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Hotel Francois 1er

4.0 of 5 7, rue de Magellan | 08 Arr., 75008 Paris, France
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lexington, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were excited to find this hotel and even more excited to stay there. I love that it was small and personable. Everyone was so nice and welcoming. It was so close to Champs Elysees but so quiet. We couldn't hear anything outside or from other guests. It was nice to have breakfast taken care of each morning also. I... More 

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KepplerManager, Directeur général at Hotel Francois 1er, responded to this review

Dear Amy C, First of all thank you so much for having stayed with us and furthermore having shared your experience on TripAdvisor. We are always so pleased to read that our guests were happy and well taken care of during their whole stay. We all wish you a wonderful spring time and hope to see you soon again! Kind... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is just charming. We have stayed here five times in the past three years and every time we return it only gets better. Ashmi,the GM,has now become part of our family. The front desk as well as all the staff are amazing. The rooms are lovely and the newly remodeled ones are beautiful. They are small but wonderful.... More 

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KepplerManager, Directeur général at Hotel Francois 1er, responded to this review

Dear Karen B, First of all thank you so much for beeing regular guests in our hotel and for having shared your experience on TripAdvisor. We are so happy that you like our property and we all are looking forward to seeing you soon again. Have a wonderful spring time and kind regards Alain Lagarrigue General Manager More 

Brussels, Belgium
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location at 200 meter distance from the Champs Elysées and the Metro. Kind hospitality. Clean. Small rooms but nicely decorated. One negative point: shower is not working well. No thermostatic valve so watertermperature is not stable. Very good breakfast with nice buffet. Good rice quality ratio. To be recommended.

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KepplerManager, Directeur général at Hotel Francois 1er, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for having chosen our hotel for your stay in Paris. We are so glad that you liked the hotel and our service. We sincerely apologize for the shower. We are renovating the hotel at moment so this problem should be solved. We all wish you a wonderful year 2015 and hope to see you... More 

San Francisco
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Wonderful, personal friendly staff. Very clean, personable nice hotel. Nice decor. Very convenient location to Metro George V (easy to transfer to any part of Paris), Champ Elysee & Arc Triomphe. If you like high-end shopping, this is your hotel (Louis Vutton & Armani next door. Hermes on the other side of George V). Staff is very accommodating & helpful... More 

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KepplerManager, Directeur général at Hotel Francois 1er, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Happy New Year to you! Thank you so much for having chosen our hotel for your stay in Paris. We are glad that you liked your visit. We have taken good note of everything that you suggested. Our guests always give us great ideas for new things. We hope to welcome you again next time. Kind regards Alain... More 

Cairo, Egypt
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

i had a blast staying in this cozy hotel , i loved everything about it and it wasn't my first time it was my third time accommodation in francois premier the rooms are very warm and cozy french style and very clean and tidy i recommend this hotel to everyone here

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Steyning, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This was our 3rd stay at this cosy boutique hotel in the heart of Paris. Excellent service (a special thanks to Stephanie) warm comfortable rooms (lucky enough to get an upgrade) all within 2 minutes walk of the Champs Elysees. Can't beat it, we will be back!

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Menifee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I picked this hotel because of the location. The staff were very helpful and friendly. One day, we skipped breakfast because we had to leave early for the Loire valley, they packed sandwiches for us to go. We needed hot water at night, and it was brought up to the room, we also received chocolate in the evening. Overall I... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Fantastic location, within minutes of the Champs Élysées and George V Avenue. Classically French - rooms are a comfortable size and fine for short stays. Decorated smartly enough to suit the culture expected. The small bar and lounger were a welcome rest area. The staff were all tremendously helpful, very willing to help, especially with last minute tour bookings/sight seeing... More 

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NJ
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My family and I recently returned from staying here 4 nights. The hotel is very cozy, charming, and welcoming! It is absolutely lovely. The staff are a large reason why. They go out of their way to make you feel like a valued guest. The location of the hotel is ideal. There are great restaurants within walking distance, in addition... More 

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KepplerManager, Directeur général at Hotel Francois 1er, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you so much having stayed with us and sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit with us and we wanted to let you know that we are currently renovating the rooms. The carpets will be changed everywhere and some of the rooms will be completely different. Our decorator Pierre Yves ROCHON... More 

Holyoke, Massachusetts
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My wife and I returned to the Francois Premier for the fifth time (each time for one week or longer) in July 2014. I think that in itself speaks volumes. As has been so often stated, its location is ideal. The staff is very helpful and accommodating (beginning with our first stay or we would not have returned). The breakfast... More 

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Address: 7, rue de Magellan | 08 Arr., 75008 Paris, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Champs-Élysées
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Francois 1er 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
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#95 Luxury Hotel in Paris
#104 Romantic Hotel in Paris
#210 Business Hotel in Paris
#416 Family Hotel in Paris

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