Mercure Lille Metropole

157 Avenue de la Marne, Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 59700, France | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lille

Day 4 (or 5? Meh, who's counting anyway).

A travel blog entry by waterswandering on Aug 08, 2014

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With a solid 5 hours sleep under our belt, we rose with the enthusiasm of Year 12 students who had been up all night playing WOW. Needless to say the espresso over breakfast helped. Having mastered the path to the Gare du Nord from our accommodation, we made it with plenty of time to grab some water and munchies for the 2.5 hour trip North. Destination - Brugge in Belgium. To get there ...

Lock frustrations!

A travel blog entry by issywiz on Jul 31, 2014

1 comment, 4 photos

... a spanner tightening up some very big bolts which he dropped into the water! If we had been underneath it would probably have hit us. Then he started grinding with a shower of sparks and dust coming down, and then he did some arc welding. We had to wait until the job was complete and must have been almost an hour in total as it was 11.30 by the time we got out of the 12.5 metre rise lock.

The Belgian waterways are man-made canals with sloping ...

Vive la France

A travel blog entry by europels on Jul 10, 2013

2 comments, 5 photos

... into the shopping district of the old town and did some browsing. We went into a cell phone shop to find a new Sim card for our cell that we bought in Wales, but the new sim did not work with this one. The guy had already activated it, and instead ended up giving us a brand new phone free of charge. It helps to be Canadian some days :)
We then finished exploring and headed for the grocery store where ...

First Day in Lille

A travel blog entry by superhotjesh on Jan 04, 2013

5 comments

... have time to have lunch at the lounge. I finally felt at ease.

My flight to Singapore wasn't at all comfortable. I did have a spacious seat, good food and various entertainment choices but my mind was too busy thinking about all the stuff I left at home and that I'm leaving for at least 5 months. I was battling depression, worry and excitement that I started having a headache.

Landing in Singapore, I didn't know what to do for the next 6 hours. I messaged my ...

Oui, oui..we are in Lille

A travel blog entry by terrinfamily on Oct 09, 2012

22 photos

... to cry at the beauty and stories of life that would have passed through this building. We noticed that there were gravesites build into the floor and became part of the building for people to walk on.

Bruges is probably one of my favorite places I have visited so far in my travels. One last thing I need to do was to eat a Belgium waffle before I left Belgium and it didn’t take long to begin eating one. I was able to pick ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsMercure Lille Metropole

    Reviewed by andrtose

    Quattro stelle

    Reviewed Aug 12, 2013
    by (5 reviews) Rondissone , Italy Flag of Italy

    Si mangia bene e si dorme bene

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Mercure Lille Metropole

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent