B&B in a nice townhouse in Arles

Bed & Breakfast - Private room · Rue Armand Barbès, Arles, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 13200, France
Chloé & Damien

Our house is located on a picturesque little street right by the arena. Enjoy the charm of an authentic "arlésienne" house, and a cosy bedroom!

Your host, Chloé & Damien
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Our house is located on a picturesque little street right by the arena. Enjoy the charm of an authentic "arlésienne" house, and a cosy bedroom!

The Space

Our stone townhouse has been renovated over the past seven years safekeeping the authentic spirit of local architecture.

The room is at the groundfloor and has an independant access. This is a master bedroom with a private WC and tropical-marble mosaic shower, a queen size bed and a decent amount of storage space for clothes and belongings.

Coffe & tea are available in the room and you can also use the kitchen and help yourself with the breakfast (tea, coffee, cereals, milk, bread & croissants)

Guest Access

The bedroom has an independant access. You will have access to the kitchen and the living-room, where you can have breakfast in the morning & cook anytime you want.

Interaction with Guests

We will do our best to help you to organize your venue in Arles. We're both working the whole day but we love to take some time with our guests in the evening. Obviously, we're available anytime if you have any question or request.

The Neighborhood

Arles is best known for its Antique Roman heritage, giving it's small streets a picturesque and Provence feeling among the main Roman architectural monuments the city has conserved (in rather good conditions).

Our home is located in the heart of the city center. It is a quiet and friendly street (where you'll most probably see a cat or two sitting on a window ledge...) a step away from the roman Amphitheater and a five minute walk from town hall.
In our neck of the woods you'll find a nice Italian restaurant around the corner, a few secondhand shops, small bakeries, cafés, chocolate/coffee shops as well as high end clothing or wine shops.
The weekly street market (food/clothes...) in Arles is the largest in the region along with Aix-en-Provence, and is held on Saturday mornings. A smaller version is held on Wednesdays.

From a point of view located near the amphitheater, you can look out on the most western part of the Alpilles mountainous range, that extends roughly 25-30km from the Rhône to the Durance valley. Only a 15 minute drive from town, the Alpilles boast of pretty villages, scenic routes in beautiful landscapes, and trails you can hike or bike on.
Vincent van Gogh often painted the Alpilles and spent some time in Arles before passing away. His passage in Arles has left humanity with some of his most appreciated works. The Foundation Van Gogh is due to re-open in their new facilities in April 2014.

Last but not least, Arles was for the Romans and still (email hidden) to live in, as it is the capital of the Camargue. With it's Delta and it's Regional Natural Park (salt marsh, wetlands, horses, flamingos...) the Camargue is a must see for bird lovers.

Getting around

Arles' location makes it a 25 minute drive to Nîmes,
35 minutes to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer,
40 minutes to Avignon,
55 minute drive to either Aix-en-provence, Marseille, Marseille Airport or (website hidden) is roughly 3h30 minutes by train.
Our home is within 10 minutes walking distance from the train station.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • We felt very welcome in Chloe and Damien's home. The house is right around the corner from the Roman Arena, which is great since you're close to basically everything in Arles and it's nice to see the Arena at any time of the day. The room was comfortable and the shower is the awesome. We'd been traveling through Europe for more than a month and the shower was the best we'd experienced. Just as a heads up, the room is at street level so you might hear some noise from passersby. We were also able to use their kitchen, keep items in their fridge and wash/dry some clothes, which we happily took advantage of. They also prepared breakfast each morning for us (cereals, coffee, bread, & jams). We highly recommend staying here! Make sure to head to the Wednesday and Saturday markets if you do!

    July 2014
  • Chile and Damien's place is very centrally located and practically next door to the Arles amphitheater. It is a cool townhouse and the bedroom is very cool and clean.
    They are gracious hosts who are willing to give suggestions and help with restaurants booking. I could even use their washer and dryer, which meant a great deal to me at the time. If you come to Arles, I highly recommend this home stay option!

    June 2014
  • Chloe & Damien made my arles's trip more wonderful!
    the location and room is so nice.
    its too close to Amphithearte
    I could use everything I want in the house.
    Chole & Damien is so kind and made me and my friend comfortable :)
    Thanks to them, I could stay so well.
    I want to go arles and hope to meet again!

    June 2014
  • Si vous ne connaissez pas (encore) Arles, c'est déjà une erreur en soi. Si en plus vous ne connaissez pas le petit cocon douillet de Chloé, Damien et Fabio pour la découvrir, c'est encore pire !
    Chez eux, tout est idéal : l'emplacement, le calme, la proximité des lieux à visiter, à profiter, l'espace disponible et SURTOUT la gentillesse et la qualité de l'accueil.
    autant d'ingrédients, dosés juste ce qu'il faut, qui nous ont fait très vite nous sentir "chez nous". Et qui ont rendu notre cours séjour sur Arles, encore plus savoureux, après 4 années de manque...
    Si vous voulez profiter de tout ça, dépêchez vous, parce que nous, dès qu'on peut recaler une date, on sait où on ira !!!

