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The French Riviera is full of beautiful beaches, incredible cuisine, little winding streets, and some of the most breathtaking views. Apart from a holiday hot spot, Cannes is one of the busiest cities in France, hosting over 100 conferences year round pertaining to different industries such as film and real estate investment. There's a wide range when it comes to finding the best Cannes accommodation for your business trip or holidays, and choosing the best location can be difficult. Especially if you can't afford to stay in the Majestic or the Carlton Hotel. Today we're making the search easy on you and sharing 33 Cannes Hotels That You Can Afford.
11 Boulevard Carnot 4-star hotel Rooms total- 12
Just 10 minutes on foot from the Croisette, the Palais des Festivals, the beaches and the Rue d'Antibes for shopping, you can find this lovely family-run and newly renovated hotel. The beautiful white villa looks towards the sea and the Lérins islands, where you can enjoy these views with breakfast on the veranda.
Pros - There's a pleasant lounge inside where you can get comfortable and cosy up to a good book. There are 12 comfortable and clean rooms total and the hotel has WiFi throughout.
Cons - There are few amenities and few rooms, making it hard to stay with groups.
16 Rue Notre Dame 4-star hotel Rooms total- 28 rooms
This hip boutique hotel can be found on the tiny street, Rue Notre Dame, and is a unique find in the city. The friendly service, warm decorations, and at-home vibes make for a comfortable stay in Cannes. You'll feel like you're escaping from the event-time hustle and bustle the minute you enter into the lobby.
Pros - Great service, recently-renovated in 2016, and centrally located are all some of the best benefits of staying here.
Cons - Not a lot of amenities, and the rooms a bit on the small side.
31 Rue Bivouac Napoléon 3-star hotel Rooms total- 24
Just a 2-minute walk from the Palais des Festivals, this 3-star hotel is a great find if you're on a budget. For its rating, the hotel offers a variety of room types, all non-smoking, and fully renovated. The prime location makes for a simple place to rest your head during your stay in Cannes.
Pros- Location, location, location! By staying here, you'll be affordably staying in the heart of the city.
Cons- The elevator is quite small, fitting just a single person at a time.
11 Boulevard Carnot 4-star hotel Rooms total- 34
This 4-star Cannes boutique hotel is located just moments from the Croisette Boulevard. They focus heavily on customer service and providing a comfortable stay during your duration. There is an aristocratic charm to the hotel which takes its guests back to the early 20th century. Start your morning off on the right foot and enjoy their breakfast buffet whenever you wake up!
If you're looking for a central location but can't afford a 5-star experience, this a comfortable option.
Pros- They offer complimentary drinks from 18:30-20:30 every night! That is dedication to service, and not to mention a true understanding of their client's needs. Because we all need a little bit (or a lot) of rosé, don't we friends?
Cons- The parking is quite expensive 25€, but welcome to Cannes!
2 Rue du Maréchal Foch 4-star hotel Rooms total- 72
Situated on the corner of Rue d'Antibes, one of the most famous streets in the city, the Hotel Univers is an affordable event-time accommodation option. They've recently done renovations in the hotel, as you can see in the photo, boasting a new updated look.
In addition to the impressive central location, (just 4 minutes from the Palais des Festivals), the Hotel Univers Cannes offers some incredible views of the city and a great rooftop lounge area.
Pros- They have a fitness and sauna room, breakfast, and even organic meal options.
Cons - Not all of the rooms have been renovated yet.
13 Rue des Belges 2-star hotel Rooms total- 10
Tucked away on the side street of Rue des Belges, the Mistral Hotel is the ideal option if you're looking for a comfortable, cheap stay in Cannes. The location makes for a convenient commute to the Palais, as it's just a 2-minute walk!
Pros - It's really great value for your money, and the rooms are simple and clean.
Cons- There are only 10 rooms, and there is no elevator. Time to start working for your impending croissant overdose.
15 Rue Du Vingt-Quatre Août 2-star hotel Rooms total- 55
Imagine having your croissant, coffee, and freshly-made orange juice on the rooftop of this 2-star hotel during your next event! This hotel has an immaculate rooftop where you can enjoy some of the most unique views of the city. If you want to be in the city centre but can't afford to stay in the pricier hotels, this is a great option.
