We are accredited to work with school groups of all ages, and can provide a secure, safe and clean location for student groups in Nice. Book your stay at Villa Hostel Nice, and we will help you organise a wonderful journey with your school group.

A student group reading and writing together
People reading and talking school group trip in France
A school group talking and having fun on holiday in Nice, France with Villa Hostels
Four people sitting in front of the sea school group in the south of France

Villa Hostels: the best location for your school group in Nice.

The Villa Hostel is located in the heart of Nice, so your students will have access to all the culture and history necessary to satisfy their curiosity. Our great location, attentive staff, convenient and safe facilities, and lower prices are all part of why school groups keep coming back to us year after year. Our staff put safety and security first: we have 24-hour reception with a night guardian, secure key-card access to buildings and all rooms, and security cameras in all public areas and hallways.

Our reservation process is very flexible, and we can help organize every part of your stay, from excursion and activities, to transportation and meals, on-site or to take away. We are happy to offer a personalized booking process that is tailored to suit the needs and budget of your school group.

We have dormitories from 3 to 10 beds for students, and modern private rooms for supervisors & teachers.

Why Villa Hostel for your school group?

  • Dedicated group coordinator for your reservation.
  • French-English bilingual reception.
  • Tourism information and assistance planning your stay.
  • Secure key-card access to buildings and rooms; 24-hour reception/security.
  • Low-cost accommodation and food.
  • Activities including scuba diving(no experience necessary) and snorkeling, sailing, canyoning, skiing, yoga, and more),  adapted for youth & school group.
  • Dorms for younger members and private rooms for leaders.
  • Large meeting spaces available with seating for 30+, conference tables, flat-screen hi-definition TV, and sound system..


Delicious, healthy meal options prepared by our chefs at a competitive price, and according to your group’s dietary needs.

A Salami baguette with butter, group catering and accommodation
A chocolate brownie with Walnuts on a black plate, great food and group bookings
Salmon with lemon on a wooden plate, food at Villa Hostels, Nice, France
Chickpeas salad with cucumber in a glass bowl, group catering in France
A person eating a fruit salad with strawberries and pomegranate
Salad in a blue striped bowl for lunch at Villa Hostels
Salmon on a black plate with salad, food for group bookings at Villa Hostels, Nice
Beef stew in a blue ceramic bowl, lunch on the french riviera

Breakfast: 5€

Buffet, includes eggs, ham, salami, cheese, yogurt, fresh fruit, 5 types of bread, butter, jam, cereal, milk, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate.

Villa Hostels Lunch Pack

As a picnic or for the bus ride back home we can prepare a lunch pack including a sandwich, drink, yogurt, fruit, cheese, and dessert.

  • Quarter-Baguette Sandwich (15cm): 7,50€
  • Half-Baguette Sandwich (30cm): 10,00€

Dinner options

  • Simple Dinner: 11€
    A filling, healthy main dish; soft drinks and water.
  • Standard Dinner: 15€
    Your choice of Starter + Main OR Main + Dessert, soft drinks and water.
  • Full Dinner: 18€
    Starter, Main and Dessert; soft drinks and water.

We can meet any special dietary needs your group has (halal, kosher, gluten-free, vegetarian, etc.), for the entire group or on an individual basis.

For each meal, please choose only one item from the options below for the whole group. I.E., one starter, one main, and/or one dessert (special diets excepted).


  • Cheese Plate – Regional cheese; bread; salad.
  • Chickpea Salad – Chickpeas, lentils, lettuce.
  • Caprese Salad – Mozzarella, fresh tomatoes.
  • Greek Salad – Cucumber, tomatoes, feta cheese.
  • Regional Dish Liverwurst – Liver terrine, bread, salad.


  • Chicken Marsala, Rice, Steamed Vegetables.
  • Breaded Chicken Breast, Potato Wedges, Steamed Vegetables.
  • Beef or Vegetarian Lasagne, with Salad.
  • Meatballs in Gravy, with Mashed Potatoes and Vegetables.
  • Vegetarian Curry with Rice.
  • Beef Stew, Rice, Steamed Vegetables.
  • Roast Chicken Breast with Pan Sauce, Rice, and Vegetables.
  • Regional Dish Chicken in Wine Sauce, Potatoes, Vegetables.
  • Regional Dish Duck Confit, Potatoes, Vegetables.
  • Regional Dish Local Whitefish, Wine Sauce, Rice, Vegetables.


  • Fruit Salad
  • Crème Caramel
  • Brownie with Whipped Cream
  • Apple Pie
  • Regional Dish Pana Cotta


We’ll help you organise a fun and stress-free voyage for your school group on the Cote d’Azur.

Yellow bus and palm trees on a sunny day in Nice, France
Private car with stripy suitcases being loaded in, transportation in and around Nice
A new modern tram in Nice, France
A bus in the city of Nice, with palm trees behind it on a sunny day
  • Villa Hostels Shuttle Service: Contact us for a group quote. 
    • To/From Airport: Starting at 5.50€.
    • To/From Train Station: Starting at 4.50€ per person.
    • To/From Monaco: Starting at 10.00€ per person, 18.75€ return.
    • To/From Cannes: Starting at 20.00€ per person, 37.75€ return. 
    • To/From Eze Village: Starting from 9.50€ per person, 17.50€ return.
  • Public Transport*:
    • To/From Airport: Tram T2, 1.50€.
    • To/From Train Station: Tram T1, 1.50€.
    • To/From Monaco: Bus 100 (1.50€); Train (starting 3.90€).
    • To/From Cannes: Bus 200 (1.50€); Train (starting 6.60€).
    • Eze Village: Bus 82/112 (1.50€).

