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XTRA LARGE APT, A+ Reviews! Perfect Marais locale! Full Bath, Kitchen! Walk2All

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 602 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 4

Old-world charm blends with modern amenities for truly the best of both worlds! You can unwind after a day of walking Paris' beautiful streets with a long soak in the oversized tub hand-tiled with mosaic.. enjoy an espresso at the kitchen counter.. or have a light evening meal of cheese, bread and fruit while relaxing in the full-size dining area - or just use the large table to spread out guide books and maps to plan your next day's adventures.

Located on the 2nd floor, with elevator (facing a quiet courtyard) antique furnishings from around France join modern pieces of extreme comfort (full-size sofa bed with Simmons mattress). Plus, courtesy high-tech perks (a loaner cellphone with a local number, a printer to print boarding passes and maps, high-speed internet and more.

Walk to Place Des Vosges, Ile St Louis, Bastille: This perfectly situated Paris apartment is less than a 5 minute walk to some of the city's most desirable locations. Only a block and a half away sits the majestic entry to Place Des Vosges, home to Victor Hugo and other fixtures of Parisian history.

Still twilight at 1030 at night, summer evenings are dazzling. In winter, holiday lights twinkle and the many cafes offer a warm place to share a glass of wine or a delicious meal. Our outstanding heating system ensures cozy evenings despite the ancient construction! Ile St Louis - home to some of Paris' oldest homes - is just across a small bridge, and museums abound (Picasso, Pompidou, Carnavalet and more). The Bastille offers twice a week farmers markets, and the restaurants within walking distance can sustain you for days.

Extra Amenities - Paris Charm PLUS modern comfort: Super comfortable as a base from which to explore the neighborhood and the city, there are many places in this apartment to relax - a real bonus if you are staying more than 5 days and want to truly settle in! The living area features a modern sofa with antique chairs reupholstered with fabrics from the top French designer, Lelievre. The dining area offers a place to enjoy meals you bring in or prepare yourself, or simply a spot to map out the next day's sightseeing. Barstools originally designed for a bar near Strasbourg sit at the kitchen counter, equipped with a cappuccino machine and a variety of teas.The bathroom is a true rarity in Paris - with double sinks as well as separate shower and tub areas. A couple (or well-behaved family:) can easily and comfortably get ready for the day. And when you return, if your feet are sore from walking the beautiful streets of Paris, the tub fills quickly with piping hot water for a relaxing soak!

(note: Bed photos blurry. New ones coming!)

Easy traveling and cost-saving bonuses: You may choose to completely 'switch off' while on your Paris vacation, but if you need to stay in touch with work or family, we make it as easy as possible to do so affordably - and without interrupting your holiday.

The apartment phone offers free calls to landlines in the UK, Australia and EU countries - calls to both fixed and mobile numbers in the US and Canada are also free of charge. High-speed internet and wifi are also included in the price as is cable TV (with CNN and BBC for English-speakers in search of news).. We also offer you a loaner cellphone with a French SIM card - all you need to do is buy a recharge ticket at one of the many kiosks around the city, and save on roaming charges from you home provider. You will also find a courtesy printer to use for boarding passes and reservations. (note: Instructions are included but we don't offer tech support, so please don't try to use our gadgets if you aren't familiar!)

More Details

Owner
Alexis
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

Why Alexis chose Le Marais

This location is perfect for foodies like us - with 3 bakeries within 2 blocks, cheese shops, butchers, organic food markets and a twice weekly farmers market steps away at the Bastille. Also we can walk to the Seine for summer sunsets in about 5 minutes, and be at the metro in 2 minutes. Place Des Vosges around the corner is an added bonus!

Amenities

Le Marais Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 602 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • River
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • The bathroom is a true rarity in Paris - equipped with double sinks as well as separate shower and tub areas. A couple can easily and comfortably get ready for the day. And when you return, if your feet are sore from miles of walking the beautiful streets of Paris, the tub fills quickly with piping hot water for a relaxing soak (we even provide some treats to add to your bath!)
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Queen bed has European-made boxspring and mattress
    Sofabed - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full-size Simmons mattress opens and closes easily!
  • The bedroom features Alexandre Turpault linen/cotton sheets, and finished built-in closets to keep your things organized during your stay. Though the apartment is in the heart of the action, the bedroom and living room windows open onto a quiet courtyard for a truly peaceful environment. The sofabed in the living room features a full-size Simmons mattress, as well as the Italian design 'system rapido' for easy opening and closing.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Notes:
THIS IS A SMOKE-FREE AND PET-FREE ENVIRONMENT. For those with limited mobility, we can suggest some resources for helping you get around Paris a bit more easily. Please ask us. Our apartment is on the 2nd floor, with elevator.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9632354 based on 136 reviews
5

Perfect home away from home in the Paris Marais

  • 5 of 5

We keep coming back to this apartment for several reasons: location, comfort, cleanliness, quiet, and attention to details.

