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The Swallows' Nest: Vieux Nice, breathtaking views

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Swallows' Nest Nice - view of Nice Cathedral from bed
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Excellent
16 reviews
Swallows' Nest Nice - view of Nice Cathedral from bed
Swallows' Nest Nice - view of Cathedral Square from W window
Swallows' Nest Nice - view of Cathedral Square from street level
Swallows' Nest Nice - kitchen and dining area (1)
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Swallows' Nest Nice - bedroom area (2) and view of Cathedral from bed
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Swallows' Nest Nice - Entry by the fountain
Swallows' Nest Nice - High in the sky!
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Nice, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur
Interaction with guests
The local caretaker will Meet-and-Greet you at the Swallows' Nest, give you the keys, survey the apartment with you, and answer any question you may have that is not explicitly covered in this website (questions may be infinite, and space on websites is limited 8-> ). She may have good tips for your stay. She will also coordinate your departure and the return of the keys. Enjoy your Nice vacation at the Swallows' Nest!
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Excellent - based on 16 reviews
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Pete T
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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Reviewed October 25, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

This is lovely! Provided 105 steps is OK for you, and it was fine for us in our sixties, the apartment is really great. Nice view over the cathedral, bells start at 07:00 and we had a brass band on Sunday morning. You get the buzz of the people having fun at ground level, but it's not really noisy as...

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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed September 21, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Great apartment, a mini home from home with all the facilities you would need. Pick up provisions and relax into the daily hub hub.

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RICHARD H
Wells, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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Reviewed April 3, 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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A well equipped cosy apartment with amazing views of the cathedral. You need to be fit to climb the 12 sets of 8/9 stairs. We were a little surprised by the cleaning charge of 110 Euros which we had to pay on arrival. This charge could have been made more transparent. The area of old Nice that the apartment is...

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Management response:

The 110 3uros charge is specified in the website, in the preliminary correspondence and also in the Contract that every guest is asked to sign a month prior to the stay. Further, as detailed and specified, this is not just a cleaning charge. It includes preliminary arragements, meet and greet, linen and caretaking during stay. Please read diligently.

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Full
Availability
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
$94
€76
$94
€76
$596
€480
Sep 26, 2017 -
May 20, 2018
Low season
3 nights
$84
€68
$84
€68
$531
€428
May 21, 2018 -
May 28, 2018
High season Grand Prix Monaco
3 nights
$97
€78
$97
€78
$608
€490
May 29, 2018 -
Jun 17, 2018
Middle season
3 nights
$84
€68
$84
€68
$531
€428
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $186 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Pls note that there is a charge of € 100, payable to the caretaker upon arrival, which is inclusive of: Meet & Greet; Survey of apartment; Supply of clean bed linen and towels; Cost of final cleaning. Also, pls note that in case of late arrivals (after 9pm) a late arrival charge will apply (pls inquire if needed).
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About the neighborhood
Just below the «Nest», or steps away, one finds formal and informal dining, excellent gelato, food and wine shops, the Marché aux Fleurs, the «Monoprix» supermarket for yoghurt and sun lotions, the beaches, the greenery and the view terraces of the Château, the Opéra de Nice, the bus stops to Nice's museums (Chagall, Matisse) and to Côte d'Azur destinations from Cannes to Monaco and Mentone, plus the tram to Nice Centrale train station.


HOW TO GET THERE AND BACK
Take city bus # 98 direct from the airport (6 €, about 45' duration; every 20'). From the train station take the Line # 1 tram (1.50 €, about 15' duration; every 3-4'). The stop is 'Cathedrale - Vieille Ville'.
Getting around
Take buses to any of the major Côte d’Azur destinations from stops just steps away from the Swallows’ Nest — most are just 1€ per person per trip. For full information, there is a convenient bus info point very near (they give out plans and schedules):

Lignes d’Azur
4 Boulevard Jean Jaurès, 06300 Nice
Tel: +33 810 06 10 06
or search their website for all destination and times.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Bus # 98 direct - 6€ - about every 20': 3.1 mi
Railway: Tram # 1 - 1.50 € - ev. 3'-4': 1.2 mi
Ferry: 10 mins walk from the port: 0.1 mi
HOW TO GET THERE AND BACK: Take city bus # 98 direct from, and eventually back to, the airport (6 € about 45' duration; every 20'); from the train station, take the Line # 1 tram (1.50 € 15' duration; every 3-4'). The stop is 'Cathedrale - Vieille Ville'.
Activities nearby
Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
Nearby cities
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