Accommodation Code: FR1011.600.1
Apartment Merlin ★★
L'alloggio è minuscolo, non adatto a più di due persone, ma carino è confortevole, in una posizione ottima
If you're visiting Paris then it's best to stay within the city proper - that way you get a much better taste of the city and of Parisian life. This little apartment is in a traditional Parisian building, not far from the famous Père Lachaise cemetry in the 11th arondisement. It's close to both Voltaire (line 9) and Père Lachaise (lines 2 and 3) metro stations. It's at the back of the building, which means it doesn't have views but also means it is quiet. It is quite 'compact', but this is normal for apartments in Paris.
It has all the basics, including a washer/dryer, microwave/grill and 2-ring stove. The bed is a sofa bed, and there is no separate comfy seating - that's just limited by the size of the room.
Everything was adequately clean on arrival, though it feels like the apartment could benefit from a deep clean once in a while (walls etc). But nothing that was a problem. I was slightly disappointed to find that one of the sheets had a couple of dried paint spots on it, as if it had been used in a previous life to protect furniture while decorating, but the bedding was clean.
It's worth noting that the keys need to be collected and returned to an office which is not near the apartment. It's near metro Miromesnil, which is an easy metro journey on line 9. It's not a problem, but worth knowing beforehand.