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Hotel Francois 1er

#214 of 1,793 Hotels in Paris
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7, rue de Magellan | 08 Arr., 75008 Paris, France
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel based on reviews on Trip Advisor. So glad we did! First things first....hotel was clean. That's usually my first concern. We had a red room and what's funny is I was hoping we wouldn't when I booked based on the pictures. It does look better, less dated, and not so overwhelming in person. The location was... More 

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

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for having chosen our hotel for your stay and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We also apologize for the transport company for being late on your departure. We all wish you a wonderful summer and see you again next time. Kind regards Alain... More 

Boston
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48 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this hotel for two nights while on business in Paris. Hotel is located on a quiet side street just off George V, and right around the corner from the Four Seasons. The hotel strikes the perfect balance of luxury and Parisian charm, and I would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone looking for a wonderful stay... More 

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

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for having shared your experience on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you chose our hotel for your business trip and enjoyed your stay with us. We all wish you a wonderful summer and hopefully we'll see you next time either for business or maybe for pleasure as well. Kind regards Alain Lagarrigue More 

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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as a couple for four nights in May 2015. We both thought the hotel was excellent and brilliantly located just a few minutes' walk from the Champs Elysees and the George V metro station. We got a good price by shopping around online, and compared to everything else I'd seen it seemed almost too good to be... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind comments on TripAdvisor. We are very glad that you chose our hotel for your visit and enjoyed your time with us. We wish to see you again during your next Paris trip. Have a wonderful summer time and kind regards Alain Lagarrigue More 

Highland Park, IL
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77 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small hotel off of George V provided a clean and very French appointed room. The people were very helpful and the furnishings in the room were French Provincial. It was also a good value. There is a breakfast but it is not included for every room. I would recommend this hotel.

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

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for your kind comments on TripAdvisor. We are so glad that you chose our hotel for your visit and enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you soon again. Have a wonderful summer and kind regards Alain Lagarrigue More 

Lonon
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88 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An exceptionally nice hotel a stone's throw from the Champs Élysées. A minute's walk from George V metro. There are lots of designer shops close by. The location itself is amazing. Rooms comfy and a decent size for Paris. Bed was dreamy. Very friendly and helpful staff. The breakfast isn't cheap, but very nice and lots of it. Free wifi... More 

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

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for having chosen our hotel for your Paris visit. We are very happy that you enjoyed your time with us. We are increasing the number of our wifi antennas so it'll be surely perfect for next time. We are looking forward to seeing you soon and have a wonderful summer. Kind regards Alain Lagarrigue More 

Barseback, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly environment and excellent customer service. Lovely service upon arrival, with bags, room information, maps etc. The owner offered a glass of champagne. The room was of a high standard and cozy furnishings. Lovely lounge on the main floor. Cute breakfast room and tasty breakfast. Pity that the bar was not open at the hotel. However, we bought wine... More 

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

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for having chosen our hotel for your stay in Paris. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We apologize for the bar that wasn't open but now we have finished the redecoration and the bar looks great. Hopefully we'll see you soon again and we'd be delighted to offer you a... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After deciding to get married in Paris there was only one hotel in my mind.We stayed at this hotel a few years back, normally we like to try different places but we enjoyed our stay so much we decided to go back. What can I say, we originally booked for us and our two children, booking 2 rooms, unfortunately our... More 

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

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for having chosen our hotel for your wedding. It is such an important event for you. We are very delighted to read that you enjoyed every moment of your trip with us. We are glad that we could be of service for the things that you needed and that everything worked so wonderfully for... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I would have no qualms referring someone to stay here, or rebooking here myself. The concierge was helpful, with suggestions for dinner, where to find certain items, etc. The breakfast each morning was nice, and the staff was more than accommodating. Stephanie (concierge) was most helpful prior to our arrival, and during our stay. The bellman was the hardest working... More 

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

Dear Karen G, First of all thank you so much for having chosen our hotel for your Paris visit. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us. We certainly hope to see you or your family & friends in the François 1er again. Have a nice summer and kind regards Alain Lagarrigue More 

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Welcoming, good room service, room clean and excellent facilities, nice to have our bags taken to our room and any extras we needed were not a problem (extra towels, clothes iron). The only let down was lack of parking (paid €40 to park in a nearby carpark overnight). Otherwise would stay again.

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

Dear Mike, Thank you so much for having chosen our hotel for your stay in Paris. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Unfortunately we don't have a parking but the very few hotels in Paris that have one (specially in the Champs Elysees area) charge 35euros per night so actually the public parking is often less... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is a lovely hotel. All interiors are absolutely gorgeous. The hotel is Clean, tidy, and not too big. Will definitely become my first choice for Paris. Loved the breakfast. All staff friendly and helpful. My room was very quiet. Some improvement could be made to bathroom; the hot water supply was a little bit unpredictable and difficult to manage... More 

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

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for having chosen our hotel for your stay in Paris. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our air conditioning works really well but unfortunately during April we were still on heating because the nights were a bit cold. Sometimes it's difficult with the temperatures that vary so much between days... More 

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