Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
This 18thC property is part of one of the original 9 doorways into Vieux Nice and just steps to all the action. Steeped in history and close to Place St Francois with its fine food shops and small but famous fish market. Conveniently close to trams and buses where for only 1.50€ you can explore the Cote D'Azur and Maritimes areas. Perfect Location for everywhere.
Its our holiday home and well maintained. Unlike most of Vieux Nice apartments, here you have easy access only a few steps up from the street. Although we are close to all Vieux Nice's bustling cobbled streets and alleys, the apartment is peaceful and quiet so you can look forward to a good nights sleep on a large and comfy, good quality queen-size bed. portable air /con unit for your extra comfort, and you'll also find more than enough wardrobe and cupboard space.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Promenade Des Anglais 500 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||50 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice International 8 km, Nearest railway: Nice Gare Routiere 2.5 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
Traditional building with thick stone walls, keeping it cooler in summer and warmer in winter. Portable A/C & fan. Large shutter windows - double glazed. Easy climb stairs to 1 1/2 floor into private entrance hall. Large selection of dvds available for your enjoyment & selection books & cds. satellite tv includes English Sky, BBC, CNN. Home entertainment system plays CDs, MP3, or IPOD - bring your own selection, and remember to bring an IPOD adapter. Wi-Fi internet in flat.
|Further details outdoors|
Swim in the sea, or indoor pool close by.
take a bus in winter season for only 1.50€ to one of the many ski resorts. Special ski buses means you can go up for the day and return by 7.30pm ready for nightlife close to home. Many laundrettes close by. Museums, The Port, Massena Square, are all in close walking distance. Just steps from our apartment is the early morning fish market with the freshest selection of everything you can imagine. Surrounding the square is every type of specialist food shop - fruit & veg, the best value butchery in Nice, cheese shops, wine and champaigne, patissiere, boulangerie. across the square is the Carrefour mini supermarket, 3 minutes away is the Monoprix large supermarket and 2 tram stops away you'll find Carrefour Hypermarket. For a meal out you'll be spoilt for choice from traditional Nicois, to Turkish to even Indian. And dont forget the pubs! Including Irish, Australian, Scottish and of course English. You wont even miss your favourite sports event, shown on big screen tv in many of the very friendly bars close by.
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region
The French Riviera is not just about lazing on the beaches sipping cocktails and spotting the rich and famous. It really is possible to be swimming in the Med in the morning and skiing in one of the many resorts just one hour away! With the 1euro fare on buses and trams you can explore far and wide - perhaps St Tropez / Antibes / Monaco/Monte Carlo or rejuvenate in the cooler climate of the mountains? Experience the scenic beauty everywhere and you will understand why it inspired many of our great renaissance artists. Take the train into Italy to sample its Friday markets with bargain shopping, or perhaps try an authentic boulloubaise lunch in Marseille. With its Italian and English influence and history dating back to long before the Romans you are sure to find there is so much on offer you will be thinking of your return trip before your holiday is even over.
Nice - the 'Capital of the French Riviera' .
Vieux Nice - The Old Town. Tantalise your senses here with the sights and sounds of its maze of narrow streets and alleys crammed with bars, art galleries, clubs, theatres, and trendy little shops. Experience its colourful markets - fresh flowers, fruit & veg, gourmet meats, fish, antiques, books. Savour the local specialities in any of the hundreds of restaurants, bistros and cafes. Take a picnic to the beach, the promenade, the hilltop châteaux, the port or one of the many parks and gardens. Hire roller blades or bikes and join the locals on the Promenade on a Sunday morning. Enjoy the Opera, Jazz or one of the many musical festivals, and of course - The Carnival in February. The list goes on and on !
There is so much happening throughout the year in and around Nice that you can be sure there is something for you. Take a look at the official tourism site http://www.nicetourisme.com for more information.
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30 Aug 2014
"Great Location with easy public transport access in the Old Town"
Pros-Wonderful communication in regards to booking and info for the area from owner Athena.Very comfy bed. Thank goodness for evaporative cooler. We certainly needed it. Kitchen stocked with all es… More
18 Aug 2014
"A perfect stay in a very romantic city! Gorgeous!"
We stayed one week in this perfectly situated and equipped apartment in the very heart of Old Nice (Vieille Ville Nice). The apartment is newly renovated and done with particular attention to details, all spotlessly clean, just lovely! It is very spacious and light. The kitchen is fully equipped, there are everything you need for your perfect stay. You have a ventilator in the living room and in the bedroom! It is only 10 minutes walk to the beach through lovely romantic small streets. You are straight in the middle of life with plenty of cafes and restaurants, and of course it's famous for centuries fish market. I have already recommended this accommodation to my best friend. So, definitely will return back to continue visiting small towns next to Nice. Absolutely loved it! Thank you so very much Athena for all your support and tips for our holiday!
