Hotel France Albion - Paris 2 star hotel
With a dedicated disabled room and a family room along with other amenities you are more likely to find in 3 or 4 star hotels in Paris like a business corner, meeting rooms, concierge and room service, this 2 star hotel is located close to many popular attractions and provides a sumptuous buffet breakfast, plus much more.
About the Hotel France Albion
Situated in the 9th Arrondissement within walking distance of popular tourist attractions in Paris such as the Galeries Lafayette and the Opera Garnier, with the Montmartre area in one direction and the Grands Boulevards in the other, the Hotel France Albion is in a great location for exploring the city.
With a warm inviting decor that mixes old style charm such as exposed stone walls with modern touches, you will find friendly staff at the 24 hour reception who provide concierge services such as private airport transfers, booking tickets for shows, making restaurant reservations, etc and they are more than willing to help you get the most out of your stay, whether it be for a business trip or a holiday in Paris.
At the reception, there are umbrellas you can utilise for those not so nice days along with a pretty courtyard garden where you can relax during the warmer months. In addition, they have a luggage hold service for those of you who arrive prior to check-in, or are leaving the City of Lights later in the day.
There is a business corner located by the Hotel France Albion reception, plus there are also two meeting rooms available that you can hire for your business event, which come equipped with flip charts, projector screen, notepads and pens and water, etc.
In addition to these facilities, the hotel offers a dry cleaning service, daily newspapers and free WiFi, so you can keep up to date with family and friends or what is happening back in your own country.
You will also find that there is a lovely traditional staircase still within the building, although it does have a lift to access the different floors including the breakfast room, which is within a traditional vaulted wine cellar that has been fully restored including its exposed stonework, to provide an unusual, historical setting for a great to start to the day.
In fact, the breakfast, which is served buffet style in the vaulted wine cellar dining room, is more like you would expect to get at a 4 star hotel in Paris, as it includes a variety of cold meats and cheeses plus omelettes, bacon and saute potatoes in addition to the cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit salad along with assorted pastries and bread with accompaniments. Not forgetting hot beverages and fruit juice.
This is served daily up until 10am within the breakfast room, however, if you prefer the peace and quiet of your room, you can opt for the room service, which is available until midday and is served as a Continental style breakfast.
Rooms at Hotel France Albion
You will find a total of 35 comfortable well equipped rooms at the Hotel France Albion, with one of these being a disabled friendly room suitable for wheelchair users, plus there is also a family room available.
Each room has an en suite bathroom with either a bather or shower, complete with make-up mirror, hair dryer, even complementary toiletries by Yves Rocher and exceedingly unusual for a 2 Star hotel in Paris, some even have bathrobes.
Equipped with individual air conditioning and heating plus soundproofing, within each room you will find a wardrobe, desk, free unlimited WiFi, direct dial telephone, a personal safe and flat screen TV with Satellite channels, plus some rooms such as the Superior Rooms even have a mini bar.
Access to the Hotel France Albion
When it comes to reaching this 2 Star hotel via public transport in Paris, you will find that the nearest Metro stations are the Saint Georges stop in one direction and the opposite way you have the Notre-Dame-de-Lorette stop, both serving Line 12, whereas a little further walk in a southerly direction and you have the Le Peletier stop serving Line 7.
Alternatively, the Paris bus lines 26, 32, 40, 43, 45, 54 and 74, plus in a northerly direction close to the Pigalle Metro stop serving lines 2 and 12 you can access the bus line 54 along with the Noctilien Night Bus Service via lines N01 and N02, which will all get you within walking distance of the Hotel France Albion.