Hey mes petits dreamers,
After a big breakfast at the hotel’s beach restaurant I decided it was a good idea to duck across the road to check out the hotel and see what all the fuss is about.
Hôtel Majestic Barrière Cannes represents all that is beautiful about Cannes. This seven-story grande dame, built in 1926 as one of Cannes’s original palace hotels, sits right on La Croisette opposite the red-carpeted Palais des Festivals. The lawn is cordoned off into neat see-and-be-seen spots where you can quaff champagne, take a dip in the pool or dine on posh nosh and people watch. The lobby is suitably grand, with chandeliers, gold pillars; plush velvet sofas, giant tapestries, bonsai trees and Roman statues, and corridors are dotted with black-and-white prints of former film star guests. The hotel sure knows how to put on the ritz, but it also manages to pull off a warm, non-snooty welcome.
There’s also the iconic Parisian restaurant Fouquet’s on-site, a glam bistro that dishes up fancy French classics like escargot and foie gras terrine. Dine in the sultry monochrome restaurant, surrounded by photographs of French starlets, or alfresco on the terrace that spills out onto the front courtyard.
Regardless of what your glamorous reason is for being in Cannes, the Art Deco Hôtel Majestic Barrière Cannes is defiantly worth a look at.
It’s always nice to experience a bit of luxury between cans of tuna.
Still getting lost in the right direction.
Last breakfast at La Folie Douce 🙁
Tribute to the king of pop.
Cannes je t’aime.
No. I’m not pregnant.
Palmiers aka palm trees.
A blue sheep and red gorilla.
Later Majestic Barrière.