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Hotel des Grandes Ecoles

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75 rue du Cardinal Lemoine, 75005 Paris, France (Panthéon)
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Hotel des Grandes Ecoles
Ranked #218 of 1,792 Hotels in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

loved my stay at this hotel! the room is cozy and comfortable (i had a courtyard-facing room). i would skip breakfast--you are steps away from rue mouffetard and bakeries, creperies where you can get a quick inexpensive breakfast. wi-fi works well. 2 blocks from cardinal lemoine metro stop. the neighborhood is charming. i would definitely stay here again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to stay if you want a quiet and comfortable non commercial haven for a short stay in Paris. It has no restaurant, other than a breakfast room, but the choice is yours. There are a myriad of nearby bars, restaurants to choose from. Rooms are medium sized with clean adjoining bathrooms, well heated and overlook a... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel des Grandes Ecoles Christmas 2009, and again New Years 2014/2015. We loved both stays. The property has a great looking garden area which of course we didn't use in winter. The rooms are really attractive, not real large, but very comfortable. The staff is very nice and accommodating. The big selling point here is the neighborhood.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time staying in this hidden gem. It has a pretty expansive garden area, paved with cobblestones. If you want to be very nice to those staying on the ground floor, I would suggest carrying your bag, rather than wheeling it if coming/going in the early morning or late night. The rooms are clean, and without TVs... More 

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a less commercial hotel in the left bank area of Paris, Hotel des Grande Ecoles is for you. Up the hill from Cardinal Lemoine Metro stop, through the garden (used for dining in good weather) and into a group of buildings from 30's or earlier Paris. Clean, quiet, well managed. and a super friendly staff... More 

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in Hotel des Grandes Ecoles for three nights in October. The courtyard was lovely and all in all the hotel area was very quaint. I had made a booking several months beforehand and asked for a room in the courtyard, however, we were given a room on the second floor. The room was quite cute, very small and the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location with easy access to the underground. Also nearby are numerous restaurants, cafes, bakeries and a laundromat. All of this is particularly useful given the Hotel's rules - no washing or drying laundry, no kettle and no food to be consumed in the room. The other potential drawbacks include no or fridge (not surprising... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We booked this hotel on the strength of the favourable reviews on 'trip advisor' and we were not disappointed. We booked a room overlooking the garden as advised and that was a good move. The room was decorated and furnished in the French style - there was no TV but there was wifi. The hotel felt secure and it was... More 

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Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Reading the story of the little school girls is Paris was a favorite for me and my daughters. This hotel evokes that Paris. The gardens, the buildings, the location! Just magic. No TV ! Great! You are in Paris get out and explore the streets, Rue de Mouftard 100 meters away is vibrant eclectic amazing. Here you are in the... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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172 reviews 172 reviews
21 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Remodeled mansion? with the bath shoehorned into former closets and water lines for the radiator exposed in the corner. Bed was comfortable, lighting was a bit dim, but this was a place for sleeping after a long day of hoofing around Paris. Courtyard out front was a bit on the slick and rough cobblestone instead of concrete. Every afternoon, we... More 

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Address: 75 rue du Cardinal Lemoine, 75005 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Panthéon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
Des Grandes Ecoles Paris
Grandes Ecoles Hotel
Des Grandes Ecoles Hotel
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Hotel Style:
#10 Best Value Hotel in Paris
#181 Family Hotel in Paris
#205 Romantic Hotel in Paris

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