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Walk 2 Min Beach 5 Min to Palais. Wifi/Phone/TV,a/C Perfect Base for Day Trips!

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This stylish apartment is great for networking! Check out the wine glasses!


Last updated: 02/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

1 Bedroom + Loft + Office, 1.25 Baths, Sleeps 2-4

Location! Location! Location!

This Cannes Vacation Rental apartment has the best of everything. Totally remodeled and oh so stylish and in the very best location possible. 100 meters (2 minute) from the Boulevard de La Croisette (the famous seafront promenade) and a 5-10 minute walk to The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès where you can attend International Boat Show, MIPCOM, TAX FREE, GARTNER, MAPIC, Mare di Moda, International Luxury Travel Market, MIDEM, MIPIM, MIPTV, MILIA, Cannes Film Festival, and Advertising Lions Festival.

This apartment will absolutely feel like home. You have almost every kitchen utensil you have at home and all the dishes and glasses you could possibly need. The owners take great pride in keeping the apartment clean and well furnished for their guests. We stay here 2-3 times per year and make sure it is constantly updated for our guests. This is not your average rental!

There are two large double French doors (one from the living room and one from the bedroom) that open up to Rue Commandant Andre. It is not unusual to be serenaded by wonderful music during the dinner hour and during the summer there is often lots of music. Close them (and the shutters) at night and the sound and light is a distant memory.

There are two air conditioners (one for the main living area and one for the master bedroom (comfy queen bed) which has its own private shower). Air Conditioning during the summer in Cannes is a MUST and we have two extremely effective units that will keep you comfy and cool.

The loft upstairs has a fold out futon (with a very thick comfortable mattress.) and its own full-size bathtub/shower and sink. The WC (toilet) is downstairs off the living room. There is also an office/desk area to work from. YES there is WIFI available but please request it in advance. The cost is only E10/day extra and includes free calls to USA/Canada and Western Europe.

Shopping, Shopping, Shopping!: Oh dear! The shopping is right outside of your door. Rue D'Antibes (the main shopping street) is 10 meters (seconds!) away and then of course you have La Croisette and all of the stores that will eat your credit card for a snack. If you can't buy - it sure is fun to shop.

There is a sandy beach here! Topless bathing is not as common these days but it does still exist of course - this is the French Rivera after all! Step out of your apartment and you are immediately in the middle of action with restaurants all around you, shopping (some of the best in all of Europe!) to your left and to your right. Walk out in your swimsuit and turn left and in less then 5 minutes you are strolling the promenade known as La Croisette. There are beautiful beaches (some public some private so if you like pay about E20 each and get a comfy chair for the day as well as drink orders taken beach side).

Absolutely no car is needed as the public transport is amazingly convenient and easy to use. And it's inexpensive too!

This is a very popular location to those 'in the know.' Now, you can rent our second home directly from us.

This is a great base for day trips as the train/bus stations are so close by. Just pop out to the train and visit Monaco, Eze, Nice, Antibes, and many other amazaing locations for the day.
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english, swedish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 02/28/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25+ Or with references. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking allowed - STRICT. Loss of Security Deposit possible if this rule is not abided by....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Can't hurt to ask. But no cats. Small well behaved dogs may be allowed....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • One very comfortable futon in the loft area can sleep two adults. There is a private sink and full size bath off of the loft as well....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Loft Bath: toilet, tub

    with sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • 1 WC on ground floor. One shower and sink off master and one tub/shower and sink off mezzanine/loft....moreless

Other Amenities

  • This is an ultra-chic apartment and the French designer lived here when we purchased. We have private WIFI in the apartment available for a E10/day fee and it includes a telephone with free incoming calls AND free outgoing calls to Europe and North America!...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    We have Skynews, BBC, CNN, etc. Keep up on the news while traveling!...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    There are some videos on hand and books in English as well. Please leave them so the next guests can enjoy them. If you take a book (feel free if you are in the middle of reading it) but please leave a replacement. Please leave the tour brochures and travel information there for future guests....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    The beach is a 2 minute walk max. Plus it's SANDY!...moreless

  • Downtown:

    Seconds from GREAT restaurants, GREAT shopping and the beach!...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    2 minutes and you are stepping into the Mediterranean Sea!...moreless

  • Water View:

    OK, lean out the window and low and behold - La Croisette. It is in fact only 100 meters away. 2 minute walk at most....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Bar type dining with colorful stools (see photo). ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Two units that are controlled by remote control. One in the living room and another in the master bedroom. It gets hot here in the summer and you will apprecate the A/C....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    We have private broadband Internet in the apartment available for a small one-time fee....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Very fluffy spa type towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and Dryer in one machine! ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots/Pans, all cutlery, loads of glasses and dishes. We try to keep salt, pepper and sugar (at least) stocked. If you use it last - it would be great to replace it if possible....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen has all major appliances: Stove/cooktop, fridge, dishwasher, microwave and clothes washer/dryer. Coffee maker of course and Tea Kettle....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Building Type

