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Hotel Des Mines - Paris

2 star Hotel Paris

125 Bd Saint Michel - Paris

1-877-662-6988
Price starting from 80.00
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If you are looking to book a central Paris hotel in the Saint-Germain-des-Pres - Luxembourg area, Hotel Des Mines could be the right choice for you!

This Paris hotel offers free Wi-Fi, an elevator (lift) and a computer station. Outfitted with a bar/lounge, you'll find the perfect place to have a drink.

Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide tour/ticket assistance and express check-in. The reception has a safety deposit box for your valuable items.

Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 8.2 Very Good
Based on 268 hotel reviews © 2014 Venere.com

A small room, but really all I needed at a very affordable price. Thank you.

Venere Guest, USA
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Breakfast at Hotel Des Mines

A buffet breakfast is served each morning for a fee.

Facilities at Hotel Des Mines

  • Bar
  • Luggage room
  • Personal newspapers
  • Multilingual staff
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • City tour
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Lift/elevator
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Internet/Email services
  • Shuttle service
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport

Know before you go

Check-in: after 2 PM.

Check-out: before noon.

Policy

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: EUR 10 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

National rating

This hotel has received its official star rating from the French Tourism Development Agency, ATOUT France.

Hotel Des Mines is also known as

Hotel Des Mines
Des Mines Hotel
Des Mines Paris

8.5

Clean

8.7

Location

7.5

Quiet

6.2

Spacious

8.3

Service

Hotel Des Mines reviews

6.0 Fair
  • June 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

There was a motor either above us or adjacent to our room which was starting and stopping intermittently creating significant distraction. There were no amenities in the room.

8.7 Excellent
  • January 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Canada

Good value, good location to visit the local area

9.3 Wonderful!
  • December 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Germany

We were pleasantly surprised: the noice of metro reported by some previous reviews was not an issue at all for us who stayed in a room upstairs. And the room was clean and spacious. Without mentioning its central location in Paris which makes everything much easier. Excellent price-quality. Would definately come back again!

9.3 Wonderful!
  • December 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Canada

I recommend "Hôtel des Mines" to any couple who come to Paris to enjoy the "Ville des Lumières". The service is thorough and efficient; your needs are taken care of in a friendly and careful manner. Located at 200 meters from Jardin du Luxembourg, the hotel allows its guests to reach the most valuable tourist attractions very easily, many of them on foot. No more than 15 minute walk brings you to a plethora of eateries of Quartier Latin—Greek, Moroccan, Tunisian, Chinois, traditional French, for all tastes and prices (e.g., try Morrocan couscous—you won't ne disappointed). Boulevard Saint-Germain, Louvre, Tuileries are within walking distance. The closest subway station is in 200 meters.

9.2 Wonderful!
  • October 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

My wife and I took a trip to Europe for 12 days to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. We visited London, Paris, Rome & Barcelona. I booked all hotels thru Venere

5.4 Ordinary
  • September 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

We were assigned a room on the sixth floor, technically the attic by the look of the ceiling. There is only one tidy window that opens up to other buildings' exhausts. On top of that the elevator only goes as far as the fifth floor, which means we have to haul our luggages up a very steep spiral staircase, plus the several times going in n out of the room between sightseeing. When we checked in n learned about the situation, we requested for another room the answer was just a "no" As for the service I'd say it was inpersonal, no warmth , no smile.

7.6 Good
  • June 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Spain

Hotel Des Mines is a good hotel, with perfect rooms if you want something simple, clean and functional. The beds are good, the showers work fine and the rooms are small but clean and cosy. Also, the people behind the desk are very friendly and professional. The price of the hotel is high but for Paris standards (where everything is double the price than the rest of Europe) is reasonable. I didn't try the breakfast in the hotel, because the hotel lies very near to the Saint Germain area which is a beautiful neighborhood full of nice cafés and restaurants, where you can get coffee and a croissant.

8.2 Very Good
  • May 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

Convenient to metro stop and adequate breakfast for 10 Euros. Right by the beautiful and relaxing Luxembourg Gardens. Very beautiful bathroom with both tub and shower. But bedroom was so tiny that we couldn't walk around the bed without closing up a suitcase. Of course, one doesn't spend much time in the room when you visit Paris!

