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College Hotel

3.5 of 5 5 Place Saint Paul, 69005 Lyon, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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44 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Hotel is having old college theme, inside room desks, bathrooms etc are college theme, the canteen below is like Benches, like classroom, Continental breakfast limited options. However location is wonderful, centrally located near to Metro atation & many tourist location. Many restaurants are right in front line.

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This hotel has wonderful atmosphere- it is decorated like an oldfashioned school. You eat in a classroom and sleep in a very simple room that you may have found in a boarding school. Nice,tidy and clean. Certainly a place i would recommend to somebody looking for something different. Right in the old town. The employees were also very friendly. Not... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Interesting concept, clean white and plain, basic rooms. Everything is a little run down. The location is perfect but what the 4 star rating is based upon, remains unclear. The breakfast is nice, but the breakfast room is tiny and uncomfortable.

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Napa, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We had planned on staying here four nights. Had called one hotel and they were booked and the College Hotel was given as a recommendation. It was also in our tour book. The outside of the building says FOUR STAR, but honestly I don't know how they figure that out anymore! The reception area was messy. There were stacks of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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217 reviews 217 reviews
70 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The College Hotel is a boutique hotel based on the theme of "school". The hotel is located in a converted school building, and has taken the buildings origins to its heart. The rooms, lobby and breakfast room all have different school twists to them, which make the hotel quirky and fun. The rooms are modern and simply furnished, but are... More 

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Lyon, France
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We are a group of 32 Australians touring around France and had the pleasure of staying at the College Hotel in Lyon. The decor was quirky but fun and kept with the theme of school life. The location of the hotel was ideal but the most amazing aspect of this hotel is its staff. The reception staff was exceptional and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I am seriously conflicted about this hotel. It has a French four-star rating, but what earns you such a rating? Certainly, it is probably the best-located tourist hotel in Lyon, in the heart of the old town right beside - in the best sense - the terminus of a trolleybus that crosses the river into the centre every ten minutes.... More 

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40 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The hotel is well situated for exploring Vieux Lyon and easy to reach by trolley bus from Part Dieu railway station. The reception area rapidly introduces the visitor to the old-collège concept: fading exercise books, educational drawings, school desks etc. I particularly liked the old school photographs in the lift. Our room was perfectly adequate but I would have expected... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If this had been a B&B or a 2* Hotel, we would have considered it a good find, but as a 4* Hotel? I don't know how it was given this rating. Our double room was small and the bathroom supplies you with little more than a tiny 2 in 1 body/hair wash and a bar of soap. Buffet breakfasts... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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20 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Stayed 2 nights in early May 2013 (not 2014 - but it's taken me a while to get round to writing reviews from that trip). We decided on a Troisième Cycle (Post Graduate) room because we were only had a couple of days to spend in Lyon en route to other destinations and were attracted to a room with views... More 

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Address: 5 Place Saint Paul, 69005 Lyon, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon > Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — College Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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