Hotel Eiffel Turenne - 3 Star Hotel in Paris France
A family friendly 3 star hotel with 24 hour reception and concierge, it offers buffet breakfast, free WiFi, room service, small bar area, a lounge, library and games available plus en suite rooms with courtesy tray, USB port, telephone with free international calls and more.
About Hotel Eiffel Turenne
Situated in the 7th Arrondissement some of the rooms at the Hotel Eiffel Turenne have views to the Ecole Militaire, which is the military training school where Napoleon Bonaparte once studied, yet there are two rooms that have a view to the famous Eiffel Tower as well.
So, as you have probably already gathered, this hotel is within walking distance of many popular tourist attractions in Paris, which also include the historical Les Invalides built in the 1600s, the River Seine and many museums including the Musee Rodin.
You will find the Hotel Eiffel Turenne is sometimes classed as a boutique hotel due to its decoration, which is in a modern, contemporary style utilised several different materials including wood, glass and some almost quirky furniture.
Additionally, the owners of this 3 star hotel in Paris chose and commissioned 5 different artists to decorate the rooms with original works, so each one is unique including photographic art and prints on the walls, and these features carry through other areas of Hotel Eiffel Turenne including the reception, lobby, lounge area, etc.
Hotel Eiffel Turenne Facilities
With a 24 hour reception and luggage hold service available for those of arriving prior to check-in or wishing to make the most out of your holiday in Paris by staying to the last minute possible, you may be pleased to know that there are multilingual staff.
The Hotel Eiffel Turenne has staff able to speak English as well as some speaking other languages such as Spanish, plus of course French, and being friendly and helpful, they also offer concierge services, whether it be arranging a taxi, organising an airport transfer, through to recommendations for places to visit or what shows and events are happening, even making restaurant reservations, or booking tickets, etc to make your time in Paris run smoothly.
There is a laundry service available for varying charges depending upon your requirements, although an iron and ironing board are also available upon request, and although there is free WiFi available throughout the entire hotel, there is a laptop computer available at reception that you can also utilise, so you can keep in touch with those back home.
You will find that the Hotel Eiffel Turenne has a lounge along with a library area and various games available including scrabble and even building blocks for young children, plus there is a small bar area with various drinks including soft and alcoholic along with wines and champagne, so you can relax after a day of work or sightseeing.
Breakfast at Hotel Eiffel Turenne is served buffet style within their dedicated and cosy salon area between the hours of 6:30am and 11:30am where you can enjoy fresh bread and croissants along with accompaniments such as jams plus there is a toaster you can utilise. There are also cereals, yoghurts, dried fruits, fresh fruit salad, eggs you cook to your liking, plus cheese and charcuterie platters, not forgetting various fruit juices and hot beverages to provide a good start to the day.
Room service is also available for breakfast upon request. Additionally, although there are numerous cafes and restaurants in Paris, many of which are located within this area of the city and in walking distance, you could also take advantage of getting your own evening meal, as there is a microwave along with plates, cutlery etc, which are available within the salon breakfast room area every evening from 7pm.
Rooms at the Hotel Eiffel Turenne
There are 34 rooms at Hotel Eiffel Turenne, which are broken down into different categories and all come with double glazing, air conditioning or heating depending upon weather conditions and an en suite bathroom with either shower or bath, hairdryer and complementary toiletries.
Additionally, each room has a desk, USB point, free WiFi, telephone and international calls are even free, personal safe for your valuables, flat screen TV with satellite channels and a courtesy tray for making your own tea and coffee.
There are single rooms for 1, along with Classic rooms for 2 people, which are only around 11 to 12 metres squared, although there is a room on the top 6th floor that has a view to the Eiffel Tower.
If you want a slightly larger room, then you will find the Superior rooms are around 14 metres squared, or slightly more spacious again are the Elegance rooms at Approximately 16 metres squared, and you will find that these plus the categories of rooms mentioned above have a shower, not bath.
The most spacious Double rooms at Hotel Eiffel Turenne are called the Prestige rooms, which are approximately 18 metres squared and being that they are located on the corner of the building they have a slightly unusual shape, yet have two windows and provide a view to the Ecole Militaire.
Although there is also one Deluxe room with an Eiffel Tower view and at the same size as the Prestige rooms, these come with a bath and shower within, plus a baby cot can be added to these rooms upon prior request but subject to availability.
Thinking of families, there are 2 Executive rooms, which are located on the 6th floor and at 20 metres squared these are triple rooms that come with a double bed and a single bed along with an ensuite that has a bath with shower within it plus can accommodate a baby cot as well.
Hotel Eiffel Turenne also have Connecting rooms which are two separate rooms and bathrooms comprising a Superior and Presitige that are linked together, meaning they are suitable for 4 people plus a baby cot is also possible, so this can be booked for larger families or friends travelling together.
Access to the Hotel Eiffel Turenne
Located in the 7th Arrondissement, when it comes to reaching the Hotel Eiffel Turenne via public transport in Paris, you will find it located very close to the Ecole Militaire Metro station serving Metro Line 8.
Around here you could also utilise the Paris bus lines 28, 80, 82, 86, 92, yet by going in a westerly direction heading towards the River Seine you could utilise the bus lines 42, 69 and 86, which are located by the Champ de Mars Gardens, all of which are within very easy walking distance.
Whereas the nearest RER train station from Hotel Eiffel Turenne is situated in a northerly direction where you have the Invalides station, which serves the RER C train line along with being a Metro stop for line 8 and line 13.
However, for those of you who are interested in discovering more of Paris and seeing tourist attractions in other parts of the city that are not within walking distance of Hotel Eiffel Turenne, 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 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 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 Bateaux Parisiens who also do dinner cruises.
Although, if you are thinking of getting to Chateau de Versailles for a day out, but would rather not utilise public transport in Paris 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, which is also located at the base of the Eiffel Tower and within walking distance.