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Panoramic views of Notre Dame, river, Eiffel Tower, Louvre,Montmar ...

18 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Overview

Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois Apartment Rental Photos and Description

large flat, 1 Bedroom and bathroom suite, +sofas suitable for kids + powder room

This very bright, COMFORTABLE and SPACIOUS one bedroom apartment is located on the 6th and top floor, elevator to the 5th floor with a short staircase to the 6th floor in a well known Paris’landmark building situated right across the back of the Louvre museum and ON the Seine river with a south and west exposure. The building is very impressive with a beautiful entrance and court yard, and the appartment has total privacy.

The closest Metro stations: Louvre/Rivoli and Pont Neuf, are 200 meters away [as well as many bus lines].

It has a breathtaking view of most of Paris' landmarks, from THE SEINE RIVER AND ITS FAMOUS 'BATEAUX MOUCHES', THE CITE ISLAND WITH NOTRE DAME, THE PANTHEON, SAINT-GERMAIN-DES-PRES, LES INVALIDES, ORSAY's Museum, THE EIFFEL TOWER and even MONTMARTRE AND SACRE COEUR..., and of course, the Louvre as your back yard.

This ELEGANT Parisian designer home with its 5 balconies is situated 20 minutes walking distance from most of Paris' points of interests and minutes away from some of Paris' most glamorous stores, great shops, restaurants and cafes.

It includes: an entry hall, powder room, full bath and bedroom with lots of closets space, fully equipped kitchen, pantry including washer and dryer, very large great room with it's 8 person dining room area, spacious seating area with direct view of the Eiffel Tower flashing at night, or if you are tired of the incredible views, you also have a big flat screen TV with surround sound, DVD player, CD and Ipod station, and an office area with printer/scanner with WiFi internet access, unlimited local, long distance phone calls as well as overseas (except for a few countries and paying numbers). Electric plug adaptors available.

The apartment has heating and air conditioning.

Perfect if you need to entertain FRIENDS, clients, run some business meetings OR JUST HAVE A WONDERFUL PARISIAN EXPERIENCE.

The apartment can accommodate 4 persons [2 adults and 2 kids] with 2 in the bedroom (queen size bed) and 2 large sofas in the living room.

We offer this unique property for 299 Euros per night with a 4 night minimum, 1900 per week with a 80 Euros departure cleaning fee.

Maid services can be arranged and will be charged 20 Euros/hour with a 3hour minimum. Will iron if asked.

Keywords: Incredible, amazing location, romantic, spectacular views from this apartment, out doors spaces to eat or enjoy the best panoramic view of Paris!

The place is bright, modern, elegant, spacious, has total privacy.

Centrally located.

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Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Owner
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, spanish

About The Owner

Born in France, I move to Boston at the age of 18 to get my master degree at emerson college in mass communication, then moved to Los Angeles where I had a very successful career in advertising there.

I re-invented myself as an architect/designer at the age of 33 after the company I worked for got sold and at which time I also had a major health issue.

I remodelded and designed many home in the LA area and made a name for myself.

I returned to France in 2009 for work opportunities and to be closer to my aging parents.

I now mostly reside in Paris in what I would easily say as the best location in the city of lights with the most amazing panomaric view of the entire city.

I do travel for work or leasure quite a bit, and use those time where my place is empty to let my fellow American and Canadian enjoy this Jewl I call my Eagle nest.

I still have my property in Los Angeles and also own another home in Chamonix where my parents live which I visit often.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2011

Why The Owner chose 1st Arrondissement Louvre

In my early 30's, I was visiting my parents and dining with my parents on a 'bateau mouch' [the river boats on the Seine] when we passed the Louvre Museum and suddenly I saw this unique apartment building, [a Parisian landmark as the Baron de Hausman, the man responsible for the design of Paris lived there [they are almost no living dwellings along the river in Paris as they are mostly public buildings, museums or Governemental buildings] when I saw someone on one of the balconies of one of the top floor apartment, and thought to myself that if I live one day in Paris, that would be the most amazing place to inhabit,and today, this same flat is my home.

Something out of a Hollywood movie...

Reviews

4.9
based on 18 traveler reviews

Panoramic views of Notre Dame, river, Eiffel Tower, Louvre,Montmar ...
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews
5

