Hotel de Banville

Address: 166, boulevard Berthier, Paris, Île-de-France, 75017, France | 3 star hotel
 
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
 

How has this hotel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.

Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Parc Monceau area of Paris, is near Arc de Triomphe, Parc Monceau, La Maison du Chocolat, and Les Thermes du Royal Monceau.
Map this hotel

Amenities

Photos of Hotel de Banville

 
    View all photos
         

      Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel de Banville Paris

      Splendid

      from

      We stayed at the charming Hotel de Banville on our most recent visit to Paris and will surely return. Conveniently located near the Porte de Champerret metro station, the hotel is in a quiet neighborhood in the 17th. Upon our arrival, the lobby was under renovation. Nevertheless, by midweek it was lovingly transformed into a marvelous entrance with a gorgeous grand piano, exquisite wall and floor coverings, cozy furniture and unique lighting. Comfortably lounging in this area and having petite-dejeuner gave a most pleasant start to our days of shopping and visiting the sights of Paris. If one feels like a stroll, L'Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile and the Champs-Elysees are 15 minutes walking casually down Avenue Niel.The staff at Hotel de Banville is professional, courteous and extremely helpful. They were able to help with anything we needed. Additionally, we discovered an extraordinary restaurant near the hotel with an outstanding menu and wine selections. The place was packed on Friday and Saturday evenings but the restaurant staff happily welcomed their new American friends and treated us wonderfully! On departure day, we all had tears in our eyes. They were tears of sadness mixed with joy and anticipation for our return to Paris, the City of Light and it's splendid treasures.

      Great Hotel - Maybe Slightly Overated

      from

      The Hotel de Banville is definitely a wonderful hotel. The lobby is very inviting and displays a casual elegance. The corridors leading to the suites are the most charming corridors I have every seen in a hotel. The light colored stonework that decorates the corridors along with its bright red lacquer doors leading to suites with illuminating floor numbers when you stand in front of the door creates an exceptional entrance to the suites. The staircase also adds to the elegance of the corridor and even though I was on the 7th floor, the staircase was so inviting I walked up and down a couple of times (the corridor may have been even nicer than the room). I spent a great deal of time searching the internet and reading books about accommodations in Paris and the Hotel de Banville was always on some list regarding the best hotels in Paris. I was very pleased with the hotels location (very convenient to the Metro) and the friendliness of the staff, especially the uniformed housekeepers who were wonderful in maintaining the suite and serving morning breakfast. The reason I say the hotel may be a little overrated is because considering all of the praise I read regarding the hotel, I expected the maintenance in the room to be a little better. The room had a Parisian charm that was very inviting and the large double window that opens wide to frame the top of the Eiffel Tower was wonderful. However, the little bit of flaking paint on the ceiling over the bed and in the bathroom, especially around the shower, took away some of the hotels charm for me. The décor of the room was wonderful but I did expect the bathroom to be a little better maintained. The bathroom was not bad by no means but considering the room rate and all of the praise the hotel receives, they could repair some of the flaking paint I had in my room. I would definitely stay there again because it really is a great hotel but on my next trip Paris, I may try one of the other highly recommended hotels I had on my list. I am a little particular about the hotels I stay in while on holiday and I tend to notice small details so take this review from someone who may be a little more demanding than the average traveler.

      Sssshhh!

      from

      This is my favorite hotel in Paris so far, and I don't want too many people to know about it because I'd like them to always have room for me!

      I like the fact that the quartier is a bit removed from the usual tourist core--keeps the price reasonable for the quality, I suspect.

      Our room, which was neither the least expensive level available nor the priciest (i.e., the "named" suites and rooms) was quite nice, with a balconnet and a view of just the tippy-top of the Eiffel Tower.

      It was raining and raw when we arrived (despite being late May) and the very helpful, very pleasant English-speaking woman at the desk suggested we have "tea" sent up to our room. For tea, we had some grilled bread with butter and jams and some of the best hot chocolate I have ever tasted. The staff was friendly and provided good restaurant recos, chilled our wine, brought glasses to our room. We had a nice digestif one night in the small bar area.

      One of my favorite things about this hotel is perhaps a bit odd--I love the corridors! The polished stone contrasts so wonderfully with the lacquered red doors and the black iron of the staircases, and the lighted floor plaques add a contemporary, elegant touch.

