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Villa Otero by HappyCulture

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#45 of 204 Hotels in Nice
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

The room with balcony was nice but far walk from center town. Facing possibly the ugliest view in Nice. Coffee capsules were povided for first day of our 4 night stay and we were informed that is standard. Other friends staying at hotel had to request toilet paper and shampoo. Staff were helpful and breakfast was good but i would...

Thank BurcinGalata
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My boyfriend and I stayed here March/April 2017. The location is okay - on a reasonably quiet street, close to the train station but quite a walk from Vieux Nice and Promenade des Anglais. The lobby is nice, check-in was easy and the lady at the front desk was very pleasant. They do have an elevator but it's tiny -...

Thank Liz8723
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We did enjoy our stay here. 3 and half stars would've been more accurate. The staff were really warm and friendly. The room quality and cleanliness was also very good. The reason I gave this a 3 was primarily down to 2 things: 1) The first morning there was a lot of noise coming from work being done in the...

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

nicely renovated hotel, cute and clean. Room and bathroom were fresh, modern and cozy, but veeery small. Hotel personnel extremely unpleasant, no one ever smiled at us, especially the receptionist was rude. nobody helped us with our luggage. We also asked for a flower vase, but our request was ignored several times. I wouldn't come back here, unless the management...

Thank missdd26
Jamestown, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed 2 nights and loved this hotel. It could be a little noisy and if there are a lot of people trying to check in it could be a problem, but we did not experience this. Alain at the "front desk" was great and helpful. Breakfast and coffee and their happy hour sweets are excellent. I...

Thank ronniet94
Eleonora M, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear Ronniet94, We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay as much. We thank you for your understanding and taking the time to write us a message. Hoping to see you soon the whole team wishes you a really good day ! Cordially

Perth Hills, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Situated a stones through from the train and tram station is is very well position. You are all able to wander the Main Street and make your way too the waters edge past all the bars and restaurants. If you are a little weary you can always return by tram. The staff are amazing. So so helpful and happy. Breakfast...

Thank Karen48207
Eleonora M, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear Karen48207, Thank you for your message, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us in our hotel. We do our best to satisfy you, hoping to see you soon, the whole team wishes you a good day. Cordially

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in Villa Otero end of April. The hotel is close to the train station so it is easy to reach. Setting and ambiance is quite nice. The hotel has three mayor problems: 1) There is only one small communal facility which serves as reception, breakfast room and business center and opens up to the street....

1Thank venezia0412
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very happy with our stay here. The staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfast was a delight and the hotel was super clean. The room was a bit small for sharing so glad I had my own. The nearby parking garage was handy, since we rented a car for a couple of road trips. I do not recommend using...

Thank Clarabell711
Eleonora M, Responsable réception at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear Clarabell711, Thank you for your message. We appreciate that you enjoyed your stay and find such great benefits at our hotel. The whole team wishes you a good day and hope to see you soon. Cordially

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for the second time this Easter, following our first stay in the hotel last November. Being a fairly frequent traveller, I rarely return to the same hotel, let alone same city, but when you find perfection... This is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in including 5-stars. The hotel is beautifully decorated - imaginatively...

Thank GingerCorfu
Eleonora M, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear GingerCorfu, Thank you for your message. We are really happy that you returned to our hotel, and that you enjoyed your stay ! It would be a real pleasure to see you again, we will welcome you with pleasure. We wish you a really good day. Cordially.

Northern England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked the Villa Otero back in January and paid in full at that time for a superior room with a balcony. After having a mail a week before our arrival date saying how much they were looking forward to having us, it was rather puzzling to find that on our arrival they had not got a room of any description...

Thank GediNorth

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Otero is a 38 hotel's rooms located in the most emblematic neighbourhood of Belle Epoque architecture in Nice Musicians/artists district. It is located 300 meters from the Nice train station and 15 minutes walk from the Promenade des Anglais. The decoration of the Villa Otero is directly inspired by the opulence of traditional Belle Epoque Villa along with a decoration from many origins. Mirrors and paintings, art deco lighting and vintage pictures are decorating the walls of this modernized version of a typical Nice Villa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Otero by HappyCulture

Address: 58 rue Herold, 06000 Nice, France (Formerly Hôtel Médicis)
Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Nice > Thiers / Train Station
Price Range: $155 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Otero by HappyCulture 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Nice
#18 Business Hotel in Nice
#24 Luxury Hotel in Nice
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“Rooms facing the street have little balconies. If you want to access WIFI on a consistent basis, get a room closer to the ground floor.”
Liz8723, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“very small room, but ok for a couple of nights”
missdd26, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“If you really have to stay there take the top floor so you avoid ablest the sound from the room above you”
venezia0412, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“But a WiFi hotshot for a few euro and take it with you at any cafe or beachfront in nice”
Hallie-Gee, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Had an internal hotel not overlooking street. Lovely and quiet apart from the odd door slam!!!”
raymondp624, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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