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Hotel du Simplon

#42 of 190 Hotels in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
11 Rue Duhamel, 69002 Lyon, France
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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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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere extremely central for good value so went with Hotel Du Simplon based upon the positive Tripadvisor feedback and good price. I've stayed all over the world from hostels to 4 star hotels and this was by far the worst hotel I've ever stayed at. Issues: Room Size - The so-called 'standard' double rooms are simply... More 

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Motueka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would highly recommend, room was compact but very clean, albeit and little dated. Reception staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful and would certainly stay again. Fairly well located to Tram station and Metro.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hello, We have stayed in the hotel for few nights. It is very clean hotel, they change your towels daily and clean your room. We have booked 2 rooms, one was good sized, and the other was a bit smaller and squished more than it should be. There is wifi in all the ares. The hotel is in very good... More 

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Wexford
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14 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

Received a warm welcome on arrival. Had booked a 'superior' room. The room was compact and clean. Decor a little shabby. Would stay again because of location and value. I'm still trying to figure out what was 'superior' about the room! Surely it couldn't have been the disposable plastic cups in the Bathroom! !

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hdslyon, Réceptionniste at Hotel du Simplon, responded to this review

Dear Dao, Thank you for this comment, and the "warm welcome". We try to do our best for our guests. The Superior room is bigger than a doble classic room, with a larger bed. We hope to see you again, for giving you an other superior room, that you will like :) Best regards Marion More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I was really happy with my stay here. Staff were incredibly friendly and went above and beyond to help. Location was great and the price was very reasonable. The facilities were also great. It was extremely hot whilst I was in Lyon and the air conditioning was fabulous!

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hdslyon, Réceptionniste at Hotel du Simplon, responded to this review

Dear Jessica, Thank you for this lovely comment. We are delighted to have satisfied you ! Our air conditioning, in all our rooms, refreshe our guest during their stay. We hope to welcome you again for a next stay. Best regards Marion More 

Milano
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Hotel Simplon is only 200 meters away from Lyon Perrache Station, on the so called Presqu'île de Lyon, the historical centre of the city. It's ideal to easily reach the central areas of the city, on foot or by metro. Very easy for train travellers, good for car drivers (the hotel offers its guests the use of a nearby garage... More 

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hdslyon, Réceptionniste at Hotel du Simplon, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We are happy to read that you like your stay at the hotel du Simplon. Thanks a lot for this nice comments, We hope to see you again, Best regards Marion More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We just returned from Lyon this weekend and stayed one night in this hotel. The staff is friendly and informative, the hotel room is small but pleasant. I notice many people complained about the small bathroom. We don't think its a problem though. However, they can improve the service by providing shower cap in this little bathroom. The location is... More 

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hdslyon, Réceptionniste at Hotel du Simplon, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Sir, Thanks a lot for this nice comment, we are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel du Simplon. We hope to see you again, Best regards Marion More 

Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Wellcoming and friendly staff, the room was simple but very quite and clean. We take also the breakfast for a good value. Excellent location close to the station Perrache. We will recommend this hotel to our friends.

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hdslyon, Receptionnist at Hotel du Simplon, responded to this review

Dear Madam, We are so happy to read that ypu take a good moment in the Hotel du Simplon ! Thank you for this comments, we try to make our best for guests enjoyement. Best regards, and hope to see you an other day Marion More 

Monroe, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Extremely unaccomodating! We booked a double room, and got a room with one queen bed and one very uncomfortable cot! Had a new room every night pretty much, and receptionists moved our stuff while we were out. The receptionists also let out pretty obvious sighs every time we asked for anything such as towels or help with our key. Very... More 

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hdslyon, Réceptionniste at Hotel du Simplon, responded to this review
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Madame, Comme nous vous l'avons expliqué plusieurs fois par email, vos clientes (car vous n'avez pas séjourné vous même chez... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a reasonably priced hotel in what is a fairly expensive "business-style" city. We were not happy with our room and they were kind enough too move us to a larger room. The location is near the centre of Lyon although not near the lovely old town part. Nonetheless it was a short walk into the centre from an... More 

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