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Hotel Banke

5.0 of 5 20 Rue Lafayette, 75009 Paris, France
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
53 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are looking for a well located holiday/get-away hotel, then this is a good choice. The beautiful building, quirky interiors and nicely appointed rooms of Hotel Banke will tick most of the boxes for tourists: metro not too far, good shopping close by, in-house dining options, nice bar and a 15-20 minute walk to Gare du Nord (to catch... More 

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DireccionDerbyHotels, Responsable relations publiques at Hotel Banke, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking your precious time to write a feedback. We are really happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Next time, be free to ask me or at the front desk for giving to you a space with a desk. We got always a solution. Don t hesitate to contact me... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the hotel in June 2014. Great location a real boutique style hotel with some real French style. Staff were friendly and helpful , rooms were snug but had all the amenities breakfast was excellent with great variety and healthy choices Would recommend it

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DireccionDerbyHotels, Responsable relations publiques at Hotel Banke, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking some time to write a comment. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Do not hesitate to reach me : eperello@derbyhotels.com. I would be delighted to take care of you. All my Best, More 

texas
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151 reviews 151 reviews
83 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a chance to go to Paris and spend some time with my mother. a rare opportunity. heard some good reviews about the Banke and so booked there. arrived to find a rather curious hotel. the location is great. it is close to the Galleries Lafayette. in fact it is literally a 100 meters away. the hotel itself has a... More 

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DireccionDerbyHotels, Responsable relations publiques at Hotel Banke, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Banke. We also take a good note of your feeling about the gym. I would be delighted to welcome you again. Please feel free to contact me eperello@derbyhotels.com Sincerely yours, More 

Ibiza, Spain
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed here for 2 nights. The hotel is well located and a nice building with good decorating features. The rooms are also relatively nice. During our stay, however, we experienced some problems. On arrival we found they were filming a movie in the lobby which meant we had to be quiet, keep out of the way of the filming... More 

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Oxfordshire, UK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a cool place! Whilst staying here you must check out the snakeskin toilets and sinks near reception! A lovely bar area and a nice breakfast room downstairs. We had an exec room with bottle of bubbly and nibbles arranged for our arrival. Nice bathrooms and great staff. Only issue was we could smell smoke in our room - we... More 

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DireccionDerbyHotels, Responsable relations publiques at Hotel Banke, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your comment. I m pleased you appreciate the hotel. I take a good note of your remark based on the smell smoke. We are a non smoking Hotel so we will do our best to stand by our commitments. I would be delighted to welcome you again, feel free to contact me :... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have stayed a couple of times at this hotel. The rooms look nice and the building is impressive. Service is nice too. Only this time did I try the gym. Only 2 bicycles, I wouldn't call that a gym which is a real shame for a ***** hotel. Also, there was a mouse in my first room on the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is a lovely hotel - the reception is beautiful. We couldn't fault the reception staff who were very helpful with taxis and directions. BUT choose your room carefully - I know from other reviews that some rooms on the upper floor have views of the Sacre Coure - Ours (201) was a suite room on the first floor -... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

While we had a valid booking.com reservation we were told to leave the hotel upon arrival at 9pm after a long international journey into Paris. Why? We wanted to pay everyhting upfront by debit card and weren't allowed to do so. The receptionist insisted for a credit card - although we wanted to pay everything upfront :-) I guess the... More 

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DireccionDerbyHotels, Responsable réception at Hotel Banke, responded to this review

Dear Sir, First of all I would to thank you for taking the time to share your experience on tripadvisor. After having read carefully your comments and gone through your booking into detail, please let me clarify that you made a reservation through an online hotel booking site and chose for your stay a non-refundable promotion which requests the prepayment... More 

Nottingham
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58 reviews 58 reviews
5 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My second stay at the Banke and I still haven't seen the vaults which apparently still exist there. This hotel is fabulous - a little way off the standard tourist Metro route but close enough to be considered inclusive. It is opulent and well deserving of its recently awarded nouveau star. From the pleasant and helpful hotel porters that meet... More 

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DireccionDerbyHotels, Responsable relations publiques at Hotel Banke, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I do not have words to express my gratitude for such a nice comment. A Hudge thank you. Feedback like yours give sens to all our efforts and motivate us. Please feel free to contact me eperello@derbyhotels.com i will be pleased to take care of your stay. Sincerely yours, More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

So much to like, but a couple nits to pick. Rooms are cozy, but not too small. The rooms are very comfortable and have all the needed amenities. Hotel has almost a museum feel about it in the halls as they have display cases all over with old jewelry and other relics. And, yet the finish is more modern. The... More 

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking some of your time to post a comment. I m glad you appreciate the atmosphere of the hotel Banke. On the other hand I m really sorry you ve been disppointed about the bar. I would like to you give us, an other opportunitie to turn your experience in a good way. Because i... More 

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Address: 20 Rue Lafayette, 75009 Paris, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Banke 5*
Number of rooms: 94
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Also Known As:
Banke Hotel Paris
Hotel Style:
#38 Spa Hotel in Paris
#160 Luxury Hotel in Paris
#230 Business Hotel in Paris
#233 Romantic Hotel in Paris
#307 Family Hotel in Paris

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