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Globe et Cecil
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   21 rue Gasparin, 69002 Lyon, France   |  
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Ranked #65 of 191 Hotels in Lyon
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“what a lovely hotel.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Just got back from a weekend in Lyon, the hotel was very comfortable and the staff were so friendly. What I especially liked was that breakfast was between 6am - 10am so no need to get up at the crack of dawn! We were able to visit 3 chateau and sample the Beaujolas in each, well worth doing you do not need to book to go there and they welcome you and you can buy a good bottle of wine for 5e - 7e. Well recommend visiting the area at this time so you can experience the Beaujolas neauvue weekend

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 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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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Sacramento, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

This was one of the high points to our 5 week France vacation. The hotel was centrally located, rooms exceptionally large and updated, with a friendly front desk !! We really enjoyed the corner room, good breeze and view. Bed was one of the most confortable of our trip. Will stay there again.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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Alberta, Canada
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
21 hotel reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Just happened to checking TA reviews for the Globe and Cecil for a friend, and decided to write this note to agree 100% with Murry 08's review. Although we stayed at the Globe et Cecil April 2010, unfortunately, I omitted to write a review at that time! We were also booked in by a business associate, we had a lovely front corner room on a higher floor and found that everyone at the hotel was delightful. We enjoyed breakfast every morning. Madame who looked after the breakfast room was charming. The Globe et Cecil is in a great location for exploring the historic centre of Lyon. Lyon is a safe city for a woman to explore on her own, and safe enough to carry a purse. Speaking French, I thought Lyon and the hotel were lovely places to visit for a few days.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

My husband daughter and I recently stayed 2 nights at this lovely hotel. We used our Rick Steve's book. Had no reservations and walked in last Sunday. We were warmly greeted and checked in to a lovely double room with our college age daughter across the hall in a small room with bed and shower. We loved it here. Everyone very friendly and would return in a heartbeat. Front desk knead knows city and can recommend restaurants and other information. Highlyy recommend

Room Tip: We were at front of hotel. I liked that.elevator very fast
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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Bradenton, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

This was a real disappointment. Our welcome was an extended speach about how expensive the public parking was. It should have been a beautiful hotel but the maintenance was poor and the staff was not welcoming. I was locked in the bathroom our first day when the door handle fell off. After a fuss the desk changed our room without an apology. We knew we had a new room because we found the key on our bed. Our new room had a towel rack that fell off.

We were never made to feel welcome. We noted a very stern looking managerial type woman who ignored us and everyone appeared scared of her. This could explain the staff's less than warm approach. The location was great and the price was very fair. If they only had better customer service and maintence, it would be a great operation.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
260 reviews 260 reviews
51 hotel reviews
Reviews in 77 cities Reviews in 77 cities
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

We were booked into this hotel via my husband's company. I popped onto Trip Advisor and read all the reviews, so had a great deal of trepidation about it. We couldn't have been more pleased. The location is fabulous with easy access to historical parts of town; in between both rivers; shopping district. Our room was on the 3rd floor, front corner and I can see where it would have been noisy had the weather been warm enough to open the windows. As it was, it was quite quiet. The bed, linens and pillows could not have been better. The decor was great. And the staff? Absolutely welcoming--from those who spoke very good english, to the one who spoke very little. They were friendly, warm, and welcoming. The breakfast was limited, but still fresh and good. Perhaps someone in management there has been reading these reviews and made changes?
I know that when we are in Lyon again, we would stay here.

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  • Stayed March 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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Waldwick, New Jersey
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
51 hotel reviews
Reviews in 66 cities Reviews in 66 cities
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

My empolyer uses this hotel for visitors to their plant outside Lyon. More than adequate altough not outstanding.Room quality is fine. Breakfast is very basic with juice and breads. I would investigate other options in similar price range for future visits.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 21 rue Gasparin, 69002 Lyon, France
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Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#28 Luxury Hotel in Lyon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Globe et Cecil 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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