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post May 8 2009, 06:01 AM
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I have been to Paris before and we stayed really close to the Eiffel Tower on av de Tourville just next to the Ecole Militaire, we went to Montmartre one of the evenings we were there and I can honestly say this was my favourite part of Paris, just so relaxed and calm I'd suppose the best part was not much traffic around!

We are going again soon and we don't know whether to stay central enough and stay around the Eiffel Tower or maybe near the Champes Elysees or if we loved Montmartre so much should we stay there? the only downside being that it is a bit far out.
I would just like peoples opinion on this thank you!
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post May 8 2009, 06:36 AM
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I stayed at Le Village in Montmartre. It is very close to a metro line that you can hop on and take to the Eiffel Tower. If I remember correctly there are no transfers either. It was a pretty good hostel, the patio and some rooms had a view of the Sacre Coeur. It is very highly rated on trip advisor as well if I remember correctly.


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post May 8 2009, 11:14 AM
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I don't have any accommodation recommendations, but if you like the Montmartre area (I do too, it's lovely), then I would stay there. The metro can get you wherever you need to go very easily.


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post May 11 2009, 07:05 AM
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The Marais Dıstrict is probably the most central and well connected as far as metro stops. Its close to The Louvre, the Latin Quater, Palais Luxembourg and Gare de Lyon where the shuttle goes to and from the airport.

There is phenomenal shopping and most importantly (well for me anyway) its close to great nightlife. The Marais is a bohemian neighborhood with a youthful vibe. Even though Paris technically is a small city, you can pick up on the relaxed attitude this neıghborhood has that is different from many. All this does depend on how you were planning on spending your trip however, I dont really see the Champs -Elysees as central.


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post Jun 25 2009, 07:08 AM
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Hello!
I can really share your liking for Montmartre; it is really something special. I have spent some beautiful evenings there where street musicians played all night long for the entire satisfaction of the tourists and the parisians too as no one dared to stop them. There is such an atmosphere with the lights and the terrace on the sidewalks so lively.
I have been to many, many hotels in Paris for business and leisure as Paris is definitely my favorite city. Unfortunately I don't know any hotel in the area of Montmartre.
But I can recommend to you a few good hotels that I have enjoyed tremendously.
One is hotel de Varenne, very close to the Esplanades des Invalides. I like the charm, its quietness, its staff so courteous and helpful and on the top of that its beautiful although tiny inside garden with its flowers, plants and trees. http://www.varenne-hotel-paris.com/
There is another one that I like also very much and this is hotel Concortel. This one is just around the corner to the square la Madeleine; I was there with my parents this time and of course it was just perfect for them, close to Laduree, Hediard, Fauchon, Grand Magasins, Galeries Lafayette, etc. I was particularly pleased with the hotel manager who is really dedicated to make your stay a real pleasure. http://www.concortel-paris-hotel.com/
I know more hotels that these 2 so if you want more advice let me know.
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post Oct 21 2009, 08:23 AM
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I came to Paris just a few weeks ago and I decided to stay in the Montmartre Area. I was searching for a nice area to live here in Paris and definitely now that I know Montmartre I wouldn't choose to live anywhere else.

I found a really nice apartment to stay and my agency also rents furnished apartments for vacations. I can check their website to get a feeling of what you can find in this area. Their website is: http://www.paris-apartment-rent.com/index.html?

I also like the area near cite universitaire. It is very quite and has a lot of green areas.
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post Nov 26 2009, 04:08 AM
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Hello,

l visited Paris last month and l can recommend you book an apartment. you will feel more comfortable and ¨free¨than in a hotel. l don´t know how many people you are travelling with, but l think that you can find something interesting in this site www.visitalltheworld.com.
l found a very nice flat, great for a romantic holiday, and it was in the Marais area. we would just walk around to find the best streets with cafeterias, shops, markets.


