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Registered Designer 1BR in central Marais

Bedrooms 1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

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

100% legal apartment on the short term rental market (which is rarely the case!).

High quality apartment taken care of by a professional owner.

I guaranty a well maintained and clean apartment with no bad surprise upon arrival.


The Marais Cosy apartment, thanks to its exposed beams and stone walls, clean decor and modern amenities, provides a beautiful respite after days walking the City of Light.

Decorated with much taste and attention to detail, it blends harmoniously the charm of ancient Marais architecture and the comfort of modern equipments.

Ideal for a couple or a family of 4, comfortable, spacious and perfectly located in the heart of the Marais, this beautiful pied-à-terre has everything you can wish for!

Located 1 minute walk from the famous Rue des Rosiers, the Marais Cosy apartment is on the 2nd floor (1st French floor) of an authentic Marais 17th century building, very quiet and safe. The stairs are wide and easy to use (no elevator).

The layout of the aparmtent is perfect with no lost space. Spacious, clean, safe and quiet, this apartment has it all.

On the living area you will find a beautiful sofa bed with high-end memory foam mattress, easy to use on a daily basis. You will find also a beautiful ancient wooden table with 4 wooden chairs. In the living room there is a flat screen TV with international channels, DVD player, stéréo, phone with free international phone calls to many countries including USA, UK, Canada. Free Wifi provided.

The modern kitchen is open on the living room, but it is well separated from it. It’s new and well equipped. It includes a fridge with freezer, dishwasher, micro wave with grill, stove, Nespresso and filter coffee machines, toasters to grill some delicious French baguette, kettle… Plates, utensils and basics such as salt, Pepper, coffee, oil, sugar, etc. are provided too.

The bedroom is a comfortable with a king sized bed with high-end thick mattress, a desk with miror and a large wardrobe with plenty of storage which will be more than welcome in case of a long stay.

The modern bathroom has a good shower with pressure and plenty of hot water, a wash basin, toilets and additional storage space. The high-end washing machine and dryer provide real comfort during short or longer stays in Paris.

A complete booklet wil provide all necessary information during your stay regarding the use of each applicances and usefull recommendations about grocery, bakery, transport, etc in the area.

An English speaking and very professional driver can be organized to pick you up at the airport or the train station. He will collect the keys for you and help you by carrying your luggage up to the apartment for you.

Babysitting can be organized on request too.


The Marais Cosy apartment is a little gem hidden away amongst the marvelous treasures that make up the Marais St Paul area. The location is excellent in the middle of all the action of the Marais : trendy shops, so many restaurants and bistros from which to choose, bakery, grocery store right outside the door. Very safe, as there are always people around, the Marais is a beautiful neighborhood to explore, and yet close to the Seine, Place des Vosges and Notre Dame by foot.

The St Paul metro stop is literally 3-4 minutes from the front door. Being so central means you can easily pop out during the day and then pop out again at night to catch the theatre, a concert or a movie. We recommend getting a multi-day visitor pass, as the Metro is very easy to navigate and it brings you to all the major destinations quickly. Easy conection on the RER line to and from CDG airport too.

The area has a number of local markets that are well worth visiting for their fresh produce and the fun conversations you can have with the vendors who are all very proud of what they grow.

You will feel like home in the middle of a friendly neighborhood with great shops and restaurants. It's also very easy to walk to all the nearby tourist destinations.

More Details
Registration Number : 7510400421035


Saint Gervais Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower, wash basin and lavatory
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


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Registered Designer 1BR in central Marais
average rating of 4.9058824 based on 92 reviews

Cute & Comfortable. Location, location, location!

  • 5 of 5

Totally quiet. Perfect for the two of us.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great little space in the heart of the Marais

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in the Cozy Marais apartment to decompress after a long trip to India. The location is amazing and close to everything - the metro, one of the best bakeries in Paris, amazing shopping and restaurants (try Miznon on the next block!) and some of the best small galleries and museums in the city. However, it's on a quiet street so you don't hear the street action from the apartment, making it quiet and serene. From the apartment, we walked everywhere and used the Metro to go further out into Paris as needed. The apartment itself is cute and larger than some of the apartments our friends have in Paris. The bed was super comfy and the kitchen has everything you need. The wi-fi worked flawlessly as well. The only little nits we had were that the hot water would run out fairly quickly, so both of us had to take quick showers if we both wanted hot water. Also, the apartment is near the center of a building so it takes a few sets of doors (each with separate codes) to get to it, but at least it's safe and secure. At the end of our trip, the owner helped us get a car service to the airport which was great and affordable compared to other similar services.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Steven, I'm happy you enjoyed your stay at the Marais Cosy and hope to welcome you again soon. I'll make sure to check the hot water tank, I never had such a comment and it's normally good for 4 guests. Thanks for your feedback!
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Great home base in Marais

