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Best Luxury Hotels in Cannes, France: The Complete Guide

We’ve all heard of Cannes if only for the famous international film festival, but this small resort town has a lot more to offer than just that. Think of Cannes as a place of glamor by the sea. Full of couture shops, palatial hotels, expensive cars and liner-sized yachts, don’t be surprised if you stumble upon the odd celebrity on your walks around Cannes. This isn’t the end to the wealth of the town either, as it’s also well known for its sandy beaches, the Boulevard de la Croisette and the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, where the Cannes’ walk of fame takes place.

Attracted by the allure of wealth and luxury, a stay at a luxury hotel in this part of the French Riviera is a real treat. If you’re drawn to the magic of Cannes but don’t know where to stay, we’ve put together a list of the top luxury hotels in the area.

Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso

Quick Info:

Location: 5-minute walk from the Palais des Festivals, Boulevard Jean Hibert
Amenities: Sauna | Hot Tub | Spa & Wellness Center | Fitness Center | Terrace | Private Beach
Pool: Yes
Restaurants: Le 360°, serving refined gastronomic cuisine
Price Range: $190- 700 

Located in the heart of Cannes, Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso is situated right on the beachfront. As well as a beautiful location, the hotel is an ideal place to explore the resort town, as it is just a walk away from the beach, the Palais des Festivals, Boulevard de la Croissette and all the luxury shops you could ever want. In keeping with the stunning surroundings, the hotel is very modern and light offering breathtaking views from the rooftop bar and terrace; these same views can be enjoyed from the comfort of your elegant room. Apart from the amazing staff and the delicious gastronomic cuisine served in the restaurant, special mention has to go to the spa. Directly linked to the Les Thermes Marins de Cannes Spa and Thalassotherapy Centre, let’s just say that a treatment or two will have you completely de-stressed.

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Five Seas Hotel

Quick Info:

Location: 100 yards from La Croisette, rue Notre Dame
Amenities: Sauna | Spa & Wellness Center | Fitness Center | Terrace | Private Beach
Pool: Outdoor pool (seasonal)
Restaurants: Sea Sens restaurant offers world-fusion gastronomic cuisine
Price Range: $250- 700 

Many guests have praised the Five Seas Hotel for having luxury accommodation to an international standard, so wherever you are from, you won’t be disappointed here! Located just a walk away from the sandy beaches of la Croisette and the Palais des Festivals, the hotel lives up to the quality of its area which is known for luxury brand shopping. The contemporary design of this hotel and its interiors are beautiful, with its modern rooms and suites looking more like art studios with a free mini-bar than accommodation. The hotel also lives up to its high standard through its facilities, offering a roof-top terrace and swimming pool, a stunning restaurant and an extremely attentive concierge service. Topped with the spa and the fact that you can rent a private yacht, the Five Seas Hotel is the ultimate epitome of luxury.

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JW Marriott Cannes

Quick Info:

Location: 50 yards from the beach, Boulevard de la Croisette in Cannes
Amenities: Fitness Center | Terrace | Casino | Shopping Gallery
Pool: Outdoor pool
Restaurants: JW Grill Restaurant, serving European cuisine and specializing in grilled delicacies
Price Range: $200- 2000

If you’re looking for something different, why not step into the luxury world of JW Marriott Cannes. Complete with a rooftop pool, a casino and shopping gallery, together with movie-themed rooms, you’ll think you’ve entered a whole new world. Focusing on the film festival theme, this five-star hotel is full of glitz and glamor, yet tastefully decorated in shades of cream and chocolate to make you feel at home. With phenomenal facilities and a flawless location, there’s no reason why not to stay at the JW Marriott Cannes. While you’re there, don’t forget to indulge in the American-style buffet for breakfast, the steaks at the JW Grill Restaurant, topped off with aperitifs at the rooftop bar.

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Okko Hotels Cannes Centre

Quick Info:

Location: 100 yards from Cannes Train Station, Place De La Gare
Amenities: Sauna | Fitness Center | Terrace
Pool: n/a
Restaurants: Bar | Buffet-style Restaurant
Price Range: $110- 160

Want to stay in a modern and trendy luxury hotel? Well, the Okko Hotels won’t disappoint. A very new hotel, the interior is full of block colors, modern furnishings, and funky designs. It doesn’t stop there either, as the spacious rooms are also very open and bright with minimalist decor. A buffet-style restaurant and on-site bar are there for guests to enjoy, as well as a lounge that offers complimentary snacks, drinks, and wine every afternoon. With this great value for money bonus, the hotel also offers a quiet atmosphere despite its central location. For those looking to stay somewhere luxurious without having to spend too much per night, this is one of our top picks.

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Hôtel Barrière Le Gray d’Albion

Quick Info:

Location: 500 yards from Le Croisette Casino, Rue Des Serbes
Amenities: Private Beach | Terrace | Casino | Golf Course
Pool: n/a
Restaurants: Two restaurants offering Mediterranean dishes or French brasserie cuisine
Price Range: $145- 1400

The Hôtel Barrière Le Gray d’Albion scores major points for location. Easily accessible from the airport and ideally located by the beach, the Palais des Festivals and the main shopping district, you can’t get much more perfect than this. As well as its location, guests have also made note of the overall feel of the hotel. The atmosphere at the Hôtel Barrière Le Gray d’Albion is very exciting, with a lot of activities and beach facilities on offer. Featuring a beach restaurant and onsite bar and restaurant, the hotel also offers plenty of places to socialize and amazing local food. With sleek and elegant rooms and the private beach at your disposal, you’ll be nothing short of entertained here.

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Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez

Quick Info:

Location: 1-minute walk from the beach, La Croisette Boulevard
Amenities: Spa & Wellness Center | Fitness Center |Terrace | Private Beach
Pool: Outdoor pool
Restaurants: Three restaurants featuring Mediterranean or French cuisine, including the award-winning La Palme d’Or
Price Range: $200- 670

If there is one thing that makes Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez unique, it is the fantastic level of attentiveness provided by their staff. The service here is so impeccable, that every guest has made note of the little touches made to brighten their day. Apart from the wonderful service, the hotel also offers great facilities from the outdoor pool and private beach to the piano bar and spa. There is a variety of restaurants for guests to choose from, including the award-winning La Palme d’Or with incredible sea views. The rooms are newly renovated and decorated in a classic Art Deco style, with some offering seating areas and private patios. If you’re looking for great service and facilities and an overall pleasurable stay, the Grand Hyatt Hotel is a great option while in Cannes.

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Le Cavendish

Quick Info:

Location: 2-minute walk from the Boulevard de la Croisette, Boulevard Carnot
Amenities: n/a
Pool: n/a
Restaurants: Breakfast Room | Bar
Price Range: $110- 250 

Guests have raved about Le Cavendish, saying that they’ve never found a place that has made their stay so special. With so many positive remarks, it all comes down to the staff and how everything in the hotel was set up with the guest’s experience in mind.  Located in central Cannes, this wonderful boutique hotel offers elegant interiors and a real sense of intimacy. Offering an open bar every evening, guests can take advantage of unlimited free drinks and nibbles in the Lounge Bar and take the opportunity to meet other guests. With a homemade buffet breakfast laid out daily and plush rooms to return to every night, a stay in Le Cavendish will make your stay in Cannes very special.

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Best Western Premier Mondial

Quick Info:

Location: 5-minute walk from the Palais des Festivals, Rue d’Antibes
Amenities: n/a
Pool: n/a
Restaurants: Breakfast Room
Price Range: $140- 260 

If you’re looking for modern, the Best Western Premier Mondial hotel will not let you down. Set in an Art Deco-style building, the hotel is located on the famous shopping street of Rue d’Antibes. Very fitting with the area, this is a true luxury four-star hotel, kitted out with very modern and sophisticated furnishings. The rooms here are stylish and spacious, with some including a balcony with views of Rue d’Antibes or the Mediterranean Sea. A buffet breakfast offering cooked and continental choices is laid out daily for guests to enjoy. For those looking for luxury without breaking the bank, this is one of our top picks.

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Renoir

Quick Info:

Location: 350 yards from the Cannes Train Station, Rue Edith Cavell
Amenities: Massage
Pool: n/a
Restaurants: Breakfast Room | Bar
Price Range: $100- 290

If you want to be in the middle of it all, the Renoir is in an ideal location. Just a walk away from the beach, the center of town, and the main train station, you can get anywhere in Cannes without much effort. If this is still too much effort,  the hotel also offers car rental services so you can have complete freedom with your days. The Renoir offers four-star accommodation, with some glamourous rooms or suites having a glass stand alone shower in the room and views of the Mediterranean Sea. Another movie-themed hotel, sit with a drink in hand in Renoir’s bar and get treated like a celebrity.

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Cézanne Hôtel Spa

Quick Info:

Location: 600 yards from Boulevard de la Croisette, Boulevard d’Alsace
Amenities: Hot Tub | Spa & Wellness Center | Fitness Center | Terrace | Garden
Pool: n/a
Restaurants: Breakfast Room | Bar
Price Range: $100- 200

If you want to know about the Cézanne Hôtel Spa in a nutshell, it is incredibly modern at a great location for the beach and provides excellent service by the staff. The degree of modernness really shows in the quirky rooms, which are full of block colored furniture and funky designs. Being completely renovated in 2015, the hotel offers impeccable facilities, including its spa with a Hammam and hot tub, a fitness center, and a lush garden. A daily breakfast is laid out in the garden and terrace so that guests can enjoy the morning in style, with complimentary refreshments provided in the afternoon. If you’re looking for unbelievable attention to detail, excellent service, and flawless facilities, this hotel is a great choice in the center of Cannes.

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La Bastide de l’Oliveraie

Quick Info:

Location: 10-minute walk from Cannes’s city center and Croisette, Allée des Oliviers
Amenities: Sauna | Hot Tub | Spa & Wellness Center | Fitness Center | Terrace | Garden
Pool: Outdoor pool (seasonal)
Restaurants: Breakfast Room | Bar
Price Range: $130- 420

This might sound too good to be true but bear with me. Tucked into a corner of Cannes in the hills, is a gem of a hotel away from the hustle and bustle. Surrounded by a rich garden and colorful olive trees, you’ll feel like you’re very far away from the center but you’re not. In fact, the town and sea front is only a 10-minute walk away, so you really get the best of both worlds. Offering amazing facilities, from tennis courts and a golf course to an infinity pool and rooftop hot tub, you will always be busy with activities or busy doing nothing. The rooms at La Bastide de l’Oliveraie are individually designed in a Mediterranean style, complete with a private terrace or balcony. Some suites even have a kitchenette perfect for a private breakfast in the morning. With immaculate facilities and stunning roof top views, this hotel is a great choice for a stay in Cannes.

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InterContinental Carlton Cannes

Quick Info:

Location: 5 minutes from Cannes railway station, Boulevard de la Croisette
Amenities: Massage | Fitness Center | Terrace | Private Beach | Golf Course | Water Sports Facilities
Pool: n/a
Restaurants: Two restaurants, serving a la carte of buffet-style foods
Price Range: $230- 1000

Located right on the beachfront, the InterContinental Carlton overlooks the bay on the Boulevard Croisette and features its own private beach, pier, and Belle Epoque façade. Simply beautiful inside, you’ll find elegance all the way through the hotel, right up to your stylish rooms. The rooms here are very spacious with luxury bedding and a balcony with sweeping panoramic views of the bay. A highlight brought up by guests is the beach service as a whole. The beach club is the ideal place for an afternoon in the sun, where you can relax and enjoy delicious food with impeccable service. If you love the beach, views to die for, and a hotel that makes you feel like coming home, the InterContinental will give you this once in a lifetime experience.

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Hotel Mercure Cannes Croisette Beach

Quick Info:

Location: 150 yards from the beaches of La Croisette, Rue Du Canada
Amenities: Sauna | Terrace | Garden | Private Beach
Pool: Outdoor pool
Restaurants: Bar & Restuarant serving a variety of food
Price Range: $140- 250

It’s crazy that you can get luxury at this price in an expensive city, but it’s true; hotels like Hotel Mercure Cannes provide you with just this, without compromising on the quality. Just yards away from the beaches of La Croisette, this hotel is an ideal beachfront option for you to sun yourself silly. At an extra cost, guests can even take advantage of the spotless private beach area. Other facilities include a heated outdoor swimming pool, a sauna, and a garden area which is perfect to have drinks in the evening. Here you can enjoy simplistic and smart rooms, great service and a mouth-watering daily breakfast.

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Hôtel Le Canberra

Quick Info:

Location: 5-minute walk from Avenue Champs Elysées, 8th arr.
Amenities: Sauna | Fitness Center | Terrace | Garden
Pool: Outdoor pool
Restaurants: Le Café Blanc, serving a variety of food
Price Range: $130- 300

For a quirky hotel in the center, head to the Hôtel Le Canberra. Just a stone throw away from the Palais des Festivals and La Croisette, surrounded by luxury boutique shops, this hotel offers an elegant reprieve to relax from the bustling life outside its doors. An interesting mix of both elegance and business, any traveler would like the rooms here as well as the hotel’s quiet and professional atmosphere. The highlight of this hotel is its accent on “outside’ living. In the courtyard, you will find a big dining terrace, complete with floral pink furniture, a heated pool, and a lush Mediterranean garden. The perfect place to enjoy the traditional Mediterranean cuisine served by La Café Blanc. 

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Le Fouquet’s

Quick Info:

Location: 350 yards from the La Croisette beaches, Rond Point Duboys D’Angers
Amenities: n/a
Pool: n/a
Restaurants: Breakfast Room
Price Range: $150- 200

Located in the heart of Cannes, just yards away from the famous La Croisette beaches is the four-star beauty Le Fouquet’s. The hotel is very elegant and offers boutique-style accommodation, where each room is uniquely decorated with contemporary and antique furnishings. A continental breakfast is brought to your room each morning so that you can enjoy a private meal on your balcony with great views. Close to many local restaurants on the main street, this hotel is perfect for you foodies out there. For those looking to stay somewhere luxurious without having to spend thousands of dollars, this is one of our top picks.

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With all these amazing luxury choices, you have to decide what is most important to you; location, decor, the level of service or amenities. As Cannes is such a small town, you will find that most hotels hit the mark for all of these things, so go with your gut and find the perfect hotel that will guarantee you the perfect holiday away.


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