Le Phenix Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lyon
Friday June 6
Her take on the days:
We spent the morning wandering the streets of Old Annecy and cycling the shore of the beautiful lake. We were lucky to be blessed with a sunny day and only a short road trip to Lyon. Check-out was not until midday and we made the most of the extra couple of hours to explore this charming city.
Brian has gone over the hand-over of the ...
... planned to stay at my old colocation with Jeremy and his girlfriend, now that Sophie had moved out. And Jeremy messaged to ask if I'd eaten and told me he would prepare something for me if I was hungry. So I felt good. I arrived and finally put my bag down and ate and breathed a sigh of relief. There are good things about Lyon. I think I was unlucky in that so many of my bad experiences in Lyon happened at the start though, adding to the culture shock and adding to my frustration. ...
I got up and headed to Saint Jean's Cathedral.On the way I stopped at the local grocery store and got some gluten free strawberry filled things. They tasted like strawberry Twinkies, which left me pleasantly surprised. It was a typical cathedral with nothing that really stood out. Down the street was the Cinema and Miniatures museum. I poked my head in and enjoyed looking at the various movie costumes and models. Near the top there was a closed off room where ...
... I had to work a lot. Strangely on Monday night there was a group of drunk rowdy people in the restaurant. But I soon learned it was this dude's birthday. Although that was after I semi insulted him for being too drunk. I felt a bit bad. I was collecting the money from this table because it's something we have to do at the end of the night, make all the tables pay. Anyway they wanted to pay separately, so I took the payment from each of his friends and then him at the ...
... God! Another ******* deception. I asked if I would get paid for the hours that I'd worked, but he said yes of course but it was a salary, not per hour. I asked a girl who trained me the week before how much we earn, and she said €1,600 per month. But then I asked another girl and she said it depends on your hours; I suppose I'm full time. So maybe I get that first amount. They pay monthly too, and I suppose rent comes out monthly too, so that's not a huge issue. But I'm just ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility