L'Albiousse

Uzès, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

L'Albiousse

L’Albiousse, a unique boutique guest house offering 16th century stone work, 18th century elegance and 21st century luxury in the centre of the historical market town of Uzès. This very discreet address feels like a best kept secret. With just five rooms, you can expect personalised attention in a relaxed and intimate setting.

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hotel Guide

Facilities

  • In the 5 bedrooms and suites, rich warm colours and contemporary design mingle with authentic 18th century features. For a touch of indulgence; quality Pirelli bedding, crisp cotton sheets, soft towelling, robes and slippers and for complete pampering; luxury Miller Harris skincare products. All equipped with Air-conditioning, free Wifi, queen size bed 160cm, high ceilings and large windows & en suite bathroom with open shower.

Our Favourite

  • The Studio and Suites also have a king size bed 180cm,  24” iMac and Nespresso coffee machine and a welcome selection of soft drinks in the minibar.

Wine & Dine

  • To kick off on a good start the day begins with a generous breakfast including a choice of hot dishes.
  • Days out and return journeys can be deliciously accompanied by a pre-ordered picnic basket.
  • Evening meals available only on reservation, for a menu inspired by locally sourced products and enhanced with oriental spices.

Dresscode

  • Mode Provençale

Budget

  • Rooms from € 190 / day including buffet breakfast and tax. Excluding local city tax.
  • The house is unsuitable for children under the age of 14. Animals are not allowed.
Local Guide

Worth getting out of bed for

  • The surrounding countryside and wild scrubland are also on the doorstep. A short walk down past the Cathedral takes you to the Eure valley, a beautiful setting for a riverside picnic, a leisurely stroll to see the remains of the roman aqueduct or the start of a 3 hour hike to the Pont du Gard.

Good to know

  • Stroll along the picturesque cobblestone streets and admire the rare collection of historic buildings. Enjoy the colorful shops, art galleries and antiques stores. Savor the authentic atmosphere of the Saturday and Wednesday markets and the vast choice of restaurants or simply relax at one of the numerous café terrace and watch the world go by.
  • World renowned Vineyards, traditional olive oil mills, fields of sunflowers and lavender, Unesco world heritage sites, tranquil hilltop villages and deep gorges are just a short cycle or drive away.
  • Gwilym & Alexis, the owners, are happy to help you plan your days out and book your table at one of the many local restaurant from Bistro to Michelin star.

When to go

  • Spring and autumn are lovely months to enjoy Provence without the summer crowds.

How to get there

  • Fly to Nîmes which is 40 km away. Alternatively montpellier (1h drive) or Marseille (90 min drive).
  • We recommend to hire a rental car at the airport.
  • Nearest train stations are Nîmes (30 min) and Avignon (45 min), both well connected by the high-speed trains TGV.
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