Hôtel Saint Antoine
4 Rue de l'Ancienne Préfecture
69002 Lyon

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Three-star hotel in the city centre of Lyon

Location

The Best Western Lyon Saint-Antoine offers the ideal location in the centre of Lyon, on the peninsula between the Rhône and the Saône.

It is located a few minutes’ walk away from Place Bellecour, opposite the Vieux Lyon quarter, and close to buzzing tourist attractions and the city’s key spots: Place des Jacobins, Place des Célestins and Place des Terreaux, Quai St-Antoine as well as Rue Mercière, to name but a few.

Getting there

By car

GPS coordinates: 

  • Latitude: 45,7610991
  • Longitude: 4,8320644

Arriving from the A6 highway:

  • Follow Lyon-centre
  • Turn towards Bellecour
  • Join up with Place des Jacobins
  • Continue along Rue du Port-du-Temple, in the direction of Quai St-Antoine
  • Before reaching the Quai, turn right before the restaurant Le Diplomatico

Six public parking lots are situated near to the hotel:

  • Saint-Antoine Parking Lot (50 metres away), with video-surveillance and watchman
  • Célestins Parking Lot (200 metres away)
  • Saint-Jean Parking Lot (200 metres away), with video-surveillance and watchman
  • République Parking Lot (400 metres away)
  • Saint-Georges Parking Lot (500 metres away), with video-surveillance and watchman

Rate: between €30 and €35 / day. For the night only, expect approximately €5.50.

Via public transport systems

The Best Western Lyon Saint-Antoine can easily be reached on public transport systems. It is located a few minutes away from the metro stations of Bellecour, Cordeliers and Vieux Lyon, Lines A and D.

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From the Train Stations

The Lyon-Perrache station is located less than 2 kilometres from the hotel, on the peninsula. To get there, expect it to take 10 minutes by car and approximately 20 minutes on foot. By taxi, expect a fare of between €15 and €20 depending on the traffic.

The Lyon Part-Dieu station is located 2.5km from the hotel. Expect a car trip to take 15 minutes and a 30-minute trip on foot. By taxi, expect a fare of between €15 and €25 depending on the traffic.

These two stations are served daily by TGV trains from Lyon, Marseille as well as Geneva and TER trains from surrounding towns.

From the Airport

The International Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport  is located approximately 25km away from the hotel. It mainly handles inbound daily flights from French cities, but also international destinations.

A shuttle is available to take you to the airport leaving from Lyon Part-Dieu, the The Rhônexpress. By taxi, expect the trip to take at least 40 minutes with a minimum fare of €55, depending on the traffic*.

The Best Western Saint-Antoine is happy to team with Naveco for your transfers from and to the airport! The advantage for you is a fixed rate of 59 one way (rate applicable for standard cars with  luggages), applicable 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, all year long!

Please note that we can help you book your transfer with Naveco. Or you can reach them directly.

Please do not hesitate to contact us before your arrival: we can also book a taxi for you, for easy transportation to our hotel. 

*These are only estimates. The hotel cannot be held responsible should the trip prove to be more expensive.

Tourism in Lyon

Cultural attractions

Lyon, capital of the Gauls, is a city steeped in history, sure to delight those with a passion for exploring places of cultural interest. Ranked as a UNESCO world heritage site since 1998, the city progressively reveals its beauty to you, as you walk through its various quarters. The hotel’s prime positioning lends itself to strolling around the streets of Medieval and Renaissance Vieux Lyon , in Les Traboules, lying at the foot of the Fourvière hill with its ancient sites dating to Gallo-Roman times. A change of era comes a few minutes’ walk away, on the peninsula revealing classic style with Haussmanian architecture. The Croix-Rousse quarter evokes the city's folk stories, a prime location for the Silk industry.

Lyon also has many different museums housing collections of works of key importance. Ensure you visit the Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, the Institut Lumière  and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Lyon which will fascinate art lovers, while the Maison des Canuts, the Lyon History Museum, the Musée des Tissus and the magnificent Musée des Confluences, at the southern tip of the peninsula will transport you right to the very heart of the city’s history.

The Best Western Lyon Saint-Antoine provides the ideal point of departure to explore Lyon, a city steeped in history and full of charm.

Lyon, capital of gastronomy

An unmissable part of any trip to Lyon is a gourmet meal in an authentic Bouchon Lyonnais! These restaurants offer traditional cuisine featuring regional dishes in a warm, friendly setting. Located a stone’s throw away from the Best Western Lyon Saint-Antoine, these restaurants form part of the culture of this city, considered as the world capital of gastronomy. Backed by cuisine with a strongly distinctive identity, and owing to certain world-renowned products and dishes (such as “Cervelle de Canut” cheese dip, Lyon deli meats and pistachio sausage), Lyon is home to Paul Bocuse’s famous “Mères Lyonnaises”, not to mention numerous Michelin-starred chefs.

Take the The Trolley des Lumières to set off on a gourmet journey of discovery: an original way to explore the city with its traditions, suitable for any occasion!

Don't hesitate to contact our team for informed advice. They will be delighted to make bookings on your behalf!

Exploring Lyon

Discover Lyon in your own way! Many options exist for setting off to explore the city. You’re truly spoilt for choice, given all the themes and routes on offer.