Stunning Open-Space in Central Paris
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
This is a 55 sq meter open-space in a typical Haussmannian historic building (18th century) on the first floor. Situated in the 2°Arrondissement, in the very center of the 'snail'! (central Arrondissements in Paris are represented in a snail). The apartment has been recently and finely restored but preserves the fascination of the unforgettable 'belle époque'. The floor and the ceiling are authentic and antique like several pieces of furniture. Old beams, old parquet and logical living design and amenities create charm and space that feel good and are just plain fun to live in.
This big studio is ideal for modern life style. Loft living is different: 'a loft is open space, and creative use of that space that invites people to arrange things to suit their personal lifestyle and taste'. The great part is that the owner/guest decides the use-of-space, not the builder!
The location is really interesting because you are very in a walking distance to the main attractions in Paris (one minute from Opera Theatre, five minutes from Place Vendome, eight minutes from Madeleine Square, ten minutes from Louvre Palais, twelve minutes from Montergeuil, etc). This is a lively area to stay in, with splendid buildings, Grand Boulevards and places such as the Palais Royal, Madeleine surrounded by gardens and restaurants, the 'Bourse' stock exchange, the Louvre, the Tuileries Gardens. The rue St Honoré runs through the middle of the first arrondissement with small boutiques from end to end as far as 'Chatelet Les Halles' a popular tourist attraction where you will find Montergueil market .
The Capital of fashion, food, art, music, culture, and history is waiting for you! You are only a few steps from great restaurants, theaters, cinemas, and, of course, nightlife. But, if desired, four Underground lines will take you from home to everywhere in Paris.
The house is in a quiet street that crosses two crowded 'Boulevards'. Anyway the apartment is completely sound-proofed in order to protect your sleep.
Our home would be comfortable for a couple or a family. The four-poster bed and a sofa-bed can sleep up to 4.
The bathroom is new and has shower and jetted Tub (Jacuzzi).
The Kitchen is fully equipped for gourmet cook and is hided besides a corner Bar.
A kind concierge (he's like a 'maitre d'Hotel') will greet you and supervise all your needs. We are no smokers and we ask to guests not smoking at our home.
Keywords: Loft style studio charming self-catering near Louvre, Place Vendome Madeleine steps from Opera
- 5 story
- On floor 1
- 55 m²
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Not Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
- Children Welcome
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon
- Both the bed and the sofa are queen size
- 1.0 Bathrooms
- combination tub/shower, tub, jetted tub, toilet, shower
Kitchen & Dining
- Dining Area Seats:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Washing Machine:
- Towels Provided
- Video Library
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Wireless Internet
- Broadband Access
Pool & Spa
- Jetted Tub
- Tourist Attractions
Location & View
- Car Not Necessary
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Sight Seeing
- Fitness Center
- Museem, Theathre, Cinema, Shopping, Nightlife
ReviewsWrite a review
Warm and welcoming
Warm and welcoming
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this property! The location was perfect for venturing out on foot or by metro. It was easy to get anywhere in the city. The apartment was nicely furnished with all of the necessary ammenities. It was charming and welcoming. Since it was quite cool and rainy during our stay, this apartment helped to make everything glow with warmth.
- Guest Melissa
- Date of stay 10/11/12
- Review Submitted 10/19/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, tourists without a car, age 55+, sightseeing.
The place is super clean and easy to access to metro and bus stops. Nice area, and very helpful concierge. I am so happy to have find this place and will totally come back to stay again.
- Guest Roammi
- Date of stay 09/16/12
- Review Submitted 10/11/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, tourists without a car, people with disabilities, age 55+, sightseeing, girls getaway.
Carmen and Mauro have a lovely studio near the financial district. More importantly, it is close to two Metro stations...Quarte September (about 2 blocks) and a main hub, L'Opera. You can get anywhere in Paris from here. Bed was very comfortable (we were 2 people). You could have a third or two children in the same space (pull out sofa), but there is just one bathroom. Two words of caution...the apt is on the second (American) floor...one flight up. The elevator does not go to the second floor (a curious phenomenon in Paris). Also, there is a new jetted tub in the bathroom...but one must climb into it. Could be difficult for seniors. We are in our 60s and had no problem. The apt is clean, safe, and nicely decorated. We would stay here again and recommend it to all.
- Guest Dartmouth Traveller
- Date of stay 09/08/12
- Review Submitted 09/16/12
Recommended for: Tourists without a car, families with young children, sightseeing, adventure seekers, girls getaway.
Enjoyed staying at the Opera apartment. Location was great - lots of great restaurants and shops near by as well as it was close to the metro stop. Directions to the apartment were clear and easy to follow. The apartment is well appointed - with everything that you need being right there. Thank you for making our stay in Paris so easy and wonderful!!
- Guest Donna, Anthem AZ
- Date of stay 06/08/12
- Review Submitted 07/01/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, tourists without a car, age 55+, families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers, girls getaway.
The apartment is as charming as it looks in the pictures and it is in a wonderful location. I am new to apartment vacations and I am so glad I did it. We had 2 women and 2 teens and were very comfortable. The conceirges were very pleasant and helpful. LOL This is so clinical and does not at all reflect what a wonderful time we had and how great the apartment is. When I go back to Paris I will be getting this apartment again!
- Guest Bobbie
- Date of stay 03/19/12
- Review Submitted 03/27/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, tourists without a car, families with teenagers, girls getaway.
