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“great Hotel at a central location” 4 of 5 bubbles
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BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera
Ranked #217 of 1,796 Hotels in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Vienna, Austria
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“great Hotel at a central location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2013

Stayed in the hotel around Christmas 2012.

The Hotel is in a small side road of Madeleine, so you won't have traffic noise or anything and just few minutes walk to the metro.
The rooms were clean and the staff is very friendly and always helpful.
Breakfast had a good variety of all you need and was fresh and tasty.

We had a lovely stay and will stay again at our next Paris visit.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Sven L
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AMGerbault, Directeur général at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review, May 12, 2013
Google Translation
Muchas Gracias para su comentario, muy amable y sympatico.
Esperamos verte de nuevo en Paris,
Cordialmente
Anne-Marie
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Singapore, Singapore
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51 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2013

I stayed here from 7-11 April 2013 and the hotel is great.It's at Madeline station and near to Opera. The hotel had just been renovated and the room is clean. They even give me a box of chocolate as a gift when arrived! The breakfast is great and the staffs are courteous. Given my budget, this is a fine hotel even though it's consider as a 3 star. Well done!

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Iszraei
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AMGerbault, Directeur général at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review, April 19, 2013
Thank you very Much Sir for your kind comment,
You give us the pleasure to improve our services day by day.
We hope to welcome you in Paris !
Regards
Anne-Marie Gerbault
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London, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
83 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2013

I wasn't expecting much from a hotel at this price point and in the heart of Paris, but the Best Western exceeded my expectations.

Good:
* Clean rooms. Larger than I expected: most Paris hotel rooms are tiny until you start shelling out many hundreds of euros per night. I have stayed at more expensive hotels with smaller rooms.
* Comfortable bed, good amenities in bedroom/bathroom.
* Surprisingly quiet, given how many rooms are packed into a small space. Maybe I just got lucky in having courteous guests around me.
* Decent breakfast for a hotel in this category. No, it is not extravagant. But other hotels in Paris have much simpler breakfasts.
* Friendly front desk staff. Answered all my questions at check-in without complaint or fuss. Looked after my luggage on my final day without complaint.
* Excellent location. Very close to Madeleine metro. Very close to Gare St Lazare/Hausmann, which is just one stop on the RER from Gare du Nord / Gare de l'Est.
* Free, fast wifi. Free printer access at reception.

Needs improvement:
* Maybe they could do more to secure luggage left on a guest's final day (e.g. put it out of sight in a closet or something). However, this is ultimately not the hotel's responsibility, and I am not going to lower the hotel's rating because of this one factor.

I would happily stay here again, especially for the price.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
Thank Golda135
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AMGerbault, Directeur général at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review, April 19, 2013
It’s such a pleasure and our priority when customers live us happy !
Don’t hesitate to contact us if you can help for anything in Paris,
Kind regards
Anne-Marie Gerbault
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basingstoke
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

Best place to go in Paris , great location , walking distance to all the top attractions ,immaculately clean room, all you need.we stayed for a long weekend Thursday to Sunday and when we come back to Paris this is the hotel we will come to, good continental breakfast with multiple choices,the staff very polite and friendly and very helpfully, thank you very much for making our stay unforgettable

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank melvyntoms1957
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AMGerbault, Directeur général at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review, March 25, 2013
Thank you to you for this kind comment.
Our location is very pleasant and close to so much attractions as you wrote.
All the Staff and I are so please you enjoy your stay with us, your satisfaction is our priority !
Kind regards
Anne-Marie
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Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

This hotel is a great place to stay in Paris. In a very nice part of town, close to the Metro, plenty of places to eat around there. This is a rather expensive area but I find it very safe and clean. Also all the major sites are a max 20 min Metro ride. This was my 1st stay here but it was perfect for me as my office is right around the corner. While the rooms maybe "small" for American standards, they are big for Paris standards and very competitively priced. Very clean well-kept rooms. I am pretty particular with how clean my rooms are and the whole hotel is very clean and well kept. The front desk is very friendly and helpful and so is the other staff. I had a queen size room and it was perfect for 2 people. You cannot fit any more than that in there. The bathroom had a tub which I am grateful for. The single showers are usually way too small but this allowed for a good amount of room in the bathroom. Breakfast was excellent but the basic continental breakfast (I prefer this). My breakfast was part of my room rate so I do not know how much it costs independently (I have stayed at places that charge 20 Euro). No hot items per say (eggs/scrambles etc) but a good buffet and very well kept. This is the best value for what you get I have found in Paris so far and I have stayed at 4 hotels. Well done Folkstone Best Western, you have me as a customer as long as this level of service continues and the price is reasonable. I will stay here again on business and again when I am back with family.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Amit S
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AMGerbault, Directeur général at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review, March 15, 2013
All the staff and I thank you for your congretulations. Your feed back is very important for us, it help us to improve our service.
Cleanliness is our priority, every day we work for it.
For information, breakfast rate is 13€ if it can help some travelers.
Kind Regards
Anne-Marie
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86 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

we stayed again at this small hotel. Wonderfull location. The staff very helpfull and an excellent breakfast. It's served after 7 AM, we were leaving before 7, we told the day before to the breakfast lady and she had prepared for 6,30

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Gerardo M
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AMGerbault, Directeur général at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review, March 15, 2013
Thank You so much for your loyalty to Folkestone Opéra.
We are so please to welcome you as you expected. Liliane, breakfast lady, will be so happy to read your comment, thank you for her. She try to help, as much as possible, our customers.
We hope to see you again in Paris, may be in a summer time with some more degrees…
Kind Regards
Anne-Marie
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Alberta, Canada
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2013

This was my third stay at the Folkestone Opera. We've always been drawn to its wonderfully central location, but its facilities, service and comfort add to its appeal. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful during our stay, ensuring that all our questions were answered and our needs met. The hotel also offers a great breakfast with many choices. If you enjoy walking, the Madeline Church, Place de la Concorde, the Champs Elysees, Opera Garnier and the fashionable (and expensive) department stores - Galarie Lafayette, Au Printemps - are within easy, walkable distances from the hotel. Additionally,the Madeline Metro stop isn't more than 5 minutes away. Getting to the hotel is relatively easy as well. We took the Roissy Bus from CDG at 10 Euros each and got off at the end of its run - Opera Garnier. From there you can walk to the hotel in 10 minutes.

Room Tip: We had a deluxe twin room. It was relatively roomy for Parisian hotels. We'd recommend it
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
Thank corkyAlberta_Canada
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AMGerbault, Directeur général at BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera, responded to this review, March 15, 2013
Good morning from Paris,
Thank you very much for this kind comment !!! As you wrote it, our location is a nice place to discover Paris ; we thank you for your loyalty to Folkestone Opéra !
Kind Regards
Anne-Marie
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Property: BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera
Address: 9 rue de Castellane, 75008 Paris, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites
Hotel Style:
#109 Family Hotel in Paris
#174 Romantic Hotel in Paris
#177 Business Hotel in Paris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel Folkestone Opera 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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