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Bedrooms 1
Space 375 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 bedroom Double bed + 2 beds (non standing mezzanine) sleeps 4

SAINT LOUIS 1 is located on the central street of the Saint Louis Island, rue Saint Louis en l’Ile, in the middle of the Seine River in the 4th arrondissement, which is the most famous and prettiest area of central Paris.

This wonderfully one-bedroom has come out of a full renovation and tastefully mixes old-world furnitures with modern comfort.

The furnishings have been cleverly selected to confer a truly elegant spirit. A fireplace wooden-built enlightens the dining and living room, where parquet floors and high ceilings will make you feel welcome straight away.

The mezzanine can be used as storage for luggage. Two addittional beds are availble upstairs to sleeps kids or short term visitors!

The quiet bedroom features a queen-sized bed (160x200) and a large closet that will hold your belongings. The colour scheme is warm and soothing.

The kitchen with charming stone tiles is fully equipped with a refrigerator, oven, stove, microwave, washing machine with dryer..

You will also find Cable TV, Wireless Broadband Internet, and unlimited land line phone access.

Who are we?: My wife and I live outside Paris where we grow our 3 kids.

We love Paris and in 2005 bought this apartment that we have fully renovated during one year.

We did refurbished it as we dreamed it; One day, retirement time will come, we plan to use it for us.

In the mean time we are delighted to welcome guests that enjoy touring Paris and resting in the center of the city.

St Louis island is magic, you really feel that you live in the old days but with the modern amenities...

Something unique: During the renovation we found original wood painting from 17th century. We have renovated these and you will discover them on the wall above the sofa!

The non standing Loft Mezzanine: The Loft Mezzanine is available to store your luggages once emptied in the cupboards. So you get clearfloor for you to enjoy the place and the cool atmosphere.

The Loft Mezzanine is accessible via the lader that you can see on the picture.

The apartement is ideally design for a couple. To respond to growing demand from many of you who want to visit us with friends and family we have also arranged two sleeping beds (mattresses) upstairs, with individual lightning.

We can now welcome up to 4 guests!

More Details
Registration Number : 7510400847934

Property Manager
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 March, 2018

About Valentin

My wife and I live on beautiful St Louis island with our grown up kids.

This address enable our family to draw close as our children study at 15' walk Sorbonne University!

You can see my son Valentin sitting next to me on the above picture at the Saint Regis restaurant, on the island.

You will most likely meet him at check in!

On week-end and summer we retire to our country side house next to Versailles.

Valentin purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Valentin chose Notre Dame

We love Paris and in 2005 bought this apartment that we have fully renovated during one year.We did refurbished it as we dreamed it;

In 2016 we bought this second apartment to double our living space on the same floor of the same building, (VRBO ref # 4132163). Now we own all the 2nd floor!

We can leave the 4 of us and enjoy the confort of 2 bedroom's and 2 bathrooms!

When we are outside Paris we are delighted to welcome guests that enjoy touring Paris and resting in the center of the city.

St Louis island is magic, you really feel that you live in the old days but with the modern amenities...

What makes this apartment unique

Quiet in the heart of Paris everything at walking distance.

We also have a lift.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Notre Dame in Les Îles

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 375 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom is equipped with washbasin, shower, built-in wall closet tiled floor and variable lighting.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 160 X 200
    Mezzanine - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 is furnished with Queen size built-in wall closet, built-in shelves, hard wooden floor. Bedroom 2 is furnished with 2 single beds up in the non standing mezzanine. Both are equipped with variable lighting.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
There is a lift in the building.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(70 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.714286 based on 70 reviews

Great location, wonderful street!

  • 4 of 5

In the midst of the Ile St. Louis on a quiet street, this was a wonderful point of departure for any Paris destination. The interior -- very "snug" despite what the photographs would imply -- was very clean, simply furnished and equipped with a small washing machine and dishwasher. A two-burner electric stove plate, microwave oven, and basic kitchen appliances made simple meal preparation possible. A bakery, a pastry shop, a butcher, cheese shop and charcuterie were within steps of the front door and were all of top quality. The loft secondary sleeping area would require an agile visitor.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

After looking at many listings, I knew this one was perfect for my daughter and me because it was located in the absolute heart of Paris. We got to the apartment easily by taxi from Roissey airport, and Valentin met us there early. He was great in showing us the apartment and gave some great suggestions for the area. We were within walking distance of EVERYTHING!! So close to Notre Dame, Ste. Chapelle, the Louvre, etc. We took an Uber to the Eiffel tower because we were tired from traveling, but it was close enough to walk if you are ambitious.

The apartment was furnished nicely and warmly...it was a great size for the 2 of us, and would have been fine if my husband and son were with us, too. There was a nice loft and the master bed was so soft and comfortable.

Bathroom was small, but fine. No issues with the appliances we used. We didn't cook because we were in PARIS and my goodness....go out and eat. There are so many great cafes and restaurants within a block of this beautiful apartment. Every place we tried was delicious and nice. The bakery down around the corner was wonderful.

This was an incredibly quiet apartment, even being in the heart of the city. Very little traffic. We also felt incredibly safe here, even though we were two women traveling alone. We walked at night and felt very safe on the isle, and all around Paris.

