"charming boutique hotel"
Excellent stay at this boutique hotel. Very charning small room. Perfect neighborhood in the center of Paris. Lots of restaurants around.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Nice and cozy. Friendly staffGenuine Hotels.com guest review
The room was spartan but clean. Hotel is convenient to the Pompidou Centre. I could hear slamming doors in the hallway, yet otherwise the room was surprisingly quiet and airy. It is a small room, a bit of a stretch for a couple with luggage but manageable. I doubt it would be possible to find a better deal in Paris.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Very pleased with our stay. The hotel is very comfortable, clean and is in a good location.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Stylish hotel in a great location"
We really enjoyed our stay at the Hotel du Haut Marais. Our room was very stylish and spotlessly clean. It combined period character with mod cons and the welcome was very warm (also the weather, which made the very quiet ceiling fan essential as there is no AC). The immediate neighbourhood was great - lots of nice bars and cafes away from the main […] touristy areas while still being very easily accessible by foot from the Pompidou Centre etc. We'll be back! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Reasonably priced, great bathrooms, poor breakfast"
Our bed was great and the bathroom was terrific however very noisy mornings with a school yard right in front of our window. I would recommend you pass on the breakfast and find fresh croissants elsewhere. The breakfast was overrated and your time would be better spent finding some fresh from some of the bakeries close by. I was disappointed that a […] bed and breakfast would skimp on fresh bread given how accessible and inexpensive it is there. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Response by Hôtel du Haut Marais Thank you for taking the time to post a comment on our hotel after your stay with us. I am truly sorry that you have not enjoyed our breakfast. However, be sure that we make a point of serve only fresh bread and croissants. Every morning we pick up our baguettes and croissants in our bakery on Rue de Bretagne "Chez Manon" which has a very good reputation in our neighborhood. we are really sad the you didn't like it. However, be sure we going to see if I can do somting better. All the best.
"Great family-run hotel in ideal location"
Rooms perhaps a little small for a long stay but perfect for a city-break. I'll stay there again when I next visit ParisGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Ett underbart, personligt, hemtrevligt, vackert litet hotell i de trevliga Maraiskvarteren. Fantastisk frukost dessutom. Vi var på fritidsresa och hade velat stanna längre. Inget kunde varit bättre!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Viihtyisä, kodinomainen hotelli hyvällä sijainnilla. Omistajat olivat mukavia. Huone oli aika pieni mutta kodikas. Ilmastoinnin puuttuminen miinusta kesäkuumalla.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Fantastiskt personligt B'nB på bästa läge"
Jag och in trettonåriga dotter hade en mycket trevlig vistelse "hemma hos" Didier och Marc som driver hotellet. Rent, mysigt, personligt och på absolut bästa läge i supermysiga Le Marais.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Super Lage, tolle Inhaber, schöne Zimmer. Mehr kann man nicht erwarten!Genuine Expedia guest review
Um hotel pequeno, muito simpático e bem arrumando. o quarto era pequeno, mas sem deixar de ser confortável. Localização excelente, perto de estação do metrô e próximo a muitos locais interessantes. Atendimento atencioso do proprietário.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"charming and cosy"
It was a great surprise for me to discover such a place in the heart of Paris! The Hotel has a cosy atmosphere and the rooms are really nice, furnished with great taste and always super clean! It is situated in the perfect Paris location to make you feel in the middle of everything, while giving you a home and relaxing feeling, being located in a quiet street and most of all thank to the discreet and friendly owners of the place!
01/07/15 Guzman G Getafe, Spain
We was reading and looking for different options about hotels in Paris, finally we decided for this hotel and it was a good choice. It is a small hotel (bed and breakfast), it's located 10 minuted from Notre Damme, the Marais neighborhood is very nice. The rooms are clean and quite. I recommend you.
"a gem in the Marais"
01/07/15 landfrau bayern
perfect location; quirky and stylish interior; friendly & charming service; nice kind of clientele; excellent all over. Owner happy to help with suggestions. a gem of a place for travellers who don't require a hotel to boast a huge lobby...
