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Impressionist Neighborhood Top Floor Elegant Pied-à-terre for 2 with 2 balconies

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • non smoking only

Overview

About the property

Historic Studio Apartment for 2 under the Rooftops of Paris with 2 balconies

WELCOME to HAUSSMANN! an elegant and romantic pied-à-terre for TWO with TWO balconies under the rooftops of Paris.

We welcome you at the airports, the railway stations or the Beauvais bus upon arrival.

Enjoy the same neighborhood as the IMPRESSIONISTS!

FIRST time in PARIS, DO NOT WORRY, Marie is here to help YOU have the trip of your dreams with NO WORRIES at all!

THE APARTMENT

SMOKING is strictly FORBIDDEN inside the apartment, on the balconies and inside the building.

•The studio/apartment is situated in a very SAFE neighborhood, in the heart of historic Paris and shopping district with Le Printemps and Galeries Lafayette, museums, theaters, the finest restaurants and stores.

•Only 55 minutes from CDG airport with the Roissybus arriving at Opera.

• 55 minutes from ORLY Airport with the Air France bus

•20 minutes or less from major railway stations.

•55 minutes with the RER for Disneyland Paris.

•The apartment is situated on the 5th and top floor of a 19th century historic building but we have a spacious brand new ELEVATOR!

•2 balconies are overlooking bd Haussmann where you may relax, have a drink on comfortable exterior furniture.

The apartment/studio has 2 double-glazed French windows so it is always very quiet.

It is equipped with brand new modern conveniences:

•FREE WIFI - FREE Local and INTERNATIONAL calls

•a Contact Cell PHONE is provided so you can keep in touch with Marie 24/24 and 7/7. You can call her for FREE for questions or for help.

•TV set with many channels in ENGLISH, French, Spanish, Chinese...

•a designer table and chairs for 2.

SOFA BED

•an expensive sofa bed with a real high quality large queen size mattress.

•Sheets are provided

•linen beddings are air dried.

KITCHEN

•fully equipped and stocked with everything you need to cook.

•it includes utensils, cookware, a microwave, an induction vitroceramic glass worktop with 2 cooking zones, oven, refrigerator/freezer, stainless steel appliances, a coffee maker and a toaster...

The apartment has FILTERED water.

BATHROOM

•with a shower and toilets, a bidet shower and a toilet warmer

•a large set of soft towels and 2 bathrobes (organic cotton)

• a hair dryer

•ON SITE, you have an organic grocery store// a restaurant & café// a chocolatier

•A STARBUCKS café, just across the street.

•Famous CATERERS like Hédiard, Fauchon or Dalloyau can provide 5* meals without having to cook yourself...

• Supermarkets, bakeries, cafes, street markets, restaurants,shops, like MONOPRIX, 3 minutes away or FRANPRIX on Sundays...

•The Drugstore on the Champs Elysées, open till 2 am everyday.

•METRO Saint Augustin, line 9 at the foot of the building

- direct to the EIFFEL TOWER in less than 10 minutes

- connecting underground to Gare St Lazare and lines 3/12/13/14/ RER E (EUROSTAR)

• Auber station, RER A for DISNEYLAND, direct in 45 min

• From GARE SAINT LAZARE which is only minutes away :

- VERSAILLES CHATEAU // MONET'S HOUSE AND GARDENS

• Street Parking is available and a Car Park is around the corner

• A taxi stand is also around the corner

• Lots of BUSES to take you to the ARC DE TRIOMPHE- THE CHAMPS ELYSEES-The EIFFEL TOWER, to GARE DU NORD- TRAINS TO CHANTILLY CASTLE, EUROSTAR & TGV

MONTMARTRE - PORTE DE VERSAILLES

•MADELEINE-SAINT GERMAIN AREA and THE LUXEMBOURG GARDENS - THE PANTHEON//PLACE DE LA CONCORDE - GARE MONTPARNASSE and TGV for Mont ST MICHEL

