Appart hotels have been springing up for a long time, yet they are very different from one another. They provide the comfort of an equipped flat with furniture, adding hotel services on top of everything. You can rent them for a short or a long time; it all depends on what you want. So stop hesitating and go on — choose the pleasure of travel combined with the comfort of your home. We have listed the 8 best appart hotels in Paris, to make it easier for you.
1) Hotel Residence Henri IV – The king’s seat
Area: Latin Quarter
50, rue des Bernardins, 75005 Paris
Number of flats: 5
The Residence Henri IV is ideally located in the heart of the Latin Quarter and the quarter of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. In the surroundings, you’ll find the Sorbonne University with its splendid garden, along with the Pantheon and the cathedral Notre-Dame-de-Paris. When sunny days return, you can reach the Seine River in a 5-minute walk.
This residency, composed of 5 flats, will take you back directly to the times of King Henry IV, to a royal and luxurious world. Every room has summer air conditioning and a chimney to warm up your winter nights. The decor is sophisticated and harmonious. The flat part of this conceptual hotel offers you the possibility to feel like a royal for the duration of a holiday.
House pets are allowed in the hotel so that you never feel deprived of your usual relatives and comfort.
You’ll be provided with a fully equipped kitchenette to prepare snacks. In the marbled and spacious bathroom, the staff has placed the essential elements so that you don’t have to carry everything with you. Rooms are luxurious and very comfortable, and they lead onto little balconies with a chair to appreciate the beauty of the neighbourhood.
This appart hotel offers numerous services including dry cleaning, free Wi-Fi connection, along with the possibility to book excursions, restaurants and cars. The very polite staff will be sensitive to your concerns during your stay in the hotel. A full and cheap breakfast will be served in your room.
We like: the royal holiday
We love: the ideal location
2) Gregoire Apartment
18, rue Gregoire de Tours, 75006 Paris
Number of flats: 4
Exactly situated between the Mabillon and Odéon metro stations, it would be hard to find a better location than Gregoire Apartment. It offers rooms and charming flats tastefully decorated in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés – a chic area, temple of the Parisian fashion. The flats and rooms are all decorated with care in brown tones, to go with the exposed beams that build the attic of the building.
These flats are both modern and really comfortable. In less time than it takes to say, you will feel at home there. It’s simple – we would love to be able to stay there all year long given how nice it is. The flats are all equipped with a kitchen, an Espresso machine and a washing machine. It also has free WiFi, an iPod station, and a flatscreen TV. You can get preferential rates at the Italian restaurant at the bottom of the building if you stay at Gregoire Apartment.
This area, called a “chic and literary little village in the middle of Paris”, is full of big brasseries and stylish bars situated a few streets away from Notre-Dame and only 0.1 miles away from the Luxembourg Gardens.
We like: the sobriety and the class of the flats. The exposed beams give a real added value to the whole thing.
We love: Gregoire Apartment is ideally located, with a lot of Parisian monuments you can find in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area.
3) Résidence du Lion d’Or
Area: Louvre – Châtelet
6, rue de la Sourdière – 75001 Paris – France
Number of flats: 2
The Résidence du Lion d’Or owns two well-equipped studio apartments that you will never leave! Both elegantly decorated, they are really confortable thanks to all the devices and services here to satisfy you. Actually, each of them has a private bathroom, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and a little kitchen with daily tools so you can cook like at home.
The “studio 4” has a mezzanine and the visible beams make the studios really charming.
Besides the wonderful rooms, the hotel is ideally located. It is in the centre of Paris so you will be near the Tuileries Garden, the Palais Royal, the Rivoli street and a lot more…
The entire 1st district is all yours, as well as all the metro lines (1, 7 or 14) to extend your visit in the whole city.
We like: the hotel location, next to several “must-see” spots
We love: The “Studio 4″‘s mezzanine
4) Stylish duplex Paris city center
Area: Bourse – Grands Boulevards
Rue Poissonnière, 75002 Paris
Number of flat: 1
Located in a pedestrian area in the heart of the Grands Boulevards, only two minutes away from the Bonne Nouvelle metro station, the Stylish duplex Paris city center is, just like you can imagine with its name, a grand and luxurious apart-hotel, almost kitsch. Who never dreamed of spending a night in a super comfortable apart-hotel with an aquarium and colourful fishes in the centre of Paris? This wonderful pure white duplex will allow you to have a majestic stay while taking advantage of its huge flatscreen TV and DVD player, its ultra-soft sofa, its luxurious bathroom and its ultra-equipped kitchen.
