Rue d’Antibes is a street whose name will instantly strike a chord with every aficionado of Cannes. The Mondial hotel stands on the city’s principal thoroughfare, its main shopping street, thronged with tourists and local residents. The hotel enjoys a prime location, between the famous Croisette and the pedestrian zone that should not be missed at any time of year.
Its Art Deco façade is striking, with its wrought-iron balconies and, right at the top, the lettering that is immediately evocative of the Belle Époque. The entrance gate itself is listed, a magnificent feature that was the inspiration behind all the recent redecoration at the hotel.
The 49 rooms and suites, categorized “classic”, “superior”, “deluxe” and “prestige”, share the same elegance, with cushions, bedspreads, curtains and floor-coverings in tasteful colours, picking up the harmonious geometric patterns. For the comfort and convenience of the traveller, the list of services is almost infinite: air conditioning, soundproofing, free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV with satellite connection, docking station for iPhone and iPod, safe, minibar, coffee machine. Some rooms also have spa bathrooms with shower and jacuzzi, as well as a balcony or private terrace facing onto Rue d’Antibes or the waters of the Med.
Every morning, in a cosy ground-floor lounge, breakfast takes the form of a superb buffet of fresh gourmet items. With smoked salmon and champagne, you can be movie stars for a day in the most famous city dedicated to the cinema.
Smiles and helpful suggestions from Clarisse, Anne-Marie and their team ensure that breakfast leads on to a wonderful day for every businessman, conference delegate and tourist who comes to experience the French Riviera with its charm that has enthralled the whole world for so many years.
BW Premier Mondial Collection four-star
- Room rates: from €90 to €578 as per terms and conditions and excluding conference dates
- Breakfast: €20