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The Swallows' Nest: Vieux Nice, breathtaking views

Swallows' Nest Nice - view of Nice Cathedral from bed
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Nice, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur
High above the roofs of medieval-baroque Old Nice, with an amazing dawn-to-dusk southern exposure, this immaculate apartment has views to match: from the greenery of Castle Hill park or Château, to the green-and-gold stucco of the Cathedral directly opposite and across Place Rossetti.
From airport, take city bus # 98 direct (6 €; about 45' duration; every 20').
Completely redone in 2013 in a studiously comfy, feel-at-home retro style, with walls painted in the salmon hue of Nice's centuries-old architectural tradition, this fully equipped holiday rental prides itself on a brand new kitchen with dining table and area; a sitting / reading space, with an ample window each; and a separate night area, partitionable with sliders. The night area includes a real Queen-size bed plus coordinated desk, drawers and wardrobe, showcasing th...
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Listing #HL1397654
About the Owner
Daniela T
Languages spoken:German, Russian, English, Italian, French, Spanish, Dutch
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2014
Interaction with guests
The local caretaker will Meet-and-Greet you at the Swallows' Nest, give you the keys, survey the apartment with you, and answer any question you may have that is not explicitly covered in this website (questions may be infinite, and space on websites is limited 8-> ). She may have good tips for your stay. She will also coordinate your departure and the return of the keys. Enjoy your Nice vacation at the Swallows' Nest!
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, very comfortable and clean. Very easy check in and you are forwarned about the many steps.

Thank Navigate402013
Jet566624, VR Owner at The Swallows' Nest: Vieux Nice, breathtaking views, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much, we appreciate your time and care! Daniela

Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is lovely! Provided 105 steps is OK for you, and it was fine for us in our sixties, the apartment is really great. Nice view over the cathedral, bells start at 07:00 and we had a brass band on Sunday morning. You get the...More

Thank Pete T
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Great apartment, a mini home from home with all the facilities you would need. Pick up provisions and relax into the daily hub hub.

Thank Culture537541
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$244 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Pls note that there is a charge of € 90, payable to the caretaker upon arrival, which is inclusive of Meet & Greet; Survey of apartment; Supply of clean bed linen and towels; Cost of final cleaning. Also, pls note that in case of late arrivals (after 9pm) a late arrival charge will apply (pls inquire if needed).
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About the neighbourhood
Just below the «Nest», or steps away, one finds formal and informal dining, excellent gelato, food and wine shops, the Marché aux Fleurs, the «Monoprix» supermarket for yoghurt and sun lotions, the beaches, the greenery and the view terraces of the Château, the Opéra de Nice, the bus stops to Nice's museums (Chagall, Matisse) and to Côte d'Azur destinations from Cannes to Monaco and Mentone, plus the tram to Nice Centrale train station.

Take city bus # 98 direct from the airport (6 €, about 45' duration; every 20'). From the train station take the Line # 1 tram (1.50 €, about 15' duration; every 3-4'). The stop is 'Cathedrale - Vieille Ville'.
Getting around
Take buses to any of the major Côte d’Azur destinations from stops just steps away from the Swallows’ Nest — most are just 1€ per person per trip. For full information, there is a convenient bus info point very near (they give out plans and schedules):

Lignes d’Azur
4 Boulevard Jean Jaurès, 06300 Nice
Tel: +33 810 06 10 06
or search their website for all destination and times.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Bus # 98 direct - 6€ - about every 20': 5.0 km
Railway: Tram # 1 - 1.50 € - ev. 3'-4': 2.0 km
Ferry: 10 mins walk from the port: 0.4 km
HOW TO GET THERE AND BACK: Take city bus # 98 direct from, and eventually back to, the airport (6 € about 45' duration; every 20'); from the train station, take the Line # 1 tram (1.50 € 15' duration; every 3-4'). The stop is 'Cathedrale - Vieille Ville'.
Activities nearby
Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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