- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 2
Description from the owner
Zen Om, a cosy and relaxing apartment for an authentic immersion. Awarded of excellence 2014 TripAdvisor & 3 stars Nice Tourism office. Ideal for a single, and 2 people, non smoking, our friends pets are not allowed.
Surrounded by the most beautiful landmarks, located in a typical, very safe and strategic area of historic Old Nice (Vieux Nice), the heart of city of Nice, by Sea & Park, and where everything needed is around just exiting the building: The best bakeries, gourmet food boutiques, wine, food markets, supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, shopping, bookstores, theaters, cinemas, museums, antique markets. While quiet, at the cente...Read more
Charming by Park & Sea, in Lively & Historic Old Nice
Nice, Provence, France
Additional Location Information
In lively Old Nice, by Park & 5 min. walk to Sea
The charming 1 BR is wonderfully and very strategically located in a unique and lively historic part of old Nice, the heart of Nice city, near Cannes and Monaco, by the Mediterranean sea, on the French Riveria close to Italy. In the neighborhood, you will feel really immersed in Nice and in France with a touch of Italy very close by. The quiet apartment loft style provides exclusively the benefits to be Old Nice as it is located:
- By the beautiful one kilometer long park/garden, Promenade du Paillon called also Coulée Verte (pedestrian green flow) leading to the sea and featuring a wide variety of trees, plants from all over the world, fountains, water sprays, by just crossing the street,
- Also, the Sea and Beaches on the famous Promenade des Anglais and Baie des Anges, at 5 minutes walk going through the small charming streets of Old Nice,
- The superb Castle Park overlooking the bay, at less than 10 minutes walk,
- The newest parts of Nice, like Jean Medecin, Acropolis convention and exhibition center, by a close walk,
- Surrounded by beautiful and historic landmarks and museums,
- The museum of modern art and the public library, are just there crossing the street,
- The renovated public swimming pool Saint Francois is just next street.
- While quiet, at the center of all entertainments, cultural events and activities, shopping and transportation. Just exiting the building are located the best bakeries, gourmet food, supermarkets, restaurants and small cafes, shopping, food and antique markets, bookstores, theaters, cinemas, museums.
The apartment’s small bright street is called Ruelle Saint Francois, by the historic Place Saint Francois facing the Garden/Promenade du Paillon, and the Place Garibaldi.
* Importantly and rare in Old Nice, the strategic location of the apartment allows to choose various accesses to the apartment just exciting the building:
Either by the various charming pedestrian streets of Old Nice, the beautiful Garden/Promenade du Paillon, or the boulevard Jean Jaures, for a faster walk and where you will find at 3 minutes walk: the tram (stop: Cathedrale Vielle Ville) going to the train station Gare Thiers in 4 stops, all transportation, buses, the 20 minutes ride airport bus (stop Lycee Massena), city bikes rental stands, the pay Parking des Arts just crossing the boulevard; and an easy exit to the city to visit around.
By the apartment, buses and trains, will take to known cities, like Cannes, Monaco, the back country and villages. A car is therefore optional and not necessary at least during few days while visiting Nice, although the pay Parking des Arts is just at 2 minutes walk, crossing the Bd, under the Theatre of Nice.
The apartment is a good base to visit, prestigious cities, like Cannes, Monaco, typical villages and a wide variety of beaches, either by buses, trains or car. Also, the wonderful back country, Provence, hills and mountains, the famous Mercantour National Parc. You will have many wonderful opportunities for relaxing walks or more athletic hiking, where the beautiful landscapes and light will reveal to you.
And during winter, you will enjoy in the loft the relaxing fireplace electric system and very efficient electric heaters. And if you like skiing, resorts are really very near, like: Valdeblore, Valberg, Isola 2000, at about 80 to 90 kilometers.
A wide range of international and national companies fly to Nice including AF, EasyJet, British Airways, Lufthansa, KLM, Alitalia, Iberia, etc..
