French Riviera rental Nice center

Apartment - Private room · Boulevard Gambetta, Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 06000, France

Very comfortable, in the center of Nice !

Your host, Rénald
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Very comfortable, in the center of Nice !

The Space

Be very welcome in Nice ! Make yourself comfortable and enjoy the french riviera. :-)

Large comfortable room (15m²/161ft²) and living-room (23m²/248ft²) in a 53m²/570ft² completely renovated located on the 3rd floor with elevator in a building from the 1930s with wood floors and high ceilings 9 feet (3m). It is west facing and bathed in sunlight from 14h to 17h (in winter) and from 14h to 20h (in summer). I occupy the second room which also serves as my office during the day (see the plan in the photo gallery). The apartment is fully cleaned before your arrival.

The building is located on Boulevard Gambetta, one of the main boulevards of Nice, at the neighborhood level of ‘‘Parc Impérial’’ near the Russian Church (400m), the most visited monument in Nice and historical monument.

From the main train station "Nice Centre Ville Gare Thiers", it's a 10 minutes walk to the apartment.
From the airport, take the bus line to the main train station. It will take you about half an hour.

The famous ‘‘marché de la Libération” is a 900m walk. You'll find fruits and vegetables, fresh fish and the best ‘‘Pan Bagna’’ in Nice !

The sea is 1100m walk or a straitgh on ride with a "Vélo Bleu".

From the typical little train station Railways of Provence (700m walk), you will discover several very pretty villages of the hinterland of Nice (Entrevaux, Annot, Méailles, St-André-les Alpes) served several times a day.

The main train station of Nice (1000m walk) ‘‘Nice Thiers’’ will give you access to all the cities of the French Riviera (Cannes, Antibes, Juan-les-Pins, Biot, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Monaco, Menton).

About me:
- English spoken,
- Born in Paris in 1971,
- Web entrepreneur since 2001,
- Of Italian and Polish origins,
- Family installed on the Côte d'Azur since 1973.

In the photo gallery you will find:
- A plan of the apartment with room dimensions,
- A photograph of the facade of the building,
NB: Some pictures have been taken and are certified by an AirBnb photographer.

On your arrival:
I want to make your stay a successful experience upon arrival.
I will show you the apartment and give you the keys (if I'm traveling, a friend or relative will). If you want advices and suggestions for sightseeing and enjoying the surrounding area, don’t hesitate to ask. To help you will be a pleasure.

The large room (15m ² / 161ft ²) is equipped with the following:
- Air conditioning (hot or cold) dedicated individually, adjustable by remote control,
- A real 67x83inches double bed (170x210cm), very comfortable with 7inches (18cm) mattress, 100% made of latex,
- DVD / Bluray with a digital wall projector with remote, giving a 39 x 55 inches image (100x140cm) (30 DVD supplied),
- A mini-stereo and two speakers with mini-jack cable for connecting iPhone or other smartphone compatible,
- WIFI internet access,
- A three drawers commode,
- An additionnal sofa,
- a built-in cabinet,
- A wardrobe,
- A large mirror,
- Two double-glazed windows with shutters and balconies overlooking the street-blinds,
- Three curtains made for the night,
- Two curtains made for the day.

The living room / kitchen (23m ² / 248ft ²) is equipped with the following:
- Air conditioning (hot or cold) dedicated individually, adjustable by remote control,
- Full grain leather brown sofa convertible into a double bed 59x75 inches (150cm x 190cm) with 100% latex mattress 5 inches (13cm) very easy to fold/unfold,
- One small TV (25 channels),
- A stereo and two speakers with mini-jack cable for connecting iPhone or other smartphone compatible,
- Two white leather chairs design Marcel Breuer ‘‘Wassily’’ model,
- Mat white / ecru skins,
- A glass coffee table,
- A private mini-réfrigérateur/congélateur reserved for you (the large fridge is for my personnal use),
- A kitchen with four ceramic hobs, a thermal oven and a tea kettle,
- A washing machine (products supplied) with spin function (1400trs/min) and drying,
- A mini-dishwashing machine (products supplied),
- Dishes, cups, glasses, utensils ... etc,
- Italian coffee machine (not electric),
- Toaster,
- A large double-glazed window with roller-shutter,
- A small double-glazing side-window in the kitchen,
- Curtains made for the day.

The shower / toilet (4m ² / 43ft ²) includes:
- A large walk-in shower with a self-illuminating headshower (hot is red/pink, cold is green/blue)
- Electric grinder toilets,
- A sink / mirror and a closet dedicated
- Radiator / towel rail,
- The towels are provided for free.

Summary of equipment at your disposal:
- Air conditioning (hot or cold) for each piece individually adjustable by remote control,
- DVD / Blueray player on wall projector image size 39 x 55 inches (100x140cm) in your room,
- Small digital TV (25 channels) in the living-room,
- WIFI Internet access,
- PC / Desktop provided,
- Mini-dishwasher (products supplied),
- Washing-Machine (products supplied) with spin function (1400trs/min) and drying,
- Towels and sheets are provided,
- Washing machine products, dishwasher products and toilet paper are supplied,
- Dishes, cups, glasses, utensils ... etc,
- Refrigerator and freezer dedicated,
- Black and white laser printer available on request,
- Iron and ironing board on request,
- Italian coffee machine (not electric),
- Toaster,
- An electronic access badge to the building
- Intercom.

