Hotel Ritz Paris
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Well i just got back from Paris, and i must say i LOVED it! On September 25 (my first day of interest), i went and enjoyed the midday view from the Eiffel Tower. Much taller than i thought it would be! Almost 1,000 ft.! After that i strolled down the Champs-Elysee and ate at a cafe on the very street itself! Luckily, i knew some french so i could …
Today, we walked along the Avenue de la Motte Piquet with it's beautiful blooming trees. The avenue ran long the south of the Champ de Mars then we made our way north along Avenue Bosquet to Le Pont de l'Alma. On the right side of the river is the exact replica of La Liberte Flamme (Lady Liberty's torch). This location just happens to be above the …
... was like "Thanks!" You really got to see them for who they were and even though they were minor to One Tree Hill, it was wonderful just to meet them and learn more.
My final 3 photo shoots were with Bethany, Shantel and Hilarie which was really exciting as I love them all! My first photo was with Bethany. She was really nice but not as friendly or open as the other two girls, but I really enjoyed meeting her. Then I had my photo will Shantel who is so tall and ...
... incredible experience which blew us away, and without the time needed to do it justice. Many sculptures, paintings and exhibits, all with so much history. We saw the famous Mona Lisa, and Venus de Milo. Walked through the Jardin des Tuileries, beautiful gardens and water ponds where we sat for a while before we headed back to the Hotel, pooped and ...
... see-what-we-have-for- you day. And of course we couldn’t help but draw comparisons to the "Phantom of the Opera", since that was set in this building. “Lush” and “posh” are the 2 terms that come to mind when looking back on this….
A quick stop in the hotel to swap out gear (and rinse the humidity and sweat off), then we were off to the Event Of The Day. We spotted a Paul (chain of boulangeries with which we’d become acquainted) ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Ritz Paris
Just got back from a great stay at the Ritz. We took our kids 3,5, and7 years old...and they loved it! My daughter turned 7 when we were there and the hotel Manager sent her a delicious cake, and a personalized birthday card. It was so kind. The location was ideal, and the hotel drips of old world class. Everyone was kind and helpful with our young children, we felt very safe there. I would recommend this hotel to anyone, and I think that it is a must see. We ran into a few famous people ...
only thing I would maybe change would be the peach towels in the bathrooms.
We stayed in the Ritz on the last night of our honeymoon last winter, and it certainly lived up to its mystique. Yes, the room was significantly more than most of the suites we had stayed in at various countryside chateaus, but we had accepted that beforehand. The hotel interior was simply grand, the staff was quite helpful (including a maitre d' from L' Espadon who helped me procure some cigars for my father-in-law at 10 AM on the morning of our departure despite being quite busy). The 4 or 5 cigars, by the way, cost more than most of our nice meals, but they were a big hit back home. Our room (upgraded without request) was cozy, not to the point of being small as some reviewers have indicated, but intimate. The decor was quite nice, with a tapestry, antique desk, and very comfortable bed. The amenities were very modern, and we were quite happy to purchase and take back home one of their soothinig robes. Being very tired by that point, we opted for room service instead of dining at L'Espadon, but we were rewarded there with a very good dinner of an excellent tomato bisque, salad, magnificent roast duck, and a fruit and cheese plate. I look forward to visiting there again to enjoy a few drinks at the Hemingway Bar. And yes, even in our 1 night there, we saw a recognizable Hollywood film star walking the main halls, as impressed with the place as we were.
The true palace
The Ritz is the essence of the palace experience, and I just spent a few wonderful days at the hotel. Positive points: grand surroundings, superb pool, superior and kind service (they brought me a cashmere blanket when I felt cold one night, I disliked the first room and they gave me a nicer one right away), unforgettable breakfast at the main Espadon restaurant, great bars and shops. Negative points: separate but poorly-equipped shower in the bathroom, bed too short, slightly dated room decoration and fitness area. I stayed in a room in the Vend?me wing (the Cambon wing is more intimate) and had a special winter rate. Value for money: ok but expensive, George V probably better in that category. Still, a unique experience.
