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Le Marais. pretty and quiet 2 bd apt . 2 min to Metro

Bedrooms 2
Space 40 m²
Property type apartment


About the property

2 bedrooms, living and dining rooms, kitchen, full bathroom and toilet

- Located in Le Marais, the most historical and charming & trendy part of central Paris.

- 2 rooms(Main bedroom with 1 queen size bed, Small bedroom with 1 double size sofa bed. 1 foldable single bed in living upon request)

- VERY quiet, clean and bright with beautiful garden views from 3 windows

- Subway, commercial street = 2min walk

- Surrounded by lots of trendy restaurants, cafes, bars and boutiques

- 2 flights up w/o elevator

- Size=40m2

- Well heated in winter

- Free high speed WIFI

- Free telephone calls( national & int'l)

- Towels provided

- Non-Smoking

This charming 18th century apartment was entirely redone and equipped keeping the character and charm of its original features.

It truly in the center of 'Le Marais', the most central, historical and charming part of Paris. Short walk to Notre-Dame, magnificent Place des Vosges, romantic Seine river and Saint Louis island, Picasso Museum, Carnaval museum, Bastille, etc.. And the Saint Germain (quartier Latin) is just across the Seine river.

2 min walk to Saint Paul subway station, 20 min walk to RER Les Halles.

It is surrounded by lots of trendy cafes, restaurants, boutiques, bakeries, pastry shops. Several big supermarkets and a nice park close by, too.

Although in a very lively area of Paris center, the apartment is beautifully quiet and bright thanks to the courtyard which gives you lovely garden views from the windows of the living room, dining room and the small bedroom.

Free high speed WIFI, cable TV, a wash machine, a phone with free overseas calls(to fixed phones) and a big water heater which never runs out of hot water!

Bed linens, towels and basic necessities such as toilet papers, paper towels, soaps are provided.

More Details

Natsumi Hagita
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, Japanese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

About Natsumi Hagita

Hello! My name is Natsumi. Made in Japan. I changed continents several times in my life! University in San Diego USA then moved to Paris, had an internet business there. Now I am back and forth between Paris and Tunisia.

I enjoy both travelling and renting apartment to travellers as I love meeting people with different back ground and culture. I hope I will be the one to do the check in for you.. But if I'm not in Paris, it will be my assistant, Mark who will be there for you. He is very kind and helpful:)

He will be able to take care of you throughout your stay.

Natsumi Hagita purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Natsumi Hagita chose 4th Arrondissement Pompidou Le Marais

- Le Marais, the most historical, charming and trendy part of central Paris.

- Subway, commercial street and lots of resto & cafes = 2min walk

- VERY quiet, bright, clean with beautiful garden views

- 2 flights up w/o elevator

- Size=40m2

- 2 rooms(1 queen, 1 sofa double, 1 foldable single)

- Well heated in winter

- Free high speed wifi

- Free telephone ( national & int'l)

- Towels provided

This charming 18th century apartment was entirely redone and equipped in 2008 keeping the character and charm of its original features ( genuine hardwood floor, antique tile floor called 'tomettes' in the kitchen, and marble diamond 'Versailles' patterned floor in the bathroom).

And it is in the greatest location to enjoy Paris!

What makes this apartment unique

And not like many apartment is Paris, it is very bright with 6 large windows and you even have a nice view of a lawn with trees and green.

With a step out, you are in the center of Marais surrounded by many restos, cafes and boutiques.

Guestbook comments from the owner

As 90 % of our clients are Japanese and they leave their comments in the little guest book that we prepared in the apartment, I just translated one of them below for your reference.

"For the last 4 years, we have been staying in apartment hotels in Paris but we've never been in one as confortable as your apt. My wife regrets not having stayed here for our whole vacation. Next year, we would like to come in May to stay here longer period! From Mr and Mrs Saito.
Jul 2010
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Arsenal Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 40 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • River
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • Large and pretty marble bathroom with large triangular bathtub and a shower( with holder) w/shower curtain. Toilet is in the bathroom ( not seperated).
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • One queen-sized bed in the main bedroom, a double-sized foldable sofa bed in a small bed room and an extra single-sized (with a real mattress) bed for a fifth person if necessary.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Tea, coffee, sugar, etc are offered in the kitchen. There is a safe with code in the bedroom.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Le Marais. pretty and quiet 2 bd apt . 2 min to Metro
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 34 reviews

A little gem in the heart of the Marais

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in Natsumi's apartment for 5 nights at the end of November with my elderly other. It was a perfect place - ideal for the two of us and clearly also very workable for 4 people. Attention to detail is excellent. Wi-fi worked well and it's possible to make phone calls to many other countries for no extra charge - very helpful to keep in touch with family. The photos accurately portray the charm, light and peace of this lovely property - beautifully quiet and yet right in the heart of the Marais. St Paul Metro station is a one minute walk away and there are plentiful restaurants and shops close by. At a cold time of the year the apartment was cosy and warm. My mother had a wonderful time and the two flights up to the apartment were no problem, even at 84 years of age!

