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“Charming contemporary duplex in the old town”
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13 reviews
Light and Spacious apartment
Our beautifully restored sixteenth century building
Relaxed seating
View looking out and right from the window towards the bay
Coffee table
Our lovely white washed table with room for six
Well appointed kitchen with Coffee machine, toaster, kettle & dishwasher
Large shower with both rain and hand help showers
Bathroom sink and mirror
Bedrooms on the left and right of the upstairs corridor
Hand crafted double bed in mezannine bedroom
Mezannine bedroom with full length mirror
Two single beds can come together to form a super king sized bed
Our desk a place to write or just sit and read beside the window
The beach a short walk away from the apartment
The old town of Villefranche on the waterfront
Colours of the sea
Le Serre and La Belle Etoile two wonderful restaurants at the foot of Rue de May
Picturesque pedestrian street of Rue de May
The boulangerie, boucherie and pharmacie only steps away from the apartment
Fishing boats bobbing up and down on the water
Restaurants and cafes along the seafront
Looking across the bay of Villefranche
Looking back at the old town from the beach across the clear waters of the mediterranean
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Villefranche-sur-Mer, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

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Very good - based on 13 reviews
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PetalSout...
Southern England
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Charming contemporary duplex in the old town”
Reviewed 17 February 2015 for a stay in January 2015

La Belle memoire is light and airy with a mezzanine level for the two bedrooms. It is situated in a very quiet part of the old town on the Rue de May. We slept extremely well until the morning bells from the church woke us to a new day.
Suzanne was very welcoming, friendly and quick to answer any queries or sort out any small problems.
Just down the street you will find the lovely Hotel Welcome as well as many bars, cafes and shops. There are two excellent bakeries - one a few steps up in the square and one down in Rue Poiliu for the morning croissants and baguette!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Rik A
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Beautifully renovated apartment in the "old town"”
Reviewed 26 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We found this holiday rental on trip adviser. It is situated in the heart of the old town, just steps away from restaurants, boutiques, and the water. The owner has fully renovated this 14th century apartment so that the inside is modern, functional, sweet and airy. Lounge, dining and kitchen are on the lower level, with two bedrooms built into an upstairs annex. Air conditioning in all rooms was welcome because it was quite humid while we were there.

Suzanne, the managing agent was excellent, with fast responses, and was very helpful with great advice about shopping, tourist attractions and anything we needed. The only tough part of this rental was the parking and access to the unit as it IS in the old town. It was fine for us as we had 4 people to carry luggage, but it would be more challenging for an elderly person. However Suzanne had warned us about this and it was a small price to pay for the awesome location. TIP: our GPS struggled a bit in this area so ensure you download a good map of the local area so that you can locate it when you arrive.

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Liked best: Location, modern apartment, great service
Liked least: Parking - it was a bit of a pain
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Jim M
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
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“Great location and comfortable apt”
Reviewed 19 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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La belle Memoire was just as advertised. My wife, 21 year old daughter and I loved it. Better than a hotel. I loved going to the patisserie in the morning for quiche and croissants. Great restaurants 3 minute walk away. Beach is 10 minutes. Bus or taxi 5 minutes away.

Some quirks to be expected in a 13th century building (steep stairs down from auto street), some low ceiling spots in bedroom, but the unit was clean, quality bed linens, modern appliances, wi-fi etc. Landlord lives in same building. Very nice and quite helpful.

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Liked best: location and character
Liked least: steep stairs
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
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