Make your trip to CNIT a successful one by staying near CNIT with Fraser Suites
The Centre of New Industries and Technologies or the CNIT as it is better known is one of the first buildings to be built in the Parisian district of La Défense. Its primary purpose is one of Paris’ most modern and innovative conference centres as well as housing shops and offices in addition to the ESSEC Business School campus and a Hilton hotel.
The CNIT is a popular destination for those visiting the French capital who may be attending conventions or corporate events. Complement your trip to Paris by staying in luxury serviced accommodation which has all the facilities you need to make your trip a successful and enjoyable one. As one of the closest hotels near CNIT Paris, Fraser Suites Harmonie La Défense is the perfect accommodation choice.
History of the building
The initial build was between 1956 and 1958 and the structure was designed by Robert Edouard Camelot, Jean de Mailly, Bernard Zehrfuss and engineer Jean Prouvé.
La Défense is well known as the largest European business district and is the central heart of the district where economic matters and culture collide. The CNIT has undergone many restorations and the most recent one was in 2009 when the owners reopened the lower floor, increasing space dramatically, allowing room for more restaurants and shops
CNIT facilities and amenities
The CNIT has two exhibition halls, two amphitheatres and multipurpose areas which have an impressive crowd capacity of 2,000. After remodelling, the CNIT has become Paris’s most modern and state-of-the-art conference centre. Its innovative features and amenities make it a unique and remarkable structure which boasts unrivalled architecture.
If you find yourself in Paris for business purposes you may be paying CNIT a visit for work. If business does not lead you there, it is always worth a leisurely visit. The ideal location of Fraser Suites Harmonie La Défense is very convenient and makes it one of the best hotels near CNIT Paris.
Shopping at CNIT
CNIT does not end at just a conference centre, it is a multi-complex full of endless possibilities of retail and dining choices. CNIT’s very own shopping centre; Les Quatre Temps, is the largest shopping centre in Europe and by far the most impressive. Its stores range from fashion, beauty, health, home wares, multimedia and even supermarkets. Some well-recognised stores include H&M, Lacoste, Zara, Habitat, Nike and Michael Kors. Les Quatre Temps is a unique shopping experience that cannot be missed while in Paris.
Dining at CNIT
Dining at CNIT is another great experience, with abundant choices from fine dining, to cafés, too fast food; you will not be short of choices when looking for something to eat. CNIT houses popular favourites such as Factory & Co, Qaui Marine, Pomme De Pain, Chipotle and Starbucks.
The restaurants at CNIT cater to all taste buds and there is guaranteed to be something that fulfils everyone’s appetite. If you don’t have time to grab a meal at any of Fraser Suite Harmonie La Défense’s dining options, choosing to eat at one of the many delectable restaurants at CNIT is a great choice while in Paris.
Entertainment at CNIT
CNIT La Défense is a great place for entertainment. If you are looking for some leisure time to relax or simply have a few hours to spare in between your busy business schedule, why not give the UGC cinema at CNIT a visit. UGC is one of the leading European Cinematographic groups providing high-quality sound and pictures as well as offering the utmost comfort so you can relax while watching the latest blockbusters. With the cinema’s close proximity to Fraser Suites Harmonie La Défense, it is a great option for a day or night out when staying in one of the most sought-after hotels near CNIT Paris.
Convenient Transport Links
One of the reasons guests choose to stay at Fraser Suites Harmonie La Défense is our convenient location. As we are located in Paris’s business district, many of our corporate visitors choose us based on our location and our impressive luxury serviced apartments. As many guests may be coming to Paris for an event at the CNIT, it is important that they are able to easily access transport to and from the centre.
Luckily, as one of the closest hotels near CNIT Paris, Fraser Suites Harmonie La Défense can be easily reached by car or public transport. If you hire a car while in Paris or decide to use a taxi service or Uber, the A4 will have you at the CNIT in no more than 5 minutes.
Alternatively, if public transport is your method of choice, Fraser Suites Harmonie La Défense is conveniently located next to transport links. The metro at Esplanade de La Défense is just a short 4-minute walk from our luxury hotel and from there, CNIT is only one stop away.
Travelling from our luxury serviced apartments to CNIT is simple with whatever form of transport you decide to use. Our friendly reception staff are happy to help arrange any transport or advise you on how to access public transport. This is just one of the many features that make our serviced apartments so desirable for guests visiting Paris.
During your stay in Paris, enjoy first-class amenities offered at Fraser Suites Harmonie La Défense such as complimentary Wi-Fi, spacious serviced apartments and a state-of-the-art business centre. In addition to our luxurious amenities, our desired location is what makes us one of the most sought-after hotels near CNIT Paris. All of our unique features make for an idyllic accommodation choice whether you are in town for business or pleasure.
Book your stay at Fraser Suites Harmonie La Défense today – we look forward to welcoming you to our award-winning residences.