8.6 Excellent
  • May 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Australia

Our stay at the Hotel de Mines was chosen for access to the RER and areas we wished to visit and was excellent in this regard. Our room was comfortable and warm at an unusually cold period. The bathroom was new and fine. Staff very helpful particularly when we needed some first aid. We could recommend this hotel.

7.3 Good
  • May 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • France

I like this hotel as the price discounted compared with the original prices. Overall hotel is good, except space of room & the noise from the public transportation underground, sometime you will feel like you are on the train. Other than that, everything is OK.

8.3 Very Good
  • May 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Canada

Staff very accommodating and helpful when needed information. Could never seem to wake up early enough for breakfast due to exhaustion from touring but the morning we left it was early and breakfast looked wonderful, presentation was nice.

8.7 Excellent
  • October 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Bulgaria

Very well situated. Helpful staff. The room and the lift were a bit bigger than the typically Parisian hotels. Sometimes you might feel the vibrations from the metro and trains. Very rich breakfast, at competitive price, compared with the brasseries around. Small disadvantage - no direct connection with the metro - only with RER.

7.6 Good
  • October 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • South Africa

This little hotel is right in the middle of Boulevard St Michel, which was centrally located in the Latin Quarter. The metro station was not very far - and also several other attractions were within reasonable walking distance - such as Notre Dame, Luxembourg Gardens, St Germain des Pres. The rooms were tiny - that's just an observation, as most Paris hotels are little more than walk-in closets. The walls are very thin and you can hear almost every conversation in the adjoining rooms. The rooms were clean and the hotel staff friendly and helpful. I had emailed ahead to ask for early check-in and when I got to the hotel around 11am my room was ready. I was a single traveller and I felt safe in the hotel and surrounding streets.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • September 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Ireland

Excellent location. Short walk to Luxembourg Gardens and Notre Dame. Loads of book shops and good restaurants nearby.Room on 5th. floor at back. No street noise.

9.6 Outstanding!
  • September 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • USA

Excellent value. We accept that space will be limited in urban accommodations in our price range. Our room was sparkling clean with plenty of clean towels; two twin beds and a double for family of four were very comfortable. Staff helpful and accommodating.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • June 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • USA

We had a wonderful time. The Des Mines was exactly what we were looking for, a central hotel that was clean and comfortable. We were on the 5th floor, so we never heard the trains that other people wrote about. The staff were friendly and helpful. We only slept in our room-a triple for three adults, so we were not concerned with other amenities. The WIFI was free, which was nice. The room was a little small, but we knew that when we booked it. The bathroom and shower were very nice. It was a great value for the money and really the location was great. We would definately stay at the Des Mines again.

7.1 Good
  • April 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Canada

The hotel is well located, i.e. close to the metro and RER lines and within reasonable walking distance to Notre Dame and the latin quarter for those that like to walk. Not many hotels have quad-occupancy rooms, so this was a good find for a family travelling with kids.

6.5 Fair
  • March 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • GB

This hotel was exactly as it said on the box...very easy to find by train from airport...the location was not as near to attractions as i understood from the description but not out of walking distance...the room was small but i understand that is the norm in paris. I slept fine but my partner who is a lighter sleeper was kept awake by trains running underground, I saw this mentioned by others in thier reviews. We didn't have breakfast but at 9 euros each it's not the cheapest option. Overall it was okay..would i use it again, sure but not with any enthusiasm.

9.5 Outstanding!
  • January 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • USA

The location of the Hotel is great... just a few minutes away from the RER. As mentioned in the previous reviews, there is a little "rumble" when the RER or Metro passes by below the building, but in our room (Courtyard, 4th floor) it's hardly noticeable. The staff is nice and helpful in a french-kind-of-way... ;-) Overall, I would stay there again.

8.9 Excellent
  • January 2012
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • GB

very nice hotel, perfectly situated, friendly staff!

7.5 Good
  • November 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Poland

A modest hotel at the very end of the Boulevard St Michel. Nice staff, clean room, but the overall impression a bit sad. A very small distance from the RER station as well as from the Jardin du Luxembourg is however a big advantage.

