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Hotel des Celestins

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Edinburgh
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lyon is a wonderful city and this little hotel is very French and very pleasant. The entrance isn't anything to write home about - little more than a doorway - but it's situated on a smart little shopping street and is a minute's walk from the beautiful Theatre des Celestins. The building internally has the feel of French old-style apartments,...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in September 2016 and were delighted with the location! Ulrich was very welcoming and helpful, our room was very clean and we were overall very pleased with our room and the shower. As another reviewer stated - it was fantastic having plenty of space in the bathroom for toiletries in those drawers under the sink! The hotel is...

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hotelcelestins, Responsable réception at Hotel des Celestins, responded to this review

What a pleasure to read your review. We are delighted you liked your stay with us. Next time, please try our very nice breakfast which is served till noon !! Warm regards Oriana

Calgary, Alberta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a week at Hotel des Celestins in Lyon in mid-September and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The room, though small, was comfortable and our completely modernized bathroom was cleverly designed to accommodate three generous drawers under the sink! Perfect and rare! The self-serve breakfast was provided in a very inviting room where we were always greeted...

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hotelcelestins, Responsable réception at Hotel des Celestins, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comment. It was a real pleasure to welcome you and to share our good tips about the city. We really look forward to your next visit. Truly yours Oriana

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfectly located hotel close to all the sites in Lyon. Mid way between the rivers and a short stroll away from the old city. Staff couldn't have been friendlier. Bedroom fairly small but traditionally French. Excellent breakfast. Quite a special place and good value.

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hotelcelestins, Responsable réception at Hotel des Celestins, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We look forward to your next visit. Warm regards Oriana

Wellesley, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My wife and I stayed here for three nights in June and had a relaxing and enjoyable stay. Parking is nearby, the breakfasts (not included in the room rate) are good and our room was comfortable (if not spacious). The bill was €820 and we would stay here again (but probably spend a little more and get a larger room).

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Aboyne
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We enjoyed 6 nights in the Celestins. We found the staff so helpful and friendly, the breakfast was fine and the room was kept clean. We would definitely return to this hotel and would thoroughly recommend it.

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hotelcelestins, Responsable réception at Hotel des Celestins, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for your comment. We are so happy you liked your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. Truly yours Oriana

Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Hotel des Celestins is in a great location in an area close to beautiful plazas, the river, and the metro. (If you love markets, don't miss the Marche St. Antoine Celestins along the riverfront.) The other great thing about this hotel is the staff. They were always pleasant and were very helpful in making restaurant reservations and helping us book...

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hotelcelestins, Responsable réception at Hotel des Celestins, responded to this review

Hello and thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience. Next time , don't hesitate to try one of our Superior rooms (16m²) or one of our Junior Suites (33m²). We look forward to your next visit. Warm regards Oriana

Scottsdale
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Although this hotel room is rather basic, it is spacious (great for final repack before returning home) and lovely nice touches of fabric. The view to the buildings outside and Theatre were excellent. But the staff really cared about us and made sure everything was to our satisfaction. We would have enjoyed breakfast, but didn't need much and found it...

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hotelcelestins, Responsable réception at Hotel des Celestins, responded to this review

Hello and thank you very much for your review. We are really happy that you liked your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards Oriana

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We got a "superior" room, and good thing, as it was tiny. I cannot imagine the size of the regular room. Breakfast was good, but at 11 euros, not that good. We paid $142/night. It would have been OK at $100/night. Folks at front desk were very nice and all else was OK, just quite expensive for what you get.

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hotelcelestins, Responsable réception at Hotel des Celestins, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for sharing your experience. We don't hide our rooms size to our guests. It's well explained on our website or on our confirmation. You made your reservation through Booking.com, and as they take 17% on each reservation, our rooms are more expensive than on our website. If you had booked the same room on our website you...

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We booked a larger room on the second floor which while small in our terms was OK for the two nights there. Breakfast was more than adequate and available until noon. Helpful staff had a taxi ready for us on the morning we needed to get to the airport. The location is its greatest plus as you can walk to...

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hotelcelestins, Responsable réception at Hotel des Celestins, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for your comment. Next time don't hesitate to try one of our Junior Suite of 33 m². Concerning the garage nearby, it's indicated on our website that the closest one is Parking Célestins. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards Oriana

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in the heart of the city,between Place Bellecour & Place des JacobinsYou will be within walking distance ofThe old town & the nicest shops.The Célestins CarPark & Bellecour underground station: 50 yards away. Access by elevator 25.6 p X 45.3 p.Air-conditionned & Non Smoking Hotel, free wifi.Charming Boutique Hotel ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel des Celestins

Address: 4 rue des Archers, 69002, Lyon, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
Price Range: RM483 - RM998 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel des Celestins 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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#10 Romantic Hotel in Lyon
#11 Family Hotel in Lyon
#17 Business Hotel in Lyon
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“Rooms at the top have lovely views over the roof tops.”
 of 5 bubbles Runcible_7_8, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Good view of theatre from window of 45.”
 of 5 bubbles john_stevenson272, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quiet and lovely views”
 of 5 bubbles TravelTootsie, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“superior room, theatre side was not worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles 750es, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms street side on the 4th floor have lovely views of typical Lyon 19th c architecture rooftops and the Celestins Theater and Place!!”
 of 5 bubbles ehleeas, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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