Rive Gauche PenthouseBack to Paris
Live like a Parisian in this boutique two-bedroom Paris penthouse apartment, tucked behind the beautiful Luxembourg Garden on a quiet side street in the St-Germain neighborhood. Situated in the heart of the Left Bank, this charming Paris vacation rental in a handsome turn of the 20th century building will make you feel right at home. Bright and modern, the Rive Gauche Penthouse’s windows and skylights offer lovely views of classic Parisian rooftops, skyline, monuments, and even a glimpse of the Eiffel Tower on a clear day.
A convenient elevator takes you to the fifth floor, and then one flight of stairs leads to this private oasis. The beautiful hardwood floors, Scandinavian furnishings, and modern amenities — including air conditioning— offer everything you need for a stress-free stay. The cozy living room offers charm and convenience, with its skylights, decorative fireplace, and comfortable sofa, which can be converted into a queen bed for additional sleeping space. The modern stainless steel kitchen provides all the culinary conveniences needed to cook and prepare fresh produce from nearby local markets. Enjoy fresh coffee with your own Nespresso machine.
Both bedrooms are peaceful with their tasteful grey and mauve color schemes and queen beds with high quality linens. Enjoy expansive views of Paris, including the nearby St-Sulpice church and the Sacré Coeur cathedral in the distance. The modern shared bathroom offers a combination bathtub and shower. Soft towels heated on the towel rack provide an extra touch of comfort.
This delightful apartment proposes a St-Germain-des-Prés stay within easy access to sites of interest, restaurants, and shopping, but with the authenticity of a residential neighborhood. You are mere steps from the lush Luxembourg Garden and only a short walk to the St-Sulpice church and Montparnasse Cemetery. You can also hop onto the nearby metro and easily access all of central Paris. If you are looking for a boutique apartment that offers modernity in the heart of Paris, than the Rive Gauche Penthouse may be the perfect fit for you.
- Coffee maker
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Stove (electric)
- Air conditioning
- Crib (bedding not included)
- Double Glazed Windows
- Family Friendly
- Fireplace - decorative
- Hair dryer
- Heating Throughout
- Linens & Towels
- Washer/Dryer Combo
- Cable TV
- DVD player - European only
- DVD's: Selection in flat
- Flat Screen TV
- iPod Dock
BedsBedroom 11 queenBedroom 21 queenExtra Bed -Living Room1 sleep sofa (queen)
BathroomsBathroom 1(Full bath) toilet, sink, tub, shower, towel warmer
- Morning walks in the Luxembourg gardens.
- The peaceful residential neighborhood, steps from the heart of St-Germain-des-Prés.
- The delightful rooftop views.
- The air conditioning and elevator.
- The elevator reaches the fifth floor, and then there is one additional flight of stairs to reach the apartment.
- This apartment is located under the eaves of the building.
All Rentals Include
MAR 15 - OCT 31from $385 per night
NOV 1 - MAR 15from $342 per night
DEC 20 - JAN 4from $500 per night
AUGfrom $342 per night
- Monthly rates based on 28 days for rentals of one month. Longer rentals follow the calendar month.
- Rate based on 4 person occupancy. US$125 per week, or part thereof, charge per person for extra people. Inquire about specials Currency Converter
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- All of Central Paris
- Bon Marche Department Store
- Boulangeries, pâtisseries, and fromageries
- Eiffel Tower
- Food and Produce Markets
- Jardin du Luxembourg
- Latin Quarter
- Luxembourg Garden
- Musée d'Orsay
- Rodin Museum
- Seine River
- Trendy boutiques, cafes & restaurants
We had a lovely stay at this property! The building and the neighborhood were very quiet the third week of August, as it is a residential area and many Parisians are on holiday. There were still plenty of places open nearby for food and groceries, however, and the location is fantastic. Walking from the property to Notre Dame or Marais is a joy through Luxembourg Gardens, and public transportation to the airport, train stations, and the rest of Paris is easy. The property was immaculately clean and had the tools we needed to make a great meal.
The process to reserve was easy and pleasant. Haven In gave us confidence that we would have no challenges or inconveniences while traveling abroad. The apartment was exactly like the photos and our greeter Maria was wonderful!
It was my fourth time in this timeless city and i was looking for a really nice clean and comfortable apartment to really enjoy and this was by far the nicest cleanest apartment I have rented in this beautiful city! The neighborhood was quiet and chic and lined with boutiques for a fashion-lover like me!
