About this listing
We are in the heart of Paris with a great view. Many major sites are within easy walking distance. We are near public transport. The district is lively with many bars and restaurants that are open late. It is very safe and our building is secure.
Stylish room home-stay in an artist's penthouse in central Paris near the Pompidou Center. The apartment has a conservatory giving onto a rooftop terrace with beautiful views over the Paris rooftops to the Eiffel Tower and the Sacre Coeur. Easy walking distance to the river Seine, the Louvre, Pompidou Centre and Notre Dame. And direct train access from the airport. The apartment is accessed by a lift to the sixth floor.
You will be staying in a private bedroom near to the front door on a separate floor from the hosts. Your room has a full sized double bed, table, and cupboard space for hanging clothes. Free internet is available. There is also a kettle, complimentary tea and coffee. This bedroom is next to a modern shower room, to be shared with the hosts. Towels and bath robes are provided and there is a hair dryer and iron should you need them. There is also a washer-drier available at no extra cost.
When in Paris, the hosts live upstairs where there is a beautiful living room where we work, as well as the kitchen, conservatory and small outside terrace.
If we are at home, we can offer a continental breakfast with cereal, freshly baked baguette, croissants, yogurts, orange juice, tea and coffee, served in the conservatory room overlooking the rooftops. And we can share a coffee over breakfast with you to help you plan the day. When we are not at home, you are welcome to help yourself to cereal, muesli, bread or crispbread, milk, OJ, butter, in the kitchen and to sit in the conservatory for breakfast.
Simon loves cooking and by arrangement if we are home you can join us for supper (€22 for a 3 course meal). We also can extend the breakfast to a full English brunch on Sundays for €8/person.
This is the heart of Paris, on the edge of the pedestrianised Marais. Many of the major sites are within walking distance. You are a short walk from the Pompidou center, river Seine, the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Left Bank, Place des Vosges, Picasso museum...
Our district is very lively with all the bars and restaurants you could possibly want. It is very safe, including late at night. There is simply no better location to be in in Paris. There are designer shops, bars, clubs, restaurants in abundance, and a supermarket near to the building.
You can get to most places on foot. Should you need the metro or a bus there are many options on our doorstep, including the Chatelet-Les-Halles transport hub with metro and RER (Line B) nearby giving direct access to both Charles de Gaulle and Orly Airport. From Gare du Nord train station (Eurostar terminal) there is a direct metro line to Etienne Marcel metro station which is very close by the apartment. If coming by car there is a public car park underneath our building accessed from Rue Beaubourg. Velib bicycles are available 30m metres from the entrance.
Don't miss the view in the evening from our terrace across the Paris rooftops to the setting sun, the sparkling Eiffel Tower and the Sacre Coeur, it's magnificent. Have a marvelous stay!
Our aim is for you to enjoy the apartment. Please remember this is our home! We request no smoking indoors and no pets.
You may smoke outside on the terrace but please put butts in ashtray provided or dustbin. Please do not throw them over the wall!
When we are not at home, we ask that you kindly clear away any washing up and please do not disturb our belongings that remain in the apartment.
About the Host, Simon And Sarah
We enjoy meeting people from other places, and helping them explore this wonderful city. We are friendly, open and speak French, English and some Italian. Simon is an artist, environmentalist and loves cooking. Sarah is a business manager and loves poetry and art. We look forward to sharing our beautiful home with you.