Discover the most fabulous hotels in Cassis, France. This coastal town counts as one of the most picturesque destinations in the South of France thanks to its sheltered location between the Calanques de Cassis and Cap Canaille. A lively port, a convivial Provençal summer market, and an enchanting center with cobbled streets and pastel-hued houses complete the idyllic picture.
Cassis is the kind of place you want to linger. That’s where this Cassis accommodation guide comes in.
We’ve selected the very best places to stay in Cassis for a memorable holiday. You’ll also find some valuable tips to help choose the Cassis hotel or guesthouse that’s right for you.
So, are you ready to discover the best hotels in Cassis?
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Things to note before booking your Cassis hotel
Before we dive in, we’d like to give you some tips that will help you choose when to visit and where to stay in Cassis.
When to visit Cassis
Cassis is a typical resort town. The town is bustling with life in spring and summer, and there’s plenty to do. In winter, it’s quite sleepy, and therefore most – if not all – hotels in Cassis close their doors from Mid-October or November to Mid-March or April. The same goes for many other local businesses.
Since the tourist season is rather short and hotel inventory is limited, we’d recommend booking early. That’s especially true when you plan your visit in July or August. The best time to visit Cassis is shoulder season when the temperatures are mild enough to go hiking yet warm enough to enjoy the beach or the many terraces.
Where to stay in Cassis
The Port of Cassis counts as the most lively place. If you’re looking to stay close to the action, it’s best to book your Cassis hotel or guesthouse as close to the Port as possible. The further away from the town center, the hillier the landscape.
So, when you opt to stay in the hinterland then you might be faced with an intensive walk uphill to reach it. Then again, you’ll also get to enjoy the best views.
In the summer months, both holidaymakers and day trippers flock to Cassis, and parking lots often reach their limits. So, if you know you’ll be arriving by car then we’d recommend you to either book a Cassis hotel that comes with parking facilities or pre-book your Cassis parking spot in one of the public parkings.
Guesthouses or Chambres d’Hôtes
There may not be many official hotels in Cassis but there are several fabulous guesthouses or bed and breakfasts. In France, these are called chambres d’hôtes.
The difference is that, officially, a chambre d’hôtes is limited to 5 bedrooms and a capacity of 15 persons. Larger properties are considered hotels in France.
If you like the tranquility of small-scale accommodation, then a bed and breakfast be perfect for you. We’ve included several of these guesthouses in our hotel selection.
For accommodations that offer even more privacy, we refer you to our article on the best Cassis Airbnbs and vacation rentals. (Coming soon.)
Best Cassis hotels and chambres d’hôtes
Now, without further ado, let’s discover the best hotels in Cassis. We’ve sorted the accommodations by budget for your convenience. Each item links out to various booking sites that show availability, prices, and review scores.
At the end of this post, you’ll also find a map mentioning all the Cassis hotels and guesthouses that we’ve mentioned.
Luxury hotels in Cassis (€300+ per night in high season)
Here’s our selection of the most luxurious accommodation in Cassis France.
The most renowned boutique hotel in Cassis is located on a cliff between the port and the Calanques.
Les Roches Blanches is a stunning 19th-century 5-star hotel with Art Deco elements nestled in a beautiful garden dotted with succulents and umbrella pines. It features 2 pools and several terraces overlooking the Mediterranean and the Cap Canaille. A stone staircase leads right to the water’s edge. Les Roches Blanches comprises 36 well-appointed rooms and suites as well as three restaurants, a lovely pétanque area, and a Sisley Spa.
If you’re looking for even more privacy and luxury, then you might like the Villa Cala Bianca which is located in an extension of the hotel. It comes with four bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms, two swimming pools, a gym, a wellness area, and butler service.
The elegant façade of this house hides one of the most luxurious places to stay in Cassis. The Address Cassis offers 1 room, 2 junior suites, and 2 suites all overlooking the gardens, the swimming pool, and the Mediterranean. All are spacious and well-equipped.
Every stay at The Address Cassis comes with a lavish breakfast with plenty of local products and free parking.
This bed and breakfast’s outdoor area, with its playful red accents, is a haven of tranquility. Yet, The Address Cassis is located right in the center of town and the beaches are just a 15-minute walk away.
The Castle of Cassis overlooks the port and the center from atop the hill. In a time of foreign invasions, locals sought refuge in the Carolingian Château de Cassis. Nowadays, the Castum Carcisis site is reserved for guests of this luxury accommodation.
This emblematic Cassis guesthouse features 5 guest rooms and a large swimming pool which is heated from May to October. Parking is included and there’s free WiFi throughout the property. Note that there’s no restaurant, no breakfast, and no nighttime service.
