Ok, fantastic position, easy to find and the rooms are clean, however, I could easily have given a one out of five. For a couple or young people I would highly recommend the place however be aware that as soon as you open the main door there is a flight of stairs to tackle that are narrow, after which there is a tiny lift, but then that's all you need just take life slow :). We had a larger studio room 32 which I loved but was a little small. I think anything smaller than the 20 sq metre would be too small for more than a night.
The position is amazing, I would definitely stay in Montmartre again if I were to return. Nightlife is there and by nightlife I'm only talking about walking about with lots of restaurants, and a few shops along with lots people until late at night. And although on the edge of the "red light" district it doesn't intrude and I felt fairly safe.
However whilst I must stress that I don't think that this is the norm, it appears that this is not unusual; on our last night (ok France thrashed Suisse at the World Cup), I went out to get a crepe and there were kids in hoodies drinking and smoking, sobbing(?) in the halls and who approached me talking in French. I went back to the room and made my husband call the contact number mainly as I was worried they would set the fire alarms off, but was told that there was nothing they could do as they didn't know if they were friends of guests or not. It's not a hotel, you do not have the same guarantees as you do in a hotel, you rent an apartment for a duration and you can invite people when you want, obviously so can any other guest and therefore, the management are unable to do anything unless there is any criminal damage, which may not be what you want for your family.
Would I book it again, yes, I would and it was great, but we don't have a family would, having said that I wouldn't recommend it to my sister in law as she has small children and this sort of incident would concern her greatly.
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