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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

172 hotels near Place Massena

1 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

2 B4 Nice Plaza

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

Avenue De Verdun 12 Map

B4 Nice Plaza Hotel provides beautifully appointed accommodations set in between the white sandy beaches of Cote de Azur and the quaint streets of Nice. Discerning travellers staying at this plush... More

3 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

4 Hotel West End

4 stars
4.4 / 5 12 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

5 Hotel Westminster Nice

4 stars
3.9 / 5 10 reviews

27 promenade des Anglais Map

Preserving its old charm with Belle Epoque architecture, the Westminster Hotel Nice offers contemporary accommodation, modern conveniences and superior service to make your holiday a pleasant and... More

6 Hotel Nice Riviera

4 stars
4.0 / 5 7 reviews

45-47 Rue Pastorelli Map

Hotel Nice Riviera ushers leisure travellers to posh accommodations strategically set in the heart of vibrant Nice. Promenade des Anglais and Place Massena are close to the property. After... More

7 Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Mediterranee

5 stars
4.0 / 5 4 reviews

13 Promenade Des Anglais Map

Featuring top-of-the-line units, Art Deco design and seafront location, Hyatt Regency Nice makes for a grand destination for discerning travellers in central Nice. This ideally located luxury hotel... More

8 BEST WESTERN Alba Hotel

3 stars
4.6 / 5 11 reviews

41, Avenue Jean Medecin Map

With comfortable accommodations and central location, BEST WESTERN Alba Hotel offers business and leisure travellers a suitable base while in this part of the French Riviera. This value-for-money... More

9 BEST WESTERN Hotel De Madrid

3 stars
3.6 / 5 9 reviews

3, Rue de Belgique Map

To enjoy a spell of Nice and a plunge into the mild French Riviera, the BEST WESTERN Hotel De Madrid is the ideal place for leisure and corporate travellers. GeneralFor business meetings, BEST... More

10 BEST WESTERN Hotel Riviera

3 stars
4.0 / 5 7 reviews

27 Avenue Thiers Map

Travellers looking for a cosy retreat set close to local attractions in Nice find suitable base at BEST WESTERN Hotel Riviera. Holidaymakers at this city centre hotel can easily check out... More