Please bear in mind that July is the peak of the tourist season and that the conference site is situated in the very centre of Paris, so early reservation is advisable.
You may actually get the best deal on one of the big travel search engines such as expedia, hotels.com, booking.com or priceline. Keywords to look for are “5th arrondissement”, “Pantheon”, “Quartier Latin” or “Luxembourg”. Here are some of the standard options around the Institut Henri Poincaré.
- Hotels Paris Rive Gauche (upscale)
- Select Hotel Rive Gauche (***)
- Hotel St. Jacques (***)
- Hotel Minerve (***)
- Hotel Trianon Rive Gauche (***)
- Hotel Agora Saint-Germain (***)
- Best Western Le Jardin de Cluny (***)
- Hotel St. Pierre (**)
- Hotel Diana (**)
- Hotel Sunny (**)
- Hotel des Mines (**)
- Hotel Pierre Nicole (**)
The IHP itself maintains a website with a list of hotels and approximate prices.
Note that several metro and RER (commuter rail) stops are within close walking distance of the conference site (see map under “Getting around”), making it feasible to stay in other neighbourhoods of Paris. Since these may not be obvious to the uninitiated, we have listed some of the options below.
- Luxembourg (RER B, 5 min walk to IHP): access to hotels near ‘Gare du Nord’ and ‘Denfert Rochereau’. The area around ‘Gare du Nord’ in particular boasts a very high concentration of hotels, ranging from 1- to 5-star establishments.
- Place Monge (Metro line 7, 10 min walk to IHP): access to hotels near ‘Place d’Italie’, but also ‘Opera’, ‘Palais Royal’ and ‘Pyramides’
- St Michel (Metro line 4, 15 min walk to IHP): access to hotels near ‘Porte d’Orleans’ and ‘Gare Montparnasse’
For those on a tighter budget, we recommend having a look at the following options, all of which have reasonable connections to the conference site by public transport.
- Etap Hotel Porte d’Orleans
- Etap Hotel Porte d’Italie Ouest
- Etap Hotel Porte d’Italie Est
- Fiap Jean Monnet (youth hostel)
- CISP Maurice Ravel (youth hostel)
If you have trouble finding accommodation to match your budget, please contact us at email@example.com and we will do our best to help.
It is very easy to get around Paris by public transport. Here are some links that might help you in the process.
- Map of the conference site (Institut Henri Poincaré)
- Public transportation (Metro, RER, Bus)
- French Trains (SNCF)
Food and Drink
There are plenty of café and restaurant options around the Institut Henri Poincaré, for example:
- Interlude Cafe (brasserie)
5 rue Lhomond
- Tsuru (Japanese)
35 rue Gay-Lussac
- Terra Nova (Italian)
17 rue Fossés-Saint-Jacques
- Le Cosi (Corsican)
9 rue Cujas
- Le Café de la Nouvelle Mairie (wine bar, French)
19 place de l’Estrapade
- Le Comptoir du Panthéon (brasserie)
5 rue Soufflot
- L’Ecritoire (brasserie)
3 place de la Sorbonne
- Les Caves de Bourgogne (bistrot-brasserie)
144 rue Mouffetard
- Le Petit Café (bar-brasserie)
6 rue Descartes
- La Baleine (French)
47 rue Cuvier
- La Mosquée de Paris (tea parlour, middle Eastern patisserie)
39 rue Geoffrey Saint-Hilaire
We will expand this section over the next few weeks and months.