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Hotel Balzac

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6, rue Balzac | 08 Arr., 75008 Paris, France (Champs-Élysées)
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Ranked #283 of 1,794 hotels in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently had the most unexpected, but most wonderful experience at Hotel Balzac - conveniently located off the Champs Elysees. The staff and concierge are friendly, helpful and made my frenzied stay enjoyable. The rooms are decorated in 19th century French decor and my room was romantic and elegant. As a seasoned event planner and producer of luxury travel experiences... More

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Berkhamsted, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very special treat for our 10th wedding anniversary. Just 20 metres off the champs élysées this is ideally located for a weekend away. Metro George V is 3 mins walk away and the 3 Michelin starred restaurant Pierre Gagnaire, which is part of the hotel was amazing and we got to go into the kitchen and meet... More

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Sandy Springs, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel Balzac is a decent hotel but ornate decorations do not make up for the below average facilities. For the good, the hotel is clean, charming, great location, and breakfast was very good. The room was very small like a New York hotel room. The decorations are very ornate which is pretty and a nice touch for Paris, but not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mother and I were visiting Paris for the first time ever. I had spent months looking for a beautiful boutique hotel that was close to everything and finally found Hotel Balzac. The attentiveness of the staff from my first email to our warm welcome when we finally arrived was just the beginning. Our room was wonderful with an unforgettable... More

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Fabrice A, Directeur général at Hotel Balzac, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, We wanted to thank you so much for your kind feedback and recent stay at Hotel Balzac for your first time in Paris. It’s true that we have beautiful views of the Eiffel Tower from some of our rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back for Christmas in Paris. We will take care about your... More

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This was our second visit to this hotel. We chose the Hotel Balzac for our Ruby Wedding return to our honeymoon city for its close proximity to the main attractions in Paris. The welcome was warm & after 24 hours the gluten free breakfast requested on arrival was made available to my wife. As a previous review commented, the TV... More

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Fabrice A, Directeur général at Hotel Balzac, responded to this review

Dear Sir Rodney, We wanted to thank you so much for your kind feedback and recent stay at Hotel Balzac. We just changed our TV system last week, and we have a new choice of more than 50 TV channels in different languages with brand new LED TVs. All our staff look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best... More

Portola Valley, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The Hotel Balzac is the only place that I stay in Paris. I visit Paris on business and pleasure four or five times per year and am always welcomed into the Balzac. The concierges are outstanding and take care of dinner reservations in advance of my arrival and generally attend to any of issues during my stay---Patrick, Denis and Michel.... More

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Fabrice A, Directeur général at Hotel Balzac, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, We wanted to thank you so much for your kind feedback and recent stay at Hotel Balzac. We are very pleased to hear that your stay was most enjoyable. I will share with our team your review, and Patrick, Denis, Michel, Francois and all our team look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards,... More

Banbridge , Northern Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

firstly, as this was our first trip to Paris we wanted to stay somewhere central and with great service. Our Junior Suite was amazing and cannot be faulted. From the decor to the space. Great bathroom. Disappointing tv channels. When we checked in, the reception staff were courteous and friendly and advised us our room was nearly ready and would... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

We had an amazing few days at this beautiful hotel located a few steps from the Champs Elysees nr the Arc de Triomphe. We had booked a junior suite and on arrival were told we had been upgraded to a Presidents Suite room 603 which was like an amazing private apartment. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

stayed there last week for 3 nights in a 5th floor room. Cant fault anything.,. excellent service. The staff were always helpful. the Concierge who took time to draw around on the map every day so that we can make the most of our limited time deserves a mention. .

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

Disappointing - rude man at check in left me waiting for 5 mins while he showed a (cash paying) previous guest to him room and collect his tip while porters stood idle - unquestionably the worst club sandwich ever from room service ... pre-prepared and served straight from the fridge - no mobile reception in my room ... had to... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Balzac

Address: 6, rue Balzac | 08 Arr., 75008 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Champs-Élysées
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#140 Luxury Hotel in Paris
#190 Romantic Hotel in Paris
#314 Business Hotel in Paris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Balzac 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Balzac is a luxury hotel located in the heart of central Paris' spectacular 8th arrondissement.Just off the Champs-Elysées and moments from the Arc de Triomphe, Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Avenue Montaigne and Avenue George V; the hotel is perfectly placed for the very best Paris has to offer. The 13 suites and 57 rooms at the hotel are sublimely decorated in a mix of neo-classical style with rich colours, fabrics and contemporary furnishings. Some of the rooms, including the Royal suite, exhibit spectacular views of the eiffel Tower and across Paris. The hotel contains a rich history and has been immortalised in fiction by a selection of the world's finest writers. ... more   less 
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