Situated in the heart of historic Montparnasse on the left bank of the Seine in Paris' 14th arrondissement, the Villa Luxembourg is a quiet yet centrally located hotel. Ever since they were established in 1611 the Luxembourg Gardens have been a haven of peace and tranquility in central Paris and the surrounding streets are amongst the most exclusive in the world. It is here that the Villa Luxembourg is to be found.
About the hotel
With only 52 rooms, the Villa Luxembourg has an exclusive and intimate feel. The hotel's air-conditioned apartment style rooms offer free WiFi access, marble bathrooms, satellite TV and a concierge service. The hotel is easy to find, with the Vavin Metro Station located just outside and a shuttle service to and from the airport is available. While the rooms are exceedingly comfortable, the hotel's main attraction is its rooftop terrace, where you can enjoy a relaxing drink and extensive views of the city.
A stroll in the gardens
To enjoy the gardens, just turn right out of the hotel and walk along the boulevard for five minutes until you reach the Port Royal Train Station, where there's an entrance to the park. If you're not afraid of heights, turn left out of the hotel and then right onto Rue de Depart. Here you'll find Montparnasse 360, a tower that offers views of all of Paris.
I was told that breakfast was included when we checked in but when we checked out we were charged seperately for breakfast. The cost was not excessive and breakfast was pretty decient .Hotel was about 2 blocks from the subway which we found very difficult to navigate.
Location, good place to start from in the morning, especially with the subway and bike station nearby.
The dripping tap, small room, not really clean (a bit dusty), not a non-smoking room althoug requested and most of all the relatively lousy bed (too old, even I had a backache when getting up in the morning).
shower did not work. Room extremely small
The location was very nice. Close to subway system, and centrally located to all of the tourist attractions. A nice surrounding safe area with lots of nearby cafe's and bars to choose from.
Location, I got a discounted rate for the room and that said service was adequate to the cost
Lack of free Internet connection in the rooms which for a 4* hotel should've been provided
Bath didn't work - shower did, so no problem.