This, recently renovated (September 2012), light and airy apartment is situated on the top floor of a typical Parisian (Haussmann) building overlooking boulevard Port-Royal. If you are looking for a charming place to feel like home in Paris, then …
I had a wonderful one-month stay at Kylliki and Pavel's place in the 5th. The location was absolutely perfect -- a lovely walk to the Luxembourg Gardens (I jogged there regularly), to rue Mouffetard, to central Montparnasse, and a longer but not-too-far walk to the Jardin des Plantes. I would often jog to and around Parc Montsouris (beautiful!) as well, and because the weather was generally nice, I walked to the 6th and even to the Marais. Velib station right across the street, which was very convenient.
The apartment was also perfect: very clean, uncluttered, well-designed, high ceilings, comfortable bed, spacious bathroom/changing area, good kitchen space equipped with everything (I cooked semi-regularly), lovely view. I had guests twice during my stay, and we were very comfortable in the apartment together. The building is well-maintained and quiet. Kylliki and Pavel live just a few blocks away and are extremely hospitable, responsive, and helpful. Pavel's parents live in the building, and they are also very helpful with things like extra keys and other maintenance needs that come up.
Also: the very best croissants in Paris are around the corner!
Would be very happy to stay here again next time!
My wife, myself, and our two daughter (age 21 and 18) stayed in this apartment for five nights. It was a perfect place for us. The apartment is a bit small, but that was not a problem as we were out in Paris for most of the day and not sitting around wondering what to do. The kitchen and washing machine were a huge convenience. The place is clean, organized and well kept. As in most places in Paris here was no air conditioning and in the heat of the summer the apartment was a bit hot when we arrived home, but a floor fan served to cool things down, especially after the sun was down. Be mindful that the apartment is on the top floor (6th floor) of the building it is located in, but there is a small elevator that goes to the 5th floor, leaving only a short walk up the single flight of stairs. There is a market next door to easily shop, and the place was a short 10 minute walk from an RER station, so access and amenities are easy. I feel that the price charged was fair, and that the apartment is fairly represented. Finally, we must acknowledge the fantastic communication from the owner. The service and quick responses were wonderful, both before and during our stay, and this earns the fifth star in my book. We would recommend this place without reservation.
When we arrived at the appartment, Kylliki was already there with the keys. She is a very nice and responsive host. Her apartment was nice and clean, well equipped and cosy. A very useful folder with information about where to eat, shop and sightsee was at our disposal. The location of the flat is great as you can walk to places to see or take the bus or metro very close by. I really recommend this place. Thanks, Kylliki!
Experiência ótima e maravilhosa! O apartamento é show em todos os pontos: localização, conforto, limpeza e preço enfim custo beneficio sensacional ! Me senti um parasiense ficando lá, e a Kylliki foi muito receptiva deixando preciosas! A minha dica é um restaurante chamado Chez Gladines, totalmente francês muito bom e a uns 15 min de ônibus/ metro do apt!
Facile à trouver dans un quartier calme avec parking gratuit les weekends. L’appartement a été très bien aménagé et est très lumineux. La literie est de bonne qualité et nous avons apprécié la grande douche
The apartment was very nice and super clean. Exactly like on the pictures. Kylliki was a great host and everything was very uncomplicated. We highly recommend this place for a short stay in Paris.
Great apartment for two people in a very good location. Easy to reach by RER from CDG airport. Thoroughly enjoyed our time there and would definitely stay there again and hopefully very soon!!!
The apartment was a wonderful place to call home for our family (2 adults/2 teenagers)! We were conveniently located to transportation and quaint areas in the Latin Quarter. From the time we entered the building to the elevator to the actual studio, we knew we picked the perfect place for our vacation! Kylliki was very accomodating to our late arrival making entry into the studio a breeze. She also had fruit and chocolates waiting for us...a perfect welcome after a long day of traveling.
The studio was tastefully furnished and well equipped with supplies for our stay. The market next to the apartment entry was convenient to pick up odds and ends. Kylliki assembled a handy reference book for visitors that we found particularly helpful in navigating the area and gaining perspective from a "local".
We will absolutely recommend the studio to friends and family! Should our travels ever take us back to Paris, we would definitely stay here. Wonderful hospitality and accomodations!
This apartment was just fabulous, exactly what my partner and I needed for our two week Paris adventure. The apartment layout is very well done, creating a spacious, light and comfortable space.
The location was excellent, we walked everywhere, apart from Montmartre. There is an RER/metro stop about 5 minutes walk and buses just outside the apartment. Kylliki is a wonderful and friendly host, I highly recommend this apartment for your stay in Paris.
Thank you Kylliki! We really loved your place, it was nice, and warm, and cosy. In the mansard, under the roof, we've felt like real Parisian bohemians. We loved the view, on boulevard Port Royal, where you can see how life goes by. Everything about this place, starting from the nice residential neighborhood, old Haussmann house, narrow staircase, and ending with the nice, clean design, had an authentic character which we really loved. The flat, although not very big, was pretty spacious for three of us - a couple with a seven years old child.
We especially loved the warm feeling of the wood finish of the floors, counters, and mezzanine walls and stairs. Very nice and clever interior design!
We had a wonderful time in this lovely apartment in Paris. It is in a safe area and a fantastic location, walking distance to the Metro(5 min), bus stop, cafes, markets, bakeries(within 1 min) and anything else you may need. The apartment although is clean, comfortable and very secure. You can get this apartment easily from CDG airport by RER Kylliki is an excellent host and made us feel most welcome. She is an fantastic communicator and very reliable in meeting us and helping us in Paris. I would highly recommend this apartment to you.
I had a wonderful one-month stay at Kylliki and Pavel's place in the 5th. The location was absolutely perfect -- a lovely walk to the Luxembourg Gardens (I jogged there regularly), to rue Mouffetard, to central Montparnasse, and a longer but not-too-far walk to the Jardin des Plantes.. ”
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