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Hotel Gay-Lussac

29, rue Gay Lussac | 05 Arr., 75005 Paris, France (Panthéon)
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Ranked #1,304 of 1,798 Hotels in Paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014
Queens_guy2014 Lansing, Michigan
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  • Location
    4.5 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 of 5 stars
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Lansing, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Very basic but pleasant hotel in the Latin Quarter near the Sorbonne, the Law School, and the Pantheon, and only a few blocks from Luxembourg Gardens and the metro. Walkable to the Seine, Ile de la cite, and Notre Dame. Very clean rooms, a charming balcony overlooking the street, and a friendly staff who are very accommodating. The room décor... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The location of the hotel was terrific, just few minutes walking from Pantheon. For being that central the price was quite convenient. However, the place wasn't very clean. The wi-fi connection, which was crucial for me as I was travelling for work, was very poor and when I complained about it, they just shrugged.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Comfortable, clean, cozy old hotel with a Fourth Republic aura; ideal for those on a budget but who really want to stay in the Latin Quarter. A bit hidebound but in a charming way (they don't do third-party bookings), you can still either get a complete hotel room or one where you share w/c and/or shower. Breakfast is ample for... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

In the Quartier Latin, a pleasant neighbourhood, very close to the metro, just 3 stops from Gare du Nord. It;'s a cosy hotel because it's small and the owners are sweet. The place is somewhat worn-out, but very clean with fresh sheets and good towels. So for people who don't expect fancy things but are happy with clean, good location... More

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22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

The Gay Lussac is a very old and battered hotel. Almost everything shows wear and tear, from the broken ceilling lamps in the stairs to the curtains of the rooms. Some repairs are almost unbelievable, such as ventilation piece nailed to the wall with huge nails sticking out by several centimeters, or a bedlamp cord broken and tied back with... More

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Andover, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

I've stayed here three times and the only reason I hesitated to review it was a selfish one - I was afraid it it had more publicity, more people would come and it would be harder to get a reservation. It's a very clean hotel, with a friendly staff. The rooms have just gone up a bit, but are still... More

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Hannover, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I've stayed in many hotels in Paris over the last 20+ years - but I just love the simplicity of the Gay Lussac...not to mention the fabulous location. Yes it is a bit tired and old-fashioned, but I have always found it to be clean and welcoming. Let's face it, in Paris the only reason for being in your hotel... More

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Charlotte NC
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

I have gone to Paris at least once a year for 20+ years. Now I stay in different areas, to learn a new neighborhood each time. But for several years I always went to the same place, because it was comfortable, cheap and friendly. It was the Hotel Gay-Lussac, in the 5th arrondissment, on the Left Bank's Rue Gay-Lussac. Still... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

I stayed for two nights at the hotel Gay-Lussac in a single room with shower, and I'm definitely keeping this address for next time I go to Paris. To my opinion, this is an awesome value for your money: I paid 78 euros per night, which is rather cheap for Paris. The location could not be better as the hotel... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

This hotel was not a bad price, but do not be pleased with original price that is offered. I ended up paying more than what was discussed, the food was not fresh and the rooms are not well maintained at all. They were slightly dirty and the shower doesnt even have a stand, so it is more like a hand... More

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Address: 29, rue Gay Lussac | 05 Arr., 75005 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Panthéon
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