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Poste et Lion d'Or

Place du Champ-de-Foire, 89450 Vezelay, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Missoula, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This hotel has superficial trappings of a better than average hotel in the lobby but the spring mattress on the bed was terrible...very worn, sagging, and uncomfortable. Internet was unreliable. Much better choices in Vezelay for less money.

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Roger M, Gérant at Poste et Lion d'Or, responded to this review

Dear Madam and Sir, We thank you for your comment. We apologize for all the troubles the mat and Wifi had caused you. We will try to ameliorate these specific points in the Hotel. Best regards, Roger Marti General Manager More 

Melbourne, Australia
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Arrived late in afternoon in pouring rain, this was first place we see. Person on the desk let us look at 3 rooms....very helpful. Rooms old style furniture but very clean which is the important bit. Breakfast was OK

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is quite grand lookimg from the outside and is well located at the foot of the shopping street up through Vezelay to the Basilica. Inside the hotel feels as if it's seen better days. For instance half the bulbs in the lights in the "Restaurant Gastronomique" were missing or not working! There is a pleasant terrace at the... More 

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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We spent two nights in room 303 facing the back of the hotel and the lovely countryside to the west of Vezelay. Our room was spacious enough. I had to ask for hair dryer from the helpful staff. Bathroom was enormous. It was nice being in the town in the morning before the tourists arrive and in the evening after... More 

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Boulogne-Billancourt, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Large and confortable bed. Spacious bathroom . Clean. Old style furniture. No hair dryer, no safe in room. Just a shampoo mini bottle, mini soap, shower cap. Bring your own. Had dinner at their Gastronomic restaurant. Was fine. Strict minimum for a buffet breakfast. Friendly personnel . Excellent location of the hotel .

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Ann Arbor, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We spent the night in Vézelay after driving from Beaune. The hotel is very well run and the staff were very courteous. As others have remarked, it does host some group travelers; as this is probably the only hotel of any size in the town this is probably inevitable. However, we were in a lovely room on the first floor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Had a three night stay. Great location, nice and clean room. On the downside: too expensive, both hotel and restaurant. Restaurant prices are in Michelin one star region. Across the street you can eat at the same level for half the price. Wines too are overpriced.

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Oh dear, I just read the review below. We were amongst the coach trippers and had a great stay at the Hotel de Poste. No idea why the restaurant was full as we were fed downstairs in a conference room. Hotel is clean, views are great and staff a fine. The downside is that the bar is very pricey and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Booked a Grand Lit room for 2 nights on the internet and ended up with a two bedded room. Staff were off hand, said all the rooms were the same price which clearly on the internet they are not so had to swallpw the higher rate. Told dining room was full at Poste et Lion d'Or so found and ate... More 

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Niedermohr, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Booked through a tour so can't comment on price. The view was amazing and the room was nice; however, it didn't have a shower, just a bathtub with hand attachment so required some gymnastics to get clean. The air conditioner (while I'm grateful that there was one!!) made randomly spaced loud noises, concentrated between 1 and 1:30am, which was annoying.... More 

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