The Rive Gauche Penthouse was perfect for our latest Parisian adventure. It was just as described on the website. Every inch of space was utilized so that it seemed even bigger. There was plenty of storage space. We could even put our big suitcases in the wardrobes. The beds were super comfy. The kitchen was spacious and fully stocked like the rest of the flat. It had all the necessities: laundry/dish detergent, salt/pepper, sugar, and coffee/Nespresso. A big plus was the separate washer and dryer. Unlike the combos we’ve used in the past, we didn’t have to wait all day for one load of laundry to be done. The location is perfect. It is right next to the Luxembourg Gardens and a quick bus ride to the Jardin des Plantes, two great spots for the young and the young at heart. Metro/bus stops, grocery stores (one right around the corner is open late on Sunday), farmers’ market, restaurants, and no fewer than three boulangeries/patisseries are within a few minutes’ walk. The neighborhood is in a safe and clean residential area. It is an educational epicenter with schools for every educational level. Rush hour often entailed dodging scooters and sidestepping students rushing to class :) The people are so kind. On our first night, we stopped at a small grocery, and the kind man gave our daughter a candy bar. Our favorite boulangerie gave us a going away treat on our last morning. Please do not buy into the stereotype that Parisians and French are rude. Every time we have visited, we have never had a bad experience. Thanks to the entire Haven In team (the office, the greeters, and one of the Haven In-recommended drivers, Marc Waters) for helping to make our vacation so memorable. You were there for us every step of the way, and we will definitely reach out to you the next time we come to Paris. Our daughter keeps saying she wants to bring her sister back after she’s born. Long story short, you will love this flat. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. Contact Haven In, and they can get us connected.
We spent a week here in great comfort in a peaceful area. The apartment is brilliantly equipped and it is so easy to get around Paris from here. We particularly recommend Bistrot de L'Oulette in the Marais district for a meal. We have been there on our last three visits to Paris. We thought Maria was a gem. She was so helpful and kind. She made our stay here memorable.
The apartment was great, just as described on your website and the photos were very accurate. We did find it was just that bit further away from the action compared to previous times when we have stayed in the area, but closer to Saint Sulpice, which made walks to some of the key attractions a bit harder with young kids. It was a quieter location with more of a local neighborhood feel, and it was very close to Luxembourg gardens which was nice. The cleaning was perfect and of a very high standard. Our greeter, Maria, couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. I can't praise her enough. She is a lovely lady and we very much appreciated having her on hand. She was on time and very knowledgable. We used SayShuttle for airport and train station transfers, as recommended on your website. They were very good - on time, professional, clean cars which met all our specified requirements i.e., child seat, sufficient room for 4 suitcases etc. The drivers were English-speaking which was helpful. I thought their pricing was very reasonable.
We enjoyed a very special week in Paris. The apartment was wonderful. A quiet place to rest from the hustle of the city. We traveled all over Paris by metro, the bus, and the Velib. We enjoyed the Grande Epicerie on almost a daily basis. How can you pass up on all those special treats? Haven in Paris and Maria made our arrangements easy and comfortable. We hope our travels take us back this way again!
We had a wonderful experience. Maria was incredibly helpful, and we can't say enough nice things about the apartment. We will definitely use your service again. Thanks.
We had the most wonderful stay in Paris, and the Rive Gauche Penthouse was the perfect home away from home for us. It was our girls' first trip to Paris, and they fell in love with the neighborhood - especially the bocce ball players in the Luxembourg gardens and the macarons at the boulangerie on rue Vavin. Thank you for helping us to make our stay in Paris so comfortable and special. We are already looking forward to our next trip to Paris!
This is a cozy apartment tucked into the top floor of a building in the 6th. It's charmingly decorated and while none of the rooms are huge, it feels spacious and comfortable. The beds are exceptionally comfortable and the quality of the linens and towels is superb. The kitchen is well equipped and we cooked several meals from scratch. A shopping trolley is even supplied, which is a lovely touch. There are excellent street markets and market streets nearby, an excellent boulangerie just around the corner and a large Monoprix supermarket. But there are also lots of excellent cafes and restaurants within walking distance, if you prefer to eat out. The apartment is also amazingly quiet for being in the centre of Paris.
