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Ideally located in the centre of Paris, small studio/duplex in 17th century building, renovated in 2011.
On a charming pedestrian street in the fashionable Montorgueil area of Paris' 2nd district. V. good transport connections, Chatelet-les-Halles.

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Ideally located in the centre of Paris, small studio/duplex in 17th century building, renovated in 2011.
On a charming pedestrian street in the fashionable Montorgueil area of Paris' 2nd district. V. good transport connections, Chatelet-les-Halles.

Ideally located right in the centre of Paris, small studio/duplex (14m2/150sq ft), in 17th century building, fully renovated in 2011.
The studio is located in the fashionable Montorgueil area of Paris' 2nd arrondissement. The area is famous for its pedestrian streets, packed with small boutiques, cafes an restaurants. Just 5 minutes walk from the Pompidou centre and Le Marais and 10 min walk to the Louvre and Notre Dame cathedral and other sites. There are 3 metro stations within 5min walk including Chatelet-Les Halles for direct travel to CDG and Orly airports as well as Eurodisney.
The apartment is fully renovated, very compact an clean. It includes a small living room, open kitchen area, and a shower room on the 1st level and upstairs is the bedroom (140cm/55in double bed) with wooden beams and a skylight.
Free (and fast) wifi internet is available, towels and bed linen provided.
The apartment sleeps 2 comfortably in the double bed upstairs and has a sofa bed (120cm wide) downstairs for a 3rd person if needed.
I live in the apartment next door so I'm very flexible with times if arriving late in the evening, or if extra towels, translation help, transport explanation etc is needed I'm happy to help.
I do travel quite often though, so if I am not around I have friends nearby that can help.
The area is full of restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs, yet the apartment is completely noise free which is quite surprising in the heart of a city.
Bear in mind that the studio is on the 4th floor without a lift, particularly if you have a lot of luggage.
*****Please note that while minimum stay will sometimes be set to 2 days, usually I will accept 2 days only when there is a gap of 2 days between 2 reservations, (otherwise the workload of cleaning and ironing becomes too important). Normal minimum stay is 3 DAYS******
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Here are a list of possible walks I suggest you try in Paris if you are here for the first time and have time to visit the sighs.
I take people on these itineraries so I have added the average time (and cost if you'd like me to accompany you), however time will depend on a lot of variables and it doesn't include going into museums/sights.
The walks are fully flexible and these are just a few suggestions.

Le Centre - Introduction Wal(URL HIDDEN) (2hrs approx.-50EUR)

This walk is perfect for you to get your bearings, particularly if it's your first time in Paris and you want to go on to explore the city on your own. We will walk through parts of the centre of the city and by the river Seine. We will walk past some of the main sights and see some others in the distance, which you can then explore on your own.

1.Start with a look at the different Parisian building styles in rue Tiquetonne
2.Rue Montorgueil, patisseries, cafes, restaurants.
3.Les Halles: St Eustache Church, Innocents Fountain, place where Henri IV was assassinated, Art Nouveau Metro stations.
4.Tour St. Jacques –St James' Tower and the Hotel de Ville – City Hall
5.River Seine & Ile de la Cite: Notre Dame Cathedral, view of Ille St. Louis, St. Chapelle
6.Pont Neuf, Place Dauphine and Henri IV statue. View of Eiffel Tower in the distance.
7.The Louvre: History of the Building and walk to the Arc du Carrousel for a view of the Tuileries Gardens and in the distance the Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe.
8.Walk throught the Palais Royal gardens, getting a view of the Opera Garnier in the distance as we walk past Avenue de l'Opera.
9.Place des Victoires, Loius XIV statue.
10.Finish back at rue Tiquetonne or at either Chartier or Au Chien qui Fume restaurants for example.


Left and Right Banks - Extended Introduction Walk (3hrs approx.-75EUR)

Rather than focusing on getting your bearings this walk heads West first and then focuses on the sights near the Seine on both the Left and Right Bank as well as the Ile de la Cite Island.

1.Start with a look at the different Parisian building styles in rue Tiquetonne
2.Rue Montorgueil, patisseries, cafes, restaurants.
3.Place des Victoires, Loius XIV statue.
4.Walk throught the Palais Royal gardens, getting a view of the Opera Garnier in the distance as we walk past Avenue de l'Opera.
5.The Louvre: History of the building and walk to the Arc du Carrousel
6.Tuileries Gardens [optional detour to Place Vendome]
7.Place de la Concorde view of La Madeleine church
8. Champs Elysees, Grand and Petit Palais
9.Go across Alexandre III bridge to the Left Bank and Invalides [optional detour to Pont de l'Alma, where Princess Diana died]
10.Walk past the Palais Bourbon (National Assembly) to the Musee d'Orsay
11.Walk past l'Institut de France and la Monnaie de Paris to reach the Pont Neuf and the statue of Henri IV
12.On Ile de la Cite walk past Place Dauphine, the Conciergerie and St Chapelle to Notre Dame Cathedral and view of Ille St. Louis
13.Tour St. Jacques –St James' Tower and the Hotel de Ville – City Hall
14.Les Halles: St Eustache Church, Innocents Fountain, place where Henri IV was assassinated, Art Nouveau Metro stations.
15.Finish back at rue Tiquetonne or at either Chartier or Au Chien qui Fume restaurants for example.

Le Centre & Le Marais -Extended Introduction Walk (3hrs approx.-75EUR)

Discover the sights of centre and walk through Le Marais, most people's favourite area of Paris.

1.Start with a look at the different Parisian building styles in rue Tiquetonne
2.Oldest House in Paris, who's owner was Nicolas Flamel from Harry Potter
3.Centre Pompidou (Modern Art Museum) and Stravinsky fountain
4.Gay and Jewish Marais, (pick up a Fallafel here if you are hungry)
5.Hotel Soubise (National Archives), Hotel Sale (Picasso Museum), Hotel Carnavalet (Carnavalet Museum)
6.Place des Vosges with Louis XIII statue.
7.Saint Paul Saint Louis Church, remains of the Philippe Auguste medieval walls, Hotel des Sens, St Gervais Church
8.Tour St. Jacques –St James' Tower and the Hotel de Ville – City Hall
9.River Seine & Ille de la Cite: Notre Dame Cathedral, view of Ille St. Louis, St. Chapelle
10.Pont Neuf, Place Dauphine and Henri IV statue. View of Eiffel Tower in the distance.
11.The Louvre: History of the Building and walk to the Arc du Carrousel for a view of the Tuileries Gardens and in the distance the Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe.
12.Walk throught the Palais Royal gardens, getting a view of the Opera Garnier in the distance as we walk past Avenue de l'Opera.
13.Place des Victoires, Loius XIV statue.
14.Rue Montorgueil, patisseries, cafes, restaurants.
15.Les Halles: St Eustache Church, Innocents Fountain, place where Henri IV was assassinated, Art Nouveau Metro stations
16.Finish back at rue Tiquetonne or at either Chartier or Au Chien qui Fume brasseries for example.


The Big Si(URL HIDDEN) (4hrs approx.-95EUR)

This walk takes in, amongst other things, 6 of the most visited sights in Paris: Notre Dame, Louvre, Arc de Triomph, Eiffel Tower, Invalides and Orsay Museum.

