Hotels in St. Tropez
French graffiti artist Monsieur André can now add hotelier to his résumé with the retro Hôtel Ermitage. Each of the 27 stylish rooms was decorated by one of his friends (Chloë Sevigny and Christian Louboutin among them), and the hotel's restaurant is already drawing crowds.
Popular with international jet setters, Hotel Byblos is located in the heart of St.-Tropez, within walking distance of the town’s famous white-sand beaches.
A cluster of 37 Modernist villas and suites designed by Philippe Starck protégé Christophe Pillet.
One of the more affordable hotels in St.-Tropez, “Le Sube” is situated directly on the Vieux Port above the Café de Paris. The exterior is typical of Provençal by-the-sea architecture, with smooth stucco walls, wooden shutters, and metal balustrades.
Ever since Brigitte Bardot vacationed on these shores, St.-Tropez has been the French Riviera’s most glamorous destination. But for guests on less than a movie-star budget, Les Palmiers, a three-story house set in a thicket of tropical trees, has 25 cheerful, affordable rooms.
Once frequented by Picasso and Jean-Paul Sartre, this former fishermen’s bar is now a small luxury hotel in a quiet part of St.-Tropez.
Like the property in the similarly titled 1994 book Hotel Pastis (whose author, Peter Mayle, drops by on occasion), Pastis’s owners are transplanted Brits—and there’s no shortage of Anglo style on display to prove it.