Hotel Alexandra

49 rue Victor Hugo, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, 69002 , France | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $91.00

Travel Blogs from Lyon

Cinématographie, Beaux-Arts & the bad dinner

A travel blog entry by justinjones


Lyon is the birthplace of cinematography… who knew? I felt I had to make a pilgrimage to the Musée Lumière. The museum was only average, but they have some very nice pieces (like the first movie! and film camera!) in a beautiful Art Nouveau house where the two brothers lived with their wives (two sisters).

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There is nothing funny about funiculars

A travel blog entry by justinjones


Lyon is quite nice. Today I woke up in my very centrally located hotel on Rue de Victor Hugo and had a croissant and espresso on the pedestrian mall. Then I walked around for a bit, to the spacious but starkly asphalted Place Bellecour (they're working on adding some more trees and grass, I hear). I crossed the river and had an excellent quiche at …

Finally the rain has stopped!

A travel blog entry by sarahandthomas


... but the facilities are good and as its all gravel no mud to worry about from the rain!

We took the bus into Lyon for a look around the city with no expectations but it was a nice city and easy to get around.

Now that its dry, we hope it will stay that way as staying / sleeping in the van with the rain pouring down is a pretty miserable place to be!!



A travel blog entry by lesjakubecs


After a rainy day off, we jumped back into tourist mode full force. After our morning routine of soccer in a nearby field and finding pastries, we took a tram, subway, and funicular (all one one ticket.... French infrastructure might be lacking for swimming pools, but they have the transportation thing down pat) to the top of Fourviere Hill to see the impressive and massive Norte Dame Basilica and ...

"Get real, I've seen Pompeii."

A travel blog entry by twofoodies


... amazing." So Video Girl and Battery Boy set off from Fourviere Hill to Les Mur de Canuits, crossing two rivers and weaving their way through breathless streets in the blistering heat for a leisurely stroll of eight kilometres. After climbing the last kilometre of steps designed to replicate climbing K1 we arrived at Les Mur de Canuits.

"So where is this Canuits thing, and what is it?", Battery Boy asked. Video Girl replied, "Turn ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Carnot - Gailleton area of Lyon, is near Theatres Romains de Fourviere, Place Bellecour, The Presqu'île, and Musee des Tissus et des Arts Decoratif.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent