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What to visit in Paris during your stay?

You have come to visit Paris, but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, the hotel B55 gives you the right addresses, districts, monuments, museums, parks and gardens that are a must in the city.Visit Paris by districts There are many districts in Paris that function like small villages. Moving from one to the other can sometimes be disconcerting and disorienting! Discovering Parisian museums Museum lovers will not be outdone either! Here is a small but varied panel of Parisian museums to visit in Paris Visit Paris’s unmissable historical monuments The list of Parisian monuments to see is long, very long … Here are the most prestigious, and in our opinion, those not to be missed during your visit to the City of Light! The parks and gardens of the French capital Here, we will not give you an exhaustive list of Parisian parks, not even the biggest or the most beautiful, but the most unexpected and surprising, much more interesting …Paris by neighborhoodThe Marais districtAppreciated by the LGBT community, this neighbourhood is a village in the heart of the city. The Bars, the BHV, the Centre Pompidou, the Picasso museum are the hallucinating backdrop to a play narrating Parisian life.The Latin QuarterThere lives a tasty and thousand-year-old Paris in the arenas of Lutèce, scientific and historical in the Pantheon or the Sorbonne, and at night in the Huchette cellar.The Champs ÉlyséesFrom the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe, the pearls of a jewel carved in the words Fouquet’s, Lido, Théâtre du Rond Point … the necklace being the Avenue des Champs Elysée.The Butte MontmartreShopping on rue Lepic, rue des Martyrs or rue Caulaincourt… Lunch before climbing the steps leading to the Sacré Coeur Basilica. There, Paris is at your feet, sublime.Saint Germain-des-PrésIn this place, be the hero of an art magazine. Chic couturiers, literary cafés, rub shoulders with the Académie française, the Odéon theatre, the Beaux-Arts, the Musée d’Orsay?Parisian museumsThe Louvre Museum35,000 works for a thousand-year-old history in which the glass pyramid of Pei (1989) and the glass roof of the Arts of Islam were inscribed. Come in the evening for a night at the museum…L’OrangeraieYou will be dazzled by a series of large formats of Claude Monet’s Water Lilies. What’s next? You will be captivated by the masters: Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Soutine?The Musée d’OrsayHis trademark: an amazing collection of impressionist art. It is also the depositary of artistic creation in all its forms from 1848 to 1914.The Quai Branly MuseumThe Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac exhibits 3,500 works of non-Western primitive art. Its original garden, its gastronomic restaurant and its Café give it a soothing atmosphere.The Georges Pompidou CentreMatisse, Picasso, Dubuffet, Andy Warhol, Niki de Saint Phalle, Anish Kapoor rub shoulders there with infinite pleasure. From the terrace the view of the centre of Paris is… breathtaking.L’atelier des LumièresBetween Bastille and Nation, in a former foundry of 3300 m², the Atelier des Lumières presents magical digital works.Parisian monumentsThe Eiffel TowerBeing dazzled by the view of Paris from the top is an unimaginable emotional charge. Restaurant, champagne bar, glass floor, the beautiful lady will go to great lengths for you!Notre Dame de Paris CathedralThe walk along the bank from the Square Jean XXIII, around the cathedral chevet, offers a splendid view of the towers, the arches, the square! an absolute marvel.The Basilica of the Sacred HeartThis monument sits enthroned at an altitude of 130 metres. Then climb the steps up to the dome for a breathtaking view of Paris.The Arc de TriompheFor a sensational view of the Champs Elysées, the terrace of the Arc de Triomphe is unique. Its arch houses the tomb of the Unknown Soldier.The PantheonSince 1791 the monument has been the temple of great men: Victor Hugo, Voltaire, Rousseau, Zola, Pierre and Marie Curie… And finally, on July 1, 2018, Simone Veil.The most beautiful parks and gardens in ParisThe Garden of the Great ExplorersAlso known as the Marco Polo and Cavelier-de-la-Salle gardens, this green space is an annex of the Luxembourg Gardens, which adjoins the latter. Its masterpiece is the Carpeaux Fountain.The garden of the National Archives5 gardens form a lush green ensemble. The garden of the Hotel de Rohan is the best known. The garden of the hotels of Assy and Breteuil is the most romantic and intimate. All of them form the remarkable floral landscapes of Paris.The Jardin des TuileriesThis place is a creation of André Le Nôtre, today dotted with contemporary sculptures. On its two basins float models of children’s boats.The Catherine Labouré GardenHere a young nun saw the Virgin Mary in the 19th century. Today the contemporary Adam and Eve admire the fruit trees, vine plants and rose arbours.The Park of the Buttes Chaumont25 hectares of surprises are waiting for you on rocky escarpments, in the hollows of valleys and artificial caves. From its peaks, the view of Montmartre is worth the detour. The lake bathes a crowd of wild birds.After visiting Paris, the B55 awaits you for a well-deserved rest…

