Did some pre-trip research and the Bresil ticked the boxes for our short break to Paris. Took the Roissybus to Opera from CDG and then managed to find the hotel on Rue Bergere. It is only a couple of minutes walk from 'Grand Boulevards' metro so it's well placed to explore the city in a cost effective way. They are having some refurb work at the Bresil so the breakfast is taken at the little Bistro opposite the hotel. Ask for a high level room off the street and you will find so little traffic noise it's possible to sleep with the window wide open. Typically French, the refurbed rooms are small, but well presented using quality materials with a good enclosed shower area- don't take too may clothes as storage space is limited. We were very pleased with the hotel and the chap on the front desk was both helpful and friendly. Look out for the Chartier Restaurant just around the corner on Rue du Montmartre, it gets packed with locals after 19:00hrs, but the food is good and where else in Paris can you get a reasonable bottle of red for less than 8 Euro!! Think like a Frenchy and you'll love it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Renovated in 2014, the Hotel Brésil Opéra opens its doors to welcome you. Whether you are in Paris for a business trip, a weekend getaway or a family holiday, here you will enjoy your stay in the capital amidst elegant, friendly and relaxing surroundings. New the SPA ! Our three star hotel offers 49 fully renovated rooms of various sizes and arrangements, all with a high standard of contemporary décor. Each is well appointed, having quality facilities and amenities designed to provide the optimum comfort during your vacation. The Hotel Brésil Opéra is ideally located in the heart of Paris, close to the shopping district of the Grands Boulevards, the Opera Garnier and many other landmark attractions of the French capital. The Hotel Brésil Opéra enjoys an ideal location in the heart of Paris, situated close to the Grands Boulevards. These famous avenues were designed by Baron Haussmann for his reconfiguration of the city in the nineteenth century. They are renowned as a major retail district, with designer outlets, boutiques, delightful shops and the famous Galeries Lafayette and Printemps department stores. The main cultural and tourist attractions of the city are easily accessible from our hotel. The Grevin museum, the Louvre and the Sacré-Cœur Basilica are located less than two kilometres away. We are also close to the beautiful Opera Garnier, and its eclectic offerings of opera, contemporary dance and ballet. Theatregoers are spoiled for choice in this part of Paris. The many venues include the Théâtre des Variétés, Théâtre des Nouveautés, Théâtre du Nord-Ouest, Théâtre de Trévise, Théâtre du Gymnase, Théâtre de la Renaissance, Théâtre de la Porte-Saint-Martin, Comedia, Théâtre des Bouffes-Parisiennes, Théâtre de Montorgueil, Théâtre Antoine-Simone Berriau, Théâtre Daunou, Théâtre des Bouffes-Parisiens, the Comédie des Boulevards, the Comedy Club, the Feux de la Rampe and the Palace. Not forgetting, of course, the legendary Folies-Bergere cabaret music hall, and the magnificent art deco Grand Rex, the largest cinema in Europe. Many fine restaurants are to be found within the vicinity of the Hotel Brésil Opéra. including the famous and very Parisian Bouillon Chartier, the Grand Café Capucines and the Brébant, open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Night owls are drawn to the Grands Boulevards to dance the night away in famous Parisian clubs such as the Rex and the Silencio, or enjoy the intimate atmosphere of cosy bars. There is something for everyone. ... more less
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