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Hotel des Academies et des Arts
Ranked #189 of 1,797 Hotels in Paris
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San Francisco, California
1 review
“Wonderful stay”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

We organised two nights here at the last minute and were absolutely amazed! The Hotel is beautiful, the atmostphere is gorgeous and the staff could not have been more helpful. The location is right on a street of foodie treats and a short stroll away from the Luxembourg Gardens for the best picnic ever. We can't wait to go back.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Laurent I, Propriétaire at Hotel des Academies et des Arts, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Dear guests,
We were deeply touched by your warm and kind review.
The location of our hotel is indeed really convenient with 3 metro stops within walking distance (line 4, 6 and 12) and countless restaurants and bistros.
We pay extra attention to the cleanliness, decoration and layout in our hotel to maintain the welcoming and cosy atmosphere our guests like.
At any time, our staff is always happy to help our guests, doing their best to make them comfortable during their stay.
The whole team sincerely hopes to welcome you again in the future.
Best regards,
Charlotte et Laurent Inchauspé
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We stayed here for three nights and just loved it. The accommodation was just outstanding. This is a quality place where no expense has been spared in getting the decoration and atmosphere perfect. The people here are committed to ensuring you are happy and that's exactly how it worked out. We would definitely stay here again without any hesitation.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Laurent I, Propriétaire at Hotel des Academies et des Arts, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Dear guests,
What a pleasure for us to read your warm review!
Charlotte created a really nice and unique atmosphere in our hotel, where arts are omnipresent from the lobby to the rooms, as well as in the staircase. There are four different ambiances in the rooms. Moreover Charlotte asked Jérome Mesnager to add a personal touch in each room with his famous “white-bodies”.
We take great pride in providing the highest level of service to our guests. Our staff is always delighted to recommend restaurants or places to visit in Paris.
We hope to welcome you again in the future.
Best regards,
Laurent Inchauspé
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Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful boutique hotel in a great location, easy to get everywhere! The decor is fabulous, the beds are ultra comfortable, the staff are so warm and welcoming... And having a/c in the middle of a heatwave is an absolute winner!

The only gripe I could find - and it's a tiny one - is that the shower wouldn't stay up on the pole and I got hit in the head a few times whilst standing underneath it! But heading downstairs afterwards for the hotel's ultra fluffy croissants and chocolat makes that forgotten pretty quick!

Oh and the other comments about rooms being small are correct, but this is Paris... All rooms are small here!

Love it and can't wait to go back!

  • Stayed July 2013
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Laurent I, Propriétaire at Hotel des Academies et des Arts, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Dear guests,
We were delighted to read your comment.
Our hotel is indeed a boutique hotel, i.e. a small hotel with exceptional service. We would therefore like to thank you for noticing it.
Charlotte created a very unique atmosphere for our hotel where art is omnipresent: video art, sculpture, paintings…
At any time, our staff is always happy to help our guests, doing their best to make them comfortable during their stay.
We hope to welcome you again and again in our hotel.
Best regards,
Laurent Inchauspé
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed July 11, 2013

I have stayed in this hotel four times and always find it excellent. The rooms are small but comfortable and the whole property is beautifully decorated and swish. Nice breakfasts and pleasant and helpful staff. Location is terrific: near a number of different Metro lines and walking distance from the Gare de Montparnasse. The Luxembourg Gardens are a couple of blocks away as well.

