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Luxury Property - One Block from the Place des Vosges

Bedrooms 1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom + Den - 1.5 Baths - (Sleeps 2-3)

This recently converted apartment is one short block from the Place des Vosges. In the 18th century it was a coach house and stable.

The apartment is 400 square feet (37 sq m), and retains the original ceiling beams; it has a recently renovated designer kitchen and bathroom, and a separate wc.

The front two rooms have been opened up to make a light and pleasant double studio. The private entrance opens directly onto a planted cobblestoned courtyard. Access from the street is restricted by electronic code. The neighborhood is extremely quiet and residential. Transportation (bus and metro) is close and simple.

All amenities are new as of February 2007: queen size bed; sunken bathtub with a shower; fully-equipped separate kitchen; central heat; double glazed windows; telephone with answering machine, Internet access, cable television, DVD player and CD player / radio, washer / dryer, safe. Excellent lighting.

The apartment is ideal for two people, although it has a sofabed.

More Details

Property Manager
Florence Burnham
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017


Les Archives Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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Luxury Property - One Block from the Place des Vosges
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews

Comfortable apartment in a great location

  • 4 of 5

Small but we'll appointed apartment in a convenient part of le Marais... Ground floor, well equipped kitchen, lively bath and bed. Great for 2 people, possibly a third on the couch. Very helpful owner who even secured a taxi back to the airport for us!!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, Location, Location

  • 5 of 5

There is so much to see and do in this neighborhood, The Marais, that I sometimes had to force myself to leave it. And to me it seemed so much more a real Parisian neighborhood than other areas in Paris where there almost seemed to be more foreign tourists than actual French people. This apartment is on a quiet side street one block from the elegant Place des Vosges. There are countless interesting shops around and the restaurant choices are almost overwhelming, whether it be a casual brasserie or something fancy. The owner, Florence, really helped in this regard with her suggestions. I loved the Cafe Chinois and ate lunch there several times. And, if you want to eat in, there are several supermarkets within blocks including one that sells primarily organic produce and products. There is also a fantastic boulangerie half a block away which I patronized probably more than I should have but, hey, that's what vacations are for.

The Paris metro is one of the most user friendly subways in world and will easily and quickly take you wherever you want to go. The Chemin Vert stop is only a few blocks away.

You enter the apartment's cobble-stoned courtyard through one of those massive, heavy doors that formerly opened to let in horse-drawn carriages. Florence's apartment is in the courtyard so there are no stairs to climb. It is simply and rustically furnished with everything I needed. The kitchen and bathroom have been remodeled and I loved the exposed beam ceiling in the bedroom area which had what seemed to me a huge bed compared to those in other places I've stayed. The living room area is small but comfortable with a desk, an armchair, a dining table (that can be folded up into the wall if you want to make more room) and a large, comfortable floppy sofa.

I really enjoyed my stay here and unhesitatingly recommend it.

Thanks Florence for letting me stay in it.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear John, it was a pleasure for me to have you as a guest. I am so glad you enjoy my apartment and the area. Thank you for your nice comments. I hope to see you again. Florence
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This is a lovely property and we enjoyed our stay immensely!

  • 5 of 5

Florence was a most hospitable host, mindful of all of our needs, answering all of our questions and attending to any concerns we voiced. We loved this cozy apartment and found it perfect for our needs. The bed is very comfy and the kitchen is well-supplied with everything you'd need. We liked being on the ground level in this quiet neighborhood and enjoyed seeing the children going to school down the block the the morning. Local restaurants are good and the croissants at the corner are the BEST! We loved the location and found it convenient for accessing our favorite museums and sites by boat or on foot.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Will definitely come back

  • 5 of 5

I will be brief in my confirmation of the sustained excellence of this 5 star rental. Immaculate, contemporary bathroom, home-like comfort bedding, well-stocked kitchen, and quiet yet efficient washer/dryer. The nearby farmer's market at the Bastille (Sundays) just added to the perfection. Almost forgot, the local boulangerie, also excellent, is right at the corner.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice apartment, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have been to Paris many times but this was a first for using an owner-operated site vs. a hotel. The apartment gave us room to move around and was very clean and charming, with a well equipped kitchen and everything you might need for your stay. It was quiet yet so close to everything in Le Marais - a thriving, interesting part of Paris. Florence is lovely, very responsive and helpful - including recommendations for nearby restaurants - 2 of which we sampled and were fantastic! We do not hesitate to recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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The apartment was perfect for us on our 2 week sta

  • 5 of 5

We had read the other positive reviews and hope this apartment would be as good as those reviews indicated. It was wonderful, as was the owner, Florence. The apartment was clean when we arrived and everything was in order. The location is very quiet and we got a good nights sleep each night. There was a wonderful bakery at the end of the block and a couple of wonderful restaurants within 2 blocks. My wife and I do not see how a rental apartment could have been better.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

The apartment is situated one block from the Place des Vosges. It is in the heart of the oldest, and most historic part of the Marais, which has some of the most beautiful surviving 17th and 18th century buildings in Paris. These include the Hôtel de Soubise, the Hôtel de Sens, the Hôtel de Rohan, the Hôtel de Sully, the Hôtel de St. Aignan and the Hôtel Salé.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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