Overall we enjoyed our stay at Hi Hotel. However, I would highly recommend that before booking you go to their website and understand that this is a unique hotel with design features that are not suitable for everyone. Since we had done our research before travelling, the hotel and room met our expectations. This was clearly not the case for the gentleman that was standing in the lobby yelling at the hotel staff about his room and the close (and exposed) proximity of the toilet to his bed. Unfortunately the hotel was sold out so they couldn't move this guest to another room and as a result our check-in was delayed as they attempted to educate this gentleman on the concept of the hotel. Unfortunately he just didn't get it!
The hotel staff are very friendly, speak English and once they were able to focus on us check in was quite easy. Our open plan room (#44) was small but had two large windows to allow lots of light in. We DID have a private toilet area so no issue there but keep in mind this room has an open concept so the sink and bathtub are part of the room. Moreover no separate bathroom. Closet space is almost non existent and space around the sink for toiletries is limited. The beds are firm, bed linens a little scratchy and shower is handheld. We enjoyed watching a DVD (free) from the hotels collection on our large screen projector tv one evening. The tub is massive (room for two) and the windows have automatic black-out shades if you need total darkness to sleep.
The rooftop pool is small but nice. The hotel is about a 10 minute walk to the beach and 15 minutes to the train station.
The Hi Beach Club is decent (€16 per day) but please note if you are not using their Beach Club or the rooftop pool towels are not provided for use at te public beach.
As previously mentioned if you understand this hotel before arriving you'll have a great time!
For us, it was nice to try something that was different from the standard hotel and as a result we had a unique and kind of cool experience staying at the Hi Hotel.
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- Also Known As:
- Hi Hotel Eco Spa And Beach
- Hi Hotel Eco Beach
- Hi Hotel Nice