1.Start with a look at the different Parisian building styles in rue Tiquetonne
2.Tour St. Jacques –St James' Tower and the Hotel de Ville – City Hall
3.River Seine & Ille de la Cite: Notre Dame Cathedral, view of Ille St. Louis, St. Chapelle
4.Pont Neuf, Place Dauphine and Henri IV statue.
5.The Louvre: History of the Building and walk to the Arc du Carrousel
6.Tuileries Gardens
7.Place de la Concorde
8.Walk up Champs Elysees, Grand and Petit Palais and to the Arc de Triomphe. [optional metro from Champs Elysees to Arc de Triomphe]
9.From Arc de Triomphe walk down avenue Kleber [optional take the metro] to Trocadero. Best Eiffel Tower view!
10.Walk down Trocadero fountain across the Seine to the Eiffel Tower
11.Walk along the Seine past the Quai Branly museum and Pont de l'Alma, where Princess Diana died, to Invalides.
12.Finish at Musee d'Orsay where you could visit and have lunch.

North and Eas(URL HIDDEN) (5-6hrs approx.-125EUR)

Just for Sacre Coeur it is worth doing this walk! A lot of people miss out Montmartre from their visit and this is my attempt to stop that! ☺

1.Start at rue Tiquetonne then either walk 20-30min to Barbes-Rochechouart or take metro [optional detour to Chateau Rouge African Market]
2.Walk past textile shops and up the steps to Sacre Coeur
3.Enjoy the amazing views of Paris and visit the inside of the Sacre Coeur Basilica
4.Walk to Place de Tetre where artist still paint portraits and sell their work
5.Abesses metro station
6.Pigalle
7.Moulin Rouge
8.Metro to Pere Lachaise [optional detour to Buttes Chaumont park]
9.Walking tour of Pere Lachaise cemetary

Interaction with guests

Here are a list of possible walks I suggest you try in Paris if you are here for the first time and have time to visit the sighs.
I take people on these itineraries so I have added the average time (and cost if you'd like me to accompany you), however time will depend on a lot of variables and it doesn't include going into museums/sights.
The walks are fully flexible and these are just a few suggestions.

Le Centre - Introduction Wal(URL HIDDEN) (2hrs approx.-50EUR)

This walk is perfect for you to get your bearings, particularly if it's your first time in Paris and you want to go on to explore the city on your own. We will walk through parts of the centre of the city and by the river Seine. We will walk past some of the main sights and see some others in the distance, which you can then explore on your own.

1.Start with a look at the different Parisian building styles in rue Tiquetonne
2.Rue Montorgueil, patisseries, cafes, restaurants.
3.Les Halles: St Eustache Church, Innocents Fountain, place where Henri IV was assassinated, Art Nouveau Metro stations.
4.Tour St. Jacques –St James' Tower and the Hotel de Ville – City Hall
5.River Seine & Ile de la Cite: Notre Dame Cathedral, view of Ille St. Louis, St. Chapelle
6.Pont Neuf, Place Dauphine and Henri IV statue. View of Eiffel Tower in the distance.
7.The Louvre: History of the Building and walk to the Arc du Carrousel for a view of the Tuileries Gardens and in the distance the Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe.
8.Walk throught the Palais Royal gardens, getting a view of the Opera Garnier in the distance as we walk past Avenue de l'Opera.
9.Place des Victoires, Loius XIV statue.
10.Finish back at rue Tiquetonne or at either Chartier or Au Chien qui Fume restaurants for example.


Left and Right Banks - Extended Introduction Walk (3hrs approx.-75EUR)

Rather than focusing on getting your bearings this walk heads West first and then focuses on the sights near the Seine on both the Left and Right Bank as well as the Ile de la Cite Island.