I have stayed in many of the best hotels in Europe and the Ritz Paris ranks as the best.
The location is very good-close to the Louve and the upscale shops on Place Vendome and Rue St Honore. It is also handy to the exciting night life of the Marais.
The service is amazing and attentive. The consierge was able to get us into restrauants that we had been warned would be impossible to get into. The valet returned our rental car when we arrived in Paris and decided that we did not want to risk our lives in Paris traffic trying to locate a gas station and the rental car office.
The experience and treatment we received at the Ritz was worthy of royalty.
I took advantage of the information I have been receiving from your newsletter regarding the hotel Ritz Paris and I satyed ther for 1 week in January of this year. It was not too cold in Paris, just a little rainy, but not every day. Hands down, The Ritz Paris is the most wonderful hotel I have ever stayed at. The service was superb, the staff efficient and attentive, the breakfast each morning was delicious and filling, and my accommodations were wonderful. I cannot say enough about the nice stay. I also found the Hotel staff to be very helpful and understanding with anythinI will admit that when I arrived there, the price that I ended up paying per night was more than what I discussed with the reservations person over the phone and by email.
The Ritz Hotel Paris is one of the best known hotels of Paris. It is legendary, not only because of its name. The service is friendly, concierge is real source if you want to explore Paris, the restaurant is good and the location suberb at the Place Vendome. But it just stops here... the rooms are avarage, I have stayed in a suite, but it wasn't that large. The ceilings were high and the candeliers very beautiful.
I stayed at the Ritz Hotel about three years ago, I had arranged thru American Express Platnium reservations a room and a Mercedes Benz pick up at the Air france gate. The driver arrived PROMPTLY, even meeting me at the Plane DOOR!! But since the flight arrived at 7am and we arrived at the Ritz at around 8am they "claimed" to have NO rooms available when I arrived. I challenged them with the fact that WHY was a car sent to pick me up when NO rooms were available and I should have been notified in advance. They suggested I have breckfast in the dining room, after it, my room was still NOT ready, well I did cause a fuss and a room was ready within a half hour BUT it was NOT the room that I expected. YES it was as elegant as could be, a large bathroom, Silk duvet, a down mattress pad and a wonderfullly comfortable bed with silk everywhere but the room was not much bigger than the bathroom, I would say 200 sq feet at the MOST. I only stayed ONE night so and being SO TIRED I didn't complain (a rareity) But the service was IMPECABLE, as was the service at the concierge who called a club that was IMPOSSIBLE to get into and gave me a note and I waled to the front of the line and got in for FREE where it would have cost $30, so staying at the Ritz has benefits that can get you into the best resturants, clubs, whereas other hotels could not do the same. YOU WILL NOT find the tennis shoe traveler here, it is a top drawer clientale, with guests who know and expect the BEST, especially on service, where the Ritz ranks the BEST, the ONLY problem was the small room, which under platnium card I was even entitled to a suite upgrade at check in if available, but I suppose due to my DEMANDING of a room NOW they gave me the first room available which happened to be a smalll room, had I complained at 3pm, I have NO DOUBT that they would have changed my room to a Jr. suite or at least a 400 sq. foot room. I plant to return to Paris this summer and WILL DEFINITEY STAY AT THE RITZ, and will most definitely ge
I just had to write a review (this is my first ever) to counteract the bad review by the fellow from San Francisco.
Once in a lifetime!
Stayed at the Ritz 3 years ago for New Years and it was the most remarkable experience ever. The room was incredible and the service impeccable. Drinks at Hemingways was an experience.
Concierge arranged all evening activities for us and got us into the best parties in town.
At check-in, room was not ready so they treated us to a hydrotherapy message!
It you want true value for your money and an unforgettable holiday... stay here!!