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Hotel Donjon Vincennes

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Reviewed 20 January 2017

The room was neat and clean, the location great (trust me, I lived in nearby Nogent and I know what I'm talking about). Most specifically, the people were lovely. Unfortunately, I cannot remember names, but I remember the experience. I had a small breakfast and a great talk with the young woman who was there at the time, while enjoying...

Thank Aude M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This is a small, attractive and comfortable hotel. It is in Vincennes which is a fairly upmarket and pretty part of east Paris. It is next to the lovely Bois De Vincennes. The hotel is conveniently near to the Metro. It is on a side street so not noisy. The hotel is stylishly decorated and very clean. The beds are...

Thank ruuthee
PATRON4, Responsable réception at Hotel Donjon Vincennes, responded to this review

Good morning ruuthee Thank you very much for you lovely comment, and sharing your expérience with the travalers community. The metro station is at 3 min walking from the hotel. As you said the line 1 is very convenient to go to the main capital's sights. We were very happy to welcom you, and hope to see you whenever you're...

Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It's a very nice hotel, beautiful and very calm, located in a very beautiful area. The room had everything we needed, was of a good size, confortable and had a nice view. But the best thing about this hotel was the people. Our hosts were very nice and attentive. We loved it and we recommend it!

Thank anabelamira77
PATRON4, Responsable réception at Hotel Donjon Vincennes, responded to this review

Good Morning anabelamina77 I would like to thank you for the time you have spent to write this lovely message. We have different rage of room, some of them gives a view on a private terrace. We are so glad to ear you did enjoy the way you have been welcomed. We will be happy to welcom you on your...

Reviewed 4 June 2016

This hotel is a true gem in quiet and lovely Vincennes. You can get the true french experience in Vincennes, without overly touristic aspects, while being at a very short and convenient distance by metro to Paris centre. It is also on the RER line. The hotel is very clean, nicely decorated, the stuff is friendly and speaks fluent english....

Thank Alessandra S
PATRON4, Responsable réception at Hotel Donjon Vincennes, responded to this review

Good morning Alessandra S We were happy to welcome you at the hotel. We are so glad you did enjoyed your staying with us. You give a lot of details about the room and the hotel. So what can I add ?? Do not forget the best rate is always available on our web site or you can contact us...

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 15 November 2015

This hotel is a little more older looking than what the pictures suggest. My room was tiny (two twin beds) but the bathroom was huge! [the closet is in the bathroom - is this common in Parisian hotels?]. Though really, they need to put a shower curtain for the tub. Also, you can hear everything around you when you are...

1Thank yk2115
PATRON4, Responsable réception at Hotel Donjon Vincennes, responded to this review

Good morning yk 2115 Thank you very much for the time your had spent to write this kind message. Each room have its own style. There is a mix with modern style and old-fashion. For the story the hotel built in 1909. So the closet in the bathroom were very common in the earliest 19th. There were only two rooms...

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We have just spent 4 days in The Donjon and our experience was extremely positive.The hotel is very clean,the room we had was light and airy and extremely quiet.The staff were helpful,friendly and knowledgeable.Vincennes has much to offer and is on an excellent metro line.We would definitely come again.

2Thank Micky W
PATRON4, Responsable réception at Hotel Donjon Vincennes, responded to this review

good afternoon!! We would like to thank you for your positive note on tripadvisor. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. Vincennes is a very nice area with so much history and so nice areas !! It's always a pleasure to walk in the little street and buy tipical french food !! About...

Reviewed 14 July 2015

Vincennes is a good place to stay when visiting Paris, easy access to city center with the Metro. The Donjon hotel has a clean feel to the rooms. There was unfortunately plenty of noise from the little back street through the night. The walls and door of the hotel appear to completely lack insulation or sound-proofing. Shower curtain will act...

Thank Hallonorn
PATRON4, Directeur général at Hotel Donjon Vincennes, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Hôtel Donjon on TripAdvisor. Your comments about our location and cleanliness are very much appreciated. We are very sorry about the noise ,but it's an old buildind and sometimes (even with all the renovations)we still here the sounds a little bit. But our customers are very respectful! hopefully it didn't bother you too much....

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2015

This was our second visit to Paris for the marathon in 2 years, and the second time at the Hotel Donjon Vincennes, which pretty much says it all. If you want a perfect, luxury, 21st century experience in the beautiful Vincennes quarter then go book a Holiday Inn. If you want a warm engaging Parisian hotel, with bucket loads of...

1Thank uksmartman
PATRON4, Directeur général at Hotel Donjon Vincennes, responded to this review

good afternoon!! We would like to thank you for your note on tripadvisor. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel and we thank you for coming back every time!! You're right , Vincennes is a very nice area with so much history and so nice areas !! It's always a pleasure to walk...

Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Spent 5 nights here in Paris. Vincennes is a small suburb and the hotel is in a quiet residential area. The chateau is interesting nearby as is the large park/forest. My son and I walked a lot around it after a day in Paris. Metro and RER stations a few blocks away. Hotel is very clean and breakfast was convenient...

2Thank Susan S
PATRON4, Responsable réception at Hotel Donjon Vincennes, responded to this review

Good afternoon Thank you so much for your note!! We 're glad to know that you and your son had a great stay in our hotel. Vincennes is a nice city next to paris with all amenities. It's very convenient and enjoyable to walk around the hotel. It's also very helpful to get the metro station easily to go in...

Reviewed 6 April 2015

I usually find tripadvisor a very useful tool but in the case of this hotel it was completely misleading. My experience of the hotel was nothing like the majority of reviews of this hotel so I am very disappointed. I booked the hotel via hotels.com and was given a price for my stay. When I was about to check out,...

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PATRON4, Directeur général at Hotel Donjon Vincennes, responded to this review

People like you have a lot of time and energy to loose !!! let me remind you the situation: First :You didn't wanna pay at your check out because you were sure that you paid on line and it was not the case!! so you started to be mean Secondly : you told us that it was not normal to...

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Bercy / Nation
Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to this calming neighbourhood where real Parisians make their homes.
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Offering a home-from-home for business and leisure guests, the Hotel Donjon Vincennes boasts 25 comfortable guest rooms with free Wi-Fi access, a cosy lounge bar and a landscaped patio. Relax in the truly welcoming atmosphere of this family-run budget hotel, ideally located in the peaceful suburb of Vincennes with direct Metro links to central Paris and La Defense business district. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Donjon Vincennes

Address: 22, rue du donjon | (Paris), 94300 Vincennes, France
Region: France > Ile-de-France > Val-de-Marne > Vincennes > Bercy / Nation
Price Range: ₹ 5,003 - ₹ 8,668 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Donjon Vincennes 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Chose room towards courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles Hallonorn, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
“If you want more space or maybe you have young children, book the apartment. It has a kettle too!”
 of 5 bubbles uksmartman, 4 Jun 2015 | Read review
“No elevator, so not suitable for those needing a room on the first floor as there are no rooms on the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles Melc060279, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
“backwards, however front is also quiet”
 of 5 bubbles RoosterfishWiehl, 9 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If reserving a room, get a room by the street for air circulation into your room.”
 of 5 bubbles hmoobhawj, 4 Sep 2014 | Read review
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