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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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Ranked #168 of 1,795 hotels in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Far Hills, New Jersey
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4 helpful votes 4 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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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We stayed at this hotel last year for a family birthday. The rooms were rather average nothing very special or luxurious about them. My mother was running a bath and the whole bathroom flooded due to a leak the hotel insisted the room would be fine if they could clean up the mess this was totally not acceptable. Thus after... More

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

Dear Guest, Unfortunately we have no record of a stay with these incidents in the Francois 1er. Could you kindly check that you chose the correct hotel to write this view. We also contacted TripAdvisor to tell them that this doesn't concern us if you could post it to the right place. We thank you kindly. Have a wonderful summer.... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My wife and I spent 4 nights here for our 10th Anniversary. I would really recommend this small, slightly expensive but really convenient hotel. Being just 2 minutes walk from the metro makes this an ideal place from which to explore Paris. The breakfast was very good and included in the price we paid. The staff weer very attentive, especially... More

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

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for having stayed with us and shared your experience on TripAdvisor. We have good news for you. All the rooms with a 3 like 403 will be extierely redecorated starting this summer. Our interior designer Pierre Yves ROCHON has created fantastic new style for those rooms. We'd be happy to welcome you next time!... More

Lexington, Massachusetts
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66 reviews 66 reviews
13 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I would definitely stay here again even though the view is non-existent. The location is very good... Just off the Champs Elysees, and the service is very good; so is the breakfast. And the price is much better than the big-name hotels. Provided you can do without a great view, but still in a great location, this is a very... More

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in early May and it is a small gem of a hotel. You could not find a better location in a quiet(ish) street 3 minutes walk from the Champs-Élysées and George V metro. The rooms are lovely and decorated in deep reds with lots of flock and velvet and quite large by Paris standards.... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Stayed at the hotel during our honeymoon and we were upgraded to one of the best rooms with a balcony. The location is excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful with tips on where to go and which places to see. A beautiful experience in Paris

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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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#86 Luxury Hotel in Paris #88 Romantic Hotel in Paris #189 Business Hotel in Paris #395 Family Hotel in Paris
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