Hotel Bleu de Grenelle

The best places to see the Eiffel Tower

Categories : Discover Paris, published on : 1/9/24

To appreciate beautiful things, you sometimes have to know how to take a step back. Nothing is more true with the Eiffel Tower! At its feet, we discover the monumental architecture, impressive and imposing. At its summit, you can enjoy the view it offers over Paris. But to better appreciate its elegance, it is necessary to move away from it. Here are the best places to admire the Eiffel Tower .


From the top of the Montparnasse tower

Many consider that the Montparnasse Tower spoils the Parisian landscape, but the same was said of the Eiffel Tower when it was built! Today, one does not complement the other, and each offers a unique perspective on the other. To have a beautiful view of the Iron Lady, take a little height, by going to the 56th floor of the Montparnasse tower . From there, the perfectly clear view allows you to admire Gustave Eiffel's architectural gem as you will not see it anywhere else.

Take advantage of the magical setting to have a glass of Champagne at the bar, or to treat yourself to a dinner at Ciel de Paris, the restaurant with a panoramic view of the Montparnasse tower.

Access from the Bleu de Grenelle hotel: in 7 minutes, metro line 6.


From the Trocadéro esplanade

If Parisians love to meet at Trocadéro is probably for that magnificent view of the Eiffel Tower. On the terrace of the Palais de Chaillot , tourists and passers-by stop there for a few minutes, or longer, to take beautiful photos of the Eiffel Tower and enjoy this unique point of view on the emblematic monument of Paris. The perspective of the tower is enhanced by the Trocadéro garden and its magnificent Warsaw fountain, while the Café de l'Homme allows you to have a drink in this magical setting.

Access from the Bleu de Grenelle hotel: in 10 minutes, metro line 6.


From the Pompidou Center

To combine business with pleasure, go to the Center Pompidou , in the 4th arrondissement. You will be able to spend an incredible time in the middle of the immense collection of modern and contemporary art, between exhibitions, debates and shows, while enjoying a breathtaking and unsuspected view of the historic monument inaugurated on the occasion of the Exhibition. universal of 1889. On the 6th floor of the cultural center , you can admire the city of Paris stretching out beneath your feet, with the elegant Eiffel Tower in the background. Take out your camera to preserve this memorable memory of your stay in Paris.

Access from the Bleu de Grenelle hotel: in 20 minutes, metro lines 8 and 1.


From a riverboat cruising on the Seine

The Bateau-Mouche ride is a true Parisian cliché, but it is nevertheless one of the best solutions for enjoying a magical and romantic view of the Eiffel Tower . All you have to do is let yourself be carried away by the rolling water for a moment of pleasant relaxation, and wait for the Iron Lady to appear before your eyes, beautiful and prestigious. This short stroll on the Seine is also an opportunity to admire many other emblematic monuments of Paris, such as the Orsay Museum, Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, or the Alexandre III Bridge.

Access from the Bleu de Grenelle hotel: in 20 minutes, lines 6 and 9 of the Paris metro.


From the Quai Branly Museum - Jacques Chirac

There is no need to move too far from the Eiffel Tower for it to offer us its most beautiful profile. At the Musée du Quai Branly , after admiring the collections of works centered around the arts and civilizations of Africa, Oceania, Asia and the Americas, you can go to the rooftops for an outdoor lunch or dinner. common at Les Ombres restaurant . There, the Eiffel Tower stands before you like an iron giant, imposing and intimidating. For a more simple and less expensive meal, Café Branly , on the ground floor, also overlooks the Iron Lady.

Access from the Bleu de Grenelle hotel: in 20 minutes, metro line 8.


From the square of the Sacré-Coeur basilica

Let's, once again, take a little height, to offer ourselves a new point of view on the Eiffel Tower , all in a romantic and peaceful setting. The Sacré-Coeur Basilica , nicknamed Meringue, is located at the top of the Montmartre hill, in the picturesque and magical atmosphere of this historic district which attracts so many visitors every year. From there, on the lawns or in front of the monument, you can see the Eiffel Tower in the distance, still just as beautiful above the roofs of Paris.

Take the opportunity to stroll through the cobbled streets of Montmartre, the Eiffel Tower may come to you randomly during your walk.

Access from the Bleu de Grenelle hotel: in 30 minutes, metro lines 8 and 12.


From the Arc de Triomphe

By going to the Arc de Triomphe , you will live a complete tourist experience, discovering one of the most emblematic historical monuments of Paris, and discovering an essential district of the capital. After going up the Avenue des Champs Élysées, you will arrive at the foot of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. There, you will need courage to climb the 284 steps that will take you to the top of the Arc de Triomphe. But it's worth it, because the view of the Champs Élysées and the Eiffel Tower will leave you speechless.

Access from the Bleu de Grenelle hotel: in less than 15 minutes, metro line 6.


Admire the Eiffel Tower from your hotel room

Have you spent the day admiring the Eiffel Tower from different viewpoints, and you can't get enough of its beauty? Extend the pleasure by booking a room with a view of the Eiffel Tower at the Bleu de Grenelle hotel. In the 15th arrondissement of Paris, our 4-star hotel offers all the services and comfort facilities to ensure you have a dream stay.

Once in your room, you will have the pleasure of being able to admire the Eiffel Tower from your bed ! Imagine yourself, with a small glass of Champagne, comfortably installed in your room, watching the Eiffel Tower light up at dusk! This is enough to live a waking dream!


The Eiffel Tower is at the heart of Parisian life, and to be able to admire it from all angles, there are numerous viewpoints to discover. Book your hotel room with a view of the Eiffel Tower at Bleu de Grenelle now, and make sure you have the most beautiful photos of this flagship monument of Paris and France.

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.