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EARLY BIRD SPECIAL 10%OFF*CENTRAL* Comfy Artist Home,Marais, Pompidou, NotreDame

Bedrooms 1
Space 452 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL 10%OFF*CENTRAL* Comfy Artist Home,Marais, Pompidou,NotreDame

Staying and experiencing Parisian life as Parisian.

If you want to experience Paris at its best then come to Marais. This area of Marais is central, safe, and packed full of cafes, bars, famous nightclubs, music venues and the famous Enfants Rouges Market along with beautiful Places des Voges and museums,the most fashionable district of the center of Paris.The flat is situated at the 3rd arrondissement .Center of the center.

The appartement is in the 19th building , has entirely been renovated recently, January 2015 by me, a Japanese interior designer and furnished with mixed selected original high standard vintage design furniture.So most of things are brand new.

It is filled with art and antiques from my own paintings and my choice of vintage finds, antiques and objets d'art.

The apt window overlooks the inner courtyard so even though you're situated very center of Paris or in the Marais, the apt is very calm and quiet .

It is on the 2nd floor, NO elevator.

LOCATION! The location is very convenient as a sightseeing base for the whole Paris. For those who enjoy shopping, art, culture,… this is the perfect place .

Ideally located for exploring all that Paris has to offer - shopping, art galleries, museums, cafes, bars, restaurants, theatres, palaces and parks - in what is arguably considered one of the most beautiful and historic neighbourhoods in Paris.

it is a perfect place to call home when you stay out all day exploring the city

There is also a ton of bars and restaurants in the area. So anything you want, you can get it.Take a look at my guidebook or just ask me! Paris has so much to offer and I will be really happy to guide you through my neighborhood.

The apartment is just next to the well known Georges Pompidou Museum /Arts et Metiers Museum.

It is also in walking distance from the very center of Paris and many sightseeing (Saint Michel, Notre Dame, Louvre museum, Picasso museum,Places des Voges,.... ).

The apartment has a principal room which has a sofa , little table that can be used as a desk for reading or table for dinners etc,... many windows which allow a lot of light to enter the apartment through

The kitchen is well equipped with everything you might need.

The bathroom and WC are separated from the bedroom.

The bedroom behind the bookshelf, after 2-3 baby stairs, has 1 big bed for 2 person.(150cm x 200 cm ) is fitted with quality (Calvin Klein, Conran, John Lewis, Muji, Habitat ,…) cotton-sheets,blankets, pillows and different duvets for different weather.

a closet with space to hang clothes and a dresser

The living room has 1 big sofa which can be a sofa bed for extra 1,2 person.


---Kitchen with cooking utensils,a variety of my own herbal tea blends and few kitchen basics. .

---Fridge, Microwave,Oven, Coffee Machine ,water boiler,Washing machine, hair dryer, iron,iron board

---32 inches 3D plasma TV with 200++ channels

---Bed linen, hotel-quality cotton towels, Basic Toiletries

--- Heater ,No A/C

--- Radio/CD player

--- High speed unlimited WIFI


Breakfast, lunch, dinner and most food items. You will need to shop for your own food and cook your meals if you intend to dine at the flat. That said you are likely to find the kitchen stocked with few food items and you are very welcome to help yourselves with them!


Hotel de Ville


Saint Michel,

Notre Dame,

Louvre museum,

Picasso museum

Georges Pompidou Museum

Carnavalet museum

Places des Voges

Seine River



morning market for fresh food


Various restaurants , bars

BHV department store

Canal St Martin

shopping street


The flat is in zone 1 (central Paris)

It takes

3 minutes to walk to Arts et Metiers station ( Line 3 & 11 )

3 minutes to walk to Reaumur Sebastopol / Strasbourg St -Denis station ( line 4 )

5 mins to walk to Temple station ( line 3 )

7 mins to walk to Republique station ( line 5, 11, 3, 9, 8

10 minutes to Chatelet station , Chatelet Les halls ( RER B, RER A , Line (1, 4, 7, 11, 14 )

From the airport, RER to Chatelet les Halles directly around 30 mins, and from there 10-12 mins walking to the apartment.

I live nearby, I check-in my guests personally (if not travelling myself) and I'm available to answer questions or guide you through this wonderful city!

CHECK IN from 15:00

CHECK OUT by 11:30

You are welcome to drop your bags earlier or to leave them in the house if you are catching a late flight whenever possible (i.e. if the house is not booked the day before/after).

For the less familiar with the the area,Le Marais is considered one of the trendiest parts of town, a creative playground home to artists and designers, an urban melting pot of street-art, vintage, music venues, street food and nightlife. You'll be on the doorstep of a variety of independent local stores and cafes, hip shops, markets, art galleries and some of Paris's best bars, clubs and restaurants.

If you are interested in my place, please write a few sentences of who you are and add any questions you might have. I'll get back to you as soon as I see your message.

Note : If you come as 2 and wish to use the bed separately, please inform me in advance so that my maid will prepare the 2nd bed linens. This surcharges 20 euros/ stay. ( A fee charges once, not per night )

The flat itself is 40 m2, big size for center of Paris.

No A/C. It's normal in such historical center, old buildings with such thick wall.The temperature inside is always around 18-22 degrees.

It is perfect ideally for a couple or a family with maximum 2 kids. Slightly comfortable for 3 adults,worth it financially. not recommended for 2 couples who seeks privacy.

