big flat with hostel 6 person dorm

Apartment - Shared room · Rue Frédéric Mistral, Lyon, Rhone-Alpes 69100, France

The Space

Welcome to my place !

A modern renovated flat with balcony, a few minutes from the main trainstation "part dieu", and very easy access by public transportation.

Warning : This ad is not for the whole flat nor for the whole room. It is a dormitory you will share with other people, and I live in the other room. You can have the whole dormitory for you, if available, just request it quite much in advance (more than one month usually).

The price is per person and per night for a place in the dormitory. You might have two different single bed if you reserve for 2 people, except if we have place on the double bed and you mention in advance. Of course, we don't mix people from different groups in the double bed :)

You will enjoy the common areas of my 87 sq.m flat, I will take care of you like I would do with friends (if I'm here of course) and you have access to shared areas with other guests (bathroom, toilet, kitchen, living room, balcony)

About practical things : the kitchen is fully equipped (coffee machine for americano and espresso, dish washer, fridge, deep freezer, cooking appliance, oven, dishes, pots, frying pan, etc etc.). You can use this all for free, as far as you clean after use.

The payement is made in advance on the website, that allows you to have a secure transaction, you don't have to pay anything when arriving. You'll get a spare set of keys per person, and you can come back and forth in the flat as you want.

depending on availability, you can get maps of lyon, advice of a local !

About rules : I ask some common sense rules, that will be given after confirmated reservation. Most important is no smoking rule in the flat, no noise after 10pm, no shoes in flat, no food or drinks in rooms. Of course, nothing particular, just good sense !

See you very soon at home !
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Frequently Asked Questions :

- May I pay cash when arriving ? :

no, reservations are only online with the website. The website ensures you a safe transaction and after sale support in case of a problem. The payment will be transfered to me by the website after your arrival.

- Someone will welcome us ? :

Most of the time, I do welcome guests by myself, but it can happen, depending on my schedule and your arrival time, that I send the keys by post, or have a friend welcome you at home. In any case you must disturb my neighbours, ask information or anything. They're not supposed to help you and don't want to be disturbed by my activity.

- Are we alone in the flat ? :

No, the flat is my flat, and I live there most of the time, except holidays or business trips. One room is mine (but also sometimes rented as a private double if I'm away) and the other is a dormitory (cheaper and shared). Depending on the ad you selected, you have one or the other. Thus, it can be up to 8 people in the flat (it never happened :) )

- Where is the flat ? :

My flat is located where the map shows on the website. You're 50 meters from the nearest bus stop, that gets you to the train station in 5 minutes, or in bellecour place (central place) in about 15 minutes. You can reach part dieu station in 15 minutes by foot, the other side of lyon in 1h walking slowly.

- Do we have keys to get in the flat ? :

Yes, I'll leave you one set of keys per person.

- May we invite friends in the flat ? :

Generally speaking no, for safety reasons. Still, if I'm present and if you ask, I can make exceptions, but it has to be during the day without disturbing other guests.

- Do you have a locker ? :

Unfortunately, not yet !

- May we cook in the place / leave food in the fridge ? :

Of course, the only rule is to leave kitchen as you found it, not to leave food without saying and putting your name (a marker is available), and not to use my items of course !

- Where can I smoke ? :

In no case inside the flat (moreover, you might trigger a fire alarm), but between 7am and 10pm you can smoke on the balcony. For the rest of the time, you can do so outside of the building, quietly.

- Can I park / Is it a safe area ? :

No-one yet complained about parking issues, nor about anything broken on his/her car ! The area is generally safe like France in general.

- Is the flat clean ? :

Yes, bed linen is changed after every guest, and every week for long stay. Cleaning is done at least 2 times a week, the flat is kept very clean.

- May we access the Internet ?

Yes, there is free Wifi in the whole flat.

Room type: Shared room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 5
Extra people: $33 / night after the first guest
Security Deposit: $142
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Cancellation: Moderate

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  • J'ai été très surprise du concept "auberge de jeunesse" proposé dans un appartement limité à une chambre ! Donc tous les ingrédients de l'Auberge y sont, la place en moins !
    Ceci dit, on s'y fait !
    On a accès à la cuisine et au salon, les rencontres avec les autres sont forcément facilitées !
    Bon plan pour l'économie, mais, vous l'avez compris, pas pour l'intimité.

    December 2013
  • Romaines place was close to the shuttle stop from the airport and the train station. The flat was nice but the room I stayed in was a bit small to sleep six, lucky there was only four of us the nights I stayed. Breakfast was included which was great. Will definitely stay here again if I am ever in Lyons again.

    July 2013
  • Замечательная поездка! Доброжелательные и гостеприимные хозяева. Приятная система хостела. Всё соответствует описанию+ завтрак)

    January 2013
  • Endroit sympathique et bonne prestation.
    @ Bientôt !

    January 2013
  • Great, homely environment in a very nice flat! Very clean, and the lodgers are very friendly and open, as is the host. You can just as easily grab some dinner and a drink with a couple of them, or rest easy and get some work done. Was there for 2 weeks, and it was a great stay!

    September 2012
  • Wooow it was really wonderful to stay At Romain flat. He is a very nice. He took me to the night lífe of Lyon in the weekend I arrive. I made a mexican dinner for him and his french friends. His flat is very confortable and always clean. I liked I could use the kitchen and to put food in the frigo. If you are planning to visit Lyon you should stay At Romain flat.

    August 2012
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English, Français
School
Institution des Chartreux, CPE Lyon, IUT Grenoble
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telcos
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Hi guests ! We are a couple of 26 (galina, russian) and 30 (romain, french, born in Lyon) years old couple, Romain is an entrepreneur in the telecommunication field, galina is an editing specialist. We can speak french, english, and russian (native for galina, basic for romain). Romain has been in the hospitality activities for years and both of us love to help you having a great stay in our town. We'll do our best to be discrete but efficient. Oh, also : Romain is a foodie, just ask him about good places to have lunch or dinner, for very nice price or very foody place :) enjoy your stay, nice to meet you ! Romain&Galina ---- Bienvenue à Lyon, chers invités ! Nous sommes un couple agés de 26 (galina, russe) et 30 (romain, lyonnais de souche), Romain est entrepreneur dans les réseaux télécom, galina est spécialiste en édition. Nous parlons couramment anglais et français, galina parle russe et romain un petit peu. Romain est actif en tant qu'hébergeur depuis plusieurs années et tous les deux ferons en sorte que votre séjour se passe bien. Nous ferons tout notre possible pour être efficaces et discrets ! Ah, si vous souhaitez des conseils de restaurant n'hésitez pas, romain en a une bonne collection pour tous les budgets ! Romain & Galina ---- Plein de bonnes raisons pour un séjour à Lyon ! Janvier : Février : Mars : la foire de Lyon Avril : Mai : Les nuits sonores, les 24h de l'INSA, Juin : Le festival les invites de villeurbanne, Juillet : Fête nationale, Festival Tout l'monde dehors Août : Festival Woodstower, Festival Tout l'monde dehors Septembre : Journées du patrimoine Octobre : Novembre : Décembre : Fête des Lumières
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