After intense days of visit or shopping, get out of time in the quietness of a cocoon in the heart of the «Village Daguerre », a pedestrian street specialized in food shops (super bakeries, fine cheese shops, famous butchers, numerous wine cellars, organic fruit and vegetable shops), traditional pubs and restaurants of new Parisian (or world) gastronomy : a true “Parisian” neighbourhood life.
Like a house, fully independent on ground floor on courtyard side, the flat is composed of three levels + a mezzanine, with two bedrooms both with a bathroom and a toilet, one on the mezzanine (above the living room), the other sub-basement (three levels below). On the two other levels, there is a fully equipped kitchen, open to the dining room, and a lounge living room with two sofas. Decorated in a modern and cosy way, the apartment may receive 4 persons under excellent conditions.
Equipments provided: Wi-Fi by optic fiber, flat screen television, digital TV bouquet including Canal+ and CanalSat, 2nd screen with DVD reader, traditional and microwave owens, washing/drying machine, dishing machine, hair dryer.Guest Access
Very original with its layout in levels, the flat may comfortably receive two to four adults or a family thanks to its two bedrooms with cupboards, its two bathrooms, its two toilets; the first bedroom has a 140cm bed, the second bedroom two 80cm single beds. The courtyard, very quiet, hosts an artist's workshop and friendly neighbors.Interaction with Guests
One block from rue Daguerre, you will discover one of the last Parisian authentic neighbourhood, with many good addresses that I will give you and that are presented in a bi-lingual folder that I leave in the apartrment.
A customized reception shall also be provided to you with basic necessities at your disposal.The Neighborhood
This area in 14th borough is particularly charming and has kept a rare atmostphere.
You will enjoy the awarded croissants from "Dominique Saibron's" bakery, you shall buy the best meat in Paris at ” Hugo Denoyer's” butchery, your cheese at ” La ferme d'Alexandre”, your wine with one of the numerous wine cellars, and shall benefit from a daily fresh food organic market to rate high amongst gourmets.
Nearby, you will visit the Catacombes, Montparnasse, the Luxembourg Gardens with the Senate Palace, La Sorbonne University and the Latin District, Le Panthéon, the Observatory of Paris, museums like the Cartier foundation for Modern Art, the Rodin Museum, the Cartier-Bresson Museum, the Camera Obscura picture gallery, the fashion streets between Montparnasse and Saint Germain des Près (rue de Rennes, rue Saint Placide, rue du Cherche Midi, ...).
In the evening, you will enjoy the numerous restaurants and pubs in the area (I'll indicate you some fine representatives of the Bistronomy, the new French Cuisine upon arrival) or you will walk to rue de la Gaité with its theatres and high energy cafés up to Saint Germains des Prés the the mythical « Café de Flore » stands.Getting Around
This area has very good public traffic connections to move in Paris or get out of it. The flat is next to the metro station "Denfert Rochereau" where lines 4 and 6 cross Paris from north to south and from east to west, which makes easy your travels in the capital. Gaité metro station on line 13 is located at 6 minutes. And many buses (like the 38 or the 68, among others) operate in the area and then in all Paris.
On Denfert Rochereau square (8 minutes walk), RER B connects you directly with Orly airport (20 minutes) and Charles de Gaulle's airport (40 minutes), or with Eurostar and Thalys train stations. Access to Orly is also possible by the OrlyBus (25 mn).
Paris is not very car-friendly, but car parking lots are available in the street of my block (free of charge on weekends) or in short distance underground parkings (20 to 30€ per 24h).Other Things to Note
FOR LATE CHEK-IN, AN EXTRA IS CHARGED (payment on arrival) :
20 euros (19h-21h)
30 euros (21h-23h)
50 euros (23h et +)
- With inside spiral staircases, this flat is not suited for young children, and persons with reduced mobility.
- The bathrooms are quite functional, but rather small.
- In case a heath wave strikes Paris, 1 of the 2 bedrooms is naturally cool (the one in sub-basement), while the other located on the mezzanine on the highest level might stay hot until the night.
- This flat is non smoking.
- Very quiet residence which is not suitable for festive or noisy activities.