BEST Small Hotels in France

Cala di Greco

, Bonifacio
, Corse du Sud
.

A small boutique hotel in a glorious position overlooking Bonifacio, the sea and even Sardinia.

Double rooms from € 135
Guest rating 9.6

Mer du Mer

, Les Issambres
, Provence
.

Breathtaking views of the Mediterranean make this charming B&B an ideal Côte d'Azur destination.

Double rooms from € 86
Guest rating 9.7

La Tour de Cause

, Castelnaud La Chapelle
, Dordogne
.

A splendid old stone manor house B&B which also serves a Table d'Hôte dinner. In the Perigord Noir part of the Dordogne.

Double rooms from € 105
Guest rating 9.9

52 Eymet

, Eymet
, Dordogne
.

A very French boutique chambres d'hotes in the historic town of Eymet.

Double rooms from € 75
Guest rating 9.9

U Capu Biancu

, Bonifacio
, Corse du Sud
.

A laidback Corsican beach hotel par excellence.

Double rooms from € 205
Guest rating 9.0

La Maison Fernand

, Bordeaux
, Gironde
.

A charming boutique B&B in the heart of the Bordeaux old town.

Double rooms from € 137
Guest rating 9.6

Le Clos des Abeilles

, Ruch
, Gironde
.

A charming rural guesthouse in a former coaching inn between Bordeaux and Bergerac.

Double rooms from € 80
Guest rating 9.5

Le Chateau Brangoly

, Enveitg
, Languedoc-Roussillon
.

A rural hideaway in the French Pyrenees.

Double rooms from € 145
Guest rating 9.9

Montevella Chambre d'Hotes

, Guissény
, Brittany
.

A Breton country house B&B just 300m from the sea.

Double rooms from € 85
Guest rating 9.8

Bastide de Fontvieille

, Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer
, Provence
.

A Provence country farmhouse B&B just 3km from the sea.

Double rooms from € 140
Guest rating 9.7

Villa Belmont

, La Turballe
, Pays La Loire
.

Perfect sea views and private access to the beach.

Double rooms from € 75
Guest rating 9.6

Chateau Mont d'Onel

, Couze et Saint Front
, Dordogne
.

A luxurious adult-only chambres d'hotes in a historic chateau overlooking the Dordogne river.

Double rooms from € 125
Guest rating 9.9

La Maison Pavie

, Dinan
, Brittany
.

A historic house in the historic heart of a historic town: Dinan.

Double rooms from € 75
Guest rating 9.8

Le Manoir Les Minimes

, Amboise
.

An 18th century French manor right beside the Loire river.

Double rooms from € 101
Guest rating 9.5

Ty Me Mamm

, Carnac
, Brittany
.

A farmhouse B&B in a large garden close to Carnac and the Brittany coast.

Double rooms from € 77
Guest rating 9.8

Château La Tour Carnet

, Saint-Laurent-de-Médoc
, Gironde
.

A sumptuous château on a grand cru estate in the Médoc wine region.

Double rooms from € 272
Guest rating 9.8

Les Oiseaux de Passage

, Isigny-sur-Mer
, Basse-Normandie
.

Bed & Breakfast in a 17th century barn near the D-Day landing beaches.

Double rooms from € 83
Guest rating 9.8

Les Carmes

, Le Thor
, Provence
.

Space and luxury in a chambres d’hôtes filled with the charm of Provence.

Double rooms from € 100
Guest rating 9.7

Le Cube

, Hyeres
, Provence
.

An architectural masterpiece just 50m from the sea.

Double rooms from € 84
Guest rating 9.4

Villa La Clarté

, Cavalaire-sur-Mer
, Provence
.

A beautiful art deco B&B on the Cote d'Azur, with lovely gardens and a swimming pool.

Double rooms from € 115
Guest rating 9.7

Chateau de Vaulogé

, Fercé-sur-Sarthe
.

A prestigious chateau hotel in a grand park, not far from Le Mans.

Double rooms from € 230
Guest rating 9.7

La Maison de Honfleur

, Honfleur
, Normandie
.

A brilliantly decorated townhouse B&B with a charming hostess.

