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Hotel du College de France

#320 of 1,793 Hotels in Paris
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7 rue thenard, 75005 Paris, France
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auburn, Alabama
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a typical French Hotel. Rooms are basic but clean. We were in the largest room on the 6th floor. It had a small balcony. Remodeling was taking place in other rooms on our floor but did not present a problem. Mr Santa Ana was very helpful in assisting us with transportation into Paris from Versailles where we turned... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely lovely, helpful staff (everyone I dealt with spoke English, too!). Small clean room had absolutely everything I needed - comfy bed, windows I could open and a nice view of a typical street in Paris. So close to many major sites and cafes, and very short walks to 3 metro stations. Mr. Sadr and Mr. Santa Ana are both... More 

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Evergem, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent location. Very nice people running the hotel.When mistake made giving wrong room keys, they made up with small bottle of champaign: mistake forgiven and forgotten. Adequate breakfast. Acceptable prices for the location. Quiet street close to boulevard. Will go back when in Paris next and tel l my friends and colleagues about this stay.

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Liverpool, UK
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106 reviews 106 reviews
59 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

cose to the Sorbonne and the Latin Quarter this is a nice old fashioned hotel which is being renovated. The works posed no problems at all and the hotel was clean, quiet and nice to stay at. Staff were very helpful, liked the lobby area where it was possible to relax and read. Breakfast was nice and traditional - good... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel du College de France is an old acquaintance, as my parents have stayed here since i was a teenager. This was my first time staying alone with my wife, however. - First and foremost, the staff. One of the friendliest staff I've had the pleasure of meeting. As a perfect example, we were there when they celebrated their... More 

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Nw York
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent stay in the Quartier Latin , in Paris . Hotel du College de france is a great hotel...The Hotel has wonderful and helpful staff ...great location ...Very reasonable, price wise ...Excellent breakfast....So highly recommended for a visit in Beautiful Paris .

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The hotel is nicely located on a small side street in the Quartier Latin district. We chose the hotel because of the outstanding reviews it has received. We didn't want any fancy hotel but just a place to sleep after spending a long day walking around the city. And from this point of view this the hotel was a very... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
41 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We spent 3 nights in this small Parisian hotel in November. Its location is wonderful--in the Latin Quarter but far enough from the tourist traffic. Nice restaurants were in the area. The rooms in the hotel are small with dated furniture, but everything is very clean and functions well. The bed was quite comfortable. We ate breakfast at the hotel,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Husband & I stayed for 4 nights. Great Location: -Near metro, dozens of good restaurants, shops. -Near Notre Dame & Saint Germain. Hotel: -Helpful receptionist, always there all the time. -Easy & quick check in & out. -Really small elevator but very useful. Room/Shower: -Not really a big room, decent furnitures, Parisian boutique style, -Very clean and everythings functioning.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I stayed here for a week in mid August 2014 before travelling south. A very personable small hotel, very parisian french feel in a great location. I had a balcony room on the 2nd floor (23 I think) with a wonderful view of the street looking up to the Sorbonne. Very clean and well maintained. They were refurbishing the back... More 

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Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life, architectural splendor and ongoing merriment. The small streets are filled with classical buildings, student bars and lively eateries while the squares are dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which celebrates the great men and women of France. During the day students rush from classes to the library and intellectuals people watch from the terraced cafés. As night time falls the surrounding establishments fill up and the merriment really begins. The liveliest parts are around Rue Mouffetard, lined with crêperies and international street food eateries, and Place de la Contrescarpe characterised by terraced brasseries, this neighborhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.

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