Mercure Lyon L'Isle d'Abeau
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Airport Transportation
- Smoking rooms available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- High-speed internet in room
- Conference facilities
- Free High-Speed Internet
Travelers also recommend:
TripAdvisor Reviews Mercure Lyon L'Isle d'Abeau Villefontaine
Travel Blogs from Villefontaine
... Gallo-Roman Museum next door. Although this is very large, it has been carefully built into the side of the hill so that it is scarcely noticeable from the outside. We are told that entry is free on Thursdays. It is Thursday. There are lots of impressive exhibits in the museum. Apparently Lyon, or Lugdunum as it was then known, was the headquarters of the Roman Empire in Gaul. The Romans established themselves here in 43 BC. We continue walking ...
I had my first Airbnb experience whilst in Lyon. For those who don't know Airbnb is a community of people who either have accommodation available or are looking for somewhere to stay. I stayed with a lovely girl called Leila an her cat Oiseau (it means bird in french). It was a great experience to stay and chat to a local. I will happily be ...
... of the Eiffel Tower. The Lyonnais people were jealous of Paris having their tower so they built a miniature copy but since the 1950's it has been used as a communications tower. We walked through the Renaissance district (Vieux Lyon) where we walked through a few of the 300 "traboules" in Lyon. These traboules are narrow passages from the street through buildings to the next street. At each street they just look like a normal front door, however the ...
... no such luck and then I ended up in a dodgy area so turned around and went back, I
ended up just getting dinner from a corner deli, and decided to take it back to the river to eat, unfortunately there were so unsavory locals at the river so I took a couple of photos of the lights and headed back to the hotel, which ended up being the scenic route as I had to ask for directions as although in France the streets have names the signs are ...
... supplies before tomorrow (with tomorrow being Sunday, when in France last year we learnt very quickly that the French don’t do Sundays, Mondays or any other times which they don’t want to). Armed with a list, James set off to find a supermache. Following the ‘wonderful’ directions given by the villa’s information brochure, a 10 minute trip to the shop turned into a 20 minute trip to the shop, far removed from the vicinity within which the ...