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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

This two-bedroom spacious and sunny apartment is located in the heart of the Old town in Nice. The large balcony overlooks the charming and bustling place Rossetti.

It is located in a pedestrian street which is just a few steps from the famous ‘Cours Saleya’, the Promenade des Anglais and only about 4 minutes away from the beach.

Newly decorated, this two-bedroom apartment is located on the 2nd floor in a typical Nicois building and overlooks a lovely and lively square. It has been totally refurbished at the beginning of the year. The style of the flat is an eclectic mix of edgy modern and soft French furniture.

This large and spacious apartment can comfortably accommodate up to 4 people and truly offers everything necessary for a quality stay in Nice.. Its location is ideal as it’s only 150 meters of the tramway and the bus stop to the airport - easily accessible whether for business or pleasure.

It can be booked in conjunction with the "Duplex des Herbes" as they are both situated in the same building.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Nice 300 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Nice 7 km, Nearest railway: Nice 1 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Further details indoors

This spacious apartment (68m2) contains high ceilings and wooden floors throughout which allows natural sunlight to flood through. The open kitchen/living room area is very spacious and opens on to the living/dining area and to the big and sunny balcony. The modern kitchen contains everything necessary for preparing and enjoying meals, such as refrigerator/freezer, oven, hob, dishwasher and washing machine.

The large and airy master bedroom contains a double bed, a French style armoire and lots of space for personal belongings. The style of the second double bedroom is modern and contemporary.

The apartment is equipped with stereo, flat screen television, DVD player (USB port) and high-speed Internet access. It was also fitted with double glazing throughout.

The sleek tiled bathroom contains a large shower with a big waterfall shower head, a towel heater and plenty of space for personal items.

The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region

Nice is directly situated on the Mediterranean sea, therefore enjoys a rather hot summers and mild winters with sunshine all year round. Nice is the spring board to all locations, attractions and activities along the French Riviera and places of interests such as Monaco, Cannes and St Tropez are within easy reach.

For a holiday in Nice a car is not required as you can easily reach many attractions in Nice by foot or by the local bus. Exploring the area and villages around and outside Nice can be done also by bus or by train. If you come by car, there are plenty of car parks (Parking) around the Old Town and the bus station to park it.

Nice is a great holiday destination all your round wether you are a beach bum or a ski bunny. Ski stations, such as Isola 2000 or Auron are just 1 hour drive away and therefore you could have ski and beach holiday in one. The city of Nice is pretty proud of those ski areas as they are applying to host the Winter Olympics there in 2018.

Nice

NIce with all its wonderful restaurants, shops and cultural activities is a very charming and lively city yet at the same time also very relaxed and very mediterranean. It boasts with 8 km of beach and has something to offer for everyone from city slicker, sport man or sun worshipper.

The famous Promenade des Anglais is only about 4 mins walk (300meters) away from the flat, which makes it an ideal 'pied a terre' for a beach holiday.

The old town area is strictly pedestrianised, so you won't need a car to do your daily trips to the local boulangeries or the shops.

Gourmets and food lovers will enjoy buying their fruit and veg at the local market on Cours Saleya, about 200 meters away from the flat. Even closer, a local wine shop where you can buy great wine by the litre straight from the barrel for a few Euros. You can also buy your olive oil, freshly made pasta and other local delicatessen from authentic artisan shops right at your door step.

Surrounded by so much local delicious produce you might even want to cook your own lunch and enjoy on the balcony with a glass of chilled rose. We've recently discovered a wonderful Italian delicatessen around the corner from the flat, and their buffalo morzarella is the best in the world. We also stocked up on Italian cold cuts such as parma ham and mortadella. You cannot miss that shop, the smell of ham and fresh crusty bread will draw you inside in no time.

About 5 minutes walk away, on Place Garibaldi, the famous seafood restaurant "Cafe de Turin" is pulling in seafood lovers of all ages and nationalities. "Cafe de Turin" is a very down to earth restaurant, but their great varity of daily fresh seafood at honest prices draws in the punters at lunch time and dinner. Lots of customers even come especially from Italy. Whether you love oysters, langustines or sea urchins this great little place won't dissapoint.

But don't stop there, there is ice cream for dessert. Place Rossetti is famous for two local ice cream shops, which have been established as Nicois artisans for decades. Fenoccio and Pincoccio boast with over 100 ice cream flavours - our tip: have a scoop every day and work your way through the menu.

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1 Jun 2014

5/5

"In the midst of it all."