WALKING DISTANCES TO

• GALERIES LAFAYETTE, 40, boulevard Haussmann

•LE PRINTEMPS, 64 boulevard Haussmann•

• LA MADELEINE church and place de la Madeleine with FAUCHON and HEDIARD

• Place de la CONCORDE

• The CHAMPS ELYSEES with CHANEL, Louis VUITTON, DIOR and THE ARC DE TRIOMPHE

• Place Vendome and CARTIER, the RITZ

• MUSEE JACQUEMART ANDRE ,158 Boulevard Haussmann

• Parc MONCEAU

• THE AMERICAN EMBASSY

• Presidential Palace, PALAIS DE L'ELYSEE

• Saint Augustin church

• a protestant church

• 2 Medical Centers

*** IN PARIS EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE AS LONG AS YOU ARE IN THE RIGHT AREA!!!!!!!

More Details

Owner
Marie
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2017

About Marie

••• Marie and Pascal •••

a dynamic, efficient and available team to help you tailor the trip of your dreams.

They provide assistance before your trip to help you plan, they help you 24/24 and 7/7 through a cell phone they provide while you are in Paris.

Marie is a retired college professor and Pascal works at CDG.

They help you with arrivals and departures.

Marie provides personalized assistance for the discovery of Paris and of other places around Paris.

She assists you at night for your safety if needed.

If you are concerned about SAFETY, no worries with Parisians at your side.

Marie purchased this studio in 1977

Why Marie chose 8th Arrondissement Champs Elysees

I fell in love with the area and the apartment in 1977.

It was for me a dream come true, it had everything I love.

It was perfectly situated, in a busy area which is great but the apartment is nevertheless very quiet.

The 2 balconies are perfect to enjoy sunsets and sunrises, for a drink or just sit outside after your day out.

It is so romantic at sunset and so incredibly Parisian chic.

I love to walk in Paris and it is within walking distance of everything anyone loves about Paris like the Champs Elysees, the Opera house, famous concert halls, restaurants and shows.

Shopping is great too at the Printemps and Galeries Lafayette right on Haussmann Bd, only minutes away down the street.

Being close to the American Embassy and the French Presidential Palace, the area is very safe.

What makes this studio unique

The unique benefits are better described by my guests:

'We're giving Marie and Pascal five stars only because it won't let us give them six. The apartment is beautiful, on one of the prettiest streets in Paris, within walking distance to just about everything you want to see in the City of Light. And the customer service was incredible. They answered all our questions before we arrived, met us at the airport and escorted us to the property. We opted for the walking tours with Marie and she showed us all over the beautiful city and offered some great tips - like the secret entrance to the Louvre where you don't have to stand in line. She knows Paris and is happy to share her knowledge and enthusiasm. She even gave us a cell phone that we could use to call if we had any questions or problems. We truly cannot imagine a better experience ...'

Thank you Robert from Charleston, North Carolina to describe so well the unique benefits of Haussmann.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Sejour mémorable pour notre lune de miel!"

En octobre dernier, nous avons passé notre lune de miel sur une croisière sur la méditerranée et nous avons décidé d'ajouter quelques jours à Paris au passage. Et c'était tellement une bonne idée!! Non seulement nous avons découvert 2 merveilleuses personnes Marie et Pascal, mais nous avons également visité la Ville lumière sous un angle qu'aucune compagnie de tours organisés n'aurait pu nous offrir.



Nous n'avions pas beaucoup de temps, mais Marie a su adapter les escapades selon nos goûts et selon le temps disponible. L'aide à l'aéroport et avec les valises a été très appréciée. L'appartement est très bien situé et près de tout. Il est donc très facile de s'y promener.



Toutes les petites attentions portées par Marie et Pascal font en sorte qu'on a envie d'y retourner chaque année! Si vous planifiez un séjour à Paris, vous devez absolument réserver Haussmann!
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Amenities

