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Long-term & Short-term stays

Artists, students, researchers, as well as those with an interest in Irish culture… there are many ways of enjoying CCI’s vibrant and creative resident community. Set in the heart of the Parisian Latin Quarter, close to Notre-Dame, the Pantheon and the Sorbonne, the Centre offers unusual and prestigious surroundings for short- and long-term stays as well as artist residencies.

Artists, students, researchers, as well as those with an interest in Irish culture… there are many ways of enjoying CCI’s vibrant and creative resident community. Set in the heart of the Parisian Latin Quarter, close to Notre-Dame, the Pantheon and the Sorbonne, the Centre offers unusual and prestigious surroundings for short- and long-term stays as well as artist residencies.

Short-term stays

The Centre Culturel Irlandais offers short-term accommodation to both Irish residents and visitors with an interest in Irish culture.

Summer accommodation


CCI also opens its doors to international students, teachers and visitors, from May to September and is within walking distance of many French-language summer schools.

Long-term accommodation

Irish students, artists, cultural and educational professionals, individuals working on Paris-related projects… these are some of the people who live for up to a year at the CCI giving it a special feeling of community.

Artist residencies

Every year, in the month of November, CCI calls for applications by Irish artists and artists based in Ireland for one to three month residencies

Rooms 


All rooms at the Centre Culturel Irlandais are ensuite. They are furnished with a bed, a desk, a desk-lamp, a wardrobe and shelf space. They are equipped with a safety deposit box, direct-dial telephone and broadband internet access: internet connection with Ethernet cable, you may need an adaptor RJ45 to USB if your computer has no Ethernet port. For Mac users please use Apple adaptor only. Wifi is only available in Salon des Résidents. Bed-linen and towels are provided and rooms are cleaned once a week.

The Salon des Résidents has free Wi-Fi access, a television, a DVD player, a video projector and shelves of books which are at the disposal of residents. Access to the residential areas of the building is strictly limited and visits to residents are presently not permitted. Please note that the Centre Culturel Irlandais closes between Christmas and the New Year; precise dates will be given in advance no later than the 1st of November. Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the building.

  • 24h access, 7 days a week

  • A lift to all floors

  • Kitchen facilities: each of the three floors has a kitchen open from 6am to 11pm with allocated fridge and cupboard space
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A laundry room with washing, drying and ironing facilities
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  • Payment: Visa, Mastercard, (French cheques) and cash
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Médiathèque membership: free of charge for residents of the Centre Culturel Irlandais; gives access to neighbouring libraries

The Centre Culturel Irlandais is staffed from 9am to 7pm Monday to Friday and from 9am to 1pm on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. Outside of these times a security guard is on duty 24/24, so it is possible to arrive at any time.

The Centre Culturel Irlandais is easily accessible by public transport and connects directly with Orly and Roissy (Charles de Gaulle) airports as well as the Gare du Nord. It is located close to the RER (suburban train) station Luxembourg on line B and also near the Metro stops Cardinal Lemoine (line 10) and Place Monge (line 7).

The CCI is situated in one of the oldest neighbourhoods of Paris, the Quartier Latin, so called because of the establishment of the University of Paris and other Colleges there as from the Middle Ages. A short distance from the Panthéon and the Jardin du Luxembourg, CCI’s rue des Irlandais is very near the lively rue Mouffetard with its restaurants and small shops and not far from the Hammam at the Paris Mosque, the Jardin des Plantes and even Notre Dame Cathedral. For those who enjoy sporting activities, there is even a municipal swimming pool two roads away.

A special partnership has been established with the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) to allow our residents access to their prestigious library, and canteen, for the duration of their stay at the CCI. The ENS (two mins walk away) is one of the most prestigious universities in France whose famous alumni include Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and the philosopher Michel Foucault. Samuel Beckett taught English there at the end of the 1920s.

The Sainte-Geneviève Library is an interuniversity public library also located just a couple of minutes away. CCI residents can get a “carte rose” (pink pass), valid for 24 months which allows them priority access to the library and other advantages.

For further details, see Partnerships with neighbouring libraries.

Short-term stays

The Centre Culturel Irlandais offers short-term accommodation to both Irish residents and visitors with an interest in Irish culture. The Centre is easily accessible by public transport and connects directly with Orly and Roissy (Charles de Gaulle) airports as well as the Gare du Nord. Rooms are subject to availability and there is a minimum stay of two nights.

Summer accommodation


The Centre Culturel Irlandais also opens its doors to international students, teachers and visitors, from May to September. Within walking distance of the Sorbonne, the Institut Catholique and other French-language summer schools, the Centre is an ideal base from which to explore Paris and improve one's knowledge of French and Irish culture.

  1. To abide by all fire, safety, hygiene, security and other regulations of the CCI. You are obliged to read the security notices that outline the formal security provisions for the CCI, which are located in common areas, the stairwells and ground floor.
  2. To keep bedrooms locked and to keep room-access cards with them at all times.
The lending of room-access cards to other residents or non-residents is not permitted. Management cannot be held responsible for theft or damage to personal belongings. Loss of access cards should be reported to management immediately. Cards will be replaced at the resident’s expense.
  3. Not to use cooking utensils in bedrooms. Cooking is only permitted in the designated kitchen areas on the 2nd & 3rd floors between 6 am – 11 pm. The alarm system is very sensitive. Food should not be left cooking unsupervised; in case of smoke you may set off the alarm.
  4. Not to smoke on the premises; the CCI is a non-smoking building.
  5. Not to keep a dog, cat or any other animal in their room.
  6. Not to store, keep, or use drugs or unlawful substances or materials in the rooms or elsewhere on the premises.
  7. It is forbidden to lean on or over windows or on stair rails, or to access in any way the awnings around the outside courtyard gallery in any circumstances. Residents are asked not to place objects on exterior window ledges or to hang clothing from windows.
  8. No luggage or any other object should be placed in the corridors or in the stairwells.
  9. Not to interfere with or overload electrical appliances in the rooms. The use of gas stoves is strictly forbidden. The following appliances may be used in bedrooms: hi-fi, telephone, computer, hair dryers, irons and kettles.
  10. Residents can use the laundry facilities provided on the 2nd floor between the hours of 6.00 am – midnight daily. They are expected to supervise their laundry. The washing of clothes is confined to this area only.
    In the interests of health and safety, the management reserves the right to enter residents’ rooms at any time, subject to reasonable notice being given to residents except in case of clear emergency.
  11. No children under the age of eighteen are accepted at the CCI.


Room rates for short-term stays and summer accomodation

From 01/08/21 to 31/08/22

Single 10 / 13 m2 - 88 €

Single 14 / 19 m2 - 93 €

Double 17 / 20 m2 - 130 €

Double 21 m2 - 130 €

Study + room 17 m2 - 104 €

Study + room 31 m2 - 114 €

Single 10 / 13 m2 - 497 €

Single 14 / 19 m2 - 523 €

Double 17 / 20 m2 - 620 €

Double 21 m2 - 630 €

Study + room 17 m2 - 559 €

Study + room 31 m2 - 652 €

Single 10 / 13 m2 - 671 €

Single 14 / 19 m2 - 707 €

Double 17 / 20 m2 - 830 €

Double 21 m2 - 841 €

Study + room 17 m2 - 759 €

Study + room 31 m2 - 871 €

Single 10 / 13 m2 - 887 €

Single 14 / 19 m2 - 938 €

Double 17 / 20 m2 - 1,092 €

Double 21 m2 - 1,112 €

Study + room 17 m2 - 994 €

Study + room 31 m2 - 1,128 €

Long-term accommodation

Irish students, artists, cultural and educational professionals, individuals working on a project directly related to Paris… these are some of the people who live for up to a year at the CCI giving it a special feeling of community. Given the limited number of rooms, there are conditions for eligibility. Please check these before submitting an application.

Guidelines for long-term accommodation

  • Irish nationality or resident in Ireland.
  • Established professional artists of any discipline who are undertaking a specific piece of work.
  • Artists who are performing or exhibiting work in Paris or in France.
  • Artists/Arts Producers who are researching/establishing connections with French cultural institutions and/or artists.
  • Artists who have been invited by the Director to take up a residency in the Centre Culturel Irlandais.
  • Irish students who have enrolled in a recognised third-level educational institution, in Paris or its regions.
  • Students who are registered in full-time courses in a third-level educational institution in Ireland and who are staying in Paris to further their studies.
  • Student trainees with an offer of work experience in Paris or its region. Clear evidence that this work is related to their academic pursuits.
  • Secondary school teachers of French.
  • Professionals engaged in academic research.

  1. All applications must contain a completed application form, a non-refundable administration fee of €45 and supporting documentation (including names of two referees).
  2. In the case of artists who wish to apply, a completed application form must specify artistic achievements to date: e.g. publications, articles, slides, reviews or any other material that might assist the sub-committee.
  3. Minimum age for residents is 18 years.
  4. Maximum stay is one calendar year.
  5. Minimum stay is 9 weeks.
  6. Room rates vary according to size and duration of stay.
  7. Deposit of 1 month's rent in advance, refundable within 6 weeks of departure.
  8. You are advised to apply at least 3 months in advance and by 31 May for the following academic year.
  9. Priority will be given to applicants for medium- to long-term stays (i.e. 3 - 12 months).
  10. The Centre Culturel Irlandais is closed between Christmas and the New Year.


Long-term room rates

01/08/21 to 31/08/22

Single 10-13 m2 - 731 €

Single 14-19 m2 - 777 €

Double 17-20 m2 - 900 €

Double 21 m2 - 920 €

Study + room 17 m2 - 839 €

Study + room 32 m2 - 957€

If you have further questions regarding accommodation: ylecadre@centreculturelirlandais.com