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Paris Hotels

Hôtel du Lys


  • Central location on a quiet side street
  • Historic character
  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Old-fashioned decor
  • Perfunctory service, no air-conditioning or elevator

Updated 02/19/2014

Fodor's Review

To jump into an inexpensive Parisian fantasy, just climb the stairway to your room in this former 17th-century royal residence. Well maintained, the endearingly odd-shape guest rooms have tiny nooks, weathered antiques, and exposed beams. It may be modest, but the lodging is extremely atmospheric. A typical French breakfast is served in the lobby (or in your room).

Hotel Information


23 rue Serpente, 6e, Paris, 75006, France

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 22 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 02/19/2014

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By Sue

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Mar 8, 2005

Standards Slipping

I have happily stayed at this hotel for years, but my last two trips have seen standards slipping: mold in the showers, torn carpeting, non-working TVs, some stained bedspreads, and a surly "night porter" at reception from late afternoon till morning who is best avoided. Sadly, I will be looking for a new home when in Paris.

By Diane

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Sep 21, 2004

tiny oasis of calm at the right price

When I come to Paris without my husband, I prefer a simple, but not spartan ,clean hotel in a good and safe location, This fills the bill and has a little charm too.It is on a tiny quiet street but walk a half block and you are in the midst of lively (at all hours) Blvd St. Germain .Rooms are tiny but at these prices(with a nice breakfast included) who cares! One caveat-no lift

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