The famous fortress-cum-prison is long gone, but its role in the kick-off to the French revolution makes this patch of Paris one of the most historic pieces of soil in the whole country – and one of the most politically symbolic places in Europe. The spot is now a large roundabout (you can see a chunk of the foundations in the metro station underneath) that is usually choked either with traffic or with mass demonstrations. The streets immediately north and east are particularly strong on good yet affordable restaurants, smart private galleries, bobo boutiques and grungy record stores.
Hotel De La Porte Doree is located in Paris, 210 metres from Bois de Vincennes and a 20-minute walk from AccorHotels Arena. Guests can relax in the hotel’s lounge with the daily newspapers.The hotel’s front desk is opened 24/7. La Porte Doree has a green policy, using energy saving equipment and recycling programs.Porte Dorée Metro station is 20 metres away, which gives direct to Bastille, Opera and the Eiffel Tower.
Hammam and a buffet breakfast The huge windows and bricks are almost all that remain of the former textile factory which Hôtel Fabric now inhabits, in the heart of the dynamic Oberkampf area. The lobby, doubling as the buffet breakfast room (€18) also shares the industrial atmosphere, cementing the hotel’s motto: ‘The soul of yesterday, the spirit of today’.
This modern hotel is set in the heart of Paris, just a 3-minute walk from Place de la Bastille and Place des Vosges. . Numerous restaurants are found next to the hotel. Guests can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee every afternoon from 13:00 to 18:00 in the lounge area.The Bastille Metro Station is 150 metres from the hotel and the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral is 2 km away. The hotel is a 15-minute walk from the Seine River and the Île Saint-Louis.
As one might expect from a fashion designer’s labour of love, the three-star L’Antoine is riot of colour in a lively area (it’s a stone’s throw from notorious party strip rue de Lappe so ideal for sampling the nightlife). A mix of the contemporary and the classic, expect Kilim prints, 17th century-style furniture, pared-back wooden fixtures, photo murals and Matisse-esque colour blends. We’re still dreaming about the huge power shower. Although it’s not super spacious, the lobby and breakfast room are cosy and welcoming –there’s a selection
Located 280 metres from Place de la Bastille and its metro station, this hotel features free Wi-Fi internet access, a 24-hour reception and air-conditioned room serviced with a lift. Notre Dame Cathedral is a 20-minute walk away.With double glazing windows, each room at Hotel Daval offers an LCD TV with satellite channels, safe and telephone. The bathroom is fitted with a hairdryer.A wide range of restaurants can be found in the immediate surroundings.Le Marais district and Place des Vosges are 850 metres away.
Located in the heart of Paris, this 4-star, ecofriendly hotel offers accommodations with free Wi-Fi and a spa with a steam bath. Guests can enjoy a drink at the on-site bar and Canal Saint-Martin is a 2-minute walk away..Other facilities include a 24-hour reception, room service and a fitness room. All rooms are serviced by a lift and Oberkampf Metro Station is 200 metres from the hotel.
Situated 350 metres from the lively Place de la Nation, the Pavillon Nation offers elegant and spacious rooms fitted with facilities including flat-screen TV and free WiFi..The hotel is surrounded by numerous shops and restaurants and is located 3.8 km from le Bois Vincennes, a natural verdant area nearly 3 times the size of New Yorks Central Park.Notre-Dame de Paris is 4 km away while Père Lachaise cemetery is 1.4 km far from Pavillon Nation.
This boutique hotel de charme is located on a tree-lined boulevard, 500 metres from Place de la Nation. . A buffet breakfast is served every morning at Hôtel Du Printemps.Picpus Metro Station is 170 metres from Printemps hotel, providing direct access to AccorHotels Arena. There is a market every Wednesday and Saturday at Cours de Vincennes, 350 metres away.
The Speria Hotel is located in the trendy Marais district, between Bastille and the Vosges Squares. Place de la Bastille and its famous opera house are just 350 metres from the hotel. You can also walk to the town hall and the Georges Pompidou centre in 20 minutes. Public parking is available nearby.
Campanile Paris 11 is centrally located, just 500 metres from the famous Place de la Bastille. Campanile Paris 11-Bastille is 90 metres from Bréguet-Sabin Metro Station and within easy walking distance of the vibrant Marais area with its many restaurants, cafes and shops.