Le Relais du Marais

Address: 76 rue de Turbigo, Paris, Île-de-France, 75003, France | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Marais area of Paris, is near Musee des Arts et Metiers, Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers, Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione, and UGC Cine Cite Les Halles.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Le Relais du Marais Paris

      Super Smashing Great :-)


      Couldnt have really asked for more from this hotel. For the price that we paid, it was fantastic value for money. I am surprised at how low it rates on this website, but then I guess thats just down to the number of people who have commented on it!

      I didnt really look for much in my accommodation - especially since it was paris!!!! However, the rooms were spotless, the staff were friendly, it was in a great location and there was considerably more space than a lot of parisian hotels. All in all, great value for money. I would definitely stay again.

      Happy with this hotel...


      We stayed at the Relais du Marais over Thanksgiving. While it was on the slightly off the beaten tourist path (near Republique) this hotel is very accessible to all of Paris--right next to 2 metro stations with many major lines, or by walking for 10-15 minutes. The neighborhood felt safe and was quiet after dark. The rooms were small but everything was new and nice. The staff were friendly and unobtrusive. Breakfast was included, and was basic but good. We were happy overall and felt it was a good deal for the price.

      Is there two Relais du Marais Hotles? - Terrible Hotel...


      Parisian Vacation,

      Be warned!

      The Relais du Marais hotel is not all that it's cracked up to be... I spent an innumerable amount of hours searching on Trip Advisor before going on our France getaway for two weeks. My wife and I stayed in three different areas in France and the hotels (thanks to Trip Adviser were first class). One hotel, La Richebourg in Burgundy, in the village of Vosne-Romanée cost us 75 euro a night, the hotel is two months old, the rooms are huge and are tastefully and expertly decked out. Very W like. This room in the States would be nothing short of $300 US. An absolute must in anybody's travel guide!

      Therefore, I was very surprised to see how wretched our accommodation was in Paris. The hotel is run down - the shower gurgles up water as you wash your hands in the basin! It's in a very dodgy area (all the travel books say be cautious catching the 3 & 11 M lines at night) and funnily enough, these are the only two lines available to this hotel.

      Yes, it looked like the rooms had been renovated, but maybe a year or two ago. Secondly, I have traveled to France on numerous occasions; I do understand that French and most of Europe's hotel rooms are small, compared to the USA or Australia. Nevertheless, this was a joke, no room for luggage, just a bed and WC, dirty linen, etc... Luckily, my wife or I do not suffer from claustrophobia. We found the service in the hotel, apart from the silver-tongued manager Anyl, second to none... because there was none. One plus for the hotel was, that it made us get out of bed early and maximize our time in Paris.

      I strongly recommend that you do not stay here. FYI the other hotels that we stayed in which were lovely, cheap and spacious where: Diana Dauphine in Strasbourg, La Richebourg (1st class hotel) in Burgundy and Grande Hotel L' Univers in Reims, Champagne (ask for a prestige room)- all 3 ***.

      Two tips to remember - most hotels offer a non smoking room, that does not mean it is a non-smoking floor. Lastly, do not forget the earplugs, unless you are staying in 5 star luxury accommodation, earplugs are necessary for a decent sleep!


      Napa, California.

      A great hotel in the heart of Paris


      We stayed for 3 nights in January and our room was huge by Paris standards! The bathrooms had been recently renovated and looked new. Everything was comfortable - extra pillows and blankets helped out a lot. The breakfast was limited but good value - tea, coffee, hot chocolate, yoghurt, pastries, eggs, bread, jam etc.

      The location is also great - there's a metro station about 50 metres from the front door of the hotel and a Monoprix (supermarket) about 80 metres away. We walked to Notre Dame cathedral and it took us about 20 minutes.

      The best part of the hotel was the staff - they spoke perfect english and helped me out with my french. They also recommended a lovely French restaurant around the corner and booked it for us as well.

      I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone wanting a nice, clean, cheap hotel close to the centre of the city.

      Clean, well-located small hotel


      We stayed at this hotel in November 2004. It is good value for money, quiet - we had a room at the back - clean and the staff were helpful. Great location with Temple and Republique Metro stations very close by. If you stay here make sure you take a walk up the canal just the other side of Republique - a beautiful place to stroll especially on a quiet Sunday morning. I can also recommend going up the tower in Montparnasse - fantastic views of Paris!

      Good location, good value


      A nice small hotel, very convenient location, very close to two Metro stations, one of them a central one (Republique). Lots of restaurants nearby. The hotel is also close to the Marais quarter.

      The rooms are small but very clean and include a bathroom and TV. The hotels seems to have been renovated.

      There is an elevator.

      The breakfast includes a buffet in a tiny dining room. The staff was helpfull.

      We have found this hotel a good value and surely will come back.

      Great value


      We stayed here for 4 nights in July 2004.

      PRO: 24-hr front desk staff who speaks English. Very clean room. Bathroom is brand new. A small elevator. Phone booth just outside hotel. Excellent breakfast with broiled eggs, orange juice, milk, pastries, yugart, cereal, and more. Quiet room facing the back. Convenient location near Place Republique with 4 Metro lines and buses. All for 79 Euro a night.

      CON: Small room. Can hear noises from next room. Phone doesn't work sometimes.

      Great location clean and good


      The hotel has a very good location.

      We had a back room that doesn't have a view on one hand but we couldn't hear the noise from the street on the other hand.

      Breakfast was included and was very good, much better than grabbing things on the street.

      Staff was nice but not very helpful - They could get along with English but it was easier to use a book.

      Rooms were clean and small but with a nice big bed.

      Bathroom was very clean with a shower not a bath.

      I think there are rooms with a bath.

      Room had a working TV (most channels in french...)

      Room had AC wich we used becuase the nights were a bit warm.

      After reading some reviews about hotels in Paris I was worried but this hotel was just great for the 100+EUR we paid.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Le Relais du Marais Paris

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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