One of the most desirable areas of the French capital, the area around La Maison de la Radio is Paris’ famous hub for culture and art. The building, which is located in the Raynouard - Ranelagh district, in the 16th arrondissement, is the headquarters of Radio France.
The venue is a performing space for music, theatre, comedy and live events, and other radio broadcasting from the network. It is also home to workshops, exhibitions and commercial performances, enjoyed by Parisians and visitors alike.
Since the 1960s, the Maison de la Radio has been an iconic landmark. Nestled on the bank of the Seine and in view of the Eiffel Tower, the building and its surrounding area are among the most desirable destinations in the city, and a great place to stay as a visitor.
There are lots of things to do nearby, including picturesque river walks, the landmark bridge Pont de Bir-Hakeim, theatres, restaurants, bars, and the beautiful the Palais de Chaillot and gardens, and the Eiffel tower itself which is just a short 14-minute metro journey away. The area has plenty of underground and coach stations, making it one of the most connected parts of the city.
To make booking your stay near the Maison de la Radio that little bit easier, we’ve compiled a list of the best apartments and houses in the area.
Luxury Apartments For One or Two People
For couples or other groups of two, you want somewhere compact but comfortable. Here are two of best apartments in the Maison de la Radio area for two people.
Nestled in the residential district of Auteuil - Passy, Les Planches is as private as it is gorgeous - perfect for groups of two looking to have an authentic Parisian experience.
Enjoy rooftop views of the Eiffel Tower from this charming two-bedroom rooftop apartment. With a choice of terraces, this is the perfect spot to relax, unwind and enjoy the splendour of the Parisian skyline. The open-plan kitchen and living area features uber modern design with a creative touch, including a piano and modern art. There is a super king bed and a separate single bedroom.
There is a bus stop and three metro stations within 10 minutes’ walk away and taxis are readily available. Enjoy a busy day in the city and come home to a peace and quiet in this gem of an apartment. Prices start at £223 per night.
This Auteil-Passy one-bedroom flat is nestled between the Eiffel Tower and the Champs-Élysées and embodies the chic freshness that is characteristic of French design.
Sink into crisps, white bedsheets and enjoy the minimalist but comfortable living space and modern bathroom. There’s also a cosy reading snug where you can enjoy one of the books from the library. Explore the gorgeous surrounding neighbourhood, where you can pick up a coffee and pastry among the locals at Carette or enjoy a leisurely lunch with breath-taking views at Monsieur Bleu or Café de l’Homme.
The Perfect Space for Three or Four People
Here are two fabulous properties that sleep four, for larger groups or families visiting the Maison de la Radio district.
The Ranelagh is a two-bedroom apartment in the quiet Auteil-Passy district of Paris. The elegantly designed interior balances Parisian chic with simple comfort. Bare floorboards are painted white, and there are lots of artistic touches and house plants to make it the perfect place for those seeking a comfortable and homely stay in the capital.
The balcony is perfect for enjoying a sunlit lunch or whiling away the hours with a good book. Nearby, you have everything on the Rue de Passy and beyond to enjoy your stay. Relax in the beautifully manicured Ranelagh gardens, pick up some divinely fresh groceries at the Passy market and have brunch at La Gare.
Located in the Arc de Triomphe - Champs-Élysées neighbourhood, this one-of-a-kind four guest apartment combines classic Parisian style with luxurious comfort. For groups looking for a private and relaxed Paris experience, this is the ideal choice. Nearby you can take a stroll in the gloriously green Bois de Boulogne, or picnic in one of the district’s many parks.
Enjoy the nearby shops such as Lenôtre, where you can buy some of the finest gastronomic takeaway food in Paris. Have brunch at the beautiful, laid back restaurant MÔM, or embrace your cultural side with a visit to the Galliera Museum.
Apartments for 4 or More near the Maison de la Radio
For groups or families over four people, it’s important to find accommodation with enough space and amenities to suit everyone. Here are two of the finest properties that sleep four or more guests.
This breath-taking home has three bedrooms - each with their own bathroom and sleeps six people in exquisite comfort. The chic interior design features cool grey and blue tones, and all the furniture has been handpicked to be as comfortable and homely as it is stylish.
The balcony has stunning views of the Eiffel Tower and is the perfect spot to enjoy an aperitif and soak up some French sunshine. Nearby you’ll find award-winning eateries such as Cool, Aux Trois Nagas and the Rotonde, a 19th Century restaurant that serves the finest authentic French cuisine.
For groups of up to 8 guests, this gorgeous townhouse is tucked away in the desirable 16th arrondissement and has everything you need for a thoroughly decadent Paris experience. Inside, the breath-taking architecture features a sweeping open stairwell and original 19th Century ceiling.
The sprawling house features a large dining area, kids’ playroom, enormous bathroom, a gorgeous blue-earthenware kitchen and your own private garden with a BBQ.
Just 1 minute away from the Jasmin metro station, this exclusive property is one of the most desirable places for large groups and families looking for a taste of the finest Paris has to offer.
Wherever you choose to stay, we hope your visit to the Maison de la Radio area of Paris is a pleasant one. With so much to see and do in the capital, you’ll probably want to book a swift return as soon as you’re back home!