      A Parisian Treasure

      from

      This is the most wonderful and romantic Parisian hotel I have come across. The suites on the top floor are more spacious and amazing and have a giant clawfoot bathtub for lovers. The view and small deck offer you the ability to have your morning coffee while you look over toward the Le Tour Eiffel and the rest of the city.Friendly staff and a cozy lobby. I was told that many diplomats frequent the hotel. My wife and I will return.

      Best views on the top floor. Hope the elevator works.

      from

      The hotel is very nice. The rooms are very comfortable. The staff is friendly and helpful. I do complain though that when I arrived, I found the hotel to be under renovations and the elevator was out of service.

      I had to walk up to my room on the 8th floor 2 or 3 times a day. By the end of my stay I was in great shape. No apologies were offered for the lack of elevator. Other than that, I loved the hotel.

      White bedspreads, maids in uniforms, a true French experience

      from

      I found out about this hotel in Pamela Lanier's Bed & Breakfast book. The hotel was wonderful. I stayed in the chambre de Julie. I loved this room. It was perfect for a single pretty gal with lots of taste. The room was quiet. The staff was friendly. It was my dream hotel in Paris.

      Great improvement in e mail response!

      from

      Perhaps the San Francisco reviewer below stimulated a change ... I sent an e mail with detailed questions about room availability and received a detailed response within 12 hours.

      Unusual Little Hotel

      from

      A very pleasant change to the many chain or sub standard smaller hotel in Paris.

      Great decor in rooms, very good beds and a quiet neighbourhood.

      Slightly pricey, though I'd imagine you could negotiate, for example to include breakfast etc.

      Not too advisable if you're flying in to Orly, but much better located for CDG. Overall 8/10

      Hotel de Banville: Does the staff ever respond to email inquiries??

      from

      I cannot write any review of staying at Hotel de Banville because I never get any reply about a reservation request.

      I emailed this hotel three times over a period of 2 months. Never ever got any response.

      Does the hotel feel that it gets enough business to ignore prospective guests' emails about making reservations? I certainly can do better!

      Good

      from

      Had an enjoyable stay at the Hotel de Banville, but was slightly disappointed by the room which was nice but very small and could have done with a lick of paint. Overall would recommend it although may be a bit over priced.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel de Banville Paris

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
       

      Travel Blogs from Paris

      Lost in Paris

      A travel blog entry by kgordon on Mar 20, 2015

      5 comments

      ... we don't like and secretly hope the next one has something the previous one didn't, we decide to revisit the crepe shop that we went to many years ago. We're happy that we found it but we both become a little sad because we remember the last time we were there Cain was with us. Our handy dandy version of Carry On Cain joins us and we are now as happy as can be! Nutella and bananas for me, Nutella and coconut ...

      Museums big and small, and the last supper

      A travel blog entry by kcsinasia on Oct 24, 2014

      1 comment, 27 photos

      ... over the camera screen, walk off. Truly, they never really looked at her!). We were ambling along, but realized that more and more people would be coming in, so headed for the Mona Lisa. Along the way we saw the Roman Winged Victory of Samothrace. People were only 3 and 4 deep in front of the surprisingly small Mona Lisa ( made all the more so by the immensity of the room. We were quickly able to be as close as one gets--after someone attacked her several years ago, there is a ...

      Paris by Foot

      A travel blog entry by tinadoug on Sep 07, 2014

      5 photos

      ... br>
      Now you would think that 2 rather large landmarks should be easy to find but true to form, we got lost. We would see it in the distace, start heading in that direction but lose sight of it when walking down the streets. Then the next time we'd see it we would be walking in the wrong direction. It didn't seem to matter that we had 2 maps! As we started to get closer, our sense of direction seemed to improve and in no time at all we ...

      The tower of towers

      A travel blog entry by emily_160 on Jul 15, 2014

      As we didn't get to go up the Eiffel Tower yesterday it was our main plan to climb up it today. So when we woke up we went straight there before it got too hot. It was only a short walk to the tower and when we got there it was beautiful. We walked through the gardens before it, taking photos and chatting. We reached the Eiffel Tower and it looked even bigger up close. We lined up to take the stairs and luckily it didn't take too long. It was a bit hard going up the stairs but ...

      Day 4 : Paris - Thursday 26.6.14

      A travel blog entry by whibj on Jun 26, 2014

      7 comments, 27 photos

      ... very little in her bag and she doesn't have a phone on this holiday, so couldn't work out what had caused the problem. Parc Monceau is a beautiful park of about 8 hectares where all age groups were enjoying being out, including school groups and nannies with young children. While we were watching some people playing with their dogs, we were discussing their breeds, when an American man who was walking by, stopped and joined in our conversation. We ...