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Timhotel Tour Montparnasse
Ranked #911 of 1,798 Hotels in Paris
savannah
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“Lovely hotel”
Reviewed September 12, 2012

My daughter and I stayed at this hotel....upon arriving the gentleman at the desk was very helpful and pleasant...the room was small, but adequate.(who want's to stay in a hotel room all day in Paris!) Bathroom was very nice, large walk in shower, clean. Window opened to small balcony overlooking the street...we kept the window open at night...very nice hotel for the price...clean, staff is pleasant.just a few steps from the metro and surround by multiple restaurants.....glad we stayed....

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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south africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2012

Clean hotel and in good location. The room was quite small, which didn't really bother me. What did bother me was that there was no hot water and when the reception was told, they said it was a technical problem and that was it. They didn't send anyone to repair it. My whole stay was without hot water and the AC was broken as well.
There were no apologies from the receptionist, not even an attempt to perhaps apologize with a complimentary breakfast or a discount of some sorts.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2012

My husband and I just returned from Paris, where we spent our 1 year wedding anniversary. Although I usually don't write reviews, I thought this would be helpful for people who choose this place...

The hotel is ok for it's location as very close to all sightseeing locations and is located in a funky, jazzy area surruonded by brasseries and caffes, which we liked.

The overall experience of this hotel is average for various reasons:

1. Room size- very tiny, only space to turn around
2. The bathroom was good, but doors to shower has a gap and we constantly flooded our bathroom.
3. Breakfast was so poor- for a 4 star hotel you would expect a large buffet with large selection of breakfast items. But there we were offered only continental breakfast with 1 hot item- eggs, made from egg powder. Yuk.


Having said that, rooms and hotel is clean and if you don't mind a tiny room with poor breakfast, this will be a place for you.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2012

We considered this hotel "a find" - good price, very helpful front desk, internet service, optional breakfast, clean and very convenient location (in the very northern tip of the 14th arrondissement - a stone's through from the 6th & 7th) - easy to get around Paris by foot & Metro or to be near train stations if headed out to the countryside--very near Gare Montparnasse (trains to west and south-west France) or an easy bus ride to Gare d'Austerlitz for southbound trains. Our room was lovely and comfortable with a decent view. We enjoyed the area restaurants, particularly Le Plomb du Cantal, located about 2 blocks down the street.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
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Preston, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2012

Very nice vibrant area with all the bistros, bars, take aways and transport links you could want. Nice clean modern room, attentive and friendly staff.

The only negatives is they wouldn't let us turn the air conditioning to below 21 degrees and it was roasting hot for some of the trip and the safe didn't work although we were offered an out of room safe we didn't end up needing or using it. Also didn't get fresh sheets on the day we requested our room be cleaned - about half way through our 6 day stay. There isn't a pool or gardens at the back as we saw in one on a different website just to let you know.

Minor points in a lovely stay and this very good hotel. I think we ended up paying about €70 a night with was a very reasonable price for the quality. We were worried about the reviews on here about small rooms but ours was just fine - about 12x12 meters + decent sized ensuite. Our room had a nice balcony with views of the Sacre Couer too and Montparnasse tower.

On a sign in the reception and in the room it stated that the cost of the standard room was €200 per night. It's nice but don't think it's worth that kind of money - I think I may have been happy to pay about half of that. Luckily we paid far less in peak season! I'd say it's perhaps more of a nice 3 star hotel than a 4 star but I'd definitely stay again if I got it for a similar price.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2012

We needed a hotel near the Montparnasse train station for catching a train the next morning so we booked the Timhotel Elysee Montparnasse.
We got 2 comfort double rooms. The rooms are compact but sufficient. The rooms and the bathrooms were clean. They had most of the amenities we need.
The hotel is conveniently located. The nearest metro station is just at the end of the street and it is a 5-minute walk to the Montparnasse train station.
Even the hotel is situated in an animated street, it was not noisy during the night.
If you need a hotel near the Montparnasse train station, it would be a good choice.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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El Paso, TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2012

I just spent a week in this hotel and all I can do is think how lucky we were to find this place. Three metro lines, including a major train station are just a few blocks away. Great base for a visit around the Paris region.Many bars, cafes, & restaurants just a few feet away. A bit noisy at night, but not enough to disrupt sleep after a long day walking around the city.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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Property: Timhotel Tour Montparnasse
Address: 11 B rue de la Gaite | 14 Arr., 75014 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Montparnasse
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #911 of 1,798 Hotels in Paris
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Hotel Class:3 star — Timhotel Tour Montparnasse 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Elysee Montparnasse Hotel
Elysee Montparnasse Paris

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