It seems that like others we were fooled by the name and thought we were booked into the much better one on the other side of Paris. I suppose I'm to blame for not realising it was far to cheap to be nice.
The room was small and cramped and the bathroom had its fair share of mold. The place smelt dusty and the lights in the corridor didn't work at nice which meant it was almost pitch black between the lift and our room. The lift is also extremely small and liable to stopping at the wrong floor. It is big enough to fit 3 people (or maybe 4 very small people) without bags or just 2 with hand luggage. If you have large luggage then I suspect you will be sending one person up with the bags while others take the stairs as it's also pretty slow.
The cards to get into the rooms frequently failed which meant trips back down to reception for them to reset it. Highly inconvenient when you've just come back late from your day.
No safe available either and there was only one power point in the room (one more in the bathroom) which makes charging your electrical gadgets a challenge. The bed sheets and towels were clean though.
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