Buy-To-Let Studio Rental Home For Sale In The Historic Marais

It’s not often that one of A La Carte Paris’ rental apartments comes up for sale. Introducing “Marais Sunflower”, a central Paris studio rented successfully by A La Carte Paris for over 5 years, and now offered for sale to an investor looking for a no-hassle Paris home that pays for itself with rentals (the…

What has Paris bid to the UNESCO World Heritage list?

When clients book, they often ask about where to find the best views in Paris: open rooftops featuring hangouts, or bars and restaurants have been in growing popularity. The Pompidou boasts the minimal artistic rooftop restaurant George and the recent renovation of the BHV department store has added a rustic-chic rooftop bar called le Perchoir Marais,…

A Review of Paris’ Protection Against Terrorist Threats

With the recent activities of the extremist group ISIS, some have contacted our office in concern to traveling with the threats of possible terrorists attacks that have been said to target European counties, and the associated heightened security levels. This is actually something I had touched on before back in October 2010 when people asked…

Your Opinion – Video or No Video?

Yesterday, I was excited to share with you our new apartment Marais Nest, fully renovated and designed by our in house team. Unfortunately the owners were unable to be in Paris for the big reveal so we created a video tour which generated a lot of enthusiasm and it got me thinking: Would a video…

Paris Ranks In Top 3 Most Attractive Cities In The World For Investors

Did you ever wonder what kind of people are lucky enough to own the beautiful central Paris apartments that we take pleasure in offering you for rental? You might be surprised to learn that they are people like you… i.e. affluent educated professionals from either North America, Australia or France, looking for ways to make…

Double-Bookings + Terms of Service Update

Following an unfortunate error we made with a recent booking that resulted in a regrettable double-booking, it has come to my attention that a number of short-term renters perceive a risk of having the rug pulled out from under them when they book a rental. In fact, I’ve learnt that some visitors feel compelled to…

“And the winner of the Free Stay is…”

Well, after a great Christmas with family in Paris and then new year’s eve with a dozen friends in a house in Normandy, the festivities continue with the A La Carte Paris end-of-year prize draw! The lucky winner is… WENDY BOWERS, from New York City! Congratulations Wendy! 🙂 Wendy was randomly drawn from our list…

Hurry – only 3 days to go until the Free Stay prize draw!

We are getting a huge response from our end-of-year free stay prize draw! It seems that a lot of people are interested in having a dream stay in Paris, completely free… To celebrate the new year, A la carte Paris is offering a one week apartment rental, completely free of charge, for one week in…

NEW : Introducing 4 New Apartments

The following 4 new carefully selected apartments are now open for booking. Click on the apartment names to see more photos. Marais Loft Lofts are usually huge converted factories on the outside of Paris. Very rarely will you find a compact yet spectacular loft like this in central Paris, less than 5 mins walk from the…

Bathroom Redesign for “Left Bank Eiffel”

Located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower and within 5 minutes of rue Cler market, the Left Bank Eiffel apartment is understandably one of our most popular one-bedrooms. Today’s news is that this popular apartment has just received a complete bathroom redesign. Here are the before / after shots: While the bathroom was being fitted,…

3 Fun & Memorable Ways to Visit Paris Without Going Underground

Enjoy the Ride as Much as the Destination! For many of our guests, a stay in the City of Lights is understandably perhaps one of the most exciting and special events of the year. Although the Paris Metro is undoubtedly an effective tool of transit (at least it is – ahem – outside of driver…