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Le Lion d'Or

3.0 of 5 71 rue Saint-Jean, 14400 Bayeux, France
#8 of 22 hotels in Bayeux
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Turin, Italy
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 3 nights at this Hotel. We were quite satisfied, but we had some problems: - The sofa-bed of my daughters had not been prepared (the sheets were dirty): the receptionist of the night was friendly and quickly brought us clean sheets - One morning they woke us up at 7:00 with the telephone wake up call (but it... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived late from the day ferry over to Caen so after 10.30 at night. The hotel receptionist was really welcoming and organised, we had asked for a parking space and there it was with our name on it and we could park there for all the following day whilst we had a visit to the Bayeux Tapestry, Cathedral and... More

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Orange Beach, Alabama, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

U could walk from the train station, it had been a long day, so we took a cab. We left Paris from Gare duNord. Beautiful train ride. Lovely towns & countryside. The hotel is small and so friendly. A great restaurant in the hotel. My personal favorite dessert was a baked apple with Caramel & Calvados sauce. Small bar with... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed for 2 nights here whilst visiting the Normandy D Day sites and had a very enjoyable stay. Looking at the comments below from our experience I would agree with the following. The hotel overall is exactly what is claims to be- 3 star, and as such stands up very well to others in that bracket, but it... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there last September after staying at two other hotels in Bayeux. This was the most expensive of the 3, but by no means the nicest. I read that Ike used this hotel as his headquarters after D-Day and I got the feeling that nothing has been updated since thern. I think Ike walked on the same carpet that... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Comfortable well established hotel. Room was large but overlooking courtyard and so a bit noisy with early risers. Bathroom clean and spacious. We don't eat breakfast but the evening meal was very well presented, both our starters were too small but overall a very nice meal. We often don't bother with a desert but make sure you do so here,... More

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Glenmont, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights while on a bicycling vacation through Normandy. It is a lovely older facility. Room was a tad small but comfortable. Remember, European hotel rooms are generally smaller than we American are accustomed to. Nothing luxurious, but as said, comfortable. Clean. Good location. Well within walking distance of the sites of Bayeux - cathedral, tapestry... More

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for one saturday night in this hotel. Rooms somewhat outdated but adequate. We missed an elevator. Reception staff very friendly and helped with luggage bringing to the room. In the evening we had a wonderful culinairy experience in the hotel's restaurant, which was topped off by a 40 years old Calvados with the coffee. A last point of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The hotel is very well situated and quiet. There was a charming man named Eric who came out of the dining room to greet us, and checked us in and insisted upon carrying our bags to our room. He then got us a table in the restaurant, which was fully booked, and as we had dinner, learned that he also... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Quick summary: a very spacious room almost devoid of furniture. Internet issues. No elevator. Room keys at desk often left unattended. The hotel has potential, but probably needs new management. Central location to many Bayeux attractions and restaurants, and close to Normandy beaches. We stayed 4 nights in Room 20, a the top of the stairs. Two twin beds pushed... More

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Address: 71 rue Saint-Jean, 14400 Bayeux, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Bayeux
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Le Lion d'Or 3*
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In a peaceful setting, this former 18th-c coaching inn brings out best in comfort : 31 rooms shaded by blinds.Cosy and modern, with ochre hues, deep club chairs, Contemporary terrace furniture.Private parking, closed at night ... more   less 
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