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Wonderful Nest in Saint Germain De Pres

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

Apartment, 1 Studio, (Sleeps 2)

The studio is situated in the heart of Saint Germain de Pres in a sixteen century historical building in a calm small street in the middle of the lively Latin quarter.

The balcony of the studio overlooks the main courtyard of the building.

There is a code to get into the building.

Inside you will find an open kitchen with an under the counter a refrigerator, 2 cooking stove, a microwave, dishwasher and laundry machine.

You will appreciate the calm of an historical building and the close living area with everything you need.

Grocery, art gallery, restaurants, monuments, Notre Dame, Saint Michel, the Louvre etc.

The studio has a very comfortable sleeping bed, TV with cable, internet and WiFi.

A nice dressing is situated before the bathroom access.

The bathroom has a comfortable large shower, WC, bidet.

The top counters of the kitchen and the bathroom are in black granite from Zimbabwe and the floor is old oak.

A large fire place from the sixteen century was conserved by the architect as well as the mirror on the top of it.

You can dine on a round oak ancient table with 4 people, and in the summer days you can have a coffee on the balcony among the flowers.

More Details

Rizzoli Vittoria
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017

About Rizzoli Vittoria

My mother bought this property as her pied a terre here in Paris where I live.

I am and architect here in Paris and I help her to rent the apartment when she is not here.

Rizzoli Vittoria purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Rizzoli Vittoria chose 6th Arrondissement St Germain des Pres

We choose to buy this property because, we are Italian and for us Paris is Saint Germain.

My mother made part of her study here in Saint Germain and when I first arrived in Paris I lived not far from here.

The dream to have an apartment is the middle of the heart of Paris became true.

What makes this apartment unique

When you are in the apartment, you really have the impression to get in the real Paris.

The decoration goes very well with the style of the building and I could stay inside next of fireplace reading a book and looking out at the Parisian roofs.

Very cozy and warm.

We hope that You will love it as we do!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

Wonderful Nest in Saint Germain De Pres
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 36 reviews

Lovely Apartment near everything!

  • 5 of 5

We scored with our cozy flat! We felt like we were home the minute we arrived. Everything was very clean, the bed was a pullout and very comfy! We were always warm enough, had a darling balcony for fresh air, too. Shower was great! Nespresso maker was awesome! Had all the amenities you'd ever need. Absolutely loved the location! Thank you for an incredible week!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect studio in Saint Germain

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is exactly as described. The location is right off Rue de Seine and very close to Place St Michel for metro, taxi. Velib bike rental is just a few streets over which are so useful to get around the city. The location is amazing. Paris is very easy to get around even with the winding streets.

Apartment has beautiful windows with a terrace. Comfortable sofa bed, seems strange but it was more comfortable than expected.Kitchen and bath have excellent finishes. Loved the Nespresso in the kitchen, I ran to Carrefour for capsules! The only thing I didn't realize was there was a washer only but no dryer. We didn't end up needed to wash clothes but that was my mistake for reading. Vittoria met us at the apartment and gave great instruction.

This was our second time in Paris, we rented in Rue Cler the first time, another fantastic location, however I think this apartment had many more restaurants within walking distance and near Blvd St Germain, just a great time. We love Paris!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello heather, thank you for your very nice review. I hope you will be back for tthe third time!!!! Bests Vittoria
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Lovely studio on St Germain

  • 5 of 5

From the constant contact from Vittoria before we arrived, we knew we had chosen a well-cared for apartment. The location is lovely - just steps away from the Seine and a stunning view of Notre Dame on one side, to cafes, bakeries, and shopping on the other. The apartment is small - it's a studio - but it is ample for two people. The table and chairs on the balcony are perfect for an early evening glass of wine before hitting the many restaurants in the area, or for coffee and breakfast before going out for the day. The RER and Line 4 are all within a short walking distance from the apartment. It is quiet, with very friendly neighbors. The apartment was clean, with extra towels, blankets, and pillows. Although the bed is a pull out couch, is what surprising comfortable. We are sure to stay there again on our next visit to Paris.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Amber, what a great review. Thank you. I will love you to have you back. Bests Vittoria b
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convenient Paris style living within st Germaine.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time at Vittoria's apartment. She welcomed us without hesitation even though we arrived 3 hours late due to flight delays. The apartment was within walking to Notre Dame , the Louvre, Musee D'orsee and a 45 min walk to the Eiffel Tower. We took the RER train closely located

To the apartment to the airport. Very easily. The apartment has a nice terrace with flowers and well equipped kitchen to eat in. Cozy for just 2.

