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Hotel du Cheval Rouge

18 rue Andre-Chenier, 78000 Versailles, France
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Hotel du Cheval Rouge
Ranked #4 of 23 hotels in Versailles
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  • 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Versailles, France
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed at the Hotel Cheval Rouge with my husband and 2 young kids. We expected something simple for the price ( $136.00 for a quad room) but this room was beyond Spartan and limited in terms of even basic comfort. Worse, the staff was inconsistent in their helpfulness and were unapologetic regarding the complete lack of internet, despite... More

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Cheval R, Responsable réception at Hotel du Cheval Rouge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment on our hotel. I'm very sorry you were not satisfied with your stay with us. Our free wifi connection is not optimal and your disappointment will be communicated to my superiors so that we can sort this issue out as soon as possible. We are aware that our rooms... More

West Malling, Kent
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this hotel on the basis of reviews and really enjoyed our 3 night stay. The hotel is definitely 3 star but good value and quite charming, built as it is around a small courtyard which provides secure parking for about 15 cars, right in the middle of Versailles. The staff were very friendly and our room was huge,... More

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Cheval R, Responsable réception at Hotel du Cheval Rouge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you ever so much for your wonderful review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you will pick us for a future stay, it will be with great pleasure. We are looking forward to welcoming you in the near future. Kind regards, Camilla. More

Essex, England
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Perfect location to explore Versailles and Paris. Secure free car park which is bonus! Lots of restaurants, cafes and bars on the square, some recommended by the friendly staff. Breakfast was simple but plentiful (extra cost but worth it). Rooms are simple, functional, clean but a little outdated. I would certainly recommend it as it ticked all the boxes.

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Cheval R, Responsable réception at Hotel du Cheval Rouge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your kind comment! I'm very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are constantly refreshing our rooms little by little to make them more comfortable. I hope you will stay with us again should you be back in Versailles in the near future! Kind regards Camilla. More

West Sussex
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61 reviews 61 reviews
13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The best bit about this hotel is the convenient free parking in centre of Versailles. If I was staying here again I would try and get a better room. Our room (238) was pretty basic but clean, and we had to climb an uneven winding staircase up two floors to get to it. There is no lift so its a... More

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Cheval R, Responsable réception at Hotel du Cheval Rouge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to comment on our hotel. Our parking is very convient and practical when visiting town. Unfortunately, our hotel cannot accomodate a lift. I am sorry for the difficulty you faced with your suitcases. I will transmit your message to my superiors concerning our 'basic' breakfast as this is often mentioned in... More

Oakville, Canada
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144 reviews 144 reviews
55 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This hotel is perfect if you have a car as they have a private courtyard. And it's walking distance to the palace and the train station for a trip to Paris. It is rated as a 3 star and it is --- all the basics are here and nothing too fancy. The beds are excellent and the room is very... More

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Cheval R, Responsable réception at Hotel du Cheval Rouge, responded to this review

Hello, We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Indeed many people appreciate our ideal location close to the main stations and the palace. Our private and free parking is very practical as spots aren't easy to find in Versailles! Thank you for your kind comment and we hope to welcome you in the near future. Kind regards, Camilla. More

Ithaca, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We didn't need or want luxurious accommodations in Versailles. We came to see the palace and grounds. We were able to get a good night's sleep in a comfortable bed, in a clean room, with a clean, modern bath. Our rather spacious room was on the second floor overlooking a quiet courtyard. The hotel itself is tucked in a corner... More

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Cheval R, Responsable réception at Hotel du Cheval Rouge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to comment on our hotel. We are ideally placed indeed and our guests are usually surprised by the quiet atmosphere that prevails despite the local market nearby. Tickets for the Château can easily be purchased at the tourism office on the Avenue de Paris, all of this a little less than... More

Montbard, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Had an overnight here with my wife and sister to visit the Chateau on our way back to England. Absolute ideal location, short stroll to Chateau and gardens. Staff were helpful and friendly. Plenty of choice for meals in the surrounding streets. We were there Saturday until Sunday and on both days there was a traditional market in the square... More

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Cheval R, Responsable réception at Hotel du Cheval Rouge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your comment. We are glad you took the time to let us know you enjoyed your stay. All our apologies for the tv. We are currently having an issue concerning our English channels and are trying to resolve it quickly. Our hotel is very calm and simple, I'm glad this was convenient for you... More

California Desert, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Everyone at the hotel from the front desk to the restaurant help is incredibly friendly and polite. The rooms are clean and comfortable. We found this hotel because my cousins live one town over from here, a five minute car ride. Our first stay was three years ago with my husband. I travelled this time only with my son while... More

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Cheval R, Responsable réception at Hotel du Cheval Rouge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your comment. We are so glad you had such a nice time with us. We do hope you'll chose our hotel for a future stay in Versailles. We have indeed a perfect location in the center of Versailles, with a food market one day and a clothes market the other. This being just a... More

Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

On my arrival the receptionist was charming and informative, and made me feel welcome and at home. The clean room was big enough to accommodate a large comfortable bed, luggage shelf, desk, wardrobe and reading chair and, indeed, was more spacious than some rooms provided in corporate hotels. The shower was powerful and there was adequate space in the en... More

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Cheval R, Responsable réception at Hotel du Cheval Rouge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your very kind comment. We are ever so happy you enjoyed your stay with us this much and that it was such a delight. The details that you mention of the hotel and its' surroundings are perfectly accurate, I have nothing to add! I do hope you will stay with us again in the... More

UK
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Stayed here for two night en route from the Dordogne back to the UK with our two children (4,8). Arrived early but were able to check in. The hotel was easy to find, with brown signs on virtually every approach road into Versailles. Reception staff exceptionally pleasant and helpful. Our room was basic but very clean. Two large double beds,... More

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Cheval R, Responsable réception at Hotel du Cheval Rouge, responded to this review

Hello, We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your lovely comment. We have very recently (a few months ago) obtained a 3rd star for our hotel. I do hope you think it was worth the 3 stars. All my apologies for the lack of air conditioning. It is not often we have very hot... More

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Address: 18 rue Andre-Chenier, 78000 Versailles, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Yvelines > Versailles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Le Cheval Rouge Versailles
Le Cheval Rouge Hotel Versailles

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
By staying at the Hôtel du Cheval Rouge you enter into the rich history of Versailles and its Château. Built in 1676, the Cheval Rouge was originally Louis XIV's livery. Since then, the Cheval Rouge has kept up this tradition of hospitality, with friendly service and 38 newly renovated rooms that will make your trip to Versailles restful and enjoyable. At a 5 minutes' walk from the Château, the Cheval Rouge is conveniently located between the three train stations serving Paris. ... more   less 
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