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“comfortable and good location”
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Bedford Hotel
Ranked #541 of 1,800 Hotels in Paris
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Sutomore, Montenegro
Level 3 Contributor
3 reviews
“comfortable and good location”
Reviewed 14 October 2013 via mobile

We booked an apartment for three,but they offered even a better deal- we got two connecting superior rooms,very spacious and comfy. Everyone was so welcoming,from the receptionist and concierge to the maids. The receptionist speak English very well,and concierge was always very helpful and smiling. The only downturn are waiters in the restaurant (except younger ones),the service was slow and kind of shabby.Breakfast costs 20 euro, wireless is free throughout the hotel.

The location of the hotel is great,5-7 mins walk to the Concorde,Lafayette and Opera Garnier. That is why you will have to pay more for this accommodation,but it is worthy. plus,it is a peaceful and secure neighbourhood.

Stayed September 2013, travelled on business
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Laetitia B, Directeur général at Bedford Hotel, responded to this review, 18 October 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments on your recent stay at the Hotel Bedford.
We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Best regards,
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

Great Location, rooms are large with great street outlook. Easy access to metro and 10-15 minutes walking distance from some of the major tourist locations. Local area has lots of cafes and restaurants to choose from.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled solo
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Laetitia B, Directeur général at Bedford Hotel, responded to this review, 18 October 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments on your recent stay at the Hotel Bedford.
We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Best regards,
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

We just returned from taking a group to France and stayed at the Bedford for five nights. The location was perfect for walking to all the various sites as well as shopping and restaurants. The staff was very helpful from the front desk to the restaurant. Our room, a Superior, was very comfortable with plenty of room. Some of the group had standard rooms with balconies that were also nice. No noise issues at all.

The breakfast buffet was good although no hot food was served. You could order eggs if you preferred.

All nineteen of us were very satisfied with our stay.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Landy B
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Laetitia B, Directeur général at Bedford Hotel, responded to this review, 18 October 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments on your recent stay at the Hotel Bedford.
We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Best regards,
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 6 September 2013

We stayed at Bedford twice. Once in early Aug 2013 for 7 nights. And then again later in the month for one night.
Lets start with the positives: the carpeting and wallpaper make this hotel beautiful. The views are beautiful. The front desk staff and housekeepers are friendly.
Now the negatives: First stay - towel warmer did not work; a/c would not stop and kept it freezing in the room. When we called the front desk, they said someone would be right up. Nobody showed. They remotely turned off the a/c for our last 3 nights. One window would not open properly. The wifi does not work in the rooms or hallway on the 8th floor; there is no water pressure on the 8th floor and no ability to control water temp. It kept changing from freezing to scalding. We asked for assistance but the front desk said the person that deals with those equipment issues in the rooms was not there yet (at 9:30 am) and they would tell them when they arrived. When we checked out I asked to speak to the general manager. The deputy director came and spoke with me. He did not seem concerned at all about the negative experience. He offered that they would 'do something' if we came back to the hotel next month. No apology, nothing. That deputy director is a stuffed shirt and should not work in the hospitality industry. He is a poor representation for Hotel Bedford. DO NOT STAY AT THIS HOTEL. ANYWHERE ELSE IS PARIS WILL BE A BETTER EXPERIENCE.

Room Tip: To choose a good room - quickly choose another hotel in Paris. Don't bother with Bedford, they...
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Laetitia B, Directeur général at Bedford Hotel, responded to this review, 9 September 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay at the Hotel Bedford.

I am very sorry that our property and service did not meet your expectations.

I will contact you personnally within the next few days.

Best regards,
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Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 1 September 2013 via mobile

I spent a week on business in Paris staying at the Bedford. The staff represent what I consider the essence of la politesse française; a commodity sadly rare in Paris but abundant at this hotel.

My only caveat is the wifi service, which was fast but which one had to log into every time the iPad or iPhone was closed. But this is a small consideration compared to the excellence of the lovely staff.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Thank John M
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Laetitia B, Directeur général at Bedford Hotel, responded to this review, 9 September 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments on your recent stay at the Hotel Bedford.

We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Best regards,
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Bahrain
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Reviewed 20 August 2013

Traveling as a family we booked the 2-bedroom suite for 6 days. It was great. The room size was slightly small. The location is fantastic and a few mins from the nearest metro in Madeline. There were many restaurants nearby for breakfast, lunch or dinner, all of which can deliver to your room too.
Our room had two bathrooms both with bath tubs and good amenities. It was a quiet location and yet very central. Its halfway between the Louvre and Champs Elysee and at the heart of the Opera, Grand Magasins. Gallerie La Fayette was a 5-10 min walk for those who like shopping. The staff were very welcoming and helpful. The decor is very nice and classic with a Parisian feel.
Only downside was that we did not really like the limited variety in the breakfast area, but thats probably due to the fact that its a French breakfast, however serving an international one is better.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
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Laetitia B, Directeur général at Bedford Hotel, responded to this review, 9 September 2013
Dear Guests,

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments on your recent stay at the Hotel Bedford.

We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Best regards,
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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 3 August 2013

We spent six fast-paced days in Paris using Hotel Bedford as our base. It's an excellent neighborhood, quiet with one or two embassies nearby. Very close to the Metro and Rue St. Honore, the location is really perfect. The rooms are nice, very clean and efficient. Nice bathroom and good quality amenities in the bath. The staff was quite nice and accommodating. I recommend highly!

Room Tip: We stayed on the top level, father away from street noise which is nice. M
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Laetitia B, Directeur général at Bedford Hotel, responded to this review, 13 August 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your impressions on your recent stay at the Hotel Bedford.

We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Best regards,
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Additional Information about Bedford Hotel

Property: Bedford Hotel
Address: 17 rue de l Arcade | 8th Arr., 75008 Paris, France
Region: France > Ile-de-France > Paris
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#315 Luxury Hotel in Paris
#404 Business Hotel in Paris
#436 Family Hotel in Paris
#437 Romantic Hotel in Paris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Bedford Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 145
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