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Charming apartment with air-conditioning, cable TV , internet & phone

Overview

Property

Updated: 26-Nov-2016
2 Bedroom, 1 to 2 bathrooms, sleeps 5

Spacious two bedroom apartment, close station & beach, with air-conditioning, multi-channel cable TV & internet. Sleeps up to five people. The apartment has been reviewed so many times that it was one of the finalists in the UK competition for the most reviewed property. It is under 10 minutes walk to the station, tram & the beach on the Promenade des Anglais. Restaurants, shops and markets are only a few minutes away. The total area is over 80 square meters and it is on the fifth floor with elevator. Two English residents of Nice look after the apartment & help if needed. The price includes sheets, towels, water, & also includes up to two hours cleaning at the end of your stay. We have also tried to provide most of the things you need on holiday. There's a hair-dryer, iron & sun loungers on the balcony. Free landline phonecalls may be included

Around the corner from the apartment (junction of Rue Rossini and Gambetta) the restaurant L'Occitanie serves great food at reasonable prices. It’s increasingly popular so be sure to reserve your table.

The Old Town market is a must – the flower market is open every day except Mondays when the antiques market takes over.

Don’t forget the town’s flower festival every February.

The nearby Rialto cinema (Rue Rivoli) shows films in English – take note: the cheap night is every Monday.

For museum lovers, admission is free on the first Sunday of each month. Three or four-day passes are also available for seven of the city’s largest museums.

One of the best ways to see the Riviera is by train. Visit Monaco, Antibes or Villefranche or the Friday morning market in Ventimillia just across the border into Italy. You could also hop on the train to the lemon festival in nearby Menton in February or the Cannes film festival and Monaco Grand Prix in May.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great holiday flat "Comfortable and well-located apt in Medecin area."

The apartment worked a treat, lots of space and everything we needed to hand. The location is great and we soon found our way around by mainly using the buses and walking. Very stress free. All shops and restaurants close to hand and a great selection. Steered clear of the shops as no time and the Euro not at its best for us at the moment! Liked the balcony for our morning croissants and al-fresco dining. Apt is in a residential block and I liked passing the time of day with the local residents - all very friendly and accommodating with my school French! Plenty of info - maps, brochures etc in the apt to ensure you don't miss out on anything. Owners very helpful and handover very smooth. An excellent week in comfortable accommodation with good transport links enabling visitors to see so much of the Riviera. A 15Euro cart for the buses and trams for a week's unlimited travel is a good purchase. Get at airport on arrival.
Apr 2010
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40 Reviews

4.9
based on 40 holidaymaker reviews

London, England
5

Charming apartment in a beautiful part of Nice

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I enjoyed a beautiful holiday of two weeks in this apartment. It is situated in the lovely 'Musician's Quarter' of Nice, within easy walking distance of the sea front (Promenade des Anglais), the old town and the city centre. Also, it is very close to a bakery and a supermarket, and is adjacent to a greengrocery. As for the apartment itself, its rooms are spacious and most tastefully furnished. Moreover, it has a large balcony, with an attractive view: we regularly enjoyed breakfast and, sometimes, lunch there. On our arrival, we found the apartment to be clean and scrupulously well maintained; and, both then and subsequently, the owners' local managers, Christophe and Claire, were very helpful whenever we requested information or advice about local amenities. To sum up, we found this apartment to be ideal, in every way, for a holiday in the enchanting city of Nice.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great week

  • 5 of 5

Arrived late and Christopher was there to meet us with a cheerful smiley welcome even though it was almost midnight,he gave us all the information we needed and left numbers in case we wanted to know anything else.The apartment is ideal with everything you need and all amenities close by,we found the Casino supermarket on Boulevard Gambetta to be reasonable but the best place was Lidl on Rue Riambaldi up past the station.There is a nice bakery and bar just on the left out of the apartment down Rue Rossini.The train station being so close was fantastic for us as we enjoyed trips to Antibes and the Picasso museum,Monaco (and we won) and the beautiful Villefranche sur Mer for the beach.

