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Absolute Hotel

#1,164 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We stayed here for two nights on our visit to paris. We stayed private room with in suite bath. The room is small and bathroom is even smaller. The place is in a food location. Staff was friendly and the atmosphere was good. The place is a little run down but still got great amenities. They refreshed our towels and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Stayed four nights in a 4 bed, female dorm with private bathroom. The room was very small, as is normal for Paris, but when you can't fit all the luggage in the room comfortably, that's perhaps a little too small. The room was poorly lit with three wall sconces with low wattage globes, of which only two worked. As the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stayed in a private double on the second floor with an en suite bathroom for two nights. The window looked onto an internal court yard.The location couldn't be better, with Republique metro station around the corner, by Belleville and close to really cool bars. The place had wifi which worked well. The staff was nice and friendly, but the... More 

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