Pros- The rooftop and breakfast, no doubt about it. Get ready to add a couple of kilos of flakey, buttery croissants and pain au chocolat.
Cons- The hotel is a bit old and could use maintenance.
4-6 Rue Félix Faure 4-star hotel Rooms total- 62
Near the city centre, just 2 minutes from the Palais des Festivals, and an iconic landmark in Cannes, this hotel is splendid indeed. Wake up and watch an early morning session of petanque from your balcony or on the breakfast terrace with a warm cup of coffee. This is one of the most affordable 4-star hotels in Cannes.
Pros- If you're looking for a room with a view, look no further. Great views of the promenade and the sea.
Cons- The decor has a very vintage feel, although the rooms were recently renovated.
9 Rue Molière 3-star hotel Rooms total- 30
With 30 rooms, all of which have undergone a recent renovation, it's just a quick 5-minute walk to the Croisette and Cannes beaches. This little charming hotel is a great place to relax and hang out by the shady terrace during events in Cannes. Don't miss out on their 100-year-old palm trees in the garden!
Pros- Recent renovations, comfortable lounge area to enjoy a nice glass of French wine.
Cons- Very simple rooms, the beds can be quite small depending on the room you book.
4 Rue Montaigne 4-star hotel Rooms total- 96
Though the name of the hotel does contain the word "mountain", this cosy spa hotel is located just 7 minutes from the Palais des Festivals! They offer luxurious spa services and even massages and facials on the premise. Their spa is the perfect place to disconnect from a long day of events and networking in Cannes.
Pros- They offer spaces for events as well, should you require it.
Cons- The breakfast is a bit expensive.
1 Rue des Orangers 3-star hotel Rooms total- 22
If you're in need of a last-minute individual booking on a budget, Hotel des Orangers will do the trick. Located in the old fisherman neigbourhood Le Suquet, this hotel is a central affordable option with amenities. The hotel comes with a pool, a patio which you can enjoy breakfast on, and is close to the Palais des Festivals.
Pros- The location, the pool, and not to mention, the sunny patio above.
Cons- The rooms could use an update.
6bis Place de la Gare 4-star hotel Rooms total- 125
If you're one of the many event attendees who will arrive to Cannes by train, this hotel couldn't be closer to the Cannes train station. With its fresh, newly renovated look, sleek and bright rooms, and gorgeous terrace lounge, this Cannes hotel is a great central option.
Pros- The rooftop terrace is a great place to catch some Vitamin D and see the city.
Cons- During event season it can be quite pricey, but it is a 4-star hotel.
34 Boulevard d'Alsace 4-star hotel Rooms total- 50
Looking for a little rest and relaxation in sunny Cannes? Post up by the pool, put on your swim trunks and sunnies, and relax in between events at this Cannes hotel. With 50 rooms available (though heavily booked during events), a gorgeous swimming pool, and the shade from the property's palm trees, this former 19th-century mansion is one of the city's best-kept secrets.
Pros- Did you see the swimming pool?! It's the perfect place to relax.
Cons- The decoration could use a little revamp, but the beds are cosy!
5 Place de la Gare 4-star Rooms total- 45
Just 300m from the Palais des Festivals, this hotel is quaint, central, and comfortable. As you step out of the train station and into the French Riviera sunshine, you'll find this Cannes hotel just in front. If you're looking for a simple accommodation solution in central Cannes, this is a great option.
Pros - The rooms are clean and bright.
Cons - There is no parking at the hotel, and parking, as we mentioned before, is not cheap in Cannes.
40 Boulevard d'Alsace 4-star hotel Rooms total- 28
This recently redesigned Cannes boutique hotel offers a luxurious, modern atmosphere. With 28 rooms, this makes for one of the smaller hotels in Cannes, but that's what makes this hotel a unique offer. From Hammam, to facials, even to breaking a sweat in the fitness room, there are a handful of wellness options at the Cezanne Cannes.
Pros - The spa treatments and overall design of the hotel.
Cons - The rooms are a bit small.
