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The Chess Hotel

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6 Rue du Helder, 75009 Paris, France
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My party of 4 were in a bind because the apartment we rented had no air conditioning or fans, and was stuffy upon arrival in Paris. We contacted the apartment management with trouble calls which went unanswered despite waiting 4 hours. Therefore, we decided to locate a hotel and abandon the apartment. I looked on HotelsTonigh.com and selected Luxury; and... More 

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Stéphanie B, Directeur général at The Chess Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PASCEsty, Thank you very much for taking the time to post this fantastic review on your recent experience with us. I was very happy to read your lovely description of our rooms, products and our facilities. Your valuable comments, and more precisely the one regarding the positive service delivered by our staff have been shared with the whole team,... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in a prime location , a short walking distance from the opera , the Olympia concert hall , The Louvre , 2 metro stations, and many more key historical and shopping spots, this hotel boasts a quiet calm atmosphere that it lives up to. The staff is very friendly and helpful. On the other hand there are a few... More 

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Stéphanie B, Directeur général at The Chess Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nouran E, We thank you for sharing your opinion after your recent stay at The Chess Hotel Opera. We highly value your feedback and would be grateful if you could grant us a few minutes of your precious time. Rest assured that I have already reviewed these points with the team concerned. In addition, eventhough I cannot change the... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy walk from Opera stop. Soothing music piped throughout with a modern, sleek look. Hotel staff is friendly with nice smiles and great English (though they put up with my shaky French). Water, fruit, and pastries available in the lobby. Computer available. Rooms are very nice, HD tv with channels of various languages. Free wifi access for numerous devices. Shower... More 

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Stéphanie B, Directeur général at The Chess Hotel, responded to this review

Dear hynesdd, Thank you so much for posting such a nice review on your recent visit at The Chess Hotel Opera! I was thrilled to read kind comments regarding the atmosphere, our services and our concierge team. I shall certainly share your impressions with the whole team, which I am certain will put a smile on their faces. On behalf... More 

Monaco
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Chess hotel is a chic, very central little gem. Yes, my room didn't have a view, but the interior decor was tasteful and stylish, very well equipped, and with an absolutely spotless bathroom. The public areas, while not overly abundant, are also pleasantly designed, with a funky interior straight out of an interior design magazine. I found the reception... More 

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Stéphanie B, Directeur général at The Chess Hotel, responded to this review

Dear L H, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review on your recent stay The Chess Hotel! I was very happy to read your lovely description of our rooms, products and our facilities. During the almost 2-year renovation, we entrusted to the famous Interior Designer Gilles & Boissier to decorated and imagine The... More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Hotel was kind enough to let us do an early check-in after a 13hrs flight. Responded quick to my email. Room was alright as its normal to have a small room in Paris. Design of room was nice too. The receptionist who was a guy was very kind too. Didn't go for breakfast so no comments. Halal food was just... More 

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Stéphanie B, Directeur général at The Chess Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jooleeyanaa, Thank you very much for sharing your feelings about your recent stay with us. We hope that The Chess Hotel will become for you, one of the right places to come to recharge the batteries, and go shopping. We look forward to welcome you back in your Parisian home and seeing you for breakfast or enjoying a drink... More 

Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Why does this stand out? It's just off Haussmann/near Opera but on a quiet road, so it's relatively peaceful. The room is spacious - no tripping over the end of the bed or hitting your elbow in the bathroom! The design has a calm, contemporary feel (lots of attention to detail, such as the mural on the inner courtyard wall,... More 

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Stéphanie B, Directeur général at The Chess Hotel, responded to this review

Dear FayeLageu, Thank you very much for taking the time to post this review on your experience with us. I was very happy to read your lovely description of our rooms, lobby and courtyard, our ideal location and our service. On behalf of all my colleagues, we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards, Stephanie Billat General Manager More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

a modern hotel located within walking distance to many of the famous attractions. Room a bit small, good size bathroom, but had everything we needed. Air con is a bit of an issue. The rooms are controlled by reception and can either be turned off if set to a Winter or changed in the warmer months. We slept with the... More 

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Stéphanie B, Directeur général at The Chess Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kiwijetter, We are truly delighted to read that you enjoyed the comfort of our rooms and our ideal location next to the Opera House. Thank you very much for informing other travellers through this review on Booking.com. It is also with particular attention that I read your comment on the use of the Museum Pass and the room temperature... More 

Crewe, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Last time we visited Paris, my wife and I stayed at the K & K hotel, which is superb and highly recommended. On a slightly tighter budget this time, we decided to try the Chess Hotel based on some good reviews on this website. To be fair, it has quite a bit to recommend it - a central location, excellent... More 

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Stéphanie B, Directeur général at The Chess Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for taking the time to share this review on your recent stay The Chess Hotel! Your compliments are the best reward for our team, who strives to provide an excellent service and we are glad we met your expectations in terms of the breakfast quality, the comfort of our beds, and our ideal location.... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at The Chess Hotel with my boyfriend at the end of March for an Early birthday present. As you walk in, it had a lovely scented corridor with a lift that takes you to the reception. All staff where very helpful and polite. They offered us everything we needed for the Hotel and told us if we need... More 

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Stéphanie B, Directeur général at The Chess Hotel, responded to this review

Dear HMCM2015, Thank you very much for taking the time the post such a nice review on Tripadvisor! We are spoiled to receive these wonderful comments on the Hotel design and particularly the concierge service. I have shared your kind words with our entire team. This support of our guest is extremely rewarding for our team who greatly appreciated them.... More 

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