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Natsumi Hagita

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, french, Japanese

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

24 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

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Saint Gervais Apartment Rental Photos and Description

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


**All rates are for 2 persons per night.10 euro per each additional pers/night.( 5 euro for children under 8)

-VERY WELL HEATED IN WINTER( you can turn on the heater any time of the year).


You go out the door right into the center of Paris.. Le Marais, the most historical and charming part of central Paris! Everything is so close by. Short walk to magnificent Place des Vosges, the romantic Seine river and Saint Louis island, Notre-Dame, Picasso Museums, Carnaval museum, etc.. And the Saint Germain (quartier Latin) is just accross the Seine river.

2 min. walk to Saint Paul subway station. The apartment is surrounded both by beautiful medieval buildings and lively streets offering lots of trendy cafes, restaurants, boutiques, bakeries, pastry shops, supermarkets.

It is clean and beautifully quiet thanks to the court yard. Lots of natural light from big windows. Marble bathroom has a big bath tab w/shower. It has a big water heater and 4 people can take a bath one after another w/o worring about running out of hot water as in the case with a tank system .

Free WIFI and cable TV. You can make free national and international calls to LAND LINES( calls to French and US mobile phones are free as well)

It is 2 flights up w/o lift.

The bed linen is new and good quality.

The apartment is clean and no smoking.

This apartment is most suitable for a couple with 1 or 2 children as the second bed room is small and does not have a closet( it only has place to hang some clothes).

We are flexible with check-in and check-out times but before 8:00 am and after 20:00, there will be extra charges of 5 euro/ hour. Last check-in accepted 23:00-24:00.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Natsumi Hagita (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, Japanese

About Natsumi Hagita

Hi. My name is Natsumi. I grew up in Tokyo, Japan until high school, went to San Diego University in California, USA then moved to Paris. I had an internet business in Paris. Now I am back and forth between Paris and Hammamet, Tunisia for a personal reason.

I enjoy 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 since I live part of the time in Tunisia now, it will be my assistant, Mark who will be there for you in case of my absence. He is very kind and helpful.

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

Natsumi Hagita purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Natsumi Hagita chose 4th Arrondissement Pompidou Le Marais

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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based on 24 traveler reviews

Le Marais. pretty and quiet 2 bd apt . 2 min to Metro
average rating of 4.875 based on 25 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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Beautiful Paris apartment, amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

We spent several wonderful days in this fantastic Paris apartment. It had everything we needed and fit us comfortably as a family of 5. Everything that we needed was there- kitchen supplies, a washing machine, linens, tv, wifi, etc. making it a comfortable first Paris visit for our family.

The location is amazing and the feel of the apartment and quiet street make you feel as though you live in Paris...wonderful. It took only 2 minutes to walk to the metro stop St. Paul, a line of taxis, an amazing boulangerie (Manon) and several small groceries and cafes. Yet the apartment is a quiet oasis with lovely courtyard views and a wonderful place for rest after days spent walking around the city.

The Marais is a great neighborhood and many shops, restaurants, and community parks and gardens are minutes walk from the apartment.

The owner is a pleasure to work with and was excellent with communication!

We already want to return to Paris and to stay in this apartment!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A little piece of Paris

  • 5 of 5

This delightful apartment was small yet decorated in true Parisian style. Located so conveniently to shops, trains, and metro and a walk from many Paris sites we felt we could enjoy Paris like a local. We stayed with our family of 5 for 3 days and wish it could have been longer. We were met by the delightful Mark who made us feel welcome and explained all the important parts of the apartment. The apartment was very clean and well maintained. We look forward to staying one day soon x Natsumi was amazing with her communication in regards to the apartment and how to get to and from.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quintessential Paris Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Paris, we couldn't have asked for a better location or apartment. The apartment was clean, full of light and felt very spacious. It had everything we needed, and while the kitchen was tiny, it was functional - if you are planning on doing a lot of cooking, it might not be the best choice, but for simple meals it is fine. Both beds were very comfortable. The only negatives are the size of the 2nd bedroom, with the sofa bed open, there is no room for a suitcase - a very minor inconvenience, and access to the apartment may be an issue for someone with limited mobility, it is 3 floors up a very old winding staircase.

The building is very secure, a short walk to the metro and all other conveniences, grocery, bakery, etc., are close by. Notre-Dame is also a walk-able distance. Le Marais is a wonderful area to explore.

Natsumi provided us with everything we needed to know on how to find the apartment and on the general area. There is a booklet in the apartment explaining how to use everything, and we had a number of someone to contact if we had encountered any issues.

I would not hesitate to recommend this apartment to anyone! I hope to be able to visit again soon!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Très bon séjour

  • 5 of 5

We spend a very good week-end !

L'appartement est tres agréable et tres bien situé !

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy, Cute, and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My two daughters, both in their 20's, and I had the pleasure of staying in Natsumi's apartment earlier this summer. This was our first trip to Paris, and not knowing what to expect as far as neighborhoods and good locations, I'm glad we chose the Marais and this apartment. It was so easy to get to the bus stop and Metro station, and the walk to the water bus stop was fairly close, too. The girls shared the larger bedroom while I took the smaller one. We were all very comfortable. (Because the second bedroom is small, you will need to keep your suitcase in another room.) The bathroom was the largest we had out of four total places we stayed while in France. The shower was terrific! Everything in the apartment was clean and in good working condition. The wifi was fast and reliable. We never cooked a meal in the kitchen, but we were happy to have the small fridge to hold our snacks and drinks. Even though Paris was having a heat wave during our stay, we stayed comfortable with the windows open, using the fans provided. The only problem we had was actually finding the apartment the first day. When we got off the Metro and looked at the big map on the street level, we couldn't find the exact street on that map. Come to find out, it was hidden by a symbol, so we followed Natsumi's directions the best we could and eventually saw where to turn left. (Two days later, we looked at the big map and noticed a better one on the opposite side.) We were met by her assistant who showed us everything. Her English was excellent. We never met Natsumi, but she was always very responsive to emails, and it was obvious that she wanted to please her guests. Our only regret for this trip was we didn't have enough time to explore more of Marais due to time constraints. We'd love to stay at this apartment again if we are lucky enough to have a second trip to Paris!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from 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

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

Saint Gervais Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Holiday rate 1
Dec 18 2016 - Dec 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
Holiday rate 2
Dec 29 2016 - Jan 3 2017
5 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 $169
Linen & cleaning fee $79

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

- 70 euro for end cleaning. ( 80 euro if the 3rd extra bed is requested)

-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. If you prefer a personal check, please add 14 euro to the amount if it is a non-French check in euro, and 28 euro if it's a check in foreign currency ( this is the bank charge for depositing a foreign check)

- 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 in cash upon arrival OR by bank transfer to my Citibank account in Japan 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 % = Cancellations made 3 months prior to the arrival date.
50% = Cancellations made 2 month prior to the arrival date.
25% = Cancellations made 1 month prior to the arrival date.
0 % = Cancellations made after 1 month prior to the arrival date

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Saint Gervais Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 40 m²
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
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • 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.

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