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Hotel Vivienne

40 rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Good room, clean, comfortable and cosy. The bathroom is big and clean. Good Location. The staff was very friendly and Helpful. At night we could listen the upstairs neighbor's bed creaking, if you know what I mean. For us it was no problem, but maybe if you go with your family, it could be embarrassing. Oh they have a cat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Excellent location: 20 min walk from the Gare de l'Est and just around the corner from the Théâtre des Variétés, a number of nice bars and the Metro station. Staff is friendly and helpful and SPEAKS ENGLISH! :) The building is old, and it shows: tiny old elevator, crooked stairs, all in all not terribly stylish. Room smelled of lavender... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Paris was our first stop on our 6 week interrail trip. We arrived at Hotel Vivienne early in the morning after catching an early eurostar. We found the receptionist very helpful on arrival, allowing us to leave our bags so we could go out for the day. When we returned later our bags had been taken to our room and... More 

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37 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stayed one night in October. They have a friendly fat cat in the lobby. Good location near grand boulevard station and with lots of eateries around. Room is decent for the price. The Chinese chefs next door like to sit on the roof to have their break, so if you're uncomfortable with people looking into your room, draw the curtains.

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Baslow, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This hotel has great potential. It is very clean and nicely decorated. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. It is in a great location, really close to the Grands Boulevards metro station and within walking distance to the Louvre. There is a lovely little cafe on the opposite side of the street just on the corner, walking towards La... More 

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Claudine72, Manager at Hotel Vivienne, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. However I really need to address two points. Firstly the windows are not thin, they are double-glazed. Nevertheless the sound proofing is not perfect as you point out and for this we apologise. We are in the process of replacing all of our windows with more efficiently sound-proofed ones which will hopefully meet... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Hotel Vivienne is really situated not far from the city center. Good proportion between price and quality. The staff is really nice and friendly. The only issue was that the room booked online and the room provided were completely different.

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Claudine72, Manager at Hotel Vivienne, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We’re sorry about the apparent difference between what you received and what you booked. Do you mean that you got a room which had a shower but that you reserved a room with a bath ? Or maybe you got a twin bed instead of a double bed ? Whatever the problem please contact us... More 

Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stayed here over bastille day. The rooms are cosy and we had 2A and 2K in our room (which is what we wanted). The staff were incredibly helpful especially with the Metro, directions and teaching us French. We loved the experience and its close to everything as well as a supermarket around the corner. Great value, Great service. Will... More 

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Claudine72, Manager at Hotel Vivienne, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this review. Very encouraging for us ! More 

Eeklo, Belgium
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We had a really bad stay. Rooms were very old-fashionate and looked dirt! Walls are not in bricks, you could hear every word of the conversation next-door. You can get much cleaner and higher-rated rooms for less money almost all other hotels in Paris...

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Claudine72, Manager at Hotel Vivienne, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. We are always doing ongoing redecoration and improvements to our rooms. Obviously this room didn't appeal to you although I must admit that we don't usually have complaints about noise from neighbouring rooms. Nevertheless we do hope that you'll return and we'll make sure... More 

London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for two nights. The location is excellent, walking distance from the main rail stations and into town, and a metro station is one minute around the corner as well. The staff were friendly and polite. Breakfast was good; fresh orange juice, cereal, croissants and fresh bread. We were upgraded to a top floor room with... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

This hotel was recommended by a family member who had used it on a number of business trips and we were not disappointed! Not only are the rooms spacious and clean, the staff very welcoming and helpful, but it was also excellent value for 2 adults and 2 children (7 and 5yrs) in a family room. It has a family... More 

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Address: 40 rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Opéra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
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#69 Best Value Hotel in Paris
#420 Family Hotel in Paris

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