8 Rue Marceau 3-star hotel Rooms total- 60
On a budget in Cannes? This is a great recommendation if staying at a 4 or 5-star hotel isn't an option. The Ibis Cannes is clean, secure, centrally located, and meets all of your basic needs while on a budget.
Pros - Affordable and centrally located, and they even have a bar downstairs!
Cons - Small rooms, few amenities, but correct for a 3-star.
78 Boulevard Carnot 4-star Hotel Rooms total- 71
Located just 15 minutes from the Cannes city centre, the hotel Amarante is a great option at an even better price. Offering a contemporary and modern French style, it offers all the amenities you expect, such as a business centre, a meeting/banquet space, an outdoor swimming pool, bar, parking, etc.
If you can't find anything within your price range in the heart of Cannes, the Amarante is a great option for your upcoming trip.
Pros- They offer great amenities and a great swimming pool that's perfect in the late spring and summertime!
Cons- The location isn't directly in the city centre.
47 Avenue de Grasse 2-star hotel Rooms total - 12
Tucked away just outside of the Cannes "banana" central area, the Cannes Bellevue is an affordable 2-star hotel in the city. With very few amenities, but a secure place to rest your head, this makes for a safe bet if you're travelling on a budget.
Pros - very affordable prices and clean rooms.
Cons - Very simple, not many amenities in this Cannes hotel.
5 Rue des Tambourinaires 3-star hotel Rooms total- 22
With a mix of eclectic and unique furniture pieces, this 3-star Cannes hotel is a great option for those who cannot afford a 4 or 5-star experience. The hotel staff is friendly, there's a swimming pool on the premise, and there is private parking should you be coming to Cannes by car!
Pros - The garden, swimming pool area, and private parking are all a plus at this hotel.
Cons - It's about a 15-minute walk to the Palais des Festivals and the Cannes city centre.
32 Boulevard d'Alsace 3-star hotel Rooms total- 14
The Cannes Hotel Pruly, located on the Boulevard d'Alsace, is an affordable oasis in the French Riviera. The quaint dining area and terrace is a great place to wake up and have your breakfast and drink in some Vitamin D. This stylish 3-star Cannes hotel is famous for its sunny terrace and relaxing garden.
Pros - The unique decorations make for a lively experience.
Cons - The location isn't quite in the city centre, making for a 10-minute walk to the Palais des Festivals.
85 Rue d'Antibes 3-star hotel Rooms total- 14
Comfortable, clean, and budget-friendly, this small Cannes hotel is situated on the famous Rue d'Antibes street. The simple establishment is a solid option for the cheap traveller due to the central location and low-cost room rates.
Pros - Location and rooftop views!
Cons - Few rooms, not ideal for groups.
12 Rue Teisseire 3-star hotel Rooms total- 19
Searching for a simple accommodation option for your upcoming trip to Cannes? The Hotel des Congres et Festivals is central, clean, and affordable. The hotel comes with WiFi, TVs in each room, and all your basic needs for a 3-star.
Pros - The staff is very friendly and helpful, and the location is very central in Cannes.
Cons - Due to the central location, it can get quite noisy here.
24 Boulevard de Lorraine 3-star hotel Rooms total- 48
The 48 light and bright rooms in this Cannes hotel offer an inviting atmosphere for the budget traveller. Don't be fooled by the 3-stars - this hotel is complete, clean, comfortable, and within the Cannes centre area. Not to mention, they offer a breakfast bar with gorgeous panoramic views of Cannes.
Pros - There is a private parking garage on site.
Cons - It's over 10 minutes away from the Palais des Festivals.
18 Rue du 24 Août 2-star hotel Rooms total- 39
Just a stone's throw from the famous Rue d'Antibes, this 2-star Cannes hotel is an affordable option for singles or travellers on a very tight budget. The expectations for the hotel are low, but it is a safe, central place to rest your head while in Cannes.
Pros - Right in the centre of the city
Cons - The hotel needs a lot of TLC and a few refurbishments.
