Hotel Azur Riviera
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The drive to Nice was stunning - i thought that Paul had turned into the Stig the way he was driving around the severe corners!!!
Once we got into Nice itself, we were somewhat apprehensive. It was nothing like either of us had expected - very busy, cars all over the place, parked along the streets etc. Our hotel seemed to be located in …
... both Paul and Lionel laughing together over the many, many stories of days gone by.
We kept 'Nice' until last so today, Saturday 5 July 2024 I drove us all down into the town and we walked around enjoying the old town where we sampled a local dish called 'Socca'. A chick pea flour very thin pancake type dish.
Visited the Cathedral which was partly being restored but what wasn't was simply amazing with marble pilons and the most beautiful stained glass ...
... ordered tickets from GP Ticket Shop, who were excellent in both handling my questions and delivering my tickets in time. They even provided lanyards and earplugs which definitely came in handy; the noise from the cars as they sped around the track was deafening.
We had a good view of all the boats on the marina too, and wishing we were rich enough to be on one of the boats there instead ...
... city it holds fast to a certain charm with draws in an eclectic crowd of skaters, beach bums, the rich... and sometimes the famous. Our hostel was perfectly situated just a few minutes walk from the main beach and Nice's lively old town. Its been so long since we've been to a beach where its warm enough to swim, so naturally it topped the list of things to do. Bags down, togs on and off we went for dip in the Mediterranean sea. Nice ...
... is never enough. Definition: strawpedo is any alcoholic beverage normally a premix that you scull whilst using the straw as wellIn this instance the stawpedo drink of choice were smirnoff ice. I’m pretty sure I counted 5 or 6 rounds and by then I was amazed the boys were even standing. I only had a few beers plus the drinks at the casino.I’m not sure if it’s the heat of the draining days but I just ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Azur Riviera Nice
Although the hotel was a 2 star hotel, it was described as somewhat more. Staff reasonably friendly and breakfast good, but rooms and standard of hotel needed to be improved
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