A wonderful retreat... Simply perfect!
Review Submitted: 31 May 2011
Date of Stay: April 2011
We stayed at Serene Caulaincourt the first week of April, 2011, with our 15-year-old twins. Location, charm, convenience, and comfort are the words which come to mind when we think of this apartment. It was perfect for our family!
The beds are fabulous! The sofa bed was every bit as comfortable as the luxurious bed located in the bedroom. This is not one of those cheap hotel fold-out beds. There is no bar in your back or creaky springs. No need to worry about whether a couple sharing this bed will be comfortable. And the down comforters and blankets make it feel like a 5-star hotel!
The layout of the apartment is perfect for a family of four or two couples. There is a central hallway with doors for all of the rooms, so anyone sleeping in the den/living area can close off that room for privacy. And the bathroom and water closet are also separate which is very convenient. There is a huge walk-in closet in the hall with plenty of room to store luggage, clothes, and toiletries.
This apartment has been remodeled beautifully. With high ceilings, floor to ceiling French windows, and original wood floors, it has old world charm. But step into the bathroom and kitchen and you’ll think you are in a chic New York loft. The kitchen is equipped with everything you will need to enjoy cooking authentic French cuisine using the groceries you purchased at the shops within a block of this apartment. And it was wonderful to have a dishwasher AND washer and dryer. The MacBook and free wifi were icing on the cake!
The location couldn’t be more perfect. The apartment is nestled into a steep hillside so that the entry is on street level, but the back of the apartment is several stories off the ground, overlooking beautiful trees and the “Mary Poppins” rooftops of the buildings below. It is extremely quiet and serene. There are so many shops, boulangeries, and cafes, within a 5 minute walk. And the Metro Station is only a block away! Exploring Montmartre was the unexpected highlight of our trip to Paris. Don’t miss the chance to explore this beautiful area!
We highly recommend Serene Caulaincort and Feels Like Home in Paris. Yetunde was the perfect hostess! She thought of everything to make our stay pleasant. She was waiting for us at the apartment when we arrived and provided loads of information including an invaluable pdf file on the MacBook located in the apartment. There was also a basket of coffee, tea, wine and assorted goodie
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Owner's Response: Thank you for such a lovely review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Paris with us. See you again soon I hope.
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