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“Great Location, Friendly Staff and Lovely comfortable hotel”
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Hotel Chaplain
Ranked #226 of 1,804 Hotels in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed February 10, 2014

We stayed here for one night on a quick trip from London. This is just a lovely hotel. The room was gorgeous and staff were friendly and efficient. Breakfast was included in the price of our room and was excellent. Room was extremely quiet and comfortable - excellent bed! Our only issue was with the shower, which did not drain properly. Overall though this is an excellent option for a stay in Paris. A fantastic find in a great location.

Room Tip: our room faced the courtyard and was lovely and quiet.
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  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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lechaplain, Responsable réception at Hotel Chaplain, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2014

Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to provide your kind feedback about our hotel.
We would be very pleased to welcome you again.

Best regards,

A.Sané
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

The hotel is very well located, it's close to the beautiful Jardin to Luxembourg and walking distance from the Louvre, Notre Dame and Tour Montparnasse. My room was nice, nothing out of the ordinary but everything was in good condition, however the real highlight was the service. My French isn't very good and I was a little concerned I'd be out of my depth as this was my first trip to Paris, however the staff spoke excellent English which really helped me ease into my city break. Not only were they patient with my fragmented French, they were also just genuinely friendly and helpful people. There's also a cool smart phone app called LoungeUp which means you can order room service, book a taxi, send a message to reception etc which adds to the service. The only thing I'd say is that the lift is tiny so if you have two people with lots of luggage you might need to make two trips!

Overall I loved my stay at Hotel Chaplain mainly due to the staff on the front desk but also the location which was perfect to see all the sights.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled solo
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1  Thank Beardyben
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lechaplain, Responsable réception at Hotel Chaplain, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2014

Dear guests,

Thank you very much for these wonderful compliments on our hotel and its services! It was a great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us.


We are glad to hear that you did enjoy our new App Loungeup.
Your enthusiasml is highly appreciated and will be a great source of motivation.


We all look forward to welcoming you back soon, and please do not hesitate to contact me for your next visit in Paris.

A.Sané
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Reviewed January 10, 2014

Just gorgeous. We stayed for a week from 26Dec13-3Jan14 and it was a perfect base for Paris. You couldn't ask for more accommodating staff, particularly Morgan, our 6yr old took quite a shine to her and so did we. All speak English well. Free Wifi. Breakfast was cheap to include each day and had enough variety to satisfy. An endless supply of restaurants close by made each night easy. We regularly walked to Saint Germain / Saint Sulpice as we had friends there and it was such a pleasant and safe stroll both day and night. Close to 2 metro stops it made getting around Paris so simple (including the RER lines to airport and Disneyland) and the train system there is so easy and reliable. Galleries Lafayette was only a few minutes walk (not the flagship store) but we just loved all the little shops around the streets. The room was lovely, quaint and kept very clean. Beds and linen very comfortable and loved the heated towel racks particularly in the winter. The safe was handy to store valuables and plenty of hanging space for clothes. So quiet, you wouldn't know we were right in the heart of the action just one street away. A coin laundrette literally 30 seconds away with a Starbucks across the road to have a drink whilst you wait. We will definitely be back. Taxi had a little trouble finding the place, be strict with them and stick with the actual address, it is definitely there, don't let them tell you any different, there is a Starbucks on the corner to the Rue Jules-chaplain.

Room Tip: We had a room back off the street and it was so quiet and felt so secure,
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  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with family
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lechaplain, Responsable réception at Hotel Chaplain, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2014

Dear Guests,

We truly enjoyed welcoming you to the Hotel Chaplain and it was a real pleasure to read these wonderful comments!

Thank you very much for your congratulations on the team especially Morgan. They were thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful time.

We all look forward to seeing you back in a not too distant future!

