Hotels near Saint-Germain-des-Pres Station

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Hotels in Paris near Saint-Germain-des-Pres Station

With its vibrant café culture, universities, gardens, and galleries, the affluent 6th arrondissement captures the essence of cultured Parisian life. As the former stomping ground of writers, artists, and revolutionary thinkers like Rousseau, Voltaire and Jean-Paul Sartre, the area around the Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Pres and the Luxembourg Palace has long been regarded as the epicenter of French intellectualism. Combine this with stunning architecture and beautiful promenades along the Seine and you get what is arguably one of the most romantic parts of one of the most romantic cities in the world.

Hotels in the 6th arrondissement

In a location this central, you are spoiled for choice when it comes to finding a hotel near Saint-Germain-des-Pres or Luxembourg. Accommodation ranges from 3- to 5-star hotels to serviced and self-catering apartments. While renowned as an upmarket district, it's possible to find reasonably priced accommodation near Saint-Germain-des-Pres. For independence, book an apartment in Conde Chic Studio and enjoy a central base from which to explore the area. Or check into one of the numerous spa hotels in the Saint-Germain-des-Pres/Luxembourg area such as the chic 4-star Hotel da Vinci, or the simply named L'Hotel, a stately 5-star gem near Pont Neuf.

Things to see in the 6th arrondissement

Where better to get a true taste of Parisian culture than in the famous literary cafés of the 6th arrondissement? Stop by at Café de Flore or Les Deux Magots for a coffee and a croissant, and watch the world go by. Then take a trip to the nearby Luxembourg Palace, seat of the French Senate, and wander amid the flowers, sculptures, and shady trees of its famous gardens. Step into the peaceful interior of the Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Pres, which dates back to the 6th century, and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of this historic building at the center of bustling Paris. If you've come to the City of Lights to shop, the areas of Saint-Germain-des-Pres and Luxembourg will not disappoint. Explore designer stores and boutiques around the Boulevard Saint Germain, or pick up quirky books, specialty goods, and collectibles at market stalls on the busy Place Saint-Michel.

Good for couples

Paris is reputedly the most romantic capital in the world, and the districts of Saint-Germain-des-Pres and Luxembourg epitomize the quintessential amour of this special city. Check into a cozy hotel in the 6th arrondissement for a vacation à deux, and spend your trip café-hopping and browsing book stores together. Grab a basket of fresh food from the markets, make yourself at home at a picnic bench in the Jardin du Luxembourg, and laze about for a sunny afternoon. In the evening, stroll down narrow cobbled streets and enjoy fine cuisine in the intimate ambiance of a gourmet restaurant like La Petite Cour on Rue Mabillon, or the Relais Louis XIII on Rue des Grands Augustins.

How to get to the 6th arrondissement

If traveling from Orly Airport, it'll take you about 40 minutes to reach your 6th arrondissement hotel by taxi. Alternatively, take the Orlyval shuttle train to Antony station, then catch a train on the RER B line and get off at Luxembourg, which is right in the heart of the 6th arrondissement. If you're traveling from elsewhere in Paris, metro line 4 goes straight through the district. Once in the neighborhood, it's easy to get around on foot, by bus, or by metro.

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