Your host will treat you as one of the family, but this means that you will need to fit in with their family routine, which may be different to what you are used to. Your host is designed to help you settle into their home. However, is there is anything that you do not understand or are unhappy about, please do not be afraid to ask your host or France Accommodation & Culture. Misunderstandings can sometimes occur because of language difficulties and it’s better to sort out any worries at the beginning.


  • To provide a welcoming and comfortable environment and ensure your welfare is always considered.
  • To help you understand Paris Transport and how to travel.
  • To provide a clean room and good quality living conditions.
  • To allow access to communal areas dipending of the lay out of the flat, the family life, and their flexibility. All families have their own code of conduct.
  • To provide an internet connexion.
  • To provide one laundry service per week – if more than 2 students on place, the family might ask you to use the closest launderette.
  • To provide a door key.
  • To provide the “meal plan” (Breakfast and dinner ) in accordance with the booking. Breakfast is a french breakfast consisting of: Fruit Juice, Tea or Coffee, Toast with butter/jam or Croissants or similar, cereal with milk . until 10AM.
  • To provide linen changed every two weeks and towels changed once a week.
  • To respect your food restrictions.
  • To clean your room once a week but it’s your responsability to keep it tidy.


  • A courtesy call or email from you a few days before your arrival to advise the family of your arrival time in Paris. It’s important to inform them so they can be home to welcome you.
  • Respect for the family home and any rules the family may have, especially the meal schedule. No dinner will be served after 9 PM.
  • Be very careful with the flat’s key , not to loose it , it is your responsibility and you will have to replace it , it is very expensive.
  • Keeping the family informed if you are going to be late home.
  • Respectful behaviour – adaption- discretion for a good cohabitation.
  • Ask the host permission to invite guest. You are not entitled to use the room to accommodate anyone other than yoursell.


For the option Bed & Breakfast
Self served Breakfast supplied by your host.
Evening limited access to the kitchen .
Light cooking.
No access to the kitchen during the day

For the options B&B + 3 or 5 dinners
Self served Breakfast supplied by your host.
Evening meal prepared by and shared with the host.
Any meals not shared with your host is not refundable.
No access to the kitchen during the day.

For the option Room Only
The kitchen access is limited. It is usually an arrangement with your host for the use of the kitchen and the hours decided for your meals.
The use of the kitchen is only for light cooking and heating dishes with micro waves.
The use of the oven is an arrangement with the family.
No stockage of food in your room .

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