About the area:
The traditional second-hand book dealers outside the Apart'hotel are a good introduction to the charm and ambience of this city of Romance.
The Apart'hotel is also within easy reach of the Institut de France and the Passerelle des Arts which leads to the Louvre, the entire Saint-Michel is open to you here - its maze of quaint little streets, numerous restaurants and chic boutiques will surely charm you.
Saint-Germain, the Sainte-Chapelle and Notre-Dame are all close by. And should you feel like escaping the city, the nearby Place Dauphine or the Vert-Galant gardens on the Ile de la Cité will give you peace and quiet.