22 Jul 2014
"Excellent well maintained flat with everything you need"
We stayed in the apartment for a week which is in a great location right in the middle of the old town with absolutely everything you may need to hand. Only 20 mins from the airport on the 98 bus and getting around Nice is also really cheap - either by bus or train. You can even get to Monte Carlo for little more then 6 euros on the train - excellent for a cheap day out. The flat is very clean and very comfortable with good quality bed linen and towels provided. The kitchen is well stocked and also has some basics included (salt tea coffee, oil, vinegar, pasta, rice etc) Great selection of DVDs and CDs if you fancy a night in and even a portable aircon unit to keep you cool at night. The apartment is small but perfectly adequate for two people and well thought out. Mary met us outside the apartment and is full of useful info and a really lovely lady. All in all a perfect holiday!! We will definately return.
16 Jul 2014
"Ok for a short break but not a two week holidat"
We stayed at this apartment for two weeks at the end of June/July. We were met on our arrival by Mary who explained the set-up. At this point we had to pay her €100 for cleaning and laundry and … More
We appreciate your comments and hope you enjoyed a lovely holiday despite your inconveniences.
Had you contacted our (english speaking) local manager, who is available throughout your stay, she would happily have shown you how to use the cooker hob and improve the shower drainage and any other day-to-day problems to ensure your stay is comfortable.
Our T&Cs are well explained in all correspondence and advertising before and after you book so there are no hidden unexpected costs.
I stay in the apartment regularly and when I left a few weeks ago everything was as it should be. Yes, our silver chesterfield armchair is now looking a bit shabby, but is still so very comfortable.
Research shows that one of the many charms of Vieux Nice is its bustling lively alleys filled with artisan shops, cafes, restaurants, bars. Most visitors fall in love with it for its uniqueness and history, and accept that along with this will come noise, however as I and our many guests have found, St Francois is generally very quiet at night.
The seagulls? sorry, they're out of our control :)
29 Jun 2014
Our stay at St. Francois couldn't have been any better. The apartment itself is a good size with all of the comforts of home. It's location in the old town, with easy access to the streets, … More
31 May 2014
We stayed here for 10 days as a holiday and a base for visiting the monaco gp. Fantastic location in the old town but tucked away enough that it wasn't noisy at night. Very handy for the buses (&… More
28 May 2014
"Comfy apartment, convenient location and a friendly welcome."
This delightful apartment had everything we needed for a lovely holiday in Nice.
It was quiet with a very comfortable bed and we slept really well. The bathroom was roomy and the shower hot. The well equipped kitchen had all we needed and the shops were really close to buy supplies.
The location was excellent with just a short walk for the tram or bus. We are hoping to return to Nice for another holiday and we hope to stay here again.
24 Apr 2014
"Great apartment in a fantastic location!"
Lovely comfortable apartment with everything you need in a brilliant location - there's so much choice for restaurants and shops nearby, and the beach and markets are easily within walking distan… More
2 Mar 2014
"Very nice, great location!"
This is a wonderful little flat in a perfect location. We stayed here for the month of February, while my wife attended Alliance Française language school, a 15min walk away. Nice Carnival was a bonus; it's an impressive family-friendly production.
Very much as advertised, the flat itself is well maintained and well equipped. The queen bed is excellent. The WiFi works great, as does the shower. The stairs up to the flat are easy to negotiate -- not steep or shallow. The kitchen is tiny, but it works. We cooked most all our own meals. Good security. The owner, Athena, and local contact, Mary, are both very helpful and accommodating.
It would be hard to beat the location. We loved being in the old town with it's narrow streets and small shops. There are lots of grocery options within a few steps. Good quiet location just off Place St Francois. Easy access to buses and tram. We can recommend pre-booking airport transfers with Med-Tour, if you do not want to take the bus.
20 Nov 2013
Small compact apartment, well equipped, with a great location right in the old town. No worries about restaurants or even buy in food supplies if you want them. Walking distance to everywhere, we loved it. Laundry very close. I guess if I had a suggestion it would be for a little more lighting in the bedroom... Mary, their contact, is very helpful and we had no problems at all contacting her upon our arrival. No problems with bond refunds.
Great stay, have fun.
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