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Villa Bougainville by HappyCulture

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was nice and clean. Although the size was small, the location was convenient to get to the train station. It was only 2 blocks away from Gare de Nice-Ville. Also, the staffs were friendly and helpful. I would go back again when I visit nice.

Thank AliceL_2011
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would recommend fully! The Happy Hotel brand is such a great idea. Breakfast was delicious and staff were so friendly. Thanks for everything Only thing was the heating that made the rooms so hot - not needed in October!

Thank robharris35
Perth, Australia
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Villa Bougainville was excellent for the price. The rooms are not overly big, but they are perfectly adequate if you are out all day, as we were ....pity about the air-conditioning (wasn't actually working, so we sweated every night.....our fault for not complaining until we left- they said they could have turned the heating down, if they had known. All... More 

Thank Dennyw
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed for two nights at the end of October. The outside temperature was 20+ but the hotel had switched off the air con and switched on the central heating on 01 October. I did not have the radiator on but my room was still too hot for my liking. I was offered an alternative room, which was bigger but... More 

Thank H11LSW
Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights at this quaint little hotel right near the train station and apart from the air-conditioning not appearing to work (no real problems in October), we had a very enjoyable time. Perhaps the best feature was the Bouganville being part of a group of hotels under the banner "HappyCulture". This entitled us to afternoon free drinks and... More 

Thank chriswilkins17
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Good place to stay for a short break. Rooms and amenities are clean and everything works; though the rooms are very compact. Happy hours from 2 to 7 pm offering coffee, cold tea, nuts and chocolates provides a nice touch. The breakfast room is pretty small and can get crowded but the food and drinks served are good. Only one... More 

Thank pradeepdeo2910
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Had a night layover in Nice and decided yo stay in this nice hotel. Affordably priced in comparison to the other hotels near the vicinity. Loved the decor of the whole hotel, and it seems in tune with the whole of the happyculture hotels. Breakfast spread was good, room sizable with a decent sized bathroom. Staff was friendly.

Thank syatis
1 review
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Quite a small room and bathroom, but immaculate and comfortable. Breakfast is quite good and coffee and small snacks provided until 7pm each day. Just beside the rail station, great for train days along the coast. It is also a pleasant long walk to the sea front. Really good value for a short stay, with friendly and welcoming staff. Go... More 

Thank Anne M
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We based ourselves here for three nights and thoroughly enjoyed it. The location was superb for Nice. It took a leisurely fifteen mins to get to the Old Town and the beach. It's a stone's throw from the train station which took us to Monaco and Ville Franche on one of our days. The hotel itself was newly decorated, the... More 

Thank Paul D
Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Stayed here with my husband for 3 nights while in Nice. I had chosen this hotel because it was close to the TGV(across the street) as we planned on traveling around the French Riviera while making Nice our home base. The hotel itself was nice--They're part of the "Happy Culture" hotels in which they have daily "Happy Times" in which... More 

Thank Kayla M

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Bougainville is a freshly hatched boutique hotel, in the Belle Epoque sumptuous, lush style. Great care has been taken in furnishing and appointing the 46 rooms, in a 1928 building with an exuberant and warm environment. The hotel takes its name from a 18th-century French mariner and explorer, Louis Antoine de Bougainville. Ideally situated in the center of the city, the hotel gives you access to the heart of Nice life. Whether for business travel, or family holidays, the Villa Bougainville is the ideal place for an unforgettable stay on the French Riviera. From 2pm until 7pm, let's enjoy our HappyTime "L'Odyssée Gourmande", savour our selection of chocolate, exotic fruits and coffee from all over the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Bougainville by HappyCulture

Address: 29 avenue Thiers, 06000 Nice, France (Formerly Hotel Choiseul)
Region: France > Provence > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Nice
Price Range: £46 - £94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Bougainville by HappyCulture 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Choiseul Hotel Nice
Choiseul Nice
Hotel Style:
#8 Best Value Hotel in Nice
#17 Luxury Hotel in Nice
#20 Family Hotel in Nice
#32 Business Hotel in Nice
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“Rooms are small, but new so I would imagine any would do.”
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