Du Simplon Hotel - Lyon

11 Rue Duhamel, 69002 Lyon, France, Lyon, France, 69002  show map
 2 stars
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Du Simplon Hotel - Lyon

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Bar/Lounge

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs/Baby cots

 Pets

Pets allowed

Overview

The traditional Du Simplon offers a non-smoking accommodation in the center of Lyon. Founded in 1890, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2005.

It is placed close to the old town district, in the vicinity of the Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, Hotel de Ville and Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourviere. The hotel is placed 10 minutes' walk from Place Bellecour, Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere and Theatres Romains de Fourviere.

Nearby points of interest include galleries, museums and the basilica.

The venue is 2 km away from the city center. Guests can reach Saint Exupéry airport within 20 minutes' drive.

Rooms

Du Simplon provides guestrooms appointed with ironing facilities, a writing desk, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and heating. They feature bathrooms with a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 9 per person per night. 

Services

The hotel offers a garage, a baggage storage and an elevator and such services as newspaper service, 24-hour reception and housekeeping.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation might be needed) at EUR 14 per day.

Number of rooms:   37.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/TV room

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

11 Rue Duhamel, 69002 Lyon, France, Lyon, France, 69002

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City Center
  • Lyon
    1.2 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Gare de Lyon Perrache
    1000 ft
  • Part Dieu Railway Station
    1.6 mi
Underground stations
  • Perrache
    1000 ft
  • Ampere-Victor Hugo
    1400 ft
  • Bus stop
    1.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Brasserie Georges (cuisine: French)
    800 ft
  • Cuisine et dependance acte 2 (cuisine: Diner)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    37

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 120 sq. feet
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  • Shower
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Standard Twin Room

Room facilities
    Du Simplon Standard Triple Room
    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple or 3 Single beds
    Size: 205 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    TRIPLE STANDARD

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      Standard Quadruple Room
      Bed type: 4 Single beds or Quad
      Size: 240 sq. feet
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      QUADRUPLE STANDARD

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        Bed type: 2 Single beds
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          Du Simplon Superior Double RoomDu Simplon Superior Double RoomDu Simplon Superior Double Room
          Superior Double Room
          Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
          Size: 120 sq. feet
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          DOUBLE SUPERIOR

          Room facilities
            Du Simplon Economic Double RoomDu Simplon Economic Double RoomDu Simplon Economic Double Room
            Economic Double Room
            Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed
            Size: 110 sq. feet
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            Free Wi-Fi access and a satellite TV are provided in this en suite room.

            Room facilities
              Du Simplon Economy Single RoomDu Simplon Economy Single RoomDu Simplon Economy Single Room Hotel information
              Economy Single Room
              Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double Bed
              Size: 110 sq. feet
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                How to reach hotel

                hotel Du Simplon Hotel - Lyon Lyon location
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                Hotel Address:

                11 Rue Duhamel, 69002 Lyon, France, Lyon, France, 69002

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Lyon
                  1.2 mi
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Gare de Lyon Perrache
                  1000 ft
                • Part Dieu Railway Station
                  1.6 mi
                Underground stations
                • Perrache
                  1000 ft
                • Ampere-Victor Hugo
                  1400 ft
                • Bus stop
                  1.0 mi
                Restaurants
                • Brasserie Georges (cuisine: French)
                  800 ft
                • Cuisine et dependance acte 2 (cuisine: Diner)
                  300 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of rooms:
                  37

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • Galerie Aux 3 Aches - 700 ft
                • Alain Georges - 700 ft
                • Artis - 700 ft
                • Anima L - 1000 ft
                • Galerie de la Charité - 1400 ft
                • 13bis quai rambraud lyon 69002 - 1700 ft
                • Galerie de la Place - 2300 ft

                Places of interest

                • Fraternité Saint Pierre - 2000 ft
                • place belecour - 2700 ft
                • Armée du Salut - 3000 ft

                Train stations

                • Gare de Lyon Perrache - 700 ft

                Sport related

                • C B F - 400 ft
                • Proactive - 2700 ft

                Amusement

                • Billards Rivet - 1400 ft
                • Milouin Production - 1700 ft
                • billard club 23 - 2300 ft
                • pathé - 3000 ft
                • Cinéma C.N.P Bellecour - 3000 ft
                • Snooker Charlemagne - 3300 ft

                Underground stations

                • Perrache - 700 ft
                • Ampere-Victor Hugo - 1000 ft
                • Bellecour - 2700 ft

