Paris Vacation Rentals - Short Term Paris Apartment Rentals


Note: The Merlot apartment has been remodeled and we will have new photos up soon. The current kitchen and bathroom layout as shown on the webpage have been redesigned and there are now two showers and no bathtub.

Selected by the Fine Living Channel as the most romantic apartment in Paris, our guests fall in love with the Merlot apartment again and again. Featuring memorable views of the nearby Eiffel Tower from the balcony, living room and bedroom windows, this 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 635 square foot apartment has elegant furnishings, and offers you a special stay for your Paris vacation. Sit and enjoy the fine views from the long balcony where you can enjoy your homemade café' au lait each morning or watch the sun set behind the Eiffel Tower at night. You won't believe how well you can see the magic light show on the Eiffel Tower after dark! Step outside this Paris Perfect apartment near the Eiffel Tower to explore the fabulous neighborhood where you fill find a wonderful selection of cafés, shops, restaurants and open markets - all that makes Paris unique!

2 Bedroom(s); Sleeps Up to 5

Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with queen bed (160cm x 200cm)

Bedroom 2: Two twin beds (190cm x 80/90cm)

Living Room: Empire-style sofa converts to two twin beds (190cm x 80/90cm)

2 Bathroom(s)

Bathroom 1: Shower and double sinks

Bathroom 2: Shower, sink and toilet

Hot water tank holds 80 gallons - the largest available for residential use in Paris

Accessibility & Security

  • Elevator: Apartment is located on the 5th floor (6th floor American)
  • Neighborhood is regarded as one of the safest in Paris
  • Building has a code panel on the outside door, a locked inner door to the lobby and the apartment door is steel reinforced
  • Safe for your valuables

In the Kitchen

  • Fully equipped kitchen with pots, pans, utensils, dishes, glassware, linen, and so on.
  • Dishwasher
  • Two burner electric stove top
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Full-size refrigerator with freezer
  • Coffeepot
  • Espresso maker
  • Toaster

Heating & Cooling

  • Central air conditioning
  • Central heating

For Your Comfort

  • Free high speed wireless internet and cable television.
  • Free telephone calls to landlines and cells in the United States and Canada (except Alaska). Free calls to landlines only in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and many other countries
  • Long balcony with unobstructed views of the Eiffel Tower and Champ de Mars park
  • TV with English news channels
  • DVD player: dual-standard so you can bring your own movies or rent French ones nearby
  • Alarm clock
  • Miele washer and separate dryer
  • Iron and Ironing board
  • Hairdryer in each bathroom
  • Baby porta-cribs available upon request
  • Pampering: Beauty spa available at the nearby Four Seasons Hotel. We can also recommend hair colorists/stylists in the area and masseurs who will come to your apartment.
  • Health & Fitness: Fully equipped gym nearby; or enjoy jogging, walking or cycling around the beautiful Champs de Mars gardens
  • This is a non-smoking apartment; and, sorry, but no pets are allowed.

Key Attractions on Your Doorstep

  • All of Central Paris
  • Eiffel Tower & Champ de Mars gardens
  • Seine River
  • Paris Bus Tours, Boat Tours, Bike & Segway Tours, Paris Walks, Paris Sewer Tour
  • Landmarks and Museums: Musee' Branly, Musee' d'Orsay, Invalides, Napoleon's Tomb, Ancient Army Museum, Rodin Museum, Trocadero, Museum of Mankind, Musee' de la Mode, Palais Chaillot, Grand Palais and Petit Palais
  • Surrounded by trendy boutiques, affordable bistros, cafés and restaurants
  • Public Transport: Pont de l'Alma Metro & RER ; Ecole Militaire Metro
  • For more details on the surrounding neighborhood please click on the Location tab

Rates Per Night

Jan 04, 2016toMar 04, 2016€372Off Peak 
Mar 05, 2016toMay 06, 2016€472Mid Season 
May 07, 2016toMay 27, 2016€672High Season
May 28, 2016toJul 03, 2016€692Peak Season
Jul 04, 2016toJul 15, 2016€672High Season
Jul 16, 2016toSep 02, 2016€472Mid Season 
Sep 03, 2016toSep 26, 2016€672High Season 
Sep 27, 2016toOct 04, 2016€692Peak Season 
Oct 05, 2016toOct 14, 2016€672High Season 
Oct 15, 2016toOct 28, 2016€472Mid Season 
Oct 29, 2016toDec 18, 2016€372Off Peak 
Dec 19, 2016toDec 26, 2016€472Mid Season 
* Dec 27, 2016toJan 03, 2017€692Peak Season 
* Dec 27, 28, 29, 30toNew Year's Week€856New Years 