Good luck with your search,
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post Dec 17 2009, 05:35 AM
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QUOTE(travel-t @ May 8 2009, 06:01 AM) *

I have been to Paris before and we stayed really close to the Eiffel Tower on av de Tourville just next to the Ecole Militaire, we went to Montmartre one of the evenings we were there and I can honestly say this was my favourite part of Paris, just so relaxed and calm I'd suppose the best part was not much traffic around!

We are going again soon and we don't know whether to stay central enough and stay around the Eiffel Tower or maybe near the Champes Elysees or if we loved Montmartre so much should we stay there? the only downside being that it is a bit far out.
I would just like peoples opinion on this thank you!


My favourite places in Paris are Le Quartier Latin and Le Marais. Le Marais is king of a "bourgeois - chic". It's one of the best places to stay in Paris. There lot of pubs, bars, cabarets mixed with beautiful monuments and original shops. It's also called the "old Paris". I just love this place.

If you wanna stay there for a few days it's nice to rent an apartment or a studio. It's less expensive than hotels and you are free to do what ever you want. I stayed in Le Marais last year and I rented a great studio for 200 a week!!! I found this deals with L&V. Hotels in this aera are excellent but expensive.

Le Marais offers great nightlife!!

Have fun!
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post Jan 14 2010, 05:30 AM
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QUOTE(travel-t @ May 8 2009, 06:01 AM) *

I have been to Paris before and we stayed really close to the Eiffel Tower on av de Tourville just next to the Ecole Militaire, we went to Montmartre one of the evenings we were there and I can honestly say this was my favourite part of Paris, just so relaxed and calm I'd suppose the best part was not much traffic around!

We are going again soon and we don't know whether to stay central enough and stay around the Eiffel Tower or maybe near the Champes Elysees or if we loved Montmartre so much should we stay there? the only downside being that it is a bit far out.
I would just like peoples opinion on this thank you!



Hi,
I know a hotel near Gare de Lyon called the Hotel Lyon Bastille. It's not expansive and it's near bastille, vincennes, republique ...
You can take the subway and you will be at the Champs Elysees in 15minutes.
I propose this hotel because hotels near eiffel tower are more expansive.

Kind Regards

Jeremy
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post Mar 8 2010, 05:48 AM
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Hello,

I suggest you to stay in a design hotel. these hotels are very confortable and cosy. I recommend you The Five Hotel or One by the Five to share an unforgettable moment ! You won't worry !! Try it
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post Mar 9 2010, 08:57 AM
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QUOTE(blackeyes23 @ Mar 8 2010, 09:49 PM) *

Here's my list
Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris
Hotel Le Bristol
Hotel de Crillon
Hotel Meurice
Hotel Plaza Athenee
Ritz Paris
Trianon Palace & Spa, A Westin Hotel




All these hotels are the most expensive of Paris. They're palaces and not hotels
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post Mar 9 2010, 08:59 AM
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QUOTE(dclare @ Mar 8 2010, 09:24 PM) *

QUOTE(pauline_bde @ Mar 8 2010, 05:48 AM) *

Hello,

I suggest you to stay in a design hotel. these hotels are very confortable and cosy. I recommend you The Five Hotel or One by the Five to share an unforgettable moment ! You won't worry !! Try it
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I thank you for this, I have committed to an apartment in the 8 arr. through VROB so dealing with the owner direct. I will note your recommendation for the future.




You're welcome. Don't hesitate to contact me if you need other suggestions dance.gif
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post Jun 30 2010, 02:53 AM
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Tell me please, usually how much you have to pay to sleep on Monmartre in Paris?
The prices are rather similar or the differences are wide?
Can I find there something for about 20 euros or is it immpossible?
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post Jul 13 2010, 05:16 AM
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I came to Paris last September for visiting my cousin. How a beautiful country!!! I had to spend a lot of money for that trip although I stayed at my cousin's home. whistle.png Love Paris much...xxx wub.gif


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