Which Paris Hotel???

Apr 20th, 2005, 07:44 AM
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Which Paris Hotel???

I need to decide quickly which hotel to pick in Paris. My husband (we're both in our late 20's) and will be there on 15 May - 19 May. We need to stay in the 85 - 115 E range in a good location for first-timers. There are a lot of hotels already booked up, so here's what I have so far:

Hotel Saint Andre Des Arts
Hotel Cluny
Hotel Bersoly's St. Germain
Hotel De Villas
Hotel College Du France
Hotel trois colleges

Any advice and opinions would be greatly appreciated!!!
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Apr 20th, 2005, 07:56 AM
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have you done any searches (on this website or tripadvisor.com) on these hotels to get reviews?
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Apr 20th, 2005, 07:57 AM
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My first time in Paris I did indeed stay at the Hotel St. Andre des Arts.
It was fine for me. I actually liked it...but it is funky. The building is very old, as well...ancient begets a bit of funk.
Some active night light out the door and to your right... a terrific cafe out the door and a couple blocks to the left... big intersection.
I liked its central location.
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Apr 20th, 2005, 08:06 AM
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If College de France has availability, go for it NOW.

St Andre des Arts - sounds more like a 1*
Bersoly's - bad reviews on Tripadvisor
DeVillas - recently renovated, but just a tad off-center for 1st time sightseeing
Cluny - is that Hotel Cluny Square? on a busy street,up one flight of stairs
- if it's Cluny Sorbonne, then that's the 2nd choice to book
Trois Colleges - mixed reviews on TA
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Apr 20th, 2005, 08:29 AM
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Thanks everyone. I was leaning towards Hotel Cluny, but the only room they have for me has 2 twin beds instead of a double. Becuase the hotel seemed so great, I was thinking we could push the 2 beds together. Hey - we're still newlyweds anyway... maybe sharing a twin won't be too bad!

I have read the user reviews on Tripadvisor, and Travelnut, I got the same idea really. I was just looking for some more personal expreience. And yes, it is Hotel Cluny Sorbonne.

I thought that De Villas looked like a great value, but would rather be more centrally located.
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Apr 20th, 2005, 08:37 AM
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the only reason I asked about what research you had done, is that some people like to see that you have attempted to research and get information before posting your question.
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Apr 20th, 2005, 09:50 AM
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We really like Hotel Muguet.
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Apr 20th, 2005, 10:22 AM
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I second the Muguet. Great little hotel. Convenient. Some good eateries close by. Very popular, though, and probably booked. But, you never know. I had to cancel at the last minute a few years ago when my flight was cancelled.
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Apr 20th, 2005, 06:00 PM
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If you're limited to that list, I would pick the College de France. But I'd be very surprised if they still have rooms for May 15. I tried last month to book a room for September and the two rooms I wanted were already booked.
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She posted on TA that she booked at College de France...
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