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Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom (4 Sleeps) Duplex Apartment with breathtaking vew.

Nestled between the Opera house and the harbor of Marseille, this prime location offers every imaginable convenience: transportation, walking areas, a fish market, direct access to the islands of Frioul and Chateau D’If, numerous shopping, and some of the city’s most noteworthy restaurants.

Located in the Vieux Port district, this sunny and sprawling duplex apartment is approximately 1240 square feet and currently configured as 2 bedrooms with an upper level and an outdoor balcony offering a breathtaking view of the harbor and the Central Plaza, a charming Italian square. With a brand new bathroom, a well-equipped kitchen with top line appliances, a dining room with soaring ceilings, Provençal floor tiles and large beams, this space was designed to be luxurious and theatrical.

We have focused on every detail: from softness of the pillows, to the comfort of the couch, to the richness of the bath towels… While the apartment is modern, great care is put into the décor reflecting a Mediterranean style.

One last word… a welcome guide awaits you in the apartment, all with the intent of ensuring that your stay in Marseille is enjoyable and memorable.

4th Floor walk-up

Intercom entry system

Air conditioning unit

Large double-glazed French windows with beautiful view

2 Large Queen size bed with luxurious bedding

Two nightstands, lamps and alarm clock

Plenty of closet space with hangers

Stylish sofa that easily converts to a comfortable double bed

Stylish armchair, coffee table

Dining table

Flat screen color TV with international cable channels

Writing desk with free internet cable WiFi

Full bath with Italian shower, sink and toilet

Heated towel rack

Plenty of towels

Hair dryer

Vanity mirror

Kitchen fully equipped with cooking utensils, dinner & tableware, serving pieces

Kitchen table expandable to seat up to 6

Refrigerator / freezer

Microwave and oven in one


Dish washer

Vacuum cleaner

Electric coffee maker

Tea pot


Iron & ironing board

Private telephone line. Free long distance telephone service to more than 100 countries including U.S. and Canada

All utilities included

More Details

Marc Minot
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews

A perfect mid-term home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed Marc's apartment along with my two daughters and a friend for 2 weeks in the fall of 2016. It was as described - which to me is the gold standard. I am a Resort Manager and a former VRBO Owner myself and while not particularly fussy I expect to get what I pay for and I was very pleased with my stay. We all agreed that it was a perfect location at a good price point for us. Overlooking the Plaza below was endlessly fascinating and the view of the harbor in the other direction was equally wonderful. The afternoon sun glowing through the west facing French Doors was beautiful. The apartment is very spacious and tastefully if somewhat sparsely furnished (but definitely adequate) and the kitchen was modern and fully functional; there was everything we needed to make our own meals when we wanted to. The electronics were better than I would normally expect in a rental; TV with lots of channels, a good stereo system and above average wifi - none of which I care to do without. The washing machine worked and was used but the dryer cycles did not work. However there was a drying rack which served but also indicates to me that this is a known bug.

The location in addition to the views was near a host of restaurants of every type from Vietnamese to McDonalds, outdoor cafes too numerous to count and several grocery stores within a couple of blocks and a pharmacy. Also, I rented a car for a week of our stay, and while I would never recommend driving in Marseille for the faint of heart there is underground parking available right across the street. A bus stop is right across the street as well as a taxi stand (which was perpetually manned) and a metro station nearby, closer to the harbor itself.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for choosing my place!
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Great stay in Marseille

  • 5 of 5

Our family ( 2 adults and 2 teens) had a great stay in this beautiful apartment. It's location next to the old port is excellent for visiting Marseille. Underground parking was great (just across the street). We would definitely recommend this apartment. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks! I am glad you've enjoyed your stay.
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Loved this place

  • 5 of 5

My son and I stayed at this flat for one week a couple of years ago. I did not write a review at the time, but now that I am looking at VRBO again for vacation, I am thinking, "better late than never".

We both loved this apartment in Marseille. Perfect location, we could walk every day to various great parts of Marseilles, restaurants and cafes. Spacious, clean and confortable. Both beds were very confortable and actually great for my bad back. I especially loved the sense of simplicity and space of the place. The kitchen was great, well equipped, in fact we cooked and ate many meals and felt at home. Parking was great, just below the ground 30 just across the street, and at a reasonable daily rate. Finally, it was nice to have the large windows right over an animated square, felt right in the middle of the life of Marseille, especially that we were there right during the last World Cup and it was fun mayhem overtime the french of the Algerian team won a match. I would not hesitate one sec to go back. Michel and Etienne from Montreal, Canada.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for staying at my place!
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Stunning Views

  • 5 of 5

The flat is spacious, airy and well designed. The balcony is a showstopper with the best views of the square - you can sit out with a glass of wine in the evenings and watch the world go by. Perfect location with all the facilities we needed.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review! I am glad you have enjoyed your stay...
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Excellent, spacious and well located apartment

  • 5 of 5

We (two adults and one teenager) have just returned from an excellent stay in Marseille. We often stay in self catering accommodation and this is one of the best we have stayed in for the size, quality of accommodation, the facilities in the apartment and location. It was a stone's throw away from the Vieux Port from which there are good public transport links. Marseille itself had more to offer than we had realised and there was more than enough to do in the six days we spent there. We would definitely return to both Marseille and this apartment. Even with the 106 step climb!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! I am so glad you've enjoyed your stay in Marseille... You are welcome here anytime. Have a great Summer! Marc
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comfortable, bright, great location

  • 5 of 5

So pleased as we walked in the door. Spacious, clean with beautiful open living area. Two separate bedrooms with comfortable queen size beds and good storage for clothing. Well appointed kitchen with all you need and a nice bathroom.

Great location within an easy walk to the metro, ferry and all the vieux port sights. Nice bakery a few doors down for a simple morning coffee and croissant as well as a small store for a quick grocery shop. Restaurants are plentiful just across the Cours Jean Ballard and many places to stop for an afternoon break and sit outside.

We would also enjoy a late afternoon break sitting in the comfortable living area with the sun shining in the open windows that lead to balconies. Nice view from this 4th floor duplex. That means 5 flights of stairs so would not work for someone who would have difficulty with this. For us it was not a problem and we enjoyed the view. Getting suitcases up and down upon arrival and departure was an effort but we were offered help.

We also appreciated the many guide books and maps that were in the duplex.

I would absolutely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $85

Please email us for special rates if you’re planning to stay for more than 2 weeks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)


Opéra Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1240 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • - Full bath with Italian shower, sink and toilet. - Heated towel rack - Plenty of towels - Hair dryer - Vanity mirror
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • - Two large queen size beds with luxurious bedding. - Two nightstands, lamps and alarm clock - Plenty of closet with hangers
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Once the reservation made, you will receive a welcome agreement to be signed. A welcome guide awaits you in the apartment, all with the intent of ensuring that your stay in Marseille is enjoyable and memorable.

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