The Hôtel du Lion d’Or is very central, ideal as a starting point to explore Paris and discover its main areas and most famous monuments.
Some of them, including the Musée du Louvre and the Opéra Garnier, are within a short walking distance.
The « Tuileries » métro station is barely 350m away and is direct to the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe and the La Défense business centre.
The most prestigious monuments within walking distance
From our hotel, the famous Musée du Louvre and the Palais Royal are within easy walking distance, so too are the Marché Saint-Honoré, the Invalides and the very chic Place Vendôme.
The Jardin des Tuileries and the Jardin du Luxembourg, also very close, are wonderful for walks, as is the Pont des Arts, a pedestrian bridge over the Seine, which has become a meeting place for lovers from all over the world. Music lovers will delight in the proximity of the Opéra Garnier and also of several theatres.
The emblematic areas of the Sentier and of Les Halles, the Musée d’Orsay, the Ile de la Cité with the Notre-Dame Cathedral are all easily reached from the hotel.
How to come ?
From Charles de Gaulle airport
Take the RER line B to « Chatelet-Les Halles » then the Métro line 14 in the direction of Saint Lazare. Get off at “Pyramides. (Travel time of approximately 1 hour.) Alternatively take the Roissybus from any of the 3 terminals to Place de l’Opéra in the city centre. From there take the Métro line 7 in the direction of Villejuif-Aragon and get off at “Pyramides”. (Anticipate 1h15 for this journey.)
From Orly airport
Take the OrlyVal from the airport to “Antony” and then the RER line B to Chatelet-Les Halles. From there take the Métro line 14 in the direction of Saint Lazare. Get off at “Pyramides. (Total travel time of approximately 1h15.)
The hotel is served by the Paris Métro Line 1, the station “Tuileries” being the closest.
Another station “Pyramides” is also nearby and Métro Lines 7 and 14 both use this station.
A number of buses are pass close by, including the lines 21, 27, 39, 68, 72, 80, 81 and 95. For night owls there are also the overninght buses, N11 and N24.
A novel way to discover Paris is to rent a bicycle. Two rental points are near to the hotel, where you can take and return your “Vélib” bikes.
- Station n° 1018, 2 rue d’Alger
- Station n° 1116, 4 rue de Ventadour
- Station n° 2020, 2 rue Daniel Casanova
From the Gare du Nord rail terminal
Take the Métro line 7 in the direction of Mairie d’Ivry. Get off at “Pyramides. (Total travel time of approximately 25 minutes.)
From the Gare d’Austerlitz
Take the Métro line 5 in the direction of Bobigny-Pablo Picasso and change at Bastille for the line 1, direction La Defense. Get off at “Tuilleries” and expect about 25 minutes travelling.
From the Gare de Lyon (TGV from the Mediterranean, Switzerland, Italy…)
Take the Métro line 14 in the direction of Saint Lazare. Get off at “Pyramides. (Travel time of approximately 15 minutes.)
Gare Montparnasse (TGV from the Atlantic Coast and South West France…)
Take Métro line 13 in the direction of Asnières and change at “Champs-Elysées-Clemenceau to take the line 1 in the direction of Château de Vincennes. Get off at “Tuilleries” and expect about 20 minutes travelling.
Gare Saint lazare (trains from Normandy…)
Take the Métro line 14 in the direction Olympiades and get off at “Pyramides”. Expect 10-15 minutes to complete this journey.)
Gare de l’Est (Trains from Germany, Eastern France plus the Orient Express…)
Take the Métro line 7 in the direction of Mairie d’Ivry. Get off at “Pyramides. (Total travel time of approximately 15 minutes.)
From any of the Paris stations, a daytime fare will not exceed €15,- with luggage.