Where to Stay in Nice, France: Boutique Best Western Plus Hotel Massena

by Accommodations, France23 comments

A queen of the French Riviera, Nice is a must-see for travelers who are looking into exploring France’s stunning coastal location. After all, with its year-round sunshine, this city is a haven for sun-seekers too! That being said, for such an exceptional destination, you surely must stay in an equally exceptional setting; that’s why when it comes to the best accommodation, it should be no other than the finest boutique hotel possible: Best Western Plus Hotel Massena Nice.

I had the chance to stay in this hotel myself, and I was more than satisfied with its features, location, and amenities. Here’s why…

Best Western Plus Hotel Massena

Hotel Massena Lobby

Prime Location. Smacked right at the heart of Nice’s city center, Hotel Massena is very close not only to the beautiful Place Masséna, but to the city’s iconic attractions and beaches, Promenade des Anglais, the Old Town, and so much more. Furthermore, it’s also just a mere 20-minute bus ride or a 15-minute car ride away from the airport.

Lux Interiors. A “modern-pop art” scene, Hotel Massena has been designed by Mrs. Leng, the hotel owner, who ensured that the aesthetic features are of the highest quality, inducing an emotion of warmth and sharpness.

Newly-Renovated. To better enhance the experience of the guests, the guest areas, as well as all of the rooms, have been entirely renovated and redesigned as of 2014 in order to blend in with the overall theme of ‘Pop Art’. With such a change, it was surely a delight to see how almost every corner of the hotel was a sure eye-candy!


Sofia Junior Suite

Best Western Plus Hotel Massena Nice has over 110 rooms and a suite. I personally had the chance to stay in their “Sofia” Junior Suite and one of their Deluxe rooms and it was definitely a staycation that made me feel right at home — a ‘home’ that was more comfortable, luxurious, and refined.

To illustrate, here are your room choices in Hotel Massena:

“Sofia” Junior Suite: one of the best things about this suite is its spacious terrace which gave me breathtaking views over Nice’s skyline! For days when I want to soak up the sun, the deckchairs have also been very helpful. (It’s at 35sqm, super king-sized bed at 200×200 cm, lounge area, bathtub, etc.)


  • Deluxe Room: 20 to 28 sqm with private terrace
  • Privilège Room: 20 to 23 sqm (some have a balcony depending on availability)
  • Traditional Double Room: 15 to 20 sqm
  • Triple Room Can be Deluxe: (28sqm) or Privilège (25sqm)
  • Traditional Single Room: 14 sqm

(NOTE: All of the hotel rooms have high-quality luxury bedding with a mattress pad, air conditioning, FREE wifi and internet, flat-screen television with 56 international channels, bathroom, mini bar, a welcome tray of goodies, and safe among many others.)


Ruhl Beach

Private Beach. If you’re interested in lounging by the beach of Nice, Hotel Massena has partnered up with Ruhl Beach to grant its guests a discounted price of €25 per person (instead of the original price of €33) and this will already include an air mattress, parasol, towels, and changing rooms access. You can avail of this coupon by inquiring at the hotel reception.


Hotel Massena  Dining

Breakfast. A buffet breakfast is served on the ground floor from 6:30AM to 10:00 AM (or 11:00AM in the summer). It serves an array of selections such as pastries, cereals, fresh fruits, charcuterie, cheeses, sausages, salads, fruit juices, hot drinks, eggs, and more.

Bar. The perfect place to unwind as the day ends would be this bar area that’s open 24/7. It has a wide range of choices for fresh cocktails, beers, wines, champagne, and more.


The staff in Hotel Massena surely helped made my stay in Nice even more memorable than it already was! They were absolutely approachable and are extremely helpful with whatever inquiries I had. Rest assured, their reception personnel are all multilingual and are available 24 hours a day.

They also offer assistance on transportation, tours, luggage service, currency exchange, photocopying, etc.

Basic Info of Hotel Massena

  • Booking: See the best deals and prices at Booking.com
  • Address: Rue Gioffredo, Nice City Center, Nice, France 06000
  • Hotel Classification: 4-Star
  • Check-In: 3PM / Check-Out: 12PM
  • Disclaimer: Thanks to Hotel Massena for sponsoring my stay; but as always, all thoughts that are expressed in this article are fully my own.

I couldn’t have asked for a better hotel because Hotel Massena surely met my expectations — and more!

To add, with its close proximity to the city’s sights, its grand views right outside my bedroom window, its scrumptious delicacies, and its lush services and amenities, this is surely the best choice that you can ever go for when it comes to your accommodation in Nice. So… what are you waiting for?

» Compare All Nice Hotels & Rentals «

• • •

Have you seen my latest vlog?

How I Afford to Travel the World (Vlog)

About Me

About Aileen : Sidebar

Hey there! I am Aileen Adalid.
At 21, I quit my corporate job in the Philippines to pursue my dreams. Today, I am a successful digital nomad (online entrepreneur, travel writer, & vlogger) living a sustainable travel lifestyle.

My mission? To show you how it is absolutely possible to create a life of travel no matter the odds — and I will help you achieve that through my detailed travel hacks, guides, resources, tips, and MORE!

Follow Along


Trending Now

Japan Cherry Blossom Forecast 2024: When & Where to Visit for Sakura Viewing (By Region)

Start planning your sakura (cherry blossom) adventure with this Japan cherry blossom forecast! (Includes best spots for ‘hanami’ viewing!)

South Korea Cherry Blossom Season Forecast (2024): When & Where to Visit in Seoul and Other Regions

Plan out your spring itinerary with this South Korea cherry blossom forecast map: the ultimate guide for knowing when and where to go!

Best Hotels in Makati: From Cheap to Luxury Accommodations and Places to Stay

Explore the best hotels in Makati — from luxurious five-star hotels, cozy boutique stays, to budget-friendly hostels!

The Timeless Elegance of Vintage Perfumes: A Journey Through Scents

Read more about the timeless allure of vintage perfumes: from their storied past to their enduring charm in the modern era.

Shop Local: 30 Unique Valentines Day Gift Ideas for Him & Her Couples (Philippines Online Shopping by Category)

Express your love thoughtfully with these unique valentines day gift ideas for him and her (all available for purchase in the Philippines).

Learn Today

How to Start a Successful Blog

and Earn Money!

Up for Grabs


Use this promo code on Klook to get 5% off on ANY tours & hotels worldwide!


1 2 3
  1. Travel Blogger

    I would love to go to Nice! It looks so amazing! If I ever make it there, I will have to stay here. It looks like it is in a great location, and I love that guest can use the private beach for a discounted price. Sounds like a wonderful stay.

  2. ming

    Hi, I saw you on Baninay’s vlog. shy type ka pala. hehe happy travels :)

    • Aileen

      Hey Ming! Haha, now that you mentioned it, I had to check haha. Yes shy ako ng onti, di ko kaya energy nila Baninay haha jk. Thank you!

      • ming

        Inflatable Island, right? You’re so humble as well. Mas lalo kita na love because of that video! :)

        • Aileen

          Awww, you’re so sweet to say that! Thank you ah. <3 If you're interested, I make vlogs too on YouTube! I hope to see you there! Salamat Ming!

  3. Denis

    Surely a top spot to stay, especially location wise) Enjoy the promenade!=)

  4. Nitin Khanna

    Beautiful Pictures! Hope you enjoyed a lot. After reading your article, i will also plan to go over there!

    Thanks for Sharing!

  5. Atul Kumar

    Very nice tip’s thanks

1 2 3

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Pin It on Pinterest

Use promo code AILEEN5OFF to save 5% off on all Klook tours and hotels!
This is default text for notification bar