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Hotel Esmeralda

4 rue St-Julien-le-Pauvre, 75005 Paris, France (Panthéon)
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Ranked #544 of 1,798 Hotels in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the 2nd time I have stayed here, but about 15 years apart. It is a quirky olde worlde hotel with creaky floors, skinny hallways & doorways & gordily decorated rooms - but I love it! The location is fantastic & even though we are only 1 flight up this time (last time i was on the top floor-... More

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Paris, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a young Australian travelling around Europe, and I arrived in Paris to some pretty shocking accommodation on my first night. Luckily I found Hotel Esmeralda- life saver! I literally just walked in, asked for a room for a few days and they just handed me the keys and sent me up. The staff are easygoing and helpful, and the... More

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Oslo, Norway
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We took a weekend break here in February 2014. Room was cold, no hot water. Got some blankets from reception who also sorted out the hot water problem. Charming hotel with views of Notre Dame from the windows. Excellent location. A hidden gem.

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Sacramento, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I read all the reviews of Hotel Esmeralda, made my reservation, confirmed, re-confirmed, and worried if I had made the right decision. I am happy to report that I did make the right decision. We stayed in the family room (room 19) on the top floor, for 2 nights, and had space for all 4 of us. After staying at... More

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Carlsbad, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I had the chance to stay here with my girlfriend over the Winter holiday in December of 2012. It had been recommended by my girlfriend's father. For starters, this place is in the Center of all the action, and could not be more ideally situated in the Latin Quarter, close to a lot of good cafes and restaurants. From your... More

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New Mexico
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Imagine waking up each morning to the bells of Notre Dame, and a panoramic view of this wonderful church. Hotel Esmeralda is a magical place located about 5 minutes walk from Notre Dame. There is a very nice restaurant ( the Tea Caddy ) a few feet away and many places close by for beer and pizza or a price... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We found this hotel on our return to Paris, following a retreat in southern France. We were really just keen to go back to Paris and enjoy our last few days in this beautiful city, making the most of its attractions, being in each others company. We certainly achieved it. This place is in 'Position A', not only for the... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

If you'd like to stay in an affordable place with the best location this is your best option! Staff is friendly and helpful always willing and with a great smile. Do not expect amazing rooms or deco. You will not find them here. Expect a magic location walking distance to notre dome, la isle & several caffes. I stayed there... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This is nothing fancy but I would go back in a heartbeat!! The price and location are fantastic! The front desk was very helpful. It wasn't the cleanest, the carpet could definitely use some help, and the beds were a bit older than I've experienced, the stairs were difficult for my grandmother to navigate (we still laugh that she looked... More

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My wife surprised me with a birthday trip to Paris in January - we stayed at the hotel Esmeralda. What a joy. The hotel is beautiful with charm just oozing out of it, the hotel is a little worn, the furniture is a bit shabby chic and the wallpaper going up the old wooden stairs is very loud, but boy... More

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Address: 4 rue St-Julien-le-Pauvre, 75005 Paris, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Panthéon , Sorbonne
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