Apartment Hotels in Paris
The most visited city: apartment hotels in Paris
Paris – the city of lights and love. What else is there to say? The capital city of France is one of Europes finest and most visited city. With its world famous sights, museums, markets, cafés, restaurants, bars and of course the Eiffel Tower, Paris is the perfect city to explore, even if you are just in Paris for your business trip. The vast metro network makes it easy for our guests in our apartment hotels in Paris to commute from A to B. Furthermore, the government of Paris reacted on the growing international community in the capital of France and thus enabled multilingual announcements in the metros.
Paris also plays a major role in the fashion industry. France’s capital can be deemed the european hotspot for fashion. This is the reason why many guests in our apartment hotels in Paris will love to go shopping on the Champs Elysees.
Sightseeing in Paris
Paris, with its suburbs one of Europe’s biggest cities, offers a great variety of activities. Due to France’s history, and especially the former French Empire, Paris is home to many famous historic landmarks. First of all the empiric monument next to the Seine: the Louvre. Built in the 12th century as the fortress of Philipp II, the former palace that was extended many times has evolved into one of the world’s largest and most important museums, with many famous works, under which of course, Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Mona Lisa’. In recent years the Louvre has continously been the world’s most visited museum with nearly 10 million visitors a year. Visitors staying in one of our apartment hotels in Paris have to make sure to check out the Louvre during their trip to Paris.
Close to the Louvre you will find the stunning Notre Dame Cathedral, the beautiful Opera Palais Garnier and the world famous shooping street Champs-Élysées with the Arc de Triomphe at its end. From the Arc de Triomphe it is just a short walk to the city’s landmark: the Eiffel Tower. The Eiffel Tower is more than 300 meters high and was build in the 19th century for the World Exhibition in 1889 held in Paris. It is currently visited by more than 250 million visitors a year. Guests staying in our apartment hotels in Paris visiting the Eiffel Tower will not regret it. The beautiful view over Paris and it’s skyline is simply stunning, especially once its dark. If you visit the tower during the day, make sure you also have a look at the ‘Hôtel des Invalides’. It consists of museums and monument, where also Napoleon Bonaparte is buried. The vibrant Jardin du Luxembourg, the Luxembourg Garden and its Palace is also a great sight to see. During your visit in one of our apartment hotels in Paris, one must not forget that Paris is also home to the famous Sacré-Cœur Basilica situated in the north of Paris.
Of course, guests in our apartment hotels in Paris have to visit the world famous Palace of Versailles, just outside Paris. The palace of Versailles became the centre of political power in 1682, when the famous Louis XiV moved there. The stunning palace and its beautiful gardens is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979. Visiting the Palace of Versailles during your stay in one of the apartment hotels in Paris is definitely a must.
Restaurants in Paris
Even though the fully equipped kitchens in the apartment hotels in Paris enable their guests to cook their favorite home-made meal, many visitors prefer trying one of the many restaurants in Paris. After a long day of work or a long day of sightseeing, we recommend the following restaurants before heading back to one of our apartment hotels in Paris:
Le Relais de l’Entrecote
Guests in our apartment hotels in Paris love the Le Relais de l’Entrecote. Meat lovers will love the Entrecote, while others will also like the great selection of cheese. The steak is unique and the sauce served to various dishes comes from a secret recipe as well. We highly recommend to try it! The cosy atmosphere in the restaurants will immediately make you feel homely.
Adress: 20, Rue Saint Benoit
Metro Stop: Metro Saint Germain des Pres
Tel: +33 1 45 49 16 00
Visit Le Marais Quarter and check out the restaurants
If you like to improvise yourself, we highly recommend our guests in the apartment hotels in Paris to go to Le Marais District, wander around the streets and check out the restaurants. All the restaurants we tested there are great, which is the reason why we want our guests in our apartment hotels in Paris to pick the best restaurant themselves.
Doing groceries in Paris
You will find supermarkets, bakeries, butchers and little bio-grocery-stores in close vicinity to our apartment hotels in Paris. Here you will be able to find everything you need for your home-made meal in the kitchen of one of the apartment hotels in Paris. Still, if you want to get in touch with regional food and residents, we recommend going to one of the many markets in Paris.
The Marche Bastille is one of the best markets in Paris and opens every Sunday from 7am to 2:30pm. Here you can find everything you need – from fresh fruits, meat, cheese to fresh vegetables. The market can be easily reached via metro (ligne 2 – Richard Lenoir station).
Activities close to the apartment hotels in Paris
Business travelers and private travelers staying in our apartment hotels in Paris will find lots of things to do during their stay in Paris. Paris is a very lively city full of different quarters and unique atmospheres. We recommend doing the following things to all our guests in the apartment hotels in Paris.
Seine Cruise Tour
The Seine runs directly through Paris and bypasses Paris’ most famous sights and monuments that you can admire. Guests in our apartment hotels in Paris can choose between a variety of tours: ranging from short to long tours and tours during day or evening. Each tour is special and will leave an unforgettable experience behind. As there are a variety of operators we recommend visiting either one of the many tourist offices or their Homepage.
Rent a Bike
Tired of using public transport all the time to see the most important sights in Paris? No problem! Guests in our apartment hotels in Paris have the great opportunity to rent a bike through velib.paris! These city bikes are in very good conditions and you can drop the bikes on nearly every corner in one of the various city bike stations. The rental price is amazing. A day ticket is only 1,70 €, which definitely is worth the money. Guests in our apartment hotels in Paris do not even have to make a reservation beforehand. Just sign up whenever you need it and do sightseeing by bike in Paris.