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Hotel Francois 1er

#229 of 1,773 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
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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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The hotel was centrally placed in the heart of Paris. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and we were given an upgrade to a suite, which was fantastic. Our suite was very comfortable and quiet.

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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 so happy to read that you enjoyed your time with us and you liked the suite. We all wish you a wonderful spring time and we are looking forward to welcoming you next time. Kind regards Alain Lagarrigue More 

India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I stayed at this lovely hotel for 3 nights and four days. I must say, its one of the finest boutique hotels I have stayed thus far. This hotel is next to most happening place i.e. Champs Elysee and Arc De Triumph. Front Office managers are wonderful and will do everything to help you out. Goodies: 1. Very near to... More 

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

Dear Manishtul, Thank you so much for having chosen our hotel for your stay in Paris. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and a special thank you for the suggestions. We actually have tea and coffee makers that we give upon request for guests but it would of course much better to have the service... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Excellent value for money, central, close to main attractions and restaurants. Very helpfull staff, plenty to eat for breakfast. Downside is noise, we didnt get much sleep because of snoring next door. Very thin walls! Overall good hotel, would recommand for a short break.

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

Dear Mico22, Thank you so much for having chosen our hotel for your stay in Paris and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you next time and please don't hesitate to contact us concerning the room location. The rooms on the back are very calm even if sometimes there is a bit... More 

Philadelphia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
41 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My fiancé stayed here for a 2nd time, and were very pleased with everything this charming hotel has to offer. We arrived on an overnight flight, and the staff really hustled to prepare our room so we could check-in early. The manager even invited us to enjoy a wonderful breakfast while we waited. Our room was clean, beautifully decorated and... More 

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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 delighted that you chose our hotel already for your second visit and that you enjoyed again your time with us. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you soon again and we all wish you a wonderful spring time. Kind regards and happy Easter! Alain... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This hotel is in a great location in a quiet backstreet off the Champs Élysées. Very handy for the George V metro. Our room was spacious for Paris, with a well appointed bathroom with a large range of toiletries. Our bed was very comfy. The staff were attentive and friendly and very eager to please. The buffet breakfast was excellent... More 

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

Dear FoodyNic, Thank you so much for having chosen our hotel for your Paris visit. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and liked the service and thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We all wish to see you next time ! Kindest regards Alain Lagarrigue More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The food, the boutique size rooms and beautiful decor make it a wonderful choice. The service was courteous and on point. The geographical position of this hotel is super. The underground trains are 2 minutes walk. Famous stores and historical monuments are a short walk from this hotel. I will definitely go back. Thank you Francois 1er.

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

Dear Angela M, Thank you so much for your kind comments on TripAdvisor. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and liked our location. It's true that we are close everything but luckily on a very calm side street. We are looking forward to seeing you next time. kindest regards Alain Lagarrigue More 

Kolkata
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We visited Paris on our Honeymoon in July 2014, and chose this Hotel based on the reviews and the location (its right beside the Champs Elysees). The Property overall is pretty good, however the rooms are a bit small. The Bed is however cosy. Initially it felt that we were a bit unwelcome, however it became apparent that it is... 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 and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are so glad that you liked your stay and our location. We'd be happy to welcome you next time again. Kindest regards Alain Lagarrigue More 

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