Cheap hotels in Train Station & Center, Nice
The area to the south of the train station and in Nice's center is full of budget hotels. These vary greatly in terms of character and amenities but generally provide basic rooms at very reasonable prices. Keep in mind that the area immediately surrounding the train station, like in many other cities, has a sleazy edge. The beach is about a 20-minute walk from the train station.
Address 39, Rue D'Angleterre, (Train Station & Center)
The Hotel Baccarat, located very close to Nice's main train station, is all bells and whistles, and mostly backpackers. Read: If after-hours noise bugs you, find another spot.
No online booking
Address 8, Rue Maccarani (Train Station & Center)
Run by a friendly Danish family, Hotel La Petite Sirene is named after fellow countryman Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid." A location near the beach and attractive rooms make this three-star hotel a good bet for Nice.