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1st arrondissement (Louvre-Halles)

Hotel du Cygne, 3 rue du Cygne tel 0142601416. Fax 0142213702
Recently refreshed this hotel, in the heart of the Halles, charming, will welcome you in a nice décor. Pretty parlour with ancient furniture to rest after a long day of strolling in Paris with Jacks self guide;-). Well-equipped rooms with new wallpaper and cane chairs, satellite TV, safe, hair-dryer and impeccable bathrooms. Double rooms for 77 to 99€. 
Room 35 is the largest and has a private salon.

Hotel Victoria Chatelet, 17, avenue Victoria tel 0140269017 fax 0140263561 
Near the theatre du Chatelet, hotels with a certain and character hotel where you will be nicely welcomed. Cosy ambience, thanks to its “English looks” with Chesterfield canapés. Spacious rooms, recently refurnished. Well-equipped rooms, satellite TV, safe, hair-dryer, double glassing at the street side and beamed ceilings. Some rooms at the 4th floor are mansards. No.1 seems to be very romantic with its arabesque window. Single for one person with shower & toilet 77.90 to 80.95€) 
Double with large bed or twin beds / Shower & toilet 78.82 to 81.87 €

Hotel Londres-Saint-Honore, 13 rue Saint-Roch tel 0142601562 fax 0142601600
The outside façade of this charming, sympathetic, familial hotel was refurbished which redynamised the hotel. This old house has flourished and comfortable rooms (satellite TV, double-glassed windows, mini-bar, all with shower or bath and WC) and rustic furniture. A pity that the WC’s are not very recent.
Single from 65€ with shower and WC. Doubles from 85€ up.

Hotel Agora,
7 rue de la Cossonerie tel 0142334602 fax 0142338099 
Renovated hotel located in the area of the forum des Halles, certain rooms look out directly on the rue Saint-Denis. Agreeable and soberly arranged rooms, decorated with taste with flourished wallpaper and ancient furniture. Satellite TV and phone in every room. Illustrious customers here were: Coppola and Matt Dillon!  Singles 66 € and doubles with bath and WC for 84 to 110 €. A special mention for the 5th floor with view on the St.Eustache church and small balconies to take your breakfast in the summer.

2nd arrondissement (Passages-Sentier)

Tiquetonne Hotel, 6 rue Tiquetonne tel 0142369458 
An old building transformed to a hotel with 47 spacious and clean rooms. Decoration is a little worn out but the place is comfortable and the rooms are being renovated slowly.  Here they pay more attention to the quality of the clientele as to the money it brings. Prefer the rooms on the first two floors with double-glassed windows, cause the hotel overlooks the rue Turbigo, very noisy. Single for 34.50 €, doubles with shower and WC for 40€. 

Hotel Gramont,
22 rue Gramont tel 0142968590 fax 0142961970
Sympathetic welcome. 30 comfortable rooms, with direct phone, TV and even a refrigerator. Rustic decoration , rattan furniture, hessian on the walls. At the 6th floor you have a view on Paris as a bonus. Small single for 38€ , large single 42.50€. Doubles go for 62€. Friendly welcome. Satellite TV, telephone, minibar.

Hotel Vivienne,
40 rue Vivienne tel 0142331326 fax 0140419818 
A very sympathetic ambience emanates from this hotel, located in a street known for its numismatist shops near to musee Grevin and a myriad of galleries and covered passages. Very cordial welcoming like we all like. All rooms, clean and luminous, rather large, have satellite TV, a direct phone and hair-dryer. Well maintained they are renovated every year. The rooms on the fifth have balconies and a nice view on the roofs of the capital. Doubles with shower 61.30€, with shower and WC for 72€, bath and WC 75€.

Grand Hotel de Besancon, 56 rue Montorgeuil tel 0142364108 fax 0145080879. 
Coquettish hotel, clean, new, Louis-Philippe style with cachet. Rooms are impeccable with carefully chosen furniture in acajou, new sanitaries, large cupboards and gilded mirrors. All have satellite TV, phone and hair-dryer. The location is in an animated pedestrian street of the quartier Reaumur, a stone throw from the Hallesl. Some rooms look out on the very picturesque pedestrian rue Montorgeuil.  Single for 99.50€, doubles with shower and WC for 101€. Certain rooms, no.12, have a very agreeable parlor-corner.

