Accommodation

Max guests: 5

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 1

Beds

Babybed: 1

Double: 1

Mattress: 1

Queen (or twin): 1

Location

Location: 11ème - Bastille

Metro: Saint Amboise
1 min walk

Street: Rue de la Folie Mericourt 75011

Level: 5

Nearby: Le Marais

Prices from

1 guest: 145.00 EUR/night

2 guests: 155.00 EUR/night

3 guests: 170.00 EUR/night

4 guests: 185.00 EUR/night

5 guests: 195.00 EUR/night

Minimum nights: 3

Max guests: 5

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Description

 

Women, welcome to a real ‘home away from home’ in the heart of Paris in an authentic Haussmann Paris  building.

'Apartment Pascal' is a wonderfully colourfully decorated apartment, specifically decorated with travel and worldly decor and influences, to suit the world traveling women that stay here. With a large balcony and sunny street and skyline views for that quintessential wake up breakfast scene enjoying coffee on the balcon, a good amount of living space (rare by Paris standards), tranquility and peace tucked down a quiet residential street, yet moments (safe) walk to the bustling village cafes and shops; and altogether in a safe and secure neighbourhood, this is an ideal place for you to stay and experience the REAL Paris life.

We cannot forget Pascal either, our endearing host, a wonderful gay Parisian gentleman and utterly sweet host who lives right next door in his own home. Being arms reach away should you ever need anything, women travelers can be comforted knowing a sweet cheery gentleman is right next door to tend to your needs any time, to be of service or help if/in times of need. 

About  the area:

Altogether in a quaint, desirable typically Parisian neighbourhood that is within walking distance to the Marais, the Canal Saint Martin, Bastille, the famous Boulevard Richard Lenoir Markets and more, Petite Paris 'Apartment Pascal' is in a prime and practical position to reach all of Paris' main sights and attractions mostly on foot; YET without being right in the touristic areas. Here you will experience a more authentic residential Paris life, rubbing shoulders with REAL working class Parisians, yet seconds to all the action. An idea scenario when traveling.

For those who do not know the Bastille neighbourhood it is an extremely well known and vibrant area, teeming with endless boulevards and side streets of cafes, brasseries, bars, shops. Know as the next up-and-coming artistic neighbourhood it also holds its own in the classic Parisian of old department. A certain unchanging atmospheric element that can only be described as 'utterly Parisian'. At the same time it is known for its nightlife with some trendy cocktail bars and live music venues, though our apartment is not within the noise of the nightlife area in the Bastille. Close enough to reach, far enough to rest peacefully.

Some easy attractions to safely walk to from Apartment Pascal include: Place des Vosges, Musee National Picasso, the Bastille Opera House, the enchanting St Martin Canal where streets close on Sundays making this shopping and cafe district pedestrian only. You can even walk to the most famous cemetary in the world, the Pere Lachaise cemetary; and you are also surrunded by theatres, art galleries, antique shops, markets, gardens, parks and more. The closest metro stop to your apartment is only 1 short minutes away too.

About the apartment:

Women travelers, our Petite 'Apartment Pascal' is a bright and airy home with wonderful energy and air flowing throughout making for a very soothing atmosphere and environment for clarity and creative peace of mind. It is, spacious, harmonious equipped with all you need for a comfortable private apartment stay with capacity for up to 5 guests over 2 bedrooms, with a fully equipped kitchen/dinner and private bathroom -  a spare baby bed can be provided if need too. 

Our hospitable and attentive host Pascal has been offering his apartment to travellers for over 10 years and is of Parisian origin. He offers it as a 'B&B Apartment' meaning this is a private self contained home for guest privacy and independence, yet he delivers breakfast on the first morning of your stay, a lovely generous breakfast hamper to help you on your way with your provisions for breakfasts; and he remains next door and on hand to assist anytime, for cleaning, changing sheets, and to chat anytime you wish. Pascal welcomes you with the simplicity, warmth and attention that keeps you falling in love with Paris. He is a wealth of Paris knowledge and takes great care in presenting his Paris B&B apartment with wonder and cleanliness.

This is a very pleasant 50m² Haussmann apartment (parquet floor, mouldings, fireplace) with two communicating bedrooms, and each has a large flowered balcony. Located on the fifth floor without a lift, our carefully furnished and decorated apartment is very light and spacious with a view over Paris rooftops.

While a Breakfast hamper is delivered and included it is not served,. Instead cooking ingredients are left for guests in their fully equipped kitchen and fridge to prepare at their leisure. Staying at Pascals Paris B&B is just like living in your own home and in the apartment next door is your host's home, so whilst enjoying your own space in this B&B private Apartment - an ideal way to enjoy the fantastic city in complete freedom - guests still benefit from a local Parisian host offering tips and advice about the city of lights. Peace of mind is assured to all our solo women travelers and group travelers, that a friend is right next door.

The apartment is fully equipped with a flat screen TV and DVD player. A large choice of DVD’s (French and other language films) is at your disposal.
- Internet: wifi connexion gives you broadband internet access.
- Books, guides, magazines and maps - in different languages.
- Baby bed, ironing board and iron.

