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St Christopher's Inn Canal Reviews

159, rue de Crimee, Paris, France

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13001 Total Reviews
  • 77%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 75%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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It is pointless booking elsewhere. This hostel has everything - internet, breakfast, fantastic atmosphere, amazing at and club to start each night, really friendly staff, lovely location. If you're looking to meet other travellers - this is the place for you.

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


The hostel was great, i really enjoyed my stay however its a bit far out from the city center which is an issue until you learn how to navigate and use the local transport.

  • 15th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Avarage big hostel. Location is great but doesn't have the same atmosphere as the smaller hostels. When I visited all the men toilets on the 2nd floor where out of service and the power outlets in the bunks where not working.


Comfortable hostel with nice beds with curtains and sockets/reading light. Cool bar downstairs to socialize in. Showers get pretty dirty but work well. A kitchen would be nice too cook in to save money in a very pricey city but I don't think any st Christopher's have any. Location isn't really walking distance from the sights or train/bus stations but with the metro station close by u can get anywhere easily. Very expensive for dorm room but a decent value for Paris


Pretty average overall. Worst part was probably the luggage lockers downstairs. If you plan on arriving earlier than check-in or checking out and wanting to keep your luggage at the hostel longer, beware that the lockers are smallish and only accept 1 and 2 euro coins. Pain in the butt!


Love love love this hostel! Fantastic everything - staff, bar, vibe, and location in a quieter part of town right by the canal! Ill definately be back soon :)


The connected bar is very convenient. They serve american bar food but there's a 25% discount to guests, beer prices are reasonable also. It's definitely far away from the main tourist attractions but there's a 10 minute walk to a metro stop and the metro takes 10-15 minutes to get anywhere. Definitely buy your metro tickets in packs of 10 for some savings. Breakfast was cereal, sour yogurt, bread, ham, cheese, and juice/coffee.


Rooms were very spacious and the curtain over your bed is a nice touch. However do note that they do not provide free luggage storage before/after checking out and you must pay to use the lockers


Beautiful hostel, beautiful town! One of my favourites places in the world


3 toilets for about 50 people. Useless wifi. Kept up till 2 am by people watching movie and eating in the room. No lights out time. If you like to get drunk I guess this place is ok. But if to you want to enjoy Paris for Paris, go elsewhere.


Eventhough the facilities are new and modern, I did not feel very comfortable. The first day of my stayed I was informed I would have to change rooms the following day, which meant I had to pack all my luggage, keep it in a locker and wait till 2 pm for a new room. The reason was they had sold my room to a big group who wanted to stay together in the same room. I found that very unfair, since I had made my reservation in advance. Also the front desk staff were not empathic or friendly at all.


That was my second stay in this place and I will stay again when visiting Paris.


This place is great and secure...location isn't the best but it's a good price for Paris! Highly recommended!


Reception staffs are all nice. But cleaners were not that good. But breakfast, facilities, atmosphere... i think everything was okay!


A bit out of the way, but a good hostel.


The bar is pretty expensive, even compared to some other bars in Paris. They have parties at night which can be fun.


It was a nice stay . The hostel is quite big and it doesn't really feel like a hostel, but on the other hand it has this nice bar area underneath where you can easily socialize. The location is quite far from center but it was easy to reach where ever I wanted to go with the public transportation. Also location base it has the advantage of finding cheaper restaurants and shops around which is helpfull If you are on tight budget. The curtained beds are so great for privacy.


Nice neighbourhood and about 5-10 mins walk from some of the metro stations. Love the dorms that comes with indiv curtain for each bed. All three male cubicles in 2nd floor were closed and there is only one handicapped toilet for use. Staff will asked upon check-out if deposit will go to charity and I suggest it would be better to have box at the counter for volunteer donation instead. Free-flow breakfast is good.


Good hostel but the bathrooms were filthy. I would recommend finding somewhere a bit cheaper, but in Paris you might be hard pressed for that.


Not cool that we have to pay for luggage storage. The under-bed "pounds" require large padlocks, so bring them if you want to lock up the cages. Spacious rooms; mine was overlooking the canal. Convenient that there was a sink in the room. Curtains for each bed was also good. The gap between the bed and the wall could be dangerous.

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