Péniche Espoir

1260 chemin des canotiers , Avignon, 84000 France (Show map)


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Room of host or cottage for two persons in Avignon on the island of la Barthelasse. On the barge of hope, petty housing has been converted into an independent studio of 40 m 2, very bright, air-conditioned or heated with a mezzanine with bed 140 and its two roof windows, a large living room with wide views of the Rhone, a kitchenette and a bathroom. Of Moreover, you can enjoy a very large terrace overlooking the river lit up at night. Calm, rest and change of scenery provided near the city centre of Avignon.

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Innkeepers: Duprey


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  • Guest room5
  • Service5
  • Value5
  • Cleanliness5
  • Onsite Dining5

accueil sympa et vraiment sincère. studio vaste et indépendant, décoré avec gout et tout confort. petit dej' conseillé( pain frais et confiture maison) à l'heure désirée. Séjour magique.

5 on December 11, 2013

Ber et Val

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Rooms & Rates

petty housing

Room of 30 m 2 mezzanine with bed 140, 2 Bay Windows and two roof windows with views over the river or the wooded banks.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: EUR 90 - EUR 110

Bubble on the barge

Enjoy a double unusual experience! One or more nights on board the vessel in a heated if necessary bubble! At the front of the barge out prying eyes, the privacy of the guests is preserved and the bubble room offers an exceptional view of the river and the sky. You can enjoy beautiful sunrises from Sun and starry night. The bathroom also heated is ensuite and private. The Moroccan coatings shower is spacious and decorative elements. You can enjoy your breakfast on the terrace deck either in bed, depending on the weather. The owner will be happy to receive you and inflate the balloon under your eyes to enjoy the softness of the end of the day on the river temperature. Also, it will benefit according to your wishes, to explain life on board and the history of this nearly century-old boat!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: EUR 90 - EUR 120

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Location Type

Countryside, Island, Rural, Waterview


Marseille, France (MRS-Provence) 60 miles

Directions to property:

The barge is 5 minutes from the city centre by car, 30 minutes by foot, or 20 minutes by free River link, 5 minute walk from the bus stop, 10 minutes by car from the train station.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, Night life, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Tours, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type


Room amenities

Air conditioning, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Kitchenette, Library, Microwave, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Private entrance, Radio, Washer/dryer, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycles, Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 17 h - 20 h
  • Check Out:: 11 h
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 100% total stay for one night 
 50% total stay for 2 or 3 nights 
 30% total stay for 4 nights and more
  • Cancellations: Cancellation with refund within 15 days.




Languages spoken

English, French

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

Breton origin, I obviously wanted water arriving on Avignon.Cette barge I will pleasure you narrated his history has become over time my jewel. For my greatest pleasure to share this place, I opened in the petty square a chambre d'hote from 2014.

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Paid on-site

  • Cost: 5
  • Time Served: 7 h 30 - 10 h 00
  • Serving Location: Deck of the boat on the large terrace., Guest room