Hotel Bleu de Grenelle

Bleu de Grenelle: your hotel near the Paris aquarium

Categories : Discover Paris, published on : 6/5/23

A stay in Paris is often punctuated by visits to historical monuments. So why not vary the pleasures by discovering the capital's aquarium? Near your Bleu de Grenelle hotel, the Paris aquarium opens the doors to a surprising and fascinating aquatic world.


Your hotel ideally located for visiting the Paris Aquarium

Just 10 minutes by metro from the Paris aquarium (line 6), and less than 30 minutes on foot, the Bleu de Grenelle hotel is the ideal place to rest after your visit.

You will then have the choice among 12 categories of hotel rooms, suites and apartments , in order to take full advantage of your stay according to your desires and your needs. Small or big budget, treat yourself to a room with a view of the Eiffel Tower , and transform your stay into a dream, in a very comfortable room.

To make your experience even more satisfying and unforgettable, the Hotel Bleu de Grenelle also allows you to satisfy many small pleasures: take a hearty breakfast buffet, drink a wine at the hotel bar, enjoy a little tea and its delicacies in the living room...


Visit the Paris Aquarium

After a good night's sleep in your Bleu de Grenelle boutique hotel , go to the 16th arrondissement of Paris, at number 5 avenue de Mun. Here is the Paris aquarium , which you can discover during a stay with family or friends.

Discover the Paris aquarium

It is in the heart of the Trocadéro gardens that the Paris aquarium invites you on a unique journey to discover the underwater worlds. In more than 60 basins, and 4 million liters of water, more than 13,000 species of fish and invertebrates from France and overseas thrive there.

Among all these fish, you will have the chance to admire 38 sharks and 700 coral colonies . Shark lovers can then treat themselves to a truly exceptional experience near the shark basin! And to continue the discovery with enthusiasm and magic, you can also go to the Medusarium ® , to admire the largest exhibition of jellyfish in Europe. Spread over 24 pools, 2,500 jellyfish of 50 different species will reveal all their beauty to you.

For the record, the Paris aquarium was founded in 1867, on the occasion of the Universal Exhibition. This makes it the oldest aquarium in the world . Long called the "Trocadéro aquarium", the building, which suffered the ravages of time, was closed from 1984 to 2006, for a complete reconstruction. Today, the aquarium welcomes more than 700,000 visitors each year.

Practical information for getting to the aquarium

During your holidays in Paris, you will have plenty of time to visit the Paris Aquarium at your convenience, since it is open every day, Monday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can even take advantage of a later visit, on late nights, on Saturdays, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

We recommend that you book your tickets online , to ensure you have a seat and avoid the long queue.

Prices then change according to school periods, attendance and your situation. The price of entry varies between 17 and 26.50 €, and entry is free for children under 3 years old.


Also enjoy the neighborhood with your family

After your captivating visit in the shark tunnel, or near the jellyfish bar, why not take advantage of your stay to visit the riches surrounding the aquarium?

Place du Trocadéro and its esplanade

A must-see in the 16th arrondissement, the Trocadéro , or " Troca " for friends, is the ideal place to enjoy an exceptional view of the Eiffel Tower. Stroll near the aquarium in this huge garden, on the other side of the Seine, and discover the Palais de Chaillot, the sloping gardens, the terraces and the large pond with water jets.

The Arc de Triomphe

20 minutes on foot or 10 minutes by metro from the Trocadéro esplanade, the Arc de Triomphe is part of the historical heritage of Paris. On Avenue Kléber, at the foot of Avenue des Champs-Élysées, the great arch, erected on the initiative of Napoleon 1st, pays homage to the Grande Armée. Under the monument, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is famous for its small flame, rekindled each evening.

Eiffel Tower

Of course, a visit to Paris would not be complete without passing through the Iron Lady. Then go to the 7th arrondissement, not far from the Hotel Bleu de Grenelle, to greet the Eiffel Tower , and climb to its summit. From up there, more than 250 meters high, you will enjoy an exceptional panorama of Paris. Stop at the 1st , 2nd and 3rd floors to discover the catering services, the shops, and the different points of view.


Lovers of sharks and marine animals will be delighted to be able to visit the Paris aquarium , near our hotel. Then remember to book your room at the Bleu de Grenelle now, and make sure you have an unforgettable Parisian stay.

