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Newly Renovated Studio Sorbonne in Latin Quarter, a Quiet Place in a Lively Area

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 161 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio for 2 Situated On the 2nd Floor With Lift, Overviewing a Quiet Courtyard.

This studio, fully renovated in March 2015, is located in a quiet little street, rue de la Sorbonne, on the left bank of the Seine river, in the heart of the Latin Quarter, facing the Sorbonne University.

The apartment is situated on the 2nd floor, we have a medium lift/elevator, overviewing a quiet courtyard. Small (15m2) with good volume, high ceilings and two large windows.

Adequate for the short stay of a couple or a longer stay for a single traveler.

We provide free fast WIFI. Large flat screen television with 200 cable channels, DVD and CD player with a selection of DVDs.

Two doors with security code.

Other amenities:

- A very comfortable leather sofa bed (1m40-2m = a European queen size bed), like a real bed.

- Fully equipped corner kitchen including stove, microwave/oven, fridge with small freezer, washing-machine/dryer, toaster, kettle, coffee machine and much more.

- A bathroom with toilets, shower, and towel warmer.

- Hairdryer, iron.

- An efficient heating system ensures a steady and comfortable temperature in the studio and 2 fans.

I'll be there for your welcome.

I'll send you all the information: how to reach from the airport, some advice about the way of life in Paris, my best addresses, at your disposal books and DVD about Paris, in the studio, some advice for guided tours with our exclusive partner and my contact phone in Paris.

Non-smoking studio and building. Pets are strictly forbidden.

Sight seeing nearby: Sorbonne, Cluny Museum, Pantheon, Eglise Saint-Etienne-du-Mont, Sénat, Luxembourg Garden, Théâtre de l'Odéon, Saint-Germain-des-Prés, rue Mouffetard, Roman Arenas, Jardin des Plantes, Ile de la Cité, Sainte Chapelle, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Orsay Museum, Louvre Museum.

Shopping: The designers boutiques of Saint-Michel, Saint-Germain and the Bon Marché department store.

Going out: Le Café de Flore, Les Deux Magots, Brasserie Lipp, le Procope, famous restaurants and cafés, and jazz clubs in the area.

A grocery store open until 12:00 am.

Lots of public transportations:

Metro:

- ODEON [line 4-10]

- CLUNY LA SORBONNE [line 10]

RER C:

- Versailles Château

RER B:

- Aéroports Orly / Charles de Gaulle

- Parc des expositions

Bus: 84 - 89 - 38 - 21 - 27 - 63

HOW TO REACH 12 rue de la Sorbonne ?

I'll send you all you have to know to reach the studio from the airport.

BY METRO: nearest stop: Cluny La Sorbonne (10). Other stations: St Michel and Odéon (4) - RER line B: Luxembourg station.

BY CAR: close to Boulevard Saint-Michel.

More Details

Owner
Beatrice G.
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

About Beatrice G.

Sorbonne University.

Management and Psychology.

Amenities

Sorbonne Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 161 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • A new and comfortable leather sofa bed, very easy to open, for 2 (140x200). 4 pillows.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews
Anchorage, AK
5

Highly Recommend This Place. Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

The owner & host Beatrice was very kind and provides you excellent tips and information for your stay. She meets you at the rental and goes over everything. She kindly checked in on us made sure we were doing well and even made the trek back again to let us into the rental after we locked ourselves out. She was gracious and kind and didn’t get upset. Note: make sure to check you have the Keys with you prior to closing the apartment door. Our place was great and we really enjoyed it.

Everything you need is in the little studio apartment. Accurate photos. Washer/dryer combo works great. It has two USB outlets and plenty of power strip plugs. I think there are 40+ steps to up to the apartment and a tiny one person elevator if needed. Perfect location. Walking distance to most everything. Perhaps most important is that the pull-out bed was VERY COMFORTABLE.

We cannot thank Beatrice enough for her hospitality and would highly recommend this place.

