THE BEST VIEW IN PARIS ON SEINE RIVER & NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL

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THE BEST VIEW IN PARIS ON SEINE RIVER & NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL

5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

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Saint Michel is in the Latin Quarter, an area in the 5th and parts of the 6th district of Paris, on the Left Bank of the Seine river, nearby the Sorbonne University.

Known for its lively atmosphere and bistros, the Latin Quarter is home to several higher education establishments besides the university itself, such as the Ecole Normale Superieure, the Ecole des Mines de Paris, the Schola Cantorum, and the Jussieu University Campus.

The area gets its name from the Latin language which, as the international language of learning in the Middle Ages, was once widely spoken in and around the University.

Today the Left Bank is considered as the city's most romantic and fashionable district mixing day and night life.

If you take a stroll you can easily find tons of restaurants, bars, pubs, cinemas, music and festivities in the area directly behind the building. Or you can go shopping on the Boulevards Saint Michel & Saint Germain. Or simply visit the booksellers on the banks.

You are in very town center and all the famous spots are amazingly close : the Seine river, the Latin Quarter, Saint Germain des Pres, the Saint Louis island, the Marais, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Sainte Chapelle, the Luxembourg gardens, the Jardin des Plantes, the Louvre Museum, the Orsay Museum, and so much more...

The apartment is very easy to reach:

- By RER B if you arrive by airplane (Charles de Gaulle or Orly airports)

- By Metro Line 4 if you arrive by train (Gare du Nord or Gare de Lyon)

- A Taxi station is just in front of the building

The location of the apartment is FANTASTIC, overlooking the Seine river and opposite to the Notre Dame Cathedral.

The apartment benefits of a BREATHTAKING VIEW: open the three sets of windows (all DOUBLE GLAZED and high quality sound proofing, which will assure you an excellent night sleep) and just marvel at the views of the Seine going by, and the awesome views of the majestic Notre Dame Cathedral on the next corner. Seriously, this could be the best view in Paris and will continuously take your breath away, both day and night. No wonder why, since 1991, the banks of the Seine river belong to the UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites.

This apartment definitely has the ‘Wow’ factor, you will never forget your trip to Paris for this view alone. With a glass of wine and good company you won’t need to be anywhere else to experience the most romantic and beautiful city in the world.

We put a lot of effort to offer an elegant decoration and a lot of storage space and we believe we succeeded in creating a fantastic love nest for honeymooners.

The apartment is equipped with a high quality convertible sofa, providing an excellent sleep thanks to its 200x140x14cm anti allergic foam matress.

You’ll also find a 46 inches ultra flat screen TV which will blow you away, offering a truly unique viewing experience as well as a multimedia access to your laptop.

Once the booking will be confirmed you'll receive a 40-page instruction booklet to let you familiarize with the apartment, its equipment and the neighborhood. At your arrival we will personally check you in and we'll spend about 20/30 minutes with you to explain how all the appliances operate and to answer to any questions you might have. We'll also be available during your stay, should you encounter any difficulties. A bottle of french wine will be offered too.

Henry Matisse (31/12/1869 - 03/11/1954) and Albert Marquet (27/03/1875 - 14/06/1947) two of the best known french artists of the 20th century and leading figures in modern art, both lived in the nearby building (19, Quai Saint Michel) and painted several views they could see from their studio window, the very same view you’ll enjoy during your stay!

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Federico & Iwona

Keywords: Notre Dame, Matisse

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
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We are Iwona & Federico and we'll do our best to let you have the most memorable and comfortable stay in our apartment.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2008

This apartment, on the Left Bank overlooking the Seine river and Notre Dame, is a dream made true for any Paris lover.

This apartment will be perfect fo a couple willing to discover Paris from an exceptional location with a view that will make them dream for long….

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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The Best View in Paris on Seine River & Notre Dame Cathedral
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5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Paris
Perth, Australia
5

Superb Location

  • 5 of 5
This apartment gave us a fantastic base for our 5 night stay in Paris. It is extremely well kept with great facilities for travelers. The sofa bed is very comfy, hot water is plentiful and the combined washer-dryer is very handy indeed.

The beautiful and well equipped kitchen was only used to open a few bottles of red wine as the apartment is in the midst of many excellent French restaurants. Le Petit Chatelet is very close and we particularly enjoyed their Creme Brulee but everything there was delicious.

The view from the apartment is lovely, especially at night. Though busy outside, once inside its very quiet due to the triple glazing.

Federico (owner) was great to deal with - very prompt and well organised. He supplies you with instructions for everything in the apartment and recommendations for the area.

The apartment (like most Parisian apartments) is very small. It has has a fair number of steps because it has a splendid view. The steps themselves are ancient and quite beautiful.