Double rooms from € 80
Guest rating 9.7

Vestay George V

, Paris
.

Like your own private apartment in the fashionable part of Paris.

Double rooms from € 159
Guest rating 9.0

Chateau de la Barre

, Conflans-sur-Anille
, Pays de la Loire
.

"Grand Style" living, hosted by the Comte and Comtesse de Vanssay.

Double rooms from € 380
Guest rating 9.7

Villa de Jade

, Belle Ile en Mer
, Brittany
.

A clifftop B&B on the island of Belle Ile.

Double rooms from € 150
Guest rating 9.6

Le Jas du Boeuf

, Cruis
, Provence
.

A unique farmhouse hotel in the Provence countryside, decorated inside in a very elegant modern style that perfectly reflects the fine taste of the owners.

Double rooms from € 80
Guest rating 9.6

La Palmeraie des Calanques

, Ensuès-la-Redonne
, Provence
.

Luxury rooms on the Côte d'Azur, set amongst a garden filled with palm trees, agaves, bear grass and Polynesian thatched huts.

Double rooms from € 120
Guest rating 9.6

La Singulière

, Sète
, Languedoc-Roussillon
.

Surrounded by pine trees, overlooking the Thau lagoon and the Mediterranean Sea.

Double rooms from € 160
Guest rating 9.6

La Pommetier

, Arromanches-les-Bains
, Basse-Normandie
.

A chambres d’hôtes in a pretty corner of Arromanches, ideal for visiting the Normandy D-Day beaches.

Double rooms from € 130
Guest rating 9.6

U Muzzelo

, Oletta
, Corsica
.

A village Bed & Breakfast in Corsican countryside close to St Florent.

Double rooms from € 90
Guest rating 9.6

Domaine de Buhez Nevez

, Trélévern
, Brittany
.

A little hotel with big views, looking right out over the Brittany coast and islands.

Double rooms from € 96
Guest rating 9.6

Les Chalets des Liarets

, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
, Haute-Savoie
.

Three-bedroom luxury chalets in Chamonix, in the heart of the mountains.

Double rooms from € 400
Guest rating 9.5

Le Mas des Rièges & Spa

, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer
, Provence
.

Studio-style bungalows right out on the edge of the Camargue, close to the sea.

Double rooms from € 181
Guest rating 9.2

Maison Alegria

, Aups
, Provence
.

Space and style in a lovely boutique guest house in the hills of Provence.

Double rooms from € 149
Guest rating 9.5

Cas'Anna Lidia

, Feliceto
, Corsica
.

A charming Bed and Breakfast in the Corsican countryside surrounded by mountains yet not far from the coast.

Double rooms from € 115
Guest rating 9.5

Domaine du Lieu des Brocs

, Brucourt
, Basse-Normandie
.

Rustic chic in a garden setting.

Double rooms from € 92
Guest rating 9.5

Le Magic Hall

, Rennes
, Brittany
.

A designer hotel in the centre of Rennes, without the designer prices!

Double rooms from € 96
Guest rating 9.5

Villa Rampale

, Fuveau
, Provence
.

An elegant villa B&B set in natural parkland near Aix-en-Provence.

Double rooms from € 124
Guest rating 9.5

La Bastide des Salins

, Saint Tropez
, Provence
.

All the glamour of Saint Tropez, combined with a large secluded garden, just a short walk from the beach.

Double rooms from € 189
Guest rating 9.5

La Fossardière

, Omonville-la-Petite
, Basse-Normandie
.

Old stone houses set in a verdant garden with a surrounding of trees.

Double rooms from € 70
Guest rating 9.4

La Marlotte

, Castello-di-Rostino
, Corsica
.

A village house B&B (chambre d'hotes) full of rustic style in the Corsican mountains.

Double rooms from € 90
Guest rating 9.4

Chateau La Rose Perriere

, Lussac
, Gironde
.

Gorgeous design and decor in a working wine chateau.

Double rooms from € 147
Guest rating 9.4

Hotel Castelbrac

, Dinard
, Brittany
.

A 5 star luxury hotel right on the edge of the sea at Dinard, looking across the water to St Malo.

