Located about a 3-minute walk from Ternes Metro Station and a 13-minute drive from Paris's city centre, the Best Western Empire Elysees is suitable for travellers who require a hotel with free Wi-Fi and easy access to public transit.
Each of this smoke-free hotel's guest rooms offers air conditioning, an in-room safe, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a minibar, a desk and a hair dryer. Rooms with a balcony are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
Hotel amenities include meeting/banquet space, a business centre and laundry services. Public parking is available nearby for EUR 36 per day and pets are permitted for an additional EUR 5 per pet, per day.
Champs-Elysees is roughly a 5-minute drive from the hotel, while The Eiffel Tower can be found 9 minutes away by car. The American University of Paris is about an 8-minute drive away and Paris Orly Airport (ORY) is a 25-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's location, staff and rooms.
The hotel's location was praised by many reviewers of the hotel. They found it close to L'Arc de Triomphe, public transit, restaurants, shopping, a supermarket, Le Champs D'Elysees and the Eiffel Tower.
Numerous guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received. They characterized the staff as helpful, friendly, responsive and bilingual.
Several lodgers enjoyed the hotel's accommodations. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, modern, functional, quiet and well equipped, with comfortable beds. A few patrons had complaints bout their lodgings, however (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms and the hotel's breakfast.
Although several lodgers enjoyed their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few guests had complaints about their accommodations. They reported poor Wi-Fi signals, small-sized rooms and bathrooms and no control over the in-room air conditioning (it was centrally controlled by the front desk). Noises from guests in adjacent rooms and noisy air conditioning were also reported by a few guests.
The hotel's breakfast was deemed expensive and overpriced by a few reviewers, who felt it should have been included in the room prices.
guest reviews rated the hotel 8.1 out of 10 from 764 reviews.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.9 out of 5 with an 83% recommendation rate from 155 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #896 of 1,793 Paris hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 126 reviews.