$139 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Sep 21, 2014 Check-out: Sep 22, 2014

Holiday Inn PARIS - GARE DE L'EST

4 stars
5 Rue Du 8 Mai 45, 75010 PARIS, Paris, 75010
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.5
out of 5
45 reviews
Great night's sleep

Great location, clean, as good as hotels twice the price. See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Dec 5, 2010
quite agreeable

Perfect location, friendly service, room size as usual in Paris quite small. See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Aug 3, 2010
With the Gare de L'Est -sorties- (exits) 4 and 5 leading right into this hotel, the Holiday Inn Paris - Gare de l'Est is understandably in demand. The balconied exterior reflects the grandeur of the 19th century railway station opposite, while rooms have been brought into the 21st century with contemporary light fixtures and flashes of red on the walls. Internet, secretarial and courier services are all on hand for business travel, while families can save a few Euros as kids eat free here. Drink in the atmosphere - and the local red wines - at the Lobby Bar, beneath original stained glass windows, while planning your days and nights ahead in the City of Light.
Key facts
  • 200 guestrooms
  • 20 suites
  • Business center
  • 5 meeting rooms
  • 8 floors
  • Pets allowed (with deposit)
  • Lobby Bar
  • Breakfast room
Neighborhood
The 10th arrondissement neighborhood which surrounds the Holiday Inn Paris - Gare de l'Est is transport-central because, in addition to Gare de l'Est across the street, major railway hub and Eurostar terminal Gare du Nord is less than a mile from the hotel. Wander along the nearby Canal Saint-Martin for choice Parisian restaurants, or stray a little further into Montmartre - home to the stunning Sacre-Coeur Basilica and the famous red windmill of nightclub Moulin Rouge - situated just over a mile from the hotel.
Hints and tips
Note that if you wish to avoid passing train noise, ask for a room above the seventh floor or one that does not overlook the street.

Dining options are numerous, but for home-cooked Italian penne and filetto, try Piccola Italia - close to Gard de Nord - for unpretentious eats and a genuine family-run atmosphere.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

48.8759 2.3586
Nearby airports
Paris Orly, (ORY), 20.00, KM, S; Paris Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport, (CDG), 26.00, KM, NE;
Area description
Downtown, downtown

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Ice machine
Dining
Room service
Services
Business center
Maid service
Porters
FAX
Overhead projector
Internet
High-speed internet
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Satellite TV
DVD player
Desk with lamp
Hairdryer in room
Outlet adapters
In room movies
Temperature control
Bath tub

Nearby points of interest

  • Gare de l'Est train station: 0.1 mi
  • Canal Saint-Martin: 0.2 mi
  • Gare du Nord train station: 0.3 mi
  • Marais Quarter: 0.3 mi
  • Le Grand Rex: 0.6 mi
  • Folies Bergere: 0.6 mi
  • Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers: 0.6 mi
  • La Villette: 0.7 mi
  • Grands Boulevards: 0.8 mi
  • Paris Bourse: 0.9 mi
  • Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris: 1 mi
  • Place des Victoires: 1.1 mi
  • Place des Abbesses: 1.1 mi
  • Centre Georges Pompidou: 1.1 mi
  • Place du Tertre: 1.1 mi
  • Gare de l'Est train station: 0.1 mi
  • Canal Saint-Martin: 0.2 mi
  • Gare du Nord train station: 0.3 mi
  • Marais Quarter: 0.3 mi
  • Le Grand Rex: 0.6 mi
  • Folies Bergere: 0.6 mi
  • Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers: 0.6 mi
  • La Villette: 0.7 mi
  • Grands Boulevards: 0.8 mi
  • Paris Bourse: 0.9 mi
  • Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris: 1 mi
  • Place des Victoires: 1.1 mi
  • Place des Abbesses: 1.1 mi
  • Centre Georges Pompidou: 1.1 mi
  • Place du Tertre: 1.1 mi
  • Buttes Chaumont: 1.1 mi
  • Les Halles: 1.1 mi
  • Montmartre - Pigalle: 1.1 mi
  • Musée Picasso: 1.1 mi
  • Parc des Buttes Chaumont: 1.1 mi
  • Gare de Châtelet Les Halles: 1.2 mi
  • Boulevard des Capucines: 1.2 mi
  • Place Igor-Stravinsky: 1.2 mi
  • Galeries Lafayette: 1.2 mi
  • Parc de Belleville: 1.2 mi
  • Opera: 1.2 mi
  • Théâtre Mogador: 1.3 mi
  • Garnier Palace: 1.3 mi
  • Jewish quarter: 1.3 mi
  • Café de la Paix: 1.3 mi
  • Avenue de l'Opéra: 1.3 mi
  • Bibliothèque-Musée de l'Opéra National de Paris: 1.3 mi
  • Carnavalet Museum: 1.3 mi
  • Châtelet - Les Halles: 1.3 mi
  • Rue des Rosiers : 1.3 mi
  • Hotel de Ville: 1.3 mi
  • Palais-Royal: 1.3 mi
  • Aquaboulevard: 1.3 mi
  • Moulin Rouge: 1.3 mi
  • Rue de Rivoli: 1.3 mi
  • Printemps : 1.4 mi
  • Théâtre de la Ville: 1.4 mi
  • Samaritaine: 1.4 mi
  • Lycée Condorcet: 1.4 mi
  • Olympia: 1.4 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
02:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (45)

Ratings and reviews for Holiday Inn PARIS - GARE DE L'EST

Overall score

3.5 / 5
5.01.0
28 out of 45
Amenities:
3.3
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.2
Room comfort:
3.7
Location:
4.2
Value:
3.9

93% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Frequent Traveler from US
Chicago, Illinois
Sep 9, 2014

Small and Old hotel - Do not stay here

I don't recommend this hotel. It is small and far from the happening areas of Paris. You are better off staying at the Holiday Inn in the Latin Quarter which is walking distance to Notre Dame and all the restaurants/cafes and shops.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Feb Traveler 2013
North Carolina
Mar 10, 2013

Good location

Excellent location as its near the train station. Nice, clean hotel and the staff spoke English which was great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ben b68867
Chicago, IL, USA
Jan 3, 2012

Paris vacation

If your in France for sight seeing this is a good place to stay at.. Major train station is across the street making it very convenient to get to any landmark you would like to see. Not much around the hotel but there are good local cafes and coffee shops for quick bites and casual conversation. If your tight on cash (like I was as a student) than this is great deal. I would rate hotel as a 3 star out of 5. My trip was during new years eve with my girlfriend, overall I would book same hotel all over again if I had choice.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Side Show Bob
Alameda, CA, USA
Oct 22, 2011

Great city

This hotel was nice and had a reasonable price. Bathroom could use some cleaning (mold) and updating. Could not take a shower without wetting floor (had a half glass wall that was loose and allowed water all over wooden floor). Metro noise could be loud. Convenient to restaurants and metro made for easy sightseeing in Paris. Train to CDG ten minute walk.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Brasseries near hotel had fixed price specials which made for good eating at reasonable price.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Frankfurt, Germany
Feb 22, 2011

Holiday Inn PARIS-GARE DE L'EST

This hotel is extremley convenient as it is located directly across the road from the Paris Gare De L'est train station. The price is a bit high but you are paying for convenience. I do not, however, recommend staying in room 228-238 as these rooms are directly above the breakfast buffet and it is very loud very early in the morning. The hotel staff was very nice and they held our bags the entire last day after we checked out until our train left Paris at 1710.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Get a multi-day subway pass. It only cost us 41€ for a three day pass for two people. You can ride the metro and buses most anywhere in the center of the city for this price. The train system is very efficient and located directly outside the front door of the hotel.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Long Island, Virginia
Dec 5, 2010

Great night's sleep

Great location, clean, as good as hotels twice the price.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Jacksonville, FL
Jul 21, 2010

Great Location, small rooms

Great location, subway entrance right outside the hotel door which means you can get anywhere in Paris relatively easy. Hotel rooms were small, but not uncommon in Paris. Staff was helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Marshall, Texas
Oct 19, 2009

Paris Trip

I have never had a room so small. The room measured 7 feet wide by 12 feet long. We barely had room for our luggage. This is no exageration. We had to put a trash can under a night stand and the chair in the bathroom so we would have room for our 2 bags and were barely able to move around each other. Other than that the room was clean and the staff were friendly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Time-saving tip: Not Applicable

Learn how to use the subway system and the city is yours. We walked everywhere the first couple of days so we wouldn't miss anything. We started using the subway later to save time and wear and tear. There are so many stops, you can go from anywhere to anywhere else quickly. The Visit Pass is a good deal but make sure you read the rules. The clock starts ticking the first time you use it.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jo-Jo_FL
Apopka, FL
Oct 15, 2009

Great view and close to the train

We arrived early, and they checked us in. I think they put us in a smaller room though. Across the street from Gare de L'est and so convenient. Great breakfast (not included), and tons of brochures/maps for you.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Indiana Cafe is next to hotel, has American food and happy hour.

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Review of Holiday Inn PARIS - GARE DE L'EST

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Lausanne, Switzerland
Sep 30, 2009

Excellent!!! Great value for money

Excelent value for money, clean & decent rooms (a bit small), good service and great location if you plan to use the metro. It was muuuch better than many 4 star hotels in Europe (and it is registered as a 3 star). No complains at all. I will come back for sure

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: In Hotel

Ask for the breakfast coupon for 10 euros. The regular price is 15 euros for a decent non-expensive buffet. Great deal

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