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Hotel de l'Universite

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   22 rue de l'Universite, 75007 Paris, France (Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon)
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Ranked #155 of 1,796 hotels in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
25 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

3 nights stay during summer in single room. Pros 1. Nicely decorated room 2. Lift and aircon - though could only fit one person with one suitcase 3. Clean and neat room with safe 4. Powerful showers 5. Friendly reception 6. Safe and quiet area with many restaurants within 15mins walk 7. Spacious for a Paris hotel esp saint germain... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've loved the neighborhood and wanted to stay there. the hotel is simple clean and practical. it's not charming or romantic like other hotels on the same street. but the service is very friendly. Rino is amazing! friendly and helpful and a real gentleman. The two ladies, the lady at the small breakfast/loby and the cleaning lady are both very... More

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paris being Paris consists of alot of small rooms, our room at Hotel de L'Universite was a good size with wardrobe, desk and decent bathroom with a fabulous shower (important!). The bed was also very comfortable, being 5.5 months pregnant, this was also important. The large windows were lovely and let the sun in, and yet in the evening when... More

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Cairns, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Paris and we happened upon this hotel through internet searches and reviews. As far as value for money, warm hospitality, spacious rooms and location goes, you would be struggling to find anything better. Check in was the quickest I have ever experienced; the time it took to walk in be give a room swipe... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This hotel has warm and friendly staff who greatly improved the stay. We asked them for so many favors and they were always willing to call for cabs, offer eating recommendations, or give directions. For example, my son left in the early morning before breakfast was served. The front desk clerk made him a fee cup of coffee and also... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Hotel was recommended by friends. You can't beat the location, walking distance to museums and Eiffel Tower, two metro stations close by. Great staff, very friendly and helpful, speaks English very well. Clean rooms with A/C. Very good value for location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Excellent location within walking distance to the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, many restaurants, etc. The staff at the front desk were always helpful whether we needed directions or a recommendation for a place to eat dinner. Our room was spacious, with a table and two arm chairs. The hotel is air conditioned which is a nice plus. The hotel is... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Very friendly and helpful staff. Our room at the very top with its balcony looking over the rooves of St Germaine was very special. Good size room (with annex including fold out sofa and separate TV). Coffee machine, mini bar. Wall mounted good size TV to watch the football. Modern bathroom with great shower. Perfect location. We will stay here... More

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Cornwall, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This hotel was recommended by neighbors who had stayed there. It's a good value for Paris. The room was clean, the service excellent and the croissants were perfect. We found the location, a quiet, charming neighborhood in St. Germain, to be just what we wanted and was within walking distance to busier sections of Paris.

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29 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is a very reasonably priced (for Paris) small hotel in Paris. The lobby and breakfast room are a bit basic but the room was very comfortable and the bathroom had a great shower. But the real reason to say here is Olivier, the front desk clerk, who was amazing. He let us use his cell phone when ours ran... More

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Address: 22 rue de l'Universite, 75007 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel de l'Universite 3*
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The Hotel de l’Université is a former Benedictine convent and has retained many period features while adapting to the needs of 21st century society. The reception area is vast and delightful with its ancient beams. It is an immediate illustration of the style and appeal of this quality establishment. The Hotel de l’Université only has 27 bedrooms, allowing the staff to focus on an individualized care. Each room has its own decor and character, many ornate with ageless beams, but all benefiting from tall traditional Parisian windows allowing daylight to flood in. All the rooms have been renovated in 2011 and include air-conditioning, mini-bar, safety deposit box and a free Wi-Fi connection. A laundry service is available upon request. The rooms on the top floor overlook the rooftops of Paris and some have the rare bonus of a private terrace. The Hotel de l’Université is not a place to stay for the night. It is a journey into the history and style of Parisian life, a chance to experience life as one of the locals and bring back unforgettable memories. ... more   less 
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