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Hotel du Lys

#1,107 of 1,795 Hotels in Paris
23 rue Serpente, 75006 Paris, France
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Oslo, Norway
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this hotel, have stayed here several times with my friends. It's nice restaurants and bars in the area. It is also close to public transport, but it's so nice to walk from the hotel over Ile de la Cite (with Notre Damm) or just explore Saint-Germain-des-Pres, so you might not use the metro at all. The hotel is... More 

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Valladolid, Spain
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were given one of the rooms in the highest floors, so climbing up there with luggage was a very bad starting point. Luckily we were only travelling for a weekend, but if someone is carrying a pair of suitcases, then must not ask for a top floor. The room was small, even it was OK. It was recently renewed,... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Recently Stayed here the rooms are very old and out dated and small, there is no lift, we stayed on the 3rd floor and the stairs are abit of a killer I won't lie, the staff are really friendly and helpful, breakfast is continental, the location is fabulous as we walked every where 15min to the louvre museum, 1hr to... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Very poor customer service. Extremely poor. I would not advise anybody to stay there. The only reason I am giving it two stars, is the location. The staff is rude and careless. Cleanliness is poor. Hotel is totally outdated and smells dump. Facilities even worse. Photos on booking.com are very misleading. We had to climb 3 floors of horrible tiny... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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90 hotel reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

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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21 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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94 reviews 94 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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