Hotel Alexandrie - 3 Star Hotel in Paris France
The 3 star Hotel Alexandrie has en suite rooms with complementary toiletries and courtesy tray, has family rooms, is pet friendly and is disabled friendly with two dedicated rooms, plus there is a seminar room, lounge area, buffet breakfast offered and much more.
About Hotel Alexandrie
Situated on a side street, which is one-way and relatively quiet, the Hotel Alexandrie is in the 12th Arrondissement within walking distance of the Gare de Lyon train station and some popular tourist attractions in Paris including the Canal Saint-Martin and the historical Jardin des Plantes where you can find the Natural History Museum and much more.
This is a pet friendly hotel, although your pet has to also be booked in and the hotel notified in advance, plus additional charges can apply, yet this is also a disabled friendly hotel in Paris that has had renovations to include a small lift as well as air conditioning throughout, plus there are two rooms on the ground floor that are suitable for the disabled and those with reduced mobility.
Being the Hotel Alexandrie is also family friendly a baby cot and changing mat are available upon request and subject to availability and children under the age of 2 say free, plus high chairs are available in the breakfast room. Some rooms can also accommodate a child bed for those aged 3 and over, although additional charges then apply.
Facilities at the Hotel Alexandrie
With a 24 hour reception and staff able to speak English as well as French, they are there to help you get the most out of your stay in the City of Lights by offering concierge style services like organising tickets for shows and cabarets in Paris, making restaurant reservations, booking taxis, etc.
Check-in time at Hotel Alexandrie is after 2pm, and check-out time is before 11:30am, however, for an additional charge and subject to availability, late checkout up until 5pm is possible, but for those of you arriving early, they will try to get you to your room as soon as possible when ready, but if you do not wish to miss out on a single minute of your holiday in Paris, then you may be pleased to know that there is a luggage hold service available.
There is a small lounge area with leather seating where you can relax and catch up with the news via one of the newspapers available, or keep in touch with friends and family via the free WiFi, or perhaps a glass of wine.
Talking of wine, this is something that you can request for arrival, as is champagne and chocolates plus even bouquets of flowers, if you are wanting a little romance for your getaway to Paris, although obviously additional charges apply.
Now when it comes to breakfast at Hotel Alexandrie, there is an option of an express takeaway breakfast or a French continental breakfast, yet for a more filling start to the day, this 3 star hotel in Paris offer a buffet breakfast within their dedicated dining room where you will find a selection of cereals, yoghurts, fresh bread, brioche and pastries such as croissants along with accompaniments. There are also cheeses and charcuterie style cold meats plus eggs and even bacon for something warming, not forgetting hot beverages and organic fruit juices that are also available.
For those of you in Paris on business, you may be pleased to know that the Hotel Alexandrie has a seminar room, which can be laid out in various configurations for up to around 15 people, with facilities available like a projector, white screen, flip charts, writing equipment, mineral water and free WiFi. Coffee breaks and gourmet breaks can be organised if required and you would need to contact the hotel directly to discuss your requirements and budget, etc.
Rooms at the Hotel Alexandrie
There are 37 rooms at Hotel Alexandrie that all have sound proofing, double glazing, blackout curtains and air conditioning, along with an en suite bathroom complete with a hairdryer, magnifying mirror and some complementary toiletries.
You can choose between a double room at between 10 and 12 metres squared or a slightly larger twin room that are between 12 and 15 metres squared.
Within the rooms of this 3 star hotel in Paris you will find a desk, personal safe for your valuables, a radio alarm clock with iPad/iPod docking station, free WiFi, flat screen TV with satellite channels, a courtesy tray with kettle for making your own tea or coffee and a free bottle of mineral water on arrival.
There are also family rooms that can accommodate between 3 and 5 people, which are between 15 and 20 metres squared and come with a bath rather than small shower cubicle, and all other amenities as mentioned above.
The Hotel Alexandrie also has two rooms on the ground floor that are accessible for the disabled and those with reduced mobility, but you are requested to contact the hotel directly regarding this prior to making any reservations.
Additionally, a baby cot and changing mat can be supplied upon prior request and subject to availability. An additional child bed for children over the age of 3 can also be supplied for adding to a family room, although there is a charge applied.
Access to the Hotel Alexandrie
Situated in the 12th Arrondissement, when it comes to reaching the Hotel Alexandrie, you will find that the Gare de Lyon train station is only around 450 metres away, serving Metro Lines 1 and 14. This train station is also where you can access the RER A, RER D and Transilien R train lines along with the TER regional trains and TGV high speed trains going far further afield including to other countries.
Being in such a convenient location for public transport in Paris, there is also the Gare d'Austerlitz train station located on the opposite bank of the River Seine within a walking distance of approximately 750 metres. This serves the RER C train line along with Intercities and TER trains plus the Metro lines 5 and 10 as well. However, if you are thinking of utilising the Metro line 5, there is a Metro station nearer before you cross the River Seine called the Quai de la Rapee stop.
When it comes to the Paris buses you will find that the bus lines 24, 29, 57, 61, 63, 87 and 91 along with the Noctilien Night Bus on lines N01, N11, N16, N31, N32, N33, N34, N130, N131, N132 and N134 will all get you within easy walking distance of the Hotel Alexandrie as they are all situated right by the Gare de Lyon, many on the Boulevard Diderot.
Although, if you head towards the River Seine, along the Quai de la Rapee there is a bus stop that serves the bus line 72 and just before you reach this road, on the Boulevard Diderot further down from where many of the other buses mentioned above, there is a bus stop serving bus line 77 along with the Noctilien N02 night bus line as well.
Additionally, for something a little different, right by the Jardin des Plantes you will find there is a docking station for the Batobus water bus operating up and down the River Seine as a hop on and hop off water bus service that stops close to some of the most popular tourist attractions in Paris including the iconic Eiffel Tower and the famous Louvre Museum.