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Minerve Hotel

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13 rue des Ecoles, 75005 Paris, France
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Ranked #764 of 1,793 Hotels in Paris
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will say pretty much the same thing here as I did in my review for the Hotel Familia; it is my understanding that these are "sister" hotels, and they are both fantastic!! I stay at this hotel or Familia every time I visit Paris, and have zero complaints about either! The location could not be better (imo), the staff... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Minerve Hotel for 3 nights in March 2015. Check in was fast and the receptionist was very welcoming and helpful. The lift is small but enough space for two adults and two cases, so wasnt an issue at all, we were just grateful we didnt have to carry our cases up the stairs. We requested a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

NEVER EVER USE THIS HOTEL: This is the worst hotel management I have ever come across - two months ago I added (by booking.com) two nights of a twin bedroom to a previous existing booking of two nights in a one bedroom. I then requested by mail the second night of the one bedroom reservation to be changed to a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 4 days when I was on a city trip in Paris. If you're looking for a Hotel with that typical Parisian atmosphere that's budget friendly, than this is where you'd want to be. Staff is super friendly, metro station is just around the corner and you can walk to Notre-Dame and the Pantheon(and even the Louvre).... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The hotel room is modern and comfortable for two. Anyway, downtown rooms in Paris are hardly spacious. The hotel has a small lift, a feature that may not be taken for granted here. The location is great, 4 mins walk from metro station Cardinal Lemoine, 10 mins to Blvd St-Germain, 20 mins to Louvre, and 15 mins to Rue Mouffetard.... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

In the Latin Quartier , in a walking distance from Notre Dame , this nice hotel offers clean and cosy rooms, nicely decorated in a fashion manner. But most of all, and one of the main reason I chosed this hotel is that it guarantees your parking place if you come by car. They make a reservation for your parking... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I am really struggling with how to review this hotel because our experience the first night was like staying in a completely different hotel then the 4 nights we stayed afterward. When we arrived I was really happy to see a lovely hotel with balconies and gauzy window coverings. Our check-in experience was very nice, though we were surprised to... More 

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I can't understand the people who have said this hotel isn't up to scratch for the money. It's a budget hotel and it delivers! Location-wise, this is easy walking distance from Notre Dame and it's in a nice, safe-feeling student type area. There's also a brilliant American diner 2 doors down for brunch! The lift is tiny so if you... More 

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Amsterdam, Netherlands
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10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I stayed three nights in this hotel (single room). Reception was nice, but strict: I was one hour early and was told to take a walk or wait in the lobby. I had to pay the full three nights right away, while usually, you pay when you leave, but i was OK with that. The room was nice, but small,... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

To be fair , the staff were welcoming but the picture of my booked room was not the same . And they were doing renovation during my stay . So it was messy a bit and noisy from 8 o'clock in the morning . The wifi was very good in the whole hotel. Location is perfect.

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The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life, architectural splendor and ongoing merriment. The small streets are filled with classical buildings, student bars and lively eateries while the squares are dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which celebrates the great men and women of France. During the day students rush from classes to the library and intellectuals people watch from the terraced cafés. As night time falls the surrounding establishments fill up and the merriment really begins. The liveliest parts are around Rue Mouffetard, lined with crêperies and international street food eateries, and Place de la Contrescarpe characterised by terraced brasseries, this neighborhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.


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