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My apartment will seduce those who are looking for a charming place ideally located in the historic Paris. The Marais is one of the oldest districts of the city, but also one of the most animated.
The Pompidou center (Beaubourg), Notre-Dame cathedral, Saint-Louis Island, and the Louvre museum are all within walking distance.
Located in a pedestrian street, this quiet pied-à-terre is on the first European floor with elevator access (second floor American). It can sleep up to 4 people.
It has been carefully designed and consists of 2 rooms.The bedroom (not totally closed) has a double bed and gives onto a small inner courtyard so quietness is absolute.
In the living area, you will find a comfortable sofa bed (with a real mattress) for two people and modern amenities : high-speed Wi-Fi, free long-distance phone calls, television, DVD player and a Hi-fi music system with an iPod connection.
The kichenette is fully equipped: microwave, a two plate ceramic hob and enough utensils,cutlery and crockery to serve four people quite easily on the extendable dining table in the main living area. This apartment also houses a fully programmable washing machine.
Lots of restaurants, quaint bistros,...souvenir shops... , department store ...and all kinds of shops surround this lovely apartment. You also have a supermarket at the doorstep open from 9am to 10pm and on Sundays mornings. ***** The closest subway stop is “Hôtel de ville” only a few steps away. ****** PERFECTLY LOCATED... *** EXPLORE ON FOOT these famous sights and museums : *** • The Pompidou Center (Beaubourg), round the corner • The River Seine with its second hand booksellers and 'Paris Beach' in the summer : round the corner • Notre-Dame Cathedral, 5 minutes walk • Saint-Louis Island, 5 minutes walk • The Louvre Museum, 15 minutes walk • The Conciergerie, 10 minutes walk • The Holy Chapel, 5 minutes walk • The Carnavalet Museum (the museum of the history of Paris), 10 minutes walk • Place des Vosges (Victor Hugo's house), 10 minutes walk • Picasso Museum , 10 minutes walk • Tour Saint-Jacques, 2 minutes walk ***** The Latin quarter is also at walking distance. ***** • The Eiffel Tower and the Champs-Elysées are only a 20 minute Metro ride away. ° ° ° ° ° ° =TRANSPORTATION METRO & EXPRESS TRAINS RER = Located in the very heart of the city, this apartment is in a strategic area, close to several metro stations and ideal for easily reaching all the major points of interest Paris has to offer.
- the Metro station 'Hôtel de ville' round the corner Metro lines 1 & 11.
- 'Châtelet', 'Châtelet-les-halles' stations hub and meeting point of major Paris transportation (Metro lines 1, 4, 7, 11, 14 and express trains RER lines A, B, D). For instances: Direct access from/to Charles de Gaulle airport, Disneyland Paris, Gare du Nord.
- Metro/RER station 'Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame' (Express train RER lines B, C, Metro line 4). For instance direct access from/to the Palace of Versailles ° ° ° ° ° ° = BOAT SHUTTLE = To navigate around Paris , you also have the boat shuttle 'Batobus' on the river Seine with a stop close to the apartment!...Slower than the metro but you will also have the opportunity to discover Paris at the same time and it is also much more fun! With the Batobus, you can go for instance to the Champs-Elysées, or to the Orsay museum.
° ° ° ° ° ° OUTDOORS MARKETS Take your time to enjoy the French way of life and wander through open air markets. You cannot help but be filled with inspiration and a desire to go home to cook the gorgeous things offered. Colors and nice smells are everywhere! This is definitely a happy place!
The Bastille market, the largest outdoor market in Paris is two metro stops from the apartment, or 25 minutes walk through the amazing district of the Marais… And round the corner: The 'Baudoyer market' ° ° ° ° ° ° SHOPPING: - The luxurious departement store BHV (Bazaar de l'Hotel de Ville) is only one stone from the apartment: Men's and women's fashion, shoes, jewelry, perfumes, beauty, books and gifts, and several other departments can be browsed for hours... - you can also troll along trendy RUE DE RIVOLI where you'll find beautiful shops of all kinds! ° ° ° ° ° ° BAKERIES / RESTAURANTS 'La pause Beaubourg' is around the corner: breakfast, café's, homemade dishes served all day. .... * * * * 'Aux Délices de Beaubourg' boulangerie (bakery) at 20 rue de Renard, this is a great bakery/pastries and take away meals, only a few steps away... * * * * The restaurant ' Bistrot Beaubourg' at 25 rue Quincampoix is a typical old bistrot of the 'Marais'! . A great place for lunch or dinner, and last but not least...at very reasonable prices! * * * * the Crepe restaurant' Beaubourg', at the doorstep (Stravinsky square)!. Enjoy a delicious crepe with every ingredient! They also have a wonderful range of French made beers and a very good cider from Normandy. * * * * The famous 'Benoit' Restaurant (chef Alain Ducasse), is also round the corner! A favorite address of all lovers of great French food who appreciate its family spirit and warm and friendly atmosphere; the restaurant Benoit which opened in 1912, remains one of the last authentic Parisians bistrots. ° ° ° ° ° ° WINE: - The 'Wine Touch' at 61 rue Quincampoix The best place for wine tasting and discover wine without pressure... The owner has a huge selection of wines to suit every taste and every pocket. Whatever your wine tastes are, Philippe will show you the wine that you want! Grab some cheese and charcuterie from next door and you are set! You can stay there for hours. And, you are sure to go home with some bottles! ~~~~~~~ Just Enjoy 'La Belle Vie', You are in Paris! ~~~~~~
Bedroom not totally closed.
Linen provided. Bed ready at your arrival.
In addition to the bed in the bedroom, there's also a comfortable and large sofa bed in the living room. There's a total of 4 sleepings in this apartment....moreless
Reliable high-speed Wi-Fi.
Free long-distance phone calls the US, Canada, Europe, Australia, Russia, most of the countries in South America.
Individual heating for more comfort. You can adjust temperature as you like.
Low season / Basse saison Nov 1 - Dec 20, 2015 2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add €5 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add €7 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning / Ménage€50
For a very short stay (1, 2 or 3 nights) an additional fee (between €30 and €50 according to season) might be added to the total of your stay.
For a late check-in (after 7pm), please let me know before booking to see if this is possible on my part. A supplement might be requested.
Supplement for check in or checkout on Sundays or on a bank holiday.
25% deposit when booking,
Payment by credit card (PayPal - secured payment on line) or by direct bank transfer.
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Charles de Gaulle (20 miles) /Orly airp.(11 miles)
At the doorstep: bistrots, pubs..
Metro 'Hôtel de Ville' & Metro 'Châtelet'
At the doorstep: Restaurants, crêpes..
Enjoy 'Paris Beach' along the River Seine (Summer)
Car: Not Necessary
Next to the apartment: THE STRAVINSKY SQUARE with all the restaurants overlooking the Stravinsky fontain! After a visit to the museum, come here to relax in the calm and the sunshine!
About the owner: A big thanks to all my wonderful guests who really appreciate my best efforts to offer a "Home Away" from home at a very affordable price. Thanks for your input and your support.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment: This apartment is perfect for visitors who want to be in the very centre of the historic Paris, with everything in easy walking distance.