Stay in the coolest neighborhood in Paris with tons of cheap cafés, bars, clubs and street art everywhere. Self check-in anytime, free wi-fi, plenty of desk space, tons of books. From high French cuisine to African and Asian delights: Belleville is the real deal.
This is not a hotel. It's small, it's dusty, it's not perfect. But it's a cheap. Expect a multiethnic, working-class neighborhood. For shoe-string, flexible and independent travelers only! No bourgeois, please!
18m2 studio in Paris' trendiest (and cheapest!) neighborhood, Belleville. Complete with NEW pull-out bed, desk, tons of books in many languages, city-wide wifi, full kitchen with plates and utensils, washing machine, private bathroom with shower... everything you need to be hip in Belleville. And yes, it is small, very small and even a bit dusty at times. But this is Paris. Don't book if you want luxury, this is not a hotel: this is for shoe-string travellers with free spirits.
2 minutes from the métro, loads of grocery stores, restaurants, cafés and bars, quiet street: come stay in the real Paris.
Self check-in anytime! Two security doors with codes, through a peaceful courtyard with lots of plants and up four flights of stairs: you're home!
Interaction with guests
Guests can participate at Paris' premier International Open Mic hosted every Thursday by Paris Lit Up at Culture Rapide.
Other things to note
Fourth floor, no elevator. Yes, it's small. Yes, it can be dusty (Paris air pollution). No, it's not a hotel. Guests should expect a real apartment, not a plastic tourist trap.
Guests are free to smoke, drink, be loud and and stay up late but be respectful of the neighbours. Please don't book this apartment if you are looking for luxury. Please don't book this apartment if you don't like mixed, lively, multicultural neighbourhoods.
From Mar 30 - Apr 17, 2018 the minimum stay is 5 nights.
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