Review written by Sophie Couard, on September 28, 2016.
The Pullman hotel group operates around 150 hotels spread across the five continents, which makes them a leader in the budget, mid-range and high-end hotel industry. The Pullman group operates 13 hotels in France alone, including the Pullman Cannes Mandelieu Royal Casino.
The Pullman Cannes Mandelieu Royal Casino Hotel is one of the most beautiful 4-star hotels at the French Riviera in a fantastic location and it offers high quality services. The establishment is a real leisure and entertainment complex for the whole family. You can dip your feet in the water and enjoy an exceptional 180° panorama of the sea. You can visit any time of year and discover this luxurious and prestigious place in the middle of the Riviera in front of the bay of Cannes and the islands of Lérins. You can relax, unwind and take a break from the outside world, while experiencing a fantastic time at the establishment in Mandelieu-la-Napoule. The complex offers their visitors high quality services, including, a 4-star hotel, a casino, a golf course, a private beach, an outdoor swimming pool, a gym, two bars, a nightclub and three restaurants.
The Royal Casino in Mandelieu is part of the fédération des Casinos Créateurs d’Emotion, and allows you to experience a fantastic time in a modern and friendly environment. You can play at over 220 slot machines of different types, some of them also with large jackpots, or if you are a fan of Roulette you can play at 14 roulette terminals in the slot machine room. If you prefer playing at a real table against a real dealer you can also play at 3 Blackjack tables and 4 traditional English Roulette tables. Poker fans can meet in the Poker Room every evening and play Texas Hold'em Poker at 5 cash game tables, or participate in regular tournaments that can accommodate many players on 6 tournament tables.
The impressive building of the Royal Casino in Mandelieu also features a gourmet restaurant, the Royal Bay Restaurant and Terrace, where you can enjoy tasty Mediterranean cuisine. The establishment also offers a live music venue, the Purple Lounge, where you can relax and enjoy a nice drink. These fantastic venues have become a must-visit when in Mandelieu-la-Napoule, not only because of the quality of food, but also the scenic views. You can also enjoy a drink in the two bars, the Casino Bar and the Royal Bay Lounge Bar at the Casino. The Bay Club is available for a late-night entertainment, and the nightclub of the Royal Casino in Mandelieu allows you to dance to the rhythm of the 80s and modern music.
In addition to the gambling services of the Royal Casino, the Pullman Cannes Mandelieu Royal Casino also allows you to have a relaxing time and make use of their well-being services, including a private beach with deck chairs and cabanas, an outdoor swimming pool, a gym, and the beachfront wellness area. The Pullman Cannes Mandelieu Royal Casino is also a fantastic venue for organising your own events, and you can choose from several modular rooms.
Mandelieu-la-Napoule is a holiday destination popular with tourists from all over the world and France, that offers 3 km of coastline, 7 sandy beaches and red rock coves, interesting history, culture, a mild climate and sunny weather all year around. The town has a lot to offer, and you can enjoy many water-related activities, such as sunbathing, swimming in the sea, scuba diving and also water sports, such as water skiing, jet skiing, catamaran sailing, windsurfing or kite-surfing. Many paths by the sea also invite for beautiful walks. You can also visit the castle of Napoule, which was built in the fourteenth century. Golf fans can also visit the Mandelieu-la-Napoule golf course, two 18-hole courses and a 9-hole course are available for recreational players and professionals.
An exceptional universe of gambling
An exceptional world of gambling is waiting for you at the Royal Casino in Mandelieu. The atmosphere is luxurious and friendly, and you are surrounded by courteous and professional staff. You can play at almost 220 different slot machines and 14 electronic English Roulette terminals. The establishment also offers traditional table games. The atmosphere inside is very nice and the design is modern, dominated mainly by azure blue colours. You can play at 4 tables with traditional English Roulette and 3 tables with Blackjack. Poker fans can also play against each other at 5 cash game tables or during the tournaments that are organised every weekend at the Casino.
The slot machines
The slot machines at the Royal Casino in Mandelieu promise an exciting time. The atmosphere in the slot machine room is friendly and warm, and players can choose from over 220 slot machines of different types. You will probably have no trouble finding your favourite games from among the mechanical slot machines, video slot machines, video poker devices, multi-game machines and multi-denomination games. The games are available for all types of players and can be played with denominations from €0.01 on all machines.
You can try your luck to win a jackpot and have a good time at the slot machines every day from 10 am to 4 am during the low season, and from 10 am to 5 am during the high season.
The table games
The Royal Casino in Mandelieu operates the table games every night. You can play some of the greatest classics, such as Blackjack and traditional English Roulette, which is also available as an electronic version. This casino is also the meeting point for poker fans of the region and has a poker room with 5 tables were cash games and tournaments are organised.
Blackjack is one of the most popular table games in the casinos in France. What makes this game so popular is that it is not only entertaining, but also very easy to play, and it has a very low house edge. The rules are simple, and all you need to do is to get a better hand than that of the dealer without exceeding 21 points. Blackjack is a mix of strategy and luck, and it does not require a lot of skill to play.
The 4 Blackjack tables are available every evening, from Monday to Sunday from 9 pm to 4 am and until 5 am or 6 am in summer.
Traditional English Roulette
English Roulette is also one of the classic games in the land-based casinos all over the country, and in the Royal Casino in Mandelieu. It has become the Queen of Casinos, and gained popularity due to the simple rules, the large number of betting options and the many possibilities to win money. You can try your luck, place a bet on the table, and wait for the cylinder to stop. The highest win is 35 times your bet when you bet on a single number, but you can also play it safer and bet on the even chances red, black, high, low, even or odd.
The 4 traditional English Roulette tables are located in the traditional games room, and they are available every evening, Monday to Sunday from 9 pm to 5 am in summer and from 9 pm to 4 am the other seasons.
Electronic English Roulette
The electronic English Roulette works with the same rules and principles as the classic English Roulette, but the difference is that there is no croupier operating the wheel or the felt. Instead, each player a seated at a terminal with a touch screen where he performs all actions, from depositing to betting and cashing out winnings. The electronic English Roulette game is great for beginners, as it offers certain advantages, such as privacy from other players, and it allows beginners to make themselves familiar with the game in their own time. The minimum bet for a round is €0.50.
The 14 electronic English Roulette terminals at the Royal Casino in Mandelieu are available every day from 10 am to 4 am during the low season, and from 10 am to 5 am during the high season.
The Poker Room
The establishment also offers visitors the chance to play the most popular variant of Poker: Texas Hold'em Poker. The Poker Room at the Royal Casino in Mandelieu is located in a large room with a very nice design and a fantastic sea view. You can work on your strategies by participating in tournaments or cash games. The Poker Room is equipped with 11 poker tables, 5 tables are for cash games and 6 tables are for tournaments.
Texas Hold’em Poker cash games
Poker fans can play against each other at the 5 Texas Hold'Em Poker cash game tables at the Royal Casino in Mandelieu every night from 8 pm. The minimum buy-in at the tables is €100.
Texas Hold’Em Poker No Limit tournaments
The Casino in Mandelieu is a great place for players that like to play poker tournaments. The establishment hosts Texas Hold'em Poker No Limit tournaments at 6 dedicated tables in the Poker Room every night from 8 pm. Some of the tournaments, especially on weekends, also start sooner. This is the list of regular tournaments:
- Monday: Re-entry tournament with a buy-in of €80 and 30,000 chips,
- Tuesday and Wednesday: Re-entry tournament with a buy-in of €100 and 40,000 chips,
- Thursday: Ko Progressive tournament with a buy-in of €120 and 50,000 chips,
- Friday: Re-buy tournament with a buy-in of €65 and 10,000 chips,
- Saturday and Sunday: Re-entry tournament with a buy-in of €120 and 50,000 chips.
Poker fans are also invited to participate in the Royal Poker Festival, a bi-annual Deepstack tournament with 40,000 chips, which takes place over 2 days with 4 Day 1. This is a good opportunity for players to play against other players with a chance of winning a decent amount of money. The estimated prize pool is around €50,000 minimum.
For more information about the Poker tournaments at the Royal Casino in Mandelieu, please visit the official website: http://www.pokermandelieu.com/ or the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pokercannesmandelieu/
Fine dining in the bay of Cannes
The Royal Casino in Mandelieu also boasts the best restaurants in the city of Mandelieu-la-Napoule. You can have a fantastic time and enjoy fine dining at the Royal Bay Restaurant and Terrace, or you can enjoy a drink at the Purple Lounge. Additionally, you can also take a break with a drink or a snack at the Royal Bay Lounge Bar and the Casino Bar.
