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“Nice Hotel, nice location”
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Hotel Gounod Nice
Ranked #65 of 204 Hotels in Nice
Certificate of Excellence
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492 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Nice Hotel, nice location”
Reviewed 19 May 2014

This hotel was fine for us. The location was good and it is co-owned by the more expensive Hotel Splendid next door. It is a short walk to the Promenades des Anglais with many restaurants nearby. The room was fine, very clean and the bathroom was fine also.We don't need fancy as we are not in the room very much. The staff was helpful and the breakfast was good.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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michel t, General Manager at Hotel Gounod Nice, responded to this review, 20 May 2014
Bonjour
Thanks a lot for taking the time to write about your stay with us ! I was of course delighted to know that you enjoyed the hotel, its location and staff
Indeed you can walk from our hotel to all points of interests in Nice in a couple of minutes
We all look forward to welcoming you again: you shall always find on our website the best rates for packages, or by emailing us directly
have a splendid evening and thanks again

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Reviewed 5 May 2014

Just returned from five days in Nice at the Hotel Gounod. Gave this hotel 3 stars as the toilet/shower set up needs some updating. The toilet did not flush well even though the water pressure is very well. The lack of a shower curtain or a partial shower door resulted in a soaked bathroom everyday. The hand held I'd cumbersome and had to control. Also the hair dryer had to have the button pressed continuously to work.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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michel t, General Manager at Hotel Gounod Nice, responded to this review, 7 May 2014
Bonjour

Thanks a lot for taking the time to let others and ourselves know about your stay with us; I was delighted you enjoyed the hotel, its location, and staff...as well as the possibility to walk around the city and discover it
I have noted the comments on the bathroom; the hair dryer indeed need to be pushed for safety reasons
You shall also find on our website our best rates and packages, often including breakfasts
thanks again and have a splendid evening

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Senja, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 May 2014

We stayed at this hotel for 6 days. The hotel location was very good with no traffic noise around. Room was clean and we was lucky as we got upgrade to suite room on top floor for free. Staff and service was very good.
Recommend this hotel due to location and price.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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michel t, General Manager at Hotel Gounod Nice, responded to this review, 7 May 2014
Bonjour

Thanks a lot for taking the time to let others and ourselves know about your stay with us; I was delighted you enjoyed the hotel, its location, and staff...as well as the possibility to walk around the city and discover it

You shall also find on our website our best rates and packages, often including breakfasts
thanks again and have a splendid evening

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2014

We have just returned from a 4 night break in Nice at the Hotel Gounod. It's in a really good central location (5 mins from the rail station, 10 mins from Promenade des Anglais and loads of good eateries all around). The hotel itself is a little tired and needs some cosmetic work but the room we had was clean and the beds were very comfortable. However, for some reason they didn't see the need to put a shower door or curtain up (a washing line only!!) so the bathroom and most of its contents were soaked after a shower. Fortunately there was a waterproof cupboard where we stored our bathroom items. The breakfast is adequate but not a great deal of choice - 2 types of cereal, scrambled eggs, sausages, toast, cakes, cheeses and hams. I think they need to up their game a bit here. Also the breakfast room is small so whilst we didn't have to queue, others did if they were a bit later for breakfast. The reception staff were very helpful. A note of reference - the 100 bus to Monaco goes from the far end of Espace Massena/Promenade de Paillon. It costs €1.50 each way and you can pay the driver. The 400 bus to St Paul de Vence goes from Boulevard Albert 1er and again costs €1.50 each way. Don't do as we did and stand at the bus stops for the 400 bus along the Promenade des Anglais as they are drop off points only now. All in all it was lovely and I'd recommend the hotel as a good base only - not for superior quality.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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michel t, General Manager at Hotel Gounod Nice, responded to this review, 27 April 2014
Bonjour
Thanks a lot for taking the time to let all of us know about your stay with us. I was of course delighted to know you enjoyed the hotel, its location, etc
I am sure your advice on buses will be much appreciated; another fast way to travel on the Cote d azur are trains: they are a bit more expensive than buses, but faster and the train station is just up the street
We all look forward to welcoming you again; please remember you shall always find our best packages and rates on our website or by emailing us directly
have a splendid evening and thanks again

michel tschann - président
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Hartley Wintney, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014

This hotel is very reasonably priced and a good location near the station and Promenade. Our room 105 was a large twin room on the ground floor and unbelievably quiet for central Nice. I agree with another reviewer that I would like tea making facilities and fridge in the room. The last 2 hotels we stayed in in Nice did have them as there are so many Brits staying there. I brought mine with me this time ! The breakfast buffet had fresh fruit, ham, cheese, scrambled eggs, sausage, croissants, bread, yoghurt etc. It was a little frantic at times in the breakfast room as it is quite small around the servery area.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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michel t, General Manager at Hotel Gounod Nice, responded to this review, 27 April 2014
Bonjour
Thanks a lot for taking the time to let all of us know about your stay with us. I was of course delighted to know you enjoyed the hotel, its location, etc
I appreciated your comments about the "frantic" breakfast room at times, and we shall try to devise ways to improve this
We all look forward to welcoming you again; please remember you shall always find our best packages and rates on our website or by emailing us directly
have a splendid evening and thanks again

michel tschann - président
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2014

We have just returned from a 4 night stay in this excellent hotel.Comfortable room clean well appointed bathroom. Able to use facilities in the sister hotel next door which were first class.Staff could not be more helpful.
Very good breakfast.
Why don't the majority of French hotels have tea & coffee making facilities in their rooms? That is something they could learn from the British.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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michel t, General Manager at Hotel Gounod Nice, responded to this review, 21 April 2014
Bonjour
Thanks a lot for taking the time to let us, and others, know about your stay with us . I was of course delighted to know that you had a pleasant stay in the Gounod, but also enjoyed the facilities of our sister hotel the Splendid Hotel & Spa
Indeed tea making facilities are not common on the continent: it is a british -and japanese- habit; in the Splendid Hotel & Spa, deluxe rooms and suites do have them
We all look forward to welcoming you again: you shall always find our best rates and exclusive packages on our website or by emailing directly
Thanks again and have a splendid evening

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Just returned from four days in Nice at the Gounod(with a break in the middle-hence two different rooms).All staff very helpful and friendly.The rooms were both comfortable and clean but a little tired.I would return gladly.Nice is very walkable and Hotel Gounod is very well placed.

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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michel t, General Manager at Hotel Gounod Nice, responded to this review, 9 April 2014
Bonjour
Thanks a lot for taking the time to give your impressions about your stay with us ! I was of course delighted to know that you enjoyed your 2 stays with us and we were able to help you discover our Cote d'azur
We all look forward to welcoming you again in the near future: you shall always find our best rates on our website Gounod-nice.fr or you can email us
Thanks again and have a splendid evening

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Property: Hotel Gounod Nice
Address: 3 rue Gounod, 06000 Nice, France
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Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Nice > Musiciens
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Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites
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Ranked #65 of 204 Hotels in Nice
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Gounod Nice 3*
Number of rooms: 43
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the city center, 400 meters from the beach, casinos, and boutiques area, the Gounod is charming 3 stars hotel typical of Nice architecture from the early 1900s'43 rooms, private parking, air conditioning, Wifi (nominal charge), satellite tv. Gounod's guests have acess to the panoramic pool and heated jacuzzi of the Splendid Hotel & Spa, next door, under same management ... more   less 
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