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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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westfield, mass
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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Sydney, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stayed here in September 2013, the hotel does look a bit dated decor-wise but never mind as I got a reasonable room rate online (Expedia I think). The location is good, near everything interesting on foot (on the left bank): Quartier Latin - Sorbonne area, boul Mich., Jardins de Luxembourg etc. a walk from the Ile de la Cite and... More

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Sydney, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The position and staff are excellent, everything else is disappointing. For a start the WiFi is only in the foyer but actually non existent - dial up speed, it took 3 min to get into Tinybeans. Facebook, forget it. Like most hotels in the Latin Quarter the rooms are small, the shower tiny and nowhere to put suitcases. Although full... More

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16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This hotel is fairly typical of Paris. Rooms are very small and old. Need to get creative with the suitcase storage. The bathroom is really really small and fills up with water when you shower, (no floor drains, wrong design shower head and a tiny plinth to shower on). The breakfast is disgusting so don't even bother with that. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Arrived early Saturday morning ,the staff were very helpful in finding us somewhere to park and took our bags into custody until we returned much later.the room was small but clean with individual air conditioning ,which was just as well as the weather was hot.the bathroom was small with an overhead shower which was powerful and with plenty of hot... 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*
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