3rd/4th arrondissement (Marais-Ile de la Cite-Ile Saint Louis)

Hotel de Bretagne, 87 rue des Archives tel 0148878314 Pretenseless small hotel with 7 rooms, clean and quiet especially those on the inner courtyard with double glassing.
Advantage is the proximity of the place de la Republique with its cafes and restaurants. Single for 47€, double with shower and WC for 56,70€ . Room with only bed and wash basin 31-34€.

Hotel Picard, 6 rue de Picardie tel 0148875382 fax 0148870256
Doesn't look so beautiful but it is cheap and the area is quiet. Doubles with WC only for 39€, with shower and WC and TV 52 €, bath WC and TV 61.50 €. 

Hotel Bellevue et du Chariot d'Or, 39 rue Turbigo tel 0148874560 fax 0148879504
With elevator and 59 rooms, this outworn hotel still has some charm: mirrors , crystal chandeliers, bar and large parlor. the rooms are slowly renovate and have phone and TV. Single room for 48 € and double for 55.50 € with shower and WC. 

Hotel du Plat d'Etain, 69 rue Meslay tel 0142780404 fax 0142745158
In a side street close to the Gare du Nord and steps from the lively Place de la Republique, renovated in 96 with functional modern rooms. All comfort: satellite TV, safe, minibar and hair-dryer. Single for 68 € and double 88 €  with shower and WC.Situated  the Plat d'Etain is very conveniently located to visit all the capital's attractions. The hotel has recently undergone a full refurbishment and its 46 good-sized rooms all have bath or shower and w.c.

4th arrondissement (Marais)

Sully Hotel, 48, rue saint-Antoine tel 0142784932 fax 0144617650
Warm welcoming with clean rooms view on the street or inner court. Nothing extraordinary but the prices are attractive. Single for 220 FF. Double with shower 42.5 € and 45.50 € with shower and WC without TV but direct phone.
Room for 4 is 69 €.
Grand Hotel du Loiret, 8 rue des Mauvais Garcons, tel 0148877700
Small but tall, situated across the street from the Hotel de Ville in the center of the Marais, it calls itself 'grand' but something of an overstatement as this modest hotel is in the aptly named street of naughty boys. Small rooms, but those on the 5th and 6th floors have been renovated. All the renovated with telephone, TV, and windows to the street. The prices are low because the hotel doesn't have an elevator. This small fact (it may not seem so trivial when you're lugging your bags up six flights of stairs) keeps the rates down and keeps the cheapos coming. Its seven floors provide only 28 rooms. The seventh floor rewards the climbers with romantic sloped ceilings and amazing views out to the Hotel de Ville and central Paris. Book well in advance, as the rooms go fast. Prices 35 Eur for a single, 40 for a double and 75 Euros for a triple. Rooms have TV, phone, hair-dryer, except the "economic rooms".
Prices 35 € for a single, 40 € for a double and 75 € for a triple. 

Castex Hotel, 5 rue Castex tel 0142723152 fax 0142725791
Excellent value for the money.
The hotel is actually completely renovated to become a three-star hotel. Work has lasted four months, and the hotel is closed since November 4th 2002 until March 1st 2003. All new rooms will supply telephone, television by satellite, safety box, hair dryer and air conditioned. Alongside this substantial quality upgrade, the Hôtel Castex will be given a 17th-century feel, evoking the Golden Age of the Marais.The hotel will have a lift too.A family-run hotel in a quiet street close to the Marais quarter. Very well-located,brand new sanitary. Very pleasant atmosphere.  Friendly management, a special mention for them. I would not hesitate!

The new rates from March 1st will be :Single room at 95 euros
Double or twin room at 120 euros Suite at 190 euros

Hotel Saint-Merry, 78, rue de la Verrerie tel 0142781415 fax 0140290682 . No TV nor elevator. A special place with medieval decoration. Ancient presbytery of the 17th century. All 12 rooms are furnished in gothic, all are different. Going from 69 € (WC on the corridor), to 122.90 € for a double with shower and WC) 
Grand Hotel Jeanne d’Arc 3 rue de Jarente tel 0148876211 fax 0148873731 Charming hotel with nice decoration, intelligent mixture of ancient and modern. A few steps from the place Ste.Catherine. Reservation imperative. All rooms have been redone so it proposes comfortable and cozy rooms, with new sanitary, equipped with TV, shower or bath and phone. Single for 48 €. Doubles from 48 € to 66 € with shower and WC. For three: 82.75 €. For four: 95.80 €. 

