What's on in Paris in Winter 2012/2013
Our pick of the Ten Best Hotels of character less than 150 Euros per night

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Winter 2012/2013 Hotel Selection
Louvre / Pont-Neuf area HOTEL DUCS DE BOURGOGNE

Several jewels of Paris are just a few paces from this location: Pont Neuf, Ile de la Cité, Louvre and Orsay museums. You will be similarly struck by the refinement of this hotel, from the patina of antique furniture and soft color tones to the welcoming atmosphere of those who take pleasure in receiving guests. Every modern facility is provided to make your stay a memorable one.

Hôtel Ducs de Bourgogne
19, Rue du Pont Neuf, Paris 1 st.
Phone: 33 (0)1 42 33 95 64
Fax: 33 (0)1 40 39 01 25
Metro: Chatelet
Single Room: 128 Euros
Double Room: 145 Euros
Louvre / Chatelet area

Not only right beside the Louvre — some rooms even have a view over it — and the Ile de la Cité, this hotel is well situated for shopping or strolling on the rue de Rivoli or in the Forum des Halles. Ideal for those who wish to combine business with a cultural trip, this hotel is decorated with tasteful period furniture and provides all modern conforts.

Hôtel Le Relais du Louvre
19 rue des Pretres Saint Germain L'Auxerrois, Paris 1st
Phone: 33 (0)1 40 41 96 42
Fax: 33 (0)1 40 41 96 44
Metro: Louvre-Rivoli / RER Chatelet les Halles
Single Room from 108 Euros
Double Room from 146 Euros


If you are a lover of Opera, here you are at the center of the fascinating Marais district of Paris with the Opera Bastille nearby as well as the Place de Vosges, and also some interesting museums to see: Picasso museum, Hotel de Sully and the Carnavalet museum. This hotel is full of charm and provides for each and every one of your needs, even a health and beauty center.

Hôtel Saint Paul Le Marais
8, rue des Sévigné, Paris 4th.
Phone: 33 (0)1 48 04 97 27
Fax: 33 (0)1 48 87 37 04
Metro: Saint Paul
Single Room from 98 Euros
Double Room: from 115 Euros
Ile Saint-Louis area HOTEL DES DEUX ILES

In a happy marriage of eclectic influences, old and new are mingled to create in this hotel a unique atmosphere of homeliness. Situated on the elegant residential island on the Seine, the Ile Saint-Louis, which was still two small undeveloped islands beside the Ile de la Cité in the 17th century, it is a fascinating place to discover and an interesting way to immerse yourself in history while enjoying all modern comforts.

Hôtel des Deux Iles
59-65, rue Saint-Louis-en-L'Ile,
Paris 4th
Phone: 33 (0)1 43 26 13 35
Fax: 33 (0)1 43 29 60 25
Metro: Pont-Marie
Single Room from 125 Euros
Double Room from 148 Euros

Saint Michel/ Latin Quarter area HOTEL DU LEVANT

Located in the bustling heart of the Latin Quarter, just a few steps from the Saint-Michel embank-ment and all the oldest and most characteristic parts of the city, this hotel is full of charm and character, warm and welcoming, with all the necessary conveniences for a comfortable stay.

Hôtel du Levant
18, rue de La Harpe, Paris 5th
Metro: Saint-Michel
Phone: 33 (0)1 46 34 11 00
Fax: 33 (0)1 46 34 25 87
Single Room from 93 Euros
Double Room from 108 Euros
Sorbonne / Latin Quarter

Today's Latin Quarter, with it's vibrant and youthful atmosphere, has remained a crowd puller thanks to its authenticity and charm. This hotel is part of the scene — in fact, built on the site of the old Hotel de Cluny — with a very strong and sure, yet happy taste in the decoration of it's rooms and lounge with, of course, everything that you may need to make your stay comfortable.

Hôtel La Tour Notre Dame
20, rue Sommerard, Paris 5th.
Phone: 33 (0)1 47 05 41 86
Fax: 33 (0)1 45 55 5476
Metro: Cluny-Sorbonne
Single Room from 148 Euros
Double Room: 159 Euros
Sorbonne / Latin Quarter area HOTEL SULLY SAINT GERMAIN

For lovers of Medieval France, here in this hotel you will be reminded of it everywhere, not least because it is just a few steps from the Cluny Museum in the center of the Latin Quarter. Medieval decor adorns the rooms and the lounge, yet every modern comfort is at your command, even a fitness center.

Hôtel Sully Saint-Germain
31, Rue des Ecoles, Paris 5 th.
Phone: 33 (0)1 43 26 56 02
Fax: 33 (0)1 43 29 74 42
Metro: Maubert-Mutualité
Single Room from 91 Euros
Double Room from 108 Euros
Saint-Germain des Prés /
Beaux Arts

Named after the American and European continents because of a historical signature nearby, this hotel is just behind the Ecole des Beaux Arts and beside the famous 'carré d'or' of antique shops and art galleries. It offers a traditionally warm atmosphere for the nostalgics of the past, with beamed breakfast room decorated with a fresco representing a bucolic view of 19th century New York. All modern amenities are available.

Hôtel des Deux Continents
25, rue Jacob, Paris 6th.
Phone: 33 (0)1 43 26 72 46
Fax: 33 (0)1 43 25 67 80
Metro: Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Single Room: 129 Euros
Double Room from 140 Euros

Here, in a quiet street just beside the corner of Boulevard du Montparnasse, you can find famous cafés where, at the beginning of the 20th century, artists from across the world converged to forge their theories and strike friendships — when you could buy one of Modigliani's pictures by offering him a drink. The passage of time seems imperceptible in this elegant and charming hotel offering every modern facility you may need.

Hôtel Atelier Montparnasse
49, rue Vavin, Paris 6th
Phone: 33 (0)1 47 20 66 06
Fax: 33 (0)1 47 20 67 17
Metro: Vavin
Single Room: 116 Euros
Double Room: 136 Euros

Raspail /
Montparnasse area

This hotel is located on the tree-lined Boulevard Raspail, right beside the famous corner with Boulevard du Montparnsse and its inimitable early 20th century artistic bistros such as the Coupole and Dôme (favourites of Hemingway, Picasso, Chagall and Miro). With it's 'art deco' facade, luminous rooms and charming bar, it provides all modern facilities as well as helpful and courteous service.

Hôtel Raspail Montparnasse
203 Boulevard Raspail, Paris 14th
Phone: 33 (0)1 43 20 62 86
Fax: 33 (0)1 43 20 50 79
Metro: Vavin
Single Room: 93 Euros
Double Room from 126 Euros

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