The Best Hotels in French Riviera

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best and most luxurious hotels in French Riviera. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Hotel Le Negresco

Rated 9.2 in 1828 reviews

Hotel Le Negresco, overlooks the beach and the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. Free Wifi access is provided and there is… See more

Hotel Le Negresco, overlooks the beach and the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. Free Wifi access is provided and there is an on-site fitness centre.

Each room and suite is decorated individually with period furniture and features air conditioning. Rooms are also equipped with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.

A fresh buffet breakfast is served each morning in La Rotonde restaurant. Snacks and drinks can be enjoyed in the British-style bar, and gourmet meals are served at the Michelin star Le Chantecler restaurant.

Hotel Le Negresco's guests can benefit from access to a private beach area, at an extra cost.

The hotel is a 15-minute walk from Nice’s Old Town and Nice-Ville Train Station. Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is just 5 km from the hotel. A private limousine shuttle service is available for guests for a surcharge upon request. Private parking is available on site.

Spa & wellness center with hot tub, jacuzzi, fitness center and massage available for extra cost subject to reservation

Rooms from $366

Hotel Cap Estel

Rated 9.4 in 123 reviews

Located on the Cap and facing the sea, Hotel Cap Estel features luxury accommodation and a private beach. Guests can… See more

Located on the Cap and facing the sea, Hotel Cap Estel features luxury accommodation and a private beach. Guests can enjoy the indoor and outdoor swimming pools, the garden and the wellness centre.

All rooms offer free WiFi access, a terrace and panoramic views of the sea and the garden. They also feature a minibar with free soft drinks and a Nespresso coffee machine. The private bathrooms are complete with shower and/or bathtub and toilet.

Breakfast is included and the hotel also offers a restaurant and a bar on site. Additional restaurants and bars can be found 2 km from the property.

Massages are available upon reservation at an additional cost. Eze Village is 7 km away, Nice is 15 km away and Monaco is 7 km away. Free parking is available on site.

Rooms from $1 244

Hôtel Villa Marie Saint Tropez

Rated 9.0 in 209 reviews

Hôtel Villa Marie Saint Tropez is located on the French Riviera overlooking the Bay of Pampelonne. It offers a free… See more

Hôtel Villa Marie Saint Tropez is located on the French Riviera overlooking the Bay of Pampelonne. It offers a free shuttle to St. Tropez and has an outdoor heated pool and sunbathing terrace.

Each Villa Marie guest room is furnished in a unique way and equipped with an en-suite bathroom, sofas, TV and free WiFi internet. Each room opens onto a patio or garden.

This 5-star hotel is surrounded by a Provencal garden and guests can enjoy drinks in the garden or in the hotel bar. The hotel also offers a range of relaxation and massage therapies and a fitness room is available.

Guests of the Villa Marie can enjoy regional specialties and gourmet cuisine in the hotel’s elegantly designed restaurant or on the terrace, which offers panoramic views of the sea.

The Villa Marie is situated 3 km from Saint Tropez, where guests can visit the marina and St-Tropez Museum. The beaches near Pampelonne are just 4 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $474

Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes

Rated 8.6 in 1493 reviews

Offering views of the Mediterranean Sea, Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes is located on the famous Boulevard La… See more

Offering views of the Mediterranean Sea, Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes is located on the famous Boulevard La Croisette in Cannes, 110 meters from the Palais des Festivals and the old port. It has a heated outdoor swimming pool, a spa and a private beach. Guests have free access to the wellness area and the 24-hour gym.

The Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes offers air-conditioned, soundproofed rooms and suites, LCD satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and private bathroom. Most have sea views.

During your stay at Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes, you can enjoy massages and relaxation therapies at the hotel spa, Spa Diane Barrière, which uses Biologique Recherche products. You can also relax on the hotel terrace or on the private beach, deck chairs can be rented on site.

