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Hotel Le Royal Lyon MGallery by Sofitel

5.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The staff were extremely friendly and accommodating but the property is small and tired. It is need of refurbishment and plans at the entrance hinted at a 2016 project but we didn't see any evidence of that in our junior suite on the fourth floor. While the room was spacious with two full baths, the carpet, walls, and bedding, were all very old and in need of replacement. Too bad because the place has a good location and the potential to be a classsic boutique hotel.

Excellent location in the heart of Lyon. Located across from the Square. Walk to the shops and many fine restaurants.

Excellent location, very central location, maximum 15 minute walk to anywhere we wanted to go in Lyon. A nice little oasis from home.

Granted it was unseasonably warm for October but the air conditioning was turned off in the hotel and it was unpleasantly warm. Outside air temperature during the day hit 77 and it was probably warmer in the room. You could open the windows but it was noisy outside. Its a nice hotel with friendly staff and a good location but this one problem kept it from getting 5 stars.

We stayed there for our honeymoon, was a great room and an amazing location. Not too pricey. Only complaint is that wifi didn't work in the room and when we asked to have it fixed, were more or less blown off and it was never dealt with. Not the biggest deal, but it's nice to stay in places that deal with problems...

aircon, large room but small hanging closet, large well lit bathroom. very quiet despite being right above the street on 3rd fl.

this is one of the best hotels in lyon, clearly. we visited several others. i highly recommend it. it's clean, perfect location and excellent breakfast, though it's an extra charge.

this is an excellent hotel, situated right in the center of Lyon, and easy walking distance to the historic center. the rooms are comfortable, the food good. i'd highly recommend staying here, though the price is a bit high. it is well worth it. perhaps the best place in Lyon.

Located on Place Bellecour, the Hotel Le Royal Lyon is near the middle of Presque L'Ilse with a short walk to Vieux Lyon, close to the funicular station, and close to the Rhone River.. Also, a metro stop is in the Place. The hotel itself is a well cared for grand dame. Lovely public spaces are decorated in blue and white. Our spacious standard room had 2 huge double window, red velvet on white wall coverings, and a modern stone tiled bathroom. The staff was most helpfully and accommodating, if a little formal. Breakfast was worth getting at the hotel.

Hotel staff was great; lent us an umbrella, told us how to get around. It's in a great location with a very easy walk to Vieux Lyon and the former silk weavers' district.

we were happy with this hotel- very friendly staff, wonderful home-style breakfast, luxury rooms with a special touch of Lyon, the very best choice in this city. All our requests were satisfied properly and in time.

I was in town for business, but what an extraordinary delight to see Lyon and stay in such a beautiful property as well. Prime location to see the quaint yet historic area of the city. I venture to stay again.

20 Place Bellecour Lyon Rhone

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Bellecour Square and Textile Museum
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Concierge services

Located in 2nd Arrondissement, Hotel Le Royal Lyon MGallery by Sofitel is adjacent to Bellecour Square and within a 10-minute walk of other popular attractions like Textile Museum. This 72-room, 5-star hotel has a restaurant and a bar/lounge, along with free in-room WiFi. Located in central Lyon, the hotel is also near St. Jean Cathedral and Lyon City Hall.


Dining

This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


Rooms

All of Hotel Le Royal Lyon MGallery by Sofitel's 72 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including minibars, free bottled water, and safes. LCD TVs come with digital channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds are dressed in premium bedding. Phones and desks are other standard amenities.


Property features

At Hotel Le Royal Lyon MGallery by Sofitel, guests have access to free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and free newspapers. Valet parking is offered for EUR 21 per day. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. This luxury hotel also has a porter/bellhop.

Room options

Superior Room, 1 Double Bed

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Classic Room, 1 Twin Bed, Balcony

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

Junior Suite, 1 Double Bed, View

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Junior Suite, 1 Double Bed, View (Rotonde)

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Hotel Le Royal Lyon MGallery by Sofitel

Everyone (1) Couples (7) Business (2) Family (2)
4

nice but not 5 star nice

Everyone

The staff were extremely friendly and accommodating but the property is small and tired. It is need of refurbishment and plans at the entrance hinted at a 2016 project but we didn't see any evidence of that in our junior suite on the fourth floor. While the room was spacious with two full baths, the carpet, walls, and bedding, were all very old and in need of replacement. Too bad because the place has a good location and the potential to be a classsic boutique hotel.

By , from naples fl on May 30, 2017

5

great stay in lyon

Families

Excellent location in the heart of Lyon. Located across from the Square. Walk to the shops and many fine restaurants.

By on Mar 26, 2015

5

vacation

Couples

Excellent location, very central location, maximum 15 minute walk to anywhere we wanted to go in Lyon. A nice little oasis from home.

By on Jul 2, 2014

4

no a/c

BusinessTravelers

Granted it was unseasonably warm for October but the air conditioning was turned off in the hotel and it was unpleasantly warm. Outside air temperature during the day hit 77 and it was probably warmer in the room. You could open the windows but it was noisy outside. Its a nice hotel with friendly staff and a good location but this one problem kept it from getting 5 stars.

By on Oct 28, 2013

4

great location

Couples

We stayed there for our honeymoon, was a great room and an amazing location. Not too pricey. Only complaint is that wifi didn't work in the room and when we asked to have it fixed, were more or less blown off and it was never dealt with. Not the biggest deal, but it's nice to stay in places that deal with problems...

By on Oct 6, 2013

4

excellent island of comfort in lyon

Couples

aircon, large room but small hanging closet, large well lit bathroom. very quiet despite being right above the street on 3rd fl.

By on Jun 26, 2013

4

bostonian

Couples

this is one of the best hotels in lyon, clearly. we visited several others. i highly recommend it. it's clean, perfect location and excellent breakfast, though it's an extra charge.

By on Jan 5, 2013

4

very nice

Couples

this is an excellent hotel, situated right in the center of Lyon, and easy walking distance to the historic center. the rooms are comfortable, the food good. i'd highly recommend staying here, though the price is a bit high. it is well worth it. perhaps the best place in Lyon.

By on Jan 1, 2013

5

perfect location for special hotel

Couples

Located on Place Bellecour, the Hotel Le Royal Lyon is near the middle of Presque L'Ilse with a short walk to Vieux Lyon, close to the funicular station, and close to the Rhone River.. Also, a metro stop is in the Place. The hotel itself is a well cared for grand dame. Lovely public spaces are decorated in blue and white. Our spacious standard room had 2 huge double window, red velvet on white wall coverings, and a modern stone tiled bathroom. The staff was most helpfully and accommodating, if a little formal. Breakfast was worth getting at the hotel.

By on Sep 25, 2012

5

lovely lyon

Couples

Hotel staff was great; lent us an umbrella, told us how to get around. It's in a great location with a very easy walk to Vieux Lyon and the former silk weavers' district.

By on Aug 27, 2012