Very bright and nicely decorated Apartment in the Canal St Martin area.
Located in the charming and trendy « bo-bo » ( Bourgeois-Bohème) neighbourhood of Canal St Martin, situated in central Paris, this contemporary renewed Haussmanian apartment will offer you a real Parisian expérience.
The area is well known for its upcoming fashion boutiques, traditional local grocery stores including one of Paris’s best Boulangeries (bakery ) and many delicious restaurants and bars.
The 150 square meters apartment is situated on the 4th floor with elevator of a typicaly Haussmanian 19th century building.
The rooms are very spacious and bright with their high ceilings and large french windows.
All the antique features as the marble chimneys, detailed ceiling mouldings, oak parquet floors, has been preserved and mixed with a very design and contemporary style which gives the apartment a unique decoration!
The kitchen is open on the living room area with a dining central area, all the kitchen ustensils are provided for perfect home meals !
The tv with international channels also has a DVD player for you to enjoy.
It offers 3 bedrooms ( one of them is dividable in 2 by a sliding door ) each one is located at an oposite side of the apartment.
Bedroom 1 is accessible from the living room, it is an ensuite double bedroom with a large dressing and a full bathroom ( shower, bathtub, double sink and toilet ) the large window access to the balcony on the street.
Bedroom 2 is accessible from the entrance, it is an ensuite double bedroom with a closet and a modern shower room ( shower, sink and toilet ), the large window access the balcony on the street.
Bedroom 3 is accessible from the office, it is a dividable in 2 by a sliding door with a double bed part on one side and a double sofa bed on the other side, each part has a large window on the court. This bedroom has a lovely shower room in the corridor ( shower, sink and toilet ).
There is a laundry room with a washing machine and a drying machine.
Wifi and internet access provided.
Good restaurants and places to visit will be recommended by the owner.
The Marais historical area is within walking distance, and the subway will get you easily around Paris.
Métro station Republique ( 2 mns from the apartment ) Lines : 3, 11, 9, 5, 8
Station Gare de l’est (10 mns from the apartment ) Lines : 5, 7, 4
Station Gare du nord ( 15 mns from the apartment) Eurostar, Thalys terminals and RER B which leads to Roissy-Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports.
The perfect place for your holidays in Paris !
Interaction with Guests
I will welcome you in the apartment, explain how to use all the features offered, answer all your questions and also recommend good places in the area. I will also be reachable during your stay to answer any questions you might have!
In the spring and summer, locals flock in droves to the banks of the Canal Saint-Martin to picnic and strum guitars. Cafes and quirky boutiques flank the water and iron footbridges. On Sundays, two streets running parallel to the canal, Quai de Valmy and Quai de Jemmapes, are reserved for pedestrians and cyclists—perfect for renting a bike and seeing the city from a fresh angle. Another possibility is to take a tour of the canal by boat. Visitors of all ages should find something to love alongside the Canal Saint-Martin.
Gare de L'Est (Lines 4 & 7)
Republique (Lines 3, 5, 8, 9 and 11)
Goncourt (Line 11)
Jacques-Bonsergent (Line 5).
To get to the apartment from Airports ( 45/50 min):
-CDG Roissy Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports: Take RER B train to Gare du Nord staion (30/40min) then you can either walk to the apartment or take the subway in Gare du Nord station: line 5 ( direction Place d'italie ) stop at Jacques Bonsergent station (2nd station ) you will exit in Rue de Lancry, take it on the left, take the 2nd on your right : Rue Yves Toudic, then 2nd on you left it is Rue Beaurepaire! Go at Number 18 of the street !
-From Beauvais airport (1h30min): You have to take a bus from Beauvais airport to Porte Maillot ( 1 hour ), from porte Maillot take the subway: Line 1 ( direction Chateau de Vincennes ) stop at Bastille station , change to Line 5 ( direction Bobigny ) and stop at Republique station. Take the Exit Rue du Faubourg du temple. When you exit take Rue du Faubourg du temple street then first on your left Rue Yves Toudic, then take the 3rd on your right it is Rue Beaurepaire!
From Gare de Lyon station: Take the subway ( 15/20 min ): Line 1 ( direction La Defense ) stop at Bastille Station, change to line 5 ( direction Bobigny ) and stop at Republique station. Take the Exit Rue du Faubourg du temple. When you exit take Rue du Faubourg du temple street then first on your left Rue Yves Toudic, then take the 3rd on your right it is Rue Beaurepaire!
