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“Quite basic hotel but clean”
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Hotel Austria
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Hotel Austria
Ranked #18 of 25 Hotels in Saint-Etienne
Reviewed January 20, 2013

The exterior of the hotel is in the process of being renovated so is not a pretty sight at the moment. However, the welcome was warm and friendly. Although no problems were encountered during our stay I don't understand how the star rating has been changed from 2 to 3 but this may be due to the excellent breakfast and the facility to receive free Wi-fi as the rooms were really quite basic but clean. The bath was small and there wasn't a proper shower; just a hand held shower which makes hairwashing tiresome!
The staff were helpful and did their utmost to understand our French and to use their English.
There is a brasserie serving very reasonable food just a few yards away.

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  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

Stayed 4 days visiting family. Hotel is clean and reasonably comfortable without any touches of luxury. Room was fairly basic but functional and the bed was fine. Breakfast was a plus point with a good variety and choice. Staff spoke little English but were pleasant and welcoming. hotel situated at the north end of St Etienne with very little to reccommned it in the immediate vicinity. However the main tram line to the city centre is only 2 minutes walk and the journey takes about 10 minutes.
If you want to keep costs down and dont intend spending much time in your room this will do niecely. Free wifi in the rooms as well!

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 17, 2007

I stayed there for nearly 2 weeks and I was given a refurbished room.
The room was nice, calm, and well equipped. Internet is totally free.

Hotel staff is nice and helpful. Food & Beverages are not too expansive and very useful when you don't want to eat in a restaurant.

I recommend this hotel, I would stay there again.

  • Stayed: June 2007, traveled on business
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Reviewed October 15, 2017
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Room Tip: Demander les chambres les plus grandes
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  • Stayed: October 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 22, 2017
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Room Tip: à éviter , pour un 3 étoiles, pas clean , terrasse avec gobelets avec mégots de cigarettes
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  • Stayed: August 2017, traveled on business
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Reviewed June 25, 2017
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Room Tip: La literie est trop molle a mon goût. Absence de climatisation, et chambre donnant sur les Tram. Cha...
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Reviewed June 19, 2017
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Room Tip: Chambre coté opposé au parking public situé devant.
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  • Stayed: June 2017, traveled on business
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Additional Information about Hotel Austria

Address: 21 Place Massenet, 42000, Saint-Etienne, France
Location: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Loire > Saint-Etienne
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Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #18 of 25 Hotels in Saint-Etienne
Price Range: $77 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Austria 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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