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Hotel Esmeralda

4 rue St-Julien-le-Pauvre, 75005 Paris, France
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney
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24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is our hotel in Paris, we stay here whenever we come to paris. The building and furnishings are worn but the price for the location is great and the staff are always helpful and kind. We stayed in the smallest double and had just enough room to squish in a travel cot for our baby

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am on vacation in Paris, and after two nights at this hotel, I've checked out and I'm staying elsewhere now. The idea of the hotel is nice, which is a quaint Inn housed in what is probably a mid-evil building on a cobble stone street. Sounds nice, right? No, it's not that kind of place. Our room was facing... More 

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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This very old hotel is high on charm and funkiness, in the most perfect location on a quiet side street around the corner from Shakespeare & Co., facing a lovely little neighborhood park. Our room was at the top with a big french windows that open to a spectacular view of Notre Dame. Right around the other corner is the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I imagine Hotel Esmeralda is either the sort of hotel you either love or hate. We loved it - the barely recognisable door way, the spiral staircase, the squeaky, narrow hallways, the black floral wallpaper... really, what's not to like? Across the road from the metro, and directly around the corner from Shakespeare & Co the location is superb, especially... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This quiet, little hotel is just across the river from Notre Dame and just around the corner from Shakespeare and Company making it an excellent location. The staff here are welcoming and happy to assist. The rooms are on the smaller side but very charming in an offbeat, shabby-chic way. I loved waking up to the bells of Notre Dame... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Its a great place to be, in the centre of Paris, but the place needs a tuch of makeup. But the recepionist is very nice and the place is very cozy, but no breakfast is a bit sad. But there is a good place for breakfast in the same building, beside Shakespeare. But the view of Notre Dame is lovely,... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Personally I think this hotel is fantastic and I have stayed there everytime I have visited Paris. The people are really friendly, welcoming, facilities are clean, simple, beautiful with ancient charm

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I have read the reviews of this hotel and can only wonder why on earth it does not get more terrible reviews. I took my wife there for her birthday last month and when we walked into the room we both nearly burst into tears. The bed had rubber under sheets, the bathroom was dirty the room smelt and I... More 

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Northport, Alabama, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This was a romantic and charming place for a young couple to stay their first time in Paris! We were on a budget, and while we did sacrifice amenities, we didn't sacrifice comfort. Our bed was warm, made daily, bathroom was spacious enough and clean, nothing fancy but definitely enough for our trip. It's really a memorable hotel. The building... More 

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

You will find this budget hotel listed in almost every guide book on Paris. After reading TripAdvisor reviews , we booked rooms four months in advance for this popular hotel. It was everything we expected it to be- almost 90 steps to the fourth floor, small rooms, spotless clean comfortable beds, and a friendly ,helpful front desk. The park next... More 

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