"Quaint and Quirky"
12/20/14 rig2 Gallion, Alabama
When I was planning my week long visit to Paris, a friend suggested this little "bed and breakfast" place that he and his wife had discovered on the edge of the Marais area. I visited the web site and it looked interesting and would certainly be a different experience from the big chain hotels. Asking for information by e-mail resulted in a very prompt reply from the owner and offering a very attractive and affordable rate for a seven night stay. I did some more shopping around and decided to give the place a try. A couple of e-mails later, the reservation was secured and I received very clear directions to get there from Charles de Gaulle airport. My overnight flight from Atlanta arrived very early in the morning so transit through the formalities at the airport were very quick if you ignore the seemingly endless hikes to get through the maze of the airport. By the time I had found my way to the RER station and then spent forever getting out of Gare du Nord - another labyrinth of hikes, stairways, and hordes of people who seemed to know where they were going, I settled on a taxi rather than more steps on the metro. Even though the hotel is on a pedestrian street, the taxi deposited me just a few steps from the entrance. I had arrived well ahead of the normal check in time but the owner, Didier, quickly prepared a room for me and guided me through how to get access, where the metro stops were, and got me settled in a typical small Paris hotel room with a great bed, bath, internet access, tv, and left me to rest and recover from the journey. The entire establishment is furnished with a variety of interesting things to explore and enjoy. The breakfast offerings are more than sufficient even if they don't change every day and of very high quality. You eat in a cellar at a large table and your coffee is prepared individually then you simply help yourself to an assortment of bread, pastries, ham, cheese, butter, jam, fruit, yougurt, cereal, and if you want, an individually prepared egg. The entire hotel is spotlessly clean, quiet, and offered everything I needed. There are nearby cafes and bistros, several metro stops within an easy walk. I'm fairly comfortable with Paris but when I asked about something, Didier was quite open about offering assistance but only when asked. After the ordeal of arriving, I requested a taxi from the hotel to the airport and this was arranged easily and the driver arrived promptly on time and within 45 minute had me at the airport for a very reasonable fare. I was very pleased with my tay and it added a wonderful new experience to my Paris visit. Highly suggest this place as a base in Paris.
"Nice place - free upgrade received"
12/15/14 Dirk D Halle, Belgium
Nice hotel. We received the junior suite as a free upgrade. Breakfast was very good, good coffee, an egg, good offer and enough of everything. Clean and silent rooms and in the neighboorhood of the Marais area.
"Bon coin in Paris"
12/14/14 AlexHorne2014 Rochester, United Kingdom
My mother, 16 year old niece from Australia and I recently stayed for two nights in the Hotel du Haut Marais in a suite. The set up suited us perfectly - Paris is generally known for its tiny hotel rooms but we felt that we had adequate space without getting on top of each other - there was a double bed in one room, a sort of lobby with shower and loo, and a sitting room with sofa bed and small kitchen. We were in the suite on the 5th floor which resulted in hilarious lift trips in the TINY lift. Very amusing trying to fit three people and all our luggage.However it does make a noise and in the morning, we could hear the lift going up and down. There was also building work in the next door building so it's worth asking when you book whether this is still going on. The hotel is certainly more of a B&B/pension than a hotel but this is what we wanted and certainly at the price we were happy to pay. Reception is in Didier and Marc's sitting room which is cosy and furnished with their favourite bits and pieces. All very homely and take us as you find us. This does mean that there is a slight residual smell of smoke throughout the hotel - but then I do have a very sensitive nose and don't like smoking! Everyone in Paris seems to be smoking! Breakfast was delicious, served round a big table in vaulted room in the basement. There was a selection of cereals, yoghurts, ham, cheese, croissants, fruit etc and both hosts even boiled us eggs. I drink green tea and this was available. Staying in the Hotel du Haut Marais is very much for those who want something a little off the main tourist strip with a local feel. There is a small primary school opposite. It is down a very narrow street and is hard to find with all the other small streets leading off it. We loved it - it is in the perfect location - close to the main part of Le Marais as well as the Rue Montorgeuil with its market and all the streets around with interesting restaurants etc. If I return to Paris with my husband and two young children, I will definitely book this again.
"Clean, very close to metro station, small room"
10/30/14 I M Braintree, United Kingdom
Visited Hotel du Haut Marais and have to agree with another reviewer in that it is more a B&B than a hotel. Was provided with an old map of Paris where many of the roads were missing including the road where the hotel was located. When I asked for directions to places, the staff was very vague and not at all forthcoming with suggestions. I found them to be not very helpful or approachable and in one ocassion a unnecessarily sarcastic towards my young daughter because she did not put the spoon back into the cereal container. The room was very small but was clean and had what we needed. Locationwise, it is very close to the metro, however, I stayed near La Madelaine du la Fontain and next time, this is the location I will look at staying at. The price however was very reasonable and it included breakfast which was nice. Everybody staying at the hotel sits at one table at breakfast, so if you would like to have a private chat with the people you are staying with over breakfast, this probably won't be happening. The hotel is in good decorative order on the inside, down a little alley. It doesn't stand out a lot from the outside so if you blink you may miss it! It is surrounded by a lot of Chinese restaurants. Lift is extremely small, fits two people maximum at a squeeze! En suite was also pretty small, but they have made very good use of the space and I thought the shower was fabulous!
"It is more a B&B than a hotel"
10/12/14 bcmitaly Portland, Maine
Stayed for 4 nights at this "hotel" in the Marais. I would say that the biggest advantage of this place is the price. It is a very expensive city with hotels going way above 300's and this hotel had a very good price. It is an old building and the elevator started from 1 st floor. But Didier helped me with my luggage when I got there. I was by myself so the room although small was enough. I would foresee some difficulties with 2 people trying to open their luggages though. Breakfast was a cold european breakfast with baguette, croissant jam, ham and cheese. No hot items. Didier was very kind allowing my to use their fridge to stock some food I was saving for the next day. Wifi is very good throughout the building. It is a 5 min walk to Arts et métiers subway stop (outskirts of Marais) I think this place is a good economical pit stop for Paris. If you are looking for more glamour, space, and larger breakfast options this place is not for you.