Double rooms from € 370
Guest rating 9.4

Hotel Therese

, Paris
.

A blend of the classic and the contemporary in one of the best areas of Paris.

Double rooms from € 205
Guest rating 9.0

La Cerisaie - Maison de la Plage

, Honfleur
, Basse-Normandie
.

Sea views in a pretty little chambres d'hôtes.

Double rooms from € 78
Guest rating 9.3

La Vagabonde

, Saint Tropez
, Provence
.

A small chambre d'hôte in a riotous garden close to the beach near Saint Tropez.

Double rooms from € 130
Guest rating 9.3

Villa Tri Men

, Combrit
, Brittany
.

A waterside villa hotel with lovely grounds and a Michelin-starred restaurant.

Double rooms from € 115
Guest rating 9.0

Hotel Sainte Valérie

, Juan-les-Pins
, Provence
.

Splendour and luxury in Juan-les-Pins.

Double rooms from € 180
Guest rating 9.3

Chateau La Cheneviere

, Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
, Basse-Normandie
.

A 5 star chateau hotel in a parkland setting close to the Normandy landing beaches.

Double rooms from € 309
Guest rating 9.3

Les Magnolias

, Lalinde
, Dordogne
.

A romantic riverside mansion right on the banks of the Dordogne river.

Double rooms from € 100
Guest rating 9.3

Chateau de L'Isle Marie

, Picauville
, Basse-Normandie
.

A luxury chateau hotel at the heart of a large country estate.

Double rooms from € 126
Guest rating 9.2

La Bonne Auberge

, Vieux-Port
, Normandie
.

A hotel created in an exquisite group of thatched, timber-framed cottages on the bank of the River Seine.

Double rooms from € 162
Guest rating 9.2

La Clef Louvre

, Paris
.

Parisian style in abundance, and all the Paris sights within easy walking distance.

Double rooms from € 288
Guest rating 9.2

Domaine du Clos Fleuri

, Honfleur
, Basse-Normandie
.

An old family home, now a B&B right on the coast near Honfleur.

Double rooms from € 156
Guest rating 9.2

Hotel Yoann Conte

, Veyrier-du-Lac
, Rhône-Alpes
.

A stunning luxury hotel and Michelin-starred restaurant on the shore of Lake Annecy.

Double rooms from € 250
Guest rating 9.2

Château de Locguénolé

, Kervignac
, Brittany
.

A gorgeous chateau hotel in wooded parkland, with lawns running down to the river.

Double rooms from € 128
Guest rating 8.9

Hôtel Des Gouverneurs

, Bastia
, Corsica
.

A historic luxury hotel in the old citadel of Bastia.

Double rooms from € 150
Guest rating 9.2

Manoir de Kergrec'h

, Plougrescant
, Brittany
.

A Breton manor house in extensive grounds on the Pink Granite Coast of Brittany.

Double rooms from € 99
Guest rating 9.2

Jardins Secrets

, Nîmes
, Languedoc-Roussillon
.

Exuberant interiors, a real secret garden in the heart of the city, and a magnificent spa.

Double rooms from € 280
Guest rating 9.1

Hotel Breiz Armor

, Pouldreuzic
, Brittany
.

A lovely hotel and restaurant right beside the sea.

Double rooms from € 89
Guest rating 9.1

Hotel Reine Mathilde

, Bayeux
, Basse-Normandie
.

A historic house in the medieval heart of Bayeux, close to the famous Bayeux Tapestry Museum.

Double rooms from € 53
Guest rating 9.1

Hotel Recamier

, Paris
.

Discretion and attention to detail await you in this little gem of a Left Bank hotel.

Double rooms from € 255
Guest rating 9.0

Hotel U'Fredy

, La Clusaz
, Haute-Savoie
.

A chalet-style hotel and restaurant at the very foot of the La Clusaz ski slopes.

Double rooms from € 108
Guest rating 9.0

Château de Bourdeau

, Bourdeau
, Savoie
.

Fine food and quirky bedrooms in a country castle hotel overlooking the lake.

Double rooms from € 151
Guest rating 9.0
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