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Hotel Esmeralda

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I decided to leave my toddler and fiancé at home and take a weekend off. I was on a budget, but was looking for something centrally located with a special charm. Something that makes me feel like Amelia...and there couldn't have been a better choice for me than Hotel Esmeralda. This hotel is a real gem. From the map and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My second time in Paris, and second stay in this hotel. Centrally located, RER B, RER C, Metro line 4. Travel conveniently to Gare du Nord and Charles de Gaulle without train interchange. The best experience is when you can hear the Cathedral bell from your room. Few tips : If you carry a suitcase, opt for a room in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is located 5 minutes from the RER train from the airport which makes it really convenient The rooms are very small, but you don't go to Paris to sit in your room. There is no a/c and the room I had the window only opened a little. The room was always clean and the bed was comfortable. Just... More 

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Alain B, Gérant at Hotel Esmeralda, responded to this review

Are you sure, that you are discussing HOTEL ESMERALDA, 4 rue Saint Julien le Pauvre paris 75005? Indeed, our room are very clean with confortable bed ; indeed it is two minutes from the RER arriving from Charkes de Gaull airport. Indded , we have the most fantastic view on the cathedral Notre-Dame, the best ever possible. Iindeed, all our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Lovely, funky, very French. Each room done in provincial style. Great breakfast brought to room. Location cannot be beat, views from room windows wonderful. Price is reasonable. Drawback is no elevator, but not a real hindrance. This is a great, authentic experience.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Compared to many hotels this is on the cheaper end 85 euros, can't beat it for location and although the rooms are small they are clean and bed comfortable. No lift. 2 minute walk to RER to go to Charles DG airport and a view straight to Notre Dame. Perfect place to stay as I did when coming into Paris... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Old building, nice hotel and service Amazing location especially if you are interested In Notre Dame Unbelievable view of a small park, bridge near the church and Notre Dame itself. Narrow stairs and not much amenities, building built in 1640 but again for LOCATION you can not beat it.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I think all that has to be said has been said already about this hotel. If you want old world charm and an excellent location on a budget, good views (for some rooms) from a hotel, this is the place. Do keep in mind that the hotel does not have a lift, instead it has a creaky, winding staircase which... More 

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Yeodene
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Just Loved staying here, It was perfect in every way, couldn't imaging a better placed hotel. The esmerelda breakfast on the corner was amazing, fresh juice, espresso and croisant, wow this is the best I have ever tasted and so cheap. The rooms were cosy and the staff were so friendly, Great start to Paris, thank you

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Such a quaint hotel right in the heart of a bustling city where some of the greats such as James Joyce stayed. Window opens right onto the Seine and Notre Dame. We got a high room in the attic and had a beautiful view. Would definitely stay again. If you want old school Paris definitely stay here

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Located right across the street from Notre Dame w views of the cathedral! Great location..Charming staff.. Rooms and bathroom clean and functional. Close to Metro and RER..Latin Quarter..views of the Seine.. Definitely old world Paris!

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Staying in Odeon / Saint-Michel

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Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just next door and the prototypical terraced French brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this area is second to none; the Haussmann-style boulevards are contrasted by monumental architecture and overshadowed by the iconic Notre Dame, all within a moment’s walk from the Seine. This neighborhood's world-famous bookshops, cafés, and streets will not fail to impress you.
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One of the most original hotels in the French capital. Opened over 100 years ago in a 17th century building, the Esmeralda Hotel bears the name of the gypsy girl that, thanks to her grace, illuminated the story by Victor Hugo. Central, well communicated, charming, quiet, comfortable ... Each room is unique and has its own personality. Artists such as Hugo Pratt, Béjart, Gainsbourg ... were regular clients at the hotel. You can also talk about Paris, art and literature as most of our receptionists are writers and poets with PhD at the Sorbonne. Please, do not miss the authentic flavor of the Latin Quarter. Be warmly welcomed at the nearest hotel to Notre Dame for the best value for money in Paris: the staff will immediately address all your queries with their proverbial kindness. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Esmeralda

Address: 4 rue Saint Julien le Pauvre, 75005 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Odeon / Saint-Michel
Price Range: $124 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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