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Christchurch, New Zealand
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231 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This small hotel has an enormous amount going for it - especially the host, M. Olivier Maisonnasse, Manager and Owner. He is without doubt the stand-out host we have ever come across in all our travels. He greets all his customers cheerfully, checks on your day, provides recommendations, assistance and advice and does so with genuine interest in ensuring the... More 

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Calw, Germany
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place to explore Lyon. Several excellent restaurants in walking distance. Next to the hotel are a velo rental station and the tram station. Rooms are small but quiet and AC helps to cool down. TV with several programs. Very good breakfast with cereals, yoghurt, ham & cheese. However the difference to other places are the friendly owner and staff... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a 2 star hotel but with the enthusiastic greeting and help of the owner, Olivier, it rates 5 stars. The rooms are small but have all that you need. Beds are comfortable and there is air conditioning! And I feel certain if there was anything else you needed Olivier would try his best to provide. The hotel is... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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76 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The 'Hotelo' is a nice old building, right in the centre of Lyon. Parking is possible in the vicinity.. The rooms are rather small (nr 8) and nice. The staff was outstanding in helping us getting around the city. Good english explanation and really interested. Breakfast very, very good.. generous and nice quality, good products.

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Santa Barbara, CA
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay in Lyon at the Hotelo and feel so blessed to have found this gem based on the comments of other TripAdvisor reviewers. It is very well located, just on the other side of the parking garage and road from the Lyon Perrache station. To get to the hotel exit the station, walk down the stairs... More 

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Metz, France
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

We spent just one night in Hotelo and we were very satisfied. First of all the staff was very nice and helpful. As we checked in early, we couldn't go into the room right away. We left our car right next to the hotel while we got our luggage into the lobby, then drove the car into the private parking... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

After fifteen away from the city, our family needed a centrally located spot for one night - we found a gem! We reserved the family room and it had everything we needed for a one night stop, including a delicious breakfast. Everything about this hotel update speaks to great style and attention to detail. I hope it won't be another... More 

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Devonport, Australia
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

We had a family room which was spacious, clean and quiet. Walking distance to the shopping district and the old town. Given plenty of information including a recommendation for a great restaurant. Would highly recommend this hotel.

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Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Olivier singlehandedly demonstrates how service can make a 2 star hotel feel like a 4-5 star stay. The many chats we had with him made us feel welcomed to the city. The hotel has all the basic amenities one requires and is located a short walk from the old town and very close to the main station. Wifi was strong,... More 

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Stansstad, Switzerland
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47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We had two rooms for two nights at the Hotelo. It was perfect for us - quiet, cute, within walking distance of everywhere we wanted to go. The rooms are small, but the beds comfortable. The few small things that the rooms were lacking were more than made up for by the fantastic staff, especially Olivier. He had so many... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the hearth of the historical centre of Lyon, referenced at the UNESCO classification, the HOTELO hotel offer you 17 rooms for one to four person. The hotel has been totally refurbished and offer a smart decoration, a modern equipment and a personal service. All rooms are with air conditioning, equipped with flat screen TV and an access to canal+ and all the TNT channels. For your business trip you’ll be able to work on the working desk in the room and the free Wifi access will give you the opportunity to have a working and pleasant stay, at the same time. The central location of the property give you an easy access to all area of Lyon. Access to the subway, buses, tramway and train in less than 5 minutes will make that you’ll never be far from your meeting point and all the point of interest of Lyon. To start the day on the best way, the Hotelo is proposing a breakfast with croissant, bread, marmalade, honey, yogurt, cheese, fruit juices and a hot drink. Breakfast is served from 6h30 until 10h30. On the evening you’ll have the opportunity to discover the famous « Bouchon Lyonnais, that are less than 10 minutes walking distance from the Hotelo. Access to the HOTELO is really easy: From the Perrache station (train/subway/tramway) it is 5 minutes walking distance, go out on the Place Carnot side and go to the right on the Cours de Verdun Recamier. By car, always follow city centre than “86 rue de la Charite” than you are in front of the hotel. Upon reservation, the hotel is proposing a private secured car park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotelo

Address: 37 cours de Verdun Recamier, 69002, Lyon, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon > Carnot - Gailleton
Price Range: $76 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotelo 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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#13 Best Value Hotel in Lyon
#31 Business Hotel in Lyon
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