Hotel Elysees Union - 3 Star Hotel and Apartment in Paris France
A family friendly 3 star hotel that can even organise babysitting, having rooms with mini bar, complimentary toilets and more, it also offers a 2 bedroom apartment with kitchen, and Hotel Elysees Union services include free WiFi, business corner, a lounge and bar, patio, buffet breakfast or in room, dry cleaning, etc.
About Hotel Elysees Union
The Hotel Elysees Union is conveniently located in the 16th Arrondissement close to many popular tourist attractions in Paris including the famous Avenue des Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe historical monument where you can also discover the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Eternal Flame.
It is also within very easy walking distance of some popular and unusual museums in Paris including the Musee Baccarat crystal museum and the Musee Guimet, plus there are the museums within the Palais de Chaillot and many others, not forgetting the iconic Eiffel Tower is also only around a 15 to 20 minute walk away.
Hotel Elysees Union is located within a typical 1800s Parisian building, which is where the famous novelist Marcel Proust once resided, yet you may be pleased to know that this 3 star hotel in Paris has undergone many improvements including having a lift and air conditioning throughout plus it has a lovely internal garden where you can sit and relax on a nice day.
Having an elegant almost chic and refined atmosphere, this hotel is ideal for those of you on holiday in Paris or visiting for business, which still provides some classic touches such as mouldings and the cornicing's within the comfortable lounge, along with wrought iron railings and ornate stone pediments on the facade.
Hotel Elysees Union Facilities
With a 24 hour reception you may be pleased to know that the multilingual staff are able to speak English as well as French and some able to speak other languages such as Spanish etc as well and they offer luggage storage for those of you arriving early or wishing to leave later to get the most out of your time in the city of lights.
Hotel Elysees Union reception offer a tour desk and concierge service, so whether you wish to book a taxi, arrange a transfer to one of the train stations or Paris airports, make a reservation at one the of the many restaurants in Paris, book a show or tickets to an event, even getting tickets for attractions like The Louvre or even getting to Chateau de Versailles, then all is possible at this 3 star hotel.
The Hotel Elysees Union seems more like a 4 star hotel in Paris for some of the things it has to offer, as not only is there a lounge where you can relax in comfort, but there is also an internal landscaped garden with plenty of chairs and tables where you can enjoy the nice weather.
Additionally, there is a bar so whether you would like a nice glass of wine, a coffee, etc, then this is possible and you could also utilise the free WiFi to catch up with those back home if you wished to, or perhaps read one of the books, newspapers or magazines available.
However, if you do not have a device that connects to WiFi, then there is a business corner with a computer that you can utilise. Additionally, Hotel Elysees Union also offer a fax and photocopying service and for those of you that need to be out for a set time, then a wakeup call service is also available.
Now we mentioned earlier that this was a family friendly hotel in Paris and with that in mind they can arrange babysitting if required. Additionally, for those of you that require, there is a dry-cleaning service available.
Breakfast at Hotel Elysees Union is served buffet style within the dedicated breakfast room and consists of French breads and pastries such as croissants along with accompaniments, yoghurts, cereals, cheese, fruit juice and hot beverages, plus they will even do eggs to your liking to order, and even an omelette is an option although there is an additional charge for this.
Alternatively, if you prefer, you can have a typical French continental breakfast served to your room, or for those finer mornings you could take advantage of the landscaped patio garden to enjoy breakfast al fresco style.
Rooms at the Hotel Elysees Union
There are single, twin and double rooms at Hotel Elysees Union along with triple and quadruple rooms for families or friends travelling together that can be arranged with single beds or double and single beds, and all come with a subtle decor either in a classic style or with hints of colour, that are carpeted, sound proofed and have air conditioning.
Each of the rooms at Hotel Elysees Union have an en suite bathroom with either a bath or shower along with hairdryer and complementary toiletries. Within the cosy and comfortable rooms you will find a desk, direct dial telephone, personal safe, free WiFi, a flat screen TV with Satellite channels, a courtesy tray for making your own tea and coffee plus a minibar.
However, Hotel Elysees Union is also classed as one of the ApartHotels in Paris as there are also 2 bedroom apartments that are suitable for up to 6 people as they come with a double bed, 2 single beds and a sofa that converts to another double.
The apartments come with all the facilities mentioned above, yet there are actually two bathrooms, one with a bath, the other with a shower, plus the have lounge and proper dining area with dining table and chairs and a fully fitted kitchen with everything you need to feel like home, even with a washing machine, so these are also ideal for longer stays, as well as those of you want to be more independent or even try cooking one the specialities of French cuisine for yourselves.
Access to the Hotel Elysees Union
Being located in the 16th Arrondissement, it is close to many monuments in Paris and other attractions, so when it comes to reaching the Hotel Elysees Union via public transport in Paris, you will find that the closest bus stops to this hotel are for bus line 22, line 30 and line 82 along with the Noctilien Night bus via line N53.
Also on the Avenue Kleber in a westerly direction you have the Boissiere Metro stop serving Metro line 6, yet continuing on this road you reach the Trocadero Metro station serving line 6 and Metro line 9.
In the opposite direction to Hotel Elysees Union you have the Kleber metro stop serving the Metro line 6, yet heading further along the Avenue Kleber in a northerly direction you will come to the Charles de Gaulle - Etoile stop where the Arc de Triomphe is located, and this is an RER train station for the RER A line which is ideal for getting to Disneyland Paris, plus this is also a Metro station for the Metro lines 1, 2 and 6.
All around this notorious junction you will find there are bus stops on each of the roads that lead from it, such as bus line 92 on the Avenue Marceau, bus line 73 along with Noctilien line N11 and line N24 on the famous Avenue des Champs Elysees, Noctilien lines N151 and N153 on the Avenue de Friedland and Paris bus lines 22, 52 and 341 on the Avenue Hoche.
Although if you are heading to Place du Trocadero then there are additional Paris buses for bus lines 32 and 63 that will get you to other parts of the city, but don't forget to enjoy the impressive views from the Palais de Chaillot terrace looking over the Trocadero Gardens to the Eiffel Tower located on the opposite bank of the River Seine.