Topic Wiki

Dan's TRs:
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/7517
http://www.dansdeals.com/archives/27356

AJK's (very long) TR:
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1573.msg150317#msg150317

Tzfas's TR:
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1573.msg271358#msg271358

Yehoshua's TR:
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=53999.msg1209038#msg1209038

Other TRs:
Moishy36, deals, chuchem, milechazzer, LAXtraveler, fdg9, ChAiM'l, rots5, Ergel, steve L, sy guy, waterpri, MC dvol
CGR

Map of Jewish Paris
Kosher Paris Map
Kosher List-July 2015 or Here.

RESTAURANTS (the best of)

There are hundreds of kosher restaurants in Paris.  The locals generally don't eat the meat under Beis Din as they don't require Glatt meat.  But they will eat everything else under Beis din.

Search for restaurants by cuisine and hashgocha here.


NameLocationMetroTypeHechsherNotes
Darjeeling17thArgentine-1MeatRottenberg
Sar Eden19thOurcq-5BakeryRottenbergOrganic bakery
Charles Traiteur19thOurcq-5BakeryBeth-Din
Charles Traiteur20thSaint-Mandé-1BakeryBeth-Din
Charles Traiteur11thRue-Des-Boulets-9BakeryBeth-Din
Charles Traiteur16thVictor-Hugo-2BakeryBeth-Din
Charles Traiteur17thWagram-3BakeryBeth-Din
Charles Traiteur Halavi17thWagram-3BakeryBeth-Din Chalavi
Korcarz4thSaint-paul-1BakeryBeth-DinIn the Marais
Ardely’s19thOurcq-5Milk ChocolateKatz
Damyel19thOurcq-5Parve ChocolateRottenberg
L’As Du Fallafel4thSaint-paul-1FallafelBeth-Dinin the Marais
L’Inte Cafe12thMiromesnil-9,13DairyBeth-Din15 minute walk from the Park Hyatt
Kosher pizza4thSaint-paul-1PizzaRottenberg
Pitzman4thSaint-paul-1DairyRottenbergIn the Marais
Le Shine17thPorte Maillot-1ChineseLubavitchnear the Arc
La Marina19thOurcq-5DessertBeth Dinhas a Farandole dessert which is a treat
Tibs19thOurcq-5DairyKatz
Thai One2ndSentier-3MeatRottenberg
Le XXV16thTrocadéro-9-6BakeryRottenberg Chalavi
Le XXV8thTernes-2BakeryRottenberg Chalavi




Activities:
-Segway Tour. Please do not PM Ergel with requests for coupon codes. The codes are long dead
-Seine River Tour
-Eiffel Tour (Metro: Trocadero -6,9)
-Versailles Palace and Gardens. Never wait on line to buy tickets. 1. Use museum pass 2. Buy in advance 3. There are vending machines near the bathrooms (you have to poke around to find them) without lines. (if you go during a really busy time and the line seems endlessly long, go to the gardens first and return to the palace in the afternoon when lines are shorter). To get an audio guide, you usually proceed across the Royal Courtyard after passing security. If the lines for the audio guides are long, turn left in the Courtyard, to the Apartments of the daughter's of Louis XV’s. There you'll find another counter where you can get audio guides, with no lines at all. You can then exit the apartments and continue along the tour, bypassing the longer line.
-Louvre Art Museum (Closed Tuesday) (Metro: Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre -1,7) Shushan/Purim artifacts that can be seen at the Louvre, per the book Purim and the Persian Empire.
-D'Orsay Art Museum (Closed Monday) (Metro: Solférino -12)
-Musée de l'Orangerie des Tuileries (closed Tuesday) small museum featuring Monet's lilies (Metro Concorde: -1,8,12)
-Centre Georges Pompidou modern art museum open 11-9. closed tuedays (Metro: Rambuteau -11)
-Tuileries Gardens. (Metro: Tuileries -1)
-Paris sewer museum Smells really bad but an interesting look at the sewer system
-Champs Elysees shopping (Metro: Champs-Élysées - Clemenceau -1,13)
-Arc de Triomphe (Metro: Charles de Gaulle - Étoile -1,2,6)
-Operan National De Paris opera house. tours daily 11:30 and 2:30. Admission included in Museum Pass, tour extra
-Montmartre (Great neighborhood to walk around with boutiques, artists, and great views, and a funicular that kids will love) (Metro: abbesses -12, Anvers -2)
-The Great Synagogue (La Victoria) is beautiful but the main shul is only open on Shabbos mornings for Shacharis, but definitely worthwhile if you're there over Shabbos (Metro: Notre-Dame-de-Lorette -12)

Hotels:
-Park Hyatt Paris (Hyatt cat 7) is an outstanding value for your points. They used to give a phenomenal kosher breakfast but now it's barely even worth requesting.  Still rooms are a decent size for Paris, the Spa facilities are very nice, and the intoxicating smell used throughout the hotel for forever be linked with the romance of Paris. Ideally located between the Opera and Tuileries metro stations.
The Park Hyatt has free parking, though driving and parking elsewhere in Paris is very difficult.
The Park Hyatt has also complimentary bikes for guests.
There is a backdoor for entry on shabbos.

