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hotel closest to Charles e Gaulle airport in Paris for 1 night

hotel closest to Charles e Gaulle airport in Paris for 1 night

Sep 11th, 2006, 07:04 AM
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hotel closest to Charles e Gaulle airport in Paris for 1 night

Hi,
I need to overnight in Paris for 1 night,and I dont know with hotel to pick,is there one close to the airport that will offer a free shuttle.
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Sep 11th, 2006, 07:07 AM
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Several - check www.accorhotels.com for their several properties of varying expensive that are on the airport periphery and have free shuttles.
I believe terminal 2 has a Hilton Hotel right in the airport.
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Sep 11th, 2006, 08:04 AM
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The hotel located directly in teminal 2 is the Sheraton. Stayed there one night in June using Starwood points. Very convenient but if I had paid the 295euros plus I would have been disappointed. The hotel is very dark and a bit dreary, not in comfort or quality but in ambience.
At the end of our trip in July we stayed one night at the Courtyard Marriott CDG which was much nicer and offers great rates but about a 10 minute ride. Has a shuttle which is only about 5euros tacked on to your room bill at checkout. This hotel is situated in the hotel zone of Roissy with numerous other hotels along a strip (two Holiday Inns, Ibis, Millenium etc...). Best reason to stay here is if you have time you can walk across the street through a park into the charming village of Roissy en France.
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Sep 11th, 2006, 08:17 AM
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As Lemidi says, the Sheraton is a great place to stay. they have a free shuttle to the terminals and the RER is within walking distance for a quick trip into Paris for dinner.
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Sep 11th, 2006, 08:23 AM
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Stayed at the Ibis several years ago. Great location and price for a very basic hotel. Free shuttle to your airline, too.

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Sep 11th, 2006, 09:04 AM
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try www.priceline.com.

i bid $65 or $70 dollars and got the hilton. it was great, and next to the ibis . we walked to our terminal, and there was a shuttle to the others.
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Sep 11th, 2006, 09:05 AM
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forgot to add.. only bid 4 stars at cdg. on priceline.
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Sep 11th, 2006, 09:17 AM
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lincasanova what was your impression of the CDG Hilton? I'm staying there my last night. I also got it on Priceline.
 
Sep 11th, 2006, 09:23 AM
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I just stayed at the CDG Hilton last week. Great hotel, and $100 (yes, $95-100 seems to be the going rate now) on PL is a steal. Shuttle to Terminal 1 & 2. Terminal 3 and the T1/3 RER should be walkable.

Only thing is that late in the evening, the shuttle isn't that frequent. I may have just missed one, but I waited close to 20 minutes, which is their stated frequency.

The hotel itself is great. Nice room, nice pool. Bar and restaurant are expensive, however.
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Sep 11th, 2006, 09:34 AM
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Thanks! I was happy to get it on Priceline for $95, because one of my favorite travel movies takes place there. Jet Lag.
 
Sep 11th, 2006, 10:22 AM
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In terms of the lowest possible prices with a shuttle, you have the Formule 1 (Accor), the Première Classe (Louvre Hôtels), and the Etap (Accor), all for less than 35 euros. Actually, I don't know if the Première Classe has a shuttle (but it probably does since Louvre Hôtels has 3 or 4 hotels at CDG), but since it is right next to the Formule 1 and the Etap, it should be no problem.

Meanwhile, you can sleep in Paris and take the RER B (8.10 euros) in 30 minutes to CDG....
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Sep 11th, 2006, 10:54 AM
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Thank you all,as always you get your answer in here,I had been to Paris a few times,but never at the airport.
I am going to start inquiring for prices,I think it looks like the Hilton or the Sheraton,
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Sep 11th, 2006, 11:12 AM
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liana - The Hilton and Sheraton consistently wants ~250 Euro ($300) for a room. That's why many of us use Priceline for 4* CDG.
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Sep 11th, 2006, 01:21 PM
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the beds at the hilton are unreal.. impossible not to get a good night's sleep!
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Sep 20th, 2006, 06:15 AM
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anyone get a room at the sheraton on priceline? i need two rooms because i will be traveling with my wife and two very young children. the sheraton seems to be ideal since we will be flying in, taking the train into and out of paris for dinner, then flying out early the next morning (all flights from terminal 2). right now with published rates the Hilton would cost me $256 and the Sheraton would be $624. Trying to decide if $368 difference is worth the convienence of avoiding the shuttles and walking with kids and a bunch of luggage. For less than the Sheraton I could stay downtown and take a taxi both ways for less.

Any insight would be greatly appreciated.
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Sep 20th, 2006, 06:35 AM
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There had been reports of getting the Sheraton in the past on biddingfortravel. I got the Hilton recently, and since then two others have reported getting the Sofitel.

But we're talking about $100/room here, not $300. It's entirely up to you whether taking a shuttle is worth the $300+.
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Sep 20th, 2006, 06:58 AM
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thanks rkkwan. i have posted this as a new topic since i strayed from the original post. i will check out the site you recommended.
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Sep 20th, 2006, 07:33 AM
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If the price difference is within your budget definitely take the Sheraton. The huge advantage even above the convenience of walking to your hotel to and from your flight is that the hotel is two stories above the rail station. And if the price difference is outside of your budget would you not consider getting one room with a king bed and a rollaway? Plenty of room for 2 adults and 2 very young kids.
When you want to run into Paris for dinner or a quick visit you simply go down two levels below the hotel either by escalator or elevator and there is the RER right into Paris. All without ever having gone outside. Very convenient with kids.
I was at the Sheraton in June with my 3 kids and we did the same thing. Checked into the hotel and after relaxing and freshening up we went into Paris for a couple of hours. The next morning we had an early train right from the same terminal. Very easy.
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Sep 20th, 2006, 07:53 AM
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Count me as another satisfied Sheraton guest for an overnight connection in Paris. I had already reserved a room in the 6th but I passed the Sheraton as I was walking from CDG baggage claim to the RER. The price was about the same so I had the Sheraton cancel the other hotel for me. After checking in I took the RER to the city, had dinner and a walk around, and then back to the hotel. Up and out in the morning, I walked down the hall to the Air France check-in counter.

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Sep 20th, 2006, 07:56 AM
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The Hilton is across the parking lot from the RER CDG-1 station and technically that's one stop closer to Paris than CDG-2!!!!

I just reserved the Hilton for July 2007(didn't use Hotwire of priceline for a variety of reasons not relevant here) and the cheapest rate was almost 200 Euro per night.
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