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Located in Centre Ville-Gare within a short walk of Nice Etoile Shopping Center, Villa Otero by Happyculture is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as Orthodox Cathedral. This 38-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free in-room WiFi, a nightclub, and a 24-hour business center. It's in central Nice and also close to Place Massena and Marc Chagall National Museum.


Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 10:30 AM. Entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café, and mingle with other guests at the free manager's reception.


All of Villa Otero by Happyculture's 38 soundproofed rooms provide espresso makers, safes, and phones. Guests can expect free WiFi and 32-inch flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers. Desks are also included.

Property features

Renovated in 2015, Villa Otero by Happyculture offers a nightclub, free WiFi in public areas, and a 24-hour business center. There's discounted offsite parking, and an airport shuttle for EUR 70 per vehicle one way. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a computer station, a library, and free newspapers.


  • Walking distance to Nice Etoile Shopping Center
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • Nightclub

Villa Otero by Happyculture

58 Rue Herold Nice Alpes-Maritimes 06000

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary manager's reception on select days. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 4-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center. This Nice hotel also offers a nightclub, spa services, and a library. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle and an area shuttle. A total renovation of this property was completed in July 2015.

Villa Otero by Happyculture is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 38 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Year Built 1926 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Nightclub 
  • Terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Free reception 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

Villa Otero by Happyculture offers 38 air-conditioned accommodations with espresso makers and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels.

This Nice hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

The hotel offers a complimentary manager's reception on select days.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 10 per pet, per night
  • 1 per room (up to 7 kg)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

24-hour check-in

Parking height restrictions apply


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.25 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
A seasonal tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property in cash: EUR 0.20 – EUR 3.40 per person, per night from October 1 - March 31 (low season); EUR 0.20 –EUR 4 per person, per night from April 1 - September 30 (high season). This amount has been determined by the local administration. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 14.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 70 per vehicle (one way)
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

One child 3 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This hotel has received its official star rating from the French Tourism Development Agency, ATOUT France.

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