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Villa Otero by HappyCulture

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Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We chose this hotel because of its proximity to the Nice Ville railway station for our daily trip to Monaco for the Historic Grand Prix week-end. The room was small, however, quiet, clean and serviced daily which were more important features than the size of the room for us. Breakfast was served daily in a quaint reception/lounge area at the...

1Thank shan w
Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear shan w, Thank you for choosing Nice for the Grand Prix of Monaco; and even more choosing the Villa Otero! Again Small but Beautiful seems to be the Credo of the Villa Otero, and I am happy you enjoyed it, see you next year! Best regards, Camille Tournadre

Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Carefully renovated in a Belle Époque style and just a short level walk from the main Nice Ville train station. I enjoyed a good size room and bathroom at the rear which was quiet and very comfortable. Great choice overnight or for a few days. I am travelling to/from Monaco by train for a few days so this hotel was...

1Thank PGBL
Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear PGBL, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience, and thank you for enjoying our Belle Epoque designed rooms and lobby. Stephanie Cayet, the decorator, has done one of her most beautiful piece, and it is a pleasure for the team and I to work there. Also the convinient location is significant ;) Best regards, Camille Tournadre

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights and was disappointed. Positives -Nicely decorated. -Front desk staff were very friendly and seemed nice. -Solid location. Explored the city on foot without any problems. Negatives -Extremely thin walls. Could hear EVERYTHING our neighbors were doing if you know what I mean. Not to mention that they smoked inside their room and the smell just...

1Thank Claudio C
Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear Claudio, I am deeply sorry your stay went that bad, have you told usthose guest disturbed you? To fix the Wifi problem we provide you a PocketWifi, wich is a privatehotspot just for you and your friends, to ensure a verygood internet service. Concerning the housekeeping, thank you fr letting me know, i will take action starting today. I...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We stayed for three nights at this hotel last week. It is on a quiet street and is a short walking distance from the the train station - great convenince esepcially if you do not have much luggage (taxis were difficult to come by when we arrived). Easy walk to many places of interest as well. The staff was very...

Thank rab5210
Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear Rab5210, Thank you for sharing your little group experience. It was a pleasure for us to help you and that it made the difference with a regular stay. We hope to see you again next year! Best regards, Camille Tournadre Hotel manager

Lymm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2016

The hotel staff were fantastic from the moment I booked the rooms! No one in the party had been to Nice before, so we were unsure as to where to eat so I emailed the hotel to ask for recommendations - a response was sent within an hour with lots of recommendations. I then had a few problems booking restaurants...

1Thank Em_thorpey
Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear Em-thorpey, What a review! Thank you so much foryour appreciation of our efforts! We hope to seeyou again soon ;) Best regards, Camille Tournadre Hotel Manager

Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

We spent 5 nights here and the service is warm and welcoming. Room is cosy, with a comfortable bed and pillows. Bathroom is nice as well. Very clean. TV has lots of channels, so if you are spending a day in your room, you won't be bored. They only have 38 rooms, so booking in advance is recommended. Breakfast is...

Thank Francesca U
Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear Francesca U, I am happy you enjoyed your stay at the Villa Otero and I hope you will be back the next middle season to enjoy a warm sea in addition to the warm welcoming ;) Best regards, Camille Tournadre

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights and the place was just okay. Rooms were decently clean which was important but the hotel is not in a good neighbourhood other than it being near to the train station. Not safe to wander out at night from this place. The walls were quite thin, you can hear next door's TV sounds. It...

Thank Tongsum
Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear Chlio18, Thank you for comment, though I would like to assure all the Guest, the neighbourhood is not dangerous, I am sorry you felt the way, but none of our guest nor the staff, even working late and all night, have had any security problem. In addition to this, the city is full of live camera and the policemen...

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2016

My fiancé and I stayed in this charming boutique hotel for three nights earlier this month and we were not disappointed. Yes, the rooms are a little small, but they are bright, airy and fully equipped with all the essentials. Contrary to some of the other reviews below, our breakfast was included and there was a full continental range to...

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Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear Littlemissbexel, Thank you for sharing your coments following your last experience with us. We are delighted that your stay with us was a success. I hope to be able to welcome you again soon. Kindest regards, Eleonora Montis

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We loved our two night stay. Very pretty and chic rooms. Not huge but all that is needed. The afternoon tea was a lovely touch. Great location right by the train station and an easy walk to all central areas and the beach.

1Thank lucyvallance
Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Lucyvallance, Thank you very much for your kind review! As a guest said before "Small is Beautiful"! But We also have Superior and Tripple room for those how need more than 20m² to feel comftable. Also the Grand Gouter (cake/candies/syrup/etc...) is very much appreciated when people comes back from the beach or any visit. Again thank you and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We stayed on two different days. First, it was good that they accept dogs, although the rooms are very clean without any sign of a dog being there previously. Good and helpful reception. Some people look for small things to complain about but in reality it is a lovely hotel, convenient, clean, with wifi and complimentary coffee/tea etc. Sometimes the...

Thank MariosKyriazis
Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear MariosKyriazis, Thank you very much for your Kind review, it was a pleasure for us too! Concerning the Wifi, we know sometimes technologie fails us, but in order to change that from mid of may will be at your dispoal a personal Pocket Wifi, to ensure quality, speed and it follows you even outside the hotel to improve your...

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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 > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Nice > Thiers / Train Station
Price Range: ₹ 4,590 - ₹ 12,712 (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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#13 Romantic Hotel in Nice
#18 Business Hotel in Nice
#22 Luxury Hotel in Nice
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“Had an internal hotel not overlooking street. Lovely and quiet apart from the odd door slam!!!”
 of 5 bubbles raymondp624, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you can get a balcony”
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“There are rooms with balconies overlooking the quiet street on the 3rd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles NigelO766, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't, choose a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles aw2010, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the backyard are better as they don't face the road.”
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