Grand Hotel Mahler, 5 rue Mahler
tel  01 42 72 25 37
The Grand Hotel MAHLER has been completely renovated, offers guestrooms fully equipped with minibar, hair dryer and cable TV.  Breakfast is served in  the hotel's 17th century vaulted wine-cellar. 
Very near to the  Place de la Bastille, where all public transport is concentrated.
Rooms from 125 to 170 €.

Hotel de la Place des Vosges, 12, rue de Birague tel 0142726046 .On a prestigious spot leading to the place des Vosges but in a quiet street. The decoration creates a rustic ambience . 16 small rooms but comfortable with cable TV, phone and hair-dryer. All rooms have WC, shower or bath. Some rooms have ceilings "a la française". 56 €-60 € for a single. Doubles from 83.75 € to 94 € with shower or bath and WC. Free breakfast. 

Hotel de Nice, 42 bis rue de Rivoli, tel 0142785529 fax 0142783607 . A real charm hotel in the heart of the Marais. Elegance, refinement, discretion, a polyglot and smiling welcoming, a cozy and warm ambience and looking out on a nice square. The hotel is everywhere decorated by beautiful furniture and beautiful patina objects . This concern about a harmonious surrounding is also visible in the sound-proofed rooms, decorated with classicism and style, with paintings on the wall, wooden desks and velvet chairs. Impeccable baths or showers. all rooms have TV and direct phone.  Doubles with shower or bath, hair-dryer and TV for 84 € and 96.50 € for a triple. In the summer prefer the rooms looking upon the cute place Bourg-Tibourg. 

Hotel du 7ème Art, rue Saint Paul, 20. Tel 0144548500  fax 0142776910 Metro Saint Paul or Sully Morland.
I have here a review of two good friends who stayed at the 7eme art two years ago. I could maybe add it again to my web site if I have a favourable review from you J.
A hotel dedicated to the 7th art, which is “motion pictures. Posters everywhere from old artists and movies. Staff very helpful and friendly. Room worth the 5 flights of stairs.  The owner is quite friendly and the rooms are mostly in double with prices going from 73 € to 120 €, depending the size. In the mansards, a few suites (more expensive) are for rent, where you have indeed TV sets with 250 channels. But being in Paris, who has time to watch TV? :-)

Hotel Caron de Beaumarchais, 12 rue Vieille du Temple tel 0142723412 fax 0142723463 
Charm hotel in the heart of the Marais. The welcoming recreates the atmosphere of a bourgeois home of the Marais in the 18th century. Cozily furnished: some bedrooms have wooden beams. The décor is elegant, and everything is done to give it a precious ambience: furnishing, ancient documents, Louis XVI open fire. Owners and staff are gracious and polite. The decoration of the 19 rooms is of good taste, with ceilings a la française, medaillon de Beaumarchais, flourished wall paper and white beds. Bathrooms have delightful tiles. Six rooms have a small balcony. A superb breakfast in a pretty basement room, comes with lots of magazines and international newspapers. Rooms for 100 € (on the courtyard) to 124 € on the street (more spacious). Sound proof, airco, bath, WC, satellite TV, minibar and elevator. 

Hotel de la Bretonnerie, 22 rue Sainte - Croix-de-la-Bretonnerie tel 0148877763 fax 0142772678 One of my favorites!!! If not my all favorite. 
All the tremendous charm of the Marais in this ancient hotel particulier of the 17th century. Décor, location, atmosphere and comfort are excellent. A jewel! Some rooms have a mezzanine or a canopy bed in waxed wood. Beamed ceilings, some four-posters. Bathrooms are elegant. The busy small street is the center of an area that gives a modern twist to the old term “gay Paree”. 27 rooms from 100 €  to 120 € . Charming room with bath and toilet: 140 € .Junior Suite with bath and toilet: 180 €

The Hotel Saint-Louis, rue saint-Louis en l'ile 75 tel 0146340480 fax 0146340213
Provencal decor for soundproof rooms. Thye all breathe history. Real history. Some of the hotel's rooms on the upper floors have balconies in which to take in the splendid Ile St.-Louis streets and rooftops. The interior has elegant Louis XIII furniture and the bedrooms include modern bathrooms. Breakfast is served in the original structure of a 17th century wine cellar! A gem. Rooms are not very spacious but comfy. Prices 127 €  -145 € . 