* New Year's week is a 7 night booking that overlaps Dec 31/Jan 1. Our minimum booking period at the advertised rates, over New Year's week is 7 nights and over Christmas day, 5 nights. A booking that overlaps both Dec 25 and Dec 31 / Jan 1 should be a minimum length of 12 nights. For exceptions to this rule, please contact us for availability and an exact quotation.


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Our Online Availability and Advertised Rates are Based on Minimum Stay Requirements:

  • Bookings of 7 or more nights take priority in the high and peak season, but we allow 5 night bookings where possible.
  • Depending on gaps and/or special approval, 3 or 4-night stays are possible in selected apartments and at slightly higher nightly rates.
  • Please contact us for availability and pricing.

Your Rental Includes

  • Free high speed wireless internet and cable television.
  • Free telephone calls to landlines and cells in the United States and Canada (except Alaska). Free calls to landlines only in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and many other countries
  • Personally met at your apartment by friendly English-speaking greeters
  • Welcome basket upon arrival
  • Detailed Paris manual that outlines the key features of the apartment and the surrounding neighborhood
  • Luxury cotton towels, high thread count sheets, bath soaps and hand lotion
  • Starter supplies of dishwasher and laundry soaps, garbage bags and paper towels
  • Prices include taxes, commissions and utilities (as specified)

We hope you had a wonderful stay in our Merlot apartment. Please take a moment and click here to share a review of your experience with us.

"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Paris. The staff at Paris Perfect was extremely helpful and friendly. We stayed at the Merlot apartment and what a perfect location. We walked around the corner to Rue Saint Dominique and found wonderful restaurants, patisseries, wine shop and many other..."

Lisa Cella, United States

"Excellent location, quiet, convenient to buses, metro and RER. Excellent restaurants nearby. Apartment is tiny but comfortable. The team was helpful and informative."

Eric S, USA

"This was our 4th trip to Paris staying at a Paris Perfect property. The management is terrific and very helpful and the properties are very nice. We would stay again if back in Paris."

Carole N, United States

"Our stay in Paris was truly a memorable one - a long overdue family get together from South Africa and London. The apartment contributed to this in no small way.
The service and support that we received from the Paris Perfect team was simply outstanding - we all vouch for that.

Charles Staple, South Africa

"We loved it! Friendly and accommodating office staff.
perfect location - nice view of eiffel tower, short walk to subway and lots of great restaurants and a boulangerie around the corner. Nice space, great showers, perfect air conditioning, working kitchen and plenty of supplies. Only..."

Dina C, United States

"Our stay in the Merlot apartment was everything we hoped for and more! It was a perfect apartment for my daughter, my niece, my stepmother and myself to live a true Parisian experience. The Paris Perfect office was wonderful and the information provided to us helped us find the best restaurants,..."

Lynnette Schroeder, United States

"We had a fantastic stay! We were a family of five, with kids aged 12, 9 and 4. And the Merlot worked perfectly for us. The kids immediately fell in love with the fun sinks and the charming bedrooms. My girls even named the bird paintings in their room. My son took the pull out bed in the..."

Carrie Cotter, United States

"Excellent apartment. We booked as a group of 5 girls for a special occasion and it was so much nicer than being in separate hotel rooms. The view of the Eiffel Tower from the lounge is stunning, makes you feel really at the heart of Paris. Kitchen is small but well equipped (we didn't go to Paris..."

Emma Maillard, United Kingdom

"What a wonderful apartment. I traveled with two close friends to visit my daughter who was studying in Paris. Although I had never been to Paris, my friends were both frequent guests. We had all found the apartment to be wonderful. The location is perfect and the neighborhood was quiet and..."

Holly C, United States

"We have been to Paris at least twice a year for more than 15 years. Over that period of time, we experienced many hotels and apartments (some good and some...bad). Since we found Paris Perfect a few years ago, I can honestly say that they have the best apartment rentals in Paris.


Pierre D, Canada

"Our family of 4 stayed at the Merlot for a week in late December where we planned to welcome the New Year 2013 whilst enjoying the view of the Eiffel Tower from our apartment. The 2 bedroom apartment seemed small initially but it was compact, with lots of clever storage. We had everything we need..."

Vanessa S, Australia

"We found your website while searching for a five star hotel to stay in for our first trip to Paris with our teenage children. The stay at the Merlot apartment surpassed the stay at a five star hotel. The amenities, decor, style, and architecture of the apartment was exceptional. All three of our..."

Barb C, United States

"Paris was more beautiful than I had anticipated. We used almost every moment of the day to see the sights. Coming back to the apartment was great - much nicer than a hotel room. We loved the Eiffel Tower was so exciting to see from the balcony, especially with the extra lights at night. We..."

Barbara J. M, United States

"What a perfect apartment. The view is incredible, the space was perfect for us and we thoroughly enjoyed our time in Paris. We loved the location (three blocks to the metro, but the bus was right outside the door). We used all the information Paris Perfect provided and found it very useful. The..."

Lorrie Hutton, USA

"The Merlot was an ideal location -- quaint, very French, and had everything we needed and more. We thoroughly enjoyed our morning ritual of chocolate croissants from one of the many local patisseries with the superb coffee (espresso) Paris Perfect supplied! From every convenience (electronic and..."

Sue, USA

"The information provided was very helpful. Great location and apartment was very comfortable. We'd love to come back. Everyone we contacted including travel consultants, tour guides, etc were more than helpful and helped make our stay more enjoyable."

Karina J, USA

"The experience of renting Merlot changed the way I think about travel -- never will a hotel have the same appeal as renting such a fabulous apartment. The Merlot apartment was literally perfect -- charming, clean, comfortable, convenient, etc. In addition, Paris Perfect's service enhanced the..."

Barb Patrick, United States

"My family and I were very pleased with our apartment, it was perfect for us. Not only was it very attractive and well furnished but close to so many shops and transportation that we enjoyed. I have told many of my friends and family about our fun trip and where we stayed."

Letitia Wallace, United States

"Merlot is a pleasing,comfortable,well located apartment with an excellent view of the Eiffel Tower. The afternoon sun lights up the apartment and there is a balcony where one can sit and enjoy the sun and the activities in the park. The local Paris Perfect staff are terrific in providing guidance..."

Dennis Bunder, USA

"Fabulous apartment in a great location. Very well appointed and maintained. Wonderful views of the Bastille day fireworks from the balcony. We will definitely stay here again!"

Frederick Goetz, USA

"The Merlot apartment is beautiful. Luxurious, balcony overlooking the Tour Eiffel. Every amenity provided. The Paris Perfect staff are excellent -- friendly, accommodating, professional. We used Victor, the taxi service, to get in from CDG airport and he was wonderful: pleasant, on-time, courteous...."

Darlene Fortune, USA

"The weather was perfect and the location was awesome! Great view of the Eiffel Tower from the patio.

We really enjoyed waking in the quaint Parisian neighborhood, buying our baguettes and wine from the local store, and then sitting out on the small patio eating our bread and..."

Mark Platt, United States

"A trip of a Lifetime....This was a vacation where simply everything fell into place for the four of us. Smooth traveling, absolutely wonderful warm spring weather in Paris (all the flowers were blooming!), the amazing and beautiful sites of the City of Lights and a terrific comfortable place to..."

Eric E. Ulve, United States

"Our stay in Paris was absolutely wonderful. The city, of course, is beautiful, the people warm and friendly and the food, regardless of how simple, was fantastic. The apartment, however, made the trip. I travelled with 2 twenty year olds and we had so much fun with our down time in the apartment...."

Sally Fermaint, USA

"We really appreciated the use of the telephone as we had two emergencies at home. We were able to resolve both and continue enjoying our vacation. Thank you so much and we look forward to returning!"

Marya M

"We spent nearly 2 weeks in Paris this summer staying at Merlot for the duration of our trip. The apartment was perfect for my wife & I and our two young children. It was well located in the neighborhood and the views of the Eiffel Tower from the balcony surpassed any expectation, they were..."

