Hotel Prelude Opera - 4 Star Hotel in Paris France
This family friendly 4 star hotel has 59 rooms and suites with complimentary toiletries, Nespresso machine, etc, plus offers a concierge, free WiFi, a gym come fitness room, a bar with snacks and meals available to eat within the lounges or via room service, buffet breakfast, newspapers, street parking and more.
€100 - €240
About Hotel Prelude Opera in Paris
Originally called the Hotel Corona Opera, which was one of the 3 star hotels in Paris, this has had a complete change of name to the Hotel Prelude Opera, which has also had its status and star rating increased to become one of the 4 star hotels in Paris after a complete renovation.
Hotel Prelude Opera entrance canopy over doors
Located in an area known as Cite Bergere, which is basically a private street to be found in the 9th Arrondissement, this hotel is within walking distance of many popular tourist attractions in Paris such as the Musee Grevin waxwork museum, the Bouillon Chartier, which is one of the historical restaurants, the Folies Bergere cabaret and many more.
This is a popular and lively area of the city where you can discover numerous entertainment venues, plus plenty of shopping opportunities including traditional shopping arcades, in addition to the numerous bars, cafes and restaurants, not forgetting several museums in Paris that are also within walking distance.
Hotel Prelude Opera bar lounge and drinks
Hotel Prelude Opera lounge area and table food service
Situated in a former mansion house dating from the 1800s that once belonged to the Count of Chalvrin, the Hotel Prelude Opera still retains some of the original features such as the wrought iron canopy over the entrance, which has been classified as an historical monument in its own right.
The hotel has been completely modernised and had a full renovation in 2020 to become the chic, comfortable 4 star hotel it is today, providing creature comforts such as a lift, individually controlled heating or air conditioning plus 2 different lounge areas and a bar where you can find velvet seating and cosy corners to relax.
The interior has been thoughtfully and tastefully re-imagined providing a sophisticated space with the help of Marie-Agnes, an interior designer, and from vibrant wallpaper plus a variety of colours through to bespoke furniture, chandeliers hanging from the high ceilings and original mosaic floors, the family friendly Hotel Prelude Opera still provides a relaxed atmosphere.
Facilities at Hotel Prelude Opera
Not only does the Hotel Prelude Opera have a 24 hour reception with multilingual staff, they also offer concierge services, so whether you wish to go on an excursion or tour, book tickets for a show or make reservations at many restaurants in Paris, they are there to help you get the most out of your stay.
Hotel Prelude Opera room service 24 hours
Hotel Prelude Opera food service available within lounges and rooms
As you would expect from a 4 star hotel, they also offer a luggage hold service plus you can arrange late check out for additional changes, but subject to availability, so that you can make the most out of your holiday in Paris, not forgetting that they can organise airport transfers if you do not wish to make your own way.
Thinking of luggage, Hotel Prelude Opera also offer full laundry and dry-cleaning services, although each room does have Velys clothes steamer as well.
For those of you that like to keep fit and maybe even maintain a regular workout routine, there is a gym with NOHrD exercise equipment made of high quality natural and sustainable materials such as wood, but incorporating innovative technology, like with the renowned WaterRower.
Hotel Prelude Opera breakfast bar with cold meats, breads, and salads
Hotel Prelude Opera breakfast drinks and fruit glasses
There is also other NOHrD gym equipment like a cycle machine and weights bench, not forgetting Pilates mats and ball for your wellbeing. Additionally, Hotel Prelude Opera offer various running routes for those of you that would love to do jogging and discover Paris in a different way.
Food and drink at Hotel Prelude Opera
When it comes to relaxation, enjoying a drink, an aperitif, breakfast, catching up with friends or work colleagues, or even enjoying a snack or meal, the Hotel Prelude Opera has you covered.
There are actually two distinct areas within this 4 star hotel with one being called the Conversation Lounge with its bold colours and small velvet nooks, where people can enjoy getting together, reading a book, chatting or a place to relax at the end of the evening with a drink. The other is classed as the Grand Table Lounge, which is where you can sit and work utilising the free WiFi, hold a business meeting, enjoy an aperitif, enjoy breakfast, along with other snacks plus meals that are available throughout the day.
Hotel Prelude Opera gym with NOHrD exercise equipment
Hotel Prelude Opera bedroom complementary tea and coffee facilities
Thinking of breakfast at Hotel Prelude Opera, this is served buffet style within the Grand Table Lounge and consists of numerous delights that is ever changing with organic and seasonal produce to provide a good start to the day.
Included are items such as cereals, yoghurts, French breads and pastries like croissants and brioches direct from Baltazar with accompaniments like jams. There is a range of fresh fruits, fruit salad and fresh fruit juices plus cheese and cold cut platters. In addition, you also have a hot selection of bacon or sausages plus eggs to your liking, whether it be scrambled, boiled, an omelette, etc, not forgetting the hot drinks including coffee and a selection of Kusmi teas plus a daily homemade cake.
Hotel Prelude Opera twin room decor with TV and desk area
Hotel Prelude Opera room en suite bathroom with shower and hand basin
As you would expect, there is a bar at the Hotel Prelude Opera serving a variety of drinks including a selection of organic wines by the glass or bottle, a local beer called La Parisienne and champagne from a small producer called Maison Langlet, not forgetting soft drinks including mocktails and more.
There is also a small menu that changes with the seasons and working alongside local restaurants this is put together to provide a variety of snacks and more substantial meals that you can have served directly to your room, to enjoy within the Conversation Lounge or in the Grand Table Lounge. The choice is yours. In addition, there is a select item room service menu that is available 24 hours a day to satisfy any person.
Rooms at the Hotel Prelude Opera
There are 59 rooms at Hotel Prelude Opera including singles, twin, doubles, junior suite and a suite that can accommodate up to 4 people or 2 with a separate lounge. This is also one of the family friendly hotels in Paris, there are triple rooms and even a family room that can accommodate up to 6 people in 3 separate rooms, each with its own bathroom, that are all linked by an internal hallway, making it like being at home.
Hotel Prelude Opera triple room with double and single beds
Hotel Prelude Opera double room decor with desk area
Having been completely renovated in 2020, each room comes equipped with double glazing, individually controlled heating or air conditioning for optimum comfort, carpeting, bold flowered wallpaper and bespoke made to measure open wardrobe and shelving space to provide a modern yet relaxing and comfortable atmosphere.
Some people do say that for a 4 star hotel the rooms are on the small side, as a Classic double is only approximately 13 metres squared, whereas a Superior twin or double is around 15 to 16 metres squared, yet all are well equipped and have a bathroom with either a shower or bath, hairdryer and complementary toiletries by the company Occitane.
Hotel Prelude Opera room desk and personal safe
Hotel Prelude Opera family room with double and single beds
Each room at Hotel Prelude Opera comes equipped with a desk, direct dial telephone, free WiFi, a personal safe, Velys clothes steamer, flat screen TV with Satellite channels plus a courtesy tray with Kusmi Paris teas and Nespresso coffee machine, not forgetting the option of ordering 24 hour room service available every single day.
Additionally, you may be pleased to know that the Junior Suite is located on the ground floor of the hotel and at 27 metres squared it has twin beds and a separated lounge area with sofa that turns into another bed for an additional person, plus this Junior Suite is suitable for those with reduced mobility and wheelchair users.
Hotel Prelude Opera family room with en suite bathroom
Hotel Prelude Opera suite with separate bedroom
Whereas the Suite has a completely separate bedroom with twin beds plus a sofa that turns into a sofa bed within the lounge that has a hint of nostalgia with its fireplace, and at 37 metres squared, it provides a great space for 2, although it can of course accommodate up to 4 people.
Access to the Hotel Prelude Opera
Located in the 9th Arrondissement, when it comes to reaching the Hotel Prelude Opera via public transport in Paris, by coming out of Cite Bergere and going in a Southerly direction you will find that the bus lines 20, 32, 39 are on the Boulevard Poissonniere, yet a little further walk on the Rue Montmartre and you have the bus stop for the Paris bus line 74 and bus 85 along with the Noctilien N15 and N16 night bus lines.
Whereas if you are thinking of the Paris Metro, you have the Grands Boulevards stop that is very close to the first bus stop mentioned and less than 200 metres from this 3 star hotel, which serves Metro line 8 and also Metro line 9 that will get you to many popular tourist attractions including Trocadero Gardens with its views to the iconic Eiffel Tower situated on the opposite bank of the River Seine.
Hotel Prelude Opera bedroom decor with fireplace and mirror
Hotel Prelude Opera double room lighting on wooden headboard
In addition, when it comes to the RER trains, the nearest is approximately 1200 metres walk from Hotel Prelude Opera in a Westerly direction where you will reach Auber train station serving the RER A line that is great for getting to Disneyland Paris. Although you could hop on the Metro line 8 to the Opera stop to save much of the walking. It is also round here by the Palais Garnier Opera house that you can utilise the RoissyBus, which is the dedicated airport shuttle bus for getting to Charles de Gaulle airport.
However, if you are driving in France and into Paris with your own vehicle, you may be pleased to know that being the Hotel Prelude Opera is stated on a private road, there is parking available on the street, yet if there are no spaces available there is also a public car park nearby.
Hotel Prelude Opera bedroom storage area with shelves and desk
Hotel Prelude Opera double bedroom with wall mirror
So, to get to the hotel via car, you would need to go to the Rue du Faubourg Montmartre, which is a one-way street, and you will find the entrance to Cite Bergere on the right hand side, also with a sign directing you into the passage just stating Hotels.
Paris Hotel booking info
Hotel Prelude Opera
8 Cite Bergere
Ile de France
Tel: 0033 1 47 70 52 96
GPS: 48.87176, 2.34469