Overlooking the beautiful Place Dauphine, on the Île de la Cité, the Anjou is a lovely two-bedroom vacation rental set on two levels - the first and second floors- of our exclusive La Place Dauphine building, located on one of the most charming squares in Paris. The Anjou main apartment is located on the 2nd floor, accessed via elevator or stairs. There is an internal staircase that leads from the living area to the second bedroom. Because it was built in 1610, at the request of King Henri IV, you'll be surrounded by history during your stay at La Place Dauphine! The building features an elevator, security digital locks and every modern convenience. Wonderful original details have been preserved, such as the incredible beams from 1610 that are a highlight of the Anjou apartment. On the second floor, you'll find a modern kitchen, living room, a sumptuous bed in the bedroom, en suite bathroom and additional half bath. Downstairs on the first floor, there is bedroom 2 with two beds that can be zipped together to form one bed and a full bathroom. Enjoy cooking at home in the finely finished kitchen, and dine overlooking the romantic Place Dauphine.
Step outside and you'll immediately understand why Place Dauphine is one of the most coveted spots in Paris. Lined with buildings from the early 1600s, the square is full of trees and dotted with benches that are the perfect spots to sit and take in the historic setting. A popular spot with locals for games of pétanque, you'll even hear the click of steel balls used in this traditional French game. Surrounding Place Dauphine are excellent cafés and restaurants that are popular with lawyers working at the nearby Palais de Justice, which means the quality is excellent! Staying on the Île de la Cité right in the heart of Paris - "Kilometer Zero" as it is called - means you're surrounded by all the best sights, museums, shopping spots and top neighborhoods to explore while in Paris. You can walk to all of them! Also located on the Île de la Cité are the Notre-Dame Cathedral and Sainte-Chapelle, with its gorgeous stained glass windows. Cross over to the Right Bank, on the Pont Neuf, to visit the Louvre or explore the Tuileries Garden. Stroll along the Seine on the Left Bank to the Musée d'Orsay or explore stylish Saint Germain and meander through the cobblestone streets in the Latin Quarter. Discover the beauty, romance and history of Paris at the Anjou apartment at La Place Dauphine!
Please note: The doorway to the bedroom 1 has the original 1610 wood beams along the top (between 5'10" and 6'1" in height). If you're 6' or taller, you'll need to watch your head when passing through. Although once inside the rooms, the ceiling height is a comfortable 6'7"(200cm) high.
Things To Note
Neighborhood: 1st arrondissement
Size: 675 sq ft/65 sq m
Accessibility/Security: Internal stairs with 13 steps
Other: The doorway to the bedroom has the original 1610 wood beams along the top (between 5'10" and 6'1" in height). If you're 6' or taller, you'll need to watch your head when passing through. Although once inside the rooms, the ceiling height is a comfortable 6'7"(200cm) high.
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by Jessica B
Having lived in Paris for a decade before the pandemic, I was thrilled to find this place for a trip with my in-laws (it was their first time to Paris!) The location is incredible and the building has the charm one dreams of for a Paris stay. Highly recommend and will be sure to rent again.
November 6, 2022 - Airbnb
Beautiful and idyllic space
by John S
Smooth and efficient check-in process, beautiful and idyllic space and wonderfully central location. We would stay here again in a heartbeat.
October 20, 2022 - Website
Perfectly situated in the middle of everything
by Lindsay Poelman
Had an incredible time at this location. I would definitely come back. Check-in was easy, our greeter was quite helpful making sure we understood how everything worked, etc. It was so nice to stay at a place where any of the 4 of us could access using codes instead of keeping track of keys. The beds were comfortable, linens were great, and sitting in the charming living room you could feel like you were a part of the Paris scene by looking out the window. Highly recommend. Love that there was an elevator for all of our luggage too!
September 14, 2022 - Manual Entry
Beautiful apartment, convenient location.
by Merisha M
Beautiful apartment, beautiful and convenient location. The whole check-in/check-out process was easy and convenient. I would definitely stay here again and recommend to my friends.
August 15, 2022 - Website
by Gaudet Jacques
Dès notre arrivée nous sommes accueillis chaleureusement par Samy. L’appartement parfait, la situation géographique parfait, place Dauphine juste VACATION PERFECT. Séjour de rêve. On y retourne à 100%
Upon our arrival we are warmly welcomed by Samy. The perfect apartment, the perfect geographical location, place Dauphine just VACATION PERFECT. Dream stay. We're going back 100%
May 4, 2022 - Manual Entry
Perfect apartment, perfect location. We loved
March 21, 2022 - Manual Entry
by Tammy W
Absolutely beautiful apartment!! and Amazing location!! We had a wonderful stay.
