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Absolute Hotel

#1,072 of 1,793 Hotels in Paris
1, rue de la Fontaine au Roi, 75011 Paris, France
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Lima Region, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was very good. I travel with a group of teenagers in a school trip. The rooms were clean, they had their own bathroom, also clean. The staff is very friendly and very helpful. The place is centric, very close to the metro station, next to a supermarket and a lot of restaurants around. I recommend it.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When a friend left us stranded for a night, we found this hostel at midnight that had a room available. The staff were friendly and price was right. We booked a private room which was comfortable. However, it was a bit snug, there was no tv and the view was of a brick wall. Well, with the low price, we... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I was in luck to get checked in a two ppl room while i booked for four ppl room. The room is clean, has a private bathroom and with towels provided, which may not be the case for more ppl room. There is no locker in the room though and the lockers in the hallway are tiny ones. Breakfast is... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The rooms are little dirty, the bathroom was nice but the shower was terrible. Dirty and not very good. The rooms are not that big and the price is high, when you see what you're paying for. The staff was nice and breakfast ok. The hostel was close to the Metro which was good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The rooms are clean and neat. Bit smaller than our other hostels we stayed in but it was still okay. Nice private bathroom and no noise when we wanted too sleep (end January). Staff is not super friendly but they are very helpful. What was outstanding though - we already booked on-line and paid the deposit, something came up so... More 

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Wellington, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Absolute is close to metro and McDonalds + food shop. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the breakfast you get in the morning is perfect to start the day. Wifi connection also great in the rooms. Room was clean and bathroom cleaned everyday. Overall I will recommend Absolute Hostel to anyone.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

It was crazy hot in the rooms at night due to radiator being constant but you can open windows. Only real problem with the hostel is it directly next to a nightclub and you can here everything! It isn't operational every night, I was there 2 nights, nothing on the Monday but was going to at least 1 in the... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I booked this hostel mainly because it was the closer and cheapest one I could find near the location I had my dance audition. If I didn't have family living in the outskirts of Paris, I would have stayed here for the rest of the week! It's a tiny thing when you enter the reception but I think it makes... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

So I've been traveling Europe for 3 months now & this is the worst hostel yet ......... Beds terrible .............shower is like a dripping tap hanging out the wall ... ....rooms very small ............….............. Staff not very helpful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I stayed at Absolute two nights, once in a tiny but adequate single room with bath, once in the dorm-style place with three other women. The primary plus is the location, near but not on Republique with metro and a full range of food options in restaurants of every ethnicity and a grocery; the second is the secure feeling. Multi-lingual... More 

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