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Hotel Au Royal Cardinal

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1, rue des Ecoles | 05 Arr., 75005 Paris, France (Panthéon)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first reason That my husband, my son and I stayed in Hotel Royal Cardinal was Mr.Fabio the remarkable gentleman at the Reception Desk.Because of financial sanction in my country we have not international credit card for register a reservation even for guarantee. When I explain our situation to Mr.Fabio, he kindly accept our request and confirm our reservation. He... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Hotel is in a very good location. Easy access to Notre Dame and canal. From the cathedral you can take hop on hop yours to see the rest of Paris at you leisure. The reception was helpful and there is a shuttle you can book to CDG airport. Clean room but very noisy and no AC so you were... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, daughter & I stayed at the Royal Cardinal for 3 nights. First, the good. The location is perfect, especially since I was extra-excited to see Notre Dame. Staff was helpful, although one desk clerk literally made us close the front door so he could try to talk us into buying a river cruise. We didn't even get a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2 star hotel, a bit pricey, but this is Paris in full season. Clean and quiet room. Excellent location in Cartier Latin, useful for getting back by foot from different landmarks of Paris. Mr. Fabio is a remarkable gentleman at the Reception Desk. Recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 5 nights at this hotel. I loved that fact that it had an elevator, as I was traveling with my 80 year old mom and we were on the top floor. This hotel had nice people at the reception desk and they were always there to greet you when you came in or left the hotel. Our... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The price is a bit on the high side compared to what you get for it. Also the warm water broke and there was no airco or fan in the room despite being almost 30 degree during august. I guess you get what you pay for. I guess next time I'll pay a bit more to get a better room.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This hotel has a very good location. There is a supermarket across the street that you can buy all your daily needs. Mr. Fabio and all the front desk staff were very kind and helpful. Some of the rooms in the hotel are very small. We were lucky that after the first night they changed our room to a larger... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I came here a while ago with my boyfriend, at first we were a little skeptical as this was the first time we've been to a 2* hotel, however after reading the reviews, we're glad we choose this hotel! I honestly don't understand why it is 2*? When we first arrived we was greeted with friendly staff, who spoke good... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Would not stay here after they charged us twice for the same room for the same night and would not correct. Also the manager was annoying about trying to sell a Bateaux Mouche ride. Sounds like he gets a commission. Would not return. Small noisy room did not bother us.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This hotel is in a great location - walking distance from the Seine, Notre Dame and Rue Mouffetard, my fave eating area of Paris. Fabio at the front desk was very kind and helpful. We had a triple room, which overlooked an area of the street with a bar and a movie theater. Our room had a french door and... More

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Address: 1, rue des Ecoles | 05 Arr., 75005 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Panthéon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Au Royal Cardinal 2*
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