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Owner

Advertiser since: 2004
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Speaks: english
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay nights

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Advertiser since: 2004
Speaks: english
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
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2BR + SOFA BED: PERFECT FOR FAMILIES

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Overview

Saint-Mande Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

Bienvenue! This apartment building was constructed by my great-grandfather in the 1930s. Our family has enjoyed many wonderful times here.

This 2 bedroom apartment is lovely, spacious, and sunny.

Features:

-Upscale, safe, and quiet neighborhood.

-Gated and secure building

-Elevator

-Complete kitchen: all pots and pans, dishwasher, microwave, stove/oven, almost an American-sized refrigerator, even dry foods and herbs and spices.

-2 bedrooms, each with a double bed PLUS sofa bed in living room

-Entry hall with table and mirror

-Tall French windows in every room, with a double exposure to 2 quiet courtyards

-Living Room has a dining table with seating for 6.

-Cable TV with hundreds of channels (including English, German, Italian, and Arabic channels)

-High speed internet connection for your laptop.

-Washing machine and clothes drying rack

-Iron/ironing board, hairdryer

-Towels, sheets, and blankets.

-Books, games, and dozens of Paris maps and guidebooks for you to borrow.

-WC (toilet and sink) and bathroom (sink, bathtub/shower) are in separate rooms inside the apartment so that one person doesn’t occupy both at one time.

This apartment is located on the South-Eastern side of Paris, in Saint Mande. It is a 3-5 minute walk to the Metro line #1 (Saint Mande station), which is the best Metro line since it runs through the heart of Paris. It's a direct ride to many attractions in Paris. It is about a 15 minute ride to the city center- by time you sit down and look at your guidebook, you've arrived.

The apartment is a 1 minute walk to the Monoprix supermarket, and there are cafes, a chocolate shop, and boutiques very close to the apartment as well. The apartment is a 2 minute walk to a large park called the Bois de Vincennes, which has a lake and pony rides for kids. There is a medieval castle (Bois de Vincennes) is a half-mile away and has a moat and dungeon.

The local Farmer’s Market sets up outside the Saint Mande Metro station every Thursday and Sunday morning and has fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, seafood, and flowers. This ‘marche’ is a centuries-old tradition, held rain or shine, and is just delightful.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Advertiser since: 2004
Call Owner
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Speaks: english

What makes this apartment unique

Feel like a real Parisian- stay in an apartment in a residential area!

This apartment has a code box on the front door, so there's no key to arrange to pick up. Just let yourself in.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Email received 4/28/10: Dear Jennifer,I want to let you know that my family and I had a fantastic experience in Paris, thanks in part to your cozy apartment in St. Mande. Your home gave us a slice of Parisien life seldom experienced by tourists, I hate to mention anything good about your place on VRBO, fearing that too many people will know about it so that the next time I'm there I won't have a chance of renting it. However, I will be unselfish and place an honest comment on VRBO. Your place is the best kept secret in Paris.Many thanks,Nora Lee
Apr 2010
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 28 traveler reviews

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2BR + Sofa Bed: Perfect for Families
average rating of 4.928571 based on 39 reviews
business
2BR + Sofa Bed: Perfect for Families
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p39183vb
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Saint-Mande Val-de-Marne
5

We love this apartment, it feels like home.

  • 5 of 5
We have become so comfortable with Jennifer's St Mande apartment that we refer to it as the apartment. I think it is our fifth stay. Such a comfort to return to our favorite city knowing that we can settle in and pick up where we left off last visit .
The apartment is easy to access, on the prime subway line for tourist areas, has a bus at the door making for ease of travel in Paris .
The neighborhood and the neighbouring Vincennes have all you could possibly need. Local restaurants are great, with Le Ruisseau, just around the corner, our favorite. "Le notre"is a block away if you are looking for a cooking school. We consider this apt. " a find".
The apartment itself is modest, always freshly cleaned, perfectly adequate for a month long stay.
  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
business
2BR + Sofa Bed: Perfect for Families
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p39183vb
-(404) 451-6716 Or Prompt Email Response (Georgia, USA)
Saint-Mande Val-de-Marne
Rochester, NY
5

Wonderful stay -- thank you

  • 5 of 5
We really enjoyed our stay. Lovely apartment -- not fancy -- but had everything we (a family of four with two teenage daughters) needed. Great location, close to metro, to shops, to a park. Thank you for a wonderful vacation!
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
business
2BR + Sofa Bed: Perfect for Families
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p39183vb
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Saint-Mande Val-de-Marne
Katy, Texas USA
4

Very close to perfect.

