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Highly Rated Apartment Near Place Des Vosges

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the chic and welcoming living room


Last updated: 06/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Paris Arrondissement 3 apartment description

This beautiful Marais apartment was completely renovated in 2006 to the highest standards. Perfectly located in the 3rd arrondissement just three blocks from both the Place des Vosges and the Picasso Museum, Apartment Tournelles1 is in a lovely and well maintained XIX century building. Everything in this apartment has been updated, from the plumbing and electrical to the tasteful furnishings and decor.

Unusual to Paris, Apartment Tournelles1 features two equally well-appointed bedrooms, each with comfortable queen-sized beds and en suite modern bathrooms! The well-thought out layout of Apartment Tournelles1 maximizes the living spaces and, for privacy and creates excellent separation between the bedrooms (see the layout photo below). The American owners have decorated Tournelles1 with the perfect combination of style and comfort, and equipped it with many thoughtful touches, including a laptop computer. Read what prior renters have said about our apartment!

Apartment features: In addition to the 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, Apartment Tournelles1 features a separate tiled kitchen with all new appliances, and a light and airy living/dining room. While the many neighborhood restaurants and wine bars will beckon, the well-furnished kitchen also invites you to bring food home from the nearby open-air markets and wonderful food stores.

Unwind on the comfortable leather couch in the living/dining room after a day of exploring the Marais and surrounding neighborhoods. High ceilings, tall windows, original moldings and wood floors, a black crystal chandelier, stylish furnishings, and a quiet street below--this wonderful vacation retreat has all the ambiance of old Paris combined with the best modern comforts and conveniences.

Some of the amenities: The apartment is on the first floor French (second floor American), easily accessible by a wide and gently curved staircase. It of course comes with every amenity---flat screen TV with cable, DVD, phone with free calling to 28 countries, washer/dryer, free WIFI, heated towel racks, etc. We've also equipped it with a laptop computer so you don't have to lug yours along.

In addition, the apartment comes with its own off-site manager, a wonderful and knowledgeable Parisian fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian. In addition to making sure Apartment Tournelles1 is ready for your arrival with fresh flowers, coffee, a bottle of wine, water, milk and other staples, our Parisian host can assist you with any questions about the apartment or general information about Paris.

The Neighborhood: Le Marais: Tournelles1, and its adjacent sister apartment, Tournelles2 is in the midst of the Marais, one of Paris's most historic, most beautiful, and most desirable neighborhoods. From French history to French chic, the Marais has it all. To help you get acquainted, Apartment Tournelles1 is equipped with numerous guidebooks and maps, as well as information on our favorite places to shop, eat, and sight see in the neighborhood. Also, we provide a complete binder, with directions on how to use all of the appliances, lots of neighborhood resources, and general Paris information.

While it is easy to spend all your time in the Marais, many other Paris attractions, including the Louvre, the Seine, Notre Dame, and the Left Bank are in easy walking distance of Apartment Tournelles1. And, when you're ready to get off your feet, several Metro stops are conveniently nearby (Chemin Vert is less than a block away, and Bastille is less than a five minute walk).

Property Type

  • 7 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 65 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


          • Fabulously comfortable mattresses, lots of pillows, hi-thread count sheets and duvet; great reading lights, alarm clocks. Portable crib available....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            rainhead shower...moreless

          • fully renovated 2006 with great style and comfort in mind; heated towel racks, ample hot water....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Hairdryers and heated towel racks in both bathrooms, vented a/c units in bedrooms; Laptop computer plays CDs and DVDs, and can be used for email, etc. Apartment stocked with basic supplies and kitchen staples. Apartment phone can be used to call US, Canada, France, many other countries for free. Many local guidebooks and maps in apartment, as well as detailed manual with appliance instructions, nearby restaurants and groceries, emergency medical care information, and other useful details. Multi-lingual (English, Italian, and Spanish) and knowledgeable Parisian manager. Additional cleanings can be arranged at renter's request....moreless


              • Stereo
              • MP3 Dock
              • Satellite / Cable:

                20 inch flat screen TV with cable, including CNN....moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Television


              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Churches
              • Playground
              • Coin Laundry
              • Synagogues
              • Live Theater
              • Health/Beauty Spa

              Leisure Activities

              • Sight Seeing
              • Antiquing
              • Walking
              • Shopping

              local services and businesses

              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Fitness Center

              Location Type

                  • Downtown

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Roller Blading
                  • Cycling

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card


                          • Living Room:

                            comfortable couch, arm chair - a warm and inviting room with classic French touches...moreless

                          • Free Local Calls
                          • Free Long Distance:

                            Freebox phone service allows free calls to land lines and cell phones in France, US and Canada, and free calls to land lines in 28 other countries....moreless

                          • Parking On Street
                          • Broadband Access
                          • Internet
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Computer Available:

                            A netbook is provided, with hi-speed DSL and WIFI throughout the apartment. The computer can also play CDs and DVDs....moreless

