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“Good quality but slightly expensive” 4 of 5 stars
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Mercure Lyon Plaza Republique
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5 Rue Stella, 69002 Lyon, France (Cordeliers - Jacobins)   |  
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Ranked #89 of 190 Hotels in Lyon
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1 review
“Good quality but slightly expensive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

I stayed for two nights on a business trip and it was comfortable and functional. The staff were pleasant, but it was a small hotel, rooms were smaller than I would have expected for the cost and the shower was underpowered. A good standard hotel if a little uninspiring.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • 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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53 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

The title sums it up really. The rooms are a bit small but they have sat T.V for English news etc. You have to park in a public underground car park which can be a bit of a nuisance. Over all a good basic hotel

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

I recently stayed here whilst at a conference in Lyon at the Centre de Congrès. It was either a €15 taxi fare or with public transport 2 tram trips away. It is right in the middle of a shopping area and was only a 10 minute walk to the Old Lyon area. The breakfast was great - scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes lyonnaise, breads, cold meats, cheeses, croissants and other French pastries, cereals and yoghurts. The coffee was ok but Starbucks is better! The restaurant across the road was good, although they dont speak very much Englis and the staff recommended some other good eating places. The staff are very helpful and spoke English which was great. My room was a good size on the second floor and I could even see the Rhone river. I would certainly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed August 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Overall the Mecure Lyon Plaza Republique is a good hotel conveniently close to the Rhone river on the West side midway between Gare Part-Dieu and Gare de Perrache. Very close to Metro station Cordeliers, enormous amount of modern shops along the rue de Republique. We received good service from the front desk and housekeeping. The room was quite large for European standards, allowing 3 persons in a room. Large King size bed and a sofabed. The one window in the room opens and faces the outside staircase, thus no view. Room was quiet from the outside noise with the exception of the morning construction at the adjacent building. Did not utilize morning breakfast at 17.5 Euros per person. Just a warning, early breakfast in the area is limited to coffee, tea and pastries. If you are looking for cereal, juice, coffee, tea and pastries then I recommend the morning breakfast. I would stay at this hotel again if in the area.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

This hotel is located in the heart of the city and is great for walking everywhere--to Vieux Lyon (old Lyon), to the museums on the new side and just about anywhere. The rooms are indeed small (but all rooms in Europe seem to be small). The hotel staff was most accommodating and made reservations for us and suggestions of good restaurants in the area. Internet is free, if annoying to connect and the signal in our room wasn't very strong. If you pay for your reservation ahead of time, you'll get a better rate--but it is non-refundable!

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

A very small room. The hotel looks great from the outside and from the foyer, but then again it is just a mercure. Not sure I would stay here again for anything other than the location. Did I mention the room was VERY small.

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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Mercure Lyon Plaza Republique

Address: 5 Rue Stella, 69002 Lyon, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon > Cordeliers - Jacobins
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#41 Luxury Hotel in Lyon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Mercure Lyon Plaza Republique 4*
Number of rooms: 78
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Right in the heart of Lyon and the shopping streets of the Presquile, the Mercure Plaza Republique enjoys an ideal location just 10 minutes walk from Old Lyon. Nearby metro and buses allow you to reach other areas quickly and easily such as the historicsilk making area known as the Croix Rousse, the Part Dieu business district with its major shopping centre, and the Cite Internationale with the convention centre and museum of contemporary art. The hotel is completely non smoking. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Mercure Lyon Plaza Republique Hotel Lyon
Accor Lyon Plaza Republique

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