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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,240 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 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.


. In order to have access to the apartment, the welcome agreement should be signed and the security deposit should be received before your arrival in Marseille. Once the agreement is signed and the security deposit is received, you will get the information regarding the check in.

1 - Duration of rental:

Your stay cannot exceed the number of nights indicated on your rental contract.

2 - Arrivals:

. Arrival is handled at the apartment between 2 pm and 8 pm. Should the apartment be vacant the night prior to your arrival, we offer the possibility of entry before 2 pm.

. When receiving your contract, you will also receive an itinerary and telephone number to contact. As we will wait in the apartment to welcome you, in case of delay at your arrival, we ask you to inform us as soon as possible so we may reorganize accordingly. If delay exceeds one hour, an extra charge of 30€ will be due.

. Any check in between 11:00 pm to 5 am will be subject to 30€ late check in fee.

3 - Departure:

. Check out time is between 8 am and 10 am. 

. We will meet you at the agreed time. A survey of the apartment will be done in your presence.

. The tenant will, at this time, return the keys.

. Any delay or absence at check out time will be charged 30€.

. Should the apartment be vacant the evening of your departure date, it is possible to request to stay in the premises until 3 pm. Please do not hesitate to contact us to know whether this option is possible or not.

. If your departure time must be after 3 pm we suggest that you extend your rental time to 7 pm, for a supplement of only 20% of the per night rate, provided that the apartment is not rented that evening. Should this apply to you, please contact us and we will try and satisfy your request.


. The residence shall not be occupied by or left in the care or anyone not listed below. The number of people occupying the apartment must not exceed the number of 4 people. No exceptions will be made. This policy guarantees our customers maximum comfort.

. The guest shall not keep any pets without written permission from the owner.

. The apartment is for personal use only. The apartment is not to be used for professional or commercial activities of any kind. The guest shall use the premises only as a temporary residence and shall not engage illegal, dangerous nuisance or other activity that could embarrass the owner or cause the owner to receive complaints from other residents or building management.

. The guest and accompanying occupants agree to not make noise or otherwise disturb other tenants and agree to respect the rules common to the building. Should the guests ignore the rules of the building, they engage their sole responsibility.

. The owner shall not be responsible for any injury, loss or damage to tenant and guests or guest's belongings other than as a result of the owner gross negligence.

. The guest agrees that smoking is not allowed in the apartment.

. The guest agrees to be responsible for insuring his personal property.

. During reasonable hours, the owner shall have the right to enter the premises for necessary repairs, upon prior notice of the guest.

. The owner will not be held responsible for cuts in water, gas or electrical service, or theft or damages involving the guest’s personal effects. Nor will the owner be held responsible for neighborhood nuisances.


1) Smoking is strictly prohibited inside the apartment.

2) Only toilet paper should be flushed into the toilet bowl.

Baby wipes, condoms, tampons, Q-tips, cleaning wipes etc… are strictly prohibited.

These products will clogged and damage the toilets.

Thanks for following the rules posted in the bathroom.


1) The deposit is fully refundable within the day of departure:

a. If all debris, rubbish and discards will be removed from the apartment.

b. If no dishes will be left dirty or garbage is not removed from the apartment.

c. If no damage is done to unit or its contents, beyond normal wear and tear.

d. If all keys are given back to the property manager the day of check out.

e. If all charges accrued during the stay are paid prior to departure.

f. If no linens are lost or damaged.

g. If the tenant is not evicted by the owner.

h. If the full balance of rent is due before check-in.

i. If no charges are incurred due to contraband, pets or collection of rents or Services rendered during the stay, if no illegal, dangerous, professional or commercial activities of any kind have occurred during the stay.


1. 100% refund of the reservation/damage deposit if the cancellation is made at least 30 days prior to check-in date. No refund of the reservation/damage deposit for cancellation within 30 days of check-in. Any adjustments of rental dates (if possible) must be made 45 days prior to check-in, otherwise no reservation/damage deposit is refunded.

2. Monthly guests must cancel 60 days prior to check-in. Monthly guests who make a change that results in a shortened stay must be made at least 60 days prior to check-in.

3 – Early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit.

4¬ - the payment for premises is refundable only where there is “force majeure” or written agreement between the owner and the tenant.

5 - Cancellation should be made by email; cancellations by phone are not admitted.

6 - Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advance payment deposit and/or rental money, and the party will not be permitted to check-in.

More Details

Marc Minot
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018


Opéra Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1240 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • 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 hanger - 1 crib
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • 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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average rating of 4.6969695 based on 33 reviews

Great Stay in Marseille!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Marc's apartment! It is VERY roomy and the view is wonderful. Many stairs up but great exercise. Lots going on at the port all the time but my favorite was the morning fish market. Grocery store and Pastry shops are just a few doors away. Look for the store "Mr. Bricolage" in big red letters — the entrance is right next door. Herve met us there when we arrived and he was terrific. Parking is in an underground garage across the street.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Melissa!! I am so glad you've enjoyed your stay in Marseille! I am happy you've mentioned the morning fish market right across the street from the apartment: That's also one of my favorite moments of the day... Thanks and maybe see you soon again! Best regards, Marc
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We loved it!

  • 4 of 5

We so enjoyed our time in Marseille! The location of the space is very central to all we needed. It was in short walking distance to the Metro that is very easy to use. It was right where all the boats are for touring Marseille by boat. Kenya met us there with the keys and was very helpful to give us all the info we needed. We really were only in the flat in the evening since we were gone all day and so the internet was very important to us when we got back and it worked well. For us, it is easily a 5-star place as it was very clean and useable--the only hesitation is the steps up to the 4th floor. But we would no doubt rent it again!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Eric, thank you for your nice review! I'll definitely be more than happy to welcome you again. We'll do our best to make sure you'll have a wonderful stay in Marseille. Marc
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Perfectly situated, sunny balcony....lovely

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed having this apartment for our base for a long weekend.

100+ stairs getting to the top floor keep you fit too :)

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Central location and large apartment

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was just as described, centrally located and as shown in the pictures. It is very spacious and well equipped. It was great to have a washing machine!! Didn't realize until our last day that there was an air conditioner so found it a little noisy with the windows open, and a bit warm too, however the air conditioner would have made a big difference. Furniture was minimal and the sofa not so comfortable, but the beds were fine. It is a fourth floor walk up which was fine for us, but even being in good shape the stairs were pretty steep. Just an FYI! I gave it four stars because it is very well equipped the owner/ property manager were easy to deal with, and the location is great!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Easy check-in with Kenya who was very helpful. Apartment is super clean, well located, and has lots of space. Would recommend it absolutely!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments! We do hope in the future to welcome you back. Enjoy your summer! Marc
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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: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for choosing my place!
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Ferry boat to Frioul island
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Gare Saint Charles station
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Frioul island
Car: not necessary

The Old Port (Vieux Port) of Marseille surrounds a lively yacht marina and is known for its stylish hotels, waterfront cafes, and seafood restaurants serving mullet and lobster from the quayside fish market. Guarding the port is the centuries-old Fort Saint-Jean, which stands near the Romanesque-style Saint-Laurent Church. Late-night bars and clubs fill pedestrianized streets close to the art deco Opéra de Marseille.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95

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.

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