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Hotel Le Royal Lyon - MGallery Collection

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stayed two nights at the Hotel Le Royal Lyon. The location on Place Bellecour is terrific.....easy walking to all parts of the old city, easy access to the Metro, the best/friendliest Tourist Information office we've been to in years is 60 meters from the from door of the hotel, VERY nice room, L'Institute Paul Bocuse is located in the... More 

Thank NewYorkCity13
Paris, France
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The personnel was extremely friendly and helpful, location is perfect and rooms very nice and spacious. If anything, I would recommend that the breakfast room table could be slightly larger. All in all, value for money is very good.

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Ghent, Belgium
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135 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

5 star hotel with everything you expect in place, marvelous location, some rooms have a great view. Downside is the restaurant, closed on Monday and if you don't have a reservation you have no space. Breakfast is basic. Staff is friendly.

Thank BARTVDB100
Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

amazing location, beautiful rooms and hospitality beyond! Would stay here again and again! Delicious breakfast, comfortable beds, dreamy bathrooms and nice linens. Hotel personnel arranged our ride to Paul Bocuse for an extraordinary dinner! Bravo !

Thank elliemfitz
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We booked a circular junior suite and it was perfect. A view in every direction over the square and to the river. The furnishings are quite beautiful and service everywhere in the hotel is excellent. Thank you Jerome at the front desk for your patience and kindness. The breakfast room is quite lovely too. Probably the nicest in France. Please... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is my second stay at Le Royal Lyon. We stayed in a JR Suite on the 5th floor. The room was comfortable. I did not like the bathrooms. The suite had two bathrooms. Both were in need of renewal. The bottom of the bathroom doors were rotted perhaps from water damage. There were spots on the vanity that were... More 

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BARBARA C, Director of Sales at Hotel Le Royal Lyon - MGallery Collection, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your feedback. Please be assured that we have immediatly brought your comments to our staff to ensure that a similar situation does not occur in the future. I have the pleasure to confirm that some bathrooms need a refurbishment and that a renovation is planned. We will be happy to welcome you back... More 

Morpeth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in this charming old fashioned hotel in a lovely city. Our room on the 5th floor a bit shabby chic and maybe needing a bit of decorating, wasn't large but very quiet, clean and comfortable. A balcony to walk onto to view the Square below. We found the staff helpful and polite, didn't manage to have... More 

1 Thank Collybean
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

The Hotel Royale is affiliated with the Institut Paul Bocuse (one of the top culinary and hospitality training schools) and students train there. But do not expect a modest performance; the service, the rooms, the food are all very good. The hotel is well decorated, although some of the areas show some wear. The breakfast food is a large buffet... More 

1 Thank Herbert M
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is our second visit. Our first in May when we were upgraded to a junior suite. The rooms are very adequate but the suites have more living space and a bigger toilet with a separate shower. The reception is very efficient and was helpful in booking restaurants and arranging for taxis.

Thank Mrs G
Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Beautiful property wonderful rooms great breakfast a bathroom that had its own shower and tub staff that were very accommodating and room service for dinner one evening wine included was €56. Shopping just across the street with restaurants and Braasere.

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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 

Additional Information about Hotel Le Royal Lyon - MGallery Collection

Address: 20 Place Bellecour, 69002, Lyon, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
Price Range: $187 - $465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Le Royal Lyon - MGallery Collection 5*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
Sofitel Lyon
Accor Lyon
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Lyon
#15 Luxury Hotel in Lyon
#18 Business Hotel in Lyon
#18 Romantic Hotel in Lyon
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“Ask if bathroom is newly renovated.”
 of 5 bubbles ToneLoc66, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Junior Suite 402 has wonderful views of Place Bellecour”
 of 5 bubbles LEE018, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room facing the river and preferably on the 5th floor - beautiful vies, private Parisian style balcony”
 of 5 bubbles JillS601, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They have a few rotunda like suites not that much in price more than other rooms Worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles Avidtraveler919, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room overlooking the Place Bellecour...”
 of 5 bubbles RickBrosseau, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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