We arrived in Paris by train (Paris Est) and were relieved to find that the hotel is just across the street from the Metro station. First thing they did was give us a city map and marked the spot where we were. We were early, so they just kept our bags and asked us to be back in an hour or so. It gave us enough time to have lunch nearby. The Eiffel Tower is about 15 minutes away by walk.
There are a few restaurants, bars, and grocery shops within walking distance. There's a Subway across the road, and Mc Donalds a few blocks away (that's open till 1130pm at least for when everything else is closed). There's a bar next door which is open till late hours of the night. We didn't feel unsafe walking back at night, even at 1am after the Metros were shut for the day.
Our room didn't face the main road so it was very quiet. We got the 1st floor room (there's an elevator) and the view was of other buildings and homes, but we were barely in our rooms so it wasn't an issue. The curtains kept the light away so we could sleep in late. The rooms are smaller than when we're used to in other cities, but by Paris standards it was good. We emptied our luggage into the wardrobe and kept the suitcase in so it didn't feel cluttered.
The rooms were cleaned everyday. There's a water kettle with an assortment of teas and coffee which was very convenient. The bathroom has basic toiletries and a hair dryer, and was quite clean.
The front desk is manned 24 hours, and the receptionists spoke good English and were able to help us with directions.
Would surely recommend.
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