Hotel Scribe Paris Managed By Sofitel

1 rue Scribe, Paris, Île-de-France, 75009, France | 5 star hotel
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This 5 star hotel, located in the Pigalle area of Paris, is near Palais Garnier - Opera National de Paris, Paristoric, Fragonard Scribe Museum, and L'Olympia.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Scribe Paris Managed By Sofitel

    Enjoyed the stay

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    The hotel was every thing I expected and more.

    the foyer is very ornate and in standing with a top class hotel, the staff were very attentive especially in the lounge area. room was very nice and quite large. I dont know if I would of paid the rack rate but I enjoyed the hotel. only problem I had was that the carpets in places looked decidely shabby, however it did not spoil a wonderful stay in the hotel, contintal breakfast was expensive but hey this is paris??.

    Decent Hotel, Great Location

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    If I had paid the rack rate (rather than scoring a deal on Priceline), I would have been very upset with the hotel. Instead, I was just slightly disappointed. The hotel is in a good location, but all in all, the hotel is just mediocre. Certainly not worthy of its high star rating. I thought our room was very small (however, our friends also staying at the hotel felt ours was HUGE in comparison to their own). The staff was friendly and courteous. The elevators and the hallway seemed a bit tired and worn, but the condition of the rooms was fine. If I had to choose, I would take a nice room over everything else. You could certainly do worse in Paris than the Scribe, but I am sure there are also better places for the money in the city.

    Not a 5 Star hotel!!!

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    I was VERY disappointed with this hotel- I have stayed at 3 star hotels that I thought were better quality. Although the hotel is in a fabulous location, the carpet and furnishings are worn, the baseboards and walls are scuffed and it was just not worth the list price of 360 euros. If I had paid $100 I could have accepted these flaws, but even at a Priceline price of $205 this place was not worth the money. Avoid if possible.

    Wonderful service

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    We stayed at the hotel Scribe the week before Christmas. This was our third trip to Paris. All in all this is a wonderful hotel, but has some minor downsides. The standard room is not very large as others have described, but is a reasonable size - larger than the standard room at the "Le Grande" across the street, but not quite as nice. The service here is wonderful and the concierge bends over backwards to help you, but I did have some issues with the aesthetics of the hotel itself. In a 4-star luxury hotel where the minimum price is over 300 Euros per night you expect your surroundings to be perfect. The carpet in the room was loose and faded, and there was an ugly poorly-spackled wall in the bathroom. The shower water would not stay at a consistent temperature, which I found very annoying. Perhaps if you get a room upgrade, you will avoid these problems.

    I was slightly dissappointed in the room size after reading the other reviews on this site about this hotel. When I inquired after checking in regarding a larger room, they would only agree to do that for a fee of an additional 75 Euros per night - which I thought was unreasonable, so I declined.

    However, the service really made up for it. Complimentary bottled water in your room everynight, great room cleaning, turn down service, etc. The room service fees are outrageous, so only once did I indulge in a cup of morning coffee for 8 Euros.

    Although I think the location is fairly good, being so close to a major metro station (Opera), I actually preferred being in the St. Germaine district for location (as we had on a previous trip). True, you can get a metro to most anywhere - however, we found ourselves taking the metro to Pont Neuf (St. Germaine) most every day to reach Notre Dame, the Louvre, Musee D'Orsay, Seine river boats, Latin Quarter. If I were to go back I think that the St. Germaine area is a more central location to stay so that you are within a few blocks of many of these sites.

    Overall - Great service and accomodations, slightly lacking in aesthetics and size of room. Good location, however, if you're primarily interested in the sites mentioned above stay in St. Germain.

    Good Hotel, Great Location

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    Hotel Scribe is a great place to stay. The staff are excellent. The buffet breakfast served in the basement breakfast room is excellent. The rooms are very good. The location is superb. If you're going to a concert at the Olympia - it's next door!

    Shops - sightseeing - are all within walking distance. You can almost see Galleries Lafayette from the front door. It really is a lovely spot and while a little expensive, it's a good option.

    There is a fine dining restaurant attached to Hotel - Les Muses, which I believe has a Michelin star. However I didn't eat there - but I'm curious if anyone else has any experience of Les Muses?

    Great atmosphere, very large and luxurious rooms

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    Great, grand atmosphere in the downstairs lobby and throughout the building on a superb location very close to the Opera. Nice decor and huge room, although it looked out on an inner court yard it had a lot of light and was very comfortable. Stayed there for business, so fortunately did not have to pick up the price tag for this room, but I thought it was a great hotel.

    Great Location!

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    The hotel is in a beautiful building with a wonderful central location. Excellent shopping rivals Rodeo Drive and the Magnificent Mile, lots of restaraunts and close to the Louvre, the Concord, the Opera and the Madeline. It's also very close to the metro and easy to get around.

    While the building and the lobby are quite nice (I would rate them 3-4 stars), the rooms are a 3 star at best. In the rooms, the carpet is a bit older, the walls need painting and the baths had only been partially updated with marble counters, but the floor tiles were still an 80's white ceramic tile with a blue border that didn't match the older feel of the hotel. They said they were going to start renovations in 2005, so watch out for construction, but hopefully the rooms will be better. I thought I read somewhere that they had wifi, but they didn't. It was 5 Euros an hour or 20 Euros a day for cable internet access.

    The staff was very nice and friendly and the service was quick. We got the hotel on priceline, and so we can't complain about the $250 price for a Paris hotel, but it was hardly 5 stars. I'd still stay there again though because the location was so great and the staff was very nice.

    A very good 5 star hotel

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    A very good hotel with elegant lobby and very spacious and tastefully decorated rooms.The hotel is located in a well-maintained historical building a block away from the Opera Garnier and 3 blocks from the Madeleine. The place Vendome , the Grands Magasins and the Grands Boulevards are close too. The service was very professional. An excellent hotel in a very convinient location.The two resataurants inside the hotel were also very good .

    Good Location

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    Was there in May for 4 days, I agree with the other review. Great location, huge rooms, all that you would expect from a 4 star. I got a great rate on priceline, so it made it even better. (but also got a courtyard view room!!) But we were tired so the quiet was great! Walking distance to Opera, Louve, and great eating/shopping right outside your door! The Metro is steps away. I will stay there again when I go back to Paris!

    Great location!

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    I was at the Hotel Scribe in September 2002 with my mother. We had a double room on the courtyard side which was a bit disappointing as the views were of other rooms but it was quiet. We did not spend much time in the room so it was not a big deal for us.

    All you can expect from a four star hotel. Chocolates on your pillow, nice soaps, shampoos etc. plus bathrobes and room slippers. The bathroom and toilet were seperate. Bathroom was very nice with a big tub and great shower. The room was enormous, enough room to display all the shopping bounty of the day! The location was fantastic being next door to the Opera, the metro just across the road, very central that we were able to walk everywhere. Nice doorman will get you a taxi if you want. Have been to Paris 5 times in the past and this was the best hotel so far.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Scribe Paris Managed By Sofitel

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