The metro is very, very handy and easy to use but the St Michel and Notre Dame areas are great to just wander about it.
  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Paris
nevada city
5

Very close to Perfect

  • 5 of 5
This was a great alternative to the hustle and bustle of staying in one of the local hotels and was priced competitively. We stayed 4 days in this apartment that had mostly everything we needed. The location to all attractions is spot on and just behind it is a great selection of restaurants, shops and nightclubs. Access to the train system is literally just outside your door to the left and there is an elevator to the train just outside to the right when hauling luggage.
The bed was very comfortable but if you like a top sheet between you and the comforter bring one with you. They only provide a bottom fitted sheet. There were plenty of towels and the kitchen had most all amenities needed. The “sit bath” tub is not real user friendly and you must plug the drain when not in use or you will have to deal with the smell of the sewer wafting back up thru the pipes. The hot water heater is small so baths are short and there is no shower curtain, so I call this a short “sit shower” (hand held option). The toilet is quite noisy upon flushing (special grinding apparatus) so closing the door is necessary and even then not quiet for your partner sleeping just outside the door. The washer/dryer is 1 unit that does both and is not easy to figure out even with Elsie’s explanation of how it works. It was noisy, slow and left my whites greyish throughout the load.
There is no lift up to this 3rd floor apartment so travel light & be of good health.
The view is incredible. From the window, Notre Dame is to the right and the Seine is directly across the street in front of you.
There is a bit more street noise than what other reviews led me to believe but not a deal stopper.
Federico was easy to work with and Elsie (the one who greeted us at the entrance and gave us the keys and some orientation) was a wealth of information. Elsie was there at the time promised and both were available by phone if needed.
Payment was simple, but you will be responsible for PayPal fees so figure them into your costs.
I own and run a Motel, Bed and Breakfast in Northern California so I know how important reviews are. I would and do recommend this apartment.
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Paris
Whalley, England
5

Excellent stay.

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful few days in this lovely studio flat. What a view! We would recommend it and we will be back.
  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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5

Simply Amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5
I am so late in this review as we went at the end of January. My partner and I stayed here for 10 days celebrating our 10 year anniversary. Every second was perfect. I am not sure where to start. The apartment is in the ABSOLUTE perfect location. When you get off the train from CDG, you can SERIOUSLY take an elevator to street level and basically be steps from the entrance to the building. A taxi stand is directly outside the front door of the building. So many cafe's, shops and markets just steps away. The first day we arrived we wanted to get familiar with the neighborhood, the Latin Quarter. WOW!!! Simply amazing. Every single type of food you can imagine is here. We went to the market and bought our staple, WINE, cheese, milk, produce, etc. By the 2nd day, we truly felt so comfortable with our neighborhood, we felt like Parisians. We could walk along the Seine, or check out the Marais. The Louvre, Champs de Elysee, incredible shopping, and cafes were either within walking distance or a stop away on the Metro. Every morning we would walk half a block and have breakfast at Le Depart Saint-Michel Cafe, where everyone was so amazing. They helped us with our french and had "our" table at the window ready every morning with Mimosas waiting.

Now for the apartment itself...ahhhhhhhhhh. We started missing it when we boarded the plane to go home. The blue door welcomed us each time we arrived "home." The building is situated discreetly between shops on a main street on the Seine. You do have to walk up several flights of stairs, but it is worth it.All modern amenities.Beautifully decorated.Modern.The bed is a sofa pull-out,but you would never know when sleeping.Open the 3 double door windows and the Seine and Notre Dame are right there.BREATHTAKING.Not exaggerating,we felt like we were Parisians, this was our home.

Federico is so awesome to deal with from beginning to end.Seriously he is AWESOME!Will def stay here again and recommend to anyone!!!
  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
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5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Paris
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5
This is a lovely studio apartment in a great location. It is located on the third floor of an old updated building with lots of character. The building is close to a multitude of restaurants and cafes, and everywhere is easily walkable. The trip from either of the airports couldn't be easier as the nearest metro stop, St Michel /Notre Dame, is on the RER B line that links the two airports. As another reviewer pointed out, there is an elevator that takes you from the RER B platform to a little alley (rue Xavier Privas) literally twenty steps from the front door to the apartment building. I believe it is "Sortie 6" from the platform. Very handy with heavy bags to /from the airport.

The apartment is comfortably equipped and very secure. The owners have made sure that pretty much everything you'll need is available (kitchen items, toilet paper, etc.., and there was even a welcome bottle of wine to greet us. The sofa bed was pretty comfortable (medium comfort for a bed, but very comfortable for a sofa bed). The bathroom is fine, though it's hard to have a shower without getting everything wet as in typical French fashion there isn't a shower curtain. The short little hip tub has high sides so an older person might find it hard to get in and out. And the toilet is a macerating type so flushing is a noisy affair to say the least, but probably required to not stress out the no-doubt old plumbing in the building.

All in all a great spot, and so much better than a hotel room. We had a wonderful time, and my only regret is we only had a week and not a month there.
  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
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5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Paris
Dallas, Texas, USA
5

Charming apartment and perfect location!

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I truly enjoyed our stay at this apartment. It overlooked the Seine River and Notre Dame. The kitchen is fully equipped and we were able to enjoy cooking some of the local ingredients on some of the nights when we did not feel like going out to dinner. The apartment is very clean and actually exceeded our expectations! We highly recommend this apartment. Thank you for such an enjoyable stay!
  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Notes €130/nt if more than a week.
€150/nt if less than a week.
Minimum Rental Period: 4 Nights - Maximum Rental Period: 1 Month.
Non-Refundable Advance: 25% of the Rental Price.
Safety Deposit: €500 or US$700 (cash or personal check) upon check-in and refunded upon check-out.
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Free phone calls & unlimited broad band internet connection (Wifi).

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5th Arrondissement Latin Quarter Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 30 m²
Location Type:
  • Town
  • River
  • Monument View
  • Waterfront
  • Water View
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Broadband Access
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Very comfortable sofa bed 160 x 200
  • Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • churches
  • library
  • ruins
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • boating
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
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