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Place Des Vosges, Charm, Comfort and Affordable!

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Arsenal

Apartment, 1 Bedroom (twin beds or double) 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

In the heart of historic Marais, just round the corner from the 17th Century Place des Vosges and five minutes to the Place de la Bastille and the Opera, Picasso Museum, not to mention the best Sunday market in Paris and much more - the Marais is where it all happens! Sidewalk cafes, restaurants, boutiques from designer to funky, and medieval streets with a surprise at every turn. Ten minutes' walk will take you to the banks of the Seine, the Ile St Louis, Notre Dame Cathedral and much more! Take a leisurely drink at our favourite Cafe des Phares at the Bastille and wait for the world to come to you! Amazing Sunday street market on the Boulevard Richard Lenoir is the best in Paris, and Monoprix for more mundane requirements both five minutes walk!

18th/19th century building with loads of character and overlooking a picture postcard courtyard - a great central location for seeing everything! A cosy haven of peace after a hard day's sightseeing. Bright and light, on the first floor (one flight walk up) totally redesigned and refurbished recently for owner's own use. Some 32 square meters. A traditional polished wood floor throughout, rugs and a happy mix of antique and modern furniture. Cosy sitting room with large window overlooking sunny courtyard. Traditional style table, sofa. Cable TV (BBC, CNN ...), wifi. Bright modern kitchen with microwave oven, clothes washer. Off kitchen, shower-room with WC. Bedroom with Twin Beds (can be made up as wide double) and antique wardrobe. Mobile aircon unit.

Beds are equipped with cosy duvets, bed and bath linen supplied. Double glazing thoughout and electric heating.

Keywords: Apartment, aircon, charm, central, Marais, Place des Vosges

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2006
Speaks English, French, German and Italian with help from Google!
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2016


based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

Place Des Vosges, Charm, Comfort and Affordable!
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews

I can't think of a better location

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I have just finished a wonderful stay at this property. Considering it's literally a minute walk to Place des Voges, and just a few minutes to Bastille or Saint-Paul station, the value is excellent. You could spend a week just walking the local streets in Le Marais and never venture further into the city. There are cafes, galleries, shopping, gelato all outside your door. It's a few minute walk to the old Jewish section on Rue des Rosiers, where you'll find the best falafel in the city.

Vicky was a great host, who worked hard to accommodate our early arrival and helped answer several questions for us. The apartment is small and simple, which is just fine for those looking for location over luxury. There is an ample kitchen with a stove, microwave, toaster and small refrigerator which provided us everything we needed. The wi-fi worked fine. The windows look out into a quiet courtyard so you are not bothered by any street noise at all. Note, there is one flight of stairs to walk up but they are wide and were not a problem with our luggage.

Overall, we're very happy with our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Henrico, VA/USA

Living as Parisiennes

  • 4 of 5

Bonjour Vicky,

A brief note of thank you for providing Fredi and I an opportunity to live as Parisiennes for a few brief days. We trust the cleaner found everything in order as it was our intent to treat your apartment as our own. By the end of our stay, we looked forward each evening to returning to our "home" away from home and our very comfortable beds.

This was our first, in four trips, Paris apartment experience. I believe our experience in your apartment spoiled us; we may never book a hotel room in Paris again. The location, equally located between Metro Bastille and Metro St.-Paul, was ideal. The kitchen was convenient, but underutiized. Being on holiday, we did not attempt any serious meals. However, having a microwave and fridge made our acquisitions of bakery items, fruit, yogurt, coffee, wine, etc. a big plus, especially with Votre Marché located across the street. Also, being right at Place de Vosges, we ate several meals at Café Hugo. We found the food to be very tasty and appealing and definitely affordable.

Speaking of Votre Marché, we did not get an opportunity to say 'Thank You' again to les hommes at Votre Marché. If you or your son should speak to them, please express our gratitude for everything, especially receipt of our delayed luggage.

Again, merci beaucoup for our Parisienne experience,


  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roanoke, VA USA

Great apartment

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just recently spent 2 weeks in this apartment. We have stayed in several other apartments in Paris before and this was our favorite. It has old world charm. It is in a very convenient location with 2 metro stops, a Monoprix, several cafes and patisseries and some wonderful restaurants very close by. In addition, there is a fruit stand/small grocery store almost directly across the street. The apartment itself was very clean and well-maintained with an extremely comfortable bed and good closet space. Plus I loved sitting in the window seat and "watching the world go by".

For others my only concern would be if you are a light sleeper like I am. In the winter the windows and the doors to the bedroom blocked out the noise from the local bar and restaurant, but in warmer weather when you might need to have the windows open, the noise level might be a problem.

Vicky was wonderful to work with. From the first time that we expressed interest in renting this apartment, she always responded to my e-mails immediately and we were always able to reach her or someone else at the Paris office with any concerns or questions that we had. Thanks to all of you for providing the home base for our wonderful time in Paris.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 16, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Nearest Metros: Bastille or Chemin Vert (5 mins). Within 1 -10 minutes walk, Place des Vosges, Place de la Bastille, Picasso Museum, Sunday market (best in Paris!), Musee Carnavalet, banks of the Seine, Ile St Louis, St Paul's antique district, Notre Dame Cathedral, Ile de la Cite flower market, By direct metro line, 5-10 mins to the Louvre, Pompidou Centre, Musee d'Orsay, and a little further down the line to the Champs Elys+¬es and Arc de Triomphe


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Arsenal, Paris

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 May 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
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7 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Refundable Security Deposit of £150 euros or equivalent to be paid by check on arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Arsenal in Paris

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 35 m²
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Single Beds (2) can be made up as wide double!,
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
English speaking apartment manager, Wifi, Initial Linens provided (including 2 towels per person), Iron and Ironing board, Hairdryer, English books, Telephone and wifi server includes calls to fixed line non-surcharged phones USA, Canada, many other countries )

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