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Hotel Le Royal Lyon - MGallery Collection

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Reviewed 10 July 2011

We stayed here for two nights. On the plus side, the hotel is in a great location, the staff were very nice (especially the concierge and the porter), the decor of the restaurant and reception area were very nice, the junior suite was a good size. On the minus side, despite the size of the room, the room was a...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2011

We had a weekend break and all I need to say is one word "Wonderful"!!! The city is so clean and lovely with lots to do and see for all tastes and the hotel Le Royal Lyon on Place Bellecour is a "must stay"! A visit to the Beaujolais region is non negotiable as there are so many sweet towns...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 22 June 2011

We recently spent 2 nights at Le Royal and would definitely return. The hotel is perfectly located in a lovely part of town, short walk to Vieux Lyon or any other sightseeing spots and central to the main pedestrian shopping street as well as tons of restaurants. The staff is friendly and helpful with any questions; when we asked for...

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Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 19 June 2011

We stayed at the Royal Lyon for three nights at the beginning of our anniversary trip to France, after reading TA reviews and finding a deal on the Accor website which included breakfast. Our junior suite was very spacious, a round room at the corner of the building with views on place Bellecour and the river. The bed was very...

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 11 June 2011

We found this to be an excellent hotel located in the heart of Lyon. Our stay was for seven nights and so there was plenty of time to find out any problems but apart from the minor issues mentioned below, we could not fault this fine hotel. The staff were courteous and helpful, the room was spacious and well appointed,...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 June 2011

We had just one night at this gorgeously decorated hotel on the side of main square in Lyon in May as part of a group tour. From the moment you open the front door your breath is taken away by the beautiful toile wallpaper, furnishings, objets d'art and atmosphere. There is a red and black Chinese-inspired bar on the 1st...

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Reviewed 31 May 2011

We spent three nights here to cap off a Rhone River cruise. We chose Le Royal based on TripAdvisor reviews and were not disappointed. The location was extremely convenient to shopping and fine restaurants. We arrived a couple hours before check-in, but were accommodated immediately. Our interior room (422) lacked a view, but was quite spacious. Very comfortable king bed...

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Los Angeles, Ca
Reviewed 30 May 2011

Great location, Very comfortable beds. Spacious junior suite. You must reserve parking in advance. Lovely hotel within very close walking distance to la tassee excellent and Leon de Lyon, two wonderful restaurants. We love our stay in Lyon. Welcoming and very helpful staff.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 May 2011

If you are looking for a charming hotel with a nice service, this is the place. We only stayed one night in the suite 105 and would have loved to stay longer!


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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 

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Address: 20 Place Bellecour, 69002, Lyon, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
Price Range: $184 - $354 (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
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#7 Family Hotel in Lyon
#16 Luxury Hotel in Lyon
#18 Business Hotel in Lyon
#18 Romantic Hotel in Lyon
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“The room with a view to Place Bellecour could be noisy as the area is really busy. We booked an inner room and it was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles rena12347, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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