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The 2024 Chinese New Year program!

Like every year, the Chinese New Year is celebrated as it should be in Paris, through a festive program not to be missed. Take advantage of your stay at the B55 hotel not to miss anything from the 2024 Chinese New Year program in Paris , under the sign of the Wooden Dragon.Chinese New Year: presentationThe Chinese New Year has different names, such as the Lunar New Year , the Tet Festival , or the Spring Festival . This grandiose celebration, which will take place this year on February 10, 2024, marks the start of the year according to the lunar calendar. It is commonly called Chinese New Year, but it concerns many other countries, such as Viet Nam, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia and Singapore.To celebrate this important date, nearly 15 days of celebration are organized in the capital and all over the world. The dragon parades are, of course, the highlight events of this New Year, but many other celebrations can be discovered in Paris throughout the month of February 2024.In the lunar calendar, each year is associated with a sign of the zodiac, each presented in the form of an animal. After a year 2023 placed under the sign of the Water Rabbit, 2024 will be the year of the Wood Dragon . This sign promises a year of abundance and luck in Chinese culture.Where to go to experience Chinese New Year 2024 in Paris?If you are visiting Paris in February, you can immerse yourself in Asian culture by experiencing this magical moment in the Chinese calendar. Of course, you will enjoy a vast festive program in the 13th arrondissementor in Belleville, where there is a large Asian community, but the entire capital is on fire for the event. You will therefore be able to perfectly experience this magical moment at Faubourg Saint-Honoré, on Place de la République, and almost everywhere in Paris.The program for Chinese New Year 2024 in ParisThe calendar of festivities for Chinese New Year 2024 promises to be colorful, with parades and shows that will introduce you to all the richness of Chinese culture and its traditional festivals.The famous Chinese New Year parade in ParisThe Chinese New Year parade in Paris is the flagship event of this festive period. A true custom not to be missed, this parade is undoubtedly the most anticipated in the capital. To do this, you will need to go to the 13th arrondissement on Sunday February 18, 2024 . From 1:30 p.m., the parade will start from Avenue de Choisy , where you can admire the stroll of a procession made up of musicians, dancers, and the famous tigers and dragons.The route will start from Rue du Disque, continue on Avenue de Choisy, continue on Boulevard Massena, before returning to Avenue d’Ivry.Good to know: there are large crowds on this holiday, so it is advisable to get there from 12 p.m. to be sure of a good place.The Marais paradeIn the Marais district too, in the 3rd and 4th arrondissement, the festivities take place every year. In February 2024, you will be able to attend the Chinese New Year parade by going to Place de la République , from 2:30 p.m. The procession will then guide you through rue du Temple, rue du Turbigo, rue Beaubourg and rue de la Verrerie. At 6 p.m., the procession will disperse, and you can continue to enjoy the festivities on the sidelines of the parade, by attending martial arts demonstrations or exhibitions.The Lunar New Year parade at Faubourg Saint-HonoréEvery year, the Faubourg Saint-Honoré district also celebrates the Chinese New Year, with a costumed parade of tigers, lanterns and dragons. Chinese folklore is on display in the 8th arrondissement, at the corner of Rue Royale and Faubourg Saint-Honoré.Belleville Food Market celebrates Chinese New YearThe lunar new year is also an opportunity to discover Asian culture , and in particular Asian gastronomy. The Belleville Food Market invites you to meet on Thursday February 15, 2024 to discover traditional recipes from all over Asia. The idea is to offer a market-canteen where you can taste all the tastiest Asian dishes , for €10 maximum. On the menu: nian gao, baozi, tangyuan, chángshòu miàn, dumplings, gua bao, or even iangbinguozi. We’re already salivating!Reminder of Chinese New Year 2023 festivitiesThe schedule for Chinese New Year 2024 has not yet been fully revealed, but we already know that Paris has some nice surprises in store for us, like last year. Remember, during the year 2023, many events have been organized to celebrate this important moment in the Chinese calendar.The Chinese cultural center in Paris offered a New Year’s concert, while the Light It Up evening highlighted artists from the capital’s Asian community. The famous Chinese pianist Chen Junhui also gave a “Piano Night” concert for the occasion and Franco-Asian comedians took the stage during the Stand Up Comedy special for the Lunar New Year.Numerous exhibitions were also organized to introduce visitors to Chinese traditions, with the distribution of red envelopes, the lantern festival, and the Chinese parade.Your Parisian hotel to enjoy Chinese New Year 2024Would you like to discover traditional Chinese festivals? Book your room at the B55 hotel and fully experience this event while staying less than 10 minutes from the Chinatown of Paris. You will then have the pleasure of enjoying a 4-star hotel decorated with a wine theme and enjoying a wellness session in the hotel spa. Nothing better to experience a Chinese New Year in a good mood, and to continue your stay by visiting all the most beautiful monuments in Paris.Come celebrate Chinese New Year 2024 in Paris , by attending parades, shows and exhibitions highlighting Asian culture. The B55 hotel is then the perfect base for you to rest between two festivities.

