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Reviews of Absolute Paris Boutique Hostel

Hostel | 1 Rue de la Fontaine au Roi, Paris, Île-de-France, France 75011

77.7% Overall Rating

593 out of 710 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (18/07/2014)

"It was very homey, not like every other hostel and their breakfast room is really cute"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Towel

Important Information

Please note: There is a maximum stay of 15 days in this Hostel

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77.7%

Overall Rating

593 out of 710 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Absolute Paris Boutique Hostel'

Atmosphere
71.2%
Location
91.2%
Facilities
71.2%
Cleanliness
71.2%
Staff
84.8%
Value
76.8%
Safety
77.6%
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82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Daniel Hogg

Alone

Events / festivals

23 July 2012 Daniel would recommend this property

Liked: I found it very clean and the bathroom was amazing!

Disliked: I didn't like the location it seemed quite rough.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

18 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was super easy to find it, the bed was really comfortable, staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good.

Disliked: The elevator is really slow. It was loud at night (street sounds). Rooms are not very comfortable for tall people( I am 1m77cm)

65.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

04 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The breakfast was really nice, and they have computers with free internet.

Disliked: The room was really tiny. I was in a room with only 4 beds, but it would be small even for one person. The street was very noisy, but it was good to come back at night walking from the metro station because there are some bars on the way to the hostel.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Sarah Prior

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

29 June 2012 Sarah would recommend this property

Liked: Nice staff, Cool building. Close to Metro, and good instructions given on how to get there.

Disliked: Bathrooms were superficially wiped, but were in desperate need of a thorough clean. Room pretty small for 4 beds (2 sets of bunks).

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Kate Lorenc

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

31 May 2012 Kate would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were helpful and friendly. Rooms were clean and tidy, including bathroom. We met some really cool people staying in our room so it felt very safe. Directions were fantastic- very easy to find hostel. Breakfast was kickass!

Disliked: The breakfast room was very crowded and we had to wait with our food until a place opened up. There were limited cooking facilities in terms of cooking utensils, but you could make a simple meal.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

27 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Near the Republique station, the staff was very friendly, good Wifi and having a private washroom was nice.

Disliked: There were no lockers in the dorm rooms and the bathroom wasn't very clean when we checked in.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

27 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was really helpful and nice, really close to the Metro (and from there, you can go wherever you want in Paris), nice rooms, though a bit small (I stayed in the 4-bed mixed), average bathroom, nice breakfast.

Disliked: The neighbourhood was OK, but the thing with Paris is that it's a huge city, so everything is a bit far from everything. Other than that, it's a great hostel.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

26 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The free breakfast was great, it was close to a the metro so easy to get around and the staff were great.

Disliked: The rooms were small and the bathrooms not the cleanest. There was no common areas and there was not a social atmosphere.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Nikola McCarthy

With friends / other travellers

City break

07 May 2012 Nikola would recommend this property

Liked: Absolute is in a safe area in a busy little area, so I felt safe walking to and from the the hostel. Its is also right across from a little supermarket and close to a lot of places to eat so you don't feel too far removed from everything.

Disliked: Nikola left no negative feedback.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 20%

Daniel Munoz

With friends / other travellers

City break

03 May 2012

Liked: its close to the city center

Disliked: not clean, beds were really bad, smells, expensive

54.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

anita woods

With friends / other travellers

Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

26 April 2012

Liked: Nice, friendly staff.

Disliked: Everything was very "narrow". The lobby, hallways, lift and the breakfastroom. On the topfloor they had a lot of stuff standing in the hallway, so very hard to pass by. The room was way to small for 3 beds. No storage room for luggage on departure day.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 100%

Customer review

As a family with children

Family Holiday
Sightseeing & culture

07 April 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Breakfast

Disliked: Beds and bathroom

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

29 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: bathroom was clean, beds were comfortable, staff were friendly

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

15 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very helpful staff, easy access to computers and wifi, reasonably clean, good breakfast

Disliked: nothing

91.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Claire Jones

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

07 March 2012 Claire would recommend this property

Liked: Free breakfast!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Disliked: Claire left no negative feedback.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Shopping

01 November 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: cleanliness

40.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

16 October 2011

Liked: anything

Disliked: smells horrible, the beds are for kids not for grown ups... its just silly. you are not gonna be able to sleep

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Visiting friends or family

12 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location, good reception area, quite small all round but that is no problem.

Disliked: it was adequate and comfortable for the price. one thing - the window in our room overlooked the street and did not close properly so was quite noisy, making it harder to sleep.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

City break

08 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location! Very helpful staff.

Disliked: No security lockers for luggage.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

29 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location was quite convenient. Ensuite rooms were good, bathroom was nice.

Disliked: I would like it to be a little cleaner, my sheets had some stains but I replaced them. The internet in the lobby was slow and did not work often. Shower is really tiny.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

21 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice place, good location. It is super close to the metro. Clean rooms and free wifi, but doesnt work in the rooms.

Disliked: Staff could have a bit more friendly.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Romantic getaway
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

06 July 2011

Liked: The staff was very friendly and helpful and the free breakfast every morning was nice.

Disliked: The bathroom smelled terrible all the time. We had to keep the bathroom door closed otherwise the smell would permeate the bedroom. The shower was impossibly small and dark.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Meagan Carroll

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

21 June 2011 Meagan would recommend this property

Liked: Location very good. Near Republic station so easy for metro

Disliked: Small rooms with ensuite very close to beds- little privacy.... but hey, its a hostel remember!!

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Wendy Richie

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

15 June 2011 Wendy would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere and ambience

Disliked: Wish the front staff spoke a little more English but it gave us a chance to try out French

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Yibi Luo

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

26 April 2011 Yibi would recommend this property

Liked: The location is wonderful. It's just a few minutes walk from metro so it is really convenient. And there are many restaurants nearby.

Disliked: Probably because it is just around the corner of a cross, it is noisy during the night and the light in the room is pretty dark.


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