"Great Location, OK Accommodations/Hospitality"
09/15/14 NoLaNooga Chattanooga, Tennessee
I was expecting to be "wowed" based upon TripAdvisor reviews, but sadly, I was not. I should have known that a place at this price point wouldn't be as great as the reviews made it seem. If given the chance to stay in Paris again, I wouldn't necessarily stay here again. For reference, we stayed in the suite (room 51). The suite was sufficiently large for us; there were only 2 complaints I had with the room: (1) The sink is so utterly tiny that washing your face in the sink is nearly impossible. The faucet spans the entire depth of the sink. (2) The bed wasn't comfortable. It had this strange dip in the middle of the bed, so back support was nil. My 6'2 husband's feet hung off the bed. We didn't have this issue in other European hotels. Nonetheless, the location is fantastic. If we return to Paris, we will definitely want to stay in the same area. Keep in mind 1. Kitchens are not cleaned. If you make use of kitchen, you must clean it yourself. 2. Breakfast is akin to a typical "cold", continental breakfast at an American hotel but with better bread, of course. You'll have sliced ham, cheese, baguette, croissant, yogurt, fresh fruit, and cold cereal as buffet options. If you arrive later to breakfast, your options are greatly reduced. I'm not sure why everyone raves about the breakfast; it was really just average. 3. There is some repair work taking place on the facade and roof next door. The work commences around 8 AM, so sleeping in may not be an option for you while this repair work is occurring. 4. Yes, there is an elementary school across the street. If you keep your windows open, you will hear kids playing around 8 AM, 2 PM, and 4:30 PM. The noise was never bothersome for us. 5. Given that this is a small "hotel", you must be a bit more quiet when coming and going. If the TV wasn't on, we could hear other patrons calling for the lift. 6. The area is located in a "China Town" area. There are some good Chinese restaurant options nearby. I know it sounds crazy to eat Chinese while in Paris, but don't rule it out for a quick bite to eat. Also, the Chinese restaurants allow take out, which is much appreciated in a city that doesn't necessarily have these options. 7. I didn't think that the owners were hospitable 100% of the time. If you have questions/comments, reserve them for breakfast time when they seem the most hospitable. If you happen to speak to them while they are in the "living room/lobby", you will not get the best service/hospitality. 8. Upon entering the hotel through this "side door", there is a faint urine smell from the front door to the elevator. I don't know if this is the smell of their dog's urine or what, but I smelled it every time we entered/left hotel. 9. There are no wash cloths. Some European hotels have them and some do not. Some people are wash cloth people; some are not. We are and were a bit bummed that they didn't have these smaller sized towels in order to properly scrub our bodies after being out in Paris all day. There is a Monop' store nearby and a larger Monoprix store at the nearest, large metro stop (Reamur/Sebastopol) for you to pick up any items (shampoo, body wash, etc) to make your stay more comfortable if you are not satisfied with any of the products supplied in the room. 10. Our room had the most amazing light. We only had to turn on lights during night. 11. There is no A/C, but it was never a problem for us. We simply left the windows open and turned on a fan when needed. The neighborhood is pretty quiet excluding kids playing at the school.
"Good, but didn't live up to expectations"
08/25/14 Summera3 Louisville, Kentucky
This hotel had such great reviews that I had high hopes, but it really fell flat in a lot of areas. The rooms--or at least the room that I got--was very small. I've stayed in paris before and I know that this is to be expected, but based on the photos, I was expecting rooms that were a little bigger. I got room 41, which was one of the more basic rooms. The hotel seemed to be more of a man's place--my husband loved the feel of it, but I found it to be very basic and not particularly suited to women. The bathroom products were super bare: a shrink-wrapped plastic cup, and those foil packed sample sized generic body wash and shampoo. The lobby is basically used as the living room of the two men that live there, and I was disappointed that they weren't more welcoming. You come and go through a side door, which bypasses the lobby, and every time I went in the to inquire about something, I felt like an intruder and never felt very welcome. We never saw anyone else come or go, so it was a pretty solitary experience. The elevator was TINY. Like so tiny that it was extremely claustrophobic with just 2 people in the elevator. -The mattress was pretty thin and not very firm, which was a disappointment. There were a few things that I was very pleased with: -The room was very clean -The outlets were plentiful and well placed--I hate it when you can't find an outlet to plug in your phone or computer, but this room had outlets by both sides of the bed, and several other places in the room, though strangely enough none in the bathroom. -The location was good -My husband really liked the shower -there was a ceiling fan (although it wobbled which is a little scary when it is right over the bed) and the windows opened. overall, I'd be more inclined to rate this more like 3 stars, but my husband liked it a lot, so I'm bumping it up a star. depending on what you are looking for, it could be a good option, but just don't expect any frills.
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