                          • Washing Machine:

                            In-unit washer/dryer...moreless

                          • Clothes Dryer:

                            In-unit washer/dryer...moreless

                          • Telephone
                          • Air Conditioning:

                            Both bedrooms have modern air conditioning units that exhaust to the outside...moreless

                          • Linens Provided:

                            Linens and towels are high quality; extra bath towels are also provided....moreless

                          • Iron & Board
                          • PC
                          • Heating
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Local Maps
                          • Bottled Water
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Towels Provided


                          • Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen:

                            All new appliances, Provencal tiled floor, and breakfast bar with stools....moreless

                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator:

                            full height refrigerator...moreless

                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Freezer

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard
                          • Discover


                          Write a review 4.9
                          from 71 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          High Season
                          Mar 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                          4 night min stay

                          $3,200 $8,500
                          Low Season
                          Nov 1 - Dec 20, 2014
                          4 night min stay

                          $2,900 $8,000
                          Holiday 2014
                          Dec 21 - Jan 4, 2015
                          4 night min stay

                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                          • Taxes Included


                          Can accept payment in dollars or Euros

                          The inclusive weekly rental fee covers high quality linens and towels, taxes, utilities

                          50% Rental Fee due at booking; Remainder & deposit due 45 days before arrival.

                          Discounts available for last-minute reservations & stays longer than two weeks.

                          4 night minimum rental;

                          Maximum occupancy is 4 persons (including children).

                          No smoking or pets are allowed.

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                          Last updated: 06/10/2014
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                          Car: Not Necessary

                          In Paris' 3rd arrondisement, central to all tourist sites and transit. Le Marais is a wonderful and safe neighborhood, with many cafes, art galleries, museums, small parks, open-air markets, and fabulous restaurants of all kinds. Come explore Le Marais and all of Paris.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2006

                          About the owner: Two San Francisco families own this beautiful apartment and its adjacent 'sister'. One family has two small children. We traveled to Paris in the winter of 2006 to research buying property, and came home 10 days later as Paris apartment owners. Our dream is to live in Paris, and having these apartments get us one step closer to that. We renovated, decorated, and equipped these apartments based on our prior experiences with vacation rentals in the US and Europe, and hope that you will enjoy all of the amenities and small touches that we have provided. We travel to Paris as often as we can to make sure the apartments stay in top shape. Our goal is to give you a wonderful place to stay, and have you love Paris as much as we do.

                          Why the Owner Chose Paris Arrondissement 3:
                          We love the is central to everything, yet retains a neighborhood feel. We love walking out the door and being steps away from fabulous bakeries, restaurants, museums, and great shopping. Paris is a great walking city, and our apartment provides easy access to so much of it. We also love the location because the Paris Metro (subway system) is so close and so easy to use. We also love the Marais because of its history and diversity...from the elegant Place des Vosges to rue des Rosiers' Jewish delis to rue des Archives' gay friendly bars and stores---everyone can feel at home in the Marais.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          Some of our favorite things to do revolve around cooking and eating! We love being just across the street from the twice-weekly Bastille farmers market, and within easy walking distance to two other historic markets on rue des Bretagnes and at Place d'Aligre. And we can never stay at our place and not stop for a meal at Chez Janou, a block away, making sure we save room for their incredible bowl of chocolate mousse! We also love that a short walk takes us to and across the Seine, to Notre Dame and the Left Bank, and never get tired of window shopping along rue des Francs Bourgeois' chic boutiques,or walking under Place des Vosges' magnificent arches. Our other favorite past time is exploring Paris' various neighborhoods or arrondisements. The fact that we're so close to the 2nd, 4th, 10th, 11th, and 12th facilitates our 'expeditions.' As in our home city, San Francisco, it is the neighborhoods away from the tourist areas that give one a great perspective on the city and its people---and, just like San Francisco, the best food at the best prices are found in the neighborhoods!

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                          Speaks: italian, english



                          • the chic and welcoming living room

                            the chic and welcoming living room

                          • well-equipped kitchen with provencal tiles

                            well-equipped kitchen with provencal tiles

                          • one of the comfortable bedrooms

                            one of the comfortable bedrooms

                          • shower rain head in 2nd bath

                            shower rain head in 2nd bath

                          • the dining area

                            the dining area

                          • beautiful touches throughout

                            beautiful touches throughout

                          • from living room towards the hallway

                            from living room towards the hallway

                          • luxurious modern bath en suite

                            luxurious modern bath en suite

                          • attention to details

                            attention to details

                          • 2nd well-appointed bedroom

                            2nd well-appointed bedroom

                          • unique black crystal chandelier

                            unique black crystal chandelier

                          • the general layout

                            the general layout

                          VRBO #103594

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                          This listing was first published here in 2006.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, July 20, 2014

                          $414 - $471 per night (USD)

                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 06/10/14
                          Minimum stay: 4 nights
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