NileGuide Expert Says:
Bourgeois comfort in a bohemian quarter
39 rue Delambre
75014 Paris, France
+33 (0) 1 43 35 18 40
NileGuide Expert tip:
Near good value yet iconic Parisian brasseries such as La Coupole
Officially in the 14th arrondissement, the three-star, airconditioned Hotel Apollinaire is on the border with the hip 6th, near métro Vavin, with the Jardin du Luxembourg (good for those with small children) and the arty boulevard Saint Germain, with all its small shops, cafés and restaurants, within walking distance. In the hotel itself, there is an airy room for buffet breakfasts, a games room and reading room, and a bar for late-night drinks. A lift serves all of the hotel's 36 bedrooms, which include triples as well as doubles and singles. Each bedroom has a safe, minibar, satellite TV, telephone, wi-fi access, a dry cleaning service and a hairdryer, and and a dry-cleaning service is available. The receptionists speak English, Spanish, Italian and Arabic and can help to arrange tours and excursions.