The Royal Bay Restaurant and Terrasse
The Royal Bay Restaurant and Terrasse is a famous restaurant in Mandelieu and Cannes. It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a nice meal either inside or on the large terrace outside. The restaurant of the Royal Casino in Mandelieu is located at the beach and offers a view of the Bay of Cannes and the islands of Lérins. The menu offers fine cuisine with a Mediterranean touch, and you can enjoy your meal in friendly and chic atmosphere. This is certainly one of the best restaurants to visit in your life and experience the perfect meal in the perfect environment.
The chef Fabien Riganelli will seduce you with a constantly changing menu that features creative and appealing dishes. You can also select fantastic dishes from the daily menu and enjoy a matching wine with your meal.
This restaurant features fantastic starters, such as for example fish soup, an antipasti platter for sharing or chicken Caesar salad. The main courses include Rossini beef tenderloin, beef tartar, sea bass fillet à la plancha, cod fillet, grilled tuna steak or sea bass with a salt crust flamed in vodka. The selection of desserts includes lemon pie with raspberries, a gourmet café or home-made Tiramisu.
To fully enjoy your meal the starters also able to recommend an appropriate wine from the huge selection of local and international wines. The wine list of the restaurant is called Vinoteca by Pullman, and it was put together by the famous Olivier Poussier, who was elected Best sommelier of the World in the year 2000.
The Royal Bay Restaurant and Terrace is open every day for lunch and dinner from 12.30 pm to 2 pm and from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm.
The Purple Lounge
The Purple Lounge is the best place for music lovers who enjoy good food and live music at the Royal Casino in Mandelieu. The bar was designed in the spirit of the American House of Blues, and this concept makes it possible to combine dining with live music. You will probably appreciate the proximity to the artists, as well as the quality of the food. The program includes concerts, nostalgic evenings where you can enjoy the best French and international songs, from pop to world music, to rock, jazz and other genres, or you can enjoy evenings where new talents are introduced. The Purple Lounge is open all year round on Friday and Saturday evenings, and Sundays from noon. The bar offers an unforgettable time with quality food at unbeatable prices, and you can enjoy fantastic live music at the same time.
The Royal Bay Lounge Bar
The Royal Bay Lounge Bar is located on the beachfront and invites you to relax and unwind with a nice drink. The bar is equipped with velvet chairs, and has a modern design with many different colours, which looks very tasteful. The bartenders offer many different cocktails with or without alcohol, champagnes, wines by the glass, as well as a large selection of other drinks. The Royal Bay Lounge Bar also serves a variety of snacks if their guests get a little hungry, and you can order different delicacies, such as a carpaccio, tartare, pasta or a Caesar salad for example. The bar is open all day long from between 9 am and midnight.
The Bar at the Casino
The Bar at the Casino is located very close to the games room, and it is open every day from 10 am to 4 am, and until 5 am during the summer. Players and other visitors can enjoy a nice and relaxing time with a glass of wine, champagne, a cocktails or any other drink from the extensive menu. The bar also offers delicious snacks, such as pasta dishes, beef carpaccio or club sandwiches. The bar is also a popular place with sports fans, as it broadcasts live sporting events on large screens.
Entertainment for an unforgettable time
The Royal Casino in Mandelieu is a popular place to have a good time and enjoy some entertainment, and it is popular with people living in the region, as well as tourists flocking to town in the summer. The Casino offers many different activities throughout the year, in summer, winter, spring and autumn. You can find a varied program with magic shows, buffets, dinner shows, dances, themed evenings, gastronomic events, poker tournaments, different games and competitions, and many others. Additionally, the Purple Lounge also hosts live music on Friday and Saturday evenings and Sundays at noon, and you can visit the Bay Club, which is a cosy club with a spectacular pop-art decoration where you can relive the fever of the 80s every Saturday night. The establishment also hosts various international events, such as the Amazing Week during the Cannes International Film Festival. The Royal Casino also organises various events and partnership with the city of Mandelieu-la-Napoule, for example the operational Royal's du Rire Festival, the Royals Nostalgique, a show that allows you to travel back in time and enjoy live music, and fashion shows for local businesses are also organised. The summer buffets are also a must-visit if you enjoy food.
A high-class atmosphere that will make your own events a success
The Pullman Cannes Mandelieu Royal Casino is a luxurious complex located at the bay of Cannes, and it is also the perfect place to organise your own events of. The establishment offers 17 spaces that can be modified to the requirements of your event.
