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“Great decor and location” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel du Continent
Ranked #76 of 1,795 Hotels in Paris
Calgary, Canada
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81 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great decor and location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel du Continent for 4 nights. Our room was very well decorated and everything appeared to be recently renovated. The room and bathroom were decently sized and impeccably clean. The wifi worked well. TV included a few English language news channels (BBC, CNN).

Location is superb and an excellent base for exploring paris. There are several restaurants within one or two blocks.

We had breakfast a couple of times at the hotel. Price is reasonable at 10 euros per person. The isn't much selection - bread and croissants, plain yoghurt, coffee/tea and juice.

Staff are very friendly.

In terms of things that could be improved:

Our room was on the second floor facing south/west. The afternoon sun made our room very hot, even with the drapes closed. There did not appear to be any air conditioning (or very poor air conditioning). The room would not cool down, which interfered with a decent sleep. If we opened the windows there would be noise from the streets.

The shower wand does not have a shower head holder.

Overall, I would definitely stay again in cooler months. I might look elsewhere in the summer because of the lack of air conditioning.

Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Andreea_duContinent, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel du Continent, responded to this review, 11 June 2014
Dear Rabnut,

Is a pleasure to know that you enjoyed our new decoration and you appreciate our location next to some famous restaurants like Ferdi and l’Ardoise.
Thank you for having shared some photos of your lovely double room “XM” N°26, situated at the 2nd floor (Arctique & Antarctique).
You made a good choice trying our French continental breakfast, containing only organic and fresh products.
We took note about the inconveniences occurred during your stay and we are very sorry for this. We assure you that we made all the interventions in order to welcome summer properly.
The entire team is looking forward seeing you soon.

Kind regards from Paris,
Andreea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

I enjoyed every part of my stay at the Hotel du Continent. I stayed there for two weeks and was consistently impressed during my entire stay there. The ladies and gentlemen at the front desk were extremely courteous, friendly and helpful. The breakfast was wonderful and was served by two very nice young ladies. My room and bathroom were very clean and neat and comfortable and well maintained throughout my entire stay. The location was perfect. The wifi worked very well. The Hotel du Continent and everyone who works there made me feel very comfortable and welcomed during my entire visit to Paris. Thank you all.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
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Thank Jacob D
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Andreea_duContinent, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel du Continent, responded to this review, 11 June 2014
Dear Jacob,

Thank you very much for writing such a nice review of your experience with us in your Parisian stay! The entire team is so happy to have contributed to the pleasure of your stay, it is a great satisfaction for us to be able to offer you a memorable trip in Paris.
Great that you enjoyed each morning our breakfast! Be sure that your kind words were passed on to the entire team.
We hope to welcome you again!

Warm regards,
Andreea
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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

Just stayed at this hotel from may1st- May 6th 2014. The location was great, I would give that a 5. On the other side, the entire room smelt like mold because the shower was extremely moldy. I had to keep my bathroom door shut at all times because it would wake me up at night. Also, everything morning at 8am the cleaning lady would wake up the entire floor. I don't mean just little noises, enough to make my bed shake.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled solo
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Andreea_duContinent, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel du Continent, responded to this review, 11 June 2014
Dear Kristine,

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor!
We are very sorry that our hotel did not reach your expectations, because is the first time having this type of complain … the hotel is brand new, entirely renovated in December 2013 and remodeled by Christian Lacroix.
Regarding the noise problem, we would like to mention that our cleaning service starts at 9am, so it is surprising how you were disturbed by the chamber maid at 8am..
We hope you had a nice trip overall!

Best regards,
Andreea
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014

We stayed at this hotel on Easter Monday and couldn't have been happier. The location was perfectly located -- Tuileries Gardens, Louvre, Champs Elysees, metro...

What really impressed me was the service. The concerige was incredibly friendly and helpful. They remembered my mom and I by name when we came/left and gave great recommendations. What impressed me the most was I left stamped post cards in the room (by accident) and they actually mailed them for me without me calling to ask!

The bed was very comfortable and the bathroom - especially the shower were heavenly. Reasonable rates as well. I'd def. recommend anyone to stay here.

Room Tip: Get the junior suite for the extra space. It was only 10 euro more than the standard room
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Sarah B
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Andreea_duContinent, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel du Continent, responded to this review, 11 June 2014
Dear Sarah,

We are so grateful for your loyalty to our hotel! We would like to thank you very much for sharing this review on Tripadvisor!
It is a pleasure for us to take care of our guests and provide this kind of services.
The entire team is looking forward seeing you soon.