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The B55: the best romantic hotel in Paris

Paris, the city of love, is the ideal destination for a romantic getaway. To celebrate your love, experience an unforgettable Valentine’s Day, or simply to enjoy a weekend for two, the B55 is the best romantic hotel in Paris .B55: your romantic hotel in ParisParis is the ideal city for lovers who want to live a unique experience in a romantic setting. So, after beautiful walks in the most beautiful parks and visits to the most beautiful monuments, the B55 hotel is the romantic hotel you need to relax.An ideal hotel in the heart of Paris 13The B55 hotel is one of the romantic hotels in Paris which will ensure you an unforgettable romantic stay. As soon as you arrive in this 4-star hotel in Butte aux Cailles , you will immerse yourself in the calm and cozy atmosphere of an establishment decorated with taste and modernity, on the theme of wine and vines.You can then rest peacefully with your loved one between two magical visits to Paris. For this, what could be better than sipping a glass of one of our best vintages from our wine distributor? wine by the glass ? At the bar or in your room, this moment of sharing ends the day with happiness and sweetness.The B55 hotel spaIn winter as in summer, visiting Paris is not easy, as there are so many riches to discover. After several hours of walking, nothing better than a moment of well-being and relaxation in the spa at the B55 hotel . The sauna and the backlit swimming pool offer you a bubble of softness far from the hustle and bustle of Paris, in a romantic and totally soothing setting.Our hotel rooms for two with balconyTo experience an unforgettable romantic getaway, the Parisian hotel B55 provides you with very comfortable rooms, with all the space you need to feel at home. And to make the experience even more magical, the rooms with balconies offer you an outdoor space with a view of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.You will then have the choice between the superior double room with small terrace, or the superior double room with large terrace. In the rooms, everything has been designed for your dream stay: wireless internet access, flat-screen television, coffee machine, minibar, Bluetooth speaker…How much does a romantic night cost in a Parisian hotel?For your next romantic getaway to Paris , it is recommended to book a room in a 4-star hotel , in an area of the capital that is both quiet and close to all the most beautiful sites. The services offered will give you everything you need to have a perfect stay, in the greatest comfort. Depending on your budget, several options are then offered to meet all your expectations.Do not hesitate to inquire directly with the B55 hotel, you will benefit from more advantageous rates than going through an intermediary.Romantic activities to do in ParisIf you want to leave your love nest to discover the beauty of Paris, several romantic addresses will ensure you prolong the magic of your stay as a couple.The Pont des Arts at sunsetThe Pont des Arts , in the 6th arrondissement, is nicknamed the Pont des Amoureux. For a long time, couples liked to meet there to hang a gift on the deck. Symbol of their eternal love, they sealed it forever by throwing the key into the Seine. Today, this practice is prohibited, because the weight of the padlocks threatened the structure of the bridge. But the place remains a meeting point for all lovers. In the evening, you will admire a beautiful sunset, hand in hand, to the sound of romantic music from the artists present on site.Picnic in a Parisian parkAfter a good night’s sleep in one of the best romantic hotels in Paris , grab a packed basket and take advantage of the good weather for a picnic in a Parisian park. The capital has no shortage of green spaces, and some are particularly suitable for romantic walks . You can then place your checkered tablecloth in the Luxembourg Gardens, in the Tuileries Gardens, in the Champ de Mars Park, or even in the Monceau Park.To complete your romantic experience, why not open a good bottle of Champagne, to sip quietly with your partner? The setting will be perfect for creating an unforgettable experience and incredible memories.A cruise on the SeineThere A trip on the Seine by barge or riverboat is one of the great romantic Parisian clichés, but this experience always has its effect. Depending on the company you choose, you can let yourself be carried away by the water to the sound of romantic music, or enjoy an enriching guided tour. All you have to do is curl up in each other’s arms and savor the moment. The emblematic monuments of Paris will then pass before your eyes: Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Louvre Museum, Alexandre III Bridge, Orsay Museum…Explore the Montmartre districtIf there is one district of Paris that stands out for its romanticism, it is Montmartre . With its small cobbled streets, its street artists and its picturesque architecture, this district of the 18th arrondissement is an ode to love. Take the opportunity to visit the Museum of Romantic Life , or to discover the “I love you” wall , where 311 I love you are written in 250 languages. At the top of the Butte Montmartre, the Sacré-Coeur basilica offers you a magical view of Paris, the apotheosis of your romantic stay in Paris.Are you looking for a charming hotel with a cocooning atmosphere to enjoy the romantic atmosphere of Paris? The B55 hotel & spa , with its ideal location and comfortable rooms, is the perfect romantic hotel for your romantic stay in Paris.

