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California Saint Germain

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   32 rue des Ecoles | 5th Arr., 75005 Paris, France (Sorbonne)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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 of 5 stars
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Hell, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the view, and we were right on the Rue des Ecoles! It was in the very heart of the city, and that was a big plus, because we were in walking distance of almost everywhere. The facility itself was nice and clean as well. Loved it!

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Mt Shasta CA
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5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I booked MONTHS in advance for 3 rooms - each with a Queen bed - yet was shoved into a back corner "room" with 2 twin beds and a tiny little window with a view of a solid wall! I was told the hotel was full and that was "all the was available". Reminding them of my 5 months in... More 

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Airdrie, Scotland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Checked in as a party of three women, room no 24, in late August....which was a triple room....two twin beds shoved together with a cot bed in the corner. The room was unbearably small for 3 people, the furniture was awkward,for example, a mirror in the corner, not at the dressing table etc. made it difficult to get ready. could... More 

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Los Angeles, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Very disappointing experience! Way over priced for what you get! Pictures on website do not match the bathroom I had which was a tub with a shower arm that dispersed the water in a large area and no shower curtain so the water went on the floor- very difficult to wash your hair too! (17) The first room ( 21)... More 

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Hobart, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Hotel is well positioned; our room was on the third floor overlooking the interesting, bustling street and the room was clean, quiet and comfortable. We did not eat at the hotel preferring the good value continental breakfast offered in the little café just over the road. This hotel is in an excellent position for people visiting Notre Dame, Louvre, La... More 

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Gold Coast Qld Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
30 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Very dilapidated hotel , and over priced. Great location and walking distance to Notre Dame and the Louvre . On the fringe of Saint Germain . But rooms were very small and in need of refurbishment and bathrooms a bit tacky . Breakfast was included but after first day we ate out as it wasn't as good as many other... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This hotel has a very good location. Rooms are very small and simple, but clean and functional. Bathroom was small and the soap and shampoo given by the hotel to guests are not of ten best quality so be sure to bring them from home if you want quality stuff. Breakfast is good and staff is very friendly. The direct... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We would not recommend this hotel as we had booked this hotel for 2 nights in April, but only ended up staying for the first night. The room we were given was like a concrete cell, two windows both looking into concrete walls, walls so thin you could hear the neighbours going to the bathroom. The plumbing was blocked in... More 

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westfield, mass
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stayed here in 2003, July, for the Tour de France. Was very hot that summer and our air conditioner was on overload. It was leaking water all over the carpet. That's the only big thing to complain about. The service was great, the hotel employees were wonderful. We enjoyed the breakfast area and the food. Strange thing was that... More 

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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We had a 4 night stay. Although the room was small, the location and helpfulness of staff out weighed the petite room size. The hotel was clean and tidy. Centrally located within walking distance to Notra Dame, Hop On Hop Off bus and excellent selection of restaurants. Breakfast could be brought at the hotel but we opted to get breakfast... More 

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Address: 32 rue des Ecoles | 5th Arr., 75005 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Sorbonne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — California Saint Germain 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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