THE BEST LOCATION IN PARIS. WELL DESIGNED, CHARMING, COMFORTABLE & MODERN

Scott Slater

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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THE BEST LOCATION IN PARIS. WELL DESIGNED, CHARMING, COMFORTABLE & MODERN

6th Arrondissement St Germain des Pres Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Duplex apt sleeps 5 - 2 upstairs + 3 in living areaa 1 + 1/2 bath

Location Location Location.

The Seine and Pont Neuf are steps out the door. The apartment is two court yards back from the street so extremely quiet. The entire 1660's building and apartment have been recently renovated and are both well maintained; the inside experience of the country on an animated street in the heart of Paris. The walking distance to the Seine River is 1 minute and to Metro stations: Odeon, Saint Michel and Pont Neuf, Mabillon and Saint Germain des Pres no more than 2 to 5. The neighborhood is loaded with great restaurants, shops, cafés. The Supermarket is close and the wonderful food shops are endless. The apartment is 4 1/2 flight walk up and there is no elevator in the building.

See rate chart below. Rates are based on number of nights stayeThe apartment gets lots of sun and has a great view of the roof tops.d. Minimum 3 night stay -

Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed

Scott Slater

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Speaks french, italian, english
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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The best location in Paris. Well designed, charming, comfortable & modern
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The best location in Paris. Well designed, charming, comfortable & modern
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6th Arrondissement St Germain des Pres Paris
5

DELIGHTFUL STAY IN PARIS

  • 5 of 5
Our family just returned from a great two-week stay in this lovely Paris apartment. It was very clean, well-organized, exactly as described on the website. The owner, Scott, was quick to respond to emails before our stay. Laurent, the local property manager, was extremely attentive and helpful.

The apartment is perfectly located for us, and we walked almost everywhere. We saved money by having breakfasts in, buying bread daily from Eric Kayser boulangerie nearby, and other groceries from the Monoprix (our beloved Paris supermarket) or small local shops. We usually went out after breakfast and came back in the afternoon for a rest and a snack, then out again for dinner and an evening walk.

The first nine days there was just me and my two teen-age daughters. When my husband and son joined us the apartment did get crowded. I would say that it's perfect for three or four people, but five is pushing it. The couch and one chair are the only comfy seats, leaving the fifth person on an uncomfortable chair or on the floor. The chairs around the dining table are worn-out and should be replaced.

The only other downside is the steps. It is a fifth-floor walk up, and the steps are steep and narrow. Getting the luggage up was hard. But as long as you can make the climb, I think it's worth it.

We had such a wonderful vacation, and we feel that the apartment on Rue Dauphine was a great choice for us. I highly recommend it!
  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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5

APARTMENT EXCEEDED EXPECTATIONS

  • 5 of 5
We stayed the third week of June with our granddaughters, ages 11 and 14. We found the apartment fit our needs perfectly.

The bed was comfortable and the AeroBed worked for our granddaughters. Having the extra 1/2 bath kept the bathroom waits to a minimum. The main bathroom is huge. Best of all, the apartment is very quiet - even on the weekend when the neighborhood was lively.

The kitchen worked great for the meals we ate at "home". Breakfasts were special with croissants purchased each morning from nearby Eric Kayser boulangerie and coffee (the kitchen had two different ways to make coffee) made with fresh roasted beans purchased from a local coffee shop.

After a hard day of sightseeing, it was nice to relax in the apartment with wine, bread and cheese, all purchased from neighborhood businesses. With the free wifi and phone, we could catch up on emails, brag about our fab day on social media, or call home.

The washer and drying rack made it easy to get by with packing light. We ran a load at night and hung the clothes on the rack in the morning. Things were dry by the evening.

The location was charming and in an upbeat location. There were lots of activities, bistros and bars; the weekend was even livelier. You are in the center of many of the "must see" Paris attractions. We walked to Notre Dame, the Louvre, Musee d'Orsay, and even the Eiffel Tower. Strolling down the Rive Gauche nightly is as simple as going a few steps out your front door. There were two close Metro stops and several other stops nearby so it was easy to choose a metro stop that served lines that best fit our needs for that trip. ((No transfers!)

Please note that the apartment is on the top floor with 79 stairs, my granddaughters claim they counted; this apartment would not be appropriate for those with poor health or mobility problems.

Making arrangements with Scott, the owner, was fast and easy. Emails were always answered promptly. Note - our security deposed was returned to us the day after we left.

Laurent, the Paris contact, met us promptly at our arranged meeting time and thoroughly reviewed the apartment with us, e.g. TV, Internet, phone, washer, and locks. Laurent had maps available with the locations of a grocery store, boulangerie and a list of restaurants. Laurent was like having a Paris friend.

It seemed like Scott and Laurent had thought of everything we might need. The only thing the apartment seemed to be missing
  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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5

EXCELLENT LOCATION, CLEAN, HAS WASHING MACHINE

  • 5 of 5
We (2 adults, 2 children) had a great time. A friend of the owner, Laurent, met us for check-in. He gave us good advice regarding getting around, helped us arrange taxi upon our departure, was available to help with any issues (helped me with use of TV and cable box). The apartment was well-appointed; neighborhood was quiet; beds were very comfortable. Scott was great to work with; he gave useful advice prior to my arrival as I planned sightseeing and activities for myself and my family. I would highly recommend this property.
  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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The best location in Paris. Well designed, charming, comfortable & modern
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6th Arrondissement St Germain des Pres Paris
5

THE PERFECT PARIS APARTMENT!

