Hotel des Deux-Iles - 3 Star Hotel in Paris France
With only 17 en suite rooms with complementary toiletries, safe, free WiFi, courtesy tray and more some are junior suites and this 3 star hotel offer services including laundry, 24 hour reception, concierge, artisan continental breakfast, honesty bar, lounge and library plus more for a relaxing holiday in Paris.
About Hotel des Deux-Iles
Situated on the main street of the Ile Saint-Louis island, the Rue Saint-Louis en l'Isle, within the 4th Arrondissement, the Hotel des Deux-Iles is spread over several floors in a typical Parisian townhouse that has recently been totally refurbished and redecorated.
A charming 3 star hotel in Paris that is ideal for couples, even though there is a lift, it is not suitable for the disabled and wheelchair users, yet some of the original features from the historical building do remain intact including the stone vaulted ceiling breakfast come dining room, plus some rooms have original wood beams.
Services and facilities at the Hotel des Deux-Iles
The Hotel des Deux-Iles has a 24 hour reception and multi-lingual staff able to speak English, French and Spanish, who are there to help you get the most out of your stay in the City of Lights by offering concierge services for things such as restaurant reservations, booking tickets for shows in Paris and much more.
The normal check-in time is after 3pm and check-out in by noon, however, the Hotel des Deux-Iles also provide the option of late check-out and early check-in for additional charges. Yet for those not wishing to take advantage of these, but still want to make the most of your time in Paris, you may be pleased to know there is a luggage hold service.
Some of the services at this 3 star hotel that you can request at reception include an emergency kit of toothbrush, toothpaste and razor free of charge for those of you who realise they have turned up without, but also there are curling tongs or straighteners that you can borrow as well!
You can also request items such as iron and ironing board and clothes press steamer to utilise for free, even though they do offer a laundry and dry cleaning service for extra charges depending upon your requirements.
Another service is the printing of documents, and this is virtually essential for some people having to print off boarding passes for their return flight where some airline companies say you cannot print one off unless it is under a certain time scale, and this again is offered free of charge.
When it comes to breakfast at the Hotel des Deux-Iles, this is traditional French Continental style that can be served on a tray within the stone vaulted ceiling cellar or directly to your room between the hours of 7:30am and 11am.
Considered as an artisan style French Continental breakfast from local producers, the fresh fruit and fruit juices come from a place on the same street. The fresh bread and pastries are supplied by the bakery for the renowned Tour d'Argent restaurant, plus the dairy products and cheeses are also from a specialist located on the same street as this unique 3 star hotel in Paris.
When it comes to relaxation, you will find that there is a lounge come library where you can also enjoy one of the free International newspapers, relax with one of the complementary afternoon teas and pastries, catch up with friend and family via the free WiFi or take a drink from the honesty bar, which also includes several French wines.
You can also take advantage of meal delivery run in partnership with a company called Naturaliste, which can be enjoyed within the vaulted dining room or within your room between the hours of 6:30pm and 9pm, for varying costs depending upon what you order.
Rooms at the Hotel des Deux-Iles
There are 17 rooms at the Hotel des Deux-Iles that have been unusually decorated with floral spray motifs and watercolours that overlook either a street full of charm and character or the courtyard.
Each room has been renovated to provide modern comforts including individually controlled air conditioning, not forgetting they are soundproofed and come with an en suite bathroom, either with a shower or bath, hairdryer and organic complementary toiletries.
Within each room as a minimum you will find a desk, personal safe, complementary bottle of microfiltered water and a courtesy tray for making your own tea or coffee, and the standard room for 1-2 people is classed as the Mini at around 13 metres squared, whereas the Classic doubles, which the Hotel des Deux-Iles have named Charmante rooms, are laid out with either twin beds or a double bed and are just slightly larger.
Then you have The Exquise, which are the Superior rooms that are larger still and have a sitting area plus Expresso machine, and with the option of the layout being as a twin or double, these also have bathrobes and slippers supplied, which is very unusual for a 3 star hotel in Paris.
Yet there is one Superior room called the Singuliere, which is decorated in soft pinkish tones and roses and has its own private patio where you can relax, enjoy al fresco dining, breakfast in the morning and so on.
Access to the Hotel des Deux-Iles
Located in the 4th Arrondissement, when it comes to reaching the Hotel des Deux-Iles via public transport in Paris, you will find that the bus lines 67, 86 and 87 are all on the Isle Saint-Louis itself, but by crossing the Pont Saint-Louis to the Ile de la Cite you can access the bus line 75.
Also, further in on the Ile de la Cite you can access the Paris bus lines 21, 38, 47, 58 and 96 along with the Noctilien night bus lines of N12, N13, N14, N15, N21 and N22 and by crossing the River Seine via several of the other bridges in Paris such as the Pont de la Tournelle you will get to numerous other bus stops with connections for bus lines including 63 and 89.
However, when you look at the Metro stations, you have the Cite stop on the Ile de la Cite serving line 4, but located on the Right Bank of the River Seine you have the Pont Marie and Sully-Morland stops both serving Metro line 7.
Whereas on the opposite bank of the river there is the Saint-Michel - Notre Dame stop, which is a train station serving the RER B line that is great for getting to Charles de Gaulle Airport etc, and RER C train line, which is ideal for getting to Chateau de Versailles, plus this is also a Metro station for Metro line 4.
Additionally, you could also utilise the Batobus, which is a water bus that travels up and down the River Seine and has a docking station almost opposite Notre Dame Cathedral on the Left Bank and another by the Hotel de Ville on the Right Bank.
Yet for those of you who like the idea of going on one of the tours in Paris, then you may be pleased to know that there is a company called Open Tour who operate a hop on and hop off bus tour with 3 different routes you can utilise and there is a stop on the Left Bank, again almost opposite Notre Dame Cathedral, which is classed as stop 6 for both the Green and Blue tour bus routes.