Gay Nice • Hotels

Nice is one of the most popular gay destinations on the French Mediterranean coastline. Hot summer days and a vibrant nightlife attract thousands of gay travellers each year.

Our 2017 Nice hotel recommendations are sorted by area:

Promenade des Anglais

famous beachfront promenade close to the gay scene

Rue de France / Musicians Quarter

popular area located behind the promenade

Vieux Nice (Old Town)

charming historic area with narrow streets, restaurants, gay bars and nightlife

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Promenade des Anglais

Hotels on the famous Promenade (‘La Prom’) are right next to the beach and have beautiful panoramic views. Major events like the annual Carnival take place here. The area is great for exploring the sights and gay scene.

On the Promenade.

37 Promenade des Anglais, Nice | map | distance

8.6 Very Good
based on 1950 Agoda reviews

Hotel Negresco5 stars

Why this hotel? On the Promenade. Close to the gay scene. Free WiFi.

The most famous luxury hotel in Nice. This palatial landmark offers a heady mixture of French flamboyance and stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Guest rooms combine the classical and contemporary, with period furniture being matched with LCD TV and free WiFi. The Michelin-starred restaurant is one of the best in the city, and guests have access to the private Neptune Beach.

The Negresco is located close to many cafés and restaurants around the Promenade. Le GLAM gay bar and High Club are both a short walk away.

features bar, restaurant, sun terrace, free wi-fi, beach | Updated: 12-30-2016

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Walk to gay bars.

2 Rue Halevy, Nice | map | distance

8 Good
based on 108 Agoda reviews

Mercure Nice Promenade des Anglais4 stars

Why this hotel? Walk to gay bars. Ocean views. Great value. Free WiFi.

The stylish, modern beachfront Mercure Nice offers excellent-value-for-money rooms, just a few steps from the beach – a great choice to enjoy the wide range of shops, cafés and restaurants around Promenade de Anglais.

The air-conditioned guest rooms feature a balcony, flat screen TV and free WiFi. Many of  the luxurious rooms have breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea.

The gay-friendly RED Kafé is nearby. Popular gay club Le 6 and the gay bars in the Old Town are within walking distance.

features cafe, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-30-2016

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Gay-run hotel.

Hotel Connexion

65 rue de la Buffa, Nice | map | distance

8.0 Good - based on 626 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Gay-run hotel. Close to the beach & High Club. Free WiFi.

Gay-run Connexion has a great location on the Promenade des Anglais, just a short walk to Neptune Plage beach. The gay-popular High Club and Morgan Club gay cruise bar are every closer.

This boutique hotel used to be exclusively gay but now operates a ‘straight friendly’ policy, welcoming all guests looking for good quality lodgings close in a good location.

The rooms feature WiFi, eco-friendly toiletries and air-conditioning.

features bar, free wi-fi | Updated: 01-11-2017

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Beachfront location.

31 Promenade des Anglais, Nice | map | distance

7.8 Good
based on 33 Agoda reviews

Hotel West End Promenade4 stars

Why this hotel? Beachfront location. On the Promenade. Near the gay bars.

Just 2 minutes’ walk from the beach, this excellent-value beachfront hotel is located on the renowned Promenade des Anglais, within easy reach of Vieux Nice (Old Town), the gay scene and nightlife.

Modern, air-conditioned guest rooms feature satellite TV, free WiFi, minibar, large bathroom. Some rooms have a balcony with views of the Mediterranean Sea. There is an onsite restaurant onsite with sea views.

The airport shuttle bus stops in front of the hotel, and access to the private beach across from the hotel is available at extra cost.

features bar, music, restaurant, beach, shop, internet access | Updated: 01-11-2017

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Beachfront location.

Hyatt Regency Palais de la Méditerranée5 stars

3-15 Promenade des Anglais, Nice | map | distance

8.6 Very Good - based on 44 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Beachfront location. Great view. Walk to Castel Plage. Free WiFi.

Housed in a beautiful art deco building, the Hyatt Regency Nice enjoys a beachfront location on Promenade des Anglais, and within walking distance of major sights in Nice.

All modern guest rooms have a balcony with excellent sea or city view, LCD TV, minibar and free WiFi. This hotel has probably the best outdoor pool and sun terrace of any hotel in Nice, plus a spa and a well-equipped gym.

The gay-favourite private beach Castel Plage is just a 10-minute walk down the Promenade.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-19-2016

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Rue de France / Musicians Quarter

Hotels near Rue de France and Musicians Quarter are located in the streets behind the Promenade des Anglais and are within easy reach of the beach, Old Town and some of Nice’s most popular gay venues.

Luxury option.

Boscolo Exedra Hotel5 stars

12 Boulevard Victor Hugo, Nice | map | distance

8.6 Very Good - based on 34 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Luxury option. Private beach club. Great location. Free WiFi.

