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Hotel de France

5 rue Colbert, 78000 Versailles, France
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Argentan, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I don't know where to start here. The building is beautiful. It is a 17th century hotel particuliare built by one of Louis XIV's ministers. It still has much of the original woodwork and moulding. The room I stayed in was very tastefully decorated, good sheets, comfortable and good price considering it is Versailles and considering the location, literally steps... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were really pleased with our choice of Hotel de France. Our visit was specifically to visit the Palace of Versailles, and you really can not get any closer, it is on the first street back from the palace gates. Also as we visited in August, we were able to park our car on the street at the front of... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Having passed through France several times in the past few years and having stayed in chain hotels we made a decision to Visit the Paris Motor Show and stay at a traditional hotel just outside Paris. The Hotel De France, right opposite the Palace of Versailles seemed just the place, and so it turned out to be....right in every way.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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89 hotel reviews
395 helpful votes 395 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I have stayed a couple of times overnight in the Hotel de France when the standard business hotels close to my firm’s Velizy office have been fully booked. As many others have mentioned the key selling points are its superb location on a cobbled street opposite the main entrance to the Palace of Versailles and the fact that you stay... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Rooms are a unusually decorated and looking a little tired now. The rooms have safe boxes, but they are just left sitting loose on top of a wardrobe, so not so secure. Receptionist is shared between reception duties and restaurant duties in the adjacent restaurant so occasionally need to wait a few minutes or go looking for them. Breakfast is... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

The only thing this hotel has going for it is the location. The room was clean but very tired and old. Old we can do smelly we can not. The receptionist was , we'll not all there, when asked about parking she just shrugged her shoulders, when I asked which way was our room when we checked in she just... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

My stay in the Hotel de France was very enjoyable. On the first night there I had my purse placed in the hotel safe so that my American money, credit card and other information would not be in danger if my room was broken into or if I was pickpocketed in the crowds of Versailles. However, upon checking out, I... More 

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Amberley, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I couldn't really give this hotel more than 3 stars, but I have stayed here several times. Why? Superb location right next to the chateau, some lovely bedrooms and actually, the quirks sometimes make me smile... We arrived and the computer mouse was dead, so the man booked us in lying on the floor as the lead of the other... More 

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43 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The atmosphere is appropriate to the Versailles area, unfortunately the status of the hotel is also outdated. Room insulation is poor and the service was far to be an example. If you want to be in a historical place well located and if you can accept a service of à Max. 2star hotel, this is your hotel. Breakfast is below... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed our night at the hotel de France the rooms are good value especially for the proximity to Versailles. We walked here 10 mins from Chantiers station after dropping our bags off and then returning our car to Avis - so was very convenient location wise. The rooms are large and have big bath tubs. Didn't try breakfast here... More 

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Address: 5 rue Colbert, 78000 Versailles, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Yvelines > Versailles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 23
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