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- Minimum stay:1-4 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 4)
Tournelles2 pairs wonderful modern design with classic features reflecting the building's XIX century roots, and succeeds in being both elegant and comfortable. The apartment's parquet floors, high ceilings, tall windows, and beautiful moldings are lit by fabulous and fun chandeliers in the entry, kitchen, and living areas, and warmed by dramatic floor-to-ceiling draperies. It has been decorated and equipped thoughtfully, with many conveniences and amenities. Please read our guest comments to see how others have enjoyed this apartment.
The apartment: Tournelles2 has a wonderful layout (see photos below), with well thought out public and private areas. The light streams in from two sides through tall French windows, highlighting the openness of the sleek and well-equipped kitchen, spacious dining area, and inviting living room. The two bedrooms, each with en suite baths, are positioned for privacy. Classic modern furniture is balanced by original fabrics and colorful art work. And, when night falls, the lovely lighting and furnishings provide incentive to dine in - even though the area’s many wonderful cafes and restaurants will beckon.
Tournelles2 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 have also equipped Tournelles2 with a laptop computer so you do not have to lug yours along.
The amenities: 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 Tournelles2 is beautifully cleaned and ready for your arrival. She can assist you in emergencies, and will check the apartment's condition after you leave. We (the owners) come at least twice a year and make sure the apartment stays in tip-top shape.
Le Marais: The neighborhood: 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. The Marais is also a gourmet's delight—the apartment is near several of Paris’ best open air markets and specialty food stores, and within easy walking of a wide range of dining choices. To help you get acquainted, Apartment Tournelles2 is equipped with numerous guidebooks and maps, as well as information on our favorite places to shop, eat, and sight see in the neighborhood. We provide a complete binder with directions on how to use all of the appliances, lots of neighborhood resources, and general Paris information.
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Member since: 2006
- On floor 2
- 70 m²
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- The two well-appointed bedrooms, each with very comfortable queen-sized beds and en suite modern bathrooms, are at opposite ends of the apartment, ensuring privacy. One bedroom is a bit larger than the other, but they are equally comfortable, with good closets and shelving, bed-side reading lights, high quality bed linens, and ample pillows. The smaller bedroom has a split en suite bathroom; its large shower has a luxurious rain shower head, while the adjacent toilet shares space with the washer/dryer. The other en suite bath has a full bathtub with an overhead shower and glass partition, as well as a modern sink and tiled counter. Both bathrooms have heated towel racks and are well-lit. A portable crib is available on request....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Modern and well-equipped
- Tourist Attractions
- Coin Laundry
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Outlet Shopping
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Roller Blading
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Bottled Water
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer:
- Computer Available:
- Free Local Calls
- Free Long Distance
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
low fall season 2016
Nov 1 - Dec 22, 2016
4 night min stay
Dec 23 - Jan 1, 2017
4 night min stay
Low Season 2017
Jan 2 - Mar 31, 2017
4 night min stay
High Season 2017
Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
Rental fee includes taxes and utilities. Weekly price includes an end of stay cleaning, and is prorated for stays of 4, 5 or 6 nights. There is an additional $250 cleaning charge for stays of only 4 nights. Ask us about discounts available for last-minute reservations & stays longer than two weeks.
Maximum occupancy is 4 persons (including children).
No smoking or pets are allowed.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: Two San Francisco families own this beautiful apartment and its adjacent 'sister'. We manage this and our adjacent apartment ourselves with the help of a wonderful Parisian friend. 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 Les Archives, Paris, France:
We love the Marais...it 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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our updated living room with window seats and dramatic silver curtains.
from the kitchen towards the entry hall
The open floor plan with fabulous LR chandelier
desk and laptop for your use
Queen size bed, side table, and reading lights, even in the smaller bedroom
large tiled shower with rainhead ensuite BR#2
an approximation of the apartment layout
the end of our small street
Bistro Philou, a nice walk up the Canal St. Martin
Fishmongers at the twice-weekly Bastille market
after extensive research, the best ice cream in Paris!
under the nearby Place des Vosges arches
Large, modern and well-equipped kitchen
The dining alcove and kitchen chandelier
another living room view ---great natural light,
Full-sized bathtub with overhead shower off of BR
Queen size bed and antique armoire in BR#1
Comfortable and stylish living room
Chez Janou, a favorite nearby bistro
colors and tastes - fresh radishes at the Bastille farmer's market.
cheese stores - in every direction and at the Bastille market. Yum!
A favorite bakery - just 2 blocks away and on route to the Bastille market
don't miss seeing the Eiffel Tower close up at night!
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Friday, December 09, 2016
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