  • Building

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 5
from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2017
Feb 7 - Mar 12, 2017
3 night min stay
$106 $26
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $26 per night, per additional guest

Mar 13 - Mar 19, 2017
3 night min stay
$317 $53
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $26 per night, per additional guest

Between Congress
Apr 9 - Apr 14, 2017
3 night min stay
$132 $26
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $26 per night, per additional guest

FILM 2017
May 15 - May 29, 2017
5 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $53 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2018
May 30 - Sep 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$132 $26

Rates are based on 3 guests; add $26 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$951 $3,380
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Caretaker/Cleaning $126.77
  • WIFI per night (optional $10.56
  • Taxes Not included


Congresses/Events are all priced individually. Email owner. Ask Rate include WIFI, caretaker, meet/greet, towels, linens and final cleaning. mid-stay cleanings available for extra cost. 4 persons max. Perfectly located for networking, working between schedules. Two showers make for easier mornings. This is a luxury apartment - not one of those squeeze as many as you can. Book early.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 02/28/2017
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29 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Nice Cote d'Azur airport
10 Metres
Nearest Barpub
MANY within 1-5 minute walk
1.2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Trans Cote d'Azur Quai Saint-Pierre
550 Metres
Nearest Train
95 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Isola 2000
120 Metres
Nearest Beach
Cannes (sandy beach!!)

Car: Not Necessary

On famous Rue Commandant Andre. Exciting Location! Cannes. There are hundreds of restaurants within a 5-10 minute walk. Shopping at it's best! All of the top notch designers on the Croisette and all of the great shopping you find on Rue d'Antibes and we are smack in the middle of those two (a 2 minute walk to either). Great for families with teenagers and great for honeymooners too! Our parents LOVE to come here and they are in their 80's. There is a one flight walk up so that may limit some elderly. We, as owners, stay here at least 2-3 times per year so everything is constantly replaced, updated and repaired as needed. This is not your average rental but truly a second home.

Other Activities: Shopping, para-sailing, boating, touring, wine tasting, people watching (and my husband's personal favorite) car watching, fireworks many weekends in the summer during a competition, beach concerts, ferry to St. Tropez, train to Paris in just a few hours, make your own perfume in Grasse, walk the ancient village of Eze on your way to visit Monaco. Too many to count. Don't forget Antibes and a glass of absinthe where Picasso used to drink it and visit his home, now a museum. And Nice is of course a must visit only 40 minutes by train.

Ski: Isola 2000 is really wonderful. Leave Sunny Cannes and be on the slopes in a matter of 2-3 hours.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We are a family living in the San Francisco Bay Area who LOVE the south of France. We own this apartment as well as one in Nice. We visit often and what this means to you is that we take great care in the furnishings of the apartment to make sure they are updated, clean and complete. Our family is getting older (at least the kids are) so we hope to come here more and more often. We also own vacation homes in Rancho Mirage (Palm Springs are of California) Cape Coral, Florida andSan Francisco.

Why the Owner Chose Centre Ville, Cannes, France:
Our Nice apartment was our very first 'second' home. Cannes came closely after. Then we bought in San Francisco (we live 30 minutes North of the city but love spending time there) then Cape Coral, FL and finally in 2015 Rancho Mirage on a golf course (I guess we are getting older and not just the kids!?) We take great pride in furnishing these homes in a way that you won't miss a thing and be so happy with your decision to stay in our apartment instead of a hotel. We hope you will feel like you are "home".

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The location made us purchase this home. The attention to the design, the 'real french' feel of the building the proximity to everything and the fact it was totally remodeled are the things that we always look for and could not believe we found it here! A designer lived and designed this flat from the "studs" of the apartment and you can tell. It is very stylish, amazing use of every square inch as well as being fun and colorful.

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Speaks: english, swedish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 02/28/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • This stylish apartment is great for networking!  Check out the wine glasses!

    This stylish apartment is great for networking! Check out the wine glasses!

  • View to the living room from the loft.

    View to the living room from the loft.

  • View from sofa bed in loft to office

    View from sofa bed in loft to office

  • Two sets of French doors open up to the street

    Two sets of French doors open up to the street

  • Nice clean WC area on the first floor

    Nice clean WC area on the first floor

  • These blue chairs are iconic for Cannes.  Have a seat and enjoy the view!

    These blue chairs are iconic for Cannes. Have a seat and enjoy the view!

  • Location!  Location!  Location!

    Location! Location! Location!

  • Kitchen has all needed amenities

    Kitchen has all needed amenities

  • Picture from bathtub to sink in loft.

    Picture from bathtub to sink in loft.

  • Dishwasher, clothes washer/dryer (combo), coffee maker, microwave, stove, fridge

    Dishwasher, clothes washer/dryer (combo), coffee maker, microwave, stove, fridge

  • Comfy queen size bed.  Photo taken loft above. High ceilings on 1st floor.

    Comfy queen size bed. Photo taken loft above. High ceilings on 1st floor.

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 01, 2017

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