About the Movida Room: Enjoy a happy display of bright colours that lighten this room thanks to a very bold decor and design approach with a touch of psychedelic flavour to recall the sensual and slightly kitsch ambiance of the films of Pedro Almodovar. But it’s only an unpretentious nod and a wink!

 There are old fashioned mouldings, parquet floor and fireplace and the overall effect is very appealing, unique and quaintly comforting and at the same time boldly empowering.

There are two single beds in this bedroom (with new bedding), which can be pushed together in this ‘Movida’ room (bedroom 1) where you’ll sleep well into the morning. But if you can’t get to sleep enjoy TV or a DVD with the small selection of movies available to you.



This first bedroom can be converted into a lounge when the apartment is occupied by just 1 or 2 people who would then sleep in bedroom 2 - the 'Africana' room that is next door.

 This room leads onto the balcony where you can lounge or enjoy breakfast during fine weather.

About the Africana Room: Thank to Pascals travels to various parts of the world there are some wonderful memories saved in this room that is testimony to the emotions felt upon contact with marvelous natives - children, women, men and places - in far away worldly places.

You’ll find a warm and comfortable atmosphere by the fireplace. The room has a large bed 140x190 (new bedding). This bedroom leads onto the balcony where you can lounge or enjoy breakfast during fine weather and the great view.

The Kitchen: Pascal wanted your kitchen to be functional and aesthetic and so you’ll find carefully chosen new equipment. 

Kitchen equipment: Fridge freezer, oven and ceramic hob, micro-wave oven, toaster, coffee maker, juicer.

A complete set of crockery, glassware, cutlery, pots and pans as well as some basic condiments (salt, pepper, oil, vinegar etc.). Like the two bedrooms the kitchen also leads onto the balcony.

The Bathroom: The simply but thoughtfully decorated bathroom is spacious with a bath and shower, stained glass window that opens onto the sunny balcony.

Linen and bathroom products are provided for guests use. There is a hairdryer available.

Services Include:
  • Breakfast provided on a do-it-yourself basis. Left in the kitchen for you is tea, coffee, drinking chocolate, milk, orange juice, bread, brioche, butter, "home-made” jam, cereals and yoghurts. Guests who want fresh baguettes and croissants in the morning must go to the local boulangerie each morning just like the locals. An authentic and most enjoyable part of the Paris apartment experience.


  • Fresh bedding and bath towels provided and Maid service at the end of the stay.


  • Use of all available facilities (internet, Wi-Fi access, large lcd TV with many international channels, DVD player, free phone to many destinations.


  • Baby cot, safe, hairdryer, choice of DVD’s, maps and guides of Paris.
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Our host Pascals make it a point of making your stay as smooth as possible by his nearby presence and willing attention and help.

Add-On Service:

Why not enhance your stay and take an intimate night tour by car with our Paris chauffeur Karyn. Karyn will pick you up and the home and in her impeccably comfortable vehicle, and like your own concierge she will whisk you away to all the best spots of Paris. A charming local Karyn offers prestigious service while being her warm genuine self  offering information and tips about the city. She will quickly and easily become a friend in Paris. Karyn also offers day trips to Giverny, Versailles, Rouen, Chantilly Castle, Fontainbleu and day trips to the Champagne region. To BOOK one of these day trips click HERE

Booking/deposit:

  • Booking fee payment is required to secure this apartment via secure online payment using credit card or Paypal.
  • Once payment is made your booking will be secured and immediately confirmed via email.
  • On arrival at your apartment the remaining balance is due in euro cash to your apartment owner.
  • Note: This is one of our special homes and unique hosts that requires special attention and is only available to book via email. For guests who are happy to wait for personalized service and care. Please email us directly with your travel dates and we will advise of its availability and guide you through the  swift, secure and easy booking and deposit process.
Check in and Check out:
  • Your host/apartment owner Pascal will welcome you at the apartment.
  • Check-in time is generally after 12PM. Guests may have earlier access if they request it prior to arrival, if there are no prior guests and cleaning has been completed.
  • Arrival and deposit of your bags is possible anytime if you let your host know and you can have immediate access to the apartment if there is no departure of other guests and if the room has been cleaned/ prepared for you. Otherwise, you can access it in the afternoon after cleaning.
  • Check-out by 10AM
Additional information
:
  •     This is a non smoking B&B apartment at all times.
  •     No pets allowed in the apartment.
  •     There is no laundry facility at this Paris B&B apartment but there is a self service laundry close by.
  •     Your apartment is Wifi equipped.

