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Villa Otero by HappyCulture

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well what can I say, this hotel is unbelievable and magical for the price! We checked in and was greeted by two amazing staff that spoke perfect English. We then told our room had been upgraded to a room with a terrace! 5 stars to this fabulous little star of a hotel!! Definitely coming back!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is everything you need for your stay in Nice. It's got a great design, a great room and bathroom, friendly staff, functional location, and coffee available at all times! I would definitely stay here again if I'm ever back in Nice.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a cute little room with balcony. The breakfast was nice, appropriate to what one should expect from a continental. The staff were always friendly and extremely helpful. The bed is hard, but comfortable. And the room is small but adorable. It ticks all the right boxes for a romantic getaway. We would recommend taking advantage of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 5 nights and on the first day we arrived the lady working in reception said they would take care of our luggage as check-in wasn't until 2-3pm. When we returned later the luggage had indeed been looked after. Our room number was 201 a little bit of a weird door as it opened outwards which meant if... More 

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Thank Boo N
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Buyer beware, the hotel is very noisy.. All the doors make a awful and very big noise, and the noise insulation is very bad, so everytime someone closes a door on you floor (and even the floors above and below) it s like a earthquarke with big boom.... I stayed in lots of hotels and I never saw this, let... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was great for our stay in Nice. We got the room with a terrace on the 4th floor. Bed is comfortable. Location is close to the train station and tram line to get you to the promenade! Very bad wifi connection though, might as well not have had it. Very classy and well styled.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent the weekend at this lovely hotel. The reception area is very casual and smallish and the staff warm and knowledgeable. There's lots of information in the lobby, and the decor inviting, comfy plush chairs that you can relax in. Breakfast- is served in the lobby reception area. If it's not included in the package that you purchase it's... More 

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Thank ebonyqueen22
Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear ebonyqueen22, Thank you for this long review full of details, I am sure it will help most of the guest to chose their hotel! Yes we do have drinks and sanck complementary almost all day long (but yes their is a fantatic bakery next treet I have to admit!) Thank you again and have a wonderful fall, Best regards,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The is a lovely hotel with great rooms, which were nicely decorated and with a balcony. Friendly and helpful staff. Great continental breakfast available every morning, with a coffee & espresso machine available throughout the day. The hotel is very close to the train station so a great location for visiting the other towns along the coast. Also very easy... More 

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Thank Emzzilla
Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear Emzzilla, I must thank you very much for this 5 star comment! Glad you liked you stay, we hope to see your beautiful smile again! Best regards, Camille Tournadre More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic French stay for sure. Close to the main rail station. Traditional size rooms with good facilities. Very friendly staff and and within convenient walking distance. Updated with chic furnishings to make a difference. Please note that room sizes are traditional and as such are compact.

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Thank Peter M
Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear Peter M, Thank you for your short but complete review! I am glad you liked it the way it is: small is beautiful!! Best regards, Camille Tournadre More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A well decorated hotel very close to the main train station in Nice (which - like many areas near train stations - is a pretty gritty area): the owners have really made the most of what they've got. The staff were very friendly and our 4th floor room had a small balcony with views across the city. Very enjoyable breakfast... More 

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Thank Rachael M
Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear Rachel M, Thank you for your nice review! See you soon again in Nice! Best regards, Camille Tournadre More 

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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Otero is a 38 hotel's rooms located in the most emblematic neighbourhood of Belle Epoque architecture in Nice Musicians/artists district. It is located 300 meters from the Nice train station and 15 minutes walk from the Promenade des Anglais. The decoration of the Villa Otero is directly inspired by the opulence of traditional Belle Epoque Villa along with a decoration from many origins. Mirrors and paintings, art deco lighting and vintage pictures are decorating the walls of this modernized version of a typical Nice Villa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Otero by HappyCulture

Address: 58 rue Herold, 06000 Nice, France (Formerly Hôtel Médicis)
Location: France > Provence > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Nice > Thiers / Train Station
Price Range: $77 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Otero by HappyCulture 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Nice
#18 Business Hotel in Nice
#24 Luxury Hotel in Nice
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