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Absolute Paris Boutique Hostel Reviews

1 Rue de la Fontaine au Roi, 75011, Paris, France

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80%

Rating
3292 Total Reviews
  • 79%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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83%

Good hostel ! very well located !! Nice staff ! Nice kitchen etc..nice stay there !


74%

simple and clean hostel in a good and lively location. not much social activity in the hostel.

  • 16th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


71%

A fine stay in one of the twin rooms with a friend. The room didn't feel as clean as it could be and we had to use blankets instead of duvets, which didn't have covers. They had a kitchen though which was open during the day to cook your own meals. In the morning, we were provided with a free breakfast, which was very decent, and was served by a friendly member of staff. The biggest issue was the luggage storage after check out, which was just our stuff put in a hallway, unmonitored.


89%

Stayed in a four bedroom dorm, only ready problem was that it was tiny!


100%

Pros: Easy check-in/out, clean room & bathroom, good breakfast, wi-fi worked well, great location Cons: no major issues but very small room & elevator

  • 12th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

Great staff, comfortable beds and excellent location. Got upgraded from a 6 bed mixed do to a 4 bed priv. for no reason which was nice. Location is the best about this hostel, 2 min walk from republic station where you can take a train practically anywhere in Paris. Free breakfast every morning with good food really helps save €. Would recommend to anyone! Only negative is there is no bar at the hostel.


57%

Very small rooms. The beds were old and noisy when they shake (specially if you like to move a lot while sleeping). It wasn't very dirty but it could have been a lot better. The private bathroom was ok.


94%

Such a cute hostel in the great city of Paris! As three 18 year old girls, we felt safe staying here. We were also impressed with the views from our room; you could see the Eiffel Tower all lit up at night. It's in a good location, very close to a subway station and some good bars and restaurants. The elevator is a little sketchy and there isn't any air conditioning, but for the price and location, you can't beat it!


57%

This hostel was essentially just a bed and a toilet. If you are traveling with people or not interested in making friends, it's perfect. Very tiny storage lockers on the first floor (about 8 X 8 inches and 12 inches long). Front door always unlocked, so only key-card bedroom door separating you from anything that walked in. Free breakfast was more than I expected--croissant, baguette, granola, coffee. Staff didn't really provide specific recommendations, just general areas for food. OK at best.


63%

This place is located close to Gare du Nord, which makes it convenient if you're coming from or going to a train. There is not much atmosphere to speak of. People generally stay to themselves. The ensuite bathroom was a nice plus and allowed for some more privacy. It didn't seem like the cleanest or best-maintained facility, and the push-to-start showers were a real pain. The push only got you a minute or so of water, necessitating constant pushing. Annoying.


83%

Nice place. Had good showers and rooms. Not really any common area and not much of an atmosphere. Also kind of expensive but so is everything in Paris. I'd come back.

  • 24th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


74%

We were two girls upgraded to a 4 person room and stayed for 4 nights. The neighborhood can get a bit loud, but we still appreciated the large window overlooking the streets. Lots of restaurants around, breakfast at the hostel was good. Would definitely come back to this hostel! Two metro lines closeby, don't provide free towels, staff didn't always seem to be able to give suggestions.


89%

No complaints about this hostel, great location in montemartre. The rooms were cleaned daily, there was a helpful man on reception at all times and good selection for brekky. However there is no common room or social area to make friends an meet other guests, so is ideal if you are travelling with friends or not interested in meeting other people


77%

The location is good, close to metro station. but be careful, you'd better confirm your booking before your arrival because they seems to have system problems when I was there and they didn't get my booking.......The staffs there were very kind and helpful to find us another hostel, but not as good as this one. We ended up with staying just one night in this hotel. the room is clean though.


63%

Room was dirty, walls where stained, furniture not in great condition and bed was like a hammock! Staff was helpful and location is convenient.


86%

Nice hostel with good breakfast. It was located in a cosy area with many resturants and bars. The metrostation was close!


57%

Location is good and staff is friendly. Stayed in a single private bedroom and bed was uncomfortable, shower was missing shower head and there was mold on the shower ceiling. Also mold in kitchen. Elevator so small and sooo slow. Lighting in the bedroom and bathroom very dim.


77%

Close to the metro station; Breakfast is included which offers you a really good meal; Wifi works in the room, but the room is quite small and NO locker in your room. You can only store your property in a very very small locker located in the ground floor of the hostel; There are many restaurants and bars nearby the hostel so in the night it would be quite noisy so please aware it.


77%

Great staff and convenient location.


80%

very basic hotel but have breakfast! thats good. one thing i like this hostel is near to Metro station Republique and near to HALAL restaurant. Easy to get halal food as a lot of shop sell kebab. other that, this hotel near to laundry shop! easy for us to wash our clothes. the staff can speak English thats great! i enjoy my stay here. the bad thing is that toilet.. the shower need to be repair.

  • 30th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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