About this listing
2 rooms in my apartment. If you only book one room, you have to share the apartment with other guests in the other room. Breakfast is included. Check my other listing "English Club in Corsica' in Ville di Pietrabugno 1,1 km from the ferry terminal.
The price for 1 person is for low season. From June 1st to September 30th, the price is for 2 people even if you're alone. If you ask for a homestay with language exchange you can also try My other listing English Club in Corsica.
From January 5th to March 31st, pay 2 nights, get 3. Pay 5 nights get 7.
English Club in Corsica
Once or twice a month at my place. If you're English speaking people I'll be very happy to invite you.
We speak English but we have Corsican food and wine ....
Launch of the whole week end in English in winter 2014
If you want to learn French, Italian or Corsican I can provide
Homestays at teacher’s & Immersion Programs in Corsica
Corsica Ospitalità. We always find a room even in very high season.
"Ouvrir les portes de la Corse pour moins y construire"
Des hébergements partout en Corse.
5' driving from Bastia ferry terminal and 20' from Bastia Poretta Airport. (Transfer possible)
Walking distance from the Citadel and the old Port.
10' walking to the tourist office and 5' from the train station. The bus stop and a big supermarket are just down the street....
Breakfast is included but sometimes I can't serve it as I have a job. You can use the kitchen and the terrace to have dinner at home except in very HIGH SEASON. (Smoking allowed on the terrace)
The right place to visit Bastia, Cap Corse, St Florent and Calvi. But you can also go to Bonifacio or Porto (A long drive).....I can arrange accomodation almost everywhere in Corsica.
Corsica without a car is not easy, and if you need to rent a car, I can call a friend of mine who can also find automatic cars but it's cheaper if you book in advance. We can also find a solution if you want someone to drive.....
Cultural activities :
The best event ever... Italian film festival
Spanish movies in September
Chess tournament in October
Arte e Mare mediterranean movies in November
British and american movies in April
Music "Les nuits de la guitare" in Patrimonio in July
If you speak English, you can come to my English Club in Corsica. We speak English but we have Corsican food and wines... That's the best way to meet real people from the place...
Review from Lydia NYC (future host on airbnb) :
An int'l pilot in her previous life & a proud Corsican, you'd never find a more passionate host in assuring that her guests get the fullest experience. Centrally located in Bastia, her apt is v. comfy, superclean & has a beautiful view + has wifi,. She's the only host who goes out of her way for guests: she picks up & drops off guests from & to the port or airport.She'll find you a room if she's full; she even drove us around other towns sightseeing after work or between her lessons or on a day off & gives history & interesting stories.She enjoys sitting down w/you @ BF& chat to get to know you better. She's a great source of eats,best family owned ice cream parlor, all activities w/in the island & so forth. She'd even help you find another b&b in other towns, rent boats,cars, camping sites,& everything you could think of.She's well connected. knows everyone& vice versa She runs an English social club, the only one I've ever heard of in France, where she takes you out w/ her adult students( learning English) to a wonderful typical Corsican meal w/great local wines & we found this to be a terrific way of meeting locals-they were all so,so jovial that time flew & we did not want the evening to end.She boasts about her luck in getting only the best guests but it's only true because you end up loving her the minute you meet her. People return just to be w/her, I'm one of them.
You can use the kitchen (NOT IN VERY HIGH SEASON)
and the balcony if you want to have dinner but breakfast is included.
Interaction with Guests
We will have breakfast together but sometimes I can't serve it as I have a job.
If you speak English, I can invite you for an English Club with my adult students. We try to speak English, but we have Corsican food and wines. NOT IN AUGUST
Close to everything and with a beautiful view on Bastia and the sea.
10' walking from Place St Nicolas and if you come by plane there is a shuttle bus from the airport. You can park and if you don't have any car, I can pick you up at the train station wich is 5' walking but with luggage it's better.
