Le Dome has rare untouched features with high ceilings, wooden beams, traditional Niçoise red tommasse floor and the pièce de résistance - a ceiling fresco. The building is authentically Niçoise and was a 17th century palace and this floor was where royalty stayed. History is cleverly combined with stylish, contemporary and replica cream, grey and aqua furnishings and every modern convenience you could wish for. A rare treat for discerning travellers who love staying in unique, authentic and historic environments, modernised for comfort and oozing with class. Le Dome is set in a fabulous central location in the heart of the Old Town and a couple of minutes walk to the promenade, beach and lively Cours Saleya market place.
Address: Rue Sainte Réparate, Old Town, Nice
Floor/Building: 2nd floor. Lift. It is necessary to walk up a few steps (45) to and from the lift
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The enclosed master bedroom is on the mezzanine floor and is reached by a staircase from the open plan living room. A door leads into the suite and there are windws with curtains allowing privacy and comfort. There is a high quality kingsize (160x200) wrought iron bed and mattress, air conditioning plus a large walk-in wardrobe/changing area. This bedroom also has an ensuite bathroom. There is a Dyson air con fan.
The twin room is spacious and again has high quality wrought iron single beds and mattresses, a large French replica wardrobe and original fireplace. As you can see from the photos this bedroom boasts the magnificent original fresco and views of the Cathedral St Reperate glittering dome.
There are two bathrooms. On the mezzanine level is the ensuite to the master bedroom and has a full size bath and shower overhead, sink and toilet. The second bathroom is on the lower floor and has a shower cubicle, vanity unit and toilet.
The open plan living area is light and spacious and comfortable provençal style sofa and two cosy armchairs. Relax watching the 18' LCD TV (English News & French channels) and DVD player or enjoy some of the music provided on the CD player/radio.
The modern Fitted Mobalpa kitchen has solid white-stained floor and wall cabinets. With a integrated dishwasher, fridge/freezer, full oven and three-ringed ceramic hob, large grey submerged sink blends with elegant grey granite counter tops. The kitchen is also equipped with a kettle, toaster, and cafetière. There is a utility room with a washing machine and stores beach chairs.
The glass and wrought iron dining table seating four is positioned so you can look out over the glittering dome of Sainte Réparate Cathedral (hence the apartment's name) from the magnificent tall French windows.
The 98 airport bus runs from the Airport through the centre of Nice and terminates in the Port. Bus stop 'Cathédrale - Vieille Ville' is your nearest bus stop. Gare SNCF Nice Ville train station is a good 20 minute walk. You can use the tram. Tram stop 'Opéra' is your closest stop. This is at the bottom of Rue de la Préfecture on Avenue Jean Jaurès. It is less than a 5 minute journey to the train station. Visit www.lignesdazur.com for more information. Taxi rank Hotel Meridien is closest and is opposite McDonald’s at the Hotel Meridien. Taxi’s can also pick up/drop off at your request at Place du Palais, very close to your rental apartment.