(FORMERLY THE HOLIDAY INN).
Built in 1898, a tone's throw from the Place de la Comedie and station, this was once the residence of Queen Elena of Italy and still preserves something of its comfort, charm and elegance, including the original hydraulic-powered lift.
With its shady interior garden and outdoor swimming-pool and all the amenities of a 4 star hotel, it is a verdant, tranquil haven in the heart of this vibrant city. There are 80 spacious air-conditioned rooms, all with bath or shower, wc, satelite tv, safe, minibar, iron and trouser-press. It also has its own restaurant, "La Closerie", serving local specialities. Buffet breakfast
Midweek supplement in Low Season: £8