January 27, 2022 - Manual Entry
by KeeAnn D
It is a wonderful place to stay!
December 31, 2021 - Manual Entry
by Amine A
Great place. The spot is amazing in the center of 1ère Arrondissement but very quite location. Place is fully equipped and had nice decor, the team was very communicative and welcoming!! I can only recommend it!
December 6, 2021 - Manual Entry
We loved the apartment!
by Jan Schlaybaugh
Just a note to say how much we loved the apartment. The location is perfect. Everything was as advertised. It was lovely.
October 29, 2021 - Manual Entry
by Denise Prince
Perfect location. Clean, beautifully maintained. Staff very helpful in the check in process, explaining how everything worked. Access to a printer in the lobby was a pleasant surprise so we could print boarding passes, etc. Everything exactly as described in the description and photos. You will not be disappointed with this apartment.
October 1, 2021 - Website
by Alejandro C
Amazing place. Beautiful, and very well located. The staff of Paris Perfect were just wonderful and helpful.
September 11, 2021 - Website
by Jamie A
Our stay at the Anjou apartment was AMAZING!!!! We loved everything about it and were so impressed with the modern details and amenities not to mention the location which cannot be beaten! We will for sure be back next time we come to Paris! We have stayed at a lot of apartments but nothing compares to this!
September 3, 2021 - Website
by Alex T
This apartment was so cute and located in such a great spot! Everything about it was great. Would definitely stay here again! Thank you!
by Ann Marie S
The place is located on one of our favorite square's (in this case triangle's) in Paris My husband and I and often our teenager go to Paris twice a year and have stayed in many air b n b's. This place was one of our favorites. The apartment is super comfortable and perfectly located. The shower water pressure was great which is always nice after a long day of walking the city. The size of the place would have easily accommodated our son if he had been with us.
by Makenna H
Practically perfect in every way. A bit petite, but expected in Paris. Great location. Friendly â€œlocalsâ€ and marvelous bars and restaurants. Will be back 100%.
by Bobby H
Place was really great. Perfect Location.
by Dietrich B
We spent 2 great weeks in one of Paris' most beautiful locations. The apartment is really nice, very well appointed and comfortable and became a real home for us. The building is spectacular, slightly hidden and very quiet and in walking distance to everything from St Germain and the Marais to some of the best museums and restaurants in town. A real gem and highly recommended!
by David G
Paris Perfect was a great host. The apartment was awesome and in a great location. Everything was perfect.
by Herve G
Bravo, ce logement est remarquable
Well done, this accommodation is remarkable
February 1, 2021 - Website
by Pierre M
Very lovely place , easy access and perfect location for visiting Paris. We appreciate the size and decor of this venue. Thank you.
February 1, 2021 - Website
by Tara R
This is a fantastic place to stay in Paris! It's central location is ideal and we loved how easily we could navigate the city from here. The apartment was very clean, spacious, comfortable and exactly as pictured. It was very kid friendly as well which was a big advantage for us. They had everything we could have needed for our stay. The Paris Perfect Team was also fantastic. They are very responsive and their communication leading up to our stay was excellent. We would highly recommend this apartment. You will feel like one of the locals staying here. The place itself had so much character and charm.
February 1, 2021 - Website
by Jean-Daniel P
Un appartement à la décoration exceptionnelle, jusque dans les petits détails ( tableaux, miroirs, lampes, meubles). Lit très confortable, cuisine parfaitement équipée, air climatisé. Emplacement idéal ( 20 minutes à pied pour le Louvre, le Centre Pompidou, le Jardin du Luxembourg. Nous recommandons chaudement cet appartement.
An apartment with exceptional decoration, down to the small details (paintings, mirrors, lamps, furniture). Very comfortable bed, fully equipped kitchen, air conditioning. Ideal location (20 minutes walk to the Louvre, the Pompidou Center, the Luxembourg Gardens. We highly recommend this apartment.
February 1, 2021 - Website
by Ewout L
Fantastic apartment in a great location on a beautiful square. Perfect for families with all amenities offered in the apartment.