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The whole history of the Cité Universitaire de Paris

In the 14th arrondissement of Paris, near the B55 hotel, the Cité Universitaire de Paris is the result of a strong desire to contribute to building a world of peace and respect. International exchanges are the very value of the place, whether with the thousands of students from all over the world or with tourists and visitors from the 4 corners of the planet. Let’s discover in detail the entire history of the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris .A school that works for peaceAt the end of the First World War, France was driven by a pacifist and hygienist desire, but also by the urgency of the housing crisis. The founders of the University City then wanted to create a school allowing French and international students to benefit from quality accommodation and study conditions , in a setting conducive to multicultural exchanges and meetings.The beginnings of this school for peaceIt all starts with André Honnorat and Paul Appell . The first, in 1919, already clearly expressed his desire to found “a place where young people from all countries can, at the age when lasting friendships are made, have contacts which allow them to know each other and to ‘appreciate”.In 1920, he joined forces with Paul Appell, rector of the University of Paris and mathematician, to found a city aimed at welcoming young academics from the capital. Behind this approach, the defenders of internationalist pacifism intend to put the education of young people and exchanges between countries in the service of peace.To accomplish such a utopian project, the founders were accompanied by Émile Deutsch de la Meurthe, their first patron who financed the entirety of the first residence, in 1925.A foundation with an international dimensionThe Deutsch de la Meurthe Foundation made it possible to lay the first stone in the building of Honorat and Appell’s immense project. It was now necessary to give the University City an international dimension. The company will then be possible thanks to the legal talents of Jean Branet, and the great generosity of the banker David David-Weill. In 1924, the National Foundation was established as a non-profit association.Recognized as a public utility in 1925, the Foundation will be the basis of the revolutionary project where everyone plays a major role:Jean Branet established the organization of the City and wrote the statutes of the foundation;David David-Weill serves as treasurer and makes numerous donations…Over time, the University City extended its surface area thanks to the acquisition of land of one and a half hectares, and the involvement of many influential personalities made it possible to develop the project by drawing inspiration from cultural models and each person’s worldview.The 3 phases of achieving a utopiaAlthough the foundation and the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris have evolved and are still evolving over the years, we note 3 important phases of its realization:1921: the project to create a “ school of human relations for peace ” is launched. Many administrative obstacles stand in the way of founders;1925 – 1938: from 1925, everything accelerated thanks to the association of patrons, foreign governments and schools. The first house is built, and in total, 19 houses will be built in less than 15 years ;1945 – 1969: the Second World War did not weaken the fervor of pacifist ideals, and the heritage was quickly restored. Then, 17 new houses were built, and the expansion of the campus was only just beginning.The 6 founders of this unique international university city in the worldThe international university city of Paris owes its existence to the tenacity and humanism of remarkable personalities. This group is made up of industrialists as well as politicians, patrons and intellectuals. We then make a point of citing 6 men essential to the creation of the private law foundation .André Honnorat : president of the national foundation from its creation until 1948, this former minister has always expressed the wish to found “a place where young people from all countries can, at the age when we make lasting friendships , have