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“Nice, clean place” 4 of 5 stars
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BVJ Opera Youth Hostel
1, rue de la Tour des Dames, 75009 Paris, France (Opera / Bourse)   |  
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Ranked #47 of 120 Specialty Lodging in Paris
Paris, France
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“Nice, clean place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Nice place to stay, very clean with a nice decor inside. The breakfast included is good and location is fantastic. I would walk everywhere or simply catch a metro. BEWARE: Arrive at the time you've told them, or let them know if you're going to be late. They gave away my room when i arrived late, but managed to help me out in finding one after an hour. In saying that, the staff are pretty nice.

The paid WiFi is a bummer, but there's a Starbucks near Opera (about 4 blocks away) which has good free WiFi.

Room Tip: Use the showers on the street side, i.e the ones that have windows. It has more ventilation
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kiev, Ukraine
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I stayed there for 3 nights in June 2014. Although rainy weather outside nice team of hostel was always smiling and helpful. Location is perfect, 2 min walk from metro station. Spacious rooms, comfortable beds, various choice of food for breakfast. Luggage room is available with lockers.
Next time definitely stay at BVJ Opera hostel :)

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Gondia, India
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We had a wonderful time! The place was clean and nice. The lobby was really pretty. Free daily breakfast was wonderful and there was always plenty of food. It has a very calm atmosphere, I would suggest as one of the best and reasonable place to stay in paris.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Thank you very much for the great clean accommodation and excellent customer service from all staff.
Spacious with good patio area at the back to chill .
Great part of Paris in the Montmartre district.
Edward ( Glasgow )

Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The booking worked and everything went smoothly. The staff are nice and most of them speak good English. The rooms are clean, the beds reasonably comfy. The only problem is the bathrooms, which have no seats, and look quite dirty. The breakfast is very simple but overall a good location from central Paris.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile


We had a wonderful time! The place was clean and nice. The lobby was really pretty. Free daily breakfast was wonderful and there was always plenty of food. It has a very calm atmosphere but there are plenty of places to go an hang out as a group. It's mostly the basics but if that's what you're looking for, I would definitely recommend this hostel. Also just two blocks from a metro station.

  • Stayed March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We had a wonderful time! The place was clean and nice. The lobby was really pretty. Free daily breakfast was wonderful and there was always plenty of food. It has a very calm atmosphere but there are plenty of places to go an hang out as a group. It's mostly the basics but if that's what you're looking for, I would definitely recommend this hostel. Also just two blocks from a metro station.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about BVJ Opera Youth Hostel

Address: 1, rue de la Tour des Dames, 75009 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Opera / Bourse
Amenities:
Free Breakfast
Hotel Style:
Ranked #47 of 120 Specialty Lodging in Paris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 33
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built by one of the architeck of the Louvre Museum, House of explorer Bougainville, of Princess Wagram, Marchechal de Gouvion Saint Cyr, and of the actress Mlle Mars, BVJ OPERA YOUTH HOSTEL, is the oldest and the most beautifull Youth Hostel of PARIS, but steal a simple and basic youth hostel open 24h non stop, where you will find just the necessary : No lift, no kitchen. No guaranty on the type of rooms. Rooms to share from 1 till 8/10 beds, with bunk beds only, private facilities to share on the floor, will be ready at 14H30 the day of your arrival. If you arrive earlier, a free open luggage room, with storage and lockers are 24H/24H at your full disposal. Linen, pillow, and blankets are included and changed as much as wished. ... more   less 
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