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Globe et Cecil

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   21 rue Gasparin, 69002 Lyon, France
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Ranked #80 of 168 hotels in Lyon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014
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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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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102 reviews 102 reviews
43 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Good location and breathtaking interior! Great interior design work. Breakfast is excellent - think crispy croissants, fresh baguettes and milky coffee followed by a cigarette afterwards outside the main door. Staff are amazingly helpful and very knowledgeable about the city's attractions and can recommend the best restaurants.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Basic everything, staff nice mostly, one lady very helpful with our lost luggage, continental breakfast is nice. Vicinity to the main town center and the river was quite good. Would stay again on budget

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

I loved Lyon and loved this elegant hotel. I stayed here for 5 nights in April. I found the staff very professionnal and helpful. While I didn't like the old fashioned keys which had to be handed in, I did appreciate the staff usually recognising me as they provided me with the right key without having to ask. I found... More

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florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Although we booked a superior room, our experience was less than super. Our room was on 1st floor. TV lacked Eng. speaking channel; not one. Curtains were see-through and the outdoor lights shone 24/7. The staff were helpful getting taxes and giving us input on sightseeing; but could not change the dour atmosphere of the lobby and breakfast room. Breakfast... More

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Located near the giant Bellecour plaza (and parking lot), the hotel was within a 15 minute walk to several major tourist sites (the old city quarters, the beaux arts museum)...Also, it is within a 5 minute walk to some of the best boutiques and shops (women's apparel) including La Printemps, MaxMara, Louis Vuitton, etc for some great window shopping ;-)... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This is a nice hotel i have stayed in for business for approx. 12 days. The good things are: - reactivity and practical informations given by front desk staff. - the decoration style is nice for someone who likes the french authentic style of decoration. - the bathroom is very nice if you correlate its size with the overall room... More

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Murnau, Germany
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24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

If you're tired of chain hotels, this is definately a great alternative. Really nice staff, individual design, and very handy location. But... not all quirks may appeal to all people... my room had very deep-pile carpeting, which wasn't really inviting to lie down on to do pilates excercises in the morning. The bathroom was nice and large (great to have... More

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

We just spent a few days in Lyon and enjoyed staying at the Globe et Cecil. The staff was very kind, the breakfast good, and the hotel was clean and comfortable. The location of the hotel is excellent. It is within walking distance of just about everything. I would say that the decor needs a bit of a refresh but... More

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Cupertino, California
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11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We expected a comfortable hotel in the heart of Lyon as we had gone by many Rick Steves' recommendations in my travels and they had been accurate. This one was not. First, the hotel is very difficult to find and park around and even though I had emailed the hotel for parking directions, they still didn't let me know just... More

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Windsor, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Another Rick Steves recommendation,spot on! Can not be anymore centrally located. Walking distance to all shopping & restaurants. Front desk more than helpful,quick to accommodate us.We had a corner room#11,3 large windows,fireplace in bedroom & huge bath with separate tub & shower. Breakfast was included and very delicious,fresh fruit,meats,cheese,yogurt,cereals,pastries and finally cafe au lait served in separate pots of coffee/milk... More

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Address: 21 rue Gasparin, 69002 Lyon, France
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Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Globe et Cecil 4*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
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#27 Luxury Hotel in Lyon
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