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St Christopher's Inn Canal Reviews

159, rue de Crimee, Paris, France

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81%

Rating
13494 Total Reviews
  • 78%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 74%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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71%

The bar is good but always close too early. There's no many places that you can stay and relax. The bathroom and bedrooms are clean in the possible conditions.


49%

They were doing work in our room while we stayed, and did not attempt to clean it up. It's a cheap price, but they get you for the little things, like charging you for lockers and to charge your phone in the common area (Chill Out Room). You do have lockers in your room that you bring your own lock for, but they're more like cages. Anyone with smaller than average hands could just reach in, open your bag, and look around.


83%

only stay there for one night,but the bar is really cool,clean bathroom,friendly staff, good view,just the Wi-Fi can't be connected in the room


83%

I stayed in a private double bed with shared bathroom. Everything was clean and simple. There was a water heater with comp. teas and coffee. Towels were provided and individual packets of soap! Nice small touches. Would stay here again.


86%

A brilliant place to stay, enjoyed every minute

  • 16th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Best hostel to stay at in Paris. Everything is within walking distance. The staff was awesome and the rooms are big enough. The bakery down the street was amazing and there's an Indian restaurant was amazing too. The bar has great deals on food and drinks! The BBQ Cheese Melt burger is great!


43%

I found the floor of the bedroom sticky from soda during my entire stay at the hostel--indication that there was never any mopping done on the floor. The showers and bathrooms could also use serious periodic cleaning. The common room also stank. I wrote complaints to the manager and was told that they will do their best to improve in the future. Also, the luggage room should be available for free with options of coin lockers instead of making everyone pay.

  • 15th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


66%

One time is enough for me... can't sleep, cause people are screaming at the hallway mid. Of night. Hearing baby cry at night, I had such a bad experience.

  • 14th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

actually good


83%

Nice place in every practical aspect, but the atmosphere was a little too try-hard, pretentious; by trying to be an spontaneous place, it became a little souless. Would recommend if the intention is just stayng there for sleephours and shower; if interaction with people from different parts of the world is the idea, maybe not.

  • 9th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


69%

I rate my stay as average. Here are my comments: 1.A kettle was provided in the room. However, an electrical outlet was nowhere near to plug in the kettle. 2.I felt the rate was too high for a single person. For a few more euros, I could have stayed in a 3 star hotel located more centrally. I didn't feel I got value for $. 3.The directions to the hotel (fr Laumiere station) was too long, when it was much easier to walk from the Crimee station. 4.Milk served during breakfast was not cold.

  • 9th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


71%

Everything good except the cleaning of the bathrooms.


57%

One word: expensive. Forget their "deals". And their so-called "free" internet is probably the slowest connection I have ever used, when it doesnt kick you off after visiting one or two pages.


94%

The restrooms were cleaned frequently which is awesome. The breakfast was great too! The staff was super helpful and SO cool. I am definitely staying here whenever I return to Paris.

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Hi there, We are very happy to hear you enjoyed the hostel. Thanks for all these super comments. Come back anytime!! Safe travels St Chris team

97%

I liked the curtain in front of my bed for privacy. I also enjoyed the light and the electric outlet above my bed. I appreciated that all showers and toilets were in the hall way. I always had a shower available when I wanted to. And above all we had a lot of choice for breakfast.

  • 5th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


77%

Door to the dorm wouldn't close automatically so whenever someone left, our door would be ajar. Location is decent for Paris, not many alternatives in a better place. Area was nice during the day but not much suitable nightlife, a good cinema nearby. Atmosphere down in Belushi's was superb. Loved the bed curtains. Can imagine in peak periods two showers for an entire floor would be problematic. Wifi decent in room on one of the top floors (IIRC). Broken lift for first few days was killer.


94%

I had a really good stay.


54%

Hi , Staff very rude !!! Thanks


43%

This was my second time at St. Christopher's and I must say that things did change a lot since my last time. I was robbed during New Year´s Eve inside my room. Somehow, they managed to get through our lock and took 400 Euros from my bag. Besides that, the elevator was broken the whole time we stayed there, the window in the men's restroom was also broken and we couldn't close it. In other words, I'm not sure if I'd stay there again.


66%

I liked this hostel but it has issues. The first and foremost being it's bathrooms. I stayed on the third floor and those bathrooms had a mold and mildew problem. This might not be an issue for most people but seeing as how I am allergic to this, it was particularly rough on me. The ventilation in there is bad and this is the cause of the problems. The beds where ok, the lockers big but annoying, and the wifi never worked. Other than that I liked this place great atmosphere, great bar and staff.


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