LA BASTIDE DE LAURENCE

Luxury South of France Getaway

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are the rates? 
Rates range from 14,400-22,320/week, depending on the season. There is a minimum one-week stay, booking from Saturday-Saturday. Please submit a booking inquiry through the "Reservations" page to learn more.
How do I get to La Bastide de Laurence? 

From London, UK: Many of our guests coming from London take the Eurostar to Paris followed by the high-speed train from Paris to Avignon (Avignon is a 25 minute drive from Le Petit Hopital). Alternatively, they might choose to fly from London to Marseille, which is the nearest airport (about an hour drive away). Car rentals can be arranged from Avignon or Marseille directly to the house.

From Canada: Guests travelling from Canada might choose to fly from Toronto/Montreal to Paris, followed by taking a second flight to Marseille (about an hour drive away) or the high-speed train to Avignon (a 25 minute drive away). Some airlines offer service directly to Marseille. Car rentals can be arranged from Avignon or Marseille directly to the house.

From New York: Similar to travelling from Canada, guests might choose to fly to Paris or to Marseille (depending on the airline), followed by that flight or train to Marseille or Avignon. Car rentals can be arranged from Avignon or Marseille directly to the house.

Can I host a wedding or event at La Bastide de Laurence?

Absolutely! W​e have had several beautiful weddings and events take place at La Bastide de Laurence. We do have wedding-specific policies, however. Please contact us for more details. 

Are Pets allowed? ​

No, although we love your pets, they are not permitted at La Bastide de Laurence. 

Is the home close to any towns?

Yes! Although the home is nestled in between apple orchards and vineyards, the town of L'Isle Sur La Sorgue (known for its antiques, markets and canals) is only 2km away - a quick drive, a 25 minute walk, or 10 minute bike ride! Aside from L'Isle Sur La Sorgue, there are plenty of cute and picturesque towns a quick drive away, including Gordes, Bonnieux, Marseille, Cassis, etc. 

Is there a vehicle available for use? Should we rent one?

No vehicle is available for the use of guests, so we recommend renting one from your port of entry, Marseille, Avignon, or elsewhere. We highly recommend vehicle rentals to ensure you are able to see all that the region has to offer. There are stunning hilltop villages and towns that you will not want to miss! 

What size of beds do the bedrooms have?  

The house has only King Size and Queen Size beds, therefore, each bedroom welcomes double occupancy. All bedrooms are private and, in many cases, accessible by their own staircase. We can provide you with more detail if required.  

Does each bedroom have a bathroom?​

Yes! All bedrooms have direct access to their own bathrooms. Many have showers and bathtubs, and a few have a combined shower/tub. 

Is there a crib available for us?

Yes! A crib is available for your use. Please indicate this on your booking so that it can be setup for your arrival. 

Is there a pool?

Yes! There is a beautiful pool available for your use. The pool does have a security system but is not gated. 

Can we hire or bring a chef?

Absolutely. More of these details should be available to you as you complete your booking. We have recommendations of chefs in the area should you need those as well. There is a chef studio apartment on the property, private with a separate entrance. The payment and facilitation of the chef is completely the responsibility of the guest. 

 

How often does cleaning take place? 

You will receive a cleaning on Tuesday and Thursday each week of your stay. Should you want additional cleaning services, this option will be available as you complete the booking. ​

Are there laundry facilities available? 

Yes! There are washing and drying machines located in the home and available for your use. 

When is check-in and check-out?

Please plan to arrive La Bastide de Laurence no earlier than 4pm, and depart no later than 10am. The cleaning team has a very tight turnover time between groups and appreciate any time they can get to clean the house. Arrangements to meet the property house will be arranged for your arrival. ​Please note, we require a one-week minimum for all bookings during high season. Additionally, check-in and check-out dates must be on Saturdays due to the high volume of bookings we receive during high season. 

Any other questions can be emailed to contact@labastidedelaurence.com