The apartment is is a beautiful old building, with a great location in the 6th arr. The street, rue des Grands Augustines, is narrow, cobblestoned, and very romantic. It is right in the heart of the Left Bank, and the location of some excellent restaurants. The building is entered with a code through tall wooden doors, then an iron gate unlocked with a key leads to a lovely well kept litttle courtyard. The circular stairs were a bit steep up to the third (American) floor, and might not be good for anyone with mobility or fitness issues. The apartment itself was unlocked with another key, and we were given two sets of keys. The manager M. Carlos and his assistants were very cooperative and check in and out were prompt and easy. The security deposit was accepted in a US$ cashiers check, and returned upon check out.
The apartment was just as it looked in the pictures. Our family of four, a couple and two young adult daughters, had plenty of space and never felt cramped... more