36 Boulevard Montfleury 3-star hotel Rooms total- 33
Situated on the outskirts of the Cannes city centre, this basic 3-star hotel is a good option for anyone looking for affordable last-minute accommodation. If you don't mind walking to the Palais des Festivals and need something quick and cheap, this is a secure Cannes hotel option.
Pros - Affordable, comes with access to an outdoor swimming pool.
Cons - You'll have a bit of a walk to the Palais des Festivals from this hotel.
15 Rond-Point Duboys d'Angers 4-star Rooms total- 53
If you want to be located just a few minutes from a famous Cannes bar and restaurant area, this is a great option for you! This 4-star Cannes hotel is located near some of the best bakeries in town as well! The amenities are complete, including a terrace area to relax and access to a neighbouring spa.
Pros - Location, modern rooms, the breakfast for 20 euros per person, and the terrace.
Cons - Like many hotels in Cannes, the WiFi can be unstable and that makes for a huge inconvenience if travelling for business.
7 Rue Edith Cavell 4-star hotel Rooms total- 31
If you want to indulge a bit during your next Cannes trip but can't afford to stay at the Carlton Hotel, be sure to check out the Renoir. Each of the 31 rooms have been recently renovated, and if you have the budget, they are worth the splurge on this boutique hotel. The amenities are correct, and the interior design is classic and beautifully done.
Pros - The luxurious design, the spacious rooms, and the amenities.
Cons - The hotel is located outside of the Cannes "banana" central area.
10 Rue du Batéguier 2-star hotel Rooms total- 8
Simple, affordable, and centrally located, this 2-star Cannes hotel is a fair option if you've waited until the last minute to arrange your Cannes accommodation and are on a major budget. The location, next to the Croisette Boulevard and the shopping area, make this an attractive spot for budget travellers.
Pros - Location! The rates are affordable and you'll be in good hands with the owner.
Cons - This hotel is a bit dated and the amenities are in short supply.
20 Rue Jean de Riouffe 2-star hotel Rooms total- 14
Situated just a quick walk away from all of the action and movement in the city, the Cannes Hotel Alnea is a great option for any budget-conscious traveller. The decoration is colourful and vibrant, the hotel staff friendly, and the rooms accommodate all basic needs.
Pros - Central location, affordable prices, and friendly service.
Cons - The WiFi is a bit unstable, but Cannes WiFi has a bad reputation in general.
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12 Rue Forville 1-star hotel Rooms total- 15
In need of a very affordable stay in Cannes? This 1-star hotel is the place to stay if your budget is a major factor in your travel plans. Located next to the Forville Market, you'll be able to step right into the hustle and bustle of local Cannes life.
Pros - The prices for tourist travellers are very affordable.
Cons - The rooms are very small.
12 Rue Latour Maubourg 4-star hotel Rooms total-114
Situated amongst some of Cannes' most iconic landmarks, such as the Palais Miramar, or the Hotel Martinez, this 4-star hotel is a fabulous option for those who can afford it. The amenities are great, the location just near the Boulevard de La Croisette is convenient, and the swimming pool is wonderful! These rooms have been recently renovated as well.
Pros - Location, pool, spacious rooms, and this hotel is even pet-friendly!
Cons - It's about a 12-minute walk to the Palais des Festivals conference centre.
3 Rue Hoche 2-star hotel Rooms total- 22
Just a 3-minute walk to the Palais des Festivals, this 2-star Cannes hotel is the perfect place for budget travellers. With simple, clean, and central rooms, you'll be sure to have all of your basic needs met here.
Pros - Centrally located, and they offer complimentary breakfast!
Cons - The walls are quite thin so bring earplugs if you're a light sleeper!
120 Rue d'Antibes 4-star Hotel Rooms total- 35
If you're interested in staying somewhere a bit more luxurious but not quite a 5-star hotel, this is a great opportunity for you in Cannes. You'd never believe that this hotel is actually located in the downtown area, just off of Rue d'Antibes! This boutique Cannes hotel offers a fusion of different styles and tastes, from soft wooden tones to vibrant bursts of colour.
Pros- The amenities are great, the restaurant attached is well-recommended in the city, and the fitness and sauna area are a major plus.
Cons- The prices can get a bit high during event season, and breakfast is not included.