Hotel Eiffel Rive Gauche - 3 Star Hotel in Paris France
A family friendly hotel in Paris located in a former convent a few minutes walk from the Eiffel Tower, this 3 star hotel allows small pets, has a lounge, business corner with printer, offers buffet breakfast, evening wine and cheese tasting, and all rooms are en suite with free WiFi and courtesy tray.
About Hotel Eiffel Rive Gauche
Situated in the 7th Arrondissement the Hotel Eiffel Rive Gauche is close to many of the most famous tourist attractions in Paris including within walking distance of the iconic Eiffel Tower and the historical Les Invalides with its different museums and the Tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte.
This 3 star hotel in Paris is located on a one-way side street within a former convent that has been completely renovated to provide a cosy and elegant atmosphere, with deep red, dark brown and almost marble effect as some of the decoration elements for a richness and luxury feel.
Facilities at the Hotel Eiffel Rive Gauche
The Hotel Eiffel Rive Gauche has a lift for easier access to the rooms as well as the original staircase, but unfortunately it is not suitable for the disabled, however you may be pleased to know that your beloved pets can accompany you upon prior arrangement and for additional charges, although small animals and those that are not noisy are the only one usually permitted at the hotels discrestion.
There is a 24 hour reception and staff able to speak English as well as French and there to help you get the most out of your holiday in Paris, they can book a taxi or organise a shuttle service, plus document printing such as for return journey tickets and boarding passes is also possible.
There is a comfortable lounge along with a beverage dispenser where you can purchase things such as a cup of coffee and within an evening there are sometimes opportunities for wine and cheese tasting. Additionally, there is a patio style garden that you can enjoy on those warmer days.
Hotel Eiffel Rive Gauche also has a business corner that you can utilise, yet free WiFi is also available throughout the entire hotel, so you can easily keep in touch with friends and family back home.
Breakfast is served within the dedicated breakfast room and is French continental, but buffet style, with items including fresh breads, pastries and accompaniments such as jams, cereals, eggs, fruit juice and hot beverages.
Being that this is a family friendly hotel in Paris, there are children's facilities available up on request, along with emergency bathroom kits such as toothbrush and an iron and ironing board.
Rooms at the Hotel Eiffel Rive Gauche
All of the rooms at Hotel Eiffel Rive Gauche are small and cosy, but well decorated and comfortable, all having an en suite and some with the option of a bath, rather than just a shower, plus a hairdryer.
Each room is equipped with a desk, telephone, flat screen TV, free and unlimited WiFi plus a courtesy tray with kettle for making your own tea and coffee.
The rooms come as single, twin, double, triple and even quadruple, yet go from around 9 metres squared for a single or small double, only up to around just over 16 metres squared even for the quadruple, so as with many hotels in Paris, they are small and compact, but will still provide you with a good night's sleep.
Access to the Hotel Eiffel Rive Gauche
Located in the 7th Arrondissement, when it comes to reaching the Hotel Eiffel Rive Gauche via public transport in Paris, you will find the nearest bus stop serves Paris 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 line 28 and line 82, plus it is also here that you have the Ecole Militaire Metro station serving Metro Line 8. Although 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 station is situated in a north, north easterly direction called Invalides, which serves the RER C train line along with being a metro stop for line 8 and line 13.
For those of you who are interested in discovering more of Paris and seeing 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.
To start with you have OpenTour who operate a hop on and hop off tour bus service with open top double decker buses and having three different routes you can enjoy, on the Grand Tour Blue tour route you will need stop 14, called the Tour Eiffel stop on the Quai Branly.
Then you have Big Bus Paris, which also offer a hop on and hop tour service, and the nearest stop to Hotel Eiffel Rive Gauche 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.