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Hotel des Mines

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   125, Boulevard Saint Michel, 75005 Paris, France (Luxembourg)
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Ranked #936 of 1,792 Hotels in Paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My primary criteria for any accommodation are good location, good service, and undisturbed sleep. The Hotel des Mines is quite centrally located, just a few minutes' walk from the Luxembourg RER station. From here it's only 1 stop to the St Michel station (beside the Seine and Notre Dame), and 3 stops to Gare du Nord. We found this to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you are planning to stay in the Latin quarter, Hotel des Mines is a good two star alternative. Perfect location for long distance and RER trains. It is just a short walk from Luxembourg RER station. I had a quiet room away from Boulevard Saint Michel (a couple of times I could hear some kind of centrifugation (?) in... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The hotel is not cheap - well, this IS Paris! - but the location is good, on Boulevard Saint-Michel, a few minutes from the Luxembourg RER station. I know that Paris hotels are expensive, and I know that rooms can be small, but this really was tiny. However, Paris is wonderful, and I don’t care about the size of the... More 

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Wahsington, DC
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Spent the first three nights of a 12-night France trip here. The hotel is a straight shot from CDG Airport on the RER-B (either take St. Michel or Luxembourg stops), and when we arrived very early, the front desk didn't bat an eye and handed us our room key. While small, the room was very charming (ceiling beams and Juliet... More 

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Ireland
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Just back from spending 3 nights at this hotel. We got the Rer b train from CDG to Luxembourg station (get off train and go right follow signs for l'abee de l'eee). This exit leaves you less than a 5 minute walk to the hotel. The hotel is VERY basic but kind of charming. Check in was a breeze and... More 

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Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Wifi was not working, but other than that it was almost good staying at this place. In saint michel the hotels are terribly expensive, so its a good value for money if you want to stay for a short period and its in a very good location too.

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Leicester, England
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31 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is better than the two star rating in Paris. The rooms are very small and the bathroom in particular was tiny but everything was there and clean and comfortable. Location is good just by the Luxembourg RER station with direct link to CDG airport. Many good bars and restaurants near by and all tourist sites easily reached on foot... More 

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We needed a triple for us and our 17 year old. This hotel is pleasant with courteous staff but the rooms and amenities are pretty basic. The location by Luxembourg Gardens and station is very convenient however. Easy walking to Notre Dame, Pantheon, and many restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I was then for a business trip. The location is convenient, the room and bathroom small but clean, the internet connection OK and the stuff very helpful. A good value-for-money and nice surprise in the rather outrageous hotel market in Paris -

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Adelaide, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

The proximity to two metro stations was convenient but we also found the location close enough to walk to many sights. The breakfast layout was confusing at first - it seemed as though all the tables were already taken until we realised that each was set with a tray, waiting for a guest to use it. Cereal, fruit, yoghurt, bread,... More 

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Address: 125, Boulevard Saint Michel, 75005 Paris, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Luxembourg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel des Mines 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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