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Heart Marais stunning, quiet & large 1 bedroom, 550 sq fr, lift & free pick-up!

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4), Free pickup

Our services +++:

• We provide a free pick-up (3 nights minimum) from the airport/train station in the price of the rental, making your arrival very smooth! Our bilingual driver who will be waiting for you and will assist you with your luggage. This service is greatly appreciated by our guests, as you can see in our reviews!

• At the apartment, you will find our personalized handbook which will have tips for enjoying the neighborhood, a list of our favorite restaurants, emergency numbers and instructions for using the appliances.

• A free high speed Wi-Fi, a TV with cable in one of the bedrooms, free local calls within France, free calls to cell phones and landlines to the US and Canada, and free calls to landlines in over 200 other countries (please inquire about your particular country).

A STYLISH, SOPHISTICATED APARTMENT ONE BLOCK FROM THE PICASSO MUSEUM.A 19th century hat factory in the Marais has been completely renovated into a chic, comfortable and modern apartment.

'The Picasso' is a one-bedroom, one-bath apartment with a well equipped open 'American' kitchen. The size is 50 meters square (550 square feet). Located on the second floor (third floor American) the building is equipped with an elevator.

Situated on the quiet street, rue de Thorigny, one block up from the Picasso Museum, we have created an apartment with meticulous attention to every detail. We have incorporated custom furnishings, antiques and original art with traditional wood floors. Original floor to ceiling windows overlook the street flooding the living and dining areas with light. The bedroom is located at the back of the apartment and has windows for excellent cross ventilation. The bedroom has built-in closets, and high quality linens and mattresses.

Here is what our first tenant said. 'We're here and happy - bed is great -apartment is absolutely lovely, and what can we say about the location--beyond the best!'

This unit can be combined with :

- the adjoining one studio apartment (a double door connects both units) to accommodate 8 people total-- 4 people in the 2 bedrooms and 4 people on the sofa beds in each of the livingrooms. Our studio unit is VRBO Listing ##450145.

- the adjoining 2-bedroom apartment (double door connects both units) to accommodate 10 people total-- 6 people in the 3 bedrooms and 4 people on the sofa beds in each of the livingrooms. Our one-bedroom unit is VRBO Listing #155068.

You can also choose to rent out all these 3 units accommodating up to 12 people. Please feel free to email us to find the best configuration for your group!


There is high speed wifi, free local calls within France, free calls to cell phones and landlines to the US and Canada, and free calls to landlines in over 200 other countries (please inquire about your particular country).


Excellent access to the metro. St. Sebastien Froissart is the closest metro stop. About a five minute walk. There is excellent bus service as well.


Our location is extraordinary with great restaurants, art galleries and fashionable shops at your doorstep. There are narrow streets that have not changed for centuries. You will be one block from the Picasso Museum, an easy walk to Place des Vosges, the Musee Carnavalet, the Pompidou Center, the Bastille Opera and the Jewish Museum. The latin quarter (St. Germain) is a half hour stroll away. Rue de Bretagne, famous for its food purveyors and its historic covered market 'Enfants Rouges' is a few short blocks away.


In our continual efforts to make your stay as enjoyable and convenient as possible, we are happy to offer our guests our SMARTY phone, which will become your new Parisian best friend!!! Avoid high roaming data costs and enjoy all that technology has to offer-- 4G, unlimited calls (including abroad), and GPS services to make walking around in Paris easier-- all for the rate of 5 euros a day, essentially the cost of a fancy Parisian coffee :) Please let us know upon booking that you are interested so we can reserve a SMARTY for your stay.

More Details

Property Manager
Sophie Berdah
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017


3rd arrondissement Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen can be converted into two twin beds.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
iPod dock and speakers


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Heart Marais stunning, quiet & large 1 bedroom, 550 sq fr, lift & free pick-up!
average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews
Danbury, Connecticut

Wonderful place in Paris

  • 5 of 5

This apartment in the Marais is a fabulous location for your stay in Paris. The neighborhood is lively, but the apartment is in a quiet area and there were no noise problems. The unit is clean and spacious. Sophie, the owner, is full of energy and communication with her (and her team) was smooth. Having a driver meet you at the airport is absolutely fantastic and really distinguishes this rental.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sam, Merci beaucoup pour votre gentil commentaire. We apreciate your time and sharing with traveler your smooth experience with us!!! we hope to welcome you soon again. Again thank you sophie
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Excellent for families and large parties

  • 4 of 5

We were a group of 2 families --4 adults and 6 kids under 13 --the location was great. Very convenient to metro lines --walking distance to Notre Dame. We rented the 1 and 2 BR apartments and both were just what we needed with the sofa beds.

The hosts went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable --the transportation arrangements for pick up to the apartment helped us not have to think about anything --we found Uber was great to get back but there was also offer for transport back too. They also accommodated a late check out so we could enjoy every minute in the city.

The info video and directions for keys/building code entry were very thorough and helpful as was the guide books inside the apt. --made our stay great.

We'd definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Julie, Thank you for taking the time to write the review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in the apartment! We hope to welcome you again!
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Exactly as described, good communication and very good location.

  • 4 of 5

I was a bit reluctant, as they do not go through VRBO, but transaction was easy and communication was good.

Pros: great location, good sized apartment, fully equipped kitchen, responsive and good communication.

Cons: attention to detail could be better. No facial tissue, no soap, no shampoo, phone not working correctly, a couple of lights not working.I am sure phone and light issue would have been addressed if brought to tension of management.

Apartment is "shabby chic". Furniture mismatched and of moderate quality.although bed is comfortable, it is a low platform bed, no headboard, juscotive curtain on back wall.

Street not as quiet as described. There are several art galleries around having nightly showings. When windows are open it is noisy and curtains do not close fully to provide privacy.

One small fan was provided, and was not adequate.

Apartment reminded me of my first apartment after college.

Summary- I prefer more services and luxury. Although this was adequate for the two of us for a stay of 5 days. Would be tight for more than two people, but could work for a couple with a child.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Paris thanks to Sophie and her crew for putting us up in the apartment. The apartment was as described, clean, comfortable and very secure. We were centrally located ( the Picasso Museum is literally next door) and the Metro was very close by, easily walkable to some very delicious bakeries. The central location of the apartment was the key and we definitely would come back to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Trang, THANK YOU VERY MUCH for the wonderful review !!! We are so glad you enjoyed staying with us! We hope to have the pleasure of accommodating you again in the future. Kind regards, Sophie
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Very nice apartment in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Great clean apartment with all of the amenities in the very interesting Marais district. Art galleries and boutiques right outside your door. The pick-up driver made it very easy upon arrival. Highly recommended, just wish they would accept payment through VRBO

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome apartment!

  • 5 of 5

What a pleasant stay and everything is as it was described! Very clean, responsive and a great location.. Very central to everything and we loved our stay. Good size apartment, very roomy and near everything.. W

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Opera, Historical Sites and Churches, River Cruises on the Seine, Live Music, Art Galleries, Outdoor markets


Rates & Availability

3rd arrondissement Apartment Rental Rates

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High season
May 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $427.72

We may require a one week min stay for very advanced bookings or during high season.

Starting at 175 € and up to 260€ during peak season.

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