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Discover Central Paris from an Artsy Private Apartment at Invalides Eiffel Tower

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The Eiffel Tower illuminate at night, and every hour it flickers in the sky with thousands of stars!
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1 bedroom
2 bathrooms
3 guests
2 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Is your dream to live as a real Parisian in the heart of the City of Lights? Come stay in this private apartment, spacious and charming, located in the center of Paris in a quiet, elegant and safe neighborhood... and so close to everything! CHECK IF THIS APARTMENT IS SUITABLE TO YOUR NEEDS : - The space can accommodate up to three persons and a 3 years old baby. - In the bedroom either a queen size or twin bed. Optional a travel crib. - In the living 1 person of 160cm tall (63in) can sleep on the sofa. - 2 levels from the street by the stairs without elevator. BEDDING (see Beds Setup section for more details): - In the bedroom two persons can sleep in a bed of great comfort that can be setup to suit your needs, either 1 double bed or 2 single beds. If you have your baby up to 3 years,...Is your dream to live as a real Parisian in the heart of the City of Lights? Come stay in this private apartment, spacious and charming, located in the center of Paris in a quiet, elegant and safe neighborhood... and so close to everything! CHECK IF THIS APARTMENT IS SUITABLE TO YOUR NEEDS : - The space can accommodate up to three persons and a 3 years old baby. - In the bedroom either a queen size or twin bed. Optional a travel crib. - In the living 1 person of 160cm tall (63in) can sleep on the sofa. - 2 levels from the street by the stairs without elevator. BEDDING (see Beds Setup section for more details): - In the bedroom two persons can sleep in a bed of great comfort that can be setup to suit your needs, either 1 double bed or 2 single beds. If you have your baby up to 3 years, she or he can sleep safely in a cot/playpen. - In the living room one person about 160 cm tall (63 in) can sleep on the couch, with a great comfortable due to the thick mattress topper. **** APARTMENT ********************************************** This charming, comfortable, spacious and fully equipped one bedroom apartment is part of 4 private apartments in a white stone 2 stories building with its zinc and slate roof. The main entrance of the building is secure and can be opened with a magnetic access badge that we will give you. Once you arrive on the 2nd and last floor by the stairs, you enter an intimate and welcoming space. The space is 51 m² (549 ft²) and has been carefully decorated with modern furniture and with many objects brought back from our travels around the world, which makes it both comfortable and authentic. The real charm of the apartment is its very colorful decoration with of course Jasmine's paintings lining the walls ... You will soon feel welcome home. - THE LIVING ROOM AND DINING are fully furnished with everything you need for your comfort. Its traditional oak flooring and carpets kilims brought from Turkey, create a warm and homely atmosphere. You’ll find also for your entertainment and communication with a High-Speed WiFi free access, a large screen TV, a complete HiFi system, a land phone, (see below for more details). On the street side a large double-glazed window for optimum soundproofing as well as blacked out blinds. - THE COUCH IN THE LIVING can be converted into extra bedding for one person about 160 cm tall (63 in), this is not a real bed. - THE BEDROOM is spacious and can be set up according to your needs (see Beds Setup section). For your personal belongings and clothing, you will find a large and convenient closet behind sliding doors. On the street side, there is a large double-glazed window for optimum soundproofing as well as blacked out blinds for the comfort of your nights. - THE BATHROOM is accessible from the living room and has a large bathtub / shower, bidet and sink, pro hair dryer, very good quality towels, natural soap and shampoo. On the street side, there is a little round window with frosted glass. - THE TOILET from the living room you access to a small walk-in closet, which also leads to a separate toilet with its sink and a window to the courtyard. - THE KITCHEN is fully equipped with a window overlooking the courtyard and its sycamore tree. The main equipment includes: Induction hobs (4), oven/grill, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, centrifuge for juicing fruit and vegetables, egg cooker, fridge and freezer, water-boiler, toaster, plates, cutlery, glasses, cooking utensils and all that is needed for a creative cuisine. NOTE: We occupy this apartment during years. Therefore, some of our personal effects will remain in the apartment during your stay, but rest assured that you will find plenty of storage space for your belongings, including your suitcases. **** USEFUL INFORMATION ************************************* MORNING ESSENTIALS AND COOKING BASICS : To avoid going to the market upon your arrival, we provide you with free basic condiments (Sugar, salt, pepper, herbs, spices, oils, etc.), and some basics to have for your breakfast (espresso, coffee, tea, etc). BEDS SETUP : Your beds will be prepared with care and with a quality of linens cotton sateen or percale cotton. The pillows are very comfortable and the duvets are appropriate to the season. - IN THE BEDROOM the beds can be setup according to your needs, or with a queen size bed of 160 cm x 200 cm (63 in x 79 in), or with 2 twin beds of 80 cm x 200 cm each (32 in x 79 in). Our mattresses are of high quality and very comfortable. In case of a double bed, you will appreciate the mattress topper for optimal comfort. - IN THE LIVING the couch can be converted into extra bedding, (it’s not a real bed) for one person about 160 cm tall (63 in). The inside dimensions of the couch are 170 cm x 70 cm (67 in x 28 in), and do not correspond to a standard bed. You will appreciate the mattress topper of 8 cm (3 in) thick, that we put on top of the two couch cushions for optimal comfort. - BABY-SET : A flat fee of 50 euros will be charged once in cash upon arrival, regardless the duration of your stay. This service includes a cot / playpen with fitted sheet, a changing mat with cover towels and a high chair. The cot / playpen will be installed in the bedroom. ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATION : - Wi-Fi networks : High-Speed wireless Internet unlimited access. - A 37” flat screen TV with more than 250 channels. - CD, DVD and Blu-ray player, we can lend you films for free from our large collection of international and American movies. - CD player and tuner, including Wi-Fi connection (Air media) for your Smartphone, cell phone, MP3 player or tablet to listen your music play list. Also you can use our large collection of music CD during your stay. - Free use of landline for incoming calls and to more than 100 countries for outgoing calls, (ex: US, Canada and Europ). WASHER MACHINE AND DRYER : To wash, dry and iron your clothes, you will find a washer machine, dryer, table and iron located in your apartment. AIR-CONDITIONING : Regardless of the two fans available to you, a powerful air-conditioning (split unit) can be installed for the entire duration of your stay. This service is included in the rental cost. SURROUNDINGS : At 5 minutes walking distance from the apartment, the Rue Cler, a very lively and charming pedestrian area with a local market street where you’ll find delicious bread, cheese, wine, pastry, vegetable, fish, meat and so many other goods. The nice cafés, bistros, restaurants and bars that will become your headquarters day and night if you want to stay in your own Parisian village. Every Thursday and Saturday, we are fortunate to have the “Avenue de Saxe” open market just 2 steps away where small plot farmers and artisans come to sell their goods. Walking around : In about 10 to 30 minutes you can be under the Eiffel Tower, or along the Seine River or on the Champs-Elysées, or in the gardens of the Louvre, or in the district of St Germain, or on rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, or the rue du Bac, or the Montparnasse district, and many other unique places in the capital with its cultural activities and heritage: Historic Sites, museums, exhibitions, art galleries, antique shops, opera, ballet ... but also its sidewalks cafes, open markets, passages, stores for designer brands, etc. TRANSPORT : We are fortunate to be very well served by different public transport networks: 3 subway lines, more than 4 bus lines, several bike stations (Velib') and car (Autolib' ). Within the private transportation, we also have stops from 2 companies of tourist bus, several Taxis head of station. This will give you several choices when you come to an airport or a train station PARKING : If you have a car, you can park it safely in an underground private parking secured under 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at just 5 min walk from home. Otherwise, there are many paid public parking in our street and nearby. **** LEISURE AND INTERACTION ********************************* INTERACTION WITH OUR GUESTS : Living in a separate apartment in the same building and knowing how to be discreet and preserve your privacy, we can offer you more and give you a taste of the real Paris as only a native of this city can do. We will give you the elements to plan an unforgettable and tailored made vacation. Our activities and hobbies : Jasmine is artist, numerologist and loves dancing, and Rafic is interior architect, photographer and loves cooking. LEISURE SERVICES (optional): The services listed below are not included in the rental cost and will be paid in cash according to your request: - Paris by sunset, Paris by night! With Rafic - Discover Paris differently with this drive across the city of lights lasting 4 hours with a cocktail of history, anecdotes and above all, pleasure for eyes, for 270 euros regardless the number of passengers, (3 comfortable and 4 maxi). - Parisian photographic walks with Rafic are for beginners and advanced amateurs who want to learn the techniques and practice shooting photography with your digital camera day and night for 50 euros per hour regardless the number of participants. - Tourist guide by car with Rafic can be programmed according to your needs and our availability for 70 euros per hour regardless the number of passengers. - A numerology session by Jasmine can give you keys to your life's questioning for 80 euros per hour and per person. **** RULES AND CONDITIONS *********************************** HOUSE RULES : - No smoking in the apartment. - Pets are not allowed. - No parties or events - Up to 3 persons and 1 baby can sleep in the apartment if we have agreed. - Up to 4 people can be in the apartment, residents and visitors included. - Light or burn candles is not allowed in the apartment. - The volume of music and TV should be low between 10 PM and 9 AM. - Remove your shoes and wear slippers or walk barefoot in the apartment. CONSIDERATION TO OUR NEIGHBORS In the lobby and the staircase, please be very silent between 10 PM and 9 AM, because the smallest sounds resonate at our neighbors. The neighbor below your apartment will be very grateful to you if you walk gently on the floor that is in traditional oak parquet partially covered with carpets kilims. His bedroom is under your kitchen. CHECK IN / OUT : Standard Check in time is 15:00 (3 pm) and Check out time is 11:00 (11 am). However, we can be flexible on arrival and departure times, as long as we do not have any back-to-back check-in / out that conflict. In the case of a check out by the present guests the same day as your arrival, we can keep your luggage in our apartment on the same floor and plan your arrival starting from 15:00 (3 pm), while we clean up your the apartment. This will give you the opportunity to discover the neighborhood. CLEANING FEE (will be charge once when your booking is confirmed) : This service includes a complete cleaning of the apartment, replacement of sheets and towels, soap and shampoo supply. NOTE : In addition to the flat cleaning fee paid at the time of your booking, housekeeping during your stay can be organized, including the replacement of linens and towels for 70 euros. EXTRA COST - BABY-SET : A flat fee of 50 euros will be charged once in cash upon arrival, regardless the duration of your stay. This service includes a cot / playpen with fitted sheet, a changing mat with cover towels and a high chair. The cot / playpen will be installed in the bedroom. - THIRD PERSON : If you are more than 2 persons, an additional cost for the third person will be charged later, if you have not correctly entered the number of person before your booking confirmation. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 7510700734619More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
- Parties and gatherings are not allowed. - From 10PM to 8AM, please lower the music and TV and be quiet in the apt, lobby and staircase. - More than 4 people at a time in the apartment is not allowed including visitors. - Light or burn candles is not allowed. - In the apartment, please remove your shoes and wear slippers or walk barefoot on the floor that is in traditional oak parquet partially covered with carpets kilims. Our neighbor of the apartment under yours will be very grateful to you.
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Jasmine & Rafic E
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2015
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Reviewed 10 August 2020

Rafic and Jasmine are ideal hosts. We contacted them when in Paris, as our original accommodation arrangements had fallen through, and we were in the apartment within one hour at such short notice. The apartment is a cosy, clean home and has everything you need...More

Date of stay: July 2020
1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 20 February 2020

We had a great time staying here! Rafic is an excellent host and provided us with so many tips and recommendations that we felt right at home. The location is perfect and you can easily walk many different places. I would love to stay here...More

Date of stay: February 2020
2  Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 19 February 2020

The place and stay were amazing! Perfectly Parisien, and easy to get to everything! In addition to the great location, their recommendations were spot-on perfect! Hidden gems, travel, some history, and excellent recommendations for what to do and where to eat! Every necessity imaginable was...More

Date of stay: February 2020
1  Thank David Y
Reviewed 13 January 2020

My goodness... where to start? Great neighborhood and location, beautiful amenities and charming hosts, easy communication, the place was spotless and Jasmine and Rafic went out of their way to share the insiders scoop on great food and day trips. Staying in an apartment is...More

Date of stay: December 2019
2  Thank themermaidlady
Reviewed 11 December 2019

Our stay in Paris was wonderful! I had researched this property with the key selling points its location and the owner Rafic, who as advertised was a great host. I got emails ahead of time asking if I needed any help or information. He arranged...More

Date of stay: November 2019
1  Thank sinhamd1
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Reviewed 31 October 2019 via mobile

There are three things that make this apartment a perfect place to stay! Very well appointed apartment from the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom to living room. Many appliances in the kitchen, blow dryer in the bathroom along with towels!!! Not just one towel but two for...More

Date of stay: October 2019
1  Thank Ronducey
Reviewed 19 October 2019

It has been four years since my husband and I stayed here on a trip to Paris, and when we returned to Paris for a week several days ago it was out of the question for us to stay anywhere else. The apartment is just...More

Date of stay: October 2019
1  Thank lkessel48
Reviewed 17 September 2019

The apt is beautiful - full of unique and charming decorations. It truly felt as though we were getting a Parisian experience. The location is very convenient. Close to several metro stops and grocery stores nearby. We were also a walking distance away from the...More

Date of stay: September 2019
1  Thank GoPlaces27374612547
Reviewed 15 July 2019

This is the second time I have stayed in the apartment and it did not disappoint. Very well located, safe neighbour with all amenities to hand. Would definitely recommend.

Date of stay: June 2019
1  Thank Carmen L
Reviewed 24 May 2019 via mobile

This is a beautiful little apt in Paris. Very close to metro, bus line, cafes and bistros. Hosts are very kind and helpful

Date of stay: May 2019
3  Thank Jdahl19
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Optional
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Paper Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
LOCATION : Our little building is located in the central 7th arrondissement just behind the Invalides and next to the Ecole-Militaire. This location has two main advantages. On one side you will be in a neighborhood of the 7th arrondissement, quiet, elegant and safe, where many private homes, embassies and ministries are located. You will also find some typical shops, sidewalk cafes, restaurants, and everything you might need for your stay. On the other hand you will enjoy its central location, close to the heart of Paris, breathing charm and vitality, day and night. SURROUNDINGS : At 5 minutes walking distance, Rue Cler, a very lively and charming pedestrian area with a local market street where you’ll find every thing to make you happy
Getting around
In about 10 to 30 minutes you can be under the Eiffel Tower, or along the Seine River or on the Champs-Elysées, or in the gardens of the Louvre, or in the district of St Germain, or on rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, or the rue du Bac, or the Montparnasse district, and many other unique places in the capital with its cultural activities and heritage: Historic Sites, museums, exhibitions, art galleries, antique shops, opera, ballet ... but also its sidewalks cafes, open markets, passages, stores for designer brands, etc.
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