Timetable & Pick-up Location
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Coach arrival and depature is located outside:
St Christopher's Inns – Paris Canal 159 rue de Crimee, 75019 Paris, France
28 May - 25 Sep
Next departure from Paris to Lauterbrunnen is on Tue, 28 May.
Paris | 08:00 ⇢ Bern | 17:15 ⇢ Lauterbrunnen | 18:30
1 May - 30 Sep
Next departure from Paris to Amsterdam is on Wed, 1 May.
Paris | 08:00 ⇢ Bruges | 13:00 ⇢ Amsterdam | 18:00
We recommend you stay with St Christopher's Inn Canal. Rated 84% on Hostelworld.
St Christopher's Inn CanalVoted Hostelworld’s most popular Hostel in Paris 2014, 2013 and 2012! With a waterfront terrace on the canal, with free WiFi in every room, we’re located just 3 stops away from Gare du Nord station a 15 minute walk from the Zenith concert hall. Our hostel bar is open every night with events to meet… read more.
The LocationWeâre located 3 stops away from Gare du Nord & 4 stops from Gare de Lâest, 2 of Europeâs busiest train stations with trains to London, Brussels, Amsterdam and many other European destinations as well as direct access to both the Orly and Charles De Gaulle Airports. Our metro lines allow for fast access to the city centre and all major attractions. We are only a short walk from the Montmartre area which offers some of the best views of the city
Includes 24 Hour Reception, Bar, Free City Maps, Free Internet Access, Free WiFi, Restaurant, view all facilities.
Prices from €24.90 for private room and €16.90 shared Dorms.
St Christopher's Inn Canal Facilities & Policy
- • 24 Hour Reception
- • Adaptors
- • Airport Transfers
- • Bar
- • Board games
- • Book Exchange
- • Breakfast Not Included
- • Common Room
- • Elevator
- • Free City Maps
- • Free Internet Access
- • Free WiFi
- • Foosball
- • Hair Dryers For Hire
- • Hot Showers
- • Housekeeping
- • Internet Access
- • Key Card Access
- • Laundry Facilities
- • Linen Included
- • Security Lockers
- • Luggage Storage
- • Meals available
- • Nightclub
- • Outdoor Terrace
- • Pool Table
- • Reading Light
- • Restaurant
- • Servizi aggiornate
- • Steam room
- • Tours/Travel Desk
- • Towels for hire
- • Vending Machines
- • Washing machine
Voted Hostelworld’s most popular Hostel in Paris 2014, 2013 and 2012! With a waterfront terrace on the canal, with free WiFi in every room, we’re located just 3 stops away from Gare du Nord station a 15 minute walk from the Zenith concert hall. Our hostel bar is open every night with events to meet travellers and you’ll receive 25% off food and get 2 for 1 drink specials all night. Each room includes electronic key security, secure lockers, private or shared bathrooms and modern beds with curtains for extra privacy and comfort. Save time - Check in online! Other awesome facilities and services offered in our Paris Canal hostel include: -Travel kiosk with discounts on trips in and around Paris -Free WiFi throughout the building -Self-service laundry -Chillout room and internet lounge -25% off food and drink specials downstairs in Belushi’s bar and restaurant -Friendly and multilingual reception staff -Online check in with a 24 hour reception -Free city walking tour and Paris induction -Insured lockers available Below the hostel you’ll find the backpacker bar Belushi’s - where all our guests receive 25% off food and 2 for 1 drink specials all day every day! By day, you can chill by the Canal on the waterfront terrace and enjoy the Parisian lifestyle, by night you’ll get an epic range of events in a venue packed with an international and local crowd - so you’ll have no trouble meeting new people. To with this our basement nightclub holds a variety of international and expat events every weekend. Our onsite Travel Kiosk offers discounted trips in and around Paris - including day trips to Versailles, queue jumping tickets to the Eiffel tower, Montmartre tours, tickets to the catacombs plus much more! If Paris isn’t your final destination be sure to check out the tour desk for great discounts on bus tickets throughout Europe.
