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Old Lyon Cour Renaissance luxury apartment

Bedrooms Studio
Space 441 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Renaissance building in historical Lyon

In a building of the XVth 'arrondisement' (area), we offer a high standard apartment, combining modern comfort with a setting of character. Ideally, the apartment has a 1 or 2 people capacity and possibility to receive a child.

The main room is made up of a living room with a foldaway couch for 2 people, a coffee table and a fully equipped open plan kitchen. There is also mezzanine in an unusual setting in a boat cabin style (children love it).

Equipped with old and contemporary furniture, television, Internet, Wi-fi, DVD player, a modifiable coffee table, office, all being carefully decorated.

More Details


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine in 2nd arrondissement of Lyon

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Floor Area:
  • 441 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • lake
  • mountain
  • river
  • rural
  • town
  • waterfront
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , shower
  • Italian fashion rococo shower room decorated with angels. Apart from a shower, hand basin and toilets, there is a washing machine and a dryer, a heated towel rail, a hair dryer and an iron.
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Salon - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Very comfortable
    - 1 Double Bed
  • The foldaway couch was especially picked because it is easy to use, comfortable and because of its design (140 x 200). For people with children, we have an extra bed (140 x 200) in a cabin in a mezzanine (boat atmosphere).
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Bowling center
  • Disco club
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • roller blading
Equipped with old and contemporary furniture, television, telephone, Internet, Wi-fi, DVD player, stereo, a modifiable coffee table, office, all being carefully decorated. The television is connected to HD TNT and to the services offered by Free. Calls are free to fixed numbers and to many countries. The open plan kitchen is well equipped, fridge, freezer, vitro-ceramic hobs, dishwasher, oven, microwave, electric coffee maker, Nespresso coffee machine, toaster, kettle. Even if you do not intend to cook sophisticated meals, you will appreciate its assets.


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(20 traveller reviews)

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Old Lyon Cour Renaissance luxury apartment
average rating of 4.9 based on 48 reviews

Great place in Lyon

  • 5 of 5

This is perfectly situated

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely stay in Old Lyon

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely place, combining the experience of living in a medieval building with a lovely decorated apartment. It opens onto a bustling square in Old Lyon, though inside the courtyard it is very quiet. Lots of delicious restaurants and shops nearby. As others have said, the apartment is rather dark, but the lighting is nicely done. Spacious living room, even when the sofa bed is pulled out. On a raised ground floor, you only have to carry your suitcases up about 10 stairs. Note that cell reception does not come through the stone walls.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Dec-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Sarah, hope to see you again. Have a Merry Chrismas and a Happy New Year! Brigitte
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St Petersburg, Florida USA

Perfect littel gem in the heart of old Lyon

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 3 lovely days in this quaint, but modern and excellently located, apartment. It is situated in the heart of old Lyon which is heavy with tourists, but the apartment is quiet and has everything one needs for a pleasant stay. Walking out the door you find yourself in the midst of shops, restaurants and cafes. Lyon is a beautiful city and there is much to see and do. Our hosts Brigitte and Steve were friendly and helpful. They even accepted our little traveling companion Marcel , a 3 kilo caniche ( poodle) dog.

We will stay here again on our next visit to Lyon. !!!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were delighted to have you in our apartment and we'll be glad to greet Marcel another time.
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San Francisco

Fantastic Location In The Heart of Old Lyon

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic location for people wishing to stay in the heart of Vieux Lyon! It is in a very old building (built in the 1300s i think). It is near many historic buildings, one block from the Saone River, a short walk away from the Cathedral, the Metro and the funicular which takes you to the top of the Fourviere Hill where the Bastille is located as well as two ancient Roman sites. There are nearby markets, bakeries, restaurants and a dizzying array of shops. A few blocks away appears to be a district that supports digital animation companies with several shop windows showing cute mechanical animations. Across the river is Place Bellecour which is a short walk away and has one of the best tourist offices we have ever visited.

We stayed in the apartment for three nights and slept on the fold-out bed in the living room which we found to be very comfortable. The apartment was spacious, clean, safe, quiet, well equipped (refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, television, phone and on and on), warm, comfortable and very relaxing. It is on the French first floor (second floor for U.S. folks). Light comes in through one set of windows, so it is a little dim. There wasn’t anything about the apartment that we disliked. We thought the apartment reflected the pride of ownership that Steve and Brigitte must have in it.

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to see how much you enjoyed Lyon and our apartment. Hope you'll be back this way. Best wishes, Brigitte and Steve
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Perfect place for lovers of history

  • 5 of 5

We honestly couldn't have asked for a better place in Lyon (Vieux). It was the cutest apartment with all the original character of its rich history (wooden beams, stone walls etc). Great size for a couple or even a small family. It was within walking distance of anything you could ever need in Vieux Lyon. But, what I loved best was that it also just happened to be in one of the city's infamous 'traboules'. As a great grand daughter of a French Resistance Member this was the cherry on top. I LOVED this place and will recommend it to anyone and everyone. Also, both Steve and Brigitte are exceptional people, kind, fun and helpful. Thank you for a wonderful stay in your charming apartment!!!

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for these heart-warming comments. What we really appreciate is knowing that we've been able to help our clients enjoy their stay.
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Gastronomical Heaven

  • 5 of 5

We spent early last summer in Lyon after touring northern Spain and southern France. This flat was so comfy (bed was a pullout) and in the heart of Old Lyon. Interesting architecture and tunnels to tour. We ate some of the best food ever in the city. Steve and Bridgette were gracious hosts, accomodating in every way. Steve plays the cello in the symphony and it was an extra treat to see him perform. We hope one day to return to this lovely city. Highly recommend you stay with these folks, you will not be disappointed. Sorry it has taken so long to write this, but we are still on the go!

Best, Bonnie & Jim

  • Review Submitted: 14-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brigitte Eliason
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2018


Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Too many choices!!!
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
La Tour de Salvagny
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Perrache or Part-Dieu
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Lyon Centre
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
It's your choice
Car: not necessary

Cour Renaissance is a very quiet apartment in a XVth century building.

In the heart of the pedestrianized area of Saint-Jean. The Place du Change is next to the cultural sites and shop. In the middle of a pedestrianized zone, you will find, also, a wide variety of restaurants in which you can discover or discover for a second time Lyon's cooking specialities.

Parking nearby, not free, (100 m away), access to the tourist sites and the peninsula in less than 10 min on foot.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £4.42 per person per night
Pet Fee £17.68

Présence chien = 30€ par séjour de moins d'une semaine
Utilisation du 2ème lit = 20€ par séjour de moins d'une semaine
arrivée après 20h jusqu'à 21h30 = 30€
arrivée entre 21h30-23h00 = 50€

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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