Accommodation Options

Institut Pascal has a solid network of hotel-partners in the near surroundings. In consultation with the scientific organisers of an IPa program, a letter is sent to the invited participants detailing various accommodation options. There are many choices of hotels close to the venue with the advantage that Institut Pascal will take care of the reservations and direct payments, if applicable, for the participants.

For certain participants, particularly those who must travel with their families, a self-found apartment via AirBnB might be the best accommodation solution, with a possible financial reimbursement after departure (Conditions apply. Please consult your program manager before booking).

Please, contact us directly in case an invitation letter has not been sent to you and/or you'd like to discuss your stay. Below you will find a list of our preferred hotel partners.


Suggested Hotels

Césal Résidentiel

Residence Joliot-Curie: Located at 1bis rue Joliot-Curie, 91190 Gif-sur-Yvette.


Self-contained and recently renovated apartments, well-suited to young researchers or students, as the atmosphere is very social, with many common-use areas. Within walking distance of the Institut Pascal building.

Map of the walk:


Hotels in the valley, within walking distance of RER B stations


Residhome La Guyonnerie

These fully self-contained, modern apartments and studios are ideal for long stays. Located in the nearby town of Bures-sur-Yvette, with restaurants, bus stops and RER stations nearby (trains run approximately every 12 minutes and will bring you to central Paris in 40 minutes). There are also two supermarkets and ATMs within ten minutes walking distance.

To catch public transport from this hotel to the Intsitut Pascal building, catch the RER B train from either Bures-sur-Yvette or La Hacquinière RER train station in the direction of Paris and then get of at the station Orsay-Ville. From there, you can walk to stop of bus number 7 and catch this bus to 'De Broglie' bus stop. From the 'De Broglie' bus stop it is just a 2 minute walk to the building. Please click here for further information about this route.


To walk from this hotel to the institute: Head east on Rue de la Guyonnerie, then turn left  after 34m, then turn right after 110m, then take a slight left after 600m metres, then turn left toward rue du Belvédère, then turn right onto rue André Rivière Here is a map of this walk  Please note that the path is a bit steep.


Hotel d’Orsay

This option is suitable for those who are only staying for a short period or those who do not wish to cook for themselves, as they are normal hotel rooms with no kitchens.

Located in the town of Orsay, with multiple restaurant options and is next to the RER station (2 minutes by train to Orsay and 40 minutes to central Paris). 


To catch public transport from the Hotel d'Orsay to the Institute Pascal building: Catch the 'Optile' bus line number 7 from the 'Gare d'Orsay-l'Yvette' bus stop and get off at the bus stop called 'Bois de Rames'. From there it is just a 2 minute walk to the institute. For more information about this route click here.


To walk from the Hotel d'Orsay to the Institut Pascal building: Head south on rue François Leroux toward allée du Coteau, then turn right onto rue de Verdun, then continue onto rue de Chevreuse, then turn right onto rue du Doyen Joseph Pères, then turn slightly right at rue du Doyen Joseph Pères, then turn left onto rue du Belvédère, then turn right onto rue André Rivière. Here is a map of this walk. Beware: The path is steep!


Hôtel Campanile Paris-Saclay

Address: 9 ter, rue Joliot Curie, 91192 Gif sur Yvette 

This hotel is within walking distance of the Institut Pascal building

Here is a map of the walk:

Accommodation between the institute and Paris

If you want to spend some evenings in Paris while in the region, you may choose to stay in Massy-Palaiseau, which is located halfway between Orsay and central Paris.You can reach the institute via public trains/buses from the area (Please see the public transport section of this site for further details).

Residhome Paris-Massy

Address: 7 rue Christophe Colomb, 91300 Massy


Fully self-contained, modern, 4-star apartments, just a short walking distance from the RER station Massy-Palaiseau (with trains going to both Orsay and Paris) and the Massy public bus station(with buses to Orsay and Paris).The area is accessible day and night.


Accommodation options in Paris

If you do choose to stay in Paris, you may reserve with any hotel or accommodation provider, and claim up to an agreed nightly amount at the end of your program as a reimbursement. Participants must consult their Program Manager to find out if they are able to book the accommodation for them or if they are able to claim a reimbursement, and for what amount.

Please consult the ‘Reimbursement of expenses’ section of this website for further information about how and if you can make a claim.

The following are respected hotels in Paris that we have worked with, and which are not too far from the RER B train line to Orsay:

Hôtel du MIDI: Website Address: 4 avenue René Coty, 75014
Hôtel du LION: Website Address: 1 avenue du Général-Leclerc, 75014
Hôtel de SENLIS: Website Address: 7-9 rue Malebranche, 75005
Hôtel DAGUERRE: Website Address: 94 Rue Daguerre, 75014
Hôtel PIERRE NICOLE: Website Address: 39 rue Pierre Nicole, 75005
Hôtel BEAUVOIR: Website Address: 43, avenue Georges Bernanos, 75005
Hôtel SOPHIE GERMAIN: Website Address: 12 rue Sophie Germain 75014
Hôtel du PARC MONTSOURIS: Website 4 Rue du Parc de Montsouris, 75014

For information about how to get from these hotels to Institut Pascal building, please consult this page


Other accommodation options:

Via Science Accueil: For stays of a longer nature (>6 weeks) the Science Acceuil could perhaps be the solutions for finding furnished appartments in the town of Orsay, but also for in central Paris, close to relevant RER (train) stations. To apply, fill out this form at least 8 weeks before your arrival. This service is without additional costs and often Science Accueil’s management do not request a security deposit. The accommodation offers will be personalised to your specific circumstances.



Please note the following important information:

Please consult your IPa Program Manager before booking any accommodation and/or flights.

Institut Pascal does not provide any payment advancements for travel or accommodation expenses.

The reimbursement of expenses will be processed after the completion of the program.

Please note that for deposits into foreign accounts there may be a difference in exchange rates and extra fees may be applied by the bank. Institut Pascal is not able to reimburse any of these extra fees.

After the completion of your program, to apply for a reimbursement please complete and submit this form, accompanied by the relevant documentation.