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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:

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.