The 10 Most Sustainable Hotels in the French Riviera
Stay in Ethical and Sustainable Hotels in the Cote d'Azur, France
A Sustainability Ranking in partnership with ETIC Hotels
You’re planning a trip to the French Riviera (including Monaco, Nice, Cannes, Menton, Eze, St-Tropez, St-Jean Cap-Ferrat) and you’re trying to be as ethical and sustainable as possible?
niood lists you the 10 most sustainable hotels in the French Riviera:
What makes Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc sustainable?
Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc works every day for equality and diversity within its teams. A strong social commitment that was rewarded on March 15, 2019 with the award of the professional equality between women and men label.
An insect hotel is installed in the garden — a fun tool for teaching children about natural habitats.
This season, four beehives are being set up on the grounds. They are inhabited by bees that will produce a fragrant homemade honey.
Our goal is to reduce waste to a strict minimum. Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc conducts daily efforts to ensure responsible waste conversion and reduction.
Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc relies on hydropower for 50% of its electricity consumption. All incandescent light bulbs have been replaced by LED light bulbs.
What makes Hotel Metropole Monte Carlo sustainable?
Since 2007, The Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo has established an environmental policy called “Green Attitude” whose main objective is to reduce the impact of its activity on the planet and preserve biodiversity.
This commitment was formalized in various charters and is dedicated to all: employees, suppliers, subcontractors and seeks to educate its customers.
In this respect, the Hotel Metropole has started selective sorting, recycling water and energy, obtained environmental certifications and awards, organized training and created a “Green Committee” composed of staff members from different services. The Hotel Métropole gives priority to suppliers who share these values, inviting them to implement a responsible and sustainable purchasing policy.
What makes Five Seas Hotel Cannes sustainable?
Five Seas Hotel Cannes has several green policies in place.
What makes Epi Baie de Pampelonne sustainable?
Epi Baie de Pampelonne has several green policies in place.
What makes Hôtel Hermitage Monte Carlo sustainable?
The Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo putting its prestige and know-how towards promoting sustainable development.
We are contributing to efforts to conserve energy resources, biodiversity and goodwill in our local community.
Every day, we strive for sustainable and sensible development, and our commitments reflect this: we signed the Energy Transition Pact on 23 March 2018 and are seeking Green Globe certification in March 2019.
What makes Hôtel Martinez Cannes sustainable?
Recently transformed, the Martinez Hotel has just won “Gold” status with Green Globe, certification rewarding its commitment to sustainable development. As part of its renovation, extensive technical improvements have been introduced to reduce the hotel’s footprint on the environment, while in the restaurants and bars, local producers are henceforth given pride of place.
What makes Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort sustainable?
The Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort has reduced its energy expenditure by 30% in just 8 years! The Group also differentiates itself by purchasing clean energy (98,5 % of the electricity certified as from renewable sources) and offsetting its gas consumption. Finally, water consumption has fallen by 35% in 10 years.
What makes InterContinental Carlton Cannes sustainable?
A Sustainable Development Charter developed by the hotel outlines key areas that are targeted by setting sustainable goals and procedures, which have become part of daily life at the InterContinental Carlton Cannes. All staff are familiar with the hotel’s eco-responsible policies. And IHG’s in-house Green Engage system continually monitors usage of electricity, gas and water as well as waste management.
As a result of this effective sustainability management 500kW to 600 kW of energy are saved per day. Initiatives such as the installation of low energy light bulbs and turning off computers at the end of the day make a significant contribution to this reduction. The introduction of dual flush toilets and thermostatic shower mixing valves, along with other water saving devices, save from 20 to 30 cubic meters of water per day.
What makes Hotel Ellington Nice sustainable?
In 2013, Hotel Ellington Nice Centre received La Clef Verte label, a distinction to the hotels which have an environmentally friendly approach. From this moment, we kindly ask our clients to help us, by simple gestures, to be more respectful towards our nature and minimize the environmental impact of their stay with us. Committed to this, the hotel has set up various eco-responsible actions that have earned this label.
What makes Hôtel Barrière Le Gray d’Albion sustainable?
As a key player in sustainable and responsible tourism, Barrière is committed to protecting the environment with its five focuses: reducing energy use, providing a healthy environment in our establishments, preserving biodiversity, promoting a circular economy, and encouraging sustainable eating.