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"LE BATEAU": A VERY ORIGINAL STUDIO

Alexandre

"LE BATEAU": A VERY ORIGINAL STUDIO

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience91% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Alexandre is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

What is really cool :
- excellent location (center Paris, République station, 5 métro lines). Easy from Charles de Gaulle or Orly airport, Gare du Nord, Gare de Lyon or Gare de l'Est.
- highly original decoration (like a boat). Unique ?
- old typical Parisian building fully renovated
- what guests wrote about "Le Bateau".
- very young, safe
- have a look at the "canal Saint-Martin" 2 min walk
- very quiet, very good for working, very good for resting
- comme un "cocon"
- everything new inside
- excellent bed
- towels, sheets clean but not ironed
- excellent TV with Blue-ray reader,hair-dryer
- wifi,
- ready for cooking (but you may prefer many restaurants around)
- shower for 2 people (2 rain shower)
- I am serious


What is not so cool :
- not suitable for more than 2
- it is not a big apartment (20 m2)
- the 2 persons have to be in love
- access to the bed needs a foot on the chair
- unfortunately not suitable for overweight and handicaped persons
- the 5 m corridor between elevator and the door should be refreshed
- I expect to find my apartment clean after your stay
- only for more than 3 nights

Amenities

Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Laptop friendly workspace
Cable TV
Iron
Hair dryer

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is flexible

Availability

155 Reviews

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James User Profile
James
October 2017
This place was so cool - just as cool as it seemed from the photos. The description matched everything perfectly so nothing was a surprise. The place has so much more squeezed into a small space than you’d expect - a feat of excellent design! Having a Nespresso in the Hammock was…
Mark And Annette User Profile
Mark And Annette
May 2016
Alexandres apartment was exactly as depicted in the photos. It is small but adequate as being in Paris you should be spending your time outdoors anyway. The apartment is close to many restaurants and bars and is a couple of kilometres from most of the tourist attractions which yo…
Alexandre User Profile
Response from Alexandre:
I will provide a fan for the next guests. Thanks for the suggestion. There is no bar making noise just near. It must have been a party somewhere in the next buildings.
May 2016
Josephine User Profile
Josephine
March 2016
The apartment was lovely and perfect for my partner and I. The bed especially, was lush and comfy. The apartment is conveniently located near the Republique metro, which made it easy to get around the city of Paris. There are also some lovely cafés and restaurants nearby. As firs…
Angel User Profile
Angel
December 2015
Alexandre provided clear instructions and information regarding the procedures and amenities of the property. He was available for any questions, and communication with him was easy and helpful. The studio was located at a convenient location near public transport, supermarkets…
Joshua User Profile
Joshua
November 2015
This is a most wonderful place to stay - in design, comfort, location, you name it. The bed was like sleeping on a cloud and we'd like to emphasise how lovely and quiet the apartment is. And warm too! We felt that in Le Bateau we could be at home, at ease and safe - rechargin…
Iain & Melanie User Profile
Iain & Melanie
July 2015
One of the great things about airbnb are quirky little apartments like this one, which is exactly as pictured. We had a great time at Alexandre's, though we didn't get to meet him personally as he was on a retreat. Picking up the key was easy (directions included pictures), com…
Joyce User Profile
Joyce
September 2014
We did not think we were going to have a chance to meet Alexandre, but he did stop by briefly shortly after we arrived and just after our suitcases must have looked like they exploded. He was gracious in relation to what must have looked like chaos. Le Bateau is perfectly loca…

Hosted by Alexandre

Paris, FranceJoined in September 2012
Alexandre User Profile
161 Reviews
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Alexandre is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Medical Doctor Professor at the University Serious when needed (Airbnb is a serious thing) Less serious when possible I like boats, opera, mountains, books, my job, my brompton bike.
Languages: Deutsch, English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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