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Discounted rates for June bookings ! Charming 1BR Apt-Old Marais Apt

Bedrooms 1
Space 387 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Tastefully decorated, clean and comfortable one-bedroom apartment, situated on the third (4th in the USA) floor of an 18th century walk-up building. The building facade has been renovated, and an elevator is now available.

Located in the heart of the historical Marais, one of the oldest and well-known neighbourhoods in the capital.

The apartment is in a building typical of the Marais quarter with exposed beams. The building has a security code then an intercom opening, and there is a lovely stone courtyard.

The apartment door opens into an entrance with a well equipped open kitchen to your right. To your left, there is the bedroom, followed by the living room.

The 15m² (approx. 140 sq. ft.) living room has a window and parquet flooring. It is furnished with a double size sofa bed, a charming chimney (only decorative), some shelves and a dining table with chairs. There is also a free Internet Wi-Fi connection, the cable TV (CNN, CNBC...) with a flat screen, a phone with free calls to fixed lines in Europe, US, Canada and Australia, and a Hi-Fi stereo system.

The 12m² (approx.110 sq. ft.) bedroom has a window and parquet floor and is furnished with a double size bed, two bedside tables, a closet and a desk.

The open kitchen is equipped with two vitroceramic plates topped by an exhaust fan, a microwave combo oven, a fridge, a dishwasher, a washing machine, a coffee maker, a toaster and a kettle. It also has a window.

The bathroom has a shower, a washbasin on a wooden cabinet, a toilet and a heated towel rack.

This is a non-smoking apartment and pets are not authorized.

You’re just a few minutes from the Saint Paul and Hôtel de Ville metro stations and only 10 minutes from the RERs A and B which take you directly to both major airports and Disneyland Paris.

You’re right next to:

* Place des Vosges

* Notre Dame Cathedral

* Louvre

* Ile Saint Louis

* Ile de la Cité

* Georges Pompidou Centre

* 17th century mansions

* Hôtel de Sully

* Carnavalet Museum

* Picasso Museum

* Jardin des Tuileries

* Sainte Catherine Place

* La Bastille

The Marais is filled with bustling cafés, boutiques, trendy clubs, art galleries, design shops and restaurants. Open air markets and supermarkets are also in the neighbourhood. It's a great place to spend your vacation in Paris.


More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Serge

Hello, I am Serge. I do love this area of Paris, where I live.

Serge purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Serge chose Paris Arr. 4 (Marais, Hotel de Ville)

I am so happy to live in this nice area of Paris that I decided to buy an apartment just the street after : you are in the heart of the old Paris, with all amenities a short walk away. A friendly atmosphere, a beautiful environment, a lot of monuments (Louvre, Notre-Dame, Beaubourg, old Marais, Picasso Museum, ...), 2 mn from subway and buses, 5 mn from small stores and main stores, ...

What makes this apartment unique

Charming and nicely decorated apartment, it is perfect for a family till 4 people, with all the comfort (elevator, internet Wi-Fi access, free international calls (except for mobiles), international channels on a flat-screen TV, ...

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Serge,

I wrote a review, twice, but VRBO didn't like it both times and rejected it. We loved staying at your apartment on Rue des ecouffes. The location was perfect, the apartment suited our family well, both of the gentlemen who greeted us were kind and generous with their time. I would rent it again if and when I return.

Thank you,

Mar 2010
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Notre Dame Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 387 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower and toilets
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Hi-fi stereo system (CD, MP3, IPOD dock stations, ...), Fans, Kettle, Toaster oven, Hairdryer. Free long distance calls to land phones towards main countries (USA, ...) Usual check-in time : 12.00 Usual check-out time : 10.00 Possibility to stay later if there is no other guest arriving on this day


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Discounted rates for June bookings ! Charming 1BR Apt-Old Marais Apt
average rating of 4.892857 based on 35 reviews

Graet location

  • 5 of 5

My parents and I stayed at this lovely flat in May 2017 for a few nights and we very much enjoyed our stay. Thank you Serge for the swift reply to all our e-mail correspondence during the booking proses.

When we arrived to the flat we were met by Thomas and he was very friendly and helpful. The flat looked very clean and tidy and very much resembled the images on the website. It had all the basic facilities that we needed. The flat is part of a well kept old building with original features in the architecture to include wooden flour, fire place (just for display) and wooden beams in the ceiling while the interior design in the flat was all modern, elegant and comfortable. There was a tiny elevator that was very useful for us to reach the 4th flour.