January 31, 2021 - Website
by Sara C
Il soggiorno a Paris Perfect è stato perfetto. La pulizia impeccabile e tutto il necessario dentro la casa fanno la differenza. Ogni minimo dettaglio è stato studiato affinchè l'ospite non sia lasciato mai in difficoltà. Abbiamo avuto problemi con l'aria condizionata ed è stato subito ripristinato il problema. Non c'è contatto diretto con l'host, solo per email, ma le risposte sono tempestive. Consiglierei questo alloggio per la bellissima posizione, la casa e la pulizia.
The stay at Paris Perfect was perfect. Impeccable cleaning and everything you need inside the house make the difference. Every detail has been studied so that the guest is never left in trouble. We had problems with the air conditioning and the problem was immediately corrected. There is no direct contact with the host, only by email, but responses are timely. I would recommend this accommodation for the beautiful location, house and cleanliness.
January 31, 2021 - Website
by Mary M
I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Paris Perfect Anjou apartment - it was the perfect location, and a perfectly beautiful apartment. It had everything I needed and was so comfortable. I was happy to have a cool place to return to after a hot day sightseeing and shopping. There was no guessing required when I wanted to use an appliance, as detailed instructions were available on the coffee table. From the friendly greeting from Virgile to the super easy checkout, this place was a dream come true.
January 31, 2021 - Website
by Brendan S
Overall very nice stay and great hosts. The location is perfect and the apartment is very clean. The apartment is big enough for 4 people.
January 11, 2021 - Website
by Sébastien A
Ce lieu est simplement fantastique! C'est de loin le meilleur Logement que j'ai eu lors de mes derniers voyages à paris. Tout a été parfait, de l'arrivée au départ , je recommande les yeux fermés ! J'ai hÃ¢te d'y retourner! Encore merci c'était merveilleux.
This place is simply fantastic! This is by far the best accommodation I have had on my last trips to Paris. Everything was perfect, from arrival to departure, I recommend with my eyes closed! I can not wait to return to! Thank you again it was wonderful.
January 11, 2021 - Website
by Beatrice D
This apartment is amazingly well arranged. We enjoyed it to the fullest. In addition the location is magic. Thanks a lot for making this moment unique.
January 11, 2021 - Website
by Lizzie B
Enchanting experience. Definitely a hidden gem that you want to keep for you. Perfect location, nice furniture and deco and a history with a book showing before and after ....different flats at the same place with Paris Perfect just as them and thank you to Virgile the Parisian. We hope to come again!!
January 10, 2021 - Website
by Nathalie D
Idéalement placé, calme et bien décoré. Bien équipé. Le charme parisien est garantie.
Ideally located, calm and well decorated. Well equipped. Parisian charm is guaranteed.
January 22, 2020 - Website
by Shawn P
We had a wonderful time at your Paris apartment. The place was exceptionally clean and comfortable and all the little extras were all very nice touches. The location could not have been better for a week of site seeing and rest in Paris!
January 3, 2020 - Website
by Paul A
A chic and charming apartment in the perfect Paris location. Nicely decorated and appointed. The location lends itself
for easy exploration of Saint Germain, the Marais districts and Notre Dame area. Thoroughly enjoyed our Christmas week stay.
November 30, 2019 - Website
by Victoria C
Apartment was beautifully appointed and was in a great location - both centrally located but wonderfully quiet. It was the perfect spot to rest after a busy day. Set up with two levels and two bathrooms was ideal for some privacy on this trip with my teenaged son. Fresh baguettes every morning in the lobby was an extra nice touch. Look forward to returning with our family again.
November 7, 2019 - Website
by James S
We are frequent visitors to Paris and have stayed in many apartments. The Anjou was the best in many ways-- a well equipped kitchen, modern bathrooms and lighting, beautiful bed linens and many extras-- including an iron, a dishwasher, washer dryer. There were many nice touches--a fresh baguette every morning and welcome bottles of wine, juice and water. The house book was well organized and contained all the information we needed for our stay. And you simply cannot beat the location. The Place Dauphine is right in the center of Paris--all the areas and attractions we wanted to visit are an easy walk away-- and yet it is a quiet self contained non-touristy place lined with excellent restaurants (our meal at Sequana was especially memorable), where you can watch the locals play petanque. The only thing that could have made the apartment better would be a view of the Seine-- but that's a minor point as it is only steps away.