  • 4 of 5
Very comfortable for a family of four.Great location providing a feel for what it is like to live in Paris. Also, a short walk to the train on line 1 that will take you to any location. Several local shops that provide food, drink and necessities. Food at the cafe on the corner was excellent. We had a great time and look forward to staying here again.
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
2BR + Sofa Bed: Perfect for Families
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p39183vb
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Saint-Mande Val-de-Marne
Maryland
4

Wonderful Apartment

  • 4 of 5
Great location--this apartment is located in an area that it very easy to get to the tourist sites--just as the owner says-it's 10-15 mins to get to anything we wanted to see-- it's really nice to be in a quiet neighborhood that has shops, restaurants and a wonderful grocery store. The apartment is very comfortable and cozy. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook Christmas dinner. The living/dining room is separated from the kitchen and other bedrooms which makes it a nice 3rd bedroom area with pullout sofa. Owner was REALLY helpful--lots of nice tips beforehand and even tried to help us find a place to watch our beloved Ravens football--when we couldn't find such a place, she actually emailed us the score! Would definitely stay here again.
  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
2BR + Sofa Bed: Perfect for Families
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p39183vb
-(404) 451-6716 Or Prompt Email Response (Georgia, USA)
Saint-Mande Val-de-Marne
Lawrenceville, GA USA
5

Superb stay in St-Mandé!

  • 5 of 5
If you are looking for a great apartment rental in Paris, look no further! My husband and I stayed here with our 5-yr-old for a week this spring. Everything was just as described and then some. Well-maintained and comfortable apt--with equipped kitchen and all the linens, supplies one needed. The area was wonderful. I think we were the only American tourists in the quartier which made the experience even better. Metro was two blocks away and from that Metro Line 1, we never made more than one connection to get to any of the major Paris sites. Two bus lines stopped right on the corner too. And the Bois de Vincennes? Incredible! Just perfect for families. St. Mandé and Vincennes are just lovely--filled with bakeries, butchers, cafes, and all the shops one could want. Monoprix two blocks away was a plus too and the Sunday and Thursday morning markets (and the unique "old papers" market on Wednesdays too) were wonderful--certainly as charming as any market in central Paris. Would not hesitate to recommend this VRBO listing! Can't wait to stay here again on future trips. Thank you so much, Jennifer!
  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
2BR + Sofa Bed: Perfect for Families
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p39183vb
-(404) 451-6716 Or Prompt Email Response (Georgia, USA)
Saint-Mande Val-de-Marne
San Diego, CA
5

A lovely apartment in a great neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5
The apartment is well appointed with all the necessities you may need, the subway is a block and half away and takes you to nearly to every attraction Paris has to offer. The owner was very helpful with information and was always answered our mails fast and to the point. We had a great time in Paris and a great part of it was the fact that we had worry free place to crash after every long and fun day.
Thanks Jennifer!
  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Supermarket, Chocolate Shop, Lovely Park with a Lake, Medieval Castle, Main Metro Access, Zoo

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

Saint-Mande Apartment Rental Rates

Notes

  • From $175/nt
  • US Dollars or Euros
  • January 2nd-April $175/night
  • May-July $195/night
  • August-December 14th $175-night
  • December 15th- January 1st $195/night
  • $100 cleaning fee for stays 2 nights or less
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Amenities

Amenities

Saint-Mande Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Double Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Pack and Play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Notes:
Iron and Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Soap and Shampoo, even Books to Borrow.

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