Sincerely yours,

A.Sané
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Reviewed January 9, 2014

I stayed here in November 2013 for a long weekend (Friday to Monday) with my partner and his parents. We were very happy with the hotel - it's quiet, comfortable, and the staff are extremely helpful (they helped me organise birthday flowers for one of the others). It's an excellent base for a sightseeing weekend as it's near the RER B but also only a very short walk from Jardin de Luxembourg, at msot a 30 minute walk from Notre Dame etc, and approximately 20 minutes walk from Montparnasse-Bienvenue. There are plenty of restaurants, cafes and bars nearby so we only had the hotel breakfast on one of the days, but it was very good with plenty of food and lots of choice.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Hannah M
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lechaplain, Responsable réception at Hotel Chaplain, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2014

Dear Sir/Madam,

We thank you very much for your kind comment. We have forwarded your compliment to our staff. Our front desk team is always there whenever you need help or assistance about your trip, your restaurant bookings, or anything else. It is always a great satisfaction for us to learn our guests have enjoyed their stay at the Hotel Chaplain
We look forward to welcome you again.

Best regards.

A.Sané
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Reviewed January 8, 2014

I came to Paris for a week with my mother. I have lived in Paris previously but this was her first trip and I can certainly say that this hotel offered a wonderful experience in my personal favorite neighborhood in the city. The hotel is also a five minute walk to the Jardin du Luxembourg and 15 minutes maximum to the Odéon stop in Saint Germain and Saint Sulpice (all great places to visit). Staff was helpful and friendly and the rooms were extremely clean and attractive. There are also great restaurants within walking distance. We will certainly stay here on our next vacation to Paris.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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Thank Mollye R
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lechaplain, Responsable réception at Hotel Chaplain, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2014

Dear guests,

Thank you very much for these wonderful compliments on our hotel and its services! It was a great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us.
Your enthusiasm for the hotel is highly appreciated and will be a great source of motivation.

We all look forward to welcoming you back soon, and please do not hesitate to contact me for your next visit in Paris.

Best regards.

A.Sané
Manager

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Reviewed January 7, 2014

We stayed 4 nights in this very nice hotel which is located in a very quiet street next to Luxembourg Gardens and 20 seconds from Montparnasse Blvd. A minute walk from the Metro and very close to the RER station (train to the airport) so we didn't need even one taxi on our stay! There are great restaurants and Patisseries just nearby so you get a great experience of Paris. The rooms are very comfortable in comparison to other Parisian properties and there is a satellite TV so you can even watch some English news before you go to bed (not trivial in Paris so it should be appreciated). A shower curtain would be nice but that is the only "criticism" I can come up with... The staff was extra friendly and everyone there knows English and are there to help your every need. Highly recommended!

Room Tip: We were in room 50 and it was excellent.
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  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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lechaplain, Responsable réception at Hotel Chaplain, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2014

Dear guests,

Dear guests,

Thank you for your kind message! Many thanks for taking the time to let us know you feedback from your recent stay with us.

I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay, our service and location.

We look forward to welcome you again.

Best regards.

A.Sané
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Reviewed January 3, 2014

This small boutique hotel is ideally situated a short walk from Boulevard Montparnasse and is within walking distance of the Luxembourg Gardens, restaurants, Ile de la Cite and shopping. The staff was very helpful the rooms were clean and pleasant. It gave the sense of an oasis in the midst of the bustling city.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled on business
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lechaplain, Responsable réception at Hotel Chaplain, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2014

Dear Guests,

We truly enjoyed welcoming you to the Hotel Chaplain and it was a real pleasure to read these wonderful comments!

Thank you very much for your congratulations on the team. They were thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful time.

Best regards.

A.Sané
Manager

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Address: 11 B rue Jules Chaplain, 75006 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#158 Luxury Hotel in Paris
#216 Business Hotel in Paris
#216 Family Hotel in Paris
#278 Romantic Hotel in Paris
Price Range: $148 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Chaplain 4*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lying between Saint Germain des Pres, the Luxembourg Gardens and Montparnasse, the Hotel Chaplain is immersed in a multifaceted whirl of culture and art. Writers, painters, sculptors and musicians have given this district its unusual character. Surf the Internet at your leisure, enjoy your choice of drink or be swept away by a good book in one of our twenty five air-conditioned rooms, in our lounge with its library or in our inner courtyard. Each room greets you with a depiction of a unique smile, surrounded by sober, contemporary decor. Our rooms offer a full range of amenities to ensure your comfort (Wi-Fi, Internet, flat-screen TV, domestic and international channels). ... more   less 
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