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HEART OF PARIS, Ile De La Cite, views of spires of Notre Dame and hear the Bells

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

540 Sq. Foot / 51 Sq. Meter, 2 Bedroom, 1.5 Bathroom In The Best Location

When we ourselves, friends, and family are not enjoying this house, we make it available for our guests wanting to enjoy our favorite city in the world. This warm and cozy two bedroom apartment is on the 4th floor of a well maintained 18th-century building with a modern elevator for easy access. You know you are in Paris when you step in the house and immediately fall in love with it. There are original hardwood floors and wooden beams throughout the house. Even though you are in the heart of Paris, this apartment is off the main tourist's walkways and very quite, both day and night.

From the three windows inside of the apartment, there are gorgeous views of Notre Dame with best being in the master bedroom where you will sleep and wake up with this unbelievable postcard view as seen in the pictures. You will wake up in the middle of the night wondering if it is real or not. You will also have the pleasure of hearing Bells of Notre Dame to add to your experience.

Living room has a large window with view of Notre Dame. There is comfortable sofa, a couple of easy chairs, an antique fireplace (non-working), and a flat screen TV with BluRay DVD player. There is cable with a few English and many French channels. Included with the apartment is free WiFi and telephone. Long distance calls to land lines in over 100 countries are free. This extends to calls to cell phones in France, USA and Canada.

Dinning room has a large round table that seats up to 6 people. There is also a view of Notre Dame.

There's a fully equipped kitchen with a large size refrigerator, 4-burner stove, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, coffee maker, electric kettle, and all the dishes, cutlery, glassware, pots and pans, and serving pieces that you will need to cook for yourself if you so choose to but you will find it hard with having some many great fine and casual restaurants around you.

Master bedroom has a queen size bed with comfortable mattress and pillows and high quality linen. A floor to ceiling closet and dresser are in the room. Open the window and sit and watch Notre Dame and our courtyard while listening to Bells of Notre Dame. There is a 1/2 bathroom off the master bedroom with a small corner sink and a toilet.

Second guest bedroom is off the living room with two twin beds that converts to a king if need be and each has a comfortable mattress and pillows with high quality linen. The sliding door will give you privacy or keep them open to sleep and wake up to a view of Notre Dame. A floor to ceiling large closet and a small table are in the room.

Main bathroom off the dining room and kitchen area has a large tub with shower, towel heaters and nice size vanity. Off the bathroom in a small cove, there is a stacked washer/dryer so that you won't have to take a whole lot of clothing with you and instead save room in your luggage for shopping in Paris.

You will be greeted by our gracious host for your check-in and she will be available to answer any questions during your stay. She will also give you all the information you will need to have the best time in Paris, City of Lights.


More Details

Shahab and Gurvinder R.
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2018


Les Îles Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Large bathroom with a towel heater
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , A small corner sink in the bathroom
  • An alcove off the master bedroom has a stacked washer/dryer and laundry basket.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master - 1 queen , 1/2 bathroom with a corner sink and toilet off the bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , a small desk and a chair in the room with sliding doors
  • Each bedroom has a large size floor to ceiling closet. Original hardwood floors and ceiling beams in both rooms with great views of Notre Dame and the courtyard.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking


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HEART OF PARIS, Ile De La Cite, views of spires of Notre Dame and hear the Bells
average rating of 4.9459457 based on 37 reviews

Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed there with out 11 month old daughter and both of his parents from May 18th to the 23rd. We found the flat to be well appointed with all the conveniences of home, to include an ample four piece bathroom (with plenty of hot water for all four adults to shower in the morning), clothes washer, and a dryer (something we didn't have at the places we'd stayed earlier in our trip). We all slept well in the very comfortable beds and, despite being an older building, found it to be surprisingly quiet. As wonderful as the inside of the apartment is, with its fantastic views of Notre Dame, the location is really what set this place apart. Staying on Ile de la Cite was so incredibly convenient! Just a short walk in any direction leads you to great attractions and fantastic places to eat. An easy, five minute stroll in one direction can lead you to Ile St Louis, with all of its fantastic restaurants and shops, or in another direction, to Notre Dame; still in another direction, to the Latin Quarter. The possibilities are endless. Aside from the convenient location, the apartment building and the neighborhood were historically interesting and truly lovely. Beyond the comforts and convenience of the flat, we found Shehab and Gurvinder to be warm, thoughtful hosts, leaving no detail uncovered. The booklet of information about the neighborhood and apartment was very handy and greatly appreciated. It allowed us to quickly get our bearings and begin enjoying our visit, rather than bumbling to figure out where to eat or how to operate the washer. It may sound simple, but it's the little details that maximize enjoyment. I really can't say enough good things about this place and the hosts! If we ever make it back to Paris, I'd be happy to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Katie and Ryan. Reading your review but a smile on our face and we appreciate your all staying at our place. Your description of our place is what made us fall in love with this flat and decided to purchase. We ourselves enjoy our house is much as we can with our kids. Hope to have you all back soon.
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Pied a Terre

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful Christmas time stay at this charming flat. The location could not be better, and the hosts are very conscientious and very responsive.

You won’t be sorry! Book now!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kate. It was nice having you and the family. See you soon.
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Great Location & Hosts

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this apartment! The location could not be better. The hosts were so accessible and helpful before & during our stay. There were very clear instructions on everything we needed in the apartment, as well as great advice on cafes and spots nearby. The apartment is clean & comfortable. Will be coming back!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jennifer. Hope to see you back soon.
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Ideal location for a perfect week in Paris!

  • 5 of 5

What an ideal location to spend a perfect memorable week in Paris! Shahab and Gurvinder were great hosts and really did everything to help ensure a perfect stay. From covering all the necessary details on the flat to great recommendations for eating, site seeing and getting around the neighborhood, they covered it all. This is an adorable Parisienne flat centrally located close to some of the best places to visit. There was a view of the cathedral spires of Notre-Dame from our windows and the beautiful sounds of the bells ringing each day. The Louvre and Museum D’Orsay were within walking distance. There were great little places close by to stock up on a provisions for our stay right over the bridge. We found an amazing local patisserie and coffee place, along with a great local cheese and fruit place. One of the best meals I’ve had during my week in Paris was right in my neighborhood. I recommend you enjoy a bite at Au Bougnat. It was truly the best dinner I’ve had and the staff were very pleasant. The ad on the site is a true representation of the flat and it was was clean and ready upon our arrival. I plan on coming back! Highly recommend! Thanks again Shahab and Gurvinder for a very memorable stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you my friend. We are ready for your return and see you soon.
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

This flat was the perfect fit for me, my husband, my mother and my daughter. It was in a wonderful location and allowed us to feel less like tourists than a hotel would have done. I would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Juliana. It has been a pleasure and hope to see you back soon.
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Beautiful flat

  • 5 of 5

The hosts are extremely kind and attentive and we had a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mandy. Hope to see you back soon.
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Car: not necessary


This place is located in the heart of Paris where it all began for this great city. ILE DE LA CITE is one of the two islands in the middle of Seine River where NOTRE DAME is located in. The flat is where you want to be as not only you are a short walk around the corner to Notre Dame Cathedral but also to some of the greatest neighborhoods and main attractions in Paris.

The house is steps from Pont Saint-Louis, a short pedestrian bridge leading to the other island, the Ile Saint-Louis.

Louvre Museum, Saint Paul Cathedral, Pantheon, Latin Quarter, Marais, Hotel de Ville, Jardin de Luxembourg, and many more attractions are a short 10 to 15 minute walk.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Final Cleaning Fee $90

We do accept 3 days booking for last minute bookings within 30 days of travel. If you require a daily cleaning, there will be a charge of 70 Euros per cleaning but this is optional. Online booking will add 2.9% for USA and 4.9% for non-USA residents to the charged amount to cover HomeAway/VRBO fees. We do suggest to all of our guests to purchase travel insurance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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