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Find a hotel Parc Montsouris for a stay in Paris

You are planning to travel to the capital soon to continue your discovery of Paris and your program includes the Parc Montsouris and several sites based on the left bank, all that remains is to find your accommodation. Well, if you really want to make the most of your stay, the best choice is probably our hotel Parc Montsouris. We will explain why…Parc Montsouris, the southern counterpart of the Buttes-ChaumontWhile residents in the north-east of Paris can go for a stroll in the alleys of the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont, those living in the south-east of the capital can take advantage of the sumptuous natural setting of the Parc Montsouris to get some fresh air.Yes, it is in the 14th arrondissement that this English style park, created at the end of the 19th century, opens its doors to Parisians and tourists alike. It is possible to go there to stroll, to make the children play, to jog, to cut with the noise of the streets or even to eat, the park sheltering the very famous “Pavillon Montsouris”.Most tourists, however, come here for something else. First of all, they come to discover the special atmosphere and ambience of the large green spaces in the capital. Secondly, they want to admire the cultural heritage of Parc Montsouris. There are several elements that are worth the detour:The remains of the Observatoire de la Marine and the Bureau des LongitudesThe old weather station, now unoccupied, although the sensors on site continue to collect data essential for weather forecasts.La Mire du Sud, a stele reminding us that the meridian of Paris crosses the Parc Montsouris. It is also materializes by the medallions of the “Tribute to Arago” available in nine copies on the site.Finally, thirdly, lovers of exceptional natural areas will be served by strolling through the Parc Montsouris. It actually shelters more than 1400 trees, some of which are remarkable such as the Chinese parasol or the sequoia sempervirens. Many species of birds and even aquatic turtles enjoy this small natural paradise.Our hotel Parc Montsouris for a wonderful stay in ParisWhether you want to take full advantage of the Parc Montsouris or visit Paris, staying at the hotel B55 is a good decision.Indeed, our hotel Parc Montsouris enjoys a strategic location in the 13th district. It is extremely well served by public transportation (bus 21 and 62 at the foot of the hotel, metro line 6 at 600 meters). And it will only take you 5 minutes on foot to reach the Parc Montsouris. In other words, all of Paris is at your disposal! And you will have no difficulty getting to the Catacombs, the Pantheon, the Invalides, the Latin Quarter, the Jardin des Plantes, Paris Expo, etc.Another positive point is that this good geographical location will not be to the detriment of your comfort. Our hotel Parc Montsouris offers pleasant and comfortable rooms. There, you will enjoy relaxing after a day of sightseeing in Paris. Quality services (concierge service, 24-hour reception, swimming pool and sauna area, self-service wine dispenser, etc.) are also available? This will allow you to go even further in the experience if you feel like it.One thing is sure, by reserving a room in our Parc Montsouris hotel…You are sure to have a wonderful stay in Paris !

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Which hotel Montparnasse Alesia to make your stay in Paris a success?

