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Discover shopping in the covered passages of Paris

The time of the Bourbon Restoration saw the flourishing of a new kind of sheltered shopping arcade in Paris. Inspired by the Napoleonic campaigns, these glass-roofed passages dedicated to trade enjoyed their golden years prior to the coming of the department stores. Today listed as historical monuments, they still house shops, tea rooms and restaurants. During your stay at the Hotel Marais Bastille, take the time to discover these Parisian architectural curiosities and enjoy a shopping session or two!

The Hotel Marais Bastille invites you to ‘All at the Opera’

Book a break in Paris for the weekend of May 4th to 6th, 2018 and you can fling open the doors of the Opera Bastille and enter a world often regarded as inaccessible and elitist. The event ‘Tous à l'Opéra’ (All at the Opera), taking place throughout France and sponsored by the ballet dancer Aurélie Dupont, invites you to participate for free in various activities available to all. Staying at the Hotel Marais Bastille, you’ll be in the front row!

A bohemian getaway to the Canal Saint Martin

Just ten minutes from the hotel you can enjoy an iconic Parisian stroll along the Canal Saint-Martin, a picturesque waterway that attracts a bohemian crowd drawn to its ethical chic ambiance. Pretty and colourful shops and charming places to eat await you! Many Parisians make their way to the tree-shaded quays to picnic and enjoy the air of conviviality. The Hotel Marais Bastille tells you more...

Do you know the secrets of the Paris Metro?

A true emblem of the capital, for more than a century the world-famous Metro has allowed Parisians to get around the city quickly and easily. This means of transport is an integral part of everyday life in Paris. The state-owned public transport operator, the RATP, has finally opened its archives to reveal impressive images and amusing anecdotes related to the construction and development of the Paris Metro!

Green walls in every corner of Paris

Perfect examples of environmentally friendly thinking, the green walls or vertical gardens invented by Patrick Blanc are ecological works that bring a touch of verdant splendour to the heart of the ca ...

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