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Hotel du Lys

23 rue Serpente, 75006 Paris, France (Luxembourg)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights in December in a single room, en suite. You are paying for the location in this place, nothing more. The single room is quite small, peeling paint on walls, carpet is extremely worn. Bedspread was very worn, but the sheets were fine. No fridge, or hot pot for tea, but there is a safe. The stairs are... More 

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Hyattsville, Maryland
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Another great Stay at Hotel du Lys. Pros: Wonderful location, great service, charming atmosphere. Cons: Rooms are small (Bienvenu a Paris), the bed was a little firm, the stairs are a bit daunting for those with disabilities.

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81 reviews 81 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Small hotel in a centuries' old house in the Latin Quarter close to Boul St Michel and Boul St Germain. Comfortable room with VERY good lighting, comfortable bed, good strong shower in a reasonably spacious bathroom, and friendly staff. A good breakfast was provided. Better to take the tea rather than the coffee. No lift. 5 stars because very good... More 

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Depoe Bay, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

In 1991, we stayed in a small hotel on the Left Bank on a small alley-type street. The hotel was historic...built in the 16th century for the King's mistress. Owned currently by an American woman involved in the world of jazz. We found it through Frommer. Lovely rooms with original beams. Breakfast served in a wonderful basement cave-like room with... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

no lift narrow and dangerous stairs small room and even smaller bed low ceiling inadequate bathroom, no shower only a hand held attachment to the bath tap Good location close to many attractions good breakfast certainly not 3 stars

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights with a friend in October. Great, quiet street in a bustling part of the city. Yes, lots of stairs, but we read that review and were prepared. We brought breakfast up to our room in the morning and enjoyed coffee on the little balcony. Friendly staff. Clean room. Walk to all transit including RER direct... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This little hotel was cute as a button! Perfect representation of classical Paris style and old charm. Wood beams in rooms, lobby and stairs were beautiful! The location was PERFECT! Close to everything a tourist wants to see on a short stay. The room décor and bedding was very outdated but clean and fresh. The bathroom was a nice surprise.... More 

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London
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We've just spent a night in this lovely quaint hotel. Our bedroom was small and the shower-room is a feat of ingenuity to make everything fit. And it does! The bed was excellent. The decor is very nice. Breakfast is exactly what we wanted and quickly served. Everyone who looked after us was friendly. We were happy with our stay... More 

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Redlands, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Well, except for all those stairs! I know that many of the rooms are small and can be dark, but mine (room 22) was of a reasonable size, had a bright new bathroom with pretty tile work, and large french doors opening onto a small balcony with a table and chairs. I've been coming here for 30 years and this... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Close to restaurants and shops. Well located in a side road so it is very quiet at night. A good Parisian breakfast is served in the morning. Lots of stairs so not for the elderly or if you have big bags. Clean comfortable beds. Would definitely stay here again

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Address: 23 rue Serpente, 75006 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Luxembourg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 22
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