Hotel les Gemeaux
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They call it the Côte d'Azur for a reason - the ocean is a radiant blue that I don't think I've ever seen before in water. After a wonderful day (and two nights) in Avignon, we headed to Nice in the French Riviera for some more mediterranean sun. Easily the focal point of Nice, there are public (free) and private beaches to suit all tastes. Sun-seekers needn't be put off by Nice's rocky coasts. After some getting used to, I think I kind ...
... made stories about the rich people we were seeing in their Ferraris! We went inside and felt woefully underdressed. You had to pay money to get in to the good area and it was a 50 euro minimum bet. Needless to say that didn't happen! Got back around midnight and went to bed around 1. I wish i had more time here because the area is so nice. Switzerland ...
... the hills with a nervous owner sitting 'co-pilote', but Phillipe had other ideas once Troy had a feel for the first left-hand drive car he had ever driven. As the road opened out, the instructions became a rapid fire combination of French and English - "This straight up ahead, you can push it hard - go, go, go! change gear! keep it flat! up a gear! corner ahead! don't touch the brakes! Bien! You can trust me! No brakes, no brakes! Change ...
... finished up on a hill, providing great views of the city. James recommended that we catch the bus to a nearby beach 'Villefranche' which was around a 10 min journey, on the way to Monaco. We spent the afternoon swimming and basking in the 33 degree heat, enjoying the French Riviera with the millions of others! The summer days are very long here, so before we knew it, 5.30 was upon us, so we decided to head back to the hostel to make the most of happy hour. After a couple ...
... ended our busy day with dinner at La Bergerie restaurant on the Route de la Grande Corniche in Eze. This was a sensation. The staff were exceptionally hospitable, the vistas over the sea far below us were spectacular, the food (lamb) was wonderful and the wine flowed merrily. We sang golden oldies on the drive back to Nice, while a full moon put on a brilliant display as it reflected warmly off the Mediterranean ...
Other places to stay in Nice
Medecin, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $202
- Fabulous hotel
- Excellent location but beware the extra costs
- EXCELLENT LOCATION!!!!
Fabron, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $154
- Very good hotel now it's been refurbished
- Nice Hotel
- Nice Hotel, Rip off Taxis.......
Centro Historico, Nice | 5 star hotelfrom $260
- Very nice, shame about the breakfast
- Really perfect, pure luxury
- Brand new hotel, in a perfect location.
Musiciens, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $131
- Enjoyable stay-value for money
- Forget the breakfast
- Average Hotel - 3 star more realistic
Centre Ville, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Cimiez, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $120
Liberti - Albert 1er, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $143
- Very happy hour or two
- Classic rooms are not so nice
- Not Up To Standard
Liberti - Albert 1er, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Very nice hotel
- Great staff
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $122
- Great Location....Poor Value
- Don't pick this hotel if you want a good night's sleep
Gambetta, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $174
- Overpriced arrogance
- Not quite on the Promenade
- Great Stay!
Arenas, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Arenas, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $96
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $148
- Not EVEN four stars!
- Appalling service on reception
- Excellent location - not up to 4 star
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $145
- Hot and Impersonal
- The best location
- Pretty good place
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $236
- What a dissappointment!
- Viva La Negresco
- Nix the Negresco
Centro Historico, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $152
- Horrid Hotel would never return
- Happy with our choice
Le Port, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $67
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $119
Le Port, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $76
Baumettes, Nice | 2 star hotelfrom $74
- Great Price for real modern facilities
- Fun for the family
- Très bon!
Centro Historico, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- Not as nice as I expected
- Not very pleasant at all !
- Cozy room with great view
Carabacel, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $121
Arenas, Nice | 4 star hotelfrom $120
Arenas, Nice | 1 star hotelfrom $57
Centro Historico, Nice | 3 star hotelfrom $81
- Great value and location
- Good Value in Nice
- ABove Standard 2 * Hotel
Centro Historico, Nice | 5 star hotelfrom $238