Walking distance (10mns) of the Musee du Louvre, the Palais Royal and Opera, this apartment puts you right in the centre of Paris. Luxury, aesthetics and comfort were the main order of the day when the owners entirely renovated the flat with luxurious decor.
Perfect for either a couple or a family of four there is sleeping in 2 queen size beds. The first in the bedroom which has access to the bathroom. The second in the living room in the form of a super-fast opening queen size sofa bed with a very thick mattress. There is a round dining table that conveniently tucks itself into the main desk which is easy to pull out at meal-times.
The bathroom can be accessed from the living room via the kitchen or directly from the bedroom - the bathroom has 2 sliding doors that can be locked giving either party the chance to use it in peace. It has a large walk-in shower and sink.
The WC has its own space and is off the apartments hallway leading off the living room - It has two spaces one for the sink with gold leaf wall-paper and large vanity mirror and the other for the WC itself - there is also a long row of closets as you enter giving the guests staying in the living room lots of storage. There is a lot of storage in this apartment as the living room also contains another closet (left of the sofa).
The main bedroom has its own row of closets and contains a guest safe.
The galley style practical kitchen contains all the kitchen appliances like a fast convection stove top, microwave/oven, large fridge and separate freezer, Nespresso machine and dishwasher. There is also a washer/dryer, as well as all the smaller appliances like an electric kettle, toaster and electric coffee filter.
TV watching is made easy with a very large screen in the living room and another TV in the bedroom. There are nice practical touches like an ethernet socket next to the bedroom desk so that you can have ultra-fast internet directly plugged into your laptop. Free Wireless internet is provided throughout the apartment. On top of this you have been provided with free international phone calls to landlines in most of the world and also free international calls to (only) North American cell phones.
The apartment is located near Rue St Anne, known for its many Japanese restaurants – outside which long queues form at lunch-time.
There is a charming old 'Passage St Anne' leading to the 'Passage Choiseuil' nearby, this is a bright gallery (thanks to its entirely glass roof) with many independent shops, cafes, jewellery stores and art galleries. You can also reach the Theatre des Bouffes Parisiens from the passage.
The Musee du Louvre is 10mns walk from the apartment. On your way there you can step into the Palais Royal and visit the sculptures of the Cour d'honneur, take a walk in the gardens and browse the antiques for sale in the many galleries.
On your way to the Musee du Louvre you could fork left and East before reaching it to visit Les Halles (shopping, shopping, shopping) which is undergoing a complete transformation with fantastic views of the surrounding architecture. Then keep going to reach the old Marais area or opt to visit the Cathedral of Notre Dame on the Ile de la Cite.
From the Louvre you could continue down the rue de Rivoli and visit Concorde and keep walking to the Champs Elysees. Or go straight over the river and the boutiques, restaurants and cafes of St Germain des Pres.
Closer to the apartment and about 12mns walk away are the Galeries Lafayette and Printemps the large and most chic department stores in Paris.
The location of the apartment allows you to visit so much of Paris on foot that you will hardly need to take the metro or a bus - but if you do you are near 3 metro stops: 4 Septembre (4 mns away) on line 3. Pyramides (line 7 & 14) You are also walking distance to metro Opera about 10mns walk (lines 3, 7, 8).