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St Christopher's Inn Canal Reviews

159, rue de Crimee, Paris, France

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12973 Total Reviews
  • 78%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 75%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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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.


overall good place. staff seemed overwhelmed at times by the guests but it was pleasant stay.


Great bar/resturant very social hostel. Excellent security, clean rooms, comfotable beds, large showers and toilet. A litltle farm from all the main sights half an hour on the metro. Will stay again.


Couldn't speak higher. Amazing place, great staff. Awesome views of the Canal. Curtains on beds. Tasty food, great drink specials. Awesome vibe. Just fantastic.


The only bad thing about this hostel is its location. You'll definitely want to use the metro to get into the city center. But despite that, it's a great place to stay.


Was really positively surprised about the hostel. I loved the location, which is admittedly a bit away from the centre, but the connection with public transport is really good, there are loads of restaurants and shops around and some cool (boat) bars, cinema, ... activities, staff, breakfast are all really good. Sometimes feels more like a hotel than a hostel: it is really big, it's sometimes hard to socialize with other travelers and it lacks the distinct charm of certain small hostels.


Best location and good breakfast.No complains at all

  • 26th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


don,t book here


Location is especially attrative for younger people. The canal Saint-Martin is a wonderful quiet place inside Paris but not reel in the centre. The english breakfast (add. 4€50 + coffee+o.jus4,8 = 9€30) is a super lunch and cheap! I made my check-in in advance and missed some informations at the desk (not enough for me personally).


This place was really expensive but has no kitchen! So if you're on a tight budget it's difficult. No main common area to hang out in, only a bar which was always full of people so no seats. Free breakfast was good (grab some for lunch too to save money). Bathroom and hallway on our level smelt awful but not hard to deal with when backpacking. Beds had curtains which was nice. Wifi didn't work entire time we were there. Wouldn't stay again if I could avoid it.


The free breakfast is an awesome bonus and really quite good. The location is close to the metro. Bathrooms were clean and the staff were helpful.


Wonderful atmosphere, very friendly and helpful staff, great design


I had a great time here. Only for a night and I guess the great time may have been more down to the people I met, but the common room definitely accommodates for this. Very pricey, but then i guess that's Paris. (Both to stay, and to drink in the bar). The staff weren't the most welcoming, but then I guess it was a pretty huge place. It's a bit out of the way, but as a bed for a night it served its purpose. And the breakfast was definitely worth it!


Good hostel to meet and party at in the bar downstairs. Clean rooms, lockers are always a plus in the rooms. B-rooms are a bit far from the rooms if your a lazy ass. Stairs trump the elevator wait at any hour. Good fun.


Great pub. I liked the atmosphere downstairs!


Absolutely LOVED my staying at Saint Christopher's Inn - Canal. The infrastructure was a-m-a-z-i-n-g (curtains that gives you a wonderful sense of privacy, individual lighting and plugs). The staff was really friendly, the pub downstairs is a great way of meeting people, the bathrooms are clean, and these kinds of things creates an environment that attracts awesome travelers like the one's I had the pleasure to meet. Cheers, Belushis! :)

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