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Review of Mercure Lyon Centre Brotteaux

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Mercure Lyon Centre Brotteaux
Ranked #77 of 193 Hotels in Lyon
Geneva, Switzerland
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44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“It's super 3 star hotel but not 4..”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

It's very well located, no worries for that. It's clean hotel but small room. Somehow, for a 4 star there should be a concierge and a proper lobby...there is noo bath robe or room slipper and lift is super small. but in same, you get what you paid for. therefore, I can't complain for the price I paid, 110 $ per nyt. So , I would say it's a super 3 star hotel.

Room Tip: get a 4th floor if u wanna avoid the vehicule noises.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 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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3 Thank Chakdole
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2012

We stopped at the Mercure Lyon Brotteaux as a family on our way back from Christmas in the Alps. The hotel was easy to find, with simple access from the motorway around Lyon. The welcome from the charming receptionist, Emilie I think, was particularly friendly and warm. The rooms were perfect - a good size for a French hotel, with a well-designed bathroom and a comfortable sitting/working area. For families, the Accor chain is currently doing an offer with a second room at half price, a big plus for a family of five like us.
The hotel is just a short walk from a metro stop that takes you straight to the centre of Lyon. We took the line to Place Bellecour which was ideal for a visit to le Vieux Lyon.
The beds were VERY comfortable and even though our room overlooked the boulevard the traffic wasn't a problem thanks to the excellent double windows.
Breakfast was good with a fine selection although, as coffee lovers, we were a little disappointed by the weak hotel coffee - but that's nothing new.
There's also an excellent restaurant, La Brasserie des Brotteaux, just opposite the hotel, along with a wide range of restaurants in the surrounding neighbourhood.
This hotel is one that we shall definitely return to on our next trip to Lyon.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Ianburley
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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012

Fine hotel for what we needed: a place to stay mid-transit to Paris. Parking just across the street, free in the evening so very convenient.
Staff friendly - one spoke English fluently and the other didn't at all. The one who could speak English gave us good dinner recommendations.
Room clean and very modern. The purple/blue lighting is a bit weird (feels like it's to deter junkies but it's just a design choice). Bathroom clean and fine.
Business centre is fine but it takes ages to login, so don't be in a hurry to check your emails or facebook.
A few streets away is a laundromat and convenient store, handy if you need to do some washing and pick up a few things.
Didn't stop to see any sights in Lyon, so not sure about proximity to attractions, but I assume lots of people use this as a transit hotel and it's perfect for that.

  • Stayed August 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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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank SydneyFolk
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Delft
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42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

Very nice rooms and good breakfast. It slso has free Wifi, but only for the first 4 hours that they can do much better. The hotel is in a quit and nice area, 20 minutes walk to the old centre which was oke for me.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 4 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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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank dmvangelder
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St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2012

I stayed in this hotel for 3 nights in August, 2012. It is a very nice hotel, very clean. I was lucky to get one of the executive suites and it was awesome. Nice big bathtub and a separate shower. Mini fridge with complimentary drinks and a coffee/tea maker in the room. I also loved that the windows opened out onto the street so I could people watch. Bed was very comfy also. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They all speak English pretty well and went above and beyond to help me with everything I needed. It is in a very nice location too, very close to the metro and buses. Would definitely recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 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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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Guinevere B
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tombast, Directeur général at Mercure Lyon Centre Brotteaux, responded to this review, October 11, 2012
Dear Customer,

We deeply thank you for your comment and are delighted that you had an excellent stay in our establishment.

I shall not miss to transmit your message to my Team !
In the pleasure to welcome you again in our hotel!

Cordially.

Paule DANIEL - General Manager
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Cleveland, Ohio
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

The hotel is walking distance from Part Dieu - the major train station in Lyon where most of the out of town trains come in. It also has a Velo bicycle rental location right outside. The rooms are small as expected in Europe. The bathroom was clean and functional. There is free wifi which times out after 3 hours of use but you can reset it by logging in again.
There is decent breakfast (express and full) at reasonable price. The staff members are very polite, helpful and speak good English.
The negative is that it is a bit far from the old Lyon where all the sights and restaurants are but the bike rental or public transport are excellent so not really much of a problem.

Room Tip: Rooms that face the back have windows that look right into neighbors' apartments. So try front...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 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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2 Thank Neil M
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tombast, Directeur général at Mercure Lyon Centre Brotteaux, responded to this review, October 11, 2012
Dear Customer,

We thank you for having taken time to send us your message.

It is always with the real pleasure that my Team, and I, let us discover very positive comments. They encourage us to maintain our efforts to satisfy always better our customers.
Still one thank you, and in the pleasure to welcome you again in our establishment.

Cordially.

Paule DANIEL - General Manager
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London
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213 reviews
171 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2012

Good news: hotel nicely refurbished, staff helpful and about 500m from Part-Dieu station, some historic features. Also air-conditioned, more or less.
Bad news: the room I had, on the 7th, was tiny. It was only me staying, with a couple it would have required some intricate planing to move around it since the bed was almost as big as the room and the logistics involved for a simple move from side of the room to the other would be considerable. Breakfast pricey, so had a croissant at the station instead. Nevertheless, I thought it was pretty expensive at c.120 Euro, for what it was.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ICE-Zugfahrer
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Property: Mercure Lyon Centre Brotteaux
Address: 112 boulevard des Belges, 69006, Lyon, France
Location: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon > Jules Ferry - Récamier
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#41 Luxury Hotel in Lyon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Mercure Lyon Centre Brotteaux 4*
Number of rooms: 59
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built in 1911 in a typically art nouveau style, the hotel stands opposite the former les brotteaux railway station which is a listed historic monument. It is next to the part-dieu tgv train station and the cite internationale, and just 5 minutes from the parc de la tete d'or. Its central location makes it an ideal base for a holiday or a business trip to lyon, the capital of the gauls. ... more   less 
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Holiday Inn Lyon
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