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Very central apartment - ideal for exploring the Cote d'Azur

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Nice, Cote d'Azur - Home from Home - Everything you require on your doorstep

Situated in the heart of Nice, on the French Riviera, our apartment is available to rent all year round allowing you, your family and friends to share and experience the Cote d'Azur. Comfortably accommodating four people (with a sofa-bed in lounge which can sleep a further two), the attractive apartment retains many original Art Deco features such as wooden floors and ornate ceilings. Our aim is to create a home from home - somewhere you can arrive and settle into quickly, allowing you the freedom to enjoy your holiday in comfort. The apartment is found in the heart of the "quartier des musiciens" of Nice. With corner views and first floor location, you can open the French doors and 'watch the world go by' from the small balcony. For those needing easy access, or who have bags of shopping, there is a lift. The apartment consists of two bedrooms (one double, one twin - both with air conditioning), a lounge/diner (with double bed-settee), separate kitchen, bathroom (bath with shower attachment) and WC. Please contact us to find out more.


Owner
Joe and Patricia
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Patricia and Joe made the booking and check-in process very easy. Their host Grace was able to arrange a private transfer from the airport as we had a late flight which was much appreciated especially with small children. We had a warm welcome and basic supplies and some treats were left for us on arrival. The apartment was lovely on the first floor of an art deco building. It was well decorated in a traditional French style. Both double bedrooms had adequate storage space and had air-conditioning units in each one. The kitchen was well appointed although we only really prepared breakfast here. The shower was powerful and there was an abundance of hot water and loads of towels which was a major plus. There was also a cupboard full of beach gear which came in very handy. The apartment was located very close to the train station making day trips easy. Antibes is recommended! Main shopping street, beach, tram, 3 bars and restaurants can all be accessed on foot from the apartment. Bakery, fruit and veg shop and grocery store are on your doorstep also. We had a lovely stay at Joe and Patricia's apartment and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it. A wonderful stay in Nice, thank you.
Aug 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Thiers in Nice

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom comprises a bath, over-bath shower and sink. There is a separate toilet and hand basin. There is a washing machine in the bathroom for guests' convenience.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) and can accommodate a further two guests on the generous sofa-bed in the lounge. The spacious master bedroom has a double bed, chest and built-in wardrobe. The second bedroom has twin beds and a wardrobe. There is an air conditioning unit in each bedroom. Hairdryers are also provided. There is room for a child's travel cot (which is always on site) in the double bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Having tested the property ourselves with our own children, we welcome yours. Although the lift in the building is suitable for a buggy, it may be a little narrow for a wheelchair. For your convenience, a washing machine, indoor clothes airer, iron, ironing board, beach mats and parasols are all provided. We only believe in charging for the time you stay and so linen, towels, and heating (in winter) are all included. Upon arrival, the property will be clean with fresh bedlinen and towels. Although we do not expect guests to clean before departure, we ask that the apartment is left in an acceptable state. The area..... Famous for lovely beaches right along the coast - Nice, Villefranche sur Mer, Beaulieu sur Mer, Eze.... - the Cote d'Azur has loads more to offer. The rich history of the region means the city has a very distinct culture. A great wealth of fine architecture, a diverse cultural life, a myriad of museums and art galleries means there is something for everyone.

Reviews

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Very central apartment - ideal for exploring the Cote d'Azur
average rating of 4.763158 based on 50 reviews
5

Excellent location, very clean apartment with super facilities. Arrangements for keys well managed.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week in Nice. Apartment is handy for the station literally a five minute walk away. Took train to Monaco and Antibes, both worth a visit. Struck by the cleanliness of the apartment, very impressive.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Peter and Kathleen - Thank you so much for taking the time to give us feedback. We're delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay and that you had everything you needed in the apartment. Thanks too for your comments on the cleanliness, we will pass them on to our cleaner, Maria, who takes great pride in her work. Thanks again, we hope you'll come back soon, Joe & Patricia
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5

Second stay at this superb apartment in Nice!

  • 5 of 5

This was a return visit to this wonderful apartment! Marianne (the lady who looks after the apartment) was extremely helpful and had perfect English to answer any of our questions. She met us on arrival and highlighted some of the other hidden things within Nice that we didn’t do on our previous trip which was extremely useful to have some local knowledge. The owners had left us a Travel Guide for all things Nice which was also very useful for our stay. The apartment on entering is very homely with a French theme and malicious attention to detail throughout, with a very high standard of décor. Everything has been thought of with the amount of kitchen utensils, dishwasher facility, luxury towels, toiletries, hair dryer, hair straighteners, travel plugs and other holiday essentials have all been thought of in this home away from home.

