I am Caroline, explorer in Lyon
I personally did the photo shooting and wrote the description below. The main assets of this holiday rental are:
Ideally located in the charming Sathonay neighbourhood
The character of a renovated traditional canut apartment
The bedroom on a cozy mezzanine with a large double bed
Where is this short term rental apartment located in Lyon?
The apartment Le Sathonay is located in a small quiet street at the corner of the famous Place Sathonay, an emblematic square in the district named Les Pentes de la Croix-Rousse. This lively and friendly district is very popular. Lyon residents and travellers enjoy its village spirit.
In the heart of Lyon's 1st district, only 5 minutes walk from Place des Terreaux and the Lyon Opera House, this apartment is perfect for a city break in Lyon. Whether you come for a business trip or a weekend in Lyon, you will appreciate this warm neighbourhood life and the central location of this apartment.
You can reach the quays of the Saône in less than 2 minutes by foot, for a bucolic walk or an early morning jog along the waterfront. Crossing the Passerelle Saint-Vincent you will arrive directly on the Place Saint-Paul to visit the Vieux Lyon district.
The Fine Arts Museum, the Opera House and the beautiful Saint-Nizier Church are also 5 minutes walk from the apartment.
On Place Sathonay, at the corner of the street, there are several bars and restaurants with terraces, including a delicious wine and tapas bar and a very good bouchon lyonnais, a mini-market, a bakery and a tobacco shop. The metro line A, stop Hôtel de ville, is a 5-minute walk away and will allow you to get around easily in Lyon.
How is this apartment in down Croix-Rousse district in Lyon arranged?
The apartment Le Sathonay is a traditional canut apartment, renovated and tastefully furnished by the owners. This short term rental apartment is located on the second floor without elevator of a beautiful building in Lyon, secured by a digital code.
The entrance to the apartment is through a small common hallway with the neighbouring apartment, serving the private entrances of each apartment.
When you enter the apartment, you will immediately love the cosy atmosphere and the space provided by the beautiful ceiling height, typical of Canut apartments.
A large bright living room includes a living room with a large sofa and an open kitchen. The sofa bed provides a comfortable bed for two additional people (additionnal fees). The fully equipped kitchen includes everything you need for your comfort during your stay: oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffee machine, kettle, etc. A large wooden dining table adds a warm and family atmosphere.
A small staircase gives access to the mezzanine where the bedroom is located. This mezzanine, open to the living room, has a comfortable Queen Size double bed. The ceiling height of this mezzanine is about 1m70.
Finally, a bathroom with shower and separate toilets complete the facilities of this beautiful apartment for rent in Lyon.
What is there to do around this apartment during your stay in Lyon?
If you come to visit Lyon, this apartment for short term rental is ideally located. You are in a central district. You will get around easily to all tourist attractions. By taking La Martinière street, 50 metres from your apartment you will arrive at the magnificent mural fresco named « Fresque des Lyonnais ». This is just the beginning of everything you have to visit in the neighbourhood! Cross the Passerelle Saint-Vincent, the famous red footbridge that crosses the river, to visit the historic district of Vieux-Lyon. You will stroll through the alleys and traboules of Old City.
Unless you prefer to stay on the Peninsula district. In this case, you will have a lot of places to visit: the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Printing and Communication, the Guignol’s clock, the Place des Jacobins.
Place Sathonay also marks the beginning of the Pentes de la Croix-Rousse district. This maze of colourful Tuscan-style alleys is full of small designer shops and art galleries. You can also admire the street art works that characterize the district. Finally, when you arrive a the top of Croix-Rousse distrit via the Cour des Voraces, you will discover the history of the Canuts and the Silk.
There are a lot of bars and restaurants nearby Place Sathonay to eat or have a drink. We recommend Le Bouchon des filles. This delicious Lyon traditional restaurant is located right in front of the apartment. You can also choose the terrace of the wine bar Le vin des vivants, which offers a fine selection of wines and tapas. For breakfast or a snack break, go to the Boulangerie de la Martinière. We rank it among the best bakeries in Lyon! Just the shop window overflowing with praline brioches and almond croissants makes us salivate.
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Super organisation, super appartement dommage qu'il n'y avait pas d’ascenseur! Merci pour votre accueil !!
Villaveo 's answer
Un grand merci d'avoir pris le temps de déposer un avis. Nous sommes heureux que vous ayez passé un bon séjour ! Au plaisir de vous accueillir à nouveau à Lyon !
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