I have categorised this hotel as poor overall. That may be slightly harsh, although I don't think it is good enough to be 'average'. We were staying for one night only in Fontainebleau and we chose this hotel because it was cheap, so at the end of the day we must recognise that you get what you pay for. We were bemused to find a boy of about 12 operating the night reception as described in other reviews. Our rooms were on the third and fourth floors and needless to say there is no lift, so you need to be fit. The rooms were small but the bathrooms were recently refurbished. Everything seemed mostly clean except the blankets which showed some stains. It was curious that no pillow slips were provided so I pulled the bottom sheet up and installed the pillows underneath, which worked, although I have never stayed in a hotel without pillow slips before. In one of our rooms we discovered a pair of abandoned men's underpants. It must be said that the heating was very good - in the case of my room this was just as well as the cheap UPVC windows could not be closed properly. This made the problem of the noise outside in the street worse than it needed it to be but be warned - unless you are a very heavy sleeper and fall unconscious easily, you will need earplugs. There are several bars in the vicinity where the local youth gets drunk and very loud until about 2am, and then the traffic on the main street starts up at about 6. Nevertheless I did manage a few hours sleep and did not find the bed uncomfortable as others have remarked. However the double beds are rather cramped for two unless you are used to sleeping in very close proximity to each other! We did not have the breakfast which is charged extra but it seemed adequate - we got to see it because it is served in the reception area so you can't avoid walking through. In conclusion, if you need a cheap place to stay for one or two nights, you might consider it.....but it is certainly not a place to spend a week's holiday. The advertised free wifi appeared not to work at all, either in the rooms or in the reception area.
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