contacts that allow them to know and appreciate each other”;Paul Appell : a renowned mathematician, he is also a man committed to national and international solidarity. He thus created the Secours National to help military wives during the First World War, before becoming Secretary General of France to the League of Nations, and one of the founders of the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris ;Émile Deutsch de la Meurthe : this successful industrialist, at the head of Pétroles Jupiter (which would become Shell – France), financed the construction of the first house on campus , the Émile and Louise Deutsch de la Meurthe Foundation. He wishes to devote his fortune to the consolidation of peace by acting for student youth;Jean Branet : State Councilor, he is responsible for the legal and administrative drafting of the statutes of the National Foundation for the Development of the University City of Paris. Administrator of the City, he was first general secretary in 1925, then vice-president in 1940;David David-Weill : financier and banker, he made a donation of several million gold francs to help with the construction project of the University City. But he also became the first treasurer and vice-president of the National Foundation, from its creation, and until his death;Lucien Bechmann : this architect designed the plans for the entire international city, and helped give it this very particular “garden city” character, by combining walking areas, buildings and sports facilities.The heritage of the Cité Internationale Universitaire de ParisThe architectural, landscape and artistic heritage of the Cité Internationale is remarkable. Many artists and architects from around the world have been inspired by the places.An open-air exhibitionThe 43 houses of the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris offer unique architectural styles in the capital. Many architects have contributed to building houses in classic, sustainable, regionalist or modern styles: Le Corbusier, Willem Marinus Dudok, Claude Parent… Today, 6 houses are classified as Historic Monuments :The House of Brazil;The Avicenna Foundation;The United States Foundation;The Dutch College;The Swiss Foundation;The Deutsch de la Meurthe Foundation.A vast artistic universeAlmost since its creation, the Cité Internationale Universitaire has been home to many artists from all over the world. The city is then a place of both creation and exhibition of 20th century and 21st century art , whether in the field of painting, sculpture, or even tapestry. Among the big names who have been inspired by the University of Paris 14, we note Charlotte Perriand, Jacobsen, and Foujita.The landscaped architectures of Cité UThe Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris park is the second largest green space in the capital , with 34 hectares of greenery. First developed in the 1930s by Jean Claude Nicolas Forestier, it was then taken over by Léon Azéma and Lucien Bechmann. In this immense park, we try to preserve rare fauna and flora in Paris, thanks to a more ecological management method.The B55 hotel, near the Cité Internationale Universitaire de ParisWhether it is to experience a peaceful return to university, to enjoy the green spaces of the site, or to discover the architecture and the ambitious project of the National Foundation, the B55 hotel is the ideal base for your stay in Paris .The suites and rooms of the 4-star hotelAccommodating 2 to 4 people, the rooms at the B55 hotel offer you everything you need for a peaceful stay in Paris. After a warm welcome from our team, you will reside in a cozy and friendly space, with high-end equipment: quality bedding, air conditioning or heating, private bathroom, flat-screen television, unlimited and free WiFi…The services of your B55 hotelDiscovering the city of Paris is often taxing, physically and emotionally. So, to recover from your emotions and get off to a fresh start for new visits, the B55 hotel offers you access to the spa and well-being area , in the basement of the hotel . There, a heated swimming pool and a sauna will await you for a moment of rest and relaxation.If you feel like it, you can also sip a small glass of wine from our selection, available in the wine dispenser by the glass , treat yourself to a good buffet breakfast, or enjoy a hot drink in our lounge area.The B55 hotel: Paris 13 and much moreIdeally located in the 13th arrondissement of Paris , the B55 hotel allows you to easily reach the Montsouris park, the university campus and all the notable sites of the district. But you can also visit without constraint all the riches of the City of Lights, thanks to the numerous public transport nearby.You are curious to learn more about the Cité Universitaire de Paris? Take advantage of a stay at the B55 hotel to discover the immense park and the numerous houses that make the reputation of this Parisian university.

