Rue Gioffredo, Massena, Nice

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Lafayette is a cosy apartment with original parquet floors, a quiet balcony and air conditioning. It’s at the quiet rear of a prestigious building right next to the chic department store Galeries Lafayette and Place Masséna with its stunning black and white checked tiles and landmark fountain. Exploring Nice is a dream from this location as you’ll find so much within walking distance and a comfortable apartment to return to at the end of the day.

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Accommodation features

Size:34 m2
Floor/Building:4th Floor with lift
Prices from:£41 / night Change currency
Address:Rue Gioffredo, Massena, Nice

Outside Space

Balcony with table and chairs for two people.


The Quartier Etoile is in a wonderfully central location. Walk out of your door and the main shopping area of Jean Médecin and the pedestrian zone are right outside your door. An array of restaurants, both modern and traditional, is at your fingertips and the more tourist centre of the Old Town is a few minutes walk away. The beach and promenade is 5 minutes away by foot across Place Masséna and public transport is excellent and within close proximity.

Public Transport

The 98 airport bus runs from the Airport through the centre of Nice and terminates in the Port. Bus stop 'Cathédrale - Vieille Ville' by the Old Town is your nearest bus stop. Gare SNCF Nice Ville train station is a 10-15 minute walk. If you are using the tram, your nearest stop is 'Masséna' outside of Galeries Lafayette department store. Visit for more information. Taxis can pick up/drop off at your request at your rental apartment.

Massena, Quartier Etoile

The vibrant Place Masséna is the central square and beating heart of Nice, linking the Old Town to the boutiques of the Carré D'Or, and the seafront to the central avenue of Jean Medécin. The area has recently been renovated and embellished, providing at one end a glorious pedestrian square surrounded by shady archways and sunkissed benches from which to marvel at the local colours and character. At the other end stands the entrance into the Old Town with its eye-catching, semi-circular Niçois façade. The river bed over which this square is constructed was reopened at the end of 2013 providing a magnificent stretch of vibrant green park which crosses the square, leading down to the seafront and up to the Museum of Modern Art. A fountain display, exotic plants, photo exhibition and children's play areas make this kilometre-long swathe of green, the Promenade de Paillon, a new and vital place to be. Masséna and its central arena provide the backdrop to many of Nice's celebrated events from the Carnival in February, through the jazz festival in July to the Christmas market in December. It is also home to the ubiquitous department store Galeries Lafayette and gives onto the pedestrian street Rue Masséna with its array of restaurants and cafés in which to see and be seen. Quartier Etoile is the area right of the central main shopping high street in Nice, Avenue Jean Médecin. The buildings have an almost Parisian grandeur about them with tall French windows and often grand doorways and there are many small parks where the local Niçois walk their dogs and sit and muse whilst watching life go by. This is a very central location and there is an array of high street shops, boutiques and the department store Galeries Lafayette are all on your doorstep. Restaurants both modern and traditional are close by and the more tourist centre of the Old Town is just a few minutes walk away to 10 mins depending on your exact location. The beach and promenade are 10 minutes away by foot and public transport is excellent and within close proximity. The train station is a couple of stops ride on the tram or a short walk.

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Claire Welsh - UK

This was our 2nd stay in this apartment.  The location is perfect for spending time in Nice, and also is central for buses and the train station for day trips.  It is a lovely apartment with everything we need for an enjoyable stay.  We hope to return next year.


The double bedroom is at the rear of the building and will ensure a peaceful night sleep. There is air conditioning and French doors leading out on the balcony.

(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 shower room has a shower cubicle, mosaic tiled vanity unit and toilet. There is also air conditioning and a washing machine in here.

Living Area

The living area has air conditioning, original parquet floors, a comfortable leather sofa bed and a casual chair. There is 32” TV (English News & French channels), DVD player, CD player and FREE internet.


The kitchen is compact but well equipped with four ring electric hob and combination oven/grill, large integrated fridge-freezer, iron and ironing board, toaster, kettle, microwave and cafetiere .

Dining Area

There is dining table seating four people.


The official check in time is 3.00pm. 