7.9 Good
  • June 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Canada

Clean, but spartan, basic rooms. Decent location for Monparnasse and Latin Quarter. Some good local non-touristy restauraunts nearby. Only real problem is that the rooms are not really well sound-insulated.

5.4 Ordinary
  • April 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Philippines

Really small room on the fourth floor, I think maybe even for Paris. It's near the RER stop so I think the rooms in the lower floors will hear the train passing underground. The RER stop nearest to the hotel doesn't accept coins to buy tickets so it might be a better idea to get a pass.

6.7 Fair
  • March 2011
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

The train of RER run just few meters under your feet: you can easily hear it roaring even in the early hours of the night. If you are so tired and want to sleep it may be very irritating. Walls dividing rooms are too thin so you can clearly listen to speeches coming from next-door room.

8.8 Excellent
  • November 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Turkey

I was quite happy after I have booked a hotel on blv. st michel as it is a great area of paris with lot of places to hang out and walking distance to luxembourg gardens, notre dame cathedral etc. When I have been to the hotel I was even more sure that what I have done is right; being in that fancy famous area, hotel des mines is at the same time outside of that crowd. It is one minute walk to the metro station luxembourg. Staff was so nice and helpful. The rooms are cleaned and tide up everyday. There were only two problems; rooms are not quite big though it is enough to get in but this is quite similar in all paris; tiny little tables, chairs etc. The other problem is that; probably the metro line passes below the hotel. It might be a little bit disturbing because of the voice and nearly felt shake but this too is quite similar for all city because paris is surrounded by that great metro line. As a result, i would consider hotel des mines for my next stay in paris and i would reccomend it to venere users. By the way, making use of the promotions on venere i booked the single room which costs 160 euroes normally for only 85 euros!

9.6 Outstanding!
  • November 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

The staff was delightful and very helpful and were all fluent in English. The hotel was close to the Metro, within walking distance to many points of interest -- it was an ideal location! I'd definitely stay there again and refer it to others because of the price/quality for a stay.

7.4 Good
  • July 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Argentina

I liked the hotel Des Mines and enjoyed my stay there! Quiet and safe neigbourhood, close to the tube! Minor drawback: the hotel breakfast is rather poor and a bit pricey (9 euros). I suggest visiting the supermarkets and cafes nearby!

5.4 Ordinary
  • January 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Hong Kong

The rooms were small. The bathroom had no window or fan, and we were greeted with a strong smell of urine when we first entered our hotel room. The corridors were pitch black and we had to struggle to find the light switch as we tried to make our way to our room. The walls were thin and we could hear every cough that came from the visitors next door to us (and someone playing the piano late into the night, for some reason!). The lift is so small that it can only fit about 3 people at a time. However, you need to bear in mind that it is only a 2 star hotel. Despite all these things, the staff were friendly and helpful, and the location was excellent... very close to the Notre Dame and Louvre. I would recommend this hotel to younger couples who are on a budget.

8.4 Very Good
  • December 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Italy

The breakfast is too expensive,could be cheaper or even included in the room price

8.4 Very Good
  • December 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Belgium

The hotel is excellent value for money, considering it is close to the Latin Quarter (not in it actually) and just opposite the Luxembourg garden. One could walk to the Cite or even the Louvre if patient enough. Close to Luxembourg station of ReR. The room was small indeed, not to mention the bathroom, but it was very clean and warm, with nice textiles, and the bed was comfortable. One could feel the vibrations from the underground at night but the windows isolate well enough from the street noise. Wifi signal a bit weak upstairs, OK in the lobby. The staff are kind and speak good English. Overall, a perfect choice for medium budget sightseers who don't intend to spend their time in Paris in bed. There is a nice bakery, by the way, on av St Jaques, perhaps 2 blocks before you reach the Pantheon.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • November 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Belgium

A nice small hotel, recently updated. Good beds, good location close to metro and bus lines. A variety of local markets and restaurants in the area. One block from Luxembourg Gardens. Good value. We will stay at the Hotel de Mines at our next visit to Paris.