-The InterContinental Paris - Le Grand is not far from the Park Hyatt. It cost 70k IHG points per night or you can use IHG free nights. It is a good alternitive if the PH is not available or if you don't have/don't want to spend 30k Hyatt points per night.

-The Westin (SPG cat 6) is not as luxurious at the Park Hyatt but is located nearby and does the trick if you only have Starpoints and not Chase or Hyatt points.

Shabbos meals:
-Chabad of Champs Elysees has great shabbos meals and you're sure to bump into other tourists there as well to share tips.
It is a 30 minute walk to the Park Hyatt, but the walk is quite lovely via the Tuileries Gardens and the Champs Elysees.
Reservations are required: http://www.chabadchampselysees.com/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/888847/jewish/Shabbat-at-Chabad-Champs-Elyses.htm
-if you don't/can't eat at Chabad, they suggest getting takeout from Ben & Cook located in the 8th. Hashgacha: rabbinate Lubavitch De France 33 1 45 61 03 95. 35 Euro for 2 challas, 2 dips, meatballs with noodles or veggies for 2. they close at 3pm on Fridays (in the summer). call for more info

There is no eruv in Paris. Consider taking the metro to shul with your talis bag along with return tickets for motzei shabbos.

Transport from CDG:
-If you are going to the Opera area you can take the RoissyBus (pronounced Wahsee-Boos as you will get blank stares if you ask for the Royzee-Bus) which goes there nonstop. You can pay by credit card in the RoissyBus waiting station or on the bus.  The cost is €10.  It is a 5 minute walk to the Park Hyatt.

-There are also train options from CDG: the subway is located in terminal 2E/2F, to get to paris its ligne B (Blue) it should take approximately 30minutes to get to Gare Du Nord
it cost 9€10 each way per person

- Mendy Taxi: 0(1133) 6 50 99 82 93 http://mendystransport.com/en/
- Shimon taxi: 0(1133)6 98 27 16 08  Tamidshuttle@gmail.com

- Uber, Txfy, Chauffeur prive, le Cab are the best option to get to paris cheapest and fastest

Metro:
The subway is fast, efficient, and cheap. A book of 10 tickets is 13,30€ for adults and 6,65€ for kids.
The subway closes between 12:30 and 2am.

Map:
Streetwise Paris cannot emphasize enough, this is really a must. Of course, if you have GMaps and data you don't need this map unless you really like paper.

Guidebooks
Rick Steves' Paris 2013
Fodor's Paris 2013 (Full-color Travel Guide)

Other Tips
-If you plan on visiting several of the items covered by the Museum Pass - make sure to check it out and price out your options.  Many times it is worth it to get a one-day or multi-day Museum Pass to save some money and more importantly, time (see link for more details: http://en.parismuseumpass.com/)
-Double check days when museums/sites are closed as many do close on different days of the week.
« Last edited by cgr on September 12, 2019, 02:37:10 PM »

Author Topic: Paris Master Thread  (Read 459730 times)

Offline jaybbb

  • DansDeals Copper Elite
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2019
  • Posts: 19
  • Total likes: 2
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
  • Location: Paris, France
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3180 on: March 07, 2019, 03:26:36 PM »
Izaaki is now closed so it can be removed from the list.

I'm living in Paris so if anyone has questions or need help I would be more than happy to help :)

Online myi

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Feb 2015
  • Posts: 16559
  • Total likes: 1042
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 285
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: InMyPants! 🙈
  • Programs: 2Many2List!
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3181 on: March 17, 2019, 02:02:39 AM »
From the most recent visits to Paris which hotel would you guys recommend for a 3 night stay in Paris?
   And while your at it, how would you book it? Using vouchers or points(or factoring the price will be the deciding factor)?
Don't try to be someone else , be who you are because everyone else is taken.

Offline ludmila

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *********
  • Join Date: Aug 2012
  • Posts: 5164
  • Total likes: 267
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
  • Location: IND
  • Programs: Hilton Diamond,Marriott Platinum,SPG Platinum.
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3182 on: March 17, 2019, 02:27:49 AM »
From the most recent visits to Paris which hotel would you guys recommend for a 3 night stay in Paris?
   And while your at it, how would you book it? Using vouchers or points(or factoring the price will be the deciding factor)?
Are you looking for something fancy like the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome, or something like Radisson Blu Champs-Elysées, Paris , excellent location, and InterContinental Paris Le Grand is good too, stayed in all 3.
I was the Best,still the Best, and will always be the Best.
Pele Good,Maradona Better, George Best.

