I booked this apt based on reviews from Trip Advisor. A few people warned about construction in the streets, squares, fountains and I emailed Corinne. She said no problem, not near the apartment and easy to get in and out of Aix. NO WAY!!! We were using this apt as a base for traveling in the area. We are seasoned travelers who have spent many long vacations in France and elsewhere including Bordeaux this past spring which was a nightmare to get in and out of w the huge construction! Well this apartment does not have the mess in its street but it is a mess in Aix and not just in one spot. The main fountain which we were told would be complete is not finished by far and the beautiful square w the medieval church is totally off limits. You could not go near the one site I wanted to see. The worst was the huge mess which makes it almost impossible to get in or out of Aix and visit Nimes for example. Try 1 to 2 hours being trapped by cars, trucks, dust! We gave up and as much as the apartment was nice and clean, we stayed in town and left early. The apt was modern, central w parking underground which was mobbed because of the mess in town. I thank Corinne for making the parking easy but I would Not have stayed in Aix and used it as a base if I knew how torn up it was. The bed was nice and clean, same w the shower and kitchen but I was disappointed w no dryer which the ad said was part of the contract. We hung out laundry out but it my laundry did not dry even in the sun. The apt is on a school playground which was very active all the time w children and teens outside playing and that was ok with us! Thankfully we enjoyed our last day walking in the very old part of town and kept moving when we saw a ripped up street! Perhaps if we had new GPS coordinates we could have avoided the huge bottlenecks but we were so exhausted w sitting in our car and being trapped. Frankly, wait 2 years for the construction to be finished. The Cours Mirabeau is not what it once was since the trees have a disease and they were replaced , a few looked dead and needed to be removed. It used to be so calm and relaxing in Aix. Feel very sad and we left early which we never do!
This lovely, updated apartment was perfect for our stay in Aix-En-Provence. We are senior travelers and the elevator was appreciated. Carine was extremely responsive to questions and needs; during check in she gave us a detailed overview of the unit and neighborhood. We would definitely recommend.
Joli 3 apartment was perfect in every way . Carine very helpful and waited for us to arrive later than planned . Location ideal and Central . We could walk everywhere we wanted to go around this beautiful place full of ancient history and of course in Cezanne's footsteps. Anne and Dorothee
Very clean and well equipped. Great location for the town. Good to have on site parking. Owner very helpful. Enjoyed our stay.
We used Aix as a base for ten days for our holiday in Provence, and this apartment was absolutely gorgeous. Carine was very helpful throughout and the booking arrangements were very smooth. She was also kind enough to wait when we were delayed by traffic coming in.
Everything in the apartment worked well; it was clean and bright. The bedroom and bathroom were particularly high standard compared to our previous rental in Aix, and the balcony was lovely - it gets the morning sunshine and watching the sunrise over Mont Sainte-Victoire every morning was really beautiful.
The apartment is very central, it's part of a complex which is very well cared for and clean. There is a big car park underneath and that was very helpful for us to have somewhere safe and easy to leave the car. It's about two minutes walk to the fountain or to Cours Mirabeau, it's a lovely part of the town.
In short, would highly recommend - everything was very straightforward and well organised, the apartment was exactly as pictured, really nice to stay in; the location is wonderful and Carine really was very helpful to us. Loved our stay in Aix!
We couldn't have asked for a better experience. Carine was friendly and helpful -- she met us at the entrance to the building, took us to the apartment and explained everything we needed to know. The information book in the unit was detailed and informative. The unit was clean and quite efficient (all the appliances and furnishings were like new). We particularly enjoyed having our evening glass of wine on the small balcony looking out on Mont Sainte-Victoire. We definitely give the rental our top rating.
My daughter and I stayed at the Joli Apt 4 nights while we visited my niece in Aix en Provence. The apartment is exactly as pictured but probably more spacious than it appears. The bedrooms are separated by the kitchen/living room so you have complete privacy. The master bedroom can even be closed off from the rest of the apartment. The apartment is well appointed, with everything you would need to be comfortable and relaxed. We enjoyed cooking many meals for our niece in the fully equipped kitchen and looked forward to coming "home" after long days of sight seeing. The building is very secure, the neighborhood upscale and the ambience very, very peaceful. It was wonderful to look out on Sainte Victoire mountain in the morning and not to be hemmed in amongst other buildings. Carine was the perfect host; she helped us in every way we needed and even accommodated us with a late check-out. She is charming and gracious. Thank you Carine. I hope we can return one day.