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Back to school, enjoy a hotel with a swimming pool in Paris

Just because everyone has gone back to work or school doesn’t mean you have to deprive yourself of the little joys of summer. And the weather won’t say otherwise! So, for a business trip or vacation in the capital, how about a hotel with a swimming pool in Paris ? The B55 hotel welcomes you!The B55, your hotel near the Cité Universitaire de ParisIdeally located for the start of the academic year, the B55 hotel is also the ideal establishment for a dream stay in Paris.The different rooms of the hotel with 4-star spaThe Paris 13 le B55 hotel welcomes you to a haven of peace in the heart of the hustle and bustle of Paris. From your first steps in our Wine & Spa hotel , you will be surprised by the peaceful calm that reigns there, all in a cozy and modern atmosphere. You will then have the choice among 48 rooms, to meet all your requirements. From the family suite to the standard double room, the B55 hotel accommodates 2 to 4 people per room, and ensures everyone’s comfort with quality amenities worthy of a luxury hotel: unlimited and free WiFi Internet, bedding high-end, cozy lounge area, flat-screen TV, private bathroom…Hotel services with indoor swimming pool Paris 13The luxurious B55 hotel offers you the opportunity to experience a unique stay where you will lack nothing. As soon as you wake up, you can enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast with everything you like to start the day with a smile.After a day of visiting, you can take advantage of the wine dispenser by the glass to discover our most beautiful vintages and taste it in our lounge with soft lighting, or relax in the superb hotel swimming pool or on the nearby deck chairs.Of course, other services are at your disposal to facilitate your stay in Paris: concierge service, 24-hour reception, luggage storage…The spa and wellness area of the magnificent B55 hotelHotels with swimming pools are not common in Paris, and if you want to enjoy a moment of relaxation in a small indoor swimming pool, the B55 is there to delight you! In the basement of the establishment, you will have access to the spa and wellness center, with a beautiful indoor swimming pool with sober and chic decoration and clean lines, as well as a sauna of a few square meters.Visit the tourist sites around the B55 hotelAfter a few laps in the swimming pool in the swimming pool area of our 4-star hotel , you will be in great shape to discover Paris. No need to go far or have a Navigo Pass to see the most beautiful sites, because the surroundings of the B55 hotel & spa are rich in tourist places.Montsouris parkIn the 14th arrondissement of Paris, near the Cité Universitaire, Montsouris park is one of the largest green spaces in Paris intramural. Students and walkers like to meet there for a quiet stroll, in the shade of the park’s 1,400 trees, most of which are a hundred years old.Built in the 19th century, at the request of Napoleon III, the park is dotted with pretty statues, but there is also a lake, a restaurant, and the meteorological observatory.What could be more peaceful than walking in this green park after a swim in the magnificent swimming pool of our famous B55 hotel?The Catacombs of ParisLet’s now leave our bubble of sweetness, and set off to discover the history of Paris, in the catacombs . Located in the 14th arrondissement, this Parisian ossuary extends beneath our feet, across 11,000 m² of underground passages. Visitors can access it and explore 1.7 km of galleries with walls covered in human bones.Historically, these galleries began to collect skeletons from the then overcrowded Parisian cemeteries. Although the visit may seem surprising, even frightening, it remains an unusual visit which is deeply part of the history of the capital. Are you looking for the best hotels with swimming pools in Paris ? Look no further, the B55 is the hotel for you, with a beautiful indoor swimming pool and comfortable rooms. Book now, and don’t forget your swimsuit!

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Why is the B55 one of the best hotels in Paris 13?

