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Hotel du Lys

23 rue Serpente, 75006 Paris, France (Odeon / Saint-Michel)
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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513 reviews 513 reviews
87 hotel reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for three nights with our teenage daughter. The location is fantastic. Just 5 min from the RER-station and 10 min from Notre-Dame on the middle of the Latin Quarter. If you don't want to climb stairs this is not your hotel. We didn't mind, although five floors when we arrived with our suitcases - the two top... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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22 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

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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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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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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London, United Kingdom
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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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21 hotel reviews
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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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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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Address: 23 rue Serpente, 75006 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Odeon / Saint-Michel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 22
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Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just next door and the prototypical terraced French brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this area is second to none; the Haussmann-style boulevards are contrasted by monumental architecture and overshadowed by the iconic Notre Dame, all within a moment’s walk from the Seine. This neighborhood's world-famous bookshops, cafés, and streets will not fail to impress you.