Wine lovers, rejoice! While most of the Cassis accommodations in our list may focus on sea views, this guesthouse offers spectacular views over the terraced vineyards of Cassis. For centuries, Cassis has been known as a beautiful wine-making region. Especially its white wines have gained quite a reputation in the Provençal wine industry.
Côté Vignes Cassis is a gorgeous retreat in the Cassis hinterland, close to all major wine houses yet just good half an hour’s walk from the port of Cassis. It’s set amidst a verdant landscape and features an outdoor saltwater pool and panoramic terrace. Breakfast and parking are included in your reservation.
Mid-range hotels in Cassis (€160 to €300 per night in high season)
Here’s our selection of medium-priced accommodation in Cassis France.
Just a half an hour walk from the center lies another beautiful retreat. La Demeure Insoupçonnée houses 5 spacious guest rooms, some of which are family-sized. Each room is individually designed and comes with its own delightful touch: one has a four-poster bed, another one has a cave bathroom, and yet another one has a suspended bed. All rooms feature a private terrace and large bay windows.
The outdoor area is equipped with a Mediterranean garden, a freeform swimming pool, a pétanque field, and a table tennis table. A copious breakfast can be added to your reservation. Free public parking is available in front of the villa.
You’ll find this relaxing accommodation steps away from Place Baragnon and just a few minutes from the city beaches.
Le Clos du Petit Jesus features 2 tastefully decorated, light, and airy guest rooms. La Terrasse is located on the first floor and features a spacious terrace overlooking the countryside. Le Lodge is a separate building and features an outdoor lounge. A seasonal pool is available in the common garden.
This accommodation comes with breakfast and free parking.
7. Villa Andrea
Tucked away in a residential area between vineyards and the town, lies a Provençal-styled villa with a spectacular view over Cassis Bay. You’ll feel right at home in one of the 4 cozy rooms, each one equipped with a large private panoramic terrace. Take a dip in the shimmering pool and explore the Mediterranean garden dotted with lavender, rosemary, fig, lemon, and fruit trees.
Enjoy a wonderful breakfast with fresh fruits and local treats on the terrace or by the fireplace. Villa Andrea is a wonderful bed and breakfast to retreat to after a day of exploring Cassis.
Affordable hotels in Cassis (€160- per night in high season)
Here’s our selection of budget hotels in Cassis France.
Next on our list of hotels in Cassis is a true gem. Hôtel les Volets Rouges, named after the red shutters that adorn the enchanting country house, is located on the grounds of the Calanques National Park.
This idyllic boutique hotel in Cassis offers 20 tastefully decorated and air-conditioned rooms, most of which come with a private terrace facing the scrubland. Family rooms are available as well. The property’s garden connects to several hiking trails that lead to the Calanques. We warmly recommend the hike to Calanque d’en Vau. The landscape is truly spectacular!
The feast for the senses is completed with exceptional restaurant service. The breakfast buffet comprises fresh fruits, nuts, seeds, homemade jams, homemade pudding or homemade cakes, and much more. Evenings are just as delightful on the palate. This eco-responsible accommodation even offers a picnic service.
Parking is available free of charge at Hôtel les Volets Rouges and there’s an onsite recharging station for electric vehicles. The center of Cassis is just a short drive away but you could just as easily have a scooter or electric mountain bike delivered to the hotel to explore both Cassis, the Calanques National Park, and the vineyards.
This 3-star boutique hotel in Cassis is located at a privileged location in the heart of the center and steps away from the port, the beaches, and the restaurants. It features 37 rooms, all of which come with air-conditioning and a view of the Château de Cassis. Some rooms have a balcony.
A buffet breakfast is served every morning and the Best Western Hôtel & SPA Coeur De Cassis also has a wellness area. This hotel is a solid choice for a short stay or one without many frills. Location-wise, it’s an excellent choice.
Note that there’s no parking at this hotel. The other hotel with a similar name, the Best Western Plus Hôtel la Rade, does offer parking but that’s a different hotel and is priced a bit higher.
Aparthotel in Cassis
Aparthotels offer the service facilities of a hotel combined with the room facilities of an apartment (kitchen and living area).
We conclude our list of hotels in Cassis France with a beautiful aparthotel located in the heart of Cassis, just minutes away from the port and beaches.
HPC Suites offers 12 spacious and modern apartments that all include a dining area a seating area with flat-screen television and a well-equipped. Onsite parking is free of charge and the parking area is equipped with an electric charging station.
Hôtel Particulier Cassis is set amidst a tranquil garden with a gorgeous seasonal pool. In the summer months, a ping pong table and play area are made available for families.
Cassis hotels on the map
For your convenience, we created a map indicating all hotels in Cassis mentioned on our list.
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That concludes our list of the best hotels in Cassis. We can’t wait to find out which one caught your eye! Feel free to share your travel plans with us in the comment box.