Top 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Lyon's City Centre, France - Updated 2024

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Journey back in history with a cultural awakening in the stunning city of Lyon. Lyon is France’s third largest city and boasts a wealth of heritage landmarks and sites. Meander down the streets and marvel at the marvellous architecture that paints the skyline. Many of the buildings and architecture draw their inspiration from the 15th, 16th and 17th century with strong Italian and French renaissance influence. Cultural buffs will enjoy visiting the celestial churches like Fourviere Basilica featuring extravagant interiors or admire the works in the Museum of Sacred Art. Soak in the natural beauty and serenity at Parc de la Tete dÓr, which is one of the largest urban parks in the country with its own zoo and a beautiful botanical garden. A trip to Lyon will not be complete without taking a gastronomical adventure through the city’s restaurants and cafes and finding out why Lyon is the world’s culinary capital. Take a bite out of Lyon by booking a stay at one of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Lyon’s City Centre.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 05, 2024.

1. Experience comfort in the buzzing city centre (from USD 173)

Enjoy luxury living at its best. This apartment is a luxurious blend of authenticity and modernity resulting in a truly unforgettable stay. The interior has been elegantly furnished to reflect this and is perfect for both leisure and business travellers.

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Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
958 meters (0.6 ft) from Basilica of Notre Dame of Fourvière
173 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was super comfortable contact with jean-philippe was easy
everything is really great very stylish big fully equipped kitchen view
we had a fabulous stay in jean-philippe apartment
book this apartment it gorgeous comfortable well equipped with quality amenities and the location is perfect
the apartment was just renovated beautiful well equipped and jean-philippe was very helpful
other than that the place was clean and spacious
clean and stylish you will feel like a chic lyon resident
the apartment is easy to find and very clean
the place is beautiful well equipped immaculately clean and centrally located
apartment was very clean and location was excellent
great suggesstions from the host
the host of this wonderful apartment was very warm welcoming and very informative
i highly recommend this airbnb and this host for a delightful lyon experience
jean- philippe was a great host very accommodating to our arrival time even when we were delayed
our host jean-philippe was very attentive and we loved his recommendations
fantastic location within walking distance of everything
great location in the center of lyon
best location in lyon - close to all the major sites
location is great for transportation shopping and food
great location right in the middle of the city very close to the historical centre
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2. Luxurious apartment with plenty of natural light (from USD 205)

Open the large double door of this apartment and be greeted by sophisticated elegance. The entrance to the apartment is a masterpiece in its own right — it’s a majestic marble style entrance that sets the tone for the beauty of this apartment. Luxuriously furnished, the condo enjoys ample natural light from the 6 windows. The large window doors lead out to a stylish balcony with the chic street of President Edouard Herriot below. The bourgeois apartment features a comfortable bedroom, contemporary living room, fully equipped American kitchen and a modern shower room.

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Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France
1.11 km (0.7 mi) from Basilica of Notre Dame of Fourvière
98 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the fold-out couch in the front room makes a comfortable double bed which is easy on the back
apartment is absolutely gorgeous with an amazing little balcony
very clean and beautiful apartment
and clean too the bed is great and the shower is huge
apartment was very well equipped clean comfortable and safe for my 4 member family
it is a very clean modern spacious centrally located apartment
a beautiful and clean spacious apartment close to everything
he's a great host
yannick was the perfect host
furthermore yannick written details in respect to how everything works was both helpful and professional
yannick was incredibly professional efficient friendly and quick to respond
the location is fantastic for exploring and walking lyon and for great shopping and dining
the location of this apartment is great
excellent apartment a wonderful location very close to a good grocery store
yannick’s apartment is very centrally located all the main points of interest are walking distance
this apartment is in the best possible location for a visit to lyon
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3. Elegant duplex in the heart of Lyon

Make yourself at home in this elegantly designed duplex located in the heart of Lyon. The roomy and stylish interior compliments the warm and welcoming atmosphere created which encourages guest to unwind and relax. Guest are welcome to kick off their shoes in the comfort of their private room which can comfortably sleep up to 2 guests, and the bathroom and kitchen are yours to use. The duplex also features a stunning balcony where guest can enjoy a cup of coffee as they watch the locals in the streets down below and you also have a great view of the famous Bellecour Square. There is also a pool in the complex which guest can use to cool off after a day out in the city.