August 11, 2019 - Website
by Taryn L
Anjou on Place Dauphine was just the perfect place for our family of four while we were in Paris. The location couldn't have been more convenient as a focal point to see the rest of the beautiful city of Paris. The beautiful building and its historical background was what caught my attention but once we checked in, I was truly impressed. It was immaculate with all the amenities for comfort. I loved waking up to the view of quiet Dauphine square outside my arched window. I also love waking up to fresh baguette waiting in the lobby area. The staff at Paris Perfect was very helpful and accommodating to our every need. I had a minor medical false alarm and reached out to the staff in the middle of the night during our stay and they were very prompt in responding back to me with a solution. I felt very comforted and appreciated their caring responses. This was our first time in Paris and we look forward to going back and definitely staying at Anjou or explore other Paris Perfect accommodations. Thank you again Paris Perfect Team!!
by Cathy S
Lovely apartment! Perfect location! Access to St Germain and the Louvre makes it centrally located. So comfortable especially the bed. Great to have electronic entry and not having to use a key. Fresh baguettes are in the entryway every morning and they were delicious. This apartment was a great set up with a bedroom downstairs and full bathroom. Would stay here again and again!
by Julie B
Beautiful apartment! Location was wonderful, and the amenities were very much appreciated; in particular the arrival of a fresh baguette every morning. Kitchen appliances are new and easy to figure out. Having Netflix available on the smart TV is great, as you can sign into your account if you need a break from French TV. Beds and linens are extremely comfortable, and the entire apartment was spotless. I would absolutely rent here again.
by Margaret C
The Anjou is a gorgeous apartment in the heart of Paris within walking distance of many attractions but close to two subway lines when needed. The apartment was well equipped and spotless and a pleasure to relax in at the end of a busy day. We appreciated the wine, milk, and juice that was provided and looked forward every morning to the fresh baguettes delivered to the door. What a special touch. Our experience with the Paris Perfect team was first class and professional from booking to the end of our stay and we also used the suggested Victor Cabs which were very efficient. I would recommend Paris Perfect to anyone.
February 7, 2019 - Website
by Eva B
Clean, sophisticated and beautifully remodeled apartment. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Appreciated the baguettes in the morning by the front door!
December 25, 2018 - Website
by Lisa W
This is a wonderful apartment! Perfect location, so convenient to walk everywhere! Thank you for a wonderful visit to Paris!
December 20, 2018 - Website
by You Should Go Here
Just loved the Anjou apartment. The perfect location in Place Dauphine, you're in the middle of the Seine, so it's easy to go Right or Left. A lot of PP rentals are down by the Eiffel, which is great for the killer view, but to me all the good stuff is in the city center, and Anjou was minutes from everything, just steps off the Point Neuf and multiple Metro stops.
Everyone was so helpful to max our stay, including recommending restaurants, making reservations (and then cancelling them ???? Sorry). The apartment was perfectly decorated and roomy for three of us, with a cool little kitchen. Our favorite was daily baguette delivery. Loved everything. The downstairs apartment is a bit cramped, so maybe better for one person vs. two. (There were three of us in total, so it was perfect). Can't wait to rent again.
November 10, 2018 - Website
by Suzie D
I don't think that I could stay in any other location in Paris other than the Place Dauphine. Our window overlooking the Place was my favorite place to sit with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and watch the world go by. Our son and his girlfriend joined us on the vacation and he chose the streetlamp outside the apartment to propose! So we will have such special memories of our stay. The apartment is quaint and modern at the same time. The attention to detail is Paris Perfect at it's best. The antique linen sheet at the end of the bed. The mirrors and paintings which add so much ambiance. And the baguette deliveries every morning! The kitchen is well equipped, the bathrooms are modern. It was immaculate. It is an easy walk either Rive Gauche or Rive Droite over the most historic bridge in Paris. We loved Restaurant Paul just a short walk from the apartment. It felt like home and we will return often.
September 8, 2018 - Website
by Mike B
Family of 4, had a fantastic stay at this unique and terrific apartment in the heart of Paris. Our fourth visit over the last 10 years and this has to be our favourite apartment. The location, layout, air conditioning, amenities, and the terrific staff and support made this a terrific holiday. Can't wait till next time.
August 12, 2018 - Website
by Cheryl T
This apartment was perfect for our family. It was amazing to stay in Ile de la Cite. We were near the popular sites of Paris, but also able to enjoy the area like a local. This apartment had everything that we needed for a comfortable stay. I am so glad that we have found Paris Perfect. Will definitely use them the next time we are in Paris. The customer service was impeccable.
