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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Places des Moneghetti, 06240 Beausoleil, France   |  
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great value for money”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Very good location, very close to the station,just a short walk up a steep hill to the hotel. Service was great, rooms very nice, very clean.Bathroom was a good size which was great for hanging up our washing!,Although we didnt have a view,(it was not a problem) there was a great view from our bathroom window. Breakfast was great, fresh everything and plenty of choice. The rooftop was a bonus with a stunning view of the sea and boats coming and going.We stayed 3 nights and were very happy the whole time.

Room Tip: Our room was great, we were on the 4th floor, good lift access,( we used the stairs)
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Puy-l'Eveque, France
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

If you are looking for a reasonably priced hotel in Monaco, this will fit your needs. Not strictly in Monaco, just in France, the hotel is a 10 minute walk from the railway station.

Well placed for a visit to the Principality, centrally placed near the Jardins Exotique, 10 minutes from the Casino Square. Friendly staff, clean rooms well equipped [for the price] rooms, super roof terrace for guests. The restaurant serving Italian based fare, is reasonably priced and serves a good Buffet breakfast. The receptionist speaks excellent English.

Parking might be an issue [I arrived by train] so check this out beforehand.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Stayed here on a rushed road trip through europe. didn't have the handiest parking - they direct you to a parking complex nearby - i'd recommend dropping off your bags at the hotel and then parking your car, otherwise you'd be dragging it up hill.
The hotel is just across the board into france, and is an easy walk to the casino, etc.

the room was small, with barely enough room for the suitcases on the floor, especially given the price of the place. BUT, that roof top! MAN!

I had only 1 night here, and right before checking out early at 7am my friend and i decided to quickly check it out. and oh. my. god! it was a magic moment. the sun rises over the ocean and it is nothing short of magic hour!
definitely made the stay worth it. it was one of the best views of my entire trip. just check out when sunrise is on your stay

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Brisbane, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Although its technically not in Monaco, this hotel is so close it suited us fine. Once you get the hang of the street layout it's super easy to find. Monaco uses its train station (Gare) as an access. The hotel is about 300m from the Beausoleil station entrance/exit, then you use the station escalators and lifts to take you down the cliffs into Monte Carlo. Once you get your head around it, it's great.
The hotel was clean, although our room smelt strongly of cigarettes. Large room (although just a standard), great range of toiletries provided. Breakfast was a decent enough variety, although it's only continental and you have to pay for real coffee. The hotel's roof has a terrace with great views- would be amazing in summer too!

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012 via mobile

Stayed here while working at the exhibition hall. Not the best hotel ever and the pictures on booking.com do flatter a bit. This is a oldish hotel that has recently had a once over in a modern style. hotel fixtures such as air con are old but apart from the air con everything was clean and functioned.
Breakfast was ok, continental with the ability to boil your own egg. Service was hit and miss such as getting down early for breakfast at 7am As we had to get to work but dispute everything being layed out and ready we were not allowed to start, even a cup of coffee was refused. Not the end of the world but hey ho.
Location is ok but it is up a steep hill above Monaco. Take time to figure out surroundings as there is a discrete lift nearby that will take you level with the marina and a bit of map work and a chat with reception will save aching legs.
The 115 bus from nice airport stops at the train station and is cheap and fast.
Overall average hotel with nice views from roof terrace. Stay hear if the price is good otherwise the Novotel is probably a better choice.
Oh and international tv is not unless you speak french, italian or German.

Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Whilst the hotel is very clean, the rooms are very small and basic. The staff seem to do anything to avoid eye contact, when we asked if we could put our valuable items in the safe, we were told by the receptionist that she wouldnt leave the desk just for that, pointing to my passport. The breakfast is adequate but rarely replenished. The drinks are tepid and we found out on the last day that you can ask for a hot coffee from the bar, if only we had known that the first day. Its not on par with any other Hotel I have stayed at in the area.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

I visited this hotel on a business trip to Monaco and would not recommend it. It is barely one step up from a youth hostel and is most definitely not 3 star. My disappointments included wine served from a box (in France, the home of wine!), a terrible buffet breakfast with jugs of tepid water insufficiently warm to brew tea, jugs of instant coffee and raw eggs with luke warm water to boil them in! The twin beds were so close together that you are forced to read the same book and the so called hairdryer fixed to the wall in the bathroom was the worst I have ever seen - you would be better blowing your own hair dry! All in all it was not a good experience.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Places des Moneghetti, 06240 Beausoleil, France
Location: France > Provence > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Beausoleil
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #3 of 9 Hotels in Beausoleil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Forum 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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