Monastery in Paris

Jan 5th, 2006, 01:08 PM
  #1  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 4
Monastery in Paris

Someone told me there is a monastery located somewhere behind Notre Dame Cathedral where travelers can stay very inexpensively. Does anyone know the name of the monastery and how to contact them? I googled monastery and Notre Dame, but the results were too numerous to look through.

Any information would be most helpful.
Runner_Mom is offline  
Jan 5th, 2006, 01:16 PM
  #2  
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 20,692
I wonder whether the someone was thinking of the Hôtel Dieu hospital? At one time there was an area of rooms to rent, but I think I heard that the rentals were being eliminated.
Underhill is offline  
Jan 5th, 2006, 01:31 PM
  #3  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 9,642
There is a monastery offering rooms near Sacre Coeur; I don't know of one near Notre Dame.

* Prieuré Saint-Benoit 3-7 cité Sacré-Coeur. in the 18th. Rooms there cost about 27 euros per day, which includes a simple breakfast and possibly dinner as well, I believe. Their number is: 33 (0) 1 46 06 14 74. The Paris archbishop's office can put you in touch with other religious houses where you could stay (if there are any). You can reach them at 33 (0) 1 49 24 11 44.
BTilke is offline  
Jan 5th, 2006, 03:21 PM
  #4  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 4,247
Hospitel Hotel-Dieu was my first thought too, though it is not a monastery.

Here's the website, no mention of closing. I thought it was interesting to note that some rooms are handicapped-accessible.

http://www.hotel-hospitel.com/ang/historique.htm

jody is offline  
Jan 5th, 2006, 04:10 PM
  #5  
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 3,750
I copied this from a post on a previous thread of mine.


Author: WillTravel
Date: 01/02/2006, 06:00 pm
The only monastic guesthouse I know of in Paris:
http://www.sacre-coeur-montmartre.co...bergement.html

Note the curfew of 9 PM, and it seems they do want people who have an actual religious interest.


hipvirgochick is offline  
Jan 16th, 2006, 12:23 PM
  #6  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 4
Thank you, everyone, for responding so quickly.
Runner_Mom is offline  
Jan 16th, 2006, 12:59 PM
  #7  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 41,885
there's The Convent des Carnes, 1 rue de pere jaques. 15th
The Monastére de la Visitation, 68 ave Denfert-Rochereau in the 14th (only accepts women),
Notre-Dame du Cénacle, 58 ave de Bretuil 7th,
This list is several years old when I did research for someone who ended up staying at the hospital mentioned by Notre Dame.

Priuré St=Benoit 40 rue du Chevalier de la Barrin 7th,(heart of Montmartre)
Abbaye 3 rur de la Source 16th(only men_)
cigalechanta is offline  
Jan 16th, 2006, 03:14 PM
  #8  
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 20,921
The address of the Prieuré de St. Benoît is ironic since the chevalier de la
Barre was an 18 year old broken at the wheel in the 18th century for presumably refusing to lift his hat at a passing procession. Voltaire campaigned against his punishment.
Michael is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Original Poster
Forum
Replies
Last Post
jaylaveglia
Europe
17
Aug 22nd, 2006 07:18 AM
jenaug2006
Europe
18
Dec 11th, 2005 09:14 AM
jcar839
Europe
6
Nov 4th, 2005 10:27 AM
Morganne
Europe
9
Dec 19th, 2004 09:51 AM
sheryll
Europe
21
Mar 28th, 2003 08:30 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -

FODOR'S VIDEO

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 12:17 AM.