The district and its surroundings:
On foot:
Here are the distances from the apartment:
- Less than 100m to supermarkets “8-to-8’’ and ‘‘Franprix’’, artisanal bakery, shops,
- 100m to the nearest ‘‘Vélo Bleu’’ bike rental station,
- 300m minutes to one of the main bus station, ‘‘Thiers/Gambetta’’ (10 bus lines),
- 400 minutes walk to the Russian Church,
- 400m minutes walk to the nearest gas station,
- 500m minutes walk to the gym club ‘‘Amazonia’’ (fitness, cardio, weight training),
- 700m walk to the Gare des Chemins de Fer de Provence (''train des Pignes''),
- 800m walk to the tram station ‘‘Gare Thiers’’,
- 900m to the daily market of Liberation,
- 1000m to the main train station in Nice ‘‘Nice Thiers’’,
- 1100m to the seafront Promenade des Anglais, public or private beach (Hi-Beach, see pictures).

By tram (from the station ‘‘Gare Thiers’’):
- 1 station for the ‘‘Nice Etoile’’ shopping center,
- 2 stations to Place Massena,
- 3 stations to the Cours Saleya in the Old Town.

By “Vélo Bleu” bike (from station No. 107, corner of Boulevard Gambetta / Street Trachel):
- 5 minutes by bike to the daily market of Liberation (station No. 161),
- 5 minute by bike to the main station in Nice ‘‘Nice Thiers’’' (station No. 36),
- 8 minutes by bike to the sea, Promenade des Anglais, public or private beach (Hi-Beach, see pictures) (station No. 89),
- 10 minutes by bike to the ‘‘Nice Etoile’’ shopping center (station No. 35).

Good to know:
- I attach great importance to the accuracy of this ad so you can really get a precise idea of the proposed apartment to have you fully satisfied. Transparency is a vote of confidence.

- If you are traveling by car, parking is free in several streets nearby low Boulevard du Parc Imperial, Avenue Gay, Oscar II street and some places on Boulevard Gambetta. You can park your car on arrival and leave after your stay without paying anything. It’s on your own responsibility but no security issues found in the neighborhood for over a year.

- The apartment is best suited for a couple or a single couple with two children. The accommodation is possible for four adults used to some promiscuity.

- If you are one of those who prefer to sleep with open windows without air conditioning, it is likely that you do not enjoy the best of this apartment since all parts of the house facing the street and all the windows are made to insulate from heat or cold as double-glazing in most city hotels.

- The building is for family use and housing. The neighborhood is mostly quiet. That is why you are asked to respect this atmosphere of calm in the evening and night. Dances and loud music are not permitted.

- Breakfast is not included. This is not a ‘‘bed & breakfast’’.

- The apartment is strictly non-smoking, even with opened windows.

- Our friends pets are not allowed.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me, I will answer you with pleasure.

See you soon ! :-)

Room type: Private room
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $11 / night after the first guest
Security Deposit: $98
Cleaning Fee: $13
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
Check In
  • Rénald was extremely welcoming and polite, and his excellent English made up for our poor French skills. The room and lounge are comfortable, equipped with a useful private guest fridge, and kitchen facilities, and well air conditioned. The flat is in a great location on Boulevard Gambetta, adjacent to the train station and a short walk from the beach and town centre. Rénald was also very helpful in providing us with maps and advice on the best places to eat. Highly recommended and at a great price!

    July 2014
  • Rénald is a great host, very accommodating to my family and especially to my curious 7 year old boy. He does literally everything to make us feel at home, and we really do feel at home. My boy wanted to give Rénald "maximum score" right after the first 10 minutes, and even had a hard choice between staying back with "uncle Rénald" and continuing the trip with his parents :-)
    The room is large and the whole flat is perfectly clean. The location is perfect. Bus # 7 directly to the old town stops right at the foot of his apartment.
    Thank you Rénald. We would definitely stay here again if we come back to Nice. And hope to repay the hospitability when you come to Hanoi.

    June 2014
  • Renalds apartment is well located near the station. Very central and comfortable. Lots of space and very clean. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

    June 2014
  • Nice host, very clean and spacious appartment.

    Would recommend to stay there again.

    June 2014
  • The neighborhood is great, because is close to the train station and it has a lot of facilities around. The apartment was nice and clean. Renald was very nice and the check in and check out is very flexible.

    June 2014
  • Renald is very nice and hospitable. He waited for us until midnight because our train was severely delayed due to the strike. The apartment is neat, clean and well located. We enjoyed our stay in Nice. Definitely recommend!

    June 2014
  • Vier Nächte haben meine zwei Freundinnen und ich in der Wohnung von Renald verbracht, welche ein super Ausgangspunkt für Erkundungen in Nizza ist. Renald hat uns sehr freundlich empfangen und auch Hinweise für die Stadt gegeben. Die Wohnung ist sehr geräumig und bietet ausreichend Platz. Wir haben uns dort sehr wohl gefühlt und kommen gerne wieder :-)

    June 2014
  • Rénald was very accommodating and helpful in regards to everything. Room was very large and everything was clean and also had air conditioning. Will recommend this place for anyone wishing to visit nice and the surroundings.

    June 2014
  • Renald is a fabulous host. His place and room is so comfortable that we dont have any complains about it. Definitely will stay with him again if we are back in Nice.

    Thank you for the wonderful memories..

    June 2014
  • The stay with Rénald was great! He was super helpful with all of our questions and gave us good recommendations including pulling out maps to show us how to get around Nice and the surrounding towns. The bedroom was very nice and spacious. He was a very gracious host and easy to talk to. Very personable and we enjoyed eating deserts with him!

    May 2014
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Paris IX Dauphine University 1995
About me: - English spoken, - Born in Paris in 1971, - Of Italian and Polish origins, - French web entrepreneur since 2001, - Family installed on the Côte d'Azur since 1973. I enjoy to give you tricks about cool places to visit around Nice. ;-)
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