Timhotel Invalides Eiffel - 4 Star Hotel in Paris France
Situated close to Les Invalides and within walking distance of the Eiffel Tower this 4 star hotel is suitable for the disabled and wheelchair users, is family friendly with baby cots available, babysitting upon request and family rooms, plus there is a bar and lounge, internal garden, vaulted breakfast room, business area, free WiFi and more for a comfortable, relaxing stay.
About the Timhotel Invalides Eiffel
Located in the 7th Arrondissement within only a few minutes walk from Les Invalides, which was a complex constructed upon the orders of King Louis XIV to house wounded soldiers and where the Tomb of Napoleon now lies, the Timhotel Invalides Eiffel, is in an ideal situation to discover many monuments in Paris including the Hotel des Invalides with its impressive architecture, canons and museums.
Even though the Timhotel Invalides Eiffel is modern in some respects, it has also been decorated with Louis XIV furnishings such as traditional style chairs and display cabinet in the lounge, paintings with traditional style surrounds and even wardrobes in that style, all of which add a true character to this 4 star hotel in Paris.
There, there is an interior courtyard style garden, which is great place to relax away from the hustle and bustle, enjoy a drink or even breakfast al fresco style, although there is also a lovely traditional vaulted and exposed stone walled breakfast room as well.
Hotel Facilities of Timhotel Invalides Eiffel
As you would expect from a 4 star hotel in Paris, the Timhotel Invalides Eiffel has a 24 hour reception and staff that will welcome you in your preferred language of either French, English, Spanish, German or Italian, and are there to help you get the most out of your stay in the City of Lights.
We quickly mentioned earlier that there is a lounge along with a bar, where you can enjoy a drink, relax, catch up on what is happening back in your country via one of the international newspapers available, or utilise the free WiFi to keep in touch with friends and family, although there is a business area with computer, printer etc that you can also utilise, whether it be for work or for those of you who do not have your own internet enabled device.
There is a luggage hold for those of you arriving early or wishing to get the most out of your holiday in Paris by leaving later than check-out time, plus there is a comprehensive laundry service, although an iron and ironing board are available upon request, as are electrical adaptors if you have forgotten to pack your own.
The Timhotel Invalides Eiffel offer a wakeup call and concierge services whether it be booking transport or an airport shuttle through to helping you with restaurant reservations, booking tickets for shows, providing advice and recommendations on what is happening around the area and much more.
There is a lift for easy access to the rooms, etc, and although this is classified as a disabled friendly hotel for many disabilities, it is only the ground floor that is accessible to wheelchair users, but fortunately, for those of you in this situation, you can still enjoy room service or even breakfast al fresco within the interior courtyard garden that you would have private access to from your room.
Talking of breakfast, Timhotel Invalides Eiffel offers an all you can eat buffet breakfast within the historical vaulted breakfast room with its exposed stone walls, available from 6:30am through to 10:30am or 11am at weekends, or of course, you could opt for breakfast al fresco style in the garden on a nice day or be served directly to your room.
Consisting of items such as cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit salad, fresh French breads and pastries, accompaniments like jams, honey, spreads, butter, hams and cheeses along with eggs and bacon, plus there are also a variety of drinks on offer including fruit juices, teas, coffee, chocolate, etc to provide a great start to the day.
Also being a family friendly hotel in Paris you may be pleased to know that children up to the age of 12 can enjoy breakfast free of charge providing you book directly with Timhotel Invalides Eiffel, and thinking of children, even babysitting is available upon request for additional charges, which is ideal if you would like to enjoy a cabaret show or romantic dinner at a gourmet restaurant in Paris for instance.
Rooms at the Timhotel Invalides Eiffel
There are 30 hotel rooms at Timhotel Invalides Eiffel, which are all soundproofed, double glazed, have individual air conditioning and are broken down to different categories with there being single, twin and double Comfort rooms, one of which is suitable for people with hearing or sight impairments.
Comfort rooms come with a modern en suite bathroom with either a bath or shower, hair dryer, bathrobes and complementary toiletries consisting of shampoo, shower gel and soap plus a desk, direct dial telephone, free and unlimited WiFi, a 32 inch flat screen TV with international channels, personal safe and a courtesy tray for making your own tea and coffee plus free mineral water is provided upon arrival.
Then there are the Superior rooms at the Timhotel Invalides Eiffel with the double rooms being able to accommodate a baby cot/bed for a child under the age of two and being slightly larger, they also have additional comforts on top of those mentioned earlier including slippers, additional complimentary toiletries including conditioner and body lotion plus a magnifying come vanity mirror along with additional storage.
We mentioned earlier that this is a family friendly hotel in Paris, and with that in mind there are Superior triple rooms available that can be as three separate beds or a double and single depending upon your requirements and again benefit from the additional comforts of the Superior rooms.
For even more space and comfort the Timhotel Invalides Eiffel offers an Executive Club room that has a lounge area with sofa that converts to a bed, a separate single bed, two bathrooms, one with a shower, the other with bath, along with a basic kitchenette plus the extra room facilities mentioned above on top of the standard features.
However, as well as being family friendly, the Timhotel Invalides Eiffel is a disabled friendly hotel in Paris and there is an Executive Family room that can accommodate up to four adults, but is also a wheelchair friendly room that has an accessible bathroom with walk in shower, yet there is another major plus, as in addition to the 4 star comforts, this Executive room has private access to the interior garden.
Access to the Timhotel Invalides Eiffel
Located in the 7th Arrondissement, when it comes to reaching the Timhotel Invalides Eiffel via public transport in Paris, as the name suggests, it is within walking distance of not just Les Invalides but also the famous Eiffel Tower, which is without a doubt the most famous Paris landmark and icon of France.
Yet to discover more of Paris you will find that the Metro station La Tour-Maubourg serving line 8 is only a short walk, yet in the opposite direction heading towards the River Seine you have the Invalides stop serving lines 8 and line 13 plus this is an RER train station serving the RER C line.
In addition, there is the bus line 28 just a few steps away from Timhotel Invalides Eiffel and around the corner you have the bus stop serving line 69. Additionally, by the Pont Alexandre III bridge you have the Paris bus lines 63, 87, 93 and the Noctilien N01 and N02 night bus lines, but in the opposite direction at the back of Les Invalides where you can get a fabulous view of the Eglise du Dome you could catch the bus lines 82 and bus 92.
There is also the Batobus, which is a water bus travelling in a circuit up and down the River Seine offering a hop on and hop off service that stops at docks by major tourist attractions including the Louvre Museum and Notre Dame Cathedral and has a dock by Pont Alexandre III.
However, for those of you that like the idea of a bus tour, then you have Open Tour sightseeing tours that also offer a hop on hop of service with 3 different routes, and the nearest stop to the Timhotel Invalides Eiffel is on the Blue line as stop 16, which is also located by the most ornate of bridges in Paris.