With over 30m foreign tourists heading there every year, Paris is one of the top destinations in the world. The capital city of France sits on the majestic River Seine and is a favourite destinations for pilgrims, students, traders and honeymooners. Cited as one of the worlds most romantic city’s, Paris has a population of around 10m, and is famous for its universities, museums, sports events, operas and influence on fashion.
Monuments such as the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe are the big attractions for visitors, as is the Louvre art gallery and the famous cathedral Notre Dame. There is much to see and do in Paris, and as it boasts over 690 hotels ranging from 2-4 stars you will have no difficulty in finding accommodation where you want to be in the city. The best deals are available online and there are some great bargains to be had by booking early.
The Villathena is a lovely boutique hotel which is in the heart of Paris and just beside the Opera Granier and the Lazere train station. This hotel has a stylish and contemporary interior and combines pink brickwork with precious stones. There are 43 guest rooms and this new hotels has a warm and comfortable ambience as well as friendly as accommodating staff.
Another hotel in the city centre is Concorde La Fayette, and boasts the largest hotel lobby in the whole of Paris. The 950 room hotel offers modern facilities in luxurious surroundings. All the rooms have an elegant décor and the view from the rooms is unlike any others. The hotel also has a gym, indoor swimming pool, shopping centre and conference facilities.
Hotel De Neuville is situated in a very elegant part of Paris, and is within walking distance of the Palais de Congre and the Arc de Triomphe. There are 28 rooms which have been recently refurbished and the atmosphere is of a cosy and intimate nature. All the rooms have air con, a hairdryer, cable TV and Wi-Fi.
Between the Louvre and the Palais Royal Gardens is the Grand hotel du Palais Royal, and this hotel is recommended for those visitors who come to Paris to explore the culture. This hotel is in the centre of the first district in Paris where the fashion, culture and shopping can all be experienced in abundance.
Another holiday in an ideal location for sightseeing is the Saint-James and Albany, as it is situated in front of the Tuileries Gardens and very close to the Orsay and Louvre museums, the Champs-Elysees, the Place de la Concorde, the park and also the subway. This lovely hotel has 195 rooms and is smack bang in the middle of the most reputable shops in the city.
Paris also has plenty of value hotels that cater for both leisure and business travellers. The Hotel Balzac has just undergone a major renovation and now has much larger rooms with modern facilities. If you are looking for a peaceful hotel with a vintage feel look no further than the 19th century Duc de Saint-Simon hotel, whilst the Hotel Littre prides itself on its old fashioned service and atmosphere.