Carabacel and its grand mansions
The Carabacel district was mainly built during the Belle Époque, and you can see it in its facades! It includes the boulevard Carabacel and the south of Cimiez. Magnificent villas and hotels were built here in the 18th century.
Our top 5 must-sees in Carabacel!
Former Carlton hotel
This neo-Louis XVI-style hotel was designed by the much in-demand Charles Dalmas. Its sublime façade and palm trees made it a particularly popular hotel.
Former Langham hotel
Connected by funicular to the Hermitage Hotel, the Langham Hotel is the closest to the city center of the district’s hotels. This four-floor building boasts numerous balconies, ideal for winter guests who came to enjoy the Mediterranean climate.
Villa Le Mirage
Originally built for opera singer Jeanne Harding, this neoclassical villa offers one of the finest views of Nice.
Former Hermitage hotel
This travelers’ hotel opened its doors to the general public in 1908. With its unobstructed view, its huge garden and the constant sunshine of Nice, this hotel was a great success in the XVIIIᵉ century.
Former hotel residence of the Grand Palais
This former hotel residence was one of the first to reach ten floors in Nice, and is in fact the tallest building constructed during the Belle Époque period.