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Accommodation – 2017 Monaco Grand Prix

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Best-rated places to stay for F1 fans on all budgets going to the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix on May 25-28. Don’t hang around, the best places sell out months ahead of race weekend.

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Staying in Monaco itself for the Grand Prix is sadly out of reach for all but the most deep-pocketed F1 fans. That’s why most fans choose to stay in nearby Nice, a stunning city with plenty of accommodation on offer from backpacker hostels to seafront boutique hotels. It’s also worth considering staying to the east of Monaco in Menton or further east on the Italian side. For information on camping at the Monaco Grand Prix, read our 2016 European F1 Camping Guide, where we highlighted some of the best campsites in the Nice area with good access to Monaco-bound trains. Transport in and out of Monaco over the race weekend is frequent, with cheap options by rail and road.

Staying in Monaco

If price is not a concern, then you’ll want to stay in Monaco itself. There is only a handful of hotels within the principality, most of which are booked out months in advance of the race weekend. Just outside however, there are a good selection of fine hotels, all of which are extremely expensive on Grand Prix weekend.

Le Méridien Beach Plaza

  • Not strictly in Monaco, but pretty close and with great views of the Med
  • Private beach with indoor and outdoor swimming pools
  • Large, well appointed rooms
  • Deluxe room with partial sea view from €1525 per night
  • Reserve: Booking.com

Port Palace

  • Located in the center of the Grand Prix circuit overlooking Monaco harbor, just a six minute walk from Monte Carlo casino.
  • Each room has a private dressing room and whirlpool bathtub.
  • Deluxe double with harbour view €3600 per night
  • Reserve: Booking.com

Grand Prix hotels in Nice

The atmosphere in Nice is vibrant on Grand Prix weekend and you won’t feel like you’re missing out by not being in Monaco, because the die-hard F1 fans stay here! If you have a little more time to spare, we highly recommend Nice as a tourist spot in its own right. With a beautiful old town, stunning beaches and more gardens, galleries and cathedrals than you can shake a stick at, it’s worth taking an extra few days to explore Nice if time permits. Below we have chosen the best-rated accommodation for different budgets in Nice on Grand Prix weekend.

Hôtel Helvétique

  • Good central location, just 700 meters from the Promenade des Anglais and the beach
  • Free wifi, flat screen TV and airconditioning
  • Superior double room from €185 per night
  • Reserve: Booking.com

Hôtel Esprit d’Azur

  • Just 5 mins walk from the old town
  • Free wifi, airconditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs
  • Standard double room from €200 per night
  • Reserve: Booking.com

Hotel Danemark

  • 100 metres from the beach, some rooms with views of the Musée Des Beaux Arts.
  • Free wifi and rooms with flat-screen TVs
  • Double room with private bathroom from €105 per night
  • Reserve: Booking.com

Hotel Aston La Scala

  • Excellent central location within walking distance of many sights
  • Cool rooftop terrace with bar
  • Airconditioned rooms with flat-screen TV and free wifi
  • Premium double/twin rooms from €345 per night
  • Reserve: Booking.com

Hotel Negresco

  • A grand hotel overlooking the Bay of Angels in Nice
  • Louis XIII and Art Deco interiors
  • Deluxe double with sea view and breakfast from €780 per night
  • Reserve: Booking.com

Other places to stay for the Monaco Grand Prix

There are towns small and large dotted along the Mediterranean cost near Monaco, both on the French side and the Italian side. Menton is a pretty village just 10km east of Monaco. A little further away, the first town on the Italian side is Ventimiglia (and Sanremo is not too much further). You will find lots of F1 fans in these towns on Grand Prix weekend, and there are trains and buses to get you to the circuit. The best part is that prices are significantly lower than in Nice.

Menton – Hôtel Richelieu

  • Steps from the beach and just 300 meters from the train station
  • Soundproofed rooms with satellite TV and free wifi
  • Double room from €130 per night
  • Reserve: Booking.com

Ventimiglia – Residence Green Park

  • Set on a hillside 3km from the beach
  • Outdoor swimming pool, sun terrace and tennis courts
  • Self-catering apartments priced per night from 90 for two people or €130 for four adults.
  • Reserve: Booking.com
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  1. Lukas Decker says:

    Why not rent a beautiful villa with room for 12 people and pool about 30km from Monte Carlo? http://www.villamorghe.com

  2. Nick says:

    We have a great apartment for up to 4 people in Eze Village which is just 9km from Monaco http://www.ezeparcriviera.com

    Check it out especially as still available for 2014 Monaco Grand Prix

  3. Hicham says:

    We have a nice studio in Monaco to rent for the week of the Grand Prix.
    Contact me for détails by email on hicham.moudden@hrmsconsulting.com

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