It was a truly luxury stay in Nice with this apartment, with the owners leaving some local Wine chilling in the fridge, biscuits for snacking and even mints on our pillows, we were truly blown away! It was very easy to relax and switch off.

The Train Station (La Gare) was less than a five-minute walk away, which was very easily located to our trips to Cannes and Monaco. With less than a ten-minute walk to the beach, along the way you have local supermarkets with all types of la cuisine. Each morning we woke up to the smell of bread which was the local Patisserie located on the opposite side of the road, this is a must try! Also, very close to the Square and high street shops for day shopping. For night time, again, very close to a selection of exquisite restaurants.

We are both so delighted to have come across this home away from home apartment through recommendation from a friend, we look forward to returning as soon as possible.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Little getaway

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location and quaint

  • Review Submitted: 10-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chantal, we were to delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay in our apartment. Thank you for commenting on its quaintness - we have tried to retain original features to give guests a taste of French living. We'd love to welcome you back again in the future. Joe & Patricia
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5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

Nice clean flat, careful owners, good communication. Good location of the flat.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your positive comments. It was a pleasure to have you and your party stay and we would welcome you back at any time in the future. Joe & Patricia
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4

Clean and bright apartment in central location

  • 4 of 5

Clean and bright apartment. Everything you could need provided- description and photos give an accurate indication of what to expect. Good location for easy access to promenade, shops, train station. Despite being on a bustling intersection, we found no problem with noise. Ideal for us as a family of four. Efficient and friendly welcome from Marianne and Grace. We enjoyed the proximity of an excellent boulangerie just over the road!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Steve for taking the time to review our apartment. It was very heartening to learn that you all enjoyed your stay and that the apartment met all of your needs. We will pass your appreciation on to Grace and Marianne. Thanks again, Joe& Patricia
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5

A pretty place in a good location!

  • 5 of 5

We really liked this place in Nice. We had a group of five and we were snug but comfortable. The apt is cool with moulding and hardwood floors and has a separate WC for those special moments. The AC worked well in the bedroom but did not cool the entire apt. The breeze from the sea was enough to cut the 85 degree Heat. It is a comfortable place and a good location to explore a great town. Good communication from the owners on some qquestions we had as well.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Frank and family. It was great to hear you all 'had a blast' in Nice and found the apartment comfortable and well situated. Safe onward travels... Joe & Patricia
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Location

Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Nice
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Kilometres
Bar tabac Le gounod
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Kilometres
Nice Port
Nearest Train
0.1 Kilometres
Gare SNCF
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Kilometres
A8 autoroute
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Kilometres
Le Keter
Nearest Ski
45 Kilometres
Isola 2000
Nearest Beach
0.2 Kilometres
Promenade des Anglais
Car: not necessary

The (pebbled) beach is a 10-15 minute walk depending on whether you get attracted by the many provencal shops en route. If you prefer, you can pay to use one of the private, sandy breaches along the Promenade.

Alternatively, Antibes, Villefranche sur Mer, Juan les Pins or Cannes all have sandy beaches and are easily accessible by train.

Getting around Nice is easier than ever - the tram system is excellent as is the Vélo Blue (bicycle rental system).

You really don't need a car here as you are so centrally placed in Nice and the SNCF central station is less than a 5 minute walk away. The train line has excellent train links to Italy, Monaco, Eze, Menton, Antibes, Cannes etc.

If you are driving the auto-routes are excellent.

There is so much to see and do you will need several trips to do it all. You can get away into the mountains for skiing or walks, the promenade and beaches, the art galleries of St Paul de Vence, Villefranche, Cannes Film Festival, Monaco Grand Prix - it's all just a short trip away.

For the workaholic, WiFi is available in the apartment!

Local restaurants, a little bar, a mouthwatering greengrocers and several tasty boulangeries are all on your doorstep. Banks, a range of shops - everything you could possibly need are within a 10 minute walk.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Thiers, Nice Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£215
for 3 nights
£501
 
 
Mid 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£289
for 3 nights
£675
 
 
High 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£327
for 3 nights
£763
 
 
Low 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£224
for 3 nights
£523
 
 
Low 2019
1 Jan 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
£224
for 3 nights
£523
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£289
for 3 nights
£675
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £217.87

Changeover Day:
General check in 4.00pm and check out 10.00am. However, we do try to be flexibile with check-in times, depending on availability.
For check-in after 8.00pm, our keyholder charges an additional 20Euro.

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for the property per week in Euros; this is the total price, there are no hidden extras.
Charge for stays of less than 1 week are calculated on a pro-rata basis (please contact us for a quote).

EXCEPTIONS: Monaco Grand Prix, Cannes Festival and Easter - 800 Euro per week. 2016 UEFA European Championship - 900Euro per week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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