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I usually go imo it's one of the most beautiful tournaments... but this year i don't know yet. well, i put the info cos i remember last year here on MTF someone asked the address of the player hotel... insisting on "i wanna stay in the player-hotel" ... awww Messieurs dear ATP players beware of the fans!
I was thinking about going there this year. I'm choosing between this tournament and Rome, probably.
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I was thinking about going there this year. I'm choosing between this tournament and Rome, probably.
They are both great tournaments and you will enjoy either of them I'm sure - I normally go to both of them They both have lovely settings and a lot of history attached to them - though accommodation is expensive in both places, especially Monte Carlo. You can get access to practice courts in both Rome and MC and photo opportunities are good. Rome is very disorganised, and further away from the city centre than MC which is walking distance from the town, but the food is better in Rome I often find Rome too hot but I guess that won't be a problem for you!!! Enjoy whichever you decide on.

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I was thinking about going there this year. I'm choosing between this tournament and Rome, probably.
Monte Carlo is a great tournament for the setting and the tennis, not for most of the idiots that are there.

Here is a tip you can stay in Nice or Menton and travel in, as it's not very far from Monte Carlo. Nice is loud and annoying, Menton is quiet and full of Italians.

On Nadal bumping him on the changeover, Rosol said: "It's ok, he wanted to take my concentration; I knew he would try something".


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I definitely would have preferred Gaba winning as he needs the points much more, but Jan would have beaten him anyway. I expect Hajek to destroy Machado, like 6-1 6-2.
Machado wins 6-2 6-1
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Monte Carlo is a great tournament for the setting and the tennis, not for most of the idiots that are there.

Here is a tip you can stay in Nice or Menton and travel in, as it's not very far from Monte Carlo. Nice is loud and annoying, Menton is quiet and full of Italians.
That's true - and they run special trains to these places (also to Cannes) from the Country Club station which is only a few metres from the Club. Nice is vile though - I agree with GWH on that!!

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Re: .•´`*::.. Official player hotel ..::*´`•.

well i've never been to the tournament but i have been to Monte Carlo and yeah, it is very easy to access from Nice (where i was staying)...and cheaper to stay there too.

btw you think Nice is loud and annoying??? i thought it was a cool place!! i preferred it to Menton!
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well i've never been to the tournament but i have been to Monte Carlo and yeah, it is very easy to access from Nice (where i was staying)...and cheaper to stay there too.

btw you think Nice is loud and annoying??? i thought it was a cool place!! i preferred it to Menton!
Don't forget I am not a big city person and that probably has a slant on how I see things. I mean if I wanted to be among everything I'd go to Nice, but Menton was good enough for me and quieter.

Shotgun Blues, there is a youth hostel in Tacky Carlo as well, if you are prepared to stay there. I think there is a limit on the amount of days that you can stay, but it will be easily the cheapest lodging in Monaco, unless you sleep with a very rich woman.

On Nadal bumping him on the changeover, Rosol said: "It's ok, he wanted to take my concentration; I knew he would try something".


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I definitely would have preferred Gaba winning as he needs the points much more, but Jan would have beaten him anyway. I expect Hajek to destroy Machado, like 6-1 6-2.
Machado wins 6-2 6-1
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Thanks for all the tips guys.

There are some things that still need to work out for me, but if everything goes right, I'll probably be there.

How expensive is the food in Monte Carlo? How much more or less do you have to pay for a meal there, let's say in a cheap restaurant? And about the nightlife, are there any places that you guys recommend?
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McDonalds is the cheapest thing in Monte Carlo. I mean cheap restaurants don't exist, unless you are rich like Rosie.

As for nightlife it exists, but it's a case of keeping the ears out and how much you are willing to spend.

I mean staying outside Monte Carlo isn't a big thing. Nice to Monte Carlo takes 15-20 mins by train and it's quicker from Menton.

On Nadal bumping him on the changeover, Rosol said: "It's ok, he wanted to take my concentration; I knew he would try something".


Wilander on Dimitrov - "He has mind set on imitating Federer and yes it looks good. But he has no idea what to do on the court".

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I definitely would have preferred Gaba winning as he needs the points much more, but Jan would have beaten him anyway. I expect Hajek to destroy Machado, like 6-1 6-2.
Machado wins 6-2 6-1
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McDonalds is the cheapest thing in Monte Carlo. I mean cheap restaurants don't exist, unless you are rich like Rosie.

As for nightlife it exists, but it's a case of keeping the ears out and how much you are willing to spend.

I mean staying outside Monte Carlo isn't a big thing. Nice to Monte Carlo takes 15-20 mins by train and it's quicker from Menton.
I didn't even know there was a McDonalds in MC Ghastly places - never go into them in any part of the world As for restaurants - there is a nice Italian one not far from the venue which is about 20 euros for a huge meal - can't remember the name off the top of my head, - either "Giovanni's" or "Gianni's" as I recall - the staff are very friendly there. "Jimmys" is the obvious nightclub to go to - or most people have at least 1 night at the Casino to see what all the fuss is about, but I'm not a nightclub person so GWH could probably help you better there!!

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Re: .•´`*::.. Official player hotel ..::*´`•.

As Barcelona won´t work for me anyway, I am also thinking about going to Monte Carlo with a friend this year!
Have been there 2 years ago and I enjoyed it a lot But as we stayed in a hotel quite far away from the tennis in 2004, we would like to stay somewhere in Roquebrune or at least close to the tennis this year!
Is there anything you can recommend which is not too expensive?

Does anyone know how much a bus trip (or train?) from Nice to Monte Carlo would cost? And is there a possibility to get back to Nice also late in the evening? (you never know when the matches will finish )

And one last question to you, George: Where in MC is McDonalds? As we need to safe money this year, it would be good if we could go there at least 1 or 2 times! But I have never seen it in Monte Carlo ...

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Just get a weekly train ticket and they run quite frequently and there are extra services during the event, if someone get stranded go to the casino.

As I said there is a hostel in Monte Carlo if you want somewhere cheap and close and they have double rooms.

The McDonalds it should still be there, it's down the hill from the Hotel de Paris. It's not like Monaco is a big place.

On Nadal bumping him on the changeover, Rosol said: "It's ok, he wanted to take my concentration; I knew he would try something".


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As Barcelona won´t work for me anyway, I am also thinking about going to Monte Carlo with a friend this year!
Have been there 2 years ago and I enjoyed it a lot But as we stayed in a hotel quite far away from the tennis in 2004, we would like to stay somewhere in Roquebrune or at least close to the tennis this year!
Is there anything you can recommend which is not too expensive?

Does anyone know how much a bus trip (or train?) from Nice to Monte Carlo would cost? And is there a possibility to get back to Nice also late in the evening? (you never know when the matches will finish )

And one last question to you, George: Where in MC is McDonalds? As we need to safe money this year, it would be good if we could go there at least 1 or 2 times! But I have never seen it in Monte Carlo ...

Thanks for any kind of help
The Hotel that a lot of tennis fans stay in is the Hotel Diana, which is quite close by and reasonably priced by MC standards. However, I've never been there personally and I've heard some bad reports of it, so I couldn't honestly recommend it. You know me - I would rather scrimp and save on everything else to get a really nice Hotel (I hate cheap Hotels - just my own personal choice) - so I'm not the best person to know about cheap accomodation, but I think if you're looking for nice AND reasonably priced then Nice and Menton etc would be your best option - they have Ibis and other Hotel chains there which are good standard and reasonable. The special trains from the Country Club certainly run until after the last match has ended - if you want to stay for a drink or whatever in MC then you would have to get back to the main station where they run much later.

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