ENJOY PARIS AS THE PARISIANS DO
Have you ever dreamed of living like a real Parisian? During your next trip to Paris, wouldn’t be great to enjoy Paris as the Parisians do?
Hotels are still the most popular option to rest your head at the end of the day but if you dream of living the Paris lifestyle, then an apartment is the best way to get a feel for the local atmosphere. We are talking about enjoying your Parisian holiday in the comfort of your own Paris furnished apartment, regardless of the length of your stay. Furnished apartments in Paris France will give you a little more room to spread out and be comfortable, there is more privacy and freedom than in hotels and you can even cook some of your meals to save money.
In a so touristy city like Paris there are hundreds of websites with different reputation proposing Paris apartment rentals online. We recommend Booking.com, now also proposing short and long term furnished rentals in Paris. The site offers a variety of property types in the heart of Paris, including studios, family apartments or luxury lofts, just to name a few.
RENTING PARIS FURNISHED APARTMENTS WITH BOOKING.COM
What people like about Booking.com is the variety of its portfolio (more than 7.000 apartments in Paris) and its fast and efficient team. The properties are visited, checked and photographed before being published online. All the Paris apartments are ready for use and they come furnished and equipped with everything you need, even linens and cooking utensils.
Also, Booking.com’s website is beautiful, easy to navigate and it is available in any language. You can search your Paris apartment by different criteria like Paris District, type of property, price or your travel dates. For each apartment you have a short description, its location on Google Maps, some basic data, photos of all the rooms, the calendar with its availability and the feedback from previous tenants.
Booking Paris apartments is very easy with Booking.com:
» Send your booking request for your travel dates with up to 5 apartments. This helps to maximize your chances to find an apartment as soon as possible in case your first choice is not available for your travel dates.
» A multilingual adviser will contact you within 24 working hours to confirm the availability of your chosen apartments. Also, he will answer all the questions you may have.
» Once the owner has given his approval, your booking will be validated after payment and contract signature. And voilà, your Paris apartment is waiting for you!
RENTING AN APARTMENT IN PARIS: OUR TIPS
WHERE TO STAY IN PARIS
This is probably one of the most important things to look at. Is my apartment in Paris near public transportation? Is it in a safe neighborhood? Are there nice things to see around? Are there restaurants and grocery stores nearby? Finding an apartment in Paris is easy with Booking.com because on the website you can see the location of your favorite apartment on a map. The site also indicates the Paris District and address, the nearest metro or train station and sometimes on the apartment description there are some words about the neighborhood or the building. Of course, during the booking process you can also ask the staff about the best location for you. We suggest choosing an apartment rental that’s close to the things you want to do. Check maps and see how long it will take you to get to the places you want to see.
If you still don’t know where to stay in Paris, read about the essence of each Paris District
PARIS APARTMENTS EQUIPMENT AND AMENITIES
Make a list of all the equipment that you need in your Parisian apartment to be comfortable. On Booking.com you can see on each apartment card the list of the equipment. Many apartments in Paris don’t have A/C and, in our opinion, it is not necessary in Paris. Small apartments may not have washing machine but there are many laundries around. If you plan to cook some meals in your Paris apartment, check the kitchen equipment and its picture to be sure that it has all that you need. If you have any doubt about your apartment’s equipment ask the staff.
MY PARIS APARTMENT PRICE
When renting an apartment in Paris it is important to know your budget, how much you want to spend. On Booking.com‘s website you can do your research by budget per month. Once you select an apartment and choose the travel dates, you will get an estimated cost of your stay. Be sure to read all the details to understand what is included and what is not. If the apartment you chose turns to be too expensive for you, try to look for other apartments in less central areas. Paris 1, Paris 2, Paris 4, Paris 6 and Paris 7 are the most expensive districts in Paris.
MY APARTMENT IN PARIS: STUDIO RENTALS IN PARIS
For those traveling on a budget who still want to get a taste of local life in Paris, a Parisian studio may be more than enough. The square meter in Paris is expensive so in general Parisian apartments are small. However, you will be surprised to see that Parisians can do wonders with small spaces and a 20 m2 studio, for example, can have all that you need.
On the Studio rentals in Paris category, one of our favorite studios on Booking.com is a 28 m2 studio for 2 people, with views over iconic Canal Saint Martin and a small terrace where you can have your breakfast if the weather is good.
Another cool pick is a cute 25 m2 studio located in Saint Germain des Près, not far from Jardin du Luxembourg. Apart from the double bed, there is a sofa-double bed so it is perfect for 4 (very good) friends!
After all, who needs many square meters when you are at the heart of Paris with lots of things to see and do? 😉
MY APARTMENT IN PARIS: UNUSUAL PLACES TO STAY IN PARIS
For some travelers, the right accommodation is part of what makes the travel experience an interesting one. If you are looking for unusual places to stay in Paris, Booking.com has some little gems for you.
Check this 70 m2 loft with metal structure and lots of light, accessible through a pretty courtyard in Paris 11. The 10 square meters dining room has a bay window facing the courtyard and there is also a private terrace.
Do you fancy a houseboat in Paris? No problem, Booking.com has one for you to rent. This 30 m2 houseboat floating on the Seine can host 2 people and we love its sleeping room with bay windows and its pretty deck.
MY APARTMENT IN PARIS: PARIS LUXURY APARTMENT RENTALS
Enjoy the stay of your dreams and sleep in one of the most beautiful apartments in the world, close to the top sights of Paris. On the Paris Luxury Rental category, we love the classical French touch of this 90 m2 apartment, located in the very heart Saint Germain des Près.
Also, we love this 3 room apartment in Paris 7, with direct views over the Eiffel Tower from its 4 cute terraces or . . . from your bed! In the City of Light, the limit is the sky . .
Choose an apartment rental for your next vacation. When we travel we personally love having the extra space an apartment provides. It is great not having to eat out for every single meal in a Paris restaurant and maybe you end up going to pick up the baguette for your Parisian breakfast at the neighborhood’s boulangerie. And yes, exploring the less touristy side of Paris the is also fun too. Paris short term rentals will quickly become people’s favorite choice to stay in Paris, France and we are sure you will enjoy it too.
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