The best feature in staying in this property was the location. It is located in the heart of the Marais surrounded by cafes, boutiques and restaurants. It is within short walking distance to the seine and to many of the Paris attractions.

The only down side we experienced is the level of noise. In the morning it is the rubbish collection which is very noisy and in the evening it is the sounds of the busy cafes downstairs where people are chatting while enjoying a night out. We kept the windows closed during the night which seemed to make the level of noise manageable for us.

Over all we were very pleased with choosing this property. Despite the level of noise the flat served its purpose due to its friendly owners, central location and very tasteful interior design. 

Serge the owner is a photographer and it was a nice touch to see a few of his framed photographs hanging on the walls as they created a pleasant atmosphere.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Maya, Thanks for your nice and constructive feedback ! I am happy you enjoyed your stay in Paris and in my apartment. Hope to welcome you again another time !
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Comfortable apartment in great location.

  • 4 of 5

Stayed here with my 2 adult daughters in March.

Perfect for the 3 of us - lovely little apartment; clean and comfortable - very comfortable sofa bed - lots of good and reasonable restaurants close by - central for sightseeing - Le Marais wonderful part of Paris - would stay here again if coming back to Paris.

We didn't really use the kitchen, but it seemed well-equipped.

Small negatives - some noise from street at night though it didn't bother us - shower not great - took 2 weeks after coming home before deposit refunded to my bank account.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tony Scala

  • 3 of 5

A nice apt in a great arrondisement. But there are some pros and cons here to consider.

Pros: a great location - lots of shops and restaurants around. Paris is easily walkable from here or it's 3 mins to the Metro. The apt is a good size for 2 people. The building has an elevator. It has wifi. A good reception by the host.

Cons: the street is very noisy making it difficult to sleep with windows open (there is a karaoke bar right across the street) - there is no air conditioning - the fridge does not have a freezer, so no ice for drinks - the light in the stove hood was burned out and the shower head was broken (this should be fixed as I mentioned it on the day of checkout) - there was only half a roll of toilet paper in the apt. upon arrival. ( just some details that should be paid attention to )

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Apartment

  • 5 of 5

My cousin and I stayed in this adorable apartment. It was a great place to stay and in a perfect location near by tons to walk to. It was clean and comfortable. Thomas and Serge were such a pleasure to work with. Thank you so much! The only issue was a bit of noise at night, but not a big deal for us! We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Patty, Thanks for your feedback ! I am happy you enjoyed your stay in the apartment. Hope to welcome you again ! Kind regards. Serge
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Heart of Le Marais

  • 5 of 5

My son and I stayed here for 5 nights. Perfect location, right in the middle of fun and chic Marais! The apartment was very comfortable and clean. Serge was very responsive to e-mail requests and the person who met us upon our arrival at the apartment was friendly and helpful. When we had to leave at 8:00 a.m. in order to catch a train, he returned exactly on time to return our deposit. Don't miss out on the boucherie right next door that has fantastic pate! I would definitely rent this apartment again.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Gen, It is always nice to hear that you you enjoyed your stay in Paris and in the apartment. Thanks for your nice eview ! Hope to welcome you again ! Kind regards. Serge
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In Love with Paris

  • 5 of 5

location ,location, location and on top of that a comfortable and very clean apartment . I am not a 'city' lover at all but we fell in love with Paris and the apartment was a big part of that. We walked everywhere and if we needed to take the subway it was virtually on the corner. Clean , safe neighborhood with many choses for food . Grocery stores close by as well. Short walk to Notre Dame and the Latin Quarter. Serge was very easy to deal with and Thomas who met us at the apartment and was our primary contact once in Paris was caring and efficient in every way. We are returning to Paris and will definitely try to use this apartment once again. We highly recommend this apartment to anyone who wants to enjoy this fabulous city.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Maureen, I am happy you enjoyed your stay in the apartment. Thanks for your review ! I hope to welcome you again ! Kind regards. Serge
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Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Klein Holland
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
A lot of restaurants in Rue des Rosiers
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Notre Dame Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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July nights bookings
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $544.74

Some works will be performed by a neighbour during the nextcoming days. Discounted rates are proposed to take into account the noise which may occurs during this period.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Arrivals or departures times : 8am to 9pm. Out of hours fee €30 (50€ if 0.00-6am)
Confirm with 25% by credit card, wire in euros or traveller checks in euros.
Balance at check-in, in euros, in cash or traveller checks, otherwise by credit card prior to arrival
Cancellation policy : 2 months minimum before, the down payment is returned less 3 days rental
Breakables/keys security deposit : €500/$500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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