Are you looking for the best hotel in the 13th arrondissement for your stay in Paris? For this, it is not necessary to book in a palace, because the capital has many top-of-the-range establishments. The B55 hotel is one of them, and can be considered one of the best hotels in Paris 13 . Find out why.   B55: a hotel in the heart of Paris 13 Located at 55 rue Boussingault, in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, the 4-star hotel B55 is ideally located for visiting the major sites of the capital. Visit the François-Mitterrand library Go to the Glacière metro station, take metro line 6 in the direction of Bercy, and stop at the Quai de la Gare station. In less than 25 minutes, you will arrive at the foot of 4 amazing towers, in the shape of an open book. These buildings and their large wooden esplanade house the National Library of France (BnF) , and more particularly the François-Mitterrand library . After admiring the architecture of the place, you can go to the various reading and research areas, and access millions of archives, books, comics and other manuals. Depending on your desires and needs, you can settle in the work rooms with their studious and soothing atmosphere, or take a seat in the open spaces, which are more conducive to exchanges. Take a walk in the Butte-aux-Cailles Just 700 meters from the B55 hotel, the Butte-aux-Cailles is the ideal place to walk and discover a district with a village atmosphere. Installed at 63 meters above sea level, it promises you a pleasant stroll, far from the main avenues and Haussmann buildings. Randomly along the cobbled streets, you will come across many wonders:La Petite Alsace is an old working town with pretty half-timbered houses; Villa Daviel is a cobbled street, facing the Petite Alsace, dotted with pretty little brick houses with picturesque charm; The Butte-aux-Cailles swimming pool is an Art Deco style establishment classified as a historical monument. A rare fact, it is one of the only swimming pools in Paris to have an outdoor pool; Street art and the murals of MissTic are present everywhere in this district of the 13th arrondissement…Take a walk in the 13th arrondissement of Paris If you like to wander the streets at random, you will love discovering the 13th arrondissement. Depart from your B55 hotel, and let yourself be guided by your steps. You will come across many interesting sites:The Gobelins factory : if its architecture is dazzling, the factory is also steeped in history since it is here that the most beautiful tapestries of French palaces have been made since Louis XIV; The René-Le Gall square : this green space in the heart of Paris, a few minutes walk from the B55 hotel, is an opportunity to get some fresh air on a former historic site in the capital, the Île aux Singes; La Petite Ceinture : on this green space, a long time ago, stretched the rails of the trains that circled Paris. Today, nature is reclaiming its rights and offers a nice place to walk in Paris 13; La Cité Florale : this district of Paris is made up of 6 small streets each bearing the name of a flower. The houses and gardens there are beautifully flowered, offering an exotic setting in the heart of Paris…  B55: probably one of the best hotels in Paris 13 If you are looking for a very good hotel for your stay in Paris, book the B55 hotel without delay. With a rating of 4.5/5 on Google and on TripAdvisor, this 4-star hotel is undoubtedly one of the best hotels in Paris . Spacious and comfortable suites and rooms So that your trip to Paris meets all your expectations, the B55 Hotel Paris 13 welcomes you in a luxurious setting on the theme of vines and wine. Several rooms are then available, to adapt to your needs and ensure optimal comfort. From the standard double room with bath or shower, to the family room, via the superior double room with terrace, each room provides you with complete equipment: private bathroom, quality bedding, flat screen television with international channels, wifi unlimited, air conditioning… High-end services for your Parisian stay To complete our tourism offer, the B55 hotel offers many services that will enhance your Parisian experience. As soon as you wake up, you can then enjoy a good breakfast at the all-you-can-eat buffet, and after a good day of visiting the tourist sites of Paris, you can relax in the hotel spa (swimming pool and sauna), or sip a small glass from our wine dispenser by the glass . A stone’s throw from the Parc Montsouris and the Porte d’Italie, the B55 hotel is also very well served by public transport , and benefits from a good location for visiting all the major Parisian sites: the Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral, the famous Chinatown, the Latin Quarter, the Luxembourg Gardens, the Jardin des Plantes and even Disneyland Paris!   Are you looking for a base to visit Paris and the 13th arrondissement? The design hotel B55 is ideal to ensure you a dream stay in the heart of the capital.

