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4 Place Louis Armand, 75571 Paris, France
Bercy / Nation
+33 892 35 35 35
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The smell of stale urine was overwhelming. Beware of pickpockets, beggars and drug users . A very unpleasant, ghastly experience.

Thank Stacey J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would put NO STARS if it was allowed... horrendous crush of humanity must stand in front of the reader board until 5-15 minutes before trains arrive then begins the mad rush (joking, NO ONE rushes anywhere with that massive amount of people standing round) to...More

1  Thank jusjada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the worst train station I have ever visited. The staff are rude beyond comprehension. I asked at the information desk how do I get to paris nord? I was laughed at and then given wrong directions. I went back and asked again and...More

1  Thank Cherylyn R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The architecture makes it worth a visit even if you are not going anywhere by train. If you are be aware that the platform number is not posted until 20 mins before the train leaves.

Thank FloraDora2057
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you need to transit through or travel to/from Gare de Lyon, you will find plenty to amuse and distract you while you await your train. There are a number of retail outlets offering food that you can eat there or take with you, newsagents...More

Thank foodie0757
Reviewed 30 July 2018

you will barely see any signage in English about the train announcements. please be informed before hand about what are the basic things like platform number and train number called in french so that you do not end up missing your train in the translation...More

1  Thank Manisha A
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We prebooked first class onward to Basel, so that got us included entry to the 1st lounge. It's hidden in hall 3 at the far eastern end, by the indoor garden. Freely accessible but receptionist will ask to see ticket/entitlement. No snacks but the hot...More

Thank Dorsetshireboy
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Ok it was the French rail strike and we had had an awful journey on the metro to get from Gare de Nord to Gare de Lyon which had included very overcrowded trains with a fair share of pickpockets. We felt confused, tired and frustrated...More

3  Thank susan1953528791
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Went to the station at Gare de Lyon to catch our train to Spain. Lacking of the signs to the tracks. All had to go thru only two passengers gate to check in along with floor full of passengers behind us who tried to get...More

Thank Pfslisz
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Thank you for the most wonderful stay. I couldn’t fault. Me and my friends had the most amazing stay and visit and we can’t wait to book again and recommend to others !!! Thank you

Thank sarahmount8
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Bercy / Nation
Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise
lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and
impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small
parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy
Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois
de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on
its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to
this calming neighbourhood where real Parisians make
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9 August 2018|
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Response from BZSTEPHAN | Reviewed this property |
Check out Restaurant L'arrosoir, which is just down the road on Avenue Daumesnil. Some reviewers did not like it as much as we did, but we thought the salads were very good.
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Response from Dorsetshireboy | Reviewed this property |
Generally safe area with a reasonable range of tourist restaurants and cafes. Excellent links by bus, metro and the RER (the express metro with fewer stopping points over longer runs) Although there are two main 'halls... More