Clifford Siverd, USA

"Lovely sunny apartment and great location. Had a wonderful time and will recommend Paris Perfect!"

Scott M

"We loved the Merlot apartment and its location. Your staff was friendly and we appreciated their help very much. The Merlot was so nicely decorated and perfectly well-equipped to meet our every need. We would love to stay for months! Loved the Paris Perfect guide and appreciated the great..."

Margaret S, USA

"We loved the Merlot apartment and its location. Your staff was friendly and we appreciated their help very much. The Merlot was so nicely decorated and perfectly well-equipped to meet our every need. We would love to stay for months! Loved the Paris Perfect guide and appreciated the great..."

Margaret S, USA

"This was a fabulous experience -- will highly recommend. Staff was exceptionally receptive to our needs!"

Trish C

"We loved every minute of our stay and will return and tell all our friends. The information you give is fantastic; well done! Can't fault a thing."

Bronwyn S

"We so enjoyed staying in your apartment in Paris. It made for a marvelous trip and I have already mentioned it to friends as the way to visit Paris and Parisperfect as the rental people to go with. The quality of the apartments and the attention when we needed it were indeed perfect. We are..."

Barbara, Buz & Sarah Brannen - Lincoln

"We stayed at the Merlot in mid-October ('09) and LOVED it. I can hardly wait to return to Paris. The entire vacation exceeded my expectations! The apartment is in a lovely quiet neighborhood with an incredible view of the Eiffel Tower. It is a west facing apartment so we also had wonderful..."

Alice & Michael - St Paul, Minnesota

"Renting a Paris Perfect apartment gave us the best vacation ever. Within minutes of our arrival we felt like we were in a cozy nest. The on-ground staff took excellent care of us and we can't wait to return. Since we'd been to Paris three times before we had already seen all the main sights 2-3..."

Sandy & Bill - Bellingham, WA

"This was by far our best trip to Paris. The Merlot apartment was more than we could have asked for. First of all, the staff in Paris was fantastic. Sarah from the Paris Perfect team met us at the apartment and did a very thorough job in a very polite way. It felt like staying at a friends..."

Eric & Kelly Stoneman - Libertyville IL

"Bonjour Madelyn,Philippe and everyone at!

We had a fantastic stay at your Merlot apartment in Paris. It was nice to have your greeter show us around the apartment and then have Carolyn check on us a couple days later. We appreciated the support we received from..."

Debbie Tremblay & Family - North Vancouver

"Thank you very much. We had a great time staying in Merlot – everything was wonderful. We loved having the view of the Eiffel Tower! Thank you for being so helpful. Your welcome package with all the information was very useful and helpful. We all loved the Fat Tire Bike Tour..."

Susan Calton

"I would recommend Paris Perfect to anyone! I stayed in the Merlot apartment for a week -- the views were to die for and the apartment itself was elegant yet still extremely comfortable. All a guest's needs seem to have been anticipated, and the amenities such as wireless access, a CD player and the..."

Kristin Gazlay

"Our stay in the Merlot apartment in March 2009 was a great experience. The apartment was tastefully furnished, and the location was perfect.Our view of the Eiffel Tower was memorable, and we enjoyed watching it scintillate every night. Even the weather cooperated; it was warmer and less rainy than..."

Betsy & Chris Bredrup

"If you want to experience Paris as a "local" not a tourist, but want all the comforts of home and a fabulous support staff just a phone call away, then rent a Paris Perfect apartment! We rented "Merlot" --just across from the Champs de Mar and Eiffel Tower--for a week in..."

Scott and Laurie

"I would like to thank the Paris Perfect Team for a totally enjoyable stay at your Merlot Apartment recently.
My husband and I are still dreaming of Paris and will be recommending your services to our friends and will definitely be using you again on our return to your beautiful city in the..."

Maxine Duarte

""Do you know that feeling when you get off a long flight, and you're excited, but tired, and a strange, but beautiful city is so bewitching, but for the moment all you want is a cup of tea and a chair and a moment to relax and take it all in? Well, that's how we all felt when we arrived in..."

