Between rue de Molière and rue d'Antibes, the Hôtel Molière has nothing to envy the starred hotels.
Cannes is notoriously expensive. Between the luxury hotels, the casinos and the Palais des Festivals, it's hard to find affordable, good-quality accommodation. If you'd prefer to treat yourself elsewhere and save your budget for other activities, there are accommodation options that are less expensive than the Cannes hotel standard. All the options below are in the city centre, just a few minutes from the beaches and equipped with everything you need for a great stay. All 8 options are less than €95 a night.
1. Hotel Molière
Just a 2-minute walk from the Croisette and 10 minutes from the Palais des Festivals, this establishment offers bright, modernly decorated rooms that are a pleasure to live in.
All rooms are air-conditioned and have Wi-Fi access and flat-screen TVs. The majority of rooms also have a balcony. The hotel has a beautiful garden and reception is open 24 hours a day.
Hotel MolièreThis hotel is located in the centre of Cannes, a 2-minute walk from the Promenade de la Croisette and the beaches. It features a flower garden and rooms equipped with flat-screen TV.
2. Studio Notre-Dame
The Notre-Dame studio is right in the centre of Cannes. The flat is functional and fully equipped. It has a double bed, kitchenette, walk-in shower and toilet.
As well as having a WIFI connection, the studio also has a washing machine with detergent, a towel dryer for your beach towels and a kettle for your morning coffee.
The flat is spacious and can easily accommodate two people, and the airport is 27 kilometres away.
Notre DameFeaturing free Wi-Fi, the Notre Dame is located in the centre of Cannes, less than 300 metres from the Croisette beach and the Palais des Festivals beach.
3. Azurene Royal hotel
The Hotel Azurene does not claim to be the Carlton. But it is ideally located, very close to the Croisette and its beach.
The rooms are small but comfortable and air-conditioned. The decor is classic, with a touch of old school about it, giving this simple, authentic hotel the charm of another era.
The staff at the Azurene Royal hotel will be delighted to help you and answer any questions you may have. Public parking is available at the Palais des Festivals, a 5-minute walk from the hotel.
Azurene Royal HotelThe Azurene Royal Hotel is located 50 metres from the Croisette and Cannes beach. It offers air-conditioned and soundproofed rooms with en suite facilities, TV and free Wi-Fi internet access.
4. Hotel P.L.M.
The Hotel P.L.M is a small, clean and reliable hotel in the heart of the centre of Cannes, with bright and comfortable rooms, all dressed in white.
They are equipped with en suite facilities, air conditioning and flat-screen TVs. The train station is 350 metres away, in a lively shopping district.
P.L.M is just 3 minutes from the Palais des Festivals and the Croisette beach, and the attentive staff are happy to share good addresses and restaurants with you.
Hotel P.L.M.Hotel P.L.M. is located in the heart of Cannes, a 3-minute walk from the Palais des Festivals and the Croisette beach. Wi-Fi internet access is free of charge.
5. Flat in the centre of Cannes, 180 metres from the beach
Close to the old port, this Haussmann-style flat is large and bright. The wooden parquet flooring and natural colours and materials give the apartment a sense of tranquillity.
The flat has a shared lounge. There is a large dressing area, a flat-screen TV and a large, functional, fully-equipped bathroom.
The bed can be separated to make two single beds, if required. The flat is 180 metres from the beach, and just a few minutes from Cannes' finest attractions.
Flat in the centre of CannesLocated in the centre of Cannes, just 180m from the beach
6. Modern Waikiki Hotel
With its modern, comfortable rooms and sea-view balconies, the Modern Waikiki hotel is located in the heart of Cannes, a stone's throw from the Palais des Festivals and the Boulevard de la Croisette.
The rooms are clean, with everything you need for a pleasant stay: minibar, flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi connection, kettle and towels.
They are air-conditioned and 120 metres from the Croisette beach, ideal for the hot summers in the south of France.
Modern Waikiki Hotel - CannesThis hotel is located in the centre of Cannes, 120 metres from the Boulevard de la Croisette and the beaches. Guestrooms are air-conditioned and feature free Wi-Fi and en suite facilities with hydromassage shower.
7. ATH Athénée Hotel
Just 600 metres from Cannes train station, the Hôtel Athénée offers themed rooms in the centre of Cannes.
Elegantly decorated, the rooms are dedicated to Audrey Hepburn, James Bond or Julia Roberts –the choice is yours!
The hotel offers Wi-Fi internet access, a minibar in each room and a TV screen. All rooms have en suite facilities and the hotel is ideally located, within walking distance of shops, restaurants, bars and beaches.