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Unique room in French-Italian home

Apartment, Private room - Gentilly, France

ID 107597
5.0 (1 review)


Stylish room with an incredible bed in our shared French-Italian home in Paris-Gentilly, edge of the 13th & 14th districts and close to the international campus of Paris. Good transport connection: city centre 20 min away from home (8 min walk + 12 min metro to Notre-Dame cathedral), fast metro direct from CDG-airport.


The flat is 80 m², clean, confortable, fully equipped and with good natural light. It's at the 2nd floor in a well-maintained house with lift.

The suspended bed in the guest room, the little solarium (= winter garden) and the wall aquarium are some of the most appreciated features by our guests.

Our guest room is clean, with window at the sunny side and fully furnished with that great 160 cm-large suspended bed going down from ceiling + a 2nd bed/sofa. Bed sheets are provided.

We share the following space with you:
- Living room with sofa, table up to 8 people, TV (>100 channels), DVD & Blu-ray players, our books & DVDs collection.
- Kitchen with fridge, freezer, hotplate, microwave/oven, dishwasher, washing machine and all you need to cook.
- Bathroom with bathtub. Towels and hair dryer are provided.
- Water closet.
Telecom: free worldwide call to landlines, wifi internet.


We know a lot about Paris, we enjoy explain how all works here and give tips for your stay.


Safe area and central place in the district of Gentilly, a dense mix of old and modern urbanism.

- All common shops max. 200 m around: supermarket 7/7, post office, bakers, cash machine, chinese restaurant, doctor, pharmacy...
- Typical French street market every Wednesday and Saturday morning, with plenty of different cheeses, meats, fishes, vegetables...
- Great wine house & good restaurant at the street corner.
- Good baker at front of the door (open on Sunday!).
- 3 shopping malls 10 min away by bus.
- Park and the international campus of Paris (CIUP) 10 min walk away.


See my map in picture for lines, connections and travel times.

Transports available in the neighbourhood:

- RER B (= fast metro): station “Gentilly” 4 min away by bus (or 8 min walk). Train every 6 min to city centre (12 min), Gare du Nord, main airport CDG (45 min).

- Tramway T3a: station “Poterne des Peupliers” 4 min away by bus (or 10 min walk), tram every 7 min to all southern gates of Paris.

- Bus 57: at front of the door, every 8 min to Place d’Italie (10 min), Gare de Lyon, Nation.

- Bus 125 & 184: at front of the door, every 15 min to Porte d’Orléans and Porte d’Italie.

- Orlybus: stop "Stade Charléty" 10 min away, every 10/15 min to Orly airport (15 min).

- 3 vélib’ self-service bike stations in the neighbourhood.

- Car: Free public park in the street, parking garage 5 min away.


- from most destinations: RER B southbound, get off at station "Gentilly".
- from Orly airport: Bus "Orlybus", or I can pick up you & luggage by car if you need for 20 €.
- from rail stations "Gare de Lyon" or "Gare d'Austerlitz": Bus 57 to "Laplace", get off at "Mairie de Gentilly", or I can pick up you & luggage by car if you need for 15 €.
- by car: Highway A6b or Boulevard périphérique, exit "Porte d'Italie".


We offer further options to our guests to make their stay in Paris a little easier:

- TRANSPORT PASS: we lend you 2 ticketless passes for Paris for stay over 4 nights (to be credited, take also an ID picture of you).

- FAST TICKETS: Francesca can provide you no-queue tickets to skip long lines and wasted time (up to 1 hour in the main attractions like Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Musée d'Orsay...). And you don't need to pick up somewhere in town the tickets you bought online :) We refund your anytime tickets if you don't use it at the end.

- PARKING: Private closed box in the house for one car, 5 €/night.

- I CAN PICK UP you & luggage by car at the airport/stations (see "Getting here" up).

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Space offered Private room
Accommodates 3
Bed type Real bed
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Bathroom type Shared
Size 80.0 m2
Cancellation policy Flexible
House rules View
Check-in 08:00
Check-out 23:00


  • Kitchen
  • Shower/bath
  • Balcony
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Dishwasher
  • Internet
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi
  • Gay-friendly
  • Bed linen
  • Cable TV
  • Dryer machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Lockable room
  • Microwave
  • Towels



Box privé dans le garage de l'immeuble $11.38

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  • Cleanliness 5.0
  • Facilities 5.0
  • Location 4.0
  • Value for money 5.0
  • Accuracy of description 5.0
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Sylvain & Francesca 5.0

(3 reviews)

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    giulio 5.0 08/02/2014

    sylvan is a very fryenly host, the appartament was nice, clean and is not far from the underground . we passed very great time in paris ! thank you. giulio

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    Soheila 5.0 08/24/2013

    Sylvain ist ein super Gastgeber und der nächste Parisbesuch lässt bestimmt nicht auf sich warten. :)

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    NOR 5.0 08/16/2013

    Hemos estado 8 días para hacer turismo por París.El trato ha sido estupendo y la casa limpia y ordenada.La situación de la casa es muy buena, cerca de autobuses, metro y tren.En 20 min estás en el centro y en 5 del aeropuerto de Orly.Lo recomiendo absolutamente.

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