Looking for an out of the way, quiet spot then this is not for you. However.... if you want to be right in the middle of the noise, atmosphere and day to day life of old Nice then this is for you. There a few stairs to negotiate bot the flat is brilliant. One thing it could do with is a better TV system ( as I'm English there's not much to watch and the machine isn't great ) but you really don't need it. Just sit on the balcony and watch people. If you like a glass of wine to go with your view over the Place Rosetti go to the Cave at the bottom of the street opposite and get some of the draught wine. You won't have a bottle so you can rent one or three. It's about 3 Euros a litre for the wine and 90 cents rent per bottle.. Or you could sit in a cafe and pay 4 Euros for a small glass.
Good eating places if you look round the streets. Not cheap but you are in a tourist spot.
Our second visit. Loads to see and do. If you are easily bored use the trams, trains and buses to get around the area. Brilliant. Oh I forgot... the refuse collectors come around 5 a.m. and the late night drinkers make a lot of noise on their way home but who cares. Wi fi is intermittent.

22 May 2014

5/5

"Fantastic apartment, fantastic location!"

Having travelled to Nice previously I knew this was a great location, your right in the heart of everything with fantastic restaurants, bars, shops, markets, beach literally right on your door step!!
I booked direct with the owners Simon & Katia, they where very helpful and professional and we ended up renting their other apartment balcon rosette in the same buiding. We landed at 11am and were unsure if we would be able to access the apartment, they very kindly dropped the keys at the airport and we got in straight away.

This apartment is spotlessly clean bright! considering we are in the heart of the old town, it has all mod cons, very comfortable beds and a great shower, plenty of space for 4-5 adults.
I cant think of anything bad to say, loved it, would definitely stay there again.!!

21 May 2014

5/5

"Fantastic"

Very large appartment, well furnished, very accessible and close to major attractions of Vieux Nice, the airport, the sea, the port etc....

19 Nov 2013

4/5

"Great base for exploring Nice"

Overall this flat was lovely and in a terrific location. It could be better though. I've broken it down into a Positives/Negatives list:Positives:Location – right in Place RossettiBalcony wit… More

5 Jul 2013

5/5

"Fantastic apartment in beautiful, bustling location"

This apartment is brilliant. It has been recently renovated to a very high standard and was spotlessly clean. It had everything we needed for our week long stay. The balcony is perfect as it looks out… More

3 Oct 2012

4/5

"Great apartment in a terrific, but noisy, location. very weak wifi."

This is a beautifully laid out, recently renovated apartment. We loved the space and we loved where we were, and I would have loved to give this flat a glowing review, but there were a few issues that… More

6 Sep 2012

4/5

"Cute apartment, great location"

The place was lovely. It was right in the heart of the old town. My husband and I spent a lot of time just sitting on the terrace and people watching. Watch out for Sunday mornings! The apartment is right across the way from a church and the bells ring for a good half an hour. The only reason I'm giving a four instead of five was that we had a hard time initially finding the place. We had gotten a flat tire the night before and had to fix it, making us leave much later than anticiapated. Because of that the travel agent assigned to give us the keys left them at the airport. Which wouldn't have been a big deal during the day but by the time we got there, on a Saturday night, it was dark. We finally got into the right area after parking 2km away due to the night life. We walked, in the rain with all of our luggage, halfway across town. Then we couldn't find the entrance. The poor guy at the restaurant next door was very helpful and took my husband around both buildings to find the entrance. After another 45 minutes of asking for help and searching, I went in to call the agent. He asked me to show him the address again, and he knew where it was. We finally got in around 11 pm after driving all day. This is not the home owners fault. But, maybe a better description of the location would have been more helpful. As we noticed the next morning things are very different between the night and day. Things seem to just appear and disappear. The entrance was hidden amoung many tables between 2 restaurants. Other than the very first night, we had an absolutely perfect stay! Thanks so much!

7 Aug 2012

5/5

"Perfect!"

Balcon Rossetti is as amazing in the flesh as it looks in the pictures! The apartment has everything you could possible need for your stay. It's perfectly situated with great restaurants, shops & the beach all within walking distance.

I would highly recommend this apartment & the booking procedure was flawless!

6 Aug 2012

5/5

"In the heart of old Nice, so close to the beach and soo nice!"

We had a fantastic stay in the apartment. Everything you may need is there also English DVDs for some few rainy days. It is at a very nice square in the heart of old nice with loads of little shops and nice restaurants. The apartment is clean and full furnished. You have a fantastic view from the balcony.

16 Jul 2012

5/5

"Perfect apartment in a perfect location!"

After 6 weeks of travelling around Europe with our young family (5yo and 7yo), our time in Nice was our favourite. This apartment is perfect in every way. It was beautifully renovated and huge, air … More

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