The official check out time is 10.30am. 

Early Check In...

We try to be as flexible as possible and if you arrive early and the property is free and prepared we can check you in early. If this is before 9.00am there is a 30 Euro surcharge. If your property is mid-preparation we will let you drop your luggage at your property and let you know as soon as it is ready.

Late Check In...

Please note for guest arrivals at all accommodation there is a 30 Euro charge for arrivals between 9pm and before 10.30pm and a 50 Euro charge for arrivals between 10.30pm and midnight. (Unfortunately we cannot waiver this fee for any type of delay including delayed flights and traffic issues) Please note we cannot accept arrivals after 12.00am/ midnight. In the case of delayed flights please inform us if you cannot arrive within the check-in time limit of 12.00 am/ midnight and we will arrange to meet you at a convenient time the next morning.

PLEASE NOTE: Your Nice Apartment can provide a letter for your insurance company stating you could not spend the first night in your booked accommodation due to an unacceptably delayed flight.

Notify us of your arrival time...

Please note: you must inform your Local Manager of you arrival time within 48 hours of arriving by inputting this in the Guest Lounge or by emailing. You must notify your Local Manager if you intend to change your arrival time. If you do not notify your Manager of a change of arrival time a 30 Euro surcharge will apply at your meet and greet.

Late Check Out...

Again, if we do not have an arrival that day or we do not need immediate access to prepare the accommodation for the next guest we allow you to check out at your leisure that day. If you do not check out at the specified time please understand there will be a £30 charge.

Please Note: If a guest does not pay the surcharge for a late or early arrivalat check in then this amount will be charged to your credit card plus a £15 administration fee.If you do not check out at the specified time then the surcharge will be automatically be charged to your credit card. 

Arrivals after midnight...

Please note we cannot accept arrivals after 12.00am/ midnight. In the case of delayed flights please inform us if you cannot arrive within the check-in time limit of 12.00 am/ midnight and we will arrange to meet you at a convenient time the next morning.

If you are arriving to Nice airport then we advise you to book at the airport hotel ETAP. This is across the road from the airport and you should not need a taxi. (Please be aware taxis can be difficult to obtain at very late hours in the night) We recommend you goto the ETAP website and print their details in case of an emergency arising. DETAILS OF EMERGENCY HOTEL

Informing us of your arrival time...

You will receive an email with a link to our Guest Lounge where you can set your unique password. Click on the link or copy and paste the link into your browser. You can then advise us of your arrival time.

Getting the address and keys to your property...

You will also recieve an arrival email which will have the address of your chosen property and the Managers name and contact number who will meet you at check in. We ask you to complete and submit in plenty of time so we know what time you want to check in.

The Local Manager will meet you at the property and give you a warm and informative welcome to your new home and to the local area. Then we hand over the keys and let you enjoy your stay.


Air conditioning, towel radiator, clothes drying rail, iron & ironing board & hairdryer, 


4 ring electric hob and combination oven/grill, large integrated fridge-freezer, iron and ironing board, toaster, kettle, microwave & cafetière.


32” TV (English News & French channels), DVD player, CD player & free Internet.


Free parking in Nice can be difficult to find. There is a pay as you go underground carpark at Nice Etoile commercial centre behind Boulevard Dubouchage. Go to for more information.

The total price of this apartment includes crisp white linen for one bedroom and fluffy white cotton towels for two people. 

5* hotel standard cleaning is a must for all our properties, but if you require extra…

Mid stay cleans or a change of linen and towels this can be paid for during the booking process in ADDITIONAL EXTRAS. Or you can speak to your Local Manager on check in. There is a standard price for extra cleans and change of linen that is stated in ADDITIONAL EXTRAS during the booking process. 

Sofa beds

In order to give you the best value price the total cost of your accommodation does not include linen or towels for sofa beds (as you may not be using this). Linen and towels for the sofa bed must be booked at time of booking in ADDITIONAL EXTRAS. (Please note if sofa bed linen has not been booked it may not be possible to provide this on the same day as your check in). 


All our properties have the same high quality linen so you can be rest assured of the same YNA standard every time you stay with us. 

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