                Local Attractions

                • Musee Gadagne Histoire de Lyon & Marionnettes du Monde - 5100 ft
                  1 place du Petit College, Lyon
                • Musee de l'Imprimerie de Lyon - 1.0 mi
                  13 rue de la Poulaillerie, Lyon
                • Hotel de Ville - 1.2 mi
                  1, place de la Comedie, Lyon
                • 5. Le Petit Musee de Guignol fantastique - 5100 ft
                  6 rue St Jean, Lyon
                • Musee des Beaux-Arts - 1.2 mi
                  20 place des Terreaux, Lyon

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                • Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif - 1200 ft
                  34 rue de la Charite, Lyon
                • The Presqu'ile - 2300 ft
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                • Musee des Automates EMA - 2600 ft
                  100, rue St Georges, Lyon
                • Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste - 4200 ft
                  70 rue St. Jean, Lyon
                • Museum of the Resistance (Centre d' Histoire de la Resistance et de la Deportation) - 1900 ft
                  14 Avenue Berthelot, Lyon
                • Piscine du Rhone - 2500 ft
                  8 quai Claude Bernard 69007 Lyon, Lyon
                • Palais Saint-Pierre - 3400 ft
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                Restaurants Nearby

                • Brasserie Georges - 800 ft

                  Address: 30, cours de Verdun
                  Phone: 04 72 56 54 54

                  60% likes this, based on 762 reviews
                  Cuisine: French
                  Price Range: USD 29 - USD 43

                • Cafe Marmot - 200 ft

                  Address: 51 Rue de la Charite

                  76% likes this, based on 23 reviews
                  Cuisine: European

                • Il Palio - 300 ft

                  Address: 2 Rue Duhamel
                  Phone: 0478380525

                  62% likes this, based on 18 reviews

                • Cuisine et dependance acte 2 - 300 ft

                  Address: 68 rue de la Charite
                  Phone: +33 (0)478374502

                  71% likes this, based on 71 reviews
                  Cuisine: Diner
                  Price Range: USD 37 - USD 145

                • Le Liban Vert - 300 ft

                  Address: 49 rue de la Charite

                  Cuisine: Lebanese

                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of rooms:
                  37

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                Du Simplon Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Du Simplon

                Average guest rating

                7.8out of 10
                Excellent
                Based on 230 reviews

                Rating by category:

                Rooms
                9.0
                Service
                9.0

                Individual guest reviews

                • Single
                  3.2

                  That was the most horrible hotel I've been to in my life. The room was small. The whole bathroom there is made of some plastic, and the toilet and shower are extremely close. The towels were rough and looked not clean, I do not know for what reason they brought me four towels. They were all hanged up in one place, half of them ended up on the floor. The breakfast consists of some tasteless small croussons, some mueslis, youghurt, bread, one kind of cheese, there was no ham, no fresh fruits, no cookies, no nothing. That was definitely not worth of 8 euros paid for it. You do not get a hairdryer there by default, you got to go to reception and ask them to give you a hairdryer. Internet is slow, and you always need to log in with the password once you turn on the computer, that's extremely annoying. All in all, if you go for a price - it's better to choose a hostel than this, if you go for a quality - it's better to pay 20 euros more to stay in a decent hotel.

                • Older travelers
                  9.2

                  Reasonably close to attractions, Nice staff, Pleasant lobby and breakfast room.

                • Older travelers
                  8.2

                  Convenient location within easy walking distance to Perrache Station. Free wifi in room using your personal laptop. Breakfast is available for extra if you desire.

                  Having stayed here several times before, our room this time (#5) had a musty oder. While generally clean, the a/c vent (return) over the door was clogged with thick dust. This may have been the reason for the musty smell. The bathroom tile grout was black & could use a bleaching. The room was fine for a short stay & more comfortable for one person. For 2 people, it was a bit tight. When the drapes were closed, the curtains were somewhat in the bed with you. Also, all rooms do not have a/C. If this is important to you, be sure to get specific confirmation. Lyon can be quite warm in the summer. We asked for a room that we had previously which was more acceptable to us. It was available but we were denied access. They said they preferred to keep it available as an option for a third person or a child because it was a little roomier & they could put a cot or a crib in it if needed. We were disappointed there was no loyalty to a past guest. We generally pass thru the area once a year & will now consider other options.

                • Older travelers
                  10.0

                  Good value for money, clean, pleasant staff. Have stayed once before in 2010 & returned because of the previous stated comments. Have a booking again in several weeks to stay here. Would recommend.

                • Single
                  6.6

                  I stayed in this hotel at the beginning of april so maybe that's why my stay was very comfortable, calm and without any big problem

                  I didn't like the TV set very much, it was vista so the loading was very slow.Also near the hotel was the school so in the morning it was very noisy. And yhe location of the hotel it''s not so comfortable, it takes 15-20 minutes to the old center of the town and 30-35 minutes to the train station (on foot)

                • Single
                  8.2

                  Affordable clean rooms and walking distance from most things. Nice enough for two nights.

