The most beautiful guest rooms in Marseille's 8th arrondissement

Would you like to go to Marseille? Would you like to stay in a bed and breakfast? We offer 5 accommodations located in Marseille’s 8th arrondissement so you can enjoy your stay in France’s second-largest city, after Paris. Betweensun, beach and nature, there’s no doubt you won’t be disappointed with your vacation in Marseille.

La Petite Calanque

Located at “22 calanque de Saména” in Marseille’s 8th arrondissement, the Petite Calanque offers accommodation with terrace and shaded garden, all in a peaceful atmosphere. This villa comprises three bedrooms and a studio, all with access to the tropical garden. The interior decor combines Provencal tradition and art deco. Throughout the residence, you’ll find many mottled objects and incredible details such as this free-standing bathtub dating back to the 19th century.

Each room features a high-end bedding, private shower room and toilet. You’ll enjoy a stunning view of the cliffs of the calanques making your stay in Marseille unique. Breakfasts are included in the booking. The studio, meanwhile, includes a kitchenette and is rented only by the week.

Near this atypical residence, you’ll have easy access to the beach and water sports. Hiking trails to discover the Calanques National Park are directly accessible on foot from the villa. For dining, not far from your accommodation you’ll find seaside restaurants offering a menu of fresh and local produce.

Villa d’Orient

Are you looking for an exceptional place to recharge your batteries in Provence? Positioned in the heart of the Calanques National Park, la Villa d’Orient has everything to seduce you. For over 15 years, this art deco style guesthouse has enjoyed a unique setting between sea and massif. Located just a few meters from the sea and the starting point for hiking trails, it’s also close to Marseille’s emblematic landmarks: a 30-minute drive from the Old Port, 15 minutes from the Prado and just 10 minutes from the parc Borély.

This charming Provencal residence features 2 bedrooms – one with terrace and sea view – a suite overlooking the exotic garden and a suite with kitchenette that can be rented by the week. All accommodations feature wifi and air conditioning. Breakfasts are included in the booking.

La Maison Mermoz

Located in Marseille’s Carré d’Or, the Maison Mermoz offers two charming guest rooms, the first on the oriental theme, the second with the African spirit. Built by the founder of the Société des Eaux de Marseille at the end of the 19th century, it was completely renovated in 2021 to regain its distinguished and sober look of yesteryear. Every nook and cranny of the house has been carefullythought out and designed by the owners in collaboration with French and foreign artists.

The owners of the place welcome visitors and share with them their passion for the city of Marseille and even reveal the good addresses in the area, both well-known and unknown, and the most secret places around. Her goal? Receive guests from all walks of life and exchange pleasant moments in their company if they wish.

The oriental room, discreet and luxurious, features oriental furnishings (Syrian chest of drawers, Moroccan headboard…). A private terrace adds the perfect touch for escaping, reading and dreaming, thanks to its various exotic species (palm trees, hibiscus, jasmine…). For suite africaine all the objects, paintings, rugs, linens and fabrics come from the African continent. Each evokes a special memory for the hosts, who are on hand to share their stories.

During their stay, guests can book an additional massage, waxing, pedicure or even an energy balancing session with a therapist. Taking care of your body and mind remains essential. That’s why Maison Mermoz offers its visitors wellness activities to enjoy a real moment of relaxation. These services are provided in the guest room or in a secluded lounge on the premises.

Villa Valflor

Located 100 meters from the Pointe Rouge beach, the Villa Valflor offers air-conditioned guest rooms in Marseille’s 8th arrondissement. Built by Madame Molinari, to whom we owe the name of the street, this nineteenth-century bastide features a Moroccan-style patio in the garden, offering a touch of cool under the Phocaean sun. Behind its façade with trompe-l’oeil jars, it’s almost impossible to make out this havre of peace and greenery, of which the square tower is the guardian.

The 5 rooms – declining pastel tones and individually decorated with antique furniture – offer sea or garden views, and each includes a en-suite bathroom. Every morning, a continental breakfast is prepared by the hosts. The latter take care to serve it to you in refined Provencal crockery on the shaded terrace lulled by the song of the cicadas. On-site private parking is available free of charge for visitors.

La Petite Maison dans les Calanques

Nested in a former artists’ studio, la Petite Maison dans les Calanques is located in the village des Goudes, a small fishing village in Marseille’s 8th arrondissement. At this establishment, you’ll enjoy a quiet stay, far from the hustle and bustle of the city center, while contemplating the sea from the room’s terrace.

For an original rental with character, this is the place to be, both close to the sea and the Calanques National Park. You can go hiking, climbing in the calanques or plan a kayaking or paddle outing on the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean.

A en-suite bathroom is available in the accommodation. The house linen (sheets and towels) is provided to tenants for the duration of their trip. Oven, microwave, fridge, coffee maker, kitchen utensils, dishwasher… Everything is provided for you to have a comfortable stay.