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Villa Otero by HappyCulture

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel went beyond our expectations. We were received with a hot beverage and croissant that was perfect after a long trip. All of the girls at frontdesk were amazingly kind. In addition, you can enjoy the happy time in the hotel and also into other hotels of happyculture: we tasted sone great pattiserie at Villa Otelo and then went...

Thank Paula E
Reviewed 1 week ago

My room looked exactly like on photos. Good size, amazing bed, awesome design (so pretty colors!). I had the window facing the courtyard, so there was no noice from the streets and train station. What I didnt like is that to open a window (and I like to have window opened) you have to move away the curtains and then...

Thank veronika507
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel was recommended by friends as it was in close proximity to the train station. Overall my husband and I had a very pleasant stay here. The room was a decent size with an extremely comfortable bed with a shower ensuite. The room itself was very quite but was extremely noisy when others were entering their rooms.We booked online...

Thank ShazLeigh
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

unfortunately we had issue with hot water in whole of hotel. staff could not get it fixed due to fact no plumbers available working in weekend ! so it was disappointed experience as we were not able to take shower for 2 days! otherwise rooms were good.door are bit noisy as they bang when you close and also standard breakfast...

Thank Ritesh S
Richmond, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a four night break in Nice through BA (they have some great deals, BTW) and chose Villa Otero for competitively priced accommodation. The hotel is small but well decorated, and our room was fine for the length of stay. It's close to the station but rather a long walk to the old town. You can pick up the...

Thank PlanetLondoner
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great stay here for Carnival. Nice clean well serviced bedroom. Good breakfast. Lovely friendly staff especially Issa and Alexandre and the girls on reception. This hotel does not serve alcohol but they do something special every afternoon between 2pm and 6pm they have happy hours. A little buffet of cakes and sweets hot and cold drinks free to residents and...

Thank Raymond P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We originally booked our seven night stay at Best Western Hotel Riviera by Happy Culture, but to our dismay when we arrived we found the hotel boarded up and under renovations, as you may think we were in shock we quickly went to the next hotel who thankfully are a sister hotel and told us that we have been moved...

Thank Bob J
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the hotel for three nights over the weekend in February. I loved the decor of rooms and the reception area. We stayed in the double superior room and it was perfect for the short visit. The only downtown was that the doors could be a little bit more sound proof as you can hear other guests closing...

Thank emibor
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Stayed here late last year during Christmas holiday season. Waited to post review because I was traveling and had hoped hotel would circle back about incident - they did not. Booked after having a fabulous experience in another Happy Culture property in different city. Check in was fine, room was comfortable but upon waking on first morning, realized that some...

Thank 1CAtravel
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We had breakfast included, everything had gone smoothly until the check out, when the lady at the front desk accused of lying, refused to read my reservation where it said breakfast was included. She pretended to call expedia, acted extremely rude and unpolite. I had been in this chain 3 times before, but for this attitude I am not going...

Thank carmenlu99
Camille T, Directeur général at Villa Otero by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Dear clients, We apologize for your disappointment with your stay at our property regarding your breakfast. The agency that booked your stay did not include breakfast in the price of your room. However, when you checked out, our receptionist only had one day settle for breakfasts and offered you the other day. Your agency contacted us the next day to...

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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: RM306 - RM860 (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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Also Known As:
Exclusive Hotel Nice
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Nice
#18 Luxury Hotel in Nice
#18 Business Hotel in Nice
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“Had an internal hotel not overlooking street. Lovely and quiet apart from the odd door slam!!!”
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“There are rooms with balconies overlooking the quiet street on the 3rd floor.”
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