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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Probably one of the best locations to visit the Palais de Versailles. We stayed here 2 nights, really liked it. Staff was super friendly. Associated restaurant is OK, with 15% off for hotel guests, but is understaffed ( thus slow service). Parking is free in street overnight and in August; otherwise there is a reasonable daily outdoor parking behind the...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 8 July 2013

This hotel is very charming & old world. Loved it! Big rooms, lots of closer space, HUGE bathroom with tub and wonderful, helpful staff! One block from the Chateau entrance which was great after a full day of walking the Chateau & Gardens!!!!!! Breakfast was good if not large amounts. Would definitely recommend this hotel!!!

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La Rochelle, France
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Well, it started ok, ideal location for the Palace, nice Room, and a nice welcome, first night was great, the second night is where it all went horribly wrong, the Bar next door had a wedding, now in England, these functions are generally over by mid-night......not in France.......4am the pounding, heavy beat of Disco music finally ended.......then, the revellers spilled...

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1Thank Lee B
Reviewed 13 May 2013 via mobile

Ideally located very close to the entrance gates to the palace, this hotel oozes warmth and hospitality, a charm often in short supply in Paris hospitality. Rooms were spacious and well appointed although lacked tea making facilities. Beds were comfortable and rooms were clean. Breakfast a little pre packaged but lovely fresh bread. Restaurant next door was great for lunch...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 29 March 2013

Fantastic! This beautiful hotel was more than a pleasant surprise. I planned my trip on the fly with no reservations. I stayed at three different star rating hotels in Versailles to sample. This was the mid-level hotel. The price is unbeatable for the quality. Make sure your rate includes breakfast... I think they all do at this hotel. I will...

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1Thank TracyMoAdventures
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2012

We booked a night in this hotel as a stopover on our way back home after a driving holiday in Europe. It was an absolute delight as the 2 rooms we booked were ornately decorated in the style of the palace. The children thought it was fantastic. A comfortable night's sleep and great bathroom. Perhaps not the finest breakfast ever,...

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2012

We booked this hotel as part of a trip to see the Prix De L'Arc De Triomphe Horse Race at Longchamp on 7th Oct. The hotel was about a 15 min walk from Versailles Chantiers station- The Rive Gauche station is a bit closer. Ideal for visiting the golden palace (chateau) as just across the road. This is a small...

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1Thank MaureenFrance
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Our experience at Hotel de France was very good. We had rented a car in Paris but chose to drive to Versailles and take the train back into the city...driving in Paris is a challenge. Upon arrival, we were greeted by a delightful hostess who provided much needed information about parking. We were pleased with our room and updated bath....

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Reviewed 26 July 2012

Not impressed with reception when we arrived, a bit unhelpful but improved next day. Average room but the building is very old so can be excused but fantastic location for the Palace - could not get closer. Very good Alsatian restaurant next door. Can put up with the inadequacies for its location.

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Phenix City, Alabama
Reviewed 25 June 2012

We stayed at the Hotel de France for three nights during the month of June 2012. Our first night was a little unpleasant because of the odor coming from the bathroom. We were staying on the second floor and the odor at night became unbearable. The next morning we did say something to the reception and they moved us to...

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Pavillon Colbert
Pavillon Colbert
Cuisines: French, Seafood
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Opposite Chateau de Versailles, hiding in the shade of the lime-trees lining the street, is Colbert de Villacerf's elegant and peaceful private residence. In this fabulous historical setting, the Hotel de France offers you its reception rooms and bedrooms decorated with charm and passion, in harmony with the surrounding ambiance. Our rooms, comfy and welcoming, are in the Versailles style. The drapes and curtains as well as the bed heads immerse the visitor in the midst of history. Because the magic of Versailles does not stop at the gates of the Chateau... Our equipment complete the comfort of a twenty-first century three star hotel...(Wifi, satelitte television, falt screen, safe, bathroom in marble, hair dryer, air conditioning on request...). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel de France

Address: 5 rue Colbert, 78000, Versailles, France
Region: France > Ile-de-France > Yvelines > Versailles
Price Range: ₹ 7,039 - ₹ 10,449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel de France 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Th view is just Ok. If you want a quiet room you can ask one not facing the street.”
 of 5 bubbles H7501KIwilliamt, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our room had a better view we were told, but the restaurant next door was a bit noisy at closing time.”
 of 5 bubbles ClareJBurns, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the inner square on the opposite side of the restaurant were quietest”
 of 5 bubbles JoycelynPhillips, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Get a room facing the courtyard, if not you will face Versailles. Not a bad choice.”
 of 5 bubbles unfalappable, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you're not fussed about having a view, choose a room overlooking the interior (second) courtyard for tranquility.”
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