This one bedroom apartment is situated on the 3rd floor (no lift) of a 17th century building in a historical area of Paris, just two minutes from Metro St Michel and RER rail station. It is set back from the street so that even though the area outside is busy, the apartment is quiet and peaceful.The apartment consists of an entrance hall, lounge, bedroom,small kitchen, shower and toilet. Floor to ceiling windows give good natural light from interior courtyards. The flat is perfect for a couple.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Charles de Gaulle 22 km, Nearest railway: St Michel RER|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
The flat is fully furnished and has parquet flooring throughout. Cable tv, video and WIFI provided. There is a sofa bed in the lounge. The separate bedroom (this is not a studio!) has a large comfortable bed. The kitchen is independent and is equipped with microwave, hot plates, fridge and all necessary cooking utensils. There is a phone for receiving calls and making free local calls (phone card can be used for national and international calls) Towels and linen provided.
|Further details outdoors|
The local area is filled with small shops, cafes, creperies and brasseries which are open late.There is a wide range of restaurants nearby. There are clubs, jazz clubs and galleries within five minutes walk. From the flat it is 2 minutes from the Seine and Notre Dame. Artists paint on the river bank on Sunday morning. A few minutes away is Rue de Bucci, filled with market stalls, delicatessens, pavement cafes (even in Winter).
This part of the Left Bank (St Germain des Pres) is one of the most famous in Paris. Bookstores, cafes, small theatres and jazz clubs fill this historical area between the Seine and the elegant Boulevard St Germain. Literary cafes such as Cafe Flore and Les Deux Magots, home of intellectuals in the post war years, are still popular and the Shakespeare bookshop (open till midnight) opposite Notre Dame is staffed by visiting students who can stay in one of the tiny upstairs rooms. There is a bustling nightlife in clubs and pubs (the inevitable Irish pub). Small shops stay open late. The area is a shoppers' paradise.
Within walking distance are many museums and galleries. Musee d'Orsay, converted from a railway station, is a walk along the river. Saint Chapelle and Theatre du Chatelet just over the bridge (Pont St Michel) host many concerts. Musee de Cluny, nearby, houses a fine collection of medieval art . You can walk to the Louvre and Notre Dame. The 13th century church of St Severin is few minutes walk from the apartment.