Lounge roomJuliet balcony outside main bedroom
Paris On My Mind, Place Monge, central Paris 75005
Paris On My Mind, Place Monge, central Paris 75005

Entire home/apt

4 guests

2 bedrooms

3 beds
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Welcome to our Paris apartment, let out successfully by us for short term rentals since 2008, and lately with airbnb. The photos are exactly what you will find on arrival. No fish eye camera work here. Our guests love the local market,the doorstep transport lines, bars and cafes. The metro is literally 50 paces from our building. Guests also really like our separate sitting room - no tripping over bags and beds! You can find guest comments over nine years by searching "Paris On My Mind".

The space

Our apartment has two bedrooms, a separate lounge room, modern kitchen with all amenities and a bathroom with shower. We have privately let the apartment on short term rentals since 2008. Our guests' comments are on the Paris On My Mind website. Guests have loved many aspects, some love the immersion into real Parisian home life, everyone loves the Place Monge grower's market open three times per week, many use the Velib public bicycle hire facility next door and parents and children have spent many happy hours at the playground at the nearby Jardin du Luxembourg. Long term vacation guests really appreciate the space and the washing machine, as well as the fully equipped kitchen. Local transport is fantastic, with the bus on the same block and the Metro across the road.

Guest access

Guests have the entire 5th floor apartment to themselves. The building is a classic Parisian style built in 1901. It is a walk up: there is no lift. Access is by the street security door, the internal foyer security door and then the apartment front door. The French are very security and privacy conscious. Keys are sent about one month before your stay, earlier if necessary. We use Fedex for safekeeping of the keys in transit. Our Parisian agents also have keys if you would prefer to collect them in Paris. We provide detailed arrival directions and instructions when we send the keys. The keys are left behind at the end of your stay and are collected by our local agents - no need for return postage.

Interaction with guests

We have had many guests over the past 9 years. You can search Paris On My Mind for guest comments. Availability is by direct contact only to prevent double booking.

Other things to note

As our apartment building houses 17 french neighbors we are especially careful not to disturb their tranquility. Parisians are very careful about security and courtesy to other residents. In 2016 we had a guest who had loud parties and misbehaved - that was unfortunate for our neighbours. We would like to maintain our wonderful relationship with them all as it is a privilege to own a home in another country. It is important to note that there are 5 flights of stairs to get up and down, so if you have a problem with this then sadly our apartment might not be suitable for your needs. The apartment is no smoking.

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: 279
Weekly Discount: 15%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

Over 8 years we have never had a problem with noise or disturbance. This is because our guests respect the apartment and, more importantly, our neighbors. Unfortunately due to past mishaps and the fact that the building is a century old we do not allow smoking.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - The apartment is on the fifth floor.



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4 nights minimum stay

22 Reviews

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Carl User Profile
August 2017
The appartement was great for our family of 4 and the location was perfect for us. Within walking distance of many great sites in Paris and easy metro access to the rest. Be mindful that many nearby smaller shops and restaurants are closed in August but the major ones tend to be open. We agree that the bathroom / shower is a little tight. The appartement is obviously very popular with short term renters and the wear is starting to show a little. The host is extremely well organized and all the information is well laid out for the renters.

Cynthia User Profile
August 2017
Once you get used to the 5 flight of stairs. It is a perfect place to relax and enjoy a beverage on the terrace. The location is across from the metro and it is walking distance to Notre Dame cathedral, the Pantheon, Latin Quarter and the Siene River. Great variety of hip and family friendly restaurants just a few blocks away. If the opportunity to visit Paris comes again, will definitely be staying at Paris on my mind at Place Monge.

Drew User Profile
June 2017
The perfect space for our family of 4. Right across from the metro stop and in a vibrant, fun and yet still so charming Parisian neighborhood. Major sites were either a short walk or a quick hop on and off the metro and Jim was so accommodating and responsive to any question we had before and during our stay. Great time and can't wait to return.

Louise User Profile
May 2017
The host canceled this reservation 118 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Bruce User Profile
April 2017
A very comfortable apartment - 3 main rooms, plus kitchen, bathroom and balconies. 5th floor is sunny and airy, and also quiet. The location is fantastic: boulangeries, supermarket, green grocers and other shops and facilities all nearby. Street market and metro station in Place Monge directly across the road. Taxi rank practically at the front door. Jardin des Plantes, Natural History Museum, Pantheon, and even Notre Dame all within easy walking distance.

Ed User Profile
February 2017
We are a family of 4 with two teenage girls. We had a great time, the beds were comfortable,the heating worked, the Visitor Guide comprehensive and useful, the computer a bonus ( cant go anywhere without wifi for teenagers) and we had all the amenities we needed for a very comfortable stay. The original features such as the flooring and fireplaces looked lovely, the large mirror and mantelpiece in the second bedroom was perfect for holding the extraordinary amount of makeup that two girls bring! And also the perfect height as a ballet barre! You can also see the top if the Eiffel Tower but only in winter as its behind the top of a tree in the square. There are lots of local specialist shops so a choice of bakeries for breakfast, all delicious. For February we had good weather, even a day of beautiful sunshine. We made good use of the metro but still walked miles ( a PB on my step tally!) We all enjoyed the Sacre Coeur, the view from Montparnasse Tower, a lit up Eiffel Tower, shopping at Gallerie Lafayette, Musee D'Orsay, a creperie, Belle Epoque restaurant..... The apartment suited us very well, it was so nice to feel as if we were indeed living amongst Parisians. We travelled by Eurostar, couldnt be easier. Our 14 year old has made us promise to return, she loved it so much. On the last day we took advantage of the eelway service so we didn't have to carry our baggage which we would recommend. The fee was 20 euros plus 10 euros per case, their communication and timing was spot on.

Nicole User Profile
January 2017
Our stay at Jim's place was great! It's right near the metro so you can easily travel anywhere around Paris. The apartment has a beautiful balcony and is nice and spacious for a larger group.

Joined in November 2015
Jim User Profile

We live in the beautiful city of Sydney, Australia but also love spending time in Paris. For this reason in 2007 we purchased and renovated our lovely 5th Arrondisement Paris apartment. We have had many happy guests since 2007. You can see the apartment and read our guests' comments by searching Paris On My Mind. We would love you to stay.

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