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Place Massena is not only considered by locals to be the centre of Nice, but also the heart of the city’s historic downtown, as this holiday destination hosts scores of local gatherings such as concerts and festivals year after year. Indeed, what seems to draw so many holidaymakers to Place Massena annually is the promise of a lively crowd always gathered at this vibrant social commons. Travellers visiting the area on the rare quiet days can enjoy a leisurely stroll around its grounds, admiring one-of-a-kind landscape art and fountains in front of a stunning backdrop of Nice’s tranquil scenery. Holidaymakers hoping for a truly unforgettable sight should save their strolling for nighttime, when Place Massena’s many sculptures alight and take on new life.

  • Explore Place Massena in Nice to find the world-famous Fontaine du Soleil, which features five bronze statues commemorating a mythological Greek inspiration.
  • Enjoy a moment of serenity in an otherwise hustle-bustle downtown at the Jardin Albert 1er, featuring shady palms and pine trees, sprawling green grounds, and tranquil fountains.
  • Visit the one-of-a-kind shops in Nice surrounding Place Massena to pick up rare and interesting gifts for family and friends.

Driving to and around Place Massena is generally discouraged as roads are not always clearly marked and drivers can be aggressive. Instead, locals and holidaymakers alike agree that Nice’s famously efficient train system provides much safer and calmer transit. Visitors travelling along SNCF, the national rail carrier, should board Line 3 and get off in Nice. Visitors can also take the RCA, the regional bus, into Nice from surrounding towns. Taxi drivers intimately familiar with Place Massena and the surrounding areas are also abundantly available in the area.

Hotels near Place Massena

168 hotels near Place Massena

1 Hotel West End

4 stars
4.4 / 5 13 reviews

31 Promenade Des Anglais Map

Preserving its reputation for top-notch service, the Hotel West End Nice with its contemporary accommodation provides the perfect as well as luxurious oasis in the heart of Nice. GeneralThe... More

2 Hôtel Mercure Nice Centre Notre Dame

4 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

28 avenue Notre Dame Map

Being an oasis of relaxation, this property offers a pleasant ambience, high standards of comfort and convenient facilities for an unforgettable stay. GeneralThis property offers 4 well-appointed... More

3 Kyriad NICE CENTRE - Gare

3 stars
4.4 / 5 5 reviews

35 Bld Raimbaldi Map

Offering a warm welcome, Kyriad NICE CENTRE - Gare is a perfect venue for a pleasant as well as an unforgettable holiday. GeneralThe hotel provides a well-equipped conference centre with all the... More

4 Hotel Splendid Nice

4 stars
3.6 / 5 5 reviews

50, Boulevard Victor Hugo Map

Whether travelling to Nice for business or leisure, visitors find ideal base at the centrally located and well-equipped accommodations of Splendid Hotel & Spa Nice. While in this side of France,... More

5 Hotel Le Negresco

5 stars
4.0 / 5

37 Promenade des Anglais Map

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6 Hotel Beau Rivage

4 stars
4.0 / 5 3 reviews

24 rue Saint-Francois de Paule Map

Offering all the modern conveniences, this property is an ideal place for those planning for a wonderful and unforgettable vacation. General Overlooking the sea, the 3 well-appointed meeting rooms... More

7 Hotel Royal Nice

3 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

HOTEL ROYAL Map

With wonderful views of the Mediterranean Sea, invitingly cosy accommodations and close proximity to the sandy beach and cultural attractions, Le Royal Vacances Bleues Nice Hotel provides the ideal... More

8 Boscolo Exedra Nice, Autograph Collection

4 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

Boulevard Victor Hugo 12 Map

The classical Boscolo Exedra Nice Hotel features elegant accommodations, top-notch personalised services and central location in this side of French Riviera. The luxury hotel places guests within... More

9 Hôtel Mercure Nice Promenade des Anglais

4 stars
4.6 / 5 7 reviews

2 rue Halevy Map

Mercure Hotel Promenade Des Anglais, a high rise structure, enjoys a prime location next to a multitude of parks, museums and lakes. Guests relish a quiet yet wonderful vacation with historical... More

10 Hotel Nice Excelsior Chateaux & Hotels Collection

4 stars
4.6 / 5 12 reviews

19 Avenue Durante Map

Hotel Nice Excelsior Chateaux & Hotels Collections invites travellers to comfortable accommodations housed in a Belle Epoque building in this heritage-rich French metropolitan. While in Nice,... More