129 rue Cardinet, 75017 Paris - Tel. : +33 (0)1 44 15 85 00

Access and transports :


  • Villiers Station (line 2 or 3) : 6 minutes walk > Direct line to the stations Charles de Gaulle Etoile, Parc Monceau, Montmartre or Nation.
  • Malesherbes station (line 3) : 6 minutes walk > Direct line to the stations Malesherbes, Saint-Lazare, Opéra, Sentier or République.

Bus :

  • Pont Cardinet stop (line 53) : 1 minute walk.
  • Pont Cardinet stop (line 31) : 1 minute walk.


  • Saint-Lazare station : 15 minutes minutes walk or direct access by metro (line 3) or bus (line 53).
    Direct line to the Western side of Paris: Versailles Castle, Saint-Germain-en-Laye Castle, La Défense etc. 
  • Pont Cardinet station : 5 minutes walk.


  • From Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport : RER B to Gare du Nord station > Metro (line 4) to Barbès Rochechouart station > Metro (line 2) to Villiers station. 
  • From Orly Airport : Orly Val' bus to Antony station > RER B to Châtelet les Halles station > Metro (line 1) to Charles de Gaulle Etoile station > Metro (line 2) to Villiers station or bus (line 31) to Pont cardinet station.

Air France Coach:

The Air France Bus Company can also drop you off to Paris. For more informations you can visit their website  : en.lebusdirect.com


129 rue Cardinet
75017 Paris France

Tel: +33 1 44 15 85 00
Email: hotel@hotel-romance.com

Restaurants :

  • Les Poulettes batignolles : This traditional bistro serves French cuisine with Spanish influences and is recommended by the famous French Michelin Guide. The menu changes regularly according to the seasons and the daily market : everyday, new fresh dishes are suggested. 10 rue de Cheroy - +33 (0)1 42 93 10 11.
  • Gare aux Gorilles : "A Neo-bistro" that offers an inventive cuisine in a refined atmosphere. From the delicious dishes to the lovely wine cellar, this restaurant - suggested by the French and renowned Guide Gault & Millau - offers a good value for money. 68 rue des Dames - +33 (0)1 42 94 24 02. 
  • Ripaille : The menu of this fish restaurant offers many salty-sweet dishes. The suggestions are regularly renewed according to the seasons and the daily market. 69 rue des Dames - +33 (0)1 45 22 03 03. 
  • Le Costaud des Batignolles : A typical French, friendly and lively restaurant with an original design (that exhibits contemporary art) which offers tasty and creative cuisine. 10 rue Brochant - +33 (0)6 82 82 89 82. 
  • Club des 5 : French bistro with a vintage decor from the 80s. This restaurant is run by siblings that offer dishes from their childhood in a casual atmosphere. 57 rue des Batignolles - +33 (0)1 53 04 94 73. 

You will find plenty of great places and dining options within the 17th district of Paris : from fast food to gastronomic restaurants. You will enjoy French, Japanese, Italian or Lebanese food as well as many different types of cuisines. Every taste will be satisfied! 

The neighbourhood :

  • Levis Market : One of the most beautiful open markets in Paris. In the past, political meetings used to take place within this area with famous figures like Victor Hugo or Auguste Blanqui. Today, fruit and vegetable merchants have replaced them.
  • L’Arc de Triomphe and the Champs-Elysées : Located at 7 minutes from the hotel through metro, you will discover the "most beautiful avenue of the world". You will undoubtly do shopping and enjoy some delicious meals or drinks in one of the various restaurants of the great Champs-Elysées.
  • Cernuschi Museum : Henri Cernuschi was a banker but also a bronzes lover. After a two-year journey in Asia, he brought back a unique work of Asian art that he bequeathed to the city of Paris in 1896. 7 avenue Vélasquez. Tel : +33 (0)1 53 96 21 50. Open from 10.00 am to 5.40 pm. Closed on Monday and during Bank Holidays.
  • Jacquemart André Museum : This house used to be the residence of the Andrés family, famous collectors who travelled Europe to acquire all the work now exhibited. In 1913, the museum was already considered as one of the Art Center in Paris. 158 boulevard Haussmann. Tel: +33 (0)1 45 62 11 59. Open every day from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm.
  • Nissim de Camondo Museum : This magnificent town house, along the Monceau Park, was bequeathed in 1935 by the Earl Camondo and inaugurated in 1936 as a museum. He decided to exhibit his rich collection of decorative art works. 63 rue de Monceau. Tel: +33 (0)1 53 89 06 50. Open from 10.00 am to 5.30 pm. Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and during Bank Holidays.

The 17th arrondissement of Paris lies slightly off the beaten path, directly north of the Arc de Triomphe. However, if you want to see real Paris at some of its finest and wealthiest, this is where to go!

There are just amazing Haussmannian architecture, real French people, and that atmosphere of the quintessential Paris you've always imagined.

