Château Eza

Nice and the French Riviera, France

Built during the height of the Baroque movement, 400 years ago, Chateau Eza was constructed in the 9th-century village of Eze along the captivating cliff side of the French coast. On a summer boat trip through the Mediterranean with his father, King Gustaf of Sweden, Prince William of Sweden and Norway was mesmerized by the spectacular greatness mounted right outside of Nice. Having been inspired by the grand beauty, The Prince did not hesitate to purchase the cluster of stately homes standing gracefully among the Middle Ages village that comprise Chateau Eza today. This chateau of stone at the end of a winding cobblestone street was known as “The Prince of Sweden’s Castle” until 1976.

A passionate enthusiast for French art and culture, Prince William left his royal duties and found asylum at Chateau Eza to pursue his love for writing. The highly undisturbed village of Eze invited a serene and tranquil atmosphere which proved to inspire many of his publications. His quiet repose was only disrupted by the news of the death of his lover that required him to leave Eze and sail back to Sweden in 1953.
After the permanent departure of Prince William in the mid-20th century, The Prince of Sweden’s Castle was divided up into apartments until Andre Rochat, a wealthy diplomat from Genes and delegate of the International Red Cross, recognized the historic value of the enchanting treasure and purchased every lot by 1980. The eager owner oversaw extensive renovations to restore Chateau Eza to the same distinguished standard where Prince William’s art flourished . The increase in interest for the hotel inspired Rochat to add on a grandiose tearoom, which later became the highly-acclaimed dining room of the Michelin-starred French restaurant of Chateau Eza today.

From all hotels Cote d'Azur, Château Eza is the most stunning luxury hotel with a Michelin-starred restaurant, tucked away in one of the most enchanting locations on the Côte d' Azur. Exquisite and intimate, the 10 room and suite château clings to the side of the ancient rock walls of Eze, a thousand-year-old medieval village more than 400 meters above the Mediterranean Sea. Chateau Eza offers 10 luxurious rooms and suites on the Riviera of France. Located in the beautiful and tranquil Eze Village , this unique hotel offers panoramic views over the Mediterranean sea. 

For fine dining restaurants - Château Eza offers a Michelin-starred restaurant serving a la carte French and Mediterranean cuisine against the stunning backdrop of the French Riviera. Dine in the indoor glass-edged room with retractable roof for fully enjoying the sun-kissed Riviera weather or on one of the several outdoor terraces, all overlooking the sparkling azure waters of the Cote d'Azur.

Private Beach
The K beach is a private beach available to guests of Château Eza, located on the border of Monaco. Enjoy cuisine cooked by the K Beach chef and sample bespoke cocktails throughout the evening.  At nightfall, K Beach transforms into a restaurant where you can dine in intimacy on gourmet fare.

Between Nice and San Remo on the French Riviera, the Principality of Monaco enjoys a splendid location with the dramatic backdrop of the Alps.

A short drive away from Monte Carlo and after a steep climb on the last slopes of the Alps dramatically plunging into the Mediterranean , the Monte Carlo Golf Club is perched in a breathtaking site, 900 meters ( 3,000 ft .) above the sea.

To relax amid the azure waters of the French Riviera, Château Eza can assist in renting a boat of any size, with or without a crew, for any period of time.

Meetings & Weddings

Château Eza is an exquisite events venue perfect for business meetings, lunches, weddings and interviews. The chateau has one meeting room with a total maximum capacity of 20 people offering pleasant views.

Meeting services include:
Internet Connectivity
Fax Machine
Copy Machine
Equipment Rental
Standard Double Room
These convivial rooms, nestled in the heart of Eze Village provide a unique and intimate experience. Each room is uniquely designed in a Louis XIII style, complimenting the traditional and tranquil environment of medieval Eze Village.  All the rooms have a mini bar, safe, satellite LCD TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi access and air-conditioning.

Superior Double Room
These comfortable and charming, high ceiling rooms are designed in a Louis XIII style, typical of Chateau Eza. Measuring 30 sq meter, Superior Rooms offer mesmerizing views of the French Riviera and the Mediterranean.  All have a mini bar, safe, satellite LCD TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi access and Air-conditioning.

Deluxe Room
Our Deluxe Rooms all include private lounge areas, while some include a fireplace. All of our them have spacious private balconies overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Deluxe Rooms can comfortably lodge three persons, ideal for families. All rooms have a mini bar, safe, satellite LCD TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi Access and air-conditioning.

Junior Suite
All our Junior Suites offer a stunning 180° view of the French Riviera from Eze Village, situated 400 meters above sea level. All of our Junior Suites have a unique design, giving each one a different atmosphere in each one. All Junior Suites have private terraces with stupendous views of the Mediterranean Sea from where one can enjoy the serenity of the location. Sizes of the rooms vary from 45 to 65 sq meters. All the rooms have a mini bar, safe, satellite LCD TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi Access and air-conditioning.

Sitting 427 meters above the Mediterranean Sea with a magnificent 180° view of the French Riviera “Suite Eza” is a perfect example of the refined elegance of European royalty. Once home to prince Prince William of Sweden, this 3 room, 120 sq meter suite has kept all of its traditional characteristics and combined them with the conveniences of modern technology. The stone walls blend flawlessly with the authentic fireplace in the living area. A double arcades entrance leads to a charming Louis XIII styled king-size bed room. All the rooms have a mini bar, safe, satellite LCD TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi access and air-conditioning.

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