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The Eiffel Tower District - Explore the essence of Parisian elegance

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

Although the arrival of the Eiffel Tower has caused much discussion, today it is an essential symbol of elegance in Parisian life. Recognized throughout the world, this historic monument reflects all the essence of a district of Paris full of charm and refinement. Let's go and meet the Eiffel Tower district .

 

Discover the charm of the Eiffel Tower district

The Iron Lady is today the emblematic monument of Paris and France, and if its charm has not always been unanimously unanimous, today it represents Parisian elegance and has always strongly contributed to history. of the capital. The district is shaped around many other tourist sites, each of which has its place near the Eiffel Tower.

The history of the Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower was born from the imagination of Gustave Eiffel , on the occasion of the Universal Exhibition of 1889. Intended to be dismantled after a few years, its aura was such that it was quickly decided to keep it in the Parisian landscape. However, this immense metal structure of more than 300 meters high did not receive only praise, and many Parisians viewed it with a dim eye, considering it a wart in the midst of the beauty of Paris. After several years of attracting more and more tourists, the Iron Lady has established itself in the daily lives of Parisians, and is gradually becoming the emblem of the capital throughout the world.

Today, the Eiffel Tower attracts millions of visitors each year , and it alone embodies Parisian elegance . Many events are also organized around it.

Here are some anecdotes about the Eiffel Tower which testify to its emblematic character:

  • The tower's first visitors were Buffalo Bill and the English royal family;
  • The Eiffel Tower is the tallest building in France (324 meters);
  • The Eiffel Tower is the most visited paid tower in the world, with more than 7 million visitors per year;
  • The starred restaurant Jules Verne, on the first floor of the tower, sees 2 marriage proposals per day, on average;
  • There are around thirty monuments around the world that were inspired by the Eiffel Tower;
  • A young American woman, madly in love with the Eiffel Tower, decided to marry him in 2007;
  • The Iron Lady has its own post office, allowing tourists to post their postcards immediately.

 

Learn more about the Eiffel Tower at night

 

The emblematic attractions of the Eiffel Tower district

You might think that it is difficult to exist in the face of the imposing aura of the Eiffel Tower. However, the monuments that surround it contribute to the charm of the district without ever suffering from the shadow of the Iron Lady. Several attractions are unmissable in this district of the 7th arrondissement of Paris.

Stroll through the paths of the Champ-de-Mars park

The Champ-de-Mars park is located at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, near the École Militaire. This 24-hectare green space is the ideal place for a peaceful walk with a breathtaking view of the largest monument in Paris. For a picnic, for a walk, or simply to take a beautiful photo of the Eiffel Tower, the park and its large lawns are an invitation to relax.

Take a cruise on the Seine

Parisian tourist activity par excellence, the Bateau-Mouche ride is almost unmissable. Installed in a romantic boat, you travel along the Seine to discover the greatest monuments of the Eiffel Tower district: the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, the Orsay museum, the Alexandre III bridge, the Louvre museum...

Visit the Quai Branly Museum - Jacques Chirac

On the banks of the Seine, the Quai Branly museum is dedicated to non-Western arts. There is a vast collection of works from Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas, to the delight of art lovers.

Visit the Hôtel des Invalides

With its golden dome, the Hôtel National des Invalides , built under Louis XIV, still welcomes seriously disabled people and war wounded. From the Esplanade des Invalides, you will also have access to the Musée de l'Homme and the Musée de l'Armée, incredible sites for learning more about our history.

 

The Bleu de Grenelle hotel - your elegant oasis

In the 7th arrondissement, the Hôtel Bleu de Grenelle is like the Eiffel Tower and its neighborhood: elegant and stylish. This is the ideal place for a stay in the Eiffel Tower district.

Sophisticated rooms and exceptional comfort

At Bleu de Grenelle, the 57 rooms are divided into 12 categories, from the classic room to the family room, including the room with view of the Eiffel Tower . Our goal is to offer you an almost tailor-made offer, in a sophisticated and neat space where every detail is carefully thought out to provide an exceptional experience and an unforgettable stay.

Whether you come to Paris to work, to cultivate yourself, or to have a pleasant time with your family, the 4-star hotel adapts to all your desires and needs.

Exceptional services and amenities at our 4-star hotel

The entire team at the Bleu de Grenelle hotel goes well beyond your expectations, offering you a unique stay experience . The boutique hotel provides you with numerous services and facilities that will make your trip unforgettable. A delicious breakfast after a good night's sleep, a hot drink after a great day of sightseeing, a small cocktail to end the day well? We have thought of everything to satisfy you.

Paris, feel the elegance

Ideally located in the heart of the 15th arrondissement, on rue de Grenelle, The Bleu de Grenelle hotel is the starting point for all your Parisian discoveries . By public transport, on foot, or even by bike, all the most beautiful sites in the capital are within reach to make your stay a dream. To you the Trocadéro gardens , the Guimet museum, the Palais de Chaillot, the Arc de Triomphe, and even Montmartre. The Eiffel district is then just a door open to many discoveries.

 

A symbol of elegance and prestige, the Eiffel Tower district revolves around this monumental Iron Lady, but the entire district also vibrates under the chic and refined impulse of the other unmissable sites of the 7th arrondissement. The Bleu de Grenelle hotel is then your elegant base to live the experience in full.

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: info@hotelbleudegrenelle.com

  • 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.

NEW! ✨

 

Hotel Bleu de Grenelle is pleased to announce the opening of its gym. 

 

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