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Hotel Athena Part Dieu

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   45 Boulevard Vivier Merle, 69003 Lyon, France (Part Dieu - Bir Hakeim)
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Ranked #96 of 156 hotels in Lyon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Rooms here are of good size and average quality, typical of 3 star places. However, the location is the best selling point. It is located off the square outside the Part Dieu train station and across the road from a huge department store with lots of shops, supermarket and free wifi. A good place to connect to the rest of... More

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Bruges, Belgium
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38 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This seems to be like an upgraded two star hotel, at least the rooms are very small. The bathrooms have been upgraded and feel like a 3*. The location is very convenient, next to the Part Dieu railway station. This is a business hotel, so the prices are relatively high for the comfort offered. I would only recommend this hotel... More

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Florence, Italy
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I booked with booking.com after viewing it was rated good on TA. Overall a good service, the single room is really small but is okay if you stay just one night. Breakfast is not included in the price (as stated), I appreciated it was already available at 6.00.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

The Hotel Athena was the only accommodation that I could find on short notice for a three day stop in Lyon. Having lived in the city a few years ago, I knew it was there and knew it was right next to Part Dieu station. The hotel was clean, the room very small and the staff were fantastic. Always had... More

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Devonshire, Bermuda
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Where to start? The only entrance is accessible to taxis and buses. Finding the parking lot access took 30 minutes. We parked for 30 minutes and were chafed over over night parking. In no particular order: thin towels, toilet running non-stop, flashing red sign outside window stating that rooms were available for €58 per night (not true) so had to... More

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Windsor, Canada
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52 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I needed a short stay in Lyon for train connection. The hotel is excellent in that aspect being directly connected to the Gare Part Dieu. Other than that the hotel needs some care for cleanliness. The price was very affordable so it was a plus.

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Hong Kong
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

As stated in the title, the hotel looked very old and the bed sheet looked super-dirty. However, it's close to Part-Dieu and it was cheap and the wifi worked miraculously well in my room, so I guess I shouldn't complain. But honestly it's very unlikely for me to return to this hotel. The room was a little smelly and dirty.... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Normally French hotels are overpriced for what you get. Not so with Hotel Athena. They were running a summer special for July for about 58€ or $75 a night. The hotel is basically connected to Part Dieu train station and let's out into the street where you can catch the tram. Very clean, air-conditioned, helpful and friendly staff, renovated bathroom,... More

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Vienna, Austria
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

As many others, I booked this hotel as it is close to the train station. I payed 110 EUR per night for a single room. For this amount of money, the room is far from good. It had very old carpeting, a broken lavatory (water was leaking), the hardest matrices that you can imagine, and these old quilts covering the... More

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Aussie in Scotland
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Great location right next to the train station. The room was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Five minute tram ride or a 20 minute walk from the city centre, however there is excellent shopping and eating right on the doorstep of the hotel if you don't want to do the walk or go to town. Service was also excellent. We... More

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Also Known As:
Athena Part Dieu Lyon
Athena Part Dieu Hotel
Address: 45 Boulevard Vivier Merle, 69003 Lyon, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon > Part Dieu - Bir Hakeim
Bar / Lounge Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #96 of 156 hotels in Lyon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Athena Part Dieu 3*
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