The commune of Malakoff, just 5km from the city of Paris, is located in the Hauts-de-Seine department of the Île-de-France region. The town is known as the home of the European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment, or EUROCAE. The town takes its name from the Battle of Malakoff, fought during the Crimean war in 1855. There are several good business hotels in the centre of Malakoff, as well as a range of shops and restaurants.
What is there for me to enjoy outside of business hours in Malakoff?
There are several restaurants that are ideal for a relaxed business lunch in Malakoff’s centre, including the recommended Au Timbre Poste, which specialises in French cuisine. For a taste of Indian food, Luckey serves vegetarian-friendly and Halal dishes. Piano Fou is a music bar with a restaurant, while Mix Club is a popular nightclub in the centre. Other nightlife includes Cinéma Marcel Pagnol, which is located in the town centre and screens art and cultural films. The cinema is part of Le Théâtre 71, which also stages musical and theatrical events. Should there be no gym available at your hotel, head to Feel Sport to take advantage of its range of health and fitness equipment.
What can the region offer me in the way of business facilities?
Malakoff, easily accessible from Paris, is served by two train stations – Plateau de Vanves and Rue Étienne Dolet on the Paris Métro Line 13. The most convenient airport to reach from Malakoff is Paris Orly Airport (ORY), located 14km from the town’s centre, or Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG), 35km from Malakoff. If you’re planning a business meeting, Bird Centre offers conference rooms accommodating up to 30 delegates, with all the necessary technology. To access the Internet in a relaxed setting outside your hotel, visit Anes Télécom, a cyber café in the town centre.
What attractions are not to be missed around my hotel in Malakoff?
For a little exercise around town, visit Paris Bike Company, right in the heart of Malakoff, where you can rent a bicycle and get tips on touring the area. If you are an art lover, head out of your Malakoff hotel to La Réserve Malakoff, an art gallery boasting a range of modern urban art displays. The gallery also offers cultural events and art workshops.