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Hotel des Arenes

51 rue Monge | 5 Arr, 75005 Paris, France
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Ranked #925 of 1,793 Hotels in Paris
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
Dave B Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For the price this is great place to stay. Only 10 minutes stroll to Notre Dame and right next to the metro. Room at the back of hotel overlooking the Arenes de Lutece are probably the best ones to have. The guys behind the desk were very friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Don't let yourself down by the pictures highlighting imperfections. This is indeed not a 4*,5* but its location&service would suffice for you to have a great time in Paris. Is just 10 mins away from Notre Damme and Latin Quarter. One could not ask for more! very nice and safe neighbourhood. Loved strolling around St Germain and taking late walks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Hotel is situated in the very heart of the 5th arrondisment, 10 minutes walk from Panteon and Luxembourg Garden and 5 minutes walk from Notre Dame. There are a lot of places to eat in the neighbourhood (on Saint-Germain, for exapmle) and a big Carrefour right in front of the hotel. The room is very cosy and the bed is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My first room was very small, with a 80 cm bed (2 separate 80 cm beds)!! A very bad night!. I asked for a change, and they gave me another one, a better one, but still very small and noisy because of the lift... The breakfast were served downstairs, and the guy who was doing it was looking bored and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We stayed here for three night in February after booking it in late 2014 with friends. When we arrived we were shown a rooms which were tiny and then offered a larger rooms in on the ground floor which was at the back of the hotel and looked into a small yard which was enclosed on all sides with no... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We booked this as we had a few days to get away, and we settled on Paris. Our idea was that we'd spend all our time sight seeing, so the hotel wasn't going to be so important. WRONG!!! However, on checking in to this "3 star" (NOT) property, the receptionist asked us to choose a room, and gave me 3... More 

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