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Hotel Carlton Lyon - MGallery Collection
Ranked #5 of 195 Hotels in Lyon
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

I stayed here one night on business. The staff was perfectly lovely at check-in and made sure I had a map of Lyon for my quick stay. Very small mishap on the day I departed - the front desk called my room at 7:30am to tell me my taxi arrived - but I never called one/it was for the wrong room! They apologized profusely, but it was a slight inconvenience. They have one small, old-fashioned elevator - which, while quaint, was briefly out of order during my stay (luckily after my suitcase was to my room!). Unfortunately my company's travel policy requires me to stay in the smallest room available, which is always an issue when I have to go anywhere in France! If you are more than one person, I would highly suggest booking at least a standard room. Despite the size of the bedroom, the bathroom was spacious and bright. It is about a 5 minute walk to Place Bellecour. Check out Rue Merciere, about a 5 minute walk, which is lined with restaurants - including those that are open on a Sunday night!

Cost from airport ~75 euros.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

We stayed for three nights. The standard room, though a bit small, was well appointed and nicely decorated. Completely remodeled and it felt it. The bed was exceptionally comfortable. Though looking out in the street, there was NO noise. The breakfast was exceptional-not to be missed. Service was attentive and polite. Great choice.

Stayed: April 2014
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Reviewed 23 April 2014 via mobile

We went to Lyon for a foodie break and to relax. The Hotel Carlton reception staff are the best!! They will help you with anything you need. I really appreciated that the staff advised us on what to do in Lyon as soon as we got there. Highly recommended - we would stay there again!

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Reviewed 23 April 2014

Loved the Carlton Lyon! Staff was friendly and super-helpful. Rooms and common areas were all very nice. We had a nice view over the square with the carrousel. Very good location-walk to everything, also easy to get cabs and bike rentals. The air conditioning is good by european standards, but if you like to sleep in a cool room, be sure to cool it down in time and ask for a lighter blanket or sheet. Breakfast was decent (bread not really up to French standards) and convenient. The breakfast room staff was very nice and helpful. Ask for eggs if you like and they'll be made up to your order. The bar is nice, too. We didn't make use of all the available services, but there's room service and a spa too. We had a wonderful experience here and would stay again.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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1  Thank Singeli
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

I Arrive with my two enfants terribles, having been car bound for 6 hours, greeted by the Lovely Marika, who as welcomes go, could not have been more hospitable, attentive and friendly if she tried. The room entirely comfortable, the bed heaven and the food was a welcome taste extravaganza after such a long trip. If you're driving between London and Côte D'Azur, do treat yourself to this slice of hidden luxury. My new little getaway treat!!

Room Tip: Comer room for space
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2  Thank Jack F
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

The hotel is located in the center of Lyon. It's a 10 minute walk to almost all of the major sites. They have parking provided for a daily charge (it's a garage around the corner). The hotel was immaculate. The front desk staff were very helpful and kind. The bartender was friendly and also equally helpful. The room was large, clean, and very comfortable. I would absolutely return!!

Room Tip: We had a 5th floor corner room that was pretty spacious.
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 1 April 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and loved it. Room was beautifully decorated with a lovely balcony. Staff were amazing. Nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was very tasty with a wide variety of good. I
would stay here again in a heartbeat. I also received a lovely little gift on check out-a really nice touch.

Stayed: March 2014, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Hotel Carlton Lyon - MGallery Collection

Address: 4 rue Jussieu, 69002, Lyon, France
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Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Spa Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Lyon
#1 Romantic Hotel in Lyon
#1 Spa Hotel in Lyon
#2 Business Hotel in Lyon
#3 Luxury Hotel in Lyon
#4 Green Hotel in Lyon
Price Range: £121 - £215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Carlton Lyon - MGallery Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 80
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Be enchanted by the Carlton Lyon hotel, located on the peninsula. Despite being fully renovated in 2013, it has retained its authenticity and personality, blending contemporary comfort with sophistication. Relax in one of the 80 tastefully decorated rooms or in the cozy atmosphere of the bar. The hotel is just a 5-minute walk from the Bellecour metro stop and is the ideal base for exploring Lyon, with its opera house, museums, the St. Jean cathedral and more. Located between the Rhone and Saone rivers, the Carlton Lyon hotel was built in 1894 as a "petit palace" in Lyon. Punctuated by its forged iron balconies, dome and rotundas, its splendid Haussmann facade echoes the refinement of its historical decor. The hotel's "Signature" rooms also highlight artists who have stayed there. Travelers will appreciate immersing themselves in the splendid adornments of the many talents that have visited the hotel. ... more   less 
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