Hotel Waldorf Trocadero
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... this sight we did get a bit more information from our guide including the fact that the centre of Paris is marked on the ground just outside Notre Dame's entrance and everything is measured from this point. In addition the Crown of thorns, nail, and piece of Christ's cross are kept there.... Well - maybe, maybe not.... but whatever they have has been there for 800 years... Though the photo I saw did look a tad grand!
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Getting to Paris was certainly an adventure. Helen and I boarded the high speed train for Paris and before we'd made it to Lille it came to a screeching halt. Apparently, as far as I could translate, we had hit something (we later found out it was a Moose). This meant that a trip that was meant to take 2 hours was extended a whopping 5 1/2. Since we'd left at 8 pm London time, ...
... During our visit to Paris, there were two neighbourhoods that stood out for me. One is Marais, with her laid-back demeanour and Parisian style. The other was the Latin Quarter which also had a very relaxed atmosphere and bohemian feel. When we do return to Paris, we will probably shun the energy of the 1st arrondissement and opt for these two neighbourhoods instead.
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... to the fromagerie for delicious French cheese and making my favorite meal: bread and cheese!
Alex had shown me the "best" boulangerie in Montmartre the night before so I went there first. You just can't believe the smell when you walk in. Bread and pastries everywhere! I asked for "un baguette traditional" (this is what they judge the best baguette of the year on) and also un eclair chocolat (for later). I asked them where there was a fromagerie, ...
... wander. We then made the LONG trek back to our apartment. Stephen would like it recorded that he was tired but still able to be entertaining... as we turned into our street he said I was a champion, not a champignon but a champion. I would not have included this in the blog but he was insistent and as the only readers are his children they will be comforted by the typical 'Dad' joke. After our big day out we just ate in the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Waldorf Trocadero Paris
L'asta night in Parisi.
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Nice hotel, well located for the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe but with very small rooms
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Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Waldorf Trocadero Paris
Stayed at Waldorf in Jan 2005. All Paris hotel rooms are normally small as is the case in this one but well presented and spotless. Friendly staff in what customers should remember is a narrow town house so space is limited.
Bathroom needed shower curtain and the shower should be thermostatic not just from the taps but excellent water pressure unlike another review and very acceptable
Perfect location as the Air France bus drops you at the Arc De Triumph and it is a simple walk to the hotel. Although breakfast is not included in the normal rate there is a superb bakery on the other side of the street so I would use that . Would certainly use the hotel again
A lovely hotel
what a lovely hotel, my partner and i stayed here for a long weekend and found it all extremely good. the staff were friendly and helpful and our room was very nice! we had no complaints and would definetly return to the waldorf trocadero on a future visit to paris.
very small rooms. air condition not working. front desk - rude. problems with the shower. very noise between rooms. the bad very nerrow imposible to sleep.
it is not luxery hotel and the price of over 230$ per night is scandale.
My husband and I recently stayed here for 10 nights on our honeymoon. We had a really lovely experience of this hotel. Our room (a 'classic room') was bright and nicely decorated, and always very clean. It was also a big bonus to have temp controlled air conditioning as it was hot in Paris. The room I admit was fairly small but there was plenty of storage space for our luggage. We also had a lovely little balcony which looked out over the street, and being on the 5th floor we had great views. The bathroom was bright, clean and spacious, and we didn't have any problems with hot water etc! The staff were lovely and always vey helpful. We also thought that the breakfast (which was on this occasion included in the price of our room) was excellent, providing a good range of food from bacon and eggs to cold meats and yoghurts. Although the breakfast room was a little on the small side! I have no complaints about this hotel, I had an excellent time and would encourage you to consider a stay here! I hope to go back and stay at the hotel again sometime.
Great little hotel
After having spent 3 nights in the Westminster Hotel on Rue de la Paix (I was very disappointed) I moved on to this hotel and was nicely surprised. The outside, the reception and the hallway didn't show much potential, but as soon as I opened the door I was nicely surprised. The (smallish) room was nicely decorated, the bathroom and toilet were seperated and bright and clean. The rooms are very 'design' and are just fine... No sheets and cover here: four fluffy pillows and a thick duvet. Near the Arc de Triomphe and great quiet street. Very good!
So small room!!!