In essence, from the apartment, you will have a huge range of possible choices for your vacation and will be very close to the nature, with or without car. And will enjoy for certain, like many painters as Matisse, who lives part of his life in Nice, the beauty of the landscapes and light.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, City vacations, Lake nearby, Mountain nearby, Waterfront
Golf course within 30 minute drive, Horse riding nearby, Fishing nearby, Water park nearby, Water sports nearby, Tennis courts nearby
Nearest beach: at 4 minutes walk, 0.25 miles
Nearest shops, 0.01 miles
Nearest ferry port: 15 minutes walk, 0.37 miles
Nearest airport: At 3 minutes walk to bus stop, 20 minutes ride, 4.3 miles
Nearest train station: 2 minutes walk to tram: Cathedrale Vielle Ville, 0.13 miles
Car is not necessary
Last updated on July 13, 2014
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Additional notes from the owner
Safe rental, straightforward and legal, as directly with the owner, myself.
Payment schedule: Please note that the rental only is paid at booking. The Refundable security deposit (250 E based on a week or 5 nights rental) and the 90 E Maintenance/Management fee are paid at check-in only, for more convenience for both (please see details below). Unless requested otherwise by the guests.
The quote therefore show the price of the rental only.
Safe rental directly with the owner, myself.
Paid at booking:
Rental in full by Credits cards/PAYPAL through the site.
Paid at check-in:
a) Refundable Security Deposit: Returned at checkout, the more convenient for both of us: Either in cash, Travelers’ Checks, French bank check, US Dollars’ check of equivalent Euros amount.
However possibility to pay the refundable security deposit also at booking at same time of rental, in that case returned within a week minus bank fee.
b) Management fee: 90 E (additional & non refundable): For the person in charge of the apartment and including the following linen: 1 fresh protecting mattress and 2 protecting pillows, 1 bottom and top bed sheets, 2 pillow cases, 2 large and 2 small towels, 1 bath mat, 1 dish towel. Upon request, 15 E is deducted if bed sheets and towels are not needed, please advise at booking.
I will hold the apartment for your vacation period during the booking process, and at reception of your payment & agreement on the terms of the rental online, I will send you confirmation and practical information.
Check-in: At 12:30 (noon), or before and arranged at best accordingly to trip.
Checkout: At 3:30 PM, or after arranged at best. Possibility of early departure upon previous agreement.
House rules: Thank you in advance for your consideration on the following.
At check-out, the apartment must be returned in good condition as found. Personal belongings removed, garbage emptied, kitchen and toilet bowl cleaned (only), out of respect for the person cleaning. Contrarily, 50 E will be paid before departure or deducted from security deposit ; this step following unfortunate incivilities from guests.
The apartment, furniture, equipments, dishes, linen, will be checked, matching photos and list.
You will find at your arrival the apartment very clean, considering that sometimes dogs are not well curb in France, thanks to remove your outside shoes for hygiene purpose and protection of the wood floor, and not to drag the suitcases on the floor.
For pro-environment sake avoiding useless waste of energy, thank you to turn off the electrical appliances, before leaving the apartment, and to close the windows when using AC or heaters.
The bathroom towels are to be used only for this purpose.
Damages: My relationships with my guests are based on mutual respect and trust.
I therefore expect that you inform me about any damages, to be paid before departure or deducted from the security deposit if you wish.
Paid in cash before departure or deducted from security deposit if you wish: 5 E per glass and small plate, 10 E for larger dishes, 18 E per large towel, 14 E for smaller towel, for larger damages, upon purchase invoices. Please inform me or the person in charge, and write the item in the apartment notebook and place the money on the apple shape box. Thanks to note that I prefer to replace myself accordingly to my test.
Rental: 50 % refund of the rental cost if cancellation at least eight weeks before the start of reservation, or 25 % refund of the rental cost if cancellation up to four weeks before the start of reservation.
Security deposit and Management/Maintenance fee: As both are collected at check-in only, guests don’t have to pay in case of cancellation.
In the case, however, the guests had wished to pay the Security deposit at booking, full refund in case of cancellation.
- Alarm Clock
- Washing Machine
- Central heating
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Housekeeping Optional
- A/C or climate control
- Linens Provided
- Ceiling Fans
- Hair dryer
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Shared outdoor pool (heated)
- Stove or Oven
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stereo or CD player
- Satellite or cable TV
- DVD Player
- 4 Dining chairs
- 4 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - ask
- Suitable for the elderly - no
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 430 square feet