Nice is the largest city on the French Riviera. It’s located between Monaco and Cannes, and while it is lovely all year, but in the summer months it is a magnet, attracting beautiful people from all over Europe. It is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway in the South of France.
Hotel Le Negresco
Perhaps the nicest hotel in Nice, Hotel Le Negresco is a fantastic 5 star hotel perfect for couples. The location is excellent, right on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice with great views of the beach. Individually decorated rooms give the hotel a lot of charm making it more romantic than most. This is the perfect choice for a honeymoon in Nice.
Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel
Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat is a Four Seasons Hotel set in an incredible palace. It’s only 12 km from the middle of Nice (and only 15 km from Monaco.) It has been attracting the jetset from Paris and France for over 100 years. The hotel has a luxurious spa, a lovely pool, and three fantastic restaurants, one of which has a Michelin starred restaurant. For couples on a romantic getaway the Palace Seaview Suite is an excellent choice.
Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée
Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée is a wonderful romantic hotel in Nice. It’s located on the waterfront on Promenade des Anglais. This is the place you want to be if you’re visiting Nice in Summer. The hotel’s romantic terrace offers wonderful views of the beach and of course there is a bar and a restaurant, as well as two swimming pools. For the most romantic experience make sure you book a seaview suite.
Hotel Cap Estel
Hotel Cap Estel is a romantic getaway hotel located between Nice and Monaco. As you can see the hotel offers magestical views in three directions. The rooms are stunningly luxurious and the pool is an instagramers dream. There’s a great bar and a restaurant. Best of all breakfast is included. This is one of the best romantic hotels in France, it is perfect for a romantic weekend getaway.
Chateau Eza is the perfect romantic hotel if you are visiting the French Riviera in the colder months. The hotel is a 400 year old converted Chateau, built high on a hillside overlooking the Cote d’Azur. The thick stone walls and fantastic open fireplaces throughout this historic building give it plenty of romance and charm. The restaurant serves traditional french food of an exceptional standard, and the entire hotel has magnificent views. This is the best hotel for a romantic getaway near Nice in the autumn or winter months.
It’s a 25 minute drive from Chateau Eza to downtown Nice, and only 15 minutes drive to Monaco. So it’s a great location from which couples can explore the most glamourous parts of the French Riviera.
Boscolo Nice Hotel & Spa
Boscolo Nice Hotel & Spa is a tremendous hotel for couples. The Spa is amazing and free for guests. There is also a rooftop terrace with a pool as well as a restaurant and bar. The rooms at Boscolo Nice Hotel & Spa are decorated all in white (with touches of gold), it is an amazing experience. Some suites have terraces. This is a hotel that is designed for romantic getaways.
Royal Riviera hotel is located exactly halfway between Nice and Monaco on peninsula of Cap-Ferrat. It’s only 15 minutes drive from either Nice or Monaco. A 5 star hotel, it is very luxurious. There’s a great pool and a private beach, as well as a fabulous restaurant with wonderful views. Couples love this hotel, and this location.
La Réserve de Beaulieu
The magnificent La Réserve de Beaulieu is one of the most famous hotels on the French Riviera. There’s a great Michelin starred restaurant, a wonderful pool and a very luxurious spa. For the most romantic experience book a 1 bedroom villa, or a terrace suite. La Réserve de Beaulieu is only 5 km from Nice, it’s a excellent choice if you’re looking for a romantic hotel.
La Chèvre d’Or
La Chèvre d’Or is a luxury hotel on the French Riviera. The hotel grounds feel like a museum, they are filled with wonderful sculptures, as well as offering stunning views of Cote D’azur. The hotel offers four restaurants and some of the most luxurious rooms and suites on the Riviera. Many have stunning views of the coast and some even have private pools and jacuzzis. This is the perfect honeymoon hotel.
La Chèvre d’Or is a 25 minute drive from Nice and only 15 minutes from Monaco in the charming medieval town of Èze.
Château Saint-Martin & Spa
Château Saint-Martin & Spa is a lovely romantic hotel near Nice. It’s only 20 km from the city centre and has the most wonderful park like grounds. The hotel itself was once a Knights Templar castle. Rooms are luxurious, tasteful, and generously sized. The suites are massive and even more luxurious. There are several restaurants and a bar spread throughout the property as well as several pools. This is a very romantic hotel, and is an excellent choice for a couples getaway in the South of France.
Affordable Romantic Getaway Hotels in Nice on the French Riviera
Let’s face it the French Riviera is famous for being beautiful, and for attracting beautiful people. But, it’s not famous for being a cheap place for a romantic getaway. Here are a few affordable romantic hotels in Nice.
Radisson Blu Hotel Nice
Radisson Blu Hotel Nice is probably not your first choice if money is no object, but if you are looking for an affordable romantic hotel in Nice then it is perfect. It is located on the promenade with some lovely views of the Riviera. The rooms are nice, not exactly luxurious, but acceptable for a quick romantic getaway. There’s a private beach, a rooftop pool, a lovely restaurant and a bar. It really has got everything you need for a good time.
Westminster Hotel & Spa Nice
Westminster Hotel & Spa Nice is far from cheap, but it is very romantic and somewhat more affordable than some of the 5 star hotels on this list. Westminster is a 4 star but it is right on the Promenade near the centre of Nice so the location is excellent. As the name suggests the hotel has a spa, it also has an excellent restaurant as well as a great bar with a terrace overlooking the beach. It’s a great spot for an affordable romantic getaway on the French Riviera.
Mercure Nice Marché Aux Fleurs
Couples looking for a cheap romantic hotel in Nice will love Mercure Nice Marché Aux Fleurs. This excellent value 4 star hotel is right on the waterfront in the heart of the old town. It is an exceptional location right in the heart of Nice. Most rooms here are tiny, much smaller than the one pictured which is Deluxe room. The smallest rooms here are only 12m2 which is about as small as a hotel room can be. However, the location is great, it is a great choice for a short stay like a cheap weekend getaway for two.
Mercure Nice Promenade Des Anglais
Mercure have two exceptionally well located hotels in Nice. Mercure Nice Promenade Des Anglais is the second one to make out list of affordable romantic hotels in Nice. Mercure is a value brand so do not expect luxury, but the hotel is right on the promenade and some rooms have excellent sea views. You can walk to the beach, explore the old town, or walk anywhere in downtown Nice from here. It is a great place for an affordable couples getaway in Nice.
Hotel Suisse is a 4 star hotel in a 5 star location. It’s in the old town of Nice, right on the point, looking back down the beach. The views are spectacular, both during the day and in the evening when the city lights make it very romantic. There are plenty of great restaurants nearby, but none in the hotel itself, however they do offer a basic breakfast buffet in the hotel.
Arome Hotel is a an excellent choice for couples looking for an affordable getaway in Nice. It’s a nice 4 star hotel in a great location near the centre of Nice, a short walk from the promenade. It is known for clean rooms and friendly staff. Be warned some of the smaller rooms are very small, however they are well furnished and nice enough for a short stay. If you are staying for longer than a weekend you may want to book the Deluxe Junior Suite which has plenty of room. Arome Hotel is consistently one of the top rated 4 star hotels in Nice for couples.