All trips to Paris must include a visit to Cathedral Notre Dame. However, finding a good four-star hotel near the cathedral is a daunting task. The Notre Dame Cathedral is located in the center of the Seine River, near many hotel options, including four-star boutique hotels that are similar to bed-and-breakfast inns. Many of these hotels are just minutes away from the legendary site and close to metro stations within the Latin Quarter or St. Germain area.
Mélia Colbert Boutique Hotel
Located on the left bank of the River Seine, The Mélia Colbert Boutique Hotel is about a tenth of a mile from the Nortre Dame Cathedral. The hotel is a 19th century mansion with a courtyard. A buffet breakfast is served as well as afternoon teas. The hotel also has a well-stocked cellar on the lower ground level. The décor is French country with displays of antique furniture. All rooms are equipped with minibars, satellite TV, Internet access and safes.
7, Rue de l'Hôtel Colbert
75005 París, France
Phone: 011 (+33) 9 02 14 44 40
Hotel Les Rives de Notre Dame
Located in the heart of Paris, the Hotel Les Rives de Notre Dame is a typical Parisian-styled boutique hotel. Everything from its charms to the furnishing screams Parisian. The hotel has only 10 rooms. The services and comfort are four-star quality, including breakfast, parking, elevator, wireless Internet access and laundry service. The hotel is a three-minute walk from the St. Michel metro station and the cathedral.
15, Quai Saint Michel
75005 Paris, France
Phone: 011 (+33) 01 43 54 81 16
Hotel Villa d'Estrees
Located on the right bank, the hotel is a five-minute walk from the Notre Dame Cathedral. The hotel Villa d'Estrees is a boutique replete with Parisian chic elegance. Services include a luggage room, air-conditioning, room safe, laundry service, wireless Internet, room service and public parking. Rooms also include a minibar and satellite TV. Next to the hotel is the Café Latin, a typical Parisian bistro serving elegant French traditional foods.
17, rue Git le Coeur
75006 Paris, France
Phone: 011 (+33) 01 55 42 71 11
Hotel De Buci
Another four-star boutique hotel minutes away from the cathedral is the Hotel De Buci. This hotel is a renovated 16th century building. It offers 19 rooms and five suites that are decorated in cherry wood and antique furnishings. Services include full concierge service, a bar lounge and a breakfast lounge. A deluxe room includes a marble bathroom with tub, satellite TV, telephone, wireless Internet, minibar, bathroom amenities, room safe and iron with board.
22, rue de Buci
75006 Paris, France
Phone: 011 (+33) 1 55 42 74 74
Relais Hotel Vieux Paris
Located on the right bank, the Relais Hotel Vieux Paris is often the choice of poets, writers, photographers and artists of all nations. Within walking distant of the Cathedral Notre Dame, you will also find cafes, flea markets and antique stores. Services include Internet, room safes, hair dryer and terry robes, TV, telephone, laundry service, breakfast, newspaper, and minibar. The hotel is within minutes of the Saint Michel metro station.
9 rue Gît-le-Cœur
Phone: 011 (+33) 01 44 32 15 90
Kimberley Riccio has been writing professionally since 1978. She writes travel articles for various e-magazines and other online publications. Riccio holds a Bachelor of Science in business management from Wilmington University, culinary certification from Le Cordon Blu and a Master of Science in cultural sociology from the Defense Graduate Institute.