No my personal things in the closet or bathroom,... so you'd feel private and proper.

NO DISRESPECTFUL GUESTS please! and NO difficult guests who just try to make everything complicated and dramatic.

For information, 350 euros is required to secure the apartment, as refundable deposit

This can be paid in cash (euros or USD)on arrival or via PAYPAL before your check in.We will return the security deposit on or before your departure day if nothing is damaged.

More Details

Lily Yo.
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, Japanese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

About Lily Yo.

A Japanese interior designer , living and working in Paris

Love: Travel, Vintage, Interior, Cafe time,Ballet, dance, musical

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

If you want to experience Paris at it's best then come to Marais. This area of Marais is central, safe, and packed full of cafes, bars, famous nightclubs, music venues and the world famous Enfants Rouges Market along with beautiful ancient winding cobblestoned streets and amazing galleries and so much more.

What makes this apartment unique

Location is perfect. The flat was well taken care with a lot f details attention.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lily's place was perfect - wonderful location in Marais, which was the cutest neighborhood within walking distance of Notre Dame and with some of the best restaurants, bakeries, etc. Lily's flat was whimsically designed and we loved all the cute details and decorations -- it really helped enhance our already wonderful stay in Paris! I would definitely recommend Lily's place for anyone looking for a cute French experience in a wonderful neighborhood.
Sep 2015
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Saint-Merri Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 452 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Toilet, shower, sink Combined washer Hair dryer, iron and ironing board
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • big bed 150 x 200 sofa bed in living room 150 x 200, high quality from MUJI The flat is ideal for 2 but still comfortable for 3 or 4 person
  • Books
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Printer is provided but you need to buy your own ink. All utilities, cable TV, internet access, taxes, are included in the price. For stays over 7 days, weekly cleaning is included. Information about the neighborhood, metro stations, restaurants, markets, shopping and helpful advice


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EARLY BIRD SPECIAL 10%OFF*CENTRAL* Comfy Artist Home,Marais, Pompidou, NotreDame
average rating of 4.75 based on 39 reviews

Great apartment, quite small but everything we needed was there.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is in a good location with plenty of cafes, bars and galleries. LeeLee was very helpful with great suggestions for bars and restaurants. We loved our stay at this 2nd floor apartment.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a find!!!Heaven of peace.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our 4 day stay at this apartment. We have been to Paris many times and this apartment was the best we have seen. It has all the amenities, very tastefully decorated.When we arrived, Lily was waiting to give us a tour and provide all the information we might need, including several tips for activities we had not known about. We were pleased with the building's security and apartment's quiet location in the building. We wanted to visit museums this trip and the location was perfect, whether it was walking 25 minutes to the Louvre or hopping on the metro less than a block away.

It was easy getting groceries across the street, indulging in excellent chocolate at a nearby shop, and window-shopping at higher-end stores nearby. Any question we had was answered promptly. We highly recommend renting Lily's apartment.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, central, and quiet.The owner is pleasant and professional to deal with.

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. The location towards the north of the Marais is really convenient- We were delighted to find that we could walk to so many museums and attractions, and are very pleased that we chose this apartment for our first trip to Paris. There are restaurants in the street and bakers and supermarkets less than a three minute walk away. The flat is exactly as in the pictures and is well equipped. I asked Lily to fix a light and she came around the following day with a new lamp and more bulbs and sorted them all there and then. The flat was very clean and also very quiet! The area is residential with blocks of flats behind the shops on the street.The building is well-maintained and felt safe.

Lily really put her heart into this place. She decorated it as a classic Parisian styled apartment, creating this atmosphere that appeals to all the senses from the lighting, the smells, the sounds of classical music, and a comfortable bed. We felt right at home, not like other apartments which are cold ,basic and blank. I highly recommend this cute, beautiful apartment that Lily created.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, awesome flat!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had the most wonderful vacation in Paris. The location of the apartment is perfect, so close to the Metro! Lily was super easy to work with, we had a problem getting in the apartment and she text me back immediately and was super accommodating to us. The apartment has all the amenities you need, and makes you feel like a real Parisian when staying here! We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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LOCATION! LOCATION!Don't look for further! Perfect quiet escape

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time the Apartment made us feel like we were Parisians. Great restaurants, Shopping, just a few steps away. Great location, very comfortable, clean and artistically decorated. It is clear that the owner has put a lot of care into designing and maintaining this space. Lily was very responsive and helpful in her communication. Her recommendations for restaurants and bars were also perfect! There were some snacks waiting for us when we arrived which was also very thoughtful. Wonderful place and I look forward to staying here again soon!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just Book! Don't need to search more!

  • 5 of 5

If you complain about this place, it's about YOU, not about this flat.

Lily is a very attentive and efficient host who takes time to make sure you are made welcome and that all is in order for your stay. The location is fabulous putting Paris at your fingertips! The flat is simply fantastic, center but quiet...the pictures don't do it justice. I would definitely recommend this place for anyone looking for a unique stay in Paris.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Train
400 Metres
Arts et Metiers or Reaumur Spastopol
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Anahi , Louis L'ami resto


Rates & Availability

Saint-Merri Apartment Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $58.66

No party in the appartment!
Please take off your shoes when you enter and use the slippers inside !

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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