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Where to Stay in Paris

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

The first time Kevin and I went to Paris, we didn’t have the greatest hotel experience. The second time, when I went with my friends, we had an AMAZING experience! We stayed in a Girls Guide to Paris apartment. We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect place to stay.

 

2 bed / 2 bath on Isle Saint-Louis

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

Our apartment was a huge, 2-story apartment with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. It easily slept 4 people without feeling crowded.

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

There was a beautiful, light-filled dining room…

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

And a spacious living area. We sat out here every night with our laptops and PJs.

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

There was even a second living area! So much space! Such a stark contrast from a cramped hotel room.

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

There was even a cozy fireplace. Love.

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

One of the best parts of renting an apartment was having a full kitchen with refrigerator. We bought yogurt, croissants, European butter, and bread for a quick breakfast before heading out for the day. Perfect for busy mornings!

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

There were 2 full bathrooms complete with a washer and dryer. No need to take time away from vacation to visit the laundry mat or pay for expensive hotel laundry!

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

The bedrooms had a quiet view of a private courtyard. No loud city noises when trying to sleep.

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

The apartment was in a fabulous location on the Isle Saint-Louis, right in the heart of Paris. We were close to everything, and walking distance to Notre Dame and the Louvre. The living room and dining room overlooked a quiet street with tons of fun shops. We spent all morning just wandering and browsing.

Here is the exact apartment we stayed in. If you are looking for a place to stay in Paris, I HIGHLY recommend it!

 

3 bed / 2 bath in St. Germain

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

We also got to take a tour of a few other Girls Guide to Paris apartments, for future reference. ;) This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment in Saint Germain was gorgeous.

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

St. Germain is such a great neighborhood in Paris. My favorite kouign aman and breakfast cafe are here. I would love to stay here sometime to explore this area more!

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

It also has a full kitchen.

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

Love these charming stairs leading up to the loft!!

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

This apartment would be perfect for 2 couples traveling with kiddos! Or a huge group of friends!

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

Here’s a peek at the second bedroom.

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

Loved that all the Girls Guide to Paris apartments had a clean, white look with modern plumbing and appliances!

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

How fabulous is this massive living room??! Perfect for a group. Don’t forget the board games!

Here’s a link to this exact apartment.

 

2 bed / 1 bath in Saint Germain

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

This 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment would be perfect for two couples, girlfriends, or a couple traveling with kids.

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

Love how clean and bright the bedrooms are.

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

All the Girls Guide to Paris apartments were stocked with plenty of towels. We had enough for 4 people to use for a week in our apartment, so we didn’t have to do laundry on vacation!

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

LOVE this gorgeous living room!

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

Full kitchen, with washer and dryer.

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

How fun is this oven??! Love!

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

This building was awesome. So much charm. I’m not sure if you can tell from this picture, but the building was round, so the doors were round. Each apartment had a doormat outside to let you know what floor you were on!

Here is a link to this exact apartment.

 

Cozy 1 bed / 1 bath near Eiffel Tower

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

The next time Kevin and I go to Paris were are definitely staying here!!! I felt in love with this apartment!

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

1 bed, 1 bath, perfect for an anniversary or honeymooners!

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

Great kitchen.

Where to Stay in Paris -- Guide to the best (and safest) apartment rentals in Paris.

Modern bathroom. And close to the Eiffel Tower. I love this neighborhood! I wrote about my favorite things in this neighborhood here.

Here is a link to this exact apartment.

So now hopefully  this gives you a few great options on where to stay if you’re planning a trip to Paris! :) After my first trip and the experience I had, I didn’t have any good recommendations, but after having been this second time, I feel confident in recommending a Girls Guide to Paris apartment. We had a great experience! I would definitely stay with them again. :)

Girls Guide to Paris also just came out with a new guide to Paris cocktails, guiding you to 100 of the best French bars in Paris. So if that’s sounds good to you, be sure to check it out! :)

Until next time!! xoxo