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“Back several centuries: Theatrical dream in "old Lyon"” 4 of 5 stars
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Cour des Loges
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2, 4, 6, 8 rue du Boeuf, 69005 Lyon, France   |  
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Ranked #11 of 191 Hotels in Lyon
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“Back several centuries: Theatrical dream in "old Lyon"”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

A series of Italianate restored houses, clustered under a glass atrium, eclectic cultural decor, hidden gardens and treasures.
The team of concierge, and our favorite François, is first notch. They know the usual tourist needs and so much more: culture, artisans, curiosities, good deals, where to eat with the locals.
Ask and they will "get" you and provide you with a unique experience. This makes the difference. The location permits you to walk almost everywhere you wish to go.

Room Tip: Mention if you have difficulty climbing stairs, some rooms (very interesting) are on several levels.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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tischker, Propriétaire at Cour des Loges, responded to this review, January 21, 2013
François and the whole team of Cour des Loges are really pleased you liked your stay in Lyon.
We are looking forxard to welcoming you soon.
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Eeklo, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Pleasing hotel in "old Lyon";quiet room with all the amenities (wifi,refrigerator,safe),perfect location for visiting Lyon centre.The hotel around a covered patio in wonderfully restored old houses.Delicious breakfast buffet and very good dinner in starrestaurant "cour des loges" Concierge effective and special
mention for the quality and service of "café-épicerie",part of the hotel.Sole weak point:the "design" bathroom not so comfortable...

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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tischker, Propriétaire at Cour des Loges, responded to this review, December 6, 2012
We are delighted you liked your stay in Cour des Loges and we are looking forward to seeing you again.
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012 via mobile

Unique hotel and rooms in old Lyon. Expensive hotel but totally unique. Internal cloisters over seven stories with a glass roof. Interesting hidden gardens that nestle up the hill are worth seeking out.

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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tischker, Propriétaire at Cour des Loges, responded to this review, November 18, 2012
We are delighted you liked your stay in Cour des Loges and we are looking forward to seeing you again.
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Peacham, Vermont
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We traveled to Lyon for Valentines day 2012 and stayed at Cour des Loges as part of our Small Luxury Hotels membership. We found it wonderful, but also perplexing in some ways...

Wonderful:
- Concierge service... top notch! We were so well taken care of.
- Breakfast was delicious and many steps above what we expected from a complimentary service
- Their wine cellar and sommelier... we had a private tasting that was again complimentary. Superb!

Perplexing:
- Our room had a private entrance and patio, which would have been lovely any other time of year, but in February was cold and slightly inconvenient
- Our bathroom had a detachable shower head, but inside a jacuzzi... the sides were open which was awkward when trying to bathe. We ended up accidentally spraying water on the floor until we became more adept at its use.
- The worst was when we went to check-out. The woman at the front desk wasn't able to swipe our cards. Instead of letting us know that it was a problem with their internet connection (which apparently happens somewhat frequently?) she made us go to a close by ATM to withdraw cash for the entire weekend. This was embarrassing, and if we hadn't checked out with an hour to spare it would have made us miss our flight back home.

I would have given this 4 stars based on the rest of our experience, but our check-out experience drops it to 3.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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tischker, Propriétaire at Cour des Loges, responded to this review, November 18, 2012
We are glad your stay at Cour des Loges went well overall.
What happened during your check out is totally abnormal and we are going to take the necessary steps to avoid that this kind of incident ever happens again.
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

My husband and I stayed here for 7 nights during a 5 week driving holiday in France. The hôtel is in old Lyon and difficult to access by car so it is absolutely essential to contact the hôtel and get detailled instructions on how to access the street which is only accessible by coded control of a pop up bollard. Better still, don't drive there; take the TGV to Lyons and cab it the rest of the way, as driving in Lyon is a nightmare for a first time. Valet parking is €35 per night.

The hôtel is well located in the quiet part of the city in a converted building. We had a junior suite leading onto the garden which was very spacious with a comfortable bed, but I thought the furnishings and décor a bit tacky, certainly not to the standard of other luxury hôtels I have stayed in in France. The quality of the workmanship of the internal fit out was poor, and the finishings are faux; it's the only hôtel I have stayed in with grey baths and toilets, no doubt for the good reason that they are really ugly! The painted unicorn mural behind the bed just made me laugh! The bar is very expensive, so avoid it, and we didn't try the restaurant which is said to be Michelin rated as we had had enough of haute cuisine, and wanted to try the local bouchons, of which there were many, all reasonably priced. You Will however be close to all the sites of which there are many.

The best thing about this hôtel is the staff, particularly the best concierge I have ever encountered, an older gentleman who guided us by phone to the hôtel; I wish I had gotten his name to thank him personally as he was only there one night, but if you are reading this you know who you are, you're the best!

Room Tip: Expansive but very central. Best concierge in France
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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tischker, Propriétaire at Cour des Loges, responded to this review, November 18, 2012
This is kind of unusual to see our guests stay for seven nights in Lyon. We are pleased you took the time to discover our city.
But on the other hand, we are sorry that some of our decorations didn't suit you.
Gérard, our head concierge, and his team are glad you appreciated their advices.
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

From the moment I walked through the door everything was fantastic!! Gerard was so helpful and arranged some fantastic restaurants at very short notice!! Dining in the hotel was also a pleasure and the restaurants ambiance was something special. The cocktail bar was very relaxed and the staff were very attentive yet discrete. Can't recommend the hotel enough! I have previously stayed elsewhere in Lyon but will only be returning here. Many thanks for the exceptional service and a great stay. Greg Dublin

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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tischker, Propriétaire at Cour des Loges, responded to this review, November 11, 2012
As we can read earlier, sometimes clients happen to be disappointed in the hotel.
Such reviews as yours, just cheer us up.
Thank you very much and we are looking forward to seeing you again soon.
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Frisco, Texas, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We were put up at Cour des Loges by Auto Venture who arranged our time in Burgundy. After spending almost an hour trying to find the hotel (had GPS in the vehicle) I finally walked around until I found it down a street that didn't allow vehicles (except with a pass code from the hotel). The staff was good, helpful and pleasant. However, when we were taken to our room it was not at all up to our expectations. We had paid for a "Superior Room" and if this room was superior, I would hate to be placed in a regular room. We had been traveling in Europe for 4 weeks and this was our last night. Since the room was prepaid we had to stay. If it had not been prepaid we would have gone to another hotel.

Room Tip: Don't believe that a "Superior" room is going to be a nice room with a separate bath...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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tischker, Propriétaire at Cour des Loges, responded to this review, November 11, 2012
We do understand that our Venitian room (superior room) didn't meet your expectations.
If you had let us know your discontent and if we didn't have any other room available, then we would have send you to a hotel more fitted.
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Address: 2, 4, 6, 8 rue du Boeuf, 69005 Lyon, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Lyon
#6 Luxury Hotel in Lyon
#6 Family Hotel in Lyon
#6 Romantic Hotel in Lyon
#9 Business Hotel in Lyon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Cour des Loges 5*
Number of rooms: 61
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cour des Loges hotel is one of the finest jewels in Lyon's old town. Its Renaissance courtyard, home to the Loges Michelin-starred restaurant, 61 rooms and suites, the hanging gardens, the Pure Altitude Spa... Whether for romance or gourmet delights, on business, for a shopping or cultural break, treat yourself to an exceptional stay in Lyon. ... more   less 
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