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This charming 40 square meters, apartment is located on a pedestrian area in the 4th arrondissement, on the 1st French floor of a 16th century walk up building and it sleeps 2 people in a king size bed. 1 extra guest on the sofa convertible.
THE APARTMENT :This charming 40 square meters, apartment is located on a pedestrian area in the 4th arrondissement, on the 1st French floor of a 16th century walk up building and it sleeps 2 people in a king size bed.1 extra guest on the sofa convertible (new since april 2013!).The apartment is equiped with : washer, TV, unlimited high speed internet access. Also provided : Bed linens, Blankets, Pillows, Towels and Kitchen ustensilsThe 16th century walk up building is equiped with : security code, intercom. The apartment is located in a very quiet area (pedestrian area)The largest station in Europe Châtelet-Les Halles is a bustling area where you can find whatever you need whenever you want: grocery stores, clothing stores, restaurants, bars... This district has everything!The district is served by Hotel de Ville metro stations.Beaubourg offers all kinds of commodities: restaurants, snack bars, fast food, cafés, bars, pubs, boutiques (fashion, sports, music, art), grocery stores, etc. You can often find a real bargain!2 supermarkets are right at the corner down the (URL HIDDEN) the street, Rivoli street is very commercial, and there are authentic bakeries and food shop in rue Saint Honoré, inheritance from the former les Halles central market. It is also close to weekly streets markets (marché).Lots of restaurants and bar very close (le Marais, Saint Germain des Prés, Montorgueil). Even if you do not go for shopping, City Hall Bazaar (BHV) is worth: the department store had an iconic heritage of the region since its opening in 1856.The apartment is very well located, very QUIET in a busy area.You will love it!
The apartment is only for you, to make you feel like it is your home.Nothing personnal is in the apartment that could make you feel embarrassed. During your stay, it is YOUR HOME.
Interaction with guests
Anything that could make your stay more comfortable, more pleasant will be done.Just ask (as long as it is possible)!I will be at the apartment waiting for you to give you the keys and all informations about Paris, the area... In the apartment, there is some maps to help you going around.Of course if you need help to make reservation in a restaurant or taxi or whatever, don't worry, here I am ;)
Right in the heart of Paris : Beaubourg/Centre Pompidou: a working class district smack dab in the middle of Paris.• BEAUBOURG offers all kinds of commodities: restaurants, snack bars, fast food, cafés, bars, pubs, boutiques (fashion, sports, music, art), grocery stores, etc. You can often find a real bargain! Beaubourg is a busy tourist district and is always brimming with life. It is a working class area in the very center of the city and is a practical place to visit if you’re spending the weekend or the week in Paris! The Beaubourg district lies between Rue de Rivoli, Rue du Temple, Rue Rambuteau, and Boulevard de Sébastopol.Nestled between LES HALLES and the MARAIS, the BEAUBOURG district is brimming with life from morning to night, all year round. There is a party atmosphere in the air, inviting you to hang out in the pedestrianized streets. And nestled between the FORUM DES HALLES and ILE SAINT-LOUIS, CHATELET is a lively district that attracts young people who come there to shop. After ILE DE LA CITE, the CHATELET – LES HALLES district, dating back to the 12th century, is the oldest in Paris.The streets closed to the apartment have stores for all of your essential needs. The district's many bars, restaurants and other establishments have much to offer. Closed to Forum des Halles, to the hundreds of famous stores, Les Halles has the largest multiplex movie theater in Île-de-France, with 26 screens and an indoor swimming pool. The Forum has a direct underground link to the metro station, making it easier to get to. When night falls, the bars are packed and artists invade Place des Halles to take part in shows. Strolling around the surrounding streets, you can guess the professions formerly practiced in the area from the street names: Rue du Lard, Rue de la Poterie, Rue de la Ferronnerie, Rue de la Grande Truanderie, Rue de la Lingerie, Rue des Déchargeurs, etc.• Place Georges-Pompidou, across the street, on fire-eaters, mimes, magicians, jugglers, and other street entertainers put on their shows for the amusement of young and old alike. Passers-by often stop by the square to watch the traveling artists. The center has a movie theater, temporary exhibitions, workshops, shows, and events. Next to the center, the Stravinsky fountain appeals to curious minds. This multicolored basin is made up of moving sculptures by artists Niki de Saint Phalle and Tinguely.• 3mn (walking) if you want to visit the The CENTRE GEORGES-POMPIDOU houses the Musée National d’Art Moderne and a public library (Beaubourg).• 5mn (walking) NOTRE DAME • At 10 mn (walking) from PLACE DES VOSGES, (symbolizes French elegance and composure, with its pink pavilions over vaulted arcades and its blue slate roofs) a district full of charm in the heart of the historic Marais Of Paris's districts.The VICTOR HUGO museum (6 Place des Vosges) can be found in an apartment where the famous writer lived. • A little further away, the fascinating MUSEE CARNAVALET (23 Rue de Sévigné) is dedicated to the history of Paris.• At 5mn (walking) from The HOTEL DE SULLY (62 Rue Saint-Antoine) is one of the finest examples of Louis XIII architecture• At 10 mn (walking) from the PICASSO MUSEUM• At 10 mn (walking) from CARNAVALET MUSEUM• At 10 mn (walking) from The MARCHE BASTILLE, the most "bobo" (bourgeois bohemian) market in Paris, has a vast array of stands and is held every Sunday morning on Boulevard Richard-Lenoir, near the Bastille. • The apartment is located 5 mn away from CHATELET, a symbol of the liveliness of central Paris. CHATELET, together with LES HALLES, forms a vast area dedicated to business and leisure. This district never sleeps and is swarming with visitors from the all over the world from morning to night!
TRANSPORTATIONS :Hôtel de Ville : Metro lines 1 and 11 In addition, with the largest metro station in Europe, the district has the most transportation connections in the capital. Châtelet and Les Halles, the two stations that are connected underground, offer connections with 5 metro lines (1, 4, 7, 11, and 14) and 3 RER lines (A, B, and D). Every day, more than 750,000 passengers pass through the station! It is very accessible by public transportation at the Châtelet metro station :Metro lines 1, Metro lines 4, Metro lines 7, Metro lines 11, Metro lines 14.RER A, B, DBusAll night buses35 min of CDG Airport with direct train (RER B), and direct metro from all train stations.30 min of DisneyLand Paris with direct train (RER A)Walk distance from tourists boats (les bateaux du Pont Neuf) and tourists buses.If you come by car :Just down the apartment there is a huge underground parking lot. If you are interested, I could give you the link to hold a spot for your car
Other things to note
One bloc behind the apartment : A bakery where the baguette has been reviewed by professionals as the best baguette in town 2014!
There are no special rules, just mutual respect between us and the neighbors.Regarding the time of arrival and departure:please, as soon as you know, give me your flight/train details to figure out when you might be here.If there is no tenant (s) before or after, we can manage the time you prefer. If there is a tenant (s) before or after, sorry, but your arrival will take place after 14:00 and departure before 09:00.But if you do not have a choice and if you agree, I can keep your luggage until the cleaning service is done.Thank you very much.Bon voyagePatrice