From Gare du Nord and Gare de L'Est stations(15min): you can either walk to the apartment or take the subway in the station: line 5 ( direction Place d'italie ) stop at Jacques Bonsergent station (2nd station ) you will exit in Rue de Lancry, take it on the left, take the 2nd on your right : Rue Yves Toudic, then 2nd on you left it is Rue Beaurepaire! Go at Number 18 of the street !
Other Things to Note
No Parties accepted!
I will be pleased to welcome you in my apartment, and would like you to spend a great time in Paris. Of course i want you to feel at home and on the other side it is normal to treat the apartment as if it was yours. Leave it as clean as possible and treat it right!
Please respect the following common sens instructions for the tranquility of the neighborhood.
Respect your neighbours and try to be ingood terms with them (courtesy and discretion).
Avoid making noise in common areas when carrying luggage in the stairs, slamming the front door, running in the stairs, ...
Do not make too much noise in the apartment which would disturb the neighbours: music or TV volume too high, slamming doors, talkingloudly with the windows open...
)Respect the common rule in France to avoid making noise after 10pm.
Follow the instructions and regulations posted in the building.
Do not smoke or throw cigarettes in public areas of the building.
Do not leave rubbish, paper or cigarette butts in public areas (stairs,lift ...).
Do not use the apartment for professional purposes; do not receive the general public in the apartment.
Do not Move the furniture around the apartment.
Recycle you garbage: throw your waste in the appropriate bin regularly.
Do not throw your cigarette butts out of the windows.
Before leaving the apartment close the windows turn off the taps and lights.
Keep the apartmentand its equipment in good condition
See you soon!
Beautiful apartment in a great location. Great hosts with excellent local recommendations.
The interaction we had with our formal host - Lea Weber - was by means of Airbnb mailing system, only, and only before our arrival in Paris. We did not meet her face to face; Our actual host was Lea's brother - Mat, who met us in the apartment, as we checked in.
Mat was very friendly and efficient. He provided all necessary information and explanations, so we could easily start our vacation. During our stay, we did not have any problem, nor complaint, so we did not have a need for additional interaction with our host(s). We only made a single call to Mat, before we left - to say good-bye.
However, we do have some reservations:
1. We knew in advance that, due to our strict flights schedule, we'll arrive at the apartment 1 - 2 hours prior to the agreed, formal Check in time. I asked Lea to kindly let us store our luggage in the apartment (under my own full responsibility) as we arrive, and while we wait in a Cafe in the neighbourhood, for the agreed check-in time. Lea, determinedly, turned me down and we all had to wait outside, in a Cafe, with the luggage, for about an hour and a half. It was an unpleasant experience.
2. I can say only good things about the apartments, beside this: it can comfortably host three family-units and cannot not comfortably host four (as we were - four family-units - 8 persons). Three of the bedrooms are fie. The forth is not.
The information we received prior to our visit was accurate and helpful. All my questions were answered promptly and politely.
The description of the apartment was very good although we all felt in reality it was even better than we could have imagined! We ended up spending more time in the apartment than we had expected (long chatty breakfasts and wine fuelled lunches!) as it was so beautiful, warm and comfortable.
The neighbourhood felt safe and was a joy to explore- the local boulangerie and the 'Prune' were delights.
We were a party of six adults so all had private en suite facilities. The two comfortable sofa beds would have allowed a further four people in comfort. We would all recommend the apartment and surrounding area to other visitors and we would love to go back.
The host, Matt, was forthcoming. He met us at the apartment and showed us how things work in the apartment. He speaks very good English and left us his mobile number just in case we need assistance at any time. On the last night of our 7 day stay, the heater was not working. We called him and he gave us instructions over the phone on how we could get the heater started again. Thanks for that.
A very convenient location and though the apartment is about 200 years old, it is homey and comfortable with modern bathrooms and all the modern convenience. I love the doors that opened to the balcony, provides good fresh air. An organic store just a few doors away. A bakery and supermarket round the bend. Metro is nearby. Walking distance to food of many nations - Istanbul, Japan, India, Vietnamese, Chinese, American Pizza, French Creperie, etc. Spoiled for choices!
We had a very nice stay in Paris. The apartment of Lea is luxurious as promised. We were nine and we could live there for 5 days very comfortable. Thank you very much for this accommodation.
Fantastic apartment, great location, close to Metro. Apartment owners warm, friendly, welcoming, very responsive and proactive. We were a large family of 8 from Australia and UK and this apartment afforded us a very comfortable stay in Paris. Would recommend and will seek this apartment if visiting Paris again. We experienced what it was like to be Parisians for our visit of 4 nights. Many thanks.
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