All you need to know about Paris

 

Tips for Staying in Paris

 

Paris has a population of 2.1 million within the city limits, making it the fifth most populated city in the EU. Although a smaller comparative population than London, Paris is a vibrant and thriving city with a strong economy integral to France and the EU as a whole. Offering a wide range of serviced apartments, Paris is well suited to corporate travellers.

 

Transport in Paris

 

There are a number of ways to arrive in Paris – with the Eurostar trains routed directly to Gare du Nord station from London, and the Paris airport within easy reach of the city by train, taxi or bus. Within the city itself the Metro is perhaps the most reliable form of public transport and operates in a similar way to the London Underground. Paris also has four tramways lines for above ground travel, as well as a dependable bus service, which even operates at night until 5:30am.

 

Parisian Cuisine

 

Paris is known for staple French fresh foods, such as locally baked baguettes and pastries. You can find quality bakeries on most Paris streets, whereas the more cosmopolitan areas such as Bastille and Montmartre are teeming with cafes and restaurants. The many cafes in the city make ideal locations for informal business meetings and client catch-ups, and their frequency means they can be found near any one of the many Paris serviced apartments in our portfolio.

 

Weather in Paris

 

Predominantly influenced by Atlantic Ocean weather currents, Paris can be cold and snowy in winter months, but is pleasantly warm throughout the summer. Spring, however, is notoriously drizzly and so business trips during this season ought to be provisioned with waterproofs and umbrellas. 

Aerial view of the French capital city, Paris

Facts about Paris

In many ways Paris, although very much ensconced in its own unique culture, has been at the forefront of cultural and social development in the Western world throughout the ages. Indeed, Paris was very much an inspiration to American revolutionaries who successfully overthrew English governance.

 

Paris History

 

The city is perhaps best known for its heritage of revolution and the many uprisings which have sprung up within its walls and led to national change. Famously, the citizens of Paris stormed the Bastille in 1789 which led to the creation of the first national Constitution. This partiality to protesting actually informed the city’s design, with its wide, straight streets built purposely to make rioting and building barricades more difficult for its citizens.

 

Economy in Paris

 

The Greater Paris Region (or Le Grand Paris) is celebrated for being the number one economy in Europe. In fact, the region accounts for approximately 5% of European GDP. There are currently around 13,000 foreign companies with offices and headquarters in the region, accounting for half a million jobs and undoubtedly contributing to the number of serviced apartments Paris has on offer.

For more information and advice about visiting Paris, read our Paris city guide.

What is a serviced apartment? and why are they beneficial? 

 

Free from the constraints of a hotel, but with all the benefits of the most desirable and beneficial hotel services, corporate serviced apartment in Paris offer the preferable accommodation option for your business stay in the city. Simply put, serviced apartments do not only offer luxurious and stylish surroundings, they also make life easier as they are designed for convenience and flexibility.

 

There are many various specifications of serviced apartments as they can appear very different, however, they all offer the same benefits because with all serviced accommodation in any city comes space, privacy, and comfort. A serviced apartment is around twice the size of a regular hotel room yet is even more cost-effective. The primary benefit that comes with staying in serviced apartments is the freedom and flexibility they provide. Anybody staying in serviced accommodation has the ability easily manage their stay and control what they do day-to-day. Everything that ensures you have a pleasant and stress-free stay is provided with serviced accommodation from wireless internet and kitchen facilities to a desk and amenities such as fitness centres. Paris is just one of the many cities that we operate in as SilverDoor have over 1 million serviced apartments in 122 countries.

Why choose a Serviced Apartment in Paris with SilverDoor?

 

Booking a serviced apartment in Paris with us offers a range of benefits which other providers and hotels simply can’t equal. As specialists in the corporate travel industry, we are backed by years of experience, hundreds of hard won reviews and outstanding client and partner relationships. As such we are positioned to be the strongest in the market.

We pride ourselves on our top rate customer service and as such train our staff to be the best in the business. We assign a specialist account handler to each client, meaning you can rest assured that your booking is always in the hands of someone who knows your requirements and preferences to a tee.

 

When you are ready to book your serviced apartment in Paris, pick up the phone to speak with a member of staff who can talk you through our available properties. Alternatively, explore our options online and see for yourself the impressive selection of Paris serviced apartments we have to offer.  

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I amend or cancel my serviced apartment in Paris?

    Two of the most common questions we get asked is can I amend or cancel my booking? Each property has a specific cancellation policy set out by the property manager, therefore as long as you give enough notice before your arrival this should not be a problem. Most amendments do not come with charges, however if you give late notice for instance charges are more likely to be applied. You can find the cancellation policy for each apartment listed on the ‘Cancellation Policy’ tab on each property profile on our website. On top of this, the Account Management team will also confirm any terms and conditions, including the cancellation policy, at the reservation stage.

    Requests to amend bookings are common so our Account Management team are more than capable and ready to handle any queries or changes you wish to make to your reservation. Extensions are mostly subject to availability whilst requests to shorten your stay or full cancellations may incur cancellation charges. This all depends on how much notice you give and the policy which you will be able to find in your booking confirmation. Please don't hesitate to contact us as soon as you know that you want to amend your original reservation. 

  • What different types of serviced apartment are there in Paris?

    Paris is a vast city and is estimated to now have a population of just over 11 million meaning there are lots of different types of serviced apartments within the city. 

    La Clef Louvre Apartments have the Crest Collection which are superb 1 bedroom serviced accommodations split up into four different types of suites. You have the stylish Executive suite, the premiere suite, the Royale suite which comes with a balcony, and then the largest at around 42sqm the Grande suite. They also offer a full studio apartment which is perfect for the frequent business traveller. 

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