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The French Riviera Hotels

Château de la Chèvre d'Or

  • Rue du Barri Map It
  • Èze
  • Fodor's Choice
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  • Unique setting
  • Fabulous infinity pool
  • Faultless service


  • €61 cancellation fee in all cases
  • No elevator
  • Bit of cobblestone walking involved to reach hotel

Fodor's Review

The "Château of the Golden Goat" is actually an entire stretch of the village, streets and all, bordered by gardens that hang from the mountainside in nearly Babylonian style; in addition to divine accommodations, it delivers some of the most breathtaking Mediterranean views—at a price. The fanciest guest rooms feature peasant-luxe fireplaces, faux 15th-century panel paintings, and chandeliered rock-grotto bathrooms; nearly all rooms, though, have exposed stone and beams, and even the cheapest have views over Èze's charming tile roofs. There are no fewer than four restaurants, ranging from the semi-affordable grill to a grand haute gastronomiquedining room with panoramic vistas and a pair of Michelin stars. Linger over breakfast (€32) on a spectacular terrace that seems to levitate over the bay; then take a swim in the pool, which clings like a swallow's nest to the hillside. Giving further substance to Riviera fairy tales, liveried footmen greet you at the village entrance and wave you, VIP-style, past the cattle drive of tourists.

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Rue du Barri, Èze, 06360, France

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  • Closed Dec.–Feb.
  • 30 rooms, 7 suites
  • Rate includes No meals

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