More about our boutique hotel in Paris / FAQ

  • Rooms are available from 3pm

  • When is check-out time?

    Rooms must be liberated at 12pm at the latest

  • Is there a parking in the hotel?

    The hotel does not have a private parking, but there parkings are available around the hotel and underneath the metro line situated across from the hotel. 

    The closest and best value-for-money parking is:

    Interparking Cambronne - 26 villa Croix Nivert - 75015 Paris (5 min by foot)


  • What are the sizes of the rooms?

    Room sizes vary according to capacity. Single rooms are approximately 13 m2, double rooms 14 to 17 m2 and triple rooms 21 m2. The apartment with its two rooms and small kitchen 32 m2.

  • Does the hotel have connecting rooms?

    The hotel Bleu de Grenelle offers adjacent rooms, using of two private double rooms with a common entrance. They are perfect for family stays!

  • Does the hotel offer babysitting services?

    Our front office team will be delighted to recommend top-quality babysitting services.

  • Is there a restaurant in our Parisian boutique hotel?

    The hotel does not have its own restaurant (besides the breakfast service), but our team will be happy to recommend some of the best addresses in Paris according to your taste and desire.

  • Is the hotel open to people without a room reservation?

    The hotel Bleu de Grenelle is opened to everyone! If you don’t have a reservation, you still are welcome any time during the day to enjoy the co-working area and the bar.

  • Is there an elevator in the hotel?

    There are two elevators in the hotel. However, they are not suitable for wheelchairs.

  • Does the hotel have a free WIFI internet connection?

    The wi-fi is available for free in the rooms and the common areas of the hotel

  • May we ask for a baby cot?

    We will be happy to put a baby bed in your room on a simple advance request.

  • Does the hotel have a temperature control system?

    All our rooms are equipped with heating and air-conditioning depending on the season (heating when outside temperatures are below 17 Celsius degrees and air-conditioning when temperatures are above 17 Celsius degrees)

  • Is the hotel accessible to PRMs (Persons of Reduced Mobility)?

    Our boutique hotel in Paris offers access to PRMs on the first floor and in two rooms especially equipped for their needs.

  • Can an additional bed be installed in a room?

    Besides baby beds, the hotel does not install additional adults beds, but suggests booking one of the triple rooms that will offer optimal comfort to all occupants.

  • How to modify/ cancel a reservation?

    If conditions to modify or cancel are still current, you simply need to address your request by phone + 33 1 45 75 26 54 or by email:

  • Is it possible to obtain a detailed bill with TVA (value-added tax) included?

    A bill with TVA will be printed at check-out and/or sent by email on simple request.

  • Does the hotel allow domestic animals?

    Le Bleu de Grenelle, Parisian boutique hotel, has some rooms adapted for customers with traditional domestic animals (we do not have vivariums or delphinariums).

    An additional 10 euros per night is required to have the room specially cleaned. Thank you for mentioning that you are traveling with your pet at the time of reservation to confirm the availability of these rooms.

  • Is breakfast included in the price of the room?

    According to the selected offer, rooms are sold with or without breakfast. Refer back to the description of your offer. 
    Please note that even if breakfast is not booked at the time of reservation, it can be added at the last minute.

  • What is the city tax "taxe de séjour"?

    The « taxe de séjour » is a French tax that may be asked of vacationers by towns in touristic areas. This tax aims at helping municipal councils finance projects related to touristic frequency and to the protection of natural spaces used by tourists.

    In reality, the « taxe de séjour » is paid by the clients to the hotel, in relation to the number of nights spent and the category of the rented room. The total sum of the collected taxes is then returned to the municipality at the end of a period called, period of perception.   

  • Does the hotel offer ironing services?

    Steamers are available at the reception on simple request.

  • Does the hotel offer laundry services?

    The hotel offers an external laundry service with a classic formula (drop off before noon and pick up the next day) and an express formula (drop off before noon and pick up after 8pm on the day)

  • What is a boutique-hotel?

    A boutique-hotel in its current definition represents a type of hotel, small to medium in size, with an environment (personnel, concept, decoration) of its own and customized. It offers marked differences from the standard great hotel chains.