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“Modern Luxury” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hotel Barriere Lille

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Hotel Barriere Lille
Ranked #2 of 108 Hotels in Lille
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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Modern Luxury”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2012

This is a great hotel, modern and luxurious without being too minimalist. The only disadvantage is that it is a 15minute walk from the centre of town and the air conditioning unit was not adjustable. The main restaurant is lovely, the food excellent, we recommend the tasting menu.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank TiddlesTrips
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Sylvie59777, Front Office Manager at Hotel Barriere Lille, responded to this review, December 22, 2012
Dear Tiddles Trips,

It was a real pleasure to welcome you to the Hotel Barriere lille and we are thrilled that you enjoyed staying with us!

We would like to thank you for these wonderful comments and congratulations for our services and specially for your recommendation on our restaurant “Les Hauts de Lille”

We look forward to welcome you again very soon; it will be a real pleasure to have another opportunity to welcome you.

Very sincerely,
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2012

Beautiful rooms, great staff, lovely food. Perfect breakfast range. I can only fault them on one thing and that is check in should be available before 15:00pm, this should be made earlier.
I had room service on both nights and this was adorable. The bread that comes served with it is to die for and the service is rapid. Could not be happier with my comfortable stay. Top marks on room decoration: neutral colours really are the way forward.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank ALmay_12
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Sylvie59777, Front Office Manager at Hotel Barriere Lille, responded to this review, December 22, 2012
Dear Almay_12,

It was a real pleasure to welcome you at the Hotel Barriere Lille.

We are thrilled that you enjoyed staying with us! We greatly appreciate any comments made by our guests and constantly strive to achieve the highest quality standards.

We hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you once again,

Yours sincerely,
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2012

Stayed one night in LIlle to do take in the market and Xmas lights. It's very close to the Eurolille station (we came in on the Eurostar from London) and about 10 easy walk into the old city. Everyone at the reception desk was most helpful and friendly. The room was large and well appointed with everything you would except for this level of hotel. Beds very comfortable. Great shower and good quality towels. We couldn't fault it in any way.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank wgoater
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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2012

The hotel is lovely, the staff were polite & I would recommend it highly if it weren't for the long wait we had for our room. We arrived late on Saturday afternoon & after waiting to speak to the desk staff were offered tea/coffee as the room wasn't ready. It still wasn't ready an hour later & we would have preferred to know that upfront as our time in Lille was limited. Our view from the 3rd floor was into an apartment block, but the room itself was very nice.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2012

A fantastic, friendly and super modern hotel.
Superb breakfast with lots of choice.
The superior room we stayed in was luxurious and so comfortable...and quiet!
Great location literally across the road from the Eurostar terminal and 10 minutes stroll into the main city centre.
We spent an hour in the casino and am certainly no casino aficionado, but it certainly seemed to have everything you need for an enjoyable (if not profitable!) time.
We'll definitely stay again.

Room Tip: If you can find a good deal on the superior room I'd recommend it.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank EAB10
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London, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2012

Hotel Barriere is ultra modern, opened only in late 2010. The site is not prepossessing - opposite the back entrance to Lille Europe railway station, on a busy road and half a mile from the historic centre of the city and a casino in the other part of the same building. But the hotel is extraordinarily comfortable. Our bedroom was the quietest we have stayed in anywhere in the world, whether rural or city or beach. No plumbing noises, no creaking floor boards, no noise from the neighbouring rooms, no noise of door shutting - just peace! The bed was large and comfortable, the whole room and the bathroom well appointed - the shower was walk in but my wife disappointed because she would have preferred a bath. Oh yes, one drawback - the free wifi was inordinately slow. Surely this sort of hotel should have fast broadband. Excellent buffet breakfast.but not very well managed. And a gourmet restaurant, though it was shut on Sunday evening..

Room Tip: Ask for one overlooking the back of the hotel - better view!
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank 73manor
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Sylvie59777, Front Hotel Manager at Hotel Barriere Lille, responded to this review, October 30, 2012
Dear 73manor,

Thank your very much for taking time to share your feedback following your recent stay at the Hotel Barrière Lille

I am delighted you liked our ultra modern building, with the quiet of ours rooms,

For your wife, do not hesitate to ask a bathroom at your reservation for your next stay to better meet your expectations

I noticed your remarks concerning a slowed free wifi and we will work working on a best flow internet.

I look forward for your next visit in Lille very soon.

Best Regards
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

Excellent hotel , we had a superior room No.715 , enormous bed and enormous bath . Little touches like free Evian each day, bed turned down at night. Umbtrellas if required.
Very extensive breakfast buffet and although we didnt eat there , we heard good reports of the dinners.

Its a 10 min walk from Eurostar Lille and maybe 15 mins from the Grand Place

Room Tip: All I can say is that our room 715 was close to the lifts
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank bWANA
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Sylvie59777, Front Hotel Manager at Hotel Barriere Lille, responded to this review, October 30, 2012
Dear bWANA,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent stay at the Hotel Barrière Lille.

I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and we met all your expectation of a great hotel. I am truly pleased to read that you had enjoyed the hotel, the breakfast and your room.

And my whole team felt really rewarded by your compliment.

I hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Hotel Barriere Lille soon.

With my Best Regards.
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Property: Hotel Barriere Lille
Address: 777 bis Pont de Flandre, 59777, Lille, France
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Location: France > Hauts-de-France > Nord > Lille
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 108 Hotels in Lille
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Barriere Lille 5*
Number of rooms: 142
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