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Hotel Du Helder

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   38 rue de Marseille, 69007 Lyon, France
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Ranked #132 of 156 hotels in Lyon
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Hudson, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good location, walking distance to the center of the city. Lyon is very old and beautiful. Had trouble with "my french" and the hotel workers... but we ended understanding each other. Very clean, good shower... nice triple room.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

There was a statement which could lead to misunderstandings of the breakfast, where initially I thought they provide breakfast but happens to be they don't.. There were no iron and iron board too which is not good for people traveling which requires self ironing of clothes..

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

stayed 3 nights ...very good deal booked online, Reception staff all very good, bit of a rough area but we had no problems even walking back at 11pm, Pretty good location, room small but a huge deep bath with plenty of hot water, no complaints, never had breakfast there, would stay there again if the price was right

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russia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
39 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I had a double room, very closely. TV only had French programs. Cleanliness was in full grain size. My room faced the courtyard, unfortunately the track kitchen, because it smelled a little, but very quiet. Some refurbishment, the rooms were. My room had a bathtub. Unfortunately there were no pillows, only a long roll. Breakfast was simple but sufficient water.

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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

I booked this hotel before reading the reviews and nearly cancelled.... We stayed one night. It was adequate for one night, but for a longer stay we'd have booked somewhere closer to the sights. the location was good for us as we had a River Cruise booked and it is close to Quai Claude Bernard where the ships dock. We... More

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bodrum
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013 via mobile

Reception is welcoming. We stay at two differnt rooms and they both was facing to back court yard , but Guest weare opening their Windows and all the noise travel throug other rooms, couldn't sleep. It was a good deal but not a long stay. Location looks rough but we did not have any problem. By the Hotel to Walker... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Saw bad reviews of this place and was dreading staying there, but found it perfectly pleasant. I didn't pay to stay here out of my own pocket so won't comment on value for money. Room was basic but a decent size & clean. Area of town seemed perfectly normal, not scary/grimy as suggested - I walked back at 4.30am with... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012 via mobile

Dated and in a dodgy part of town but within walking distance of everywhere. Breakfast was nice but rooms and bathrooms poor. Uncomfortable beds and housekeeping didn't always show up. If on a tight budget and not fussy then it's ok otherwise avoid if at all possible

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Lyon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

the external view of the hotel is good in the hall as well and if you go during winter the room too.... probably in the past was a great hotel but now:no air conditioning,no fan,casual hot/cold water,no frigo bar,old/sagging matress and tho location is not too far but in a bad aerea of lyon!

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

It was so terrible!!!!!!! Very little room - only for 2 bed. And money, lap top, photocamera, dress and all cosmetics were stolen from our room. There wasn't any help from hotel service in this situation - neither free internet to connect with friends nor free telephone calls!!!!

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Additional Information about Hotel Du Helder

Also Known As:
Du Helder Hotel
Du Helder Lyon
Address: 38 rue de Marseille, 69007 Lyon, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #132 of 156 hotels in Lyon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Du Helder 2*
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