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2 Bedroom Apt With Wonderful View And Elevator In Historic Centre

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom Self-catering With Elevator And Wi-fi

Situated in the heart of Bordeaux, with a view over the 'fairytale castle' of Porte Cailhau, The Key to Bordeaux is very close to the river and the famous Place de la Bourse.

This two bedroom apartment is spacious (80 sq meters). There is one double bed in the main bedroom and two singles in the second bedroom, plus a fold-out day bed in the main bedroom which sleeps two. Amenities include an elevator, dishwasher and washing machine, Wi-Fi, Cable TV and free telephone calls to most countries.

The apartment is in a quiet street, very close to the river. In the surrounding area are numerous restaurants, cafes, wine shops and small boutiques.

To reach other areas in the city, you need only walk for a couple of minutes to the tram stop, and the line will take you to the main train station and many other significant locations in the city.

It is rare to find a spacious, two bedroom apartment that is so centrally located.

This apartment is in the same building and on the same floor as Bordeaux Place du Palais (#1094286) and the two apartments can be rented together to cater for a large family or group of friends.

The Key to Bordeaux is an ideal base for sightseeing. It is just a street back from the river, and less than two minutes walk away from the famous Place de la Bourse. Just around the corner from the apartment are wonderful restaurants bistros, bars and cafes, and there are many others within close proximity. Opposite the apartment building is a gelato shop and an excellent wine bar.

The apartment is also close to Rue St Catherine - the longest pedestrian shopping street in Europe - museums, art galleries and the famous Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux.

In the surrounding area open air food markets and antiques market are held weekly.

Further afield you can visit famous vineyards and elegant châteaux; pretty villages and the beautiful beaches surrounding the Bay of Arcachon.

More Details

Property Manager
Suzanna Clarke
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 August, 2017

About Suzanna Clarke

I am a professional writer, renovator and constant traveller. My husband and I and love French food, wine, architecture, music and culture. Originally from New Zealand and Australia, we are now permanently based in the Northern Hemisphere with homes in France and Morocco. It is a joy for us to be able to spend part of each year in Bordeaux. The city has so much to offer and when we are away, it is a pleasure to be able to share this experience with others and help them make the most of their holiday. Our team have a vast amount of experience in meeting, greeting and making guests feel comfortable. We are happy to assist in every way.

Suzanna Clarke purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Suzanna Clarke chose Bordeaux

The Key to Bordeaux apartment is ideally located in the historic centre of Bordeaux, with a wonderful view of one of the ancient city gates, Porte de Cailhau.

What makes this apartment unique

It's only steps away from the Place de la Bourse and the linear park that runs along the river, and very close to the tram. There are many excellent restaurants just around the corner. As well as the excellent location, the apartment is spacious and comfortable.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Hôtel de Ville - Quinconces in Bordeaux

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • This apartment is in a residential building, so gatherings of more than 6 people, including guests is not permitted. Please keep noise to a minimum.
  • The number of guests must be agreed to at the time of booking. Additional guests not agreed to will be charged at €50 each per night.
  • No sub-letting or commercial activities are permitted.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , can sleep 4
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , can be made into a double bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading
  • sailing

Reviews

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2 Bedroom Apt With Wonderful View And Elevator In Historic Centre
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
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Great find in great location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at this 2 bedroom apartment for 3 nights in June which did not disappoint. The apartment itself is much larger than the photos portray and this was a nice surprise considering we were travelling with a 2 year old. The bedrooms are large with lots of space and are quiet even though the apartment is in the heart of a lively area. The kitchen was well appointed and ideal for what we were looking for. The bathroom was small and the shower older within the bath itself (minor point). The location could not be better - we loved this area with the cobblestone paths and lots of bars and cafes. Suzanna was great , timely in all responses and gave us an excellent recommendation for a car pick up (Chris) who went above and beyond what is expected of a car driver. We had a great time in Bordeaux and look forward to returning.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable, centrally located apartment

  • 5 of 5

Excellent, spacious apartment; everything you need for a relaxing visit. The apartment is centrally located & all major places of interest are easily accessible on foot or efficient local transport. Friendly welcome from Charlotte

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write the review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We love it when we are able to stay there ourselves. Bordeaux is so amazing and we pinch ourselves sometimes that we found this apartment right in the heart of the old town!
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Fantastic apartment in the centre of Bordeaux

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved Bordeaux and found the apartment fantastic - it was well kitted out, spacious and it's in a brilliant location. The lovely old building with its high ceilings and tall windows was a fantastic base.

It was great to be able to walk out from the apartment and be in the city centre straight away, and only a short walk to the tourist information office and bus station within 20 mins.

We loved the great little square practically next door to the apartment for coffees and drinks, lovely atmosphere.

It would be great to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed staying at The Key to Bordeaux. Being right in the city centre and having the little square with its cafes and restaurants so close - plus the fact the apartment is just a street back from the river - makes it an ideal location. We are glad also, that you found the apartment spacious and comfortable. You are welcome back anytime!
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Merignac
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
across the road
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Royan
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Gare St Jean
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Number 21
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
around the corner
Nearest Beach
72 Kilometres
Arcachon
Car: not necessary

The Key to Bordeaux apartment is an ideal base for sightseeing. It is located in the heart of the historic center of the city, close to the Place de la Bourse, and just one street back from the river.

Within meters of the apartment building, along cobbled streets are top-class restaurants, as well as bistros, bars and cafes. There is even a gelato bar and great little wine bar right opposite.

The linear park along the river front is within metres of the apartment, and is a hive of activity - walking, cycling, picnics on the grass, dance classes, and frequent markets. Every Saturday there is a huge open air food market at nearby St Michel, and on Sundays on along the riverfront is the biggest antiques market in the region.

The apartment is also close to Rue St Catherine - the longest pedestrian shopping street in Europe - museums, art galleries and the famous Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux.

Further afield you can visit famous vineyards and elegant châteaux; pretty villages and the beautiful beaches surrounding the Bay of Arcachon.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Hôtel de Ville - Quinconces, Bordeaux area

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
High season
1 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£577
for 3 nights
From
£163
£1,065
 
 
Mid season
1 Nov 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£524
for 3 nights
From
£145
£960
£2,377
 
 
High season
19 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£577
for 3 nights
From
£163
£1,065
 
 
Low season
4 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£497
for 3 nights
From
£136
£907
£2,201
 
 
Mid season
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£524
for 3 nights
From
£145
£960
£2,377
 
 
High season
1 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£577
for 3 nights
From
£163
£1,065
 
 
Mid season
1 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£550
for 3 nights
From
£154
£1,013
 
 
High season
21 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
£603
for 3 nights
From
£172
£1,118
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£524
for 3 nights
From
£145
£960
£2,377
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £88.05
Damage Deposit £176.1

The number of guests is strictly limited to those paid for at the time of booking, or amended in writing with the Reservation Manager. If you have extra guests come to stay without prior notification, a fee of €50 euros per night per guest will be payable.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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