Bateau Pelican - Unusual Boat B&B in Paris France
You will find that this is a very unusual B&B in Paris, because it is a boat permanently moored on the River Seine and has 1 room suitable for couples or up to four people with a private entrance and deck area and also comes with private bathroom and continental breakfast.
€110 - €130
About Bateau Pelican B&B in Paris
Bateau means boat in English and hence this is a bed and breakfast or B&B in Paris that is located on a boat permanently moored in the River Seine, where the owner lives and is available all year round and situated right by one of the bridges in Paris called the Pont de Bercy, it is within walking distance of the AccorHotels Arena formerly known as the POPB or Bercy Arena.
Bateau Pelican Paris boat moored on the River Seine
The idea and concept is for people that want tranquillity or something unusual and not for partygoers, so that you can enjoy the scenery along the banks of the river and the sounds of the water in addition to the views to different tourist attractions in Paris, not forgetting the numerous boats that travel up and down daily including some of the sightseeing boat tours such as Bateaux Parisiens.
Services and Facilities at Bateau Pelican
As you can no doubt appreciate, this is not disabled friendly, nor is it suitable for young children, but the owner is always on hand to provide information and advice along with supplying a French continental style breakfast to make your holiday in Paris comfortable and enjoyable for a totally different experience compared to staying in one of the numerous Paris hotels available within the City of Lights and Romance.
Bateau Pelican boat main room with en suite bathroom entrance
Bateau Pelican boat single beds and settee
B&B Services and Facilities
- Breakfast served French continental style that comes in with the cost
- Outdoor Private Deck with seating
- Private entrance
Rooms at Bateau Pelican
There is one room at Bateau Pelican, which is located at the aft end of the boat, which has a double and single bed, plus a settee that can also be a bed for a fourth person along with a small private bathroom that has a shower toilet and basin.
Hotel Room Services and Facilities
- Private bathroom with shower
- Table and chairs
- Private deck and entrance
- Double and Single Beds are relatively high off the ground
Bateau Pelican boat private deck area with deck chairs
Bateau Pelican boat night time view of Pont Bercy
Bateau Pelican Location
Bateau Pelican is located along the banks of the River Seine exceedingly close to Parc de Bercy and many Paris entertainment venues including being very easy for getting to AccorHotels Arena, the strange looking Cite de la Mode et du Design and several other themed boats such as the Dame de Canton in addition to the historical Bercy Village that is also home to museums in Paris like the Musee des Arts Forains as well as numerous shops restaurants and more.
Additionally, being a city renowned for numerous iconic monuments in Paris, we have listed some of the most popular attractions to show the approximate walking distance from this Unusual B&B in Paris, although utilising public transport could be another option.
Bateau Pelican boat en suite bathroom with toilet, hand basins and shower cubicle
Bateau Pelican boat small table and chairs
Walking distance to 5 popular attractions
- Eiffel Tower - 7.2 km
- Louvre Museum - 3.8 km
- Notre Dame Cathedral - 2.8 km
- Arc de Triomphe - 7.5 km
- Sacre Coeur Basilica - 6.9 km
However, we have also listed some other Paris tourist attractions located around the B&B like the impressive Bibliotheque Francois Mitterrand with its museums, the famous Batofar entertainment boat, plus Bercy Park with its numerous attractions like Jardin Yitzhak Rabin, not forgetting its Paris statues like Demeure X that can all be easily reached within under 1000 metres walking distance.
Tourist attractions nearby
- Parc de Bercy
- AccorHotels Arena (POPB)
- Bibliotheque Francois Mitterrand
- Cinematheque Francaise
- Le Dame de Canton
- Bateau el Alamein
- Le Train Bleu
- Le Batofar
Bateau Pelican boat daytime view of Pont Bercy
Bateau Pelican boat bedroom entrance steps
Getting to Bateau Pelican
Situated in the 12th Arrondissement, when it comes to reaching Bateau Pelican via public transport in Paris including Metro lines and Paris buses, there are various options within walking distance and even Gare de Lyon is close by in an approximate 750 metres walking distance with its historical restaurant called Le Train Bleu and where you could utilise the Metro Lines 1 and 14, the RER A for getting to Disneyland Paris, the RER D and Transilien R train lines plus many others.
Yet the Gare du Nord Train station is a popular choice for many being that is serves the RER B train line for getting to Charles de Gaulle Airport, RER B and OrlyVal for getting to Orly Airport, not forgetting TGV high speed trains and the Eurostar train that travels to London in approximately 2.5 hours.
- Gare du Nord - 5.6 kilometres
Transport close by
- Quai de la Gare Metro station - Metro line 6
- Gare de Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d'Auvergne Train station - Metro line 6 and Metro line 14 plus Intercities and TER regional trains
- Bus lines 71 and 215
Paris Hotel booking info
1 Porte de la Rapee
Ile de France
Tel: 0033 6 60 08 66 66 (mobile)
GPS: 48.8387, 2.37542