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Address: 17 avenue Thiers, 06102 Nice, France
Phone Number: 04 93 72 06 06
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Never trust the combination lock!

We locked our bikes at the metal-fence along the beach walk, with the combination - lock that comes with the bikes, and left them for a few minutes. When we came back one bike was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Simon H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We locked our bikes at the metal-fence along the beach walk, with the combination - lock that comes with the bikes, and left them for a few minutes. When we came back one bike was stolen. Never trust the combination - lock, always return them in the bike station when you plan to leave the bike.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before considering this adventure, I should have first read other reviews. A great idea but simply not well executed either through the on-line system, telephone support or the actual terminals. Hours wasted with no hire, a complete and utter waste of time. Come on get it right and you'll have more users!!

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Thank GFwarrior
Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a nightmare this bike company is. We spent hours trying to figure out their system which of course was not even slightly user friendly. It was handy renting a Nike, so if you do decide to use this system as a tourist, keep these things in mind: -you need a lot of patience. So just rent a bike somewhere... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Our bike was stolen even though it was locked.Very unfriendly at the velo blue bike callcenter. We had 2 go to a police station far away to report it stolen, and then 2 veloblue all the way across town. Lost almost a day vacation. Bikes were on top poorly maintained and of shabby quality.

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1 Thank -Blue_Eye123-
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I (tried) to use this service at most 10 times and only twice i remember i could really use the (quite malfunctioning) bicycle. It takes an average of 10 minutes to finally find a bicycle that (seems to) work. After that you need another 5 minutes to put it back and (try) to take another one. Once i couldn't return... More 

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Thank Antonio A
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

A fabulous way to get around Nice (once registered which can be complicated), our bike was stolen during use during the ironman weekend in Nice. A helpful man on the phone told me what to do but sadly a week later, numerous calls and emails are not responded too! Velobleu please consider your customer service when things go wrong!!!!

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Thank jomorris112
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

The concept is a good idea but it was not explained well. I was led to believe you could rent it for the day for 1 Euro, but that was only if you use it for 1/2 hour and swap for another one. The bikes are in bad shape and they come with locks that obviously don't work. We had... More 

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Thank Price B
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

As other comments confirm- very complicated to register by phone. I even went to the Tourist information in the Parc and they were not interested- just gave me instructions in French, even though I don't speak French. They couldn't work the phone registration out either. I then read on the leaflet about the Velo Bleu office opposite the station. Helpful... More 

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Suomi
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

What a great idea: bikes around Nice area and you could go withe them easily!! BUT!!!! Then I tried to catch a bike and unfortunately this turned up too hard. Machines did not work etc. A lot of tourist noticed the same. I asked from one local french and he said "good luck", it was hard for him and said... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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68 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Tried to hire a bike having used similar schemes in NY, Paris, Vienna and Melbourne and this is far and away the worst. The few terminals with credit card weren't working and it was impossible to register on the phone or Internet unless you spoke French. Such a great location for a scheme like this but let down terribly by... More 

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