PARIS 1ST, RUE SAINT HONORE 5 MIN WALKING FROM LOUVRE MUSEUM

Takako SAKANO

Speaks french, english, japanese
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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PARIS 1ST, RUE SAINT HONORE 5 MIN WALKING FROM LOUVRE MUSEUM

1st Arrondissement Louvre Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Bed room + Living room with day bed + Mezzanine with futon Apartment

This charming one bedroom apartment is situated in the delightful heart of Paris along the famous rue Saint Honoré. It is just 5 mins by walking to reach the famous Louvre museum, rue de Rivoli and the Tulleries garden. The Opera Garnier and the Notre Dame de Paris is just a 15 mins walk from the apartment.

The 1st district of Paris is a safe and prestigious district, you will find lots of boutiques, restaurants and cafés all along this street. There is a famous pastry shop that has obtained the 'prix des meilleures baguettes de Paris': trophee in the best baguette bread in Paris (in 1995, 1997, 1998). Some places you have to visit here : Le Louvre, Jardin des Tuileries, Colonne Vendôme, Le Palais Royal, Église Saint-Eustache, Sainte Chapelle, La Conciergerie, and many more.

Fresh Food Market is in 5-10 minutes walk : Marche des Halles

rue Monmartre, next to St Eustache (Métro: les Halles)

Open Thursdays 12:30-20:00 Sundays 07:00-15:00

Public Parking is just in 5 minutes walk.

http://www.forumdeshalles.com/W/do/centre/parkings

The apartment is really near by metro, just 5 minutes walking distance to 3 metro ( Louvre Rivoli, Pont Neuf and Chatelet )

This apartment measures 30m² or 36 sq ft. It is located on the 2nd floor without an elevator.

The bedroom

The bedroom with a window is furnished with a double bed measuring 140 x 200 cm.

There is a WIFI with high speed internet acces and a telephone ( free calls to landlines in the almost countries in the world ).

The living room

The living room measures about 12m² furnished a table for 4, a daybed 80x200cm (160x200cm), shelves and a television. The window faces the courtyard. There is a mezzanine for sleeping space at the living room upper the kitchen corner with a queen size matress measuring 160 x 200 cm. There is also a fan/ventilator in the apartment.

The kitchen

There is a bar between the living room and the kitchen and it is fully equipped with an electric stove, refrigerator, freezer, electric oven, coffee maker, micro wave and a complete set of kitchen utensil and crockery.

The bathroom

The bathroom has a bathtub, a sink and a toilet.

Heating is electric.

This apartment is equipped with a machine washer dryer.

The owner prefers non smokers, no pets allowed please.

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Suitability:
  • Singles
  • Groups
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Takako SAKANO (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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About Takako SAKANO

I am Japanese, born and grew up in Tokyo, Japan.

I have been living in France since 1990.

I am working in artistic world, sculptures, drawings and etching in Paris and Ile de France, sometimes in Pietrasanta, Italy.

You can find some of my works in my apartment.

Takako SAKANO purchased this apartment in 1991

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

3.8
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Paris 1st, Rue Saint Honore 5 min walking from Louvre Museum
average rating of 3.7777777 based on 9 reviews
business
Paris 1st, Rue Saint Honore 5 min walking from Louvre Museum
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3471141
+33 0666284877
1st Arrondissement Louvre Paris
Den Haag, Netherlands
3

Location, Location, Location!

  • 3 of 5
This apartment has an excellent location. For the price you probably can't find a better place to stay. The wifi is strong. Neighborhood has many good restaurants and grocery shops to stock the kitchen. Building seems safe and secure. But that said, we did find that there were a few things that we weren't so happy with.

There were 3 of us (ladies), so we each claimed a sleeping area. The separate bedroom is fine, except that everyone must walk through there to get to the bathroom. The person sleeping in the living room said that she could hear neighbors talking until late in the night. The person sleeping in the loft basically could not sit up in the bed without hitting her head on the ceiling. If you are the least bit claustrophobic, this won't work for you.

All the cleaning supplies have been left standing in the bathroom and kitchen. First off, that is a big hazard for anyone with small children and secondly, it's unsightly. They should be stored somewhere else. That is also the case in the bedroom where it seems like repair paints and plaster, etc., are just shoved under the bed.

