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Mama Shelter Lyon

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Interlaken, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Mama has a nice quirky reception and common spaces with very friendly staff. Rooms are almost cold with concrete ceilings and light green colored walls and bathroom was so simple that it was disappointing. This hotel is a good option if you are in your 20s: the atmosphere is definitely kinky, some of the features include full length mirror...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a hotel that is a city destination in its own right. Throw any pre-conceptions about standard hotel offering out of the window. It is situated away from the centre, but in a great up and coming district 3 mins walk from the metro and the tram. It's squarely aimed at being hip, young, with it, quirky. But, also...

2Thank ChrisM1402
Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During business related travel I stayed at Mama Shelter in Lyon and enjoyed it a lot. Really nicely designed rooms and facilities and a nice bar with good cocktails and friendly staff. Good breakfast and also nice meeting rooms for any kind of business meetings.

2Thank Nils H
Gaziantep, Turkey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's so clean hotel all the staff are so polite . They have big restaurant and bar it's so crowded and grate. Decoration is wonderful must visit and stay . Arround the hotel a lot of world cuisine is avaible.

2Thank Serbülent T
Reviewed 30 October 2016

room is great and clean, with lovely wordings on the mirror. service is great and made us feel welcome upon check in. cool deco, location near to Metro. reservation staff is prompt in replying emails and very helpful. neighbourhood is quite average. not very close to any supermarket. didn't get a chance to try the restaurant as it is fully...

1Thank MinG80
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Quirky hotel which they definitely promote. Rooms have everything you'd expect but lack a comfy cozy feel. Great location for visiting the city. Restaurant gets busy so worth booking a table. Food and service good. If you like something a little different and not so corporate then this place fits the bill

3Thank Andy B
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We loved the hotel. The decoration is amazing, rooms are quiet and the staff was very helpfull. Cherry on the cake, the restaurant and the bar are amazing. Also well situated. 300m to the underground. You are in city center within 5mins.

5Thank Jmarlaire
Clifton Park, New York
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We have been traveling for 2 and half weeks looking forward to our visit in Lyon. We read many reviews on this site. How disappointing. Mama's is great if you are in your 20 something the neighborhood is not so good first thing we see a security guard not your typical one one you might see at a college campus...

2Thank pmax50
Mountain View, California
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I stayed almost a week with my boyfriend at this hotel. I knew Mama Shelter from Paris and thought I couldn't go wrong picking it for my stay in Lyon. I loved it! The hotel is brand new, and very design. We had a "medium mama" room, which was very comfortable. The bed was great, bathroom was spacious, and we...

2Thank GlobeTrotterFromRio
Solothurn, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Rooms are clean and well styled. Friendly staff. One little concern: breakfast (bread and fruits) could be better, therefore not 5 stares. But all in all a very pleasing experience! Good vibes, well placed

1Thank Wariol

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Cuisines: French, European
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Rue Marc Bloch flanks the 156-room building and the mere mention of this name, the creator of the Annales School, commands a sort of seriousness that can be seen in the building's very facade. It was thinking about Marc Bloch and also Jean Moulin, that gave the creators of the MAMA their desire to be here. It is by dreaming about a puppet's cheek and that of its creator Laurent Mourguet, that in time, MAMA wants to become a place for freedom, discussions and passion. Sensual and elegant rooms equipped with Apple iMacs 27"(TV, Internet, CD/DVD Player, IChat, Photobooth, Videobooth) and 5 Star bedding (Duvet 100% Satin Coton Sheets). MAMA SHELTER Lyon is ideally located 25 minutes from the airport, right near the tram and on metro line B and close to the Musee des Confluences. Take a break in MAMA SHELTER and enjoy: Live Concerts, Shows, DJs, Giant Table Soccer, Boutique of Offbeat Products... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mama Shelter Lyon

Address: 13 rue Domer, 69007, Lyon, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
Price Range: $128 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mama Shelter Lyon 2*
Number of rooms: 156
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#1 Business Hotel in Lyon
#3 Romantic Hotel in Lyon
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