Hotel Bleu de Grenelle

Stay in a hotel near the Grand Palais Éphémère

Categories : Discover Paris, published on : 9/30/21

In terms of art, Paris is one of the world's must-see destinations. And even if the Grand Palais is currently under renovation, it is quite possible to find your cultural and sports programs at the ephemeral Grand Palais. To this end, finding a hotel near the Grand Palais would be the ideal way to take full advantage of cultural and artistic activities in Paris.

The ephemeral Grand Palais

Before thinking about the choice of hotel near the ephemeral Grand Palais, it is essential to discover this place as well as the reasons why you must go there.

Discover the ephemeral Grand Palais

Set up by the architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, the ephemeral Grand Palais is a temporary building in the shape of a cross located on the Champ-de-Mars between the Eiffel Tower and the Invalides.

Built on an area of ​​10,000 square meters, this building was set up to temporarily replace the Grand Palais, whose renovation work will end in 2024.

More than an architectural and ecological marvel built in record time (7 months), this building will host several cultural and artistic events such as the Fiac and others.

The programming of the ephemeral Grand Palais

If you are an art enthusiast or simply a curious person wishing to know more about contemporary art, you will be served the next few days at the ephemeral Grand Palais. Indeed, several events are proposed. In particular, you have:

·        The Fiac (international fair of contemporary art) which represents the event bringing together the actors of contemporary and modern art in France and abroad from October 21 to 24, 2021;

·        Le Paris Photos from November 11 to 14, 2021 which is an event dedicated to photography.

A hotel near the ephemeral Grand Palais

Once the appointments at the ephemeral Grand Palais have been noted in your diary, then comes the question of accommodation. For this, it is essential to choose a hotel offering quality service, but which is close enough to the ephemeral Grand Palais. For this, you can choose Bleu de Grenelle.

The Bleu de Grenelle hotel

Located in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, the Bleu de Grenelle is a contemporary style hotel that stands out with its blue painted walls. With a capacity of 57 rooms with a cozy and modern style, this hotel offers several types of accommodation suitable for tourists, professionals or families. In addition, the Bleu de Grenelle offers several services including:

·        Breakfast;

·        The coworking space;

·        The Bar;

·        The meeting room;

·        Luggage service;

·        Assistance throughout the stay with advice on tourism;

·       The loan of chargers, the provision of Pocket Wi-Fi to move you connected in Paris and others.

An ideal location near the ephemeral Grand Palais

In addition to the guaranteed comfort, choosing the Bleu de Grenelle hotel allows you to quickly access the ephemeral Grand Palais. Indeed, in 7 min walk, you can already access this building. Apart from that, the Eiffel Tower is also accessible within a 15-minute walk.

Booking a room at the Bleu de Grenelle is the best alternative if you want to enjoy the events of the ephemeral Grand Palais. Indeed, this hotel has the comfort and services necessary for a pleasant stay in Paris, but allows you to quickly access the ephemeral Grand Palais.

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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.