The kitchen is extremely small. You cannot open the fridge door easily because of location and then you have to bend down to add or retrieve items. Doesn't sound like a big deal, but with adults it is not comfortable...just saying.

There is no where to place your luggage during your stay, so you are constantly walking over suitcases.

Lastly, the electric wiring is kind of scary. Although there are light switches and lamps, they don't work. What does work seems to have been taped together to just get by. The bathroom has one small light over the sink. Showering at night, when the shower curtain shuts out that small light, is kind of a nightmare. There are strange cords and wires all over the place.

If this apartment had a bit of a makeover, it would be great.

I would recommend this apartment for a quick getaway but not for more than 2 persons and not for an extended period.
  • Submitted: May 31, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: I read carefully your comments and I try now to answer to the main points of your review.



Point of your review related to the global area and the global size of the apartment

The floor area – as written in Amenities section - of the apartment is 36 sq yd (ie 30 sq meter or 324 sq ft).

You are right to written the kitchen is small which is understandable for a 36 sq yd flat

NB : there is a picture of the kitchen with that remarks in the “Photo” section of the announce - it is the 4th photo.

For the Mezzanine , I also agree with you. It is not convenient for claustrophobic people.

The height between the mezzanine and the ceiling is less than 3 feet (ie 1 meter) .

It means this place is more convenient for children because as you did written it is not possible to sit up in the bed without hitting the head on the ceiling.



Point of your review related to the lack of storage area (for cleaning supplies, for luggage, for other items ….) in the appartment

I would like to answer with a preliminary remark. Six months ago, I added a day bed (single use or double use bed) in the living room of my appartment and by doing that change I decreased a little bit the storage area.

I took that decision after many requests of previous clients who were more interested by a convenient bed (mezzanine bed as previouly discussed is not really convenient for adult).

So , within 36 sq yd, it is always a difficult compromise between offering space for storage and offering space for a more convenient bed.

However, I think you are right and it is possible with few improvements to offer a better storage of cleaning supplies and luggages too.

So I will take into account your request.

For the the storage of repair items under the bed in the sleeping room (for a short period but unfortunately during your stay !) , it is – of course – not satisfying.

I would like to appologize for that.



Point of your review related to other improvements (light in bathroom, useless switches)

I will try also to improve the light in the bathroom and to remove useless switches.



I hope I have answered your main comments.



Best Regards.



Takako Sakano
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Paris 1st, Rue Saint Honore 5 min walking from Louvre Museum
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3471141
+33 0666284877
1st Arrondissement Louvre Paris
5

Great location and space in 1st Arrondissement

  • 5 of 5
I stayed for 5 days at this location. The location is truly unbeatable - walking distance to the Louvre, Notre Dame, Ste. Chapelle and major Metro/RER stations. The space is clean and bright.

There was a total of 4 adults in the space. We all slept comfortably with two adults in the main bedroom and two adults in the day bed in the living room. The kitchen is small but very functional. The bathroom is clean but is only accessible through the main bedroom. You will have to climb 2 flights of stairs to the suite since there are no elevators in the building. Building is very secure.

Takako is super nice and gave great instructions for restaurants, bakeries, etc. in the area. Payment was very smooth, all via Paypal prior to arrival. Deposit was refunded the day we left.

Overall, a great stay. I would definitely stay here again.
  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Paris 1st, Rue Saint Honore 5 min walking from Louvre Museum
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3471141
+33 0666284877
1st Arrondissement Louvre Paris
4

