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Hotel Central

26 Cours Verdun Perrache, 69002 Lyon, France (Perrache - Charlemagne)
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Ranked #49 of 156 hotels in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a weekend at the hotel. We drove there and we found a spot just next to the hotel (there is a big parking nearby anyway). We were given a room in the second floor, overlooking the street. There was no noise from outside and we slept very well. The room was small but clean. As we were... More

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Aix-en-Provence, France
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked through booking.com (therefore?) and got the smallest room overlooking the motorway. One foot around the bed. The "bedroom" itself minus hallway and bathroom could not have been more than 6.5, 7 meters squared. Stubbed toes and banged heads all around. I will also mention that the room was so hot, we slept with the window open; overlooking the... More

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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This hotel had a lot of positive points and a small amount of negative ones. Starting with the bad, the elevator was a little bit untrustworthy, making me feel a little unsafe. The room was a little bit small, however you expect that for the small amount you pay, and isn't anything worse than what you get in other 3... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We stayed at Central Hotel for 2 nights. It is within walking distance to Bellcour, old city, shopping areas and all the main attractions. It is also ideally situated if you are traveling by train or if you are going to use the metro/tram. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was modern and quite but NOT spotlessly... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We were pleased with our room, which although small was modern and clean with a powerful shower. The staff are helpful and friendly with a good command of English. If you are arriving at Perrache Station as we did, it would be a good idea to ring ahead to the hotel to get directions for exiting the station. We took... More

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Vancouver, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We stayed here one night, and chose it due to the location from the train station. The neighbourhood isn't anything special, but it is close to some of the main attractions and shopping areas. Our room was on one of the higher floors and was overlooking a highway, but was still fairly quiet with the window closed. The room itself... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Just spent a week in Lyon staying at the Hotel Central which was a perfect base for exploring the City. The Perrache Transport Hub is adjacent to the Hotel and with the ease of transport in Lyon you can get anywhere in a short time. The Hotel is small but very clean and good value for money.Reception speak good english... More

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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We stayed two nights in hotel Central Lyon and enjoyed the experience. It was a short stroll from Perrache station after our arrival on the TGV from Paris and a pleasant stroll along pedestrian streets to the centre of Lyon. The decor is modern and the location is quiet despite being so close to main roads and railway lines. The... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Modern, small and clean hotel tucked away behind the train station! Selected after looking at other reviews and the pictures of the hotel, it did not disappoint us. The rooms were very well kept, clean and very nicely arranged, albeit a little hot (unfortunately, opening the window did not always work to cool down the room).  All the staff were... More

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24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This was an overnight stay and the hotel had everying you could wish for on an overnight stay. We would have like to be a bit closer to the old town and thought we were. However, it was an interesting 20 minute walk to get there. The staff are very helpfulwe would definitely choose the hotel if we went back... More

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Address: 26 Cours Verdun Perrache, 69002 Lyon, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon > Perrache - Charlemagne
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #49 of 156 hotels in Lyon
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