People love going to France for Paris, Marseille or Lyon, but have you ever thought about going to Nice? From the name itself, you know you’re in for a wonderful and nice time in France. This city is the capital of French Riviera and is located near the shores of Baie des Anges. It is simple yet elegant and known for art and culture, just after Paris. The city actually holds the most number of museums in France and is perfect for those who love a good view left and right. You’ll be busy wandering its orange streets and exploring the cozy cafes in every corner. Visit some architectural highlights and enjoy a stroll in the streets of this lovely city and get your trip to Nice planned right away. Of course, we’ve summarized a list of just the best hostels in Nice, France to help you get started.
There’s nothing like a good time at Hotel Ozz by Happyculture. This hip and colorful hostel is located in Paganini, in the center of Nice. The hotel’s rooms are all air-conditioned and have lockers for your valuables. Each room has a bathroom with a bath or shower while some rooms have balconies (depending on your request). The hotel offers free WiFi and a continental breakfast every morning. The best place is that Hotel Ozz is nearby the train station and beach. They also offer some sports and activities - just ask the front desk.
Another colorful hostel on our list is Meyerbeer Beach. Located in Rue Meyerbeer and in the heart of Nice, this bright hostel is perfect for those travelers who love themselves a fun time. Each room is air-conditioned and has a private bathroom, fridge, and safe. They also provide towels and bed linens. The best part is that the hostel is just 50 meters (less than a mile) from the beach and Promenade des Anglais. You can even ask the hostel for beach mats and towels. This is perfect for couples or families. Pets are even allowed in this hostel.
Also located in the center of Nice is the hostel Open House. From the name itself, you can expect guests and travelers from all over the world. They’ve been open since 2012 and they’re known for their great location and friendly staff. The hostel offers self-catering studios with WiFi and bed linens. It is complete with a private bathroom and a shared kitchen in case you’d like to cook yourself a meal or two. Since it sits in the old town of Nice and is just a 10-minute walk from Promenade des Anglais and the beach, guests will never have to worry about getting around. There are also plenty of local restaurants and shops around the hostel, too.
Those particular with having a great night’s sleep will want to stay in La Maioun Guesthouse! Particularly known for it’s comfy beds and friendly neighborhood, La Maioun Guesthouse is the perfect place for those looking for a relaxing stay in the city. Not only is the hostel itself a sight to see but it is situated in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region giving you a nice view of the beach nearby. They have a terrace and garden that is open for all guests to use and each dormitory room has a privacy curtain, reading light, electrical outlet, and locker for valuables. The bathroom and kitchen are shared as well as the living room. This is one of the top picks for young backpackers.
A backpacker in France? There’s a hostel in Nice just for you! Stay in the center of Nice and book your trip in the Backpackers Chez Patrick. Each room is air-conditioned and has a private locker and socket. The bathroom is shared and bed linens and towels can be provided for a cost. The hostel is reasonably clean and near everything else - Nice-Ville Train Station, Promenade des Anglais, and some beaches. You’ll also love the modern and spacious design of the place. And for those traveling solo, this hostel is a nice place to meet new people.
Are you a fan of happy hour and the nightlife? Then welcome to Villa Saint Exupéry Beach Hostel! This hostel is perfect for those who love the beach, nightlife, and everything in between. It is located in central Nice and is walking distance from Nice’s Old Town, beaches, restaurants, and bars. The hostel also has an in-house bar of their own serving drinks during happy hour. Private rooms and dormitories are air-conditioned and have their own bathroom. There is also a TV lounge with cinema features that guests have access to. The best part is that it is affordable and worth the stay.
Villa Saint Exupery Beach Hostel
Address: 6 Rue Sacha Guitry
Shuttle service (additional charge) Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Airport shuttle (additional charge) Soundproof rooms WiFi Available Fitness centre Vending machine (drinks) Physical distancing in dining areas
If you’re looking for a new adventure, stay in Antares hostel and experience meeting new people yourself. Their front desk welcomes you with flags of different countries but don’t let just that impress you–even their staff can speak multiple languages. Each room is air-conditioned and has a heater. Rooms have television and a private bathroom with shower while dormitories have a shared bathroom. There is a shared kitchen with appliances that guests are welcome to use. In case you just want to hang with your friends (or newly found friends), there is a garden with tables and chairs. The hostel is also just a 15-minute walk from the train station and Plage du Ruhl, Plage Lido, and Plage du Centernaire beaches.
Quaint yet charming is the best way to describe Pastoral hostel. Also located in the center of Nice, this lovely hostel is sparkling clean and beautifully decorated that guests will feel at home in this place. Each room is air-conditioned with a shower. If you’re staying at their dormitories, there is also a shared bathroom and safety deposit box. All guests are free to use the kitchen (with microwave and refrigerator) and stay in their sun and garden terrace. Their staff is very friendly and is willing to help you organize tours or transportation for your trips outside. The hostel is also just walking distance to Nice Ville Train Station.
Looking for a more local experience? Stay in this cozy and charming hostel just located in the heart of Nice, Hostel Baccarat. With air-conditioned rooms, private bathrooms with shower, and a shared kitchen, this hostel has everything for your Nice getaway. Guests will also never have to worry about getting hungry or bored as there are plenty of restaurants, bars, cafes, and shops nearby. In case you want to explore the city (and we’re sure you do), Nice-Ville Train Station and Jean Médecin Tram Stop are just a five-minute walk from the hostel. Hotel Baccarat has been operating since 2013.
Wander the streets of Nice, France
If you’re going to France, you should definitely go to Nice. With plenty of museums and the old town to explore and wander around, you’ll never get bored here. You can take a stroll in this lovely city, shop for memorabilia and souvenirs, and even relax and take in the architectural views. Complete you trip by booking your stay in only the best hostels in Nice, France.
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