The apartment was perfect and comfortably fit our family of four. The pull out was great and very nice (no uncomfortable springs!), and all of the beds were extremely comfortable as well. Having a kitchen was convenient because we could easily walk to the Dia to get food. The neighborhood was quiet and we didn't have any noise issues. The location was great -- close to different metro stops and numerous (VERY good) restaurants (La Rotonde is exceptional). Thanks for making our trip to Paris great! We will definitely stay here again if we come back to Paris!
The apartment was perfect for our family of four in Paris! Well laid out, organized & clean, in a nice little neighborhood from which to explore. We will certainly use HIP for our next visit and tell all of our friends too! Thank you for making our first trip to Paris so welcoming!
We had a wonderful stay! And our greeter Maria was so nice and welcoming. We look forward to visiting again...hopefully sooner rather than later.
Our stay in Paris at the Rive Gauche Penthouse was perfect. We travelled with our daughter (11 months old) and found the flat to be very comfortable for all of us. The flat was clean, well-equipped with dishes, supplies (laundry detergent, dish soap), and the building was nice and quiet. We were ideally situated close to the Luxembourg Gardens where there was plenty for kids to do and see. There were also lots of great amenities nearby, including markets, boulangeries, shopping, etc. Without a doubt, we would stay here again. We were happy with the responsiveness of the HiP team to our emails, questions, etc. It was also nice receiving an email during our stay from HiP ensuring that our stay was going well and that we were comfortable. Maria was very friendly and welcoming. She was on time for both check-in and check-out. Based on HiP recommendation, we used David at Luxe Taxi for both our arrival and departure from Charles De Gaulle. He was clear in his communication about where to meet him upon arrival. He was polite, professional and friendly. What was especially nice was that he and our greeter, Maria, communicated directly with each other about our arrival/departure to ensure a smooth check-in/out.
Maria & Haven in Paris Team, We had a wonderful stay! The flat was perfect! We found everything we needed/wanted within just a couple blocks away. We had a couple of children with us and they just adored the city and the flat. Many thanks for making this trip so special!
We loved staying here. The flat is incredible and so very comfortable -- we had everything we needed and all the restaurants were incredible. We would love to come back to Paris and stay here again.
We had a most memorable visit! Your HiP company doesn't leave one thing off the list to make "April in Paris" the BEST. Greeter Maria covered all that was necessary in a most professional way. Thank you, Maria.
Thank you for a most pleasant stay in a comfortable, classy apartment. Location was excellent, just sorry we didn't explore more till the last few days. The little French restaurants off the main roads are just brilliant. Feeling like a local is so great and that's what the Rive Gauche Penthouse lends itself to. Our greeter, Maria, was well informed, pleasant, and friendly. Thank you for your efforts.
This is our third time renting with HiP, and it continues to be what we have come to expect regarding understated luxury. All of our needs are met with elegant simplicity. Each rental has felt like the Paris apartment we've always wanted. All 3 times we've rented with our children, and each time we've stayed in apartments of varying sizes - all have been fabulous! We always recommend you to anyone we know looking for a place in Paris. Often, they have been unable to book because of lack of availability. One suggestion: We would like to have the convenience of a credit card transaction without additional fees. Note from HiP: There are no additional fees with a credit card transaction.
Haven in Paris never disappoints. Once again, we had all we needed in a feeling of understated luxury. We'll be back!
We loved Paris!! One week wasn't long enough. Beautiful city, lovely people, fabulous food!! Weather was very cooperative - only 1 evening of rain. Great apartment! Merci.
We loved our stay in the 6th arrondissement and this apartment - we didn't even have to really leave the area. The markets close by and the street with the cheese shop and the butchery were fantastic. It was great to be able to go and buy food and eat it back here or in the park - as well as enjoying the restaurants of course. Our stay here was wonderful and Maria was very helpful. Thank you for having us to stay here.
Staying at the Rive Gauche Penthouse apartment was the perfect way to spend a week in Paris. Very comfortable and close to everything. We walked everywhere - a great offset to all the wonderful food we ate. There were four in our group and we particularly enjoyed being able to visit in comfort after a long day. Maria was so welcoming and helpful, with great advice and making suggestions and reservations. Thank you so much, we will definitely stay again with Haven in Paris at this wonderful apartment!