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Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France
936 meters (0.6 ft) from Basilica of Notre Dame of Fourvière
577 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we closed the window and ran the fan which was adequate but a little warm
i appreciated the free in room tea & coffee
all of the amenities are very nice modern and comfortable
we enjoyed eating our breakfast on his balcony
boris had a great reco for a traditional restaurant with well-priced meals and just two blocks from the apt
very tidy and clean
the room is very clean and comfortable
beautiful authentic lyonese apartment clean comfortable room
boris’ place is stylish warm and clean
the bathroom was also very clean and the entire apartment was very nice
boris is a good host
boris is a wonderful host and person
boris was a fantastic host
boris was a fantastic host
we are host ourselves so we enjoy the lifestyle
interesting location as well
great location and reflects profile
the location is also ideal very central and within walking distance to all the sights
the location was so good near big brand shop in lyon
great location in the center of the city
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4. Cosy apartment in Bellecour (Rue Gasparin) (from USD 86)

Stay in the epicentre of all the activities but enjoy the stillness and quiet of this quaint apartment. The cosy apartment can sleep up to 4 guests with access to shops and main public transport. The apartment is fully equipped with all the creature comforts needed for a pleasant stay.

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Lyon, Rhone-Alpes, France
946 meters (0.6 ft) from Basilica of Notre Dame of Fourvière
72 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
positive : very warm apartment comfortable sofa bed large tv good internet
despite all the disadvantages i can recommend this apartment
and olivier also has been very helpful and kind
olivier's house has been perfect for our needs is it set in a great location of the city
oilvier was very welcoming and easy going the apartment was perfect for us and in a perfect location
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5. Apartment in Lyon's city center

Relax and let your worries fade away when you check into this charming studio apartment ideally located in central Lyon. The bourgeois style studio not only has a lot of style and character but has been furnished with impeccable taste. The apartment consists of the main bedroom which sleeps up to 2 guests, a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom with shower. The large windows allow for natural light to hit the heart of the room adding to the fresh ambience of the apartment. When you opt to stay here, you have major tourist attractions like Place Bellecour, Cathedral of the Fourviere, Place Jacobin and more a stone’s throw away.

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Lyon, Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, France
979 meters (0.7 ft) from Basilica of Notre Dame of Fourvière
649 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice appartment with all the necessary facilities
his place is comfortable and cool with air conditioning
you can’t beat the location comfortable and convenient- would absolutely recommend
my girlfriend and i had a wonderful stay at silvio’s apartment
there bed is comfortable and it's well equipped
spotless and beautifully presented
the apartment was also very clean and stylized nicely
this was a very clean and well maintained apartment and check in was very easy
the apartment was very clean and the check in was smooth
also a very stylish clean and comfortable place
sylvio is a great host
silvio is a great host
silvio was a great host
silvio was an outstanding host
silvio is a wonderful host and you can tel that he really enjoys taking care of his guests
the location was great
great location & stylish space
great location and great flat
lovey location within great walking distance to many nearby attractions
perfect place near the square everything was near
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6. Charming apartment for three (from USD 68)

This studio in central Lyon is a great holiday home for three people. This rental with exposed stones and French ceiling has a double bed and a pull-out bed, a seating area, and a bathroom. It also has a small balcony with patio seating, perfect to enjoy your breakfast or morning coffee. You’ll have the apartment to yourself ensuring you have full privacy during your stay here.

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Lyon, Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, France
885 meters (0.6 ft) from Basilica of Notre Dame of Fourvière
81 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tristan's apartment is very nice and has enough space for two persons
i met the owners' friend who was there to show us the place and give the key
the location is great
great flat with amazing location
other than the good location for a tourist
if you are visiting lyon this is a fantastic place to stay cozy clean and well located
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7. Stylish accommodation in Lyon centre

Located in the historic centre of Lyon, find your comfort in this quaint apartment. Stylishly furnished with each furniture adding a distinct signature which both excites and calms the senses. Fresh linen and towels are provided for guest in the bedroom and bathroom. The friendly host is willing to point out the hottest local restaurants, pubs, markets and shops.