1.Start with a look at the different Parisian building styles in rue Tiquetonne
2.Rue Montorgueil, patisseries, cafes, restaurants.
3.Place des Victoires, Loius XIV statue.
4.Walk throught the Palais Royal gardens, getting a view of the Opera Garnier in the distance as we walk past Avenue de l'Opera.
5.The Louvre: History of the building and walk to the Arc du Carrousel
6.Tuileries Gardens [optional detour to Place Vendome]
7.Place de la Concorde view of La Madeleine church
8. Champs Elysees, Grand and Petit Palais
9.Go across Alexandre III bridge to the Left Bank and Invalides [optional detour to Pont de l'Alma, where Princess Diana died]
10.Walk past the Palais Bourbon (National Assembly) to the Musee d'Orsay
11.Walk past l'Institut de France and la Monnaie de Paris to reach the Pont Neuf and the statue of Henri IV
12.On Ile de la Cite walk past Place Dauphine, the Conciergerie and St Chapelle to Notre Dame Cathedral and view of Ille St. Louis
13.Tour St. Jacques –St James' Tower and the Hotel de Ville – City Hall
14.Les Halles: St Eustache Church, Innocents Fountain, place where Henri IV was assassinated, Art Nouveau Metro stations.
15.Finish back at rue Tiquetonne or at either Chartier or Au Chien qui Fume restaurants for example.

Le Centre & Le Marais -Extended Introduction Walk (3hrs approx.-75EUR)

Discover the sights of centre and walk through Le Marais, most people's favourite area of Paris.

1.Start with a look at the different Parisian building styles in rue Tiquetonne
2.Oldest House in Paris, who's owner was Nicolas Flamel from Harry Potter
3.Centre Pompidou (Modern Art Museum) and Stravinsky fountain
4.Gay and Jewish Marais, (pick up a Fallafel here if you are hungry)
5.Hotel Soubise (National Archives), Hotel Sale (Picasso Museum), Hotel Carnavalet (Carnavalet Museum)
6.Place des Vosges with Louis XIII statue.
7.Saint Paul Saint Louis Church, remains of the Philippe Auguste medieval walls, Hotel des Sens, St Gervais Church
8.Tour St. Jacques –St James' Tower and the Hotel de Ville – City Hall
9.River Seine & Ille de la Cite: Notre Dame Cathedral, view of Ille St. Louis, St. Chapelle
10.Pont Neuf, Place Dauphine and Henri IV statue. View of Eiffel Tower in the distance.
11.The Louvre: History of the Building and walk to the Arc du Carrousel for a view of the Tuileries Gardens and in the distance the Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe.
12.Walk throught the Palais Royal gardens, getting a view of the Opera Garnier in the distance as we walk past Avenue de l'Opera.
13.Place des Victoires, Loius XIV statue.
14.Rue Montorgueil, patisseries, cafes, restaurants.
15.Les Halles: St Eustache Church, Innocents Fountain, place where Henri IV was assassinated, Art Nouveau Metro stations
16.Finish back at rue Tiquetonne or at either Chartier or Au Chien qui Fume brasseries for example.


The Big Si(URL HIDDEN) (4hrs approx.-95EUR)

This walk takes in, amongst other things, 6 of the most visited sights in Paris: Notre Dame, Louvre, Arc de Triomph, Eiffel Tower, Invalides and Orsay Museum.

1.Start with a look at the different Parisian building styles in rue Tiquetonne
2.Tour St. Jacques –St James' Tower and the Hotel de Ville – City Hall
3.River Seine & Ille de la Cite: Notre Dame Cathedral, view of Ille St. Louis, St. Chapelle
4.Pont Neuf, Place Dauphine and Henri IV statue.
5.The Louvre: History of the Building and walk to the Arc du Carrousel
6.Tuileries Gardens
7.Place de la Concorde
8.Walk up Champs Elysees, Grand and Petit Palais and to the Arc de Triomphe. [optional metro from Champs Elysees to Arc de Triomphe]
9.From Arc de Triomphe walk down avenue Kleber [optional take the metro] to Trocadero. Best Eiffel Tower view!
10.Walk down Trocadero fountain across the Seine to the Eiffel Tower
11.Walk along the Seine past the Quai Branly museum and Pont de l'Alma, where Princess Diana died, to Invalides.
12.Finish at Musee d'Orsay where you could visit and have lunch.