Robin Rea-Scarborough

"We rented Merlot with our three young children for a week in August. It was a lovely apartment with everything you need when you are traveling with children- laundry, dishwasher,and equipt kitchen. We will surely go back - the views of the eiffel tower are stunning- merlot does not have a head on..."

Jennifer and Brian

"It was a pleasure staying at Merlot apartment, we felt at home. It is a very beautiful and well located neighborhood.
Philippe, Madelaine thank you again for being so nice and friendly with us, we realy enjoyed aou stay in Paris."

Elizabeth Helou

"What a wonderful week, truly Paris Perfect! Perfect accommodations. Perfect view of the Eiffel Tower and it's light show each evening. Perfect neighborhood. Merlot proved to be centrally located enabling us to use the Metro or walk to all our "must see" destinations. Loved the state of..."

H. Lynn and Patty Caldwell

""Our family of five (we have three sons ages 11, 17 and 20) just returned from a one-week stay in the wonderful Merlot apartment. It was a first trip to Paris, and your apartment made it even more special. We loved the furnishings, the special touches like the gift basket and DVDs to use, that..."

Linda and Len Simon

"My wife and I stayed in your lovely Merlot apartment in mid-May, 2004 -- celebrating our 25th. Our special treat was having our daughter join us -- who, at the time, was studying in Europe. So -- the accomodations were just perfect; Jenni had her own room and privacy while my wife and I shared the..."

Richard and Carol Stoff

"We stayed at the Merlot apartment in late March and completely fell in love. We couldn't tell what we loved more - Paris or the apartment! It was a true fairy tale experience. The view from the apartment (from living room and bedroom) is indescribable. When friends look at my pictures from the..."

Faith and Sandor

""ParisPerfect" is a most fitting name for the week we spent last December in your Merlot apartment. From our communication prior to the trip to Madelyn's helping me find a large street map of Paris after we returned home, everything was exactly as you promised.
The apartment seemed..."

Dawn M.

"Philippe and Madelyn:

Staying in the Merlot and then the Chardonnay made our trip one to remember! All the amenities of home, but in Paris, what more could one ask? Thank you for providing easy to follow instructions for getting to and from the apartments and surrounding area - made..."

Sarah Coddington

Left bank, heart of the 7th arrondissement, unquestionably one of the best locations in Paris. The apartment is surrounded by cafés, shops, restaurants, and open markets; the neighborhood retains its original village feel.

Views from the Apartment

  • View of the Eiffel Tower to the right, with the gardens of the Champ de Mars Park directly ahead.

In the Neighborhood

  • Three large open markets in the neighborhood: Pont de l’Alma, Rue de Grenelle and Ave. de Saxe. The famous Rue Cler is three blocks away.
  • Champ de Mars Park (1 min walk): Stroll, jog, bicycle or play in one of the playgrounds, throw some hoops, go to the puppet theater or just sit and enjoy Parisian life and the beautiful gardens.
  • Eiffel Tower (6 min walk)
  • Seine River (6 min walk): A stone's throw to the romantic Seine river, where you can bicycle or stroll along at sunset.
  • Boat Tours (6 min walk): Bateaux Mouches, Batobus and Bateaux Parisiens boat tours.
  • Ecole Militaire (6 min walk): Napoléon attended military school here and the buildings still show signs of gunfire from the French Revolution in 1789.
  • Paris Bike, Segway and Walking Tours (7 min walk)
  • Musee Branly (8 min walk): Award-winning Museum of Ethnic Arts.
  • Paris Sewer Tour (8 min walk): Fascinating tour of limestone arches and caverns with street signs that traverse all of Paris . The Phantom of the Opera was inspired by these underground streets.
  • Open Markets (10 min walk): Pont de l'Alma is a ten minute walk and has the largest open market in Paris every Saturday morning. Rue Cler is five blocks away and is among the best and most famous shopping streets for food in Paris.
  • Invalides, Napoleon's tomb (10 min walk): Napoleon's tomb rests under its golden dome.
  • Musee de l'Armee (10 min walk): One of the world's finest collections of arms, medieval armor and uniforms
  • High Fashion (13 min walk): Cross the river to the Grand Couturiers on Avenue Montaigne. All the big names - from Chanel, Dior, Dolce, Givenchy, Valentino, Jimmy Choo to the outrageous Jean-Paul Gaultier and more
  • Four Seasons Hotel, Plaza Athenee (13 min walk): Enjoy tea or 3 star dining. Plaza Athenee is famous for being the venue where the final episode of 'Sex and the City' was filmed.
  • Trocadero, Museum of Mankind (15 min walk)
  • Rodin Museum (15 min walk): Picnic in the gardens among the sculptures
  • Rue du Commerce (18 min walk): A true Parisian shopping street with trendy boutiques, food stores, bistros and the Monoprix department store, like a French Target - good quality and great prices!
  • Grand Palais and Petit Palais, Palais Chaillot (20 min walk): Expositions throughout the year
  • Champs Elysées, Arc de Triomphe (25 min walk)
  • Musee d'Orsay (25 min walk): Walk along the river or go direct via RER.
  • Place de la Concorde, Madeline: (25 min walk): Walk along the beautiful river or direct by bus or metro
  • Bon Marche, Rue du Bac (25 min walk): Famous shopping area.
  • Louvres (35 min walk): Walk along the Seine or direct bus/metro
  • Department Stores: Direct metro and bus to Galeries Lafayette and Printemps Department Stores.
  • We think you will love staying in our Paris apartment! We leave several Paris guidebooks and other information on the neighborhood for you to peruse during your stay.

