This hotel was a surprise to us. The entrance does not convey the charm and service that lies within. The room size was comfortable and exceeded our expectations and cleanliess was first rate, with an incredibly comfortable king sized bed. Furnishings were charming without being ostentatious. The hotel has the European charm that I prefer to the modern "could be in any city" type of chain. The breakfast room is both beautifully decorated and had the most lovely assortment of high quality choices as well as a chef who made perfectly prepared to order eggs/bacon. We were there in off season and feel that the value for our
cost was superb because breakfast was included.
My husband and I took full advantage of the central location to both do lots of walking but also to hop on and off bus, metro, etc. The main tourist office for the city is in the square directly in front of the hotel and we availed ourselves of the unlimited museum, transit and walking tours included in our city pass (a must to purchase). Again, the staff at the hotel
was always able to direct us to a proper bus stop and to show us routes to go directly to our
I have been in Lyon in what was considered to be a more highly rated hotel and would choose this again when I return. It is nicer to be treated as a valued guest with a sense of
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Royal is an iconic establishment offering 72 rooms and suites, nestled in the heart of the city between the Rhone and Saone rivers. An exclusive address for travellers who enjoy the French art de vivre, discrete elegance and naturally courteous service. Feel at home in our Cote Cuisine dining room or in our Cote Bellecour lounge, for a civilised meal or beverage overlooking the Place Bellecour. (The Hotel is a member of the MGallery collection). ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Sofitel Lyon
- Accor Lyon