Hotel de Crillon

Address: 10 Place de la Concorde, Paris, Île-de-France, 75008, France | 5 star hotel
Photo of Hotel de Crillon Paris
 
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 5 star hotel, located in the Champs Elysee area of Paris, is near Musee de l'Orangerie, Place de la Concorde, Obelisk of Luxor, and Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume.
Map this hotel

Description

   

TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel de Crillon Paris

Reviewed by vivicarroll

Very expensive hotel

Reviewed Sep 20, 2006
by (67 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

The room was beautiful with a view of the Eiffel Tower. But I found the staff to be not very friendly.

This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel de Crillon Paris

A memorable stay!

from

We stayed at the Crillon for three nights in order to celebrate my husband's birthday in June. The service was excellent in every aspect. Our room was large and tastefully decorated (even though gold and mauve is not to my liking) and everything worked well. The marble bathroom was very impressive, better than the Dorchester (which was the best I had seen till the Crillon). The consierge was especially helpful with restaurants and whatever we asked. The Ambassadeur restaurant serves a wonderful buffet breakfast. We loved the friendly staff, always smiling politely. The location is excellent: all the designer shops are close by, the stunning Budha bar behind the hotel has great sushi, and the famous beauty house of Carita where they give wonderful facials is a minute away. If you can afford it, its a great classy place to stay in Paris.

Not every once in a lifetime experience is worth it?

from

I had occasion to stay in the Hotel Du Crillon as part of a ballooning

trip ... Buddy Bombard Balloon adventures meets up at the Crillon

before beginning their adventure in the Loire Valley, which is

terrific! I love Paris and France.

Walking into the Crillon is impressive, and to note the history there

is very nice. I suppose the Crillon can support themselves based on

people from all over the world being able to go there and spend the

kind of money for a room there. It was nice, comfortable, and old

... but in a charming way.

The room service was adequate, and the food superb for the most

part, it was a wonderful experience, but not without its warts.

For a once in a lifetime experience, it was fantastic to see this

great hotel, where Presidents have stayed, and history has been

made. It is in a fantastic location, you can walk to much of old

Paris ... I walked to the Eiffel Tower, and the Arc De Triumph,

and Notre Dame Cathedral, fantastic, and espcially at night

there is no city of place more beautiful.

The rooms were fantastic, but my weird bathroom with the odd

French fixtures leaked and the bathroom flooded.

The Internet did not work, so I had to go to the telegraph office

to use their very slow computer. All in all it was wonderful and

worth it for a special treat, and I guess the hotel can expect that

there are enough guests with money like that to spend that they

really do not have to work that hard to maintain their image

and rating, but with just a little bit more work, or maybe on a

rare good day the Crillon would be a dream, and it is pretty

close to that on a bad day.

I am so happy to have had the chance to stay at the Crillon

that even the weird elevator with numbers you have no idea

where you are is just an adventure.

Hotel de Crillon top of league

from

We stayed with our 2 children from 1-4 January 2005 to celebrate my wife's birthday. The hotel surpassed our expectations in every respect. The staff are simply the best we have encountered in any hotel anywhere in the world. There was none of the Parisian disdain which we had expected. The building itself is magnificent and beautifully maintained. The main restaurant, and the smaller L'Obelisque restaurant, are worth visting too. The rates, although high, were not as high as we were quoted by some other first class hotels in Paris.

Wow, Beautiful!!! Loved it!!

from

Excellent, hotel. The staff made everything so smooth, everyone is very helpful, always smiling, The suites are huge, very well apponited. Rooms are quiet. The bathrooms are elegant and large. Very well worth the stay. Location is excellent too. I definitly recommend this hotel as a deluxe property in all ways. Can't wait to go back!!!

Unmitigated Splendour

from

Eurostar brought us here from London in February for three nights.Reception was a personalised service with a charming young lady taking the details and then showing us around.Room 205 was an immaculate 18th century chamber with beautiful fabrics and classey antique furniture,quite spacious with a fine bathroom.Champagne and chocolates were delivered as part of the deal! The Ambassadeur restaurant was expensive but magnificent in every way-marble,crystal chandeliers,attentive service and food of the gods. This hotel is so well situated in the very centre of Paris,an ideal stylish base for a city with such style!

5 Star Service

from

We stayed at the Crillon for 5 days in Dec 2003. I have not much complaints. The lobby area and the dining room is beautiful. The staff were wonderful as well. The concierge booked us restaurants on short notice every night. They were very responsive and accomodating. I feel like they even went out of their way to get things that were not readily available. Room service food was excellent. The breakfast buffet was great (I miss those pastries!). The room we stayed in was not glitzy nor glamorous, but spacious and comfortable. I relaxed in the marble tub with the bath salt every night, and I loved the maid service 2x a day. The only snotty people at the hotel are some of the guests, not the staff. But then again, those guests might not be snotty; they just look it because they're wearing Chanel and Armani.

