March 22-30,2013 The room was quiet except for Saturday night. Ear plugs would help. Train B from the airport is cheap but is helpful if you have euros to avoid lines to buy tickets. Get off at St. Michel (had to carry bags up 3 flights of metro stairs) and start walking along the river toward Notre Dame until you get to small park. Turn right and look for hotel sign. Reception were very helpful and take bags upstairs. Wi-Fi in lobby. They take credit cards.
I brought 3 credit cards, one with a chip and 2 others. Don't bring American Express cards--Visa or MasterCard. I borrowed their hair dryer.
Location can't be beat.Walk to Louve, Sorbonne, ST. Michel shopping, and St. Germaine. Everything is close including metro. Markets for water and pastries as well as tons of good restaurants. Hotel does not have a restaurant.There is a restaurant very close on along the river that has croissant or baguette with coffee, tea or very good hot chocolate, orange juice for 7 euros.
I would definitely stay here again, but if a little noise and the stairs bother you, it's not for you. You must turn on the lights before going up the stairs and going into the hallways. I always bring a small flashlight when I travel.
I traveled with my 13 year old granddaughter. The end of March was definitely cold in Paris.
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