The Côte d’Azur is the second favourite destination in France among tourists after Paris. No matter your budget, you'll love Nice for its endless beaches, ideal climate and countless things to do all year round. The Hôtel Locarno Nice brings you its top tips for a break on the French Riviera at an unbeatable price.
Plan your break on the Côte d’Azur for the best rate when you book direct on the Hôtel Locarno Nice official website. Book your room in winter from 50€ (free breakfast) with the Last Minute offer.
Stay in one of the hotel's 48 single, double or triple rooms and get your day off to the right start at the breakfast buffet. The hotel provides guests with a large sun-soaked terrace on the 1st floor and a spacious lounge on the ground floor.
Your low-cost trip to Nice
Pay less for your break in Nice when you buy your flights in advance for the best rates using comparison websites such as Kayak or Skyscanner. Low-cost airline Easyjet provides several flights to Nice from many European cities.
Your inexpensive trip to Nice - Credit Summer Hotels
Use public transport instead of taxis or cars during your stay in Nice. You can now take the tram straight from Nice Côte d’Azur Airport to the 3* Hôtel Locarno. Take tram line 2 to NICE PORT LYMPIA outside terminal 1 or 2. Get the 7-day pass for just 15 EUR or the 10-trip multi ticket for 10 EUR that several travellers can use throughout your holiday.
You can also explore the French Riviera by bike on 155km of cycle paths in the Nice area. The Hôtel Locarno has a partnership with the Bouticycle shop where you can hire e-bikes for the day. Pick them up outside the hotel!
Cheap things to do in Nice
Visit Nice on a budget during your family holiday at the Hôtel Locarno.
There are countless free walks suitable for all ages so pound the pavement around the Vieux-Nice, Promenade des Anglais, Promenade du Paillon, Place Masséna, Place Garibaldi, Nice Port, Arènes de Cimiez Park, the Coastal Path etc. Soak up the scenery and incredible views of Nissa la Bella for free from Castle Hill, Mont-Boron or Mont-Alban.
View-from-the-Colline-du-Château-Nice --- Credit-Summer-Hotels
Baie des Anges is home to over 8km of public beaches looking onto the Mediterranean. Perfect for topping up your tan and having a swim without having to spend a penny! Little ones will love the water mirror on the greenwayto cool off as they splash in the water jets.
Nice's cathedrals and churches are free to visit all year round as are some museums on the 1st Sunday (exc. July and August) of the month. If you've planned more than 3 payable activities during your stay, save money with the Côte d’Azur France Pass. Choose between 2 options: the 3 activities pass (45 €/adult and 35€/child) and 5 activities pass (65€/adult and 55€/child).
Have a picnic lunch on one of the beaches on the Promenade des Anglais near your 3* hotel. Save money and pre-order a lucky dip hamper on the Too Good Too Go app. Its a great low-cost zero-waste way to try local specialities such as pan bagnat or pissaladière!
The cultural city of Nice hosts countless free events all year such as the Music Festival, Christmas Market and family-friendly festivals during the Nice Carnival or sporting events such as the Tour de France 2020.
Nice Christmas market - Credit Hervé Fabre
Our receptionists are here to advise you and share their top tips throughout your stay at the hotel.
Book your cheap weekend away at the Hôtel Locarno Nice direct on our official website using the code DIRECT, valid all year, for up to 15% off the price of your room.