On leaving we had a late flight I found on the internet you can leave your luggage at Hotel Interlaken or Hotel Belle Meuniere on Rue Durante for 5 Euros per bag,this was a massive bonus as it left us free to enjoy the day in full.Thank you Frogsite team, we would definitely book again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely apartment in a great residential area

  • 5 of 5

Traditional French apartment which was well equipped and spacious. A great location, within walking distance of train station, promenade and old town. Fantastic local bakeries to to pick up bread and cakes for a leisurely breakfast on the terrace. Meet and greet service was far more than hand over of keys and really useful. Would recommend and stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great apartment in Nice

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier then we were with this apartment. Everything was well arranged and it is a lovely, well equipped apartment in a good position. I would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A well-situated, homely and spacious apartment.

  • 5 of 5

An elderly couple, we spent a comfortable week in this clean, spacious and well-equipped apartment and found it very easy to reach by airport bus. We were met by one of the couple who look after the place who were on hand to help if required. The owners had provided extremely helpful and comprehensive notes prior to our visit and there was an array of helpful material in the apartment, including up-to-date bus timetables which we took full advantage of to visit St. Jean- Cap Ferrat and St.Paul de Vence. There are numerous supermarkets, boulangeries and an excellent traiteur close by. We have already recommended the apartment to others.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Maggie Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to you and your friends staying again Best wishes Nicola and Peter London
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Everything was perfect !

  • 5 of 5

The appartement is pretty confortable and clean. Claire is a very kind person who helped us when we asked. We loved our stay! Thanks Claire, Mr and Mrs Wallace.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nice Airport at 10 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Rue Gambetta at 500 Metres Nearest Ferry : Nice port at 1 Kilometres Nearest Train : Avenue Thiers Nice Centre Ville at 1 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Motorway A8 at 4 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Rue Gambetta at 500 Metres Nearest Beach : Promenade Des Anglais at 800 Metres Car: not necessary

If you know the Negresco, one of the world’'s most famous hotels, then your walk to the beach takes you past this landmark. The apartment is in the heart of Musiciens, a part of central Nice with street names such as Rossini, Verdi and Mozart. This part of Nice was built in the thirties and the apartment is in one of many art deco buildings sprinkled around this district. The apartment is close to the beautiful Alsace-Lorraine Square, with its statues, wonderful trees and great facilities for kids. There are two double bedrooms & the apartment can sleep a family of to six people. There’s a large open lounge with two sets of French doors leading onto the terrace, ideal for eating out. There is also a lovely open balcony area to enjoy the sun.

Ski: The nearest ski resort is 60 km from Nice at GREOLIERES (1400 to 1800 m)

Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
April
8 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£420
for 3 nights
From
£130
From
£140
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£550
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
May & June
30 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£690
for 3 nights
From
£220
From
£240
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£780
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £250
Cleaning £30

AIR-CONDITIONING & ELECTRICITY: THE FIRST 1.5 EUROS PER DAY FOR ELECTRICITY IS FREE. Majority of guests use under
10.50 EUROS per week and do not pay electricity charges. No charge for the communal central heating

Preferred change over day is Saturday. Lettings of less than 7 days may include a cleaning charge.

*** All Inclusive Price - Internet Access & Free Local Calls May Be Available - Just ask!** Rates are for two people. Add 42 euros per week per person or per child, if more than two people stay. There may be an additional changeover charge for stays of less than 7 days. Possible discount if staying two weeks or more. DEPOSIT: 25% on booking. Full payment six weeks in advance of holiday. Additional deposit of 350 euros for breakages, lost keys etc., which will be returned after your stay. The deposit includes a charge FROM 35 euros, should extra cleaning be needed. Arrival time 4 pm Check out time - 10 am* If you need to store your luggage outside these hours we will may be able to help. There may be a charge if you arrive after 8pm.

Please note the water in the shower can be extremely hot.

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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • city centre

Attractions

  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 70 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • There is a shower room with toilet and wash basin. There is a second toilet with small washbasin.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, Simmons mattress
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Both bedrooms have built in wardrobes with plenty of storage. Both rooms also have French windows with original shutters.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Fifth floor with lift access. The apartment sleeps 5 to 6 people. There is one single fold-out mattress bed and also one single airbed. Children are welcome but the flat may not be suitable for active young children as there are French windows in the main rooms leading to the balcony. NO SMOKING!

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