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Hotel du Lion

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 avenue du General Leclerc | 14th Arr., 75014 Paris, France (Montparnasse)
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Ranked #490 of 1,794 hotels in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Sacramento, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The room we had did not smell like cigarette smoke. The room and bathroom are not huge but are of acceptable size for Parisian standards. There is a stairwell to the hotel lobby but it is not arduous, well lit, and is (in at least faux) marble. We stayed on the 6th floor and we had great views of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean, small room with great view and a french windows to sit in the evening sun. It's a bit to walk to the tourist attractions in central Paris, but if you like to walk or will take a taxi or metro it doesn't matter because of the good hotel in a nice neighbourhood.

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As mentioned by others - you have to walk up stairs with your luggage to get to the lobby, rooms are small, and the breakfast is rather spartan. Location is very convenient and do not trust the google location as it is not where shown. I used street view to find the door at the end of the Indiana restaurant.... More

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Montreal
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27 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An ideal location for coming in on the RER from CDG and for central metro connections in a very green neighborhood of Paris. The price is good and I found the staff to be uniformly pleasant. Rooms are on the small side, but it's Paris, entirely normal at this price range. At the same time, this is an older building... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I stayed two nights while attending a business conference in the nearby Marriott - an 8 minute walk away. I saved about €300 by doing so. The location is very convenient - direct RER from CDG. My 6th floor room was small but everything worked - except the telephone which was replaced immediately. The free Wifi was useful.The staff were... More

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Yorkshire
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Just returned back from a 3 night stay in the Hotel Du Lion. We had a friendly welcome on arrival, all front of house spoke very good english. We were on the 6th floor and yes there are a lot of stairs but there is also a lift which works perfectly fine. As others have said rooms are small but... More

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Cologne, Germany
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

It's now the second time, that we came here to stay for a week in Paris. Close to Denfert - Rochereau and the famous rue Daguerre you may go everywhere in Paris within a very short time. The rooms are quite different, some small, others a little larger. The furniture isn't modern, let's say "timeless", and everything is well maintained.... More

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Mannheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Last weekend I stayed at the Hôtel du Lion again. It is a great place to stay when you are in Paris on holiday or for business. Close to the métro and the RER stations, the Parc Montsouris, the Cité Universitaire and the lively market street rue Daguerre (which offers ample opportunity to shop and eat out), the Hôtel du... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Just a few blocks from the Ritz For the price I give this hotel a 10! The rooms are small but they seem to me to be all new... beds carpet windows, and it it is very quite... marche close by.... I stayed a week and never hat to get on the metro.... Front desk staff were great from mail... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Had a fantastic stay here in Hotel Du Lion . very clean modern rooms small but beautifully formed Great transport links into city too Front desk staff very friendly and helpful maps of paris provided Even after check out they minded our bags under lock and key until late afternoon I will be returning again It's a little gem

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Additional Information about Hotel du Lion

Also Known As:
Du Lion Paris
Du Lion Hotel Paris
Address: 1 avenue du General Leclerc | 14th Arr., 75014 Paris, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Montparnasse
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#248 Family Hotel in Paris
#437 Romantic Hotel in Paris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel du Lion 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel is strategically located, a stone's throw from Montparnasse. within a few minutes, you can get directly to all the main tourist attractions : Eiffel Tower, the Champs Elysees, the Latin Quarter...in general, our rooms are two star, and have high quality facilities : bath or shower, hair dryer, toilet, trouser press, desk, double glazing, direct line telephone and television with satellite channels. ... more   less 
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