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Le Napoleon

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Place de la Gare, 59000 Lille, France
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Northants
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had a meal in the Napoleon - glad we weren't staying there, even if it is convenient for the station. The staff were very friendly but the meal was truly poor - I'm sure mine had been re heated several times, and my husband's was just a large quantity of melted cheese poured over a slice of ham.... More

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Eugene
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Positive: Location to the train stations. Everything was clean even though very worn and dated. Negative: It started off poorly. We were doubled billed for the hotel before we even left for our vacation - hadn't even slept there yet. Booking.com is trying to resolve it and the hotel said they would. We booked a room with an extra bed... More

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Soissons, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for two nights. It is a really good location, across from the station. There was a slight mix up with our room but they gave us a free coffee while they sorted it out and upgraded our room. The room was nice, really good shower. The people were very friendly and the cafe downstairs... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Stayed overnight en route to Avignon, and it proved to be a good choice in a very convenient location. Typical old French hotel, slightly quirky, with the lights going out on occasion. Booked through booking.com - can't seem to book direct with the hotel. Reception in the busy bar, and convenient for train stations and no problem leaving luggage; we... More

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Cheshire, England
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We stayed at Le Napoleon for the weekend of the Braderie de Lille- an extremely busy and noisy weekend. The hotel was comfortable and clean, room was small but adequate. The staff were friendly in the bar below the hotel but were 'rushed off their feet' despite the additional staff employed for the Braderie. We ate in the hotel on... More

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

The first impression is not of a hotel but a sort of B&B as the hotel is located above a bar and the reception is set up in a corner of this. After the check in and taking a tiny lift (the building is an old one) we were glad to see that the room had a decent size, our... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Great location, clean and comfortable, big room, spacious bathroom (I'm 5'10 and had heaps of room to stand up in the shower), friendly staff, fab bar and restaurant downstairs, good price.... really ticks all of the boxes! If you need to find something to complain about (in an effort for full disclosure) then it's on a very busy section of... More

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Nottingham
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

This is an old typically French building,above its own bar/restaurant. For me this was in a perfect location as described by other reviews.I found the accommodation adequate,clean and very acceptable for the price we paid.The staff were very friendly,and the bar staff downstairs were more than helpfull. The meals in the restaurant were very tasty too! All in all,a very... More

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Ireland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

This is not a hotel by any standard, the rooms are that of a cheap boarding house. The bathroom is small & cramped, I think that the shower might have been installed for Napolean himself. The small lift has to be seen to be believed but it works. I wonder are their any fire regulations attaching to such premises in... More

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London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 hotel reviews
269 helpful votes 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Great location in Lille right in the thick of it 2 minutes from the Eurostar station and about 30 seconds from the Flanders rail station. As noted in other reviews it can be a touch noisy first thing in the morning, especially during summer when the balcony doors are open, however once the doors are closed the noise soon dissipates.... More

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Additional Information about Le Napoleon

Also Known As:
Le Napoleon Lille
Address: Place de la Gare, 59000 Lille, France
Location: France > Nord-Pas-de-Calais > Nord > Lille
Amenities:
Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #46 of 87 hotels in Lille
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Le Napoleon 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to bar, hostel, restaurant the NAPOLEON. We are open 7days per week, all year long. We have 19 renovating rooms, with shower, tv and free wifi access. We are located next town center, and in front of stations. ... more   less 
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