In the historical Marais quarter, this apartment rental located on the pedestrian 'Rue Quincampoix' has a very central location in Paris. The Pompidou Centre is just one minute away, both the Louvre museum and Notre-Dame cathedral are also within walking distance.
This apartment, located on the second floor (European) or third floor (American) of a walk up building, is quiet even though it is situated in one of the most animated areas of the city.The immediate area has an abundance of restaurants, cafe's, bars and shops of every description.
Designed and furnished with the visitors comfort in mind, this quaint apartment has an open living area with a large and comfortable sofa bed (sleeps 2), a dining table, TV with CNN and BBC World, high speed WIFI and an open plan fully equipped kitchen. A few steps will lead you to the cozy loft bedroom (low ceiling) with a double bed. There is also a large closet/wardrobe for storing clothes. The bathroom includes a bathtub with shower and a washer-dryer.
The closest subways stations are 'Châtelet-les-halles' 'Rambuteau' and 'Hôtel de ville'.
This lovely pied-à-terre can sleep up to four people. It is very well situated, very comfortable and perfect for your stay in Paris.
AUTHENTICITY...: You will love the wooden beams, the wooden floor, and the high ceiling of this apartment, which give the place a real authenticity and a warm feeling..
SUCH A LOVELY PLACE...: The windows of the apartment overlook a medieval cobble-stoned courtyard in a building dating back to the 17th century (formerly a convent!). Security is assured by two door codes and an intercom.
The neighborhood is as lively by night as it is by day but remains very safe. After a day's exploration you will surely appreciate the calm of this apartment...
EXPLORE ON FOOT these famous sights and museums :
• The Pompidou Center (Beaubourg), round the corner
• The River Seine with its booksellers (and 'Paris Beaches' in the Summer!) , 5 minutes walk
• Notre-Dame Cathedral, 10 minutes walk
• The Louvre Museum, 15 minutes walk
• The Conciergerie, 10 minutes walk
• The Holy Chapel, 5 minutes walk
• The Carnavalet Museum, 10 minutes walk
• Place des Vosges (Victor Hugo's house), 10 minutes walk
• The Picasso museum (re-opening end of 2013)
Saint-Louis Island and the Latin quarter are also at walking distance.
• The Eiffel Tower and the Champs-Elysées are only a 20 minute Metro ride away.
HISTORIC & HIP AREA : The Marais ('Marshland') is an historic district in Paris. For many it is the most enjoyable quarter of Paris with its mansions, museums, and medieval lanes. Its streets are also now home to the city's liveliest nightspots. You’ll be more than enthusiastic about its wonderful energy ..
This apartment is perfect for visitors who want to be in the very centre of Paris, with everything in easy walking distance.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION : Located in the very heart of the city, this apartment is in a strategic area, ideal for easily reaching all the major points of interest Paris has to offer.
= METRO & EXPRESS TRAINS RER =
A few steps to the station 'Châtelet-les-halles'' hub and meeting point of major Paris transportation (Metro lines 1, 4, 7, 11, 14 and express trains RER A, B, D).
From this apartment, you have a direct access from/to 'Charles de Gaulle airport', the 'gare du Nord', and a direct access to Disneyland Paris.
Other close stations are' Rambuteau', and 'Hôtel de ville'.
= BOAT SHUTTLE =
To navigate around Paris, think about the boat shuttle 'Batobus' on the river Seine with a stop close to the apartment!...Slower than the metro but you will also have the opportunity to discover Paris at the same time and it is also much more fun! With the Batobus, you can go for example to the Champs-Elysées, or to the Orsay museum.
Closest parking : Vinci Park (Beaubourg-Horloge)' located at, 31 rue Beaubourg, 75003 Paris, a few meters away.
= A FEW IDEAS TO HAVE A GOOD TIME IN PARIS (just a few! :) =
Take your time to enjoy the French way of life and wander through open air markets. You cannot help but be filled with inspiration and a desire to go home to cook the gorgeous things offered here. Colors and nice smells are everywhere. This is a happy place!
The Bastille market, the largest outdoor market in Paris (twice a week) is two metro stops from the apartment, or just 25 minutes walk through the amazing district of the Marais…
Or round the corner to the apartment: The 'Saint-Eustache' market, and the Montorgueil street...
BAKERY / RESTAURANTS
'Au Délice de Beaubourg' at 20 rue de Renard, this is a great bakery where I often go for my 'baguette', possibly the best bread ever!!! I also love their croissant and 'pain au chocolat' !
the 'Bistrot Beaubourg' at 25 rue Quincampoix is a typical old bistrot of the 'Marais', serving homemade food and delicious desserts. Kid friendly. A great place for lunch or dinner, and last but not least...at very reasonable prices!
the 'Creperie Beaubourg' Enjoy a delicious crepe with every ingredient! They also have a wonderful range of French made beers and a very good cider from Normandy.
'Benoit' Restaurant (Alain Ducasse), is round the corner.
A favorite address of all lovers of great French food who appreciate its family spirit and warm and friendly atmosphere; the restaurant Benoit which opened in 1912, remains one of the last authentic Parisians bistrots. For gourmets only!
The 'Wine Touch' at 61 rue Quincampoix (next door to the apartment) is the perfect place to buy a bottle! they have a huge selection of wines to suit every taste and every pocket. If you need any advice, have a word with the owner, he is a connoisseur!
The legendary Musical Theater of Châtelet, Musical plays and concerts, for lovers of classical music.
- the Guiness Tavern at 31 rue des Lombards is round the corner. It is a great place to go if you like a pub atmosphere with regular live Rock Music!
~~~~~~~ Just Enjoy 'La Belle Vie', You are in Paris! ~~~~~~
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|Note: Rates are based on 1 or 2 person occupancy. Extra charge if more than 2 people. Please ask the owner.
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