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A Renaissance building in the heart of the city

Bedrooms Studio
Space 441 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, Studio + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Equipped with antique and modern Furnishings. TV, internet, free Wi-Fi, DVD, an adjustable Table, a Desk, all done with taste.

A new Sofa bed which was specially chosen for its easy use, its comfortable bedding in 140 x 190cm and its modern design in leather.

The kitchenette is filled with various comforts : refrigerator, freezer, vitroceramic burners, dish-washer, oven, micro-wave, electric coffee maker, Nespresso coffee machine, toaster, and a water heater. Even if you don't intend to do much cooking, you can certainly appreciate these advantages.

In the Bathroom you’ll find our efforts for your well-being. In addition to the shower cabin and the sink, you’ll find a towel dryer, a washing machine with dryer, a hair-dryer and even an iron.

For stays with children, we have an extra bed installed in a cabin mezzanine was if one were on a boat cabin.

We have also a baby bed, very comfortable and recent model, and cute.

Situated in the heart of Old Lyon, the apartment is near the public transportation, shopping, restaurants and the wonders of the old city.Museums, Cathedral, Basilique de Fourviere

Walk the paved streets among the renaissance period buildings, visit the recently restored Musée Gadagne before reaching the gothic cathedral St Jean. Then take a trolley up to the Basilique Fourvière and the Roman amphitheaters. After enjoying the wonderful view, enter the Center of Lyon for shopping, art museums, symphony or opera concerts, as well as numerous gothic churches, modern fresques and of course excellent restaurants, more than you can imagine.

Public transportation in close proximity : Metro(D) at 200m, Bus (C3) at 100m,direct to the Part Dieu station and the Bocuse market, Bus (S1) direct to Perrache train station. Bike rental and Vaporeto Boat from the Feuillée bridge to the Confluences also at 100m.

Keywords: apartment, ancient, Renaissance, cour, vacation, Lyon, center, centre, city, comfortable,

More Details

Brigitte and Stephen Eliason
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Brigitte and Stephen Eliason

Steve is officially a cellist in the Lyon symphony when he isn't helping Brigitte run her rentals. Steve, an American from Detroit met Brigitte in her hometown of Bordeaux. Our son Bryan is a Yoga teacher, Piano Teacher and comedian.

Steve est officiellement violoncelliste à l'Orchestre National de Lyon, et aide Brigitte à exécuter ses locations. Steve, un Américain de Detroit a rencontré Brigitte à Bordeaux. Notre fils Bryan, professeur de yoga, et de piano.

Brigitte and Stephen Eliason purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Brigitte and Stephen Eliason chose Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine

Stepping out of time, finding one's self in the XV century yet in a bustling city is real treat.

Le temps sortant, trouvant son soi au XV siècle encore dans une ville très active est un vrai plaisir.

What makes this apartment unique

Everyone who has visited or resided in the apartment expresses a feeling of well-being. Some people come back. What more can be said

Tous ceux qui ont visité ou résidé dans l'appartement expriment un sentiment de bien-être . Certaines personnes y reviennent . Que dire de mieux.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Merci de m'avoir permis de découvrir ce petit bijou, ce havre de paix et de détente très agréable pour mon voyage
Feb 2016
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Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 441 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Village ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 shower, 1 bathroom-sink,
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • In the main room is an excellent folding bed, easy to use and extremely comfortable A futon is in a quaint enclosed mezzanine recalling an old boat cabin. An excellent queen size bedding, extremely comfortable
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


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A Renaissance building in the heart of the city
average rating of 4.6086955 based on 34 reviews

Charming apartment beautifully situated in Vieux Lyon

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay in Brigitte and Steve Eliason's apartment right in the heart of Vieux Lyon. They even met us at the train station and drove us back! Everything was provided for a comfortable stay. We especially appreciated the furnished kitchen, and the washer/dryer. The location was perfect, allowing us to explore Lyon on foot. We highly recommend this VRBO property! Mary and Ted Johnson