The hotel has 3 restaurants: The traditional French brasserie, Fouquet's, serves a menu created in collaboration with the three-star chef Pierre Gagnaire. Paradiso serves Italian cuisine with a Mediterranean influence. The BFire by Mauro Colagreco restaurant is located on the private beach.

The hotel offers a children's club, Le Studio by Petit VIP, free for children from 4 to 12 years old.

The hotel is located just a minute's walk from the beach, 400 meters from Cannes train station and 27 km from Nice airport. Secure private parking is also available at an additional cost. Charging stations for electric cars are available on site.

During private events or congresses, the beach may be closed. During this period, customers can access the establishment's partner beaches.

Cannes is a dynamic city that hosts a multitude of cultural, professional and festive events throughout the year, which can cause some inconveniences due to the crowds, such as noise or large structures erected in all places, especially on the Croisette and the beach. Prior to arrival, the property encourages guests to check in advance for upcoming events. You can visit the site of the Palais des Festivals or that of the city of Cannes.

Rooms from $261

Villa Cosy, hotel & spa

Rated 9.2 in 231 reviews

Just a 5-minute walk from Saint-Tropez centre and Place des Lices is Villa Cosy. It offers contemporary rooms in a… See more

Just a 5-minute walk from Saint-Tropez centre and Place des Lices is Villa Cosy. It offers contemporary rooms in a villa-style setting and a heated outdoor swimming pool.

An LCD TV and free Wi-Fi access feature in all of the rooms and suites at Cosy. Each is decorated in cream and chocolate tones and some have a private patio leading directly onto the poolside terrace.

Guests can order breakfast to their room and dine on the private balconies or on the hotel’s terrace. There is also an onsite bar, which serves a range of aperitifs and cocktails.

The airport shuttle service and car rental can be arranged at the 24-hour reception. Villa Cosy also provides free private parking and Les Salins Beach is a 10-minute drive away.

Rooms from $447

Hotel Royal-Riviera

Rated 8.7 in 438 reviews

Located on the peninsula of Cap-Ferrat and offering panoramic views of Provençal gardens and the Mediterranean, this… See more

Located on the peninsula of Cap-Ferrat and offering panoramic views of Provençal gardens and the Mediterranean, this five-star 96-room hotel provides the intimacy of a private villa with the luxury and glamour of a palace. Guests have free access to the seasonal beach from mid-May to the end of September and to the heated pool, sauna, hammam and fitness room.

Each air-conditioned room has a private bathroom stocked with free toiletries. Some rooms offer sea and garden views.

The Hotel Royal-Riviera Hotel has a gourmet restaurant 'La Table du Royal' with a terrace and panoramic view of the sea. The poolside bar and restaurant 'Jasmin Grill & Lounge', open for lunch all year round, offers a view of Kerylos Villa.

Free WiFi access and valet service are available on site. Hotel Royal-Riviera is just 15 minutes from Monaco and Nice and 30 minutes from Nice International Airport. A charging station for electric cars is available at this property.

Rooms from $312

Kube Saint-Tropez

Rated 9.8 in 4 reviews

The first luxury technological resort in St-Tropez, Kube Hotel Saint-Tropez is a mini resort. It offers a fitness room… See more

The first luxury technological resort in St-Tropez, Kube Hotel Saint-Tropez is a mini resort. It offers a fitness room and treatment rooms and has 3 swimming pools, 2 of which are heated. Kube Hotel Saint-Tropez is surrounded by pinewoods and also offers panoramic views of the Gulf of Saint Tropez.

Set in a 2 hectare landscaped park, Kube Hotel features designer rooms and suites with 2 different atmospheres. Featuring modern design, 43 rooms belong to the first atmosphere. Spread over 5 villas decorated with raw and natural furniture, the 27 other rooms belong to the second atmosphere.

The resort has one restaurant with a wide range of wines in its cellar. *Moloko* restaurant boasts revamped *Japanese* cuisine. A fitness room with high-quality training equipment can also be found at Kube Hotel Saint-Tropez. On site, guests will also find a spa and a hair salon.

