We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Port-Royal Hotel

#805 of 1,795 Hotels in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
8 Boulevard de Port-Royal, 75005 Paris, France
Port-Royal Hotel
Write a Review

240 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    69
    109
    33
    13
    16
See reviews for
29
97
35
14
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (30)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (240)
  • Mar-May only
    (45)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (68)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (87)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (40)
All months
Geneva, Switzerland
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The PLUS points first. Nicely positioned hotel near Les Gobelins Metro station. Staff all friendly and helfpul, one gentleman helping me by printing out pre-booked tickets, for example. Rooms and bathrooms a decent size for a Paris 2 star. Beds and pillows comfortable. Rooms seemed to be quite well-insulated although when I whined about a very noisy family above me... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Trondheim, Norway
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

When comparing the price to others in Paris, this hotel is exceptionally cheap (especially if you use the communal showers). Despite this the rooms are spacious, the rooms and showers are clean and the service is excellent. The nearest metro station is 100 meters from the hotel, giving you easy access to all the attractions. Yes, the fact that you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pinhais, PR
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stayed there for 4 nights. There was a daily perfect cleaning, very helpful staff, 24/24, 7/7 and really high speed internet. For me, the plus of this hotel is the location. There is metro few steps from it, with easy access to the main tourist spots. Yet, several restaurants, banks, fast food and market just nearby. I definitely recommend... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

After spending 2 years living in Paris just down the road from this hotel, and sending all my guests there (no space for guests in a Paris apartment!), I now stay in this hotel whenever I go back to Paris. The staff are friendly (occasionally a little Parisian for my tastes, but not much to be done about that!) and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I stayed here just for one night, briefly visiting a friend in Paris. It's quite cheap, but clean, well presented and fine for a night or two which is all you can ask for at this level. The staff are friendly enough. It is a direct train ride to Port Royal station from CDG airport as well, and just a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle, Washington
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This little friendly, low-key hotel has been my Paris "home" many, many times in the last 15 or so years. About 4 years ago, when I came here with my sister she recognized it as the place she used to stay - at least 10 years previously! Simple rooms, inexpensive yet clean, choices of your own bathroom (shower or tub)... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We walked from here to S. Chapelle and the Louvre and everything in between. Near a very good market on Rue Mouffetard, Metro, university and charming neighborhoods. It's the Latin Quarter. Their free wifi is not strong. Minimal and clean.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
9 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Port-Royal Hotel is not fancy. Like most Paris hotel rooms, our double room was very small. It consisted of a mediocre bed, wardrobe instead of a closet, desk and one chair. The bathroom was equally small, with a shower and just enough room to turn around. The room did not have a TV or a safe. However, our room was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I don't really know what to make of this place... I love to stay in the Gobelins area when I am in Paris. It's not incredibly touristy but still close to the center of town. It's easy to walk to many of the main sites and you're on a metro line and the RER nearby takes you directly to Charles... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Geneva, Switzerland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I needed to cancel my room / or rather change my booking, a week before the planned arrival. The hotel insisted on payment of the *full* charge. It should have been a warning that they insisted on bank-transfer of the full fee up-front. Be careful!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

88 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (88)
Viewed
Room/suite (20)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (24)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (7)
Viewed
View from room (3)
Viewed
Other (31)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Amenities

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question