Travel Blogs from Paris
... walk over 300 spiral steps to get to the view but I tell you it's well worth the effort although those claustrophobic may want to give it a miss. To compensate for some of the exercise I do this morning, I catch up with Ronny and Santy at Laduree - the famous French patisserie. In Sydney there are limited flavours of macaroons but here we are able to dine and have tea, Icecream and cake. After some misunderstanding (I actually order quite a lot ...
... We should have passed them on the way North but managed to miss each other.
Started to pack and clean up and had our last meal together.
Up and at em. Finished packing and cleaning up and waited for the taxi to arrive. Jose organised all that for us. He was a nice young man who helped us whenever we needed help.
Dropped J and C off at a bank and then we ...
... there will be a porter in Paris to meet us, and take care f our baggage. At Place Nord, what is known as "Guardian Angel" Robert and the driver were there to meet/greet us. Our driver took us about 30 minutes, and we arrived at the lovely Four Seasons, George V. Our rooms were ready, and so were we. They whisked us up to the second floor, and showed me a lovely suite. They they took my family, and walked down the hall and around a corner to their room...... NO.... ...
... in it and it was filled with offal and unknown bits. Even for me it was a bit much unless I smothered it in mustard, the other dish was supposedly a rib roast on a board, but it was a boot sole of a steak ... Ah well, should have got extra picnic at lunch when the supermarket was open.
By the time we actually got our meal and then waited about half an hour for the bill to arrive ( even after asking for it which is typically French) we had just ...
... I finally clued into what was going on! Around noon and after running into a Lola lookalike bunny and her babies, many people peddling their wares as well as pickpockets asking for money for their "causes", we made it to the base of the Eiffel Tower (which is a lot bigger up close than it looks and SO beautiful!) After taking a couple pictures, we got on the double decker bus to start our tour. We passed many landmarks such as ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Syjac Hotel Paris
Other places to stay in Paris
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $175
- Very impressed
- Just ok
- Fabulous stay
Opéra, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $405
- 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 $162
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $269
- Another great stay at an International Hilton
- Great for Families
- Loved it!
Montparnasse, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $170
- Just Fine
- Nice, clean, new, decent location
- Loved This Place
Batignolles-Monceau, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $198
- Never ever going back
- Yes we would go back there
- Paris getting it right
Louvre, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $353
- Agree with the mediocre assessment
- Wonderful Location!!!
- Location! Location! Location!
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $155
Pigalle, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $331
- Great Location in a wonderful city
- Good and bad points
- Lovely hotel convenient to shopping
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $193
Luxembourg, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $280
- Lots of work to be done
- Lovely Springtime in Paris
- Sooooo under rated!
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $408
- Really quite nice
- The nightmare Hilton
- New Hilton Great Inside
Parc Monceau, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $194
- Surely the Best Hotel View in Paris?
- Terrible Service spoiled a good location
- A disappointing stay
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- Cant beat this top hotel
- Great Location and service!
- Just OK
Montparnasse, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $201
- Good hotel
- Great Location and Close to the Metro Line: Average for a 4 Star
- Ok hotel
Champs Elysee, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $205
- Good Location
- Ask for a room facing the street
- Not a 4 star hotel
Eiffel Tower/Trocadero/Invalides, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $194
- Good Times in Paris
- Very nice
- Very nice
Observatoire, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $211
- Okay, but not great
- Decent 4*
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $112
Bastille, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $235
- Other Guests Noisy, Family Got No Sleep
- Lovely hotel
- Small,but clean and friendly
Louvre/Opera, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $233
- Noisy, stuffy.Avoid
- Good Hotel and Excellent Location
- Not even close to 4 star
Bastille, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $181
- Nice place
- Good location
- A taste of France
Georges Pompidou, Paris | 4 star hotelfrom $180
Gare du Nord, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $126
Pigalle, Paris | 5 star hotelfrom $367
- Enjoyed the stay
- Decent Hotel, Great Location
- Not a 5 Star hotel!!!
Entrepôt, Paris | 3 star hotelfrom $148