There is a shuttle that can take guests to the town centre. Charging stations for electric cars are available at Kube Hotel Saint-Tropez.

Rooms from $388

Located on the famous La Croisette Boulevard in Cannes, Hotel Martinez - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt is a 5-star… See more

Located on the famous La Croisette Boulevard in Cannes, Hotel Martinez - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt is a 5-star hotel featuring a private beach, which is accessible for an extra charge. Guests can enjoy a meal in one of the onsite restaurants or a drink at the Martinez bar.

Entirely renovated in May 2018, guest rooms at Hotel Martinez - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt are decorated in a contemporary Art Deco style and feature a seating area. Each air-conditioned room features a marble bathroom and some have a private terrace with views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Opened in May 2018, the restaurant Le Jardin du Martinez offers seating on a terrace in the shade of palm and cypress trees, and in fine weather guests can enjoy the 1930's themed garden parties hosted at the restaurant. Guests seeking a fine dining experience are invited to dine at the 2 Michelin star La Palme d'Or restaurant, which specialises in cuisine inspired by cinema and offers a view of the Croisette. Located on the beach, the La Plage du Martinez restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine with local produce and fresh seafood. The Martinez Bar celebrates the history of the Hotel Martinez and proposes a range of cocktails and gin and tonics, in addition to a nightly live culinary show on the Teppan plancha grill.

Spa services such as massages, body treatments and facials are available and guests can exercise in the fitness centre.

Hotel Martinez - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt offers direct access onto the beach and is within walking distance of the shopping area. With a secure private car park, the hotel also offers valet parking. Nice-Cote-d’Azur Airport is 20 km away.

Rooms from $247

Toile Blanche

Rated 9.5 in 172 reviews

Toile Blanche is set in 20 000m² of gardens with two outdoor swimming pools and a terrace offering views of the valley… See more

Toile Blanche is set in 20 000m² of gardens with two outdoor swimming pools and a terrace offering views of the valley. It is located 1 kilometres from Saint-Paul de Vence.
All luxury suites with design furniture have a terrace and living area. Some suites / villa's also feature a private pool. Additional features include extended Mini-bar, Wi-Fi, Air conditioning, Coffee machine with coffee beans, bluetooth radio, 55 inch Smart TV, safe.
The hotel offers a restaurant year-round for both lunch and dinner. However, during the low season, open only for dinner, & closed on Mondays and Sundays. The menu is predominantly local,mediterranean , seasonal and fresh. With free private parking on site, hotel Toile Blanche is just a 15-minute drive from Nice Airport. Cannes is only 25 kilometres away.

Rooms from $215

Boscolo Nice Hotel & Spa

Rated 8.0 in 2071 reviews

Located in central Nice, this Belle Époque-style hotel features an indoor swimming pool. Guests have free access to the… See more

Located in central Nice, this Belle Époque-style hotel features an indoor swimming pool. Guests have free access to the 500m² spa and fitness centre. It also has a billiards hall and is situated under a 10-minute walk from Promenade des Anglais. The hotel is non-smoking throughout.

The spacious guest rooms are decorated in shades of white and gold and include air conditioning. They each offer a minibar, free WiFi and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

Breakfast is served every morning on the terrace or, with an extra cost, in the comfort of guest rooms. The hotel offers a panoramic rooftop terrace with a heated swimming pool, a restaurant and a bar.

The Old Town is a 10-minute walk from the hotel and Nice Train Station is 700 metres away. Boscolo Nice Hotel provides a 24-hour reception with a tour desk.

Rooms from $284

Hôtel La Villa Douce

Rated 9.2 in 526 reviews

The hotel**** La Villa Douce in Rayol-Canadel has been open year round since 2017. This intimate and confidential hotel… See more

The hotel**** La Villa Douce in Rayol-Canadel has been open year round since 2017.

