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Vacation apartments in Bordeaux,
Gironde and the Dordogne, France

Bordeaux City Gardens

1 Bedroom | 1.5 Baths (sleeps 3)

Wifi | Cable TV | Dishwasher | Coffee machine | Washing machine & Dryer

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A luxurious one-bedroom apartment of 1002​ ​square feet (93 square meters), Bordeaux City Gardens offers contemporary comfort and period architectural finishes. It is centrally located and just a few steps from the beautiful and extensive Bordeaux Public Gardens.

In a quiet residential street, this apartment is on ground floor level. The large living and dining rooms are ideal for entertaining guests and al fresco breakfast and dining is possible in the private courtyard.

The bedroom has a King size bed and​ ​a portable bed can ​​be provided for an extra guest.

Fittings are high quality, including a Loewe TV in living room; a mounted flat screen TV in bedroom and a portable Ipod/iphone/ipad dock for music in living/dining or bedroom.

The kitchen contains a multitude of appliances, such as a built-in espresso and cappuccino maker, a dishwasher and a wine fridge​.​

In the bathroom there is a bath and a hand-held shower, as well as a tropical rain shower, plus a separate toilet in the hallway.​ ​The laundry contains a washing machine, dryer and ironing board.

If you like to travel while retaining a quality life-style, then this is an​ ​appealing alternative to​ ​top class hotels.

Bordeaux’s​ ​​famous Jardin Public is at the end of the street where the apartment is located. An area of 10 hectares, this delightful public garden was established in 1746 in a style inspired by Le Nôtre, the designer of the gardens at Versailles. It includes an arboretum, a library and a Natural History Museum and is a wonderful place to cycle or simply relax and enjoy the ambiance.

The apartment is just a few minutes’ walk from the commercial and historic district of the city – only 600 metres from the public transport of hub of​ ​Esplanade des Quinconces. It is also close to the Roman amphitheater Palais Gallien.

A multitude of excellent restaurants and bars are in close proximity on Rue Fondaudege and Cours George Clemenceau, as well as antique shops, art galleries and other high street shops. The specialist food market and a choice of many other shops can be found at Marche des Grands Hommes.

The elegant boutiques on Allee de Tourny and Rue Saint Catherine are nearby, as is Bordeaux’s renowned Grand Theatre.

Walk through the Public Gardens to the Contemporary Art Museum, the river and the quay​ ​and its restaurants, shopping and morning food markets, the antique and vintage shops of Rue Notre Dame and the Marche des Chartrons.

Parking is available at a choice of parking stations within a few minutes’ walk of the apartment.

City of Bordeaux registration number 33063001366CB.

Rates: from €130 per night.

  • Minimum booking 3 nights.
  • Includes linen, utilities, Wifi, Cable TV and tourist taxes.
  • Exit cleaning/laundry fee of €80.
Season Period Rate

Low Season

6th January – 28th February

€135 nt / €810 wk

Mid Season

1st March – 30th April
1st November – 19th December

€155 nt / €930 wk

High Season

1st May – 31st October
20th December – 5th January

€165 nt / €990 wk

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What our guests say about Bordeaux City Gardens

Pure luxury

It is more like a luxury home than an apartment and we felt totally spoiled while staying here . The apartment simply took our breath away – massive rooms with grand, towering ceilings, state-of-the-art kitchen, cafe-quality coffees in our private courtyard and a whisper quiet bedroom.
Gina (Fremantle, Western Australia)


We have stayed at Home Away and VRBO properties in France, Italy, Spain and England for 25 years – alone, with our children, and with them and their children – so we’ve learned a bit about selecting really fine houses and apartments to rent. When we walked into this apartment, however, we were stunned at its quality. From flatware to furniture, kitchen knives to closets, art on the walls to a kitchen which includes a built in espresso machine and a wine cooler. It is all very clean, appears to be very recently renovated with no compromises made, and everything works. Honestly, it is similar to a fine hotel room but about eight times the size and just steps from an entrance to the Bordeaux’s favorite city park which includes a cafe and a serpentine lake. Think a glass of wine as children play or watch a puppet show, or a teenage Shakespeare troop and tango dancing couples practicing on the belvedere.
If you’ve done these rentals before you will understand how that first trip to the grocery requires heavy bags and equally heavy expense. Not here. The kitchen is completely stocked with fine condiments, oils, spices and herbs – most likely nuts and cookies and ice cream, too – and that first trip will require nothing more than your dinner for the night. Even with hip problems, we could walk everywhere in the city, and we did. And then there is the property manager, Charlotte, simply the best of the best.
Along with a seven bedroom villa outside Siena rented for our whole family (since purchased by a film producer, taken off the market, renovated and featured in Architectural Digest), this apartment ranks at the very top of our list. Stop looking; rent it.
John and Kathy W . (Seattle, United States)