Duplex by architect wonderfull view

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Avenue Camille Pelletan, Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 13002, France

Spacious apartment with a lovely view of the sea, facing west and therefore a nice sunset assured every night. A suite upstairs attic with open bathroom. Large dining- kitchen fully equipped overlooking the view.

The Space

Pleasant T2 of 76 m² duplex personally rebuilt by the architect.
In typical Marseilles building, crossing East-West, 4th floor without elevator, cosmopolitan area in the center: 1 minute walk from the Marché du Soleil, Metro Guesde, 5 minutes from Joliette, 7 minutes from the Gare Saint Charles, 10 minutes from the historic district Le Panier and the Vieux Port and 15 minutes from le Mucem, the Villa Mediterrannée and the Major, in the heart of European Capitale of Culture.
In the West: kitchen (stove, dishwasher, microwave, electric oven, B & O) / Dining room with table design expandable to 15 people (single copy), cropped view on Mediterranean Sea, Major Cathedral, islands of Frioul, Blueue Coast, marvellous sunsets, small balcony to the Notre Dame de la Garde.
To the East, past the bathroom with his cell Marseille and rainy sky view on the sea, then the toilet: a living room of 28 m² with 3 windows on busy street during the day (double glazed), two single beds overhung by a giant hammock (5 adults) accessible from the floor above housed in a box pretending flying over bandoulettes. This room is able to be transform in a dormitory with two extra beds. There is a old apple connected on internet in this room as well wich is working well.
Access to the master suite hidden in that box is via a staircase in the dining room, cozy bedroom with television and bathroom very nice attic overlooking sky !

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 4
Extra people: $11 / night after 3 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $712 /week
Monthly Price: $2565 /month
Cleaning Fee: $57
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Cancellation: Flexible

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  • You will not find a better place to stay or a better host in Marseille! The apartment was amazing - very uniquely and beautifully designed and furnished. They provide everything you may need for a great stay - towels, cooking utensils etc. Benjamin and Julie are both very friendly and helpful and recommended nice places for us to visit based on our interests. We enjoyed our time there immensely thanks to them and their apartment and you will be making a very wise decision in choosing them!

    April 2014
  • Ce séjour était parfait, comme le premier !

    March 2014
    Benjamin
    Response from Benjamin:

    Merci beaucoup Florian.
    A tantôt j'espère.

    March 2014
  • We loved Benjamin's apartment, it was great to see such a creative use of space in an historic building...and in such a fun and exciting city. We could have stayed far longer than just one night. Thanks to Laurent for a charming welcome au lieu de Benjamin. We'll be back for sure...

    February 2014
    Benjamin
    Response from Benjamin:

    Thanks for this wonderful comment and maybe see you next time.
    Cordailly
    Benjamin

    February 2014
  • Benjamin's apartment is a jewel placed in one of the more vibrant parts of the city and being located very close to the main train station and a short walk to the sea, it was perfect for our short stay. The apartment itself is wonderfully designed with perfect morning light and a view that one could stare at for hours. I'd recommend this apartment at any time of year if you're looking for a more authentic stay in Marseille. I miss it!

    February 2014
  • At first, I had a trouble with choosing this apartment because the neighborhood looked very dangerous! But Benjamin was nice when I made contact with him, so I finally decided to stay here. When I went to the apartment, it was not spooky at all! The apartment was very beautiful and we loved it. Ben gave us all the information we needed about the city that we had no trouble hanging around. My friends and I loved the stay in a beautiful city in a beautiful apartment of Ben.

    February 2014
    Benjamin
    Response from Benjamin:

    Thanks a lot Gil,
    You wasn't very lucky with the weather if I remember well but apparently you enjoyed.
    Happy for you.
    Cordially.
    Ben

    February 2014
  • The STAR is the view of the ocean and both cathedrals. Simply breathtaking.

    Apartment is spacious, with sunlight from both sides. A quirky but useful layout gives the place lots of character.

    The bed is a kind of tempur-pedic. I have a sketchy back and had no problems despite staying here for a month.

    It's great for long-term stay also. It's a friendly neighborhood - the *real* Marseille - supermarket nearby, close to metro and train station, 10-15 minutes from tons of restaurants.

    Benjamin is beyond hospitable - sat down with me the first day and marked out everything to see/eat/do on a map. He and his wife even invited me for dinner and to a great party with friends. He simply made the city better.

    February 2014
    Benjamin
    Response from Benjamin:

    Wahou ! Fucking great comment, thanks Buddy.

    Bon sinon, il faudrait que tu me dises si t'es OK pour deplacer le diner à demain soir car c'est la seule soirée dispo qu'on de la semaine avec Julie. Si tu peux pas, il faut quand même qu'on se croise pour un dernier apéro avant ton départ. Nous, on part au ski jeudi soir pour un looooOOOOOoong week end de ski.

    La biz et à très vite.

    February 2014
  • I really recommend this apartement! it´s a great place and Benjamin is a cool guy! I stayed there with my mother and my brother for a week and we had a perfect time at it!!

    January 2014
    Benjamin
    Response from Benjamin:

    Thanks a lot David for this good recommandation. You are obviously welcome for your next trip.
    Cordially
    Benjamin

    January 2014
  • Simply the ideal place to go explore Marseille. Perfectly situated near the oldest neighbourhood of Marseille "Le panier", 5 minutes away from the "vieux-port". The sea view from the Kitchen table is stunning, what a pleasure to stare a the city's roofs while drinking your morning coffee.
    Besides Benjamin is a great host very friendly and flexible. I will definitely use this appartement for future trips to Marseille! Merci Benjamin!

    December 2013
  • Benjamin is one of the best hosts you can find on Airbnb. He managed to hand over the keys to his apartment with no problems, even though we arrived at 4am. We entered the apartment to find fresh milk in the fridge, a bottle of wine, bread and a full basket of guides to Marseille, the museums, events and other paraphernalia.

    He has done an amazing job with the place, creating an semi-open plan arrangement that is a joy to live in. We actually loved hanging out in the apartment, even though we hadn't been to Marseille before.

    Do not forget to ask Benjamin about tips for Marseille food, drinks and culture, we followed his instructions all the way and were not disappointed!

    November 2013
  • Great accommodation. very clean. Only 10 minutes away from the old port, with great views, including an amazing sunset from the kitchen! Would definitely go back.

    October 2013
    Benjamin
    Response from Benjamin:

    Thanks for this great recommandation, you definitely come back whenever you want.
    Best wishes

    October 2013
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