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Hotel du Simplon

#41 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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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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77 reviews 77 reviews
20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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
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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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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Challex, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

A real find! Especially for the welcome, which is warm, efficient, and extremely helpful). The service is intuitive (they've thought of everything, including a piano) and very flexible (eg. I use the breakfast room as a calm, comfortable place in which to write my news stories, when breakfast is over.) It also has a garage, which is a blessing in... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A avarage hotel for the price. I could not find anything bad or unusually excellent. Clean rooms, good breakfast, friendly staff so nothing to complain about but actually nothing to remember also. Good for one night not sure if I would stay there for longer but not sure why kind of blaaaaaah feeling about the hotel....

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Moscow, Russia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
37 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

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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