 16th century Jesuit seminary, the Cloitre Saint Louis is set in a peaceful cloister within Avignon's old town.

The hotel has 80 bedrooms and you can choose from a traditional or contemporary style room. All their rooms include air-conditioning, satellite TV, WiFi access and safe as standard.

Unusually for a city centre hotel, it boasts an outdoor swimming pool, which is located on the roof and enjoys fantastic views of the centre of Avignon. There is also a tranquil garden which provides a peaceful haven from the bustling metropolis.

Private parking at the hotel is available for a surcharge of €12 per day (€15 during July).

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Who should go

With its central location it is a great option for all those on a city break that are fond of characterful, historical buildings as opposed to modern minimalism.

The neighbourhood

Avignon is a city in the heart of Provence with an exceptional historical and cultural heritage. It is classified as a UNESCO world heritage site and is known for its rich cultural, gourmet and architectural tradition.

To read in detail about Avignon, click here.

The pool

The hotel's pool is on the roof! So whilst soaking up the sun on one of their many sun-loungers, you can enjoy the view of the city below.

The pool is open from May to September, weather permitting.

The Bar

The bar is situated in one of the alcoves of the vaulted dining room. It has subdued lighting where you can enjoy cocktails and a refreshing glass of champagne.

The Restaurant

Elegant and stylish within a magnificent vaulted room. This dining room has plenty of character with a view of the cloister's courtyard.

They offer first class modern French cooking - it is certainly something to look forward to each day.

The restaurant is open for lunch (12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.) and dinner (7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)

On Sundays the do a brunch service from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Visitor comments

  • "Clever conversion of an ancient building with a new accommodation block crafted on to the old monastery with the restaurant in the cloisters. helpful staff who spoke good English." - Trip Advisor
  • "A real oasis. The hotel was once a cloister, which has been beautifully an very tastefully decorated. The rooms are very spacious and for those travelling into late summer there is delightful roof top swimming pool." - Trip Advisor

Check-in Arrangements

You can check in from 4:00 p.m.

Check-out Arrangements

Check out is by 12:00 p.m.


By Air:

Avignon has it's own airport so you can fly directly to the city and be in the centre in just 20 minutes.

By Car:

Take exit 22-Roquemaure from the A9/E15. Merge onto N580, continue onto the D6580, then take the D6100 continuing along the Pont de l'Europe and the Bd St-Dominique (N570). Turn left onto the Porte de la Republique. Continue onto Cours Jean Jaures. Turn left onto Bd Raspail and then take the 1st left onto the Rue du Portail Boquier.

By Train

You can take the train directly into Avignon. The TGV station is just 9 minutes by car from the hotel or the central station is just a short 5 minute walk away.

Child policy

Children are welcome.


Map of the surrounding area