Hotel Antin Saint Georges
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Bright, early and slightly hungover from the early Christmas celebrations of the night before we headed off to Kings Cross St Pancras International Train Station. By 6 am we arrived at the terminal excited to be heading to France on the superfast Eurostar. After a quick check in and passport check we boarded the 18 carriage train headed for Paris …
Rising early on day 3 ready for some sightseeing around Paris we jumped on the metro and headed for The Louvre, grabbing a quick traditional French breakfast of croissants and pain au chocolat before we entered the museum. This building is spectacular in itself and has to be seen to be believed. The modern glass triangle entrance is just as …
Awaking to another cold drizzly day, we sort breakfast from one of the many patisseries located in the streets around our hotel. Passing the Macaron shop we couldn't help but endulge in a few. Jono managed to order the Macarons of unknown flavour, turning out to be; some sort of nut praline, lemon, chocolate & strawberry.
Once again we …
Another nutritious breakfast of pain au chocolate and poulet et fromage panini's saw us heading back to the local metro station. Navigating the ticket machine like old pro's we booked two return tickets out to Versailles, about half an hour by train from Paris city.
Just a short walk from the train station and we were greeted with a …
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How has this hotel rated in the past?
Close to transport links (30sec) and Moulin Rouge (8min walk)
Warm room (in winter)
Close to many delicious restaurants and patisseries!
Friendly and helpful staff that speak English too
Rooms smell of stale smoke when left closed for the day
No proper shower - bath only and shower head
No fridge for own food supplies
Overall, this hotel ticked all the boxes: cheap, comfortable and with very helpful and friendly staff. Also close to two metro stations as well as yummy food. For basic accommodation, this hotel did the trick for the price paid.
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