My husband and I stayed at this property for 8 nights and absolutely LOVED it! The apartment and owners checked all of our boxes (and we had many, so really, this place was awesome!):
We wanted to stay somewhere central. The apt is in a perfect location in the Marais. It’s close to local boulangeries (at least 5, depending on which direction you walk!), cafes, super markets, a post office, wine shops, etc.
We wanted to stay somewhere close to a metro stop for easy transportation. The apt is a ½ block from the Rambuteau stop and a quick 5 minute walk to other stations with more metro line options. We could get just about anywhere in Paris in about 15 minutes. Such a perfect central location.
We wanted to stay somewhere clean. We were extremely happy with the cleanliness of the apt – it was in pristine condition!
We wanted the owners to be on the ball. Yael (and David) were 100%! They are super fast to respond to email, and totally pleasant to work with. This was our first time using HomeAway and they made the process so easy for us. Yael emailed us a few days before our trip and made sure we knew exactly how to get to the apt. She also greeted us at the gate the minute we got there and set us up in the apt (showed us how to use the keys, maps of where we were & things nearby, etc.).
We wanted the apt to have internet. As other reviewers have mentioned, the internet can be spotty in the apt. We didn’t ever have to step out into the courtyard to use it, but we did sometimes have to sit in the chair by the window or by the front door to reestablish wifi (pronounced “weefee!” in French – any Americans who visit Paris will hopefully get a kick out of the pronunciation too!) connection. Once you were connected, it was fine. We also noticed that we had more trouble when both of us were trying to use it at the same time. Overall, we were 100% able to use the internet to research places to go/eat, post pictures, check email etc.
There is only one minor thing that I feel is worth nothing: the apt is on the ground floor which makes it super easy to go in and out, but the automatic lights to come on when someone else passes through the courtyard so it can be a bit bright at night (this is coming from someone who sleeps in total darkness, so it may not bother you).
Overall, I absolutely recommend this property to anyone looking for a fabulous place to stay on your next trip to Paris. We’ll certainly be renting from Yael and David again!