Nimes is the capital of Gard Department in Southern France. It's associated with the ancient Roman Empire, and a famous historical and tourist destination. The town is reminiscent of great Roman personalities like Marcus Aurellius Antoninus, who quoted as saying, 'very little is needed to make a happy life'.
Moderately priced hotels in Nimes
Being a popular destination, there over 1000 cheap hotels in Nimes offering very attractive prices. Hotel Majestic is located close to the city center and the Arena of Nimes. Every room is fitted with modern facilities that include air conditioners, free WI-FI, flat screen TVs with cable channels and private bathrooms containing hair dryers. Breakfast is served every morning and there are hot and cold drinks at the hotel's Patio, available in all seasons. There is a free shuttle bus service to the airport.
Campanile Nimes Centre Mas-Carbonnel is a 3-star hotel, but still falls among the cheap hotels, comparing the low prices offered. Breakfast is served everyday with free newspapers to catch on new events. All rooms contain private bathrooms, free WI-FI and heated floors. There is free parking and facilities for disabled customers. Being only 15 minutes from the city center, you have easy access to the Mediterranean beaches and nearby historical sites.
Located close to the Roman Monuments, Hotel Abalone offers modern and neatly furnished family rooms containing air conditioners, free WI-FI, TVs with satellite cable channels, and private bathrooms. There are also meeting and banquet facilities and the hotel policy allows pets. Compared to most Nimes hotels, it's a perfect place if you are coming here with your family.
Hotel Del Tuileries is a 2- star hotel, located close to the center of the city that offers spacious and attractive rooms fitted with air conditioners, free WI-FI, fridges, cable TV and hair dryers. Buffet breakfast is served every day in the breakfast room or it can be delivered right to your room on request. The Nimes Train station is nearby connecting to other nearby cities.
Ibis Budget Nimes Centre Gare offers soundproof rooms with free WI-FI and cable TV, with each room fitted with an air conditioner and a private bathroom. Breakfast is served every morning with drinks and snacks available at the on-site vending machines. The airport is just 10 minutes away, which is especially convenient if you are a busy business traveler.
Hotels in Nimes that offer the same level of services are the Hotel De L' Amphitheatre, Aparthotel Adagio Access Nimes, Acanthe Du Temple Hotel, Inter-Hotel Le Pre Galoffre and Hotel Marquis De La Baume.
Lavish hotels in Nimes
There are several 3 and 4 star hotels in Nimes. Hotel Imperator is located in downtown Nimes, overlooking the Fontaine Gardens and the Roman Temple. Their restaurant serves continental meals, and you can get drinks from the nearby lounge. Rooms are beautifully decorated and contain modern facilities including free WI-FI. There is a meeting room and special programs for children. The staff is multilingual, speaking most international languages.
Hotel Vatel offers modern spacious rooms fitted with the most modern amenities. There is a workout floor, fitness center, a swimming pool, a spa, a restaurant and bar. Free parking is offered and pets can be brought as well with no extra fee. The hotel is connected to the Vatel International Business School for Hotel and Tourism Management.
Other Nimes hotels that offer luxury services are the Jardins Secrets, C Suites, Hotel Marquis De La Baume, Holiday Inn Nimes Patite Camargue, Kyriad Nimes Centre and Best Western l'Orangerie.
Main attraction centers in Nimes
The most interesting remains of the Roman Empire is what attracts a large number of tourist to this town. The Roman Amphitheatre dates back to the 1st and 2nd A.D., and is the best preserved Roman arena in France. Today it is used for bull fighting and concerts. The Maison Carree is a small Roman temple that was dedicated to the sons of Agrippa. It was built in 19 B.C.