TripAdvisor Reviews Mercure Magenta Paris
Travel Blogs from Paris
... the problem!! Talk about panic mode!! I tried calling our travel agents office and not surprisingly no one was there since it's a Saturday evening!! Texted and called DJ for our travel agent's personal cell number, since she is her cousin. But before DJ could even respond, the ticket agent's supervisor was able to correct the mistake! Crisis averted!! After all that excitement, Dad and I decided to head to the United Club to use a couple of our complimentary passes and I enjoyed ...
... father then she gave us our passes to the seating on the Camps Elysee. This end of Paris was chaotic with crowds of people & road closures so we took a taxi as close as we could then walked to the stands (called Tribunes). We missed seeing the caravan parade but heard the horns blaring as they went by then found good seats in the shade about 200m from the finish line. As the cyclists came past on the ...
... another arch to an even huger square that contains the famous pyramid.
There we queued and to our amazement, were in, in twenty
We had already decided which paintings we wanted to
see…………not the Mona Lisa, I actually saw that fifty years ago, at the Louvre
and it made me think that it looked like a print, taken from a book and put
behind heavy ...
... wait to get into the Modern Art Museum. So we stopped at their little cafe to wait it out.
The museum reminded me a lot of MoMA in NYC where, growing up, I must have gone with my father at least 3-4 times a year, or so it felt. It was open, bright, wide halls and fabulous art. I felt like I was in heaven, much like I did at Musee D'Orsay with the impressionists. I discovered artists who I didn't know and ...
... then through a beautiful wooded area. An excellent AC/DC cover band belted out Highway to Hell in the midst of this forest which all added to the atmosphere. It was hard, and I was slow but there were some humourous moments, dozens of brass bands and Sth American drummers and rock bands lining the way. The streets were strewn with orange and banana peels and many competitors suffering cramp and injuries and as we headed back to ...
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