Hotel des Deux-Iles, 59, rue Saint-Louis en l'Ile, tel 0146340480 fax 0146340213
Just a stone's throw from Notre Dame, as well as being close to the Marais and the Latin Quarter. Cordial hospitality in this small hole, entirely sound proof, newly painted and new carpets. . It occupies a beautiful seventeenth century mansion, which retains some of its original baroque interior, with touches added by the proprietors, who are interior decorators. The rooms are snug and comfortable, with Provencal prints and fabric wall coverings. All have private bathrooms. Chic and expensive and the fact is that the Americans adore this hotel because its inimitable charm with visible beams. 17 Rooms with direct dial, hair dryer and Satellite. It has an elevator. 
A double room with private bathroom: 139 € . Breakfast: 9.90 € 

5th arrondissement (Quartier latin)

Hotel Central, 6, rue Descartes tel 0146335793-Metro Maubert Mutualité, about 10 min walk to RER station Saint Michel Notre Dame.
Very inexpensive place, not a palace of course, but simple and clean. My friend David Gascon recommends it for people who want it really cheap. Let's say, being optimistic, it is of a modest comfort. The Central is a paradise for the big cheapies out there. The funky little hotel offers 16 simple rooms, all of which come equipped with shower, and none of which has a private toilet. (toilets are shared by each floor) Rooms on the street run a bit more, but offer picturesque views toward the Pantheon and of the café scene on the square below. Doubles, 35 to 40 € (no toilet) 

Hotel Marignan, rue du Sommerard 13 tel 0143546381. 
A familial backpackers hotel with 30 rooms on 6 floors (no elevator) very popular with young people. Friendly reception and convivial ambience. At the ground floor you have a kitchen corner where microwave, fridge, washing device and drying machine are at disposal for free. Single for 32.50 €. Doubles without shower 41 to 49 €. With shower and WC 58.50 € to 67.50 €. Room for 4 persons for 100 €. Shower is for free. Breakfast and all taxes included Reservations accepted, also for the single rooms. Come about 10 AM.
Hotel Esmeralda, 4 rue Saint-Julien le Pauvre tel 0143541920 fax 0140510068
In an old building, dating 1640, this hotel houses 19 charming rooms. deliciously decorated as a doll’s house in ancient style with a wooden furnishing they are equipped with phone and TV. .Splendid staircase. Certain rooms have a view on Notre-Dame. A ravishing hotel, typically Parisian. Single room with wash basin 24.50 €, doubles with shower and WC. for 49 €. Doubles (bath room and WC) with bath, WC , TV and view on Notre-Dame 75 €. Bathrooms and especially the tubs are sometimes worn out, but for these prices.....

Hotel du Levant, rue de la Harpe tel 0146341100 fax 0146342587.
A long time family-run hotel, this comfortable house will receive you in one of its 46 rooms well equipped with satellite TV and direct phone. Rooms on the 6th floor look out on Notre Dame and have a small balcony. Single for 59 €. Doubles for 100 € with shower, WC, breakfast and taxes included.

Hotel des Trois Colleges,
16 rue Cujas tel 0143546730 fax 0146340299
A simple but chic hotel. The 44 rooms are soundproof and equipped with TV, phone and hair-dryer. The biggest are roof rooms with a view on the Sorbonne and the Pantheon. Single with small bed 62 €, with large bed 76 €. Double with shower and WC for 76 € and 85.82 € with bath. The more spacious rooms on the 6th floor from 93.50 € to 108 €.

Hotel Devillas, 4 boulevard Saint-Marcel tel 0143313750 fax 0143319603
A hotel with modern rooms, spacious and soundproof, equipped with all comfort like soundproof, satellite TV with Canal +, direct phone and Internet! Certain rooms have a small balcony on the boulevard. Rooms with shower and WC for 57 €. With bath and WC 61 €.

Hotel Excelsior, 20 rue Cujas tel 0146347950 fax 0143548710 
Classic hotel with 68 rooms rustic decoration. Telephone, TV and brand new bath rooms. Single with shower or bath from 61 € . Double 63  € with shower and WC, twin 65 €, triple 78 €, , 82.75 € for 4, a suite for 5 or 6 persons for 94.50 €. 

Hotel Familia, 11 rue des Ecoles tel 0143545527 fax 0143296177
Comfortable, agreeable hotel with an excellent ratio quality/price. Very friendly reception. You can consider it as a 3 stars with the prices of a two stars hotel. Rooms are spacious with beautiful mural frescoes in Sienna soil colors of views of Paris. Velvet and flourished Wilton-carpet All rooms have mini-bar, satellite TV, direct phone and hair-dryer. The biggest rooms are on the highest floor (mansardees) and you have a wonderful view on the roofs of Paris. Single for 59 €, double for 67 to 87 € (with balcony and more spacious). A hotel where the owner has his job in his heart : he will do anything to please you. And that’s not so frequent! A charm hotel with character.

Hotel des Grandes Ecoles , 75, rue du Cardinal-Lemoine, 5th arr. tel 014326792 fax 0143252815.     
This hotel is a pearl!! Imagine a charm hotel of 2 beautiful houses (19th century) for lovers in a rustic style. Located in a private alley just a stone throw from de place de la Contrescarpe ( see my post about!) . A small garden will greet you in the summer for your breakfast under the shadow of the tulip-trees. The countryside in the heart of Paris ! Unbelievable! The 48 rooms are decorated in the ancient way, with ravishing flourished wallpaper and direct phone. Certain rooms have a view on the garden. A special mention for room 114 with its private terrace. It is necessary to reserve long in advance. Doubles from 81 € to108 € with shower or bath and according to the size of the rooms.

6th arrondissement (Saint-Germain-des-Prés) 

Hotel Saint-Michel, 17, rue Git le Coeur tel 0143269870
Despite its old fashioned and worn out aspect, this hotel with a sympathetic welcoming, proposes clean and comfortable rooms for a reasonable price. But no TV!! Rooms are quiet looking out on a perpendicular street of the rue Saint-André des Arts. Room with shower for 53.90€, with shower and WC for 60 €. No credit cards.

Hotel de Nesle,
7 rue de Nesle tel 0143546241 . No reservations here, better come before 10 AM. In a quiet little street, this hotel will surprise you. Inside a provincial decoration with beautiful old furnishing. Rooms have all their own character with nice frescoes. Charming interior courtyard. Mostly Anglo-Saxon clientele. But comfort and organization it’s a joyful mess, but everything settles at the end ;-). Singles with shower and WC for 45 €. Doubles with shower and WC 55 € to77 € (depends on the size of the room). Toilets at each floor.

Hotel du Lys, 23 rue Serpente 0143269757. fax 0144073490 
Charming hotel in a house of the 17th century with high ceilings, beams, black and white pavement. Ravishing rooms almost all renovated. Apparent beams, flourished wallpaper and even a few with balconies at the 4th floor. Rooms in the front are the best. All have safe, TV and telephone. Single for 62 € and 80 € for two with shower and WC. Breakfast included. No credit cards accepted, though.

Hotel Louisiane, 60 rue de Seine tel 0143295930 fax 0146342387 
This simple left bank hotel is famous in cultural history. Hemingway, Connolly and others used to stay here. Sartre wrote “l’Etre et le Neant” here during the war. Today the plumbing might be better, but basically the hotel is unchanged. And it’s popular with readers in search of blissful Rive Gauche at budget prices. The location is super, in the heart of the lively Buci street market. Front rooms look into the market, just below. But there is double-glazing, and the upper or back rooms are quiet. Bedrooms are smallish and plain, just comfortable but not more, but serviceable. The ambience is rather cold even if the young staff is affable. Singles for 58-62.50 €, doubles for 85-94.50 €. All with bath/or shower.. No TV in the rooms, at least the last time I had a report about the hotel! Attention, personal cheques not accepted.

