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Luxurious Loft in the Heart of Paris

Bedrooms 1
Space 580 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

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

A perfect place to stay in Paris

WHERE? In front of the new opera of Paris, close to the Bastille. The neighborhood in the cultural heart of Paris with lots of great restaurants, lounges, night clubs, bars, shopping, and art galleries.

The building is just steps from the metro station (Bastille), direct to the Chatelet (Notre Dame), the Champs Elysees, the Louvre Museum... and walking distance to the place des Vosges. It is a very safe and convenient place with a typical Parisian food market open 6 days week just 5 mn walks.

THE APARTMENT: It is a one-bedroom of 54 m2 (580 ft2) in a typical Parisian building from the 19th century with a digicode and an interphone. 5th and last floor (with lift). Very clear and quiet. Professionally renovated and designed apartment. Wooden beams.

THE AMENITIES: The apartment is fully furnished to accommodate up to 4 persons. All the linen is provided: sheets, duvets and pillows, towels and dishtowels. Everything new.

Bedroom: queen size bed and a wardrobe.

Living room: double sofa-bed, dining table with 4 chairs, coffee table, radio-CD player, television set

Kitchen: fully equipped with a fridge with freezer, a four burner electric stove, a microwave, an oven, and dishwasher. All the dishes are provided as well as cooking essentials (salt, pepper, oil, tea, sugar, coffee).

PHONE AND WEB : free phone for France (including cell phones) and the States (regular + cells); DSL and Wifi included in the rent.


The apt is NON SMOKING. You can see a lot of REFERENCES on the apt website

Keywords: Bastille, quiet, sunny, modern, lift, wifi, marais

More Details

Catherine UHEL
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

About Catherine UHEL

Catherine and Thierry are both living and working in Paris.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Catherine, belated Nic and I wanted to thank you and your husband for the wonderful stay in your apartment at 61 rue de Lyon. We could not have found a better place which was not only furnished with great taste and included all possible luxuries and conveniences but its location is absolutely perfect to enjoy Paris to its fullest. Nic, my grandson, figured out the Metro system to perfection and we saw and experienced Paris as much as one could in our 10 day stay. We became regulars at the Aligre market but where unable to taste all its cheeses, the stop at the bakery on the way became a must. You might have noticed the market peonies we left in the apartment, we could not resist them.Thank you for providing so many great Paris tips in your information folder.

Grandson Nic fell in love with Paris and I rediscovered it again through his eyes and you provided the perfect base from which we had an unforgettable stay.

With warm thanks,
Jun 2016
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Quinze-Vingts Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 580 sq. ft.
  • 5 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • 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
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) On request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Very comfortable
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(54 traveler reviews)

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Luxurious Loft in the Heart of Paris
average rating of 4.888889 based on 57 reviews

Wonderful location! Clean quiet building. Very high quality kitchen. We loved every minute.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is so cozy that sometimes we felt torn between seeing the sights in Paris, or just staying home in the apartment to enjoy its luxurious quiet! We will return!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Trussvile, Alabama, USA

Another Great Find!!!

  • 5 of 5

Catherine's is another great find in our stays in VRBO/HomeAway apartments. All the previous reviews are spot on and I would simply add that if you want an outstanding place to stay in Paris at a most reasonable price, stay here.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci Samuel
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Well connected location, stocked kitchen and very nice hosts.

  • 5 of 5

Host was very communicative with very detailed instructions for arrival and check in. We were received with homemade strawberry jam (the best I have had, actually) and wine as well as some juice and milk in the fridge. The kitchen was very well stocked including basics for cooking and a variety of tea and coffee. The space is roomy and cozy. Also many books with recs for places to visit and see and a detailed instruction book to work all the appliances. The location is not necessarily close to the all the big landmarks but is very well connected by the Bastille metro station and Gare de Lyon train station. The metro system is very easy to use and goes everywhere. The area is nice to walk around with plenty is restaurants, shops and grocery stores. The environment makes you feel like a local. The only minus of the property is that the street noise is bothersome at night despite the property being on the 5th floor (with elevator). Light sleepers should take earplugs. Even though this is not the ownner's fault, this may improve with investing in better AC system and insulating windows. However, for me, this was a small detail and did not detract from overall positive experience. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent choice

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was great, it had everything one might need during a visit. Kitchen was very well equipped and we were able to cook many lovely meals from a scratch. The location is excellent, very short distance from Bastille metro station and restaurants and shops. We loved getting home made jam from Thierry - it was lovely. We would definitely recommend this apartment and will come back again next time we're in Paris!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA

Fantastic Location, Local Feel.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for the entire month of March, 2017. It was a perfect spot for exploring the city. The neighborhood has everything one needs within a ten-minute walk--groceries, bakeries, fantastic fresh food markets (2 big ones), restaurants, shops, cafes, night life. The Bastille Meteo stop is five minutes away for access to any neighborhood. The kitchen is well-equipped and stocked with basics (including a Nespresso). You can easily live like a local here, shopping at the fresh markets and cooking it when you get "home." The owners are helpful, friendly, and highly responsive to all needs. The apartment has an excellent reference book explaining all appliances and giving recommendations. WiFi works well. Roomy living spaces. Some night noise from the street but that is just urban living. The location and comfort of the apartment outweighed the occasional noise.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We arrived late due to a delayed flight, yet this wasn't a problem and a neighbour let us in. The location was perfect and near to a market, Marais, walkable to the centre of Paris and close to transport options. We discovered two excellent bakeries nearby, with the most delicious pastries. The apartment was quite noisy at night, although it was close to Christmas, so possibly the time of year for celebration! Catherine and Thierry came to collect the rent and brought us croissants! They communicated to ensure we were ok and provided good suggestions of nearby eateries. There was also a bottle of wine and marmalade provided. The apartment was spacious, clean, well-equipped and the hosts friendly and generous. I would highly recommend it and would certainly stay there on my return to Paris.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Paris center.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

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