Hotel Elysa - 3 Star Hotel in Paris France

The 3 star Hotel Elysa is family and disabled friendly and have comfortable en suite rooms with courtesy tray, safe and mini fridge, etc, and the hotel offers a lounge with free tea and coffee, buffet breakfast, concierge and laundry services plus more for a relaxing stay close to popular tourist attractions.

About Hotel Elysa

The Hotel Elysa, also known as the Hotel Elysa Luxembourg, is situated in the 5th Arrondissement within walking distance of many historical monuments in Paris including the Palais du Luxembourg and features like the Medici Fountain.
Hotel Elysa entrance
Located within a stone building dating from 1876 with a typical Parisian facade and townhouse style that is spread over six floors, the Hotel Elysa has generally been renovated inside to provide a more boutique feel, yet still retaining character.

In fact, along with iron railings on the facade around small balconies for some rooms through to exposed stone like within the breakfast room, there are still original touches that remain, yet the rest of the hotel including the decor within the rooms is more of a contemporary boutique style, also incorporating modern touches like air conditioning.
This 3 star hotel in Paris has a lift as well as stairs to access the various floors and is suitable for families along with the disabled and wheelchair users, being that they now have a dedicated room, plus there is now air conditioning throughout, not forgetting that there is extremely good WiFi throughout as well.

Hotel Elysa Facilities

Hotel Elysa breakfast room
Hotel Elysa lounge area
With a 24 hour reception and staff able to speak languages including English and Spanish as well as French, they provide concierge service to help you get the most out of your holiday in Paris, whether it be making reservations for restaurants, booking tickets for a show and much more.

There is a lounge area by the reception where you can enjoy self service tea or coffee at any time and relax while catching up with the news via one of the papers available or keep in touch with friends and family back home via the free WiFi.
Hotel Elysa reception desk
Hotel Elysa offers a buffet breakfast within the cosy breakfast room that still has exposed stone walls from when the building was constructed, and served daily between 7am and 10am you can enjoy fresh breads and pastries with accompaniments such as jams, fruit juice, cereals, eggs and more, providing a good start to the day.

Other facilities at Hotel Elysa include a laundry and dry cleaning service, plus car hire and babysitting that can be organised so you could go for a romantic meal at one of the restaurants in Paris or enjoy a show, all of course for additional charges.

Rooms at the Hotel Elysa

Hotel Elysa bedroom facilities
Hotel Elysa twin room
There are 32 rooms at Hotel Elysa which are spread over 6 floors that all have various different features, whether it be a small balcony, a niche that contains a fresco, and so on.

With modern and sleek decor, yet warm and even the odd bright colours to provide a bit of individuality, all have an ensuite bathroom with either a bath or shower and a hairdryer, sound proofing and double glazing plus air conditioning as standard.
Hotel Elysa double room
There are Classic rooms suitable for 1 or 2 people, which are around 13 to 15 metres squared and Classic rooms with a small balcony, then there are the Superior rooms that all have a balcony and are slightly larger at between 15 and 18 metres squared.

Hotel Elysa also have 2 Deluxe rooms that are a lot more spacious at around 23 metres squared and come with a sofa that turns into a bed for a third person, although they are also ideal for couples who want extra space and comfort.
Hotel Elysa single room
However, being that this is a family friendly hotel in Paris, a baby cot can be supplied upon request and subject to availability, plus there is also a Family room, which is approximately 36 metres squared and consists of a Classic room and a Deluxe room that also has 2 bathrooms. Additionally, being suitable for 5 guests, you can contact the hotel to arrange the type of beds you require, whether it be 2 doubles and single or the settee, 1 double and 3 singles, etc.

In addition this is a disabled friendly hotel and has a dedicated room for people with reduced mobility and wheelchair users, which is approximately 22 metres squared and has a specifically accessible bathroom with additional equipment such as grab rails etc, and this can also be arranged as a double or as a twin room.
Hotel Elysa fridge and personal safe
Hotel Elysa double bedroom
Within in each room of Hotel Elysa you will find a desk, lamp, personal safe for your valuables, free high speed WiFi, a telephone, flat screen TV with satellite and International channels, a mini-fridge and courtesy tray for making your own tea and coffee.

Access to the Hotel Elysa

The Hotel Elysa, also referred to as Hotel Elysa Luxembourg, is situated in the 5th Arrondissement, and when it comes to reaching this hotel via public transport in Paris, the nearest bus stop is actually on the same street as this 3 star hotel and serves bus line 21 and bus 27.
Hotel Elysa en suite bathroom
Yet around the Place Edmond Rostand you could utilise the bus lines 82, 84 and 89, whereas in the opposite direction along the Boulevard Saint-Michel you have the bus line 38 and the Noctilien night bus lines N14, N21 and N122.

You will find that the nearest train station is the Luxembourg stop serving the RER B train line which is ideal for getting to Charles de Gaulle Airport and many other places including the Stade de France and Le Bourget where the Paris Air Show is held every two years.
Hotel Elysa Paris facade
However, when it comes to Metro stations you will find that the nearest stop from Hotel Elysa is called Cluny - La Sorbonne serving Metro line 10. Alternatively, at around a walking distance of 850 metres you have the Odeon stop serving Metro line 4 and line 10, both of which are in a northerly direction from the hotel.

Additionally, for those of you who would like to see more of the city, you could opt for one of the tours in Paris with a company called Open Tour who operate a hop on and hop off bus tour service with three different routes you can utilise, and the nearest tour stop to Hotel Elysa is also at the Place Edmond Rostand on the Green bus tour route listed as stop 40.

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Attractions nearby

Address and contact details

Hotel Elysa, 6 Rue Gay-Lussac, 75005, Paris, Ile de France, France

Tel: 0033 1 43 25 31 74
GPS: 48.84622, 2.34093

Quick reference

3 Star Hotel
Avg Double room: €100-€200
Number of rooms: 32
Family rooms: Yes
Pet friendly: No
Disabled friendly: Yes - 1 dedicated room
Tea and Coffee Making facilities
Flat screen TV / Satellite Channels
WiFi / Broadband access
Air Conditioning
Breakfast - Buffet
Laundry / Dry Cleaning
Babysitting Service
Personal Safe
Other: eg: mini fridge

Transport options

Paris Metro lines 4, 10
Bus lines 21, 27
Bus line 38
Bus lines 82, 84, 89
Night bus line N14
Night bus line N21
Night bus line N122
RER train line B
Open Tour bus tours

Attractions close by

Luxembourg Gardens
Fontaine du Bassin Soufflot
Jardins des Grands Explorateurs
Statue of Liberty
Musee du Luxembourg
Musee Moissan
The Pantheon
Eglise Saint-Etienne-du-Mont
Musee Curie
Square Paul Painleve
Musee Zadkine
Francois Garnier Monument
Musee de Cluny Museum of the Middle Ages
Thermes de Cluny Roman Baths
Refectoire des Cordeliers
Musee du Service de Sante des Armees
La Closerie des Lilas Restaurant