1. You can't beat the location for transportation: Right in the middle of the Marais, on the #1 Metro line between Bastille and St. Paul stops. (The top Paris sites are near the #1) and convenient buses outside the front door!

2. A safe, sweet neighborhood: great cafes and restaurants within a 5 minute walk. Or less. Shop like a local for groceries.

3. The apartment is like staying at your trendy best friend's home: A super bathroom with a shower and huge bathtub and 2 sinks! A kitchen with nice plates, flatware and glasses (not cheap Ikea stuff). Fine furniture with a mix of contemporary and antiques. Great linens in the bedroom. The couch converts to an extra bed and is more comfortable than many regular beds! And bathrobes! Beautiful pillows and curtains remind you of a fancy hotel, not a rental.

4. This place is quiet. Incredibly quiet. And super clean.

5. The owner is very responsive and helpful. The welcome binder has instructions on how to use the washer and the dishwasher, plus everything else in the apartment. The list of recommended restaurants is a nice touch. So are the numerous Paris tour books others have left behind.

We've stayed in a number of VRBO places in Europe and the US. This is by far the best. The only downside of staying here is wishing you didn't have to leave.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nashville, Tennessee
5

Perfection in the Marais

  • 5 of 5

This apartment, and it’s host, Alexis, are, simply said, perfection.

It is a quiet haven right in the middle of one of the most authentic

and charming neighborhoods in Paris. We went only steps

out the door to experience intimate cafes, fresh markets, bakeries,

cheese shops and the people-watching that make Paris so magical.

One of the best features of the apartment was the graciousness and

accessibility of Alexis and her support staff. Our questions were

answered within hours, and when a favorite watch was left behind,

we were immediately contacted to make arrangements for it’s return.

All the proprietors in the neighborhood seem to know and admire Alexis,

so if you are in special need of anything, you only have to mention her

name to receive extra help!

The elevator on the ground floor is a rare and wonderful thing to have,

as is the huge bathroom with two lovely sinks and a beautiful large

soaking tub. When the November rains gave us a few chilly nights, we

were warm and cozy in the comfortable bed.

Our days began with an expresso from the machine in the kitchen

and ended with our feet up having a wonderful glass of Bordeaux (the

first bottle of which was waiting when we arrived!). From the linen sheets

to the organic soaps and bathrobes, it was everything we had hoped for

in Paris.

Perhaps the best recommendation we can give is that our time in Paris

was divided between Alexis’ apartment and a 5 star hotel, and we would

have happily spent our entire stay in this charming and cozy apartment.

We can’t wait to return. Thank you, Alexis!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
5

Wonderful Marais Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is a perfectly located apartment in the Marais. It also is very quiet, very comfortable and a lovely place to come back to after a day of enjoying Paris. We enjoyed our week there very much. There was not anything about the apartment that we could complain about. We hope that we will be able to enjoy staying there again soon.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas City Missouri USA
5

Clean, modern, well-appointed, great location

  • 5 of 5

We were in Paris for 5 days on vacation. This apartment was perfect for exploring the city - we walked everywhere (museums, shopping) including some lovely strolls along the Seine. Public transportation was also close by - subway and bus. The apartment itself was great and as promised. It had everything we needed, including a great shower, an espresso machine, and good closet space. It was quiet at night, and we felt very safe (gated entry).

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Terrific apartment. We stayed here with our 20 year-old son who said the pull out couch was the most comfortable bed he had ever slept on. The apartment is located in a wonderful area - we walked all over the city. Alexis was easy to work with and provided many recommendations. We would come back in a nano second!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Culver City, Ca. USA
5

Very Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was very comfortable and felt like home.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Car: not necessary

Location, location, location! This spacious 1 bedroom apartment is in the center of one of Paris' most desired neighborhoods - a short walk to either the Bastille or St Paul metro stops, as well as the beauty of Place Des Vosges the Seine and Ile St Louis! And from this comfortable central apartment, you can experience the best Paris has to offer with ease and safety - all the while living in a neighborhood still full with 'real' Parisiens! Historic and beautiful Place Des Vosges is only 1 1/2 blocks away. And devoted foodies will love the apartment's full kitchen and dining room, equipped to enjoy the best of the fresh food and produce all around - within a few blocks in any direction, you will find 4 bakeries, 2 cheese shops, an organic market, 1 supermarket, 2 fruit and vegetable stands, 3 convenience stores, a fresh fish market, and a twice-weekly farmers market ! Of course, also restaurants, cafes, clothing stores, museums and more!!

Other Activities: Bastille Farmers Market twice a week, the river Seine and Ile St Louis a 5 minute walk. Restaurants and shops galore. Super safe area.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $15 per person per night
Damage Deposit $500

Pre Arrival and Post-departure cleaning are included for all one week stays. We welcome families and reduce the addl guest fee for 2nd week of stay. No hidden fees - Phone calls to the US and Canada, are free, also landlines in Europe/Australia. Utilities, high-speed internet, wifi, cable TV and a loaner printer included. Rates/availability subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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