6.4 Fair
  • November 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • USA

Flew in to Beauvois airport (hour & 1/2 from Paris)late and reserved with "Paris Shuttle" for direct transport to hotel for Euro 56. They never showed. Unreliable outfit (was told also by others). Hotel was fine; Tiny rooms, but great beds and showers. Bit of a hike from the nearest Metro..but bus lines right there and Blvd. St. Michel..central to everything.

9.0 Wonderful!
  • November 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Very friendly and helpful staff. Hotel very clean and bed linen and bathroom had a lovely clean fragrance. A few mins walk from RER B from Paris CDG airport. Approx 15 min walk from Seine and Notre Dame cathedral. 2 min walk to pick up point for hop on/off bus. Could hear underground from hutel room in evening but quiet at night. Bathroom very small and bedroom snug but adequate for short stay in Paris.

7.9 Good
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Australia

In an excellent location, this is an efficient city hotel with helpful staff and good amenities. Perfect for a short stopover in Paris but maybe you would look for something with more character for a long stay.

7.9 Good
  • October 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Australia

Staff very friendly and helpful which is very important if you are tired and a long way from home. Location was great for exploring Paris on foot. Never felt concerned walking alone at night.

8.4 Very Good
  • September 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • United Kingdom

Great budget hotel, I would stay there again, 10 min walk to Notre Dame. We had attic room, have to watch your head on the beams, Bathroom lovley and spacious. Breakfast not included, so did not try it, think its 8 euros. Des Mines suited us perfectly

7.6 Good
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

Great location, very close to the heart of Paris. Nice hotel, too small rooms.

9.7 Outstanding!
  • August 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • France

Very good stay in a well located place

8.9 Excellent
  • July 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Superb location, nice and quiet room. Friendly staff, just don't go there if you expect a ballroom in the middle of Paris.

6.7 Fair
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Argentina

Excellent location, near Luxemburgo gardens. Nice cheap hotel

7.4 Good
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Brazil

The room has been very small, but the location of the hotel is excellent, so that the price per room is more than justified

9.9 Outstanding!
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • USA

Hotel des Mines is a great value and I will certainly return. I have lived and vacationed all over Paris--this was my best experience as a tourist. I greatly appreciated the quality of the rooms and service. The breakfast was copious and the staff was pleasant. I loved the location. My only concern for women traveling alone would be the location late at night-it's very quiet after 10pm. This should not be a concern for anyone travelling with company. The neighborhood is great. But for someone like me, who has friends in an area not far from the hotel and therefore can walk back to the hotel, it did seem a bit deserted just at that stretch opposite the Luxembourg Gardens because there are no cafes near the hotel (a great bookshop, though). That said, the quiet nearby means no street noise to contend with while falling asleep. I highly recommend this hotel to anyone planning a trip to Paris--on a budget or first class.

8.6 Excellent
  • April 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Group
  • USA

Very nice hotel - great location, clean rooms, friendly staff. Conveniently offers shuttle to the airport. Wireless connection is fast enough. We didn't linger in the room (who does when in Paris??) and got breakfast outside of the hotel (there are plenty of places along weavy streets). Lower your expectations regarding a room's size ("large room" has a different meaning in Paris) and enjoy your stay!

8.1 Very Good
  • September 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Excellent location close to Luxembourg RER with direct connection to Charles de Gaulle airport and links to metro system. Far enough up the Boulevard St. Michel to be quiet in the evenings, but still an easy walk to the Ile de la Cite and "tourist" Paris. We had a quiet room looking on to the inner courtyard (which I would recommend). We hadn't planned to take the beakfast (which seemed a bit pricey at 9 Euros) but, after taking it on the first morning for convenience, we continued to do so as the quantity and quality were both excellent. Staff pleasant and efficient. Would go there again.

5.4 Ordinary
  • September 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Very noisy first floor room. Normal size for Paris, and location was excellent for getting around. Didn't use the facilities, as when in Paris, who wants to eat bread for breakfast in a hotel?

9.8 Outstanding!
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Canada

The hotel location is amazing, walking distance to Notre Dame, Latin Quarters and Opera, across the street from the Luxemburg Gardens, very close to public transit, RER B takes you to the airport. All the staff was very helpful, they provided a lot of info and tips. They have a convenience store next door, bakery products and fruit stands within 5 minutes. Although you can ask for a wakeup call I wish they had an alarm clock in the room. The TV was old but we did not watch much TV. All in all we had a great stay at The Mines, very good choice.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Excellent service. Hotel clean. Staff very pleasant and efficient. would use this hotel again.

