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San Diego, California
Reviewed 27 January 2009

The Castex is small, tidy, and has character without being pretentious. The Castex, unbelievably, is on a quiet street just 2 blocks from the Bastille which is normally quite active with restaurants, cafes, shops, nightlife, and cars. The hotel is also on the edge of the Marais, so it's a short walk to the features in that area, too. The...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 January 2009

Nice hotel. Excellent location a few minutes walk from the metro station (Bastille). Breakfast was fine, but no chocolate croissants :( For the money you can get a better experience at one of the nearby cafes. Our room (on the top floor) was quite small, but clean, warm, and comfortable.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 January 2009

We arrived after 10PM and experienced one of the worst hotel gaffes - we were given a key to a room that was already occupied (by sleeping guests no less). The hotel staff did rectify the situation promptly and assigned us a new room. Best features of hotel: great location, on a quiet street, near Metro Bastille, 5 minutes walk...

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Bay Area, CA
Reviewed 3 January 2009

We stayed for just two nights last December. Our party had three rooms. All rooms were clean and comfortable with newly remoddeled bathrooms. The number 3 is at the back up one flight of stairs, great if you want some quiet time in busy Paris. Nice breakfast (much more than just your croisant and coffee) buffet for 10 euro. Patrick...

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san francisco, ca. usa 94118
Reviewed 29 December 2008

I have stayed at the Hotel Castex perhaps a dozen times over the past 20 years and the welcome by the staff is always gracious. Marzana, Veronique, Martin and Gabriel are always helpful with directions, suggestions, etc. It's a great location - off the main streets (Rue St. Antoine/Rue de Rivoli) so it's quiet but within a block or two...

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Oxford, UK
Reviewed 26 December 2008

The Castex Hotel is charming and absolutely stunning! Rooms are full of character and are more comfortable than we expected; the beds and shower were better than mine at home! The only suggestions for improvement would be to have a bit more information available in the room about the area and directions, as well as an alarm clock. The breakfast...

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Cleveland
Reviewed 20 December 2008

This was a great find! Nice hotel in a great location at a very reasonable price. The hotel was clean and cozy, with impecccable service. The breakfast was good - baguettes, croissants, jams, cheese, fruit, cereal, juice, coffee, tea, and yogurts - plenty to get you started for a day of sightseeing. It normally costs 10Euro/day, but be sure to...

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Laurel, Maryland
Reviewed 11 December 2008

Le Marais is my favorite part of Paris, and I always try to stay there when I visit. That can be a challenge, as there are not many good, affordable hotels right in the Marais. My most recent Marais stay was at Hotel Castex, and I was very pleased with it. It's a solid three-star property with comfortable rooms, great...

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West Coast
Reviewed 4 December 2008

I picked this hotel last year based on a Rick Steves' recommendation and returned again this year - both times in early December. The location is great. The rooms are tiny, but clean and have everything I expected and need - comfy bed, windows that open, heat, desk with electrical outlet, free wifi, phone, hair dryer. A unique feature of...

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MA
Reviewed 3 December 2008

Hotel Castex is a typical small European hotel on a quiet street in the Marais. Our room (a triple) was comfortable,though not spacious, and well equipped. Staff (there is always an attendent at the front desk) were friendly and spoke English. We did not partake of the $10 E breakfast but instead got our own at the numerous cafes and...

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Le Marais
The Marais is a winding maze of multi-faceted streets that beg to be explored. It bursts with small boutiques, historic buildings, cozy traditional restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner, you'll come across little gems of architecture spanning the centuries, from understated medieval towers to classical libraries and 17th century splendour. This neighbourhood unites a rich mix of people of all ages, but it's best known for the gay scene mostly in the south and the Jewish community around Rue des Rosiers.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This three star hotel is located right in the heart of the Marais. With its Louis XIII furniture and style, it has retained its 17th century character, the golden age of this district.Charm and originality blend with elegance, thanks to a subtle mix of wood panelling and wrought iron.Your stay in our hotel is sure to be a marvellous experience, because we know that when you travel, you hope to feel like you’re at home, if not even better. ... more   less 

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Address: 5 rue Castex | 4th Arr., 75004 Paris, France
Region: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Le Marais
Price Range: $152 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Castex Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Castex Hotel Paris
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#352 Family Hotel in Paris
#592 Romantic Hotel in Paris
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