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Cour des Loges
Cour des Loges

6 rue du Boeuf, Lyon 69005

5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (349 reviews)

This family-friendly Lyon hotel is located near the airport, within a 5-minute walk of Lyon History Museum and St. Jean …

£212
Collège Hôtel
Collège Hôtel

5 Place Saint-Paul, Lyon 69005

4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (201 reviews)

Located in 5th Arrondissement, this boutique hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Guignol Theater, St. Jean Cathedral, and Lyo …

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La Maison Debourg
La Maison Debourg

14 rue Lainerie, Lyon 69005

5 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Located in 5th Arrondissement, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Guignol Theater, St. Jean Cathedral, and Lyon …

£110
Appart Ambiance - Saint Paul
Appart Ambiance - Saint Paul

Various Addresses, Lyon 69005

These apartments are located throughout the area in Lyon.

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Sofitel Lyon Bellecour
Sofitel Lyon Bellecour
0.5 mi from Old Lyon
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (387 reviews)

Located in 2nd Arrondissement, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Musée des Arts Décoratifs and Textile Museum. …

£127
Hotel de Normandie
Hotel de Normandie
0.5 mi from Old Lyon
2.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (279 reviews)

Located in 2nd Arrondissement, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Museum of the Resistance and Textile Museum. St. Jean …

£37
Hotel Le Roosevelt
Hotel Le Roosevelt
0.9 mi from Old Lyon
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (411 reviews)

Located in 6th Arrondissement, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Halles de Lyon - Paul Bocuse, Tete d'Or Park, and Lyo …

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Appart'City Lyon - Part-Dieu Garibaldi
Appart'City Lyon - Part-Dieu Garibaldi
1.3 mi from Old Lyon
2.9 out of 5 (72 reviews)

Located in 3rd Arrondissement, this apartment is within 1 mi (2 km) of Jean Moulin University, Musee Lumiere, and Bellecour …

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Hotel Athena
Hotel Athena
1.4 mi from Old Lyon
3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (1,119 reviews)

Located in 3rd Arrondissement, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of La Part-Dieu Business District, Musee Lumiere, and …

£54
Best Western Hotel Plaisance
Best Western Hotel Plaisance
15.8 mi from Old Lyon
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (157 reviews)

Located in the heart of Villefranche-sur-Saone, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Bledina head office and Musee Paul …

£48
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Pocket Guide: Lyon City Centre Old Lyon Hotels

Old Lyon is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants and bars. The neighborhood has many charming qualities, its college atmosphere among the more noteworthy. You can experience some local theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the riverfront. Hotels in Old Lyon provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Lyon area.

Sightseeing around Old Lyon

The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. Study the collections at Gallo-Roman Museum, Lyon History Museum, or Lyon Museum of Fine Arts. You can check out the local talent at Guignol Theater, Theatre des Celestins, and Lyon Opera. Monuments like Notre Dame Basilica, Metallic Tower, and St. Jean Cathedral are well regarded. Swing by Roman Theatres of Fourviere, Place des Jacobins, and Maison des Canuts to learn about local history. Take a tour of campus around University of Lyon II, Jean Moulin University, or Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon. Bring the family to Quai Tilsit Vaporetto Stop, Quai de Bondy Vaporetto Stop, and Confluence Vaporetto Stop.

Popular activities in the area include shopping and being pampered at a spa. Esplanade de Fourviere, Tete d'Or Park, or Ile Barbe are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. Lyon Confluence Shopping Center, Part Dieu Mall, and Transbordeur are other spots for some local fun.

Some of the area's most popular sights are Bellecour Square, Terreaux Square, and Textile Museum. You can also stop by Saint Martin d'Ainay Abbey, Place Carnot, and Place de la Croix Rousse.

Getting around Old Lyon

Ready to get out and explore the city? Vieux Lyon Station is the closest metro station. If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Lyon Saint Paul Station.

At 12.4 miles (20 km), Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery) is the closest major airport to Old Lyon. The next closest airport is Saint-Etienne (EBU-Saint-Etienne - Loire Intl.), located 30.1 miles (48.5 km) away.

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