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Hotel Highlights

  • A modern, minimalist hotel fresh on the scene
  • Party-people’s St Tropez location
  • Three bars to choose from inside your own hotel


Dramatically set on a Côte d’Azur clifftop overlooking St Tropez’s yacht-dotted bay, Kube Hotel is a fabulous party pad that evokes Miami on the Med. The glass building is a shimmer of sugary white minimalism, but there’s nothing understated about its glamorous perks, led by a helicopter pad, two bars, a super-long swimming pool and daily DJ sets.

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Here's what you get for booking Kube Hotel St Tropez with us:

A welcome drink each


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Kube Hotel St Tropez – St Tropez – France

Need To Know


41, including 10 suites.


Noon, but flexible subject to availability. Earliest check-in, 4pm.


Double rooms from $270.66 (€242), excluding tax at 10 per cent. Please note the hotel charges an additional local city tax of €1.65 per person per night on check-out.

More details

Rates exclude Continental or buffet breakfast (from €28 each).


Pets can stay for €40 a day and there are outdoor smoking areas.

At the hotel

Spa, gardens, gym, DVD/CD library. In rooms: flatscreen TV, iPod dock, integrated DVD/CD player and minibar.

Our favourite rooms

In terms of design flourishes and sleek minimalist furniture, all rooms are created equal at Kube. Request a corner room for an adjacent pair of French windows and pool views. Room 223 (a Superior Room) has Ligne Roset mini rocking chairs and a monochrome mosaic-clad bath. Room 226 (a Prestige Room) has enough room to swing a panther in, plus breathtaking sea views. Families should request rooms either in the ‘400’ range or the B building, in the quieter, rear courtyard.


A gargantuan swimming pool carved from grey marble occupies an impressive stretch of the grassy lawn, surrounded by soft grey decking. There’s also a smaller pool in the courtyard area.

Packing tips

Binoculars for bay-watching the yachts from the hotel deck; a copy of F Scott Fitzgerald’s Riviera-set The Beautiful and Damned.


Kube runs free shuttles to and from downtown St Tropez.


All ages are welcome: cribs are provided free; extra beds for €75 and there is a babysitting service for €18 an hour.

Food and drink

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Kube Hotel St Tropez – St Tropez – France

Hotel Restaurant

As sleek, white and modern as the rest of the hotel, with a feature wall of brown and white Tetris-style tiles, Kube restaurant is a contemporary space in which to linger under ice cube-like pendant lights over reinventions of French classics whipped up in the open industrial-chic kitchen.

Hotel Bar

Start with sundowners at the podium Martini Bar, then proceed to the stylishly cool Skybar on the roof for a DJ-soundtracked drink against a backdrop of pine tree-feathered hills with gull’s-eye views over the swimming pools, lawns and bay of St Tropez beyond.

Last orders

Breakfast is available until a hangover-friendly 1pm, with the option to chain-feed straight into lunch (12pm–4pm). Dinner is served from 7pm–11pm.

Room service

A light menu of sandwiches, pasta and burgers can be mustered 24/7.

Smith Insider

Dress code

Pucci, Gucci, Lady Ga-Ga (if you must) – Kube can take whatever your wardrobe can throw at it; Mr Smith should think sharp-suit-no-tie Clooney in Ocean’s Eleven.

Top table

Maintain the romance with a table away from the pan-clanking open kitchen.

Local Guide

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Kube Hotel St Tropez – St Tropez – France
Eat, drink, see, do: local favourites and more…

Worth getting out of bed for

Flex your plastic and hit Place de la Garonne, to supplement your wardrobe with some of fashion’s most exclusive labels – Dior and Cavalli among them. For a more low-key spend, browse and barter in the markets at Place des Lices (Tuesday and Saturday mornings, 8am–2pm), where you’ll find traditional bed linens, cooking ingredients and gifts. Explore Pearl Beach (unleash your most fabulous swimwear) and body-swerve Nikki Beach, unless a champagne-soaked, topless-dance-inviting concept of a beach bar floats your boat. The azure bay of Saint Tropez flaunts a full CV of water sports – sample them for yourself at the main Pampelonne beach.

Local restaurants

For seafood-feasting on the quay surrounded by envy-inducing yachts and equally attractive clientele, dine at Joseph L’Escale at 9 Quai Jean Jaures (+33 4 94 97 00 63). White-linen-clad tables, vivid coral-coloured walls and furnishings, a leather bar and natural stone all add up to a stylish eatery and the enormous glass windows let you people-watch over fish soup and platters of jumbo shrimp. For a meal as warming as the French sun, indulge in a Moroccan feast at the popular Le Salama restaurant at 1 Rue des Tisserands (+33 4 94 97 59 62). Try the lamb tagine with prunes. Err on the size of moderation when ordering; portions are satisfyingly generous.

Local bars

The hotel's three bars compensate for its out-of-town location; although the Kube shuttle bus can ferry you into St Tropez for bellinis with the boat crowd.

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Hip St Tropez hilltop

Kube Hotel St Tropez

Route de Saint-Tropez, 83580, St Tropez, France


Nice Côte d’Azur is the closest airport (an hour and a half away).


