Ratings based on 160 Verified Reviews

They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
3.8 out of 5
79% of guests recommend
4.1 Room cleanliness
3.8 Service & staff
3.8 Room comfort
3.8 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
We double-checked.
1 out of 5
by A verified traveler from italy

Horrible experienced ever

Posted Jul 9, 2014
Staff from the front desk terrible terrible terrible!!!!!! Very poor customer service no suttle service very difficult get the hotel from the airport very far from the airport!!! I called a night before and they told me they do suttle service!!!!! Was untrueth very desappoint
4 out of 5
for Everyone
by A verified traveler from Miami

Stay in Paris

Posted Jul 2, 2014
Pros: The service and help from the employees.
Cons: The front desk.
Location: Moulin Rouge which it's fantastic. For other many attractions, being close to the metro helps going everywhere in a short period of time.
The entire experience was great. There is only one comment about the area surrounding the hotel, although it's very safe regardless of the time of the day or night, it's located in the "red zone" which should be disclosed at the time of booking. It's very close to train metro station which makes it very comfortable to mobilize back and forth to anywhere in the city. The area is loud so if it doesn't bother you or if you are late sleeper this would be a hotel to stay. It's a very small hotel but comfortable and clean. The service was great but we didn't stay long since we were mostly out during the day and part of the night. Since it's close to Moulin Rouge, also brings other not so appealing attractions like late night discotheques and pleasure emporiums which we don't particularly like.
4 out of 5
for Everyone
by Tim from Trenton, NJ

Great Hotel near the Metro

Posted May 18, 2014
Pros: The bed, close to Metro, friendly staff
Cons: They need shower curtains.
Location: Plenty of restaurants and right at the Pigalle Metro stop
You get off at the Pigalle stop on the Metro and the Hotel is right on the square. Plenty of restaurants nearby and close to Sacre Coeur. The red light district is down the Boulevard de Clichy just down from the hotel but everywhere else around there is regular people and places. The staff was friendly and they struggled a little bit with their English but overall spoke it well. The room was a little bit small but all the rooms in Europe seem to be small. The t.v. offered only BBC News and MSNBC for English speaking networks. Everything else was in French. The bed was at least a queen size. It was spacious and comfortable. The bathroom was really nice but they don't have shower curtains. Just a glass partition which covers very little and the floor gets wet from taking a shower. No air conditioning but we opened the window and the room cooled off fast. But, this was May. The windows opened onto a balcony and we could see Sacre Coeur from our room. You can hear traffic at night with the window opened or closed. Again, this seems common in Europe and ear plugs are a must. Also, be careful of pickpockets at the Gare de Nord and the major tourist sights. We actually were pickpocketed at the Gare de Nord but I saw the guy and yelled at him. He gave me back my wife's wallet. But, WE WERE LUCKY, there were a lot of people around. Better to take precautions than to have to confront someone like that. I wore a money belt under my clothing. Overall, a very nice hotel.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jun 16, 2014 by Villa Royale, Hotel Management
Dear Clients, We thank you for sharing your comment on this web site.It is true that we are located in lively and young area that is why the rooms are equipped with double glazed windows and a sound proof door. We are happy that you liked the comfortable bed and the friendliness of our staff. In the bathroom there is no shower curtains but a shower glass. Or heating/air-conditionning system is centralized, as the temperatures in Paris were not high and stable enough, our system was still turned on the heating. For people who were warm, we advised to switch off the thermostat in the room and in the bathroom and we gave them a fan on request. Regarding your experience in the Gare du Nord, it is unfortunately expected like in every big train stations in the World. As the Gare du Nord is the biggest train Station in Europe, we thank you to warn people. Overall, we are very happy to read that you find our hotel nice and it would be a pleasure to welcome you again for your next trip in Paris. Yours sincerely,
4 out of 5
for Everyone
by Joeboy. from Ireland.

Lovely Hotel.

Posted May 7, 2014
Had a great 5 night stay in a lovely Hotel full of character. Staff helpful and polite. Decor was fabulous, maybe a bit tired in places. Location fantastic if a bit noisy at night but not a problem as we thought it added character. Must mention, no tea or coffee making facilities. Would definitely go back.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jun 2, 2014 by Villa Royale, Hotel Management
Dear Guests, We thank you for your kind comment. We are happy that you liked the location and the character of our hotel. Next time do not hesitate to ask a flask of hot water, our reception staff would definitely do it for you. Thank you again. Best regards, The Royale Team
4 out of 5
for Business Travelers
by Palitha from London

Good location and nice quaint

Posted Dec 22, 2013 on Hotels.com
4 out of 5
for Everyone
by Nicho from Greenwich, CT

Posted Dec 15, 2013
The hotel is in the "red light" district. A lot of sex stores nearby, but the hotel itself is very nice with some great views (we were in the top floor) and very close to the Metro station for very easy transit around the city. Also very close to Gare Du Nord if you are traveling into Paris by train.
4 out of 5
for Business Travelers
by mims from Kent

Wonderful but could be improved

Posted Nov 20, 2013 on Hotels.com
This hotel is a little flamboyant gem, located in the heart of Paris. It is near the French equivalent of Soho so not suitable for children, but very convenient for exploring areas like Montmartre, Sacre Coeur, etc. Loads of lovely restaurants and bars are within walking distance and taxis/the metro are easy to find. Regarding the hotel, it is utterly beautiful and eccentric which we loved. It was worth every penny to upgrade to a jacuzzi bath room which we used every night. However, we found the bed a bit old, hard, uncomfortable and worn. Also they burned incense constantly in the main hotel areas which for an asthmatic like me was problematic. I didn't even attempt to try to explain our small gripes to staff as they didn't understand much English and my French is limited to basic conversation. But other than those two things and perhaps being a little cold at night, we absolutely loved this hotel and were so glad we'd booked something special.
3 out of 5
by A verified traveler

Villa Royale

Posted Nov 1, 2013
The staff were great as was the 'brothel style but elegant' room. We thoroughly enjoyed the hotel BUT if you are planning on sleeping, do not stay here. There is a night club across the road which kept us up all night (it closes at midday!!).
3 out of 5
for Everyone
by Eve from New Zealand

Great location but a bit noisy.

Posted Oct 24, 2013
Pros: Location. Security.
Cons: Noise reduction.
Location: Right near Sacre Coeur, Moulin Rouge, etc. Metro stop right outside.
Directly opposite the Pigalle Metro stop, the hotel really is in a fantastic location. Just at the bottom of the Montmarte hill, it's an easy 10 minute walk up to Sacre Coeur or just jump on the Metro. The room was clean and nicely decorated, although our room was extremely small. The staff were very helpful and we felt like it was a safe secure place to stay. The major downside was noise. Even on the fourth floor and with double glazing, we had a lot of street noise from below, cars, people, all hours of the night. Take your ear plugs if you want to sleep right through!
5 out of 5
for Families
by Elizabeth Brenan from Ireland

Posted Oct 24, 2013 on Hotels.com
We had a very enjoyable time.