Hotel du Palais des Papes

Address: 3 Place du Palais, Avignon, Provence, 84000, France | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 3 Place du Palais, Avignon, is near Rocher des Doms, Street of Dyers (Rue de Teinturiers), Musee du Petit Palais, and Rue de la Republique.
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          • Restaurant


          • Breakfast Available
          • Non-smoking hotel
          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Air-Conditioning
          • Pets allowed
          • Family rooms


          • Meeting rooms/conference facilities
          • Banquet room

          TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel du Palais des Papes Avignon

          Reviewed by janetwolk

          6O years of rule by French born popes.

          Reviewed Oct 17, 2015
          by (2 reviews) , United States Flag of United States


          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by elmacw


          Reviewed Oct 6, 2013
          by (5 reviews) , Brazil Flag of Brazil

          Conhecemos pela lado de fora

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          Reviewed by jpulvirenti1

          Great accommodation in the heart of Avignon.

          Reviewed Aug 31, 2013
          by (26 reviews) Melbourne , Australia Flag of Australia

          If you don't mind no tea and coffee services then this is an excellent three star hotel. Friendly service and views over the Palais de Papas.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel du Palais des Papes Avignon

          3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

          Travel Blogs from Avignon

          Day 72 - Avignon of Popes and Palaces

          A travel blog entry by hopptwo on Nov 12, 2015

          27 photos

          ... for six French popes over 70 years in the 14th century. There are actually two large palaces or chateaus next to each other with different architectures. Touring the Palais took about ninety minutes after which we left and toured the Pont D'Avignon also known as the bridge of St Benezet. A 13th century bridge that crosses the Rhone River. Although for the last 700 years, the bridge only goes halfway across the river. What happened to the rest remains a mystery.

          We returned ...

          Day 71 - Provence Provincial

          A travel blog entry by hopptwo on Nov 11, 2015

          ... was a travel day, it also became a laundry day. It took a couple of hours to get caught up but we succeeded. Next it was off to Avignon supermarket for groceries for the week. We returned about 5:00 and settled in for the night. We lit a fire in the fireplace as the temperature in the old stone cottage was a bit cool. The fire, some jazz and some Côte de Rhine wine made for a lovely evening.


          A travel blog entry by the.sheehan on Aug 02, 2015

          8 photos

          ... kilometre long. Only about a quarter of it remains. It was built in the late twelfth century. It was destroyed and rebuilt a number of times until it was finally abandoned in the 17th century. It is also known as the Pont Saint Benezet. Benezet was a shepherd boy. Legend has it that Jesus appeared to him, and told him to build a bridge across the Rhone at Avignon. He told the townspeople about this, but they thought he was mad. He eventually convinced them that ...

          DAY 20 (Wednesday) "Palace of the Popes"

          A travel blog entry by randymrothwell on May 20, 2015

          16 photos

          ... moved the Papal residence to Avignon instead of Rome. The Catholic church basically bought the town of Avignon and proceeded to build a huge, impressive residence for the Pope and they fortified the town with towers and bridges and roads etc. and made it what it is today. It is truly a sight to behold.

          After a while the powers in Rome wanted the church to be ...


          A travel blog entry by supersage on Sep 01, 2012

          12 photos

          ... of the plain of Languedoc and Provence to the east of Toulon, where it is felt as a strong west wind. It has a major influence all along the Mediterranean coast of France, and often causes sudden storms in the Mediterranean between Corsica and the Balearic Islands.[2]" (Wikipedia) My only full day in Avignon and I didn't do it justice thanks to this cold/sinus infection I am in ...

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          View from the Palais des Papes in Avignon
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