PARIS--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2013) - Paris is on everyone's list of dream destinations, and summer is the perfect time to explore this romantic, historic and beautiful city. From honeymooning couples to families of four, the Renaissance Paris Vendome Hotel offers a central location that's just minutes from the city's most famous attractions.
This Vendome Place Paris hotel is within walking distance of iconic sights and is the ideal base for exploration. Summer's sunny weather offers an opportunity to see the City of Lights at its finest, and the Renaissance Paris Vendome Hotel has devised a walking tour for guests to get the most out of their stay.
Just a 2-minute walk from this Paris Opera hotel are the Tuileries Gardens, featuring French-style alleyways and lawns spread along the River Seine's right bank, between the Louvre Museum and the Place de la Concorde. Place Vendome is also just 2 minutes away by foot. Created as a monument to the glory of Louis XIV's armies, this prestigious address is home to Paris's most exclusive shopping venues and luxury boutiques from the likes of Chanel, Dior and Louis Vuitton.
For more shopping, plus movie houses and cafes, the Opera de Paris Garnier area, just a 10-minute walk from this Paris Louvre Museum hotel, offers an opportunity to sample the city's finest food along Place de la Madeleine and shop elegant boutiques on boulevard Haussmann.
This Paris hotel is also near the Louvre Museum (a 10-minute walk to be exact), home to the famous Mona Lisa as well as a magnificent collection of French, Italian and Spanish paintings and priceless antiques from Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan, Roman and Oriental history. Those who love art can continue on to the Orsay Museum, a 13-minute walk from the hotel. One of the city's most visited museums, the Orsay is housed in the former Gare d'Orsay Train Station and hosts the largest collection of Impressionist and post-Impressionist masterpieces in the world by artists such as Monet, Cézanne, Seurat, Sisley, Gauguin and Van Gogh.
About the Renaissance Paris Vendome Hotel
In the City of Lights, the Renaissance Paris Vendome Hotel offers a bright spot on the map. This five-star Orsay Paris hotel is just a stroll away from the city's top attractions, including the magical Champs-Elysees and Louvre Museum. Opulent guest rooms feature plush bedding, a marble bathroom, LCD cable TV, plush bedding, a spacious work area, high-speed Internet access, 24-hour room service and complimentary bottled water. After a day exploring the city via the nearby Metro, take an energizing walk along the Seine River, or spend time in the hotel's fitness centre, sauna and indoor swimming pool. The Vendôme SPA by Asian Villa offers an array of treatments, from facials to massages, to cap off a perfect Paris vacation. This downtown hotel is home to Michelin-starred chef Alain Dutournier and his Le Pinxo restaurant (currently closed through end of August, but offering breakfast and room service). Before a night on the town, meet with friends at Bar Chinois for champagne and signature cocktails.