    June 2014
  • Für Eilige: alles in Butter.

    Das Appartment ist genau so, wie es beschrieben wurde. Die Lage ist ideal, um Arles zu erkundigen – nach kaum 50 m erblickt man das alte Amphitheater und fühlt sich in alte Zeiten zurückversetzt. Und da die Stadt eher durch Charakter denn durch Größe besticht, kann man alles in Ruhe zu Fuß erkunden.

    Eine Besonderheit des Apartments ist die wunderbare Tropendusche – da strolcht man dann nicht mehr in alten Zeiten, sondern genießt im Hier und Jetzt eine ausgiebige Dusche.

    Das Frühstück bereiteten Chloé und Damien im zweiten Stock vor. Brot, Marmeladen, Kaffee, "Ceralien", Saft – alles, was für den Tag stärkt.

    Und jetzt noch ein Highlight des Apartments, das es schwer machte, überhaupt zum Sightseeing aufzubrechen: eine große und geschmackvoll ausgesuchte Plattensammlung quer durch alle Genres. Und wenn ich Platten sagen, dann meine ich Platten (oder Vinyls, wie man heute vielleicht sagen würde). Wunderbare Singles und Langspielplatten, die bis in die 60er Jahre zurückreichen. Abspielen, Anhören und Genießen ist ausdrücklich erlaubt. Aber bitte: handle with care, das ist ein Schatz.

    Was Ausgehtipps angeht: bitte unbedingt auf die Gastgeber hören. Zwar sieht man einigen Restaurants den Touristennepp schon auf die Entfernung an – aber sicher ist sicher.

    June 2014
    Chloé & Damien
    Response from Chloé & Damien:

    Vielen dank für das review Nils
    We'r glad that you've had a good holiday here in our home.
    Do enjoy the rest of your trip. Keep us posted !


    June 2014
  • Chloe et Damien sont vraiment tres accueillssant. Dommage que le sejour soit passe si vite! La maison est tres belle , propre et confortable. Chez Damien et Chloe c'est comme etre chez moi. Tres belle experience!

    May 2014
  • Un accueil formidable.
    Chloé, Damien et leur petit bout Fabio sont adorables. Nous avons découvert de supers endroits de la région grâce à leurs conseils et leur recommandations, idem pour les bonnes adresses pour aller diner, boire un verre ou manger une glace dans Arles.
    La chambre est très bien, la rue on ne peut plus calme, le petit déjeuner parfait...
    Bref, nous recommandons chaudement.

    May 2014
  • I had a fantastic stay for four nights in Chloé and Damien's lovely, private, ground floor "apartment" (bedroom, shower, toilet and sitting area), on a quiet street, just near the amphitheatre. Damien and Chloé were very friendly and welcoming, and it was a pleasure to share breakfast with them. Arles itself (email hidden), and this B&B is very convenient to all the monuments. Highly recommended!

    May 2014
    Chloé & Damien
    Response from Chloé & Damien:

    Thank you so much Kay, for being such a wonderful guest! We really enjoyed to share some time with you.

    May 2014
  • My husband and I enjoyed our stay in Arles with Chloe and Damien. They are wonderful Hosts. Both were very helpful with sight seeing suggestions and their restaurant recommendations were much appreciated. The location is right downtown Arles within a short walk to the Roman Forum. Their home is a vintage townhouse from the 19th century, beautifully remodeled. Our room and bath was very cozy and comfortable. Both Damien and Chloe speak English and that was most helpful. We highly recommend their place in the beautiful Provence area of France.

    April 2014
    Chloé & Damien
    Response from Chloé & Damien:

    Thank you Diane, we are happy to have started the season with you as our guests and do hope to make it to Seattle, WA. now that we're closing-in on 10 guests from that area !

    April 2014
  • Nous avons passé un séjour tellement agréable à Arles : belles balades, du repos, des bon plats... Nous avons eu de la chance de trouver le logement chez Chloé et Damien, à 30 secondes des Arène, 10min de la gare et un super accueil de la mère de Damien. La maison a beaucoup de charme, joliment décorée (avec goût). Sur place, le savon, les serviettes, les sachets de thé et café étaient à notre disposition, rien de mieux. Merci à vous et j'espère à bientôt.

    November 2013
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Nous sommes un couple avec un petit garçon de trois ans. Nous aimons les bonnes choses de la vie, les voyages, les livres, le cinéma, le bon vin, les balades dans la nature... à partager entre amis! We're a couple with a three year old son. The good life, traveling, reading, going to the movies, tasting good wines and going hiking are what we enjoy... especially with friends !
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