(*) Per person, one way


Famous as a sun-soaked retreat in the French Riviera, Nice has attracted international jet setters with its balmy climate, as well as artists inspired by its Provençale countryside.

A woman in a blue safety helmet holding a red rope abseiling down a waterfall
Friends cheering and having lunch on a boat on the French Riviera
Blue sun loungers and umbrellas on a pebble beach, best beaches in Nice
A view over Monaco showing the old town, the port and the modern city on a beautiful sunny day
Scuba diver under a large shoal of fish in a blue sea, diving on the French Riviera with Villa Hostels
A girl walking up an old town stone street in Eze village in the South of France

On the Mediterranean seaside, with simple but wide-spanning public transit to all the cities and towns in the region, and boasting the greatest concentration of cultural activities in France after Paris, Nice is a lively city with many hidden gems just waiting to be discovered.

The Villa Hostels can help you organize many different activities for your groups during your stay in Nice, our negotiated prices are the best available rates and coach and transport options are available.

Here Are Some Of Our Suggestions:

  • Nice City Walking Tour (Antibes And Cannes Optional).Book a city tour with our very own guide, learn about the history of Nice’s Old Town from the Greeks to today. A historical tour but also entertaining, tailor-made for different groups and adapted to different ages.
  • French cuisine cooking classes. Can be organized at the hostel with our very own in house chef (ask for details)
  • French Language Classes. With our French teacher Ida we can offer tailor-made language classes to suit your group, according to your schedule.
  • Pub Crawl. Visit several of Nice’s best bars and nightclubs with a price that includes cheap drinks along the way, starting at the hostel. We have the best prices available. (ask for details)
  • Island visit off of Cannes. Visit the Isle de Lérins by boat with negotiated discounts. There are two islands, Isle Saint Honorat and Isle Saint Marguerite. One of the islands is home to the fort where the mysterious Man in the Iron Mask was held captive. The other island is one of Europe’s oldest monasteries. The monks still live there 2000 years on from the first settlement. They make their own wine, honey, and olive oil. Guided 1.5 hour tours of the islands are available at reasonable prices and there are restaurants on the islands. Wine tasting is also available for groups of 10 or more.
  • Classic Films At The Cinematheque. See a range of classic films at one of Nice’s most iconic cinemas. Often films can be seen in French with subtitles. (ask for details).
  • Nice Opera House. See an opera or concert at Nice’s beautiful Opera House.
  • Bowling. Easily accessible by taking the tram which stops next to the hostel for 4 stops.
  • American Pool. The billiards hall is within a ten-minute walk from the hostel.
  • Escape The Maze. A fun escape game where participants are challenged to a series of puzzles as a team to make progress through a maze. Suitable for all ages. (Ask for details).
  • Canyoning. Enjoy a whole day of swimming, sliding and jumping down beautiful mountain rivers and crystal clear pools, only 30 mins from Nice in a mountain setting. Our professional guide will ensure a high level of safety. This tour can be tailored to all levels. For younger groups, a walk down the river bed with swims along the way can be organized.
  • Bike tours of Nice. 2-hour bike tours can be organized. Book with the Villa Hostels.
  • Ice skating. Just a short 15-minute walk from the hostel to the ice rink. Open in the evenings.
  • Kayaking. Departing from the Nice Club Nautique, just 25 minutes walk from the hostel. Two hour tour of the bay of Nice and Villefranche.
  • Via Ferrata Adventure Course. Enjoy a tree top walk or ropes adventure course led by a professional guide.
  • Boat Trip With Snorkelling Or Diving. Take part in a morning or afternoon boat tour with your group and see the nature reserve in Villefranche. Sunbathe on the boat and along the rocks in Villefranche Bay, with a professional team ensuring safety. (Ask for details).
  • Tennis And Padel Tennis Lessons. Get coaching sessions for a group of any size with a professional coach. Ask for details.
  • Museums: Museum of Contemporary Art; Matisse Museum; Franciscan Museum; Museum of Natural History and Archaeology; Art History Museum of Nice; Museum of Asian Arts, Museum of Marc Chagall, Museum of Renoir (Cagnes-sur-Mer), Fondation Maeght (Vence), Oceanographic Museum (Monaco), and others.

How To Book

The Villa Hostels offers a simple and flexible reservation process. Start by sending us an email to [email protected], or by calling us a +33 4 93 16 13 45. You can also fill out the groups booking form.

*We have negotiated rates for agents

To confirm your reservation, we ask for a deposit of 50%, to be paid as soon as possible. You will then be free to modify the number of participants and the dates, availability permitting. We will always do our best to accord you the dates and room-types you’ve chosen.


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  • 200 Beds In The City Centre
  • Food And Catering
  • Transportation
  • Custom Tours & Excursions
  • Conference Room
  • Free Wifi
  • Secure 24H Reception
06 Rue Sacha Guitry
06000 Nice, France
+33 493 161 345

Email us for more information: [email protected]