Get a taste of the royal lifestyle by staying at the Château de Joyeux this vacation. The place is a former castle built by a silk merchant and glows with royal splendor. You can choose to rent the entire place for the weekend or simply avail their bed and breakfast option. Take a walk through the sprawling gardens or simply marvel at the intricate and beautiful architecture of the place. A stay at the Château de Joyeux ensures a perfect memorable vacation. To know more about the place, check the website.
This prestigious hotel has been awarded 4 stars and a Palme by the Tourist Office. One of the best hotels around Lyon, Cour des Loges is known for its luxury and for the beauty of the edifice itself. Everything at this accommodation is provided to make your stay so comfortable that you may not want to leave. Choose from double rooms and guest apartments, with pay-per-view television, air conditioning and private baths. A short walk will bring you to the Musée Gadagne, a superb 16th-century building.
Château de Pizay hotel and spa resort sits on 75 hecatures (185 acres) and is one of the largest in the area, so you know you'll have plenty to do! Spend the day exploring the vineyards, play a match of tennis, take a dip in the heated outdoor pool, or spend the day in the luxurious spa. The spa at Château De Pizay offers a place of serenity and tranquility. Spend the evening dining in their gourmet restaurant then perhaps enjoy a drink at the bar and lounge. Sleep at ease and get ready to do it all over again in the morning!
Exuding charm, this five star hotel comes with everything you would expect in terms of comfort and quality, but the Villa Florentine also provides one of the most beautiful views of Lyon. Go down the road, and you are in the heart of old Lyon, climb up and you take in the whole view of the town, sitting on a bench of the majestic Basilique de Fourvière. The hotel rooms are elegantly done up in warm hues. You can also host your business and private events at the hotel's meeting rooms. The in-house restaurant is Terasse de Lyon, which is a fine diner's dream come true, with its exotic cuisine and extensive wine list.
The Royal Lyon is a large guest house with 74 rooms and suites located in the city center between the Rhone and Saone rivers. It is a well-known address for travelers who care about the art of living, discreet elegance and naturally generous service. Make yourself at home in the Côté Cuisine restaurant or the Côté Bellecour lounge for your meals or a drink, and enjoy the views of Place Bellecour.
Mercure Grand Hotel Saxe Lafayette is an impressive building, which you can spot from a long way off, as it sits on the largest road in the business district. The modern décor favors lighter tones and furniture, which skilfully combine wood and synthetic materials. The rooms are comfortable and make for a cozy stay. You can also host your business events in one of the hotel's seven meeting rooms. The in-house restaurant and bar cater to all your wining and dining needs. Smoking is prohibited inside the hotel.
Located half way between the Place des Jacobins and the Place des Terreaux going towards Terreaux, Rue Dubois is dotted with places to admire: the Printing museum, St Nizier Church, and, in the Place, St Pierre Palace, and the splendid: Museum of the Beaux-Arts. Hôtel Moderne is in a pretty building, which is rigorously well maintained and a few rooms even have a fireplace. The location is perfect if you want to get to know the peninsula. The hotel rooms are simply furnished and make for a comfortable stay. The hotel is a perfect tourist destination, being close to a huge number of tourist attractions.
This hotel boasts of one star and one Tourist Board Palm leaf. Hôtel de Bretagne is half way between the Place Bellecour & the place des Terreaux in a tranquil street, ideal for those who prefer peace and quiet. The rooms are simple and functional as in any other one-star establishment. There are no particularly pleasant views, and the rooms that overlook the courtyard are darker than those on the street. A good place to rest before exploring the heart of the peninsula.
The St. Pierre occupies an old building with very beautiful architecture, which goes out on to a large road that leads directly to the place des Terreaux. The traffic is sometimes a bit heavy here, but the quartier is still attractive given that it has the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Opéra, restaurants, and bars nearby. The rooms are very comfortable and the welcome is beyond reproach. The quality is excellent for the price you pay—perhaps the best in the area.
In this massive 8 story building, you have many options to choose from room-wise, from small to quite large rooms. Like most of the establishments in this chain, the lodgings are originally designed at the Citadines Lyon Presqu'île. Following the example of its sister concern at Part-Dieu, this establishment is well-placed as it is in the heart of Presqu'île, 200 meters from the Place Bellecour. So you will be surrounded by the Théâtre des Célestins, the rue Mercière, the rue de la République and even other essentials to Lyonais life. The rooms are comfortable and are well furnished, fitted with the most basic of amenities.
This place has three stars and the office of tourism 'palm.' The reputation of Carlton hotels says it all, and this place certainly doesn't lower the standard. It is not the most luxurious of the chain but it keeps the style that reins in all the others. You may be surprised by where it is, as it is on a little discreet road between the Cordeliers and the place Bellecour, and seeing the liveliness of the roads around it, it is a significant pocket of calm. From here you only have to go to the unmissable Rue de République or the quays of the Rhône to be in the centre.