Five-star hotel on Nice’s central boulevard, close to boutique shops and restaurants. Behind the magnificent, classic Belle Époque facade is a modern hotel that offers an indoor pool and guest rooms in stylish white décor.

During the summer, guests have access to The Ruhl Beach club, which is located just 8 minutes’ walk away. The club offers sun beds, shades, towels as well a restaurant and bar service.

The hotel is just a short walk from late-night Le GLAM gay barLes Bains Douches sauna and the gay nightlife in the Old Town.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, spa, free wi-fi | Updated: 01-10-2017

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Convenient location.

Holiday Inn Nice4 stars

20 Boulevard Victor Hugo, Nice | map | distance

8.1 Very Good - based on 14 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Great service. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

The smart-value Holiday Inn Nice has very convenient location in Jean-Médecin area, just a short walk from one of Nice’s biggest shopping malls, the beach and railway station.

Each spacious, modern guest room features LCD TV, air conditioning, laptop-sized safe and minibar. The hotel has two private beaches nearby. There is a 24-hour gym and solarium.

Popular gay nightclub Le GLAM is just a few steps away from the hotel. Les Bains-Douches gay sauna and the gay bars in the Old Town are within walking distance.

features bar, restaurant, sun terrace, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Great surrounding.

Villa Victoria4 stars

33 Boulevard Victor Hugo, Nice | map | distance

8.3 Very Good - based on 993 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Great surrounding. Central location. Popular hotel. Free WiFi.

Housed in a historic building on the art deco-style Boulevard Victor Hugo, the Villa Victoria features a 600 m² garden that offers a perfect retreat in Nice city centre.

Each air-conditioned guest room is uniquely styled, spacious and features satellite TV and free WiFi. The hotel serves a good breakfast and offers free coffee and snacks in the lobby.

Villa Victoria is located about a 10-minute walk to the beach and 15 minutes from the gay venues in the Old Town. Excellent value for money.

features bar, restaurant, sun terrace, free wi-fi | Updated: 01-02-2017

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Vieux Nice (Old Town)

This old neighbourhood is characterised by narrow streets lined with red-roofed buildings, small restaurants, pubs and nightclubs as well as several gay venues.  The gay-popular Castel Plage beach is located nearby.

Beautiful location.

Hotel Le Perouse4 stars

11 Quai Rauba Capeu, Nice | map | distance

8.2 Very Good - based on 33 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Beautiful location. Close to gay nightlife & beach. Free WiFi.

Hotel Le Perouse is, quite literally, built into Castle Hill at the end of the Promenade des Anglais, very close to the gay-popular Castel Plage beach.

This elegant boutique hotel offers contemporary-styled rooms, many with views of the Bay of Angels but without the noise that is typical of most beachfront hotels here.

There is a private pool and sun terrace as well as a sauna, jacuzzi and gym. The onsite restaurant serves excellent Mediterranean cuisine. The Old Town and the famous Flower Market are just steps away.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, sauna, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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Budget Hotel.

8 Rue Emmanuel Phillibert, Nice | map | distance

7.9 Good
based on 33 Agoda reviews

ibis Styles Nice Vieux Port3 stars

Why this hotel? Budget Hotel. Very close to gay scene. Great value. Free WiFi.

The ibis Styles offers excellent value for money and great location for the gay scene, in Nice’s old port area, a 10-minute walk to the Old Town and just steps away from gay venues like EAGLE NiceLe CODE cruise club and Malabar Station.

Each comfortable guest room features en suite bathroom, air conditioning, satellite TV and free WiFi. A decent breakfast buffet is served daily. The hotel has a 24-hour reception desk, and beverages are available in the lobby.

features bar, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-30-2016

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Great value.

Hotel Massena4 stars

58 Rue Gioffredo, Nice | map | distance

7.7 Good - based on 8 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Great value. Near Les Bains Douches sauna. Free WiFi.

Not quite in the Old Town, but Hotel Massena has a great location close to the beach, the main pedestrianised shopping areas and several gay venues – the popular gay sauna is just a few steps away.

Each comfortable guest room features free WiFi, tea & coffee-making facilities and flat screen TV. You can also enjoy preferential rates for access to the private Ruhl Plage beach club (with sun loungers, shades, beach towels and changing rooms).

features bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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other areas

Value for money.

Best Western Alba Hotel3 stars

41 Avenue Jean Medecin, Nice | map | distance

8.4 Very Good - based on 18 Agoda reviews

Why this hotel? Value for money. Great for shopping & sightseeing. Free WiFi.

Quality budget hotel near Nice railway station on the popular Jean Medecin shopping street. The Best Western Alba is about a 10-minute walk to the Promenade des Anglais, the beach and the Old Town gay scene.

Each clean, comfortable room has a minibar, tea & coffee-making facilities and free WiFi.

features bar, restaurant, free wi-fi | Updated: 12-08-2016

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