You are planning to visit Paris soon but do not yet know exactly which district you would like to stay in, the following may help you refine your choice. Indeed, a Montparnasse Alésia hotel has many assets that you will be able to take advantage of. So, why not give in to the idea of booking a room in this one?A dive into the dynamic Montparnasse Alesia districtFamous for its bars, trendy restaurants, cinemas, theatres and business district… Montparnasse Alesia is one of the most dynamic areas of Paris. It is therefore not surprising that Parisians and tourists alike flock to the area. Especially at the end of the day.However, the Montparnasse Alesia district is not only a place to have fun. Since it is home to many small shops but also to some sites that every tourist should visit during a stay in Paris.While waiting for the reopening of the Paris Observatory – in the next few months !! – it is possible to go to the Montparnasse cemetery. You’ll find there the tombs of Charles Baudelaire, Guy de Maupassant, Jean Paul Sartre, César, Philippe Noiret or Serge Gainsbourg… And above all these, the Moulin de la Charité, in the middle of the site, which will attract your attention. It is the only survivor of the thirty or so mills present in the past.The Catacombs of Paris, the most important ossuary in the world, is an atypical visit not to be missed if you are passionate about history. Last but not least, don’t miss the panorama from the top of the Tour Montparnasse. After having climbed 196 metres in 38 seconds thanks to the fastest lift in Europe, you will be able to observe Paris and all its monuments and gardens from the sky. Quite simply exceptional!Why book a hotel Montparnasse Alésia?Whether you are travelling to the capital for a business trip, a family holiday or even just a romantic getaway, booking a room in a Montparnasse Alésia hotel can be an excellent choice.Indeed, in addition to benefiting from the dynamism of the district where the hotel is located and its perfect public transport links, you can also take advantage of its proximity to the centre of Paris and the major exhibition centres.At the B55, our Montparnasse Alesia Hotel Montparnasse Alesia, spacious rooms designed to accommodate up to 4 people. It’s quipped with comfortable bedding and en suite facilities and elegantly decorated, await you. Flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi access and air conditioning are also available.The services at your disposal (24-hour reception, concierge service, buffet breakfast, swimming pool, sauna, etc.) contribute to making your stay a unique experience in the capital.You have understood it, for your next Parisian stay, booking a room at the B55 hotel… Our Montparnasse Alésia hotel ! It is the assurance of a great holiday and affordable quality accommodation.

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Which hotel Paris Sud for an unforgettable stay in the capital?

In Paris, each bank of the Seine has its own characteristics and followers. If some are fascinated by the chic and bourgeois architecture of the right bank, many prefer the mysterious and secret alleys of the left bank. The latter’s treasures are numerous and deserve in themselves a stay in the capital, the opportunity to stay in a Paris Sud hotel and live a new experience.The Left Bank, the cradle of ParisIf the right bank today attracts visitors on its Champs-Élysées, in its Louvre Museum or in its Beaubourg Centre, we must not lose sight of the fact that it was still only a swamp when the left bank was already vibrating to the rhythm of Roman customs and traditions. Yes, the left bank is the cradle of the Parisian city. It is here that it is possible to discover the last vestiges of the Roman and medieval times. It is also on the left bank that you will enjoy strolling through charming districts such as the Latin Quarter or Saint-Germain-des-Prés. During your walks, you will be able to soak up the special atmosphere of these “mythical” districts of Paris. If you like surprises, you will sometimes have to push a few porches to discover sumptuous inner courtyards, exceptional gardens or even splendid facades. I promise, the treasures to be discovered are innumerable…A Paris Sud hotel to discover the left bank at your own paceIn order to take full advantage of the Left Bank during your next stay in Paris, it seems appropriate to book a room in a Paris Sud hotel. Of course, its location must be strategic since it must allow you to quickly reach the various sites of interest on foot or by public transport. Yes, in order to optimize your time and to be able to visit a maximum of museums, monuments and gardens, nothing should be neglected. Therefore, choose your hotel Paris Sud and make sure that the Jardin des Plantes, the Pantheon, the Montparnasse Tower, the Musée d’Orsay, the Luxembourg Gardens, the Eiffel Tower, the Lutetia Arena or the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district are easily accessible. You should also pay attention to the comfort of the rooms as the discovery of the left bank guarantees you a busy day. Also, back in your Paris Sud hotel, you should enjoy being able to relax. The presence of a spa is thus a little “extra” that could make all the difference!The hotel B55 is thus a perfect establishment for a successful stay in Paris. Well served by bus and metro, our hotel Paris Sud will allow you to easily discover all the treasures of the left bank. At the same time, it offers spacious, elegantly decorated, well-equipped and particularly comfortable rooms. A spa area will be accessible and many services will be offered to you, the aim being to make you live an unforgettable experience.

