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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 #62 of 156 hotels in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Derivatives Oslo, Norway
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  • Location
    4 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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Oslo, Norway
13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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155 reviews 155 reviews
50 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Plymouth, MN
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Only a couple of blocks from the Lyon train station, this hotel is a good accommodation. Our room was a corner oneon floor 2 and, while there was street noise mid-evening, it was quiet at night. The room was clean and comfortable; beds slept well. One item that could be addressed is mold on some of shower tiles. Staff nice... More

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Topsham, Maine
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119 reviews 119 reviews
19 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

It is hard to say what surprised me more, the condition of the hotel- heavily worn, the apathy of the receptionist- for three days, or the dreariness of the room. This hotel has taken a downturn since the glowing reviews. If you have business in the train station area then it may be convenient enough for you but it is... More

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Vilvoorde, Belgium
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Maybe we just arrived at the wrong time but I can't really see how this hotel deserves such a good rating by most reviewers. It's old, not quaint. In fact, it's more then just old, it's outdated (and a bit smelly in the lobby). The staff is unfriendly. Breakfast consist of old bread and yoghurt. First of all, the good... More

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163 reviews 163 reviews
42 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

I wanted a reasonable hotel for a few days, this hotel was great. Yes the room was very small but very clean and comfortable bed. Great breakfast buffet and reception staff was great. I would stay here again and recommend to friends. Only negative for guests was that the elevator was not working. I was fine, I did not have... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Great location. Its about a 10minute walk to the station and 15 minute walk to the city centre. Big sized room and amazingly hot shower. Staff were friendly enough but it was easy to navigate around on your own.

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Chicago, IL
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The hotel is located near the Place Carnot, not too far from the Perrache train station, some of the main shopping streets and about 1/2 mile south of Place Bellecour, one of the main squares and the location of the tourist office. The tram and metro stops are several blocks away. I had a car and appreciated the fact that... More

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Also Known As:
Du Simplon Hotel
Du Simplon Lyon
Address: 11 Rue Duhamel, 69002 Lyon, France
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Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon > Carnot - Gailleton
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #62 of 156 hotels in Lyon
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Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel du Simplon 2*
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