Grand Hotel Francais - Paris

223 Boulevard Voltaire, Paris, France, 75011  show map
 3 stars
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Grand Hotel Francais - Paris

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Verified Reviews:

  • Room was small - Restaurants within easy walking distance - Staff were super
  • Reasonably priced - Good breakfast - Excellent hotel
  • Friendly staff - Great beds - Well decorated room
  • Friendly multi-lingual staff - Easy access to metro - Half shower door
  • Great bed - Clean and nice room - Not a lot nearby really

Overview

The 3-star Grand Hotel Francais offers a luxury accommodation in 20th arr. - Ménilmontant district of Paris. Renovated in 2008, the refined hotel has welcomed guests since 1892.

This hotel is about 1.6 km away from Bercy Arena, July Column and Place Gambetta. A tube station as well as Rue des Boulets subway station are not far from the hotel.

Nearby points of interest include an opera, a theater and a tower.

Gare de Lyon train station is nearby. Orly airport lies within about 15 minutes' drive.

Rooms

This property comprises 40 rooms featuring adjacent room, deluxe double room and twin room with central heating, a sitting area, a pantry, a private balcony and a safe. Some rooms overlook the city. The rooms have warm colored decor.

Eat & Drink

A buffet breakfast is served from 07:00 to 11:00 at the hotel dining area. The lounge bar is open from 7 am to 4 pm and features free Wi-Fi and a terrace. Serving French, European and Korean meals, /po.za.da/ lies in a shopping area, just 150 meters from the venue.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 12 per person per night. 

Services

Grand Hotel Francais welcomes guests, offering a safe deposit box, a luggage storage and a car park along with conference equipment, a fax and a copier.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   40.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Paid mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Foam mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

223 Boulevard Voltaire, Paris, France, 75011

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City Center
  • Paris
    3.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Gare de Lyon
    1.5 km
  • Gare de Paris-Bercy
    1.5 km
Underground stations
  • Rue des Boulets
    100 m
  • Rue des Boulets Metro Station
    200 m
Restaurants
  • /po.za.da/ (cuisine: French, European)
    140 m
  • Les Enfants Terribles Halal (cuisine: Halal)
    80 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    40

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Rooms and availability

Privilege Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Privilege

Grand Hotel Francais photos Room
Double Room
  • Room size:

    10 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • VCR player
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Double Room (Stay Green Offer)

Grand Hotel Francais photos Room
Adjacent Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Grand Hotel Francais photos Room
Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Room Description:

Superior|Superior Double Room

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Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Laptop safe box
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hot tub
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Extra long beds
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • AS Volume100 m

Underground stations

  • Rue des Boulets100 m
  • Rue des Boulets Metro Station100 m
  • Alexandre Dumas200 m
  • Faidherbe-Chaligny Metro Station500 m
  • Reuilly Diderot500 m
  • Avron500 m
  • Charonne Metro Station500 m
  • Alexandre Dumas Metro Station500 m
  • Charonne500 m
  • Avron Metro Station500 m
  • Faidherbe-Chaligny500 m
  • Reuilly - Diderot Metro Station500 m

Local attractions

  • Opera Bastille - Opera National de Paris1.6 km
    120 rue de Lyon, Place de la Bastille, Paris
  • Bastille1.6 km
    ParisFrance
  • Pont de Bercy1.8 km
    Pont de Bercy, Paris
  • Place de la Bastille1.6 km
    ParisFrance
  • Viaduc des Arts1.7 km
    Avenue Daumesnil, Paris

Near the hotel

  • The Smoking Museum Le Musee du Fumeur1.0 km
    7 rue Pache, Paris
  • Promenade plantee1.0 km
    From Bastille to Bois de Vincennes, Paris

Restaurants nearby

  • /po.za.da/140 m

    Address: 2 rue Guenot
    Phone: 01.43.70.63.24

    80% likes this, based on 124 reviews
    Cuisine: French, European
    Price Range: CAD 45 - CAD 55

