hotel martinez cannes wwii
Experience this iconic hotel of the French Riviera, one of the best hotels in Cannes, located on the famous Croisette with a private beach and sea views. Hôtel Martinez HOTEL
During World War II, the Hôtel Martinez was occupied repeatedly: by the French Army, by the Italian Army, by the Commission d'armistice, by the German Army, and (after The Liberation) by the U.S.A. Air Force. The hotel was sold in 2012 and joined the Hyatt chain on April 9, 2013 and was renamed the Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez.
Experience the modern suites and rooms of this 5 star art deco hotel and wake up to stunning views over the Bay of Cannes and the Croisette. Hôtel Martinez HOTEL
But after World War II, Mr. Martinez was accused of collaboration with the Italian and German occupiers of this part of the French Riviera, and he lost the hotel.
The Grand Hyatt Cannes Hôtel Martinez is a famous art deco style Grand Hotel on the Croisette at Cannes. It was opened on 20 February 1929 by its founder-owner Emmanuel Michele Martinez, son of the Baron Giovanni Martinez and Giuseppa Labiso Costanza, from Palermo Sicily, Italy, a noble ancient Italian family of Spanish origins.
Cannes is a gorgeous seaside town on the French Riviera and Hotel Martinez, with it’s stunning art deco building, is one of the most iconic hotels in Cannes. Opened in 1929 by luxury hotelier Emmanuel Michele Martinez, this building has had a very interesting and colourful past.
Riviera shoreline/beachfront. "Beach in front of Hotel Martinez." Cannes, France. Postwar 1945