Atel Du Grand Duc
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... Upon our decent we saw what we believe to be the home of the original Man in the Iron Mask. He was a prisoner on the island of St Marguerite which is just off the coast of Cannes, he was also the inspiration for the story The Man In The Iron Mask written by Alexandre Dumass, (pronounced Doomar not dum ass), just a bit of Shawshank there hehe. We then headed for the boardwalk to the Med. We walked past the entertainment centre where the Cannes ...
... I discovered that my baggage was delayed in Paris. So I had to wait for it to arrive before I left the airport for Cannes.
The silver lining to this story was my flight to Paris. Delta upgraded me to International Business class. It was the best flight I have ever had! As soon as I got settled at my seat, I was offered champagne! Then I browsed a menu for my three course dinner: tomato basil soup, pan-seared cod, and an ice cream sundae. I watched Admissions ...
... led to the inevitable caravan shake, I was happy to exit the motorway at Nice. ( wasn't too bad to be honest )
However unknown to us, the journey across the motorway was a piece of cake as to what lay ahead. We'd punched the address of the campsite in to the TomTom, having limited Internet the night before. Unfortunately we missed the advice from the owners of the site " not to follow ...
... followed by a glass of wine and two and a half hours using an incredibly slow internet connection to design a birthday card on moonpig (photo).
We ventured back into Old Town for dinner at a small bistro run by Domininc Le Stanc (a michelan star chef). Unfortunately Dominic was on holiday so his bistro was closed. We walked to bistro d'Antoine, also highly regarded. As it turns out, there must be some good travel deals on at the moment, because Antoine was ...
... minutes later, a very nice older french woman came up to me and offered me motion sickness medicine. She was very sweet, and it helped a lot. I slept the whole way back to shore, but when I was I woke up, I felt a lot better. For the next 24 hours I felt like I was still on a boat.
Note to self: never go on a catamaran trip again. If you are a boat person, it's a wonderful and relaxing experience. However, for someone like me, not so much.
Other places to stay in Cannes
58 La Croisette, Cannes | 5 star hotelfrom $323
- Luxury All the way
- Great rooms + Location, Mediocre service
- This is what first class is all about!
10, La Croisette, Cannes | 5 star hotelfrom $300
- Grand Old Hotel
- Disappointment, small outdated rooms
- Not all it's cracked up to be
San Rafael, Cannes | 5 star hotelfrom $297
- Pleasant hotel if your company picks up the tab
- Great location
- This is not Luxury.....
50 boulevard de la Croisette, Cannes | 5 star hotelfrom $260
- The past or the future? who cares, it's fun.
- Great hotel, great location
San Rafael, Cannes | 4 star hotelfrom $122
- Très bon hôtel, petits déjeuners excellents !
- Un bon hôtel loin de la foule
- Great hotel excellent breakfast!
38, rue des Serbes, Cannes | 4 star hotelfrom $218
- Cannes.Hotel Gray d'Albion.Décevant
- Not a 4 star hotel
San Rafael, Cannes | 4 star hotelfrom $233
11 Ave Pierre Semard, Cannes | Hotelfrom $64
San Rafael, Cannes | 4 star hotelfrom $137
San Rafael, Cannes | 4 star hotelfrom $135
San Rafael, Cannes | 4 star hotelfrom $143
- Good Value, Professional and Clean. Recommended
- Not bad, but pretensions to "4-star boutique hotel" status are unjustified
- What a nice surprise....
San Rafael, Cannes | 3 star hotelfrom $118
San Rafael, Cannes | 4 star hotelfrom $175
11 avenue Pierre Semard, Cannes | 3 star hotelfrom $64
102 Boulevard Sadi Carnot, Cannes | 3 star hotelfrom $116
45 boulevard de la Croisette, Cannes | 4 star hotelfrom $255
6 AllÃ©e des Cormorans, Cannes | 3 star hotelfrom $118
65, avenue du Docteur Picaud, Cannes | 3 star hotelfrom $144
Avenue Wester Wemyss, Cannes | 3 star hotelfrom $149
San Rafael, Cannes | 4 star hotelfrom $192
Aerodrome De Cannes Mandelieu, Cannes | 3 star hotelfrom $98
6 Rue de la Verrerie, Cannes | 3 star hotelfrom $109
San Rafael, Cannes | 3 star hotelfrom $122
San Rafael, Cannes | 2 star hotelfrom $89
San Rafael, Cannes | 3 star hotelfrom $73
107 avenue Francis Tonner, Cannes | 2 star hotelfrom $61