Rendez-vous des Amis
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... repairs so we and to find another way to get there.. of course we ended up being late... anyway the young fella was very nice!! If anyone is looking to rent a place anywhere pretty much, check our www.airbnb.com, you can rent full houses, or just rooms ... very reasonable. Our apt we rented was 6 min walk from the Eiffel Tower and we could see part of the tower from the apt balcony!
Anyway, once we got settled in the apt. we headed out ...
Since it ...
... 6 million parisiennes, mainly skulls and femur bones, were laid to final rest in the Catacombes-65 feet underground. They are now reached by a circular stairway of 83 steps and winding narrow tunnels that bring you to the stacks of bones lining a quarter of a mile walkway. Each section shows which cemeteries the bones were removed from. It's a strange thing to see these remains..many of whom were laid to rest here about the time the founding fathers ...
... had the master strategic plan in trying to lead his team to the most points with the least wasted movement around the massive building. The winning team is of course a closely guarded family secret. After lunch we went back inside to look at some of our favourite pieces at a slower pace. I think that the boys were most impressed by the size of some of the paintings.
After leaving the Louvre we walked through the Tuileries gardens and down the ...
... a metro to the station and walked to Burger King. We stopped dead in our tracks when we got there. There was an enormous spiral of a line outside Burger King with people eagerly waiting to get inside. What is going on? The line was huge!! So strange. So we sat down next to the public piano and listened to some amazing pianists play. It's so great here in paris, at every major train station there is a piano and anyone can play if they want to. So we listened and ...
... and a further Arch at La Defence. These three arcs are at a height of 25m, 50m and 100m. The most famous one being the Arc de Triumph.
Then we went to Luxembourg Palace and strolled through the prestigious garden and looked on famous statues of Kings and Queens of France. The gardens are kept beautiful and are so different from our botanical gardens in Australia, I would love to have a garden like this at ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Rendez-vous des Amis Paris
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- Very impressed
- Just ok
- Fabulous stay
Opéra, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $421
- Among the best location in Paris
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14 Rue du Theatre , Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $165
Montparnasse, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $137
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- Another great stay at an International Hilton
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Batignolles-Monceau, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $203
- Never ever going back
- Yes we would go back there
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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
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- Good and bad points
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Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $209
Luxembourg, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $66
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Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $362
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Parc Monceau, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $186
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- A disappointing stay
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $207
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- 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
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Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $204
- Good Times in Paris
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Observatoire, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $170
- Okay, but not great
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Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $133
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $177
- Other Guests Noisy, Family Got No Sleep
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Louvre/Opera, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $263
- Noisy, stuffy.Avoid
- Good Hotel and Excellent Location
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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
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Entrepôt, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $159