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“Great for a weekend getaway for 5* comfort at 3* prices” 5 of 5 stars
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Sofitel Paris La Defense
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   34 cours Michelet, 92060 La Defense, France   |  
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Ranked #2 of 39 Hotels in La Defense
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Ripon, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Great for a weekend getaway for 5* comfort at 3* prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Got this as secret hotel on last minute so got a great price.
La Defense is an area out of the main city but has metro so city easily accessible.
Area almost dead at weekends as it's a business area, so almost no cafes, bars or restaurants open at the weekend in the area around hotel.
Parking is valet parking and is EU25 per day - this is the only parking they have so you have to pay. Breakfast is EU 27 per day. Everything is extra!
Hotel staff, and in particular valet staff very nice and friendly.
Room was pure luxury. Most comfortable bed I have ever slept in. No expense spared on linens, towels etc. Free wi-fi.
Easy access to metro stations and central Paris about 20 mins. Actually it was nice to get out of hustle of city to return to this tranquil hotel.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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  • Rooms
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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We stayed a family of 5 at this hotel on August this year. We planned to visit Paris and were looking for a good location to start our daily trips.
The hotel is located outside all the tourist action but between 2 subway stations, 5-10 minutes' walk to the stations. So the trip is very short to all the highlight locations in Paris.
During check in we got an upgrade to the 2 rooms we booked. It was great as we needed big rooms. There is parking place near the hotel and in the hotel so it is very convenient to park the car.
We had 2 adjacent rooms which was very good. We stayed for 3 days but without breakfast. There are many places to eat near the hotel also in the mall near La defense station.
The hotel location got us a good price for a hotel in Paris and with the Metro we got an excellent value.
We had a very great time.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Fabulous hotel in a business district, but only a brief, easy metro trip from all the major tourist sites in Paris. One little caveat- if you arrive by train after dark, it can be very difficult to find the hotel. Better signage would be a plus. Room service is pricey but delicious. There is also a mall in walking distance with plenty of food/shopping, and there is a lovely little wine shop basically steps away from the hotel.

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

My hubby and I stayed in this 5 star hotel in Paris from aug 31 til sept 2nd 2013
We loved this hotel so clean and breakfast staff so friendly :-) drinks are way over priced at €20 prob why nobody was ever at the bar ? We had been promised a upgrade to lux room which we got and was lovely ! But didn't get any VIP welcome as promised :-/ , the lady at reception as we left at noon on Monday 2nd sept went that extra mile and printed off our boarding passes etc which really did save so much time and stress for us :) only problem is finding your way to hotel as taxis find this difficult - so we found it easier to jump on the metro into the centre - we did the open top tour buses which were well worth it to jump on and off them all day - but mostly the show called the lido ! Was what made our holiday extra special as it was fantastic !!!! Expensive like everything in Paris but soooooo worth it :)

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

This a great location to pick up a five star hotel in Paris for a lot less than in the centre, it's only 10 mins direct to the Arc de Triumph, easy on the Metro. A great shopping mall next door with all the cares and shops you need. It's obviously quiet at weekends if you want that, we are fortunate enough to have been to Paris a few times and have stayed in various locations, we would come back to this. Managed to get the hotel for 100 euros a night on last minute, would have paid at least 300 for something more central.
Good quality Sofitel, staff very helpful.

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Situated at a modern sleek part of Paris, very close to the Metro. If you don’t mind to travel then this place is great as it is quiet and away from the city buzzing noise. But the hotel can not offer a good view as it is surrounded by other office building blocks. Compare with other 5 star hotels we have been to, this hotel’s housekeeping is definitely not at a 5 star standard. As it is Sofitel we expected more.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I booked the Prestige Suite at this hotel via agent Prestigia.com, received confirmation, they took the deposit and all looked good for a few days in Paris in September. Had an email from the hotel next day saying they had in fact double booked this suite and after my booking the availability of the suite was left open. They had booked it out to another customer after my booking, but it was my booking that got cancelled.No apology from hotel, I was offered a lesser suite but was put off by lack of contrition by the hotel. l am sure it's a nice hotel, looks great, just be careful of the booking system and get your agent to double check everything.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 34 cours Michelet, 92060 La Defense, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Hauts-de-Seine > La Defense
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in La Defense
#1 Family Hotel in La Defense
#2 Romantic Hotel in La Defense
#3 Business Hotel in La Defense
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Paris La Defense 5*
Number of rooms: 151
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience Paris as never before through a marvelous mix of modern art, vibrant business, and exciting tourism. Nestled among soaring skyscrapers, Sofitel Paris La Defense offers inimitable French style and five-star luxury with a distinctly 21st century slant. Modern design, luscious shades of browns and reds, and an inviting atmosphere mean a refined Parisian adventure infused with the contemporary energy of la Defense. ... more   less 
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