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Saint James Paris - Relais et Chateaux
Ranked #17 of 1,804 Hotels in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed October 22, 2013

We stayed for four days in August, right from the time of booking online there was great response to various questions I had. We arrived on an early morning flight and they were able to check us in earlier than normal and give us an upgrade as well.
Wonderful suite.
Staff were all very helpful and spoke good English.
Great location and easy walking distance to most sites.
Yes it is expensive but worth it. We had a great stay.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled on business
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Yves_Monnin, Directeur général at Saint James Paris - Relais et Chateaux, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Dear Madam,

Thank you very much for staying with us last August and for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We are all very happy to read that you enjoyed your experience at the Saint James Paris so much you chose to describe it as “fabulous”.
Be sure we will always be at your disposal for any query and provide you with the same sense of service during your next visit.

Looking forward to serving you again soon,
Yours sincerely,
Yves

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Reviewed October 21, 2013

We recently spent three nights at the chateaux as the final leg of our honeymoon. From booking to check-out I could not be more impressed with the Saint James property. We booked a superior room and upon check-in were upgraded to a wonderful suite. The room was spacious with a large lounge, beautiful tall windows opening to the front of the property and a bedroom on the second story.
The exterior of the hotel and the fountain are gorgeous. Our taxi driver could not believe the chateaux was a hotel when we dropped us off. Service was impeccable and we enjoyed taking drinks in the library bar. The hotel delivered a lovely bottle of champagne and placed rose petals on the bed and bathroom the help us celebrate our special occasion. Finally the concierge staff was exceptional. They helped us book one of the finest dining tables in the city on short notice.
Before staying here I would not believe that such hotels existed. It was an absolute pleasure and we will be back as soon as possible. I would like to thank all of the staff at the Saint James for making our special occasion just that much better.

Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Yves_Monnin, Directeur général at Saint James Paris - Relais et Chateaux, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Dear Mr W.,

Thank you very much for choosing our little chateau to spend a part of your honeymoon. We are all delighted to read that your duplex suite and the special welcome we thought for you were to your liking.
Our entire team is very grateful for your special mention, as everyone works very hard to offer a truly personalized professional service. More than a hotel, we aim at offering everyone a unique experience in our crazy-chic home, and we hope you will make us the honor of considering it as your home when in Paris.

Yours sincerely,
Yves

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Reviewed October 20, 2013

Continuously renovated, the hotel is very near to one of the most beautiful street of Paris, l'Avenue des Champs-Élysées. It is one of the most interesting and particular hotels i have ever visited; each room has its history and it is decorated paying attention to details.
The ambiance in the club bar is cozy and familiar, very well indicated for meeting while having a cup of tea.
I would surely recommend it to friends.
I would just love to see a faster food delivery service in the bar, sometimes it just takes so long.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled on business
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Yves_Monnin, Directeur général at Saint James Paris - Relais et Chateaux, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Dear Mr Provasi,

Thank you very much for choosing us when in Paris and for testifying about your experience. We are glad you like the décor and location of our home, the attention to detail in every room and the unique atmosphere of the library bar.
I am sorry you experienced some delay in service, be sure we will do our best to ensure this does not happen again in the future.

Thank you so much for recommending us, we look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Yours sincerely,
Yves

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Reviewed October 15, 2013

I cannot sing the praises of this place enough. Beautiful interiors, incredible setting. Very kindly upgraded on arrival (Special occasion) and every detail was perfect. Ate in the restaurant on the Saturday night and it was beautiful food and the service again was superb. Every staff member I spoke to had impeccable English (Which helped) and didn't mock or laugh my poor attempt at French. Would highly recommend a drink in the library bar too.

Location is good and easily walked to the Louvre (Both in late 20s) and other attractions. Simply superb, and if going back to Paris again will most likely be heading here again.

Well done to all, and definitely worthy of it's Relais et Chateaux membership.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Yves_Monnin, Directeur général at Saint James Paris - Relais et Chateaux, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Dear Mr R.,

Thank you so much for choosing our Relais & Châteaux property for your stay in the capital. We are all happy to read that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay, from the location and décor of our Paris home to your dining experience by Virginie Basselot and the service of our teams.

Unlike many museums, the Louvre is not quite located in our direct neighbourhood and walking there takes a little while. For guests who don’t feel as brave, the metro and RER stops are at a 2-minute walk, and we also offer complimentary bicycles!

We all look forward to serving you again soon.

Yours sincerely,
Yves

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Reviewed October 13, 2013

One of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. Will definitely return as service exceptional. Expensive but worth it. We did have a quirky room in the eaves, but it was spacious and imaginatively decorated. It is a quirky and personable hotel, but nothing was too much trouble for the staff. And they volunteered important information as well. Didn't hear a thing from our room, it was exceptionally quiet. A great location and setting. This has been the first hotel, and I am comparing to other five star hotels,where routinely, even the very last night, all of the toiletries were replaced , even down to the cotton buds. A small detail, but one that most try to skimp on, unbelievably. It is literally a first. But it just emphasises the importance to detail that elevates the entire hotel.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank RoamingMel
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Yves_Monnin, Directeur général at Saint James Paris - Relais et Chateaux, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Dear guests,

Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and for posting this raving review! It is a pleasure for our entire team to read that our service was outstanding to the extent of your considering us among the best hotels you’ve visited so far.
I am also glad to read that you appreciated the quietness of our rooms and their very personal décor, as well as the location of our little chateau.

We all look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Yours sincerely,
Yves

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Reviewed October 12, 2013

We only booked with Saint James as the Hotel Costes was full, we ended up being even more delighted and thankful to Costes! We will be going back and definitely using this Hotel as our Paris home from home.
Absolutely beautiful decor, friendly and very helpful staff, stunning rooms and tranquil setting. It is like pulling up to a grand hotel in the country.
We were also given an unexpected room upgrade to a suite which was very impressive.
They have free concierge parking which was helpful and saved us paying for more parking as with most other Parisian hotels.
We used the complimentary guests bikes for 2 days, which made our trip. Never have we managed to cram so much sightseeing in. Also, we didn't have any acheing feet, which we would have from having to walk all day. We felt like real Parisians too. They gave us bike locks which meant that we could park up and explore by foot or pop into a restaurant.
I would say the average age of the other residents would be 50-60's which surprised me as the decor in so cool, surprisingly it doesn't attract a younger crowd.
The only thing that would have improved our stay is if the hotel had a mixed Spa, (rather than single sex). Although they do have steam rooms, a jacuzzi, sauna and chill out area would have been nice to have.
We had a much bigger and better value room for the same price of Costes. I would highly recommend.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Yves_Monnin, Directeur général at Saint James Paris - Relais et Chateaux, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Dear Guests,

Thank you so much for choosing us and for taking the time to write this very kind review. I am very happy to read that you considered our rooms to be of good value for Paris and that you enjoyed the crazy-chic décor of our little chateau, the complimentary car park and bikes as well as the service of our very devoted teams.
I am sure that during your next visits you will see that our clientele is extremely mixed, from families to couples coming for a romantic week-end, artists and designers.
We have noted your suggestions for the spa and will take them into consideration for future developments. In the meantime, we will all be delighted to welcoming you back and to become your home away from home!

Yours sincerely,
Yves

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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Some reviews of this hotel are unenthusiastic as a result of what is regarded as the quirkiness of the hotel and some of its furnishings. To me this is an aspect of the hotel which adds to its charm and interest.

I found the décor and furnishings most comfortable - indeed in many instances luxurious. The room I enjoyed was decorated with an historical touch. It was more than charming and the historical touches did not diminish the comfort or enjoyment.

The staff are most courteous and helpful.

It is a delightful oasis in a great Paris location.

Room Tip: I enjoyed a suite on the fourth floor. Delightful.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled solo
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Yves_Monnin, Directeur général at Saint James Paris - Relais et Chateaux, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Dear Mr G.,

Thank you very much for staying with us and taking the time to post this kind review. The vision of our owners (a French family) when they decided to redecorate, was to find back the atmosphere of a home in the late 19th century. This is the reason why our decorator, Bambi Sloan, took so much care in choosing each piece and creating a true Napoleon 3rd setting. This work, along with her touches of humor, makes the Saint James Paris a unique property where everyone can feel at ease and I thank you very much for stressing this out in your review.

Our entire team and I look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Yours sincerely,
Yves

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Address: 43 Avenue Bugeaud, 75116 Paris, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Paris
#9 Family Hotel in Paris
#9 Spa Hotel in Paris
#14 Luxury Hotel in Paris
#14 Business Hotel in Paris
Price Range: $401 - $916 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Saint James Paris - Relais et Chateaux 4*
Number of rooms: 49
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A few steps from the Champs-Elysées, the Saint James Paris is a 100-year old château surrounded by its own private garden, offering a unique experience of grandeur and intimacy, classicism and extravagance. Each of the 49 spacious suites and rooms exudes its own atmosphere. This eccentric family home also offers a mythical library-bar, a restaurant with one Michelin star - Chef Jean-Luc Rocha, a one-of-its-kind terrace in the garden, and a spa in partnership with Guerlain offering treatment rooms, steam-rooms and fitness. A member of Relais & Châteaux. ... more   less 
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