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HOTEL Hodeo****
(Formerly Hotel Villa St Elme)

Corniches des Issambres

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Located between Saint-Raphaël and Saint-Tropez, in the heart of the Bay of Les Issambres, the Hotel HODEO draws its pink walls between pine trees, palm trees and flowered gardens, overlooking the Large Blue Mediterranean.

The sea as a guest....



This luxury house overlooking the Mediterranean sea dates back to the early thirties. Thanks to its exceptional geographical position, Hotel HODEO will enable you to spend unforgettable holidays or seminars in an exceptional atmosphere.


The Hotel HODEO, a middle class house  where famous actors and artists, such as Maurice CHEVALIER, and Edith PIAF used to spend their holidays. A film was made here a few years ago with the famous French singer, Tino ROSSI in this house called LA MARTOUNE.


The sea is present everywhere, one can feel it dancing in each room, the lounge and the dinning rooms.


This post card image was engraved in the heart and spirits of Brigitte and Kery CHBIB who decided immediately to bring it to life.



It was in 1990, the villa became a Palace....


After intense reflection, a considerable amount of hard work, patience,  in a few years their project began to take shape.


Today, one apartment, two Suites, two double Prestige rooms, Floralies (a single room), a Bastide "Provencale" rich with its nine Junior suites, and a duplex. A total of 17 rooms, two restaurants, a Salon Bar, a health & beauty corner equipped with sauna, a Turkish bath, Massages, a seawater swimming pool, a mooring pontoon, a conference room, & two private car parks constitute the exceptional present of the Villa Saint Elme.

Haven of Peace 


Three buildings, each one with a different personality, accommodate the Suites and Rooms of the Villa Saint Elme.

The entire Villa Saint Elme can be let, for a seminar, or for a private gathering. This private house would also be ideal for a film location.


An Apartment and two Suites (with elevator) benefit of full southern exposure, and a large terrace overlooking the sea.

Bathrooms with hydromassage bath-tubs, certain with jet   showers, separate toilets, minibar, television, direct Telephone with Internet connection, safe, hair dryer, dry-cleaning service available; the maximum of comfort.




True reference mark of the tales of the "milles et une nuits", this apartment with a true "oriental" decoration and great refinement is equipped with a large sitting room, and a bedroom with a king size bed, a marble bathroom with a jet shower and a hydro massage bath. This Apartment is perfectly equipped to welcome a family with children.




With its four poster bed and its very romantic pale pink decoration, Froufrou is a "Love nest" dominating the Mediterranean.



  Les Années 20  

Entirely furnished in an art deco style, this Suite is faithful to the nineteen twenties in America, with a private balcony.




The Islands 


On the ground floor, “Floralies”, pleasant single room, ideal for a guide, a driver, a baby-sitter, or a teenager…at an interesting price.

On the first floor, 2 double Prestige Rooms with , lounge area , minibar, television, safe, direct telephone with Internet connection, abathroom with a  hydro massage bath, air conditioned, every detail counts, to enable you to appreciate the charm of these two rooms  “Vanilla and Cannelle”, styled " colonial " (with a four poster bed). The rooms are not connected but on the same floor, suitable for a family with children.








The Provençale Bastide 

Surrounded by a large luxurious garden, the Provençale Bastide is decorated with hand made quality materials. A true reference in Provence, tiles from Salernes, potteries, Provençal tissues...



Nine very spacious Junior Suites, a Duplex apartment, and a double room, which has a theme “Zen”, are to be found in this   Bastide, also blessed with a private car-cark.

Fully equipped with lounge, and, a particularly beautiful bathroom, with a hydro jet shower, a hydro-massage bath, and a hairdryer. All the Junior Suites have air conditioning, minibar, a safe, direct telephone, internet connection, and satellite television.  A small terrace for certain, with sea view for others. A real paradise in Provence.

The Duplex proposes a Prestige room on the 1st floor with bathroom and balcony, and a Junior Suite on the 2nd floor with bathroom and terrace with sea view onto the Bay of Saint-Tropez, this junior suite could also be transformed into a private lounge.


The double room named “Zen”, completely independent with its private entry through the Provencal garden, is a haven of peace with its comfort, and an outside Jacuzzi.

This building is ideal for housing a seminar, as each room can be turned in to a living room or a conference room, with total independence.


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