My husband and I stayed for 7 nights and enjoyed our stay very much. The apartment is conveniently located close to the Opera Metro, some eating establishments, two nearby grocery stores, and there is a lovely pastry shop just down the street. We got around easily to everywhere we wanted to go. We took the Roissy bus from the airport to the Opera Metro and then it was a short walk to the apartment. Carmen and Mauro are wonderful to deal with and will answer all questions by email before you go, and you may call them from the phone in the apartment if you need to while in Paris. It was a bonus to have the computer in the apartment to use. We received our security deposit one week after we departed. One thing to keep in mind is that it can get a bit noisy with traffic - especially motorcycles coming through every so often. Because of this, we needed to have the windows closed. It was never too noisy for my husband, but I'm a light sleeper, so I needed to have the windows closed at night. New on-site caretakers had just begun working at this building the weekend we arrived. They were very sweet and kind, but do not speak English. All in all, a very pleasant stay.
- Guest Kathy
- Date of stay 09/03/11
- Review Submitted 09/18/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, tourists without a car, sightseeing, adventure seekers, girls getaway.
Central but hidden
Central but hidden
This was the last apartment we stayed in on our 4 wk Italy-Paris adventure. It was easy to access using the Opera bus from the airport and walking 3 blocks to the apartment complex. Unbelievable! We squeezed 4 adults into this apartment, and for us it was a little crowded only because it was a loft and you were always in each other's space. It would be ideal for a younger family, although it is perfectly set up for 4. It was much bigger than a hotel in Paris would be and much more comfortable. The pictures are an exact representation of the space. It is chic without being uncomfortable. Mauro and Carmen were in Paris the same weekend we arrived and ensured our comfort during that heatwave by purchasing a dehumidifier and additional fan. There is no AC but we were comfortable at night with the fans. I've read some people complain about the kitchen size but must admit I cooked all meals quite easily and never had a problem. There is a window in the kicthen overlooking the courtyard which gives you a good breeze while creating culinary delights. Eating out would have been easy as you are centrally located and restaurants, grocery stores, boulangeries etc. are all within a 5 min. promenade. It was a 10 minute walk to the Louvre from here once we discovered the efficient route. Every tourist site in Paris is accessible by foot from this apartment, but it is sooo easy to get lost. Give your feet a break every other day and take the metro which is also easy to access from here. I have been recommending this apartment to all my friends that annually visit Paris and stay in hotels. This apartment is sheer luxury and there is a whirlpool bath which just makes recovering from sight-seeing that much easier. Highly recommend this accomodation.
- Guest papajean
- Date of stay 05/21/11
- Review Submitted 09/05/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, tourists without a car, age 55+, families with young children, sightseeing, adventure seekers, families with teenagers, girls getaway.
Comfortable, Central, Memorable
Comfortable, Central, Memorable
My first experience with VRBO and it will stand out above any standard 3 or 4 star European hotel as more memorable. Lots of room for family of four and flexibility because of central location in arrondissment 2 near old operat house, to take a break from touring Paris, eat in for convenience and the kids could connect to friends at home through convenient wifi service included. The owners were personal and provided details of location, hours of access, support once the booking was confirmed and security deposit submitted. I have already recieved my deposit back.
- Guest cnh
- Date of stay 07/01/11
- Review Submitted 07/07/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, tourists without a car, sightseeing, families with teenagers.
We wanted to thank you guys for providing your apartment for our trip to Paris. The location was great and Victoria and her husband were great people. We had great 6 days in Paris. The apartment felt like home and much better then a hotel room, it was clean and had everything we needed during our stay. It was so close to metro, stores, restaurants and museums. Thank you again for everything, hope to rent your Rome location for our next trip……….
- Guest sedat & terry
- Date of stay 06/05/11
- Review Submitted 06/16/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, tourists without a car, age 55+, families with young children, sightseeing, adventure seekers, families with teenagers.
The apartment was fantastic for our family of three. It was comfortable, clean and quite spacious. It was in an excellent location making our stay very relaxed; we could sleep in and still had plenty of day left to visit all the sites. The spa bath was a delight after a busy day on the cobbles stones. The kitchen was a bit of a challenge to work in being quite small but it was well equipped. although the toaster only toasts one side, the kettle has a tricky little switch and the washing machine is a nightmare for an non European to understand. All that is missing is a chopping board and some wine glasses. We really enjoyed the Chinese restaurant that was just down stairs. The food was great and we were treated like family. There were plenty of places to eat and shops all near-by, everything you could want. The owners were very informative and the caretakers very helpful. I would highly recommend this property.
- Guest Jules
- Date of stay 05/01/11
- Review Submitted 05/17/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, tourists without a car, age 55+, sightseeing, families with teenagers, girls getaway.
Weekly Rates: € 900/week. Daily Rate € 130 From 3 to 6 nights the daily rate i increased by 20% NOTES: * Reduced Rates for Longer Stay. * Rates are According to Season and Number of People. For stay less than 7 nights a cleaning fee is due
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
This owner accepts: Credit cards.
Call the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
About the owner: The owners are Italian and they like to spend week-ends in their properties they have in France, Italy and USA or exchange one of their property to stay in the most important locations in the world. They have many interests: they love cooking, biking, jogging, art exibitions, travelling and they are fond of vacation rental and home-exchange. They love to know new people and they are completely satisfied when they guests become their friends.
Why the Owner Chose Paris Arrondissement 2:
The owners had always the dream to buy an apartment in Paris. The dream came true some years ago. At the beginning they would have liked to keep the apartment only for themselves, but the maintenance costs are quite expensive in Paris! So they have decided to rent or exchange the apartment during the periods they were not there.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The properties are very special for the owners because they have been furnished and decorated for themselves. Every detail was chosen with an eye to style and design. The owners are very proud of all their gems and on the basis of the several reviews they have received, it appears that the guests appreciate their efforts.
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