Super stylish duplex suite in the stunning and historic Regina complex in Cimiez, Nice. The Regina Palace is considered a Belle Epoque masterpiece and is where Queen Victoria used to stay when visiting. It is set within stunning gardens with a 25 metre swimming pool, tennis courts and barbecue picnic area. The complex also includes an excellent Italian restaurant, open all day and benefits from a 24-hour security. This is an incredible base for those who want to relax with superb facilities in a beautiful setting and explore Nice and the Riviera at their leisure.
Beautiful gardens with 2 tennis courts, swimming pool and barbeque picnic area
The open plan living area may be small but it is cleverly designed maximising space to include more amenities than a large apartment. There is a high quality leather sofa bed, the coffee table raises to form the dining table, there are spotlights throughout creating a light bright environment and lamps for use when you want to create ambience. There is a 38″ flat screen TV, DVD player, internet, radio/MP3 player and selection of books and DVDs for you to enjoy.
You will want for nothing in the crisp, clean looking open plan diner kitchen with small breakfast bar. At your disposal is a four ring electric hob, combination oven/grill/microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, kettle, toaster and coffee maker. This is a great kitchen to cook in and with a superb supermarket across the road you don’t have to spend money on eating out. Don’t forget you can also use the barbeque and picnic area!
There is a small breakfast bar and table that can seat four.
Stairs lead up to the mezzanine bedroom with a double bed and cleverly fitted wardrobe and drawer space. (Please note the bedroom is not full height)
(If you wish to use the extra sleeping space provided, then the sofabed in the living room sleeps two. Please note, there is an additional cost for sofabed linen and towels which can be purchased when you book this property)
The superb shower room is decorated in slate grey tiles and pure white with a walk-in shower, vanity sink unit, washing machine, towel radiator and toilet.
Cimiez is a very wealthy area close to the centre of Nice. It is peaceful and full of grandiose buildings such as the grand Regina Palace. The Regina has every amenity in Cimiez at its finger tips including the beautiful Cimiez park with the Matisse museum, monastery and gardens. The Chagall museum is just down the road and there is a superb supermarket, Monoprix a 2 minute walk away plus local restaurants, pharmacy and post office. This is an ideal area to stay if you want a peaceful base with all modern conveniences within your apartment and the area. A quick and convenient bus ride takes you into Nice centre (buses run until 9pm).
The number 22 bus stop is directly outside the complex and within 5 minutes this takes you to the centre of town and a couple of minutes walk to the Old Town and bus station. The meeting point with your arrivals coordinator is at the Regina complex only. A taxi from the airport should cost around 30-35€. If you wish to arrive by bus you will need to catch the 99 shuttle bus from the airport and get off at its terminus, Gare SNCF (Nice main train station) stop. Then change for bus number 17 going towards ‘Monastere/Cimiez’ and get off by the Regina at the ‘Arènes / Musée Matisse’ bus stop. Visit www.lignesdazur.com for more information. If you choose to walk, Nice central train station is a 10/15 minute walk and the town centre is a 20-25 minute walk. Taxis can pick up and drop off outside the Regina building.