The closest train station is in St Raphael, 35km from the hotel. From here, connect to other Côte d’Azur towns; see SNCF ( for details.


Kube is located on the Gassin waterfront, a five-minute drive from the centre of St Tropez. Nice and Marseille are both an hour and a half away in the car. Exit the N98 at Les Marines de Cogolin and take the D98a towards St Tropez. Before you reach the town, you should find yourself on the Route de St Tropez, which is where you will find the hotel. Parking at the hotel costs €28 a day.


A helicopter from Nice airport is €1,090 one-way. There are also ferry services for speedy access from both Sainte Maxime and Saint Raphael.


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Kube Hotel St Tropez – St Tropez – France
Kube Hotel St Tropez
Kube Hotel St Tropez Route de Saint-Tropez St Tropez 83580 St Tropez France

Anonymous review

by , Beach-based writer

Rating: 10/10 stars
Mr & Mrs Smith have just returned from a review trip to this St Tropez boutique hotel, and just as soon as they’ve unpacked their deck shoes and diamonds, a full account of their stay in France will be with you. In the meantime, just to whet your wanderlust, here’s a quick postcard from Kube… On a Côte d’Azur clifftop overlooking the yacht-speckled bay of St T…
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Kube Hotel St Tropez

Anonymous review by Naomi Reilly, Beach-based writer

Mr & Mrs Smith have just returned from a review trip to this St Tropez boutique hotel, and just as soon as they’ve unpacked their deck shoes and diamonds, a full account of their stay in France will be with you. In the meantime, just to whet your wanderlust, here’s a quick postcard from Kube…

On a Côte d’Azur clifftop overlooking the yacht-speckled bay of St Tropez, Kube’s location alone earns it glamour points. Like its Parisian cousin, this Mediterranean Kube takes all the luxuries you’d expect from a boutique hotel and parcels them up in sleek, minimalist architecture. This 2009-built bolthole is consistently sleek, chic and devoid of fuss – its furniture, landscaping and even its light fittings are ruler-straight proof that square can be hip.

A super-long swimming pool, choice of two bars, extensive palm tree-dotted grounds and a modern French restaurant make Kube feel more like a resort than mere hotel. A free shuttle bus is incentive to roll off your sunlounger and head into St Tropez itself. But, should you feel the need to hire a car and explore the coastline, Port Grimaud and Sainte Maxime beckon from across the bay. 

The hotel helipad sets the tone at this exclusive hilltop retreat where relaxation is de rigeur and tanning is still in fashion. Whether it’s the served-till-1pm breakfast, the open-all-day martini bar or the daily DJ sets in the rooftop Skybar, you’ll find ample justification for labelling Kube a fabulous party pad.

The Guestbook

Whenever you book a stay at a Smith hotel with us, we'll invite you to review it when you get back. Read what other Smith members have to say about Kube Hotel St Tropez in the Guestbook below…


Stayed on

We loved

Both myself and my partner thought that the second we arrived at the hotel that the staff couldn't be more helpful and polite. It was lovely they were going to such efforts to make sure we enjoyed our time. The views were amazing and the poolside is something special late afternoon for a drink before going out to dinner. I would highly recommend booking at Kube.

Don’t expect

The only downfall my partner found the hair dryer supplied was terrible, however that was the only thing we could fault.

Rating: 8/10 stars


Stayed on

We loved

The view of the ocean from the bar and restaurant.

Don’t expect

Perfect service out of season – the hotel was quiet when we were there, we had to ask for our free GoldSmith upgrade, and it did not seem to go down well when we ordered from the bar menu at 5pm before the restaurant opened. I didn't personally think the bathrooms were very practical - no surfaces to stash your toiletries, a cube-shaped toilet that I found uncomfortable, and water everywhere after a shower.

Rating: 1/10 stars


Stayed on

We loved

Mostly the staff, from the bellboys who asked if they could clean our car, because they had noticed it was a bit dirty up to the bar / restaurant staff who prepared us a table with view over the gulf of St Tropez. Beautiful, relaxing swimming pool on both sides of the building. If you do want to do some tourist and boat watching, go to L'Opera at the Saint Tropez harbour around 4 pm, have a glass or 2 of rose and watch the yachts coming back in the harbour for the night. Eight out of 10.

Don’t expect

Peace and quietness. Even if the construction work to enlarge the hotel is finished, you will still hear the main road at the large swimming pool. Also, there's no way you can take a shower in the bathroom without having an entirely wet floor.

Rating: 8/10 stars


Stayed on NA.

We loved

The hotel had excellent and friendly staff, great rooms and views. There was also a complimentary shuttle to Saint Tropez port from 8am-Midnight.

Don’t expect

It could have been busier, but it was towards the end of the season. The shower in the room could do with better drainage - we found that wet, slippery floors were an issue.

Rating: 9/10 stars


Stayed on

We loved

The garden, the main pool area and the view were highlights for me. Also the staff were very friendly with no "Saint-Tropez" attitude at all!

Don’t expect

The price is a bit steep, but then all of Saint Tropez is crazily expensive in July and August.

Rating: 9/10 stars