This intimate and confidential hotel has 31 rooms with terrace or balcony, all facing south with a panoramic sea view.
All rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with a television, free Wi-Fi and "Rituals" hospitality products. Also available are PMR rooms for guests with limited mobility.
A sweet and savory buffet breakfast and tea time are included in your stay.

The hotel has a bistronomic restaurant, Le Café l'Envol, and a tapas bar.

The outdoor pool is heated in season.
A beauty institute partnering with the "Origines" brand is available.
Parking is free with charging stations. Allocated paid parking spaces are available.

You can discover the area and in season, take advantage of a free Tesla shuttle service to our partner private beaches.

Rooms from $194

Château Le Cagnard

Rated 8.9 in 415 reviews

Set in a beautiful 13th-century building, Château Le Cagnard is located on the hilltops of the medieval village of… See more

Set in a beautiful 13th-century building, Château Le Cagnard is located on the hilltops of the medieval village of Cagnes-sur-Mer. Guests can enjoy the sea views, the furnished terrace and the garden. The property is 2.5 km from the sea and 7 km from Saint-Paul-de-Vence.

Each of the rooms at Château Le Cagnard are soundproofed and air-conditioned. Most of the rooms offer views of the sea, the village or the valley. With a traditional Provençal decor, they feature a TV and a private bathroom.

Guests can relax on the furnished terrace or in the lounge area beside the fireplace, while using the free Wi-Fi access.

Château Le Cagnard is situated by the ramparts of the fort in Cagnes-sur-Mer. It is a 20-minute drive to Nice Côte d'Azur Airport. A shuttle service can be arranged. Parking is possible in the village of Haut de Cagnes or at the entrance to the village.

Rooms from $178

Radisson Blu Hotel Nice

Rated 8.0 in 4927 reviews

Located on the Promenade des Anglais, Radisson Blu Hotel Nice features a private beach and a rooftop swimming pool… See more

Located on the Promenade des Anglais, Radisson Blu Hotel Nice features a private beach and a rooftop swimming pool offering panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea. Free WiFi is available throughout the entire property including the beach.

Guest rooms are elegantly decorated and are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and free WiFi. Some rooms feature a large balcony facing the sea, a Nespresso coffee maker and an iPod docking station.

Guests can enjoy creative cocktails at the Pool & Bar Lounge during the summer or in the Le 223 Lobby Bar year-round.

Cycling and hiking can be enjoyed nearby. The hotel provides a free tour desk and valet parking is available for an additional fee. Private parking is available on site at an additional cost. Place Massena and Avenue Jean Médecin are only 15 minutes away via tram line 2 which can be accessed 80 metres from the hotel on Avenue de la Californie. Cannes is located 30 km away from the property and Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is 15 minutes away with the tram.

Rooms from $134

This 4-star hotel is located in central Cannes, just 150 metres from the beaches of La Croisette. It offers a private… See more

This 4-star hotel is located in central Cannes, just 150 metres from the beaches of La Croisette. It offers a private beach (with extra cost) for the guests and upon prior booking, an outdoor swimming pool heated all year long.

Each air-conditioned guest room at the Hotel & Plage Croisette Beach Cannes Mgallery has a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and WiFi access. Most rooms also have balconies with a garden view.

Le Nomade, the hotel's bar and restaurant, serves a daily breakfast. Additional facilities at the Hotel & Plage Croisette Beach Cannes Mgallery include private valet parking and a 24-hour reception.

The hotel is a 15-minute walk from Cannes SNCF Train Station, and 25 km from Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport.

Rooms from $155

Hôtel La Grande Bastide

Rated 9.0 in 345 reviews

La Grande Bastide Hotel is an old 18th century country house which has been turned into a beautiful hotel. It is set in… See more

La Grande Bastide Hotel is an old 18th century country house which has been turned into a beautiful hotel. It is set in a verdant area with a panoramic view of Saint-Paul de Vence and the sea.

