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Notice to fans of the most famous English wizard: this apartment is for you. In the heart of the 15e arrondissement of Paris, very close to the rue de la Convention, Laurent, in his thirties from Andres, has invested in the renovation of an old boutique transformed into a bed and breakfast on the theme of Harry Potter. “My idea was to offer accommodation on a Scandinavian theme first, then confinement when I arrived, I rethought my project to orient it towards the unusual. This fan of the JK Rowling series turned to the novels of the American-British author to make his wish come true. After refurbishing the 20m2 apartment accommodating two beds, the Andresian has meticulously refined the decoration. “I took care of it personally in order to accurately transcribe the sets of the film. «
Brick of Hogwarts, platform 9? …
For this, the sales manager spent four months, his days off and several nights in search of wallpapers and decorative objects similar to the universe of Harry Potter. “I ordered 350 references all over the world in order to offer an apartment different from what can already be found on the market. In Paris, he is also the only Harry Potter host.
“I put myself in the shoes of a passionate by wondering what he would wait for to be truly transported into this universe. The goal is for the person to spend a moment out of time, transported to a world that excites them. «
For that, Laurent opted for a part of Hogwarts Castle for the sleeping area and a part of Quai 9? for the kitchen and fireplace side. Brick wallpaper, magic potion, pennants, flying keys hanging from the ceiling, false bookcase housing a dressing room, boxes of old books, bronze furniture, aged wood furniture, some made to measure, terracotta plates, old paintings and other surprises in unusual places lead you straight into the world of the famous wizard.
« I also cut out a suitcase that I fixed on a cart and created an optical effect as if it was going into the wall in reference to the beginning of the first volume when Harry Potter goes through the wall of platform 9? » from London King’s Cross station to arrive at Hogwarts Castle, ”explains Laurent, who received the help of his family to carry out the decoration work.
Felix Felicis will stay there
Acquired in January 2020, the apartment stamped Harry Potter Themed studio in Paris! has been rented on the Airbnb and Booking Internet platforms since the beginning of September, for an average of € 110 per night. Located about ten minutes walk from metro line 13 (Porte de Vanves and Plaisance stations) and a stone’s throw from Montparnasse train station, the apartment also allows you to reach the emblematic cultural places of the capital such as the Eiffel Tower , the Hôtel des Invalides or the Panthéon. The bed and breakfast was ranked in the top 10 of the best places to blend into the Harry Potter universe by the Topito site and caught the attention of Felix Felicis, French influencer on Instagram and unconditional Harry Potter fan, who plans to stay there by the end of the year.
Practice: info. : www.airbnb.fr/rooms/52003525?source_ impression_id = p3_1631517621_ QIxuJEM0xsYKlTVK & guests = 1 & adults = 1
Instagram: Harry Potter Themed In Paris!
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