When I found out my recent trip to Italy and France with Ponant would see me flying home via Marseille and then Paris I decided to extend my stay on the ground in Paris from 3 hours to 3 nights. If you’ve read this blog for very long, you know Paris is my favorite city! But where to stay?
I’ve experienced the luxury hotels of Paris and they are always a good idea. But I wanted a more local feel this time, so when Paris Perfect stepped in with an offer to host me for three nights I thought it was the ideal opportunity to get to know a part of the city I’d never stayed in before: the 7th arrondissement, home of La Tour Eiffel and situated on the Left Bank.
It just so happens, this apartment comes with a view of the Eiffel Tower (that’s the exact view above!). It also comes with a washer and dryer, dishwasher, full size eat-in kitchen and full size bathroom with separate toilet. Plus, you can either walk up to the third floor where the apartment is located, or take the elevator. A rare treat with buildings of this age in Paris.
The building was completed in the in the 1800’s and was therefore ‘new’ 200 years ago, when the Eiffel Tower was built! The large bedroom features a stunning antique headboard embedded with Mother of Pearl and plentiful closet space if you decided you want to stay a while! The living room has enough seating for 7 people comfortably and the couch folds out into another bed so a family could easily rent the apartment or a couple staying in the space could easily entertain. The kitchen’s eat in dining room table comfortably seats four and the view of the Eiffel Tower are stunning both from the living room and the eat-in kitchen.
I would return to this apartment again because of that view. When I saw the tower sparkle at night, with a glass of wine in hand, standing in the comfort of my warm living room, my eyes were definitely not dry. There’s just something about Paris and this place captures that feeling and surrounds you with it as you fall asleep every evening.
My stay was complimentary of Paris Perfect but all opinions are my own. Images of the apartment itself, are courtesy of Paris Perfect.