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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Hobart, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
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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 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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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

As soon as I stepped in the Foyer the young man on reception called my name and had my key ready for me, which was lovely for my one night stay. My room 211 was on the second floor and comfortable, I slept well, it was quiet too and I could walk around the double bed . Air conditioner worked,... More

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Toronto
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We came to Paris and wanted to stay in a central location. It was perfect. Near Notre Dame, Louvre and metro and walking distance to everything. Eiffel Tower maybe a 40 min walk along the Siene river. Beautiful! Located in the heart of saint Germaine. Would recommend this hotel. Very helpful service, wifi VERY slow and the hotel itself is... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights, hotel was about what we expected. Front desk staff spoke good english and were helpful. There is some good restaurants in the area and its only a short walk to Notre Dame and the subway. Breakfast was not included in the price of the room. The wifi was pretty weak, only getting... More

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Bartlett, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The hotel is in a great spot in the Latin Quarter just a few minutes from Notre Dame, with abundant access to restaurants, ATMs, small markets, and the Metro/trains. The staff was generally helpful, except with regard to my friends' problem of having no working outlets in their room, which would've meant they'd have to wait around in the lobby... 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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