Kind regards,
Andreea
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Tullamore, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014

We stayed in this hotel in April and had a wonderful time.The hotel's location could not be better.It's right beside the garden tuileries,and in the centre of everything and just a short walk to the Louvre etc,There is a metro stop nearby and we found this really easy to use, The hotel was lovely and comfortable, our bedroom was spotless,warm and modern with a big bed with crisp white bed linen, big fluffy bath sheets, bathrobes and slippers. we always had plenty of hot water with both a bath tub and shower. hotel was very quiet at night so had no problems having a good nights sleep for the three nights we were there,All the staff we met were very friendly, helpful and welcoming. we had an early flight so had requested and early check-in if possible, this was not a problem when we arrived and were greeted with a smile. We would recommend this hotel without a doubt and would stay again the next time we are in Paris..

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank aoife l
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Andreea_duContinent, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel du Continent, responded to this review, 11 June 2014
Dear Guest,

All our team would like to thank you for having appreciated your stay amongst us. Indeed the location is perfect, next to the metro station and the major tourist attractions.
It was a pleasure to accommodate you earlier than expected and we are glad that you appreciate this service.
Thank you so much for your good ranking!
We look forward welcoming you again!

Kind regards,
Andreea
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Colorado
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24 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

Just back from 7 nights in Paris. Stayed at the Continent in one of the single Rooms, #28. Was small as expected, but what was not expected was that my bathroom was downstairs, down a steep twisting staircase leading down under the upper floor. Odd, but fun!!! And from what I hear, it has the biggest bathroom of any of the single rooms. No room issues here, plenty of room for shower, sink, exercising, lol.

Hotel was very clean. All the employees were very kind and helpful with anything I needed. The breakfast they serve is small and simple...a light continental breakfast of Coffee, Juice, Bread/Jellies and Yogurt. Wish they had a big bowl of fruit such as apples and bananas to have as well. Someday?

Overall great stay. Wifi was good, location is excellent in the 1st right near major attractions and the ritzy area you are in. Place Vendome just around the corner....Louvre and Gardens a block over. Concorde Metro station just 5 mins or less away.

I will stay here again when I come to Paris again.

Room Tip: Had #28...single room. Bathroom is on level below the bedroom. If you dont mind a steep little fligh...
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank zkeeper
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Andreea_duContinent, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel du Continent, responded to this review, 13 May 2014
Dear Guest,

It is a great reward for all our team to have such a nice review from your part. It was our pleasure to welcome you and we are glad that you had a pleasant week amongst us.
Thank you for having appreciate our French Continental breakfast! We also take into consideration your suggestion and maybe in the future we will improve it with an assortment of fresh fruits.
Thank you very much for your feedback. As you promised, we look forward seeing you a second time.

Kind regards,
Andreea
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

Recently had the pleasure of staying at this newly refurbished boutique hotel for 3 nights.
The hotel is small but perfectly situated on a quiet street in the
bustling 1st arrondissement-
an easy walk to the Louvre, Place Vendome, the Concorde metro stop and many other attractions.
The hotel is nestled among some very toney 5 star hotels but manages to hold its own.
There were also some very good restaurants - Ferdi & Le Souffle-
on the same block which we had
the good fortune to try.
The staff were very friendly and
helpful and all spoke English.
The rooms were small but cozy, extremely clean and beautifully decorated. Our room had a comfy bed, high quality Missoni toiletries, free wifi, a room safe.
We had the breakfast each morning for 10 euro - continental which included fresh squeezed juices, yogurt and lovely French breakfast pastries and all the coffee you can drink.
I would definitely recommend this hotel and not hesitate to stay again.

Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank 1boutiquebabe
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Andreea_duContinent, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel du Continent, responded to this review, 13 May 2014
Dear Guest,

We are delighted to read this amazing review about all our services and the central location.
The title of your comment accurately describes the theme that fits our hotel.
We also appreciate you mentioning the Missoni toiletries! We try to provide a high quality service to the last detail!

We definitely wait to see you again!
Kind regards,
Andreea
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Property: Hotel du Continent
Address: 30 rue du Mont Thabor | 1 Arr, 75001 Paris, France
Region: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Louvre / Palais-Royal
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Hotel Style:
#31 Romantic Hotel in Paris
#63 Business Hotel in Paris
#79 Family Hotel in Paris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel du Continent 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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