Gay Nice • Hotels

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

Our 2018 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)

historic area with narrow streets, cafes, gay bars & 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.

Beachfront location.

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

9.07 Exceptional
based on 5515 reviews

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Hyatt Regency Palais de la Méditerranée5 stars

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

All modern guest rooms have a balcony with excellent sea or city view, LCD TV, minibar, 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

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Beachfront location.

31 Promenade des Anglais, Nice | map | distance

7.9 Very Good
based on 4361 reviews

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Hotel West End Promenade4 stars

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

Just 2 minutes’ walk from the beach, great-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 rooms feature satellite TV, free WiFi, minibar, large bathroom. Some rooms have a balcony with views of the Mediterranean Sea. There’s an onsite restaurant 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

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Walk to gay bars.

2 Rue Halevy, Nice | map | distance

7.98 Very Good
based on 4253 reviews

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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

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On the Promenade.

37 Promenade des Anglais, Nice | map | distance

8.51 Excellent
based on 5148 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 modern, 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

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Walk to the beach.

59 Promenade des Anglais, Nice | map | distance

8.14 Excellent
based on 2349 reviews

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AC Hotel Nice by Marriott4 stars

Why this hotel? Walk to the beach. Great for sightseeing & gay nightlife. Free WiFi.

The very LGBT welcoming AC Hotel Nice has a fabulous location, just steps from the famous Promenade des Anglais, the beach and a huge choice of restaurants, shops, cafés and bars. The gay-popular High Club is within 5 minutes’ walk away.

We like the hotel’s outdoor pool and the gym. The rooftop restaurant offers great views of the Mediterranean Sea. Guest rooms feature flat screen TV, free WiFi, mini fridge, flat screen satellite TV.

features: bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, gym, free wifi

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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.

Great location.

12 Boulevard Victor Hugo, Nice | map | distance

8.36 Excellent
based on 4089 reviews

Boscolo Exedra Hotel5 stars

Why this hotel? Great location. Private beach club. Walk to gay bars. Free WiFi.

Luxury 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, located just 8 minutes’ walk away. The club offers sun beds, shades, towels as well a restaurant and bar service.

The Boscolo is just a short walk from late-night Le GLAM gay bar and the gay nightlife in the Old Town.

features: bar, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, spa, free wi-fi

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Convenient location.

20 Boulevard Victor Hugo, Nice | map | distance

7.88 Very Good
based on 684 reviews

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Holiday Inn Nice4 stars

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Close to the gay scene. Great value for money. 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. Gay bars in the Old Town are also within easy access.

features: bar, restaurant, sun terrace, gym, free wi-fi

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Quiet location.

33 Boulevard Victor Hugo, Nice | map | distance

8.23 Excellent
based on 1154 reviews

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Hotel Villa Victoria4 stars

Why this hotel? Quiet location. Great value. Popular with gay guests. 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

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Vieux Nice (Old Town)

Nice’s Old Town is characterised by narrow streets lined with red-roofed buildings, small restaurants, pubs, nightclubs and several gay venues. The gay-popular Castel Plage beach is located nearby.

Near gay sauna & nightlife.

58 Rue Gioffredo, Nice | map | distance

7.9 Very Good
based on 3866 reviews

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Best Western Plus Hotel Massena Nice4 stars

Why this hotel? Near gay sauna & nightlife. Modern rooms. Excellent location. Free WiFi.

Not quite in Old Town Nice, but the Best Western Plus Hotel Massena has a great location near the beach, the main pedestrianised shopping areas and gay venues.

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

features: bar, restaurant, free wi-fi

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Budget Hotel.

8 Rue Emmanuel Phillibert, Nice | map | distance

7.87 Very Good
based on 2348 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

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Beautiful location.

11 Quai Rauba Capeu, Nice | map | distance

8.88 Excellent
based on 2177 reviews

Hotel Le Perouse4 stars

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’s a private pool with sun terrace, a sauna, jacuzzi and gym. The onsite restaurant serves excellent Mediterranean food. 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

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