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In The Heart Of Old Avignon, 5 Mn Walking From The Pope Palace

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

45 M2, Very Quiet, High Quality Furniture

1st floor of an old traditional building, quiet street, main room with sideboard, table, benches and armchairs, sofa bed, coffee table, television. Free wifi access. Open kitchen electric hotplate, micro wave and fridge. Bedroom with queen size, bedsides tables, desk and chair bathroom with bath, wc, sink and washing machine. Flatiron, ironing board, hoover, rotary clothes line. Also supplied bathrobes, slippers and all the cleaners.


Owner
Colin Philippe
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Colin Philippe

Still in my forties, I enjoy travelling and meeting different people and culture. I am keen on history , architecture, sports but also food and wine. This is why I left Brussels to settle in Provence twenty years ago. I love to share this fascinating city with people.

Colin Philippe purchased this apartment in 2010

Amenities

Avignon Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bath, WC, sink and washing machine.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size bed (high quality/Roche Bobois), bedside table and lamps, wardrobe, desk and chair.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

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In The Heart Of Old Avignon, 5 Mn Walking From The Pope Palace
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
Stony Point, NY, USA
5

Lovely apartment; gracious host

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I rented this lovely 1 bedroom apartment a very short walking distance from the Palais des Papes. It is exactly as pictured in the photographs. Avignon is a wonderful and picturesque little city that is the perfect home base for traveling throughout southwestern France. Philippe, the owner, is mentioned many times in all of the reviews of this apartment and the glowing words are all true. He picked us up and delivered us back to the train station at the beginning and end of our stay. When we arrived, after dropping our bags at the apartment, he took us on a walking tour of the neighborhood and made sure we knew where we could buy groceries, get coffee, etc. He also gave us several excellent restaurant recommendations. In short, he couldn't have been nicer or more gracious. We had a great time in Avignon and all of Provence and I heartily recommend this apartment to anyone visiting the area.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hurstbridge
5

Very good position

  • 5 of 5

The apartment in the old part of Avignon was near to all popular tourist attractions. All necessary shops were nearby. The apartment was well equipped with everything you could need. Phillipe was kind enough to pick us up and return us to the station. He took us around the local area showing us all of interest, we appreciated it very much. I recommend it.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, well-equipped and good position

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was excellent - very comfortable beds and well equipped. We especially liked the area around it - off the tourist track, around the corner from a lovely square with good restaurants and a flea market on Sunday morning. The street was quiet and we could walk everywhere. It is also very close to a free parkng area just outside the city walls. Our host, Philippe was great - he picked us up from the TGV station and gave us lots of information and showed us around. We would highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Avignon Jewel

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just returned from a trip to Avignon. As I read over the previous reviews about this wonderful apartment, I don't know what is left to be said. The apartment is delightful, clean, well equipped and well appointed. All you need for a cozy stay in an incredible city that is rich in history and charm. The location of the apartment is ideal in every way. Quiet street yet just a couple minutes walk to the city center. Philippe could not have been a better host to us. He was more than accommodating, including a walking tour, and transfers to and from the train station. If your plans in France include Avignon, (and they should) a stay at this apartment would be the icing on the cake.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A Fabulous Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the apartment for 5 nights this October. Located in a very old building on a narrow, cobbled street within the city walls, it combines the best of the old and new. You climb a narrow, winding stone staircase to access the apartment and emerge into a space that is beautifully and thoughtfully designed in terms of color, lighting, quality of furnishings and creative use of space -- a really classy place. The owner, Philippe, has paid attention to every detail. While some rental units have cheap or flimsy kitchen supplies, bedding and towels, everything in this apartment was of high quality-and very clean. As guests, we felt that Philippe wanted to make sure we had what we needed and that the space was both comfortable and aesthetically pleasing. We both suffer some back pain; because of this we are sensitive to the quality of the bed when we travel. We appreciated the excellent mattress and were pain-free during our stay.

We loved the location of this apartment. It was easy to walk everywhere within the walls as well as to the free parking for our rental car just outside the walls. Finally, what makes this place so special beyond the space itself is a host who welcomes you, takes the time to orient you, and is available to help if you need him. This was so helpful to us. With this booking, you will get a unique and lovely apartment plus a terrific host. Go for it--you'll be glad you did.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Avignon Delight

  • 5 of 5

Previous reviews of this property had raised my expectations of our host Philipe and his apartment. Suffice it to say, we were not disappointed. The apartment is comfortable, well-designed, and has everything you could need for your stay. We were particularly pleased to have more than the bare minimum of everything - towels, bed linens, pillows, dishes and cutlery, etc. The washing machine was a welcome addition. There are plenty of shops and restaurants within a five-minute walk.

What can we say about Philipe that hasn't already been said. He is the consummate host! He met us at the apartment, gave us a briefing on everything, then took us on a walking tour - pointing out boulangers, grocers, restaurants, and landmarks. The tourist information, maps, and suggested points of interest that Philipe provided were very helpful as we toured the area.

Thank you Philipe for a wonderful stay in your lovely apartment. We can't wait to return to Avignon.

The Dorseys

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Marseille
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Avignon TGV
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A7
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Entrée des Artistes
Car: not necessary

Located in the deep heart of the old Avignon

Five minutes walking from the Pope Palace, 10 mn from the famous 'Pont d'Avignon', museums and gothic churches.

Free parking lot located just outside the city walls, offering a free shuttle service with a bus stop only 200 meters from the apartment.

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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