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Hotel Arena

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   17 Rue Marc Charras, 42000 Saint-Etienne, France
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Ranked #3 of 22 hotels in Saint-Etienne
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Breda
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

This is a nice hotel for a quick stop. The hotel is new and clean, they have 24 hours self check in service (although it wasn't really clear how to open the door), the breakfast was good (for French standards) but there was a lack of croissaints after we were finished. The shower is a bit small.

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loire valley
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

We needed a bed for the night as we were at a conference in Lyon and could not find accomadation in Lyon. The rooms and hotel was spotless. The beds comfortable and just loved the quilt, something that so many hotels in France do not have, I hate blankets. In all this hotel offers great value for money and the... More

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Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
41 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Spartan but clean, thin hard bed, one pillow each, skimpy pretty much on everything. It is not manned 24 hours, you can get in using a kiosk if you remember your confirmation no. and use the card you booked with. Secure parking, remember your room code as you will need it to unlock the gate if you need to get... More

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Brisbane Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

This hotel is out of the city but we chose it for the secure parking which was free. The room was clean & adequate but extremely hard mattresses - I had to fold the doona to sleep on as the bed was so hard. It is within easy walking distance to the bus to the city centre & also to... More

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home
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79 reviews 79 reviews
23 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

sitting in an ugly hypermarket zone of Saint Etienne, very far from downtown. As it's new it's room are not so bad but they're very basic. Not expensive.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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109 reviews 109 reviews
44 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2011

This hotel is located near the autoroute, but far enough away to not be disturbed by the noise. It is an ideal midway stop when travelling in east-west direction in France. The staff was friendly and helpful, the rooms were clean and the breakfast a bit better than one normally get at these no frills hotels.

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Address: 17 Rue Marc Charras, 42000 Saint-Etienne, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Loire > Saint-Etienne
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Free Parking
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Ranked #3 of 22 hotels in Saint-Etienne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Arena 2*
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