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Hotel Busby

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   38, rue Marechal Joffre, 06000 Nice, France (Centre)
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Ranked #166 of 212 hotels in Nice
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Reno, Nevada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for two nights. The location is pretty decent in the city with lots of stuff within easy walking distance including the beach. The wifi costs money and was pretty slow, around 2mbps down and 500kbps up. The rooms are pretty dated but they were fairly clean. The staff was fairly nice. The breakfast was pretty typical for... More

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Cobram, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here a couple of years ago. The experience had a lasting impression and is often remember.....not for good reasons but for the location. We were on a group bus tour and felt that we were only a number to fill the room, small and unclean rooms power outages and poor wi-fi connection, lacking in the breakfast service and... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel desperately needs to be renovated or closed. I would not recommend anyone to stay here. We stayed in a room on the first floor that was old and stuffy. The furniture was broken and the decor had a fly theme. The bathrooms were extremely small and the shower curtains were worn. When showering, staff ran to our room... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great location, easy walk to the beach and town centre. My number one check is the bathroom and I was very disappointed. The shower was tiny with a mouldy shower curtain and mouldy tiles. The mattress looked like it was as old as the hotel and a girl we were travelling with ended up with massive welts all... More

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Ourimbah, New South Wales, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really beautiful area of Nice, quiet and close to the beach. This hotel was on the stop of a group tour and due to being sick I spent a lot of time indoors here. We had a twin room booked but got a room with two single beds and a bunk bed! Great for putting our bags on but... More

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Sylvania, Ohio
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel's advantages are location, a few blocks from the beach and pedestrian zone, and a nice staff. The hotel is a little dated -- but also I think a good value. Our rooms were clean and tidy, the elevator worked, the breakfast was good enough. You have to leave your key at the front desk when you go out,... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned home from a lovely break in Nice. Our stay at the Hotel Busby was for 10 nights. On our arrival we were a little disappointed with the first impressions of the hotel, but as we relaxed into our holiday the Busby began to grow on us. The staff were very helpful & friendly our room was... More

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Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

To be fair the staff do seem to care and are nice, which is why i didn't give it one star - but thats where it ends. Moldy, dusty, old, charges you for wifi, a rotten breakfast - this place is great if you want to punish yourself. Really needs to be refurbished or just torn down.

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Encinitas, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
27 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

On a recent European trip we were part of a tour group that had occasion to stay at the Hotel Busby for several nights. The hotel had seen better days in past years and so we attempted to look beyond the shabby exterior toward its providing us with a place to sleep with basic comforts and necessities. The best feature... More

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Darwin, Australia
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23 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Stayed her 2 nights and you have to hand your key is before you go out. They actually came outside and asked me for it so I did. When I got back at midnight the desk was unattended with all the keys laid out! Anyone could have picked up our key and taken our passports from the room. The room... More

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Address: 38, rue Marechal Joffre, 06000 Nice, France
Location: France > Provence > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Nice > Centre
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Busby 3*
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