Crillon is in the prime location next to the Louvre. We walked from the museum because there were no taxis. Eiffle tower is about 3 minutes drive, and so is the Notre-Dame. We took the subway down the block to the Versailles, and Champs-Elysee is also just a block away. Buddah Bar is right next door and so are all the designer shops. I would recommend this hotel if you can handle the $ and you like personalized service/attention. (Warning: In Paris, do not get into a cab without a meter. They'll charge you 10 times over the regular cab fare. We didn't pay him anything because he's obviously a fraud, but it was a very unpleasant experience.)

Room 105

from

Room 105 is a real treat. It has hand painted walls and along with Room 107 was part of the original chapel of the de Crillon family.

Service and great and all the marble and glitz you could imagine.

Skip it.

from

I had heard amazing things about the Crillon over the years, and really looked forward to staying there myself. However, after spending two nights at the Crillon early this year on a week-long business trip, I checked out and checked myself into the Meurice (which was wonderful).

For the prices the Crillon charges, I was expecting no-holds-barred luxury. What I got was a shabby room with cigarette burns on the bedspread. The shower was broken for two days; the management suggested that I "use the shower head in the bathtub," rather than switch me to a different room. After a Fed-Ex package from my office was delivered to another guest's room, I had had enough.

The bottom line: Not for business travelers, unless you don't mind missing important faxes or phone messages. And its not for those on vacation, unless you like paying five star prices for one star service.

What I expected

from

Since we started our 12 day trip on a budget hotel and ended the trip at the Crillon, we were quite happy with the room. We had a JR suite at this Hotel since the Presidential wasn't available. There were fresh roses in the room and the maid service was 2xs a day. The staff is very typical FRENCH, a bit snooty, but that's what we expected. This is a more formal hotel and not many young people. The location was excellent for the Champs.

Beware

from

the hotel is currently under renovation, as is the US embassy next door, and it looks like the building on the other side is also. Otherwise a very nice small hotel, with a very helpful and pleasant staff

TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel de Crillon Paris

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
 

Travel Blogs from Paris

Paris, Je t'aime

A travel blog entry by lauraandmikey on Oct 15, 2014

1 comment, 42 photos

... From the new first floor, you can test your vertigo, walking on the glass floors and peering down from a height of 57 metres to all the people queuing and the goings on of the thousands of people below. There were also some great displays of the history, movies it has appeared in, and comparisons to other tallest structures around the world.

In 1887, when Gustave Eiffel’s plans came to light, an angry group of French men fought against its construction stating ...

The last 3 day in Paris!

A travel blog entry by carla.micucci on Aug 07, 2014

1 comment, 22 photos

... our late lunch but then by 22:00, we started getting peckish so got some McDonalds which was around the corner. We were wanting to head to Versailles during our time in Paris, so that evening Marc found a bike tour with 'Bike About Tours’ that offered a full day tour of Versailles where you could cycle around the grounds. We ended up booking the tour for the following day and were excited about it! So off to bed we went to save up more energy for yet another physical ...

Paris by Day and Night

A travel blog entry by smithnet on Jun 04, 2014

25 photos

... and interlocking iron beams. A little like a giant meccano structure. It was the brain child of Gustave Eiffel, a French philanthropist and engineer. A huge tennis ball was suspended under the tower notifying visitors of the French Open. It was strange that such an iconic symbol of Paris could be used in this way. At the far end of the gardens was the Military College and Offices. The Eiffel Tower was built in 1889 as the entrance arch to the ...

All's quiet on the Left Bank

A travel blog entry by mitchdee07 on Apr 08, 2014

5 photos

Yesterday was a grueling day for the tour participants, particularly the tour director, who arose this this morning in a near comatose state (refer to accompanying photo). As a result, no formal agenda was in the offing. Not to be denied, however, the girls showed remarkable chutzpah by venturing out on a shopping spree for several hours.

Among the disparate items and paraphernalia acquired on their travels were a decent corkscrew (the one in the ...

Paris Mar 19, 2014

A travel blog entry by soniasjourneys on Mar 19, 2014

... banks of the Rhone. This evening, we were entertained by a French chanteuse named Adele who put on a lovely performance entertaining us with French songs. Her accompanist was very talented playing both piano and guitar. April 19 We are into a routine of morning tours. Today, after a lovely coach ride through Beaujolais country, we stopped for a photo-op at Bangion and then headed to Oignt, pronounced nasally "waaaant." It was an old medieval town whose buildings were mostly ochre, ...

Traveler Photos Hotel de Crillon Paris

Hotel Crillion
Paris, France