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Cour des Loges
Cour des Loges

6 rue du Boeuf, Lyon 69005

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4.4 out of 5 (322 reviews)

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

£179
Le Gourguillon
Le Gourguillon

46 montée Gourguillon, lyon

3.6 out of 5 (26 reviews)

Located in Old Lyon, this luxury guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of St. Jean Cathedral, Gallo-Roman Museum, and Roman …

£156
Hôtel Saint Paul Lyon
Hôtel Saint Paul Lyon

6 Rue Lainerie, Lyon 69005

2.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (109 reviews)

Located in Old Lyon, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Guignol Theater, St. Jean Cathedral, and Terreaux Square. Lyo …

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Hotel Carlton Lyon - MGallery By Sofitel
Hotel Carlton Lyon - MGallery By Sofitel

4 Rue De Jussieu, Lyon 69002

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4.7 out of 5 (314 reviews)

Located in La Presqu'ile, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Place des Jacobins and Bellecour Square. Lyon Opera …

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Hôtel La Résidence Lyon
Hôtel La Résidence Lyon

18 Rue Victor Hugo, Lyon 69002

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (313 reviews)

Located in La Presqu'ile, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Textile Museum and Bellecour Square. St. Jean Cathedral and …

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Marriott Lyon Cité Internationale
Marriott Lyon Cité Internationale

70 Quai Charles De Gaulle, Lyon 69463

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4.1 out of 5 (396 reviews)

The modern Marriott Lyon Cité Internationale is situated between the River Rhone and beautiful Tête d'Or park. The Lyon …

£69
Hotel Athena
Hotel Athena

45 Boulevard Marius Vivier Merle, Lyon 69003

3.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (1,028 reviews)

Situated in a shopping district, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Oxygen Tower, Musee Lumiere, and Bellecour Square. Tet …

£50
Campanile Lyon Centre - Gare Part Dieu
Campanile Lyon Centre - Gare Part Dieu

31 rue Maurice Flandin, Lyon 69003

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (875 reviews)

Located in the heart of Lyon, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Oxygen Tower, Musee Lumiere, and Tete d'Or Park. Bellecou …

£47
ibis Lyon Part Dieu Les Halles
ibis Lyon Part Dieu Les Halles

78 Rue De Bonnel, Lyon 69003

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (491 reviews)

Situated in Lyon, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Auditorium Maurice Ravel, Bellecour Square, and Lyon Opera. Tete d'Or …

£45
ibis Styles Lyon La Part Dieu
ibis Styles Lyon La Part Dieu

54 Rue De La Villette, Lyon 69003

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (449 reviews)

Located in the heart of Lyon, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Oxygen Tower, Musee Lumiere, and Bellecour Square. Tete d'O …

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Pocket Guide: Lyon 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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