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The stunning city of Cannes is a popular venue for global events and conferences, and the first month of 2020 alone has Cannes hosting 5 international events. The first quarter of this year is already proving to be quite full for Cannes, with the month of March in particular, looking to be the busiest. In a couple of months, Cannes is set to host the world’s leading real estate market congress for 4 days at the Palais des Festivals.
Many delegates have booked and arranged their travel for this event as early as last year, but for those who are looking for last-minute accommodation in Cannes – don’t worry as we’ve got you covered. From solo travellers to groups needing not just a place to stay but a venue for small gatherings as well, here is our top 5 list for last-minute Cannes accommodation still available for the real estate property market.
Property ID: CANH012564
Location: Rue du Marechal Foch
Size: 30 square metres
Distance from Palais des Festivals: 300 metres / 4-minute walk
While apartments are increasingly becoming a more popular choice of accommodation in Cannes, the luxury and comfort of a hotel sometimes still cannot compare. Solo event attendees or corporate groups who prefer to maintain privacy by having separate rooms will find the Cannes Centre Univers Hotel to be ideal. This 4-star hotel was established in 1850 and was then remodelled in 2010. It underwent its most recent renovations in 2018 and now provides a modern and luxurious stay for its guests.
They have a total of 72 guestrooms and all room types are with an ensuite bathroom. And though all rooms come with dishwashers, kettles and coffee makers, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast at the hotel’s rooftop bar, which is also equipped with a speedy WiFi connection. Guests will have no problems sticking to their fitness regimen as the hotel has a sauna and fitness centre, and the beach is only 2 minutes’ away by foot.
On top of all these conveniences, what makes this hotel a perfect choice of accommodation for delegates is that it is very close to Palais des Festivals—a mere 400 metre distance, or 4 minutes’ walk.
Property ID: CANA012537
Location: Avenue du General Ferrie
Size: 45 square metres
Distance from Palais des Festivals: 1 kilometre / 15-minute walk / 4 minutes by car
Practical delegates or those who are booking their last-minute accommodation for events in Cannes will surely appreciate this compact one-bedroom apartment. The apartment is on the ground floor of a quiet residence, making it ideal for those needing to do some work.
The living room comes with a sofa bed, and the bedroom contains 2 single beds, which can be easily adjoined to make a double-sized bed. The apartment is a short distance from Rue d’ Antibes which is popular for its high street boutique shops, chain stores and outdoor cafes.
This apartment is 1 kilometre’s distance from Palais des Festivals, 4 minutes by car or a good 15-minute walk.
Property ID: CANA043314
Location: Rue d’Antibes
Bedrooms: 4 (4 single beds, 2 Double beds)
Size: 140 square metres
Distance from Palais des Festivals: 600 metres / 8 minutes’ walk
This modern and spacious apartment is the ideal choice for your company’s executives or a group of delegates looking to have a bit of luxury in their Cannes accommodation. The apartment has 4 spacious bedrooms, all fitted with comfortable beds (2 come with double beds and the other 2 have single beds). Guests will have no issues with sharing bathrooms as the apartment also generously comes with 4 bathrooms, 2 are with bathtubs while the other 2 are with standing showers.
With its calming colour scheme of white, black and beige, this apartment exudes an overall relaxing vibe, which works well with its layout that’s conducive to light work. The living room has enough space and proper lighting to hold either a formal meeting or a small indoor reception.
On top of all the comforts and luxuries that this apartment offers, guests will certainly enjoy the most ideal location of this property. It is just on the corner of Cannes’ popular street for shopping, Rue d’Antibes, where a vast range of shops can be found, from boutique to high-end designer brands. Best of all, this 4-bedroom apartment is just a 3-minute walk to the beach and an easy 8-minute walk to Palais des Festivals. With its combined luxurious comforts and enviable location, this property is without a doubt one of the gems of Cannes real estate property market.
Property ID: CANV04351
Location: Rue Jean-Baptiste Dumas
Bedrooms: 4 (1 single bed; 4 double beds)
Size: 167 square metres
Distance from Palais des Festivals: 900 metres / 10 minutes’ walk or 8 minutes by bus
If you are a group of up to 8 people looking for accommodation for an event in Cannes, this may be the most suitable option for you. All 4 bedrooms of this apartment come with 2 single beds that can easily be joined to form a double bed. All bedrooms are not only equipped with TV, but each also have their own ensuite bathroom, 3 with a bathtub and 1 with a shower and a toilet.
Located on the 5th level of the building (top floor), all of the 4 bedrooms also open up to a terrace, so all guests can enjoy accommodation in Cannes with a penthouse view. Perfect for group rentals, the apartment has a living room with an open plan spacious enough to hold meetings and a small networking event. Situated in the centre of Cannes, this apartment is close to Promenade de la Croisette, Cannes’ most prominent road that stretches along the shore of the Mediterranean Sea.
This modern and stylish penthouse apartment is a mere 10-minute walk to Palais des Festivals, making it an ideal accommodation of choice for those visiting Cannes for events.
Property ID: CANA023501
Location: Rue Meynadier
Bedrooms: 2 (2 single beds)
Distance from Palais des Festivals: 5 minute walk
This 2nd floor, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment is centrally located and just a 5-minute walk to the Palais des Festivals. It's perfect for attending conferences as there are 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds that can be made into a double bed. There are ensuite bathrooms with a shower and a toilet in each bedroom and there is also an independent toilet.
The living room is an open plan space with chairs, a TV, and a fully equipped kitchen with a high stool breakfast bar. It also has a small balcony and comes with Internet and air conditioning. This apartment has everything you need for your stay in Cannes!