North and Eas(URL HIDDEN) (5-6hrs approx.-125EUR)

Just for Sacre Coeur it is worth doing this walk! A lot of people miss out Montmartre from their visit and this is my attempt to stop that! ☺

1.Start at rue Tiquetonne then either walk 20-30min to Barbes-Rochechouart or take metro [optional detour to Chateau Rouge African Market]
2.Walk past textile shops and up the steps to Sacre Coeur
3.Enjoy the amazing views of Paris and visit the inside of the Sacre Coeur Basilica
4.Walk to Place de Tetre where artist still paint portraits and sell their work
5.Abesses metro station
6.Pigalle
7.Moulin Rouge
8.Metro to Pere Lachaise [optional detour to Buttes Chaumont park]
9.Walking tour of Pere Lachaise cemetary


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Smart lock

Amenities
Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Laptop friendly workspace
Cable TV

Prices
Extra people $18 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $49
Security Deposit $185
Weekly Discount: 8%
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House Rules
No smoking
Check in is anytime after 3PM

The apartment has a smoke detector and smoking is not allowed. Departure time is before 12noon and arrival time after 15:00, however as I live next door you can leave lugage with me if you need to. There is a cleaning which is included in the final price that is shown by airbnb.


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Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Samantha User Profile
September 2017
Francisco was extremely flexible and welcoming. The space was clean and organized. While small, it had everything you need. It was a perfect and easy stay in Paris. Close to the metro and in a good neighborhood.

Diana User Profile
September 2017
Excellent location. Clean and organized space to stay . Excellent host.

Sabrina User Profile
September 2017
Cosy appartment in the perfect location. Lots of places to eat nearby. Francisco was very helpful and organized storage for our luggage as we arrived before check-in. Super comfy bed!

Angela User Profile
August 2017
Good location! But I have to say I have a very bad experience when we checked in we couldn't reach our host and after 30 mins waiting for no one I decided to call Airbnb company , at the same time the host called back, but the funny thing is he called back to my bf's number , not mine ! And he said it's all Airbnb's fault cuz Airbnb gave us the wrong code to get into the apartment . As a host should double check what link and detail that Airbnb sent to ur guest , u shouldn't blame that on Airbnb. And entire time the host didn't contact me until the last day . The number of the host's friend was rude and hanged up our phone at least 10 times and said he refused to help us. Being a flight attendant over 11 years and travel all over the world i never experienced something awful like that . I was really looking forward to see Paris with my bf but the host just totally changed the way I see Paris .

Gerald User Profile
August 2017
Funny Small Appartment in a nice little quite Street with a Lot of options in Walking distance - nearby City Center. Perfect for us.

Lee-Roy User Profile
August 2017
Excellent host and even though Francisco was on holiday at the time she was very helpful and communicative. Flat is perfect for one or two guests. AMAZING location around the corner from popular bars and restaurants as well as metros/buses! Definitely would get in touch with Francisco the next time i am in Paris

Susan User Profile
July 2017
A great location in the heart of Paris, a nice appartment and a helpful host. The place to be when in Paris!!

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Francisco User Profile

Hi/Salut/Hola/Ola/Ciao/Merhaba/Salam/Namaste

I am half Spanish and half British, I worked as a project manager until recently and now leading walking holidays around the world with a UK based company. I love to travel and learning about world cultures. I've been based in Paris for 10 years, lived in the UK and Spain for many years, and also in Brazil and Turkey.

I love the idea of Airbnb as I really enjoy meeting interesting and open minded people from all over the world and sharing travel experiences. I have made a lot of great new friends.
I'll be happy to help you plan your stay in Paris in whatever way I can: language questions, transport information, recommendations on sights, restaurants, clubs, cafes...etc.
When I'm not in Paris my friends Lucky and Philippe will be available for any help you need, and I'm always just a phone call/instant message/email way.

Above all, enjoy your trips to this beautiful city!

Francisco

Languages: English, Español, Français, Hindi, Italiano, Português, Punjabi, Türkçe, العربية
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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