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“Great place in Cannes”
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Ideal Sejour Hotel
Ranked #7 of 126 Hotels in Cannes
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Bangkok
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“Great place in Cannes”
Reviewed 5 June 2013

I love this hotel, it's just a fantastic hotel, where you can see that a lot of efforts has been put into details. All room are different, and well decorated and furnished. The garden is so so cool for the evening in summer, where you can interact with other guest and the owner's family & friends.
I love to go there every time I am going to back to France. See you this winter again

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Armidale, Australia
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Reviewed 2 November 2012

we only stayed a night in the Ideal Sejour however we were 1st taken bythe sheer beauty of the hotel. A glorious Belle Epoque hotel set in a quiet street. The woman who ran the hotel went out of her way to make us welcome & the interior of the hotel was inspired. They had stencilled poetry & quotes on the walls & doors & the rooms were beautifl. Ours looked out onto the garden & with a picturesque view over the rooftops. It was a highend hotel room at an affordable price.
There was a cosy lounge crammed with books & french doors onto a large & sunny garden with tables & chairs & whimsical statues of people reading. Lovely! we had breakfast served to us the following morning & it was delicious although perhaps a little overpriced for what it was. This is a small quibble however.Room was found for us to park our hire car in the grounds & we were allowed to leave our car there for most of the following day whilst we continued exploring.
The hotel is an easy walk into the old quarter in Cannes & yet felt so quiet & relaxed.
I understand if you book ahead you can also have dinner which looked to be a very warm & convivial shared experience. I would enquire if you were interested. It felt as if you were staying with friends. A great find & we are very keen to return.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 September 2012

Interesting -we arrived while the builders were there doing some refurbishment work and it was a bombsite-not a great start. We had a refurbished room on the top floor but it was incredibly small (even by European standards) and should not have been used as a double. The hotel is very quirky but run by one person so really not much more than a bed and breakfast -and by the way skip the breakfast as it is very poor value for money. The worst thing is the location-nice and peaceful bu ta long way from the beach and bars, shops and restaurants so be prepared to walk a lot -including a steep walk back from town. If yo uwant to experience the true Cannes this is not the place to stay.

Room Tip: Stay in downtown Cannes - this is too far away.
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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 September 2012

Loved this place in Cannes, Stayed there for 2 nights. Location is a little out of the way, but the themed rooms and great outdoor area are very enjoyable. Home made croissant delicious, the owner very welcoming. Definitely worth the stay. This place is taken care of with great effort and dedication, and I would recommend to anyone going to Cannes. Specially at such bargain price.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled solo
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2012

A beautiful hotel, very French and full of literary reference. Rooms are themed on works of literature (ours was African Ballad, and featured an Elephant sculpture and tiger-themed tiles in the bathroom. Breakfast in the garden delightful, but don't be in a hurry. Free wi-fi (didn't work for me but there is a computer for guest use). Air-conditioned. Away from the crowds on the seafront, relaxing and quiet. Best of our trip.

Close to the station but it's all uphill! Take a taxi with your luggage, about 15 euro. Walk down town okay.

Room Tip: No lift so downstairs if you have a lot of luggage
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

I am somewhat lazy, so the walk to and from this hotel was a little burdensome for me. I am in shape, just lazy. Other than that, this hotel was awesome. The rooms each have their own theme and are super clean. The woman who runs it is very nice and willing to help anyway she can. Free wifi, tv, and air conditioning. Great value and I WOULD stay here again if I didn't hate walking. If you can live with it, then this is the place for you.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Savannah, Georgia
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Reviewed 6 July 2012

We were glad to have A GPS as this hotel is a little hard to find - parking is a little tight and sometimes tricky to negotiate as are all small streets in Europe.
However, once we arrived we were extremely pleased. We were early and the maid was still cleaning our room but she was so nice to us and hurried around to make us welcome - told us where the close restaurants were for lunch.
The rooms are small as are the bathrooms but very beautifully done and very clean and modern. The themes are fun and entertaining - lots of movie and book references on the walls.
The hotel owner, Michele, was charming and helpful and served a lovely breakfast in the garden each morning - the coffee was extremely good as were the croissants, juice, yogurt,etc.
We had no complaints and enjoyed our 3 night stay.
Good value for the location and amenities - would go back.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Ideal Sejour Hotel
Address: 6 allee du Parc des Vallergues, 06400 Cannes, France
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Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Cannes
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Casino and Gambling Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 126 Hotels in Cannes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Ideal Sejour Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
IDEAL SEJOUR CANNES Hotel is a private hotel of Belle Epoque style, in a very calm place, on the heights of Cannes close to the midtown.Although located a few minutes away from the port, the beaches of Croisette and the Palais des Festivals, the residential area of Vallergues is completely protected from the humming of the city.This hotel gathers at the same time the characteristics of a host house and the advantages of a hotel: peace, charm and welcome added to a professional service. ... more   less 
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