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“Ideal location in centre of Nice.”
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Hotel Regence
Ranked #43 of 204 Hotels in Nice
Kent, UK
Level 5 Contributor
27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Ideal location in centre of Nice.”
Reviewed 28 August 2009

Stayed here for 11 nights in August after reading the very positive reviews about this hotel. I would only wish to confirm them and also state that where we stayed (on the 3rd floor at the rear) there was no noise at all. In fact with the shutters down we slept right through breakfast most days ! So can't comment on that although their are plenty of breakfast deals (ie coffee,croissant & juice) from around 5 euros locally. We stayed in a 'Superior' room, which in fact was only 5 euros pppn dearer than standard, and were very pleased with the overall decor & space especially the bathroom. Very central for shopping streets and also the old town,bus station and tram stop 5 mins away in Place Massena. Would certainly stay here again or try their sister hotel 'Massenet'.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 August 2009

This was our second visit. Brilliant location, very reasonable price, helpful staff, good air-con...really recommend Hotel Regence!

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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Europe
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61 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2009

Location is excellent on a main pedestrianised shopping street with restaurants on the doorstep and just round the corner from the bus stop to the airport. Check-in staff were friendly and efficient. The room was basic but clean and quiet with a hot shower and TV. If you are looking for an inexpensive base in Nice that's well above the norm for a 2 star, this is a good choice.

  • Stayed April 2009, travelled solo
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Thank detoxed
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West Midlands
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2009

I booked this hotel based on the reviews I found on trip advisor and found it to be a great little place to stay. As a previous reviewer mentioned, the 2 star rating is misleading and I have stayed in 3 star hotels which have not been as pleasant!

The location was very convenient.; just a few minutes walk from the Promenade des Anglais, 10 minutes from the old town and about 15 minutes from Nice Ville train station. Rue Massena is pedestrianised and is full of different restaurants and other eateries. There are also a Spar shop just around the corner, which is perfect for picnic food and drinks.

The entrance foyer was very pleasant and the staff were extremely welcoming and helpful.

We stayed in a classic twin room, which was very large. The beds were comfortable (usually I get back ache after a few nights in a hotel, but I was still fine after 9 nights!) and the room was lovely and clean. The air conditioning was very effective, for which I was grateful as the temperatures soared! An extremely useful addition to the room was the free safe, so that you felt confident to leave your belongings behind. The room had an LCD TV and you could use WiFi for 3 Euros (I did not use this though so can't comment further).

In addition, the bathroom was HUGE and the shower was very powerful. There was a heated towel rail and a hairdryer, although it did not manage to get my hair dry! Still it was useful for defogging the mirror!

Although the hotel is located on a very busy street, we asked for a quiet room and were not disappointed. We heard very little noise from either the road, or the other rooms. We chose not to opt for the hotel breakfast, but the staff assured us that, if we did wish to have breakfast one morning, then it was not a problem.

All in all I was extremely satisfied with my stay at the hotel Regence and would definately stay there again.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled with friends
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Sydney
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Reviewed 21 August 2009

When staying in Nice I strongly recommend staying in this side of town as opposed to statying near the Nice Ville station, it's seriously worth paying that little bit extra. Not only is it closer to the beach, promenade and the old town (Vuex Nice), but it also has a much MUCH nicer atmosphere than the dodgy, dirty, slummy area surrounding the station.

• This isn't the cheapest hotel in town, but you get what you pay for in Nice and for it's location and cleanliness, Hotel Regence is good value. It's only 5mins walk to Veux Nice & the beach.

• I only know some very basic French so it was a huge relief on arrival to find that all staff speak fluent English. They were very welcoming and friendly.

• Note that it did however take us quite a while to find the hotel. I did not have a map in hand although I figured due to it being on a pedestrian street it should be easy enough to find. Wrong, as there are many pedestrian streets. Make sure you have a map on you and you should be fine.

• We were in a deluxe twin and it was very spacious by European standards! Heaps of room to spread out. We were facing the courtyard side which didn't have fantastic views but at least it was nice and quiet. Didn't hear any noise at all, either from outside or the neighboring rooms.

• The AC worked well, and I'm sure glad it did as it was around 35-40 degrees Celcuis every day we were there.

• The safe in the room was a good bonus

• Breakfast was extra so we didn't get it. With so many cafe's and bakeries in the near vicinity, there's many alternatives to choose from.

• Wifi Internet was down on the first night but was fixed by the morning and then worked well. Quick connection, video chat worked well.

We enjoyed our stay in Hotel Regence and loved it's safe and convenient location.

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled with friends
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aberdeen Scotland
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34 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 August 2009

Just returned from spending 4 nights at the Hotel Regence. Took the advice of tripadvisor views and wasn't entirely disappointed. Nice reception and breakfast area with a decent breakfast of diferent rolls, jams and cheese and plenty coffee/tea and juice.
We had a room at the back so it was quiet. Room was large and spacious but carpet had quite large stain just at side of bed and there was no mirror in room! Only 1 of the 3 plugs worked. The bathroom was large and had a very good shower.

The hotel is in a very good location and reception staff were very helpful. I would recommend this hotel but would not stay there again as it was just a bit basic for us but for the money it was good value.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled as a couple
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manchester uk
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111 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2009

The rating is 2-star but this hotel was far superior to many 3-star hotels I have stayed in. We had requested a quiet room, in view of the busyness of the street, and were not disappointed - the hotel runs back quite a way so the block behind reception was very quiet.
The whole place was extremely clean and comfortable, and the staff were courteous and friendly. We were reluctant to pay 6 euros for continental breakfast, but when we costed out buying items at Spar then adding a coffee the difference was negligible. Would definitely return.

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Regence
Address: 21 rue Massena, 06000 Nice, France
Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Nice > Jardin Albert 1er
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Hotel Style:
#16 Romantic Hotel in Nice
#35 Family Hotel in Nice
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Regence 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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