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“Fabulous! Pamper yourself!!” 5 of 5 stars
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Relais Christine
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3 Rue Christine, 75006 Paris, France   |  
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“Fabulous! Pamper yourself!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

There are many less expensive places to choose from, but none will match the pampering you get from the staff at Relais Christine. They were the best. If service does not get you, location will. This is the perfect location from which to explore all the best that Paris offers - museums, restaurants, notable sites, and shops. The rooms are clean and we loved the romantic decor. This hotel is not for everyone, nor does it pretend to be. Service is equivalent to other 5 star places we have stayed in, minus the snootiness. Absolutely loved Relais Christine and wish we could have had a longer stay. Until next time.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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JeanLucChomat, Directeur général at Relais Christine, responded to this review, February 17, 2013
Dear Guest,

Our goal being to pamper our guests during our stay, we are very happy to read that we reached it with you.
All the team joins me to thank you for qualifying its service as a five-star one and for mentioning this on Tripadvisor!

We hope you visit us at Le Relais Christine soon again ,

Sincerely,

Jean-Luc Chomat
General Manager
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Just come back from a two night break at this wonderfully located hotel in the Latin Quarter.
Absolutely excellent in every respect.
Perfect in every way.
Would highly recommend for service,location,staff and value.

Room Tip: Overlooking garden or court yard are the best rooms
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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JeanLucChomat, Directeur général at Relais Christine, responded to this review, February 17, 2013
Dear sir,

We are delighted that your Parisian escapade gave you full satisfaction: this is a wonderful reward to be qualified as the perfect hotel!

Looking forward to your next visit in a near future,

Best regards,

Jean-Luc Chomat
General Manager
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

I just spent 2 weeks in Paris for work -- lots of client dinners, late nights in beautiful Parisian neighborhoods. I knew of the Relais Christine and had tried to get into the hotel on previous stays -- but it's hard to get a room if you are not really planning ahead. This time I got lucky and was there for two weeks. The hotel is tucked into the left bank (fabulous area full of wonderful restaurants, small boutiques and small art galleries), 2 blocks from the Seinne (Notre Dame visible as soon as you reach the river). The Louve and Tuilleries garden is right across the river -- the perfect morning walk.

Inside the hotel you find a perfect, tucked away gem. Beautifully maintained, elegant but not overdone. A wonderful sitting area with an honor bar, where the fire goes late into the night when it's cold outside. They have wonderful soups and are associated with the adorable restaurant next door (very creative french food).

This is where I will always try to stay from now on and where I hope to bring my husband on a non-working vacation soon. I highly recommend. Also, check out Le Coup Chou -- the most romantic, delicious, local hideaway restaurant also on the left bank.

Have a wonderful trip.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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JeanLucChomat, Directeur général at Relais Christine, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
Dear madam,

It was a pleasure to welcome you for two weeks at Le Relais Christine, knowing that there is no better reward to us than reading that your long stay was really enjoyable.
It is of capital importance to us to know that you felt home away from home, and enjoyed at best the area and our amenities.
We all thank you very much for detailing on Tripadvisor your experience and look forward to welcoming you and your husband very soon again, so that you can discover another of our accommodations!

With kind regards,

Jean-Luc Chomat
General Manager
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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

I stayed at the Relais Christine for business from Jan 17th – Jan 22nd.

On the plus side:

1) The staff is courteous, helpful and efficient
2) I had two small problems with my room (TV and the Safe) that were corrected quickly.
3) The rooms were extremely clean and well kept. The queen bed was large and comfortable
4) The rooms were large by European Standards. . If travelling with children you could fit a cot in the room although I’m not sure if Cot’s are available.
5) The bathroom was beautiful. large and included a Hot Towel Rack, Large Shower with plenty of hot water, a bath tub that might have been a Jacuzzi (didn’t look that closely), 2 pairs of slippers, 2 very nice bathrobes and a powerful hair dryer.
6) The lobby was well appointed, comfortable and was easily used for business meetings.
7) The location is ideal for sightseeing as it is just about in the middle of Paris.
8) There were plenty of restaurants/shopping in the area. Sort of like the Village in Manhattan only nicer.
9) The breakfast in the hotel dining room consisted of eggs, bacon, sausage, cereal, fruit and pastries.
10) The RER and several subway lines are close by.
11) When my Return Flight was cancelled I had no problem staying an extra day.
12) The free Wi-Fi was nice.

