32 Rue Gounod
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This spacious fourth floor apartment of 85 sq. m is in the Musiciens quarter, an area built in the age of elegance at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century. It is a largely residential area, but with good local shops nearby, and is very conveniently situated, with the beach, railway station and the main shopping area on Rue Jean Medecin only a 5-10 minutes walk away.
The apartment, served by an elevator, has a spacious hall with living/dining area on the right. Two sets of french windows lead out onto the west-facing terrace where you can eat or enjoy an evening sun-downer. To the left of the hall there are two large double bedrooms situated at the back, both having access to the bathroom that has a bath and shower. Toilet facilities are separate. There is also a well-equipped kitchen for self-catering. All linen/towels including beach towels provided.
For entertainment there is cable television for French and English news channels, a DVD player, and full wireless internet access. There is plenty of information about Nice and the environs with some local recommendations to help you make the most of your stay in this vibrant city.
Some comments from our visitors:
'You are so lucky to have such a wonderful apartment in somewhere as fantastic as Nice – thank you so much for sharing it with us! We had an amazing week thanks to your comprehensive of information and recommendations. It made all the difference. We have appreciated all the efforts you have made to ensure the apartment has everything needed for a comfortable stay – Thank you again!'
Tim, Vanessa, Leon and Bianca, Australia
'Our time at 32 Rue Gounod has been a memorable experience. From the perfect weather, amazing scenery on the Nietzsche trail to Eze to delicious dinners; some of the best memories were had at this apartment and thank you for hosting us!'
Joe, Amy, Emily and Keith, USA
'Lovely apartment in a great location, which helped us to spend a great holiday in Nice. Highly recommended – we had everything we needed here.'
Anne, Pauline and Patricia. Northern Ireland
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nice airport 5 km, Nearest railway: Gare SNCF, Ave Thiers, Nice|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region
Nice provides an ideal base to explore the whole of the Alpes-Maritimes, whether it is along the coast or into the mountains, and most of it is easily accessible by public transport using the train or the excellent bus network. The train ride eastwards towards the Italian border via Monte Carlo and Menton gives the most spectacular views of the coast and with none of the traffic problems. And westwards, Cannes and Antibes are less than an hour away. For something a bit different, try the Chemin de Fer de Provence, a small-guage railway that takes you right into the heart of the mountains.
If you want to drive, why not try the Auto-Bleu? This is a new system of electric cars run by Nice Council, with a depot close by the apartment. This will enable you to explore the many small hill towns around the area, the most popular being St Paul de Vence and Mougins, home of Matisse, Picasso and others.
Nice has something for everyone. In the summer it draws crowds to the beach, but the climate makes it a great all year round resort. And it is a great city to wander around and explore.
The Musiciens quarter where the apartment is situated was built at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries with many elegant squares and belle époque architecture, which lead down to the Promenade and the iconic Hotel Negresco - a major Nice landmark. The old quarter beneath the castle has quite a different flavour and is an endless place to explore with many small shops and excellent restaurants. And if you want some peace, the Monastery, Matisse Museum and Roman remains at Cimiez, a hill above Nice, will provide it.
But most people find the Promenade des Anglais irresistible, either for some exercise or simply to people watch...
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30 May 2014
"A Wonderful Place to Stay"
We arrived fairly late evening and we were met within a short while by George (Pat. And Goerge are the caretakers) who had fresh bread and milk. He showed us the flat and the fridge was also laden wit… More
I am glad that you enjoyed the stay in our apartment and the welcome by Pat. The point you make about the bed is well taken and we are in the process of renewing it this summer. Thank you also for your helpful recommendations about restaurants and things to do in Nice that I am sure will be useful to other visitors to the flat.
6 May 2014
"Good apartment, good location."
This apartment is easy to get to, 99 bus from Nice airport to main train station, about 20 mins and then a five minute walk. Owners are in UK and communicated well. We were met at the apartment and sh… More
16 Apr 2014
"Perfect Stay in Nice"
My first thought as I entered the apartment was that the photos don't do this lovely apartment justice. But photos can't portray the warm welcome we felt entering on a cool April night to wa… More
22 Sep 2012
"Beautiful apartment, so organised and very comfortable"
The apartment was beautifully furnished and even had wifi and digital tv, not that we stayed in but the 2012 Olympics were on!! The old fashioned lift to the forth floor was actually a sweet novelty and very French. The location was perfect as the main trainline was 2 blocks north, the beach 5 blocks south and the main shopping street which was fab was under 10 stroll east. We travelled with an 8 yr old and had no problems, would definatly stay again.
28 May 2011
"Fabulous and charming flat in Nice!"
I stayed here a week with two girlfriends for some relaxation. The flat is charming! The terrace/balcony was a good size where we could sit and have dinner as the sun went down. There was a well st… More
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