8.1 Very Good
  • August 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • USA

My wife, 13 year old son, and I stayed here. We were a bit anxious about what to expect with a 2 star hotel, but were pleasantly surprised. The room was relatively spacious with 2 twins and a double bed, though the bath was a bit small. Our room faced a quiet inner court yard. Our only disappointment was breakfast. First, we thought it was included, but we were charged 9 euros each for coffee, three small rolls, and juice. The woman serving was unfriendly and brusque, and her service poor. If you stay here, skip breakfast and wander to a nearby cafe to buy fresh croissants for 1 or 2 euros. Other than the disappointment breakfast, however, we would readily recommend the hotel and would happily return.

7.1 Good
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with young children
  • Colombia

Excelente ubicación, delicioso el desayuno. Facil todo desde allí : metro, bus, taxis. Buena atención de los empleados. Las habitaciones y los baños, pequeños, pequeñisimos.

8.7 Excellent
  • July 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Ireland

The location is excellent. Breakfast was more expensive than advertised on Venere by one euro, but breakfast in bed cost no extra and was delicious. We had a late flight on our departure date and were allowed to leave our bags in a storage room for the day. The bathroom was very large for Paris, with a full size bath tub. All in all a very pleasant place to stay. We would stay again.

8.7 Excellent
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Denmark

Very reasonable price considering quality and location.

7.2 Good
  • June 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

June 1 to June 8, 2008. Good hotel, excellent people, good breakfast. High prices for that hotel.

9.2 Wonderful!
  • May 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • Uruguay

The hotel is good. The rooms are small but if you are in Paris , you´ll be in the room only to sleep. The shower is very small; I`m a small person and it wasn´t a problem for me, but I see it can be difficult to take a shower in such a small place. Everything else is ok; the employees are kind people. I chose this hotel because of the relationship between price and location. The location is great.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • April 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

What a wonderful place! We would stay there again in a heartbeat, and would reommend to anyone travelling to Paris. Staff always friendly; rooms clean and comfortable; location perfect - right on RER and a bus, and right on Blvd. St. Michel, though far enough away from scrum of Sorbonne to be quiet at night. Excellent value for location, comfort - rooms not so msall as to make you wince! It's a 2-start hotel with 5-star staff.

7.1 Good
  • April 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Norway

The hotel is centrally located and quiet. The single rooms are small, but sufficient. The bathrooms small, but functional. Good breakfast.

7.0 Good
  • February 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Travelling with Girlfriend

7.7 Good
  • January 2008
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • France

A nice clean hotel in Paris Quartier latin, with unforgettable history: Luxembourg, Sorbonne, Collège de France, Panthéon and so on. Given the quality of the surroundings, the price is not so high.

7.5 Good
  • November 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Switzerland

facile da trovare, situato in un ottimo luogo. Il servizio è ottimo e anche la colazione.Peccato però i rumori del metrò alla mattina...

8.8 Excellent
  • November 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Great place to stay,in a great position. Lots of good stuff close by, and good cheap restaurants too. Staff were great. Against all preconceptions, French people were welcoming, helpful and friendly. Yes we will go back to Des Mines.

9.0 Wonderful!
  • November 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Spain

Every things were OK there,. It is vwry well situated. Go there and enjoy

10 Outstanding!
  • November 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Spain

el hotel queda en el barrio latino, area 5 en paris, esta a una calle de la estacion de metro de luxemburgo, cerca a los jardines, a su lado hay un supermercado que esta abierto las 24 horas, la atencion es muy amable, ademas es muy bonito, limpio y acogedor, la habitacion era amplia y el baño era lo mejor, el desayuno muy bien pensado y bien servido, para mi fue un hotel excelente y con seguridad que volveria.

8.5 Excellent
  • November 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Australia

For the price paid this hotel was more that adequate. It was very close to a RER station or a pleasant walk to a Metro station and had all of the facilities we needed. We would stay there again if we returned to Paris (here's hoping!).