Not too fancy just quaint and cozy.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, thank you for the nice review. I hope to have you back, Bests Vittoria
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  • 5 of 5

The stay in this charming place was perfect !! The apt itself - the location - it all was fabulous - the pull out couch/ bed was beyond comfortable !' This place is perfect,if you are by yourself or with one other

I'll look forward to returning !!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you mary-Pat bests Vittoria
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Location location

  • 4 of 5

The location was perfect to explore the Latin Quarter restaurants and specialty shops. The apartment was great for a short stay of3 or 4 nights, but found for a longer stay there was no place for luggage. The bed was very comfortable and very easy to set up and down. Tess was great and very acommodating as we stayed at the apartment twice on this visit. The bathroom was great and what a pleasure to have warm towels after your shower I would really recommend this apartment to anyone wanting to explore the Latin Quarter.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello carol, thank you very much for yu review. Yes Tess is very nice an keep the apaprtment very well. I will telle you mentioned her on the comment bests Vittoria
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Nearest Airport
24 Kilometres
Roissy charles de Gaulles Airport
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
gare du Nord
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
17.7 Kilometres
Orly Airport
Car: not necessary

Wonderful quarter, you Artistic Legacy Meets Modern Chic:

Put on your Sunday best and head over to St-Germain-des-Prés, one of the more swanky, upscale neighborhoods in Paris. Here, you’ll find locals outfitted in Louis Vuitton and Dior whether on their way to a business meeting or out for a stroll. Situated along the Seine River, the area is also an artistic hub, with some of the city’s most prestigious museums, art dealers and small galleries. Once a spot for existentialist thinkers like Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, this is the place to see and be seen, window shop for Swarovski crystal and take home a piece of modern art for your mantel.

getting Oriented:

The St-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood lines the Left Bank of the Seine and extends southwards towards the sprawling Jardin du Luxembourg. It is hugged by the lively Latin Quarter to the east and the Eiffel Tower district to the west.

Main Streets: Boulevard St-Germain, Rue de Seine, Rue de Rennes, Rue Bonaparte

Getting There and Getting Around:

To check out the area's many art galleries, get off at Metro St-Germain-des-Prés (line 4) and walk north towards the Seine. For power shopping or a bite to eat, cross the Boulevard St-Germain and head south, or walk east from Metro Sèvres-Babylone (line 10). If you get off at Luxembourg (RER B), go northwest through the garden to get to the heart of the neighborhood.

Neighborhood History:

The Benedictine Abbey of St-Germain-des-Prés dates to the 6th century. Only the church remains, but it is considered the oldest in Paris. In one of the side chapels, you can find the tomb of philosopher René Descartes.

Around the 19th century, the area was frequented by painters like Manet and writers Balzac and Georges Sand.

After World War II, St-Germain exploded into a hotspot for existentialist thinking, avant-garde theater, painting and jazz. Picasso, Sartre, De Beauvoir, Beckett and Charles Gainsbourg are some of the famous names associated with the area.

Places of Interest:

Jardin du Luxembourg: The expansive gardens and overlooking Senate belong to the Luxembourg Palace, and are a respite from busy Paris. Stroll along the perfectly manicured lawns and flowers or sail a toy boat across the pond. If you’re lucky, you might catch a weekend jazz concert under the pavilion. Also make sure to check out the Musee du Luxembourg, Paris' oldest public museum and a historical hotbed of the arts in the city.

Musée d’Orsay: This famous museum houses mostly French art from the mid-1800s to early 1900s, including an extensive collection of impressionist works by artists such as Monet, Renoir and Cézanne.

Eat, Drink and be Merry

La Palette

43, Rue de Seine

Tel: +33 (0)1 43 29 09 42

Brasserie Lipp

151, Boulevard St Germain

Tel: +33 (0)1 45 48 53 91

With its wood paneling, wall-to-wall mirrors and 1926 art deco interior, this famous brasserie is not to be missed. Known for its Alsatian cuisine, Lipp serves up copious portions of choucroute, andouillette and cervelles remoulade. Polish off your meal with a glass of Roedener Cristal or a bottle of champagne if you’re feeling prosperous.

Café Procope

13 rue de l'ancienne comédie

Tel: +33 (0)143 54 93 64

Considered the birthplace of Paris café culture, Le Procope is the city's oldest café, dating to 1686, and was a gathering place for thinkers like Voltaire.

Gerard Mulot

76, Rue de Seine

Tel: +33 (0)1 43 26 85 77

For savory or sweet, this bakery is the perfect spot for an afternoon bite. You’ll find everything from foie gras to colorful macaroons, finger-sized eclairs and dark chocolates sold by the kilo. Loose-fitting trousers recommended!

Odéon Théâtre de l’Europe

1 place Paul-Claudel

Tel: +33 (0)1 44 41 36 36

The Odeon is one of France’s five national theaters and prides itself on showing not only original productions, but also works by well-known foreign theater companies.

Nearby Attractions

Jardin du Luxembourg

The Saint-Michel Neighborhood

Musée d'Orsay


Rates & Availability

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $478
final cleaning, check-i $138

The payement is half at the reservation, by a bank transfer and the rest at the check in.
A security deposit is asked of minimum 400€ or more, dipending on the period of stay.

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Monnaie Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 30 m²
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Very Comfortable With A Large Shower With A Ceiling And Hand Shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • There Is No Bedroom Since It Is A Studio With A Sleeping Bed.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • roller blading
You will love the place like all our guests ! Vittoria

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