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“Quaint, Comfortable”
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Hotel Aria
Ranked #22 of 204 Hotels in Nice
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6 reviews
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“Quaint, Comfortable”
Reviewed 31 July 2013

This hotel was very good. It had that "back in time" feel to it. With the old time elevator (metal gate with the door). Rooms were very clean, a nice size and the owners were extremely nice. They gave us a map and pointed out all the places we should check out while in Nice. 10 minutes away from the main road where there are so many shops, restaurants, and cafes. We did not get the breakfast, but looking into the breakfast room (which looked amazing), we thought it would be great as well. Love the painted walls, with the stripes. Very reasonably priced.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 July 2013

The hotel is close to the train station, not that close to the beach, but is managable. The rooms are big enough. They need upgrading, however if the you find a good price for the room, than it is OK.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 July 2013

We booked with our friends for a 4 day trip to Nice and this was our 1st visit. The hotel was lovely and the rooms a good size. Glad we booked the superior room which had a lovely view of the gardens and a small balcony. Great location for restaurants and bars and a short walk to the train station. The staff were all very helpful - a special thank you to Sarah and Jean-Claude for providing me an extra 2 night stay when I was forced to remain in Nice due to a personal matter. Thanks also to Elie and the gentleman who was on the reception during the night for their help also with taxis's etc x We do hope to re-visit in the future.

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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 9 July 2013

Will not be returning to hotel Aria! The hotel is well located, close to the train station and near the Nice old town. However the rooms and hotel itself need to be majorly upgraded (especially for the price you are paying). General cleanliness was also questionable (eg in the main hallway cutlery was left on the floor for 2 days and the bathroom looked like it didn't have a proper cleaning, also looked as if someone had used the room beforehand). The room smelled of stale cigarette and looked old and tired, especially the furniture which was extremely worn. the walls also needed a fresh paint as they had marks and dents all over (extremely noticeable and such an easy fix which could go a long way). Would not recommend the breakfast, for 11 Euros looked like the typical fare you would receive at a holiday Inn. Just felt generally dirty, poor upkeep and just an over-night-only option, last minute kind of hotel.. (Not the place to linger)
Positively, they do offer luggage storage and free internet (which is very slow so surfing is very painful)
In general very disappointed in the hotel, particularly the cleanliness and overall experience.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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London
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Reviewed 5 July 2013

I stayed at the Aria for 2 nights as part of a driving holiday around the south of France with a friend. It's perfect if you're looking for somewhere clean and comfortable and plan on spending most of your days by the beach or wandering around Nice. The staff were friendly and helpful and compared to other hotels in the area it's very good value for money. I'd also recmmend the breakfast - lots of choice and only 11EUR.

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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 9 June 2013

Hotel Aria is a nice, classic-style hotel in the musicians area of Nice, near Mozart Park and the train station. It was a great location for exploring Nice or taking the train to the other towns in the south of France. Our room was large, but basic and we had a huge bathroom. There is a small elevator and WiFi is included. The staff was friendly and spoke English.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Property: Hotel Aria
Address: 15 avenue Auber | Alpes-Maritimes, 06000 Nice, France
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Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Nice
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 Business Hotel in Nice
#20 Romantic Hotel in Nice
#26 Family Hotel in Nice
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Aria 3*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Boutique hotel facing the square Mozart, in the Musicians district. Located at 5 minutes walk from the main train station and buses, 6 minutes from the Avenue Jean Medecin and tram, and 9 minutes from the "Promenade des Anglais", casinos and beach. Public car park beneath the square Mozart, the parking garage entrance is located at 40 meters from the hotel. ... more   less 
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