Some TIPS that will make your stay easier:

Taxi Cab to/from the CDG airport to the apartment will cost a FLAT RATE of around 50-55 euro. RER Train works fine but you will have to carry your bags a long distance from the arrival concourse and again from Notre-Dame to the apartment. Plus you will get starred at by the daily commuters who have to stand because your luggage is taking up seating.

No need to bring foreign currency with you just use ATMs for spot rate withdrawals and no ATM bank fees.

If you are an early bird be warned that nothing is open before 7:30 am and some cafes (Le Balzar) do not want 50 euro notes first thing in the morning.

If you plan on using the metro a lot then buy a Navigo Metro pass and make it easy on yourself.

The metro stop at Sacré-Cœur has about 200 stairs up just to get out of the station to street level and about 700 stairs total to climb to Sacré-Cœur itself… there is a tram and the Navigo works on it.

If taking the metro to Versailles be warned that Google will tell you to take a Train N that simply doesn’t exist at Gare Montparnasse and you won’t find it listed on the departure boards.

All our TGV trains all had departure delays and/or mechanical issues. The first-class TGV cars were a bit worn and no different than the normal cars. Nothing like Japanese Shinkansen trains. Still a pretty effortless way to travel.

Avoid the tourist trap Rickshaw motorized bicycles, they charge outrageous fees for the distances travelled and those listed rates are per person!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kenai Peninsula, Alaska USA
5

Small studio, big fun in Paris!

  • 5 of 5

This charming apartment was well suited to our one week stay in Paris. Located on a side street by the Sorbonne, it was quiet and convenient to many attractions in the Latin Quarter and just a few blocks from the Seine and Norte Dame. Shops, groceries, and cafes are nearby, and Beatrice the owner gave us advice and recommendations ahead of time, and also when she met with us upon our arrival.

The sofa bed was comfortable for sleeping, and the kitchen area contained everything needed for making small meals.. The bathroom is tiny; a larger person might not be comfortable trying to use the shower..If you can adapt to the small space, you wii be very happy staying here. We would definitely recommend it.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful location and comfortable studio.

  • 5 of 5

I was taking a one month course in Paris. I enjoyed how close I was to the local produce, butcher and other stores. The Luxembourg Gardens were very near. Place Contrascarpe was also a close walk. I had no trouble getting to anywhere I needed to go from here.

Beatrice was a wonderful hostess. The apartment is well furnished and comfortable. She had provided me with start up supplies for the place which was very helpful. Her explanation of the appliances was very good as some were new to me. This is a good choice for a stay in one of my favorite parts of Paris.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It was just as advertised, perfect location and very quiet.

  • 5 of 5

Beatrice was a wonderful host and a great communicator. The apartment had everything and was very comfortable! We had a great time in Paris.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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4

Our week in Paris

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful and generous host, Beatrice . She was very helpful and spent the time to even show us a bit of the neighborhood.(We also got to meet her charming husband) Anything we needed she was there to help. Location could not have been better. Walking distance to everywhere we wanted to go. Small but comfortable studio. We would definitely come back. It was our first trip to Paris and our first trip out of the U.S. We were there for our anniversary. Number 34. Thank you again Beatrice and we hope to see you again. Tim

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
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5

Lovely studio in Latin Quarter

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed 1 week in this great studio. The studio had everything we needed. Has a well appointed kitchenette and bathroom , and a comfy sofa bed.It is in a quiet street in the Latin Quarter . So close to many lovely cafes and bars and restaurants. Best of all it is close to many of Paris main tourist attractions. A short walk to the beautiful Notre Dame, Museum Orsay and the Louvre. We couldn't ask for more. Contact with the owner was fast and efficient and was very helpful with information about the area and places to see . Would not hesitate to recommend this studio to any of my friends, just loved it. Thankyou Beatrice

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
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Map

Car: not necessary

Many restaurants and cafés, the famous Café de Flore, Les Deux Magots, Brasserie Lipp, le Procope, and also cinemas, theatre, jazz clubs in the area.

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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.