Thank you Natsumi for a lovely stay. I've stayed in several different Parisian apartments over the years and this is a real find!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the review, Liz! Hope to have you back again in my apartment and to meet you in person next time! Wish you a merry Christmas!! Natsumi
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Right in Le Marais

  • 4 of 5

Stayed here for 3 nights at the end of our England/France trip with our 16 year old son. The location was absolutely in the best part of Le Marais with lots of restaurants and shops just outside the door. Very nice to have a second bedroom for our son to hang out in for a while away from his parents. Only downside to the apartment is the classic/antique furniture that just didn't cut it after walking all over Paris otherwise this would have been a 5 star rating.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, location, location

  • 5 of 5

Natsumi's apartment is a charming little oasis in the heart of Le Marais. It's spotlessly clean, and has big windows in each room that bring in lots of light. The living area is small, but it was perfectly comfortable for our party of three adults - although we did not lounge around or watch TV. We were out pretty much all day , and we would return very tired after dinner and basically just crash. The beds were comfortable, and we slept well. The neighborhood is beautiful. Just walk out the door in any direction and you will run into shops, cafes and gardens. Our favorite breakfast cafe was ironically called 'Le Favorite' around the corner from the apartment. Walking the city from Le Marais is easy, and the metro is just a block away. We were lucky to have perfect weather - no heat or air conditioning required. Just breezes through the open windows. Natsumi's place is hightly recommended.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sabrina! I am very happy to know that you seem to have enjoyed your stay in my apartment in Paris.! It was a great pleasure to have you. If you ever come back to Paris contact me again you will always be very welcome to my place:). I hope you got my phone number ? Take care ! Natsumi
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Cozy, quiet, and handy for central Paris

  • 5 of 5

A cozy little apartment in a quiet area, but delightfully central. Morning croissants just a short walk away, and several restaurants even closer. St Paul Metro handiest, with two other lines a short walk away. Ideal for a couple such as us who want to be out all day and use it as a base. The tiny kitchen was all we needed, though it took a little searching to find the corkscrew, and the bathroom has a wonderful shower. Le Marais is an area we didn't know well, and exploring it was a delight - the Louvre is just along the road. There are two flights of stairs to negotiate, which was slightly tricky with the bags, but otherwise fine. Motion sensors illuminate the ground floor part, and a timer switch takes care of the stairs.

If you plan to leave the bags early, make sure you follow the recommendation to make that call to confirm shortly before arriving. Natsumi replied quickly to any emails, and was attentive to our needs.

We enjoyed our time, and plan to be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tom! Hope to see you again! :) Natsumi
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This is our home in Paris!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place! The location couldn't be better in the heart of the Marais.The neighborhood has a shopping street with everything you need but not too much traffic. The rue de Sévigné itself is lovely and quiet, its small shops enlivening your walk. I loved seeing St Paul church at the end of our street every time we went out. In the apartment the roomy main bedroom has a comfortable bed while the second bedroom is tiny, holding the bed and some hangers for clothes. The entrance hall and living room make it comfortable for four.The bathroom has a wonderful large tub with a strong shower. The kitchen is small but complete if you want to cook. It's also warm in every room.

We were delighted with Natsumi Hagita the owner who was there to greet us. She's most friendly and helpful but not intrusive. I wish we could have enjoyed her company more!

We bought croissants at Paul, an excellent bakery, in the mornings. The cheese shop nearby is superior, too. Our favorite restaurants in the neighborhood were Camille and Le Temps des Cerises.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful convenient location

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was as advertised, and the owner's helper was effective at explaining the apartment particulars. The unit is steps away from St Paul metro stop and surrounded by a delightful neighborhood of cafes, shops, and bakeries. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Charle de Gaulle or Orly
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Gare du Nord, Gare de Lyon, Gare de Bercy
Car: not necessary


- Le Marais, the most historical and charming & trendy part of Paris center.

- Subway, commercial street and lots of restos & cafes = 2min walk

- VERY quiet, bright, clean and with beautiful garden views from 3 windows

- 2 flights up w/o elevator

- Size=40m2

- 2 rooms(1 queen, 1 sofa double, 1 foldable single)

- Well heated in winter

- Free high speed wifi

- Free telephone ( national & int'l)

- Bathroom with a big bathtab and a strong shower

In the heart of the trendy Marais( old part of Paris), next to Place des Vosges, romantic Seine river & Ils Saint Louis, and 10 min.walk to NotreDame. Metro Saint Paul 2minites walk (Line No 1). It is also close to Chatelet (both Metro and RER terminus) which connects to both Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports and Gare du Nord railway station (Eurostar terminus).


Rates & Availability

Arsenal Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Last minute
Apr 20 2017 - May 19 2017
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $164.12
End clean+linen+towels $82.06

- Rates are for 2 pers per night. 10 euro for each person per night after 2. (5 euro for children under 8)

- 75 euro for linen and end cleaning.

-150 euro refundable damage deposit ( this can be in the currency of your country or even by a personal check as in most cases it is returned to you at the time of check out.

- Rates include taxes, utilities, bed linen and 1 set of bath & guest towels for each person, WiFi, cable TV and unlimited national and Int'l calls(to land lines) and mobiles(French and U.S only).

- 25 % downpayment can be transferred by 1. bank swift, 2. via PayPal 3. by credit card

-The remaining balance is payable by bank transfer to my Citibank account in Japan OR in cash upon arrival ONLY

-Late check in charges for check ins after 20:00 ( 5 euro per each hour after 20:00, last check in accepted at midnight)


25% reservation fee is refundable:

100% refund = Cancellations made 2 month prior to the arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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