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“The Perfect Host”
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general view of your bedroom with flatscreen TV and wifibox your double bed 1,60m, very comfortable one !
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your Bedroom and access to the 2nd part of your suite
general view of your bedroom with flatscreen TV and wifibox
your double bed 1,60m, very comfortable one !
your bedroom, with double bed
your bedroom and access to your second room on the right
general view of the 2nd part
your restroom and desk
lounge corner
your dressing room
your dressing room, with lots of place to put your things
your desk dressing room, and little fridge
your private bathroom
bathroom and toilets
general view of the open bathroom and the dressing
independent entrance of your place
your independent entrance from the stairs
view from the balcony of the restroom, view to the bastille opera and column of July
Myself ! Bruno, your host in Paris
Boulevard Richard Lenoir, 100 m from the apartment, big typical market every sunday and saturday
view to Bastille, from the balcony
cour Damoye, 100 m from the apartment, nicest way to get to bastille, at the end of the passage !
view from the balcony on the right side, zoom to Montmartre and the sacré-coeur church
la Seine, next to Notre Dame
Notre Dame cathedral, view autumnal from the Ile St Louis
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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Paris, Ile-de-France

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Cheryl P
Indiana
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“The Perfect Host”
Reviewed 15 February 2016 for a stay in September 2015

We couldn't have chosen a better location or host for our first trip to Paris. Before we arrived, Bruno gave us detailed instructions on how to reach his apartment from the airport, which was very helpful. Bruno greeted us with a smile at the door and made our trip very enjoyable. Amazing breakfasts, great conversation, and extremely helpful tips made the week a fantastic adventure. Staying just a few blocks from a landmark like the Bastille (which isn't actually there anymore, but there is a monument) made it very easy to find our way home in the evenings via city buses. The apartment was clean and well-maintained, though there is so much to do in Paris we didn't spend much time there. We loved every minute of our stay and recommend Bruno to anyone we know who is planning a visit to Paris!

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Liked best: meeting and talking with the host
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Nick and...
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“A Warm Welcome to the City of Lights”
Reviewed 9 January 2016 for a stay in October 2015

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying at Bruno and Bastille for one week in early October 2015.

Bruno really makes the experience. He is warm and welcoming and a wonderful guide and resource about Paris. He lives in the city he loves and is eager to share it with his guests. This B&B really offers a great price with a more authentic way to see and experience Paris. We were lucky to have stumbled upon this place while surfing the web, and have no doubt that, Bruno's passion and deep knowledge of the city, contributed to us having a uniquely memorable, enjoyable, and educational stay in one of the world's most beautiful cities.

Bruno's apartment is situated in a trendy neighborhood between the Bastille and Bréguet —Sabin Metro lines, which provide easy and quick access to all of Paris' main attractions. You truly feel like you're living in the heart of the city. Bruno also took the time to show us a number of bus stops, conveniently located near the apartment, that would allow us to see even more.

The accommodations were cozy, clean, and contemporary. The best part about the unit is that is allows you to feel like you live in the city like a true Parisienne. The unit has its own private entry and includes a sitting room and bedroom. The sitting room is a great place to hang out in the morning before you start your day, a sanctuary to relax and re-energize late afternoon/early evening before a nighttime adventure, or to relax during the evenings as you regale tales of the day. There room also includes tons of great brochures, guidebooks, maps and other materials to help you plan your visit. The resources are endless.

Bruno is very knowledgeable about the city and provides great "off the beaten path"/ "less touristy" recommendations for restaurants, museums, excursions, and other fun things to do in and around the city, including insider tips such as the best time of day to visit various locations to beat the crowds.

One of the best recommendations we received was to visit the famous Bastille market (located a few blocks away) where you can find any and everything - cheese, meat, bread, flowers, vegetables, fruits, wines, and much more. We might not have visited the market on our own, but really enjoyed the experience, and were glad for the recommendation.

Bruno provides great daily housekeeping and a nice light breakfast of fruits, meats, cheeses, and breads to get you started on your way.

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Jo A
Oviedo, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
“Great stay”
Reviewed 4 December 2015 for a stay in November 2015

This property is well located, both for walking and for its proximity to useful metro lines. Because it is a private room in the host's flat, it offers a nice combination of privacy and interpersonal contact. Bruno is an excellent host. It was always interesting to come back to the flat after having been out for the afternoon and finding books or brochures about places related to our breakfast conversation.
One of the things Bruno does best is cook. I highly recommend you arrange with him to cook dinner for you. It is quite a treat and well worth it!
I would stay here again.

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Liked best: Attention to detail, food, service, comfortable bed
Travelling group: Solo
Your age range 65+
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Camille C
1 review
“Amazing Stay!!!”
Reviewed 13 November 2015 for a stay in May 2015

The apartment was a perfect space for our 5 day stay. The apartment had a VERY comfortable bed and a great adjacent room with a desk that was very useful for my husband that needed to do a little work while on vacation! Enough can not be said for the hospitality given to us by Bruno. He was an amazing host and every morning, he would prepare a delicious spread of croissants, cheese and meat platters, fresh jams and fruits, and coffee. He was a huge help in giving us an incite about Paris and attractions, not only for tourists but from a local aspect. Thanks Bruno for an amazing stay and we would definitely stay there again when in Paris.
Camille

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janice s
Sherman Oaks, Ca
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A gem in the city (both Bruno and the apartment)!”
Reviewed 7 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

This was an absolutely perfect apartment. We had a bedroom (large by European standards) and a sitting room with an attached bathroom. The bed was very, very comfortable allowing me to get over jet lag quickly. The sitting room had CD's, books, small refrig, closet for storage, pot to heat water, desk, maps and info about Paris. Bruno fixed us breakfast every morning. That was DELICIOUS! Home made muffins, fresh fruit, yogurt, cheese, ham, rolls, home made jams, juice, coffee/tea. During breakfast we would usually pick his brain about things to do and how to get around. He knew about strikes (avoid closed museums) and had great recommendations about restaurants. This was a very safe area and quiet. I would highly recommend this rental. Deposit was returned promptly.

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Liked best: Bruno was wonderful.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Mark H
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Perfect host in a superb location”
Reviewed 25 September 2015 for a stay in June 2015

What made this accommodation so special is the effort that the host Bruno puts into making sure you get the most out of your stay in Paris. From the superb breakfast to the local knowledge the readily supplies you can't go wrong. Clean rooms with a relaxed homely feel and located in a lovely part of the neighbourhood. A+++

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Reviewed 23 September 2015 for a stay in June 2015

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Liked best: Breakfasts and the joining room to read/relax
Liked least: Stair access only to 5th floor
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Recommended for:
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