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Hotel du Simplon

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   11 Rue Duhamel, 69002 Lyon, France (Carnot - Gailleton)
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Ranked #53 of 189 Hotels in Lyon
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All historical places of interest are in 2nd and 3rd areas (arrondismants). The hotel is comfortable: nice equipped rooms, good decorated. Breakfast could be better but ok (10 EUR). Hotel is good located to reach everything you'd like to visit in Lyon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for five nights in a superior room. It was spacious, with a good sized bathroom and air conditioning. The hotel is traditional with a friendly feel. The staff were very pleasant and helpful, going out of their way to find us information on restaurants etc. The location is excellent for sightseeing, with trams, metro and buses all close... More

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Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
24 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so pleased to be able to close the windows to the city noise (not that the hotel is in a noisy location, it's just what happens) and turn on the air conditioning. In summer many of these older hotels are stifling hot. My room on the 2nd floor was tiny, and the bathroom even smaller, but for a... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is an old-fashioned (in the nicest possible way) hotel in a good location near Gare Perrache in Lyon. Excellent value for money, comfortable, air conditioned, friendly staff and a decent breakfast. Lots of restaurants nearby. Very quiet for a city centre hotel.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Having stayed in another hotel in Lyon of similar price and with a higher ranking on trip advisor - I was a bit mystified. The location is first rate - very handy for Perrache station but none of the seediness of some locations nearby - and very short walk into the heart of Lyon. The downstairs has much old world... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Typically French, simple, clean & well appointed rooms. Good value breakfast, very friendly & helpful staff. Excellent location close to Gare Perrache which made journey from airport smile & straightforward. Handy for all sights. Would recommend.

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Oslo, Norway
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Me and a friend needed a place to sleep on our way to Spain and found this nice hotel by coincidence. the room was ok, but not the most comfortable bed. For one night it was ok, but I would not stay here for a week.

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portsmouth UK
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58 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This 2 * hotel is well located, close to Gare Perrache and a 10/15 min walk to Place Bellcouer. Spotlessly clean, friendly and welcoming staff and a good nights sleep in comfy beds. Our 'superior ' room was quite basic but contained all we needed. No tea/coffee facilities in the room however. Breakfast was €9 each and was adequate, but... More

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Yerevan, Armenia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I stayed in this hotel with my colleagues when we were in Lyon for a conference. Location of the hotel is great, there are many shops around, while the hotel itself is in comparably calm place. Hotel staff is very polite and helpful.

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Great location! Only few blocks from Place Bellecour. Nearest metro stations 1 block away and 1 block from Perrache train station. Very clean and cozy. Great water pressure and temperature in the shower. Wifi connection strong. Great value for the location. Our bathroom did not have mold and was very clean. The bed was very comfortable and amazing pillows. Regarding... More

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Address: 11 Rue Duhamel, 69002 Lyon, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon > Carnot - Gailleton
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Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel du Simplon 2*
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