Other Things to Note
If you want a homestay with language exchange feel free to ask. I can offer French and English and I can ask other people for Italian and Corsican. NOT IN HIGH SEASON
Smoking allowed on the balcony. I love pets so feel free to come with them but tell me first.
Marie-Dominique ist eine sehr sehr nette Korsin, die alles gemacht hat, um uns einen wunderschönen Aufenthalt auf der Insel zu ermöglichen. Sie hat mit uns gefrühstückt, sie hat uns mit dem Auto abgeholt und uns geholfen ein Mietauto zu organisieren. Die Wohnung war stets sauber und die Wäsche frisch. Das Frühstück war eine Gaumenfreude mit selbstgemachter Marmelade, frischem Brot, Saft und genügend Kaffee. Wir können Marie-Dominique und die Wohnung von Herzen empfehlen!!!!!
Marie-Dominique hat uns verlässlich am Hafen abgeholt und zur Unterkunft begleitet. Lage ist perfekt - man kann zu Fuß ins Zentrum von Bastia gehen. Die Wohnung selbst - ausgenommen das tolle Wohnzimmer- ist vernachlässigt und abgewohnt (Schimmel im Bad, Handtücher haben einen unangenehmen Geruch). Die Küche und der Kühlschrank sollten dringend gereinigt werden. Es wäre nicht nötig, dass halb leere und verschimmelte Lebensmittel vorrätig sind.
Très bon accueil,appartement très propre près du centre de Bastia.
Marie Dominique est à l'écoute pour vous faire découvrir la Corse.
Je recommande cet hôte.
Jacky & Martine
Een erg leuke ervaring met Marie Do. Eindelijk iemand die goed Engels sprak waardoor ze ook een hoop kon vertellen over de omgeving en wat er allemaal te doen is. De ligging van het appartement is goed, ongeveer 10min lopen van het centrum. Wel lastig om er met de auto te komen. Verder had het appartement alles wat je nodig hebt met een mooi balkon. Communicatie met Marie Do was super, ze reageert snel op berichten en was heel erg behulpzaam!
Marie Dominique met us at the ferry from Nice and drove us home to her house. There she hosted an English club and we got to meet six interesting Corsicans who wanted to speak English, and we got to taste some special Corsican cheese and pate. In the morning she came to our apartment and brought a light breakfast of baguette and coffee. Then she took us on a little tour of downtown Bastia and dropped us at the train station.
De l'accueil le jour de mon arrivée, jusqu'au départ après le petit déjeuner Marie-Dominique a été de très bons conseils .l'appartement est très bien situé et la vue est (website hidden) recommande vivement cette location.
Staying with Marie-Dominique is an immersion into Corsican culture, hospitality and a great view of Bastia from her apartment that looks over the city and the harbour. We have stayed twice with her and each stay has been too brief. Each time we have been invited to an English Club event and since we speak English it gave her students an opportunity to practice their English and for us to get to get to know some Corsicans at a more personal level. Marie-Dominique goes out of her way to help you to or from the Ferry and will do nearly whatever you need to make your stay comfortable and informative. If we return to Corsica again, we will definitely stay with Ms. Vittori. And yes the white chair in the photo is just as awesome to sit in in real life.
Thank you so much and I hope we will meet again and if you decide to host, my students would be your first guests... Next time, I will organise a French Club and we will try to have different things. My special "Sauté de veau aux olives" with some Corsican "Muscat"...
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About the Host, Marie-Dominique
English Club in Corsica
Language exchange " On parle exclusivement en anglais mais on mange et on boit corse....."
Lancement des "Week end English Club " hiver 2014.
"Ouvrir les portes de la Corse pour moins y construire"
Des hébergements partout en Corse. On trouve toujours une chambre en LAST MINUTE
B&B, vacation rentals, rental boats...
Camere e appartamenti, noleggio di macchine, moto e barche
If you speak English, I'd be very happy to invite you for my "English Club in Corsica". From January 5 to March 31 pay 2 nights get 3 or 5 = 7