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Hotel Splendid
Ranked #28 of 126 Hotels in Cannes
Certificate of Excellence
southcoast
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Anniversary break”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

Charming hotel with friendly staff in an ideal location. Just two minutes from Marina and shops. Would really recommend a front sea view room, ask for a larger room on 4th 0r 5th floor and a balcony if you're lucky. Our room 407 had juliette balcony with beautiful views. The room was very clean with good air con and fridge, robes, slippers, toiletries etc. Would recommend and will return. With this location excellent value for money. A real bonus was the firework festival on the 9th July.

Room Tip: 5th floor balcony
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Jacksonville
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

Hotel Splendid is perfectly located across from the ocean, near the airport bus drop off/pick up point, and within walking distance from plenty of shopping and dining options.

The staff was very friendly and accommodating, and spoke perfect English which is a great help when my less than functional French fails!
All-in-all a great first experience in the Côte d'Azur!

I would definitely stay there again.

Stayed June 2014
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london england
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45 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014

This hotel is perfectly located for the Palais. All else is quite poor. The communal spaces are dated and shabby. Paint is chipping, decor is tired and needs refreshing. The bedrooms are small overcrowded and lack any personality or charm. A small balcony with plastic furniture. The terrace for breakfast is pleasant with a good selection. For festival season the rates are extortionate for what is an unexceptional, joyless and plain hotel. I found the staff to be unhelpful when checking out and I needed a taxi, they were discourteous and dismissive verging on rude.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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New York City, New York
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322 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

I love this place and am shocked it is not ranked higher.

We did not want to stay by the croissete (we don't travel to see Chanel, Dior and Ferraris...). But we wanted to be walking distance to it. I literally found this hotel by google walking!!!

Right on the port, between the cute little old town and Croisette.

The Port was so pleasant and unlike the one in Nice. Very lively, tons of people, lovely huge square with fountains and pétanque courts. (boules?)
The square is lined with cafes and has a view of the casino.

The hotel fronts to the port and square and back to adorable shopping streets.

The rooms with balconies and views of the port with gorgeous yachts are a must!

Service was also good and room clean and a decent size.

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Doby47
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

Splendid was recommended by a friend resident in Cannes and we were very happy with our 2 night stay June 2014 in this lovely hotel. The hotel owner and staff were a delight and very accommodating. The location is excellent, on the seaside and close to everything including the old town. THE hotel itself has a rare class about it which we enjoyed throughout our stay. When back to Cannes we will stay at this hotel.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Sybile S
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Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland
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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014

We turned up here on a very crowded Sunday afternoon and our immediate reaction was not great. The sat nav had taken us through the back streets of cannes and the hotel frontage was not quite what we expected. The hotel looks a little tired from the outside and in the lobby however the receptionist was very welcoming and helpful. I had emailed ahead to request a sea view room with balcony and that's exactly what we got. Fifth floor of the hotel with a stunning view of the marina.
This is not the most up to date hotel we have stayed in but it has a great deal of old world charm about it. The room was large and the two patio doors we felt safe enough to leave open at night even though it is quite noisy being near a main road. The location of the hotel is perfect, within an easy walk of lots of restaurants and shops and a small public beach which was free.
One recommendation....don't waste money on the private beach clubs, unless you want to be squashed in like sardines. Just ask at reception and you'll be given a hotel bag with beach towels and enjoy the free beach, much nicer.
Good places for breakfast up around the market (cheaper than the hotel) or in New York cafe which is directly below the hotel. Excellent meals here too.
A lovely place that we will return to

Room Tip: A sea view is a must and ask for a balcony. Morning tea and coffee on balcony.......lovely
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

take a hotel room facing the sea with a balcony - and you can enjoy the view over the old harbor. Hotel staff friendly - breakfast is nice and with big variety. You have to like an old hotel with lots of class. Will come again.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Hotel Splendid

Property: Hotel Splendid
Address: 4 & 6 rue Felix Faure, 06400 Cannes, France
Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Cannes
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #28 of 126 Hotels in Cannes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Splendid 4*
Number of rooms: 62
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This residence was built in 1871 and became "Hotel Splendid" in 1905.Since 1974 its owner has been continuously developing the establishment, combining yesteryear charm with modernism. Hotel Splendid**** has an extraordinary location in the heart of Cannes, in front of the Palais des Festivals in the old Yacht Port, facing the "Suquet" at the beginning of la Croisette.The Splendid Hotel is a romantic hotel which really lives up to its name. The wonderful facade of this boutique hotel looks almost exactly like it did in the 19th century. Also inside this romantic hotel a lot of value has been placed on authenticity. Drapes, furniture, materials, fitting.The hotel has 62 bedrooms, most of them have a wonderful view of the sea. Breakfast is served in the "Offenbach" lounge which has a flower-decked terrace ... more   less 
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