Hotel des Marronniers, 21, rue Jacob tel 0143253060 fax 0140468356. 
Charm hotel for romantic souls. Like a jewel casket. Behind the hotel a little garden with veranda for breakfast. I adore, but you have to book long in advance. Very cozy and comfortable the rooms which are a bit baroque with their gildings and tapestries. All with airco and phone, satellite TV and hair –dryer. The rooms with view on the garden are from 135 €. Single with shower and TV 89 €, doubles for 118 €. Ask for room 12, completely red, with bath, baldachin bed looking out on the garden, adorable. Perfect for honeymooners!!

Grand Hotel des Balcons, 3 rue Casimir-Delavigne tel 0146347850 fax 0146340627. Email: [email protected]
Cozy hotel that will welcome you in a large hall with fake Belle Epoque looks. The 51 well sound proofed rooms are all equipped with satellite TV and direct phone. All doubles have a balcony, hence the name! Small suites with salon for 145 €. Single with bath and WC for 69 to76 €. Doubles from 80.50 to 139 €.100 meters from the theatre de l’Odeon, in a quiet street.

Hotel de Saint-Germain, 50 rue du Four tel 0145489164 fax 0145484622 
Familial hotel in Provencal tonalities with a warm decoration full of colors. Renovated, cute rooms with satellite TV, minibar, safe and phone. Very agreeable rooms. But the street side is very noisy. Single for 64 to 138 €. Double 79 € to 108 € with shower or bath.

Hotel de Fleurie, 32-34 rue Gregoire de Tours tel 0153737000 fax 0153737020 
Email [email protected]
Near Saint-Germain, in a narrow restaurant filled street close to lively rue de Buci street market. Very “soigne” little B&B hotel, personal service, 29 small but pleasant rooms (some get street noise). Lounges, bar, air-conditioning. Underground parking nearby. Rooms 108-138 €.

7th arrondissement (Invalides, Eiffel tower)

Hotel du Champ de Mars, 7 rue du Champ de Mars, 7th 0145515230 E mail address [email protected] site at
A pretty green facade, English style, is very inviting and appealing. The walls of the 25 rooms are covered with large-striped paper, “ton sur ton “ (shade on shade). Everything you need is inn the room: TV, hair-dryer, charm and everything. And the beds are good!! I liked it very much. The breakfast room with stonewalls is in the cellar. A beauty of decoration. Advised room: no.44 for the view on the trees. Room with shower, TV 66 €-72 € , double room large bed with 72 €  double room twin beds with bath 76 €, triple room with bath 92 €.
One disadvantage. The hotel is constantly sold out! Many Americans....So reserve long in advance!

The Grand Hotel Leveque 29, rue Cler. Tel 0147054915 fax 0145504936
The best trump of this hotel is that is on the picturesque rue Cler. Also the Eiffel tower is very near. People would even fight to have a room on the street side. But the hotel inspires mixed feelings. It’s a one star with 50 rooms and prices are acceptable. 
Singles begin at 50 € (no shower or bath), double 65 to 72 . The hotel is not in such a good shape and would need some renovation. But this address is very popular, so….book in advance. Reception is not always perfect either. But you have to choose…. or a good location or a bad location with a better ambience.

Hotel La Serre, 24 bis rue Cler tel 0147055233 fax 0140629566
The main advantage of this hotel is also its location in the rue Cler. Rooms are small but comfortable. Single with washbasin: 45 €. Shower on the corridor is free. Doubles with shower and WC for 66 €.

Hotel de France, 102 boulevard de la Tour-Maubourg tel 0147054049 fax 0145569678
Good welcome for this modern hotel with 60 rooms, TV, minibar, WC, telephone. Certain rooms have a view on the Dome des Invalides. Free for children less than 12 years old.
Single 61 €. Double with bath and WC 76 €.

Hotel de Turenne, 20 avenue de Tourville tel 0147059992 fax 0145560604
Entirely renovated, the 34 rooms are very agreeable, with air conditioning and equipped with all comfort. : satellite TV, hair-dryer, telephone. The WC are completely new. Ideally located between the Invalides and Tour Eiffel. Sympathetic welcome. Single for 56 €, doubles for 65 €, 76.50 € and 90 € with bath. Elevator. 

