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Dining/kitchen
From stairs entering the apartment to lounge
View from apartment - cricking your neck to see the sea!   Showing how close to the beach we are
Dining/lounge looking out onto church and pretty square
American kitchen and dining area from lounge
Dining through to kitchen
Lounge area overlooking church and pretty square
Kitchen
Outside apartment steps down to water front
Double bedroom with en-suite shower room overlooking fabulous square with fountain
View from double bed to en-suite shower room
Second double bedroom
Second double bedroom
Second Shower room
Twin room
Twin room (mattresses not yet delivered at time of photo - will update on their arrival)
A view from the lounge and dining
Port Villefranche sur mer.  2 minutes from the apartment
The fantastic square that our apartment overlooks.
The fountain in the square that the apartment overlooks
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Condo/Apartment -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Villefranche-sur-Mer, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

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lane39
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful place to stay. Everything is in easy reach.”
Reviewed 2 May 2018 for a stay in March 2016

Villafranche is the most beautiful place to walk around the old town. The Beach is walking distance, it has lovely restaurants, if you want to go into Nice the train is also walking distance or there is a bus which only costs 2 euros to go into Nice. I love the South of France. I would definitely recommend it.

Your age range 65+
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climes
Seattle, Washington
1 review
“Nice place in Villefranche”
Reviewed 21 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Villefranche is a lovely place in the South of France. While the apartment was lovely there were some issues with the shower leaking into the neighbor below. This was not a new problem and we wish it had been resolved before our arrival as there were four adults sharing the apartment. The location is perfect but church bells starting at 7:30 in the morning can be a nuisance. I personally did not mind but some of my travel companions did not appreciate it as much!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
17 Nov 2017
The leak in the shower actually was a new problem and unfortunately tiles had to be removed to make the repair and the area had to dry out so this was unavoidable. The repair has been made.
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sharen o
2 reviews
“Lovely apartment”
Reviewed 26 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

We arrived in early June and the apartment is a short walk from the taxi area. To access the apartment you need to go up some very steep steps so please bear in mind if you have mobility problems. The apartment is lovely, light and airy, all mod cons with old oak beams in the ceiling giving it character.
This apartment is very close to the clock tower which starts dinging at 7am and its not just one ding on the hour it can carry on for a while! If you like a lazy mornings in and peace and quiet then you may be disappointed. We were up early and down the beach so it didn`t matter to us.
It would have been really helpful if the wifi code was clearly labelled or put on a sign on the wall.

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Management Response
13 Jul 2017
The whole of Villefranche hears the bells. In fact every village on the cote d'azur has a church with bells. We have clearly marked on our description the bells ring and also that our apartment is not a suitable apartment for anyone with mobility problems - then again, as our village is built on a steep mountainside, in general this is not the easiest place for anyone that cannot manage the amount of steps we have.

The wifi code was a fair point and this has been dealt with.
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Gary F
Wanneroo, Australia
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“lovelly appartment.....but”
Reviewed 13 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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The apartment is lovely and maintained to a fairly decent standard, it was bright and airy.
The location was excellent as it was a few steps away from the marina, small supermarket and some good restaurants.
Villefranche is delightful and would recommend it for a holiday destination.
The church bell rings firstly at 7am and even with all the windows closed and ear plugs in wakes you up with the sound resinating through the apartment. This is not pleasant as the bells ring for a fair while, they then sound once on the half hour and then a full symphony on the hour. This to me should have been highlighted in the apartment description and is a deal breaker.
The stairs to the apartment would be challenging to the elderly especially with luggage.
The extras at the end of the apartment description of 170 euro for cleaning is far too excessive.
If you could eliminate the church bells and reduce the cleaning to a fair charge, then this property would be hard to fault.

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Liked best: location
Liked least: church bells
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Management Response
12 Feb 2017
We will follow this suggestion to mention the chiming church bells in our description – we want to assure all our future guests that its an amazing experience to be staying in the very heart of the village, under the shadow of the church. Having been here so long, we sadly no longer notice the bells chiming! One guest in an earlier review said the church bells “added to the atmosphere”, another said “the church is an idyllic neighbour with the bells chiming”. During the weekdays, the chime on the hour begins at 7am and lasts for 20 seconds. On a Sunday at 10am, the bells call the village to church, and you can hear the singing voices of the choir ringing out – for most guests, its part of the charm of our village.
In our very first season, until this review, we had received only 5 stars. Our apartment is spotlessly clean, spacious and tasteful designed with high quality furniture,. The beds are fresh, the apartment is light and airy and the position is absolutely the best.
We believe the real complaint with this reviewer was the cleaning/linen/towel charge, even though he had seen it on the description, then confirmed his agreement in emails before booking Some owners do not charge separately for cleaning, instead they incorporate this into their final rental price. Whichever way it is calculated, the end result is that our apartment is extremely competitively priced.
We checked back to this booking and are confident this family of 5 received a very good deal for their money. They made no complaints at all during their stay so this review was unexpected and disappointing.
An unjustified review can hurt a small business. If you have a complaint, please at least tell the owners and give them a chance to fix it. We want our guests to come back.
Cheryl x
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samijay91...
Stockport, United Kingdom
1 review
“Cool Apartment everything we wanted!”
Reviewed 4 August 2016 for a stay in June 2016

A really cool modern apartment retaining its original charm with exposed beams and original windows. Spacious, light and airy, it has a great blend of old and new. It overlooks the Church and the cobbled strip down the hill. Situated in the old quarter it has real character and everything is easily reached- Bars, Restaurants, Shops, the Train, Bus and the Beach etc.
It is an intimate apartment with the back overlooking a little courtyard giving you a glimpse into the locals lives. The Church is an idyllic neighbour with the bells chiming it almost takes you back in time.
Cheryl was a fantastic host, nothing was too much trouble for her, she has great knowledge of the local area. Lovely, friendly and welcoming. We will be back.

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Liked best: The modern apartment in an old building in the old part of the town-charming!
Liked least: The steep steps- typical in this sort of building, great exercise though.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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2 reviews
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“Fabulous apartment in the ideal location!”
Reviewed 20 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Cheryl's apartment is great - it was recently refurbished so everything is spotless and the location in the centre of the old town (literally next door to the church!) couldn't be better!! We were a group of 4-6 people and there was plenty of space. Cheryl was great to deal with and very kindly allowed us to stay until 7pm on the day of checkout as we had a late flight. We would highly recommend this apartment for anyone looking for a Villefranche rental property.

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Recommended for:
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