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Hôtel Saint Merry

  • 78 rue de la Verrerie Map It
  • Local Flavor

Pros

  • Special medieval character
  • Central location on a pedestrian street full of cafés and shops

Cons

  • No amenities
  • Street-facing rooms can be too noisy to open windows in summer

Updated 02/19/2014

Fodor's Review

Due south of the Centre Pompidou is this small and stunning Gothic hideaway on five floors, once the presbytery of the adjacent St-Merry church. Inside the 17th-century stone, iron, and wood interior you can gaze through stained glass, relax on a church pew, or lean back on a headboard recycled from an old Catholic confessional. Room No. 9 is bisected by stone buttresses still supporting the church. The Saint Merry's lack of elevator and modern temptations like TV are

in keeping with its ascetic past (and keeps the place monkishly quiet). Situated near the Carnavalet and Picasso museums, the historic hotel is in walking distance to the Hotel de Ville and Notre Dame Cathedral across the Seine.

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Hotel Information

Address:

78 rue de la Verrerie, 4e, Paris, 75004, France

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Phone:

/01–42–78–14–15

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 11 rooms, 1 suite

Updated 02/19/2014

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Mar 6, 2007

Most unique place I

My initial stay here was in 1988 during my first trip to Paris. The hotel was the perfect romantic get away and we were fortunate to stay one night in room #9. My second stay was in 2000 with my 16 year old daughter and 13 year old son. This was their first Paris experience and what better place to stay than a hotel that is so unique. We stayed on the top floor and enjoyed the roof top views. My son was fascinated with the closeness of the gargoyles

outside our windows. I will definitely stay here again when in Paris.

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Nov 29, 2005

Nice, but not a good value

Small dark rooms, nicely decorated in a great location if you are short on time. The lock on our luggage was opened, during the time we were away, but fortunately we didn't have anything of value, and nothing was taken. It's a nice hotel, but, not a good value for the $130Euros/night we paid.

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