Online myi

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Feb 2015
  • Posts: 16559
  • Total likes: 1042
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 285
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: InMyPants! 🙈
  • Programs: 2Many2List!
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3183 on: March 17, 2019, 02:48:45 AM »
Are you looking for something fancy like the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome, or something like Radisson Blu Champs-Elysées, Paris , excellent location, and InterContinental Paris Le Grand is good too, stayed in all 3.
Preferably a nice decent hotel room. Doesn't have to be Category 7-8
Not a dumpy dive!
 What do those hotels go for? You booked them with..?   
Don't try to be someone else , be who you are because everyone else is taken.

Offline ludmila

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *********
  • Join Date: Aug 2012
  • Posts: 5164
  • Total likes: 267
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
  • Location: IND
  • Programs: Hilton Diamond,Marriott Platinum,SPG Platinum.
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3184 on: March 17, 2019, 02:56:42 AM »
Preferably a nice decent hotel room. Doesn't have to be Category 7-8
Not a dumpy dive!
 What do those hotels go for? You booked them with..?
Points, last trip stayed at the Radisson Blu, great location and pretty decent.
I was the Best,still the Best, and will always be the Best.
Pele Good,Maradona Better, George Best.

Offline jaybbb

  • DansDeals Copper Elite
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2019
  • Posts: 19
  • Total likes: 2
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
  • Location: Paris, France
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3185 on: March 17, 2019, 06:05:42 AM »
Are you looking for something fancy like the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome, or something like Radisson Blu Champs-Elysées, Paris , excellent location, and InterContinental Paris Le Grand is good too, stayed in all 3.

If you stay over the weekend and plan to visit in the upcoming weeks, don't choose an hotel on the Champs-Elysées :(

Offline troner100

  • Dansdeals Bronze Elite
  • *
  • Join Date: Jun 2017
  • Posts: 29
  • Total likes: 0
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3186 on: March 24, 2019, 02:13:35 AM »
Is it safe to visit Paris now, with all the riots going on and the anti semitism?

Offline Yehoshua

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *********
  • Join Date: Aug 2011
  • Posts: 9468
  • Total likes: 90
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 1
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3187 on: March 24, 2019, 02:24:20 AM »
Is it safe to visit Paris now, with all the riots going on and the anti semitism?
Yes

Online myi

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Feb 2015
  • Posts: 16559
  • Total likes: 1042
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 285
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: InMyPants! 🙈
  • Programs: 2Many2List!
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3188 on: March 24, 2019, 03:54:58 PM »
Points, last trip stayed at the Radisson Blu, great location and pretty decent.
What category room ? (hence how much points?)
Don't try to be someone else , be who you are because everyone else is taken.

Offline ludmila

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *********
  • Join Date: Aug 2012
  • Posts: 5164
  • Total likes: 267
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
  • Location: IND
  • Programs: Hilton Diamond,Marriott Platinum,SPG Platinum.
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3189 on: March 25, 2019, 05:14:03 AM »
What category room ? (hence how much points?)
Booked standard for 70k, got upgraded as a Platinum member.
I was the Best,still the Best, and will always be the Best.
Pele Good,Maradona Better, George Best.

Offline Hi its me

  • DansDeals Copper Elite
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 14
  • Total likes: 2
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3190 on: March 25, 2019, 12:02:22 PM »
for 3 teen age boys visiting paris for one day, what do you suggest?
eiffel tower - steps or elevator?
arc 'dtrumph- do you need to go up Eiffel and arc, or is Eiffel enough?
was thinking opera house to round it out,
anything else?
any suggestions?
thanks

Online myi

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Feb 2015
  • Posts: 16559
  • Total likes: 1042
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 285
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: InMyPants! 🙈
  • Programs: 2Many2List!
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3191 on: April 12, 2019, 04:54:45 PM »
Have any of you guys been to Hotel Eiffel Blomet?
   or another paid stay hotel in Paris that's decent? Willing to spend in the $150-$175 a night and be there for 3 Nights(Tue,wed,thurs).
 
  Thanks
Don't try to be someone else , be who you are because everyone else is taken.

Offline Boruch999

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Jun 2014
  • Posts: 1839
  • Total likes: 113
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3192 on: April 15, 2019, 12:29:21 PM »
I'm flying to the US via CDG and due to a flight change we have a 9 hr stopover in CDG.  I'm looking for a hotel near the airport to crash in with my wife and 6 kids while we wait.  Recommendations? I have an assortment of miles but have never used to book a hotel.

Offline @Yehuda

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *********
  • Join Date: Oct 2013
  • Posts: 9739
  • Total likes: 140
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 5
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3193 on: April 15, 2019, 12:45:30 PM »
I'm flying to the US via CDG and due to a flight change we have a 9 hr stopover in CDG.  I'm looking for a hotel near the airport to crash in with my wife and 6 kids while we wait.  Recommendations? I have an assortment of miles but have never used to book a hotel.
use awardmapper.com

Online myi

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Feb 2015
  • Posts: 16559
  • Total likes: 1042
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 285
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: InMyPants! 🙈
  • Programs: 2Many2List!
Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3194 on: April 15, 2019, 12:52:42 PM »
Don't try to be someone else , be who you are because everyone else is taken.