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here the first week of November 2017 and had a great time. The apartment is tucked away in an area with various shops, restaurants, and boutiques. Even though the area is busy, the apartment is quiet and peaceful due to it's being in the center off of the courtyard. We didn't use the kitchen (too many great cafes, restaurants and pubs nearby) but it looked fully stocked. We loved Auld Alliance Scottish pub, La Favorite, and Chez Mademoiselle but there were a ton of others! Cecile was a great hostess, sending us all necessary information before our trip and setting up transportation for us, too.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great apartment

  • 5 of 5

This apartment had absolutely everything we needed. It was clean and tidy. Great location with lots of shopping and restaurants within walking distance. Safe and comfortable!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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lovely and cosy

  • 5 of 5

This apartment suited my wife and I perfectly as it only had 1 flight of stairs and is very 'cosy' as per its name. Great part of Paris and will return.. thank you Cecile. perfectly clean and lovely presentation.

J n K Dyk Australia

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location Location Location

  • 4 of 5

This apartment is beautifully located in the Marais, just steps to almost anything you could possibly want in Paris- similarly close to the St. Paul stop on the 1 line which takes you pretty much anywhere in Paris either directly or with a simple transfer. Your hostess Cecile is very organized and responsive. Arrivals are well planned and she sent very detailed information on how to enter the building in which you will find this 2nd floor apartment. The apartment is indeed cosy (aka small) but very functional. It is clean and comfortable and equipped with a coffee pot (critical), washer/dryer, and most things that one would need during a short stay. The king size bed was comfortable though linens could be upgraded. The same could be said of the towels which could also be upgraded. Closet space was adequate which is important. The bathroom was small but the shower had excellent water pressure and plenty of hot water. We did find the apartment a bit dark due to being on a low floor. Some additional lighting would be of benefit. In all we had a nice week in the apartment- its the perfect place from which to launch your daily activities. There is so much to do in Paris that we spent very little down time in the apartment. Cecille is a very nice hostess who will do her best to make sure your stay is fine. Hope this is helpful.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cecile Gabillet
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 13, 2018

Why Cecile Gabillet chose Saint Gervais

Le Marais is a wonderful neighborhood of Paris. There are plenty of fancy restaurants and cafés, trendy shops and art galleries, open makets, and above all, it's so close to every thing that you want to see or visit when you're in Paris.

What makes this apartment unique

Location can't be beaten!

And this apartment is such a cosy place to stay! The antique exposed beams and the stone walls bring a special charm to this authentic Marais apartment.

Guestbook comments from the owner

“Dear Cecile,This has been the greatest experience for us, we stayed at the Marais Authentic for 9 days with our 11 years old son.We arrived in the middle of the night (2 am) and the key was waiting at the exact place you hid it and there was a folder in the apartment with operating instructions to everything in the apartment and important information about the facilities in nearby streets (Metro, recommended restaurants, bars and patisserie etc) – You thought of everything!! (The detailed zoomed map of the apartment location and neighbourhood spots had 10 duplications so that you can take it with you and find your way on the go!!).The apartment is equipped with all you need for a short or long stay. The kitchen enabled us to make a dream come true- visit the food markets or the supermarket and buy all the great cheeses, sausages, breads and other great foods and enjoy a breakfast or any other meal in the apartment, taking our time with no rush anywhere.Our bed was heaven; the mattress and linen were a great treat after a long day of walking.The free international telephone saved us a fortune, the free wireless internet connection and the combined washer and dryer were saviours.The Marais Authentic is perfectly located within a walking distance from most major attractions (Pompidu Center is 10 minutes walk, so is the Louvre, Notre Dam, Bastille, Picasso Museum, Place des Voges and St Germin) the St Paul's metro is 2 minutes walk. The Marais is lively day and night, most stores in the Marais are open on Sundays and close late during the week (stores in Paris are closed on Sundays so this is a great change) and a corner from the apartment there is a small grocery that is open until 21:00, Saturdays and Sundays so you are never short of milk etc. We hope to come back next year to Paris and the Marais Authentic!!Best Regards”
Aug 2007
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $111.66
Additional Guest Fee $24.81 per person per night

As a security deposit I require your credit card details. I charge the card only if there are damages.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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