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Hotel du Cheval Rouge

18 rue Andre-Chenier, 78000 Versailles, France
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Truro, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a fantastic location and a free car park (locked at night) in Paris, WOW! its only a very short flat walk to the palace of versailles and surrounded by bars, restaurants, market and cake shops to die for. The room was spacious and clean with en suite bathroom if rather dated, I know its the old... More 

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

Hello, Although we thank you for taking the time to comment on our hotel, it is a shame to lower your overall rating for a detail you are unable to explain. The history of our hotel is clearly explained on our website and it is what most of our guests appreciate most. It is also because of this history that... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been coming to this charming hotel for over 20 years and would not stay anywhere else in Versailles. The position is perfect, within walking distance from the train station Rive Droite. The Palace is a ten minute, lovely walk down one of the beautiful tree-lined avenues. The best food market ever takes place on Friday and Sunday mornings... More 

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

Hello, Your comment was an absolute delight to read! How lovely to know you are loyal, returning, and constantly satisfied guests at our hotel! Thank you ever so much for taking some of your time to write it, I do hope this will convince others to stay at our little calm, historical paradise in Versailles! Kind regards, Camilla. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Very central location - easy walk to the Palace of Versailles. Plenty of off-road parking. Old-style hotel with plenty of character: some might find it a little dingy but I loved it. Very quiet. Nice breakfast.

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

Hello, What an efficient and kind comment! Thank you so much for taking the time to sum it up. We also have private parking, free of charge for our guests. As mentioned many times, our hotel is a historical building where there were stables and where the King stocked some of his food for the Château. We understand, as you... More 

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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Good Aspects: - Location was great! We had a 15 minute walk to the Palace of Versailles, and there were restaurants all over the place. Right downtown and it felt safe. - Free parking for guests - Free wifi for guests - Good price Bad Aspects: - No air conditioning! It was so hot that we had the windows open... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to comment. I'm sorry to say, although it is very rarely as hot as it has been lately, we are not able to install any A/C or elevators due to the historical aspect of our hotel and its' building. I'm very sorry for any bother you went through. I'm glad you were able... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This has been a great find. Yes it is old and doesn't have air conditioning but we knew that when we booked (check out previous reviews),but we are experiencing the hottest days for a long time. Very fast and powerful shower, delightful hotel staff, secure courtyard parking and a sitting area under the trees.. And close to the chateau. We... More 

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

Hello, What a delight it was to read your review! It will be a pleasure to welcome you in the near future. I'm glad you were able to make the most of the little 'jardinet' in the middle of the courtyard/parking and that we were of help during your stay. Thank you for taking the time to comment and we... More 

Kansas City
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38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Pros: on the doorstep of the Chateau, free off street parking (worth a lot in Versailles) Cons: very rude receptionist who claimed not to speak English although most people staying at the hotel were British and American. She would rather smoke her cigarettes and watch TV in the back room than help people. When I called at 9 pm. for... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to inform us through your comment. I am ever so sorry you had such an unpleasant time at our hotel. We know exactly of whom you speak. What happened with this woman during your stay is unacceptable and we will take appropriate measures towards this unreliable/unprofessional receptionnist!! We have had an unexpected heat... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Nice hotel, clean with large bathroom. Breakfast was good, not exceptional. Centrally located in a lovely little area. Lots of shops in market in Square during the day. Walking distance to palace of Versailles. Lots of good restaurants nearby.

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

Hello, Thank you for your efficient comment which perfectly resumes our hotel and its' situation. I am glad that your stay was satisfactory and hope you will recommend our hotel to those who are looking for a fancy-free stay in a historical building of Versailles. Kind regards, Camilla. More 

Newtown Square
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52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The location is superb; the staff helpful. Rooms were okay, though our carpet had a couple of stains. Otherwise very clean. Lots of free parking, and a great price. Lots of restaurants, and the Chateau, are nearby. Watch out for Sundays when the one-way approach road is closed to traffic (back up the other wrong-way one-way street). The biggest drawbacks:... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to comment. I'm glad your stay was satisfactory. I apologise for the WIFI connection that tends to be less optimal when there are too many connections at once. The weather being rarely unbearably hot, we have decided not to install A/C in our rooms and I am sorry for the inconvenience this caused... More 

Wenatchee, Washington, United States
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The rooms are very small but comfortable. Everything you need is there. When we discovered we had left a pair of shoes behind they were kind enough to package them up and mail them back to us. The only change was the postage. The rating would have been five stars but the internet didn't always work.

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to comment on our hotel. I apologise for the internet issues you may have been encountered. Our free WIFI can be a little capricious at times when too many people are connected at the same moment. I do remember the shoes that you left behind, my director was happy to have them sent... More 

Canberra, Australia
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24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We chose this hotel for the included secure parking and good location to the palace. Both of which made a visit very convenient. We were pleasantly surprised by our big room, it was nice to spread out after small hotel rooms. The room itself was comfortable, but the breakfast was below average - definitely room for improvement. Self cater or... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for your comment. I am glad you were satisfied with your stay and made the most of the big space in our Superior rooms that are highly recommended for an even more comfortable stay. I am sorry that the breakfast was not up to your standards. It is indeed very basic and easy-going for most of our... More 

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