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“Great location for visiting Monaco”
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Hotel Forum
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Beausoleil
Toronto, ON
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54 reviews
32 hotel reviews
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“Great location for visiting Monaco”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

We stayed at this hotel because of it's proximity to Monaco.

Pros:
*Close to many attractions in Monaco (15 minute walk to the Casino and beach; 10 minute walk to the Jardin Exotique and Caves)
*Close to Gare du Monaco (5 minute uphill walk to the hotel)
*Breakfast included
*Front desk staff were friendly except for the gentleman who checked us in
*Rooms were a good size, clean and offered a fridge
*Bathrooms were spacious
*TV

Cons:
*Steep climb to the hotel from the train station, especially when walking with luggage
*Lift/Elevator was out of service. So had to climb 3 flights of stairs with luggage
*Slow wifi service
*Walls were thin so you could hear those in the hallway/ doors closing
*No real shower. A hose was provided in the bathtub
*France hotels do not offer irons. So pack neatly.
*No wash cloth. Towels and hand towels only.

Entire Monaco is walkable from this hotel.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Yorkshire
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Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

The good: rooms are OK, bathrooms are spacious and quite modern, the terrace is a bonus, breakfast is good, it's not too far down into the city by convenient lift, not far from train station, small supermarket close by for water etc.

The bad: the guy on reception was nice, the lady that cleaned the room was very nice. Unfortunately the rest of the staff couldn't manage eye contact, never mind a conversation, in any language, and the breakfast lady was plain RUDE unless you were a local.

Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Buderim, Australia
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

It may be only 100m from the station, but it's all uphill!
Compact rooms, with view from roof (5th floor).
Exotic seafood presentation on menu known to the locals.
Good location and value. Lovely service by caring staff.
Recommended for stopovers.

Room Tip: Book early, only 30 odd rooms.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2014

We stayed here whilst attending the Grand Prix Historique. This is a great place to base yourself for both exploring Monaco and easy access to everywhere. Just up the hill from the train station and bus stop, near to the lifts, great to walk. No where is far away. The room we had was clean, comfy beds, great pillows - everything you need for a relaxing stay. Breakfast is simple and good quality especially the brown bread! The lunch and dinner menus looked excellent value and good quality although we did not eat here we did notice the restaurant packed full at lunch time. The staff were helpful and attentive - what more do you need?

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Brighton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2014

I stayed here while working nearby and it happened to be the weekend of The Monaco Grand Prix Historique. It is a 10 minute walk away from the track. (Including Lifts as it is so steep)
Irene,the lady on reception was amazingly helpful. She could not do enough to assist me. I thank her whole heartily. My room was clean and bright and everything worked as it should. The hotel has a lift. The rooftop area was lovely with beautiful views. Perfect for unwinding with a glass of something nice. The restaurant is Italian based with Pizza and Pasta dishes which I found to be very nice. Breakfast is a help yourself with cheese and ham, boiled eggs, cereals etc and the all important coffee. (No toaster0 This hotel was one of the cheaper I could find and well worth the money. I would say the only thing missing is tea/coffee making facilities in the room, other than that, ideal. I would most certainly stay here again.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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Melbourne, Australia
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73 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2014

We stayed at the Hotel Forum for three nights in April 2014. It was very clean and our room had a view over the roof tops of Monaco to the sea. The seaside is quieter than the road (hill) side.
The Hotel offer middle level accommodation and is very well located. You can walk everywhere. The staff speak multiple languages and were very helpful booking us a taxi. We also enjoyed the breakfast buffet. If you are seeking something affordable with very comfortable beds this is a good choice. Great roof top terrace.

Room Tip: Choose a room at the top looking over the sea.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters. Train station easy to get to. Go out the hotel and turn left, walk down the stairs and follow the road round and you find the escalators that take you down to the train station or Port Hercule. Hotel is on the border to Monaco and the view from the terrace is great. Staff are friendly and the breakfast is good too. Our room was lovely and clean. Our air conditioning was broken so a little warm at night (it only had 2 settings warm or off) but that was the only fault. Would stay here again if visiting as good value for money.

Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Forum
Address: Places des Moneghetti, 06240 Beausoleil, France
Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Beausoleil
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Beausoleil
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Forum 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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