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Hotel Esmeralda

4 rue St-Julien-le-Pauvre, 75005 Paris, France (Panthéon)
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Ranked #533 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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    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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Carlsbad, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
5 helpful votes 5 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Corfu, Greece
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This hotel is one of those rare gems. It is located a few metres (or feet) from the Notre-Dame Cathedral, directly accessible from both Paris airports (RER B from Charles De Gaule, RER C for Orly), from the main train stations (Gare Du Nord via RER B) and if you are a walker, you can practically go everywhere. We stayed... More

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Stamsund, Norway
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Lovely, considering you have read the sweedish book "Linnea i målarens trädgård" for your children before arriving. Its the story of a little girl and her neighbor traveling from Sweeden to Paris to visit Monet's garden. They live at this hotel. The book's watercolors are lovely! And so is the tapestry on hotel walls. Memorable. The lovely lady serving hot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Stayed here about a dozen times over the last 15 years, we have tried 4 other hotels and they may be smarter, cleaner, trendier - definitely more expensive - but none is as completely Parisian or atmospheric and in none of them can you be awakened by the peel of bells from Notre Dame on All Saints Day or throw... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Excellent tiny quirky French hotel........you have to be fit though. We started off on the top floor.....87circular steps up.....but moved down to the first floor after one night which was fine. No restaurant, but there are patisseries and restaurants all around. Staff very helpful. Position brilliant. We will be back to Paris and wouldn't consider staying anywhere else. Excellent value... 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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