Montpensier

12, rue de Richelieu, Paris, Île-de-France, 75001, France | 2 star hotel
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Location

This 2 star hotel, located in the Louvre/Opera area of Paris, is near Jardin du Palais Royal, Palais Royal, Colette, and La Comédie Française.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Montpensier Paris

    Great price, great location

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    We stayed at this hotel in September and it was perfect. It wasn't fancy, but the beds were comfortable and the rooms were clean.

    The location was great. We could walk to almost anything and the metro less than a block away

    Center of Paris

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    second time I have stayed here

    received Internet special even though I had made my reservation before specials were posted

    breakfast includes very strong coffee-ask for water to dilute

    had Chambre #1, which had double bed, twin bed, and a folded up single bed

    on back side of hotel so not too loud

    bathroom larger than some hotel rooms I've had in Paris and elsewhere in Europe

    staff exceptionally friendly and helpful

    100 meters from Louvre and metro stop with two lignes (#1 goes to Arc de Triomphe, Gare de Lyon, to the transfer point for the RER to Orly or Charles de Gaulle) (other one #14, I believe, goes to Moulin Rouge and Opera areas)

    center of everything-10-15 walk to Latin Quarter, Notre Dame, Champs Elysees, Beaubourg, Opera

    will definitely stay there on annual trip to Paris in 2005

    Not fancy, but great location and cheap!

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    We (4 couples) spent 4 nights beginning June 2, 2004. As all the other reviewers claim, the location is terrific...really terrific! It is soooo close to everything. We also thought they had the best coffee in the mornings! The staff (with the exception of one) was helpful. The elevator IS the smallest but sometimes worth the wait because the stairs after the second flight up become very narrow and crooked. We understand the rooms and bathrooms are slowly being renovated (in fact some of the rooms we had were obviously being worked on). When the dual pane windows are closed, the sound from the street is not an issue. We did laugh at first when we arrived and saw our rooms (not at all like the pics on the internet) but we were satisfied with them (clean and comfortable beds) and we just couldn't beat the location (unless we wanted to pay almost double the price). If you are used to a Hilton (or even a Best Western) this is not the hotel for you. This hotel is definitely not fancy, but it is a great location and cheap!

    All about the location

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    The Montpensier is definitely in a fantastic location. We took our first trip to Paris in May and I was worried about navigating our way to the hotel from the Metro stop, but it was practically right in front of us when we got above ground (just past the Louvre, of course). I actually really liked our room. We had the quad room...two double beds and one fold up. Everything was clean. The only complaint we had here was the staff. We even had a french-speaker with us, but one woman at the desk was continually rude towards us. It was hard to even get her to look up as we stood right in front of her at the desk (she was too busy going through her purse). We didn't let her bother us too much, though, and I would definitely stay here again.

    Great location & price

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    Two blocks from the Louvre, half a block to the Metro, at a rock bottom price, the Hotel Montpensier was perfect for us! All the things that mattered (to us) were provided: clean, quiet (with the window closed), comfortable & clean beds, clean & functioning bath, and possibly the best location in Paris! A great place to stay if that's all you're looking for! The building is old, floors are uneven, ... I don't think I'd want to own the building ... but the things that mattered to us were accecpably modernized. Did I mention the location? Will definately stay here as a first choice next trip.

    Great location

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    we stayed there for two nights last week and I have no complaints. you can not expect more for 2 star hotel and 70 euros. it was clean, quiet and of course the location is just perfect.

    Totally fine.

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    This hotel is cheap, clean and superbly located. I stayed here with my daughter for four nights and was completely satisfied. I had been worried about staying in a 2 star hotel, but my concerns were unjustified. Not fancy at all, not pretty, but I'd stay there again in a minute. We were in a room entered off the small lobby -- if you opened the door with your underwear on, you'd be staring at the receptionist. Quirky, but I ended up liking the convenience of the room. And if you ask nice, they'll bring the coffee and croissants to your room in the morning.

    This hotel is in a great location at a great price

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    We stayed in this hotel in 2001. The location is fantastic. It is a small, cosy but comfortable hotel on the Right Bank about one or two minutes walk to the Lovre. I found the hotel to be clean and comfortable and the staff helpful. The lift in particular has charm and will test your ability at problem solving. How will you get yourself and your luggage up in the lift at the same time? We travel light so this wasn't a problem but we did find it amusing to watch others try to solve the problem. The lift is just large enough for two people so think of it as an opportunity for romance in a romantic city.

    If you are used to 4 star hotels then don't stay here but if you are on a buget and need a clean, comfortable place to stay in a fantastic location than this is a great hotel.

    Unbeatable location, cozy hotel

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    This small, cozy hotel is located in the heart of Paris, a stone's throw from the Louvre. It is a typical French hotel, with curved marble staircase and ancient elevator. It is only 2 stars, but it rates at least 3 in my book. Very economical as well.

    This place is a dump!

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    Many years ago when I first traveled to Europe, a travel agent booked me here. She told me it was a wonderful place to stay. I was never so surprised in my life. The place smelled awful and the rooms were unclean. I would never recommend anyone to stay here.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Montpensier Paris

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
     

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