Timhotel Paris Gare de Lyon - 3 Star Hotel in Paris France
With 54 en suite rooms as single, double, twin and triple rooms for families with courtesy tray and free WiFi, the Timhotel Paris Gare de Lyon is located a short walk from the train station of the same name and offers a 24 hour reception, buffet breakfast and more for a comfortable stay.
About Timhotel Paris Gare de Lyon
Located within the 12th Arrondissement within walking distance of numerous popular tourist attractions including the Opera Bastille, the Canal Saint Martin, River Seine and across the water to the Jardin des Plantes, this is a popular 3 star hotel in Paris.
Situated on a side street within an old building that has been modernised to provide modern creature comforts like air conditioning and a lift for easier access to the rooms, the Timhotel Paris Gare de Lyon is part of the Timhotel group of hotels in Paris.
Offering a peaceful location on a quiet street, even though it is so close to the hustle and bustle of the nearby Gare de Lyon train station and the Bastille area, the Timhotel Paris Gare de Lyon is a family friendly hotel and also caters for sight and hearing impaired people, but unfortunately it is not suitable for wheelchairs users.
Hotel Facilities at the Timhotel Paris Gare de Lyon hotel
You will be provided a warm welcome by the multilingual staff who are able to speak languages including French, English and Spanish, although it has been known for some staff to speak others such as Italian.
With a 24 hour reception, the staff are there to help you get the most out of your holiday in Paris and can organise airport transfers, booking a taxi, even helping with restaurant reservations, etc. They also offer a wake-up call, plus there is a luggage hold for those arriving prior to check-in or wishing to leave the city later than check-out time, plus an iron and ironing board are also available upon request.
There is a lounge area by the lobby where there are numerous leaflets and tourist information for you to discover more of Paris, plus this is an area where you can relax and keep up to date with the news via one of the free newspapers available. However, you may be pleased to know that the Timhotel Paris Gare de Lyon also has free and unlimited WiFi available throughout the hotel, so you can keep in touch with friends and family back home.
The Timhotel Paris Gare de Lyon has a dedicated breakfast room where a buffet breakfast is served daily between 6:30am and 10:30am and with fresh French breads and pastries including croissants and accompaniments like jams along with options such as cereals, fruit salad, yoghurts and hard boiled eggs plus a selection of hams and cheeses, this will provide a great start to your day, all washed down with beverages such as fruit juice, tea, coffee or chocolate. Alternatively, if you prefer you can opt for a French continental style breakfast served directly to your room.
Rooms at the Timhotel Paris Gare de Lyon
There are 54 rooms that come as single, twin and double rooms, along with triple rooms suitable for families, which are clean, comfortable and basically furnished, yet include an en suite bathroom with either a bath or shower and a hair dryer.
Each room come with a desk, direct dial telephone, free unlimited WiFi, a flat screen TV with international channels and a personal safe for your valuables. Now something that you do not often find within hotels in Paris, is that every room also comes with a courtesy tray for making your own tea and coffee, plus bottles of mineral water are provided to you upon arrival at the Timhotel Paris Gare de Lyon.
Access to the Timhotel Paris Gare de Lyon hotel
Located in the 12th Arrondissement, when it comes to reaching the Timhotel Paris Gare de Lyon via public transport in Paris, you will find that if you head towards the Gare de Lyon train station there are several bus stops on the Boulevard Diderot for the Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 77, 87 and 91 along with the Noctilien Night Bus via lines N01, N02, N11, N16, N31, N32, N33, N34, N35, N131 and N132, which are all within easy walking distance. In addition, the bus lines 24, 63 and 72 all stop to the side of the train station itself.
Now talking of the Gare de Lyon train station, this is one of the major Paris train stations serving high speed trains like the TGV that can get you to other countries, in addition to the TER regional trains and the Transilien train line R travelling within Ile de France for getting to Chateau Fontainebleau for instance.
You can also utilise the RER A line from this train station for getting to Disneyland Paris and the RER D line is ideal for getting to the Stade de France or the Chateau de Chantilly. Additionally, this also serves Metro lines 1 and 14.
However, when you look at the Metro stations, you also have the Quai de la Rapee stop within walking distance of the Timhotel Paris Gare de Lyon that serves Metro Line 5 and the Bastille stop at the famous Place del a Bastille square that serves Metro lines 1, 5 and 8.
Yet for those of you who like the idea of a bus tour, then you may be pleased to know that the company Open Tour have three different routes operated as a hop on and hop off service with one of their stops being at Bastille, which is on the Green bus tour route, and this is stop number 42 located on the Rue Saint-Antoine.