                • Single
                  8.2

                  The people from the hotel are really nice, pleasent and helpfull. The room wasn't big but sufficient enough and was tidy, clean and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom is mini but enough for me and very clean. Though if you're big, shower might be a problem but they might have other rooms with bigger bathrooms. The hotel has a good atmosphere and is close to the most center part of Lyon, two steps from train and tram station Lyon-Parrache. And there's a very fine street of antiques and art galleries next to the hotel.

                  I asked for a suggestion of a restaurant, and the in one they gave "Le Poléon d'Or" I had a very unfriendly reception, meal wasn't very interesting, paid 35€ and left with a hungry belly. But it could have been a bad day for the restaurant... I suggest to check at Trip Advisor, which I didn't, for good restaurants. But it has nothing to do with the hotel, the hotel was fine!

                • Couple
                  6.6

                  The hotel was close to Lyon Perrache station which makes travelling easy. It is also close to a little outdoor mall area which was good for finding something to eat. The building was under renovation when we stayed but it looks like it is a very nice building and will be quite pretty inside when done.

                  The hotel was fine but the renovations were a little noisy and when we arrived there was no water for a few hours (a bit tricky washing hands/going to the bathroom etc.). It was fine for a short trip since we were mostly out of our room, but I found the lack of notification regarding the renovation a little frustrating, and when I asked about maybe the 6 euro breakfast as compensation the lady at the desk flattly refused. Oh also the bathroom was really awful. Honestly the smallest I have ever seen with the worst shower in the world! Overall the hotel was okay, but I wouldn't stay there again, I didn't like the feel of the place or the lady at the desk that much.

                • Single
                  8.4

                  Staff was pleasant. The hotel and room was very comfortable and homelike. It was in a safe and good location to metro and shops and the old town.

                • Couple
                  7.4

                  Friendly evening concierge, reasonable location (although far to walk from old town)

                  Room was dark and a bit cramped

                • Single
                  9.6

                  The Hotel staff was very charming and pleasant. The hotel is in center of town.

                • Group of friends
                  8.8

                  The hotel was cosy and in a good location. Nearby is a good shopping street, and Vieux Lyon is in walking distance. There's a lot of different transportation options close by that work smoothly. Computer and TV in the room was pure luxury, and a very nice staff lifted the atmosphere. A very pleasant hotel, that I definitely would book again!

                  The breakfast buffé was very french, but it was still an OK start to the day. We ended up spending 4 nights at the hotel during a heatwave, so at night the room got hot. As a last remark I would encourage the hotel to invest in better sound-proofed windows, I'm not a light sleeper, but can see that some people might have trouble sleeping.

                • Older travelers
                  8.2

                  Tasteful decor and restful atmosphere. With the exception of one 'off- hand' experience on Monday 29th October, the staff were welcoming and friendly, and the rooms are kept clean.

                  Breakfast is the weak point. Insufficient care is taken to make sure that the buffet is kept replenished along with an adequate supply of cutlery or plates. This creates an air of parsimony when either an item of food is just not there, or if it is the requisite plate is missing. Breakfast shouldn't be about foraging. It is a failing easy to remedy.

                • Couple
                  5.4

                  The hotel was basically okay. There's nothing seriously wrong with it, but it doesn't go above and beyond basic rooms and facilities. Note that the hotel is decorated with a cherry theme (think cherry-shaped pottery and bowls of fake cherries). Whether you find this cute or chintzy is entirely a matter of personal taste.

                  The hotel is situated in a rather down-and-dirty part of town. While the proximity of the Perrache railway station does provide easy access to public transports, it's also a noticeably grungy neighbourhood with grimy buildings and a park littered with discarded mattresses - and homeless people napping on them. Not exactly a place where you'd take a stroll in your Pradas, is what I'm saying.

                • Single
                  7.0

                  Location 5 mins walk from perrache. cumfy bed.

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Du Simplon Hotel - Lyon Lyon location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                11 Rue Duhamel, 69002 Lyon, France, Lyon, France, 69002

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Lyon
                  1.2 mi
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Gare de Lyon Perrache
                  1000 ft
                • Part Dieu Railway Station
                  1.6 mi
                Underground stations
                • Perrache
                  1000 ft
                • Ampere-Victor Hugo
                  1400 ft
                • Bus stop
                  1.0 mi
                Restaurants
                • Brasserie Georges (cuisine: French)
                  800 ft
                • Cuisine et dependance acte 2 (cuisine: Diner)
                  300 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-Out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of rooms:
                  37

                Hotel Awards

                FrenchHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLyonDu Simplon

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Family Hotels in France

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