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Just 80 metres from the Promenade des Anglais, Locarno is a 20-minute walk from the centre of Nice’s historic quarter. It offers 24-hour reception with free WiFi available throughout. The air-conditioned rooms have a TV and telephone and are soundproofed. Each room has a private bathroom with bathtub or shower. Some of the rooms have individual balconies. A buffet breakfast is served in the hotel's dining room or a continental breakfast can be served directly to guests’ rooms. Locarno is only a 15-minute walk from the Nice SNCF Train and Bus Station. Monaco is 23 km away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Nice, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Locarno has been welcoming guests since 4 Jul 2007.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Nice, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2

Breakfast info

Continental, American, Buffet

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Room type
1 large double bed
3 single beds
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
2 single beds
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Guest reviews


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  • Theodora
    The hotel is very well located, 3 mins walk from Promenade des Anglais. The room was spacious, and we even had direct access to a large terrace with sunbeds and a smoking area. The room was clean, and the breakfast was varied and tasty.
  • Stacey
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The room is spacious and the bathroom was huge. The fridge in the room is a useful nice addition.
  • Ross
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Excellent staff and everyone we encountered was very friendly. We stayed during a major sporting event and it was very good value for money and still close to the beach and walking distance to the city centre. The breakfast was very good with...
  • Stefan
    Very nice employees, friendly. 10/10 for reception and breakfast 😀.
  • Nataly
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Stuff is very helpful and friendly. The breakfast exceeded my expectations, which is really nice. Perfect location, just 3 minutes walk to the middle of the promenade des angles.
  • Amber
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Perfect location! Close walk to promenade & not far from the old city either. Sunscreen/beach towels & fresh cold water was a bonus! Staff were attentive and friendly, helpful whenever we needed them!
  • Emily
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Staff were so friendly and helpful! Great customer service.
  • Amy
    Location was perfect! Walking distance to the beach and an easy tram ride to the old town and airport.
  • Sabrina
    The hotel is super clean and organised. The facility is well-managed, the breakfast is great and the bed/pillow is super comfortable. The air con was already on when we arrived in the room, which was a lovely welcome due to the outside climate.
  • Maria
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The location is great, very close to the beach, the room and beds are very comfy and the breakfast was very good The staff is lovely, they make you feel very welcome, overall we enjoyed our stay

Property questions and answers
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  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    definitively september!
    Answered on 11 September 2019
  • how far is the hotel from airport?

    Dear Guest , To get to the hotel from the airport you can take the tram T2 (1.50€/person) to stop at "Centre Universitaire Méditerranée", which is a 2..
    Answered on 7 June 2021
  • Do the room have walk-in showers in the bathrooms ?

    On request
    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • Is there a bath in all those rooms or a shower? Thank you

    Dear costumer, Thank you for your interest in our hotel! We have rooms with shower and bath, you have just to tell us what kind of room you are lo..
    Answered on 15 February 2020
  • Hello, I and my husband will stay in this hotel for one night next week, I was wondering if it is possible to use refrigerator in the hotel to store ..

    Dear Madam, all our rooms have a refrigerator. If your box is too big, we can also store it in our. Waiting to welcome you Best regards. Marc Vialette..
    Answered on 11 December 2019
  • Hello, how can I get from the airport to the hotel by public transport? Thank you very much!

    Tramway is the best option, 1.50 e per person for one way ticket, name of the stop "grosso/cum"
    Answered on 3 March 2023
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Facilities of Locarno
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Lift
  • Heating
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Beach
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Visual aids: Tactile signs
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Sun umbrellas
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Romanian
  • Russian

House rules

Locarno takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 11:30



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Cash Locarno accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the rooms can accommodate only 1 extra bed.

Please note that guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in.The names on the photo identification and credit card must match the name used when booking. In case of a mismatch, guests may not be permitted to check in.

Please note that for bookings of 5 or more rooms, specials conditions may apply. Please contact the property after booking.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Locarno

  • The nearest beach is just 50 yards from Locarno. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Locarno may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at Locarno can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Locarno is 0.9 miles from the centre of Nice. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Locarno include:

    • Double
    • Triple

  • Check-in at Locarno is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:30.

  • Locarno offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Beach