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 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 tram system in Nice has recently developed and there are now 3 tram lines facilitating travel across the city and meeting up with the many buses. Line 3 (approx. 4:23am to 0:45am) connects the airport to the Alliance Riviera stadium, National Museum of Sport and St Isidore shopping centre. Line 2 (approx. 4:45 am to 1:10 am) connects the airport to many stops along the promenade and then onto the centre of Nice, the Old Town and the port. Line 1 (approx. 4:25 am to 1:25 am) meets line 2 on the main shopping avenue of Jean Médecin and then goes north to Nice Ville train station (Gare Thiers) and on through the market neighbourhood of Liberation, or in the opposite direction passing the Old Town, Place Garibaldi for the Bonaparte neighbourhood and onwards to the exhibition centre and the main hospital, Pasteur. Buy your tickets from machines on platforms before boarding: a one-way ticket costs €1.50 (bus/tram changes included up to 74 mins) or you can buy ten tickets for €10 and other passes. All tickets must be stamped onboard.
By Car: Closest parking: Street parking may be available or: PARKING SEMIACS VALOMBROSE 27 av Valombrose – Hôpital Pasteur.