  • Pizza e fichi180 m

    Address: 17 rue Alexandre Dumas
    Phone: 01 43 67 50 11

    79% likes this, based on 128 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: CAD 8 - CAD 27

  • Artishow Cabaret140 m

    Address: 3, Cite Souzy
    Phone: 01 43 48 56 04

    63% likes this, based on 19 reviews
    Cuisine: French

  • Les Enfants Terribles Halal80 m

    Address: 197 avenue Daumesnil
    Phone: 01 43 43 24 61

    65% likes this, based on 36 reviews
    Cuisine: Halal
    Price Range: CAD 44 - CAD 50

  • L'Aquarium110 m

    Address: 230 Boulevard Voltaire
    Phone: 01 43 48 65 54

    Cuisine: French

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    40

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Grand Hotel Francais Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Grand Hotel Francais

Average guest rating

8.4out of 10
Superb
Based on 501 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The hospitality of the owner & his reception staff were most welcoming. I have no hesitation about recommending this hotel to family friends colleagues and fellow travellers. Enjoying Paris is all about location and it was very convenient to get around the city from this hotel. I will definitley go back.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    The hotel was clean. Even the room is not big but it's nice for the 2 of us. The price comes with free wifi within the hotel..subway is not too far away from the hotel. Hotel staff is helpful too.. Thumbs up!

    The pillow is abit too soft..

  • Couple
    10.0

    A true gem in one of the world's greatest cities. We stayed at the Grand for our honeymoon - and we made the second decision of our week staying here (of course, choosing one another was number 1!). Nicolas at reception treated us like traveling royalty and was always, as were all other members of staff, available and happy to help We were also treated to a lovely, complimentary bottle of champagne and a lovely and personal letter wisihing us a happy honeymoon. This hotel is also practical, being so close to the metro, is a good and lively part of Paris and very clean, fashionable and comfortable. The hotel provides on arrival a map of local bars and restuarants to visit. We sampled a few and all outstanding. A truely brilliant stay, thank you Nicolas et al at the Grand hotel!

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Nice staff, cute design and very clean - nice breakfast room

    Room was extremely small - no where to open your suitcase

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Hotel Francais was in a great location, close to the center of Paris, however didn't have to deal with the constant noise that you often find in big cities. The room was very clean, updated with modern conveniences and nicely decorated. Would definitely stay at Hotel Francais again. The gentlemen who worked at reception were very welcoming and helpful in assisting us in finding a place to eat.

    The only thing that was difficult at staying at Hotel Francais was the lack of parking. We circled the area for 35 minutes in order to find parking on the street and still had a 20 minute walk to the hotel. Thankfully the weather was not too bad.

  • Couple
    9.2

    The Hotel (Sup) room was very clean and new with good modern designs. The free Wifi was a good bonus. The location is close to the Metro stations and a few good Bistro (Wine bar was so-so). Nearby area was safe to walk at night.

    The cleaning staffs do not obey the "Do not Disturb" sign on the door! It's very important to respect the Customer's privacy. Breakfast selections was so-so but it's was convenient to grab a quick meal before heading out! Save the money if you are not a breakfast person and grad a sandwich near by for 3-5 euros.

  • Older travelers
    9.0

    It offered very good value for money for hotels in Paris.

    It is situated a fair number of Metro stations from the centre of Paris.

  • Couple
    9.2

    The reception staff were very friendly and are willing to speak English if required which is unusual in Paris. The room is on the small side but that is expected in Paris. The room was very clean, modern and had free wifi and Ipod speakers. The bathroom was immaculate with lots of warm water and a power shower. The hotel is located in the Bastille area, very close to the metro station so it takes 10 mins to reach the main Paris attractions.

