Hotel Villa d'Estrees - Paris 4 star hotel
Situated within a historical area in the 6th Arrondissement of Paris close to the River Seine and the Ile de la Cite, this 4 Star hotel has concierge services, room service, breakfast, free WiFi, laundry and dry cleaning, international newspapers, connecting rooms for families, games for children and much more.
About the Villa d'Estrees
According to stories, when King Henri IV went past the street in his carriage where this 4 star boutique hotel is located, he made a comment of "Ici git mon Coeur" which in English translates to "Here lies my heart" and this was due to the fact that his mistress lived down the road.
The Villa d'Estrees is named after the mistress of King Henri IV who was called Gabrielle d’Estrees, Duchess of Beaufort and Verneuil, and it has been decorated in a very traditional French style with an elegant lounge area with antique furniture, fine fabrics and elegance, not forgetting the beautiful fireplace and paintings adorning the walls.
Facilities and Services at the Villa d'Estrees
You will find that the Villa d'Estrees has a 24 hour reception with secure entry and multilingual staff who will be able to cater to your needs, also offering a concierge service for booking tickets to shows, events and numerous museums in Paris.
Yet you can also have a complete personal concierge service, obviously at additional cost, but this could be for shopping, as a guide and virtually anything you could think of to make your holiday in Paris run smoothly, whether you are here for business, a romantic weekend or family break.
Completely free of charge you can utilise the luggage hold service if you arrive early or wish to leave later after check out, there is free WiFi which is unlimited, plus there are French and international newspapers so that you can keep up to date with what is happening in your country and around the world. Games are also available from reception, many of which are specifically dedicated to those of you travelling as a family with children.
For an additional charge there are other services available at the Villa d'Estrees including laundry and dry cleaning for those of you who want a professional service, even though an iron and ironing board can be requested from reception free of charge. Airport transfers can also be arranged, plus you can also request welcome gifts like champagne, flowers, chocolates, etc be placed within your room just prior to arrival.
Eating at Villa d'Estrees
As you would expect from a 4 star hotel in Paris, there is breakfast available, which is served between 7am to 11am and you can choose an Express breakfast for approximately €8 that has a hot drink, a croissant from the famous Gerard Mulot bakery and a fruit juice.
Alternatively you can opt for the French Classic breakfast, which is at a reasonable cost for Paris at only approximately €15 and includes Portioli Italian coffee, Pastries from the famous Gerard Mulot bakery, fresh croissant, baguette and pain au chocolate delivered every morning, fromage blanc with rasberry coulis, a choice of muesli or corn flakes, fresh fruit salad, choices of ham and cheese and varieties of jams plus fruit juice.
When it comes to lunch or dinner, you can go to the Cafe Latin down the road, but located virtually opposite on the corner of the Rue Git le Coeur and the Rue Saint Andre des Arts, which offers traditional bistro style food and a great variety of French wines from all different regions in France along with cocktails and more, that is linked to this hotel in Paris.
Classed as a bistrot, the Cafe Latin offers traditional French cuisine classics like Bourgogne snails and French onion soup along with Boeuf bourguignon, Fois Gras, Mussels, Creme Brulee and much more including daily specials, burgers, salads, platters of cheese, etc.
Yet by staying at the Hotel Villa d'Estrees you can also order any of these and more, plus drinks, directly to your room via room service between the hours of midday and 11:30pm.
Rooms and Suites at Hotel Villa d'Estrees
Each spacious room at this 4 star boutique hotel comes with fabrics and wallpapers from renowned houses such as Pierre Frey and Lelieve, along with en suite bathrooms that have marble sinks and the renowned Stella fittings, plus period and antique furniture to provide rooms that are filled with history, atmosphere and luxury.
All rooms and suites are fully soundproofed, have air conditioning and heating depending upon the time of year and come with a king size bed as standard along with a direct dial telephone, work desk and personal safe.
You also get a mini bar, free high speed WiFi, which is unlimited along with a flat screen HD TV with cable and satellite international channels plus you can of course access the room service and also request an iron and ironing board.
A crib or baby cot is also available upon request at time of booking and each room or suite comes with an en suite bathroom with complementary toiletries, hairdryer and a magnifying mirror, plus bathrobes and slippers are also available upon request.
Exceptionally spacious for hotels in Paris, the 4 star Hotel Villa d'Estrees offers Deluxe Double rooms that are approximately 25 metres squared, whereas the Suite Deulxe rooms are approximately 30 metres squared and have a lounge area that is also suitable for up to three people.
Yet there is also an apartment that is suitable for up to five people and measuring approximately 55 metres squared that has two king size beds along with the lounge area that can accommodate an additional person, plus this has two bathrooms.
Access to the Hotel Villa d'Estrees
When it comes to getting to getting to the Hotel Villa d'Estrees, you will find it located within the 6th Arrondissement close to the River Seine and many popular tourist attractions in Paris in between the Saint-Germain des Pres and the historical Latin Quarter areas of the city.
This hotel is also linked to the Cafe Latin, which is positioned just up the road on the opposite side by the 3 Star Hotel Residence des Arts that this 4 Star hotel is also partnered with. However we would like to point out that unfortunately neither of these hotels in Paris are accessible to the disabled.
But they are family friendly and as for the public transport in Paris, you will find that the nearest Metro station is the Saint-Michel - Notre-Dame stop serving Line 4, however, this is also an RER train station serving the RER B Line and the RER C Line.
Alternatively, in the opposite direction you have the Metro station called the Odeon stop serving lines 4 and 10. Yet the bus lines 21, 27, 38, 87 and 96 along with the Noctilien Night Bus Service via Lines N12, N13, N14, N21 and N122 will also get you within walking distance of this hotel.