Let’s discover our hotel near the Paris Descartes university

The Paris Descartes university in the mythical Saint-Germain-des-Prés area

Saint-Germain-des-Prés is the district of the arts, literature and culture. The Sorbonne has several centers, including the Université Paris Descartes, right next to the Hotel des Marronniers.

It’s hardly surprising that the University of Paris V bears the name of René Descartes. Indeed, the author of the no less famous “I think, therefore I am”, excelled in philosophy, mathematics and physics. excelled in philosophy, mathematics and physics. Sometimes acclaimed, sometimes reviled, he left his mark with his famous Discourse on Method and his Cogito. Science and philosophy went hand in hand for René Descartes, and the University of Paris V teaches human and social sciences, medicine, mathematics, psychology and more…

The Hotel des Marronniers, right next to the Paris Descartes University.

Many conferences and seminars are held at Paris Descartes University, and our establishment is the perfect place for participants. Just a few minutes’ walk from Paris Descartes University, you’ll be in a prime location, so there’s no risk of being late!

The Hotel des Marronniers in the heart of Parisian life

If you have an appointment at Paris Descartes University or are visiting a student, you’ll be delighted to stay in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. This mythical, historic district is as central as it is lively. Saint-Germain is a cultural hub. Art galleries, luxury boutiques, famous terraces – the soul of Paris is in every corner. From booksellers to the Pont des Arts, from the Café de Flore to the Eglise Saint-Germain-des-Prés. A little higher up, the Jardin du Luxembourg, the Latin Quarter, the Pantheon and the Collège de France.

Sleeping in Saint-Germain-des-Prés also means choosing a central location for visiting the city or getting around. Nearby attractions such as the Louvre Museum and Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral are within easy walking distance, and the numerous public transport services will take you anywhere you want to go:

  • Paris airports ( Charles de Gaulle or Orly) with RER B
  • Porte de Versailles (line 12)
    • Train stations :
    • Gare de Lyon : bus 63 from Saint-Germain-des-Prés
    • Gare d’Austerlitz : line 10 from Mabillon
    • Gare du Nord, Gare de l’Est et Gare Montparnasse : line 4 from Saint-Germain-des-Prés
  • Chateau de Versailles
  • Disneyland Paris
  • Montmartre and the Sacré Coeur …

Rooms at the Hotel des Marronniers

As you enter the inner courtyard of the Hotel des Marronniers, time seems to take a well-deserved break. Silence invades, as if to appreciate the building and listen to the whisper of the wind. You can almost hear the secret in the foliage at the hotel entrance… And it’s as you walk through the door that you see the smile on the reception desk, and just behind it, the hidden garden and its unsuspected tea room.

The courtyard- or garden-facing rooms promise much-needed rest after a busy day. They can accommodate from 1 to 4 people (the quadruple room is perfect for a family on a trip to Paris) and all are equipped with :

  • free wifi connection ;
  • tea and coffee facilities ;
  • air conditioning ;
  • safe box ;
  • private bathroom with hair dryer ;
  • blackout curtains ;
  • flat screen tv with chromecast ;
  • comfortable bed, …

The warm ambience of our family-run hotel is reflected in the rooms, with warm-toned fabrics, wood panelling and comforting bed linen. The hotel does not have rooms adapted for people with reduced mobility or in wheelchairs. However, we do have an elevator serving all floors.

You’ll find room rates and breakfast-inclusive offers on our website. Please note that you will find the best conditions and a best price directly from the hotel.

Having breakfast in our hotel near the Paris Descartes university

Breakfast is served daily between 7:00 and 11:00 in the garden, weather permitting, or on the veranda, or in your room. It consists of :

  • hot drink (organic coffee)
  • juice
  • baguettes and pastries delivered every morning by the Mulot bakery, located on the rue de Seine
  • organic scrambled eggs
  • bacon
  • cheese
  • cold meat
  • cereals
  • organic milk
  • fresh fruits, ….

Our warm, professional welcome, typically Parisian decor and garden will make your stay near Paris Descartes unforgettable. During your visit, don’t miss our communal areas, including our vaulted lounge in the hotel basement, a testament to historic Paris. Because a visit to Paris Descartes University brings back memories of the past…

Whether for business or pleasure, we look forward to seeing you soon in our charming hotel in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés…