Boasting a prime location on the Boulevard de la Croisette, Le Grand Hotel in Cannes is one of the most luxurious hotels located on this classy and well-known boulevard. The hotel is in the glorious company of some of the most magnificent hotels in Cannes where A-listers can be frequently spotted at the Hotel Martinez and InterContinental Carlton as well.
With high-end amenities, a private beach, and excellent cuisine, Le Grand Hotel in Cannes offers sublime views in a luxurious setting.
Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, Le Grand Hotel in Cannes is located on the marvelous Boulevard de la Croisette. Just a short walk to Rue d’Antibes would take guests to some world-class boutiques including Dior, Chanel, and Roberto Cavalli. Close to the hotel is Palais des Festivals – the marvelous prime piece of real estate that houses the annual Cannes Film Festival. Le Suquet, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Cannes, is 10 minutes away from the hotel. Nice and Monaco are also conveniently near.
Style and Character
What sets Le Grand Hotel apart from the other opulent hotels on the Boulevard de la Croisette are the gorgeous lush gardens in front of the hotel’s principal entrance. This pearly white facade screams 60s style and the lobby is all about old-world glamour. With elegant furnishings, designer lighting, and high-end amenities, this hotel is the ultimate retreat for lovers of the good old classic style. The bathrooms are grey marble and guests get Bvlgari welcome products.
Rare pieces of furniture, original artworks, and freshly cut orchids from the garden are what makes Le Grand Hotel corridors unforgettable.
Services and Facilities
Those looking for exclusive relaxation right by the Mediterranean Sea can head over to the hotel’s private beach Hyde Cannes where comfortable sun loungers and deck chairs await for the guests. The atmosphere at the bar is lively throughout the whole day; guests can expect live music, DJ sets, and extravagant cocktails.
The hotel often houses garden parties, awards, product launches, cocktail parties, and fashion shows which are regularly visited by dignitaries. The staff is attentive, accommodating, and entirely devoted to fulfilling every guest’s needs, from booking spa-treatments and wine-tours to providing recommendations for nearby restaurants.
At Le Cercle, guests can drink time-honored cocktails in a sexily backlit atmosphere.
All rooms feature high-end amenities including a flat TV screen, air conditioning, and a minibar. Those located on the top floors offer sublime views of the Mediterranean sea, the hotel’s lush gardens, and the surrounding hillsides. In the retro-style rooms, the pale colors mixed with blue and orange details create a summery feel.
The marble bathrooms are equipped with grey and black marble, vast bathtubs, and Bvlgari bath goodies. The floor-to-ceiling windows allow the rooms to be bathed in the Mediterranean light. Whether you stay at the Executive Jacuzzi, a Penthouse Suite, or a Deluxe Double room, you can expect stylish interior decor, luxurious amenities, and sleek bedding.
Food and Drink
At Le Park 45’s sunny terrace guests are in the capable hands of Chef Sébastien Broda who serves delicate dishes with a Mediterranean accent. Guests have the opportunity to dine in designer ceramics crafted in Grasse. Those with a sweet tooth will be happy to know that the plum and almond tart with damson sorbet is simply unforgettable. For the perfect end of the day order a tiramisu with mentol lemon while you watch the sun fade behind the horizon.
Situated in the hotel’s gardens, Le Cercle provides guests with the opportunity to unwind with a delicious cocktail. The bar’s terrace boasts a vibrant atmosphere where guests can be spotted drinking the hotel’s signature cocktail – Moscow Mule.
A la carte breakfast is available from 7 am to 10 am at Le Park 45. Breakfast is also served in rooms upon request.
Le Grand Hotel Cannes is just a stone’s throw away from the Palais des Festivals, where the annual Cannes Film Festival is hosted every year. The Cannes Film Festival is considered one of the most influential film festivals in the world and is part of the “Big Five” film festivals alongside the Berlin International Film Festival, Venice Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, and Sundance Film Festival.
For 12 days each May, the City of Cannes is visited by over 200,000 people including Hollywood stars, directors, savvy producers, and studio executives. If you visit Cannes in this period it is likely that you’ll rub a shoulder with an A-lister or spot them at some of the hotels on the Boulevard de la Croisette, including Le Grand Hotel.
Value for Money
The prices at Le Grand Hotel are quite acceptable. Double rooms start at $170 and can go up to $600 in high season. Breakfast costs $33.