Spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with THE VIEW (garages possible)
Just steps away from where the Maid of Orleans crowned Charles VII, and tended by Helen Patton-- honorary citizen of Reims and granddaughter of the city's liberator Gen. George S. Patton, Jr., you can’t get much closer than this to the Reims Cathedral. Begin your day with pain au chocolat and a petit café, while gazing up from a main window to watch the morning sun bring the towers of Notre Dame de Reims into full glory. This roomy 2 bedroom apartment complete with a magnificent fireplace and a good quality electric piano and steel guitar. The apt. is less than a minute’s walk from the gargoyles and smiling angels with every modern convenience nearby: A lively city centre, Office of Tourism, banks, bakeries and grocery stores, cinemas, opera, restaurants and museums, fitness centre and river walk, tram, train and taxis, galleries and shopping arcades, and of course, miles of champagne caves below! Located on the first floor, the newly furbished apartment has high ceilings and vintage touches. A combination of tradition, elegance and casual family style. There are two master bedrooms. One bed can be separated. A bath with shower with a separate toilet. An additional shower and toilet ensuite. The spacious living room sofa can be transformed into a double bed so that six persons can reside together comfortably with room to spare.
Parking required 10 Euro surcharge per night which is less than any parking you'll find elsewhere and your our garage is totally secure and right beneath the apt.
The large eat-in kitchen is fully equipped. A special culinary experience can be scheduled and prepared for you and up to 12 guests by a master chef who will prepare local dishes. Helen Patton’s goal is to give you the feeling of being surrounded by history and family so you will say adieu but not goodbye knowing you’ll always have a home in Reims.
Day tours with a driver can also be arranged with enough advanced notice. Specialty WW1 and 2 History.
Amenities: Garage in same building, wifi, TV & DVD player. Washer and Dryer, Dishwasher, Hairdryer, house-keeping service during your stay can be arranged for an additional charge.
Price: 200 Euro per night. (deposit required) minimum 2 night stay. cancellation up to 24 hours with a penalty charge of 200 Euro.
Helen Patton (Curator)
speaks English, French, and German
Member since: 2015
Top Traveller Review
About the Owner
I have enjoyed my second home at the Reims for three years, and would love to share the experience with you. Actress, Singer, Producer, and Philanthropist, my life is dedicated to history and celebration of cultural exchange. The apt. is called the "La Voie Vivante" and part of my PATTON HOUSE series which includes Normandy and Sweden. Veterans, active duty, and first responders are given special rates. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Patton Alliance. www.patton-trust.org. and such organizations as The Gary Sinise Foundation and I Was There Film Workshops, and Final Salute.
4.9 based on 16 holidaymaker reviews
We are so happy that we chose to stay at this property in Reims. First of all, the owner, Ms. Patton, was very accommodating and kind. We had a little difficulty navigating through Reims, so one of the caretakers helped guide us on his motorbike. Upon arrival, we were immediately impressed by the beautifully appointed apartment, which was luxurious ( robes, comfortable bedding, a kitchen I would love to have in my own home) and spotlessly clean. We didn't immediately get the connection, but later we understood why the apartment was full of amazing memoriiabilia of General Patton, which was exciting since we had just arrived from Normandy. Another outstanding feature of the property was thart It was located right next door to the cathedral, so each night we were able to sit in the kitchen and watch the cathedral light show out the window. It was truly amazing to see. This property was absolutely perfect in every way and it truly enhanced our wonderful time in Reims.
Unique apartment near Reims Cathedral.
We loved staying in Helen's apartment so close to the beautiful cathedral, only a few minutes walk away. We felt completely comfortable, and the facilities were excellent. One needs to take considerable time to take in just some of the amazing WW2 military history that is assembled in this lovely home. In making arrangements for the visit Helen was so responsive and though sadly we didn't get to meet her, was a wonderful host. We would love to go back.
The location is remarkable, the accommodations are beyond expectation and the hospitality unbelievable. We really felt like residents of Reims while staying there and were lucky enough to be shown many historic and little known treasures of the region. We are already planning our next trip to Reims. Helen is the quintessential hostess.
Lovely appartment next to the cathedral
We had a great time in Reims. Helen's apartment was large and comfortable; located near the extraordinary cathedral and an easy walk to the town centre.
Perfect place for your Reims visit
It was a wonderful apartment and experience. Very clean, very central, full of history. Thanks to this apartment, we felt like belonging to the neighbourhood and not just be part of a hotel. This "base camp' was perfect place to visit Reims and its surroundings. We'll be back.
Luxury living at it's best
Helen and her staff are wonderful hosts. The apartment is spacious, very clean and well appointed. The quality of the towels and bedding were especially appreciated.
My husband and I celebrated the Easter weekend by cooking dinner for twelve. Helen ensured that there was plenty of dishes and other items necessary for such an affair. Our guests raved about the apartment and we agreed on every point.
The location is perfect for sight seeing with the market, cathedral and shops all within arms reach. A sincere thank you for a wonderful few days!
From the Owner
“Why this property? Because it is situated right where you need to be to know you are in Reims! I have tried to give the place a personal touch and would love to welcome you personally if I can. Why spend the same money for a generic hotel when you can have the run of this gorgeous flat renovated to accommodate honeymooners, business travellers, artists, and families.”
Activity and Interests
You are meters away from all conveniences and a 5 min walk to the tram which reaches all areas and train stations. Reims Opera and arthouse cinema, Musee Beaux Arts, Gallery Lafayette, Zara etc.. . Nail and Hair salons, fitness and pool also nearby. And Euro Disney is easy to get to for a day trip!
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event Price|
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Additional pricing information
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£89|
|housekeeping||£84 + Tax|
IF YOU WISH TO RENT THE APT FOR A ONE DAY EVENT, THE PRICE IS 320 including tax.
Manager's Cancellation Policy
- Available arrival
From the Owner
“Location and convenience is everything! Patton Champagne will be waiting for you when you arrive!”
- Tourist Attractions
- Fitness Room / Equipment ...
- Garage ...
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided ...
- Living Room ...
- Towels Provided
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Refrigerator ...
- Dining ...
- Dining Room
- DVD Player
- Video Library ...
- Events Allowed
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- wheelchair inaccessible
- city centre
- live theatre
- winery tours
- scenic drives
- sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses
- fitness centre
- laundrette - serviced
- massage therapist
- medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities
- 140 m²
- Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
- Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
- Bathroom 3 - Toilet
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, twins become an extra double bed
- Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
- This vintage building is stone and therefore cooler than most, however there is no central air-conditioning. Fans and cooling devices have been placed throughout for your comfort especially during the recent heat-wave in France.
- 1 bicycles
- When I know your needs and wishes I can be prepared to grant them. Chauffeur and Chef can be arranged with advanced notice.