We have all the services and facilities necessary to host your sports teams or athletic group, whether you're competing in Nice or for a team-building retreat on the French Riviera.

Villa Hostels, the best location for your sports teams or athletic group in Nice.

Our amazing location in the city center of Nice, qualified staff, convenient facilities, and reasonable prices are all reasons why sports teams continue to book their stay with Villa Hostels.

We provide safe and secure storage facilities for bikes and sports gear for all sports, like skiing, hiking, football, and hockey. We’ll help you organize a fun and stress-free trip to Nice, and have years of experience working with marathoners, cyclists, triathletes, as well as football teams, hockey teams, and many others, for both tournaments, fitness training, and retreats.

We can help you find places to train, local sports team with whom to practice, and offer a variety of activities and mountain excursions to keep your team fit and active.

We know that rest and nutrition are both important to sports groups that stay with us. We’ll make sure that you occupy a quiet part of the building, and we can cater to any dietary requirements your team may have.

Why Villa Hostel for your sports group?

  • Dedicated group coordinator for your reservation.
  • French-English bilingual reception.
  • Tourism information and assistance planning your stay.
  • Freedom to adjust the number of persons and the dates of your sports group (availability permitting).
  • Low-cost accommodation and food that meets your team’s dietary needs.
  • Excellent amenities: 24-Hour Gym & Sauna, large common spaces with couches and TV, large bar with ample seating.
  • Accessible accommodation.
  • Adventure activities and mountain excursions. 
  • Dorms and private rooms for all budgets.
  • We have a large and secure storage area for luggage and all sports equipment (including bikes), before, during and after your stay.
  • We can help you to find training areas and local sports teams to play.


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

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 for sport team

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 sport team 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 sports team group on the Cote d’Azur.

  • 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.

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 sports teams 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 group 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.


  • 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]