Guest Information

All hotel rooms are booked in the guests’ name as part of the Senate Grand Prix group. To check in, you simply need to show your passport at reception. You do not require a voucher or receipt. The hotel will require credit card details to cover any additional expenses or incidental costs incurred during your stay.

Breakfast and local taxes are included with all our hotel rooms. 
Check-in is from 15:00 and check-out is by 12:00 (Midday). During this very busy period, some of the hotels may not have all rooms ready for the 15:00 check-in time. We sincerely apologise if you are affected by this, you will be able to leave your bags at the hotel until the room becomes available.

Please note: Should you wish to check your reservation with your hotel, all guest names will be submitted to hotels by the end of March.

1. Tickets will be in the form of digital e-tickets and will be sent to guests during the first week of May. These will be sent to the email address used during your booking process. Please contact us before the 22nd of April if you would like to amend your email address. You will receive 1 e-ticket per booking and this will be valid for all tickets within the invoice issued.

Please ensure you keep your e-tickets safe and do not share them online, as the barcodes cannot be rescanned.
We recommend taking a screenshot of your e-ticket for quick-access whilst in Monaco!

2. Once in Monaco, you will need to swap your e-ticket for a physical lanyard & pass – you will receive 1 pass per person, per day. 

You can do this:

· EITHER: in the days leading up to your race viewing day, from our office in the Hotel Hermitage:
o   Tuesday 23rd, Wednesday 24th, Thursday 25th, Friday 26th May, between 10:00-17:00.

· ALTERNATIVELY: if you cannot attend one of the ticket collection sessions above, your tickets will be sent to a designated Pick-Up Zone* on the day of your race viewing:

o   Thursday 25th May, from 11:30

o   Friday 26th May, from 07:45

o   Saturday 27th May, from 09:00 

o   Sunday 28th May, from 07:45

*Please make your way to the ticket pick-up zone before heading to your race viewing venue. Access to the venue without your pass & lanyard will not be permitted. Lost passes are non-replaceable, so please ensure you keep these safe!

If you have not swapped your e-tickets for your physical passes before the day of your race viewing, you will need to do so from a designated pick-up zone prior to heading to your venue.

Access to the venue without your pass & lanyard will not be permitted.


Each designated pick-up zone is located within a 5-minute walk to our venues.

·         Zone 1Metropole Hotel

o   Senate Welcome Desk located at the entrance of the hotel. Access to the hotel is on Avenue de La Madonne

·         Zone 2 – Fairmont Hotel (VIP Suites, Stadium Seats)  

o   Senate Welcome Desk located at the hotel's top entrance. Access to the hotels is on Avenue de La Madonne


·         Zone 3 – Hotel de Paris (Garnier Suite, Casino Square Suite, Em Sherif-Garden Terrace), Grandstand B

o   Senate Welcome Desk located at the hotel’s side entrance. Access is on Avenue des Beaux-Arts


·         Zone 4 – Hotel Hermitage (Midi Terrace, Penthouse)

o   Senate Welcome Desk located at the hotel’s rear entrance. Access is on Avenue de l'Hermitage


·         Zone 5 – Caffe Milano, Ermanno Palace, Heracles, Shangri-La Grandstands : A, K

o   Senate Welcome Desk located at the DPM Car Garage, Rue Grimaldi


·         Zone 6 – Albatros, Café du Port, Rascasse, Yachts, Grandstands : L, N, O, P, T, V, X

o   Places d’Armes – exact location TBC


Venue instructions will be published shortly.


Please Click Here for the weekend's race schedule. Please note that the schedule may be subject to change.

Provisional Venue Opening/Closing Times:


            Ticket Collection:       from 11:30

            Venue Open:              12:30 – 18:10



            Ticket Collection:       from 07:45

            Venue Open:              08:30 - 18:20



            Ticket Collection:       from 09:00

            Venue Open:              10:45 - 18:45



            Ticket Collection:       from 07:30

            Venue Open:              08:00 - 18:00


Provisional Tender Service for Yacht Access will begin at the following times, departing from Monaco's main harbour, Port Hercules*:

 *If you are one of our returning customers, please be aware that this boarding process is new to 2023. Boarding from Fontvieille Harbour no longer applies.

Thursday:       11:30

Friday:             07:45

Saturday:        09:00 

Sunday:           07:30


Pre-Booked Transfers
If you have booked airport transfers with us between Nice Airport and Monaco, please ensure you have emailed your flight information & cell phone number to:
[email protected]

We will have a dedicated transport team in Monaco from: Monday 22nd-Tuesday 30th May to assist with all queries relating to pre-booked transfers only. They will monitor flight arrival times and check for delays. With the exception of delayed flights, drivers are unable to wait for late guests. If you think you will be delayed or want to change your timings, please contact us so that alternative arrangements can be made (if available).

Aéroport de Nice Cote d’Azur
Senate Grand Prix will have a welcome desk in the baggage collection hall in both terminal buildings of Nice Airport. These will be open on Thursday 25th & Friday 26th May, between 08:00-18:00. Please check in here for your onward transfers.

