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... Artist Hideout...

Bedrooms Studio
Half Baths1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 4 nights


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
Registration Number : 7510301674342

paolo barzman
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, spanish, mandarin
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018

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 Les Archives

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.... :)


Les Archives Studio Accommodation and Amenities

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


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

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... Artist Hideout...
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 29 reviews

Spacious and Clean

  • 5 of 5

If you want to stay in the Marais district, then this is a super cute apartment.There are places to eat/drink steps away from the front entrance of the building. If you are only in town for a couple of days, and plan to see all of the main touristy spots, then I would suggest getting a place closer to those places. Dealing with the metro is not easy when you are unfamiliar with it, and it felt like it took 20-30 minutes to get anywhere touristy. We enjoyed the apartment, and appreciated the coffee supplies left for us. :)

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We loved that we could retreat to this cozy quiet apartment after a full day of sightseeing. Lots of great cafes, and boutiques in the area. We found a grocery store near by as well. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

A great location and a great deal

  • 5 of 5

My 16-year-old son and I enjoyed our 5 nights at this apartment in the Marais area. Because it's in an inner courtyard, it's amazingly quiet considering you're in the middle of Paris, and we would happily stay here again. Try the Breizh Creperie next door--it's reputed to be one of the best in Paris--but drop by beforehand to make a reservation.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The apt is tastfully decorated very well designed properly equiped kitchen and bathroom/laundry room

  • 4 of 5

We were not able to be at the apt on the agreed upon time .It unfortunately put the housekeeper in a difficult situation Our regrets

We found the apt in very good condition

We left it in very good condition

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA

A perfect place to rest and visit Paris

  • 5 of 5

The studio’s location is central if you want to visit many of the Paris sights and museums by foot, as well as using the metro. The neighborhood is populated with cafes and restaurants, with good window shopping ( and otherwise). Good people watching, locals and tourists. The studio is very quiet and peaceful, as it is located at the back of the building. As the description indicates, do not expect a view as it is facing interior walls. It is on the first floor up a winding staircase, so it remained cool, even when the whether was hot. The kitchen is small but sufficient to make meals for one or two. The studio is decorated with African art, nice rug, a nice place to relax after a hard day. Spacious bathroom, comfy bed, very clean.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Studio in a Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5

Felt like home. A great place to stay while in Paris.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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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.


honeymooners from Michigan:

Bonjour Paolo,

... thank you again for letting us stay at your wonderful Parisian 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)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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