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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 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 3 nights with my 12 year old daughter. I was looking for a good location for a reasonable price and this was it! Two minute walk from the metro. This hotel is a 2star, it's a little tired and decor needs updating. The headboard is wooden and ornate but impossible to sit up on. The bed... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for one night after a meeting in Paris. Standard hotel with small rooms as expected in Paris. Not cheap but not expensive either. Location is pretty decent. Room was clean but decor was a bit tired. Small but adequate bathroom. Just an average hotel really. I was neither underwhelmed nor overwhelmed.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

On business in Paris we stayed at royal cardinal - never again.. My room smelt like it someone had been smoking in it. It was quite an effort to get a room change when clearly they had other rooms available. The receptionist was very rude and pushy and kept trying to get us to do some boat rude when we... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We had the worst experience at this hotel. Not only was it a good walk away from the action, it was freezing cold one had to rub the toilette seat before trying to sit, the room was in dire need for updates and better cleaning, the walls were paper thin you could not rest day or night as you could... More

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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

This hotel was selected primarily for its location. You are a block from a metro stop, which to me is always important in a big city. Also, about 2 blocks from boulevard Saint Germain and about 5 minutes from Notre Dame. The location was convenient to everything we wanted to see while we were in Paris. We stayed here for... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

I stayed here when room rates were very high in Paris and mostly booked. This was one of the more affordable hotels whose location was central enough. Rooms were serviceable with a window view. Breakfast can be had in a number of cafes in the area so it is better to opt out of their EUR 7 bread and coffee... More

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

My family of four, 2 adults, and 11 and 13 y/o stayed four nights at this quaint and cozy Parisian hotel. While small, it had all that we needed. A clean room, hot shower, wifi, and a decent location. There aren't any amenities but we didn't go to Paris to work out in a gym. We were there to walk... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Five stars to Hotel au Royal Cardinal for providing a clean room, a power shower with lots of hot water, a firm, comfortable bed and helpful, courteous staff, all in an excellent location and all for €125 a night. This is a 2-star hotel? On my last stay in Paris we stayed in a so-called 3-star hotel on the Right... More

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New Milford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This was our second trip to Paris, and this time we were determined to stay in a desirable, atmospheric part of the city within easy walking distance to most of the must see sites. We chose the Hotel Royale Cardinal because it is right in the Latin Quarter and close to Ile de la Cite and the Left Bank. The... More

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Long Lake
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

This is the second time we have stayed here. The last time was 2005, Nov. Rooms are adequate, clean and staff is helpful, friendly and speak English. This hotel is situated near the Metro in the Latin Quarter which is convenient to restaurants, shopping and sightseeing.

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Au Royal Cardinal Hotel
Au Royal Cardinal Paris
Address: 1, rue des Ecoles | 05 Arr., 75005 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Panthéon
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Ranked #1,091 of 1,793 hotels in Paris
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Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Au Royal Cardinal 2*
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