Hotel Castex - 3 Star Hotel in Paris France
With King Louis XIII furniture and style this 3 star hotel is family friendly, has 24 hour reception and concierge, a business corner, stone vaulted breakfast room, room service and en-suite bathrooms with free WiFi, courtesy tray, satellite TV, etc.
About Hotel Castex
Situated in the Marais area in the 4th Arrondissement close to many popular tourist attractions in Paris including the Place des Vosges and Bastille Square, the Hotel Castex can be found located in an historical building dating from the 1600s.
Still retaining original features and the character of this 17th century building, within the Hotel Castex you will find tiles floors, wood panelling, original wood beams, the exposed stone within the breakfast room that has archways, a vaulted ceiling etc. Additionally, this 3 star hotel in Paris has been decorated in the King Louis XIII style including period furniture and reproductions to continue the theme throughout.
Hotel Castex Facilities
Check-in at Hotel Castel is from 2pm and check-out is before noon, however, you may be pleased to know that this 3 star hotel has a 24 hour reception and a luggage hold that you can utilise if you arrive early or want to get the most out of your holiday in Paris by leaving later in the day.
Staff are able to speak English, Spanish and Portuguese as well as French and offer concierge services, so whether you are looking at booking tickets for one of the shows in Paris, entrance to a tourist attraction or making a reservation at one of the numerous restaurants, they are more than happy to help.
Additionally, staff are able to offer advice as well as organise shuttles for airport transfers plus they can also help with sending and receiving faxes, printing documentation such as boarding passes and so on, although certain services will be additional charges.
You will find that Hotel Castex has a comfortable lounge area where you can relax, read one of the newspapers or catch up with friends and family via the free WiFi, but for those you who do not have access to an internet ready device, you may be pleased to know that there is a business corner with a computer that guests can utilise as well.
As we mentioned earlier, there is a traditional stone walled, vaulted breakfast room with arches and all the historical features decorated with wrought iron wall lights wood tables and comfortable blue cushion covered chairs. It is here that a buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:30am and 10:30am.
Delights on offer include traditional French baguettes and croissants along with accompaniments such as butter and jams. There is also pate, cheeses, yoghurts, cereals and fresh fruit that you can enjoy with fruit juice and hot beverages. Although, if you prefer, you can enjoy Continental breakfast served to your room.
Rooms at the Hotel Castex
There are 30 rooms at Hotel Castex with 4 single rooms and 24 twin or double rooms. There is 1 Family room classed as a connecting room for 4 people, which consists of two doubles connected via the bathroom plus there are 2 triple rooms, which are split level with the single bed below and the double accessed via the staircase to the mezzanine.
The bathrooms come with a shower or a bath and for the single and double or twin rooms you can normally choose which subject to availability although the family rooms come with a bath tub, and they all have a hairdryer. Additionally, two of the twin or double rooms can be organised to become connecting rooms where you can access each other via a small private corridor, which is ideal for friends travelling together, although we would like to point out that this is subject to availability and by prior arrangement plus booking well in advance.
You will find that each room of the Hotel Castex continues the theme of this historical building by being decorated in a 17th century style combining elements such as the furniture, wallpaper and wrought iron along with stone and tiled floors, the rich dark wood and many with original exposed beams.
With double glazing, sound proofing and air conditioning, within the Hotel Castex rooms you will find a desk, direct dial telephone, free WiFi, personal safe, flat screen TV with satellite channels and a courtesy tray for making your own tea and coffee.
Access to the Hotel Castex
Located in the 4th Arrondissement, when it comes to reaching the Hotel Castex via public transport in Paris, you will find that the Bus lines 69 and 76 along with the Noctilien Night Bus on lines N11 and N16 all stop on the Rue Saint-Antoine yet the bus lines 86 and 87 stop on the Boulevard Henri IV.
However, by walking to the Place de la Bastille you have the Metro station called Bastille serving the Metro lines 1, 5 and 8 and around this historical square in Paris you also have the Paris bus lines 29 and 91 plus the Noctilien N01 and N02 night bus lines as well.
Yet if you walk towards the River Seine in a south westerly direction, you will come to the Sully-Morland Metro station serving line 7 and here you will find a bus stop for the bus lines 67 and 72.