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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Place Sorbonne, 75005 Paris, France (Sorbonne)   |  
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Melbourne
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“Just ok”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Stayed here for three nights.
Enjoyed stay. comfortable and clean but had no warmth. maybe we noticed this more after our recent stay in hotels in London and NYC so I may not be being totally fair but this was just a hotel.
The location however is perfect.
I would stay here again but if you are looking to feel welcome and at home this may not be for you.
breakfast basic but good. Be careful you are not charged for what you do not have and that your original booking is honored.
Once error was pointed out they quickly accommodated us as per original booking but it never feels good to have this discussion as soon as you arrive.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

The room was tiny with the bathroom literally right in my face. The staff was not helpful. They advertised a bathtub/shower combination, which was just a bathtub with a handshower. Management was rude, there were no services consistent with a four star hotel, as the hotel advertised. I would consider this hostel quality at its best. The mattres on the single beds was equivalent to sleeping on layered sheets.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012 via mobile

hi!
Me and my girlfriend stayed at your hotel for 4 nights, and we loved it. The staff was very helpful when we asked questions about where to go and how to get there!

The location of the Hotel is perfect if you wanna go see Paris from its best! Its close to the Notre Dame and Pantheôn and within walking distance to The Louvre, the Eiffel tower and Avenue des Champs-Élysées! Or if you like the Latina quarter and Garden of Luxemburg its only a 5 min walk away! I highly recommend a walk to downtown Paris if you have the time.

Our room was small, but very nice.. it was a charming and wonderful hotell to stay at.

Hope we will be able to come back some day :)

Thank you for a wonderfull stay and experience

Merry Christmas to all of the staff from Espen and Lisa at room 44 :):)

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lancashire
2 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

No complaints at all, ok the rooms are small but they are in most Parisian hotels. This is well made up for in the quality of the finishings. Breakfast not cheep but good quality in a nice setting.
There are restaurants in the immediate area which makes things easy after a long day

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Vancouver, BC
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We stayed at this hotel in November 2012 for three nights. Although the room was very small, it was also very clean and had a comfortable bed (if you like medium-hard mattresses). The location is great - right in the Latin Quarter. It is close by the Luxembourg Gardens, public transport and UNBELIEVABLY good cafes and restaurants. The wifi in the rooms could have been better, but the staff were very helpful.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We stayed here for 4 days in November 2012 and I really cannot find anything negative to say about this hotel. It's in a great location - right next to the Sorbonne, a few minutes walk from the Jardins du Luxembourg and the RER station there that links directly to Charles de Gaulle airport and Gare du Nord and easily to Orly airport. The hotel is very modern, the room was lovely, everything was clean and breakfast was great. There's free Wifi and we found the staff very helpful. I'll definitely be back as I liked the hotel and loved the location.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Great hotel with a very good location if you love the left bank and St Germain. Just five minutes away from the train station Luxembourg where the train for Orly departures. Stayed here for four nights and had a really great experience. The staff was friendly and room was much bigger then I had expected. Overall a nice hotel for a few days in Paris.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1 Place Sorbonne, 75005 Paris, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Sorbonne
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#194 Luxury Hotel in Paris
#321 Business Hotel in Paris
#348 Family Hotel in Paris
#352 Romantic Hotel in Paris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Select Hotel 4*
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