Although we have stayed in Paris on many occasions, this is the first time we have stayed in an apartment. We really enjoyed our one week at the Rive Gauche Penthouse apartment. It was perfect for our needs - very comfortable and well equipped, close to the RER and Metro and within walking distance to many nice little restaurants and cafes. Thank you for making our week in Paris so pleasant. We appreciated the information provided to us, especially the recommendations. Special thanks to our greeter, Loredana. Au Revoir!
Our month at the Rive Gauche Penthouse apartment has flown by. Our first summer experience in Paris and it couldn't have been nicer. Bright, sunny afternoons, picnics at the Jardin du Luxembourg, exploring restaurants and cafes - a charmed experience. Having this time gave us the opportunity to "almost" feel like a local. Market day checking out brocants on Edgar Quinet and even entertaining new friends we have met. Thanks Maria for coming to the rescue on several occasions and Vincent for keeping the apartment so lovely. We are looking forward to coming back to this neighborhood in the fall of 2015.
We found Haven in Paris to be highly professional and efficient. We appreciate the follow up both before our trip and during (and after too). The property Rive Gauche was very clean and well appointed. We especially appreciated the use of the MacBook and free calls back to the U.S. (we were surprised this wasn't mentioned in the description - big selling points for us). The neighborhood wasn't bad but it was a little to quiet for us. After comparing neighborhoods, we definitely would book through HIP again, but would likely choose a different location. Note from HiP: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and found the free calls to the States to be a great bonus! We do mention it under the Rental Includes section of the property page and are sorry you didn't know of it ahead of time. It is a great feature that we are proud to offer our guests.
Beautiful apartment, great location next to the Luxembourg Gardens, easy to get to all the big sights, we loved staying here. Haven in Paris made it so easy to book and if we needed anything there was so much information and our greeter was a phone call or email away. It was our first trip to Paris and we were travelling with our 1 year old yet the apartment was perfect. Our next stop on our trip wasn't nearly as special as the apartment Rive Gauche.
We had such a lovely stay. Maria gave us excellent directions on how to care for the flat, and helped us when the need arose. The neighborhood was wonderful. Easy walking to Ste Germain, Notre Dame, Montparnasse. How lucky to be across the street from a Kayser boulangerie who could take care of our picnic needs for the French Open and for our day trips. We were just beginning to learn things I wanted to know -- where to get a rotisserie poulet (with potatos). Answer: The sunday market on the Boulevard Raspail. Where is a fromagerie? And how we enjoyed returning to the apartment on our weary feet. Already we are talking about coming back in 2 years to celebrate my 65th birthday, and maybe we will add another week in southern France (Provence, peut-etre), j'espere.
Love the area (6th) in which Rive Gauche Penthouse is located. Very quite area and this apartment is worth renting just so that you can walk 1 block to Eric Kaiser every morning for fresh croissants! Best in Paris. Very short walk to the metro stop. Also, great restaurant, Mustache is worth a neighborhood lunch or dinner.
We loved the location of the flat! It was so fun to be close to the Luxembourg Gardens. The flat is quiet and comfortable. Our family of four was a slightly tight fit with all our bags and things, but we managed very well. The quality of the linens, appliances, and provided soap and paper products was high, a nice element of the stay. We had a wonderful time!
My husband and I went to Paris with our three year old son and stayed in the Rive Gauche penthouse for a week. I must say, I was very impressed! I feel like sometimes pictures can be deceiving in this day and age of photoshop magic. The reality was far exceeded my expectations. We very much enjoyed our stay there and the location was perfect. A stones throw to Luxembourg Gardens where they had a wonderful playground! I would highly recommend this property for young children and will use Haven in Paris for our next Paris vacation!
I was nervous to rent an apartment in Paris. My husband and I had been 15 years ago for our honeymoon, but now we brought our 12 year old daughter and my sister-in-lat met us there. The quality of the rental choices on the HIP site streamlined the search process for me so it was not overwhelming. Booking was incredibly easy, the women at HIP answered all of my questions in a friendly, thorough, and professional manner. I also was skeptical whether the pictures of the flat would match reality, and they certainly did! The apartment was exactly as described: modern, clean, homey, and well equipped. We didn't need or want anythings during our stay. Maria, our greeter, was friendly, extremely knowledgable about the apartment and the neighborhood (she lives in the same neighborhood!) and made it clear that she was available at any time should we need anything. We even bumped into each other on the street and she chatted as if we were friends! Very comforting to know that someone like Maria was nearby. The apartment and the ease with which I was able to search, book, and pay helped to make this a family vacation of a lifetime for us! No worries or headaches!
