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Live on the Seine, boat 2BR outdoor space for 5, terrace, Champs Elysees, UNIQUE

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Unique experience, stay on the Seine Champs Elysees and Tuilerie area, 5 people

What a unique way to discover Paris, stay on this houseboat, right on the Seine

Champs Elysees and Tuilerie area, 5 people

Large houseboat with 2 BR and a large terrace.

Located Port des Champs Elysées, you will enjoy a magnificent view on the city with a direct access to the Tuileries, Champs Elysees and much more

Up to 5 guests.

The terrace is ideal to enjoy the view on the city of lights and on the Seine.

Two patios chaise lounges are at your disposal.

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You can also take your meals there by all-weather thanks to a barnum that shelters a table, 6 chairs and a bench.

Downstairs, you will have access the living area.

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The main room room is nicely decorated and pleasant thanks to its fireplace.

The living room has a sofa bed (1 guest), a large pouf and a coffee table.

This room is of course equipped with a cabled TV (flat screen).

You will also have a dining part with a table and 5 chairs.

The houseboat is equipped with an internet access via WIFI.

OPEN KITCHEN 4 vitroceramic plates, a refrigerator, a freezer, a combined microwave/oven, a drying washing machine, a dishwasher, an electric coffee-maker and a toaster.

The master bedroom is equipped with a large king size bed with storage (180*190). You will have a dressing room and drawers.

The bathroom is ensuite to the room. It is composed of a bathtub with a flexible hose of shower, a washbasin with mirror and toilets.

SECOND BEDROOM 2 single beds.

Iron, an ironing board and a vacuum cleaner. Linens and towels also provided.

More Details

Property Manager
Marie Booking Team
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017

About Marie Booking Team

Our company operates since 2005 with Paris Apartment Rentals (vacations rentals as well as long term rentals) we know that planning your vacation is the most important thing and our team is here to help you out setting up the Perfect Parisian stay. our team speak english and french and is here to help you book safely your next vacation home in Paris. Contact us by email or phone.

Why Marie Booking Team chose Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois

Our team selected this boat for the experience.

We do propose since 10 years several boats on the Seine, our guests have always been thrilled.

This one is the closest from the Champs Elysees.

The size, outdoor space is for us a unique way to stay in Paris

What makes this house boat unique

A boat in Paris !!

A terrace

An amazing view on Paris sight from your home

Map

Car: not necessary

Tuileries / Louvre / Champs Elysees, Pont des Arts so many sights to see around

Ask us for details and advices

Amenities

Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois House Boat Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house boat
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom is ensuite to the room. It is composed of a bathtub with a flexible hose of shower, a washbasin with mirror and toilets.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • 2 bedrooms plus a sofa bed for 1
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Notes:
Amazing location and space, rare adventure, ask us for details

Reviews

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Live on the Seine, boat 2BR outdoor space for 5, terrace, Champs Elysees, UNIQUE
average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews
4

Some trade offs with a standard apartment - but they're worth making!

  • 4 of 5

Location, location, location!

The time spent on the deck in the early mornings and the evenings, make this a wonderful place to stay and the location opposite the Musee d'Orsay means everything is walkable.

There are a few realities of living on a boat that make this a slightly compromised choice - ingress and egress are not the easiest and the bathroom is a little rudimentary, but all in all I'd recommend anyone to give it a try.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, thank you Clive for taking the time to review our boat. We are thrilled you had a wonderful time in Paris. we are looking forward welcoming you soon in Paris regards, Marie
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Can't beat the location!

  • 4 of 5

The boat was adequate, but we would have liked more plates/silverware/glasses appropriate for a family of five (with children). On the other hand there were easily more than a dozen sharp chef's knives just strewn about in the silverware drawer making for a dangerous reach in (I cut my finger myself). The toilet was less than ideal (rocked when sitting on it and hard to flush), but it did what it needed to do in the end. Shower didn't have much pressure, but with patience and lots of rubbing we got clean. Biggest concern though was airflow. Only one fan (plus a tiny one that did nothing) that was in high demand despite relatively pleasant temperatures outside. There should be at least two more - one for each bedroom and one for the salon. At night some of the bateaux mouches had bright spot lights that shine out to illuminate the quai - which meant us. Bright lights directly in our eyes while on the terrace, putting us on display for whom ever was on the passing boat. Luckily there were only a handful of those each night and only lasted the 30 seconds or so it took for the boat to pass. However there was a "security" floodlight on our own terrace that was (I think) supposed to be on a motion detector, but it went on and off by itself all night long at unpredictable intervals. We contacted the owner about it both because it was incredibly annoying on the terrace, but also because its location directly above the window in the children's room meant that their room was alternately comfortably dark for sleeping and then flooded with bright light on and off, on and off all night long. We were told there was no way to turn it off, so we draped a sheet over it for the remainder of our stay and it solved the problem nicely.

The location really makes up for the shortcomings of the boat. The sight of the Musée d'Orsay lit up at night was a gorgeous view from the terrace. You can also see the top of the Eiffel Tower. Access to le Jardin des Tulleries is super easy. We were able to walk to le Louvre and Notre Dame, even with 4 year olds. Eiffel Tower was only 3 RER stops away and Sacré Cœur only 3 metro stops. Location really couldn't be better for tourism.

All in all, we had a wonderful stay with only minor first world problems.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A personal check for the damage deposit will be asked when you check in.
A contract will be signed before your arrival

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.