This flat is ideally located, near the very lively district of Strasbourg Saint Denis. The atmosphere there is warm at night during the weekend. You can reach the Halles and the Marais quarter for a day of going crazy shopping by just walking for a few minutes or riding a velib’ type of bike. The Musée Grévin, with its famous personalities made of wax, will allow you to go behind your TV screen only a few streets away from the Stylish duplex Paris city center.
We like: the luxury and comfort of this duplex and the aquarium with its colourful fish, which will make you feel like you are in the room of a secret agent.
We love: it is ideally located in the centre of Paris, which allows you to reach the capital’s main cultural places by foot. The Strasbourg Saint Denis area is very nice if you want to go out at night and have a drink – the atmosphere is very festive there.
5) Appart’Tourisme 2 Paris Porte de Versailles – Cute and small
Area: Porte de Versailles
83, rue Olivier de Serres, 75015 Paris
Number of flat: 1
This appart hotel is located in the 15th district, in the Porte de Versailles neighbourhood. The Paris expo Porte de Versailles exhibition centre is 5 minutes away and during your stay, you might be lucky enough to attend one of the numerous trade shows organized there. The metro station Porte de Versailles on line 12 is very close; from there, you can easily reach the Concorde station or Montmartre.
This studio apartment is ideal for one person, for a couple on a work trip or for a visit to Paris. The floor and the solemn colours chosen for the decoration are perfectly harmonious. You will prepare your dishes in the kitchenette beside the window and then eat them on the removable table (ideal to create additional space).
As for practical utility, the sofa bed can be unfolded as many times as you wish without changing the apartment layout. The bathroom has its own room, and the decor is pretty, with the same colours as the entire flat. Toiletries and bed linens are also available to facilitate your stay.
Hotel services are basic: baggage facilities and a free Wi-Fi connection. You will be offered a bottle of wine and a welcome drink on the day of your arrival. For breakfast, you can start the day peacefully with a few sweet treats.
We like: the efficiency combined with the simplicity
We love: the lovely neighbourhood
6) Les Patios du Marais
Area: Le Marais
26, rue des Gravilliers, 75003 Paris
Number of flats: 53
The Patios du Marais offers a wide ranges of flats – big or small, with or without a terrace –, inside a building with a private road located right in the middle of the Marais quarter – the trendiest quarter in the whole capital.
You will find at the Patios du Marais exactly what you need given all the possibilities there are, from the charming studios (to stay at home the whole weekend with your significant other) to the duplex in the attic with exposed beams (for a trip with your friends), or to a big flat with several rooms (to come and visit Paris with your whole family). There is a common garden that looks like a flowery patio and gathers all those flats together, plunging us into the calm and soothing atmosphere of a provincial village. Situated only 0.3 miles away from the Pompidou Centre and 15 minutes away from Notre-Dame by foot, it would be hard to find something better than this area in Paris, where you can discover trendy bars, charming restaurants and cultural places everywhere and at any corner.
Every apartment is equipped with a kitchenette, certain storage, a table and an iron, and even a washing machine in some cases.
We like: all of the flats are well-decorated, and the vegetation around all of the apartments makes you feel like you are in the middle of the countryside when you are still in Paris.
We love: the terraces that some of the flats have are very nice in summer. They offer a rare and agreeable luxury. The area is perfect for a tourist trip in the heart of Paris, where you can feel all of the capital’s energy.
7) Conde Chic Studio
2, rue Conde, 75006 Paris
Number of flats: 4
Conde Chic Studio offers several chic and charming flats with exposed beams in the middle of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, only 0.1 miles away from the Luxembourg Gardens. It is located between the Mabillon and Odéan metro stations (line 10), which allows you to quickly reach every corner of Paris. The spacious, bright studios have a simple, though tasteful, decoration, free WiFi and a flatscreen TV. It also has a kitchenette equipped with a microwave, an integrated Espresso machine and a toaster. There is also a bathroom equipped with a shower.
The area is full of charming small churches, and cute little places where it is good to have a drink outside when the weather is nice before having dinner in one of the many restaurants in the area, and where you can end your night in a trendy bar or in front of a Jazz concert. This is the chic, light and nice life in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area. Fashion lovers will find everything to satisfy their shopping urges in this area full of clothing shops at the leading edge of fashion.
We like: the studios are spacious and carefully decorated in white and brown tones. The exposed beams on the ceiling are part of what makes the rooms charming.
We love: it is ideally located, in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, right next to many Parisian monuments like the Notre Dame cathedral.
Mona knows Paris like the back of her hand. Its bars, its restaurants and above all, its hotels, whether you want to sleep, eat, party or just take a walk in Paris, Mona knows them (nearly) all. Follow her lead, she will gladly give you all her good tips!