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A business hotel for your professional journeys in Paris

Although Paris is reputed to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world, reducing it to its tourist activity is a big mistake. For example, the French capital has a central place in the business world. You only have to look at the business districts, but also at the major international events (trade fairs, seminars, exhibitions, etc.) that it houses to understand this. In fact, if you are soon to make a professional stay in Paris, you should be delighted to know the address of our business hotel in Paris.Paris, an economically active cityThey go much more unnoticed than tourists on the streets of the capital, but many businessmen and other professional travellers go to Paris every week to try to conclude new contracts for their companies.The business districts of ParisIt should be said that Paris is home to several business districts where professionals rush to work every day:La Défense is the largest business district in Europe with its offices and skyscrapers covering more than 160 hectares. Nearly 4,000 companies are based there, including no less than 15 of the largest companies in the world. The Central Business District (CBD), which extends over the 8th arrondissement and neighbouring districts, is home to 3 million square metres of office space and more than 33,000 companies. In recent years, most of the players in the “net economy” have settled there.The Paris Bourse district is the capital’s historic financial district. Many companies are still headquartered there.The Saint-Denis Pleyel business district is more recent and has been designed as a counterpart to La Défense. Ultramodern, it has been able to attract large companies. And it should see its activity explode in the run-up to the 2024 Olympic Games.Professional events in ParisIn addition to its business districts, Paris appeals to professional travellers with the richness of its events offer. Every year, Paris Expo Porte de Versailles hosts more than 100 trade fairs. Which provide opportunities to find new customers and/or suppliers and, more generally, to do business. Just imagine, for example, that the last edition of the Paris Motor Show attracted more than a million visitors…If Paris Expo Porte de Versailles is the most important exhibition center of the capital, it is important to know that the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget and Villepinte also organize big events (the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget and Japan Expo in Villepinte for example) while the Palais Brongniart hosts more than 500 annual events (seminars, congresses, business galas).Our business hotel in ParisA business trip cannot be improvised. And this is why you should make sure to book a room in a business hotel in Paris that perfectly suits your needs.Generally, real attention must be paid to the comfort of the rooms. Indeed, it is essential to have a good night’s sleep between two good days of work. The presence of relaxation areas (lounge area, swimming pool, sauna, etc.) can be interesting in this sense.For the rest, also make sure that a Wi-Fi connection is available. S that you can work from your room or at least exchange e-mails with your colleagues.Finally, it seems essential that your business hotel in Paris be connected to the business districts, or exhibition centre you are going to.When you look at these elements, you will understand that the B55 has all the assets to be your business hotel in Paris. First, it offers all the comforts and services of a 4-star hotel. Plus, it is an ideal place where to stay ! Especially as it is very well served by public transport. Various bus, metro, RER and tramway lines will take you wherever you want in the capital.