Hotel Eiffel Rive Gauche, 6 rue du Gros-Caillou tel 0145512456 fax 0145511177 
Renovated in 1986, this small hotel in a quiet pedestrian street proposes small rooms with satellite TV, safe and telephone. It meets all standards of the charming discretion of the bourgeoisie. Delicious patio looking out on an interior courtyard giving the whole a spring touch. Old rose is the dominating tone in the rooms. Some rooms have a view on the Eiffel tower. Thirteen rooms look out on the patio. Rooms from 50 € to 75 €. Notice the weekend formula for lovers: 2 nights = 4 breakfasts for 112 €.  Advance booking advised. 

Hotel du Palais-Bourbon, 49 rue de Bougogne tel 0145516332 fax 0145552021 
In this hotel the rooms are very clean, certain ones are even immense. An advantage you find often in old buildings…..All comfort anyway, double-glassed windows, mini bar, satellite TV, new bathrooms, Internet access (Email: [email protected] ) and plug to use a fax or modem. Rooms for 4 to 5 persons or families: 118 € breakfast included. Other prices: doubles with shower for 53 €, with shower, WC and TV for 64 €, with bath, WC and TV for 80 and 82 €. All breakfast included.

Hotel de la Tulipe, 33 rue Malar tel 0145516721 fax 0147539637 
Charm hotel opening on a flourished courtyard with green covered walls. The 22 rooms are renovated in Provencal style and cane furniture. Rooms are equipped with satellite TV, direct phone and mini bar. Certain rooms look out on the courtyard. Single for 85 € (shower/WC), doubles for 100 € (shower/WC).

Hotel de l’Unesco, 37 avenue de la Motte-Picquet tel 0145515583 fax 0145516441 
Hotel with a modern ambience and 36 small rooms: soundproof, TV and direct phone. A special weekend formula for 2 nights and 4 breakfasts is proposed for 123 €. Comfort room for 46 €. With bath 65 €. Triple for 85 €. For four 89 €.

Hotel de Varenne, 44 rue de Bourgogne tel 0145514555 fax 0145518663 
An unpretentious Left Bank hotel near the Invalides, handy for the Rodin museum and the musee d’Orsay. The area is delightful and the hotel has a very French atmosphere. Bedrooms, reached by a tiny lift, are well lit and well insulated, and have period furniture. 4 single and 20 doubles. Prices go from 90 €-110 €. 

Residence Henri IV, 44 rue de Bourgogne (near the rue du Bac) tel 0144413181 fax 0146339322 
A spruce little hotel on a small quiet street near the Pantheon, facing a garden. Pretty façade, spacious rooms and a balcony looking across to a garden square. Décor traditional and tasteful, though in places it needs renewing. Service is helpful and friendly. Rooms for 93 €-140 €. Suite 123-184 €.

Hotel Montalembert, 3 rue Montalembert tel 0145496868 fax 0145496949 Email [email protected]  
web site  
Classic building near Bd.St.Germain and a luxury hotel “ very Art Deco ». Good reviews: “immaculate furnishings, efficient staff, lovely breakfast”. The restaurant is nothing special but you have a lot others around. Rooms tend to be small but well appointed. Close to the rue du Bac ! Rooms from 300 - 430 €
Suites from 490 to 750 €.Expensive.

8th arrondissement (Champs Elysees-Etoile-Madeleine)

Hotel d'Albion, 15 rue de Penthievre tel 0142658415 fax 0149240347
Very near the very lively Champs-Elysees, but a bit in retreat and this very quiet, change of decor for this hotel who recently changed of owner. Quality rustic furniture in the rooms, certain are mansards. All equipped with satellite TV and direct phone and an adapter for your PC. Most of the rooms look out on a cute garden. Very good ratio quality/price. Rooms 65 to 99 €. Triples for 101.5 € to 115 €. 

Hotel Bellevue, 46 rue Pasquier tel 0143875068 fax 0143875068 
On the place Saint-Lazare, not far from the grands boulevards, excellent starting point to discover the areas of the Opera, the Madeleine and the Grands Boulevards. This hotel, renovated in 1994 has 46 rooms of a very good ratio quality/price. Avoid the ones looking out on the courtyard: they are horribly dark. Double-glassing everywhere and air-conditioning in the rooms with shower. A double with shower, WC, direct phone, TV and hair-dryer for 50 € (big bed) and 57 € ( twin beds). Rooms for 2 adults and 2 children for 63 €.

