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College Hotel

4.0 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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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 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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113 reviews 113 reviews
26 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Highly recommend. The hotel is slick and stylish - and very functional. The room was clean, well sized and the bed comfortable. The breakfast was just what you need - no fuss basics but all of a high quality. The service was excellent, particularly Simon the receptionist who was very helpful with a range of practical tips to get the... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Centrally located hotel in Vieux Lyon, close to St Paul and lots of bars and restaurants. The hotel is designed as an old boarding school with an eye for detail, like lockers to store your clothes. The rooms are completely renovated in blinding white and look very trendy. We had a very small room which smelled like wet plaster. Breakfast... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had 3 nights here in July/August and it is a good location from which to see Lyon,on the edge of the old town. Staff were professional except for a couple of ladies who preferred to spend their time at breakfast outside talking and smoking rather than helping guests. Parking is useful in the garage

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Our stay in this otherwise fine hotel was rudely disturbed by thefts from two different rooms; not connected. The odd thing was that we locked both rooms and took the keys with us. The doors were not forced so we fear that it was an inside job. The handling of the staff was unprofessional. No sympathy, no generosity. the patron... More 

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

We are very sorry about what you have been through during your stay with us. And of course, we are extremely upset about the events that occurred in our premises. Further to your comment about the alleged thefts, those have been dealt immediately by the hotel management as well as local authorities. The Manager in duty spent part of the... More 

Cairo, Egypt
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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 June 29, 2014

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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136 reviews 136 reviews
30 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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 

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Additional Information about College Hotel

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*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
College Hotel Lyon
Hotel Style:
#32 Luxury Hotel in Lyon

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