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Light and space in loft Paris République - Canal St Martin

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 9 nights

Overview

About the property

loft, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 20 minutes from Notre Dame

Very large loft with three bedrooms on two levels. Two separated bathrooms and WC.

Two bedrooms at the upper level with a bathroom (shower) and WC.

One bedroom at the first level with separated shower and WC.

138 square meters with high volume.

The apartment can accomodate up to 7 persons.

At the first level, a large dining/living room, a fully equipped american kitchen, a laundry.

Wifi, TV, washing machine.

Access from and to the Paris center is very easy : 5 mn walk to three metro lines going to Chatelet or Montmartre : Centre Pompidou-Beaubourg within 17 mn, Musée du Louvre within 24 mn by métro.

The loft is 300 meters from the Canal Saint Martin, in the Oberkampf district, famous for its bars, restaurants, within easy reach by foot.

Parisian fresh food markets 4 days a week at 100 meters. Boulangerie, meat, delikatessen,...

More Details

Owner
philippe
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 November, 2017

About philippe

economist interested in industrial heritage,

my wife is an architect

philippe purchased this apartment in 2000

Why philippe chose Folie-Méricourt

a true parisian neighbourhood away from the ripp-off tourist area

What makes this apartment unique

loft designed by an architect, with space and light.

Shops and metro stations at the corner

Quiet street in a lively neighbourhood

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Folie-Méricourt in 11th Arrondissement

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Salle de bains 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Salle de bains 3 - Toilet
    Salle de bains 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 bathrooms with showers
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Chambre 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Chambre 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Chambre 3 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Notes:
non smoking loft

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
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Light and space in loft Paris République - Canal St Martin
average rating of 4.387755 based on 51 reviews
Brooklyn, New York
5

Spacious and beautiful- felt like a local!

  • 5 of 5

Five of my friends and I traveled to Paris and when our Airbnb cancelled on us just a week before, we were lucky to find Philippe’s place! It was so spacious in there- we loved having a big table to enjoy cheese from a shop just around the corner, La Fromagerie Goncourt. It was nice to have 2 bathrooms as well with a group of girls- hot water and everything was clean in there! Honestly it’s probably one of the largest apartments in Paris! I would recommend this for a group of friends, but maybe not couples as it echoes in the space a lot so you can hear pretty much everything going on. We would definitely stay here again! Philippe was easy to communicate with and let us store our bags in a locker in the building when we arrived early from the airport. Also he met us at a restaurant a few blocks away to walk with us to the place- very kind and accommodating host! Merci, Philippe!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Feel like a local in a Parisian district. I always felt that this apartment was a good place to « vivre Paris » off tracks.
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Not appropriate for children and/or women traveling alone

  • 1 of 5

This apartment is NOT a good location for children or women traveling alone. There is clearly a hangout spot for men right across the street. We were harassed by some of them when arriving at the apartment, and men were hanging outside until at least 2 am - sitting on the window ledges of the apartment itself.

We wound up vacating the property after one night and moving to a hotel. The owner refunded some of our money.

The apartment itself is large and spacious, with a washing machine, wifi, and a well-equipped kitchen. But it is not in a safe area.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The area where the apartment is situated, like many Parisian districts, is full of life and stories.Within 300 steps from the apartment, you can find two christian churches, two synagogas, one mosquea, two student residences , one migrant workers residence, one backpacker hostel, AND groceries, bars,, boulangerie, fromagerie, ... That is life in big cities in Europe : a criss-cross of people sharing the same streets. No gated communities around there. Sorry for the bad feeling with Gayle. I did refund her with half the price because feeling safe is vital for our guests.
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5

Just Right For Us!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay here for a few days. All six of us had enough sleeping space and bathroom access to have an enjoyable "home base" as we covered/toured Paris. A few blocks walk from Republique which was where we would catch a hop on/hop off bus (which is what we used to get around the city). We enjoyed that as we saw most of the city as well as decided what we were going to do. There are a few markets within walking distance and the apartment had everything we needed to make meals every night. It made for a great launching point for us to get to every part of Paris. We did not use the metro but is is not far from the apartment. Overall the apartment was just right for our needs and allowed us to have a great week!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ian pointed out an interesting wal to discover Paris from the apartment : walk to the Place de la République, catch a hop on/hop off bus, decide what to see more profundly. It can also be done by bike, by foot, by boat or by metro. Paris is rich of possibilities, begining at Loft Espace et Lumière.
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4

Great property for the price

  • 4 of 5

Property was very spacious and clean. Close to the metro and a short ride away from the key sites. Area is full of character. Philippe was very helpful and accommodating

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Downingtown Pennsylvania
5

Our stay was great. Philippe is very helpful. Easy access to train stations and good food!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here. Philippe was very helpful and easy to get a hold of. Great local markets and bakeries close by and easy acces to the trains.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle
5

A bright loft in a real Paris neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with five friends in April 2017. It was a great big open space with enough room for all of us, though a few had to sleep on the couches. There are three actual beds. Something to consider if you are traveling with couples versus singles. Philippe was very helpful in answering our questions and making sure we had what we needed. Internet was fast and reliable. I wouldn't call this a luxury apartment. It's more of a functional, clean, interesting living space in a real Paris neighborhood, a quick Metro ride away from all of the main attractions. Great value, especially when you split it among friends.

  • Review Submitted: 03-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Gare du Nord
Car: not necessary

Canal Saint-Martin, place de la République, Belleville, Ménilmontant, Père Lachaise

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Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £267.63

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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