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Hotel des Grandes Ecoles

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Swanage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived in this heavenly oasis where the cobbled courtyard, tall trees and beautiful garden are enclosed by the prettiest hotel imaginable, we knew we were going to enjoy our three nights Easter weekend celebration of my husband's 70th birthday. The four of us (our son and daughter in their late twenties made up the family) were...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel des Grandes Ecoles is one of the highlights of our visits to Paris. This charming hotel -- just north of Place de la Contrescarpe -- is located in the lovely Latin Quarter. Spanning three two-storey historical buildings, it is set around its own private garden courtyard with blossoming trees, bushes and plants, off a medieval street, at the walking...

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Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first multi-night trip to Paris! We enjoyed our stay and the room we had was nice. Contrary to other reviews we had no problems with the WIFI. It worked perfectly for our 2 devices. The location is quite nice and convenient for transport. We used Uber a few times as well and most had no problem getting to us....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I booked a round m here 6 months in advance (Oct 2016) for booking in April 2017. Received an email confirmation of booking. Contacted the hotel in early March 2017?just to confirm booking and was informed they did not have my reservation. Can't imagine the stress I would have gone thru if arrived and found I had no booking. Can't...

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Exactly what we were looking for a small cosy hotel in a less touristy neighbourhood. From a side street you enter a courtyard where the entrance of the hotel is situated. Checking in was more like a fun conversation than filling out the paperwork. The room was clean, had everything we needed and overlooked the courtyard. Breakfast was French style,...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I've been here twice and it will always be my first choice when going to Paris, Lovely atmosphere, friendly and professional staff! Laid back and romantic with a quiet garden in the hotel's atrium where you can relax with a glass of wine after sightseeing and shopping all day. Easy access to several metros and walking distance to lots of...

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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

My sister and I were only able to spend the night of October 31, 2016 at this lovely & serene hotel. We really hope to return in 2017 from our home near Boston, Massachusetts, USA. We loved our room which was beautifully decorated with matching flowered wall paper and drapes, and which had a grand old-fashioned window that opened onto...

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I must confess: I consider Ernest Hemingway as one of the greatest writer of all times (The Old Man and the Sea!). So, my attitude towards this hotel started on the positive side when I discovered that it is on the same street were Hemingway lived when he was young and poor (you can see his house a few meters...

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Gig Harbor, Washington
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a small hotel on the Left Bank of Paris and had Hotel des Grand Ecoles recommended to us. It was exactly what we were looking for. A small French hotel not a large urban one. The staff was very helpful and friendly. We really appreciated the welcome we got after a long flight from Seattle. It...

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Pouzols-Minervois, France
Reviewed 1 November 2016

My friend and I stayed here for the past weekend. Our room, 106 was above the reception and close to the elevator which was noisy. The view was of the back of an apartment complex and one of the neighbours was extremely noisy until about 4am. The room was supposed to be a Twin Plus (€145 per night) but it...

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Staying in Quartier Latin

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Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life, architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The small streets are filled with classical buildings, student bars and lively eateries while the squares are dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which celebrates the great men and women of France. During the day students rush from classes to the library and intellectuals people watch from the terraced cafés. As night time falls the surrounding establishments fill up and the merriment really begins. The liveliest parts are around Rue Mouffetard, lined with crêperies and international street food eateries, and Place de la Contrescarpe characterised by terraced brasseries, this neighbourhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Hotel des Grandes Ecoles

Address: 75 rue du Cardinal Lemoine, 75005 Paris, France
Region: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Quartier Latin
Price Range: $122 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel des Grandes Ecoles 2*
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
Des Grandes Ecoles Paris
Grandes Ecoles Hotel
Des Grandes Ecoles Hotel
Hotel Des Grandes Ecoles Paris
Hotel Style:
#25 Best Value Hotel in Paris
#160 Family Hotel in Paris
#230 Romantic Hotel in Paris
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“Our rooms, on the first floor, overlooking the garden, were perfect!”
susanbM9279FB, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms in the central building giving on the garden are the best”
764allan, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top-floor rooms are particularly charming for anyone loving Paris”
120giorgiom, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 106 is close to elevator and no view. Also small with slippery bath tub. No WIFI either so do not recommend.”
pamelat371, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“courtyard view, second floor (has elevator)”
citizenwriter2010, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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