Hotel Joyce - Paris 3 star hotel
This is a designer 3 Star hotel suitable for the disabled with single through to family rooms and a suite with services like laundry, international newspapers, room service and buffet breakfast, plus there is a bar with the Astotel Open Bar concept available for an even more relaxed holiday in Paris.
About Hotel Joyce
This 3 Star hotel was completely renovated in 2009 and designed by the renowned Philippe Maidenberg, who is an architect and an interior designer that has made his mark on numerous different hotels in Paris, you will find lots of quirky features.
To start with, the Hotel Joyce has been designed to have a chic and relaxing atmosphere with bold colours contrasting with subtle tones, modern furniture and lamps contrasting with exposed stone walls, one of which has a cut out that is lit up next to two different coloured sofas.
With a showcase piece utilising Eiffel Tower souvenirs, some of which have been placed upside down, along with luxury car seats that have been upcycled to provide seating in the breakfast come dining room that also has a glass roof, are just some of the unusual features you can enjoy, not forgetting the different art works adorning bedroom walls.
Facilities at the Hotel Joyce
As you would expect from a 3 Star hotel in Paris, there is a 24 hour reception with multilingual staff able to help you get the most out your stay in the City of Lights, plus the entire hotel is air conditioned, double glazed and soundproofed, along with there being a lift to access the rooms rather than having to utilise the staircase.
You will find that there is a dedicated luggage room with luggage hold service, a laundry service operated by an external firm, an iron and ironing board available upon request, French and International newspapers available, along with free unlimited WiFi throughout the entire hotel.
Breakfast is served buffet style within the quirky yet comfortable dining room from 7am through to 10:30am and up to 11am at weekends, although you can also opt for room service if you wish and if you book directly with Astotel then this is complementary instead of the normal cost of approximately €10 per person.
On the menu are delights such as fresh bread, croissants and pastries along with accompaniments, cereals, yoghurt, fresh fruit, eggs, cold cuts such as Parma ham, a variety of cheeses like Brie and Camembert plus hot beverages and refreshing fruit juices.
The Hotel Joyce is one of the hotels run by the Astotel Group of hotels, and they also offer the concept of an Open Bar each afternoon where you can enjoy sweet and savoury snacks and non-alcoholic soft drinks completely free of charge. In addition, if you are visiting tourist attractions in Paris close to other Astotel hotels, then you can enjoy the same option of the afternoon Open Bar concept called the Asto Tour.
Rooms at the Hotel Joyce
There are a total of 44 rooms including 1 suite at the Hotel Joyce with various different options to suite your needs and budget, whether you require a single room, twin room, a standard or superior double, family room or suite.
Each room at Hotel Joyce comes double glazed, soundproofed and has air conditioning, an en suite bathroom with either bath or shower plus a hairdryer, a desk with lamp, direct dial telephone, flat screen TV with Satellite channels, iPod / iPhone dock, free unlimited WiFi, a courtesy tray for tea and coffee with a minibar with free soft drinks that are replenished daily.
Now this is a family friendly hotel in Paris and you will find that there is a Connecting Room suitable for 3 people/adults, which consists of a Superior double room along with a connecting single room, that has two bathrooms, one with a shower and the other with a bath, along with all the additional benefits mentioned above.
Hotel Joyce also has Family Rooms that interconnect and consist of a Superior double one side and a Standard double the other side, again having benefits mentioned above, which can accommodate 4 people.
Whereas the ultimate luxury in this 3 Star hotel is the Suite, which Astotel Hotel Joyce refer to as an apartment, as it has a separate living room area and a good sized bedrooms plus all benefits mentioned earlier, and this can also accommodate up to a maximum of 3 people.
All rooms are accessible by lift or elevator and it is classed as a disabled friendly hotel, but it is also very children friendly with baby cots available upon request and children under the age of two staying completely free of charge. So hence why there is accommodation to suit virtually everyone, although we would like to point out that pets are not allowed and as with most hotels nowadays it is completely non-smoking.
Access to the Hotel Joyce
Located in the 9th Arrondissement of Paris, when it comes to reaching the Hotel Joyce via public transport in Paris, you will find that the closest Metro station is the Saint-Georges stop serving line 12, yet a little further in the opposite direction and you have the Pigalle stop serving Metro lines 2 and 12.
Whereas the nearest train station is the Gare Saint-Lazare serving the Intercities, TER and Transilien trains along with being a Metro station for lines 3, 12, 13 and 14.
As for Paris buses, the bus lines 40, 68 and 74 are the closest, yet there are also lines 21, 26, 43 and 54 along with the Noctilien Night Bus lines N01 and N02 within walking distance as well.