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Advice Needed : is this apartment in Le Maris a gem?

Advice Needed : is this apartment in Le Maris a gem?

Feb 22nd, 2006, 10:49 PM
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Advice Needed : is this apartment in Le Maris a gem?

Hi,

Appreciate anyone who can provide advice/views on this apartment. Rate quoted was around 190euros a night for early April. I thought the deal was too good to be true.

http://www.parisattitude.com/apartme...umProduit=1200
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Feb 22nd, 2006, 10:57 PM
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Looks great to me , Rue des Archives is an excellent location. 190 a night is a bargain.
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Feb 22nd, 2006, 11:05 PM
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It looks great!
I would not want to sleep in the bed on the floor but the rest of the apt and the building look great!
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Feb 22nd, 2006, 11:20 PM
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http://www.parisattitude.com/apartme...numProduit=930

I really like this one
I will keep this one for a possible 2006 trip to Paris.
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Feb 22nd, 2006, 11:56 PM
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Thanks for the comments. I am actually very partial to modern/contemporary design. And my search for the perfect apartment continues.

I now have identified another potential, and am awaiting confirmation of availability and price. It is smaller than Marais apartment, but it is newer. I like the location of both apartments.

Assuming the price is comparable, which would you choose.

The website of the new potential is :
http://www.vrbo.com/global/siteFrame...turnurl=/40884
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Feb 23rd, 2006, 04:52 AM
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From the photos, I prefer the Marais apartment. The St. Germain one doesn't look like it gets much natural light.
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Feb 23rd, 2006, 06:33 AM
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mercury, I see it the same way as Dave_in_Paris. I prefer the place in the Marais--probably the feel of it, as much as anything else.

I'm not as familiar with the St-Germain neighbourhood, but I walked along rue des Archives two weeks ago and really enjoyed the area.

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Feb 23rd, 2006, 09:07 PM
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Thanks all for your comments. Looks like the apartment in Le Marais gets the vote!

I can't tell from the photos - but can anyone determine if the apartment comes with air-conditioning and hot water for the bathrooms?
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Feb 23rd, 2006, 09:13 PM
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If they have a/c, they usually tell you , so I assume there is none. I think the radiators are under the windows. All of these apts come with hot water. That one has a dishwasher too, doesn't it?
But sadly for the summer traveler, a/c is still not in every apt.
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Feb 23rd, 2006, 09:14 PM
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I just saw that you are going in April. I really really doubt you would need a/c in April. I have been in Paris in April and wore a coat and was happy for heat
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Feb 24th, 2006, 07:02 AM
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Scarlett, the apt you posted looks great! Unfortunately, if I read it correctly, it's on the 6th floor (European) of a walk up building!
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Feb 26th, 2006, 05:40 PM
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Scarlett,

I am actually rather heat adverse. But I guess I can take a chance for April. The agent has confirmed that there is indeed no air-conditioning in the apartment.
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Feb 26th, 2006, 05:49 PM
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Little to fear in April - unless God compensates for one of the consistently chilly winters in Paris in years.
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Feb 26th, 2006, 09:04 PM
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That is a lovely apartment. Too bad it has two bedrooms because I usually travel alone.
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