Room Tip: Although on a quiet street, the hotel is near a fairly large intersection so if you are at the front...
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
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Laurent I, Propriétaire at Hotel des Academies et des Arts, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Dear guests,
It was a pleasure for us to read your kind review.
Art is one of our passions. With that in mind, Charlotte created a very unique atmosphere for our hotel where art is omnipresent: video art, sculpture, paintings…
We were delighted to welcome you again and really pleased to see that you still enjoy our service.
It is really important for us to provide the highest level of service at all time for our guests. Our staff therefore does their best to make our guests’ stay as enjoyable as possible: answering questions about the neighborhood, making dinner reservations, booking tours…
We only serve fresh products to our guests for breakfasts: freshly squeezed orange juice, fresh fruit salad, fresh bread and croissants…
We hope to welcome you again and again in our hotel.
Best regards,
Laurent Inchauspé
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Reviewed July 11, 2013

Half a block from the Vavin metro stop, the hotel was in a great location for exploring Paris. We really liked that it wasn't in a too touristy area. There was many restaurants, cafes and bakeries. There is even a great wine shop/restaurant directly across the street!

The standard room was quite small, but there was a queen sized bed. Personally, I'd rather have a queen over a double and give up some space. Plus, it's Paris, not the US. The shower was awesome! Also, the the A/C worked decently well (not American standard, but I wasn't uncomfortable). The rooms were clean upon arrival and cleaned each day. I would highly recommend this hotel for those traveling to Paris.

Room Tip: Check out the wine shop directly across the street!
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Laurent I, Propriétaire at Hotel des Academies et des Arts, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Dear guests,
Thank you for kind review.
The location of our hotel is indeed really convenient with 3 metro stops within 5 minute walk (line 4,6 and 12). Our guests can therefore easily discover Paris during the day, and come back to a quieter place in the evening to relax. Moreover, there are countless restaurants and bistros in the neighborhood.
We have 3 different types of rooms, with different sizes as well. Several photos are available on the hotel’s website.
We hope to welcome you again in our hotel.
Best regards,
Charlotte and Laurent Inchauspé
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

We really enjoyed the location of the hotel in Montparnasse. It was near Luxembourg gardens and a quick walk to three different subway lines. The room was pretty small - expected for Paris - however its lay-out worked really well, where a couple wont trip over each other. All and all, I still find it hard to shake the fact the rooms cost $270/night - only in Paris!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank ShawnBToronto
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Laurent I, Propriétaire at Hotel des Academies et des Arts, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Dear guests,
First of all we want to thank you for sharing your experience in our hotel.
The location of our hotel is indeed really convenient with 3 metro stops within 5 minute walk (line 4,6 and 12). Moreover, there are countless restaurants and bistros in the neighborhood.
We have 3 different types of rooms, with different sizes as well. Several photos are available on the hotel’s website. On our website, we also have different offers depending on the periods of stay and availability.
We truly hope to welcome you again in our hotel.
Best regards,
Charlotte and Laurent Inchauspé
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Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

Lovely boutique hotel situated conveniently near the Vavin metro station. Staff so helpful. Hotel beautifully decorated and very comfortable. Really enjoyed the breakfast - fresh ingredients and beautiful presentation.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Laurent I, Propriétaire at Hotel des Academies et des Arts, responded to this review, August 5, 2013
Dear guests,
Many thanks for your kind review
Our hotel is indeed a boutique hotel, i.e. a small hotel with exceptional service. We would therefore like to thank you for noticing it.
Charlotte created a really nice and unique atmosphere in our hotel, where arts are omnipresent from the lobby to the rooms, as well as in the staircase. There are four different ambiances in the rooms. Moreover Charlotte asked Jérome Mesnager to add a personal touch in each room with his famous “white-bodies”.
We only serve fresh products to our guests for breakfasts: freshly squeezed orange juice, fresh fruit salad, fresh bread and croissants…
We hope to welcome you again in the future.
Best regards,
Laurent Inchauspé
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Property: Hotel des Academies et des Arts
Address: 15 rue de la Grande Chaumiere, 75006 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#24 Green Hotel in Paris
#120 Romantic Hotel in Paris
#134 Luxury Hotel in Paris
#236 Family Hotel in Paris
#265 Business Hotel in Paris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel des Academies et des Arts 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Hotel des Academies et des Arts in Paris, a unique boutique hotel located next to the Jardin du Luxembourg and Montparnasse, is dedicated to the creative arts. ... more   less 
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