Public Transport in the Area

  • Metro: Ecole Militaire métro (4 min walk)
  • Pont de l'Alma RER (7 min walk): takes you directly to Invalides, Notre Dame and more.
  • Bus: Catch the 42, 69 and 87 at the main bus stop at avenue Joseph Bouvard (across the street). There are also other stops along rue Saint Dominique and avenue de la Bourdonnais.
Merlot Paris Apartment Floorplan
Paris Apartment with Eiffel Tower View

Enjoy champagne and a stunning view of the Eiffel Tower

Paris Apartment

Enjoy breakfast on the balcony of your Eiffel Tower rental

Paris Apartment

Sunlight streams through the French doors in the living room

Paris apartment

Luxurious living room of our Paris apartment

Paris Apartment with Sofa Bed

White empire sofa bed with trundle

Antique commode and mirror

Beautiful antique commode sits between the two French doors

Dining Area of our Paris apartment

Dining table expands to seat six people for dinner

Dining Table Merlot Apartment

Enjoy dining at home with fresh food from the markets

Paris Apartment - Merlot

Corridor facing towards the kitchen of our Paris apartment

Self-contained Paris Apartment

Newly remodeled kitchen of our Paris apartment

Fully-equipped Paris Apartment Kitchen

Quiry decor in the kitchen of our Paris apartment rental

Espresso Machine in Paris Apartment Rental

You'll love having your own espresso machine!

One Bedroom Paris Apartment - Merlot

Romantic master bedroom of our Merlot Paris apartment

Master Bedroom - Merlot Paris Apartment

French windows in the bedroom let in plenty of natural light


Beautiful drapes above the bed in the master bedroom


Luxury pillows and bedding used in our Merlot rental

Console table

Console table with elegant antique mirror

Haussmanian Buildings Paris

View of Haussmanian buildings from the bedroom

Bedroom 2

Corridor leading towards the country-style second bedroom

Two Bedroom Paris apartment

Bedroom 2 overlooks the courtyard and has two twin beds

Pretty floral bedspreads in the second bedroom

Compact bedroom with two single beds and cupboard

Master Bathroom of our Paris apartment

Main bathroom with bathtub-shower and antique stone basins

Bathtub - Merlot Paris Apartment

Frieze of a mythical fish decorates the wall above the bath

Two Bathroom Paris Apartment

Second bathroom with full-sized shower, toilet and sink

Champ de Mars

You'll love being close to the famous Champ de Mars park

Seine River

Stroll along the Seine at sunset

Go-Karts near the Eiffel Tower

Take the kids for a spin near the Eiffel Tower!

Flower Market Paris

Decorate your apartment with fresh flowers from the markets

Ecole Militaire and Eiffel Tower

Short walk to Napoleon's military school, Ecole Militaire

French Pastries

Pastries are a passion in Paris!

Louis Vuitton Store

Cross the river to the Grand Couturiers in the 8th

Champ de Mars Carousel

Little ones will love the Champ de Mars playgrounds