The hotel is fully air-conditioned and features 14 bedrooms including 3 Duplex Suites. The Provencal-style bedrooms are decorated in soft pastel shades and offer lovely views of the surrounding area. Some rooms have a hot tub and jet shower and all rooms have private bathrooms, satellite TV and direct phone.

There are 2 terraces, overlooking the swimming pool with wonderful views of Saint-Paul de Vence, where breakfast and light snacks can be enjoyed. The spacious pool house, tastefully equipped with sofas in front of an open fire, is an excellent spot for an evening aperitif.

Rooms from $161

Domaine du Mas De Pierre

Rated 9.3 in 578 reviews

Situated in gardens bordered by olive trees, on the hills of Saint-Paul de Vence, Le Domaine du Mas de Pierre is a… See more

Situated in gardens bordered by olive trees, on the hills of Saint-Paul de Vence, Le Domaine du Mas de Pierre is a family residence of character with fountains, gardens, wells, green paths, porches and typical gates, and offers you the welcome of a luxurious Provencal residence. The establishment is composed of 9 Provencal bastides (typical country houses) comprising 76 luxurious rooms and suites with their own garden or terrace, including the Bastide des Fleurs which unveils since June 2014 its 6 new suites and junior suites, and which offers a fully privatizable space (butler service in summer season). This exceptional place promises to combine the charm of a unique space with the services of a luxury hotel. Our gastronomic restaurant, La Table de Pierre, is masterfully directed by our Chef Maxime Leconte, a true globetrotter, who perfectly combines the flavors of the world with Provencal dishes. Also, our 2nd restaurant, the bistro Lis Orto, offers authentic dishes of the region in an atmosphere reminiscent of the famous bistros of Nice. You can have a drink, coffee or snack in the lounge bar, equipped with a fireplace and a library. Since the reopening of the Domaine du Mas de Pierre, a 2000m² spa has been added to the many services offered by the establishment. We offer a wellness area with a fully equipped fitness room, a heated indoor pool (hydromassage jets, counter-current swimming, aquabike...), 2 saunas, a hammam, a snow-cave, a lounge and an outdoor jacuzzi. Treatments/massages are performed in 12 dedicated treatment rooms located on the 1st floor, where there is also a solarium, an additional resting room and a nail salon.
One of the highlights of our recent renovation, the Lagoon stands out as a true piece of paradise between the sea and the mountains. With its snack/drink service at the Bar Paillote, everything is planned to make you live a relaxing moment in the tropics.
In order to make the youngest and the oldest in the family dream, the Jardin d'Alice was created. With its playground directly inspired by the fantastic universe of Lewis Carroll and its three trailers with specific activities, our animation team can take care of the children from morning to evening and this only during the French school vacations.
On site, you will also find 4 fully equipped meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 120 people. They have large terraces overlooking the countryside and the latest communication technologies, such as Wi-Fi connection and video-conferencing facilities.

Since the reopening in 2021 of the Domaine du Mas de Pierre after 18 months of renovations.

Rooms from $242

Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo

Rated 9.1 in 830 reviews

Ideally located steps from Casino Square, the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo enjoys a fabulous location overlooking the… See more

Ideally located steps from Casino Square, the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo enjoys a fabulous location overlooking the Mediterranean, the Rock, and the Port of Monaco.

Built in the early 1900s, its Belle Epoque architecture showcases the magnificent Eiffel cupola located in the Winter Garden and designed by Gustave Eiffel. Respecting its rich heritage, the hotel offers 277 rooms and suites with a perfect blend of authenticity and modernity, including 53 Junior Suites, 22 Suites, and a collection of 13 Diamond Suites, all decorated with classic furniture.

Whether you have a quick lunch at the Limùn bar after a shopping spree or indulge in a fabulous dinner at Yannick Alléno's Michelin-starred restaurant Pavyllon Monte-Carlo, you will enjoy an unforgettable culinary journey. For a casual gathering, meet at the Crystal Bar. During the summer, its terrace becomes the Crystal Lounge, a spectacular spot where you can enjoy a glass of champagne under the stars.

