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The Chess Hotel

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#197 of 1,797 Hotels in Paris
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$401*
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Price and quality balance is great; cozy, clean and quite rooms, big shower, good amenities, not abundant, but very delicious breakfast fee acceptable price, polite and professional staff. Great location!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only spent one night at Chess and did not have breakfast. But good impression still - here's why: At first our booking could not be found, and the first room we got smelled of smoke. Apparently this was the only room available at selected size, only smaller were still available for the night. However, with some reshuffling on their part,...

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Lexington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location, clean hotel, nice staff - this is a great place to stay. It is so convenient to stay in this area - the metro is near by and there are tons of restaurants. The staff was extremely nice. I will be back!

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were satisfied with ouer stay. The staff was helpful! The room was what I expected and the hotel was clean. The lokation was perfect and we hade a over all good stay. We are happy with ouer visit to Thor hotel.

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Boutique hotel- Safe, Clean, Comfortable, Quiet, and Clean ( yes I meant clean twice) I typically do not sleep well when I am away from home. It was our first time to Paris to celebrate my husband's birthday. However, I was well rested all five mornings I woke up at the Chess hotel. The rooms were modern with comfy beds....

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Good sized rooms, very welcoming staff and helpful with information the hotel is modern and the reception are a lovely space to relax. They have a terrace on the first floor where you can smoke or just chill with drinks ( as smokers we found this very useful

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Pierre-Louis P, Responsable réception at The Chess Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stewart, What a great, short and perfect review ! It was a pleasure to receive you and we hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you again. Best regards Pierre-Louis, Manager

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

A very friendly, chic and comfortable hotel well located on a quiet side street close to the Opèra. A great extra touch offered by the hotel is a complimentary smartphone for you to use and take out and about giving you free calls and data to save on your roaming!

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Pierre-Louis P, Responsable réception at The Chess Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joe, We would like to sincerely thank you for having chosen The Chess Hotel for your stay in Paris. It was a pleasure receiving you and discovering this review. We hope you will visit us again in the next future. Best regards Pierre-Louis, Manager

Reviewed 18 March 2017

Nice hotel in the centre of Paris, next to the Opera grandious buiding and all major Paris attractions. I expected more about chess motives but black and white compose is also characteristic. Reception at the first floor

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Pierre-Louis P, Responsable réception at The Chess Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jan All the team of the Chess Hotel is joining me to really thank you for this nice review. Best regards Pierre-Louis

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great central location, 3 minutes walk from the lovely La Fayette shopping galleries. A really super boutique hotel with great showers & helpful staff. Loved the free 4g phone in the room with pre-loaded tourist apps. Booked with Secret Escapes, who never disappoint with the great hotel's they choose to have on their portfolio. Thanks for a great stay!

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Pierre-Louis P, Responsable réception at The Chess Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Thanks a lot for the great review !!!! It was a pleasure receiving you and we hope you will find another opportunity to visit us. Best regards Pierre-Louis

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Unique little hotel, cute themes and rooms (small, but that's normal for Paris). Uber fare to/from airport is about 40Euro, might be more w traffic. Staff was fabulous. Breakfast was only 'ok' and the biggest drawback for me was no fitness center. They informed me that I could go across the street but it would be 40 Euro! Location is...

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Pierre-Louis P, Responsable réception at The Chess Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, We would like to thank you for having taken time to review our hotel. We hope having the pleasure to receive you again very soon. Best regards Pierre-Louis

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Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades, and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here, modern day workers continue to take advantage of the legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and cinemas sit side by side with French bistros predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Chess Hotel opened in 2014 in one of the most prestigious areas of Paris. Located close to the Opera, La Madeleine, the Grands Magasins department stores, and La Bourse, the Paris stock exchange, it is a unique establishment in many ways. Firstly, it astonishes with its compelling aesthetics. It boasts an original design by Gilles and Boissier, which makes striking use of beautiful materials such as linen, oak and Carrara marble. It features the bold and innovative artwork of Cyprien Chabert. From the curvaceous furniture and quality fabrics to the hues of the wood and the shape of the fixtures, no detail was left to chance. A harmonious and elegant decor has been created that is like no other. While chic and refined, the Chess Hotel is also distinguished by its welcoming and cosy atmosphere, which transforms each room into a true haven. The heart of the city beats just beyond our doorstep. Yet somehow the hotel seems miles away from any hustle and bustle. Travellers are invited to enjoy absolute relaxation. A game of chess by the fire or a quiet hour's reading on the inner terrace. Perhaps an evening spent in blissful privacy amidst the original decor and intimate atmosphere of your room. After long hours of work, or a busy day's sightseeing, you will appreciate the calm and gentle ambience of the Chess Hotel. The Chess Hotel is also exceptional in terms of facilities and services. It is a place distinguished by our efficient, yet warm and gracious, hospitality. It is a place that transcends routine. We are proud that our guests are so much more to us than simply clients. It is a charmingly friendly hotel which places an accommodating and helpful team at the disposal of all guests. We are pleased to provide personalised services and thoughtful recommendations for discovering the treasures of Paris, allowing you to venture off the beaten paths of the capital. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Chess Hotel

Address: 6 rue du Helder, 75009 Paris, France
Region: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Opera / Bourse
Price Range: £123 - £297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Chess Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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#135 Luxury Hotel in Paris
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“You can use a USB so maybe download films or something to watch x”
stewartandreww, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“209 was nice and quiet on the back of the building and only a short walk up the stairs to save having to wait for the lift.”
joemH5004GG, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on any A level are front facing.”
joandrewo, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for a corner room if you can get one, and would recommend going direct rather than through an agent.”
dangjenkins88, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They have specialist disability rooms and rooms which would suit those hoping for less street noise.”
Jayson_Webb, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
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