What makes you to pick one or another hotel? Of course, the beach hotels are very important, especially for family tourists. Nice is the Cote d’-Azur of France – the most popular place for visiting. The fashionable hotels of Nice are situated in the picturesque city places to be the visiting card of Nice. The hotels you will read about are high class. Some of them became popular because of their historical origin. The others became popular due to the prominent visitors and guests. Nevertheless, the names of these hotels you can find in the top of the touristic brochures.
What is more, all of them are unique situated 15 minutes driving from the Nice Airport. Just hire a car in Nice and you are at the right place in 15 minutes!
Negresco Palace Hotel, 5*
37, Promenade des Anglais, 15 min driving from the Nice Airport
This hotel can be easily named the main symbol of Nice. The hotel building was constructed in 1912. It was officially named the architectural symbol of Nice in 1974. The hotel is one of the world many private territories of this type. The last hotel owner made the unique living museum here. There is a unique art collection of Renaissance epoch and modern works. The hotel guests welcomed with the high class service and unique style. The movie stars, politicians, businessmen always stay here.
You can find 145 comfortable suits that are unique designed in the style of Louis the 13th and art deco. There is air conditioner, TV, telephone, Wi-Fi in every room. You may use private beach territory, 24 h room service, conference halls. The best city restaurant is also situated in the hotels – Chantecler and English-style bar Le Relais. The hotel takes you to the popular sea cost Promenade des Anglais.
Le Palais de la Mediterranee, 5*
15, Promenade des Anglais, 15 min driving from the Nice Airport
The hotel was opened in 1929. More than 600 the richest and popular citizens were invited to see the ceremony. The hotel became the popular place to meet for the most of local bohemia and celebrities. That was a territory where the city competitions took place, including casino. The American owners decided to destroy the hotel building and leave just facade that was proclaimed as the architectural monument at that time. The building was ruined because of financial problems of its owners. It was restored in 2004 to welcome visitors again. The new building looks like the old, even better. There are 188 suits.
The hotels guests may use indoor swimming pool, room service, fitness center, 7 conference halls, open terrace. You can visit the hotel restaurant Le Padouk to feel the variety of classic and local cuisine. The restaurant interior is decorated with exotic wooden elements. There is also a bar Le Pingala, where you can relax, enjoy your cocktail and meet new people.
30, Boulevard Maurice Maeterlinck, 15 min driving from the Nice Airport
The history starts in 1920 when it was decided to build something more beautiful than the building of casino in Monte Carlo. Later, the house was a property of the Belgium poet Maurice Maeterlinck. The future hotel, villa Orlamonde at that time, combines the characteristics of baroque and neo Florentine style. This house was the favorite creature of the poet. It is surrounded with the beautiful jasmine and lavender garden, out of the time and place. The villa stood empty for more than 30 years. It was restored in 1989 to be the chic hotel for everyone who wants to come back to the past.
The rooms are equipped with air conditioners, telephones, TV, balconies, mini bars. There is also a swimming pool, private garden, private beach territory, 2 conference halls, Nautique club where the conferences and seminars took place. Traditional Provencal cuisine welcomes you in the hotel restaurant Le Melisande. If you are hungry during the day, you may order something to the swimming pool.
Meridien Nice Hotel, 4*
1, Promenade des Anglais, 15 min driving from the Nice Airport
People from different countries come here for different reasons, in business, in tourism and others. The hotel interior combines modern style and traditional Mediterranean style. The hotel offers about 318 suits of different categories:
The rooms of Classic Patio Room are 25 square meters.
The rooms of Superior Nice View Room are 27 square meters with balcony and terrace.
The rooms Deluxe Sea View Room are 27 square meters with balcony, terrace and beautiful sea view.
Junior Suite is 37 square meters with terrace.
Mediterranean Suite is 60 square meters with the sea view.
Presidential Suite is 120 square meters with a big terrace and sea view.
You are offered to use air conditioner, TV, telephone, Wi Fi, mini-bar, bathrobes. There is a private beach, swimming pool, fitness center, beauty center, sauna, massage, room service, conference hall. The world popular casino Ruhl is also near here. The hotel restaurant Le Colonial Cafe offers to try traditional Mediterranean cuisine with the light aroma of exotic spices. There is an open panoramic terrace on the hotel roof. You may find another hotel restaurant here – La Terrasse du Colonial Cafe. The center of Nice is over here to be comfortable to visit all popular city sights and attractions.
Elysee Palace, 4*
59, Promenade des Anglais, 15 min driving from the Nice Airport
The modern dynamic facade and classic interiors in art deco style welcome you in the hotel Elysee Palace. It was renewed in 2001 to look more attractive than ever before. There are 143 suits. The rooms are equipped with air conditioner, TV, telephone, internet access, mini-bar. There is a swimming pool in the open air, 24 hours room service, panoramic terrace and conference-hall. What about the restaurant? The restaurant Le Caprice offers you to try something traditional from the local cuisine. The bar enjoys you with the cold and hot drinks. Look around! The beach line Promenade des Anglais and Florida Beach are close to you.