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Gray d'Albion Hotel, Cannes

Hotel with private beach, near La Croisette and Palais des Festivals

"Excellent" 1653 Verified Reviews trust you logo
Location 91 / 100 Terrific location.
Beach 86 / 100 Beach is lovely.
Service 84 / 100 Great service.
Comfort 78 / 100 High comfort.
Room 70 / 100 Nice rooms.
Breakfast 67 / 100 Breakfast is mediocre.
WiFi 55 / 100 Internet is average.
Value for money 46 / 100 Value below average.
Pool 0 / 100 Horrible pool.

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"Comfortable beds"
"Parking is rare"
"Beach nearby"
"Spacious rooms"
"Excellent" 1653 Verified Reviews trust you logo
Location 88 / 100 Location is great.
Service 85 / 100 Great service.
Comfort 76 / 100 High comfort.
Room 72 / 100 Nice rooms.
Breakfast 65 / 100 Breakfast is mediocre.
WiFi 55 / 100 Internet is average.
Value for money 43 / 100 Value below average.

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"Friendly atmosphere"
"Train station is close"
"Stylish hotel"
"Wonderful housekeeping"
"Excellent" 1653 Verified Reviews trust you logo
Location 93 / 100 Terrific location.
Beach 86 / 100 Beach is lovely.
Service 84 / 100 Great service.
Breakfast 72 / 100 Good breakfast.
Room 68 / 100 Rooms are ok.
Value for money 51 / 100 Average value.

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"Furniture needs more attention"
"Beautiful beach"
"Friendly service"
"Great location"
"Very Good" 1653 Verified Reviews trust you logo
Location 92 / 100 Terrific location.
Service 81 / 100 Great service.
Comfort 77 / 100 High comfort.
Room 68 / 100 Rooms are ok.
Breakfast 65 / 100 Breakfast is mediocre.
Value for money 49 / 100 Value below average.

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"Great reception"
"Comfortable beds"
"Professional service"
"Rather comfortable"

Ideally located between the seafront and the main shopping area with all the prestigious boutiques in Cannes, this hotel is a genuine haven just off the busy Croisette.

This hotel is a secret refuge for celebrities recharging their batteries in Cannes, an elegant cocoon with a refined and understated décor. The guest rooms are air-conditioned and offer views of the garden, city or sea. Decorated in a modern, contemporary style, the rooms are sure to delight you and make your stay truly exceptional.

In a contemporary design, the Executives Rooms, located on the 9th floor, offer a room with a desk, a bathroom and a balcony with a view on the garden. These rooms also offer private access to the sauna, hammam and fitness centre located on the same floor.

There is a fitness centre located on the first floor of the hotel. it is accessible throughout the day. The private beach, La Plage at Le Gray d'Albion, offers direct access to the sea via a private pontoon. Water sports, culinary delights and live DJ sessions bring this place to life.

Who should go...

This hotel offers a variety of packages and specific services that make it suitable for couples, families and also for business customers.

The Bar

Jane's Bar is an ideal spot to meet up with friends or business associates at any time of the day. Luxuriant displays of red roses, cosy leather sofas, intimate alcoves dressed in velour, and bistro tables adorned with blue. There's something for everyone.

The Restaurant

Try the sun-packed cuisine and sample some of the subtle combinations and flavours at La Terrasse du Gray restaurant. A fine-dining restaurant open exclusively during congress & festival periods, including the busy summer months. Or enjoy Mediterranean specialities at the restaurant on the hotel's private beach, La Plage, on La Croisette.

Families & Kids

Special family breaks are available at this hotel, with beach activities, treasure hunts, cookery classes and plenty of other activities on offer for little ones. Adjoining rooms make it easy to accommodate families.


There is covered public parking available near to the hotel for €28 a day.


  • "Great rooms, very clean, cosy bathroom , the location is excellent. The proximity to Rue de Antibes makes this hotel even better as you don't have to spend so much money on basically anything, and you can purchase everything at reasonable prices there."- Trip Advisor
  • "Very nice hotel with the location for shopping and the beach excellent. Good value and comfy room with good views." - Trip Advisor
  • "Room was very clean, towels daily refreshed and amenities were ample. Very nice staff at the front desk and in the bar." - Trip Advisor

Towns Nearby

Glamorous, glitzy Cannes is famous for its film festival and designer boutiques, grand hotels and palm- lined boulevards. Cannes is very easy to get to as it sits on the major trainline that runs all along the Riviera, linking it with Nice, Monaco, Marseilles and also with the TGV to Paris. (Note that there is no train station at Nice airport so you'll have to either walk or take a bus to the train station at St Laurent du Var.) An express bus (210) runs from Nice airport to Cannes, and there is a good local bus network from smaller towns.

