The Chess Hôtel

6 rue du HelderParis75009France
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About The Chess Hôtel

Mixing elegance with a warm and cosy atmosphere, the Chess Hotel offers 4-star accommodation in Paris’ prestigious 9th Arrondissement.

All rooms are air conditioned and feature oak flooring and pillow-top mattresses decked with cotton satin sheets. Rooms also include free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV with French and international channels, minibar, in-room safe and an en suite bathroom with heated towel rail radiator, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Hotel facilities include concierge services, business center, a bar/lounge area, complimentary tea time with a serving of Popelini cream puffs, access to the Spa Aquamoon Vendôme and discounted rates at the L’Usine fitness center.

Breakfast is available daily in the dining area.

The Chess Hotel is within a four-minute walk of Galeries Lafayette, the Paris Opera and the metro stations Opéra and Chaussée d’Antin. Place de la Concorde and Champs-Élysées can be reached within 20-minutes’ walk.


6 rue du Helder, Paris, 75009, France
Telephone: +33(0)148241010 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Hypoallergenic rooms
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Room service
  • Supermarket
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

A short walk to the Opera House

The Chess Hotel is ideally located with many of Paris' sites and attractions being easily accessible by foot and public transport. Two metro stations are within four-minutes' walk and Sacré-Cœur, Notre Dame Cathedral, Rodin Museum and the Eiffel Tower can be reached within 30-minutes. The Paris Opera, shopping areas and a choice of cafes, bars and restaurants are also a few minutes' walk away.

Modern rooms with elegant decor

The modern rooms are clean and well presented with stylish decor, comfortable beds and a spacious bathroom. Guests also enjoyed the use of bathrobes and slippers alongside the complimentary tea and coffee facilities included.

Accommodating and hospitable staff

The staff have been described as friendly, attentive and helpful. Staff are also knowledgeable about Paris and are able to give directions as well as recommendations for restaurants and places to visit.

Negative Reviews

Some rooms are small in size

The hotel offers three rooms categories with the smallest room being 13m². Some guests were displeased with the size of their rooms and others additionally commented that the rooms felt cramped.

Expensive for what is offered

Some guests commented that, while the hotel is well located and has well presented rooms with a lovely interior design, overall the hotel is over priced as the quality of the rooms and the standard of the facilities and service received does not warrant such a high price tag.

Occasional customer service issues

Most guests had positive customer service experiences, however on occasion guests reported a lukewarm reception from front desk staff as well as a few problems at checkout and discrepancies reported with settling the bill.

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8.3 out of 10 based on 512 reviews