Travel Blogs from Nice
... the French train for Nice, our connection is even hairier. We have three minutes to go down and then up to another platform and Bob is almost caught in the door.
Although not up to the standards of the hotels to which we have become accustomed these last two weeks, the B4 Plaza in Nice is clean, more than adequate and extremely well located-on the Avenue Verdun across from the beach, amidst the best shops and around the corner from the Galleries Lafayette in Place ...
... hours at the beach that afternoon, lazing in the sun and swimming in the sea.
We'd made friends with an African born French man at the beach the previous day named, Abdou and he'd given us his phone number and offered to show us around Nice. We've been so fortunate on our travels so far and keep meeting really awesome people. We got in touch with Abdou and arranged to meet him at the contemporary art museum. We were running late though and were both sweating as ...
... every other person doing the same under 10 years old. The water was a nice refreshment as it was about 30 degrees by 11:00am. We finally got to the beach and set ourselves up at a private area with a sun lounge and towel...best 20euro spend thus far. We enjoyed the sun and cocktails, but not the pebble beach which burnt our feet and made it impossible to get out of the water. However it was entertaining watching people try, and ...
... stuck in it- but no fear! My new chip and pin card saved the day! Yeah me!!! The train was of course late, but not too bad. We hopped on and went two stops to Nice-ville. We got off and got our bearings pretty easily to the main drag. The boys were super hot and whiny- can't wait until Pompeii on Thursday! We stopped for slushed and that seemed to help. We just wandered down the Main Street and took a ton of pictures - everything was so cute! ...
... and a penguin restaurant where you could eat next to the penguin exhibit. They also had a small dinosaur land where they had life size dinosaurs of all kinds moving, attacking, and eating (with the help of modern technology). It was so much fun and a perfect 70 degrees out. We enjoyed nearly everything. The sea lion show wasn't so spectacular except they were huge and amazing to look at while the seal show was in all French and they didn't have them do ...
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
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $163
Le Port, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $73
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