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California Saint Germain

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   32 rue des Ecoles | 5th Arr., 75005 Paris, France (Panthéon)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel has a perfect location. 1block from a metro station or bus stop. Within a couple blocks of Sorbonne and Pantheon. My daughter and I had 6 nights here in April. We had 2 twin beds on top floor with a balcony looking over the street. Our room had a bathtub with shower head, and a shower curtain, so... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location was good - ground floor was nice enough, however once we reached the room (1st floor) the reaction can only be described as dismay. Room was tiny and didn't look like the pictures we'd previously viewed. Bathroom was bad news - there was no shower curtain & so the floor flooded every time we showered. With two very small... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has a wonderful location, one block away from the Pantheon and close to the famous ancient university of the Sorbonne. The quarter in which it is located is definitely the top point of this hotel. Rooms are basic but comfortable and breakfast service is OK. Yet, the main problem of the hotel is its Internet service. IT IS... More

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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 2 daughters and I were traveling in Paris and wanted a central location. Previously we had stayed in the Louvre/Vendome area but had spent so much time in the Latin Quarter while we were there that we chose the St. Germain area for this trip. The room was very basic, small with 3 twin beds. The bathroom was small... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently spent 3 nights at California St Germain Hotel. We got a room with balcony- nice surprise. Room wasn't big but clean with comfortable bed. I didn't like a bathroom - it has a shower only ,very unstable and water sprinkled everywhere through plastic courtain,no little shelf for shower gel or shampoo. No electric kettle at the room. Nice... More

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North, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made a reservation, for the wrong dates and I wanted to push it back to May 2014. I did not request for a refund. I just simply wanted to change my dates and pay the difference. A total of $498.00 dollars for a room that is not going to be used in March 2014. Instead of satisfying a customer, they... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

First trip to Paris, was expecting abrupt people that every capital city seems to have but wow ,the staff at this hotel were so genuinely pleasant and helpfull it made the holiday. The Hotel was more than adequate and in an amazing location to explore the city.Not the Ritz but would recommend.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

At first view the hotel does look quite nice (the lobby). However the rest of it is just very old fashioned and our room was very small and very orange. My boyfriend was quite displeased with the room, however, we were in paris! It may be a small room, but being in Paris, its not like you spend much time... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

It started well prior to make reservation. The staff on the other end of the phone was helpful. I was told my family (husband, wife, 2 years old and 6 years old) can stay in the triple room. After making non-refundable reservation, I was told that they need to put a cot (chargeable) or pay difference for quad room. My... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

The rooms are small but not unusual for such an historic building. The beds were very comfortable and the rooms clean. The location was hard to beat. The entire staff was very helpful. The nigh desk was exceptionally nice and went way beyond to help with any difficulties or travel arrangements.

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Bonjour, Thank you for your message, and hope you will come back soon at our hotel. Kindly, Elise CROUIN More

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Additional Information about California Saint Germain

Also Known As:
California Saint Germain Paris
California Saint Germain Hotel Paris
Address: 32 rue des Ecoles | 5th Arr., 75005 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Panthéon , Sorbonne
Free Breakfast
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Ranked #1,197 of 1,793 hotels in Paris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — California Saint Germain 3*
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