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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

176 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 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 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

4 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

5 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

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 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

8 Boscolo Exedra Nice

5 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

12 Boulevard Victor Hugo 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 Goldstar Resort and Suites Nice

4 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

45, rue Marchal Joffre Map

Bringing space and tranquillity in a superior decoration, the Goldstar Resort & Suites Nice offers quality service and warm welcome to make your business or leisure trip an excellent one. ... More

10 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