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Hotel Le Royal Lyon

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   20 Place Bellecour, 69002 Lyon, France
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Ranked #15 of 177 hotels in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful, stylish hotel. We arrived and were welcomed smartly, rather formal welcome but fine. Scenic suite booked however we were told there was no sofa bed for the kids... Which there was! Didn't matter booked another room anyway... Great position if you don't know Lyon and just want to walk out for a quick dinner as you're right in the... More

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BARBARA C, Director of Sales at Hotel Le Royal Lyon, responded to this review

Dear Stacey, Thank you for the great review of our hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. I confirm that we have only sofa in Junior suite. For you next stay, do not hesitate to contact me. We have preferential rates for families. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely. Barbara CARBONNEL Sales Manager H2952-SL@accor.com More

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel Le Royal is a stunning hotel in the centre of Lyon. The rooms are huge and the staff are very helpful, we're staying in luxury! It's also well located to restaurants, the rivers, shopping precincts and the old town. If you arrive with a car, the concierge will take it to a private car park for you, and there's... More

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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night at the Hotel Le Royal, which was a lovely stay. We booked one of the suites. The pricing wasn't bad for a suite in a central location in Lyon. The hotel has some stunning common areas, the breakfast was lovely, croissants unbeatable!! The room itself was generally pretty nice, it had 2 bathrooms and a balcony... More

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Patrick G, General Manager at Hotel Le Royal Lyon, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. As you noticed a refurbisment program is on, bathrooms and corroidors will be part of this program. Thank you for the nice comments on our breakfast. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel very soon! Sincerely, Patrick Gainnier General Manager More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spend about a week at the Hotel 5 years ago and when I went back with my adult daughter, we decided to stay there again. The location couldn't be better, right on the Place Bellecour with wonderful views and easy access to public transportation and fabulous restaurants. We booked a Junior Suite Rotonde with a king... More

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BARBARA C, Director of Sales at Hotel Le Royal Lyon, responded to this review

Dear Eckdish, We thank you for these magnificent comments. We were delighted to welcome you second time. See you soon, we hope for it. Kind Regards Barbara CARBONNEL Sales Manager. More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel met all of our expectations. The location is prime, right in the middle of the city and walking distance to everything!. The staff was very hospitable, helpful, and friendly. The room was clean, comfortable, and spacious for European standards. The hotel decor was excellent. We didn't get a chance to try their restaurant but there is no doubt... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your planning a visit to Lyon you may be tempted to stay in this centrally located hotel that also houses the Paul Bocuse cooking school. Don't. On arrival it was covered in scaffolding, the main elevator didn't work and the staff where about as pretentious as I've ever experienced in France, not even bothering to look you in the... More

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BARBARA C, Director of Sales at Hotel Le Royal Lyon, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. I am sorry to hear your experience did not meet your expectations. Please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. We have at the moment hotel's facade renovation until the end of october . It is not our habits to have so much of disfonctionnements For... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights at the Hotel Le Royal and had a wonderful stay. The staff was exceptionally nice and helpful. We got a suite which was huge and beautiful for the price. The king bed was very comfortable and the views of Bellecour Square were phenomenal. There were two bathrooms which were average but certainly adequate. You cannot beat... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

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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Cher client, Nous vous remercions pour cet avis sur votre séjour au Royal Hôtel Lyon! Votre satisfaction est une réelle... More

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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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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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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#8 Luxury Hotel in Lyon #10 Romantic Hotel in Lyon #10 Family Hotel in Lyon #13 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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