|Minimum Stay||5 nights|
The prestigious Ile Saint Louis, with its very elegant 17th and 18th century historical mansions (inhabited then by Poet Charles Beaudelaire, Marquise du Chatelet...etc, restored by the Barons of Rotschild) is also like a small village in the very center of Paris (it is also part of the historical Marais), with many cafes, restaurants, creperies, unique cheese shop, butcher, wine shops. pharmacy, post office, boutiques....etc and the famous Bertillon Icecreams on our street.
You'll enjoy taking a stroll along the Seine as the sun rises or sets and you'll become enchanted.
On one side of the island of Ile St Louis is St Germain and on the other side is Le Marais.
This SPACIOUS one bedroom apartment (55m2 -size of a 2 bedrooms-) with 1 1/2 bath is a true 1 bedroom and not a converted studio with a 'loft' - it is for people who value their comfort - it is not cluttered, has a very good floor plan and wood-beamed ceilings. It is one floor up in an 18th century building with large elevator, at the quiet end of the charming main street of Ile Saint Louis- away from the noise of the boutiques and restaurants.
This apartment and the common areas of the building were completely restored 10 years ago to the highest standards. The apartment is beautifully furnished, very well appointed and also free of clutter to make the stay easy, pleasant and comfortable - it has new appliances, linens, china..etc. and a fully equipped kitchen -
Very thick stone walls ensure that the apartment is well insulated from summertime heat as well as wintertime cold.
Serene outlook onto trees. Perennial plants bloom in our window boxes. Lovely antique tile entry hall and landscaped interior courtyard. The apartment floors are light beige Italian limestone tiles with rugs, with carpet in bedroom .
Bedroom has large closets, and a very comfortable king-size bed. Living room has quality sofas -with custom-made throws - one is a queen size sofa bed - a flat screen TV stereo, cable w/CNN, BBC...etc. Dining table seats six people in the open plan dining room with breakfast bar. Office area with desk, phone with answering machine, WIFI internet all included.
Bathroom has BATHTUB and fixed shower, heated towel rack, marble counter top, Italian tile floor, hair dryer.
Separate toilet room.
Walking distance to all major attractions - Ile de la Cite, Notre Dame, La Conciergerie, open markets, Left Bank, St Germain, Latin Quarters, Right Bank, Le Marais , Picasso museum, BHV Department store, Les Halles, Pompidou Center, La Bastille and its Opera, Le Louvre.
Round the corner, you can also take the 87 bus to Eiffel Tower, or the 86 to Saint Germain.
Near 4 Metro stations (Cite, Sully Morland, Pont Marie, St Paul) - the metro lines take you directly to Le Louvre, Opera Garnier, Champs Elysees & the major Dept. Stores...etc.
Three bus lines are at the corner -
RER takes you directly from/to the airport, to Versailles Palace....etc (we can also arrange a car service)
This is an apartment in a fabulous central location, exclusive and magical, surrounded by the river Seine, with historical architecture buildings right on our street, six very charming bridges, the church of Saint Louis, a tranquil apartment with an open view.
Many galleries, restaurants, creperies, bakeries, butchers, unique cheese shop, grocerie stores, bookstore & boutiques in next block of our street.
Keywords: Apartment right in the middle of Paris: ILE ST LOUIS -exclusive historical and magical center of Paris -
Comfort, spacious, uncluttered
Location, location, location
walkability to the major points of interest
public transport at the corner
convenience: right on our street and next block (4 bakeries, butcher, supermarket, post office, pharmacy, famous Bertillon Ice Cream, restaurants, cafes......etc)
We loved this place. We had never stayed at the Isle De St Louis before and definitely will again. In fact we will try to stay in the same place on our next trip. We stayed a week and within a few days felt we were part of the village, with our own boulangerie, patisserie, fromagerie, charcuterie, and little 10 table family restaurants. It is absolutely quiet at night and is the center of Paris, so in a few blocks you are everywhere you want to go.
This nice apartment was perfect for us. The furnishing from kitchen to bath to bedroom were comfortable and sufficient for our needs. The washer and dryer were an added plus. But the very best thing was the location smack in the middle of many fine restaurants and points of interest with the beautiful Notre Dame Cathedral practically next door. The location alone rates five stars. Would we return to this apartment? Absolutely! Oh yes, the owner is delightful.
We have stayed in this fabulous apartment at least 6 times and every time, it is perfect. The owner is lovely and accommodating. We have had our entire family stay (me and my husband and three girls), and have stayed just by ourselves. The location cannot be beat, whether it is your first visit to Paris or you are a seasoned traveler here. When we arrive, especially after traveling elsewhere with hotels, etc., it feels like our home away from home. It is fantastic to be able to cook here and to do laundry as well. The street is filled with lovely vendors as well to make it truly feel like home.
Overall summary: we will definitely want to return to this apartment. It was perfectly sized and appointed for two people, and located well for walking where we wanted to go: Marais, Left Bank and Notre Dame, in particular. The street is well supplied with restaurants: we never had to leave the street for dinner, so returning to the apartment in the evening was never a problem.
My husband and I stayed for almost a week in this lovely apartment. It is in an absolutely perfect location. Restaurants, shops, metro stops are all close by. Yet it is at the end of the street and very quiet. Dealing with Marie -Jeanne was a pleasure. Keys, directions, a packet of information were all provided in a timely manner. We highly recommend this apartment to anyone traveling to Paris!
Spent 2 wonderful weeks in the apartment. Reality exceeded our expectations. Marie-Jeanne has thought of everything to make your stay memorable. Apartment is spacious, well equipped, and convenient to restaurants, shopping, metro, etc. Couldn't ask for anything better. Receiving the keys before check in was definitely a plus. We will definitely stay there again.
About 50 minutes by RER subway or 40 minutes by taxi from CDG Roissy Airport or Orly Airport
Beautiful walks along the Seine River banks
Art Galleries, Antiques, Museums, Bastille Opera house, Notre Dame Cathedral, Concerts, Theatres, Opened street markets, Boutiques, Bertillon Famous Ice-cream Parlors, Crepes, Bakeries, Restaurants, Famous Butcher shop, Cheese shop
People watching from the many cafes terraces on our street
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£319|
FOR PERIODS NOT COVERED ABOVE the base rate is "My Standard Rate" as above.
ON YOUR DEPARTURE DAY FROM THE APT - you leave 85EUROS for the cleaning service.
You receive COMPLETE INSTRUCTIONS on the apt. & surroundings, and 2 weeks before you leave for your trip, you will receive ONE SET OF KEYS, so you do not need to wait for anybody to open the door when you arrive in Paris.
TRANSPORT to & from airport available.