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Auberge de Jeunesse de Vieux Lyon

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Paris, France
Reviewed 15 April 2014

I stayed in the hostel several times, and it was great, a beautiful view, big kitchen and nice shared spaces to meet with other travellers. The price probably is the best in the city and the location is very close to the main attractions.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Terrible hostel. They have bed bugs in some rooms and I was bitten so badly. The bugs were so huge. Even after claiming the problem, staffs didn't care and didn't try to solve the problems. I will never use here again. Breakfast isn't great. Breads had moulds. Room isn't spacious and of courses not clean. Less number of shower rooms.

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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
Reviewed 12 June 2013

I stayed here for 4 days while in Lyon and enjoyed it. the location isent bad only being 10min from the city center and only 2min from the old town though that steep hill up to the hostel can be a bother climbing each night. the Wi-fi is very good with no problems even when a lot were using it....

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Thank Johnny E
Canberra
Reviewed 11 June 2013

My experiences were positive: I found the staff quite friendly, the dormitory bed was comfortable enough and the room not crowded, the bathrooms were fine, and I loved the hostel's location. The views from the dormitory window and from the outdoors area where I enjoyed the breakfast included in the tariff were amazing. I had no problems walking up the...

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Derby
Reviewed 4 June 2013

This hostel is fine as a place to sleep for a night, however, there's not much more to it than that. The rooms and bathrooms are basic, and not all that clean. Breakfast (juice, tea/coffee, cereal, bread, jam etc) is included in the price which is a positive. There is a communal dining/bar area, as well as a few chairs...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 May 2013

This hostel was the only possible place to stay for a solo traveller on a budget within the entire city! Craziness. Thankfully I was driven to Lyon so I didn't have to trek the massive hike or take a very expensive cab (they're soooo expensive there!) Then there's also the massive HILL that it sits upon. However, in saying that...

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1Thank Jenayyy
Oban
Reviewed 14 April 2013

This is the ONLY hostel in the amazing city of Lyon, and such a shame. After walking up the big steep hill with my suitcase I was greeted with 'didn't you know about the finicular' No I didn't, that should be in the confirmation email. the staff were polite though and gave me a glass of water. Then i walked...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Yes the view was fantastic from the hostel, and it was nicely situated in Vieux Lyon, close to some fabulous ruined Roman theatres. Reception was a bit icy, and I was shocked to discover the hostel would only sell me a towel and even then they had run out! Met some nice people here in the wifi area on the...

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1Thank immicatherine
melbourne
Reviewed 8 November 2012

This hostel is a surprise for those wanting something different. I traveled for three weeks alone and felt that hotels were just too lonely for me. So I tried youth hostels. They are noisy, busy but exciting places. I found people to eat out with and chat to. The view from this hostel is spectacular. It is set high up...

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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 17 October 2012

I stayed in this hostel, and was the worst of all my trip to Europe. Me and my boyfriend were in one room and there was a small shower, horrible shower, there's no even a place for your stuff, and you can't change your clothes in that place. The shower really sucks to humidity and the curtain was dirty. The...

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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Auberge de Jeunesse de Vieux Lyon

Address: 41 Montee du chemin Neuf, 69005, Lyon, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon > Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
Number of rooms: 32
Also Known As:
Auberge De Jeunesse De Vieux Lyon Hotel Lyon
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“No room facing the terrace (can be quite noisy) ;-)”
233christianh, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“rooms next to the showers provide lower sleeping quality because the water in the pipes is super noisy... ;)”
claralivias, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with view over the city :-)”
paulbG3918NU, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room furthest away from the reception. They play randomly loud music until 10pm that you can hear from all rooms near it.”
Jenayyy, 10 May 2013 | Read review
“Bring earplugs, Purell and toilet cleaner! Also use the Finicular if you have big bags”
Gwyn31, 14 Apr 2013 | Read review
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