100% new A La Carte Paris website: what do you think of it?

If you had not already noticed, we have recently unveiled a 100% new website: Just before Christmas 2014, after many months of work, we enrolled the help of our newsletter subscribers for final testing. Almost a thousand people kindly took the time to test new against old. Thankfully, 90% preferred the new site. Phew! 🙂 So, what…

Our latest Parisian Apartment Rental – Views on the Seine!

We are very happy to announce our latest apartment rental, located on the ever romantic and most central island, ile de la Cité: Louvre River View, 1-bedroom apartment rental: Fully renovated and designed by our in house A La Carte Design/Invest team, this apartment epitomizes everything about Paris that makes us go weak in knees.  …

Discover the 4 most popular apartments of 2014

After analyzing our 2014 year, I thought I would share which of our apartments were the most popular among our guests during the past year. Here is the Top 4 of 2014: (drum roll please) Marais Gem – 76% occupancy St Germain Orsay – 73% occupancy St Germain Elegance – 72% occupancy Eiffel Rue Cler –…

“A La Carte Paris est Charlie”: an insider’s perspective

Wherever you live, you will have already seen extensive media coverage of the recent events in and around Paris. So I will just add a few words of my own, in the hope of offering you an insider’s perspective. A very worrying week of highly targeted attacks ended on a high note with the historic rallies of Sunday 11th…

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…

Two New Paris Apartments Available to Rent

We’re very excited to bring you 2 new central-Paris apartments that are now available for short term rental.  Do note that both are under a welcome special of a -20% discount for any weekly booking taken within the month of November 2014 for any stay dates; so do read on… Marais Tradition, 1-bedroom apartment rental:…

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…

New Central Parisian Apartment to Rent (designed by A La Carte)

We are very happy to announce a new apartment rental located in the ever enticing Marais: Marais Nest, 1-bedroom apartment rental: This bright 1-bedroom apartment is situated on one of the oldest streets in the heart of the Marais. Overlooking the historic rue du Bourg Tibourg, you’ll be surprised of the tranquility of the Marais…

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…