La Mirande

La Mirande

*****

Historic La Mirande hotel occupies an exalted spot in Avignon: originally a 14th-century cardinal’s mansion, it sits opposite the former popes’ palace, the Palais des Papes. The building has served as a hotel for the past few centuries, and today combines its long heritage of hosting travellers with its history as a grand and opulent home. The current owners spent three years working with a Parisian interior designer and a local architect to restore La Mirande to its former grandeur… as well as filling it with their personal collection of art and antiques and readying it for discerning modern guests.

Highlights:

  • Ancient heart of Avignon

  • It’s right in the heart of Avignon

  • The owners’ personal art collection is everywhere

  • There are monthly cooking classes

  • Dinner in the hotel’s basement kitchen is a must for gourmands

Smith extra

Flowers, a basket of seasonal fruits and home-made biscuits or other sweet treats in your room on arrival.

In the know

Also need to know:

The majority of the hotel’s common areas are on the ground floor and accessible by wheelchair or pushchair. One Grand Deluxe Room has been adapted for wheelchair users.Time your visit to coincide with one of the monthly cooking classes. The hotel’s chefs take turns to dish out shopping baskets, lead guests to the market, guide them in picking the best ingredients and then, back at the hotel, cooking an expert Provençal meal.

Mr and Mrs Smith reviews

Every hotel featured is visited personally by members of our team, given the Smith seal of approval, and then anonymously reviewed. As soon as our reviewers have returned from this luxury hotel in Provence and unpacked their jars of home-made jam and foie gras, a full account of their French country break will be with you. In the meantime, to whet your wanderlust, here's a quick postcard from La Mirande in Avignon…

Life at La Mirande is like going through a particularly comfortable time warp: so much loving attention to detail has been paid in the restoration and decoration of this historic

Accommodation details

Address:

4, place de l'Amirande, Avignon, France 84000
Avignon
France

Location:

0.8 mi / 1.2 km from city centre

General facilities

  • Valet parking
  • Concierge desk
  • Internet services
  • On-Site parking
  • Onsite laundry
  • Restaurant

Dining information

Restaurant:

The hotel’s restaurant serves traditional Provençal cuisine at its best: breakfasts in particular are très délicieux. Make sure to tear your eyes away from your food and gaze up at the dining room’s impressive original ceiling. Afternoon tea is served every day, complete with handmade pastries, in the glass-roofed patio.

Top table:

In winter, a table by the fireplace is the cosiest spot; in summer, head for the quiet and picturesque terrace.

Last orders:

Breakfast is served 7–11am; lunch 12.30–2pm; and dinner 7.30–10pm.

Room service:

Have light meals and snacks delivered to your room noon–3pm or 6.30–10pm.

Hotel bar:

The sitting-room style bar is a cosy spot for a cocktail – in winter, grab a chair by the open fire. Drinks are poured from noon to 1am; the cocktail menu changes weekly and there’s a large collection of single malts.

Plan your holiday

To search for prices and availability simply click the button below.

Pick a departure date

Simply select the number of nights and choose a departure date that suits you.

The total price is displayed below.

Please note

For prices beyond this date, follow the link below.

Return

Key:

 
Selected date
 
Selected departure date unavailable
 
Lowest available price for the month
N/A
Departure date unavailable

Prices shown are based on {0} departures. If you would like to fly from another departure point then please click here

Total price per adult

--- Flights & hotel

-

Based on 2 adults, night(s).

room. .

Departing from {0}

Can't find what you're looking for? Change:

  • Departure airport
  • Destination
  • Number of nights
  • Passenger numbers
  • Travel dates

Why BA Holidays?

Plan and book your holiday with British Airways, online or by phone. Enjoy all these great benefits:

  • Combine and save - book your flight + hotel or flight + car hire together for the best deals
  • Choose from over 8,000 hotels
  • 24-hour support helpline
  • Earn bonus Avios
  • Online deposits

Plan your stay

To search for prices and availability simply click the button below.

Pick a check in date

Simply select the number of nights and choose a check in date that suits you.

The total price is displayed below.

Please note

For prices beyond this date, follow the link below.

Return

Key:

 
Selected date
 
Selected date unavailable
 
Lowest available price for the month
N/A
Hotel unavailable

Total price per room

--- Hotel only

-

Based on 2 adults, night(s).

Can't find what you're looking for? Change:

  • Number of nights
  • Passenger numbers
  • Travel dates
  • Destination

Why BA hotels?

Book your hotel with British Airways and enjoy all these great benefits:

  • Over 8,000 hotels to choose from
  • Hotels in every destination that BA fly to
  • Hotels handpicked by our team of experts
  • Accommodation that meets stringent health and safety criteria
  • Access to a 24-hour support helpline, based in the UK