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Helen McLean

Member since: 2005
Call Manager
Speaks French

Spacious living with harbor view

21 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday apartment in Le Port - Ideal Location

4 en suite bedrooms, Sleeps 9 people max.

An elegantly spacious air-conditioned apartment an easy walk to the old town, beaches, parks and art galleries; we are an ideal base from which to explore the Cote d'Azur and only a 60 minute drive from winter ski slopes. Bedrooms are equipped with cable TV, DVD or video player. Internet access is also available. Whether you want peace and quiet or adventure you can use our local knowledge to help you plan a tour, arrange a days sailing or just find a bus timetable. We want you to have a great holiday.

Everybody who stays loves it!

Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Helen McLean (Property Manager)
Member since: 2005
Call Manager
Speaks French

About Helen McLean

I am a New Zealander but have lived these past 45 years in the U.K and France.

Helen McLean purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Helen McLean chose Nice

We love it's light, airy, spacious dimensions and the Port view is a constant delight.

What makes this apartment unique

The Port is a hub of interesting activity.... It's like a small village with everything conveniently close by.

I love the wide variety of cafes and restaurants.... Wonderful Patisseries and delicatessens. Small local shops with fresh produce as well as super markets.

Reviews

4.6
based on 21 holidaymaker reviews

Spacious living with harbor view
average rating of 4.6190476 based on 21 reviews
U.K./ Australia
5

The flat was brilliant for us

  • 5 of 5

Well located and beautifully spacious and airy. Yes, I did get to relax! We traveled to Italy and spent more time in Menton this trip. Thank you also for your recommendations the Patesserie was brilliant (a life saver) and the italian restaurant a wonderful surprise, the food was truely amazing.

All the best and good luck for 2009. I will definitely be intouch when we visit again.

Take care. Kind Regards Lorraine

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Most of our guests leave our apartment as lovely as they find it. This reviewer left it so 'spick and span' with tidy cupboards and defrosted freezer, that I asked her if she had had time to relax!
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5

Amazing host and amazing home!

  • 5 of 5

Helen was fantastic on our trip. She was super informative and more than willing to help out. The home is fantastic and perfect for our large group. Helen's daughter Mira arranged for transportation to the train station which helped us out tremendously. Couldn't ask for more and we look forward to a return trip to Nice!

Rob

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh Robert it was a pleasure to meet you and see your enthusiasm for my place and Nice! You and yours always welcome.
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5

Perfect apartment an location to see an enjoy all that nice has to offer

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was more than comfortable an spacious for the 8 people it will accommodate.Helen the owner could have been more help with her local knowledge. 5 mins walk to the beach an sea views yet still a quiet location .

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: so sorry if you felt I didn't share enough info regarding locality... I often feel I am over whelming guests with info' sorry to disappoint
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5

This apartment felt like home. Amazing stay in Nice

  • 5 of 5

There was 8 of us traveling, 4 couples, and we all absolutely loved this property and we loved Helen the host! She is the sweetest, provided us with everything we need and tons of useful information. She answered all our questions and privided help with a couple things we needed. We felt like we were staying at a friends place. She gave clear instructions before we arrived so it made it easy. The place it selfs is so comfortable and clean. There is plenty of space and we felt like at home, she has so many plants which makes it feel cozy too. Its in the perfect location because the port is beautiful and had many restaurants, the grocery market is only 2 blocks away and was easy to walk to... Also Helen told us about coco beach which is only 20 min walk away and is the best if u want to get away from crowded turist beaches. We all loved our stay in Nice in this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh how lovely to be so appreciated! Super group of people making my day with their enthusiasm and friendliness... Highly recommended to other hosts
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Kent, England
5

Comfortable apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a 3 night stay in Helen's apartment in Nice. The apartment was spacious with plenty of room for our family of six, including our granddaughters aged 4 and 2. We found the furniture and beds very comfortable and felt at home amongst Helen's possessions. Our 4 year old loved playing the magnetic darts game! There was plenty of equipment and utensils. The apartment was in an excellent location to reach the old town of Nice, the harbour and the Boulangerie below! We were fortunate to get a parking space close to the apartment every day which was really convenient. Helen was very helpful and always responded to emails which is important to us when arranging accommodation. It was particularly useful that we could stay for 3 nights when so many properties are only available Sautrday to Saturday in peak season and Helen was kind enough to let us stay in the apartment until we had to leave for our late afternoon flight. Obviously this would not be possible if new guests were arriving earlier than this. We would certainly consider staying here again when we visit Nice.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic property and great location

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 8 and had a fantastic trip to Nice and Helen's property has certainly contributing to us having such a great time. The flat is very spacious and the location is superb, close to the Old town, the beautiful Nice's port and the beaches. Helen was also very responsive and accommodating to our needs. I highly recommend this property which is very suitable for larger group.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Nice Cote d'Azur
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Huge number close by
Nearest Ferry
150 Metres
Nice Port
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nice Riquier
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Nice Cimiez
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Too many to list
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Coco beach or Castel
Car: not necessary

Our apartment is located in the very picturesque harbor of Nice an easy walk from the lively Old Town, the Promenade des Anglais, the Museum of Modern Art, the Chateau and the parks and beaches. You will find yourself spoil for choice when looking for restaurants or cafes in the streets around us. Our local bakeries, green grocers, wine shops, delicatessens and butchers, are friendly and happy to help and advise you about the best combinations of food and drink. You can easily explore further afield, even without a car as buses and taxis stop at the port, and the main coach and train stations are just a short walk from us.

You can get to Cannes and Monaco in 30 to 45 minutes by train and have lunch in Italy in an hour or overlooking the ski slopes in the mountains just 30mins drive away. Ferries leave the port several times a day for Corsica, Sardinia, St Tropez or the 'Iles de Lerins' (two islands just off Cannes) and fares are reasonable.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Le Port, Nice

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3 night minimum stay
£777
for 3 nights
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£259
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30

Xmas/New Year, Easter, Cannes and Monaco Grand Prix weeks at high season rates (1950€)

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Le Port in Nice Area

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 4 en suite bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • 3 doubles, 1 twin there is also a divan in living area for 9th person.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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