"My mom and I stayed in this lovely apartment 5/23/15-5/31/15 for a much needed mother/daughter vacation and I could not have been more pleased. The apartment was quite spacious for the two of us and well appointed. Ample supplies were provided: bedclothes, towels, dishes, etc. It took a minute for me to figure out how to use the induction stovetop, but once I found the instructions and got the hang of it I loved it.
Front door opens into the living room on the top floor and very comfortable. The sofa bed was cozy and there was plenty of well-concealed storage along the wall. I couldn't believe the extra blankets/comforter, vacuum cleaner, iron, ironing board, even a shopping cart! TV/cable and phone had clear instructions and were easy to use. We were able to keep tabs on my dad and the cost of international calls to a landline are included. Ceiling on this floor a bit low, but my mom and I are both under 5' 2" so this wasn't even a concern. Watch out if you're 6' and over ;-)
Downstairs is the dining rm, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and shower. A lot packed into a relatively small space, but well planned. The toilet is separate from the shower and sink which I personally like. The red tile in the toilet took a little getting used to but added to the character. Kitchen very small, but again, has everything needed: fridge, coffee maker, toaster, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine. I even made quite the elegant dinner for our final evening in Paris! The chandelier in the dining room was lovely.
The bedroom has a roomy closet and there is more storage in the shower. Bed was soo comfy. We fell asleep almost immediately each evening. Bedroom faces the inner courtyard and you will be amazed at how tranquil it is at night. It was truly a retreat for us. Plenty of hot water for showers. Be careful though, water tends to seep through the corner of the shower and you will end up with quite a puddle on the floor if you don't put a wash cloth there before you start.
And Danielle: very sweet lady. She was waiting on our arrival with keys and gave us tour of apt. Always pleasant when we ran into her and willing to help us in any way. Fortunately I speak a little French and did not have difficulty in communicating w/her.
Can't believe I've been back a week. I miss "my Paris apartment" and look forward to staying there again. Next time I'll bring along my husband and show him why I love this city so much,"
Guest: Cynthia Y.
Date of Stay: May 2015
Review Submitted: June 8, 2015