8.8 Excellent
  • October 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

Staff was outstanding and helpful in every way possible. Location was excellent.

8.2 Very Good
  • September 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Brazil

The hotel is a little far form the METRO. You have a RER near but it doesn't help too much.

8.3 Very Good
  • August 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

One of the best ones Hotel that I have tried to Paris!!

7.7 Good
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

The location of the hotel is very convenient - Luxemborg RER station just down the street, lots of restaurants near the Pantheon only 5 blocks away... A nice hotel to stay at, easily found and pleasant to stay in.

8.0 Very Good
  • May 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Australia

Excellent place for exploring the area. If you like walking it's great, and it's also handy for the metro. If you have lots of luggage do not use the metro from Charles De Gaulle Airport. There are no escalators at Luxembourg RER. Use a shuttle bus instead. Believe me, it's worth the expense. One bad point about the hotel - there was no kettle in the room. They don't cost much and it makes all the difference to your stay if you can just make a cup of tea or coffee when you want one! Other than that, the place was fine.

8.9 Excellent
  • December 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

A perfect location in Paris, in Boulvard St. Michelle, close to the RER B Luxemburg, with nice surroundings. The breakfast merits a special positive mention: excellent coffee and a large variety of food for Continental breakfast. Some rooms are larger, but for me and my wife that just sleep in the room, our small room was very nice with a new and very clean bathroom. An excellent ratio price/quality.

7.6 Good
  • October 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • Denmark

we have a good time in rome, and this hotel have a central location for most of the thing you may see. We have a dobbleroom and a tribleroom. We will come back.

8.7 Excellent
  • August 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Austria

nice but small room, clean and quiet, price/performance ratio is quite good. near public transportation and by foot not far from many sights (jardin de luxembourg, pantheon, quartier latin) we would stay again

10 Outstanding!
  • July 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Brazil

I found the staff very friendly and helpfull. Rooms are clean and tidy (the bathroom was renewed, so I found it great). The back rooms seems quieter. The location is just across the street of luxembourg gardens (could´t be better). Next to the subway and supermarket. I definately will come back and recomend to friends.

8.9 Excellent
  • July 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • USA

My one-night stay at the Hotel Des Mines was at the end of an 11-day tour of the Provence region. This was the first of 7 hotels/inns on my trip that had an elevator, and it was a welcome feature. Upon arrival, we were immediately and courteously registered and given our room key. The room was small for two people, but manageable. The bathroom was spotless and updated, large compared to other locations, and had a wonderfully deep tub for soaking after a long day of walking around Paris. The following morning the young lady at the reception desk was very helpful with information on the RER that goes directly to Charles DeGaulle airport from the Luxembourg station. The station is within a short walking distance from the hotel. The Hotel Des Mines provided a comfortable, convenient, clean, and quiet room at a reasonable price.

9.6 Outstanding!
  • June 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

THis was our 6th time in Paris and we finally got it right. The Hotel Des Mines was great! It's location near the RER station makes the need for use of a taxi or bus to get from the airport unnecessary. This will save you 45 euro each way righ off the bat.It was so easy to just hop a train and get off at the station. A short 10 minute walk and you are there. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The spoke great English. The rooms are clean and of good size. The bathroom are modern and clean. And the PRICE! You cannot beat it! Everything is within easy walking distance, or you can take the metro. The neighborhood is clean, safe and quiet. This was our first time i the Latin quarter and it is a very nice area. There are a lot of good places to eat nearby that the locals go to.

6.7 Fair
  • June 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

When folks said the rooms were small they were not joking. We're not sure this hotel is worth the location since it is on the RER line and a little more hassle to get connected to the Metro from the RER. We decided that since we know how to take the Metro, next time we would get a hotel a little farther out with better accommodations for a cheaper price. In our opinion, this hotel was not worth the price for the location. The bathrooms were nice and clean and the staff was very helpful but it did not make up for the size of the room.

8.6 Excellent
  • May 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

This hotel has got really good location just as indicated on the venere. Very close to the RER and the Luxmburg garden. A supermarket is just a few steps walk from the hotel. Walking distance to the Notre Dame, Luxmburg garden and many other attractions. The surrounding is safe. Though the room is a bit small it's clean, quite and air conditioned. Staff are always helpful. Will recommend it to friends.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • May 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Group of friends
  • United Kingdom

Lovely hotel ideally situated - spacious clean rooms with excellent en suite facilities. Friendly and helpful staff. I'd have expected to pay double but the price was exceptionally reasonable.

