Le Saint Paul Provence, France
Le Saint Paul
86 rue Grande, 06570 Saint Paul de Vence,
Baglioni Hotels Group
Privately owned – Baglioni Hotels
In the ‘70s, Roberto Polito, founder and president of the company, was sent to the Tuscan coast to develop a large resort for a Swiss operator. It was love at first sight when he discovered that still relatively unknown part of the Tyrrhenian coastline. In 1974, in Punta Ala, the initial step was taken with the opening of Hotel Cala del Porto, the first Baglioni Hotel. It became a family project, and together with his wife Lisa, and later with their children as well, he built up a collection of boutique hotels that is widely recognized as the epitome of Italian hospitality.
Date of Creation
Hotel General Manager
Laurent MOUNET – General Manager
5-stars hotel ; Relais & Châteaux
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Le Saint Paul
History & Story
The first stone of Le Saint Paul was laid in 1511, long before the birth of Saint-Paul-de-Vence village. Prior to be a private noble’s residence, this edifice was used as a hospital, a church and even a location for secret organizations. In 1989, important restructuring works are undergone, it became the first luxury hotel located in the heart of the fortifications and a few years later joins prestigious « Relais & Châteaux » affiliation. In 2004 Mr. & Mrs. Roberto Polito fall in love with Le Saint Paul unicity and transformed this house in a true jewel.
2014 – reception area and suites by Charles Montemarco
Main Strengths, Special Touch
Tucked within the ramparts of Saint-Paul-de-Vence, the renowned Le Saint Paul is a gem of discretion and serenity in the midst of its bustling surroundings. A stay here is an opportunity to fully appreciate the true art of hospitality, refinement and total relaxation. With their breath-taking views from this medieval perch, which take in the surrounding countryside and the Riviera coastline, the 16 luxury bedrooms are the epitome of living history and ultimate comfort.
Hidden in the hills of Provence, Le Saint Paul stands in the very center of the Medieval village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence, the most beloved place of Chagall, Matisse and Picasso.
Key sites/activities in the area
A stone’s throw from Nice and Cannes, Saint-Paul-de-Vence is the perfect location for visiting Côte d’Azur and a hinterland offering a host of surprises. On request is it possible to organize original and varied excursions to the French Riviera, the Bay of Cannes, and the Saint-Tropez Peninsula. Saint-Paul-de-Vence is home to many art galleries. Throughout the village, discover the works of countless painters, sculptors and potters. Dive yourself in the village’s unique atmosphere and follow the Marc Chagall Trail. Do not miss a visit to the Maeght Foundation, located just a few minutes from Le Saint Paul.
A stay at Saint-Paul-de-Vence offers the opportunity to live unforgettable experiences like an helicopter tour over the Côte d’Azur and a cross in the countryside in race car or to live local experiences like playing « Pétanque ».
Several amusement parks for children nearby.
Number of rooms in all: 16
• 3 Elegance Rooms: overlooking the lovely listed pedestrian village streets. Bathroom with bathtub, toilets, hairdryer. TV, Minibar, Telephone, free wifi, coffee facilities, air conditioning, safety box.
• 5 Junior Suites Village: overlooking the lovely listed pedestrian village streets. Lounge area overlooking the bedroom. Bathroom with bathtub and/or shower, toilets, hairdryer. TV, Minibar, Telephone, free wifi, coffee facilities, air conditioning, safety box.
• 5 Junior Suites Valley: overlooking the lovely valley of La Colle Sur Loup. Lounge area overlooking the bedroom. Bathroom with bathtub and/or shower, toilets, hairdryer. TV, Minibar, Telephone, free wifi, coffee facilities, air conditioning, safety box.
• 3 Suites: overlooking the lovely valley of La Colle Sur Loup or the lovely listed pedestrian village streets. Lounge area overlooking the bedroom. Bathroom with bathtub and/or shower, toilets, hairdryer. TV, Minibar, Telephone, free wifi, coffee facilities, air conditioning, safety box. 2 suites have private terrace and/or separation between bedroom and lounge area.
Restaurants & Bars
A reference within the village, the restaurant strives to attain the highest gastronomically standards. In the off-peak season, the thirty five place settings are laid out under the magnificent vaulted stone ceiling of the dining room, with its trompe-l’oeil frescos and bubbling fountain. During spring and summer the restaurant spreads on to the flower-decked terrace, in the heart of the ramparts.
Massages proposed in guest rooms.
Corporate & Celebration Events
With the professionals from our dedicated service, is it possible to organize weddings, celebrations, family gatherings, cocktails and much more at Le Saint-Paul :
• Groups up to 30 people in restaurant
•Total or partial privatization of hotel and restaurant
• Meeting room possible on request (up to 18 people)
Extra Notable Features
Cooking class and Wine tasting on request
Hotel and restaurant Awards
Michelin guide – « assiette » – good quality of food
Number of employees