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Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes

Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes

Belonging to the Lucien Barrière Group, the Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes has been a go to hotel for film stars attending the annual Cannes Festival for decades.  This historic luxury property on the Croisette in Cannes was first constructed in 1926 and remodeled in 2011.

The present hotel is the result of a merger of the parcels of the former hôtel Beau-Rivage and of two neighboring villas.  Construction began in 1923 under the leadership of architect Théo Petit, also architect of the Hôtel Normandy at Deauville.  He produced an art deco design with a main facade and 2 rear wings, but only the east wing and the main body were finished when the hotel opened in 1926.  The rest of the buildings central body was extended in 1928 by the architects Charles Nicod (prix de Rome) and Émile Molinié, at which date the interiors were also redecorated by Maurice Debenedetti.  In addition two floors were added to the top of the building in 1965 and 1990, the façades were rebuilt uniformly in their original art deco style.

Hotel Barriere Le Majestic Cannes epitomizes the glamour of the Cannes Film Festival creating an atmosphere to attract the worlds elite.  In addition the hotel is a Conde Nast Award Winner dubbing it one of the best hotels in the world.  The Hôtel boasts 265 rooms and 84 suites.  Unique on the French Riviera, 2 penthouse apartments overlook the palm trees along La Croisette.  The services the hotel offers are of a rare quality, as to be expected from the “Leading Hotels of the World” label.

Situated just 25 km from the aéroport de Nice via the road along the seaside, 1 km (5 mn) from the gare de Cannes, and faces the Palais des Festivals on the Croisette.  Hotel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes is also located only 8 km from Antibes, 30 km from Saint-Paul de Vence, 50 km from Monaco and 50 km from Saint-Tropez.  Its prestigious neighbors on the Croisette Include the InterContinental Carlton Cannes Hotel, the Grand Hyatt Cannes Hôtel Martinez, the JW Marriott Cannes and the Palais des Festivals.

Hotel Amenities include; a business center, executive retreat, fitness center, heated outdoor pool, on site tennis courts (five clay courts in total), child programs, high speed internet, banquets & meetings (seating up to 600 people) and an array of restaurants.  There are also a variety of exciting activities close to the hotel, which include; windsurfing, water skiing, scuba diving, sailing, jet skiing, golfing, tennis, fishing, boating, biking/touring, shopping and theatre & museums that are only steps away from the Palais de Festivals.

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