Fodor's Expert Review Mama Shelter

13 rue Domer, Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, 69007, France

“Mama loves you" is this Philippe Starck–designed hotel chain's motto, and, to prove it, guests are wrapped in the angular embrace of minimal, gadget-happy rooms that make up for their size with artsy touches and a general atmosphere of too-cool-for-school fun. From the guitar-and-pool-floatie-adorned restaurant—where you'll enjoy the chain's excellent buffet breakfast—and the Island Bar to the Mama Shop (handy if you've forgotten your toothbrush), the ambience is unrelentingly hip, in a friendly way.

PROS

  • lively bar scene
  • decent prices
  • free Wi-Fi and movies

CONS

  • cramped rooms and bathrooms

QUICK FACTS

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Trendy
Sceney
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HOTEL INFO

Phones: - 04–78–02–58–00

HOTEL DETAILS

156 rooms
Rate Includes: No meals

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