Off topic: Looking for reasonable accomodations in Paris
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Dec 31, 2007

Hello,
I plan to be in Paris at the end of January 2008 and would like to know if you have suggestions for reasonably priced accomodations in a fairly central location, close to a tube station. Plain and simple is fine, as long as it is clean and in a safe area.
I appreciate your input.
Happy New Year to all.
Kay Prucha


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xxxPRen
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Check out vrbo.com Dec 31, 2007

You can find great accommodation on this site - we've used it.

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Liliana Roman-Hamilton  Identity Verified
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Hotel Beauvoir Dec 31, 2007

I stayed there a loooong time ago. It's right next to the Jardins du Luxembourg and the Port Royale subway station. It's on Avenue Georges Bernanos if I still recall well. Not sure if they have a website, haven't looked.
It's very simple, but I loved its location.

Some friends of mine stayed at Hotel Flaubert last year. It's near the Arc de Triomphe. Same thing: basic but great location.

Take a look at these hotel chains: Timhotel, Ibis, Mercure. They have lots of hotels scattered around the city, the hotels are pretty much standard and sometimes they have good prices.

HTH

Happy New Year


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Accommodation in Paris Dec 31, 2007

Hello,

Well, the four of us - husband, 2 teenagers and myself, stayed at this hotel in October (2007):

http://64.233.183.104/search?q=cache:Ws0Dv_aZW0gJ:www.chomel-paris-hotel.com/%20hotel%20chomel&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=uk&client=firefox-a

Special 3-night deals, clean and simple. Not a huge room, but comfortable and lovely shower-room...close to the River Seine and the Louvre....in a quiet, narrow street..

I'd recommend it!

Liz Askew

p.s. about 2 minutes walk to the nearest tube station in a safe environment!

[Edited at 2007-12-31 17:56]


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kpi  Identity Verified
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Thanks all! Jan 2, 2008

I will get busy checking out your suggestions - much appreciated!

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Homelidays Jan 6, 2008

Maybe this is too late but try it. We have (to satisfaction)

Mats


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kpi  Identity Verified
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Thanks Mats Jan 7, 2008

I have already booked, but will file your suggestion away for next time!

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Sandra Petch
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For future reference Jan 8, 2008

Hi Katharine

I'm jumping on the bandwagon too late but for future reference there are the youth hostels run by MIJE http://www.mije.com/paris.html The one in Le Marais (I think it's called Fauconnier) is particularly splendid.

Have a great time in Paris!

Sandra


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Daniela Innocenti
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Thank you Sandra Jan 8, 2008

This looks good - I will keep it in my files for next time - I appreciate it.
Katharine


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