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, Canada

Great suite, great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely suite in a beautiful old building that is nicely furnished with a good bed (actually two), a functional kitchen and bathroom in the old part of Lyon. The building itself seemed to be of interest to tour groups but we didn't find out the details. From the front door there are many little Bouchon Restaurants and we tried two; loved the first but were disappointed with the second one. From the apartment it is very easy to cross over the river to reach the 1st and 2nd arrondissements.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, well-situated apartment in the heart of Old Lyon

  • 5 of 5

We spent five days in Brigitte and Steve's lovely apartment. It is spotlessly clean and is exactly as pictured. The kitchen was well-equipped and contained pantry items like spices, paper towels, dish soap, etc. We slept in the loft bed, which was very comfortable. The apartment is in an amazing old building and is full of character and charm. Just outside the building, there is a lovely square; shops, restaurants, and bars are all within a few minutes' walk. Lyon is a beautiful city - very clean, friendly, and walkable. From the apartment, you can easily walk to all of the sights ( and if you don't feel like walking, you can jump on public transit or rent a bike - it is a very bike-friendly city). Excellent restaurants abound - Lyon is the culinary capital of France, after all! We especially enjoyed Les Retrouvailles and Aux 24 Colonnes.

Thank you, Brigitte and Steve, for being so helpful and accommodating. We are especially grateful for all the extra help you offered in trying to find our lost luggage. We really appreciate all you did for us!

I would highly recommend a stay in this tastefully furnished apartment. You won't regret it!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pleasant, well located.

  • 4 of 5

This is a pleasant apartment in a great location. It was well equipped, had comfortable bed and a was very quiet. Brigette and Steve were terrific hosts and helped us in many ways.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location in Vieux (old) Lyon

  • 4 of 5

This apartment has it all. It is right in the centre of the old city and everything is within walking distance. The apartment is in an old building. Entering via a security door and walking down a short walkway takes you into a small courtyard where after passing through the building security door you only have to climb 7 stairs to get the the most amazing experience ever. The aparment has a spearate upstairs bed (enclosed like a boat bed) and an open plan kitchen, dining and living area (which as a sofa bed where we slept). The owner was more than helpful with maps, advice and any assistance needed to make our stay enjoyable. Good for a couple without children (although 1 older child could use the upstairs bed).

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Old town Lyon

  • 5 of 5

The location is excellent and the unit is well furnished. We used the sofa bed and the cubby bed. The sofa bed is comfortable and is fine for two people. It is easy to find the unit with public transit and the owners were outside the building upon arrival. They provided a thorough review of the unit. The unit is on a busy walking street but there was no street noise in the apartment even with windows open as the unit faces a small inner court yard. Great place to stay and visit Lyon.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vieux Lyon
adventure travelers, art and design lovers, family travelers, local culture
Parc de la Tête d'Or
adventure travelers, art and design lovers, family travelers, local culture
Basilique de Fourvière
adventure travelers, art and design lovers, local culture, students,
Ancient Theatre of Fourvière (Théâtre Romain de Fourvière)
adventure travelers, art and design lovers, local culture, family travelers, students
Place Bellecour
beautiful place in center
Place Antonin Poncet
Adventure travelers, local culture,
Daniel et Denise - Crequi
very good restaurant in a center
Rue Mercière
This street, which used to be a elaborated red-light district, is now a pedestrian street wh...
Hôtel Dieu
art et design lovers, family travelers
Theâtre des Celestins
essentiel visite, in center
Ville de Lumière
Musee des Beaux-Arts
don(t miss this wonderful Museum
don't forget to see this area!
Rue des Marronniers
La Confluence
La Croix Rousse
very interesting
Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
St Exupéry
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Le Rocambole, The smoking dog
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Part Dieu
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
A6 A7
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Les Adrets, Le Musee, les fines gueules, 3 Maries
Car: not necessary

Fire works july 14th on Saône and Rhone rivers,

La Fête des lumières 8 décembre

Medieval festival 'Les Penons'


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $6.15 - 12.31 per person per night
Pet Fee $36.92
Damage Deposit $369.19

Check-in between 19h00 and 21h00 subject to 10€ supplement. Check-in after 21h00 subject to 30€ supplement.
We ask for a refundable security deposit of 300€ or equivalent for which we accept a check.
Extra surcharge of 20€ for use of the second bed or the baby bed.
30€ for an animal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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