Set in a quiet 19th-century townhouse, Hotel François 1er is an intimate Parisian bolt-hole, just a few minutes' walk from the Champs Elysées. The property is well placed for sightseeing -- within striking distance of the Arc de Triomphe -- and is surrounded by the designer boutiques and swanky bars of Avenue George V and Avenue Montaigne. The Seine is only 10 minutes away on foot, and the Eiffel Tower is a pleasant 30-minute stroll.
Like many boutique hotels in Paris, facilities here are not plentiful -- the focus is on the rooms. An American-style buffet is served in the cheery breakfast room downstairs, on smart blue and white porcelain. There's also a formal lounge overlooking the tropical winter garden set just off the marble lobby, and a cosy bar area lined with trompe l'oeil books -- perfect for after-dinner drinks.
Designed by Pierre Yves Rochon (who also designed The Savoy and Four Seasons hotels in London), the richly coloured rooms come with complimentary Wi-Fi and have damask-covered walls, lavish curtains and stately bathrooms. The two suites are more spacious and have separate sitting rooms. The hotel offers 24-hour room service and there's also an lift -- rare among smaller Parisian properties.
From the press:
"An elegantly decorated fine residence" -- The Michelin Guide
Newspaper / magazines
24-hour front desk
Baby-sitting service on request
Express check-in / checkout
Laundry / dry cleaning
Room service (limited hours)
Safe in reception (fees apply)
Pay-per-view / movies on demand
Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Standard check-in time: 2pm.
Standard checkout time: 12pm.
Children and additional guests
Infant's cot/crib available on request, free of charge, for children aged 0 to 3, in all room types except the Single Room and the Classic Room. Extra bed available on request and in the Executive King Room only: free of charge for children aged 12 or under, from 30€ per night to 60€ per night for older children and adults depending on the period of the stay. Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel. The Suite can accommodate 2 adults and up to 2 children aged 12 or under or 1 extra adult and a child in the sofa bed.
Small pets are allowed on request. Charges will apply and will be added to your bill on check out.
City tax not included in the total price. 2.48€ per person, per night, payable at the hotel.
Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
Room service operates from 6pm to midnight.
Paris Orly Airport and Charles de Gaulle Airport are both a 25-minute drive away and George V Metro station is five minutes away on foot.
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