Hotel Istria - Paris 3 star hotel
The Hotel Istria is a 3 star hotel in the Montparnasse area of Paris and provides 26 en suite double or twin rooms with complementary toiletries, a 24 hour reception and bar, business corner, concierge services, free WiFi, buffet breakfast, the option of having an evening meal delivered to your room and much more.
About the Hotel Istria
Located within an historical street in the 14th Arrondissement this hotel in Paris has seen many famous people come through its doors over the years and the most famous of these are engraved into the marble on the facade.
In fact, the writer Elsa Triolet lived in room 12 of the Hotel Istria for five years, plus the two artists and friends, Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp, also lived on the same floor of the hotel for some time, which is where they created a number of their works together.
You will find that the Hotel Istria was fully renovated back in 2014 and with a patio garden you can enjoy in nice weather, it has a lift making getting to the rooms far easier, in addition to the hotel now being fully air conditioned. Plus there is a 24 hour reception manned by multilingual staff able to help with booking tickets for excursions, tours and shows in Paris along with organising shuttle services and much more.
There is a luggage hold service and international newspapers are available, plus you may be pleased to know that there is a business corner and free WiFi available throughout the entire hotel, so you can keep up to date with what is happening in your own country, plus connect with family and friends.
When it comes to breakfast, there is a dedicated breakfast room in a traditional vaulted room with exposed stone walls, etc where it is served buffet style and has a wide variety of delights on offer to get you fuelled up for the day ahead including products from brands such as Danone and Kellogg's.
As well as fruit juice, hot beverages, the traditional French breads and pastries from an artisan bakery with accompaniments such as jam and honey, that you would get in a continental style French breakfast, the Hotel Istria also offers cereals, plus you could also opt for hard boiled eggs, a variety of cold meats and cheeses, dried fruits, yoghurts, etc.
You may be pleased to know that you can also enjoy a relaxing evening at the bar or even outside within the patio garden during warmer months sipping the drink of your choice, with the bar having 24 hour service, so you can even enjoy a drink within your room.
In addition to this, the Hotel Istria has partnered with a local restaurant called Les Majordomes who can provide gourmet meals delivered directly to your room seven days a week between the hours of 6pm to 11pm. You will find a menu in your room and all you have to do is dial through to reception with your order, and with the restaurant having earned the official Homemade certification, you can be sure of a relaxing enjoyable meal.
Rooms at the Hotel Istria
You will find that the Hotel Istria offers, standard double and twin rooms, which are approximately 12 metres squared, along with Superior double rooms that are around 15 metres squared, with all being air conditioned, soundproofed and have high quality bedding including Simmons mattresses for added comfort and a good night's sleep.
Each room comes with an en suite bathroom with either a bath or shower, hair dryer and complimentary toiletries provided by Bienvenue a Paris, and within the room you will find a desk, direct dial telephone, flat screen LCD TV, personal safe, mini bar, free WiFi, plus complementary tea and coffee making facilities.
Access to the Hotel Istria
This 3 Star hotel in Paris is located within the 14th Arrondissement conveniently located close to several public transport options along with numerous different tourist attractions that are within walking distance such as the Cimetiere du Montparnasse, the Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain and Place Denfert-Rochereau where you will find the Catacombes.
Now when it comes to public transport in Paris, you will find that the nearest Metro station is called the Raspail stop serving Metro lines 4 and 6, whereas the nearest RER train station is the Port-Royal stop serving the RER B line.
Alternatively, if you travel in a southerly direction from the Hotel Istria you will get to the historical train station called the Gare Denfert-Rochereau, which also serves the metro and RER lines mentioned above. In addition, just outside the station you can catch the OrlyBus that goes direct to Orly Airport.
Other means of public transport include the buses and the Paris bus lines 38, 59, 68, 83, 88 and 91 along with the Noctilien Night Bus service via lines N01, N02, N14, N21 and N122 will also get you within walking distance of this 3 star hotel.