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... Artist Hideout...

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio, Studio, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2)

This is my own little 'pied à terre' in Paris... situated just behind the Picasso Museum... a 40-square-meter loft... wooden floors, large bathroom with a wooden statue of Ganesh overlooking you; the place is full of charm... you are allowed to talk to the African paintings on the walls as well as native statues from Colombia and Mexico... the upright piano is slightly out of tune, but my old upstairs neighbor will not blame you for it...

The flat has been totally renovated April 2013. New full kitchen, new bathroom, new paint, new electricity, new a lot of things...

The place is very quiet and fresh. It has 'good vibes'... one of those places, for some odd reason, you just feel good there... That is what people tell me anyway...

To situate the flat, you are 30 seconds away from the Picasso Museum... I will not describe the neighborhood, you must know it by now...

Please note that there is no view... Do not expect to see the Eiffel Tower or God knows what other Paris monument; you will not.

It is really ideal for a couple; it is a little nest... Its strong point: it has a heart... it's definitely not your usual anonymous rental flat... it's little funky, but very charming... that's what people tell me......

Keywords: Studio

More Details

Owner
paolo barzman
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, spanish, mandarin
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 9, 2017

About paolo barzman

Hi, I'm actually not a professional real estate owner/landlord... I'm a film and TV director... who travels a lot... lives mostly in Montreal. I've been renting my place through VRBO for the last 10 years... it's been really good; some of the people who rented my place have actually become friends... I've only had joyful happy people who enjoyed the joyful happy vibe of the place...

paolo barzman purchased this studio in 1999

Why paolo barzman chose Paris

Its location makes it special of course... but also, unlike many rentals, you really feel as if you were in a home, not a "Ikea" showroom... it's a special place...

What makes this studio unique

... safe, very quiet, intimate... get a piece of the Marais experience.... :)

Amenities

Le Marais Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Notes:
High-speed Internet Connection

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews
5

Amazing....

  • 5 of 5

Best place to stay in Paris....Shopping...Lots of places to shop for foods and drinks...Bike Rtls (Velib) just around the corner...Perfect area.....Love it!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Good choice in the Marais disrict

  • 5 of 5

This is a well maintained studio apartment, that is centrally located in the Marais district, behind the Picasso museum. The photos and description are accurate. Lots of great shops, markets and restaurants nearby. It's next to a popular crepe restaurant (Breizh cafe). Nice artistic decor, comfortable mattress and couch. Plenty of hot water. Wi-fi internet is included. I stayed there for 2 weeks and would stay again on my next visit to Paris. It is inside a courtyard, away from the street. There's not a lot of sunlight, but its quiet and private. Its up one flight of circular stairs. The owner Paolo is very responsive and helpful.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Minnesota, USA
5

Perfect rental in Paris

  • 5 of 5

Paolo's apartment was perfect, just exactly as you see in the pictures. Spacious, comfortable, and a great location. Many restaurants, shopping, close to the Metro. Much better than a tiny hotel room. We made use of the kitchen and washer and dryer. It was perfect!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A week in Marais

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Paolo's apartment. It was exactly as represented. Nothing to worry about. Great location to access all of Paris

  • Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charlottesville, VA, USA
5

Delightful stay in the Marais!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was my first experience renting an apartment abroad and we couldn't have asked for better. The apartment was cozy and comfortable, a home away from home. We cooked or brought meals back to the apartment most nights and the kitchen was ideal. The location is wonderful and in the heart of the Marais. So convenient to have a washer and dryer! And Paolo was a gem to do business with. I have recommended this rental to many of my friends and acquaintances.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fontana, CA
5

Perfect home base in Paris for any length stay

  • 5 of 5

Spacious studio with separate kitchen/dining, living, and sleeping areas. The kitchen is more than fully equipped and had all we needed and more. We prepared several meals in the apartment. The kitchen seems small on first glance but there was plenty of space to prepare full meals.

For being a studio, it is quite roomy and open. My husband played the piano and we thought about pulling out the bongo, but we never got around to it (lucky for the neighbors!). The sofa was large and comfy. The desk was a perfect spot for planning out all our Paris adventures. The tv, wifi, and phone worked perfectly. We took advantage of the washer and dryer and enjoyed the spacious bath/shower room (toilet and additional sink in a separate small room by the front door).

Generally a very quiet property in a quiet area but with plenty of restaurants, cafés, shops, groceries, etc within steps. Multiple subway locations, bus stops, and sights in shirt walking distance. Though you could easily spend your entire vacation happily in the Marais.

We were surprised at how easily we felt at home in the apartment and could have lived there for months. We would absolutely stay here again without hesitation.

Paolo was very responsive, provided detailed info on the apartment, getting to/from the airport, info on the neighborhood, how to work all the appliances, wifi, etc. his cleaning lady's husband met us in the apartment. Communication and payment was easy, no problems. Paolo was easy to reach (all our communication via email) and a pleasure interact with.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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In the Heart of the Marais, food rue de Bretagne, which is two minutes walking - Great Vegetables, Butcher, Fish, Cheese, Bread (I will tell the best bakery to get the best bread, ) - here is the comment of one tenant:

From: Diana Juricevic d.juricevic@

Sent: Mon, May 17, 2010 7:12 am

Hi Paolo,

We had a lovely week at your apartment, thank you again. The location was fabulous. Thank you again, and best wishes, Diana

Another comment:

From: Paul Kyba pkyba@

Sent: Sat, 27 Sep 2008 9:11 am

HI Paolo. Thank you again for the use of the flat. We very much enjoyed it and would love to stay there again.

Paul

honeymooners from Michigan:

Bonjour Paolo,

... thank you again for letting us stay at your wonderful Parisian apartment...it was perfect! All of your artwork was beautifu.We would love to rent your place again You helped us have the perfect honeymoon,

thank you again!

Piper (Gieske)

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Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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