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Mama Shelter

109 Rue de Bagnolet, 75020 Paris, France
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Ranked #391 of 1,793 hotels in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Allemagne
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mama Shelter - you have to love this concept! While entering in this hotel you are friendly welcomed by an international team at the reception desk. If you are lucky there is someone speaking your mother language :) Good music and well-thought-out design are waiting for you. I also tried the restaurant and the atmosphere on weekends is fantastic due... More

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The total look and feel are great.really inspiring and amazing concept. The food also can be good and the plating is good. But the service -so bad, so not professional so not attentive, so wrong . We were served our plate and then had to wait for 12 minutes for a waiter to notice us for getting a fork. Shame!... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As we travel for business, we came a bunch of times to Paris and were twice at the Mama Shelter. First time was mediocre but nothing special. We forgot to report this and had a booking there a second time. Needless to say we did regret it. 1) Design etc: you have to be into this Starck thing to like... More

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Southminster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great, fun place to stay. Philippe Stark deism design throughout. Rooms are dark but all part of the intimate feeling of the place. Restaurant and bar are was full on the evening i stayed there which is always a good sign for a hotel. Food was really excellent and good value. Location is not absolutely central, but gets you to... More

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Montreal, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you happen to be in Paris and want to experience something different, Mama Shelter is a good choice. It's kitschy, edgy, and funky - definitely not boring. The staff are polite and friendly, and speak English. There are 2 computers at the lobby, as well as free wifi in-room. Breakfast is a buffet, which I would say is good... More

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Hong Kong, China
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29 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if know your way around paris and are looking for a good reasonably priced hotel this is the one. they know what they are doing and the do a good job. its a bit further out but its not that far. i recommend it.

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Halifax, Canada
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44 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I first stayed at Mama Shelter three years ago I recommended the hotel, but not the neighbourhood. It felt pretty dodgy at the time. I just had a great second stay and I'm still recommending the hotel and this time I'm recommending the neighbourhood too. A lot has changed in a few years and it's a great area to... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not charming, not French. Restaurant crowded with people I would never share time with. Good looking, well off people... Probably just Daddy's money. Rooms are black holes where you forget time and space. Reception does not know anything but ordering taxis and/or book you in. Don't ask any difficult things! Although not my cup of tea I liked to stay... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our third visit to Mama Shelter and it's still great. It's got a very hip vibe about the place with the bar packed with well dressed/good looking people, banging out the tunes well in to the early hours. The rooms are compact but nowhere near as small as the usual Paris hotels and the Apple TV is a... More

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15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cool design hotel, lovely architecture, unfortunately, a bit out of the city. Went there in 2012 to join Jay-Z's & Kanye West's concert and had a wonderful time. The hotel itself offers a great restaurant, people from the town come there as it's a kind of in-restaurant. Cool design, good food and great service.

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Also Known As:
Mama Shelter Hotel
Mama Shelter Paris
Mama Shelter Hotel Paris
Address: 109 Rue de Bagnolet, 75020 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
#170 Business Hotel in Paris
#352 Romantic Hotel in Paris
#381 Family Hotel in Paris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the historic Saint Blaise neighborhood located in the heart of authentic Paris with its flowerlined cafe terraces, its gardens and its air rebellion, MAMA SHELTER welcomes you. Sensual and elegant rooms equipped with Apple iMacs 27" (TV, Internet, CD/DVD Player, IChat, Photobooth, Videobooth) and 5 Star bedding (Duvet 100% Satin Coton Sheets) offer you a serene retreat after a long day in the city and an evening across the street at the mythic Parisian temple of international live music, La Fleche d'Or. Easy access to the MAMA SHELTER: in the heart of the 20th district, it is conveniently located 16 miles from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 12.5 Miles from Orly Airport. Otherwise, direct connection to the A3 Highway, or next to metro stations. Take a break in MAMA SHELTER and enjoy: Live Concerts, Cabaret Shows, DJs, Table Soccer, Boutique of Offbeat Products... ... more   less 
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