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Travel Blogs from Paris
... Louvre, all I (Sarah) knew is that there would be a couple of paintings and that's it. Obviously, I was wrong. The actual entrance to the museum is underneath the ground under a huge glass pyramid. The Louvre is built in a U shape around the pyramid. For me, that was a teeny bit weird when the whole museum was supposed to be underground… Outside the Louvre is a massive garden, ...
... the restrictions of the number of days travel did not fit with my plans so we are taking trains which leave early or are slow or in some cases both!
I booked the the itinerary using Rail Europe who are now SNCF and the hotels are all pre booked. While this is not spontaneous it is peak season and it is often easier to find deals online. Also I tend to worry so I feel more comfortable when I know I have a ...
... late! A large part of our group is heading home to New York today, and they are still in bed.
But we're off to Paris!
We move easily through the early morning streets toward the train station, where we will take the Eurostar train through the Chunnel and into France. Our station is across the street from King's Cross, another train station famed for it's Track 9 1/2, where Harry Potter and his fellow Wizards caught the Hogwart's ...
... 750 kms to go! Mild panic session. Are we even on the right train? At least we are getting a good look at the scenery. After Bordeaux train driver stepped on the gas. No looking at scenery now! Was like being in a rocket - no more stops- arrived in Paris right on time.
Got off at Montparnasse -not far from our hotel but drizzling rain so treat ourselves to a cab.
Arrive at hotel -wow! A beautiful little boutique hotel right in the middle of the Sorbonne. At least ...
... Eiffel (the lines were forbidding during my last visit). The view from up there at sunset is amazing and by booking online the queues are no longer an issue. Last, but not least, a new find, and one worth sharing, is Musee Rodin. Both the collection and the gardens are worth the visit. Links: La Perle: http://www.hotel-paris-laperle.com/ Musee Rodin: ...
Other places to stay in Paris
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $188
- Very impressed
- Just ok
- Fabulous stay
Opéra, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $421
- Among the best location in Paris
- Wonderful Stay at IC Grand Paris
- Good Base to See Paris
14 Rue du Theatre , Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $165
Montparnasse, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $137
- Just Fine
- Nice, clean, new, decent location
- Loved This Place
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $287
- Another great stay at an International Hilton
- Great for Families
- Loved it!
Batignolles-Monceau, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $203
- Never ever going back
- Yes we would go back there
- Paris getting it right
Louvre, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $420
- Agree with the mediocre assessment
- Wonderful Location!!!
- Location! Location! Location!
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $156
Pigalle, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $317
- Great Location in a wonderful city
- Good and bad points
- Lovely hotel convenient to shopping
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $209
Luxembourg, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- Lots of work to be done
- Lovely Springtime in Paris
- Sooooo under rated!
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $362
- Really quite nice
- The nightmare Hilton
- New Hilton Great Inside
Parc Monceau, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $186
- Surely the Best Hotel View in Paris?
- Terrible Service spoiled a good location
- A disappointing stay
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $207
- Cant beat this top hotel
- Great Location and service!
- Just OK
Montparnasse, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $207
- Good hotel
- Great Location and Close to the Metro Line: Average for a 4 Star
- Ok hotel
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $238
- Good Location
- Ask for a room facing the street
- Not a 4 star hotel
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $204
- Good Times in Paris
- Very nice
- Very nice
Observatoire, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $170
- Okay, but not great
- Decent 4*
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $133
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $177
- Other Guests Noisy, Family Got No Sleep
- Lovely hotel
- Small,but clean and friendly
Louvre/Opera, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $263
- Noisy, stuffy.Avoid
- Good Hotel and Excellent Location
- Not even close to 4 star
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $207
- Nice place
- Good location
- A taste of France
Georges Pompidou, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $174
Gare du Nord, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $156
Pigalle, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $390
- Enjoyed the stay
- Decent Hotel, Great Location
- Not a 5 Star hotel!!!
Entrepôt, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $159