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Bastille Hostel

6, rue Trousseau, 75011 Paris, France (République)
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Ranked #67 of 118 Specialty lodging in Paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: * Location (proximity to must-see destinations) * Cleanliness * Affordable (but you get what you pay for) Cons: * Wifi is not available from 8am - Noon * Getting kicked out from 11am - 3pm (I couldn't even go back inside my room to get a jacket) * It's on a very busy street with lots of noise (not... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the hostel for a week, and the only positives were a couple of staff members, not all, and the location. The room key reader on my door stopped working; I understand those things happen. But, the desk associate told me to leave my door unlocked. He didn't want to leave the floor to unlock my door; he was... More

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St. Catharines, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

My sister and I stayed at Bastille Hostel during our 4 day trip in Paris in February. All we were looking for was a place to crash at night and leave our bags and this did the job just fine. Friendly service, very clean, and in an area of Paris full of shops and restaurants. It's about a 15 minute... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The hostel is clean, close to the metro, bars and restaurants. But its hard to comunicate with the staff since they speak really poor english. You get kicked out of your room at 11 and they dont allow you to go in again until 15 o'clock. But the worst is the fact that they dont have doors for the bathroom,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

For a central hostel this did the job. Really easy access to the metro or a short walk to areas like the Bastille and Le Marais. Room was clean and the beds were comfortable but there was some rather dingy lighting. We had a room of two which was good as my things felt quite secure and there was even... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

When making a decision on accommodations, it is all about the tradeoffs and your level of comfort and security. After reading the reviews, I have come to decide that the tradeoffs are not worth it for this budget traveler and his wife. There is a basic level of care and comfort that I believe should be offered no matter the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

I've been to this hostel in November forend four nights and it was definitely the worst experience ever. Let's start by saying that during the five nights I had to change room three (!) times. My room was on the ground floor on an open air corridor, if I had wanted to use the toilet during the night I would... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Do you like to be treated badly ?? Do you like to be thrown out of the building like a thief ?? Do you enjoy taking a shower and playing russian roulette with the temperature of the water at the same time ?? This is your place, no doubt !! Awful people, just out of the cast of 'Taken' with... More

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Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Hi, I was in the hostel for 2 days. It was nice to stay there. Very near to the metro station. Some improvements can be made like Wi-fi facility in the rooms, fans can be installed in the room. It was very hot last week in Paris. Overall it was good experience in Paris and in Hostel.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Great staff (who almost all speak some level of English) who were always reasonably and approachable helpful. 24 hour front desk. Location in not a super tourist-packed corner of the city which is nice, but means that any main attraction is a decent walk or metro ride away. (I never attempted the bus) Really close to a metro station, grocery... More

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Address: 6, rue Trousseau, 75011 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > République
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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