I was on a budget late last year and wanted to visit Paris again, and came across this hotel. It was one of the cheapest advertised in the Paris area, and seemed to have okay reviews when I searched it. Location wise, it's slightly away from the main Paris area, but that's easily overcome with a "Visite-Paris" pass which for just under €35, gives you 5 days unlimited travel by SNCF and RER Trains, the Métro, Buses, Trams and the cable cart at Mont Martre. Inside the hotel, the rooms are very basic (I can't overemphasise that enough). Basically what you see is what you get. The rooms comprise of a compact WC/Shower room, a double bed with a single on top of it (bunk bed style), a sink (in both the toilet and rooms), mirror, clothes cupboard and a desk for sitting to write things at. There are no tea/coffee making facilities, so bringing a small travel kettle and a couple of mugs is advised. There are plenty of small supermarkets in the area, but be aware that it's hard to find places open on a Sunday. France is like what the UK used to be before capitalisation took over. The city grinds to a halt and you cannot buy anything. Although the hotel is situated next to the périphérique (a ring-road dual carriageway that goes round Paris), you wont hear it as the hotel is double glazed and thus soundproof. There are vending machines in every hall selling things like sweets (candy) and juice (soda). A bonus is, there's complimentary wi-fi throughout the hotel and it's quite effortless to connect to after registering. There's a courtyard out the back to sit out in when the weather is too hot, but be aware it's a Mecca for smokers. The staff were friendly and there's people on the desk 24/7. A great hotel in general, for the price! Recommended
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