L'Europe Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 22 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 2
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • This modern bathroom has a shower, toilets with a toilet shower and a towel warmer. I provide towels and bathrobes.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Brand new expensive queen sofa bed with real mattress
  • THE BED : The bed is a sofa bed : it is a queen size bed. The sofa opens into a very comfortable large queen bed ( 1m40/1m95) suitable for tall people. It is a new version of a convertible bed, with a real mattress. A brand new inflatable bed can be provided upon request if you do not want to share the same bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
• A towel warmer is provided for the comfort of warm towels after your shower in the bathroom. • A hair dryer is provided. • A safe is available in the studio. • An iron and iron-board are provided. • A drying rack is provided if you are electricity saving and if you like your laundry to be naturally dried, you may use it on the balconies. The water is filtered. •Balconies: we provide outside furniture, a double arm chair on the 1st balcony and an armchair and table on the 2d one.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(54 traveler reviews)

Impressionist Neighborhood Top Floor Elegant Pied-à-terre for 2 with 2 balconies
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 90 reviews
5

The Perfect Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

I’m not sure what I can say that hasn’t already been said. Marie and pascal are quite simply- amazing! From the moment you arrive- all the way until the second you leave- they make sure your trip is perfect. Pascal greets you at the airport (with a sign that has your name- so VIP!) and ensures you are on the right bus into the city. Especially coming off of a red eye- he takes all the stress and worry out of arriving into a new country- especially for someone like us who does not speak fluent French. The apartment is very cozy. It has all the amenities you need (including a kitchen that allows you to eat in and save some money if you want) and a very comfortable queen size bed (so important after a full day of walking around Paris!). The apartment is restricted entry by an access code so it feels extremely safe. It is quiet, and Marie and Pascal are fantastic when it comes to cleanliness. They think of everything- they have business cards of all the local places to eat, maps to show you around the city, and they even provide a cell phone so you can contact them anytime. This is especially nice because they are always available for any question you might have. They also offer many tours- I highly recommend you take advantage of this. Her tours are amazing and worth every euro. The Paris by night tour is an absolute must! My husband and I were first time Paris visitors- and we took advantage of many of her tours at the beginning of our trip. She showed us how to take advantage of the bus system, showed us around, and by the second half of our trip- we were navigating ourselves through Paris quite efficiently on our own! They are incredibly friendly hosts, and we could not have been more pleased with our vacation. Marie and Pascal genuinely love Paris, and it shows. They love meeting new people and ensuring their trip is amazing- and they have certainly perfected their craft. Look no further- you cannot find a better place to stay, or better people to show you Paris!

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Paris pied-a-terre and much more

  • 5 of 5

This well-appointed pied-a-terre proved to be perfect for our four-day stay in Paris. The place is immaculate, contains all amenities, is nicely furnished and graced with two balconies overlooking other buildings of Haussmann design. It is in a great location with easy bus and metro access and shops and cafes close by. We particularly enjoyed visiting the exquisite nearby Musée Jacquemart-André, a mansion museum.

The owners deserve these excellent ratings. Marie thought of every detail a guest might want to know, filling a bookcase with travel guides and binders with instructions and information about local restaurants, etc. Pascal actually met us at Gare de Lyon, leading the way by bus to the building and serving as an impromptu guide. (We learned they do private, customized tours, something we would like to do in the future.) At the end of our stay, Pascal also accompanied us back to the train station. In all our travels, we’ve never met such gracious and delightful hosts. Their knowledge of France is extensive and entertaining.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A dream came true.

  • 5 of 5

My wife rented this appartment 3 years before and met great friends called Marie and Pascal. When I met Pascal at the airport and took the bus with us, I knew we were going to have a pleasant trip in France. Marie was waiting for us at the appartment and as soon we arrived, she showed us everything we wanted to find Near the appartment. We went everywhere with this passionate couple , Right and Left Banks of Paris, Champagne, château de Versailles ... We even left Paris for 3 night to visit the nicest areas and villages in Normandy. They make your dreams come true, we had the previlege to sleep at Mont Saint-Michel, another night in a Castle and met the owners for breakfast. They made us dream for the Time we were in Paris. Many thanks to our friends Marie andy Pascal and hope to see you soon. From Montreal, Québec.

Arlette & Gilbert.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rosser, Manitoba
5

ABSOLUTELY PERFECT!!!