Earliest Check-in: 0h Latest Check-in: 23h
- Age Restriction
- Credit Cards Accepted
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Taxes Included
Notes: Check-In Time: 14:00h Check-Out Time: 11h Please Bring: Photo ID is required upon check-in in the form of a driver's licence or passport. Don't Forget: Please bring a padlock to secure your baggage in your under bed locker. Guests under 18 must stay in a private room with guardians. Guests under 18 are not permitted to share dorm rooms with people who are not part of their group or family. Under 18s are not allowed in the bar after the end of food service. What’s included: -Clean bed linen provided and your bed freshly made before arrival -Free and unlimited WiFi throughout the entire building -Guests receive 25% off food and 2 for 1 drink offers downstairs in Belushi’s -Our reception is open 24-hours a day. We have no curfew. - Digital key cards and private lockers in your room (except 4 bed dorms) -Wheelchair friendly and fully accessible. -Our computers are free to use in the Internet lounge - Hostel events everyday Room price doesn't include the City tax (0.88 per person/ per night, chargeable to all + 18 y.o guests) Room types: -Female only rooms available -4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 bed dorms available -All dorm rooms fitted with POD beds (except 6 bed dorm ensuite) -Private double and twin rooms with private bathrooms -Group bookings available -Function room available with a 60-person capacity Available at reception: -Towels available to purchase or rent -Hair dryers, universal power adaptors and other travel necessities available -Travel Kiosk with tickets to all the major sights -Discounted Bus tickets throughout Europe -Book exchange
Conditions: Check-In Time: 14:00h Check-Out Time: 11h Our Price Includes: Unlimited use of WiFi, fresh linen and a free Check-In pack which includes a City Map and useful discounts. We also offer free events and walking tours for all guests. Please ask at reception. Please Bring: Photo ID is required upon check-in in the form of a driver's licence or passport (for non-EU). Don't Forget: Please bring a padlock to secure your baggage in your under bed locker. Our Beds: All our dorms are equipped with 'POD' beds which include a privacy curtain, power sockets, under bed locker and a private reading light. Important: No under-18s are allowed in this hostel. We have a 24 hour cancellation policy. Room price doesn't include the City tax (0.88 per person/ per night, chargeable to all + 18 y.o guests) Live Your Life!
Paris Activities & Tours
Day Bike Tour
Our Day Bike Tour is the best way to get oriented with the city and get a great overview of its history. We’ll stop in front of the most famous museums and monuments in Paris, sharing fun anecdotes and important information at each place. About half-way through the tour, we’ll stop for lunch in the beautiful Tuileries gardens which look onto the Louvre. Highlights include the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides & Napoleon’s Tomb, Place de la Concorde, the Louvre, and much more!
- Company: FAT TIRE TOURS
- Tour Name: Day Bike Tour
- Busabout Price: €28
- Normal Price: €34
Night Bike Tour
By visiting the Latin Quarter and the islands, you’ll have the opportunity to see the City of Lights at its best! At the end of the tour, enjoy one of Paris’ famous river cruises with a complimentary glass of red wine! This tour is the perfect complement to our Day Bike Tour. Highlights include Notre Dame, Ile St. Louis, St. Chapelle, Pont des Arts, the Louvre, and much more!
FAT TIRE BIKE TOURS COMBO DEALS
Day & Night Bike Tours: Busabout Price: € 52 Normal Price: € 66
- Company: FAT TIRE TOURS
- Tour Name: Night Bike Tour
- Busabout Price: €38
- Normal Price: €44
Journey back in time with us in Versailles! Revel in the over-the-top decadence, harmonious open spaces, and luscious splendor of an intricately-landscaped paradise just a short ride from the capital. Walk around enchanted grounds and reveal the stories of the shamelessly self-indulgent kings, queens and consorts of 17th and 18th century France. Unravel the glory of the Sun King, the stifling court etiquette, and the scandals that ignited the Revolution.
- Company: Sandemans New Europe
- Tour Name: Versailles Tour
- Busabout Price: €30
- Normal Price: €33
Paris Je T’aime - Cabaret
A revue at the Nouvelle Eve is on the borderline between “music-hall” and “cabaret.” A clever mixture of feathers and conviviality, humour and boldness, Paris Je T’aime is also a tribute to the capital’s rich artistic history through the music of the legendary Edith Piaf. The highlight of the show is the renowned French can-can: this 12-minute scene, complete with the splits, showing breeches, raising laces and frous frous, will take your breath away! Price includes 1 drink.
