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Historical Traveler Reviews Victoria Palace Paris
Stayed here for 3 nights with New Year's eve this year and it was great. The marble baths and quiet room was very nice. The staff were always friendly and helpful and the location isn't bad.
The metro station is less than 5 minutes from the hotel, and you can get up to all the major areas very easily on that line.
It is definitely a 4 star hotel. The only caution I would give is that none of the rooms are purely non-smoking, but they try to cover it with some "perfume". It turned out ok for us non-smokers, but its something to keep in mind if you have any major allergy issues.
Honey Mooners Delight!
Romantic! Thats the only word needed to describe our honey moon jr.
suit. Our stay was 6 days long and we wanted for nothing. The staff was helpfull and always smiling. The rooms look exactly like they do on all the web sites. The room service was timely and the food was excellent.
I am extremelly picky when it comes to hotel quality and I went in looking for something to critique ( I have been known to cry my way out of paying for moldy smelly rooms) I had no complaints. The tv was a bit small but as a virgin newly wed I didn't spend much time watching tv anyway! ( wink wink). Great location near shops and eateries. On the whole, we were not impressed with the city of Paris but we would recommend this hotel to friends.
I chose this after reading very positive reviews on Tripadvisor and was not disappointed. Really close to the Metro (especially St Placide but also Montparnasse and others). Even with heavy suitcases. And on a side street, with pretty views down the road and over an Art Nouveau building from the front. (See below about current buildoing work). All beautifully spotless and shining. Very friendly staff who spoke good English when our French failed, and couldn't have been more helpful.
Our bags were courteously taken to the room without fuss or comment.
All very professional and delightful. Pretty, smallish, sitting area with open fire in the evening, and a nice bar area. About 6 euros for a beer. Sounds a lot, but that isn't far off what most bars seem to charge. We had room 705 on the 7th (top) floor. A junior suite. A particularly comfortable bed. Marble walled bathroom, fabric finished yellow walls elsewhere. Gorgeous and faultless. A slightly atticy feeling room: long and thin, with lots of windows. Toilet, then sitting area, then sleeping area and finally bathroom. View over the street and several small balconies with double French windows to walk out through.
All delightful. Breakfast was easy, with easy, efficient and thoughtful service. Good coffee, nice scrambled egg, bacon or sausage, several cereals, yoghurt in cartons, freshly cut up mixed fruit salad, dried fruit, cheeses, meats, bread, croissants, pain au chocolat and raisin pastries in profusion. You certainly wouldn't go hungry! Not exceptional food, but all pretty good. There were magazines about what to see, and what was on in Paris in the bedroom. And USA Today and Figaro at breakfast. And the reception kindly suggested and booked a restaurant for us. It isn't easy to fond a lot to criticise. The telly in our bedroom had about ten channels, including one in Chinese. It was unfortunate that the BBC was almost silent. But CNN did fine. And I was sure if we'd got round to saying anything it would have been fixed immediately. The water got cooler at about 0930 when I guess everyone was washing, but was always warm enough. The towels could have been softer. But stacks of them. And a profusion of nice toiletries including bath salts, which were replenished daily. I guess there are probably more central or exciting bits of Paris, but Montparnasse had lots of restaurants, and great shopping, especially Rue Vavin for children's clothes. At present (Nov 2003) the building opposite is undergoing major building works. And this would trouble you if you liked to sleep late with the window open. I guess this may be why the hotel has currently reduced its prces. Well worth the 200 euros/night we payed for your junior suite. Enjoy! And make sure you go to the Luxembourg gardens nearby, , especially at present when there is an exhibition of Botticelli there!
Perfect for romance
I have stayed here with my french girlfriend. This hotel has class, is quiet and ideal for some romance. You can stay all day in your room without feeling being in a box.The service is excellent and discrete.
Location excellent also. Bars and cafes around the corner. Breakfast good. If you need a hotel to impress a romantic woman, this is the right choice.
Highly recommended property
DELIGHTFUL. We were immediately impressed with the gracious lobby and two receptions rooms. They were decorated in rich and tasteful brocade.
Our room was available immediately and we were treated with efficiency and warmth. And the basic room was beautiful and a good size. The bedroom was decorated in teal and rose chintz fabric on the wall and displayed two elegant columns in the room. There was ample and comfortable sitting areas and a lovely view of a quiet courtyard. You immediately walk into an anteroom with storage space and a large peach marble bathroom off this room. The porter offered to unpack our luggage. Dinner recommendations and reservations were made at excellent restaurants and the breakfast contained a large selection of hot and cold foods. The location is convenient to shopping, the street markets, the Latin Quarter, the D[Orsay Museum and several metro stops. Slippers and robes are provided. I wish a tea/coffee service was available in the room. 24hour room service is available, but a cup of tea cost $5.
The next time I come to Paris on a pleasure trip, I will definitely stay there again. Everything is fresh and clean...you feel you are a guest in a stately home.
Visited in July 2003, excellent hotel in a great neighborhood. Walk to St. Germain de Pres and great restaurants/bars/cafes in area. Recommend you try and reserve a room on the 6th floor facing the front of the street. Great terraces and most of the rooms are a good size. Bathrooms are amazing, all marble and the service is impeccable. You also can't beat their breakfast for price and variety. Highly recommend!
Victoria Palace is fabulous!
I just returned from visiting Paris for the first time. My travel agent booked the Victoria Palace for five nights and I am extremely pleased. The Hotel is wonderful, comfortable, clean, gorgeous! It made my first trip to Paris a great experience. The staff were wonderful, even when I could not speak much French. The breakfast buffet was outstanding and their coffee is the best! They exchanged dollars for Euros without charge, they helped me in everything I needed and did so most cheerfully. Living at the Victoria Palace will make you feel like royalty. The decor is truly French and upscale. Victoria Palace is ideally located, with wonderful shops in the immediate area; Luxumbourg Gardens just down the block, the Metro close by and large stores nearby also. There are good bistros in the neighborhood. I would strongly suggest The Victoria Palace to anyone visiting Paris, for the first or the 15th time. You can't go wrong in this lovely hotel.
Cozy and romantic
My husband and I stayed in a jr suite at this hotel for our 25th wedding anniversary, February 1st -8th. We wanted a cozy and romantic hotel and that is exactly what we got. Our room was beautiful, with ample space, plenty of closets. and extremely clean. (and I'm super pickey about that!) Our room faced the street and had two floor to celing french doors that lead out to a very small balcony, but we never heard any street traffic or noise. The staff was friendly and breakfast was very good. Our only critisisim is that the TV in our room was on the small side and hard to see from bed. But really, when your in Paris, who cares about TV! We had a wonderful stay at this hotel and we would recommend it to any one.
We stayed 4 nights in August 02. The hotel was very quiet and very nice. The bedrooms are large, for French standards. THe location is fine with rue de Rennes within a block.
We got a very good deal: 150 euros for 3 persons including american breakfast! You can't beat that for a 4 stars hotel in Paris.
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