    The only negative would be that it's close to the busy road so can be slightly noisy in the night

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    First and foremost the hotel staff was very friendly and welcoming. When we arrived on a warm June afternoon we were immediately offered a glass of water with ice. Imagine that, ice water in Paris. We were pleasantly surprised to be offered free laundry service which we graciously took full advantaged of. They spoke excellent English and were always kind and helpful in answering our questions. The rooms were small but clean and the beds comfortable. Their restaurant recommendations turned out to be excellent as we dined at five different ones on their list. The french pastry shop directly across the street was certainly a bonus as well. We only book two nights but was so pleased with the accommodations that we stayed for five nights.

    By American standards the rooms were very small. Heaven forbid if you drop something in the bathroom. We only booked two nights but wanted to stay longer. Each morning we would have to check with the desk to see if we had a room for the next night. They would have one but we were required to move rooms. The staff was kind enough to relocate our luggage as long as it was packed. We returned in the evening to find our new room to be in a different location but the exact floor plan we moved from. To me a room is a room so I didn't understand the moves. As it was explained to me "at least you don't have to change hotels" I accepted the inconvenience with a smile. The hotel is not located too near any of the major attractions but if you don't mind using the metro you can get to most places in just a matter of minutes.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    great location, great restaurant around , great staffs.

    the room is a little small.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    I thought the bedroom and bathroom was very well presented. The location was close to the metro which was a great benefit

    The breakfast could have been better, one of our party could not get their door opened in the morning due to a faulty door lock, this was a serious safety problem and after the manager discussed the problem he was rude and caused an atmosphere between the guests involved although the fault was fixed. This safety fault proved itself as at 6am on our last day the fire alarm went off and all the guests had to leave there rooms to the fire assembly. There was no apology for this inconvienience. Considering the price of the hotel I expected alot better.

  • Single
    9.6

    i made a reservation here at the last minute, and could not have been more pleased with my experience. the staff was super friendly and ready to help me with any questions. they were especially helpful because i do not speak french. i cannot say enough how nice everyone was. the hotel is very very clean, which is not always the case in paris, so i would highly recommend this hotel for its cleanliness. the location is really superb -- right near the metro station nation -- which is convenient for getting to most areas of paris. i would DEFINITELY recommend this hotel to any tourist.

    there are only two things i found negative: (1) the elevator is very slow, so don't be in a rush to get to or from your room, and (2) the rooms are a little small, but perhaps that is the case in most small parisian hotels. i really can't complain about anything else. i would DEFINITELY recommend this hotel to any tourist.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Hotel upgraded us. Located very near metro station. Great french breakfast. Very comfortable modern room. Staff very helpful and knowledgable.

    As in all Paris hotels rooms can be on the smaller side.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Very friendly and helpful staff. I requested a quiet room which was exactly what I got - not a sound all night (in my experience unusual for a Parisan hotel). The bed itself was also very comfortable. Hotel well located for metro/bus lines, and there are several fine cafes and restaurants close by. Overall we were really pleased and feel that we got good value - no hesitation in recommending The Grand Hotel Francais.

    Only negative aspect of our stay was that there was sometimes a slight smell from the bathroom drain.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    The hotel was very well situated close to Nation Metro. The area was pleasant and one felt confident walking about at all times of the day. The hotel was clean and the superior rooms we had were comfortable though small by English standards. The staff at the hotel were friendly and helpful especially the Manager. He gave good advise and was willing to recommend restaurants and activities, which a new comer to Paris would have found very useful. We would certainly use this hotel again.

How to reach hotel

hotel Grand Hotel Francais - Paris Paris location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

223 Boulevard Voltaire, Paris, France, 75011

Get directions
City Center
  • Paris
    3.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Gare de Lyon
    1.5 km
  • Gare de Paris-Bercy
    1.5 km
Underground stations
  • Rue des Boulets
    100 m
  • Rue des Boulets Metro Station
    200 m
Restaurants
  • /po.za.da/ (cuisine: French, European)
    140 m
  • Les Enfants Terribles Halal (cuisine: Halal)
    80 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    40

Hotel Awards

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