Hôtel Francois 1er

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • An elegant Parisian bolthole near the Champs Elysées
  • It's well placed for sightseeing & a short walk to the river Seine
  • Designed by Pierre Yves Rochon
  • Wi-Fi is free


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.

Rooms & Rates

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  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Slippers


Check-in: Standard Time is 2pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 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.

Pets: Small pets are allowed on request. Charges will apply and will be added to your bill on check out.

Fees: City tax not included in the total price. 2.88€ per person, per night, payable at the hotel.

Additional details: Room service operates from 6pm to midnight.

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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