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Irene Robinson

Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French

Fantastic Location With Parking Near Part-dieu Station in Quiet Street

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Villette Gare - Appartment Amoureux

Sleeps 4

The apartment is well equipped with a new kitchen and bathroom. Spacious rooms, balcony,free wi-fi and satellite TV plus free phonecalls to UK land lines and any French numbers. Double bedroom ( choice of 2 singles or one double bed) plus comfy double sofa -bed in living room. There is a lovely safe garden where children can play. Bath/shower and separate loo , very near shops , station, all forms of transport and the famous Halles de Lyon. Free on street parking plus garage. Food capital of France, great restaurants. Fascinating city also near lakes and mountains, city has parks, botanical gardens, zoo, museums, markets,lovely shops, swimming pools - impossible to get bored there. Excellent French courses at Alliance Francaise 4 stops away on tram. Friendly Bridge clubs for addicts like us.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Irene Robinson (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French

About Irene Robinson

Retired couple who love France with 7 children between us and several grandchildren all of whom enjoy a visit to Lyon. we spent a month doing an intensive French Course at Alliance Francaise which was excellent. There is so much to do in the city and many interesting places are in walking distance of the flat. We like playing Bridge and the best club in town is 10 mins walk away and welcomes visitors.

Irene Robinson purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Irene Robinson chose Lyon

Great location - however you arrive in Lyon ( train or plane) you end up at Gare part-Dieu just few minutes walk from flat. Wonderful shopping centre near station and Rue Lafayette right by flat so hassle free travel. Buses leave to ski resorts , trains to Paris, Nice, Italy all take about 2 hours.

What makes this apartment unique

Friendly French neighbours, not an ex-pat place, you really feel that you are in France. Beaujolais region, lovely countryside, river trips, plenty of activities rain or shine.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)
Fantastic Location With Parking Near Part-dieu Station in Quiet Street
average rating of 4.263158 based on 19 reviews
4

Good choise

  • 4 of 5

Excellent location, near all the city attractions. Apartment well furnished, confortable, kitchen not very clean.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

Great location and appartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is larger than it appears on the photo's. It is a spacious flat with separate kitchen, lounge, bathroom and balcony. It was very clean and in a quiet location; supermarkets and a nice bakery are just around the corner. The flat is near the main train station but in a quiet residential area (you won't know the train station is there). The centre of Lyon is within walking distance (approx. 20/25 mins walk) or you can get the bus/metro in. The booking process was very smooth. It was a great place to stay for the weekend and explore Lyon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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A great Apartment for train travellers

  • 4 of 5

A roomy apartment with plenty of kitchen utensils and many extra's for meal preparation. The hostess was friendly and helpful. We found this to be a particularly good location, very close to the main train station and a large shopping centre. There was easy access to the centre via an efficient metro system. We would have liked more bed pillows as there were only two supplied which were not comfortable (constructive criticism). There was a good selection of movies to watch which was great as TV in France is mainly in French.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments and will certainly buy more pillows when we are next in Lyon in September - you are the first to mention this and it is a problem easily solved. I am very pleased that you enjoyed the facilities provided and the location.
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Comfortable & well-located

  • 4 of 5

We were very comfortable in this apartment & enjoyed staying in this quiet residential area. Everyone we encountered during our stay was friendly & helpful- & this despite our lack of French! Comfortable bed & comfortable sofa. Nice bright kitchen. A very short walk to the train station & easy to get to anywhere in Lyon from here.

Irene was very helpful & also flexible about arrival & departure arrangements.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Appartement bien situé et au calme.

  • 4 of 5

Cet appartement est très bien situé, près de la gare Part-Dieu. Les stations de bus sont tout près pour visiter le vieux Lyon (ou même à pied). Les commerces, un marché...c'est très pratique. L'appartement est lumineux, propre, la literie est confortable. Nous sommes très satisfaits de cette location.

Claudine & Alain

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Unique and unforgettable

  • 5 of 5

Ours was a last-minute booking , having been let down by another host within a week of our intended arrival in Lyon. Contact with Irene Robinson was met with an immediate reply, giving us confidence that we were dealing with a thoroughly professional person. The location of the property is first class, and it was immaculately presented. Spaciousness is its key attribute with the bonus of a covered balcony, adding a further dimension. Lyon for us is a city of understated culture, historical interest, and a gourmet experience par excellence. It will remain alive in our memory primarily because it will always be associated with our week-long stay in this apartment.

Brian x 2 Pukekohe, New Zealand

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you so much Brian, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Be assured that a garlic press will be supplied as soon as possible!
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Location

Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
on the corner
Nearest Train
0.2 Kilometres
Gare Part-Dieu
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Autoroute du Soleil
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Loads in area around flat and station + Brotteaux
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
Alps
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Lake Park Mirabelle see www.grand-parc.fr/
Car: not necessary

City centre location very close to all public transport , bus, metro and tram frequent services one ticket covers all. Weekly/monthly tickets cheapest or buy 10 at a time for good reduction. The city is on two rivers and caters well for cyclists

( hire easy) and water sports. Numerous swimming pools outdoor and indoor plus sports centres, children's playgrounds, brilliant Park Tete D'Or with zoo and botanical garden. Park Miribelle has free swimming in lake and lots of sporting activities , bike hire , walks, restaurants and is accessible by public transport. Beautiful city with plenty of interesting sights, markets, restaurants, boat trips. Worth getting a Lyon City Card from tourist office which includes all transport for 3 days and free entry to all museums plus a boat trip. Several Michelin Star restaurants in and around town, Halles de Paul Bocuse few minutes walk from flat and other lovely outdoor markets around town. Beautiful shops and architecture, weekend book fair near river, the famous 'Bouchons' which serve typically French food and are very reasonable, interesting old silk-making area Croix Rouge. Car hire cheap and easy from Gare Part-Dieu but best book on-line as more expensive at the office. Around town within an hour's drive you can be in the mountains or lake district, taste wines, explore lovely villages in the heart of France, find famous Michelin star restaurants and immerse yourself in the life of the country.

If you want to learn French Alliance Francaise does wonderful courses and there are other language classes available. Bridge players please note great club few minutes walk away very welcoming and good standard.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Villette Gare, Rhone

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£236
for 3 nights
From
£72
£453
£1,638
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £170
laundry £19

The deposit of 200 Euros against breakages is due with the second instalment of the rent 6 weeks before check-in date . This will be returned less any deductions for lost keys, breakages, unauthorised phone calls etc. You will be expected to leave the apartment clean and tidy and dispose of your own rubbish please. The standard rate is for one double bedroom and the double sofa-bed in living room.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Villette Gare in Rhone

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 67 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Lift
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • New elegant bath/ shower and basin in bathroom . Separate toilet room.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • In bedroom twin beds can be made up a a double plus a double sofa bed in living room. Sheets and towels provided. Cot available on request.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
If required for longer lettings I can arrange for a cleaner to come in during your stay at your expense.

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