pied-À-terres parisiens

Pad-à-Terre PARIS SINCE 1999

marais • louvre • saint-germain


Welcome to Pad à Terre Paris Apartment Rental

'Pad à Terre' Paris vacation apartments was founded in 1999 as an alternative to 4-5-star Paris hotels for a discerning clientele seeking more space for less without compromising their usual standards of comfort. Our unique offer, consistent commitment to professional business practice standards and service, strict adherence to market regulations ensure us a niche position in the high-end segment of a 'mass' Paris vacation rental sector

Pad-à-Terre, December 2015

"We all thank you for a wonderful Christmas vacation in Paris and look forward to using one of your Paris vacation rentals again."

Winslow Uebel (family of 6), Los Angeles, USA

We are unique

Pad à Terre offers the advantages of renting from private owners underpinned by the service and standards of a professional company

History (est. 1999)

History (est. 1999)

Pad à Terre is a registered French company dedicated to vacation rentals since 1999. We don't do this on the side and offer the standard of accommodation and service you should expect only from a professional business

Pad A Terre is not an agency

Pad A Terre is not an agency

We privately own all apartments. This makes us highly streamlined from a cost perspective. We don't rely on commission that you pay

Boutique vacation rental apartments

Boutique vacation rental apartments

Apartments designed by an architect for the vacation rental market. Only in the best areas of town. We offer 4 - 5 star boutique hotel accommodation at a fraction of the price

Hotel standard hospitality

Hotel standard hospitality

We embrace hotel standards of welcoming you as a guest and looking after you. Professional cleaning. Top quality bed and bath linens. You'll be met at your apartment by a trained and professional agent

Excellent service

Excellent service

Our unique Pad About Town live feed offers you the insider knowledge to totally immerses you in your Paris experience. Everyone offers you a flat to help you 'live like a local'. We take things one step further

We are authorised to rent

We are authorised to rent

All properties have a Paris Town Hall authorisation for vacation rentals. Most in the market do not

Pad-à-Terre, September 2016

"The apartment was everything we hoped for from our Paris holiday. It was clean, very well appointed and in a great location."

Laurie Dunbar (family of 6), Montreal, Canada

'Live Like A Local' ....responsibly & respectfully

The slogan has become a frustrating and dangerous cliché. Our ethos is one of sustainable 'culture'. We are committed to sustaining local culture without allowing tourism to overrun it. We encourage you to seek genuine engagement in Paris rather than commoditised “experiences”

Fashion shoot Pont des Arts

Café society..

'Drout' art auction

Wine tasting at a 'caviste'

'Pop-up' roof terrace bar

Bistrot parisien

Un vrai 'steak frites'


Louvre, August 2018

"Paris was absolutely wonderful. Thank you once again James for letting us feel like Parisians for a couple of weeks!"

Laura Burdett (family of 5), Georgia, USA


A unique live feed of information, a cutting edge local perspective - food, shopping, culture. We are dedicated to keeping you up to date on what's 'hot' and what is not.

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Louvre, April 2015

"The apartment was spotlessly clean, so well equipped and central for all Paris sites."

Mary West (family of 5), Seattle, USA