Parisian Monuments :

  • The Eiffel Tower : The "Iron Lady" of Paris was built for the 1889 World's Fair, which commemorated the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution. The Tower is 350 metres tall. Admission (lift to the second floor): €9 for adults, €5.30 for children under 12. Open from: 1 January - 13 June: Daily from 9:30 am to 11:00 pm. (for athletic types, the stairways are open from 9:30 am, to 6:00 pm); 14 June - 31 August: Daily from 9:00 am to midnight.
  • Notre Dame de Paris : Construction began in the year 1163, and was completed 200 years later, around 1345. The cathedral can accommodate over 6,000 worshipers. Admission is free, of course, but if you want to climb the tower, it will cost €6. The architects had not installed an elevator, so people with heart problems should abstain from taking the path of heaven ... Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. daily. Guide tours: 9:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. daily. Masses: 8:00, 9:00, noon, 6:45 p.m.
  • The Champs Elysées : Only the Champs Elysees section from the "Place de la Concorde" to the "Grand Palais" deserves its nickname of "most beautiful avenue in the world". The rest of the avenue is lined with shops and restaurants. Try the side streets. Do not forget to visit the Arc de Triomphe at the top of the avenue, built in the mid-eighteenth century to commemorate Napoleon's victories. Admission is €6, free for children under 12 years. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily from April to October, and 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. every day from November to March.

Do not miss "Our Lady of Paris" on the Île de la Cité : one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture, and one of the largest and most well-known church buildings in the world. 

Museums :

  • Louvre Museum : Certainly one of the most mythical places in Paris, The Louvre Museum with the famous Pyramid in the heart of Paris offers a collection of art and exceptional antique. With 60,600 m2 and more than 460,000 art works including the famous paintings of Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo , the Louvre Museum is considered as one of the greatest museums in the world. 75001 Paris.
  • Orsay Museum : Located in the former Orsay Train Station, the museum is located on the Left Bank of Paris (7th district) and houses the largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist master pieces in the world. Orsay Museum also presents the Western Art from 1848 to 1914 with sculptures, paintings, decorative arts, graphics and photographs. 4,000 works are on permanent display. 1 Street de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris.
  • National art and culture centre Georges Pompidou : Also known as "Beaubourg", this great original building offers a modern art collection and houses one of the three biggest collections of modern and contemporary art in the world. It also welcomes temporary exhibitions and offers restaurants, a cinema and show halls. The first European Public Library is located on several floors in the building. You may also enjoy breathtaking views of Paris on the last floor. Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris.

For the opening hours, visit the websites of the museums or feel free to ask us!

(Re)discover the masterpieces of the Impressionist painters at the Orsay Museum : Manet, Degas, Courbet, Renoir...

Hanging out :

  • Batignolles : From Hotel Romance, take the direction of the Metro Station Rome, then look on your left for "rue des Batignolles" and go straight to reach the Square des Batignolles, a romantic garden with waterfalls, caves, a rotunda and a small and lovely lake.
  • Monceau Park : If you need peace and some green space, enjoy the beautiful Parc Monceau, dating back to the seventeenth century. Go up on Boulevard des Batignolles and continue on the Boulevard de Courcelles. You will find on your left one of the most elegant gardens of Paris surrounded by pretty mansions. Enter by the big iron gates highlighted with gold. When hanging out in the parc you will see statues, a Renaissance arcade, a large pool, childrens playgrounds. Pony rides are also available. Perfect place for a morning jog or a walk with children!
  • Montmartre : Visit the heights of Montmartre and its cobblestone streets. One of the most authentic neighborhoods of the capital! From the metro station Anvers, walk up the street Steikerke. You will stand face to the famous Basilica of the Sacred Heart that overlooks Paris. You will have the choice to choose to climb the hill by stairs or thanks to the funicular. At the top of the hill you will enjoy breathtaking views of Paris. Join the Place du Tertre on the left of the Basilica : traditionnal restaurants, painters and accordionists will immerse you in the mood of the famous movie Amélie Poulain. Walk down the cobbled streets and countless stairs. Montmartre cemetery, located not far away, hosts the graves of many famous figures such as Stendhal, Zola, Gustave Moreau, Michel Bergé or Dalida. 


Take a break on the terrace of a typical Parisian coffee shop...

Shopping :

Do not miss the famous department stores of the Fashion Capital

  • Printemps and Galeries Lafayette : both include the biggest names for Fashion, Beauty, Home. Your journey is direct with metro from the stop Marcel Sembat (line 9) to Chaussée d'Antin Lafayette. Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris.

More shopping :

  • Le Bon Marché : luxurious department store located Left Bank and the Grande Epicerie de Paris, where you can find exceptional food products. 24 rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris.
    Avenue Montaigne : For viewing pleasure.

  • Food Markets : Poncelets, Lévis, Daguerre Montorgueil... Meet the artisans and their specialties.

You will undoubtly find what you need in terms of shopping in the Fashion Capital!