- 2 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the manager
Located in the very heart of the Marais in the street which owes it's name to the knights of the round temple (the Templiers) who first gathered in what is now called the Rue Vieille du Temple - this two storey duplex apartment is set in an original "hotel particulier" (mansion house) built in 1622. The term Hotel Particulier refers to grand old private mansions built around a courtyard.
From Rue Vieille du Temple walk through the large wooden 17th Century carved doors and enter the green oasis of the central courtyard to reach one of the building wings. From here take the elevator leading to our 17th Century Maison apartment, one of only two ...Read more
17th Century Maison
Paris, Ile-de-France (Paris Region), France
Additional Location Information
Staying in one of the most fashionable and historic addresses in Paris and taking a stroll through the streets of the Marais which were first built in the 12th century, you will soon realise that you are in the best central location to see and experience Paris - one that combines the ambiance of old and the contemporary chic of modern.
But you won?t just be surrounded by history, the Rue Vieille du Temple has many food grocers, shops, cafes, restaurants, art galleries and boutiques, along with ancient architecture, cobbled streets and a vibrant day and night life. There are 3 patisseries in the same block which are all world class, as well as a renown tea shop (Mariage Freres) and a ?traiteur? (with the best ready meals in town).
The Marais is also the centre of fashion and contemporary art with many designer stores and major galleries a few minutes walk from the apartment.
Close to 2 metro stations: Hotel de Ville on lines 1 and 11 and St Paul also line 1, you are within a few minutes walk to Ile de la Cite with Notre Dame and Ile St Louis where you can cross the river over the Pont Marie and meander through the Latin Quarter and St Germain des Pres (a 10 minute walk).
Or take the metro and reach the Louvre in 2 minutes and the Champs Elyseesin 6 minutes on the fastest metro line in Paris.
Going North visit the Museum of Modern Art at the Pompidou Centre (a 5-10 minute walk) or just wander along the famous streets of the Marais, the delis on Rue des Rosiers (the famous ?Jewish Quartier?), the flamboyant gothic ?Hotel Herouet? on Rue des Francs Bourgeois, the Cloisters (at No 22) of the rue des Archives, the Musee Carnavalet (City Museum Of Paris) on the rue de Sevigne or 5 minutes walk, the Picasso Museum , and 10 minutes away, the Place des Vosgeswith it?s magnificent central square and 17th century architecture.
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Last updated on February 26, 2015
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- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Central heating
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- Satellite or cable TV
- DVD Player
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no