Great hotel in an area where there aren't all that many good hotels (i.e. north central Paris, ten minutes walk from Gare du Nord). Nice short walk to Sacré-Coeur.
We stayed one night in a standard double room which was uniquely and charmingly decorated (without being over the top) and spotlessly clean.
Unlike many mid-range hotels in Paris, in this hotel it is worth spending the extra 10 Euro (5 Euro per person) for the included breakfast, which consists of (all of the following) mini-baguette, cheese, jam, mini croissant, mini pain au chocolat, mini fruit salad, mini yoghurt, a large fruit juice and large tea/coffee. All very fresh, very tasty and very filling.
A couple of things to be aware of. Firstly, when we stepped out of the lift on the third floor the stairwell light was off (pitch black) and there is a diagonal stair (top of the spiral staircase) right across the space the lift door opens onto. Whilst trying to find the light switch in the darkness, I came very close to falling down the stairs. When the lights are off, this is a very dangerous area and a serious accident waiting to happen. The lights on the staircase should be permanently kept on.
Secondly, and a more minor point, but the free hotel wifi has a signup page that appears to be in french only. Clicking the "EN" option still takes you to the french page. I am sure if I had asked, the friendly staff would have assisted but I was short of time so had to use roaming instead.
All in all a little more expensive than many mid-range hotels, but it really is worth it. Just be very careful when stepping out of the lift!
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