Restaurants Nearby

Unsurprisingly given its glitzy reputation, Cannes has some seriously good dining on offer-for all budgets. We've got a detailed restaurant guide for you to check out here, but if you just want to wander until something strikes your fancy, Cannes is the town to do it - the narrow street running up the hill to the old town has some atmospheric restaurants, La Croisette boasts some brilliant terrace restaurants for people-watching, and Quai St. Pierre by the port is the place to head for a selection of seafood restaurants.

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Sights Nearby

When it comes to sights worth seeing, Cannes is probably better known for its belle epoque hotels and festival halls than its historical monuments. Yet if you head away from the red carpet and casinos to the old town of Le Suquet, you'll find a touch of its medieval history in its 12th century church, Notre-Dame-de-l'Espérence and Tour de Mt. Chevalier. There are some nice views to be had over the coast from the ramparts up here too.

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Things to Do Nearby

Of all the activities on offer in Cannes, one of the best (and definitely the cheapest) is to spend an hour or two strolling along the famed Croisette boulevard under the palms- past the grand white hotels and Palais de Festival building, past the beautiful sailing yachts clustered in the old port, and around the corner to the beach boardwalk. There are two daily markets to explore and a flea market each Saturday (also Sundays on the first weekend of the month.) For those craving nature and beauty, hop on one of the ferries over to the 'Cannes Islands'- Ille de Saint Honorat and Ille Saint Margherite. You can also catch a ferry to glamorous St Tropez from Cannes.

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Beaches Nearby

Cannes has several beaches to choose from, from non-smoking public beaches to glamorous private beach clubs with deckchairs, DJ's and flowing champagne. There are watersports galore, as well as beach volleyball courts that are busy long into the summer evenings. See our beach pages for details.

Also see: Beaches in Cannes, France

Golf-clubs Nearby

The closest golf course to Cannes is the Old Course at Mandelieu-la-Napoule, which is the oldest course on the Riviera. If you want to tread the greens with the celebrities, head inland to the world-class Cannes-Mougins Golf Club in the rolling hills (but remember your wallet-green fees will set you back 120-200 euro.) One thing the Riviera certainly isn't short of is golf clubs; see our Golfing Pages for other options.

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Nightlife Nearby

As you’d expect, there’s no shortage of things to do at night in this town, whether you’re in the mood for a louche piano bar, exclusive nightclub or relaxed Irish pub. Dress up for the occasion at one of the three famous casinos, catch a concert or head to one of the superclubs to dance the night away under the palms. See our nightlife guide for the best of the vibrant Cannes nightlife.

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  • By car: 900 km from Paris by the A6 motorway, 455 km from Lyon by the A7 motorway, 33 km from Nice by the A8 motorway, 370 km from Milan, 260 km fromTurin.
  • By plane: Nice-Côte d’Azur International Airport, 30 mins, Cannes-Mandelieu, Airfield for private planes, 15 mins, Cannes Heliport, 5 mins
  • By train: Cannes SNCF Railway Station, a 5-minute walk
  • By boat: 2 pleasure ports (Port Canto and the Old Port) and 2 maritime ports (Nice and Villefranche-sur-Mer).

Also see: Maps of Cannes, France

Location: Cannes


Star Rating: 4 Star

Property Style: City Hotel | Hotel

Special Breaks: Golf Breaks | Spa Breaks

Vibe / Atmosphere: Modern


Bookings For: Childcare / Babysitting | Massage / Beauty Treatments | Outdoor Activities

Transport: Area shuttle (surcharge)

Cleaning: Daily housekeeping | Laundry Service | Linen Provided


Access: Children welcome | Disabled access | Family rooms | Lift / Elevator | Pets welcome

Restrictions: Non-smoking

Room: Air-conditioning | Balcony | Hair dryer | Safe / Secure box | Telephone

Car-parking: Paid Parking | Public car-park (outdoor)

Entertainment: Restaurant | Free WiFi | TV | WiFi / Internet

Outdoor: Beach - Nearby | Beach - Private

Spa & Fitness: Gym / Fitness area | Hammam / Steam-room | Sauna | Spa

View: Garden view | Beach view | City view


Open Seasons: Spring | Summer | Autumn | Winter

Address: 38, Rue des Serbes | Cannes | 06408

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