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Hôtel Henri IV

place Dauphine

At a Glance

    Pros

  • very quiet
  • top rooms have balconies
  • basic breakfast included

    Cons

  • steep stairs in poor condition and no elevator
  • few services or amenities
  • phone reservations only

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Hôtel Henri IV Review

This 17th-century building, which once housed King Henri IV's printing presses, offers few comforts or amenities, but you'll be hard-pressed to find a more central hotel for this price. The narrow staircase (five flights, no elevator) looks like it still belongs in the 17th century; it leads to simple rooms with no TVs or telephones—renovations have added bathrooms with showers in all but one room. The payoff is a location overlooking the oasis-like Place Dauphine, just a few steps from the Pont Neuf, Sainte-Chapelle and Nôtre Dame. For a genuine Parisian experience of what a local apartment would feel like in terms of interior conditions and square footage, look no further. If you desire luxury, space, and wireless Internet, head elsewhere.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 25 pl. Dauphine, 1er, Ile de la Cité, Paris, 75001 | Map It
  • Phone: /01–43–54–44–53
  • Website:
  • Subway: Cité, St-Michel, Pont Neuf
  • Location: The Islands

    Hotel Details

  • 15 rooms, 14 with bath
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 02-19-2014

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    Just Right for the Last Night

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    by ivetaluse, 5/16/08

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