- Company: LA NOUVELLE EVE
- Tour Name: Paris Je T’aime - Cabaret
- Busabout Price: €60
- Normal Price: €79
Cabaret ‘Féerie’ & Champagne
Go on, treat yourself to the ultimate Parisian spectacle! ‘Féerie’ consists of a troupe of 100 artists, including 60 Doriss Girls recruited world-wide; 1,000 feather costumes, rhinestones and sequins, made in the most famous Parisian workshops; sumptuous sets in shimmering colours, uniquely designed by Italian artists; outstanding international acts, and the awaited return of the giant aquarium; all this performed to original music recorded by 80 musicians and 60 chorus singers. Price includes half a bottle of champagne. Duration: 2 hours.
- Company: MOULIN ROUGE
- Tour Name: Cabaret ‘Féerie’ & Champagne
- Busabout Price: €110 weekdays / €120 weekends
- Normal Price: €112 weekdays / €122 weekends
Montmartre typifies all things quintessentially Parisian, from terrace cafes to romping bars and clubs, drunken can-can dancers to budding street artists and performers, bourgeoisbohemian apartments to tiny cobblestone streets. This tour will show you all that made Vincent Van Gogh, Toulouse Lautrec, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali want to call this eclectic district home.
- Company: Sandemans New Europe
- Tour Name: Montmartre Tour
- Busabout Price: €14
- Normal Price: €16
Pub Crawl - Paris
This is an international pub crawl for locals, backpackers and students. You want to go beyond the standard tourist trails and discover the very best nightlife in Paris? This tour is made for you! We love Paris and we want you to love it too!
- Company: PARIS PUB CRAWL
- Tour Name: Pub Crawl - Paris
- Busabout Price: €12
- Normal Price: €13
Straight in and straight up for an unforgettable experience – just 38 seconds and you’re 210 metres above Paris, contemplating the very best view of the city there is! Just like the Empire State Building and the London Eye, the Montparnasse Tower Observation Deck gives you a totally unique view of Paris and its monuments, far from the queues for the Eiffel Tower!
- Company: World Wide Attractions
- Tour Name: Montparnase Tower
- Busabout Price: €16
- Normal Price: €17
Free Walking Tour
From its beginnings as a medieval village to the capital of Napoleon’s empire, from beheadings of the French Revolution to the excitement of La Belle Epoque, this tour will show you Paris as it was meant to be seen; by walking along the banks of the Seine, and through its royal gardens and squares. Our expert guides will bring to life the stories of Paris, and give you an authentic introduction to continental Europe’s most visited city.
- Company: Sandemans New Europe
- Tour Name: Free Walking Tour
- Busabout Price: FREE (tips-based)
- Normal Price: N/A
Must See & Do in Paris
What can be said about the sexy, sophisticated City of Lights that hasn't already been said a thousand times before? Quite simply, this is one of the world's great metropolises, a trend-setter, market-leader and cultural capital for over a thousand years and still going strong. This is the place that gave the world the cancan and the cinematograph, a city that reinvented itself during the Renaissance, bopped to the beat of the Jazz Age and positively glittered during the belle époque (beautiful era).
Top things to see
- The Louvre One of the world’s premier art museums, home to the Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, and 17km worth of corridors.
- Eiffel Tower The symbol of Paris, this Iron Lady has seen a lot- admire the city from the top of just picnic in her shadow on the Champ de Mars.
- Notre Dame One of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture, this church is as beautiful inside as it is out.
- Montmartre District/Basilique du Sacré Coeur The white domed basilica of the Sacre Couer overlooks the bohemian neighbourhood of Montmartre, where artists like Vincent van Gogh once lived and institutions like the Moulin Rouge thrive.
- Palace of Versailles Experience the decadence of the last French Royalty and the extravagant Chateau of Versailles, just a short train ride from Paris.
FOODS TO TRY:
Pierre Herme Macarons
While it’s impossible to choose just one food to try whilst in Paris, the worldwide trend of macarons means you should have them done right at least once, by worshiping at the altar of pastry demigod Pierre Herme.
This disused 19th century railway viaduct was reborn as the world’s first elevated park. Located between Bastille and Vincennes, you can exit Jardin de Reuilly and have a picnic or continue some 4.5 km to Bois de Vincennes.
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