At the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, staying with children will create lasting memories. Children are considered V.I.K. (Very Important Kids) and are offered a special attention. In summer, a playroom is available, providing a perfect opportunity for parents to spend time at the Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo, a 71,000 sq. ft. spa directly connected to the hotel.

If you feel like shopping, the Monte-Carlo Shopping Promenade, located just across the street from the hotel offers more than 50 haute-couture boutiques in a chic pedestrian area.

For Casino lovers, the best gambling experience is at the world-famous Casino de Monte-Carlo and at Casino Café de Paris.

All guests can join our loyalty programme « My Monte-Carlo » to benefit from many advantages, ranging from free admission to the Casino de Monte-Carlo to preferential rates on golf and tennis fees.

Rooms from $540

La Villa Mauresque

Rated 9.1 in 265 reviews

La Villa Mauresque is a hotel located right on the seafront with far-reaching views of the Gulf of St Tropez. Guests can… See more

La Villa Mauresque is a hotel located right on the seafront with far-reaching views of the Gulf of St Tropez. Guests can enjoy free access to the hotel’s swimming pool, seafront spa with hot tub, beach and boathouse with sailing equipment.

Free WiFi access is provided in all guest rooms. Most of the rooms at La Villa Mauresque have a view of the sea and some have swimming pool or garden views. The bathrooms have a shower and/or spa bath. Each is equipped with a Malongo machine, a fruit bowl and free Phytomer toiletries.

The hotel serves a daily breakfast, which can be taken on the private terrace, by the sea or near the pool. The on-site restaurant, Le Bougainvillier, managed by our chef, offers culinary delights using locally sourced products and best quality ingredients with fixed menus, "à la carte" dining and daily suggestions

Guests can enjoy many activities thanks to its free canoes, kayaks, snorkeling material, table tennis and children's toys. Massages, beauty treatments, babysitting, fitness and yacht hire services are available.

Rooms from $278

Chateau Eza

Rated 9.0 in 250 reviews

This hotel is a converted chateau in the medieval and pedestrian village of Eze. It offers rooms with a view of the… See more

This hotel is a converted chateau in the medieval and pedestrian village of Eze. It offers rooms with a view of the Mediterranean Sea and a gastronomic restaurant.

Rooms and suites at Chateau Eza are air-conditioned and uniquely decorated in a Louis XIII style. They are equipped with a flat-screen satellite TV, DVD player and private bathroom. Many of the rooms offer stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and free Wi-Fi is available.

Chateau Eza’s restaurant serves traditional French and Mediterranean cuisine. Guests can dine in the dining room overlooking the Cote d'Azur and enjoy an aperitif on the terrace.

Eza Chateau is 20 km from the Nice Côte d'Azur Airport and 8 km from Monte Carlo.

Rooms from $301

La Réserve de Beaulieu

Rated 9.4 in 130 reviews

A Famous and charming accomodation on the Riviera, La Réserve de Beaulieu welcomes you for a stay mixing luxury and… See more

A Famous and charming accomodation on the Riviera, La Réserve de Beaulieu welcomes you for a stay mixing luxury and intimacy, in a unique natural surrounding.

The hotel has 39 rooms, suites and villas. Some rooms offer a panoramic view. All the rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, a safe, minibar, internet access and a satellite TV and radio. A range of beauty care products are available, as well as dressing gowns, towels and slippers. Some rooms have balconies. We have free Wi-Fi

The hotel features 3 different restaurants: a Michelin-starred restaurant, a bistro-style restaurant and an outdoor restaurant close to the swimming pool.

The hotel has a spa including a hammam, a hot tub and a fitness centre. Several cabins offering relaxing care such as massages and beauty care are available. You will find an outdoor salt-water pool heated all year around. French and foreign newspapers as well as a shop are also available.

Rooms from $616