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22 rue Boulard | 14th Arr, 75014 Paris, France (Montparnasse)
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Solar Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this hotel with my wife and 3 adult kids (19, 19 & 21) for 2 nights. The room was very very basic, but clean. The price was very reasonable, compared to the cost of most hotels in Paris. Good location in the Latin Quarter, short walk to subway and bus service to Orly airport. Nice neighborhood. Included... More 

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New Delhi
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This place was disappointing as I had booked this hotel after reading multiple reviews. I'll not term it as a hotel, its a bed & breakfast. Rooms are very small, breakfast: average (was difficult to eat the same thing daily). Good Points: Close to metro station, great neighbourhood, safe place. Staff is helpful

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Franck L, Propriétaire at Solar Hotel, responded to this review

Sharad83, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write your comment. We were sorry to learn that your were not completely satisfied with your stay at Solar Hotel. It is true that we are a familiar and economic hotel. The low and competitive prices are set accordingly with the size of the rooms. However, we thank you... More 

Orangeville, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Solar Hotel is wonderfully located - less than five minute walk to Denfert Rochereau and sites in Paris are literally a metro ride away. The room is clean and simple, neighborhood is safe and there is a great market on the street. The staff are cheerful and able to communicate in English to varying levels. The breakfast is great -... More 

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Franck L, Propriétaire at Solar Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reverly78, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments regarding your recent stay at the Solar Hotel. I am happy to learn that you had a good time at the hotel. I am looking forward to welcoming you back soon at the Solar Hotel. Best regards, Franck Laval Directeur More 

New Delhi, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 4 days in the last week of July. Very good location (5min walk to tube and 5min to catacombes). clean rooms and cordial staff; always ready to help with everything. the only glitch was they did not operate the aircon properly so the room was a heater given the weather. but def a good hotel :)

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Sacramento, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This was a wonderful hotel. Very simple and clean. We had a little balcony looking out over the hotel's lovely patio/garden. The location was ideal as it was close to RER/train station. We loved the Montparnasse area and all the cafes and markets close by. For the cost our room and breakfast were perfect. Clean and comfy. Price and location... More 

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Calgary
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We were so excited to stay in a hotel with an Eco consciousness. We were barely even greeted never mind welcomed. We had booked two rooms and we had to remove hair from the shower drain in both of them! There was no way to wipe down the bathroom floor after showering so the floor was perpetually wet. We used... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Very good location and practical with Rer and metro close to the hotel.the street rue Daguerre is great,cafes,restaurants,cheese and wine shop.....the room where i stayed (in the hotel and not the annexe) no 43 and 44 for my brother were good size.basic,functionnal,clean.It will be better if the room service could clean better.breakfeast is basic but good to my standarts.People are... More 

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HOFFMAN ESTATES
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

To set expectations: the rooms are basic and small, but they are clean and comfortable. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the garden and breakfast area are lovely, and the included breakfast is delicious. What makes this such a find is the price & location - it's in a beautiful neighborhood just outside the center of the city, one... More 

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Winnipeg
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stay in Paris for 2-nights at least once a year. We have stayed in many 2-star hotels all over Paris. We were told of this hotel by friends. I found the hotel rooms to be large in comparison, simply appointed and more than sufficient for just sleeping in. WIFI is available in the breakfast room which overlooks a lovely... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

We liked their commitment to environmental principles, the stay was extremely pleasant, the breakfasts were enjoyable and healthy, and the staff was helpful. However, they may need to follow through on their principles a bit more. For example, they asked guests to inform them if there were any leaks, in order to save water. We did inform them, but nothing... More 

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Address: 22 rue Boulard | 14th Arr, 75014 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Montparnasse
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Des Voyageurs Hotel
Hotel Style:
#20 Best Value Hotel in Paris

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