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L'Iris Noir - Spectacular Eiffel Tower View!

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Champ De Mars/Ecole Militaire/La Motte Piquet-1br+Sofabed,1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3).

An exquisite apartment in an excellent location with a spectacular view of the Eiffel Tower. The Chic Eiffel Apartment boasts modern decor and stylish furnishings. A very clean and sunny apartment, with all the conveniences necessary for a comfortable stay in the city of lights and love! An excellent choice for vacationers, business professionals, and honeymooners!

Located at the cornder of Avenue de La Motte Piquet/ and Boulevard de Grenelle (border 7th and 15th district), close to the Monoprix and some of the most wonderful restaurants found in Paris (restaurant recommendations found in the apartment as well as city guides).

The apartment is convenient to:

Eiffel Tower & the gardens of Champ de Mars

Rue Cler

Boutique and other shopping and wonderful restaurants of Avenue de La Motte Piquet Metro, Rue du Commerce//Ecole Militaire/Rue Cler

Walking distance to Invalides (Napoleon's tomb)/Musée Quai D'Orsay, Musée Rodin, American University of Paris, UNESCO, Le Cordon Bleu culinary school.

Convenient metro and direct bus networks to La Sorbonne, Alliance Francaise, the Champs Elysee, Opera, Concorde, Louvre, the Marais and St.Germain de Pres, Montmatre and direct RER train to Versailles chateaux etc.

The metro La Motte Piquet is an excellent station from which you can take any of 3 different metro/subway lines to 6 different directions of Paris, to all major areas of interest.

Ideal for Corporate/Professional Rental/ Short Term alternative to Hotel Stays.


The Quartier/ Neighborhood:

In the 15th arrondissement on the border of the posh 7th arrondisement, a lively, safe and truly Parisian neighborhood not overrun with tourists.

Within a five-minute walk of guests can visit:

Rue du Commerce in the 15th & Rue Cler in the 7th.

Meat, fish, cheese, vegetable stores, pastry shops and bakeries, along with some larger stores and small boutiques. There is a Sephora, Gap, Zara, H&M, Comptoir de Cottoniers many children's boutiques, telecom and electronics, gifts, household items, lingerie, pharmacies etc, are among the many establishments that draw people to this lively commercial street.

Monoprix department store and supermarket. One of France’s best department stores, Monoprix Supermarket, boasts a wide selection of fresh foods, especially fish and meat. And one can find anything they need in their departmental store section.

Boulevard Grenelle’s fresh food market comes alive on Wednesday and Sunday mornings with the sights, sounds and smells of seasonal French fare, as well as clothing and household goods.

Specialty, Ethnic & Bio food. La Maison de L’escargot, the house of snails, is just one of the stores where guests can get some unusual foods. Others include Chinese and Japanese markets and a bio-coop for organic groceries.

Ethnic restaurants & health foods

In addition to some excellent french bistrots, creperies, ice cream parlors on Ave de la Motte Piquet, there are ethnic restaurants & health foods featuring Chinese, Corsican, French, Italian, Indian, Japanese, Lebanese, Moroccan, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese fare. There are even gourmet french and russian traiteurs/take out stores for those nights when you would like to entertain at home.

Other. A wide selection of beauty salons, dry cleaners, convenience stores, pharmacies, banks, post office and wine stores, and last but not least, a Fitness First Gym and a Club Med Gym to work off all those foods one can't resist when living in Paris!


Intermediary housekeeping: E20/hr

Babycott with sheets: E100

High chair: E40

Airport Pick up/Drop off by an English speaking chauffeur :

Sedan/ Berline (1-3 persons, 2 regular suitcases + handcarry): E65

Minivan (2-4 persons, 3+ regular suitcases + hand carry): E75

Train Station Pick up/Drop off by an English speaking chauffeur:

Sedan/ Berline (1-3 persons, 2 regular suitcases + handcarry): E35

Minivan (2-4 persons, 3+ regular suitcases + hand carry): E35

Bottle of Bordeaux wine put at the apartment for your arrival: E20

Bottle of Champagne put at the apartment for your arrival: E40

Flowers placed in the apartment prior to arrival: Please inquire

Babysitting by an english speaking babysitter: E15-E18/hr (minimum 2hrs)

Doctor appointments can be arranged incase of illness.

Some concierge service is available, if you require reservations in restaurants, or need to purchase show tickets or book a trip outside of Paris with private chauffeur, just let me know.

More Details

Aarti S.
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 10, 2017

About Aarti S.

A few years ago we bought this lovely apartment and decided to renovate it and rent it out. I am an architect and consider it to be one of my little projects. We have made many lasting friends in meeting our guests from all over, and we hope to also greet you in this exquisite apartment soon! Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Aarti S. purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Aarti S. chose Grenelle

We live in this very beautiful Paris quarter, we love the atmosphere, the park of the Eiffel Tower, the stores and markets and even our two favorite restaurants are here! :) Why would you want to live anywhere else when you could have a view of the most beautiful and romantic structure on earth from your living room window and balcony (while sipping a glass of champagne biensur!)- the Eiffel Tower!! When you see it lit up and sparkling at night, you cannot help but stare in awe! Come and experience Paris with all it's beauty, and we hope you choose to stay here where you will definitely have a very special stay :)

What makes this apartment unique

The Spectacular Eiffel Tower View!!


