The Sofitel Lyon Bellecour is a 5 star hotel, perfectly located on the Quai Gailleton, in the downtown area of Lyon between the banks of the Rhône and the famous Place Bellecour and near Lyon’s old city area, classified at the UNESCO heritage.
Easily reachable for guests, the Lyon Sofitel hotel is only 15 minutes away from the Lyon Part Dieu railway station and less than 10 minutes from Lyon Perrache, the other railway station. For travelers coming by car, the hotel is pretty close to the highway (A6) exit, just after the Fourvière tunnel and it has a paying private parking with valet service. Lyon is 2 hours from Paris via the TGV (high speed train) and 5 hours by car. Lyon Saint Exupéry airport is 40 minutes driving distance from the Sofitel Lyon Bellecour hotel.
The Sofitel Lyon Bellecour is one of the 5 stars hotels in Lyon. It offers 164 rooms with the high quality MyBed by Sofitel, comfortable bedding that will allow you to have a restful night.
The Sofitel Lyon, an hotel with an exceptional view over the Rhône
Several rooms benefit from a view over the Rhône. There are two styles available for the rooms : contemporary zen and classical French. All the rooms have an air conditioning system, a mini bar and MP3 dock station.
To have a drink in a pleasant setting before or after a fine dinner, let’s get to the Melhor bar at the hotel top floor. Le Melhor bar has an amazing panoramic view over Lyon. You can select your cocktail by going through the options available on the iPad menu. During the week end, Le Melhor lounge bar offers live music to its guests to allow them to relax with background music.
Les Trois Dômes, gastronomic restaurant in Lyon
Les Trois Dômes, a Michelin starred restaurant, offers a refined French gastronomic cuisine. The other restaurant, le Silk, has a brasserie menu delivered in a more casual atmosphere. The breakfast is delivered in Les Trois Dômes restaurant room (8th floor) which has an outstanding view over Lyon. The Sofitel Lyon Bellecour breakfast is widely recognized as one of the best breakfasts in France both for the diversity and the quality of the products available at the buffet that will delight all the palates. This huge breakfast is perfect to start the day!
The hotel concierge can also provide some recommendations to discover multiple gastronomic restaurants. Lyon is well known for the high level of quality of its restaurants. The city is the cradle of Paul Bocuse, a renowned French Chef. You can discover there the famous bouchons lyonnais.
Located on a peninsula, the Sofitel Lyon hotel is just few minutes away on foot from the Fabrics and Decorative Arts Museum. Lyon has a very rich history around fabrics since the silk fabric manufacturing had made Lyon the world capital of silk for centuries before it declined during the 20th century. It takes less than 15 minutes on foot to get to the Cathedral Saint Jean of Lyon. The park of the Tête d’Or is 10 minutes away by bus.
Sofitel wellness concept : So Spa and So Fit
The Sofitel Lyon hotel hosts a fitness center (So Fit) and a spa area (So Spa). For your well-being, you can find in this spa : a sensory shower, hammam, fitness equipment as well as treatments and massages with Carita products.
Two steps from the Bellecour square, the Sofitel Lyon is one of the only luxury hotels in Lyon to have a spa. You can enjoy a massage or a body scrub in one of the spa treatment rooms while listening to soft music. Whatever massage or treatment you have selected, you will be fully relaxted after a moment spent at the Sofitel Lyon spa.
The organization of meetings and conventions is eased by the 12 meetings rooms available inside the Lyon Sofitel hotel.
So, the Sofitel Lyon is a luxury hotel and one of the best hotels in Lyon. Other Sofitel hotels of the Accor group are available in Paris (Le Scribe, Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe, Sofitel Paris le Faubourg), Marseille, Quiberon and Strasbourg. In Lyon, you could also discover the Carlton hotel from the MGallery collection which is on the other side of the Bellecour square.