Ibis Paris Gare du Nord Chateau Landon
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... tombs. You can still be buried there apparently if you have lots of money ....
The metro on the way home was jam packed on the first couple of lines but we did like the locals and crammed in. Some of the bodies were not so fresh and the carriages are not air conditioned so its not the most pleasant of experiences for Kiwis who like fresh air and space .... The metro is also a bit different here in that it is fast and jerky, meaning if you ...
... the day to write our names on the lock to come back to again someday, and after a bit of a struggle to find a marker, we got one at Starbucks by the louvre. From there, we walked through some beautiful parks and decided that this was one of the most beautiful places we'd ever been. The city was very well manicured and they do a good job preserving the historical parts of it and covering things in flowers and gold. We were pretty smitten with it by the time the trip was over. ...
... did not disappoint. We decided on the Mezze, meaning "variety", and were given an array of about eight tapa-like plates. Everything was delicious! To finish off our most wonderful day, we wandered some more about the narrow streets of the Latin Quarter. For a Friday night, things were beginning to come alive: bars and small clubs were beginning to open, lines were starting to form around corners, Greek gyro shops beckoning us ...
... inside it was extremely delightful , as if it was a different planet that we have just discovered !
Of-course , we did all the standard thing tourists do in Paris . We visited the Louvre , went up the Eiffel tower , visited the Major colleges and schools such as Merry Curie and the LLG , tried the new food and finally went for a stroll across the Champs-Élysées .
After this exciting visit it was finally time to move on to another ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Ibis Paris Gare du Nord Chateau Landon
AC in the first room they assigned was not working. They sent someone to fix but finally asked us to change room. The front desk service was not impressed. The helper came up to our room to fix the shower was good. Even didn't receive our tips. Will not stay here again as the hotel location is too far from the main spots.
My wife and I stayed four nights at this reasonably cheap hotel and while it was not the Ritz by a long chalk, it gave us four very comfortable nights in a pleasant and friendly atmosphere. We were allocated a room in the 6th floor (out of 7) which turned out to be very basic indeed but clean and air-conditioned. There was not much in the way of niceties but the beds were very comfortable and the bedding changed daily. Extra pillows were available for the asking, together with soap, toiletries etc. We asked whether there was a secure box for our valuables and indeed there was, at the front desk, and the service was free! The little bathroom was a special blessing - always clean, lashings of hot water at all times, and controls that were simple and efficient, unlike some of the shower arrangements where a masters degree is required to work out how they operate! A pleasant breakfast room and an intimate little dining room completed then scenario (we did not dine there, being in Paris, but we saw that many did and the food looked very appetising). Remember that this is a two-star hotel after all, but a valuable one to the Paris traveller who does not want to pay over the odds for reasonable comfort.
Pleasant, clean, well-ran
We stayed a few days around new year, and were pleased with the clean rooms, good breakfast buffet, helpful and friendly staff, and reasonably central location (walked to a wonderful diner at Terminus Nord in 5 minutes or so).
There's a parking with the hotel, which is exceptional for such a reasonably-priced place.
All in all, a place I'd recommend for the money we paid for it, for a short stay that is.
Stayed here on two seperate occasions. Both rooms were nice (standard IBIS) and clean. The breakfast was very nice. Laundry very close as well as the train stations, food stores etc.
Friendly staff who spoke good english.
If bang for buck was the sole rationale for a hotel room, then this would be one of the better hotels in Paris. At 69 Euro per night, within 5 mins walk of the Gare du Nord, the Ibis Paris Gare du Nord is an absolute bargain.
An excellent budget hotel
Stayed at the Ibis Paris Gare De L'Est Chateau Landon for 4 nights, and Ive got to say it was superb value for money. The rooms were basic (think Premier Lodge standard in England) but clean & tidy. It was very sunny but the room was air conditioned and wonderfully cool! Service was friendly and spoke English, breakfast is uninspiring but thats Paris for you.. 5 minutes walk from the Gard de Nord (Eurostar terminal) and about 2 minutes walk from Louis Blanc metro station from which you can whizz into the city centre. The area itself is fine, went into a few nearby bars and everyone was friendly. Well worth a visit.
Can def recommend this hotel!
My husband and I stayed at Hotel Ibis this weekend. We were looking for a hotel near to Gare du Nord that was not too expensive. The room was very basic - just what we needed for a weekend. We had a lovely view and the windows were double glazed - so very quiet. Breakfast was included and was delicious! Fresh, hot croissants and baguettes! If you are looking for a good hotel on a budget that is close to the station (where Eurostar arrives) then this is the hotel for you! The staff were very friendly and could all speak English. The hotel does NOT have left luggage facilities - but we left our luggage in a locker at Gare du Nord after we checked out - which was very convenient! I hope this review helps?
I stayed here with my other half for a weekend at the beginning of December. The location was perfect as we spent the weekend using various trains and the hotel was virtually on the door step of gare de l'est and gare du nord. Room small and very basic but there was a TV, heating was great and water always boiling hot. Staff were extremely firendly and helpful and the little bar restaurant on the ground floor served up some excellent basic food. Drinks not that cheap but then it that wasnt so much of a surprise. We booked our hotel through a third party web site but would have been better going direct as the hotel advertises doubles from 75 euros a night. Breakfast, again basic, but I had everything I wanted so no complaints. If you want to go to Paris, be central for both train stations and enjoy just wandering about and being in Paris then I would definately return to this hotel for the price alone. The fact that it was friendly, warm and close to the stations are just added bonuses.
The best in Paris near the stations
Ibis Gare de l'Est - Chateau Landon is one of the best located hotels in Paris, near metro and stations,
best value for nice price,
very helpfull and friendly staff,
good restaurant and breakfast buffet;
I can recommend this hotel to everyone travelling and staying in Paris without own car
We stayed four nights at the Ibis Gare de l'est in March 2003, and were quite pleased with our stay. The room was clean, adequate size and quiet. The buffet breakfast was excellent, and the hotel restaurant was very good. Service was fairly friendly. The location is within walking distance of the Gare du Nord (convenient if you are arriving by train from the Airport or by the Eurostar), and Metro Stations are nearby. The neighbourhood is not inspiring, but we had no problems. This is a very good budget hotel and very good value for the money. We would recommend the hotel if you are looking for a reasonable priced and good accommodation. Have rated the hotel as "above average" in terms of the value for the money spent and in consideration of its positive features. We would stay there again.