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Villa Otero by HappyCulture

#45 of 212 Hotels in Nice
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, clean, great atmosphere, extremely easy to get public transportation. Great coffees, easy parking... Free wi-fi, car rental nearby, train station across the street and walking distant (15 min) to the beach, convenience store 2 blocks away.

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

Dear Edouardo S, That you very much for your short but efficient review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again in one of our HappyCultureCollection hotels in France. Best regards, Camille Tournadre More 

London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The villa is located not far from Avenue Jean Medecin, the central avenue of the historic city centre. Regarding the villa per se, the staff is welcoming and friendly, the rooms were below my expectations. IMPORTANT TIP: avoid asking the staff to order a taxi to the airport. I asked for a taxi and they ordered from a company that... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel had very nice friendly staff. The room was very big and clean! We are really glad we stayed here, very convenient if you are traveling by train because it is so close to the train station. They also give you a portable wifi to take with you around the city, which was soooo helpful!

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a hotel to view Nice and travel around this place is ok. However I really wasn't overly happy with it. Yes the bed wasn't great and the decor was a little eye boggling but that's personal taste. The following though I think really lets the hotel down - 1. The Rooms are not exactly easy to get in to.... More 

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

Dear JoandDanHoward, I am deeply sorry your stay did not meet your expectations. The maitresses are known to be super confortable, insomniac people told me having the best night ever. But I suppose it dependon your taste of course, like the design of the rooms prety much precise on the pictures of our website and all others. Concerning the uneven... More 

Lisburn
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in a good location close to the train station and 10 minutes walk to the sea front. The staff are friendly although the reception is small. There is free tea/coffee in reception where you can sit at one if three tables. The bedroom was ok for 3 adults to share. The bathroom had a bath with a... More 

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Thank ged1
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

A uniquely themed and decorated boutique hotel. Bright, welcoming and friendly. Unfortunately our room was below grade so no view or even daylight really so we were disappointed missing the charm and views from rooms as shown on website. Walls are very thin and neighbour noise disruptive. I also did not feel entirely safe walking to and from the hotel,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Lovely boutique hotel about a 15 min walk to the Promenade and 5 min walk to the train station. Our room was clean and love the old style rooms. Reception staff always smiling and happy to help. A big thank you to Elenora she was fantastic and helped us locate our lost baggage and made our stay extremely welcoming.

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

Dear Vkunov, Eleonora thanks you very much for apreciating and sharing your enjoyement! She hope your stay in Paris went well and that you received your lugages there in time. We hope to see you again soon on the French Rieviera! Best regards, Camille Tournadre More 

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  • Wheelchair access
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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 - $172 (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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#13 Romantic Hotel in Nice
#18 Business Hotel in Nice
#25 Luxury Hotel in Nice
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