On the negative side

1) The walls are thin and noise (but not voices) traveled very easily from the adjacent rooms. Voices did travel from the courtyard which is the hotel entrance.
2) Several times a night the front door to my room rattled. I believe this happened when the wind was strong and the main hotel doors were opened. To solve this problem I stuck a small wash cloth under my door to keep it from moving.
3) I believe the above 2 problems were limited to courtyard rooms which is where I stayed. Try and get a room on the upper floors.
4) Like everything else in Paris the Breakfast was overpriced.
5) The Business Center had a PC but I did not see a Printer.
6) Intermittently I lost Cell Service/Internet on my Smart Phone. But this happened all over Paris.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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JeanLucChomat, Directeur général at Relais Christine, responded to this review, January 31, 2013
Dear Guest,

We thank you for sharing your experience at Le Relais Christine and we are glad to read that the numerous positive points mentioned.

As for the others, we hope to have the pleasure to reserve for you a room that would better suit your preferences on your next stay and regret we had not been informed of the noise problems to be able to handle them.

Be assured that our team is always at your disposal to assist you in all queries or assistance you may need.

With best regards,

Jean-Luc Chomat
General Manager
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New York, NY
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 hotel reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Ignore the smattering of less then stellar reviews, and stay at this lovely, homey feeling boutique hotel! I will definitely stay here upon any return trips to Paris.
The location is great -- right in the middle of the 6th, just across from the Ile de la Cite, a short walk to the Louvre, Notre Dame, art galleries, and great restaurants. Our room was terrific, if only a little "tired," meaning it could have used a new coat of paint, or some touch ups, and this is why I'm going with a 4 star rating as opposed to a 5 star. The staff was very friendly and helpful. A wonderful hotel.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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JeanLucChomat, Directeur général at Relais Christine, responded to this review, January 23, 2013
Dear Guest,

It is a real pleasure reading your review, even though we are sorry you thought your room needed to be refreshed in some parts- we do our utmost to maintain our accommodations in the best conditions possible all year long- and hope that you do not have this impression on your next stay with us!

We thank you very much for all your other positive comments and are thrilled by being considered as a "wonderful hotel" by you.

We hope to welcome you again soon at Le Relais Christine.

Sincerely,

Jean-Luc Chomat
General Manager
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21 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Everything thing one would expect from a small luxury hotel in Paris. It's expensive but quite lovely. The rooms are not large....we paid to upgrade from a superior room which was, we thought, tiny. A lovely bathroom - but plumbing that was very French! I should think the whole hotel knew when we ran a bath! All the staff that we met we helpful and friendly. The concierge desk in particular. Being in a little street it's wonderfully quiet. When I am lucky enough to go back to Paris, I very much hope to stay there again.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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JeanLucChomat, Directeur général at Relais Christine, responded to this review, January 23, 2013
Dear Guests,

We thank you for your enthusiastic feedback and we are delighted to read that your stay with us was as enjoyable as you could expect it to be.

The whole team joins me to thank you for the lovely comments made about its service and we look forward to welcoming you very soon again at Le Relais Christine!

With kind regards,

Jean-Luc Chomat
General Manager
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Greenwood, South Carolina
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

From the beginning of our trip the staff was outstanding and always very helpful. I had several questions before leaving the US and they would email me immediately with an answer. Our family of 5 had plenty of room in the large superior suite. It was very spacious and had two bathrooms which was nice. The location was great with a lot of restaurants and cafes in walking distance. I wouldn't hesitate to stay there again.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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JeanLucChomat, Directeur général at Relais Christine, responded to this review, January 17, 2013
Dear Madam and family,

We are delighted to read your comments and to learn that your suite was comfortable for you all: the one chosen is indeed the best choice for a family, as it is cosy but very spacious.

Also, our whole team thanks you for the lovely feedback made and all look forward to welcoming you again soon at Le Relais Christine!

With best regards,

Jean-Luc Chomat
General Manager
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Address: 3 Rue Christine, 75006 Paris, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Spa Suites
Hotel Style:
#13 Spa Hotel in Paris
#24 Luxury Hotel in Paris
#35 Romantic Hotel in Paris
#41 Family Hotel in Paris
#211 Business Hotel in Paris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Relais Christine 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Relais Christine, built on the foundations of a 13th-century abbey, is your Left Bank peaceful haven. Behind the gate is a cosy world and an ambiance of fine antiques. The 51 guest rooms and suites, all individually decorated, are stylish comfortable, some of them with a private terrace on the garden. Enjoy a peaceful haven in the garden or unwind after a day of sightseeing in the hotel’s spa with Carita treatments. ... more   less 
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