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Paris with 5-year-old - lodging suggestions?

Aug 19th, 2007, 07:30 AM
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Paris with 5-year-old - lodging suggestions?

Hi all,

I am planning a spring break trip to London and Paris with my husband and 5-year-old daughter. Any suggestions for lodging in Paris? We'll only be there about 3-4 days so I'm thinking a hotel might work better than an apartment. We'd love to be within walking distance of city attractions. Thanks!!
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Aug 19th, 2007, 08:41 AM
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There are lots of great possibilities. What is your budget?
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Aug 19th, 2007, 09:47 AM
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Our family liked the Hotel de la Bourdonnais in the 7th. It could be a good choice for you, too, because: you can get a family room with a view of the Eiffel Tower (I think room 403); there's a little market right next door with snacks, drinks, etc.; the Champs de Mars is across the street so your little one can run around and you can picnic. It's in a relatively quiet neighborhood. The Rue Cler is a couple of blocks away. There's an ATM on the corner, and easy access to public transit.
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Aug 19th, 2007, 10:07 AM
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My wife and I liked the Hotel des Grandes Ecoles http://www.hotel-grandes-ecoles.com/
It's near the Pantheon and not far from the Luxembourg Gardens.
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Aug 19th, 2007, 01:33 PM
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I'd say our budget is mid-range - around $200-250 USD per night...
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Aug 19th, 2007, 04:02 PM
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We stayed in an apartment -- can't beat the ability to put a child to bed and have adult time! (our kids go to bed at 7:30pm).

We stayed in the 1st - near Palais Royal. We loved walking through Palais Royal on the way home each afternoon and jumping on the black and white concrete pillars. Here is our trip report: (with a few photos)

www.slowtrav.com/tr/tripreport.asp?tripid=1266

Anyway, there is a Citadines apartment hotel right around the corner -- near Palais Royal, the Louvre. While I haven't stayed there, I would like the separate bedroom and kitchen facilities.

good luck!
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Aug 20th, 2007, 06:52 AM
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HI K,

We always stay at the Hotel Bonaparte, 61 Rue Bonaparte in the 6th. From 128E dbl w/bkfst. It is located near 3 metro stops. Has AC and an elevator.

They will supply a crib.

Tel 33 1 43 26 97 37
FAX 33 1 46 33 57 67
[email protected]
www.hotelbonaparte.fr

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