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Find a hotel with swimming pool in Paris

Whether you are planning to stay for the holidays or for a weekend in Paris, choosing your hotel is essential. To do so, you have to take into account different criteria according to your own priorities: location, services, view… And why not, a hotel with a swimming pool. So we present you the B55, our 4-star hotel in the 13th arrondissement of Paris.Succumb to the charm of our hotel with swimming pool in Paris.Hotel B55 is the ideal choice for those who want to book a room in a hotel with a swimming pool in Paris. Located at 55 rue Boussingault in the 13th arrondissement, you will be close to metro stations 4, 6 and 7 or the RER B. Which will allow you to move easily around the capital. The Montsouris park and the charming Butte aux Cailles district are within easy walking distance for a pleasant stroll around the hotel.Our staff will welcome you with pleasure and will be at your disposal at any time during your stay. You will benefit from numerous services as well ! Luggage storage, safe at the reception, free Wi-Fi, loan of iron and ironing board, newspapers, self-service wine vending machine, etc.Our hotel has 48 beautiful and comfortable rooms, all of which are carefully decorated and resolutely contemporary. It also has a lounge bar where you can enjoy a good drink from our self-service wine machine. There is also a sauna and a real indoor swimming pool.The indoor swimming pool is open unlimitedly between 11 am and midnight every day. Heated and sheltered from bad weather, you can enjoy this swimming pool all year long ! While enjoying a beautiful view of the outside through the large bay window that runs alongside it.Why book a hotel with swimming pool in Paris?Choosing a hotel with swimming pool in Paris may seem surprising but is actually very wise. The benefits of swimming are well known, both for the body and for the well-being of the mind. Taking a dip at the end of the day after a marathon of visits or a big business meeting will therefore be most beneficial.Having a swimming pool right where you stay will be the most convenient. That way, you don’t have to leave the hotel once you’ve returned from your day in Paris. Moreover, it is more pleasant to relax in our elegant and quiet swimming pool, than in a crowded public pool with more relative comfort.Being covered and heated, our swimming pool will be ideal in any season, summer or winter. And since you won’t have to go out to return to the hotel, you won’t be afraid to face the cold with your wet hair when the temperatures are low.However, you will still be able to enjoy the outdoors as our pool is bathed in daylight. It is indeed bordered by a large bay window on one side to let the sunshine in.So, if you are looking for a hotel with a swimming pool in Paris, the B55 is the place to be! You will spend a quality stay there, while enjoying a highly strategic location.

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Find a hotel near the Catacombs of Paris

In the capital, you only have to look up in certain tourist areas to see remarkable monuments. An exceptional heritage is also hidden under the roads. Discover the secrets contained in the Catacombs of Paris during your stay!The Catacombs of Paris during the summerA monumental ossuaryIf you’ve ever been in the Denfert-Rochereau metro area, you may have seen a long line-up without knowing what it was all about. This is the entrance to the Catacombs of Paris. We are not alluding to the illegal explorations undertaken by some Urbex enthusiasts, which have been seen in some television reports.Here we put the spotlight on an unusual activity ! The visit to the Catacombs of Paris, the largest ossuary in the world. The site is moreover divided into three distinct areas, namely the limestone quarries, the ossuary and a more educational part.Practical information for the visitBy booking your tickets on the internet, you will avoid spending more time outdoors behind a crowd of visitors than in the catacombs themselves. Because the visit of these galleries only takes a little more than an hour, a definite advantage if you also want to enjoy the Parisian sunshine. This underground stopover is moreover rather opportune with the current weather.While some people are rushing to the swimming pool or under the trees in the capital’s gardens, others are cooling down in this maze which is only 14° on the thermometer. Selfies lovers can rest assured, shots are allowed but without the use of a flash. It is best to come at lunchtime or after 6pm, when there are fewer visitors. On Tuesdays, the Catacombs of Paris are not open to the public.A hotel near the Catacombs of ParisA visit two blocks away from our establishmentThe municipal ossuary has the peculiarity of being only a quarter of an hour’s walk from our hotel. Just go to the intersection of Rue de la Santé and Rue d’Alésia, walk up and then continue on Avenue René Coty until you reach the Denfert-Rochereau metro stop.The advantages of the hotel B55Are you looking for an accommodation solution that combines all the ingredients of a heavenly pied-à-terre south of Paris? With its indoor swimming pool and SPA, the hotel B55 offers unforgettable moments of relaxation. What’s more, the staff really pampers its guests ! Don’t hesitate to stretch yourr legs in the Parc Montsouris, wiwh is located just a stone’s throw away.