Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
Apartment Celeste is adjacent to the Castle Park and to the Port. A five minutes walk from the promenade des Anglais and its beaches, and a short stroll to the Old Town.
The buiding is old, elegant and typical. The apartment is clean, well decorated and has a large terrace- solarium, unique in this central location.
In the Port and the Old town areas, there are many restaurants and bars, a typical market , and all kinds of shops. Only a small walk to the Opera, the Nice Theater, the Modern Art Museum, and art galleries.
Many places to eat "al fresco".
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Nice 300 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||7 km, Nearest railway: Nice 3 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
*Situated in an historical building, the apartment is cool and quiet. It is on the second and last floor without a lift. It is unsuitable for mobility impaired or very old people and very young children.
*The apartment has an American kitchen, a small shower-room and a living- room with sofa-bed. A dining table and four chairs allow indoor dining.
*There is a separate bedroom, with a queen-size bed (width 1m, 60).
* A small staircase leads to a utility landing with a washing machine and tumble dryer.
*From there a ship's galley style staircase leads up to the roof terrace. These would be difficult for very young children and old people to negotiate. This terrace is only accessible from the flat and is therefore completely private.
|Further details outdoors|
*a 30 sq metre roof terrace is equipped with electricity, hot and cold water
*an out door equipped 'kitchen'.
*outdoor furniture including dining table and chairs and large parasol.
*sea,chateau and mountain views.
*The terrace can only be accessed through the apartment and is completely private.
*There is no charge for linen and towels, cleaning, and meet and greet. In summer (june- july-august-september), the minimum stay is one week.
Guests should bring own beach towels.
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region
Nice is a great base for exploring Côte D' Azur and Provence. Monaco, Menton, Cap Ferrat, Villefranche-sur-mer are accessible by bus, from the stop Segurane, 5 minutes walk from the apartment. Saint- Paul-de-Vence, Antibes, St Tropez, Cannes and Italy are easily accessed by train, bus or car.
Nice is only an hour away from the ski resorts, and it's close enough to Italy for you to be able to take a day trip to the alpine Italian villages or to the Riviera. It is possible in the winter to catch for 8 euros an early morning bus to the ski resort and go back at the close of day.
Winter sun at the beach and a couple of days skiing- perfect!
*The Port is an attractive touristic resort. The Old Town has romantic small streets, climbing to the Castle Park (Colline du Château), From the hill, superb views of the Coast and the city. Downtown, good places to eat socca (local speciality), sea-food, vegetarian, asian and italian specialities.
*Local shops include wonderful boulangeries, pâtisseries, pasta and cheese shops, wine-cellars, and all kinds of local or folkloric gifts.
*Transport links are excellent and cheap. Buses in Nice and to all destinations in the department have a cost of one euro ! Same price for the tram.
Dining, visiting art galleries, enjoying Opera, theaters, museums, libraries, very close to the apartment, hiking, visiting vineyards, medieval villages of the "arrière-pays", skiing ,sun worshipping - all is possible from here.
*Up to date details of local events will be at the apartment for your arrival.
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12 Jul 2014
"Private, peaceful roof terrace made a stay in this property a wonderful experience"
We stayed for two weeks and had an excellent stay. I would say the apartment is really good value for money. It is a compact apartment but really enhanced by a large, private roof terrace. The buildin… More
26 Jan 2014
"A gem, above the rooftops of the Old Port..."
This is a compact and surprisingly well appointed apartment with a spacious roof terrace offering amazing views across the Vieux Port and the mountains behind Nice. Despite its central position it is quiet and airy with great restaurants only 2 minutes walk away. Direct bus to the airport within 5 minutes walk, plus other great transport connections. Attractively furnished, the apartment offers a comfortable and relaxing stay in an intriguing part of this fascinating city.
19 Nov 2013
"Perfect holiday location"
This apartment suited us down to the ground, comfortable, quiet, quirky, and excellent value. A good location from which to explore Nice and the surrounding area by public transport. We loved the roof… More
2 Jul 2013
"Recommend this Quirky Flat with a ROOF TERRACE"
This flat is ideally placed in the Port area , which is very quiet, in an atmospheric French building. It is very close to both the Promenade and the old town and bus stops. The bus service is great for exploring further afield. For us the living space, bedroom, kitchen and roof terrace were ideal. The roof terrace was a great retreat after a hectic day on the move. The galley steps to the roof terrace are wide and very manageable for anyone of average fitness.
The kitchen is well equipped, lots of hot water and a washing machine! The shower is a wee bit tight but more than adequate.
5 Jun 2013
"Great location with fantastic roof terrrace"
Great home from home with very good amenities in the apartment. Great location and well stocked apartment. Good sized bed and very quiet bedroom and cool apartment out of the sun. Small shower (in wid… More
Many thanks for your appreciations. We have previously specified in our advertising the small discomforts you point out : the galley type stairs to go up to the terrace, and the narrow bathroom (but the shower head not so low, because it is 6 feet 3 inches heigh).
Our building is ancient, historical, the floors are tall, each one with two flights, so to go to the second floor, there are really four flights...
We project to fit out the terrace with a maximum of items to avoid the inconvenience of carrying them up.
25 May 2013
Excellent apartment. Everything you could need. Roof terrace was an added bonus. Charles and Graziela were lovely , so helpful. Excellent location, very central, within easy access of most places. Couldn't ask for better. We will be back.
2 May 2013
"Ticked all the boxes"
Loved our stay in this little gem. Beautifully furnished. Well equipped and perfectly located.We were greeted by the very gracious and helpful owners. They ensured our stay was as lovely as possible.… More
22 Oct 2012
"Great Location with a lovely terrace"
We have just returned from a lovely holiday in Nice. We found the apartment Celeste to be in a great location. 5 mins walk to Place Garbaldi, to the tram and bus system, the old part of town and the port. We had 2 lovely trips to Eze and Ventimiglia. We got a lovely welcome from Charles and Gracie. Good directions etc. The apartment had everything we needed. The best part of the apartment was the terrace. Bit of care needed in accessing it. We really enjoyed our stay in Nice - so much to see and do! We hope to return some day and Apartment Celeste will be our first choice.
When the guests are so friendly, the owners can only be in the same mood !
Charles and Gracie.
14 Oct 2012
"A perfect romantic retreat"
This was the perfect setting for us in the heart of Nice close to the harbour and only minutes away from all the city has to offer. The roof garden allowed us to eat in and enjoy the finest french cui… More
30 Aug 2012
"Fab apartment and great location!"
We recieved a very nice welcome and the apartment was clean and tidy upon arrival. The apartment is fully equiped with the added bonus of the delightful roof top balcony. We travelled with our daughte… More
Thank you for your appreciations and observations. We take care to greet personally our guests, and to look after the cleanliness of the apartment. The roof-terrace is really its main point. We try to change it in a "pièce à vivre", as we say in french, and in a small garden at the same time.
Thank you, also, for saying how many steps there are to go to the home Celeste! We never calculated their number, but specified in our description in the website that the building is without lift, like most of the historical buildings in the Vieux-Nice. Nevertheless, there are only two flours to go up to the sky !
You are right saying that the apartment is not very convenient for three adult people. So, we'll specify in future that the additional bed in the sofa-bed is above all suitable for a child.
Charles and Graciela.
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