  • 5 of 5
My daughter and I stayed in this gorgeous apartment for one week over the New Year period. It is truly a great find and a perfect base to explore this amazing city. The location is perfect for sightseeing and for some great local restaurants and cafes. The apartment itself is very large, equipped with everything you will need for your Paris stay and spotlessly clean. Yes, it is up quite a few flights of stairs but the exercise feels good after eating creme brulee!
It was also hassle free booking with Scott, and Laurent met us at the time stated to show us in, was very welcoming and made sure we knew where everything was in the apartment. His recommendation for local restaurant, Chez Fernand was greatly appreciated too as this meal was amazing and the best meal in fact we ate on our 4 week Europe holiday!
Would highly recommend this apartment and would definitely book another stay here if we return to Paris.
  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
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The best location in Paris. Well designed, charming, comfortable & modern
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6th Arrondissement St Germain des Pres Paris
5

THE PLACE TO STAY IN PARIS

  • 5 of 5
Staying in this charming apartment in St. Germaine, just a 2-min walk from the Seine, was a life-changing experience and the reason why we are in love with this remarkable city.
First, the apartment itself: on the top floor of a perfectly located complex that's accessible through a quaint courtyard and security door), 20 Rue Dauphine boasts dormer windows in the upstairs loft, fully stocked kitchen (for making breakfast and dinner after a 5-minute walk to the produce and cheese stalls), original exposed beams, shabby chic decor against an architecturally modern design. Large loft bathroom that's just plain cool! Views from all windows in the loft, living/dining room and kitchen of a quiet, Parisian courtyard.
If we could talk Scott into selling it to us (although how could he part with it?), we'd buy it in a Paris minute!
Quaint dining/living room with window to the courtyard. And did we mention the incredible kitchen, dishwasher, cute. (Also with windows overlooking the courtyard.)
Free wifi a bonus, free phone calls to US.
The location simply can't be beat. 10-15 min walk to Latin Qtr. Less than 5 to Notre Dame. Basically no walk at all to incredible boutiques, galleries, restaurants, food stalls, bars...just walk out the big entry courtyard door!
Finally, property owner, Scott Slater and manager Laurent Gehanne couldn't have been more of a pleasure to work with. This was our first time using Homeaway and renting someone's property. And doing so outside of the US comes with its anxiety about what you'll experience when you get there. Scott and Laurent were responsive during the rental process making it quick and simple and setting our minds at ease. Upon arriving at the property, Laurent spent such great time with us showing the rental and explaining every detail...right down to restaurant and shopping recommendations in the neighborhood (which he was dead on about!). We can't wait to work with them again, and will never stay anywhere else when we frequent Paris.
  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
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The best location in Paris. Well designed, charming, comfortable & modern
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+1 851-0582
6th Arrondissement St Germain des Pres Paris
5

INCREDIBLE LOCATION - CANNOT BE BETTERED

  • 5 of 5
The location was incredible. Very clean, amazing customer service. Has all the modern amenities, such as washer, dryer, free international call and Wi-Fi. Has a TV with countless channels but we did not turn it on.
Close to the major attractions. You can walk everywhere. Just 100 meters from the river and close to the Batubus (riverbus taxi), Notre Dame, Louvre, Musee D'Orsay and other attractions. Each morning we would go to the boulangerie downstairs and pick up fresh croissants. The communication and process was extremely easy and convenient with Scott and the manager Laurent was extremely helpful and guided us very well with restaurant (for all budgets) and grocery recommendations, which were all very close and every other sort of question imaginable, especially from my kids. He was always available as well for any queries that we had. I will certainly be using Scott's flat next time I come back to Paris, can't imagine staying anywhere else actually. My wife and I had the bedroom in the mezzanine which was lovely and the kids (8 & 11) had the air mattress downstairs. Loved the charm of the 400 year old building with has the original rafters but all modern amenities.
We were there for four days: Things I would recommend:
You must get the museum pass - This will save you countless hours in queues, we walked straight into the Louvre and Musee D'Orsay, saving at least a couple of hours each time. A few others such as Notre Dame, you have to still line up but you don't have to pay. Just the time saving alone is worth the money. Does not work for the Eiffel Tower though.
Don't need a Metro pass, get a carnet (book of ten, adults or kids) from the tabac, (part of the restaurant (first meal in Paris, directly opposite the flat). You will walk most places.
We got the batubus , just a pleasant way to go to the different sites, by river taxi, you can get a one day or two day pass.
We walked the first two stages of the Eiffel tower with the kids, lines were a lot shorter, walk was easy, nice to see the view progression and more fun than the actual crush at the top of the tower itself.
For younger kids - mine loved the chocolate museum with its demonstration, you get samples and enjoyable and not what I originally expected to do in Paris.

Can't recommend the location, the great size (for Paris) of the apartment, or the service and communication with Scott and Laurent highly enough and I can't wait to go back.
  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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6th Arrondissement St Germain des Pres Apartment Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
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nights/$US/EUROS

3 830 665
4 900 720
6 1330 1064
7 1375 1100
8 1660 1280
9 1880 1440
10 2000 1660
+ 1 night or 5th person
$150 E120
check in 3pm/out 10am

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Amenities

6th Arrondissement St Germain des Pres Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 540 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Mobile Phone
  • Macintosh Computer
  • PC
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , bidet
    Half Bathroom - toilet
  • Large well designed comfortable bathroom. Slate floors and walls throughout , Skylight that opens -sunlight and mirrors, separate area for toilet. The washing machine is in it's own cabinet. Clothes are hung dry on provided rack.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - Main sleeping Area for 2 on queen bed in Duplex Apartment
    Bedroom 2 - Main living area can sleep 3 : 1 sofa +2 Aerobed
  • Duplex apartment with new (July 2010) Queen bed 2 Meters/ 6.5 Ft. long The master bed and bath ( shower/bath) is on upper the floor. The living area blow sleeps 3: 1 on the Sofa bed + 2 on the blow up Aerobed.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • roller blading
  • cycling
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