Hotel de la Place des Alpes - 2 Star Hotel in Paris France
This is one of the disabled friendly hotels in Paris with a dedicated wheelchair accessible room, and this 2 star hotel has a total of 43 en suite rooms that have a flat screen TV, personal safe and free WiFi, with a continental breakfast also on offer.
About Hotel de la Place des Alpes
Located in the 13th Arrondissement, the Hotel de la Place des Alpes is situated facing a square that bears the same name as the hotel, which is just off the Boulevard Vincent Auriol and only a short walk to the Place de l'Italie with its many Paris public transport options.
Spread over several floors, but with a lift for easy access to the rooms, one thing that is very unusual for a 2 star hotel in Paris, is that this is certified disabled friendly with a dedicated room and staff trained to deal with persons that have various disabilities.
Hotel de la Place des Alpes Facilities
With a 24 hour reception, staff are able to speak both French and English and are willing to help you get the most out of your stay including making recommendations for places to visit, etc and tourist information is available.
Check-out time is slightly earlier than some, being 11:30am, yet you may be pleased to know that they offer luggage storage for those of you leaving Paris later in the day or arriving prior to check-in.
There is also a dedicated breakfast room where you can enjoy a French continental style breakfast with cereals, fruit juice, breads and croissants plus accompaniments such as different jams along with tea and coffee to get your day off to a good start.
Rooms at the Hotel de la Place des Alpes
There are a total of 43 rooms at the Hotel de la Place des Alpes, with one of these being specifically for those that are disabled, and the others are single or double rooms, but we would like to point out that because the rooms are cosy, which is typical of many hotels in Paris, there is not an option to have an additional bed or baby cot.
You will find that all rooms are double glazed and come with a small en suite shower room, a desk, direct dial telephone, personal safe for your valuables, flat screen TV with satellite channels and free WiFi so can you keep in touch with colleagues, friends and family back home.
Access to the Hotel de la Place des Alpes
Located in the 13th Arrondissement, when it comes to reaching the Hotel de la Place des Alpes via public transport in Paris, you will find that there is a bus stop virtually outside the hotel that serves the bus line 27, which will take you to places such as the famous Louvre Museum or the Palais Garnier Opera House.
Alternatively, by going to the Place de l'Italie you can utilise the bus lines 47, 57, 59, 61, 64, 67 and 83 along with the Noctilien N15, N22 and N31 night bus lines, which will provide access to many other tourist attractions in Paris.
Yet when you look at the Metro stations, you have the Place d'Italie stop serving lines 5, 6 and 7 or in the opposite direction you have the Nationale stop serving Metro line 6, but by walking in a Southerly direction you can access the Metro Line 14 via the Olympiades stop.
Additionally, if you carry on walking in an Easterly direction you will get to the River Seine and the Gare d'Austerlitz train station within approximately 1000 metres walking distance, and this serves Metro lines 5 and 10 plus the RER C train line as well.