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Grand Hotel des Balcons

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 August 2014

this hotel is located perfectly in St Germain and is close to a lot of the sights. Breakfast, while slightly pricey, is very good. the receptionists are very helpful and all in all it is a great hotel and I'll definitely will be back the next time i'm in Paris.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Very competent, though not a warm, reception - but you're in Paris of course! Clean; small really tiny twin bedroom. Good value. Our room above the street was surprisingly quiet until 9 a.m - oh joy! I'd not take the €12 breakfast - better to walk up to the cafe overlooking the Luxembourg garden where there's a very fine display...

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1Thank 61MarkH
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 29 July 2014

The hotel is comfortable and clean. The staff is nice and helpful. The location is excellent to enjoy the nightlife of St. Germain neighborhood and in a walk distance to Ile de la Cite. But the rooms doesn't have air conditioning (maybe important in the high summer).

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Reviewed 28 July 2014

We have stayed at this hotel for the last 3 or 4 years and have never had any complaints. When travelling by train the Odeon Station ( metro line 4 ) is ideally situated and a short walk to the hotel. Gare de Nord and Montparnesse stations are on line 4 . The hotel rooms have recently been re decorated...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Conveniently placed on Metro route 4. Easy access from Gare du Nord. Friendly, helpful staff in accommodation with no complaints. However, there is a lack of lounge area. Seating in reception is too limited to call a lounge. We upgraded our room but this was not cost effective as lower rate rooms were more than adequate. One day, French hoteliers...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Two of us stayed here in June and we really enjoyed it. The room was small but expected for Paris and it was definitely manageable. Everything was clean and the washroom was great. The location is about a five minute walk to the River. They were all really friendly there and let us into our room early. The breakfast was...

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Reviewed 22 July 2014

Maybe the "Grand" in the hotel name is a little misleading, as Grand Hotel des Balcons felt like a small and very friendly hotel. My single room was small, but included everything I needed, except a shoehorn, toothpaste and shaving foam, of which the two last mentioned were easily obtainable in the neighbourhood. Good price, central location and nice breakfast....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Friendly staff and one of the few hotels in France where it is worth having the breakfast - excellent choice including cooked breakfast and a wide range of fruits, cheese, bread, dried fruit and nuts, cereals, croissants and pains au chocolat.

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 15 July 2014

The hotel is very clean, staff extremely helpful, everythink fine, but THE BEST tHING is the position: you are just 1 minute from the Odéon, in the very centre of the city. Good price, nice breakfast, single room small but confortable.... no regrets!

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Finland
Reviewed 15 July 2014

We stayed at des Balcons for two nights in July 2014 and had one quadriduple room for four and another superior room for two persons. We requested an upper floor and noted the hotel of our early arrival in advance. At arrival well before 11 am, adjacent rooms in the highest floor were ready for us! The service was extremely...

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Saint-Germain-des-Pres
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops, ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants. Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine art school and small museums hide in unassuming squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighbourhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.
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Located in the heart of the Saint Germain district near the Odéon theatre, the Grand Hotel des Balcons is a family hotel. The decor in the lobby, panelling, stained glass windows and mirrors create a friendly atmosphere and give the hotel its special character recalling the Art Nouveau period. ... more   less 

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Address: 3 rue Casimir Delavigne | 6th Arr., 75006 Paris, France
Region: France > Ile-de-France > Paris > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
Price Range: $132 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Grand Hotel des Balcons 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Paris
Hotel Style:
#299 Family Hotel in Paris
#315 Romantic Hotel in Paris
#357 Business Hotel in Paris
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“Superior rooms are definitely bigger”
 of 5 bubbles SpeckledHen2, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Triple rooms are quite large and a good value.”
 of 5 bubbles warmkessel, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Street quiet, so any side is fine. Rooms in rear may have limited view, but are very silent.”
 of 5 bubbles Hugh8889, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were on the 5th floor which had some nice rooftop views.”
 of 5 bubbles DMU, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a larger room. To avoid street noise, request a room not on the street side.”
 of 5 bubbles pixfield, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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