Hotel Pax Opera
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... up already, with line ups weaving through the center of the tower. We thought since there wasn't anyone in line that the south pillar was closed. It took us a few minutes to figure out that it was open - just that no one else was interested in climbing the stairs rather than waiting for the elevator. Easy choice for us - let's get climbing!
We climbed 750 stairs to the second story in about 20 minutes - Jack did a great job ...
... to the hotel was uneventful. It was kind of flat. As we drove, we passed an Ikea sign. The taxi driver brought us to hotel Novotel and we had to correct him to bring us to Sofitel. We went down to a lower drive that reminded me of Lower Wacker except it was a single lane with cars a motorcycles/mopeds parked along both sides.
We checked in, met Anne-Claire who I had spoken to and an American Concierge who has lived in MA and MS. ...
... quite responsible, and several were seasoned travelers, so they needed minimal supervision. Bonnie had a similar impression of her group, although her logistics were more cumbersome than mine, since they involved train connections on top of the flight over. In the end, all students were safely delivered to their host families, and we were then free to enjoy Paris, and begin our trip in earnest.
As I ...
... our French experience was far from exciting as our nostrils were taking in the fishy smells of Calais while we jumped on the bus for our 3 hour journey to Paris. We, for the first time in our lives had entered into a non-English speaking country. Scary yet exciting.
The 3 hour journey was interesting as staring out the window we noticed the small towns, the architecture and marvelled at the French countryside. It is beautiful countryside here. ...
... named "Green Pizz". Not sure if we will try that one! Our apartment is one big room but modern, and a good size for central Paris.
Ellen helped us settle in, and oriented us to where we are on the map. She even took us to the Metro station at the end of the street to help us buy tickets. After saying "au revour" to Ellen we headed out for dinner at a nearby Bistro which we all ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Pax Opera Paris
free Internet, clean place, very close to metro, reasonable place.
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