Hotel Chopin in Paris

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Updated: January 26, 2021

Essentials
• Location: In the Passage Jouffroy covered shopping arcade in Paris’ 9th arrondissement.
• Hotel website: hotelchopin-paris-opera.com
• Hotel phone: +33 1 47 70 58 10
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The modern and affordable Hotel Chopin is located inside Passage Jouffroy in Paris’ 9th arrondissement.

Hotel Chopin is a charming and affordable hotel uniquely situated inside one of Paris’s oldest covered galleries. In continual operation since 1846, this hotel’s tucked-in location allows for quiet nights, while still being convenient to the sights, shops, and restaurants of central Paris. Beds and bathrooms are comfortably modern, while room decor is tastefully traditional – think patterned wallpaper and antique furnishing. There’s no air conditioning, but fans are provided in each room. In the 9th, but just on the border of the 2nd arrondissement, walking distance to Galeries Lafayette, the Louvre, and great Metro connections.

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Hotel Chopin – Location

Inside one of Paris’ charming old covered shopping galleries, Passage Jouffroy, in the 9th arrondissement (but just on the edge of the 2nd) – near theaters, shopping, the Opera, and the Louvre. Grands Boulevards and Richelieu-Drouot Metro stations are both under a 5-minute walk from the hotel.

  • Address: 46 Passage Jouffroy
  • Nearest Metro: Grands Boulevards (2-minute walk), Richelieu – Drouot (4-minute walk)
  • Taxi: Airport taxis to central Paris are charged at a flat rate. Fare from Charles de Gaulle Airport is €55, fare from Orly Airport is €35.
  • Private Transfer: We use and recommend Welcome Pickups car service. Booking through a private car service will cost only a bit more than a taxi – about €61 from CDG and €57 from Orly, but can be worth it to avoid the long taxi queue and for the convenience of paying ahead.

Hotel Chopin – The Basics

  • Ages: All ages are welcome. Triple rooms accommodate three people, in one double and one twin bed. Cribs are available on request, but the hotel’s small room size does not allow for additional beds to be brought in.
  • Pet Policy: Pets are accommodated with no additional fee. Call the hotel directly after booking to request a pet-friendly room. There is a cat who lives in the hotel.
  • View: City rooftop views from higher (3rd and 4th floor) Classic Rooms.
  • Parking: No parking. The nearest parking is Drouot Car Park, for 31€/day.
  • Nice Perks: Friendly hotel cat.
  • Phone: +33 1 47 70 58 10
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: hotelchopin-paris-opera.com
  • When To Book: Hotel Chopin is a small and popular hotel, its 36 rooms book fast. I recommend booking at least a month in advance, especially for the busy travel seasons of April through October and December.
  • How To Book: Booking.com will have the best rates.

Hotel Chopin – Amenities

  • Pool: No pool.
  • Spa: No spa.
  • Fitness Center: No finess center.
  • Private Pools/Jacuzzis: None.

Hotel Chopin – Food and Drink

  • Restaurant: No on-site restaurant, though there are loads of great restaurants, cafes, and bars in the surrounding area.
  • Lounge/Bar: No bar.
  • Breakfast: A daily breakfast buffet is offered for an additional fee of 8€/person.
  • Room Service: No room service.

Hotel Chopin – Rooms

  • Room Types: Budget • Classic • Classic Family • List of all rooms
  • Smoking Rooms: Hotel Chopin is a non-smoking property.
  • Best Room: 4th floor Classic rooms feature city rooftop views, are a relatively roomy 22sqm, and can accommodate 3 guests in one double and one twin bed.

Hotel Chopin – What’s Nearby?

Nearby Restaurants

  • Le Bouillon Chartier – Traditional French in a historic Belle Époque dining room. Reasonable prices. Great for families. 3-minute walk.
  • Bien Bien – Small, friendly spot with some of the best Thai food in Paris. 3-minute walk.
  • Popolare – Crazy good Neapolitan wood-fired pizza, cool downstairs bar. Go early – they don’t take reservations and there’s often a line. 8-minute walk.
  • La Bourse et La Vie – Classic French cooking from American celebrity chef, Daniel Rose. 8-minute walk.
  • Le Grand Colbert – Traditional bistro. Famous because of being featured in the Diane Keaton/Jack Nicholson film Something’s Gotta Give, but popular because it’s fantastic. 9-minute walk.
  • La Boissonniere – Warm and friendly tapas/wine bar; a class=”darklink” comfortable choice for solo diners. 9-minute walk.
  • Angelina – Excellent tea and pastries (and the best hot chocolate in Paris) on the Rue de Rivoli. Great for brunch. 11-minute walk.
  • Frenchie – Exquisite high end French bistro fare. Extremely popular – book well in advance. 12-minute walk.
  • Big Ferdnand – American-style hamburgers done in 6 styles, including mushroom, veal, or chicken. House-made condiments and great fries. 13-minute walk.
  • yam’Tcha – Chinese influenced modern French cooking. Very popular – reserve well in advance, try for lunch, or stop by their boutique around the corner for steamed bao. 18-minute walk.
  • Balagan – Creative Israeli and Mediterranean cuisine; fun, lively atmosphere. 19-minute walk.

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Hotel Chopin – The Hotel

People walking through a covered shopping arcade in Paris

Hotel Chopin is located inside of Passage Jouffroy, one of Paris’s oldest covered shopping galleries.

Adjacent doorways of Hotel Chopin and Grevin Wax Museum

It is just nextdoor to the Grévin wax museum.

Carved and battered wooden hotel doorway

In continual operation since 1846, Hotel Chopin is rich in Old World charm.

Black cat perched on a green leather sofa

Meet Clarinette, Hotel Chopin’s friendly resident cat.

Small hotel lobby with sofa, desk, chair, andn antique rug

Hotel Chopin’s lobby (seen here from above) is small but sweet.

Hotel breakfast room with tables set

Hotel Chopin’s charming breakfast room. A daily breakfast buffet is available for an additional fee of 8€/person.

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