Nice small hotel, in a quiet "quartier", but with a lilliput room, bath and closet. We didn't had bath, only shower.
If you want to have breakfast without thinking you are in the metro at rush hour, get up early, there are only 9 small tables in a rectangle suitable for four!!!
Hotel was clean, service good, and near metro station
Small hotel but pleasant experience
We stayed at the Waldorf Trocadero in February 2004. We experienced no plumbing problems (although standing in the bathtub to take a shower and getting in and out are a little treacherous). Also, a shower curtain would be nice.
Our room was small but decorated in a pleasant, upbeat manner. The closet was also very small, but on balance, we were satisfied with the hotel -- quiet neighborhood, very nice pastry shop across the street and the staff was friendly and helpful.
The hotel is a bit off the beaten path for the tourist things, but if you're willing to take the Metro (cheap and convenient), the Kleber station is only about 3 blocks away. One negative: this small hotel has a more limited breakfast than most places and the breakfast room itself is tiny. If you have afternoon tea, expect to pay.
Terrible stay - I will not recommend this hotel
I had the questionable pleasure of staying in the hotel in October 2003. The booking was for a double room with a queen-size bed, but we were, of course given a room with two single beds. Needless to say that we were very disappointed.In addition, we experienced the following severe and very annoying problems:*there appeared to be a large ventilator / extractor fan situated just outside our window, which was so noisy as to wake us up (and make sleep thereafter very difficult); *the toilet was faulty ? the cistern tap had to be turned off manually to stop it dripping (loudly?); *on waking up, we discovered that the water pressure in the shower was so negligible as to be non-existent (it was literally just dripping). Taking a shower or bath was an impossibility. We reported this to the receptionist. We were given a new room the following day, but when we woke the following morning there was no warm water in the shower or in the sink. We immediately contacted the receptionist who said she would send someone to check out the problem. A janitor / serviceman arrived a few minutes later, and confirmed to us that there was no warm water in the bathroom. He also informed us that this was not a new phenomenon, but had happened on several occasions in the past, when many guests showered or took a bath at the same time. He also informed us that he was familiar with the water pressure problem in most of the hotel?s rooms.We were absolutely astounded that these problems were known to management ? we had been led to believe that your hotel has four stars!In short, I am sad to say that our stay at your hotel was exceedingly unpleasant. We paid for four star accommodation, but received accommodation which would not be worthy of two stars! As things stand, we do not intend to frequent any Waldorf hotel in the future, and we will recommend that our friends, acquaintances and business colleagues do not do so either.
Me and my fiancee stayed here just two months after the opening in May 2003. It was really a friendly place, tiny though but thats expectable in Paris. Staff was ok, not so much above average as the rest: Lovely room on the 6th floor, we could even catch a glimpse of the eiffel tower! Nice bathroom, seperate toilet, everything clean and well designed. Situated in a small street, not too far away from the metro.
I recently stayed at the Waldorf Trocadero. I just wanted to let you know of the extreme disappointment my fiance and I experienced in our stay there. First of all when we checked in, the man who checked us in brought us over to the breakfast area and explained to us that it was free, and then showed us the coffee area and told us that it too was free. We were quite pleased with that because we didnt think it was included. Then we go to the elevator to go up to our room and we could hardly fit in the elevator with just one piece of luggage. Once in our room we could not even unpack our clothes because not only were there no closets in the room, there was not even a dresser. So the whole time we could not even feel comfortable there because we couldnt even unpack. The room was the tiniest thing I ever saw, just enough room for the bed and not much else. The bathroom looked beautiful, however when we tried to use the shower there was practically no water pressure at all. Then the thing that topped it all off was the checkout process. The woman behind the desk asked me if we had breakfast while we were there, and I said yes. Then she charges me 18 euro for it per day, after the man who checked us in told us it was free. When I told her this, she proceeds to call me a liar, and that he should not have said that. Either way, the hotel should take responsibility of what its employees say to their customers. First of all the breakfast was pathetic, there was practically nothing left for us except some cereal. I dont think that is worth 18 euro. Then she tried to double bill me for my stay. I had already paid for the rooms through expedia in advance. She made me prove it to her by showing her my receipt. How in the world is this hotel classified as 4 stars? Considering it opened up in March of this year, you would think it would be more up to date.Brian McDermott