Hotel Le Pigonnet

Hotel Le Pigonnet

Stay in an oasis of tranquility. This pleasantly renovated, historic hotel is located in the middle of a large, beautiful garden featuring 22 fountains. Cézanne came here to stroll in the garden and painted his famous work La Montagne Sainte-Victoire. The center of Aix-en-Provence is nearby, the ideal starting point to discover Provence in all its charm. And after all your excursions, relax in the heated outdoor pool or taste original dishes made with local products on the terrace.


At Hotel Le Pigonnet, Caractère clients are spoilt with a glass of champagne or an aperitif of the house with every dinner booked. In your room, you will enjoy a free minibar and bikes are available for you when you want to explore the region. Just got married? Congratulations, you and your partner will be welcomed as VIPs!

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This hotel is open from the beginning of March.


The hotel has 48 rooms and suites.


You can check-in from 3 pm. You can check out at 12 noon at the latest.


From 431 euros.


  • Tourist tax is 3.30 euros per person per day, which you pay on-site.
  • Your beloved pets are also welcome to come along, for which you pay 40 euros per day per pet on the spot. Is your furry friend in need of a haircut or a wash? That's possible!


Have you really been on vacation if you haven't brought back a souvenir? Make sure to visit the cosy boutique at Hotel Le Pigonnet. You'll find a nice assortment of local products and cool gift ideas.

About the rooms

Each of the 48 rooms and suites is uniquely decorated with antique furniture, authentic artwork and carefully selected materials. These spacious and soothing rooms are always equipped with Sothys toiletries, Damman tea, mineral water and a selection of art books in French and English. Also enjoy free access to the New York Times and Figaro Premium by connecting to Hotel Le Pigonnet's wifi network.

Our favourite room

Our preference is definitely the Suite Junior Terrasse, this beautiful room has a spacious terrace with a nice view of the garden. With a nice sitting area, it is the ideal room for a successful stay.

Enjoy a refreshing swim

After a fun day in Aix-en-Provence, you can relax next to or in the heated outdoor pool. The pool is located at the edge of the garden, surrounded by pine trees that temper the heat of the sun. Enjoy a siesta on one of the sunbeds while enjoying the song of crickets and birds around you.

Work out and wind down

Aix-en-Provence is a city overflowing with art and history. The charming town contains plenty of beautiful architecture, monuments and winding streets full of character. As the capital of culture, Aix-en-Provence hosts an International Festival of Lyrical Art each summer featuring some of the greatest artists. The famous Festival de Théatre in Avignon is not far away either. In short, the area around the Hotel Le Pigonnet is a real paradise for art lovers. At the hotel itself, you can play a game of petanque, go for a ride on electric bicycles or relax in the spa.


Hotel Le Pigonnet is a real family hotel, everything you need for your baby is available to you. And if you want to get out and about without the kids, you can drop them off at the babysitting service.

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Food & Drink

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For a special moment with your loved one, reserve the "Table Romantique". Enjoy pure happiness under the beautiful gazebo in summer, amidst the colorful gardens. Or choose the cozy privacy of a boudoir in winter. The staff will be happy to help you put together something extraordinary.

Dress code

For a night out at Hotel Le Pigonnet, go for a casual look with a chic twist.

Enjoy a tasty breakfast in the morning, choosing whatever you like from the extensive breakfast buffet. Table du Pigonnet is a chic restaurant where you can enjoy seasonal dishes, always carefully prepared by Chef Thierry Balligand. In the kitchen, he works his magic with local produce, powerful spices and diverse textures. For a relaxed atmosphere, Hotel Le Pigonnet's cosy winter bar is the place to be. With its beautiful mirrors and fireplace, it is reminiscent of an English club. Besides the signature cocktails, you can also sample some delicious wines paired with cold dishes to feast on under the portraits of artists who have already stayed at the hotel. As soon as nice weather shows up, the bar takes up residence in the garden. This is when you will enjoy an aperitif under the sun, on the teak terrace.

le pigonnet gardens by night


Hotel Le Pigonnet features a wonderful garden of some 8000 m² and 20 fountains. You are just a short walk away from the center of Aix-en-Provence and other nice cities are also accessible from the hotel. 30 km away you will find Marseille, 50 km away is Cassis, Arles is 75 km away and Avignon is 88 km away. About 75 km away is also the regional natural park Les Alpilles and at 85 km is the Camargue.

Are you travelling by plane?

Marseille airport is about 25 km away.


A transfer to the hotel is possible. The transfer from Marseille airport costs 70 euros per trip. Trips to the train station, airport or meeting venues can also be arranged by the hotel.

Do you have a (rental) car?

You can park for free at the hotel. For electric cars, including Tesla, there are also charging stations available.

Caractère review

Hotel Le Pigonnet is a pleasant historical hotel with an excellent location. Partly thanks to its wonderful garden, it is a true oasis of calm in the middle of the city. It is also an ideal starting point to explore Provence.

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