There are 12 boardroom meeting rooms for smaller gatherings, and they have a capacity of 15 people each, and there is also a lounge area. For larger meetings, seminars or training days, the Salon Azur allows for up to 50 visitors in a theatre configuration or 60 visitors in a classroom configuration.
There are several other options that are perfect for a larger private receptions, such as weddings, bar-mitzvahs, birthdays, celebrations, award ceremonies, gala evenings, etc, or for professional events, such as company meals, seminars, ceremonies, general meetings, or others. The huge 1500 m² terraces of the establishment offer guests an exceptional 180° panoramic view of the bay of Cannes and the islands of Lérins. It is also possible to choose indoor spaces. The 700 m² large Espace Riviera room can accommodate 132 people for a meeting, 420 people in a classroom configuration, 600 for a banquet and 680 in a theatre configuration. The Salon des Iles has a size of 270 m² and can accommodate up to 280 people in a theatre configuration, 69 people for a u-shape meeting, 195 people in a classroom configuration or up to 240 people for a banquet.
There is also the Agora room that can be used for projects, exhibitions, concerts, shows and others, and the air-conditioned area has the size of 360 m ².
In order to guarantee the success of your events, the Pullman establishment of Mandelieu-la-Napoule also offers different modular structures, as well as a team of professionals and state-of-the-art equipment.
A luxurious 4-star hotel
The Pullman Cannes Mandelieu Royal Casino enjoys a fantastic location in front of the sea, and it is a place where dreams comes true. The beautiful hotel offers everything and more you might expect from a 4-star hotel, and the establishment aims to offer a luxurious experience, that you might not find anywhere else for the same price. The hotel is perfect for all types of visitors, couples, business people, families or regular tourists.
The hotel features a total of 213 rooms and 2 suites, all non-smoking. The rooms are spread over 7 floors and either boast a private balcony with a splendid view of the sea or the spectacular golf course. There are also 5 rooms available that are optimised for disabled visitors.
The suites and rooms are spacious and drenched in natural light. They offer intimacy and serenity, elegance and comfort with chic and modern designed furniture, spacious bathrooms, cosy bathrobes, comfortable beds and soft pillows.
The hotel also offers various wellness areas. There are two tennis courts, a gym facing the sea, and a swimming pool with sun loungers and cabanas. Guests of the hotel can also enjoy the privacy of a wonderful private beach with sun loungers.
All this combined will make your stay perfect. The friendly team will give you a warm welcome, and offer you the best high quality services, from valets to cleaning ladies, bellboys, receptionists and the waiters in the restaurant and bars. The staff are doing their best to make your stay perfect.
33 km from the international airport of Nice-Côte d’Azur, 7 km from the train station of Cannes.
Motorway A8, exit number 40.
2 km from the city centre of Mandelieu-la-Napoule, 7 km from Cannes, 39 km from Nice, 115 km from Toulon, 142 km from Aix-en-Provence, 172 km from Marseille, 245 km from Nîmes, 292 km from Montpellier, 437 km from Lyon, 526 km from Toulouse, 769 km from Bordeaux, 898 km from Paris, 921 km from Tours, 925 km from Strasbourg, 1,028 km from Rouen, 1,109 km from Nantes, 1,123 km from Lille and 1,175 km from Rennes.
The slot machines : every day from 10 am to 4 am during the low season, and from 10 am to 5 am during the high season.
The 4 Blackjack tables : every evening, Monday to Sunday from 9 pm to 4 am and until 5 am or 6 am in summer.
The 4 traditional English Roulette tables : every evening, Monday to Sunday from 9 pm to 5 am in summer and from 9 pm to 4 am the other seasons.
The 14 terminals of the electronic English Roulette : every day from 10 am to 4 am during the low season, and from 10 am to 5 am during the high season.
Texas Hold'em Poker cash games : every night from 8 pm.
Texas Hold'em Poker No Limit tournaments : every night from 8 pm.
The restaurants and bars
The Royal Bay Restaurant and Terasse : every day for lunch and dinner from 12.30 pm to 2 pm and from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm.
The Purple Lounge : every Friday night, Saturday evening and Sunday lunchtime.
Le Royal Bay Lounge Bar : every day from 9 am to midnight.
The Bar at the Casino : every day from 10 am to 4 am, and until 5 am in the summer.
The Bay Club : every Saturday evening