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Hotel Francois 1er

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7, rue de Magellan | 08 Arr., 75008 Paris, France (Champs-Élysées)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Marshfield, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very French hotel in the heart of the city. Location fantastic to ALL things. Restaurants on every corner. Right at the Arc de Triomphe and a romantic walk down the Champs Elysees. Sit at an outdoor cafe all day and watch the people! This hotel will make your trip!

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Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...not only in Francia...anywhere. Great hotel, recently entirely rebuilt. Beware of the local sales tax, if you made a reservation through expedia or similar take your foreign passport ( and stamped customs form) with you, or you will be assessed the local sales tax ( this likely to avoid frances from buying in foreign sites and save the sales tax).... More

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Concord, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the location, easy walk. Really enjoyed the breakfast spread and the charming dining room. The wine was good. The room was clean, charming but very small. The location of the bathroom to the bed was extremely tight. That could also be my American expectation! The staff was very professional, courteous, efficient and helpful.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is just right for Paris .... reasonable price (for Paris) not over the top kind of place. A 5 star attitude with a boutique facility. Do you need more? Location: One block from the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysees on a very quiet street. So, quick walk to George V metro station, a few metro stops... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice hotel. Highly recommended.very good location near champs elysee ,the staff was very nice and friendly ,the breakfast buffet was excellent a wide variety of food ,the hotel is very clean and the toiletries very generous a diversified

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I stayed two nights at Hotel Francois 1er and they could not have been nicer, more accommodating and helpful with whatever assistance I needed. The hotel is on a quiet street so no sounds heard from the very close Avenue George V nor the Champs-Elysees. For Paris, the rooms are perfectly sized, beautifully decorated, very comfortable beds, lovely bathrooms and... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My wife and I had a Parisian honeymoon, and we stayed here on the last leg of our trip. It was a bit of a splurge for us, but well worth it! The staff was so welcoming and professional, and we felt they went the extra step to make our stay special. They even helped us put together a picnic... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is an upscale boutique hotel with immaculate touches of French deco. Location is prime to many attractions as well as easy access to the metro. Upon check in they were overbooked and had to send me to a sister hotel that was very close but made up for it with an upgrade to an Executive room, free champagne, speedy... More

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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 you stay in Paris and for sharing your experience in TripAdvisor. We have started to redecorate the François 1er hotel and all the carpets with stains will be completely changed. You are completely right that this area is already very expensive one so the least we can do... More

Far Hills, New Jersey
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This boutique hotel was just what I was looking for. On a quiet street near the Champs E. , the Hotel Francois has charm, beautiful interior, and exceptional service. The rooms were generous, the bathrooms full of top notch toiletries, and the breakfast buffet filled with scrumptious offerings. I cannot compliment the staff enough. The front desk was helpful with... More

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251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Hotel Francois 1ER 7, rue de Magellan, Paris, France We have just returned from an 8 night stay in the beautiful Francois 1ER on Rue Magellan in Paris. We had an Executive Room with a king size bed on the 3rd floor. Breakfast was in the beautifully appointed bottom floor room with hot tea or coffee and pastries, fruit, cereal,... 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*
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