We enjoyed our stay at the Rive Gauche Penthouse apartment. Our friends were very impressed with the cleanliness of the apartment and that it was equipped so well. We were not surprised as this was our third apartment through Haven in Paris and we are confident that everything would be fine. Thanks again. We hope to return to Paris again next year and to rent an apartment at that time.
This was a trip much expected for a long time and our surprise when arriving in Paris was huge! This apartment was awaiting us - a true home away from home. My daughters really enjoyed the stay, particularly the possibility of enjoying the rides at the Luxembourg Gardens. Thanks HIP team, Maria in particular for being so nice!
We spent 8 nights in this lovely apartment and we enjoyed every moment. We enjoyed coffee and croissants each morening and we enjoyed the city during the day. The Luxembourg Gardens was a favorite of ours. Our girls Reagan & Parker, especially loved the playground at the park, the pony rides, the swings, the marionette show, etc. Having the park so close by made it almost a daily stop for us. WE loved the quiet and privacy of the apartment. It was a peaceful retreat to return to every evening after the fun of exploring Paris every day. Thanks for everything!
The apartment was better than the pictures. What a perfect place!
Our trip started off on a rough foot after arriving way too early to check in, we decided to take a walk through the park we noticed on our way to the apartment, little did I know that the "little park" turned out to be Luxembourg Gardens, and what a wonderful discovery that was. Between the fountains, the statues, the local Parisians out enjoying the sunshine and the distance from the apartment, it changed our minds right away. Jet lag may have set in and we sat down, and almost fell asleep in the park. Luckily, the apartment was ready by that time and boy were were surprised, it was larger than we expected, the location was just "far enough" out of the main commotion of the city to make it relaxing, and the elevator ride made for entertaining conversations. I'm sure the neighbors probably laughed at us as well. With so many restaurants just a small jaunt away it was perfect for us after getting back from a long day of tourist stuffs and not wanting to cook. We all decided as well that upon a return trip to Paris, we would absolutely rent from Haven In Paris again, and probably even ask for this same apartment too.
Thank you so much for your beautiful apartment! We spent 8 days here after coming in from London. The kids felt right at home and especially loved the chocolate croissants from the bakery around the corner. We can't wait to come back!
Spent hours in the Luxembourg Garden - could spend a lifetime in Paris and not do it all. The flat was so homey - cooked a bit, coffee in the morning. Lovely breeze and morning light in the apartment. Kids enjoyed it thoroughly and felt so comfortable here (Macbook helped!). Cannot say enough wonderful things about the flat and neighborhood and Paris. Leaving now, but will be back!
Thanks, we had an excellent stay and the greeter was great (Laurence) as well as our driver (Laurent).
The Rive Gauche apartment was comfortable and so nicely situated near the Eric Kayser boulangerie. The flat was clean and Maria did a good job getting us in and oriented.
Easy transaction with HIP - quite professional. The apartment was perfect for a short trip to Paris for a family of three. The only drawback to this particular unit was the lack of natural light, but as we were not there much it was really a non-issue. The apartment was very clean, had washer/dryer, dishwasher and a nice kitchen. It was also quiet which was nice after a long day out.
The apartment was great, just as described on your website and the photos were very accurate. We did find it was just that bit further away from the action compared to previous times when we have stayed in the area, but closer to Saint Sulpice, which made walks to some of the key attractions a bit harder with young kids. It was a quieter location with more of a local neighborhood feel, and it was very close to Luxembourg gardens which was nice. The cleaning was perfect and of a very high standard. Our greeter, Maria, couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. I can't praise her enough. She is a lovely lady and we very much appreciated having her on hand. She was on time and very knowledgable. I did mention to Maria that the only item in the apartment that could possibly do with an upgrade was the hairdryer, which is very slow and weak so she made a note of that. We used SayShuttle for airport and train station transfers, as recommended on your website. They were very good - on time, professional, clean cars which met all our specified requirements i.e., child seat, sufficient room for 4 suitcases etc. The drivers were English-speaking which was helpful. I thought their pricing was very reasonable.