The hotel location is near Sacre Coeur, about 10 mins walking distance to the Basilica of the Sacré Cœur and 5 mins near the Anvers Station. Whilst approaching the hotel, saw a large number of sex shops which perturbed us a little. The area is littered with immigrants from N.Africa. You’ll find lots of charity shops, street walkers, it’s a really run down area. There is a young children’s school in front of the hotel, if your bedroom faces the street, there will be a lot of noise starting from 8am onwards.
In general the hotel is rather run down. In our bedroom the paint was peeling off, the blanket was itchy and the worst part, the extra pillows in the cupboard did not have their covers changed and I could smell someone’s body odour on them – sick! The bathroom was very basic. The telephone in the bedroom didn’t work. There was no kettle or the general facilities found in any hotel. The funniest part of the experience was there is only 1 kettle in the entire hotel. Having said this, the bed sheets had been changed the following day. The carpets on the staircase were loose and anyone could easily fall down.
Be careful there are a lot and I mean a lot of pick pocketing. My husband lost over a £120 in cash. Be careful when travelling in the underground from the Anvers Station, never pull out your entire wallet out and display your cash. You’ll find Romanians wandering around who are sure to single you out.
You’ll find 2 Carrefours near the hotel. Overall we didn’t enjoy our experience staying at this hotel. One of the reception manager’s had a very rude attitude, zero courtesy.. Awful experience. Please avoid this hotel like the plague.
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