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Live the authentic parisian BOBO (bohemian bourgeois) experience :
Splendid loft designed by owners (architect & photographer) in Paris Belleville
Live the authentic parisian BOBO (bohemian bourgeois) experience :
Splendid loft designed by owners (architect & photographer) in Paris Belleville : 90 sq meters, eiffel structure, second floor
A Living room of 60 sq meter + One bedroom + 2 alcoves ( with a double bed each) and possibility of a third double bed on a mezzanine (6-8 persons, perfect for 4-6 adults and some kids). Baby bed avaible.
A dressing room and a small office.
Big bathroom including a bathtub and the shower you have always dreamed of.
Huge windows, very clear, beautiful light.
Big dining table (you can invite up to 12 persons for dinner)
Wifi, stereo music, washing machine, dryer, dish washer, oven.
Including 2 liters of olive oil from sicily (watch out, you’ll get addicted to it !)
Including Paris special guide by the owner (with adresses of all the best restaurants, bars, cafés, sport centers, parks, bakeries, wine bars and organic bio-shops in the area!)
including Breakfast reserves
2.000 books (litterature, photography & art & architecture)
3mn from Metro Belleville
5 mn walking from Buttes Chaumont park
10 mn walking from place de la Republique
10mn subway from Hotel de Ville and the centre of Paris
Velib station down the street
All kind of ethnic restaurants around the corner
2 New nice swimming- poolS 10 minutes away
wifi, music equipement for Iphone connection
Interaction with Guests
we like to share our best neighbourhood tips with our guests. If you tell us what are your interests and wishes during your parisian stay, we'll be happy to recommend you our best adresses (restaurants, music halls, exhibitions of the moment, etc)
from CDG airport, you can either take a taxi (45 minutes, 45€, depending on trafic) OR take the RER B and step down at Gare du nord. From Gare du Nord : either metro (line 2 directly to Belleville, 20 min, but quite a lot of staircases) or taxi (10-20min, 15€, I recommend!).
no smoking inside the apartment (but you can smoke at hte window).
I spent a very nice weekend with my friends over at Francesca's house, she was very nice and communication was good. The house had a spectacular design, and felt very cozy, (really fun the idea of sleeping inside boxes) and great shower! On the bad side, its was not very clean, (cutlery, plates and glasses where dirty and there was some dust in general maybe due to all the books) anyway overall good experience!
We booked a bit late (on thursday - arriving on saterday), but despite that everything was perfect. We had contact with the owners by email or sms, because there weren't there, but that went smoothly. We were at the loft with four children aged 5,6,11 and 12 years, and they loved it. Near a metro, and in Paris city center, but very quiet. Perfect and highly recommended!
Amazing flat and extremely generous hosts. The loft style flat is huge and looks fantastic. All the beds are very comfortable and double sized. Francesca was really accomodating when we requested to stay an extra night. Cannot recommend the place more highly. 10/10
Met veel plezier hebben we in dit appartement met onze 3 jonge kinderen een paar dagen in Parijs vakantie gevierd. Het is heel ruim, het appartementengebouw is erg rustig. Het appartement is ontzettend ruim, erg mooi, schoon en prima uitgerust.
Metro station is kleine 10 minuten lopen. Een aanrader!
We had a great family stay. Spacious, stylish and excellent with our two children. Our two really appreciated the toys. Close to Metro and amazing food. Amazing croissants and baguette just and the corner. Recommendations from host were really helpful, especially for parks and children's activities. Essentials left out such as milk and bread made our arrival very easy. FYI car chase in lane in Mini from Bourne movie was filmed around the corner at Passage Plantin, which was a novel excursion!
Can be noisy at night, but that is city living and same anywhere in Paris I expect.
This host has 3 reviews for other properties.View Other Reviews
About the Host, Francesca
Francesca and Nicolas, Italian architect and French photographer. And our son Furio, 6 years old. We love to have friends coming over. Our loft is made for that : a big table for dinners and sleeping-huts hanging around. If you like to travel, you'll love it.
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