TripAdvisor Reviews Beausoleil Nice
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... a point we could keep going with it.
The rest of the day went smoothly with a couple more stops
along the way to Nice. As we were coming in to the French Riviera we got some
amazing views from the hills down into the villages and across the ocean. We
arrived at our hotel with time to go and explore some of Nice before needing to
be back for dinner. Steve and I wandered down to the beach for a look. The
water looked beautiful but ...
... a look through the factory, seeing the laboratory where a "nose" blends and creates new perfumes, from as many as a hundred different components. The curved desk with all the ingredients and scents is referred to as "the organ"- a good play on words. Then we headed into the narrow streets of the old town where the buildings all seem to lean in and where there are endless little lanes leading to steep steps or through arched tunnels under the buildings to the ...
... I was walking through Italy. There were dozens of ice cream shops, fresh fruit stands all over, and Italian cafes and restaurants galore. And the flower market is full of French soaps for cheap, which of course we took advantage of. We've come across some cool people here and there, and overall we agree that Nice is a pricey paradise that is worth more than a taste.
And yes, some people go topless at the beaches ...
... Lionel and Val took off on their motorbike and we followed in our van. Apart from trying to use the window winder to change gears and using the wipers for blinkers I got off to a good start.
The crazy French are all over the place when it comes to driving. I took it very easy but gee they fit into some tight spaces. Those Smart cars will fit in sideways to a space thay you and I would not even dream of trying to park in.
We arrived at the beach which was ...
... some olives and put them in a zip lock baggie so we could eat them easier on the train... Worst idea ever. The nasty juice that was still left over got all over everything. We smelled pretty bad. At least we weren't homeless this day too, we would have been quite the sight (and odor).
On the fourth train we got a taste of first class but not really (remember we had the first class pass and were supposed to take those seats whenever possible). This time the seats were ...
Other places to stay in Nice
Medecin, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $287
- Fabulous hotel
- Excellent location but beware the extra costs
- EXCELLENT LOCATION!!!!
Fabron, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $250
- Very good hotel now it's been refurbished
- Nice Hotel
- Nice Hotel, Rip off Taxis.......
Centro Historico, Nice | 5 star hotelfrom $356
- Very nice, shame about the breakfast
- Really perfect, pure luxury
- Brand new hotel, in a perfect location.
Musiciens, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $181
- Enjoyable stay-value for money
- Forget the breakfast
- Average Hotel - 3 star more realistic
Centre Ville, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $152
Cimiez, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $134
Liberti - Albert 1er, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $190
- Very happy hour or two
- Classic rooms are not so nice
- Not Up To Standard
Liberti - Albert 1er, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $177
- Very nice hotel
- Great staff
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $157
- Great Location....Poor Value
- Don't pick this hotel if you want a good night's sleep
Gambetta, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $235
- Overpriced arrogance
- Not quite on the Promenade
- Great Stay!
Arenas, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $108
Arenas, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $126
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- Not EVEN four stars!
- Appalling service on reception
- Excellent location - not up to 4 star
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $188
- Hot and Impersonal
- The best location
- Pretty good place
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $310
- What a dissappointment!
- Viva La Negresco
- Nix the Negresco
Centro Historico, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $209
- Horrid Hotel would never return
- Happy with our choice
Le Port, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $73
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $163
Le Port, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $90
Baumettes, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $87
- Great Price for real modern facilities
- Fun for the family
- Très bon!
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $210
- Not as nice as I expected
- Not very pleasant at all !
- Cozy room with great view
Carabacel, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $168
Arenas, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $142
Arenas, Nice | 1 star hotelfrom $64
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $115
- Great value and location
- Good Value in Nice
- ABove Standard 2 * Hotel
Centro Historico, Nice | 5 star hotelfrom $296