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Recent Paris reviews

  • Great apartment: Living life as a Parisian

    "We arrived September 20 at the apartment and Myriam was there as planned to meet us. After a short walk through and explanation of the features of the apartment, we were on our own to live and experience Paris. The pictures are a true reflection of the apartment. The apartment itself is old and absolutely wonderful. From the wooden beams running across the ceiling, the period furniture pieces, a piece of Paris from days gone by. If you are renting this apartment it should be for the right reasons and those are to experience life as an every day Parisian and to do so in an apartment that dates back over a century. Things those of us in North American really do not get to see or experience. Yes the apartment is old, yes the bathroom is small and there are 4 flights of stairs (you do somewhat get used to them after a few days Just take your time, after all you are there to experience the lifestyle, so slow down and enjoy). Several times during our trip up or down the stairs we would meet some of the people living in the apartments, on the landing by the stairs and although we were not fluent in French, it's amazing what a smile and few attempts to communicate can accomplish. The apartment is on St. Jacques St which can get noisy with the windows open during the rush hours, however with the windows closed, we had no issue. We found ourselves opening the windows at different times, then sitting down either in the living room or kitchen/dining table and having a glass of wine before heading out in the evening to explore the incredible amount of bistro's and cafe's in and around the area. One thing I should mention is that from the kitchen/dining window, you can see the top 1/4 of the Eiffel Tower in the distance. Great view at night with the lights off, sitting and talking over a glass of wine. As for location, you cannot beat how central you are. It's a 10 minute walk to Notre Dame or the metro lines. You can walk to several other of the districts easily. There are fresh fruit and vegetables stands close by as well as cheese shops, charcuterie shops, wine shops. There is a grocery store a few minutes walk away. It has everything you want close by. Explore the side streets and experience real French bistro's and café's, you won't be disappointed, they are fantastic. Try to avoid places like Gertrude's on the corner, it's more of a tourist type place. Overall, a great original apartment, perfect location to experience the Parisian way of life."
    Guest: Rob/Cheryl Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 29, 2014
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  • Wonderful apartment in the 10th!

    "My family and I had the great fortune to stay at Helene's fabulous apartment last month. I agree with all of the positive, 5-star reviews that are on this listing, all of which were very helpful in making our decision to stay here. It was the perfect location for our family of 5 -- the apartment was very spacious and beautifully decorated, we had everything we needed (we felt like guests in a friend's home), and we loved looking out of the large windows to view the canal below (and watching all of the interesting people going about their day). Helene was also extremely helpful to us before we rented, answering any question we had, and we were ESPECIALLY grateful for her help when one of the members of our family needed a doctor because of an allergic reaction to some food she ate - I called Helene in a bit of a panic looking for advice and she guided me to her resource book that she created for her guests (with all of the information you will need for help, medical assistance, travel tips, restaurants, etc.) and a doctor was able to come to the apartment within 45 minutes! The area is part of an active community and, as has been written, there is some noise from the street, but I personally think that adds to the apartment's charm and personality - I loved that part! There are also many restaurants in the area, with very nice restaurant in our building that was a hangout and a personal favorite of ours. The Metro is a 5 minute walk away, which was also a huge plus for us. Our trip to Paris will be a memory that our family will never forget, and being able to stay at Helene's beautiful apartment will always be a special part of that memory. We will definitely stay here again!"
    Guest: Jim W. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 12, 2014
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  • Wonderful studio!

    "This studio apartment had everything you would need for a short stay in Paris. Manuel was very friendly and knowledgable about the city. He was also very communicative with information before we even arrived, which I was very appreciative. It was our first trip to Europe and did not know what to expect. This studio was well located close to the Seine and Metro stations. The place was clean and comfortable. We have no complaints about this rental. We arrived very early, and were able to drop our luggage off with the concierge and just start exploring. I would stay in this studio again if traveling to Paris again."
    Guest: S&J travelers Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 4, 2014
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  • Lovely Home in Paris

    "The apartment is exactly as described, John, Barbara and everyone else were very easy to deal with, answered all our questions and made our stay extremely comfortable. The location is fantastic, everything you want or need is close by or easily accessible. If you're looking for a great place to stay in Paris, this one is highly recommended."
    Guest: Abbey G. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 10, 2014
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Paris Travel Tips

The fabled City of Romance and Paris vacation rentals offer Paris, France vacationers many options. Your best strategy is to arrange your visit to see what’s on your personal must-see list, since options abound on a Paris holiday. Also plan ahead for the practical side of a Paris vacation. See Paris from the locals’ viewpoint in a Paris apartment rental, where you will have more space and intimacy than staying in a Paris hotel. Enjoy the savings and convenience of shopping in local markets and renowned boulangeries for meals and treats near your Paris vacation rental.

A Paris apartment rental offers a perfect home away from home from which to see the Louvre and Paris’ other world-famous museums. Walk among the landmarks - the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame. Experts agree that to come to know Paris, you’ll want to take time to stroll the famous streets and bridges. Learn a few key French phrases if you don’t speak the language, and locals will appreciate your efforts. You will definitely want to make plans on your Paris vacation to see the city at night - a must for experiencing the magic of a capital known as the City of Lights. Find more Paris tours & things to do in Paris from A Paris vacation rental puts you in the heart of the city.

When traveling from the US or Canada, consider the practical side of Paris lodging. If you are bringing electronics, keep in mind you will need a transformer and adapter suited for France, and plan ahead to obtain international cell phones and service as needed. Paris vacation planning tools will steer you toward the right equipment and best values.

Use the bus and metro system on your Paris holiday, as this is the best way to get around town. Maps and schedules are widely available, and a little pre-travel homework will guide you toward the best pass prices to suit your Paris vacation needs. Two airports serve Paris, France: On the northeast, Charles de Gaulle - known as Roissy - is 16 miles (25 km) from Paris; and to the south, Orly is 10 miles (16 km) from Paris. Shuttle busses connect the airports to the city and to attractions like Disneyland Paris.

So when is the best time of year to enjoy a Paris holiday? Different travelers will find different seasons their favorites, but the best weather typically happens in May, June and October. Some find the summer the best time to book Paris accommodations as many Parisians will leave the city on their annual holidays, leaving behind a city with smaller crowds, but beware some restaurant and shop owners will also close shop during August and even July. Paris accommodations and attractions will generally cost less before May 15 and after the summer tourist season winds down in September. Winter months can be cool and rainy, but snow is rare, and a Paris vacation boasts romance and beauty in all seasons.

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