  • 5 of 5

Enough cannot be said about the apartment and more so the owner Marie. The apartment is perfect in a perfect location. You are within walking distance from absolutely everything: sites, restaurants, transportation! The apartment, though small, is so well appointed and Marie has added everything that anyone would think to need. The two balconies add extra room and were a glorious place to sit in the mid-afternoon. Marie's attention to detail is amazing and she makes you feel so welcome and at home. We took the opportunity to have Marie take us on her practical tour. It is so worth it!!!!! She shows you all the ins and outs of the immediate area of the apartment. I would definitely recommend her practical tour for anyone's first trip to Paris. Enough cannot be said except - stay at Marie's and tour with Marie. You will be so happy you did - WE CERTAINLY WERE!!!! Thank you Marie!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

Perfect: Location, Accommodations, Amenities

  • 5 of 5

"Perfect" is the word that immediately comes to mind with regard to this fabulous accommodation! Perfect accommodation, perfect location, and perfect hostess (and host).

This ideally situated apartment is in the very heart of Paris, only steps to historic sites and to groceries, pharmacies, bakeries, and a host of sundry shops. Upon arrival, the lovely Marie and Pascal greeted us at the train station with sincere warmth and enthusiasm. The flat is quite simply perfect - bright, clean, well-stocked with ample kitchen utensils and linens. The location provides the perfect starting point for outings, both for sightseeing or for enjoying the charming nightlife in Paris - in easily walkable area with plenty of shopping and restaurants from which to choose. Exceptionally close to the Metro (outside the entrance) and buses. This was our second stay at Haussmann 85 and we felt at home, both at the flat and in the neighborhood. We cannot wait to return for our third stay to this prefect flat to again drink in the delights of Paris. And...do speak with Marie about her lovely customized tours - she took us for a spectacular day to nearby Versailles! Unforgettable!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Southern California
5

Absolutely Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment has everything you could possibly need while in Paris, especially the owner - Marie and her husband, Pascal. Pascal meets you at the airport and takes you to the apartment. Then Marie takes you on a tour of the surrounding area to familiarize you with the sites, cafes, and shops. It was just wonderful! We also availed ourselves to several of Marie's tours and we HIGHLY recommend them. Marie is a virtual encyclopedia of information and tidbits about everything! Marie and Pascal are wonderful company and made our trip very memorable. The apartment exceeded our expectations and the location was great! It is easy to see now how quickly Marie's apartment schedule fills up - she offers a beautiful apartment along with PREMIER service, literally no detail is left out. We will never stay anywhere else and can't wait to take more of Marie's tours!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Map

Car: not necessary

Live in the same neighborhood as the IMPRESSIONISTS, visit the places they painted.

•PRIVATE Discovery Walks are tailored just for you.

With the 'Practical Walk', you learn how to navigate the city and FEEL SAFE, how to Save money by avoiding buying what you do not really need!

•Take trips outside Paris like Versailles // Monet's house (Giverny)and Van Gogh's village//the Champagne area. Normandy.

•LOSE weight while indulging what Paris has to offer!!

•Brush up on your French with Marie.

Have fun and learn!

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Rates & Availability

L'Europe Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter Rates
Jan 8 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$110
$720
$2,500
 
 
HIGH SEASON Rate
Apr 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$120
$820
 
 
FALL SEASON RATE
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$110
$750
 
 
HOLIDAY SEASON RATE
Dec 10 2017 - Jan 6 2018
2 night minimum stay
$130
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$110
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fees : $55

CLEANING FEES FOR LONGER STAYS:
$120 for 3 weeks or more, it includes a cleaning of the apartment.

REFUND POLICY & CANCELLATION :
1- No credit shall be given for late arrivals or early departures.
2- Upon receipt of written confirmation of the cancellation from the Renter, we will make a full refund to the Renter of the booking deposit.
3- Within 30 days of arrival, the booking deposit is no longer refundable.
4- The booking deposit may be deducted of a future booking at our discretion.

1- A small Booking Deposit is required to book
2- A US$300 REFUNDABLE Damage deposit + the remaining amount are due upon arrival.
3 -Optional & upon availability:
-Checkin : 4 pm but you can have an early checkin & move in right away for US$65- we can also keep your luggage for FREE till 4 pm.
- Checkout : 10 am, late checkout is available & you can keep the apartment till departure for US$65.

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