Hotel des Savoies Lyon
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- Room service
- Multilingual staff
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel des Savoies Lyon
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... colours of the trees and the brilliant green of the grass was amazing.
E failed to get any lunch as we discovered that 11:11 is a bank holiday in France and everywhere was closed! So we arrived at the hotel at 5:00 pm and were starving! We checked in and the owner kindly provided us with pate and bread and a glass of red....perfect!
... speak both languages.
Bad:- people running kebab joints sometimes looking at me funny when I ask if they have fallafel kebabs because why would they have that? In a kebab? So dinners pretty bloody average pizzas or sandwiches when I could get them except for a fallafel-y last night.- some genius deciding to put a replica of the top of the Eiffel tower on the hill next to the Basilica. Reeeeeal original.
- stupidly ordered a croque with meat in it, ...
... beautiful church (yes another one) that had mosaics on the walls and ceiling. I thought it was one of the most beautiful churches we have seen. It was raining quite hard by then so we were in no rush to head back outside.
In between showers we looked at some shops and restaurants in the historic streets and then headed across the river into another part of town for lunch.
It was raining heavy again after lunch so we caught the metro to a big mall and ...
... to the hotel on own via public transportation Dinner on own and evening free Overnight: Lyon (4) – Hotel Du Simplon Happy St. Patrick's day!! We are about half way through the trip now. This morning I slept in til 9am and it felt amazing. That was the first time I got to sleep past 6am in the past 4 days. I went down to the breakfast room, got some coffee (which is quite strong and bitter compared to coffee in the US) and brought it up to my room. I sat in bed, ...
... because of the long-stepped, gently-sloped staircases all over the town. This town had a very well preserved palace at the top ( a nice change from the crumbling castles of most other towns) and offered a real glimpse into the extravagant lifestyles of the rich and famous of a few hundred years ago. We hit the road after just an hour or so.
4 hours and a nuclear power plant later, we met ...