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Hotel Le Royal Lyon

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   20 Place Bellecour, 69002 Lyon, France
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Ranked #13 of 168 hotels in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed in this hotel before and love the hotel. This time I booked a suite, but I would not bother doing this again, although there were two bathrooms the sitting area is not inviting and the couch ( which is also a foldaway bed) is so uncomfortable . The breakfast room is lovely and so is the breakfast,... More

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Parksville, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice clean hotel overlooking Bellecour Square. Very helpful staff, walking distance of transportation and old town. Many good restaurants nearby. Tourist office is just across the road and FIFA quarter finals were shown on big screen in the square.

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70 reviews 70 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights here this summer. The room was beautiful - very old school. All of the staff was very helpful and accommodating. The concierge went out of his way to help us plan a day trip to wine country. The location is excellent - right in the middle of the city with many restaurants and nightclubs as well... More

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Austin, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The hotel is so charming and helpful. I locked my key in my room. They were happy to assist. The room was small but was just me so all was stay here. It is a wAlk to shopping. Great wine bars to relax in and across the bridge to you can into old lyon that is just over the top... More

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New York City
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

A long overdue review -- hubs and I stayed here on a trip from Paris through the Loire Valley to Lyon. The rooms were beautiful & the service impeccable. Everyone was super-friendly and helpful -- we had an issue with the rental car that we had gotten in Paris (a gas-guzzling boat) & the wonderful concierge spent half an hour... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay here... the suite we had was huge and very well appointed. Perhaps needing a renovation/makeover but it still retains enough of its character and charm with the lovely decor and the rooms are clean and have everything you need. The location is excellent, right in the thick of the action on Place... More

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Goult, France
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

An old hotel with a historical cozy ambiance. The staff seemed very unprofessional, though trying their best it seemed. The room was small but in good taste with a spacious bathroom. A small balcony facing the square. The air conditioning and sound proofing ok in the room. The bar was hot and stuffy and the breakfast room dark and uninviting... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We were very disappointed with our one night stay at Le Royal. First impressions were good - bellboy was quickly out to the car, removed the baggage and whisked it away to the garage (extra cost of €21 but well worthwhile). Receptionist was a little snooty, made a lot of fuss about the timing of our dinner table at the... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Second time visiting a M Gallery hotel and this experience was not so great as the first one. This hotel has seen better times and lacks some renovation. But it still keeps its character, the decoration is lovely and is clean. Plus, the location is great. Right in place Bellecour, meters away from the Metro and minutes walking away from... More

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Address: 20 Place Bellecour, 69002 Lyon, France
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Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Le Royal Lyon 5*
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Also Known As:
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Accor Lyon

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#6 Luxury Hotel in Lyon #10 Romantic Hotel in Lyon #11 Family Hotel in Lyon #15 Business Hotel in Lyon
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The Royal is an iconic establishment offering 74 rooms and suites, nestled in the heart of the city between the Rhone and Saone rivers. An exclusive address for travellers who enjoy the French art de vivre, discrete elegance and naturally courteous service. Feel at home in our Cote Cuisine dining room or in our Cote Bellecour lounge, for a civilised meal or beverage overlooking the Place Bellecour. (The Hotel is a member of the MGallery collection). ... more   less 
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