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Hotel du Palais Bourbon
Ranked #1,194 of 1,804 Hotels in Paris
Reviewed 14 December 2011

This little gem of a hotel will hopefully remain as it is for a very long time. It is our go to Paris hotel every time we or I am in the city. We know the beloved neighborhood like the back of our hand. It is a few minutes walk to the Eiffel Tower and walkable to everything else. The street is blissfully quiet with a 'supermarket' a few steps away. There is also this wonderful little 'hole in the wall' of a bistro ( look hard because I don't remember the name ot there may not be one posted). It is incredible with great hearty French fare. The hotel, itself, is simple, very clean, nicely maintained with great new bathrooms and a delicious French breakfast that can be either taken downstairs or brought to your room. It is our own little Parisian getaway. Can't recommend it enough.

  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 November 2011

We stayed here during late September 2011 and absoulutley enjoyed the experience. The front desk were friendly especially as my attempts at French improved. The rooms were massive compared to London and yes the kids room is compact as we did not spend much time in the hotel its was no problem. It is a very old building and if you are expecting a shiny new Hilton then you wil be dissappointed. If however you are after the experinece of being in Paris then I highly recommend this hotel.The street is quiet and has some lovely shops, the bakery was excellant and helpful. The location could not be better, just around the corner from a metro station, a few blocks away from the Siene River and close to some great resturants. Go there with realistic expectations and you will truley enjoy this hotel.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with family
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3  Thank Mark P
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Reviewed 14 October 2011

The hotel was comfortable with a modern clean bathroom. The front desk staff were helpful and friendly, the continental breakfast superb.
The hotel is conveniently located near Les Invalides, Rodin's musem and a metro station. There are excellent bakeries and restaurants on the street or just around the corner. You are a twenty minute walk from the Effiel Tower or a river cruise departure point near the bridge straight up from Les Invalides. Recommend Les Invalides, the French Army Museum. One of the premiere military museums in the world, but you knew that, its Paris.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with friends
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2  Thank James W
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Reviewed 2 October 2011

We spent 5 nights in a family room during the month of May. The room is quite large, clean and comfortable and the bathroom is modern. The staff is pleasant and helpful. Delicious breakfast.The hotel is located in a quiet and safe neighborhood, within walking distance to major attractions. There is a small supermarket a few steps away and a great italian restaurant,Giallo Oro, almost across the street. We would definitely go back.

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 24 September 2011

We really enjoyed staying at the Hotel du Palais Bourbon, our room was quite large, the beds were comfortable and it was very clean. The shower is hard to get in and out of; this is always true no matter where one stays in Paris. The location is excellent. There are not many tourists around so one feels really part of the scene. We often went to Le Basilic for dinner which is lively and has very good food and excellent service. There are not many other good choices near to the hotel but we were very satisfied to go there several times and were never disappointed.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with family
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2  Thank Suzanne G
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Reviewed 21 September 2011

This was our first time to Paris and friends recommended this hotel. We had a great stay. The hotel is located around the block from the Rodin museum and within walking distance of everything (granted,we are walkers).

We found the owner to be nice. We tried to speak French and he saw we had some difficulty and said not to worry--he speaks English. We arrived very early after an overnight flight and though our room wasn't ready, the owner took our bags and put them in storage while we wandered around. When we returned, we checked in fast and headed up to our room. The room was a decent size and comfortable.

We paid for the breakfast ($8 e) and it was basic: coffee, tea, cereals, breads, juice but it served us well. The fact is, food is expensive in France no matter where you are. There are restaurants and even a small mini mart nearby.

Two minor complaints would be that they should have a safe in the room and a shower curtain in the bathroom so water doesn't spray all over the tile bathroom.

For the price and location, I found this to be a great hotel. Clean, quiet and comfortable. I'd definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 September 2011

My wife and I and our two college-age kids spent one night here before a cruise down the Seine to Normandy. We had a so-called suite for four, which comprised a double bed and two twins crammed into a small room. The furnishings were eclectic but adequate. The bathroom was small and awkward. I know, I've just described a typical budget Euro hotel room .....
The location is good, quiet at night but within walking distance of the major Paris attractions.
The desk clerk could have come from Central Casting. The elevator is a two-person affair.
The lobby is decorated with a strange mix of country furniture. Quaint.
It's not the Ritz, but neither are the rates.

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with family
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Address: 49 rue de Bourgogne, 75007 Paris, France
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Region: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
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Bar / Lounge
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Ranked #1,194 of 1,804 Hotels in Paris
Price Range: $233 - $347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel du Palais Bourbon 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our hôtel is located in the middle of PARIS in an historic, safe and quiet area, behind French parliament, near Invalides, Rodin, Orsay and Louvre Museums, Place de la Concorde, Champs Elysées and at a walking distance from Saint Germain des prés or Montparnasse. The hôtel is open 24 hours a day with always a deskman.Nearest Metro stations : Varenne / Invalides / Assemblée Nationale + R.E.R. : InvalidesNearest bus stop : 69, 63, 83, 84, 94, 24, 73 ... more   less 
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