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Mama Shelter Paris

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2009

We had a lovely stay at this arty fun hotel. Staff were friendly, and reserved us a car parking space plus adjoining rooms for the children. The room had an apple mac tv and lots of fun features. it was clean and the kingsize bed was comfortable. 10 minute walk to the metro in a busy street, so no problem... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2009

My first impression: Hip boutique hotel offering santised English-speak & Californian-style home comforts to far-flung tourists wary of rough Parisien-types. So having got over my first impression this hotel is great fun and definitely worth a night's stay. Loved the black decor and bare (black) concrete walls, huge comfortable bed, quirky lights, amazing mirrors, neat Apple TV. Bathroom cramped but... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2009

Mama Shelter Location: Location is a huge liability for this rather hip, nice, and fun hotel. It is in the 20th arrond, which in itself is not a problem. The problem is that it is far from any metro stations. It is quite a hike to get to a metro station. Room: The room and the bathroom are on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2009

We loved Mama Shelter. The hotel strikes a good balance between a business hotel and a trendy boutique hotel. As a couple on a 'romantic break' to Paris we felt comfortable, but dont expect chintzy decor and pictures of couples kissing by the Eiffel Tower. This hotel is made for urbanites who want to explore and get a feel for... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2009

I booked Mama Shelter based on the reviews I'd seen on TripAdvisor. I knew that it wasn't in the center, but I didn't see that as a problem. I had family from California in tow and they were really 'wowed'. The decor was quirky, but the rooms were spacious for Paris. Yes, they thought the walk to the metro (a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2009

I wasn't expecting too much from this hotel as we got a really good rate. About 90 euros a night. I thought it was going to be a bit average. But i was really pleasantly surprised. The room was small (like all in Paris) but the amenities were really good. The bathroom was nice and very clean and the bed... More 

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Ottawa, ON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2009

I searched out different hotels for my latest trip and the Mama Shelter did not disappoint. Affordability in Paris is always a challenge so being a bit away from the centre of the city was not a problem. I would definitely recommend it and can't wait until their NY property opens up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2009

a great hotel for quirkiness and modernity - rooms aren't big - we even upgraded to the mid-range (17sq m - 20 sq m) and it felt small. rooms are dark, as they're painted black and do have weird masks as light fixtures, but it actually felt quite cosy. we were on the top floor (the lift only goes to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2009

i loved mamashelter. every review has gone on about the cool design, so i'll skip anything about that. except to say, every detail is accounted for. what else did i like? the neighborhood which was very convenient to everything by metro. i loved that there were no tourists about--i never ever once saw anyone walking with a guidbook the whole... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2009

Despite the old adage, if you have nothing good to say, don't say anything at all, I feel compelled to write a review of this hotel. And yes, you have guessed right, it's not going to be good. Let's start with the plus points. The hotel is reasonably priced, particularly for Paris, and the rooms spotlessly clean. If you are... More 

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Mama Shelter Paris Restaurant
Mama Shelter Paris Restaurant
Cuisines: French, European, Delicatessen
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the historic Saint Blaise neighborhood located in the heart of authentic Paris with its flowerlined cafe terraces, its gardens and its air rebellion, MAMA SHELTER welcomes you. Sensual and elegant rooms equipped with Apple iMacs 27" (TV, Internet, CD/DVD Player, IChat, Photobooth, Videobooth) and 5 Star bedding (Duvet 100% Satin Coton Sheets) offer you a serene retreat after a long day in the city and an evening across the street at the mythic Parisian temple of international live music, La Fleche d'Or. Easy access to the MAMA SHELTER: in the heart of the 20th district, it is conveniently located 16 miles from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 12.5 Miles from Orly Airport. Otherwise, direct connection to the A3 Highway, or next to metro stations. Take a break in MAMA SHELTER and enjoy: Live Concerts, Cabaret Shows, DJs, Table Soccer, Boutique of Offbeat Products... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mama Shelter Paris

Address: 109 rue de Bagnolet, 75020 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris
Price Range: $133 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mama Shelter Paris 2*
Number of rooms: 172
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Hotel Style:
#126 Business Hotel in Paris
#130 Family Hotel in Paris
#360 Romantic Hotel in Paris
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