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Cool & Bed
Ranked #8 of 60 Specialty Lodging in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

The hostel is clean, well equipped and very organised. You can have a good meal, a few drinks and sleep like a baby there. The staff are well informed about the city and very friendly and helpful. It was a pleasure staying there, thank you!

  • Stayed: March 2014
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Reviewed February 16, 2014

Cool&Bed is definitely a place I would choose to stay again. The hosts were so accommodating and genuinely attentive to each guest. They went above and beyond to help you and were so excited about life! The actual hostel was quite clean and well maintained. The kitchen facilities were nice, and the wifi worked like a charm. I was nothing but pleased with this hostel and would most certainly recommend others to stay here. I had the opportunity to meet extremely interesting people who were also traveling, and the atmosphere here was wonderful. It was a little bit beyond the center of town, but without a doubt it is worth it.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled with friends
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Reviewed January 12, 2014

met some really nice people at this hostel. great value, very clean and friendly and the only hostel in Europe where the wifi works brilliantly :) would definitely stay here again. highly recommended :)

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

Love Matthew and Pierre! They really bring their hostel to life and keep it entertaining. They're very knowledgable about the area and offered lots of suggestions and help. Matthew even offered to drive me to the train station... and ended up doing so twice due to the train strike. Tebo runs an excellent Thursday night pub crawl, and since he's a foodie and musician, you'll find yourself at a-typical brasseries and jazz clubs. There's a bus stop right outside and the metro is a 10 minute walk.

Stayed: December 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed December 15, 2013

One of the best hostels I've ever been to!! It's clean, the rooms are comfortable and the kitchen is equipped with everything you need! There's air conditioning in the main hall as well as in the rooms, and the staff is really friendly. If I go back to Lyon, sure I will book there again :)

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

Regarding rooms it's a very standard hostel. They do have some very large rooms though, with many occupants, not a problem for the most part, but one snorer will keep the whole lot awake! Wifi is everywhere, and they have some computers if you don't have a laptop. They provide breakfast which is great. Standard fare (cereals, breads, jams, etc), and breakfast is out until noon! They also sell some other food there as well, but if you prefer something else there are lots of small places in the area where you can pick something up. The customer service was very friendly!

It is a little out of the center though. you can walk into the center, but it takes around about a half hour (more or less depending on how fast you walk). So keep that in mind. There are public transportation options available though!

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

It is a wonderful place to plan your stay. The rooms are quite nice, beds are nicely kept and quite comfortable. The kitchen, bathrooms and dining space is very nice. It has one of the most friendly staffs and the location of the hostel is also quite apt. I enjoyed every moment of staying there and still wished that I could stay a little longer.

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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled on business
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Address: 32 quai Arloing, 69009, Lyon, France
Location: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
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Ranked #8 of 60 Specialty Lodging in Lyon

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