Best Apartment & Location in PARIS

  • 5 of 5

I was lucky enough to spend a month in this glorious apartment. From the arrival at the airport( owner will arrange pick up) It was wonderful after an overnight flight to have someone waiting with your name on a sign to deliver you right to the apt and bring your bags in. Either Eric or his assistant will be waiting to show you around & answer any questions. The apt is fully equipped from the kitchen( which is huge by Paris standards) to the bathroom( hair dryer, soaps, shampoo, towels and even beautiful robes. The location is the best, there isn't anywhere in Paris that you cant walk or (I recommend renting a bike) bike to in under 30 min. There are plenty of sights to see in Paris but please book some apartment time. The balconies overlook the Seine, Notre Dame, the Louvre, Sacre Cour and the best The Eiffel Tower. Sit and watch the lights at night which change on the hour starting at 10pm. If for some crazy reason you feel like you must go out in the morning for coffee The La Corona Café is two steps outside your door. But, I recommend walking to one of the many bakeries and having breakfast on one of the 5 balconies. The apartment is spacious and tastefully decorated. Eric and his assistant are lovely and easy to reach. I only had to get in touch with Eric once to confirm my return trip to the airport and he responded within 10 minutes. The only bad thing is that yes, you will have to eventually leave this heavenly apartment. But, hopefully there will be a return visit. Thanks for the perfect month.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, VA
5

THE place for a perfect Paris vacation.

  • 5 of 5

I can't rave enough about Eric's lovely flat. We loved every bit of the week we spent there, especially watching the sun set on the Eiffel tower from one of the many balconies while sipping a glass of wine. The location is perfectly central—we took the metro only once because were able to walk everywhere else easily. Eric was a fantastic host, we had everything we needed and more. The bed is big, the furnishings comfortable, and I'm so happy we managed to find this place. I only wish I could go back and stay there all over again.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Michigan
5

Couldn't be more perfect!

  • 5 of 5

As a Mom traveling on her own with two of her boys I was a bit apprehensive about renting an apartment in a foreign country. From the first communication with Eric I knew I was in great hands. He was very patient in answering all of my questions and went the extra mile to ensure that our trip was AMAZING! The apartment was wonderful and so well located. It was furnished beautifully and the pictures don't do it justice. The kitchen has everything you need. We loved picking up groceries from the local market and boulangerie and having breakfast and coffee in while enjoying the fabulous views. Thank you for helping us create so many cherished memories in Paris Eric, we hope to return.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Amazing Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is the best one we have ever stayed in. The location is perfect. You can walk to anywhere from there. The views are spectacular. You can see all of Paris from the balconies. The apartment is well equipped and has everything you could want. It is actually so much bigger than it looks in the pictures. We enjoyed staying here and Eric was so accommodating. Do not hesitate to book this place...it is well worth it. Thanks Eric for letting us use your apartment.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Location, Location, Location

  • 5 of 5

It is difficult to think of a better spot to be. The best of Paris is at your finger tips. We spent 4 wonderful nights here. The previous writers have said it all and I only concur.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A joy in every respect -- romantic and thrilling !!

  • 5 of 5

We spent the month of June in this outstanding apartment, and it’s all we’ve dreamt of since. The views are ASTOUNDING! Truly, just about the only major Paris monument that we COULDN’T see was the Arc de Triomphe. The Louvre down below one of the five balconies is glorious in the extreme. Then there’s Sacré Coeur to the right, and dead ahead are the Eiffel Tower, les Invalides, the Musée Dorsay, St Sulpice, the Mint, the Observatorie, Notre Dame and a million beautiful rooftops in between. And then there’s the RIVER, romantically lined with trees and people, the cruise boats running almost silently up and down beneath our feet. Those balconies may be small, but we pretty much LIVED out there, for meals and for watching the sights roll by, including a couple of parades!

The neighbourhood has two nearby Metro stops that take you anywhere you want to go, but for truly first-rate food shopping and restaurants you have only to walk a few minutes up to the rue St Honoré. We ate several times at the terrific La Régalade just around the corner, and we cooked many of our best meals ever in Eric’s small but completely equipped kitchen. We had everything we needed to really knock ourselves out with some highly ambitious cooking.

While the place sleeps two, we had two guests for a long weekend, and they were perfectly comfortable on the long wide sofas in the living room -- not clumsy fold-outs, just supersize twin beds, really, once you pull the cushions off. They didn’t have much privacy out there, but they had three balconies and thrilling views, and so they couldn’t have been happier. Other friends came just for dinner, and we’re the envy of all who’ve seen this place.

Just entering the building was a joy -- a high-end Hausmannian building in impeccable condition, the very one he lived in, in fact, while renovating Paris with his grand master plan.

Being on the penthouse/attic floor (former maids’ quarters) with a corner exposure, this flat enjoys the most wonderful uplifting cross breezes when all the terraces are open. This gentle breeze enhances the visual pleasure of this flat, making you feel like a bird in flight up there.

Eric is a terrific and concerned host, and he walked us through the place in complete detail so that we were able to feel like we owned the place, right from the start. We’ve found many nice places on HomeAway/VRBO, but nothing like this. My only question is why he hasn’t doubled his prices. We can’t wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois Apartment Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay
$337
$2,139
 

Additional information about rental rates

departure cleaning fee $90
Refundable damage deposit $1,689

VRBO damage insurance required

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Amenities

Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • Monument View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing

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