Hotel Marigny, 11 rue de l’Arcade, tel 0142664271 fax 0147420676 
Ideally located near the Madeleine, the welcoming is very convivial, rooms are spacious with TV, mini bar and phone. Interesting out of season formulas to ask upon booking. Single for 75 €, double 79 € with shower and WC. Twin for 82 €.

Hotel Modern Elysees, 9 rue Washington tel 0145632733 fax 0145632733
Classic hotel without pretension, ideally located near the Champs Elysees. Rooms are a bit worn out and would need some refreshment. But they are clean and correct. Interesting prices for this area. Room for one or two persons with shower from 54 € (without TV), Bath, WC and TV for 66.50 €.

Hotel Pavillon Montaigne, 34 rue Jean Mermoz tel 0153899500 fax 0142893300 
Very near to the Rond-Point des Champs Elysees, this charm hotel houses renovated rooms. Warm tones in orange and blue, ceilings a la française, air-conditioning, double glassing, TV and phone. An agreeable place. Room with shower 107 €.

9th arrondissement (Grands boulevards-Opera-Nouvelle-Athenes)

Austin’s Hotel, 26 rue Amsterdam tel 0148744871 fax 0148743979
This hotel with a sympathetic welcoming near the grands magasins has 36 renovated rooms equipped with satellite TV, phone and hair-dryer. Very nice decoration, with taste. Single for 63 €, double 74 € with shower and WC.

Hotel Antin-Trinitè, 74 rue de Provence tel 0148742907 fax 0142802668 
A very good location, the Opera, theatres and grands magasins not far from the Louvre. This traditional, convivial and refined hotel accepts you in its 46 calm and spacious rooms all equipped with comfort: TV, Phone…..Charming staff.
Singles 75 €, doubles 82 to 93 €, triples 93.50 to 108 €

Hotel Chopin, 46, passage Jouffroy tel 0147705810 fax 0142470070
Very romantic 19th century hotel nestled in covered shopping arcade. The picturesque setting is located at the end of a passage, particularly quiet, a few steps from the grands boulevards. The legend tells that Chopin once lodged here! The façade of 1820 is worth a look: ancient woodwork and large glazed bay. A lobby with Chopin souvenirs and a piano. You have the feeling traveling in another century! The rooms are very charming, comfortable, with TV and direct phone, although a bit small. Certain rooms have a particular charm: mansards and a pretty view. Single from 63 € to 65 €. Double with shower or bath 67 € or 76 €, depending on the size. Reserve, if possible, the rooms on the 4th floor (409 to 413): they have the most charm and have the most light. On the contrary, avoid those looking out in the courtyard because you will have a splendid view on an immense…wall.

Residence des Trois Poussins, 15 rue Clauzel tel 0153328181 fax 0153328182 
Charming hotel, well located at the foot of the butte Montmartre, with an interior patio and vaulted dining room decorated as in ancient times. Rather quiet and very welcoming, this hotel has been recently renovated completely and disposes now of an elevator. You can choose between a room or one of the 20 studios equipped with a kitchenette micro-wave-one, dinner corner). The 5th and 6th floors have a view on the roofs of Paris. Notice a special offer for weekends for a double room minus 20 %. Single from 74 €, shower, WC, TV, phone and hair-dryer. For a double, shower and WC 104 € FF. Junior suite for 2 for 118 €. For 4: 155 €. Copious breakfast for 6.90 €.

Hotel de la Tour d’Auvergne, 10 rue de la Tour d’Auvergne tel 0148786160 fax 0149959900 
Nice 3 star hotel in a quiet street near the grands magasins. A charming place with 20 personalized rooms, decorated with refinement, baldachin beds, pretty veils and assorted bed covers. They have of course all comfort (bath or shower, TV, direct phone and hair-dryer) and have double glassing. 5th floor is reserved for non-smokers. Bar and room service 24h/24h. Single for 100 €. Doubles for 115 €.