Truly a beautiful apartment located in a quiet and pleasant square and close to many iconic sites. We all enjoyed our stay to the max and hope to return someday. Thank you to the Paris Perfect team for there help in making our stay so memorable.
December 22, 2017 - Website
The apartment was very well stocked. We especially appreciated that dish & laundry soap was provided. Not all rentals sdo. We loved the apartment and the staff were excellent!
December 20, 2017 - Website
by John Bridges
I can't speak highly enough of this apartment and the people managing it. The booking procedure was easy, the cost extremely reasonable and the welcome and communication from the staff in Paris exceptional.
As always we were slightly apprehensive about booking an apartment based on online pictures but as soon as we arrived we realised our expectations could never have lived up to the reality.
The location of Anjou on Place Dauphine is sublime. Paces from everything you'd wish to visit in Paris the square is quiet, classy and beautiful. The apartment itself is in a lovely 5 storey historic building. The lobby is welcoming, modern and has complimentary 24 hour hot drinks available as well as fresh baguettes delivered every morning at 07.30.
Anjou, on the ground and first floor is a duplex apartment that was ideal for four of us to stay comfortably. The decor is modern, sparklingly clean and extremely tasteful. The ceiling beams, a nod to the historic nature of the building, add to the coziness and charm of the place.
WiFi, two TVs with satellite and remote control heating add a touch of high tech to the apartment.
We came to sightsee but found ourselves drawn back to our apartment wherever we were just to relax in comfort.
This is unquestionably one of the best holiday apartments we have ever seen. We will definitely be returning as we now consider Anjou our real home from home in Paris.
December 10, 2017 - Website
Love the location. Great job on renovating the building. The team was great.
October 3, 2017 - Website
by Mandi F
This apartment was over the top perfect! From the driver Hugo who picked us up at the train station to the exquisite location of the apartment, we will definitely stay here again. The apartment was very clean and spacious. We had our two teenagers so the second bedroom and bathroom on the first floor was perfect. The apartment had everything we needed when we arrived. We enjoyed the nice towels and bedding, hair dryer, coffee maker with coffee, and washer and dryer. They were very hospitable by leaving a bottle of wine, water, orange juice and milk. This was so nice that we did not need to rush to the market when we arrived. Over all I can not say enough good things about the staff and accommodations. Virgile was there to meet us when arrived to show us everything in the apartment. This apartment is located on the island of ponet neuf which is centrally located with so many wonderful restaurants within steps from the front door. The metro is also step from the apartment was very convenient to all the main attractions. Last but not least the apartment overlooks a beautiful park. At night we would sit with the windows open and have a glass of wine. It was very quite at night.
September 2, 2017 - Website
by Kann S
Great! Everything was "Paris Perfect"! Information was very helpful - thank you!
August 24, 2017 - Website
by Charles N
Great location. Nice apartment. Well furnished & updated.
by Jason G
The stay was amazing - love appartment! Love location! We will be back. The team made this a dream apartment. Super helpful & Informative.
by Gus A
Lovely and very comfortable apartment in a perfect location. We would definitely return. Very helpful and wonderful staff!
by Michael H
Everything was perfect. The location, amenities and ease of booking, etc were all top notch. We wouldn't change a thing. Virgile was very accommodating, as was Victor Cabs. Thank you for a wonderful week!
by Michael H
Everything was wonderful - will definitely recommend Paris Perfect
by Marian Brescia
The apartment is five star and location is perfect. Initially, I was concerned that there would not be a front desk concierge to help us with questions, unanticipated issues and problems. However, we had our private concierge at our fingertips via email. Responses were immediate, friendly and helpful. Not speaking the language was an issue for us but the wonderful staff helped us through and made our stay "Paris Perfect." Many thanks to all of you!
by Marion B
Absolutely amazing! The information was great, the location was amazing and the apartment was perfect!
It felt like a one on one concierge service. We loved our stay here!
by T Putnam
The apartment could not have been more lovely, clean, and quaint. The level of service was perfect. I would stay again in a heartbeat. Made for a wonderful no hassle trip while staying in the perfect central location in Paris.
by Franziska Hartmann
Perfect stay in a beautiful appartment. Everything was as described on the Homepage of parisperfect. We also loved the service in the morning with the delivery of fresh french baguette for free. We will definitiv book again Anjou.
by Jessica Bohner
Anjou was perfect for our stay from start to finish. The living arrangements were top notch! Truly beautiful, well- kept and as nice as it looks in pictures (maybe even better in person!). The location is ideal to visit all the major sites from Notre Dame to the Lourve to the beautiful neighborhood with tons of cafes and shops in St Germaine area. We would stay here once again if our travels took us to Paris. We will recommend the service of Paris Perfect to all. Great team. We even had fresh bread delivered by 7am each morning!!!