This apartment and our time in Paris was perfect. I can't imagine another place (especially not a hotel) being as good for the price. Bon Voyage!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Saint Louis 1 was more than comfortable, it was a home away from home. The apartment was very clean when we arrived.Kitchen had coffee and filters, electric hot water pot for my tea,spices, plastic bags, dishwasher and laundry detergent,and much more. We google searched the apartments washer/dryer and found the instructions ,so it was quite simple to run the machine. It would be helpful if the owner had simple and quick written instructions for the washer/dryer and microwave.(simple fix) One bedroom, large enough to walk around the bed.It may be small but the mattress is extremely comfortable with shelves next to the bed to hold your various articles.The bathroom is quite small, but the shower had great water pressure and lots of hot water. So what more could a tired body need. The elevator is a great plus, but you do have to walk up about 6-7 steps to get to the apartment. But Thanks to Valentin, we didn't have to worry about our suitcases, because he was kind enough to carry them for us...our knees appreciated him greatly.(thanks Valentin).. at the street level you have your bakery, so you can feast on croissants to quiche, to sandwiches. YUM..couple doors down is the Nicholas (wine store), a small grocery store that has a little of everything is less than a block. You also can get fresh cheese to Foie gras all within a block or two of this lovely apartment. Notre Dame is a very short walk, we were able to attend a concert which was mesmerizing. We would love to stay in this wonderful apartment again. Thank you very much for sharing your home with us

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Elegant and wonderfully located

  • 5 of 5

Three of us stayed in this charming and beautifully furnished apartment. Although it is small, we managed well. Our favorite aspect is the excellent location on an island in the Seine - everything we wanted to see was an easy and beautiful walk from the apartment or an easy Metro ride away.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It's the neighborhood!

  • 5 of 5

Eight days gave us time to not only enjoy our neighborhood, but the opportunity to "know" the men at the green grocer's, the boulangerie, the wine store, and even the pharmacist! We will always call it "Our Nest" for that is what it was.....in the morning we usually just dallied over coffee and a fresh baguette, and in the evenings we listened as "our neighborhood" gradually settled for the evening.

"Charming" doesn't do it justice, thought it is that. We loved every minute! We ate our way up and down " rue St. Louis en I'le" and highly recommend the St. Regis Brasserie, the two Breton crepes cafes toward Notre Dame, Sorza, and MOST HIGHLY OF ALL "L'ilot Vache" less than 2 blocks toward La Rive Droite. That was our very best meal of all time! ( And we are experienced European eaters!)

Ala was our initial contact, and Valentin after that. Each get 5 *****.

My only request: a written explanation in English of how one uses the combination washer & dryer, water & dryer heat selecting, etc. The appliance remains a total and complete mystery though we did somehow manage to wash & dry (sort of) 1 LONG pair of blue jeans by some act of God! The tiny dishwasher is the perfect size! We never used the ceramic cooktop (too many wonderful restaurants), and the coffee maker and the microwave were "standard issue." The WONDERFUL LIFT/ELEVATOR made this location so easy for my husband, and we are very grateful for that!

Do use the Frebreeze/fabric spray on the carpet in the lift each day; it makes it smell fresh!

Thank you Daniel, et Valentin for your lovely location! Best regards!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for our two days in Paris!

  • 5 of 5

Unfortunately we only made time for two days in Paris. This apartment was perfectly located. Easy access to Metro (St Paul) and to all the popular sites in the city. Our family of four (12&15) walked EVERYWHERE except for taking the fabulous Metro back to apartment one late night (midnight) from the Concorde Place (ferris wheel). While we spent very little time in the apartment, it had all the amenities one would need for any period of time. We were met by the owners son who was very sweet, polite and informative. The apartment was excellent and well decorated. Overlooked the lovely narrow Rue St Louis. (Main Street). Our boys especially loved the loft. It was steps away from delicious breakfast spots, creperie, and Berthillon ice cream. And just ten minutes walking takes you over the various bridges to Notre Dame, Marais and Latin Quarter. We even walked to the Gare Du Lyon both ways with our luggage. Really could not have had a better location in a perfectly parisian apartment. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in the most famous and prettiest area of central Paris. The street is very beautiful, with a lot of interesting shops, Art Galleries, and restaurants. The Cathedral of Notre Dame, the Latin Quarter, The Marais, Centre Georges Pompidou, St. Germain Area, The Louvre, Musee d’Orsay, are a few minutes walking distance from the apartment. Many shops and stores are close to the apartment: Bakery, Butchery, Theater, Restaurant, Cafe, Laundromat, Doctor, Drugstore.

Other Activities: Museum, ART Galleries, Shopping...


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £22.22 per person per night

One night stay is rated at 240€
A one-time 50€ cleaning fee is expected at check-in.
400€ refundable deposit is requested or Homeway insurance
Complementary Insurance: Some of our guest found usefull to get cancellation insurance for their trip (including travel and rental fee)
Contract: We provide contract on demand.
Arrival and Departure
Arrival time is 2pm and departure is 11am. If the unit is available we offer
early arrival or late departure for 25E (from 8 am to 6pm).

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.