Hotel Windsor Opera

Address: 10 rue Gabriel Laumain, Paris, Île-de-France, 75010, France | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Gare du Nord area of Paris, is near Le Grand Rex, Folies-Bergére, A la Mere de Famille, and Musee du Cristal Baccarat.
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      Nice stay at the Windsor Opera


      Just returned from fantastic stay in Paris. We stayed at the Windsor Opera Hotel and we are a little confused with the bad reviews the place have had earlier. The place is no "Hilton", but that's why they don't have 5 stars. Our room was on the top floor and had no view, but it was clean and functional. We had excellent service from the start, when it turned out that our travel agents system had withdrawn our reservation for some still unknown reason. The man at the desk got us a 5! person room in no time and later in the evening the same room for the rest of our stay. The people at the desk were friendly and helpful, the metro was near, excellent food near (recommended by the hotel personnel). So if you don't need a luxury hotel, just a friendly clean place to stay, this is a good option.

      Absolutely horrendous


      Well, this hotel was so bad that we did not even stay in it!!

      At check in we were informed that we would have a 'lovely stay', it was just the hotel decoration that would be the problem!! We then found out that the complimentary breakfast was not included, there was no complimentary water, there were no tea and coffee making facilities and no radio alarm clock as had been previously stated. The owner had told Expedia many times since April 05 that these were not included, but this had not been updated. The lift was tiny, a squash at fitting in 2 people, let alone luggage. The corridor was pitch black in daylight as there were no lights / windows. The room smelt musty and horrible, the triple room included a kids put you up, the bathroom was dirty and the room basic to say the least.

      We felt so disappointed and as lone females not very safe within the surrounding area that we booked into an alternative hotel.

      I cannot believe the pictures on the website are from the same hotel.

      The set up was similar to Faulty Towers and I certainly would not recommend this.

      You Get What You Pay For


      The Windsor Opera reminds me of a line from the old British TV comedy "Are You Being Served?" Mr. Humphries asks what one could expect from a one star hotel. Captain Peacock replies that there aren't any no star hotels. This is about as basic as you can get and still be under roof. The price is cheap, but I suspect most tourists wouldn't be satisfied. I recommend either paying a little more or at least finding a more highly rated hotel in this category.



      If you want to loose your time, your good mood and your money go to that Winsor Opera hotel. A very aggressive staff trying to trick on you because you are a foreigner and you do not know the rules. No any respect for the clients. They want just your money and if you are not satisfied - then it is your problem, not theirs! A horrible experience!

      Great home away from home


      Discreetly elegant, and very cozy, the Windsor Opera is a charming hotel. Tucked away in a side street, it is conveniently located in the heart of Paris. I didn't have to go far to find major department stores, some wonderful restaurants, and a Metro entrance. Yet, inside the hotel, I could enjoy the quiet atmosphere I needed to rest from the buzz of the city.

      For my husband, it was business, for me, leisure; and for the two of us, it was a one-week romantic stay in a beautiful city. Truth is we had a wide range of needs. This was the perfect hotel. The staff was very efficient. The wake-up call was totally reliable, and we didn't miss a message. The owner was helpful, never too busy to share his knowledge of Paris, to pencil down the locations I ought to visit. Everyone went beyond the call of duty to make our stay memorable.

      The Windsor Opera caters to an international clientele and pays attention to details. The bedroom was clean, pretty, and comfortable; it included all the amenities we expected, mini-bar, etc. The bathroom was immaculate... Breakfast hours were well advertised. And what a wonderful way to start the day!... a good cup of coffee, croissants hot from the oven, and more. In a nutshell, we were delighted. If you are searching for a great little hotel in Paris, a friendly place you can call home, look no further.

      Don't believe the pictures!


      Although the web site for this hotel looked superb, be wary. The hotel staff were pleasant enough, but the room (number004) was anything other than the attractive pictures. I paid £98 per night for three nights, the place was hidden down a side street, this could have been a benefit if it was quiet, it wasn't.

      The room on the ground floor was obviously situated over the Metro system as a train could be heard every few minutes. the room was dingy, but clean. The advertised facility of tea/coffee had been withdrawn some two months ago, but still appeared on the web site. The inclusive breakfast when you stay three nights seemed to be a mystery to the guy on the desk. Although they didn't charge me in the end.

      I would say that the staff were very helpful and welcoming, but the pictures shown on the web sites were misleading to say the least!


      Friendly, helpful and charming area


      Hard to find but worth it. Most cabbies don't know where it is (on a one way street) but it is quiet, rooms are large enough. Breakfast is included.

      Only complaint is the round pillows...some kind of frnch thing... Easy walk to the train station and in the fashion district lots of Furs and textiles.

      Absolutely wonderful


      I had the most wonderful stay at the Windsor. Staff was warm, friendly and personable. It is quaint and I have recommended it several times and my friends have all been pleased. I will be back there for a third time in November.

      Lovely stay at Windsor Opera


      Have just returned from a weeks stay at the Hotel Windsor Opera and cannot understand the review posted on your site in May. We found the hotel extremely clean,we had a minibar ,tea and coffee facilities,T.V in our triple room.The management were extremely helpful and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.The hotel is in a side street but very close to the metro station.



      Down a quiet street, this hotel was nothing like the reviews we read on the web. It was grubby, staff were not friendly, and the facilites described were not available (air conditioning, minibar etc.). We were kept awake until 5am by a large group of other guests which the hotel management did nothing to subdue despite many requests! Would not recommend anyone to stay here.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Windsor Opera Paris

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