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The Bells of Notre Dame are Magical - Top Floor, Fantastic Views, Paris Center

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property


Imagine waking up in Paris and seeing the most well-known church in the world, Notre Dame de Paris, just in front of your windows. It is so close you can almost touch it.

Penthouse apartment on Ile de le Cite, with fantastic views is now on the rental market. This 17th century building is located in the oldest section of Paris, full of history at every turn. Like many Parisian buildings it does not have an elevator. The stairs are wide and solid and have beautiful stained glass windows.

Your apartment is conveniently located just minutes many transportation options:

• Metro Station Hotel de Ville handles Lines 4 and 11. From here you are minutes away from many of the iconic places of interest for anyone visiting Paris. This includes but is certainly not limited to Arc de Triomphe, Champs Elysées, Place de la Concorde, Jardin des Truileries, Musée du Louvre, Bastille, Centre Pompidou, Gare de Lyon, etc.

• Metro/RER Station Saint Michel handles Metro Lines 4 and 10 as well as RER Lines C and B. The Metro lines will easily get you to the Bon Marche department store, St-Germain de Pres, Jardin des Plantes, Gare d’Austerlitz, etc. The RER lines will quickly get you to both CDG and Orly airports as well as Muse d’Orsay, Musée Branly, Tour Eiffel, Versailles, etc.

• There is an active taxi stand on our corner.

• There is a bus stop for the Hop-On-Hop-Off bus on our corner.

At your Paris Penthouse apartment, you are within walking distance of Hotel de Ville, Le Marais, Place de Vosges, Pompidou Center, Ile St. Louis, St. Michel, Jardin de Plants, Le Sorbonne, St. Germain de Pres, Sainte Chapelle, Latin Quarter, Bateau Mouche or the river tour boats, etc.

Just imagine coming back to your quiet hideaway after a long day of sightseeing; and having time to put your feet up. After a bit of relaxation and a couple of glasses of French Wine, it is just an easy stroll to dinner. Your centrally located home-away-from-home makes this all possible.

Your Penthouse apartment is on the sixth and top floor, with large windows looking on the Notre Dame de Paris. You enter the apartment into the living area. Here you will find a comfortable sofa and loveseat. The sofa is actually a trundle bed which can easily sleep two. There is large flat screen TV which has hundreds of cable channels from around the world. There is also unlimited calling to over 100 countries and WIFI.

There is an American kitchen which includes all the basics, refrigerator, microwave, expresso machine, cooktop, dishwasher, cutlery, dishes, pots and pans, etc.

From the living room on your left, is the door to the shower room. Here you will find a shower, sink, and toilet as well as a washer/dryer. We provide towels and a hairdryer.

On the right side of the living room is the door leading to the bedroom. Here you will find a queen-sized bed along with a large close for your use. Even from bed, you can look at Notre Dame de Paris.

Your apartment is located in a secure residential building with coded entry. No pets, no smoking, or children under 10 without owner’s permission.

What you will get from us: We will work with you to provide answers to all your questions before you leave home, and will provide detailed instructions for getting to the apartment, regardless of your mode of transportation. We will offer to book a car service for you, which will streamline the arrival/departure process. We will be there to greet you, help with your luggage, and provide an informative tour of the apartment, explaining how everything works. We will give you a brief introduction to your new neighborhood so you can find all the important things, and can also give recommendations for our favorite bistros, brasseries, cafes, and restaurants, and help make reservations as appropriate. We are only a telephone call away, should you need help, while in our care.

Our mission is to give you the best experience possible, which will make your dream trip even more memorable.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

David was great he was at the apartment waiting for us upon our arrival to Paris with snacks and wine. He helped us with information on the best way to get to him from the train station and had a great book full of suggestions for food, things to do, helpful tips, etc. And if you have any questions during your trip he is quick to respond! Like other people mention there are lots of stairs but once you get your bags up they're not a problem. The bed was comfortable and the apartment was very spacious for the two of us. We had a great stay there. Thank you David!
Jul 2017
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Notre Dame Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 6
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Shower, sink, toilet, combination washer/dryer, towel warmer, hairdryer, towels, etc.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , large closet
  • Queen-sized bed with large closet for storage. Window looking onto Nortre Dame de Paris and the Left Bank
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services


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The Bells of Notre Dame are Magical - Top Floor, Fantastic Views, Paris Center
average rating of 4.869565 based on 39 reviews

Unparalleled Views of Notre Dame

  • 5 of 5

Views from this apartment, of Notre Dame, are stunning. But to see them, you'll earn it. Keep in mind, this is a seven flight walk-up. I was a bit apprehensive about the cathedral bells being loud, but this was really of no concern. The sound proofing was extremely good and the windows kept the sound at acceptable levels. We started out with three in our group, but my oldest daughter had her boyfriend join and they had their own place, in the Marais. I couldn't not recommend this for four, though it will do in a pinch. Three proved to be much better, but two would've been ideal. Our host, David, was very welcoming and supplied us with a much appreciated bottle of rosé, orange juice, a couple of kinds of cookies, Nespresso coffee pods, and more. We did have a power outage, during our stay, and David got someone right over to get us up and running (the outage included loss of internet!). However, it was only a matter of minutes before this was corrected. I should mention, the bed was very comfortable and we slept well after long days of walking about the city. Keep in mind, much is available, just a short distance from your door, as this in in the heart of central Paris. If you're fit enough to climb 7 flights of stairs, this could be a very rewarding place to call home, for you Paris visit. It was for us!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and view

  • 5 of 5

We loved the apartment. We have traveled to Paris several times and stayed at a different place each time but this will be our go to from now on.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location, exactly what we wanted

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was exactly as described online. The apartment's location is fabulous. It is efficiently laid out and had more than enough room for my wife and me.

David was gracious and welcoming every step of the trip. We didn't need to ask him for assistance with anything, but it was nice knowing he was available.

Yes, there are lots of steps to get up to the apartment. We are in our mid to late 30's, so it was not an issue for us. But it could be a problem for children or older folks.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for a traveling couple, excellent location.

  • 5 of 5

Clean apartment, small but efficient, David was kind and accommodating. We would absolutely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Absolutely amazing location, a bit loud but only because you're across from one of the best attractions in Paris. David was so helpful and you're only a short walk to museums or a short metro away! Would definitely recommend!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paris in summer

  • 4 of 5

A compact apartment with an incredible view and the lovely sound of church bells. David kindly let us check in early and we were welcomed with a bottle of wine. David's response to my queries was quick.

The apartment was comfortable but feeling a little like it needed some TLC

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50

A damage deposit of US$500 will be required on arrival. This will be handled via Visa/MasterCard.
You may also pay for your rental by direct deposit or bank transfer to a Bank of America account. Information will be provided on this as needed.

Please visit our other VRBO-listed properties: 422828, 357542, 172590, as well as those shown in the link for ‘All My Rental Listings’, below, just under the map.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.