8.1 Very Good
  • May 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Group of friends
  • Germany

Nice hotel, excellent location, good prices. I would certainly come back.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • May 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

This Hotel is just steps from the Luxembourg Metro station which makes it easy access to all areas of Paris. We stayed in Europe for a month in 10 different hotels and by far the Des Mines had the best shower; small but great h20 pressure! Our room (407) was just freshly painted a beautiful Coral. This room was very small but was on the courtyard therefore was quiet. When the housekeeper was servicing some of the other rooms I noticed they seemed to be larger. We felt the Price vs.Quality was a good value and we would stay in this hotel again.

8.2 Very Good
  • April 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Israel

The most remarkable surprize was the bathroom. Quite unusual for a 2 stars hotel in Paris (with under 100 Euros) to get such a spacious nice bathroom! The hotel itself was also quite nice. The only problem is the relative thickness of walls, but nothing dramatic. We will definitely consider this hotel for our future stays in Paris.

9.2 Wonderful!
  • March 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

Will stay here again. Charming hotel. Good grocery store a few doors down. Metro a 2-minute walk. Safe neighborhood. Only disappointment: trying to find great but cheap restaurants nearby (probably unrealistic expectations on our part).

9.1 Wonderful!
  • February 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Spain

Es un alojamiento muy bueno. El baño parecia recien reformado y las habitaciones muy limpias. La ubicación excepcional, ya que está a 10min caminando de NotreDame. Las habitaciones son pequeñas, pero para dormir ya están bien.

9.9 Outstanding!
  • February 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • United Kingdom

I took my girlfriend to her 21st, being a student I had a limited budget and this hotel was a great find. The latin quarter where the hotel was located was perfect, with the metro station 30 seconds was allowing access to such convienient access to the amazing city of Paris. Also, the metro station is on the same line as CDG airport which is handy.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • February 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Laurence at front desk was very helpful, he practically planned our short trip for us. He gave us a very handy map and gave us excellent directions. Room was a bit on the small side, but bathroom was brand new and very clean, and shower pressure was great!

8.6 Excellent
  • January 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Finland

we had an excellent stay. the room was newly renovated, very clean, and soundproof, no outside noises. it was a little bit small, but the quality was great for the small price we paid. the supermarket and the metro are very close and everything is well within reach. hotel des mines is one hotel that i recommend very highly. haroun from finland. ps. i already recommended it to some friends. they in turn have been there to since our stay, and have thanked us for the good recommendation.

9.8 Outstanding!
  • January 2006
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

Rooms have been newly remodeled with very nice bathroom with a full sized tub. Double windows make this hotel exceptionally quiet to be right on St. Michel. Close to RER and Luxemburg Gardens. Much nicer than I expected for the price.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • December 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Australia

We had an attic room. Up a flight of stairs after the lift ended. Was fine though. The bathroom was recently refurbished which was great. Close enough to everything. Would recommend.

7.7 Good
  • November 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

Le camere sono piccole ma confortevoli e pulite.Vicinissimo alla stazione della metro.

9.4 Outstanding!
  • November 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Australia

This hotel was ideal for our requirements, clean and quiet, although rooms were small as we had been warned. Facilities were excellent, staff friendly and helpful, and location great (Latin Quarter) as we required. We would go again!

7.4 Good
  • October 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Very close to the RER station which was very useful. We were on the first floor, but were very rarely disturbed by noise from the trains. Nice area. Make sure to have lots of change with you if you intend to use the train as the ticket machines don't accept notes or foreign credit cards.

8.7 Excellent
  • October 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • USA

We really enjoyed our stay. A bit out of the way, but easy to hop on the metro or take a nice walk to nearby sights. The room was small as expected, but not uncomfortably so. Very clean and with a large bathroom. Most of the staff were very helpful as well. We definitely recommend it for the price.

