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Hotel des Grandes Ecoles

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Gig Harbor, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a small hotel on the Left Bank of Paris and had Hotel des Grand Ecoles recommended to us. It was exactly what we were looking for. A small French hotel not a large urban one. The staff was very helpful and friendly. We really appreciated the welcome we got after a long flight from Seattle. It...

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Pouzols-Minervois, France
Reviewed November 1, 2016

My friend and I stayed here for the past weekend. Our room, 106 was above the reception and close to the elevator which was noisy. The view was of the back of an apartment complex and one of the neighbours was extremely noisy until about 4am. The room was supposed to be a Twin Plus (€145 per night) but it...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Absolutely zero WIFI: even though it says it's connected it doesn't work. You will have to go to cafes and restaurants to get WIFI. This makes it very difficult, especially when traveling alone. The front desk people are really nice, except for (I think) the manager, Marie. Extremely snooty and was very surly that I asked to use their phone...

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Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

I don't want to give a great review or you will all start coming here. This place is perfect yet imperfect and I would not changd a thing. The staff are friendly and welcoming as if you were staying at thier private residence. The courtyard is a joy for breakfast or resting after manic Paris touristing (if only they sold...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 23, 2016

For the end of our two week trip to the South of France, my wife and I had booked an Air B&B flat in Rue Cardinal Lemoine. It turned out to be a claustrophobic cupboard, carved out of a much grander salon, with a bed perched precipitately under the ceiling; we feared sleepless nights, climbing up and down the rickety...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Clean and friendly good value hotel in a convenient neighborhood that's not too touristy. We had a twin room on the 3rd floor with a beamed ceiling, large bathroom, great shower, nice bath amenities. Very quiet considering you are in the center of Paris. Good value breakfast French Style, with more coffee than you would get at a cafe, but...

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Rochester, NY
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Hotel Des Grandes Ecoles. Great location. Tucked into a quiet courtyard but close to restaurants and stores. Rooms are small. WiFi is just dreadful. No radio or TV. No newspapers. Bring your books and do not spend much time in the room. Breakfasts are fast and fun. Front desk is highly efficient. Enjoy.

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Cherry Hill
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

What great place to stay. The location is in the Latin Quarter. Although a vibrant and active neighborhood the hotel was a quiet oasis in this neighborhood. With the courtyard that closed off the hubbub outside. The courtyard and gardens were very pretty with tables and chairs to have coffee or enjoy some wine. The room was small but well...

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Clean, friendly, nicely appointed property within a block of Rue Moufftard, the Parthenon, easy walking distance to Notre Dame, St. Chapelle, Ile St. Louis, etc. A real bargain! It is several beautiful buildings behind an entrance gated has lovely courtyard with tables and chairs.]

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed October 9, 2016

I`ve stayed at this small boutique hotel a few times and consistently been satisfied with the size and quality of the rooms as well as the rates. The neighbourhood is compact and full of places to dine, both casual and a couple up scale ones. This is student city with a few tourists sprinkled in. They have daily made service...

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The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life, architectural splendor and ongoing merriment. The small streets are filled with classical buildings, student bars and lively eateries while the squares are dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which celebrates the great men and women of France. During the day students rush from classes to the library and intellectuals people watch from the terraced cafés. As night time falls the surrounding establishments fill up and the merriment really begins. The liveliest parts are around Rue Mouffetard, lined with crêperies and international street food eateries, and Place de la Contrescarpe characterised by terraced brasseries, this neighborhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Hotel des Grandes Ecoles

Address: 75 rue du Cardinal Lemoine, 75005 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Quartier Latin
Price Range: $88 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel des Grandes Ecoles 2*
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
Des Grandes Ecoles Paris
Grandes Ecoles Hotel
Des Grandes Ecoles Hotel
Hotel Des Grandes Ecoles Paris
Hotel Style:
#32 Best Value Hotel in Paris
#161 Family Hotel in Paris
#231 Romantic Hotel in Paris
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“Room 106 is close to elevator and no view. Also small with slippery bath tub. No WIFI either so do not recommend.”
 of 5 bubbles pamelat371, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“courtyard view, second floor (has elevator)”
 of 5 bubbles citizenwriter2010, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the courtyard are peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles daytripper2012, Oct 21, 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in building closest to the entrance - easy for coming and going, very quiet. Choose middle floor - there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles Merritt_B18, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“Reserve 3 months ahead to be certain of getting a room. There are newer and different sized rooms so inquire as to your preferences.”
 of 5 bubbles BlakievanHemert, Oct 9, 2016 | Read review
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