December 16, 2016 - Website
by Kent and Deborah Cutkomp
We loved the location of the Anjou apartment. It was not only on a quiet and beautiful street,
but it was walking distance to so many sights of Paris. It was beautifully decorated and had everything we needed. Staying at the Anjou really enhanced our time in Paris. The staff was easy to work with and very professional. I'm glad we could call someone in the U.S.A. to discuss a change in our plans and they made it happen flawlessly. We also appreciated the recommendation to use Victor's taxi service from the airport.
December 6, 2016 - Website
The Anjou was lovely and cozy. The location was excellent. Your customer service and attention to detail was outstanding. I felt very much at home!
December 2, 2016 - Website
by Steven B
Our family loved our Parisian experience in the Anjou apartment at La Place Dauphine! Upon arrival, we were given a tour of all the features of the pretty and very functional place. Our favorite feature was the mirror above the faux fireplace that doubled as a TV that helped us relax after our days out. The apartment is centrally located within reasonable walking distance of the Metro, bakeries, supermarkets, restaurants, bars, etc. We loved our time here and look forward to coming back!
December 1, 2016 - Website
An extraordinary experience. The apartment was perfect, in its location, design, quality, and condition. The information / services / tours provided were very responsive and first rate. Overall, I would highly recommend Paris Perfect.
October 30, 2016 - Website
by Vanessa S
Beautiful apartment in an ideal location. We enjoyed our stay very much and will return! Thank you!
September 16, 2016 - Website
by Michelle Rogers
This is our third rental through the Perfect Companies, and this time around we decided to rent the the Anjou apt located at gorgeously renovated La Place Dauphine. The website's photo and description is absolutely spot on. If you are looking for a pied-a-terre experience, I would highly recommend renting from Paris Perfect as any of their apartments will provide you and your family with Parisian living experience. They are absolutely wonderful in helping to organize your itinerary as well. Looking forward to our next visit and rental with Paris Perfect! Paris and London Perfect have perfected apartment rental and concierge service to a T!
September 7, 2016 - Website
by David Young
Ceron/Anjou was less than 2 months since renovation and was impeccable. Exactly as advertised and very, very clean. This was the 2nd time we have stayed a Place Dauphine and find it to be a perfect location. Quaint and quiet, yet in the middle of the city. Would definitely do this again.
by David Phillips
I look back on my 10 days stay in the Anjou apartment at La Place Dauphine as one of the most enjoyable times of my life, certainly recent times. The apartment itself is beautiful as well as highly functional with great furniture and all the appliances needed for a comfortable, self-catering stay. A great deal of thought has obviously been put into the arrangement and furnishing. A wonderful bed. So comfortable! Great bathroom with superb plumbing and more water pressure and instant hot water than you could reasonably expect. Great heated towel rail. Very well-appointed and easy to use kitchen with espresso maker, oven/microwave combination, range, dishwasher, fridge and freezer, kettle, drip coffee maker and all the crockery, cutlery, pots and pans you could ever want. The living/dining room area is spacious, well furnished and up to date electronically. Phone with free calls. Good internet with router in the room. TV and other entertainment (which I confess I did not even turn on once as I had better things to do!). Access code to the door means you don't need to carry (and forget or lose) keys. The whole place was spotlessly clean. The apartment has three windows directly onto the beautiful Place Dauphine. There is air conditioning and heat but I needed neither. With the windows open the sounds from the Place drift in. With the windows shut it is silent. The exposed ceiling beams and the decor chosen help preserve the history of the building. That's the apartment. The location is something else. It was like staying in a wonderful village right in the historical heart of Paris. A few minutes walk to Notre Dame, a minute to the Seine and the Pont Neuf, two minutes to the metro, one minute to the nearest Velibe (rental bicycle) stand. Easy walk to,the Louvre, Musee d'Orsay, the Marais. Grocery stores within 10 minutes pleasant walk. Great restaurants just outside the front door. Wonderful specialized shops right in the Place. I can't think of a better place to stay. I am a photographer and was there mainly to take photos. I got photos that I never would have got had I not stayed there or thereabouts. I would love to stay there again. Same building. Same apartment.