In the very center of Paris (2nd arr.) : one flight up from ground floor, in a 17th century building, the apartment is in the garment district, just a three-minute walk from the hip, lively, and 'local' Montorgueil pedestrian area, with its great choice of restaurants, shops, bars, and open air fruit & vegetable markets.
The Garnier Opera House, Galeries Lafayette and Printemps department stores are a five-minute walk ; the Louvre, ten. Métro stops Strasbourg-St Denis and Bonne Nouvelle: 1min.
A three-minute walk from the rue Montorgueil, famous among the 20-to-35 year old crowd, for its sidewalk cafés, restaurants, bars, pastry shops, and vegetable stands. Real locals mix with travelers.
Two Metro (subway) stops, on different lines, just a one-minute walk from the apartment, will get you everywhere in Paris. One stop is M* Strasbourg-St.Denis, the other is M* Grands Boulevards.