Access to the Alps and Europe's premier ski resorts are just a short drive away and the important wine making regions of Beaujolais and Côtes de Rhône lie to the north and south.Tête d'Or ParkJust twenty metres from the hotel, Tête d'Or is one of France's largest parks and its rolling green parkland contains a calm lake, immaculate rose garden, botannical glass houses and a city zoo. The park is ideal for a long afternoon stroll or a morning run along the jogging track.Vieux LyonUNESCO World Heritage site Vieux Lyon, or Old Lyon, is a charming labyrinth of narrow streets, gothic architecture and the secret winding passages organized around three religious monuments; Saint Jean Cathedral, the medieval Church of Saint Paul and the impressive Church of Saint Georges. La Presqu'îleThe lively cosmopolitan Presqu'île (peninsula) is within the territory designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. It's home to Rue de la Republique, the long pedestrianized stretch bursting with pavement c
A bright and airy, ultra-modern building designed by prize winning architect Renzo Piano, the Italian architect most famous for his work on the Pompidou Centre, the Hotel de la Cité opened in November 2006 and is one of Lyon's newest hotels. It is set between the river Rhône and the vast Tête d'Or park, at the heart of the famous urban and architectural project known as Cité Internationale. The spacious guest rooms enjoy panoramic views of the river from huge glass windows and are tastefully decorated in calming shades of mocha and cream, with sleek furniture and state of the art, flat screen LCD TVs. When the workday is over guests may choose to unwind in the trendy Backstage Bar, or savour the exceptional cuisine of the fashionable Restaurant La Scene.Hotel de la Cité is ideally located for access to the Centre de Congrès de Lyon, the city's premier conference venue, immediately adjacent to the hotel. For those wishing to sample the famous gastronomy and charms of Lyon, a mere 5 minute taxi journey will take you to the heart of the old town.Every stay at the Hotel de la Cité is refreshing, comfortable and relaxing with multilingual staff on hand to attend to any specific need.
Details / Other Expenses
|Year of Last Renovation:||2006|
|Corridors:||All Rooms Have Interior Hallways|
|Non Smoking Rooms:||130|
|Meeting Rooms:||2 |
|Meeting Space:||1033 sq. feet|
|Banquet Space:||Holds 75 people| Policies / Expenses
Individual - 24hours prior to arrivalGroup - 30days or per terms of contract
|Typical Group Deposit:||35%|
Amenities / Features Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Airport & Shuttle Information
A car journey between Lyon (LYS) Saint Exupery Airport and the hotel takes 30 minutes, depending on traffic, and the taxi fare is approximately 45 Euros.Alternatively a shuttle bus operates to the nearby Part Dieu train station, which is either a short 5-minute cab ride away or an easy ride on the C1 bus that stops immediately outside the hotel.
Airport Shuttle? Sorry
airport shuttle available.