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What is it about Paris? Aspiring artists want to hang out there, lovers want to propose there, foodies long to eat there. But let’s go beyond the classics – when you book a hostel in Paris you’ll also discover underground bars, digital arts centres and pop-up parks by the river. And since the city is enduringly popular with backpackers, there’s a great range of cheap and central hostels to choose from. Whether you’re travelling in a group or exploring the city centre on your own, you’re sure to find the perfect youth hostel for you. So step out of your hostel dorm and discover the side of modern Paris the films don’t show. And if you still fancy dining on steak frites and stealing a kiss as the sun goes down over Montmartre, you can do that too. Win-win…
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Paris’s main airports are Orly and Charles de Gaulle. Both are in Zone 5. They’re well-served by public transport, so you’ll be in your hostel dorm before you know it. Orly is on RER lines B and C and tramway line 7, as well as bus routes 183 and 91.10. Charles de Gaulle is on RER line B and bus routes 351, 350 and 19. It also has an SNCF main-line rail station.
Paris has seven major stations:
The international Paris-Gallieni terminal is in Bagnolet, on the eastern edge of the city. There is a Metro stop next door (line 3).
A single ticket, valid for a journey of any length, costs €1.80 and can also be used on buses and trams. A book of 10 (a ‘carnet’) costs €14.10. Alternatively, the Ticket Mobilis offers one day of unlimited travel, starting at €7 for central Paris.
The Velib hire network is used by locals, tourists and backpackers alike. Short-term subscriptions are available online or at Velib stations, priced €1.70 for a day or €8 for a week.
Taxis are metered, with a minimum journey charge of €5.60. They can be picked up at ranks or flagged down in the street.
Main post office:
La Poste du Louvre, 52 Rue du Louvre, 75001 Paris
For emergency consultations in English, the best option is the American Hospital of Paris:
63 Boulevard Victor Hugo, 92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris
Main tourist office:
Pyramides Welcome Centre
25, Rue des Pyramides
0892 68 3000
Most shops open 9am to 7pm, Monday to Saturday. Some larger shops also open on Sundays. Mealtimes are generally 12pm – 1.30pm for lunch, and 8pm – 10.30pm for dinner. Many bars and cafes open as early as 7am for breakfast.
The 1st historical hostel of Paris, private parisian mansion house of the 18th century, offered by the Emperor Napoleon to the actress Mlle Mars, managed by the 1st non profit youth hostelling organisation in Paris, to get a cheap bed with simple and basic facilities on an amazing location, just between the vibrant shopping district of the National Opera House and Montmartre with Sacré-Coeur, Pigalle and Moulin Rouge a street closer to the hostel.
Gare du Nord 10 mins by walk Metro Anvers 3 mins by walk Metro Cadet 5 mins by walk Supermarket restaurants and nice bars around the hostel Monuments and Seesights. 5 mins walking form Sacre Coeur Cathedral, Place du Tertre and Moulin Rouge 10 mins walking from Opera and Paris' department stores 10 mins by metro form Champ Elysees Avenue 10 mins by bus from Louvre Museum 15 mins by bus from Eiffel Tower 15 mins by bus from Notre Dame
Only a fifteen minute walk from Gare du Nord train station, you won’t have any trouble getting to Generator Paris. The hostel is situated in the 10th district, adjacent to the canal and in close proximity to the Buttes-Chaumont Park . These are two of the most popular spots in the city; the canal playing host to picnics and drinks every evening and the park full every weekend with locals and tourists alike. Finally, with the Colonel Fabien metro just outside the door, you can travel easily.
Situated in a characteristic and historic district of Paris, the Beautiful Belleville Hostel is part of a new generation hotel-hostel with very warm, lively and modern décor; an authentic place of life where everyone feels at home...