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Hotel Kensington

79, Avenue de la Bourdonnais | 07 Arr., 75007 Paris, France (Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Location - its perfect, very few steps away from Eiffel tower, alot of restaurants and coffeeshops outside. Very safe area. Near metro station as well and near Big Bus tour stop. Service - you have to leave the key whenever you leave the hotel :) reception is very helpful. Food - Breakfast is not inclusive of the rate so i... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This little 2-star hotel is conveniently located very near the Eiffel tower, in the 7th district, one of Paris' gratest neighborhoods. It is reasonably tidy, although rooms are tiny. Wi-fi works only at the reception and do not expect to watch anythign else than French TV. Rooms/bathrooms are tiny, but I guess this is what you get for approx 140... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The hotel is in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. Make to ask for a room with a view of the tower. We watched the twinkling tower lights from our window. The rooms are the typically small size we have experienced in other Paris hotels. The bathroom was large and everything was clean, the stairs are a bit daunting to... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This is the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. Immediately upon check in I was having second thoughts. The staff are rude and demanding. The room was the size of a closet with the furniture and fittings very very old. I should mention that I paid extra to have a larger room. The shower did not drain and made... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

The hotel was conveniently located near the Eiffel Tower and lots of cafés. A 5 min walk to the metro. The staff was friendly and helpful, especially the women who worked daytime weekdays. My only complaint is that there was only one electrical outlet and it was not in the bathroom. The bathroom did have a hair dryer. If you... More

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Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I'd recommend if you absolutely have to book this hotel and there's no other choice, call them after making your reservation to ask if you can get the "bigger" room. We booked online and when we got there, we got a room that is so tiny, I literally could not fit in the shower. I am 5'9" tall and 155... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

My room is at the 6th floor but they have a small lift so no big deal and it gives me a view of the eiffel. The room is small but clean. The hotel's location is convenient as it is situated near coffee shops, supermarkets, and is near the eiffel. The ecole militaire is the nearest station but i prefer... More

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I stayed here in Sept 2013 for three nights. Typical room size for Paris-small. But I don't spend a lot of time in my hotel room, i want to see the sights! Bathroom was clean, i did smell bleach coming from the bathroom, not sure why the smell was so strong. I would stay here again. I'd rather spend my... More

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Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

this is my second stay at this hotel and it is ok. the advantage it has is that its in a great neighborhood. the manager did not honor my rick steves discount so I wasn't happy about that situation. But its like any budget hotel in Europe, super little rooms with really hard beds!!

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Oslo, Norway
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236 reviews 236 reviews
64 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The hotel is located close to Champ de Mars and close to metro stations. It is OK for a room price of EUR 99,-. The rooms are small but ok, but the bathroom and particularly the shower is very small. It is more or less impossible to bend over in the shower. However, you do not spend much time in... More

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Address: 79, Avenue de la Bourdonnais | 07 Arr., 75007 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon
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