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Charming studio in the Heart of Paris 1st district

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
studio
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Saint-Merri Studio Rental Photos and Description

The ideal basis to visit Paris

In the heart of Paris, a charming 16m2 studio in a typical Old Paris from the 17th century building with exposed beams. It is located in a pedestrian neighbourhood, in the 1st district, between the rue de Rivoli and the rue des Lombards.

The apartment has no direct neighbours, facing the sun during morning, surrounded by many shops, famous night bars and restaurants.

You are 3 min away by foot from the town´s theatres and from the Châtelet, at the bottom of the Fontaine des Innocents and of the shopping centre Les Halles and less than 10 min from Beaubourg, the Hôtel de Ville, the Louvres, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Montorgueil and the Marais districts.

This studio will be your ideal nest to visit alone, by 2 or 3, all the capital as it is very well served by transports (6 metro services, 3 RER, bus and night bus.) For the sportiest ones, a vélib station (bicycle easy rentals around the city) 15 metres away.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Sylvia Geerlings
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
30%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2016

What makes this studio unique

Very center of Paris at 50 m from metro station Chatelet-Les Halles, 10 min walking distance from Hotel de Ville, le Louvres, Notre-Dame de Paris

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Charming studio in the Heart of Paris 1st district
average rating of 4.0588236 based on 17 reviews
Houston, TX
4

Excellent Location - 5TH Floor (no lift) - perfect for couples

  • 4 of 5

Overall I had a great experience! The location is lovely, perfectly situated in the heart of Paris. Close to bars, restaurants, Velib (public bike rental), and many area attractions. The owner is highly responsive and very fast to respond to any questions!

Just one note for non French speakers, there are a couple notes in French only that you should be aware of. It says they'll ask you for a $200 Euro deposit on arrival, you may not have that much cash on hand. Also, it says you can only check out between 8 and 2200 (10pm) or there will be a $30 euro penalty (though on arrival I was told it was 9 - 2200 and a $50 euro fee?). I wasn't aware of this before hand so I was slightly surprised by the info.

All the best!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guest I am glad you enjoyed your stay in our lovely apartment. I am sorry about the 30 euros fees written in French, I thought Homeway would translate this too. I will them do the translation, thank you. It is indeed applied by the agency for check in / check out before 8:00 am or after 10:00 pm. Hope to see you back Cheers
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4

Cozy, quiet and in the middle of everything

  • 4 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed in this studio over New Years a couple of years ago. We still talk about what a great find it was. The location couldn't have been any better. We had easy access to the whole city. The immediate neighborhood had a lot of restaurants, bars and shopping. A walk to took 10 minutes or less to reach Notre Dame, the Louvre, Musee D'Orsay, Pompidou and the subway. The Eiffle Tower was quite a bit father, but yes, we walked to it as well.

On the day we arrived, the manager met us out front with the keys. He was very kind and answered all of our questions, including his advice on nearby restaurants. He even adjusted our check-out time to coincide better with our departing flight.

I would have given this a 5-star rating, but the bathroom had not been well maintained. There was smelly water damage all over it and the sink leaked - so we set a trash can underneath it. Otherwise, the studio was clean and the sofa-bed was comfortable enough for the two of us.

Nonetheless, I would stay here again. The location for the price cannot be beat!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Since beginning of 2016 all the minor issues have been fixed. We also have just changed the sofa bed which is now brand new. Please note that I am giving a special discount to the guests who come back to my apartment. We will be glad to welcome you again next time you are in Paris.
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Whistler, BC
2

Best location, place needs some TLC

  • 2 of 5

The location cannot be better. It truly is in the heart of Paris and close to the Metro as well as the Velib. We never were in contact with Sylvia, but Arnaud was our liaison person. We were arriving before the apartment would be ready so we were instructed to go to Arnaud's place. We did so and although we were a bit later than we expected due to lost luggage, he wasn't there. We had to find a place to stash our luggage for a few hours. We finally did meet up with him, got the key, etc. He was very pleasant and helpful. My friend had lost her luggage and we were counting on having a phone in the apartment. The apartment is on the 5th floor which we knew. It's a pull out couch, the mattress was pretty stained and very thin. There was no cover for the duvet but clean sheets and pillowcases. The bathroom was small and in need of a new shower curtain. The phone didn't work. Arnaud was not much help and in fact did not contact us when he got a call from the airlines that they had found our luggage. Luckily the internet worked and we were able to make phone calls through Skype. There was no effort by our host to get our phone fixed and that was really annoying considering our lost luggage issue. I would have been happy to pay a bit more and have a duvet cover, a shower curtain that wasn't mouldy, an unstained mattress (not a pullout couch) and pillows.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comment Karen, Everything has been replaced and fixed now. Thank you for your patience. Best arno
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Nizhny Novgorod
4

Great location, small studio

  • 4 of 5

Location is really great, the majority of attractions are in the walking distance.

There is no lift and the ladder is really replacing sport center for you.

Some small staff in the appartment is better to be repaired (such as the door of the wardrobe, the sealing in the kitchen water tap), but that does not bother us a lot.

Great value for money paid, you can't argue about that.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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4

really special location

  • 4 of 5

The flat is small but clean and comfortable. I really recommend it for the special location: you can reach the most important destination by feet. Ideal for a young couple or for a couple with a lonely child. The owners are friendly and helpful... Hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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4

Outstanding location

  • 4 of 5

This flat has a wonderful, central location. Only takes a minute to walk to Chatelet metro station, and around 10-15 minutes to walk to the Louvre or Notre Dame. The flat is right off the Rue de Rivoli, so the street feels very safe and populated at all times. (However, there is a good chance you'll hear the Australian bar across the street at night.)

The flat is a little bit on the dingy side, especially the bathroom, but it's clean. The wireless internet worked perfectly (we didn't try the tv or phone service). All the linens and towels were nice.The flat is, of course, very small, and I certainly wouldn't recommend the flat for more than two people. The bed, as stated in the listing, is a roll-out sofa bed, and we didn't find it particularly comfortable during our three-night stay.

If you're alone or a couple, not too bothered by a bit of noise at night and not too picky about your bed or walking up five flights of stairs, this is really a wonderful place to stay in central Paris because of its location.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: not necessary

You are at 3 min walking distance from the Chatelet Theater, the Fontaine des Innocents and the famous shopping center Les Halles....and at less than 10 min from Beaubourg, the Hôtel de Ville, the Louvre, the Cathédrale Notre Dame, Montorgueil or the Marais areas....

A perfect place to stay for 1 to 3 persons visiting Paris. Excellent transport conditions (6 metros, 3 RER, bus et noctanbus) and a vélib (municipal bicycle renting network) station at 15 meters. Also perfect for expats in Paris.

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Rates & Availability

Saint-Merri Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Haute
Feb 19 2016 - Dec 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
$86
$456
$1,394
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$97
$483
$1,394
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Le ménage est inclus dans la location

Une caution de 200 euros sera demandée à l'arrivée et restituée le jour du départ s'il n'y a pas de dommage.

Les check in sont possible sur arrangement préalable avec moi entre 8h00 et 22h00. En dehors de cette plage horaire les frais sont de 30 euros supplémentaires.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Saint-Merri Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 16 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , tub
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • disco club
  • outlet shopping
  • walking

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