What to do in Paris when you come for business?

Businesswoman, businessman, young entrepreneur, you come to Paris for business, for a meeting or a client presentation and still want to visit or take a break between meetings. Discover our favourite places to work, go out, eat and make the most of your short stay in Paris.

What to do in Paris when you come for business? ©What to do in Paris when you come for business?

Where to work in Paris when you come for business

Coworking space, café or library, take your pick

The Historic Library of the City of Paris, located at 24 rue pavée in the 4th arrondissement, is ideal for working in the greatest of calm. An unusual and charming place with high ceilings, perfect for concentrating. In another genre, the Nuage Café in the 5th arrondissement and close to the Sorbonne is a coworking café where you pay 4€ per hour or 20€ per day and have unlimited access to drinks and snacks. 

The coworking lounge at Maison Mère, a 4* star hotel in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, is completely free. You can enjoy the wifi while having a drink or a snack if you wish but there is no obligation!


Opéra de Paris ©Opéra de Paris

Where to go out in Paris when travelling alone 

Museum nights, cinema, dinner in Paris and festive events 

After a full day of meetings you need to release the pressure, wouldn't a visit to a museum at night be the best idea to clear your mind? If you're a contemporary art fan, the Palais de Tokyo is open every day until midnight except on Tuesdays. If you're more into modern art, the Centre Pompidou is open every day until 9pm and on Thursdays until 11pm, and the famous Louvre opens its doors until 10pm on Wednesdays! If you don't mind going to a solo cinema, try the Grand Rex in the 9th arrondissement or the 5 Caumartins for arthouse films in cosy cinemas. 

Then enjoy a typical French dinner at Bouillon République: everything is homemade with excellent service. To extend the evening, walk to Gare de l'Est and take the metro line 7 to Cadet in the 9th arrondissement. The nearby streets are ideal for going out for a drink and meeting new people, such as rue des Martyrs or avenue Trudaine. If you're in the mood to go wild, check out Hey Honey, our festive restaurant and cocktail bar. You will find many events such as concerts, burlesque shows and bingo with the most Parisian of drag queens.

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Mara de Nudée & her burlesque show at Hey Honey ©Mara de Nudée & her burlesque show at Hey Honey

What to do in Paris when you have a busy business schedule 

Strolling, shopping or visiting unusual museums in Paris, bleisure at your fingertips

There's nothing like the Luxembourg or Tuileries gardens to stroll around or read a book in the sun on one of the famous green chairs. Fancy a bit of shopping? Discover the small designer boutiques in the Marais district and its typical streets such as rue des Archives, rue Vieille du Temple or rue des Francs-Bourgeois. If you don't have much time, visit the Paris Opera, the visit takes only about 45 minutes, the perfect time to take in the sights! In the same district of the 9th arrondissement of Paris, discover the Gustave Moreau museum, one of the most unusual in Paris, allowing you to take a real break of about 1 hour between your meetings.

And since you are already in the 9th arrondissement, take the opportunity to discover the Maison Mère hotel in the rue Mayran, a 15-minute walk from the Paris Opera. Our reception team will be able to send you our city guide on the Montholon district in order to discover its surroundings and its authentic district, where many unusual addresses are listed on our blog. Its perfect location will allow you to have quick access to the main boulevards where the Galeries Lafayette and Printemps are located, but also to Montmartre to see the typical Paris.

Enjoy our business offers ©Enjoy our business offers

Maison Mère and Hey Honey 

Unusual offers and experiences in Paris 

At Maison Mère, a 4* hotel in Paris 9, we have everything you need for a short and pleasant stay in Paris when you are here on business. To start with, our You're the boss offer created especially for business women & men will meet your expectations. It includes one night in an Alvéole, Douillette or Parisienne room, a buffet breakfast, a free shirt ironing and 20€ of drinks at Hey Honey restaurant & cocktail bar. Then start your day in a good mood with a yoga class or a meditation workshop. Have a delicious breakfast or simply a coffee sitting comfortably at our counter before your first morning appointment. 

A Parisian lifestyle and boutique hotel for business travellers

Then enjoy lunch in our French fusion restaurant Hey Honey where you can organise a business lunch at the same time. In the afternoon, head to our coworking lounge to take advantage of the wifi, our large connected table, you can even use our digital screen to present powerpoints to your clients. To end your day in style and because you've earned it, have dinner at the restaurant and enjoy a burlesque show or a concert depending on the day of the week. Finally, take a real break and sleep in one of our rooms where you will feel at home with the comfort of a palace, to regain your strength before leaving for other lands. The Maison Mère is ideally located in the 9th arrondissement, to catch the train, with the Cadet metro station 2 minutes away on foot and the Saint Lazare, Gare de l'Est or Gare du Nord stations 15 minutes away. 

A loyalty programme for business travellers in Paris 

More than just a loyalty programme, the MM Family at work programme offers you real advantages when you come to Maison Mère for a business stay. With the MM Family at work programme you have all the advantages of the MM Family programme (discounts at our partners, VIP access to events, ultra-personalized welcome and other surprises...) with a few extra touches: 1 free shirt or blouse ironing during your stay, a negotiated rate to extend your experience, even at the weekend and special Business Family surprises!  

MM Family

Become a member

Guests, neighbours, artists, artisans, collaborators and personalities meet, share and exchange around exclusive events such as private parties, openings,
secret workshops and dinner with friends.

And, above all, each member of the MM family can benefit from extra-special offers that are exclusive to our community!