Located in the heart of the authentic Bastille district, near the Marais, the 5-star MGallery Paris Bastille Boutet takes pride of place in a setting suffused with history. The building, which once housed an importer of exotic woods and then a chocolate factory, has retained all its charms of yesteryear.
Distinctive and exceptional, the 80 guest rooms and suites, eight of which feature leafy terraces, offer a beguiling view across the rooftops of Paris. All these elements work in concert to give this venue its unique character.
CODAGE Spa – with two treatment rooms, a pool, sauna, hammam and gym – takes care of your wellbeing.
The warm and welcoming bar offers light meals and chocolate-infused breaks for you to savor.
The hotel also has a car park.
Each boutique hotel in the MGallery collection tells a unique story, inviting guests to immerse themselves in tales of adventure, romance, history, culture, nature and more for the length of a memorable stay. Discover the high points of our story here.
The front office staff lacks empathy for the customer. They charged us for the breakfast even after telling that it is optional. We had not taken breakfast but had to pay 30 euros for the breakfast...
The hotel impresses with the decoration details, all very elegant. Very comfortable room, spotless bathroom, impressive whirlpool and great service. Great location, lots of bars and things to do...
Had a chance to stay for 5 nights here. The location is off the typical tourist track but that is one of its charm. Many cafes, bakeries, and restaurants within walking distance. Close to subway...
We stayed for 3 nights - the hotel is perfectly located for the Metro into the city. Staff are very friendly and very helpful. The room and all the facilities are first class. Plenty of bistros...
Stayed at the Bastille Boutet in November 2019 for a business meeting. Very quiet, clean rooms. Slept perfectly. Nice restaurants around and close to subway. Excellent staff. The breakfast is perfect.
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The hotel is ideally situated in the center of Paris, in the Bastille district not far from the Marais.
We are accessible from highways A1, A4, A6 and A10 in the direction of Paris Centre, and from Roissy–Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports by taxi or shuttle.
The nearest train stations are Gare de Lyon (1.5km) and Paris Bercy (2.5km). The entrance to the private parking facility is located at 24 Rue Faidherbe, where we also offer a valet service.
THE FAUBOURGS, LEGACY OF A PARISIAN HISTORY
The reputation of the neighborhood is intricately linked to that of its faubourgs, which appeared in the middle of the 17 th century. Behind the walls and cobble stones of Bastille lies the past of a district full of life. The crafts men, most of whom migrated from the provinces and from foreign countries, settled here and developed trades like boiler making, small iron work and such ot her crafts. Soon, cabinet maker stook hold of this area which rapidly gained recognition owing to this expertise and these exotic essences of wood. During the industrial revolution, the population grows. Crafts men gradually give way to manufactures. Residential and industrial buildings blend. Scurrying, whistling workers become part and parcel of the scenery. The faubourgs, newly incorporated into the city of Paris, soon turn into a meeting point for many migrant workers. Today, the 11th arrondissement is the most densely populated of the capital and a hot bed of social and cultural diversity. As a working-class district, the faubourgs are home to a frantic Parisian life, from the popular dances of the Belle Époque to the year 1789, when the Revolutionaries turned the majestic Place de la Bastille into an eternal symbol.
AN AUTHENTIC PARISIAN DISTRICT
True to its heritage, the Bastille district has grown to become one of the most energetic and historic of the capital. Around the famed July Column, it is a focal point of encounters and stories. An undeniable symbol of the Paris of yester year, the neighborhood is packed with ancient monuments and steep back alleys worthy of a movie set. Infused with a frenzied feeling, the district is a crisscross of typical restaurants, fashionable bars, mythical night clubs, ethnic grocery stores and avant-gardist arts paces. As a reflection of its history, the neighborhood reveals a particularly charismatic side of Paris, steeped in tradition yet popular. A duality that is also evidenced in the coexistence of Haussmannian buildings and contemporary works such as the Opera Bastille in a blend that makes for a vibrant, lively ambience. The neighborhood serves as across roads for several worlds – the early crafts man ship spirit endures, but has given way to a new face of Bastille. It is a whole chapter in the history of Paris – and of France, for that matter – that one crosses when meandering through the area.