For the right kind of traveller this is a great hotel, but you have to be clear what you're getting:
We stayed in a suite, which can take up to 4 people, but we were only 2 and it was big enough, not sure about 4 adults.
There are twin beds which can be made up to a large queen, and a sofa which is a double bed. When the sofa is down there's no room in the sitting room, and no-where to sit! The sofa bed itself is easy to put up/down and comfortable enough for a sofabed.
There is a small kitchenette in the sitting room. It has combi microwave, 2 ring hob, toaster, kettle, fridge with freezer compartment (enough to keep icecream cold), dishwasher and undersink bin. There are cups, plates, cutlery and pans. Overall a bit short on what you expect from a full kitchen, but good enough to make a 3-course meal (which we did) if you're creative!
The bathroom was recently renovated. The bath has a very high side, something to consider if mobility is an issue (I am 5'3" and it was an effort for me). The toilet is separate, which is annoying as it means walking through the room with unwashed hands to the bathroom sink, or using the kitchen sink.
There is WIRED internet with a v.short cable provided, so you have to use a computer at the desk. There is WIRELESS internet in the foyer. You need a login/password for both, provided at check-in.
Room cleaning is a issue much talked about on the reviews. We book via booking.com and when we arrived, were told that as we had a "special rate" we got neither breakfast -which we knew - nor cleaning (which was a surprise), and we stayed 7 days. There is a small vacuum in the room, toilet rolls on request from the cleaner, and you have to take your own rubbish out to a skip in the laundry. (There is a washer for 4.5euro/dryer 3.5euro selfservice). You can book a clean for 30 euros and fresh towels are 80 cents an item. The room itself was clean when we arrived though, so no complaints there.
The pool is small and unheated. There is room for 6-8 people to sunbathe on the deck, and no furniture up there.
The balconies either face an central courtyard (overgrown vegetation) or the street, which is busy. The balconies themselves vary in size, but none have any table or chair and the ones in the courtyard are very overshadowed for most of the day.
The rooms have good air conditioning.
The walls are quite thin so you get a lot of other people's noise.
The hotel is well positioned for the supermarket if you plan to cook, just across the road, in a big shopping centre which is nice to look round.
You are 5 min from the Acropolis tram stop (1 euro, 2 stops to old town or 4 stops to shopping district, or 3 stops then 5 min walk to the front.)
You are a 10 min walk to Gare SNCF Riquier (through a bit of a seedy area). From here you can catch a train to Monaco - about 15 min - for 6.20 euro, platform dir. Ventimiglia. It's a nice train ride along the coast. Take the big glass doors you can see from the platform and walk down the hill. There is a bus stop on the road when you get there - take the 1 or the 2 to Monaco Ville (2 euro) to get up the hill to the Palace or the other way to the Casino. Coming back walk into the door in the corner by the cafe with a blue sign marked "Ascencer" for a series of escalators back up to the train station.
You can also take a train from Riquier to Cannes, Cagnes sur Mer (the local's choice of beach - get off at cagnes le cros), Grasse or anywhere else you fancy. A day pass is required for 5 euros, and gives unlimited travel within Alpes-Maritime SNCF lines.
The bus from the airport (98) drops you off at delfino/riquier and is a 5-10 min walk to the hotel. You can catch it again at delfino/arson, and it costs 4 euro each way. You can also take the bus 20 up to Cimiez - well worth a visit for the views, the air, and the museums - for 1 euro each way from these stops.
If you're expecting a full service hotel with everything thrown in then you'll be a bit disappointed - find somewhere on the front more to your taste - but if you want a good standard self catering appartment and plan to be out and about seeing places and then it's a great situated and appointed place for you at a good price for Nice!
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