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Hotels in Nice

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Miguel Magdalena

Verified by Miguel Magdalena
from the blog Tintineando

Located on France's famed Riviera between Cannes and Monaco, Nice has been drawing in tourists for centuries. Home to spectacular beaches, eye-catching Italian-influenced streets, indulgent cuisine and world-class art museums, there’s no wonder the city continues to entice visitors looking for a refined holiday experience.

Despite its grandeur, Nice has a wide variety of accommodation options catering to all budgets. Whether you choose the new town and Promenade des Anglais area with its beach access or the historically rich Vieux Nice region, there are numerous boutique hotels, hostels and apartments on offer.

Neighbourhoods of Nice

Nice is roughly divided into four neighbourhoods.
  • Vieux Nice: The historic heart of the city consisting of quaint houses, markets and bistros.
  • New Town: This promenade area offers stunning modern architecture, and it's where you'll find the city's opulence.
  • Le Port-Garibaldi: The city's natural harbour with trendy bars and restaurants.
  • Cimiez, Libération and Vernier: Districts to the north which offer a different, less touristy experience with art museums and ruins.

What to see and do in Nice

  • There are over 30 beaches stretching across the city’s coast, including the lively La Réserve and the ritzy Plage Beau Rivage.
  • For the quintessential Vieux Nice experience, head to the beautiful Cours Saleya Markets, famed for their stalls flanked by the city's most picturesque buildings.
  • The best rooftop views can be found at Colline du Château.
  • Art fans must visit the Musée Matisse, featuring an unrivalled collection of Matisse's oil paintings, tapestries and sculptures. You can even visit Matisse's grave in the nearby cemetery of Monastère Notre Dame de Cimiez.

What to eat in Nice

Nice is a foodie paradise. Expect everything for unique street snacks like pissaladière and tourte de blettes, to exquisite bistros serving fresh seafood and renowned local pasta dishes. There are countless Michelin-star experiences in the city, especially along the promenade.

Typical events and festivals in Nice

Nice sees countless local events and festivities all through the year, including Nice Carnival in February. A glamorous festival of roses takes place in April and all museums remain open late into the night in May's Long Night of Museums event. That's not counting the many musical and literary events, as well as Le Tour de France which often passes through the region.

How to move around in Nice

Nice is serviced by a prompt and enjoyable bus transport system with a flat rate of €1.50. If you want to explore the city by car, you can rent a vehicle through our site. Alternatively, consider taking advantage of the city's shared bicycle scheme, Vélo Bleau, for short-distances.

The climate in Nice

While Nice sees fine weather year-round, the summer months are the warmest and busiest, with dry and clear days. Where July sees the beaches rammed, June and September offer fewer visitors with the same sizzling heat and clear skies. You can beat the crowds with an off-season visit in February with highs of 12°.

More interesting facts about and sights in Nice

When you're not touring the cobbled streets and enjoying a fine wine on a glittering sun-soaked terrace, consider water-sports off the Promenade des Anglais. The Mediterranean Sea offers perfect conditions for paddleboarding, wakeboarding and water-skiing.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Nice

It depends on the category of the hotel. If you want to stay at a 4-star hotel in Nice, the average price per night is 41 , while you will pay an average of 31 for a 3-star hotel, and in a more luxurious 5-star hotel, you"ll pay around 85 .

The most centrally located hotels in Nice with the best ratings are: Hôtel De La Fontaine, Hôtel Le Petit Palais and Hôtel Ozz By Happyculture.

You can make reservations at Hôtel La Pérouse Nice Baie Des Anges, Hotel Hyatt Regency Nice Palais De La Méditerranée and Best Western Plus Hôtel Massena Nice if you"re looking for a hotel with valet service for your visit to Nice.

If you're bringing a vehicle, we recommend that you book a hotel with parking in Nice, like Hôtel De La Fontaine, Hôtel La Pérouse Nice Baie Des Anges or Le Panoramic Boutique Hôtel.

Hotel Campanile Nice Aéroport and Novotel Nice Arenas Aeroport are the closest ones to Nice-Côte d'Azur.

If you need a hotel with disabled access in Nice, we recommend Hôtel De La Fontaine, Hôtel Ozz By Happyculture and Le Panoramic Boutique Hôtel.

According to our clients, if you´re travelling with children, the best hotels in Nice are Hôtel Ozz By Happyculture, Hôtel La Pérouse Nice Baie Des Anges and Hôtel Le Petit Palais.

If you want to save time, the hotels in Nice with express check-in and check-out are Hôtel De La Fontaine, Hôtel Le Petit Palais and Hôtel Ozz By Happyculture.

Some of the options for hotels with non-smoking rooms in Nice are Hôtel De La Fontaine, Hôtel Le Petit Palais and Hôtel La Pérouse Nice Baie Des Anges.