The Hotel Best Western Roosevelt is situated just minutes from the Promenade des Anglais, the Old Town and Nice’s central train station making it an ideal base from which to discover the city or venture further out to experience the stunning Côte d’Azur. Just metres from our doorstep you will find yourself in the centre of Nice’s pedestrian zone, boasting luxury and designer boutiques such as Armani, Louis Vuitton and Hermès, as well as a wide selection of restaurants. Other points of interest including the Nice Opera, theatres and cinemas are in close proximity to the hotel and offer a variety of activities to keep those of all ages occupied.
Our staff at the hotel are more than happy to give you any information about the city and its key sights, as well as recommending guided tours and helping you to make reservations in order to provide you with a relaxing and worry-free vacation!
Beaches in Nice
The Hotel Best Western Roosevelt is less than a 5 minute walk from the Promenade des Anglais, boasting clear turquoise water and a multitude of private and public beaches. Nearby restaurants serve exquisite sea-food dishes while overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and during the summer months sport lovers can enjoy many types of water activities such as Jet skiing and Wind surfing.
A separate cycle path on the Promenade des Anglais and the easily accessible rentable bicycles (Nice’s Vélo Bleus) provide the perfect opportunity to take a relaxing ride while taking in the views of the sea.
Yearly events and festivals bring the city of Nice to life and make it one of the liveliest on the French Riviera. Not to be missed, the Nice Carnival takes place every February and provides two weeks of street processions including a flower parade and floats accompanied by dancers and live music.
In March, the United Kingz Festival honours Anglo-Saxon music throughout 3 weeks of performances while music lovers will also enjoy the Nice Jazz Festival; the first of its kind in France it showcases both French and international music.
Also in March, sports lovers can experience the Paris to Nice cycling race; even if not participating the atmosphere is unforgettable..
We recommend the following eateries (please ask reception for directions):
Le Séjour Café
La Maison de Marie
Sightseeing and places of interest
Aside from its picturesque landscape and points of immense beauty, Nice also offers many museums and galleries. Discover the rich European and American history portrayed in a permanent collection of avant-garde works the Museum of Contemporary Art. The Chagall and Matisse museums, respectively, contain each artist’s personal collection while the Museum of Fine Arts also holds a beautiful collection dedicated to artists from the 16th to 19thcentury.
Stroll through the city on foot or by tram and peruse typically French boutiques in the Old Town, or stop to discover the lively Place Massena, undoubtedly the meeting place for all young people in Nice.
You can also enjoy a leisurely walk to the top of Chateau Hill for unparalleled views over the city (lift available) or visit the Phoenix Park which contains one of the largest tropical greenhouses in all of Europe.