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“A roof over your head”
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Hotel Ermitage
Ranked #1,411 of 1,801 Hotels in Paris
Ampang, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“A roof over your head”
Reviewed July 25, 2013

Clean and secure, reception allowed us to keep our luggage in their staff room. We came back with our luggage safe and sound. Morning marche near the hotel provide a good replacement for breakfast with local fruits and breads in the nearby patisserie is good.

Rooms are small, even for me (Asian). the shower and toilet is even smaller. But ultimately it's a safe place to lie your head down at night. Be warned, no lifts in this hotel. Pack light or ask for a lower floor and you will do fine.

Room Tip: lower floors, definitely
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed May 15, 2013

The hotel is compact but has all you need in the room for a base. The bed was very comfortable, bathroom was tiny but perfectly adequate. Hotel was very quiet and reception staff helpful.
Only a few minutes’ walk from the Metro which will take 10 mins approx to get you into central Paris. A 10 minute walk will get you to Pere Lachaise Cemetery, which you can easily spend several hours walking around.
Plenty of cafes and bars and supermarkets within minutes’ walk.
If you like alternative music there is a punk venue called La Miroiterie about a 3-5 minute walk 2 streets along.
Would definitely use this hotel as a base again.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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Geneva, Switzerland
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36 reviews
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

Was as mentioned by reviewers in TripAdvisor - small room, even smaller bathroom, face towels only and a piece of soap (no shampoo), but that is what you will get for that price. The heating was on in mid-April and on a nice spring day had to be turned off. Yes, the staircase or spiral and the difficult to climb and so try to get a room on the second or third floor. The Internet connection was quite good and there were three networks that were offered and all of them worked.

The neighbourhood was a typical working-class neighbourhood and despite what are the reviewers had said, there was no danger or security concerns. There were nice cafes immediately outside the hotel and the whole lot of restaurants. Quite a variety (Chinese, Indian, Turkish and of course a French one), bookshops and other little shops as a part of suburbia. Very educational to observe the environment.

Trip Advisor had only one of the two days that I'd required. However when I phoned the hotel (because the reviews in trip advisor were good!) directly they were able to give me a booking for both days (!).

Yes the reception did not speak much English but you could get along.

The rooms behind faced a courtyard and even with the windows open to us quiet. No problems about the water pressure or the hot water.

Room Tip: Get the rooms from the first to the third floor, simply to prevent you climbing. Otherwise all rooms...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed December 23, 2012

We only stopped in Paris for a few days and had all the sites to visit. So naturally we needed something close enough where everything was accessible but far away enough to keep the cost at a reasonable rate.

The Location- This hotel was a good choice, about 15 minutes by train from central Paris and about 10 minute walk from Jordan Metro station. The area looks slightly sketchy, I mean compared to the rest of Paris,but if you have stayed in any major city it won’t faze you. This being said it was very safe, we walked around at 12am and were not bothered. There are some really good restaurants around the area and the prices are unbeatable compared to the rest of the city (3 courses large portions and good food 16 Euro) for those who don’t fancy the French food there is a McDonalds down the street and if you walk 10 minutes further you will find a little China town (this walk also gives you view of the Eiffel tower in the distance, very beautiful at night)

The Hotel- From the outside it does not look like much. When you walk in the small entrance there are 2 doors the one to your right is reception and to left the stairs leading to the rooms. If you don’t like a good stair climb or if you enjoy a few drinks before you stumble home, you might rethink staying here. The stairs are steep, winding and the steps are very narrow in places. The hotel decor is minimal but clean from what I observed.

The Room- It was small but there was enough room for a desk, 2 night stands and a wardrobe so I can’t complain. The bed was also a good size and comfortable. I will say the bathroom is a bit of a squeeze, about airplane size but everything was spotless so I was happy.

The Staff- Did not say much, communication was a little difficult since they spoke little English and we spoke no French. The service was basic; they did not even offer an apology after we had to wait for our room 2 hours after check in. To sum it up, if you’re in the city to see the sights and need somewhere to crash that is clean, basic and within a reasonable proximity to the city centre and are not bothered about service I would recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: If you don’t mind a climb the top floors can have a nice view
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Ermitage
Address: 42 B rue de l Ermitage | Quartier de Ménilmontant - 20ème arrondissement, 75020 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Belleville / Pere Lachaise
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Number of rooms: 24
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