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A little Gem in the Marais

People2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
2
Bedrooms
Studio
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this holiday apartment in Les Archives - Bijou

Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

The March 2004 full renovation was updated in December 2013. This 'chambre d'hotel' apartment on the Rue des Tournelles is just a three minute walk from the Place des Vosges, one of the most beautiful 17th century squares in all of Europe. We refer to this 230 square feet ground floor studio apartment as 'le petit bijou' or the 'little jewel'.

The apartment was featured on the Parisian TV magazine show 'Paris Premiere' in April 2004. The local TV Company engaged a well-known Parisian designer and produced the making of a luxury 'pied a terre'. From the demolition of the old, to the haute design of the new, it is an encapsulated history of our Parisian dreams realized.

The renovation is a work of art and features a restored limestone wall, stone tile floors, a very accommodating bathroom, pastel striped painted walls, and the very hip 'kitchoo' cuisine with stove, refrigerator, microwave and dishwasher.

All the furnishings have been selected to accommodate your most comfortable visit to Paris. Everything here is comparable to a luxury hotel except at one/quarter of the cost. The 4 star Pavillon de la Reine Hotel three blocks away charges 500 euros/night for a 150 square foot room and it doesn't come with a kitchen.

The apartment, in a 19th century 'Regency' style building, sits along the quiet rue des Tournelles. In the 17th century, the Marais was home to the most aristocratic families of Paris and 400 years later, little has changed in the architectural feel of this old quarter.

The very narrow rue des Francs Bourgeoise is now filled with 'hip' boutiques, and 'trendy' restaurants and cafes share the buildings of the old Jewish Ghetto along rue des Rosiers, but some of the quieter street like rue des Tournelles look the same as they did over a hundred years ago.

It's a short walk to the Notre Dame or the Louvre, but the Marais is so intoxicating, you could easily spend a lot of your time just enjoying the Place des Vosges, Hotel Sully, Museé Picasso, Museé Carnavelet and carefree walks through the small winding streets.

Services included in the cost are phone calls anywhere in France and in the US, cable TV, English movie stations, free and unlimited wireless Internet, linens, towels. Our bilingual contact will be just a phone call away if you need any help during your stay.

In the apartment will also be our guide to the neighborhood, favorite restaurants, cafes, wine shops, bakeries, and markets.

If you are looking for more room, please click on 'See All My Rental Listings' for our 1 bedroom apartment just around the corner.

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More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Joelle Dussuyer
Member since: 2004
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
2 December, 2016
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About Joelle Dussuyer

I was born in France, Lyon and I have lived in San Francisco now for 36 years. David and I just got married on July 14th this year.. We feel very lucky to have two places in Paris, this wonderful studio and a beautiful one bedroom (VRBO 33626). It has been a pleasure hosting so many nice guests throughout the last few years. I am looking forward to having you too! :)

Joelle Dussuyer purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Joelle Dussuyer chose 4th Pompidou Centre/Le Marais/Notre Dame

It is simply the most hip area of Paris, yet full of history, good restaurants and attractive shops. It's centrally located, walking distance to most of the main Paris museums and landmarks and easily accessible by metro. Simply the best area in town.

What makes this apartment unique

Designed for American tourists by a French native who has lived in the States for 36years. I had you in mind. The apartment is very quiet, very comfortable, clean and beautiful. The bed is extremely comfortable. I've had several renters tell me that it is the best bed they have ever slept in. Moon, my Paris contact is the best!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a great time in Paris..even though it was windy, cold and wet.

Brigitte met us at the apartment and took care of all the little

details. She is absolutely a wonderful, friendly, helpful

person...you've got a great caretaker. Went through the "personal yellow guide"

and it was very helpful for day to day activities. Great idea! The apartment is

very, very cozy and comfortable. Host service...absolutely excellent :-)

Just wanted to say "thank you" to Gretchen and Jonathon for their hospitality.
May 2006
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(56 traveller reviews)

A little Gem in the Marais
average rating of 4.892857 based on 58 reviews
5

Location and comfort

  • 5 of 5

We loved our studio in the Marais. It was comfortable, well appointed and located steps from museums, shopping, restaurants and the metro. I would recommend this Paris apartment for location and comfort.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Well situated in a great part of town. Very functional apartment with a great commfortable bed.

  • 5 of 5

A quick reasonable uber ride from it all. A + apartment and a very good nights sleep on a great bed! The area is fun with so many pastry shops, stay open late restaurants and bars, supermarkets, small convienance stores to keep your life fun and easy. Our landlord and her staff (Florence) were very caring and attentive. I want to go back to this apt as I write this from CDG airport. Uber and the metro were easy to use and fairly priced highlights were Chez Janou, Fragments (artisan cafe, owner Yusef shuts down if beans delivered are not to his high standard), MO (d'Orsay museum), Louvre, Sacre Cour, Luxembourg Gardens. Versailles, Laduree bakery or even Paul, and just strolling and getting lost. Also, the one hour cruise is very nice at night.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

I loved it.

  • 5 of 5

This peaceful, beautiful, welcoming place has been very well thought out. I made excellent use of both nearby metro stops, the laundromat down the street, the small supermarket, health food store and other businesses nearby, and the hours of wonder in Paris within walking distance. The city itself is astoundingly rich, beautiful and complex, and to have a place such as this one as a temporary home is about as good as it gets. The studio has every comfort I needed to relax when necessary, but also to serve as my base while making the most of my time in France. I look forward to a future stay and thank Joelle for her thoughtfulness and vision.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy apartment in a good location

  • 5 of 5

This is a cozy apartment in a great location to Paris. Many wonderful res

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Joelle's apartment was just what we were looking for.

  • 5 of 5

Well located on a quiet side street, Joelle's unit had loads of great restaurants close by as was the metro. Great security and her onsite manager was responsive to any questions we had. Her onsite information booklet got us aquatinted with the area immediately. We would stay there again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A fabulous place to stay is Paris!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay in Joelle's lovely little studio in the Marais, and it was again a great experience. Check in/out is super easy, the bed is phenomenally comfortable, the bathroom is excellent (especially the shower), and the location is of course outstanding. I'd highly recommend this as a place to stay in Paris.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Cafe des Musees
Car: not necessary

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Les Archives, Paris

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
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£840
£2,050
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £276
CLeaning fee £79

Final cleaning fee is $100.
Rates are subjected to change until the reservation is complete.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Les Archives in Paris

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 230 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Notes:
2 Security building digicodes given after booking is done

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