Exclusive: The Top 10 Monaco Hotels

Monaco is famous for many things; glamour, motor-racing, fashion and sunshine. It is also home to some of the most exclusive hotels in The World. Here is CityOut’s exclusive guide to the Principalities Top Ten:

#1 – Hotel Hermitage


Overlooking the Mediterranean and Monaco Harbour, the Hôtel Hermitage epitomises a certain carefree elegance at the highest possible level. Breathtaking views complement a unbeatably cultured atmosphere and an extraordinary experience is guaranteed should you choose to stay ay the Hermitage. Built in the early 1900s, this historic luxury hotel offers an intimate and relaxed ambiance, a haven of peace in the heart of Monte-Carlo. It is the height of sophistication and a stay here will never be forgotten.

#2 – Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo


Set in the heart of Monaco and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo was built in a Belle Époque Style. The property, a melange of classical architecture and contemporary design elements, has incomparable comfort with state-of-the art amenities and unparalleled service. The elegant 126 rooms including 64 suites are all luxuriously designed by Jacques Garcia.

#3 – Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort


4.5 of 5 starsOpened in October 2005, the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort is an innovation for the Principality of Monaco. An authentic, prestigious hotel set on a beautiful island that revives the spirit of legend and the splendour of the 1930s – chic and bright, luxurious and relaxed, this hotel is truly remarkable.

#4 – Hotel de Paris


4.5 of 5 starsA simple flight of steps leads from Place du Casino to the majestic lobby of the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo. Low relief sculptures, marble colonnades and crystal chandeliers combine to create a sense of awe-inspiring solemnity which makes this such a memorable destination. It’s location is second to none and once inside you step into a truly magical world of style and sophistication.

#5 – Port Palace Hotel


4.5 of 5 starsThis boutique hotel, in a remarkable location overlooking super-yachts, features urban elegance, chic interiors and airy, light-filled spaces. Along the marina, steps away from the brand new Yacht Club, the Casino and the shopping galleries, the Port Palace is a sublime place. Upstairs all the rooms and suites reveal an astonishing view above the sea, the port and its major events.

#6 – Fairmont Monte-Carlo


4.5 of 5 starsThe Fairmont Monte Carlo hotel is a unique four-star luxury hotel and convention resort located in the heart of the Principality of Monaco in between the Mediterranean Sea and the legendary Casino. It is also on the most famous hairpin bend in the World and guarantees every single guest an indulgent and elegant experience on one of the worlds most iconic roads.

#7 – Novotel Monte-Carlo


Relax in the heart of Monaco at the Novotel Monte-Carlo hotel. The hotel has spacious rooms, some of which have a view of the sea and the Rock of Monaco. Unwind in the fitness room or relax in the hammam or outdoor pool. Businesses are also well catered for as they have 12 modular spaces available that can accommodate up to 230 people. Sample delicious Mediterranean flavours at their restaurant and stroll into Monte Carlo; all the major sites are within 10 minutes of this fabulously located hotel.

#8 – Columbus Monte-Carlo


4 of 5 starsThe Columbus is more than a hotel, it provides a subtly “Chic and cool” lifestyle in the dynamic Fontvieille area, at the foot of the cliff by the Mediterranean. This Boutique Hotel in Monaco is a magical place to take time to enjoy the finer things and authentically experience the Monaco lifestyle.

#9 – Le Meridien Beach Plaza


Ideally located within walking distance of Monaco’s most renowned tourist attractions, Le Méridien Beach Plaza hotel is one of the serenest places to enjoy Monte Carlo. The hotel has a wonderful chic and contemporary atmosphere that has too be enjoyed to be understood.

Rooms and suites designed to stimulate and offering breathtaking views, spacious private terraces and outstanding resort facilities will enhance your experience. Le Méridien Beach Plaza is the only hotel in Monte Carlo with its own private beach with direct access

#10 – Hotel Ambassador


The smart and stylish Hotel Ambassador is only a 5-minute walk from the Palais des Princes de Monaco and 1.3 km from the Casino de Monte-Carlo and is our budget choice for hotels in Monaco. The classically decorated rooms and suites feature soundproof windows, free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and minibars. Furthermore, a delicious breakfast buffet is complimentary, and there’s a pizzeria decorated with modern artwork. A meeting room is also available to cater for business bookings as well.