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Reviewed 23 October 2011

The hotel is situated in the old town which is absolutely charming. We stayed in the first floor loft and got a triple room. Cozy and the decor had a great artistic flair with the African statues and unique art pieces. It felt like I was staying in a artsy apartment. Frederic was a friendly and approachable host and shared... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2011

We had the "suite" which had a bed in the loft and a lovely sitting room below. It's probably not for anyone with mobility issues, as it is up two long flights of stairs. However, it's highly worth the climb. The innkeeper, Frederic, is extremely friendly and helpful. The location is perfect for exploring Old Lyon. Take the funicular up... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2010

We stayed in the Artelit 1565 room and it was lovely, very romantic and evocative of another age. The location is ideal, near to the metro and some great restaurants. Frederic-Jean is most charming, hospitable and informative. This is probably not really suitable for young children or anyone with mobility issues as there are a lot of stairs but for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2009

We agree with the recent reviews after our stay at Artelit. Looks lovely and it's delightful to be so central and right in the heart of old Lyon. Fantastic location and you get a real sense of living in the old town. The lofts installed to provide more space (and sleeping) are very common in the old town as you'll... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2009

I agree with the previous reviewer- I loved this place- set in the heart of vieux lyon - to be able to stay in an apartment in a 16th century building with the rose tower in your midst, an apartment full of quirky antiques but tastefully placed, comfortable queen size bed and a plasma tv with a collection of alfred... More 

4 Thank naturalb0rntraveller
Santa Fe NM
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2009

Artelit has a great location in the heart of old Lyon and our “tower” room (actually at street level) was filled with art and charming in many ways. It is literally the back room of a small shop/gallery that opens onto Rue du Boeuf. It is separated from the shop by a not very substantial door (no problem when sleeping,... More 

3 Thank SantaFeUser
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 10 June 2009

Artelit is in a wonderful location. Frederic the owner is a charming host. The room was really not so comfortable for us. I blame myself. I should have looked more closely at the picture of the room rather than the building. Our room had the bed in a loft with a very steep, narrow stair/ladder leading to it. To access... More 

2 Thank archana
Belmont, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2009

This is exactly the the kind of lodging I love to seek out and Artelit did not disappoint. Old Town Lyon is extremely charming, full of fun places to shop and delicious places to eat. It's also quick and easy to reach via the underground Metro; we were given perfect instructions and directions. Frederic is a wonderful host; he has... More 

2 Thank SimplyWithStyle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2009

I had no great expectations but what a pleasant surprise. Staying at Artelit made all the difference in my trip to Lyon. I was alone attending a conference at the Int'l Congress and I am so glad that there weren't any available rooms at the Hilton there. Artelit is located conveniently and is safe for a single woman. Frederic gave... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2008

We stayed in one of these charming rooms in April while visiting our daughter who was studying abroad in Lyon. It is an absolutely perfect location, in the heart of Vieux Lyon, yet on the quieter and less touristy Rue de Boeuf. There are only 2 rooms, both of which are very spacious and wonderfully decorated with really unique pieces... More 

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Address: 16 rue du Boeuf, 69005, Lyon, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
Price Range: RM692 - RM1,028 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Ask a lot of questions before you book. Be sure to know your rights about the cancellation policy.”
 of 5 bubbles Daniel33133, 17 Jun 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are great with their own character. Wifi is free but is only accessible from the courtyard below - darn those inconsiderate 13th century designers!”
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