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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 #67 of 156 hotels in Lyon
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4 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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Teresopolis, RJ
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
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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Turnhout, Belgium
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Near the beating heart of old lyon town, this hotel is situated in a central location. The hotel is managed in a College theme, well done. If you are looking for a good place to stay which is budget friendly in the more expensive town Lyon, this is a good choice. Staff is friendly, Wi-Fi is free, breakfast is served... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This is certainly a different type of hotel being on the site of a school. The whole theme is done ever so well with all parts of the hotel incorporating school features from the 'pommel horse' as the reception desk to the blackboard supporting the TV in the room. Staff are extremely helpful and speak perfect English. Location too is... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic location in Lyon old town, near to everything we wanted to see. Helpful and friendly staff who all spoke English (a huge benefit to us). Hotel is quirky and fun, themed around an old school/college building, lots of nice touches. Rooms are no frills but comfortable and clean with nice linen. Our room also came with wonderful views. All... More

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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Quirky and interesting hotel,bit strange at first to enter your hotel room and find school desks and lockers in your room,but then you realise it's a themed hotel and everything falls into place,staff were friendly and helpful and the breakfast was very good. The hotel is in a great location with plenty of bars and restaurants nearby but we didn't... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This former skool is now a hotel in a really good location. Walk across the road to a pedestranised street full of cafes, restaurants and tourist shops. The hotel is modern, the rooms we stayed in was not large but clean and comfortable and the breakfast was reasonable. Recommended

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We stayed three nights in Bellecour, went away for a couple of days and then came back to Lyon to stay at this hotel. The location is fabulous and we discovered a whole part of the city that somehow, we had completely missed on the first part of our trip. It’s a quirky and unusual place, with great communal areas... More

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Also Known As:
College Hotel Lyon
Address: 5 Place Saint Paul, 69005 Lyon, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon > Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#25 Luxury Hotel in Lyon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — College Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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