Are you dreaming of a destination that combines breathtaking natural beauty, rich cultural history, and world-class dining and shopping? Look no further than the French Riviera! Nestled on the Mediterranean coast between the Italian border and Saint-Tropez, the French Riviera is a region of unparalleled beauty and sophistication. Here are top 5 hotels that are hand-picked by our team of travel experts for their exceptional service, amenities and location.
1. Le Negresco (Nice)
Le Negresco is one of the most iconic hotels in the world. The hotel's design is a beautiful blend of traditional French opulence and contemporary chic, with each of its 117 rooms and suites individually decorated in a unique style. Whether you choose a Classic Room, a Deluxe Room, or one of the hotel's stunning suites, you can expect to find state-of-the-art amenities that will make your stay as comfortable as possible. The amenities at Le Negresco are truly exceptional. The hotel boasts a heated indoor pool, a sauna, a steam room, a luxurious spa, a fitness center, and well-equipped meeting venue. The hotel boasts two Michelin-starred restaurants, including the renowned Chantecler restaurant, which serves fine French cuisine in a stunning Art Deco setting. The Rotonde Brasserie, with its Belle Époque decor, offers a more relaxed dining experience. Le Negresco is located in the heart of Nice, just a few minutes' walk from the beach, the Old Town, and the city's top attractions like the Promenade des Anglais and the Musée Matisse. You can spend your days exploring the city's winding streets, sampling the local cuisine, and soaking up the Mediterranean sun, all within easy reach of your luxurious accommodations.
2. Hotel de Paris Monte Carlo (Monte Carlo)
Hotel de Paris Monte Carlo is a luxurious five-star hotel located in the heart of Monaco, known for its elegant design, exceptional service, and prime location. The hotel features a grand, neoclassical design that exudes luxury and sophistication. The interior is decorated with ornate chandeliers, marble floors, and rich fabrics, creating a glamorous atmosphere that reflects the hotel's rich history and heritage. Hotel de Paris Monte Carlo has a total of 207 rooms, including 95 suites. Each room is spacious, elegantly furnished, and features modern amenities. The hotel offers a range of facilities to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible, including a spa, a wellness center, a fitness center, a rooftop pool and fine dining Michelin-starred restaurants. Hotel de Paris Monte Carlo is located in the heart of Monaco, just a few steps away from the famous Casino de Monte-Carlo and within walking distance of many of Monaco's top attractions.
3. Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes (Cannes)
Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes is a must-stay hotel for anyone seeking a luxurious and elegant stay in Cannes. The exterior of the hotel features an Art Deco façade with ornate details and a grand entrance. The interior is just as impressive, with marble floors, crystal chandeliers, and luxurious furnishings throughout. The color palette is predominantly neutral, with shades of cream, beige, and gold creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes has a total of 349 rooms, including 84 suites. The hotel offers a range of amenities and facilities, including a spa and wellness center, rooftop pool, fitness center, conference facilities and several fine dining restaurants, including the Michelin-starred Le Fouquet's Cannes. Moreover, Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes is located in the heart of Cannes, just steps away from the famous La Croisette promenade, and within walking distance of many of the city's top attractions, including the Palais des Festivals and Cannes Old Town.
4. Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel (Côte d'Azur)
Another hotel that we would like to recommend is Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel. This iconic hotel, located on a stunning peninsula between Nice and Monaco, offers a range of features that make it a must-visit destination. The Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat boasts an elegant and timeless design, featuring a mix of classic French Riviera style and modern sophistication. With stunning sea views, luxurious furnishings, and beautiful gardens, this hotel offers a truly luxurious and relaxing atmosphere. The hotel offers 73 spacious rooms and suites, each beautifully appointed with luxurious amenities and stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. From the hotel's Olympic-size pool and private beach to its luxurious spa and gourmet restaurants, every amenity at the Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat is designed to provide guests with the ultimate in luxury and relaxation. The hotel is located just a short drive from several top attractions, including the charming village of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, the historic city of Nice, and the glamorous city of Monaco.
5. Hôtel Martinez (Cannes)
Hotel Martinez is a luxurious and unforgettable destination for anyone looking for a memorable experience in Cannes. The hotel is a true masterpiece of design and elegance, featuring a classic Art Deco style with luxurious furnishing, high ceiling, stunning marble and mosaic floor and a grand staircase. The hotel offers 409 spacious rooms and suites, each beautifully decorated with luxurious amenities and stunning views of either the Mediterranean Sea or the city of Cannes. Hotel Martinez boasts a range of luxurious amenities, including a private beach, two world-class fine-dining restaurants, Le Martinez bar, a well-equipped fitness center, and a luxury spa offering soothing and relaxing treatments. Guests can relax at the beach, enjoy a delicious meal, work out in the gym, or indulge in a luxurious spa treatment. The hotel is located on the famous Boulevard de la Croisette in Cannes, just steps away from the city's most famous attractions, including the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès and the beaches of Cannes.
No matter which of these top 5 luxury hotels you choose, you're sure to have an unforgettable experience on the French Riviera. Book your stay at any of these luxurious hotels with us and receive exclusive deals that will make your stay even more memorable.
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