Grenelle Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Villeroy & Boch W/C Villeroy & Boch Shower Hans Gröhe sanitary fixtures Single sink with large drawer & mirror w/ built in light Toilet paper & Hand soap provided
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • tennis


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L'Iris Noir - Spectacular Eiffel Tower View!
average rating of 4.870968 based on 31 reviews

Great place to stay in Paris

  • 5 of 5

This is a great location with a wonderful view of the Eiffel Tower from the very small but functional balcony built for two. The Eiffel Tower is only about a 10 minute walk away with a train station less than a block. The apartment is exactly as advertised and although small (as are they all are in Europe) it is an excellent flat with very nice appliances and attention to detail. There are multiple restaurants and cafe's very close by as well as two grocery stores within a block. Probably the best part of our trip was how easy it was to work with our host. She was great from the first day we communicated through the very detailed tour and explanation of the apartment. Thank you Aarti. We would gladly stay here again next time we come to Paris. Hopefully for a little longer. Merci!!!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN


  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed Aarti's apartment for 9 days in late March 2015. Exactly as the pics show- though the view is much more special! That balcony is a great bonus when returning from a say of sightseeing. You still come home to a view! The metro connection, steps away, was perfect to get us all over Paris quickly and smoothly. There is a Monoprix on the corner to stock the apartment with food, wine and anything else you may need. Aarti has though of all the amenities you may need to feel like a local (wine key!, flower vase, cooking basics, etc.). Outdoor market twice a week in front on the apartment- not too touristy, very authentic! Great creperie down the street, and the Eiffel Tower is less than a ten minute walk! The owner was very thoughtful with her restaurant and shop recommendations, and the driver, Claude, a great way to introduce you to Paris and get you to the apartment without any thought. We look forward to returning already. Did I mention it is a STELLAR deal? Book it already! Merci beaucoup Aarti!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ottawa, Canada

Great location, modern, clean and very comfortable

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at this apartment for ten days and loved it. It is located close to many Paris main attractions and is ideally near the Metro, grocery stores and specialty shops within a couple minutes walk. Twice a week the local outdoor farmers market sets up across the street. Apartment is well equipped and bed very comfortable.

The owner greeted us and went over all aspects of the apartment and recommended areas of Paris the we should visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

I was concerned staying in an area of Paris that was new to me, but the apartment turned out to be a gem. Close to all possible transportation needs and restaurants abound in the area. The market on Wednesdays and Sundays is not to be missed, although the Metro is currently doing repairs under the elevated tracks where the market is usually held. Would be cramped for more than 3 people. Aarti could not be more helpful and informative.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming apartment with an amazing view ...

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I just got home from spending 8 days in Paris and stayed in this wonderful apartment that I can't say enough good things about. Perfect size for the two of us, bed/bedding extremely comfortable, kitchen with everything you would need to cook your own meal, nice-sized living room, free wifi and a lovely balcony where I drank many espressos and glasses of Bordeaux while looking upon the beautiful Eiffel Tower. The twice weekly market which occurs right outside the front door was amazing and super fun. Wonderful little patisserie on the next block for morning coffee and sweets/breads. Taxi stand conveniently close. Eiffel Tower a short walk away.

Aarti was extremely helpful and kind, communicating always in a timely manner and answering all of our questions and then some. Driver service was wonderful and took the stress out of finding our way out of the airport.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Paris and I am so happy that we chose this lovely apartment over staying in a hotel. I feel that it really made our experience more authentic.Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston, MA

L'Iris Noir Apt in Paris

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful apartment and location! We loved every minute of our stay!

The apartment was steps away to the Eiffel Tower (and as a bonus, you get to see it everyday from the balcony). I traveled with my daughter and her best friend (both teens) and they loved it. We walked the entire city; and when we got tired of walking, the accessibility to the buses and metro was perfect!. It is located in a fabulous neighborhood with a bakery around the corner, an open air market to enjoy on Wednesdays & Sundays, and plenty of cafes and restaurants for your enjoyment.

Aarti, the owner of the apartment, is fantastic! She helped us out when we had a medical emergency with my daughter and she referred us immediately to a pharmacist and a doctor in the neighborhood.

Can't thank her enough!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $353.27

5-7 nights: E1000 (single) or E1200 (double occupancy)
2 weeks: E2000
3 weeks: E2500
4 weeks:E2800

Airport Pick up/Drop off by an English speaking chauffeur : E65 - E75
Train Station Pick up/Drop off by an English speaking chauffeur: E35
Pick up at arrivals w/ sign board, gives mini tour on the way, brings bags into apartment, immediate check-in on arrival. Obligatory for early check-ins.

Paypal or Credit Card via Paypal- Invoices provided.
Paypal fee additional.
Bank wire transfer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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