HomeAbroadWhere To Stay For Cannes 2017 The 70th annual Cannes Film Festival officially begins on May 17th and finishes on May 28th – with the likes of Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Sofia Coppola, Guy Richie and Bruce Springsteen all rumoured to be attending this year, it’s set to be a few days of star-studded splendour. Fancy mingling with the stars on a last-minute getaway? We’ve teamed up with Hotels.com™ to bring you our pick of the best hotels in the area. Rub shoulders with the Hollywood elite and sample a taste of the ultimate movie star lifestyle – here’s our favourite Cannes stays. 1 Five Seas Hotel Cannes Located on the French Riviera, the Five Seas Hotel is right next to the Palais des Festivals and the Croisette and only 5 minutes walking distance from the beach, offering 45 spacious rooms and suites in a beautiful boutique style package. It features a roof-top terrace with an outdoor swimming pool and lounge bar, not to mention a top of the range spa with two saunas and relaxation room. It’s a hotel that Hollywood’s hottest tend to flock to every year, so now it’s just a question of who it will be in 2017… Price: Available from £861 per night. Click here to book. 2 JW Marriott Cannes Located on Boulevard de la Croisette, the JW Marriott Cannes is just 50 yards from the beach. It offers all the luxurious amenities you’d expect from a 5-star, as well as a rooftop swimming pool, casino and shopping gallery. Accommodation at JW Marriott Cannes blend shades of cream and chocolate with a Film Festival-theme, and completing the Hollywood vibe, an American-style breakfast buffet is served every morning, with guests able to enjoy a juicy steak in the JW Grill in the evening. Clive Owen, Chris O’Dowd and Ronnie Wood are some of the bigger names who have stayed here recently. Price: Available from £811 per night. Click here to book. 3 Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic, Cannes Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic is just 2 minutes walking distance from the beach and offers some truly stunning views of the Mediterranean. It’s located on the famous La Croisette Boulevard in Cannes, 100 yards from the Palais des Festivals and the old port. It features a casino, outdoor heated pool, spa and a private beach. The hotel also features three on site restaurants, from traditional French brasseries style cuisine to more exotic Mediterranean. During the weekends La Petite Maison de Nicole also offers live music, which adds to the hotel’s fiery atmosphere. Last year, Robert De Niro, Matthew McConaughey, Jane Fonda and Paris Hilton were seen enjoying the French Riviera fun from this historic hotel. Who knows who will be there this year… Price: The Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic is available from £628 per night. Click here to book. 4 InterContinental Carlton The InterContinental Carlton is one of the most historic Cannes hotels, and one that always draws a celebrity crowd. Built in 1911, it overlooks the bay on the Boulevard Croisette and has its very own private beach. Each room is elegantly decorated and sea facing rooms come complete with breath-taking panoramic views of the bay. It also has a fantastic selection of bars, an indoor restaurant and beach restaurant too in the summer. The Carlton’s staff also offer 24 hour beauty treatments, just in case you wake up at three in the morning and realise you need a back rub. Some of the biggest names who have stayed here include Quentin Tarantino, Uma Thurman, Sharon Stone, Bruce Willis and Clint Eastwood. Price: Available from £788 per night. Click here to book. 5 Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso Ideally located in the heart of Cannes, the Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso is just 5 minute walk from the Palais des Festivals, Boulevard de la Croissette and an array of luxury retailers to suit the Hollywood lifestyle. It offers panoramic views of the harbour from the rooftop bar and terrace, and is decorated in a contemporary style, complete with Spa and Thalassotherapy Centre. It also offers a number of beauty treatments, daily packages, a sauna, Turkish bath, multi-sensory shower, hot tub and both an indoor and outdoor swimming pool. Price: Available from £635 per night. Click here to book.