Hotel de l'Alma - 3 Star Hotel in Paris France
A family run 3 star hotel in Paris, there are single, twin and double rooms decorated in pastel colours with an en suite, complementary toiletries, minibar, safe and satellite TV, with services including 24 hour reception, concierge, French style continental breakfast and a small courtyard, etc.
About Hotel de l'Alma
Situated in the 7th Arrondissement within a very short walking distance of the Eiffel Tower and within easy reach of many popular museums in Paris such as the Musee du Quai Branly, the hotel is a family run concern.
Located on a one-way street in a typical Parisian building with several floors, you may be pleased to know that there is a lift for easy access to the rooms, however it is not suitable for those with reduced mobility and wheelchair users.
Hotel de l'Alma Facilities
With check-in after 3pm and check-out before midday, you may be pleased to know that the Hotel de l'Alma has a 24 hour reception and staff able to speak English as well as French who are there to help you get the most out of your holiday in Paris.
Staff offer full concierge services, so whether you wish to make a reservation at one of the many restaurants in Paris, book tickets for a show, enjoy one of the many tours available, arrange a shuttle to one of the Paris airports or even send a postcard back home, they are there and willing to help.
For those of you who have an internet enabled devise, you may be pleased to know that there is free WiFi throughout the Hotel de l'Alma, however, there is also a computer at reception that you can utilise if you do not, which means it is easy to stay in touch with family and friends, etc.
When it comes to breakfast, Hotel de l'Alma offers a typical French continental style breakfast between the hours of 7:30 and 10am within the dedicated breakfast area, although this can be served to your room upon request.
Additionally, there is a small courtyard area with a couple of tables and chairs set out where you can enjoy this al fresco style on those nice days, plus, because all hotels in Paris are now no smoking unless they have a dedicated area, for those of you that do still smoke or vape, etc, then this area can also be utilised for that as well.
Rooms at the Hotel de l'Alma
As with many hotels in Paris, the rooms are generally classed as on the small side, and with Single, Twin or Double available they are decorated with subtle pastel tones and come with an en suite either with a bath or shower along with hairdryer and complementary toiletries.
Within each room of the Hotel de l'Alma you will find a desk, telephone, free WiFi, a personal safe and a minibar along with a flat screen TV with cable channels, plus a fan can be provided for those extra warm days.
Access to the de l'Alma
Located in the 7th Arrondissement, when it comes to reaching the Hotel de l'Alma via public transport in Paris, you will find the nearest bus stop serves bus lines 69, 80 and 92 by heading in a south easterly direction.
By continuing in the same direction heading towards the Ecole Militaire there are bus stops serving bus line 28 and bus 82, plus it is also here that you have the Ecole Militaire Metro station serving Metro Line 8. Although, for even more options, by the Avenue Joseph Bouvard at an entrance to the Champ de Mars, you could also utilise the bus lines 42, 69 and 86.
Whereas the nearest RER train stations situated in a north, north westerly or north, north easterly direction are the Pont d'Alma stop or the Invalides stop, both of which serve the RER C train line, yet the latter is also a metro stop for line 8 and line 13.
For those of you who are interested in discovering more of Paris and seen tourist attractions in other parts of the city, you could opt for one of the tours in Paris and there are several companies that provide bus tours.
Just like Big Bus Paris, which also offer a hop on and hop tour service, and the nearest stop to Hotel de l'Alma is in the middle of the Champ de Mars gardens by the fountains, which is on the Red tour route as stop 2 on the Avenue Joseph Bouvard.
However, for something different, you could also enjoy the Batobus, which is a water bus operating a hop on and hop off service up and down the River Seine with docking stations at close to many popular tourist attractions including the famous Louvre Museum, with their main dock being at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, right by some of the River Seine sightseeing boat tours including Vedettes de Paris and Bateaux Parisiens who also do dinner cruises.
Yet if you are thinking of getting to Chateau de Versailles for a day out, but would rather not utilise public transport in Paris like the RER trains to get there, you will find a company called Versailles Express who operate a package tour service as well as a shuttle service to and from the famous former royal palace, and this company has their pick up and drop off point at the base of the Eiffel Tower.