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Hotel Continental

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10 rue Francois Gillet, 42000 Saint-Etienne, France
Hotel Continental
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This hotel is in a small side road near St Etienne's busy centre. The owners were welcoming and very helpful. Our room was well fitted and clean. The bed linen very good quality, but towels a little on the small side! Parking can be booked ahead of arrival and provides a secure space for a small fee. We had not... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed here for 3 days at the end of July. The proprietors are very kind and caring. The hotel is in a great location close to most everything. We took a cab from the train station and it was about 10€. We had breakfast each morning and enjoyed the buns, croissants and yogurt. The gentleman will make as much... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The Hotel Continental is the oldest hotel in St. Etienne and offers great value for money. Very centrally located and very friendly service by the owners themselves. Parking in the courtyard available. Rooms are well designed with all ammenities. Our room (116) had a separate toilet, but was rather on the smallish side regarding storage space (esp if you stay... More 

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yorkshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

First of all many congratulations to Monsieur et Madame Vialeton for receiving the " Certificat d'Excellence 2014 " from Tripadvisor . Very well deserved. Brilliant little hotel in the centre of Saint-Etienne, immaculately clean, comfy bed with good bedding, nice bathroom and free wifi. The private parking is in the courtyard which you can access if you forgot something in... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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102 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I decided to opt for this small business hotel based on the trip advisor reviews and stayed for 3 nights for a work trip. It is what the reviews say: a good, clean and friendly hotel. I had the "tout confort" room. Keep in mind that this is not for the luxury set, but it was definitely clean and big... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

You can fairly call the Continental a no-frills hotel, but it provides good basic comfort, a good bed and supportive pillows, is clean and very welcoming. It also boasts some original design. The owner - he seems to work 25 hour days - offers a friendly welcome and is happy to talk to guests about the town, its history and... More 

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valbonne
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38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

A warm welcome and a comfortable, spacious modern room - just what we needed ! We took a room with two double beds (winner of a design award and shown on FR3 television), the big beds and bedding were super comfortable (for those who like firm matresses, crisp white bedlinen with large fluffy doonas) . The toilet was separate from... More 

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Sussex, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

At the time of writing this review all the recent reviews are in French, which says a lot about this hotel. It is situated down a narrow one-way street and it's very easy to drive right past. The hotel does have a small garage but if you drive straight on at the end of the street through the traffic lights... More 

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