For more Paris B&Bs and apartments click HERE

Features

  • General
  • Wifi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fan
  • Heating
  • Lift or Ground floor
  • Digicode
  • Non-smoking
  • Private Entry
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • With a View
  • Baby friendly
  • Babybed (x1)
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Towels/Linens
  • Iron
  • Bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Ensuite
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Bathtub (with shower)
  • Shower (walk-in)
  • W/C
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries
  • Bedroom
  • Clothes Hanger
  • TWIN Beds
  • Luggage Rack
  • Shelves storage
  • Bedroom Balcony
  • Wardrobe/Closet
  • Minibar
  • Tea/coffee Making
  • Bedroom Desk
  • Bedroom TV
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen Use
  • Coffee Machine
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Living
  • Private Lounge
  • Shared Lounge
  • Sofabed
  • Desk
  • Host Languages
  • English Speaking
  • French speaking
  • Spanish speaking
  • Italian speaking
  • Portuguese speaking
  • German speaking
  • Dutch speaking
  • Japanese speaking
  • Korean speaking
  • Chinese speaking
  • Media & Technology
  • Computer/Laptop
  • TV
  • Cable
  • Radio
  • Phone - local calls
  • Free overseas calls
  • Printer
  • General Services
  • Airport transfer - $
  • Breakfast Delivery
  • FREE laundry service
  • Room Service
  • Safety Box
  • FREE Parking on-site
  • Cleaning INCLUDED
  • Cleaning - $
  • 24hr assistance
  • 24hr tea/coffee
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry - $
  • Parking - $
  • Car Hire - $
  • Breakfast INCLUDED
  • Breakfast delivery (1st morning only)
  • Specialty Services
  • Language lessons
  • Gourmet Tour
  • Friendly conversations (English)
  • Guide/Tour by Car
  • Wine on Arrival
  • Flowers and/or wine at arrival
  • Platters with wine or champagne
  • Home cooked meals
  • Cooking lessons
  • Guided walks
  • Art lessons
  • Yoga class

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Reviews (5)

20/05/2019 by Joan - UK

Rating:

Comment: Dear Pascal, thank you so much for the fabulous apartment - it was absolutely terrific and had everything we needed to have a wonderful holiday. You really helped us celebrate my mum's birthday!


20/03/2019 by The Kay Family - AU

Rating:

Comment: Thank you Pascal for a wonderful apartment. Our girls so enjoyed the DVD's and we found our stay here very relaxing. Next time I come I will run up the stairs. Hope to see you soon in South Africa. Ragards.


05/08/2017 by Shivaun & Michelle

Rating:

Comment: Thank you Pascal for your warm hospitality and charming apartment, for the instructions on the preparation of escargot. But most of all, thank you for “les 2 Pascals tour de paris en vélo” – MAGNIFIQUE !! How lucky we are that our travels led us to your apartment, you have ensured our time in paris, was the “true” parisian experience. A bientôt.


22/11/2016 by Gyll, Les, Bree & Hugh - AU

Rating:

Comment: We have been looking forward to our trip to Paris for some time and everything came up to expectations, including your wonderful apartment. After hearing about you and the apartment we have really enjoyed being here and meeting you both. We do hope to be back one day. Gyll & Les.


13/04/2015 by Neil Kelly - AU

Rating:

Comment: Thank you so much for a superb and memorable stay in Paris. We loved the apartment, the balconies, the view, the baker, the neighbourhood, the market and most of all your kind hospitality. Merci. Neil Kelly.


About the Neighbourhood

11ème - Bastille

Our apartment sits between Bastille and Republique, a lively vibrant typically Parisien neighbourhood near the Marais district, Canal Saint Martin (bohemian bourgeois Paris where Parisians gather to picnic), Boulevard Richard Lenoir, Place de La Bastille and its lively markets (one of the largest on a sunday in Paris). Outside your apartment are shops, supermarkets, restaurants, bars, shows, cultural sites and services. From this home you can get around on foot or on public transport for easy access to all major attractions - Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Notre Dame, Champs Elysees, Louvre and the banks of the Seine with its many bridges. Metros  Saint Ambroise line 9, Oberkampf lines 5/9 – Parmentier line 3 are minutes from your door.

We recommend the following local insider places near your home on foot:

  • Le 17 - cant miss it downstairs local trendy cafe, 1min. MAP
  • Le Perchoir - MUST rooftop cocktail bar, 13mins. MAP
  • Aux deux Amies - classic local brasserie, 4mins. MAP
  • Au Passage - one of Paris rated brasseries, 8mins. MAP
  • Ober Mamma - incredible decor lunch cafe, 4mins. MAP
  • Capucine - nearby easy cafe to love, 4mins. MAP
  • Pere Lachaise - worlds most beautiful cemetery, 15mins - MAP
  • La Bague de Kenza - incredible algerians sweets in this famous pastry shop, 10mins.  MAP
  • Canal St Martin -for idyllic strolls and picnics, 13mins MAP
  • Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse - renowned gourmet chocolatier, 15mins. MAP
  • Jaques Genin - another renown Chocolatier, 10mins - MAP
  • Bastille fresh markets/flea markets - 13mins. MAP
  • Rue Oberkampf - Nightspot for bars, live music, 5mins. MAP
  • Merci - concept design/bookshop/cafe, 7mins. MAP
  • Le Mary Celeste - hip new Marais bars, 10mins. MAP
  • Cafe charlot - best brunch in Paris, 13mins - MAP
  • Musee Picasso - 14mins. MAP

 

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