This grand beachfront 5-Star hotel on the famous Promenade des Anglais in the centre of Nice dates back to 1913. The hotel was named after the initial owner Henri Negresco who had the hotel built back in 1912 and not long into the First World War it was used as a field hospital for the injured allied troops.
The hotel has had a turbulent time over its reign, but recently it has been renovated and is now seen as one of the most luxurious hotels in the area and a great place to stay when visiting the Grand Prix; a fantastic location on the waterfront and really close to the famous sites of Mairie Musees Municipaux and the Verdure Theatre.
The fashionable five-star property comprises of 2 restaurants; Le Chantecler (2 Michelin Stars) and the top-class brasserie La Rotonde. There is a bar; an English Style bar called The Le Relais renowned for its cocktails. Also in the hotel for your leisure you will find a swimming pool, private beach and a fitness centre to work off the excess of the Grand Prix Event.
The 94 rooms and 31 luxury suites have been uniquely designed and decorated to reflect France`s fashionable past and love of art, from Louis XIII to Art Deco styles each one is a thing of beauty. They do move with the times though and each room comes equipped with the latest mod cons including LCD TVs, Wi-Fi, a well-stocked minibar, in-room air conditioning and en-suite bathroom.
Le Chantecler restaurant: This is known as the finest restaurant in Nice and it’s on your door step. The restaurant has achieved a 2-star rating in the Michelin Guide so you know you will be in for a taste sensation if you choose to dine in. The cuisine and style by the head chef is inspired by Provence, with the respect of its products and traditions and to help this delightful menu go down the cellar contains around 15,000 bottles of wine to choose from.
La Rotonde Brasserie: The décor of this delightful and bright restaurant sets it apart from the rest. The colours and the 18th century carousel with its wooden horse make it a dining experience not to be forgotten. A simple but creative menu is served all day closing at 11pm in high season.
Le Relais Bar: After dinner it may be time for a wee drink in the bar and relax and this place is a pleasure to be spend the evening in. This English-style bar with its walnut wood panelling and velvet armchairs has a great selection of champagnes, whiskies and original cocktails to help relax after an exhausting day at the races and you can listen to the onsite pianist every evening while the exotic cocktails go down. This place has to be said to be one of loveliest bars on the Côte d'Azur (a must visit place).
37 Promenade Des Anglais Nice 06007, Nice, France, 06007
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