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Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

Idyllic Loft, 130m2 Vieux-Port

33 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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6th - Notre-Dame de la Garde Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Loft in the heart of Marseille in Provence, European capital of Culture, located 700 feet away from the « old Harbour » and 10 minutes walking distance from the beach and all major exhibition places (MUCEM, CEREM, Opera, Criée theatre, Notre Dame de la garde Cathedral…)

Situated at the back of a porch and interior courtyard of an old theatre, on the first floor, this bright 130 m2 loft has been luxuriously renovated and furnished with contemporary design and large cosy rooms.

-Living room ( three seater and two seater sofa + leather club Hugues Chevalier ; flat screen TV, DVD player and amplifier…)

Dining room (table made of wenge wood and glass for 8)

Large open kitchen well equipped to cook delightful dishes with spices from all over the word (including herbs and olive oil from beautiful Provence, recipe books and cooking pots ready for use). Oven, microwave, dishwasher, American refrigerator, electric appliances (Nespresso coffee machine, kettle, food processor, juicer, juice extractor).

A back laundry room with washing machine, dryer, ironing room and plenty of storage.

For your additional use : a single sofa bed and a very comfortable wall queen-sized double bed.

On this first floor you will find also some toilets.

By a wrought iron staircase you come to the second floor made of tempered glass which leads to :

-A parental suite with a Bamboo king-sized double bed, a chest with 8 drawers, a cupboard, a wardrobe behind curtains, a Bang and Olufsen TV with hifi and VCR.

-A spacious adjoining bathroom (shower, toilets, double sink and bathtub)

On the opposite side :

-Another bedroom with its nice little inside balcony, furnished with a queen-sized double bed with its own bathroom (Small bathtub and sink), coffee table and a workspace with a desk.

In this nice and cosy apartment, you will also appreciate the decorative furnishings and fine workmanship, hot and cold air conditioning in all rooms, skylights and automated roller shutters, alarm, baby grand piano, lamps with adjustable luminous intensity….

Linen is provided. Baby’s cot and High chair on request.

You will find many restaurants and cafés within walking distance (Cours d’Estienne d’Orves, Ste neighborhood, Cours St Julien..), the most prestigious boutiques (rue Grignan, rue du Paradis) and the shopping street called Saint Férréol street very closeby. Nearby also, the very typical fish market on the old Port with fresh fish sold at auction every morning by fishmongers

Directions :

By Metro : Vieux-Port or Prefecture stop,

Buses stop just by the loft

Tramway stop : 5 minutes walk

From the airport : shuttle bus until St Charles station then taxi or métro.

By car : numerous car parks close by : Monthyon and Cours d’Estienne d’Orves.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Patricia (Owner)
Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian


based on 33 traveler reviews

Idyllic Loft, 130m2 Vieux-Port
average rating of 4.969697 based on 35 reviews

Beautiful apartment. Beautiful city.

  • 5 of 5

Patricia's apartment is beautiful. It is situated in a fantastic location and a perfect base for exploring Marseille and the surrounding area. The apartment is luxurious, very well equipped and finished to a very high specification. Finding the apartment was really easy following the clear instructions we received from Patricia. We were warmly welcomed by Cecile (Patricia was away) at the arranged time and shown how all the amenities (air con, wifi, TV etc.) worked and given some useful suggestions of where to go, restaurants etc. The fridge was well stocked which was a really nice touch.

We hired a car for the last few days and parking is really easy in the Monthyon car park which is just across the road from the apartment. Buses and the Metro are easy to use but we mainly walked as the apartment is so centrally located.

I cannot recommend the apartment highly enough.

We had an amazing holiday in Marseille. Thank you Patricia and Cecile.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Fabulous fully-equipped loft

  • 4 of 5

Once inside, the loft is a haven where we didn't mind hanging out for a day of relaxation rather than site-seeing. We've stayed at many vacation rentals over the years, and this one by far is one of the best equipped. The kitchen was incredible - it would have been nice to host a large party. The bathrooms came with spa amenities that added to the luxury. The only downside was the entry path from the street, which is a bit obscure. After figuring it out the first time though, it was manageable. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Virginia, United States

Excellent flat, great location

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I rented this loft in the Opéra district for a long weekend in early November. Patricia's attention to detail and the setup of the property made the flat ideal for a group of friends looking to explore Marseille and the surrounding region.

The location of the flat is ideal, as the loft is a quick five to ten minute walk from the Vieux Port: close enough for easy access, but quiet enough to be outside of the hustle and bustle. Extremely close to lots of shopping and dining options, and the Métro station is a short walk away as well.

The flat itself is well configured for small groups, between the two bedrooms in the upstairs, the Murphy bed near the kitchen, and an additional bed near the laundry. At no time did we ever feel like we didn't have enough space. The place is tastefully designed without sacrificing practicality or comfort. The kitchen is extremely well equipped, and having a pre-stocked refrigerator was convenient.

Patricia was attentive to all of our needs, from the booking process up through checkout; very responsive and easy to work with. Her flexibility helped to ensure that we didn't need to focus on the logistics of our visit, and rather could focus on our time in the great city that is Marseille. Would highly recommend to friends, family, or associates visiting the region.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lexington MA (near Boston)

Wonderful stay in Marseille

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have asked for more with this apartment! It is beautiful, spacious, comfortable, well-stocked with everything you could need in the kitchen, and the host, Patricia, was gracious and helpful and warm. The location is amazing, near the old port. It is close to shopping, restaurants, and the metro for getting around easily. I would highly recommend this apartment and will stay there again on our next trip to Marseille!! Thank you so much for everything, Patricia!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crown Point, Indiana, USA

Patricia's elegant place

  • 5 of 5

Patricia's place was fabulous! Very spacious, extremely well equipped and very comfortable. Patricia herself was also fabulous! Warm, kind and helpful. The location, close to the Old Port, and surrounded by cafés and markets, was great for our needs. We would highly recommend this accommodation for couples or families.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful loft!

  • 5 of 5

A friend and I just stayed in this loft and it is absolutely wonderful. It has everything you could possibly need and then some. The neighborhood is great with lots of stores and cafés, especially the store across the street. It is just lovely and I would recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
28 Kilometres
Aéroport Marseille Provence
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
nombreux bars tout près, le Comptoir de l'oranger
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Port de la Joliette
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
La Valentine
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Marseille St Charles
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
A55, A7
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Nombreux restaurants à proximité
Nearest Ski
140 Kilometres
Montagne de Lure
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Les Catalans
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

6th - Notre-Dame de la Garde Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Tres haute saison 2016
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Forfait nettoyage $134
par pers si >2 $22
Linge fourni/pers/séjour $28
Refundable damage deposit $559
Check(in/out)tardif/feri $45

Les règlements peuvent aussi s'effectuer par virement bancaire.


Un acompte représentant 50% du montant total du séjour est perçu pour réservation effective.
Le solde est perçu 30 jours avant la date d'arrivée afin que la réservation devienne définitive.
La caution remboursable de 500,00€ est généralement perçue à l'arrivée en espèces et est restituée au départ, en espèces, après inventaire et état des lieux.
La caution peut aussi être réglée par carte bancaire au moment du versement du solde sur demande expresse des vacanciers. Cette caution est alors restituée au départ par carte bancaire.
Pour toute réservation à 30 jours ou moins de 30 jours de la date d'arrivée prévue, la totalité du montant du séjour est exigée pour réservation définitive en un seul versement au moment de la réservation.
Si l'annulation intervient à plus de 30 jours avant la date prévue de l'arrivée, seul l'acompte est conservé.
Si l'annulation a lieu à 30 jours ou moins de la date d'arrivée , la totalité des versements ( acompte et solde ) est conservée.
Seule la caution remboursable ( dépôt de garantie de 500,00€ ) est remboursée dans ce cas , si cette caution a été réglée d'avance.

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6th - Notre-Dame de la Garde Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 130 m²
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - tub
    - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • - 1 double
    - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • bowling center
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • hydrotherapy
  • naturism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • thalassotherapy
  • walking
  • water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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