A private location on the Lyon peninsula

The capital of the Gauls has preserved an immense historical heritage and reveals its charms to visitors. The central and privileged location of our establishment will allow you to discover the different districts and unmissable sites of Lyon with ease. On foot, by bike, on a Segway, or on the roof of an imperial bus: you can admire the treasures of the City of Lights as you wish!

Tourist route

Discover Lyon on foot, from the hotel

Place Bellecour

Let's start this tour at Place Bellecour, the most beautiful and largest square in Lyon, just a stone's throw from our hotel. Take the direction of Vieux Lyon and Notre Dame de Fourvière that we can see at the top of the hill. You can do this on foot or take the metro D direction Gare de Vaise stop Vieux Lyon.

Old Lyon

Continue the walking tour through Vieux Lyon (see map). Along this pedestrian street, you can visit traboules, charming little shops, as well as discover the typical Lyon restaurant: the bouchons.


Once in Vieux Lyon, take the funicular (direction Fourvière) from the metro station to the top of the Fourvière hill. After enjoying the basilica and the magnificent view over Lyon, take the funicular back down to Vieux Lyon.

The docks

Once you have finished your tour of the old town, go to the Quai Fulchiron next to the Saône (see map). Continue to the Palais de Justice. After admiring this impressive building, cross the Saône by the Passerelle du Palais de Justice.

Place des jacobins

Continue on foot towards the Place de Jacobins by taking the Rue du Port du Temple at the end of which you will find a large fountain. Then turn left into Rue du Président Edouard Herriot, a shopping street along which you will find shops of all types.

Place des terreaux

Continue to the Place des Terreaux, where you will find the Hôtel de Ville, one of the city's most imposing historical buildings.

Place bellecour

Once you have finished admiring this building, take the Rue Joseph Serlin to the right of the Hôtel de Ville to get to the Opéra de Lyon. Then continue along Rue de la République, along which you will also find shops of all types, to finally arrive at Place Bellecour.


an immense historical heritage

The Alexandra hotel is located on the peninsula of Lyon, the heart of the city. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is home to Lyon's main monuments, along its majestic streets of "renaissance" inspiration or Haussmann style: just a few steps from the hotel in the centre of Lyon, you can admire the Hôtel-Dieu and its imposing facade, the Célestins theatre and the Opera.

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Gourmet tour by OnCity

Explore, taste, stay: an unforgettable adventure awaits you. Welcome to Lyon, where luxury meets authenticity. Don't hesitate to book tours and inquire about preferential rates directly with reception during your E

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Museum of Fine Arts

Art lovers will be delighted with the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon: a 20-minute walk from the hotel in downtown Lyon.

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Place Bellecour

Only a few minutes walk from our hotel, the Place Bellecour is a mythical place that you should take the time to discover.

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la Croix-Rousse

To the north of the peninsula, the famous Croix-Rousse district still bears the traces of past eras, from the Gallo-Roman era.

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The south of the peninsula is marked by the emergence of the Confluence office and residential district, recognised as an eco-neighbourhood and sustainable district.

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Lyon, one of the capitals of gastronomy

Lyon is considered one of the world's gastronomic capitals. Paul Bocuse, who has been awarded three Michelin stars since 1965 and was voted chef of the 20th century by Gault et Millau in 1989, runs several establishments in the city where he learned his trade. Lyon has many starred restaurants run by great French chefs, a testament to the city's culinary our selection of highly recommended restaurants.

Café Comptoir Abel

The Café Comptoir ABEL, more than a Lyonnais bouchon, is an institution. Its period décor bears witness to this.

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Comptoir d'Ainay

Bistronomic restaurant located in the 2nd district of Lyon. A menu composed of authentic Lyon recipes.

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Brasserie Georges

Discover the mythical Brasserie Georges, located just a stone's throw from the Perrache train station in Lyon since 1836. Open every day from Monday to Sunday.

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The Poelon d'Or

Le Poêlon d'Or ® is located in the heart of Ainay, a district classified as a Unesco heritage site. A former wine bar created in 1860.

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Festivals & events

Festival of Lights

A magical and spectacular event, awaited every year by the people of Lyon, the Fête des Lumières.

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Sound Nights

Nuits sonores is an annual six-day festival of electronic and independent music in Lyon, France.

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The Fourvière Nights

Theatre, music, dance, opera, circus... Les Nuits de Fourvière are devoted to the performing arts and have been working since 1946 to make disciplines coexist.

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Light Festival

The Lumière Festival has become the world's leading event for heritage cinema. Once a year, it takes place in Lyon, the birthplace of the Cinématographe!

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What time do you check in and out?

Check-in is from 14:00 and check-out until 12:00.

What happens if I arrive late at night?

The reception is open 24 hours a day. Please inform us by email at or by phone at +33 4 78 37 75 79 in case of late arrival (after 10pm).

Can you check out after 12 noon?

Yes, it is possible to keep your room longer on request, with an extra charge and depending on availability. For more information, please contact the reception the day before or the morning of your departure.


+33 4 78 37 75 79