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Back to school 2023: book your hotel near the Cité Universitaire

With the start of the new school year approaching, it is high time to plan your accommodation to ensure optimal comfort, a stone’s throw from the famous international university city of Paris . The B55 hotel then welcomes you in the 13th arrondissement, in a modern and cozy setting.   The B55, your hotel near the Cité Universitaire de Paris Whether it is to visit the district, to accompany a young person in his first days of study, or to stay while waiting for the start of the school year, the B55 hotel welcomes you in the greatest of comforts, a stone’s throw from the Cité Internationale Universitaire of Paris . B55 rooms and suites The 4-star B55 hotel offers several types of rooms to meet your requirements. Each of them has everything you need for a dream stay in Paris , such as top-of-the-range bedding, a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, unlimited wifi access, air conditioning and heating. … You will then have the choice between different hotel rooms:There standard double room with shower , for 2 people; There standard double room with bath , for 2 people; There family room , for 4 people; The superior double room with terrace overlooking the street or the city, for 2 people; There superior double room with large terrace overlooking the city or the street, for 2 people.Services and spa at your 4-star hotel To make your experience as pleasant as possible, the hotel offers several services, free or à la carte, which will complete your stay. You can, for example, enjoy a delicious glass of wine from our vending machine, and make yourself comfortable in your room or in the lounge area. For a moment of absolute relaxation, go to the basement of the hotel, where a wellness and spa area awaits you, with swimming pool and sauna. And to start the day in great shape, the buffet breakfast will delight you with hot drinks, pastries, fruit juices, or cold meats and cheeses. The ideal location of the B55 hotel A stone’s throw from Parc Montsouris, the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, the catacombs, and even the Butte aux Cailles, the B55 hotel is ideally located in the heart of the 13th arrondissement of Paris . You can then reach all the major sites of the capital on foot or by public transport, and discover the riches of the City of Light. The Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral, the Louvre Museum or even Disneyland are yours!   The International University City of Paris Whether you are there for the start of the academic year or to visit the places, the Cité Universitaire is an essential site that will teach you a lot about the history of France. Attracting young people to Paris after the First World War At the end of the First World War, it was important to be able to attract students to Paris . Several major patrons then offered to bring young people from all over the world with a humanist project. This is how the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris was born. From the start, the project appealed, and big names in literature and the political world passed through this city of students, such as Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. Housing young people in a campus of 40 pavilions To be able to accommodate the students, 40 pavilions have been built, and each of them has a different architectural style. You can then wander randomly through the aisles to discover the architectural varieties, ranging from the most traditional to the most atypical. As you walk around, listen carefully. You will then be able to recognize more than 140 different languages in the corridors of the pavilions! Relax in the huge exotic and ecological park The first thing you notice when you arrive in the Cité Internationale Universitaire in Paris is undoubtedly the huge green space. Indeed, the 40 pavilions are built within a large ecological park , where Virginia tulip trees rub shoulders with giant sequoia and cloud-trimmed trees. This third largest park in Paris is all about diversity and exoticism, to the delight of visitors and students. Let talents express themselves To offer the best learning conditions to young people, the Cité Universitaire provides many artistic and sports spaces . Students can then take advantage of a football stadium, dance halls, fencing halls, a rugby stadium, a swimming pool, but also numerous libraries and a National Theatre.   A stone’s throw from the 14th arrondissement and the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, the B55 hotel welcomes you in a modern and warm setting, to make the most of your stay.

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Your 2023 summer in Paris

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to stay in Paris, you know how difficult it can be to choose which places to visit, as there are so many to choose from. So, to help you on your next Parisian journey, we’ve put together a few ideas for things to do in Paris during the summer of 2023.   Enjoy the Champs Élysées this summer 2023 With the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum and Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Champs Élysées avenue is undoubtedly one of Paris’s must-sees. The history of the Champs Élysées Connecting the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe, the world’s most beautiful avenue stretches for almost 2 km. But did you know that this sumptuous avenue, home to the world’s biggest events and most prestigious boutiques, used to be a huge swamp? It wasn’t until 1670 that King Louis XIV asked gardener Le Nôtre to create an avenue, thus continuing the landscaping work initiated by Catherine de Médicis in the early 17th century. Initially named the “Grand-Cours”, the avenue was renamed the “Champs Élysées” in 1709, in reference to paradise. It wasn’t until the 1860s that the avenue lost its rural allure and attracted the attention of the aristocracy, following the intervention and modernization of architect Haussmann. Luxury boutiques and palaces gradually moved in. A must for shopping enthusiasts Today, the Champs Élysées avenue attracts shoppers of all stripes, thanks to its many prestigious and luxurious stores. All the leading French brands can be found here, including Lacoste, Longchamp, J.M. Weston and Petit Bateau. But tourists also like to visit the luxury houses that make the avenue so famous, such as Guerlain, Louis Vuitton, Mauboussin and Cartier. But the Champs are not reserved exclusively for luxury, and during a stay in Paris in July or August, you can also find great bargains in affordable ready-to-wear and cosmetics department stores, such as Zara or Sephora. Finally, the avenue is also renowned for its gourmet addresses. Taste the delicious macaroons of Ladurée, book a table at Fouquet’s, or enjoy a more relaxed atmosphere on the Parisian terrace of M Bistro. Cultural spaces on the Champs Élysées While the famous Parisian avenue is renowned for its vastness, it is also home to numerous cultural venues and a rich program of events. Just a stone’s throw away, you can enjoy a performance at the Théâtre du Rond-Point, the Théâtre des Champs Élysées or the Théâtre Marigny. Culture also includes monuments and exhibitions, which you can admire at the Grand Palais and Petit Palais. Finally, the 7th art is also in the spotlight, with several cinemas, including Gaumont Champs Élysées and UGC Georges V. For lovers of arthouse cinema, head for the Balzac, or the Élysée-Lincoln. Night on the Champs Élysées In the evening, the avenue’s luxury boutiques close their doors to make way for Parisian nightlife. The many bars, restaurants and brasseries offer beautiful terraces, in more or less prestigious settings, to enjoy a good meal or sip a drink with friends or family. Music and dance lovers can finish the evening at Le Duplex, Les Planches, Le Baron or Le Raspoutine. And if gambling is more your thing, the Paris Élysées Club is the capital’s only casino.   What else to do in Paris this summer? Of course, there’s much more to Paris than just the Champs Élysées, and many other discoveries await you during your summer in Paris. Here are just a few:Paris Plages: in July and August, Paris is transformed into a seaside resort, with a nautical base, a sandy beach, deckchairs and entertainment; Open-air cinema: take advantage of the mild summer evenings to enjoy a film under the stars, thanks to the many open-air cinema screenings organized in the capital’s squares and green spaces; Parisian terraces: there’s nothing nicer than ending the day with a drink on a terrace, surrounded by the people you love; Paris swimming pools: to cool off on a hot summer’s day, nothing beats a dip in one of Paris’s many swimming pools, unless you’re lucky enough to be staying in a hotel with a pool, like the B55 ; Parisian festivals: every summer, many free festivals and concerts are organized in Paris…  Le B55 and its swimming pool: the ideal place to cool off after a day in the summer heat. Whether you’re attending a festive event, or simply discovering Paris, the B55 hotel welcomes you in a warm and welcoming setting, right in the heart of Paris’ 13th arrondissement. The cosy, fully-equipped rooms offer every comfort for a moment of relaxation between two visits, while the many services ensure an unforgettable stay: buffet breakfast, wine by the glass dispenser, lounge area… And to complete your stay, why not take advantage of the 4-star hotel’s swimming pool? In the basement, the heated pool awaits you for a few laps or a moment of relaxation. End the experience with a sauna in the spa and wellness area, and recharge your batteries for summer in Paris.   Summer in Paris is always an opportunity to rediscover the capital, with its traditional monuments, but also with its festive and cultural summer events. Book your room at the B55 hotel now, and enjoy an ideal stay in a hotel with a swimming pool.