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La Maison du Frêne

Vence, France

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The Premises 

This boutique hotel on the Côte d'Azur is ideal for art lovers, filled with the wonderful private collection of the owner. Each of the rooms are spacious, giving La Maison du Frêne the intimate feel of home away from home. It's location in the heart of Vence means the treasures and delights of the Riviera lie right on your doorstep.

La Maison du Frêne

1 Place du Frene Vence, 6140France



Compliments of the House 

A pretty glass soap dish from Fragonard perfumers

At the Hotel 

CHECK-OUT: 11am; check-in time between 3pm and 8pm. Guests planning to arrive outside those times should arrange in advance with the hotel.
Rates include breakfast.


Lounge, library, free WiFi. In-rooms: TV, DVD.


The hotel’s art collection makes it unsuitable for under-12s. One of the suites can accommodate three people.


The hotel is perfect for art-lovers, filled with the owner’s personal art collection and an extensive library of original art books.


If you are arriving after our set check-in times, please call 0033688904969 to advise of your arrival.


The Chapel Suite is lovely, light and airy, and the balcony of the Pop Art Suite has a view of the Matisse-designed Chapel of the Rosary.

Food & Drink 

Unforgettable Features 

Complimentary tea is served in the afternoon. Evening meals are available on request, made from the best fresh produce from the local market.

Liquid Bliss 

Guests can enjoy drinks throughout the house.

Experience the Extraordinary 

There are some excellent art galleries in Vence. Have a browse around Brett Rhodes Neal’s studio on La Place Du Peyra. Some of his works can also be seen at La Maison du Frêne.



The closest airport is Nice Côte d’Azur, 14km from the hotel. To reach the hotel from the airport by car, take the A8 highway and then the Cagnes/Vence exit, followed by the RN7 to Cagnes-sur-Mer. From here, keep following the CD36 to Vence. Alternatively, take a bus from the airport (; the 94 or 400 should get you to Vence in roughly an hour.


The closest station is Cagnes-sur-Mer, from which you can take the 400 bus to Vence. For the TGV from Paris, you will need to arrive in either Nice or Antibes; the Eurostar will get you there from London St Pancras, with a single change in Paris.


La Maison du Frene is situated off the A8 motorway, past Cagnes-sur-Mer. Nice and Antibes are 30 minutes away by car; to Cannes or Monaco, allow 45 minutes. Estimated driving times from nearby cities are an hour and a half from Toulon, two hours from Marseille, and four and a half hours from Lyon. Secured underground parking is available.


1 Place du Frene Vence, 6140France

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