Dr. Henry Bennet, famous for his prolific writings in the book, 'Mentone and the Riviera as a Winter Climate' containing six editions. He was dying and Menton seemed ideal for finding his last days in the sun. It was a matter of weeks that he got better. It seemed a miracle. He was right when he said, 'See Menton and live'.
Menton, which is nicknamed as the Pearl of France, is located on the Mediterranean Sea at the Franco-Italian border. Its location is right across from the Ligurian town of Ventimiglia. Menton used to be Europe's biggest lemon producer until 1930s. That's why Menton hotels are famous for its warm micro-climate favorable to lemon.
Economic Stays in Menton
Hotels in Menton are numerous, therefore, one can easily find many cheap hotels offering great value for money. These are just a few of the budget hotels you can find at Menton. Hotel Le Lido is on the French Riviera. This assortment of cheap hotels takes you alongside the beaches and resorts of the CÃ´te d'Azur, from Toulon to Menton, and the border with Italy. A hotel worth your stay and is an affordable destination for you and your family. If you are looking for a traditional, family ambiance, then HÃ´tel Lido Beach, HyÃ¨res is the perfect match for you. It is situated on a quiet, private beach just outside the genteel resort of HyÃ¨res. The hotel was once a favorite of Queen Victoria, the Lido is a kitsch 1960s hotel. HÃ´tel Les Calanques, Les Issambres is also a friendly, family-run hotel, with a serene environment. HÃ´tel Saint-RaphaÃ«l is another one of the Riviera's surprise resorts, quiet and discrete. The resort is just a quick boat ride away from Cannes and Saint-Tropez.
What about Luxury Hotels?
There are plenty of more expensive, luxurious hotels in Menton. A good start would be HÃ´tel Port Palace, one of the best choices. This classic hotel is at the center of Monaco's legendary Grand Prix circuit and Yacht Show. Hotel Fairmont is also an excellent luxurious hotel in Monte Carlo. The Opera de Monte Carlo and Princess Grace Theatres are near the hotel, including an 18-hole golf course and tennis club. They are both 4-star hotels in Monte Carlo, with spectacular views of the glistening Mediterranean. They are 30-45 minutes away from CÃ´te d'Azur Airport. Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel is another luxury resort in Monaco. It is encompassed on 4 hectares of luxuriant gardens cuddled up on the Larvotto peninsula. Monaco is a 30-minute car journey or 7-minute helicopter ride from Nice-CÃ´te d'Azur International Airport.
Other Options Include?
If you prefer additional budget friendly options, then HÃ´tel Richelieu is right for you. This family-friendly Menton hotel is situated along the beach, within a 10-minute walk of Chapel of the Penitents-Blancs and Church of St Michel. HÃ´tel Le Dauphin is also an excellent option since it is nested on the beach. It is within a 2 km walk of Palais Carnoles, Jean Cocteau Museum. These hotels offer you comfort in every way.