8.4 Very Good
  • October 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Australia

We had a good stay there although the room was small but most european rooms are. All the staff spoke fluent english, and were helpful. In particular Mohammed on the front desk was very helpful - he even loaned Peter his suit jacket when we were off to the Moulin Rouge! We enjoyed our stay here and thought it was good value for money. We recommend you ask for a room on the top floor to avoid the sound of the metro.

9.6 Outstanding!
  • September 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Group of friends
  • Puerto Rico

Un cuarto cómodo, una pena el costo el cuarto no incluye desayuno. Bien localizado, se puede caminar hasta Notre Dame, el Panteón y otras áreas cercanas. El metro no molesta y de todas formas éste funciona solo hasta medianoche.

7.6 Good
  • September 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Armenia

In general the hotel was pretty and convenient. The staff was friendly to us. The place of the hotel is excellent.

8.5 Excellent
  • August 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

Ottimo rapporto qualià/prezzo. A 15 minuti a piedi da Notre Dame, l'hotel è di fronte ai giardini del Luxemburg. Metro a non più di 100 metri. La stanza doppia era molto piccola (3x3m) ma tenuta bene. Grande e pulito il bagno. Consigliato.

5.2 Ordinary
  • August 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • Italy

THE POSITION IS GOOD,BUT THE ROOM ARE VERY VERY SMALL....THE RECEPTIONIST ARE VERY DISCOURTEOUS

8.9 Excellent
  • July 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Family Group
  • USA

We were very pleased with our room, altho I didn't know that "superior" meant 3 beds. I thought it meant a "superior" room. The staff were knowledgeable and very helpful, loved the location, close to the RER. It was a very good introduction to your service. Thank you.

8.2 Very Good
  • July 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Nice friendly hotel. Very central to all tourist attractions and underground. Venere is a fast and friendly service. Offering excellent rates

6.1 Fair
  • July 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • USA

Although only a brief walk from the subway station... it could be rather daunting, especially late at night. We encountered several homeless beggars on the way. The hotel is conveniently located to Notre Dame and other major attractions. The rooms are small and cramped, as expected. The room IS air conditioned! This was the ONLY hotel of the 12 we stayed at throughout Europe with one. 15 Euros for a croissant, juice and coffee; quite the rip off. Extremely small elevator. Quiet, especially if you request a courtyard view room.

8.4 Very Good
  • June 2005
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

Basic rooms with all you need really,considering the amount of time spent in them.double bed was pushing it a bit more a large single,but a good clean hotel in a great location at a great price.......can't really fault it.

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Room Details

Hotel Des Mines offers 50 guest rooms with climate control. Televisions in each room offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Business travelers visiting the Saint-Germain-des-Pres - Luxembourg area will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks and complimentary newspapers.

Bathrooms are outfitted with hair dryers. Rooms also include soundproofing and safes.

Irons/ironing boards can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Extra beds
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Ironing facilities on request
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Safe
  • Desk
  • TV
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Wireless Internet access

How to reach Hotel Des Mines

By car
From the Boulevard Périphérique, exit at Porte d'Orléans and follow the indications to Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Once arrived on Boulevard Saint Michel you will see the hotel at number 125.

By train
From the Gare de l'Est train station, take bus n. 38.
From the Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare de Lyon and Gare de Montparnasse train stations, take bus n. 91.
From the Saint Lazare train station, takes bus lines n. 21 and 27.

By underground
The closest underground stations are Raspail (lines 4 and 6) and Censier Daubenton (line 7).
The closest RER station is Luxembourg (RER B).

By airplane
From Roissy-Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports, take RER line B and get off at Luxembourg.

Distances from Hotel Des Mines

Ecole normale superieure - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Luxembourg Gardens - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Luxembourg Palace - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Place Vavin - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Pantheon - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Paris Observatory - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Sorbonne University - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Musee du Luxembourg - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Odeon Theatre - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Place de la Contrescarpe - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Musee National du Moyen Age - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Saint-Sulpice Church - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Marche Saint-Germain - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Place Denfert-Rocherau - 1 km / 0.6 mi
The closest major airport to Hotel Des Mines is Paris (ORY-Orly) - 12.4 km / 7.7 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Transportation services Hotel Des Mines

  • Shuttle service
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport