It’s our Destination of the Month for July, and what better way to kick it off than with a budget guide to booking a break in Paris. Our Vikki revealed her top tips for making the most of your holiday spending money last week, so whether you like to save, spend or splurge on your short breaks we’ve got a deal for you!
Just take a look for yourself…
Where: 2* Tamaris Hotel
Price: from £33pp per night
Summer in Paris has never looked so good with this amazingly priced hotel set within the peaceful suburbs of the city centre. With a handy metro station just around the corner, you can easily make the most of your time exploring the many wonderful Parisian sights on offer, from the Notre Dame to Champs Elysees – the choice is yours!
Where: 3* Best Western Ronceray Opera
Price: from £55pp per night
Experience a bit of European chic with a luxurious 3* hotel ideally located in the very heart of the city. Boasting stunning 19th century interior and offering all the charm you’d expect of a Parisian hotel, the Best Western Ronceray Opera is the perfect place to retreat following a day of discovering the Louvre Museum and of course, the iconic Eiffel Tower.
Where: 4* Hotel Le M
Price: from £72pp per night
Much more than just a fancy 4* Parisian hotel, the oh-so elegant Hotel Le M sits within the cultural heart of the French capital in the iconic Montparnasse District. Swing by the Latin Quarter, wander through the Luxembourg Gardens or visit the city’s finest Parisian theatres, all situated near this superb and incredibly grandeur Paris hotel.
Hotel + Attraction
Free Paris River Cruise
Price: Book any Paris break before 31st July and get a FREE river Seine cruise
Enjoy 60 minutes cruising down the idyllic river Seine taking in some of Paris’ best sights including the Notre Dame, the Louvre Museum, Champs-Elysees and the National Assembly. And the best bit? You can do this for free when you book any break to central Paris before 31st July – C’est Super!
Paris Big Bus Tour
Price: Add it onto the end of your booking for just £23.50pp
Imagine this… the sun is shining, you’ve got your camera poised, you’re on the open-top Paris Big Bus Tour exploring the city’s best sights and… it’s amazing! Journey down the iconic Champs-Elysees, see the world-famous Arc de Triomph and venture past the historical Notre Dame Cathedral plus much more on this exciting city bus tour. On top of this, one ticket provides 2 days of sightseeing helping you make the most of your time in this wonderful city.
Bateaux Parisiens Dinner Cruise – Etoile
Price: Add it onto the end of your booking for just £85.50pp
It you fancy adding a little pizazz to your Paris break, look no further than the Bateaux Parisian Dinner Cruise. Yes that’s right, you can explore the city sights whilst on board a comfortable and stylish glassed-over boat with a sumptuous a la carte meal, delightful drinks and live musical entertainment to enjoy, as well as panoramic views of the city around you – pure bliss!
Hotel + Eurostar
Where: 3*Residhome Paris Asnieres
Price: from £145.50pp for 2 nights with Eurostar departing on 8th August 2014 (OFFER: Stay 2+ nights and save 10% when booking between 10th July – 31st August)
Not your usual city hotel experience, but a fab choice none-the-less with a fab packaged price too! Set just outside the city centre in Asnieres with easy rail links to the heart of Paris, these stylish and homely apartments offer a unique perspective of the French capital not everyone gets to see! Here you can discover stunning 18th century architecture and the beautiful banks of the river Seine, which have inspired so many great artists such as Van Gogh, Signac and Renoir.
Where: 4*Novotel Paris Charenton
Price: from £203pp for 3 nights with Eurostar, departing 5th September 2014 (OFFER: 3 nights for 2! Valid on Fri/Sat arrivals between 5th-15th September and 20th September-13th October, and Thu/Fri arrivals between 6th November-14th December.)
Super modern and wonderfully stylish, the 4* Novotel Paris Charenton is surrounded by an abundance of beautiful parks and landscapes located within the vibrant Bastille and Bercy Districts. With handy transport links to all your favourite Paris attractions PLUS the many renowned shopping districts, you can plan your Parisian break with Eurostar included, the way you want.
Where: 5* Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe Paris
Price: from £462.75pp for 3 nights with Eurostar, departing 8th August 2014 (OFFER: Save 20% on Superior Double Rooms. Valid on bookings made by 15th July 2014. Valid for arrivals on selected dates from 7th July – 8th September)
Can we get an ooh la la for this simply fantastic 5* hotel in the centre of Paris? Because, let’s face it The Hotel du Collectionneaur thoroughly deserves it! With its prime location close to the Champs-Elysees, a luxury spa with mosaic interior, an opulent Andalusian patio garden and executive lounge featuring stunning views of this romantic city, this amazing hotel and Eurostar package has got Splurge-tastic written all over it!
How do you budget your short breaks? Would you rather save, spend or splurge on a Parisian getaway? Let us know using the comments box below.