Hotel Diana - Paris 2 star hotel
Located in the Latin Quarter, this friendly family run 2 Star hotel has family rooms and superior rooms that are more like suites with a lounge area, all coming with en suites and mini bar come fridge, plus free WiFi, 24 hour reception and the option of a continental breakfast.
€125 - €200
About Hotel Diana
Situated in the 5th Arrondissement in an area always renowned for its scholars, universities and where people spoken Latin centuries ago, the Hotel Diana is in the heart of this very historical area within easy reach of places such as the Gallo-Roman thermal baths from the 3rd century.
The Hotel Diana is a small and friendly family run hotel with staff speaking French, English and Spanish who are able to help you get the most out of your holiday in Paris by helping with restaurant reservations, booking of tickets for shows and much more.
The reception is open 24 hours a day and there is a computer and printer available that you can utilise if you do not have your own laptop or other internet ready device, although there is free WiFi throughout the hotel as well.
A family friendly hotel, you will find a lift for easier access to the rooms and there is air conditioning with individual temperature controls within the rooms, which is actually quite unusual for a 2 Star hotel in Paris, plus a basic continental style breakfast with hot beverage, fruit juice and croissants, etc is served within the dedicated breakfast room daily.
Rooms at the Hotel Diana
The Hotel Diana offers standard single rooms at approximately 8-9 metres squared and standard double rooms or twin rooms at around 10-11 metres squared, yet there are also triple rooms, plus what they class as a Student Room, which is the smallest and like a duplex with the single bed area being accessed via a spiral staircase.
Each room comes equipped with double glazing and either overlooks the street or the courtyard and has individual temperature control along with an en suite bathroom with hairdryer, a desk and chair, direct dial telephone, flat screen TV, mini bar come fridge and personal safe.
Yet for those of you that want more luxury and space, the Hotel Diana has Superior Double Rooms, which are actually more like what most call a suite, as not only are they far larger, they have a lounge area with a sofa along with a courtesy tray for making your own hot beverages in addition to even having an iPhone docking station.
Access to the Hotel Diana
Hotel Diana is located within the historical Latin Quarter in the 5th Arrondissement of Paris, popular with students, historians, and tourists alike, with numerous attractions being a short walk away, like the Musee de Cluny and the Fontaine Saint Michel.
This 2 Star hotel is also within easy reach of several Paris public transport options, making it easy to quickly travel to other tourist attractions, museums, entertainment venues and much more.
To start with you have the Cluny - La Sorbonne or the Maubert - Mutualite Metro stations on line 10 that are nearest to Hotel Diana, yet right by the River Seine you have the Saint-Michel - Notre Dame train station serving the Metro line 4 and the RER trains for the RER B and RER C lines.
The Paris bus lines 47, 63, 75, 86, 87 along with the Noctilien Night Bus service via lines N15 and N22 stop closest to the Hotel, yet by The Pantheon you could catch lines 24, 84 and 89 and by Luxembourg Gardens there are lines 21, 27, 38, 58 and 82 along with Noctilien lines N14, N21 and N122.
In addition, just outside the hotel, there is a Velib station for the self service bike hire scheme, not forgetting that some of the bus tours in Paris such as L'OpenTour also have more than one stop within walking distance, or the BatoBus which is a river bus service.
Paris Hotel booking info
73 Rue Saint-Jacques
Ile de France
Tel: 0033 1 43 54 92 55
GPS: 48.8498, 2.34516