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“Not bad but room for improvement ” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel Richaud
Ranked #23 of 26 Hotels in Versailles
Stafford
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34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Not bad but room for improvement ”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here in early May. We wanted somewhere reasonably priced but central. the hotel Richaud was just that.

Parking was very secure. Reception staff very friendly. Room reasonable size & clean but bed very uncomfortable and it would of been much more pleasant if the room had been aired before our arrival. Easy walk to Rive Gauche RER station with trains direct into Paris. All day pass was €11

It's two star is about right in our opinion

Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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washington dc
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32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2013

This is not a four star hotel or anything but is good value for the price. It is about a 15 minute walk from the Versailles Rive Gauche station and a 10 minute or so walk to the palace of Versailles. I stayed in the fall so the lack of AC was not an issue. Wifi signal was good. The room was clean though a bit dated. Still the bed was fine - not the best but not the worst - there was a small TV (only 3 or so English channels). My room and bathroom were clean and there was no smell. It was a tiny room but fine for one or two nights. There are plenty of small bakeries near by so I appreciated that I did not have pay for breakfast (which I did not eat at the hotel). You can also ask for a wake-up call. Staff not super friendly but somewhat helpful.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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361 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013

It was close in for easy access to Versailles and shopping areas. It also had free parking. It really needs an update, as the carpeting in the room was old, worn, and looking dirty. It really has a bad smell in all areas. There were old hairs in the shower.Getting closer to a 1 star. My family would never stay there again unless major changes were done.

Room Tip: Would not recommend unless updated
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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53 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2013

We stayed for one night and found it perfectly adequate. The reception staff were friendly and it was only a ten minute walk to Versailles. The bed was comfortable, although the bathroom needs dragging into the 90’s at least. But that close to Versailles, what do you expect for 70 Euros. Fine just for a sleep and nothing more.

Round the corner from the hotel there is a square at the junction of Rue de la Paroisse and Rue du Marechal Foch. This is full of restaurants round the outside and on Sunday the greatest food market I've ever seen. The closest I can liken it to is a giant Harrods food hall. If you stay at the this hotel make it on a Saturday just to see the Sunday market.

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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UK
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41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2013

Stayed two nights at the start of our holiday spending the day at the Palace of Versailles. Arriving around 7.30pm we were still able to get a parking space which was very useful. Hotel room was fine - maybe hotel could do with a bit of decor renewal. No aircon so advisable to take a fan with you in the height of summer. We did and it was essential throughout the fortnight in France where it was at least 26ªC every day. Breakfast ok.

Room Tip: Take a fan with you - we bought one the previous year in France and it was essential in the heatwave...
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Gordon-GS
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Baltimore, Canada
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2013

The location was great as it offered quick access to transit. We were able to walk everywhere from this location. We stayed three nights. Breakfasts were provided and the usual french fare -- good food. Rooms were very clean and reasonably quiet. Staff are accommodating and approachable. WIFI is not free, but affordable.

Room Tip: Great location.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Cambridge
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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2013

A good hotel, nothing fancy but everything you need. The reception staff speak English which is handy. The Versailles Rive Droite railway station is nearby for quick trips into Paris.

The attractive old Louis XIV hospital opposite is currently (as of June 2013) being converted into flats by noisy builders. Work starts at 6 am (7 am on Saturdays with Sundays off) with a chorus of "bon jour" so loud it woke me and I got out of bed to check the double glazed window was not open (it was firmly closed). Earplugs reduced the noise to a level when I could sleep with only the occasional awakening. I am not super-sensitive to noise, being somewhat hard of hearing.
The building work is not, of course, the hotel's fault.

Room Tip: Ask for a room at the back until the building work is finished. I think it will probably be finishe...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Hotel Richaud
Address: 16 rue Richaud, 78000, Versailles, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Yvelines > Versailles
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #23 of 26 Hotels in Versailles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Richaud 2*
Number of rooms: 58
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