reasonable price, central location, safe and quiet

  • 4 of 5
We are family of 4 adults from Canada and stayed in Takako’s apartment for 11 nights.
The apartment is exactly as advertised: small, but very functional, with a separate room, bathroom and a living area. The living area consists of a dining place, sitting/sleeping place, small kitchen and loft (about 1m underneath the ceiling) above the kitchen. The ceilings are also fairly high. There are 3 separate sleeping places: a queen size bed in the bedroom, a convertible bed in the living area (we did not convert it) and an oversized king size bed in the loft above the kitchen area. There is lots of natural light from the window in the living area which faces a small courtyard. There is also a window in the bathroom and a small one in the loft. The entrance to the apartment is clean,. We did not notice any unpleasant noise from neighbours and had a good, safe rest. A bonus was definitely that there was free Wi-Fi that worked well.
One of the best aspects of this apartment is its location. It is located in the center of Paris in the upscale 1st arrondissement and is within walking distance to some main attractions (5min to Louvre, 10min to Notre-Dame de Paris, directly located in the shopping district). The public transportation in the area is also a bonus; there are about three metro stops within a five minute walking distance and numerous buses. There were many restaurants in the area as well as a lovely Boulangerie just down the street.
As for the hostess, Takako is easygoing and punctual and we could always reach her when needed; moreover, she left very useful instructions about home care, transportation, grocery stores and restaurants. Check in and out was easy and efficient. Because the payment method was agreed prior to our arrival, there were no surprises or hidden fees.
Overall, the price was very reasonable, especially considering the location of her apartment. We would definitely consider Takako’s apartment for our next visit and recommend it to other visitors.
Thank you Takako!
Nina , Alex, Stan and Nicka
  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your nice comments wtih plenty of détails ;) Takako
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Paris 1st, Rue Saint Honore 5 min walking from Louvre Museum
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3471141
+33 0666284877
1st Arrondissement Louvre Paris
5

Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5
We spent 3 nights in this place. It was so nice to be there, in the heart of Paris. The owner is very helpful. The appartment is cute and useful.

Thanks a lot again. We'll come back asap.
  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Paris 1st, Rue Saint Honore 5 min walking from Louvre Museum
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+33 0666284877
1st Arrondissement Louvre Paris
Fairview, NC. USA
1

payment difficulties

  • 1 of 5
My husband and 24 year old son stayed 3 nights in this apt. and had problems with the owner demanding that the previously agreed upon method of paypal payment be cash instead. She sent an e-mail to this effect on our travel day so I did not receive it. When we arrived I told her I did not have the cash to pay the rent ( I did pay the security deposit with cash as we had agreed upon). She was out of town and had sent a friend who spoke no English to check us in so she communicated to me by calling the apt. and finally agreed for me to use paypal. As I was trying to log my phone on to her Wi-Fi and process the payment after traveling all night from the US she called every 3 or 4 minutes which had me so flustered I could barely think. Not the kind of welcome I expected. Maybe she hasn't rented her apt. very long but she needs to decide what method of payment she wants and stick with it.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am really sorry for the misunderstanding about the payment method with you.

I also appologize for the useless stress I had generated.

You are right,
I have to describe more carefully whether it is payment by cash at the arrival or paypal payment before the arrival.

Best regards
Takako SAKANO
business
Paris 1st, Rue Saint Honore 5 min walking from Louvre Museum
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3471141
+33 0666284877
1st Arrondissement Louvre Paris
California
4

Unbeatable Location

  • 4 of 5
This is a good rental for a young couple or a small group of friends. It is very small but has an amazing location. We had quite a few challenges with the washer/dryer (it took 4 hours to do one load! and then shrunk all of our clothes) but I'm hoping the owner will get that fixed. We didn't really cook as I normally do when I rent a flat but the unit did have the basics. We were 4 adult women and I think it may have been a little too snug for us but overall we were ok for a 5 day visit. Still, I would recommend for anyone who wants to walk to all of the sites as this is close to the Louvre & to Notre Dame Cathedral. We only used the metro twice because we could walk everywhere.
  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
29 Kilometres
Paris CDG
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Chatelet Les Halles, Louvre Rivoli, Pont Neuf
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
La Regalade Saint Honore
Car: not necessary

This beautiful and charming one bedroom apartment is situated in the delightful heart of Paris along the famous rue Saint Honoré. 5min walking distance from Louvre Museum and Seine River, 10min walking distance from Notre Dame Church, 15min walking distance from Opera.

There are one double bed (140X200cm) in the bed room, one double day bed (160X200cm) in the living room, one double matress (160X200cm)in the mezzanine upper the kitchen.

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Availability & Rates

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1st Arrondissement Louvre Apartment Rental Rates

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Sep 1 2014 - Dec 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
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Amenities

Amenities

1st Arrondissement Louvre Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 33 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Family
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Free Long Distance
  • Free Local Calls
  • Wireless Internet
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Ice Maker
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
Suitability:
  • Singles
  • Groups
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
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