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Bijou au bord du Canal St Martin, Paris."

Bedrooms 2
Space 495 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, Hall, Shower, WC, Living with double sofabed, Dining & Kitchenette.

Typical bijou bright Parisian apartment beautifully refurbished with paneled walls and high ceilings. Ideally suited to couples with upto 3 children or 4 adults maximum.

Canal St-Martin's iron footbridges and tree-shaded quays form the backdrop for this ever-gentrifying area of Paris, drawing a trendy crowd to its shabby-chic bars and appetizing bistros.

A stones throw away from metro station République, Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord (Eurostar) and many other metro stations.


Acoustic double glazed windows

Thermostatic electric heating

Smart TV

Master bedroom TV

Baby bed if required

More Details
Registration Number : 7511000555679.

Chris and Kate
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Chris and Kate

British Ergonomist and Architect who have lived and worked in London, Barcelona and Paris, finally settling in France nearly 15 years ago, married with three children. Delighted to offer advice on family trips to Paris and the best places to go to entertain children, while parents sneak in the odd romantic moment en route!


Porte Saint-Martin Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 495 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • MAXIMUM 4 adults, 5 travellers. NO smoking. NO pets. NO parties. Please respect the lives of our neighbours who may need to get up early for work!
  • Prior to departure: All debris & rubbish are removed from the premises. Dishes are cleaned in the dishwasher or by hand. Windows are shut & locked.
  • Prior to departure: The extract is turned off. Wet towels are left in the shower. Keys are left on the kitchen worktop. Any damage is notified.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large shower, large basin & separate WC off entrance hall.
  • Shower room off entrance hall with large shower and large basin, towel radiator, underfloor heating and heated mirror. Toilet in separate room off entrance hall.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , 2 child bed
  • Master Bedroom with 160w bed (sleeps 2 adults) Childs Bedroom with 80w 2m long bunkbed & pullout bed (sleeps 1 adult or up to 3 children) OTHER OPTIONS Double sofabed in Living room (sleeps 2) Folding babybed available
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading
  • swimming
Safe provided for small items.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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Bijou au bord du Canal St Martin, Paris.
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Quaint, charming, good location

  • 4 of 5

Our family of 5 did well in this lovely apartment in this quaint and charming building. The area was full of restaurants, shos, bakeries and smart markets for easy and convenient. I recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean / well kept / great location to the market & metro

  • 5 of 5

Chris meet us at the unit and explained the use of the appliances, etc. He was very friendly and responsive to our emails. Two bedroom unit was fine for three adults. We had breakfast each morning there and ate out dinner. Metro was very close and we didn't get lost.

Needed washcloths and a may in the shower to provide a less slippery shower floor surface.

Overall enjoyed our time there and in Paris.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This charming apartment on the canal was perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

Kate is a wonderful host who answered all our questions, provided valuable recommendations and surprised us with her thoughtfulness and generosity when we arrived. The location was so Parisian with festivals on the street and people picnicking on the canal banks every day. With a baby and two children we were able to walk to all the sites in Paris. Our 4 days in Paris were made very special because we stayed in this apartment. Thank you

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming, comfortable and central

  • 5 of 5

Very nice! The beds were very comfortable and the apartment is bright and clean with everything we needed. It is very central and close to the Gare de l'est and Jacques Bonsergeant metro stations.

Chris and Kate kindly met us at the apartment and showed us how to operate appliances etc. They also left us drinks in the refrigerator which

were much appreciated.

This was a great experience and we would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Paris Apt

  • 5 of 5

Chris & Kate have made this a charming spot with everything you need to be comfortable.

Very personal attention to details. We were greeted by Chris who walked us through the features and functions, which was an excellent start.

We found a few food items and champagne waiting for us and Holiday decorations.

We loved the charm of the apartment and the location is outstanding, with restaurants literally steps away as well as beautiful clothing stores and grocery stores. It is an easy walk to the subway Republique access points that will start you on the way to any part of the city.

We would highly recommend a stay here.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay, quiet & clean

  • 5 of 5

Firstly, the owner Kate was great - very responsive to emails, etc. and answered all our questions. She offered advice and was easy to get in touch with and was very flexible.

The flat was as described, very modern appliances and bathroom/toilet and clean. We cooked in the kitchen with no trouble (the oven instruction book was there which was handy). We also ate in a good local French restaurant recommended in the guest book in the apartment.

It was a very quiet apartment, which we loved. Our 3 kids slept on the 2 bunk beds plus trundle bed which slides out from under the lower bunk bed. That worked great.

You do need to be a bit careful with the hot water as there is a small tank - but if you shower quickly enough you can make it work! Overall it was excellent and we really recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for being such easy guests to communicate with and leaving the apartment so tidy. We will make a point of showing future guests how to heat up the hot water if they run out. Thankyou again for your custom!
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Paris, Charles de Gaulle, Roissy
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Kilometres
Le Comptoir General
Nearest Ferry
200 Kilometres
Le Havre
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
Gare du Nord, Eurostar
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Kilometres
Chez Prune
Car: not necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Outside Hours Arrival $24.61
Cleaning linen setup $86.14
Saturday Arrival $24.61
Refundable damage deposit $184.59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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