We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera

#153 of 1,791 Hotels in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
3.0 of 5
Hotel website
9 Rue Castellane, 75008 Paris, France
BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Ranked #153 of 1,791 Hotels in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
A recent review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015
kcreeper Perth, Australia
Add Photo Write a Review

622 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this property
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    302
    276
    32
    4
    8
See reviews for
84
334
41
76
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (57)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (622)
  • Mar-May only
    (153)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (186)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (138)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (145)
All months
There are newer reviews for BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera
See the most recent reviews
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Stayed here recently for two nights and found rooms to be very small! Could barely manage to find room for two average sized suitcases. Didn't really bother us, however, as we were barely there as the majority of our time was spent exploring the sights! Breakfast selection was also very very good!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
AMGerbault, Assistante de direction at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review

Dear travellers, On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. We strive daily to ensure that our customers leave our hotel satisfied , if you inform us of what gives you trouble during your stay, we are always happy to find a solution to improve the situation . In Paris , space... More 

London
Level Contributor
43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was our 3rd visit to Paris so just needed something simple, stayed for the weekend, this hotel is in a great location for shopping as there are two shopping malls just round the corner, you could walk to the champs elysees if you fancy the walk(about 1.5 miles). Or a €10 cab but don't pre book as its more... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
AMGerbault, Assistante de direction at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review

Good morning from Paris, I thank you very much for the time you took to leave us a message. All the little tips or tricks are good to know for the other travellers... I wish you a very pleasant day Anne More 

melbourne
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights and found it a perfect base to see Paris from. The hotel is in a perfect position in a lovely quiet little street but so close to the Metro and Lafayette etc.. Our room was gorgeous with its balconies & red geraniums with a super comfortable bed, a lovely bathroom, couch area & your... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
AMGerbault, Assistante de direction at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review

Bonjour Melbourne, ici Paris! The tittle of your message "Great little Gem" is so nice and makes us so happy. If we can help you for anything in Paris or in the area, please don't hesitate to ask us directly, we will help you with pleasure... Have a nice Winter in Melbourne! Anne More 

NorCal
Level Contributor
31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I very much enjoyed my stay in this cozy, current hotel. My room was very comfortable, very clean and a good size for being a Parisian hotel. I even had a nice view of the Eiffel Tower in the distance from my window. Convenient walking distance to the Opera house.

Was this review helpful? Yes
AMGerbault, Assistante de direction at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review

Hello Madam, Your comment is really nice, thank you very much! If one time, Paris misses you... Don't hesitate... Come back ! All the team will be realy happy to see you again. Kind regards Anne More 

Morristown, New Jersey
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This was our home base for an entire week in mid-May and I am so grateful we made that choice. The rooms are modern and clean and well ventilated. We had a courtyard facing room so it was nice and quiet even though we were located in the heart of the Madeline. Breakfast spread was tasty and generous. There was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
AMGerbault, Assistante de direction at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review

Dear Madam, It is magnificent to know that you have found your " home" in Paris! And it is a greater happiness to realize that this is in our home :)... I hope that you had a nice trip back and all the team would be happy to see you again if you think about visiting Paris one more time!... More 

Overland Park, Kansas
Level Contributor
27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights largely on the basis of Trip Advisor ratings and comments. It did not disappoint, and in fact, we were very pleased. The staff were very helpful and accommodating throughout our stay. As others have noted, the breakfasts are quite good with an assortment of fresh pastries, meats and cheeses, fruit, yogurt, hard boiled eggs,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
AMGerbault, Assistante de direction at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review

dear traveler . All the hotel Folkestone Opera team thanks you for the message you left us. Your comments encourage us to continue our daily efforts . Have a great summer... We hope see you again, in winter perhaps?! Kind regards Anne More 

Karmiel, Israel
Level Contributor
29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The location of the hotel was excellent- close to everything- attractions,shops, metro, restaurants. The free breakfast was good. The staff was most helpful. WiFi worked great. The only downside was the tiny size of the room. I mean- very tiny. But overall I will definitely consider staying in this hotel again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
AMGerbault, Assistante de direction at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review

Goodmorning Sir, I thank you for your comment. If you come back in our hotel, it will be a pleasure for us to let you visit other rooms. Of course, we have Parisian size... however, the layout of the rooms is different in all of them (the charms of Parisian buildings , perhaps? :-) ). And also it could be... More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Just returned from another whirlwind trip across Europe and this hotel was the best of all on this trip. Clean, tidy, roomy with all the facilities one would expect. It's location put all of the Paris highlights well within walking distance. But the thing that put this hotel above all the rest was the staff! No matter the time or... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
AMGerbault, Assistante de direction at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review

Dear Sir, How lucky we are to have a comment like that! It is extremely pleasant to read your satisfaction , the whole team would be delighted to see you during your next stay in Paris ! So see you soon! Best Regards Anne More 

Victoria, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

great location especially if you are coming from CDG airport as the Roissy Bus stop is nearby. Had a lovely spacious room and am very glad we went for the upgrade. Helpful, friendly staff and good breakfast - cannot think of anything negative.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
AMGerbault, Assistante de direction at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review

Goodmorning Sir, I thank you for the time you took to let us a comment. I totally agree with you, the Rossy bus is a very good way to go and to come from the Airport Charles de Gaulle. We are delighted to realise that you appreciate the upgrade you had, we are really happy to do it when it... More 

Tamworth, Australia
Level Contributor
42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My daughter and I spent five nights at the BW Folkestone Opera from 10 April. We chose this hotel because it was a recognised chain, and close to most of the places we planned to visit over four days. After long flights from Sydney to London and a train trip to Paris we hoped our choice would be justified. Our... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
AMGerbault, Assistante de direction at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review

Hello Tamworth Here is Paris, I am really happy to read your nice comment! All the team was delighted to welcome you in our Hotel. Do not hesitate to contact us in the futur, it will be a pleasure to help you for anything in Paris. Have a nice Summer and see you soon! Best regards Anne More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

336 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (156)
Viewed
Room/suite (52)
Viewed
Bathroom (15)
Viewed
View from room (10)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (28)
Viewed
Family/play areas (2)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
1:19
Videos (2)
Viewed
Other (38)

Expert photos: Taken by TripAdvisor travel experts

Viewed
All expert photos (164)
Viewed
Amenities (4)
Viewed
Deluxe Room (44)
Viewed
Restaurants and Bars (15)
Viewed
Standard Room (35)
Viewed
The Hotel (32)
Viewed
Twin Standard Room (34)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (16)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Other (9)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Paris hotels
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Opera / Bourse
Maison Athenee
Maison Athenee
#158 of 1,791 in Paris
4.5 of 5 stars 281 reviews
Opera / Bourse
BEST WESTERN Opera d'Antin
BEST WESTERN Opera d'Antin
#394 of 1,791 in Paris
4.0 of 5 stars 322 reviews
Champs-Elysees
Hotel du Ministere
Hotel du Ministere
#212 of 1,791 in Paris
4.5 of 5 stars 260 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Price Your Stay