Luxury hotel holiday Hotel Jules Cesar Arles

In the heart of the city of Arles, the five-star Hotel Jules Cesar combines the city's Roman heritage with the bold, contemporary style of a renowned French designer, Christian Lacroix. Behind the classical facade is a refined restaurant, an idyllic spa, and a range of individualistic guestrooms. On the doorstep, are all the greatest historic attractions of the city, from the Roman and mediaeval ruins to the houses, cafes, and landscapes that inspired Van Gogh.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Eurotunnel or ferry crossing if self-drive
  • Flights and hire of a group A car if fly-drive
  • Rail and hire of a group A car if rail-drive
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Jules Cesar, Arles

Hôtel Jules César is a 5-star boutique hotel in the centre of Arles. With design by Christian Lacroix, delicious gourmet cuisine and excellent spa facilities, it afford guests a truly relaxing and indulgent experience.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5

Location City centre location, ten minutes' walk to the riverfront

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Marseilles

Distance from airport 41 miles

Hotel facilities and services

Lou Marqués Restaurant, Bar, Outdoor heated swimming pool (seasonal), Spa Cinq Mondes, Car park, and Room service.

Out and about nearby

The hotel is very well situated for visiting some of the key attractions in Arles, including the Constantine Roman Baths, the cryptoporticus in the Roman Forum, and the Saint-Trophime church and cloisters, all of which pay testament to the rich Roman and mediaeval history that exists here. Witness the buildings that played a great part in Van Gogh's story, visit the Hotel-Restaurant Carrel, the Café de la Gare, and the Yellow House, where Van Gogh stayed for a while during his year in Arles.

Sports nearby

9- and 18-hole golf courses are situated nearby, as well as Tennis courts, Quad-biking, Karting, and Horse-riding; all of which can be organised with the help of hotel staff. In the Carmargue, guests can also enjoy horseback or 4x4 safaris.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic room for 5 nights

From about

£1,260

Holiday Code FE379

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Jules Cesar, Arles

The Hôtel Jules César is a five-star boutique property just outside the city of Arles in Provence, that prides itself on its welcoming and sophisticated ambience. The exterior, with its lower-floor columns, architrave, and wide steps, reflects the Roman implications of the hotel's name. The golden-stone walls are atmospherically lit up in the evenings, which adds to the charm of the surroundings. To the left of the front door, as you approach, is a beautiful carving adorned with Latin text. As you enter, however, this historic style is merged with bold modern colours, striking design, and a touch of contemporary grandeur. Bright feature walls appear in every room, accompanied by traditional dark wood furnishings, as well as colourful chairs and white-clothed tables in the dining room. In the Lou Marqués Restaurant, named after Marquis Folco de Baroncelli-Javon, you can enjoy three meals a day, each wholly inspired by French ingredients, flavours, and cuisine. The menu reflects the changing seasonal produce in and around Provence. During the summer months, it is also possible to dine on the picturesque terrace. Another excellent feature of the hotel is the Spa Cinq Mondes, where classic and innovative treatments from around the world have been compiled into luxurious wellness programmes. The treatment rooms feature the same bold colours as the rest of the hotel, but with designs, wall murals, and paintings that evoke the Roman heritage of Arles. Finally, you come to your room. Every guestroom is completely unique, each with a new pattern, colour palette, and driving design focus. In some, textured wallpaper covers the wall behind the headboard; in others, a striking piece of antique furniture will break up an otherwise sleek, modern room. In many, a bold piece of artwork will add character; but, in all the rooms, the views out the windows offer a new perspective on the city of Arles or the floral courtyards and outdoor pool of the hotel grounds. In the Junior Suites, the individual style of the hotel's designer, Christian Lacroix, really comes into its own, making the most of the original features. The Hôtel Jules César is a hotel of truly unique style and charm, that remains totally in-keeping with the main attraction of this part of Provence: the ancient city of Arles.

Room descriptions

The Hôtel Jules César has 52 rooms with air-conditioning, television, telephone, complimentary Wifi, Nespresso machine, safe, hairdryer, and minibar.

Classic room
Superior room
Deluxe room
Junior Suite

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic room for 5 nights

From about

£1,260

Holiday Code FE379

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Jules Cesar, Arles

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to the Hotel Jules Cesar, our clients fly to Marseille or Nice and then usually have the use of a hire-car for the duration of the holiday, or they arrive in their own car on a self-drive holiday, often as part of a multi-centre touring holiday (we would include a Eurotunnel crossing or a ferry crossing, depending on the itinerary), or they arrive by train, having taken the Eurostar London to Paris or Lille, and then the TGV to Avignon, Aix-en-Provence or Nice. On some dates there is a direct service of the Eurostar from London to Avignon. From the railway station, if you are visiting more than one hotel or want to explore the region, we recommend having a hire-car. We will arrange this for you.

Additional information

Children: Cots are available on request. 6 triple and 11 quadruple rooms are available for those travelling with children.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic room for 5 nights

From about

£1,260

Holiday Code FE379

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Jules Cesar, Arles

About Provence

An Expressions tailor-made holiday to Provence, the land which is the ancient province of the Romans, offers a rich tapestry of landscapes, culture and traditions. From the sunflower fields of Van Gogh`s Arles, to the sandy marshes of the Camargue, from the Cezanne like landscapes of Aix inland to the olive groves and lavender beds that surround the perched hill top villages, and finally to the dramatic coastline of the azure Mediterranean where the sandy beaches, craggy corniches and fishing villages have been transformed into a sophisticated holiday playground you experience a multitude of contrasting and complementary senses and images. The perfumes of lavender, thyme, rosemary, citrus, pine and olive mingle in the air and the light is bright and clear. Add to all these sensations a wonderful climate, good food and local wine and unlimited sporting and sightseeing activities and you can understand why Provence is not just an ideal holiday destination but a romantic way of life. Provence still has miles of open road across country, tiny, sleepy villages, dramatic hills and craggy peaks, beautiful, sense enriching panoramas and aromas all waiting for you to explore and enjoy.

Highlights of Provence

Cultural highlights include santons, Souleiado Provençal fabrics, herbs and lavender, wine and olive oil, melons and pastis, boules and berets.

Provence Climate

Average air temperatures in Centigrade: January: 12.2, February: 11.9, March: 14.2, April: 18.5, May: 20.8, June: 26.6, July: 28.1, August: 28.4, September: 25.2, October: 22.1, November: 16.8, December: 14.1. Source: Direction de la Meteorologique de France.

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