Thank you for great advice on how to get to the airport, when to buy the ticket with no line, etc. Thank you for speaking French with me rather than assuming all Americans can only speak English.
overall okay + location expensive, but it is paris
The hotel room was on the small side but very well equipped for the price! We especially enjoyed the multi-room speaker system with headphone jack plug that we used with our iPhone to play music, the rain shower with great water pressure, the windows that overlooked the courtyard that opened all the way up with a great breeze, the big closet that fit all our bags and clothes for our long trip, the mostly friendly staff that understood English well. The proximity to the metro stations was nice but we found Rue Magenta to be very sketchy with a lot of vagrants, loiterers and gypsy beggars. We did not have a good experience with one of the night guards, we asked him to call us a taxi but when it was taking too long to arrive and we changed our minds he got very mad and almost began yelling at us. We had a dinner reservation to make on time and would have missed it if we waited for his cab to arrive. That's not the proper way to treat a guest at your hotel. Also the "spa" was disappointing, there was no privacy and other guests were walking in and out during our reservation time, including hotel staff interrupting the water bed massage midway asking if we had made an appointment. Yes we did make an appointment, please check your books instead of interrupting! So that experience was completely ruined.
absolutely nothing the staff, the cheap, tacky interior, the filthyness, the rude staff constantly smoking .. the loud noisy contruction all through the night, the paper thin walls to here the lowlifes staying in the area fight, the constant sounds of sirens and distress calls.. did i mention the rude staff. the bugs and spiders in the bathroom, the lazy housekeeping service.. the stink of musty furniture throughout the place. i wouldnt even consider the food after seeing the filthy environment
Size of room was excellent compared to others in other hotels which were more expensive. Very clean and nicely furnished. Reception very helpful with request for extra pillows and also incidental information about the locality. The lift is very small!
*Clean the room *fix the sink so the water can drain *repair the curtains hanging like rags on the wall *Make sure the carpet is vacuumed *a decent breakfast instead of only croissants and jam I've never had such a dirty room and the whole hotel was hit or miss.
We had room 702, which was on the top floor of the hotel and had a small shared balcony. The room was tiny which is typical for Paris, but clean, with a fresh new bathroom and a very comfortable bed. There was a mini fridge and good air conditioning. Our room rate included a continental breakfast, which was served in the basement. Conveniently located a short walk to Gare du Nord and Gare du l'Est Maybe not the best neighbourhood, but there are restaurants and we never felt that it was unsafe when we were out for dinner in he evening. There are homeless people near the railway stations
Good location of hotel. Room was nice, but very small. Room wasn't clean, dust every where and a terrible smell. Propably not used for a long time
Clean, comfortable and convenient for Gare du Nord No complaints.
Friendly staff and comfortable room. Our room was quiet and clean. We thought the breakfast was a bit too expensive at 13 euros each.
the room was very clean, soundproof and the bathrom was big and clean. The hotel seams to have been recently renovated. The staf was nice, they speak english.the acess to centre of paris and cdg airport is very convinient ( gare du nord is very close)..... there was a small bailler and ingridients to make cofe and tea in your room for free the rooms are small, but its like that in most hotels in paris. in the region gare du nord there are a lot of sex shops and many immigrands that drink in the streets.... it is not good for women and families.
Position (between two station) Cleanliness Comfort Breakfast
Handy place to get a night's sleep before changing trains
Proximity to Gare du Nord
Location Noise, clearness
Rooms were v clean & decent size Staff were lovely, very helpful & very informative None
One of the staff members was helpfull - yet others were not. They were loud and noisy and kept me/us waiting while talking with eachother. Low repect for privacy of cleaning staff too Worst was that making reservations a bath was promised to many or all double rooms - yet they only had two baths in the whole hotel. Moreover: terrible work on the elevator for two days, with lots of noise and mudd and sand and dirt. Very small hotel space, no lounge. Over priced in every way. Not to be ever recommended. Only one of the desk staff members was helpfull - yet others were not. They were loud and noisy and kept me/us waiting while talking with eachother. Low repect for privacy of cleaning staff too.