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The BEST WESTERN Hotel Charlemagne is a charming hotel that upholds the Lyon tradition of hospitality and prestige with an ideal location. The hotel is conveniently located in the center of town just a stones throw from Lyon Perrache Main Train and Metro Stations.

When you stay at the BEST WESTERN Hotel Charlemagne you will find yourself in the heart of the dynamic and large city of Lyon. Many attractions such as the Bellecour-Vieux Lyon, Confluence and Musee Saint Pierre are all within walking distance.

The BEST WESTERN Hotel Charlemagne has two restaurants, meeting facilities that accommodate up to 120, complimentary newspaper, 24-hour security, safe deposit box and much more. Our rooms are nice and have cable television with canal plus and the sport channel, AM/FM alarm clock, coffee maker, dataports, hairdryer, room service and balcony rooms are available.

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23 Cours Charlemagne
4 Star


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
14:00:00 | 12:00:00
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What's nearby?


  • 30 kilometer(s) from Villefranche Sur Saone

  • 45 kilometer(s) from Vienne

  • 60 kilometer(s) from Saint Etienne

  • 130 kilometer(s) from Geneve

  • 97 kilometer(s) from Macon

  • 98 kilometer(s) from Chambery

  • 100 kilometer(s) from Valence

  • 104 kilometer(s) from Grenoble

  • 150 kilometer(s) from Geneve, France

  • 300 kilometer(s) from Marseille

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 397 traveller reviews
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Great Location

20/10/2016 sailorman080, New York City, New York

This hotel has a great location on Cours Charlemagne, not far from shopping mall, walking distance to Lyon Perrache train station, lots of restaurants around. If you cross the train station, you endup... more


Okay Hotel in Good Position

11/10/2016 Shaun F, Somerset West, South Africa

The hotel room was okay, but the bed was terrible, luckily it was a split double, so I could use the other half. The staff where very friendly and the breakfast okay. The hotel was fairly close to cen... more

Owner Response
Fabienne G, Responsable commercial at BEST WESTERN Hotel Charlemagne, responded to this review
Dear "Shaun F", First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to give us your impression toward your recent stay at the Charlemagne Best Western - Lyon. I am sorry we haven't been able to meet all your expectations during your stay among us. Especially about the bed that is usually very confortable. Nevertheless, I 'm glad to read that you enjoyed the space and the great location of our hotel. Be sure that your feed back will help us to improve our offer. I stay at your disposal for any queries, and I hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back soon. Best Regards,

Most excellant staff

25/09/2016 allanKeswick, keswick

spending a few days in this Hotel with a friend to visit and enjoy several of the Michelin star restaurants. The Hotel is located on the main Tramway as well as being close to Perrache metro and rail... more

Owner Response
Fabienne G, Responsable commercial at BEST WESTERN Hotel Charlemagne, responded to this review
Dear "AllanKeswick", First of all, we would like to thank for your wonderful comment.It’s always a huge pleasure when our clients let us know how much they appreciated services of our hotel. Your satisfaction is our greatest reward. Thank you for mentioning the professionalism of our staff. We look forward of seing you again soon in our Hotel CHARLEMAGNE Best Western - Lyon. Best Regards,

Great Hotel

21/08/2016 jim d, Doncaster, United Kingdom

Stayed here for five nights whilst working.Five in the group.From the moment we checked in the staff were brilliant,very helpful.The place is very clean and the rooms were lovely and comfortable.No c... more

Owner Response
Fabienne G, Responsable commercial at BEST WESTERN Hotel Charlemagne, responded to this review
Dear Jim, Thank you for sharing all your great feelings about our Home Hotel Charlemagne Best Western. We are very happy to see that we have met your expectations. Many thanks for mentionning the kindness of the staf, be sure that it was a pleasure for all of us to welcome you! We are looking forward to welcoming you back at the Charlemagne Best Western Lyon. Best Regards,

Lovely Little Hotel

18/08/2016 Louise K, Harrogate, United Kingdom

We only had one night here and wanted a central location. It was a 15 min walk to the centre so not too bad but there were cafes / restaurants on our door step. Didn't really get the chance to explor... more

Owner Response
Fabienne G, Responsable commercial at BEST WESTERN Hotel Charlemagne, responded to this review
Dear Louise, Many thanks for all your good compliments and for sharing it with TripAdvisor travelers. We are vey pleased that we met your expecations. Our locations between the Shopping Center of Confluence and the historic center is a real advantage for our guests. We hope to welcome you again soon to finish your visit of our beautiful city of Lyon ! Best Regards,