Hotel Gay Lussac - 2 Star Hotel in Paris France
A family run 2 star hotel, the Hotel Gay Lussac has basic rooms with en suite, TV and International channels and free WiFi, and this is a very family friendly hotel with facilities like bottle warmer and has a 24 hour reception, offers newspapers, room service for breakfast and more.
About Hotel Gay Lussac
The Hotel Guy Lussac is situated in the 5th Arrondissement close to many historical monuments in Paris including the Palais du Luxembourg and the Observatoire de Paris, both of which were constructed in the 1600s.
You will find the Hotel Gay Lussac located in a typical Parisian townhouse style building spread over 6 floors on a road of the same name, which has been family run since 1960 and is classed as a 2 star hotel in Paris, which is ideal for those of you on a budget, but want to be in a good location.
There is a small lift to access the various floors, however, it is not a disabled friendly hotel, although you may be pleased to know that your beloved pets are welcome by prior arrangement.
Hotel Gay Lussac Facilities
With a 24 hour reception and some staff able to speak English as well as French, there is a luggage hold for those of you who arrive early and want to get the most out of your holiday in Paris.
An iron and ironing board are available from reception along with a hairdryer, plus they offer to print out your boarding passes and tickets for return journeys, which is exceedingly beneficial for those travelling on a budget airline, etc.
There is a small lounge area by reception where you can catch up with the news via one of the daily papers available, although they also have free WiFi, which is available throughout the hotel.
Being that the Hotel Gay Lussac is one of the family friendly hotels in Paris, a baby cot is available upon prior request, yet subject to availability plus they have a bottle warmer and a highchair available as well.
Thinking of breakfast, there is a dedicated breakfast room where a buffet breakfast is served daily between the hours of 6:30am and 9:30am, which consists of items such as cereals, yoghurt, breads and pastries plus accompaniments, fruit salad, orange juice and hot beverages. Alternatively, if you prefer, you can request a French continental style breakfast served directly to your room.
Rooms at the Hotel Gay Lussac
There are 29 rooms at Hotel Gay Lussac, which are basic being that this is one of the budget hotels in Paris, however they all come with an en suite bathroom, have a flat screen TV with Satellite and International channels, a desk and free WiFi.
A baby cot can be added to certain rooms upon prior request and subject to availability, with the rooms being broken down into Standard rooms for 1 or 2 people offering a double bed and Premium rooms being slightly larger that can be arranged as a double with a larger bed or as a twin room.
Being a family friendly 2 star hotel there are triple rooms available that can be arranged as a double and single or 3 single beds, plus there are Quadruple rooms that come arranged as a double and two single beds.
Access to the Hotel Gay Lussac
The Hotel Gay Lussac 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 almost outside this 2 star budget hotel and serves bus line 21 and bus 27 although further down in a southerly direction on the same road you could utilise bus line 24 as well.
Around the Place Edmond Rostand you could catch 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 that is only a very short walk away, which is ideal for getting to Charles de Gaulle Airport and many other places including for getting to the Stade de France and Le Bourget where the Paris Air Show is held every two years.
When it comes to Metro stations you will find the Cluny - La Sorbonne stop in a northerly direction serving Metro line 10. Alternatively, a little further in the same direction you have the Odeon stop serving Metro lines 4 and 10, however, in an easterly direction you have the Place Monge stop serving Metro line 7.
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 Gay Lussac is also at the Place Edmond Rostand on the Green bus tour route listed as stop 40.