Hotel WindsoR, Nice: eclectic and artistic

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Hotel WindsoR, Nice

NICE, France – Four-star hotels or more usually opt for a sober, simple, risk-free interior design, preferring the ordinary, the predictable. To hell with originality, they say.

Not WindsoR Hotel. In Nice, France close to the Promenade des Anglais, this comfortable hotel in Nice offers everything one is entitled to expect at the four-star level: comfortable beds, free internet throughout the hotel, gym, bar, outdoor pool, a large garden ideal for tea.

Although all these facilities, standard for four-star hotels such as Windsor, are of impeccable quality –  and the location of this hotel is outstanding –  it’s not that which makes it so remarkable.

Rather, it is the total dedication of the hotel staff to contemporary art that makes Hotel WindsoR Nice such an unusual place.

Each room of the hotel is decorated and furnished by a different artist, sometimes Gottfried Honegger, sometimes François Morellet. Even the great Claudio Parmeggiani worked on the rooms at WindsoR!

Hotel WindsoR Nice - One of the Available Rooms - © Cedric Lizotte
Hotel WindsoR – One of the Available Rooms – © Cedric Lizotte

Even the elevator is surprising; in sound and pictures, speeding from the ground floor to an upper floor evokes a space shuttle launch. This is a work by the artist Ultra Violet.

Also, the lobby and the bar is transformed into a contemporary art museum, as temporary exhibitions come and go.

Hotel WindsoR Nice - The Lobby is a Museum! - © Cedric Lizotte
Hotel WindsoR – The Lobby is a Museum! – © Cedric Lizotte

The service is courteous, the gym is modern and the pool is wonderful, and works as a cool oasis in hot weather. Hotel WindsoR Nice perfectly combines art and pragmatism!

Hôtel WindsoR

11 Rue Dalpozzo, 06000 Nice, France
+33 4 93 88 59 35

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