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Novotel Lyon Gerland

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   70 avenue Leclerc | Lyon Cedex 07, 69363 Lyon, France
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    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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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here as part of the "modball" rally. Hotel coped really well with 300+ "modballers" in 150 cars desending on them at once, check in was very efficient considering how many of us arrived at the same time. Hotel manager was working really hard to help us all get parked and checked in quickly. And she also managed to get... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The best thing about the Novotel Gerland is that it provides exactly what you would expect from this type of hotel. The bed is comfortable, the shower is good and the room is clean. On top of that the staff were all very pleasant and helpful, the wifi is free and the food edible. I should also mention that the... More

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West Kirby
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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Ok in terms of location. The hotel is functional, has what you expect of a Novotel with no frills. Wifi poor and no leisure facilities. The hotel though really in expensive at about 130 euro room only. Breakfast is also a fairly expensive extra.

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Kuala Lumpur
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Despite being quite a well appointed hotel with pleasant staff, nice lobby and breakfast room for this category of hotel, a let down was with the 2nd bed in the room being a sofa bed that I really didn't learn to fancy much. To me, this make-shift bed, is too soft to give me a good night sleep. Again, for... More

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London
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This hotel's worst feature is its location with no local amenities. I walked quite far in one direction and failed to find any restaurant or even as much as a bakery. As other guests have commented the decor is ratherdated. Nonetheless it was clean and the reception staff were friendly, helpful and welcoming (yes even in France - this is... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This hotel is suitable for business being centrally located to Lyon's downtown business district. Accommodations are adequate though the facility definitely needs an update. The desk staff is multi-lingual and accommodating. In-room entertainment does not have much to offer the international traveler, though the internet connection was good. However, good dining choices are not located within convenient walking distance and... More

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22 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Staying in room 406 We have complained repeatedly that the guests above us are making far too much noise. Having been travelling and awake since 4am this morning I expect a quiet hotel after 10pm Staff are not trying hard enough I can hear kids screaming people running around upstairs. Stay away Rooms are basic Bar is understaffed Dogs are... More

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Jean-Louis J, Directeur général at Novotel Lyon Gerland, responded to this review
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Cher Client, Nous vous remercions de vos commentaires, que je vais partager avec mon équipe. je suis désolé que des... More

San Diego, CA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed here for one night as part of a Trafalgar tour. Unfortunately, a member of our group had her purse stolen in the breakfast room. A man acting as a tourist unable to speak the language distracted while another person came and took her purse. This, or course, was very traumatizing for her! It is important to watch out... More

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Caroline C, Responsable réception at Novotel Lyon Gerland, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Than you for your comments. We wish to add that you travel with a tour operator, in this case the guide is automatically informed and reminds to his group that you should not leave at sight and unattended personal objects in a public place as our restaurant, our hall... Furthermore, on every table in the breakfast room, we... More

Houston, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This hotel is located a bit out of the way for the tourist sites we visited. Good thing we were on a tour and had a bus to chauffeur us around. Clean and good breakfast. My friend was never able to connect to wifi.

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Address: 70 avenue Leclerc | Lyon Cedex 07, 69363 Lyon, France
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Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Lyon Gerland 4*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#18 Luxury Hotel in Lyon #23 Family Hotel in Lyon
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Novotel Lyon Gerland is a 3 star hotel close to the city centre of Lyon and the major transport routes. With 600 sqm of conference space, the hotel is an ideal venue for meetings, conferences and conventions for anywhere between 2 and 250 people. Whether on business or leisure, you can take advantage of our swimming pool, fitness room and terrace area. Our contemporary and convivial Novotel Cafe restaurant offers an original and varied menu. Undercover pay parking is also available at the hotel. ... more   less 
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