Taken with a sudden urge to escape? What if you took advantage of a spring getaway to do some local sightseeing and explore the little-known corners of the capital? The Mercure hotels offer you an irreproachable welcome and with respect for sanitary measures in the four corners of the City of Light. Located at the foot of one of the must-see French monuments, the Mercure Paris Arc de Triomphe Wagram hotel invites you to admire the major tourist sites and unravel the secrets of the 8 th , 16 th and 17 th arrondissements. Choose this 4-star hotel for your next stay in France !
The understated yet sophisticated chic of the capital is beautifully interpreted in the lobby of the Mercure Paris Arc de Triomphe Wagram hotel . Combining the purity of white and marble with the luxury of black and precious wood, the lobby will immerse you in a cozy and designer decor. Warmly welcomed, you will then be able to discover one of the comfortable and contemporary rooms, taking up the aesthetic codes of the entrance hall by associating white with darker and more elegant shades. With all the necessary equipment, the “Superior” rooms have the advantage of having a whirlpool bath to relax you after your day of sightseeing. The
Labeled AllSafe, the Mercure Paris Arc de Triomphe Wagram hotel will serve your breakfast in your room to start your day in a relaxed way. You can also take advantage of its patio to take in the air and its cozy bar to order a drink. Located less than 300 meters from the Arc de Triomphe, this modern hotel enjoys a location that will delight both tourists and business travelers. You will be staying near the main transport lines, 5 minutes by metro from Porte Maillot and its convention center. Hotel near the Champs-Élysées , this Mercure establishment is also ideal for shopping on the most beautiful avenue in the world.
The district of this Mercure hotel has the largest concentration of Haussmann buildings in the capital. You just have to walk along the avenue de Wagram to be able to appreciate beautiful examples of this typically Parisian architecture. During your walks, you can also see beautiful mansions of neo-renaissance style, such as the private mansion of perfumer Aimé Guerlain at 19, rue Legendre. The most famous monument in the district, however, dates from 1806 and is of neoclassical architecture. This is obviously the famous Arc de Triomphe. Located less than 300 meters from the hotel, this symbol of the capital gives you access to its interior to have a beautiful view of Paris and the Eiffel Tower from its top. By staying at the nearby hotel, you will also have the opportunity to attend the ceremony of the rekindling of the flame of the unknown soldier. Every evening at 6.30 p.m., you will be able to see the fire of the cenotaph dancing under the feet of one of the most famous arches in the world.
8 minutes away by RER, another arch awaits you, in a much more modern form: the Grande Arche de la Défense . A meeting place for business travelers and shopaholics, the La Défense districtis an open-air museum for all architecture enthusiasts from the 1960s until today. The monumental fountain of Agam, Le Pouce de César or the duo of colorful characters by Miró at the entrance to the Four Times are some of the works that you will encounter during your explorations. Less than 10 minutes by metro also separate the hotel from the more touristic Paris with the obelisk of the Place de la Concorde, the basins of the Tuileries garden, the Louvre pyramid or the gilding of the Palais Garnier. Finally, impossible to leave the city of love without visiting his Iron Lady. Go to the Trocadero Gardens and sit by the Warsaw Fountain, so refreshing in summer thanks to its 20 water cannons, to contemplate the
Green walks and gourmet breaks
If Paris delights architecture lovers, it also hides beautiful green settings. The closest to the hotel is far from unknown since it is the Parc Monceau. A source of inspiration for Monet, this garden of more than 8 hectares lends itself to daydreaming with its colonnade, its statues of artists hidden around the bends of the groves and its pond straddled by a romantic bridge. Another little piece of nature near the Arc de Triomphe , the Pereire promenade is Paris’ secret green belt. Less known than the cast green Rene Dumont, this linear walk offers through much of the 17 th district . From Porte Maillot, you can stroll in the middle of rose beds, flower beds and in the shade of wisteria and honeysuckle to reach the place du Maréchal Juin. By continuing your walk north, you will reach another little green lung of Paris: the square des Batignolles . This pretty English-style garden is appreciated by locals for its tranquility, its small winding paths and its pond populated by geese and ducks.