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College Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5 Place Saint Paul, 69005 Lyon, France (Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine)
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Ranked #57 of 168 hotels in Lyon
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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Cairo, Egypt
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent the weekend at this hotel based on the recommendation from friends. The hotel theme is interesting, and its location excellent, being in the old town within walking distance from restaurants, bars, and sit es. My experience was however quite negative. Though staff were friendly, they lacked professionalism. The hotel air conditioning system was not operating during the whole... More

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hotelscollege, Responsable relations clients at College Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. It is true that we had a problem with the air-conditioning but all has been fixed. It is a shame that happened during your stay. We hope you enjoyed Lyon anyway and should you care to retry the experience, we would be more than happy to welcome you. More

Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The College Hotel is my dream come true for a simple, cheerful, functional and perfect hotel. The rooms are a crisp white, from the pleasing bedding to the shining floor. The big windows open to the fantastic rooftops of Lyon. From the moment I walked in I felt uplifted. Other hotel proprietors should take a lesson from the way the... More

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hotelscollege, Responsable relations clients at College Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks. We have passed them on to the team at the reception. We hope to welcome you back to soon. More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Brilliant location right in the old town and surrounded by many bars and restaurants. The school theme throughout the hotel always gives you something to look at and appreciate. Breakfast is great and can be taken up to the large and fun roof terrace. Simon is a terrific person, nothing is too much trouble and his knowledge and enthusiasm for... More

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hotelscollege, Responsable relations clients at College Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks. We have passed them on to Simon and the team at the reception. We hope to welcome you back to soon. More

031397
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130 reviews 130 reviews
30 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Simon is fantastic! He seems to truly enjoy his job. (Give him a raise:) He made sure my daughters rollaway arrived promptly. It's very difficult to find a room for 3. We were given a room on the 6th floor. The room is very modern and clean. The bathroom is clean and large. The hotel has parking which is a... More

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hotelscollege, Responsable relations clients at College Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks. We are sorry to announce, that we cannot give Simon a raise as he is already paid too much ;-). Should you decide to come back to Lyon, it would be a pleasure to welcome you back. More

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

One of the best hotels that we stayed in our entire three week trip of Spain and France - would strongly recommend !!! Very tastefully done n a school theme with Bolsheviks kept at the reception...benches for breakfast , blackboard behind the TV in the room , old school pictures hung in the elevator - shows the owners passion and... More

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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The College Hotel is a really lovely place to come back to after sightseeing during the day. It is also an ideal base for exploring Lyon. We loved the quirky, school-based decor and the delicious breakfast. The staff was always friendly and helpful, particularly Simon at the front desk with his many hints on where to eat, how to use... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

After driving for 14 hours and covering almost 900 miles we discovered this quirky hotel in the heart of Old Lyon totally by chance. The hotel is minimalist with all rooms simply furnished and all walls, floors and ceilings painted white. The designers/owners of this hotel certainly had a sense of humour; either that or they have fond memories of... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The trip was booked for us by a company that we were visiting nearby. The location could not be better, we took the Rhonexpress into town from the airport, then a couple of metros and a delightful stroll through the old town to the hotel. Its easy to find, the location is great for business connections but also for a... More

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hotelscollege, Responsable relations clients at College Hotel, responded to this review

We are keen to thank you for the time you took to share with us your opinion about your stay in Collège Hôtel. The satisfaction of our guests is essential for us, it is with a real pleasure that we read your enthusiastic comments on the schoolboy vintage style and the services we offered you. We hope to have the... More

Teresopolis, RJ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The different (school) decor is interesting and quite spartan. Location couldn't be better. Only had problems with the slow shower drain. Everybody very nice and helpful. Underground parking is pretty close and large.

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annie m, Responsable relations publiques at College Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We were delighted to read you enjoyed our location. We sincerely apologize for the slow shower drain during your last stay; we are working on this water pressure issue. Hope you will give us a new opportunity to welcome again you at Collège hôtel. Best Regards. More

Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Stayed in this quirky school-themed hotel for a weekend with the family in the summer. We booked 3 room and were upgraded. Our rooms had an amazing view of the old town (all windows in the room had a fabulous views). The room deco is rather special to my point of view but my husband seems to adore it. It's... 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:4 star — College Hotel 4*
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#21 Luxury Hotel in Lyon #35 Business Hotel in Lyon
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Hotel Le Collège has a great location in the heart of the old city, on a UNESCO-listed site. Have a unique stay in a hotel offering a traditional school-theme decoration concept. The Collège features bright rooms with a modern and sleek decoration. Each offers a flat-screen TV. Hotel Le Collège offers a bar, a meeting room and a terrace. Each is decorated so as to remind you of a traditional school. With a central location, Hotel Le Collège is the perfect choice for tourists visiting the many attractions of Lyons and business travellers visiting partners in the area. ... more   less 
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