Outside of these times, our drivers will meet you in the arrivals hall. Please ensure your phone is switched on upon landing should our transport coordinators need to contact you.

If you are staying in a hotel in Nice, you may wish to consider using the Tramline which runs from the Nice Airport all the way to the center of Nice (Nice Ville).

Return Transfers

If you have booked a return transfer to the airport with us, you will be collected from the front of your hotel 3 hours before your scheduled take-off time. Your exact collection time will be communicated to you in the week leading up to the event. If you would like to request a specific collection time, please contact us: [email protected]

Train Transfers
The quickest way to get from Nice to Monaco is by train; the journey takes just over 30 minutes. The trains run regularly over the GP weekend but will likely be very busy, so please take this into consideration when planning your journey. On Sunday after the race, Monaco train station will be very busy so please be aware you may have to queue. The trains run until approximately 23:00 every night. Click Here to pre-book your train tickets between Nice and Monaco. 

If you are staying in a hotel in Nice, you can use the list below to find your closest train station. You may wish to make use of the tram system to get to your train station:

·         Holiday Inn Saint Laurent du Var, Holiday Inn Express, Crowne Plaza

o   Saint Laurent du Var

·         Radisson Blu

o   Nice St Augustin

·         AC Marriott, Apollinaire, Hyatt Regency

o   Nice Ville

Drinks with F1 Legends
This event takes place in the Hotel Hermitage on Friday 26th May 2023.

Arrivals are from 18:30 and drinks & canapés are served. The event lasts about an hour. Don’t forget your camera! 
This event is guest list operated, no e-ticket or pass needed.

Yacht Cocktail Party
Since the track will be open to the public, guests will be able to board our yachts from the stern of the boat using the gangway. Our yachts are located in Monaco's Port Hercules. More information, such as yacht positions and event timings, coming soon! 
This event is guest list operated, no e-ticket or pass needed.

The name and exact location of the yacht will be communicated to you via email in the week leading up to the Monaco GP. 

Caffe Milano – Party in the Port
Please arrive at your booked seating time. Your pre-paid reservation includes your dinner, drinks, and the evening entertainment. 
This event is guest list operated, no e-ticket or pass needed.

What is the weather like in Monaco during the month of May?
The weather in Monaco in May is usually mild with minimal rainfall. Temperatures usually average between 19-24 ⁰ C.

Is there a dress code?
The Monaco Grand Prix is generally quite a smart event. We want all our guests to feel comfortable with what they wear, so the below suggestions may be considered for certain locations: 

Hotel de Paris, Hotel Hermitage & Metropole Hotel:
Smart attire.


Albatros, Caffe Milano, Ermanno Palace, Fairmont Suites, Heracles, Shangri-La, Rascasse, Yachts:
Smart/Casual – Tailored shorts/jeans or chinos, smart trainers accepted. Team polos accepted.


Café du Port, Fairmont Roof-top seats and all grandstands:
Casual – shorts & trainers acceptable.


Please consider forecasted weather conditions and be prepared with appropriate clothing and sun protection. This particularly applies to the grandstands, Fairmont roof-top and yachts where shelter is limited.

What about footwear?
Monaco is known for its hills, and with the track closing normal routes around Monaco, a good amount of walking may be required. At race viewing locations you may have to stand for a period of time, so please take this into consideration when choosing your footwear. 

Yacht footwear: Guests are allowed to wear shoes on board our yacht as we will have laid a protective carpet. Ladies are advised that if their heels are particularly narrow then they may have to remove them so as not to damage the decks. 

Will I need earplugs?
Foam ear plugs will be supplied at all of our venues should you wish to make use of them. If you are attending the race with young children, we recommend you bring ear defenders for them.

Safety & Security
Safety will be a priority for the Monaco authorities during the Grand Prix period, therefore security checks will be in operation. It is advised that guests always carry identification with them and allow additional time for any delays this causes. Please keep your pass and lanyard visible around your neck so that you are easily identifiable when watching the race.

You can Click Here to find all of Monaco's Emergency Services numbers. This website also includes everything you need to know about visiting Monaco as a tourist.

For further information on the race weekend, including details on the F1 Fan Zone, please visit the official race organisers event page: Automobile Club de Monaco.

The Senate Grand Prix team will be in Monaco from Monday 22nd May. Our office will be located in the Trianon Room of the Hotel Hermitage, located 2 minutes from Casino Square in central Monaco. For ticket collection before the race weekend, or if you'd simply like to pop in and say hi, please use the hotel’s rear entrance:

Avenue de l’Hermitage
98000 Monaco

Please send any booking queries, including your invoice number and booking name to: [email protected]

Senate Office:
+44 1342 830 490

Monaco Hotline:
+33 6 80 86 89 88
Operational from Monday 22nd May 2023

Pre-booked transport queries:
+33 6 80 86 67 68
Operational from Monday 22nd May 2023

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