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Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
982 meters (0.7 ft) from Basilica of Notre Dame of Fourvière
172 reviews  
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is sparkling clean and there’s a little fridge as well as a kettle to make coffee
it was clean comfortable and perfect for my stay
the place is also very clean
clean and minimal i don’t think i could’ve found a better spot for my budget
perfect position and clean room
alexander’s apartment was very clean and very centrally located
but we were thankful to be hosted on short notice and this place served our needs well
alexander was very kind and good at communicating
amazing location and fast responses from friendly host
alexander's place was sparkling clean and he was extremely welcoming and helpful with all my questions and requests
we enjoyed staying there and alexander was very nice and helpful
the location is brilliant
great location and nice room
nice quiet room perfectly located in the heart of lyon
great location very central and easy to get around
the location is great and central to your main shops and restaurants
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8. Apartment for 7 in Lyon center

Step back in history and experience the regency of the 70’s in this stylish apartment. Much of the design and decor of this apartment find its inspiration from ancient France, from the pink walls, bamboo paintings and the high ceilings of the Liberty room. Each room has its own character and has been specially designed to reflect this. The unique apartment comprises of bedrooms which can sleep up to 7 guests, 2 bathrooms, spacious living room and fully equipped kitchen. You are a mere 3-minute stroll from Place Bellecour and Hermes, Louis Vuitton and Cartier are at your doorstep.

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969 meters (0.7 ft) from Basilica of Notre Dame of Fourvière
46 reviews  
Entire apartment 5 Beds 7 Guests

9. Large room in cozy little apartment

This cosy little apartment located near Rue de la Republique is teeming with charm and character, from the old chimney, the stone walls — this apartment has been furnished for your comfort and ease. Due to the location of the apartment, this apartment is the perfect home base for your exploration of the city.

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932 meters (0.6 ft) from Basilica of Notre Dame of Fourvière
23 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 3 Guests

10. Studio very close to Bellecour

Looking for the perfect launch pad for your adventure in the beautiful city of Lyon? Then look no further than the heart of the city where you will find this beautiful, cosy apartment. The peaceful ambience of this apartment encourages guest to relax. Suitable for all travellers, the condo can sleep up to 2 guests and as soon as you step out you will be in the hustle, bustle and energy of Lyon.

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1.09 km (0.7 mi) from Basilica of Notre Dame of Fourvière
13 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

11. Modern apartment with balcony — Rue des Archers

Luxury and sophistication await the traveller who decides to make this apartment their home away from home. The modern apartment has been elegantly furnished, and the large window allows for natural light to filter through the apartment. Enjoy a morning coffee on the beautiful balcony or watch the warm sunset hues illuminate the sky above the city. Attractions like the Place des Jacobins, Celestins and the Rue de la Republique are close by. The apartment is perfect for couples, small families and solo travellers and can sleep up to 4 guests comfortably.

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Lyon, Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, France
996 meters (0.7 ft) from Basilica of Notre Dame of Fourvière
91 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

12. Charming apartment near everything

Located in one of the liveliest neighborhoods of Lyon, this one-bedroom apartment is the perfect choice for those who want to experience the hustle and bustle of city life. This charming apartment has a bedroom with a double bed, a living room with a sofa bed, a well-equipped kitchen, and a bathroom. Restaurants, shops, cafes, and a metro station are near this Airbnb vacation home.

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Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
926 meters (0.6 ft) from Basilica of Notre Dame of Fourvière
11 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

13. Beautiful apartment near the train station

Located in the heart of Presqu'ile de Lyon, this one-bedroom apartment for three people is near some of the best restaurants, pubs, and shops in the city. It features an open-plan living room with seating, a functional kitchenette cum dining room, and a clean bathroom with shower essentials for guests to use. A number of tourist places are also easily accessible from here. A train station is located nearby, which means you can explore other places in the city with ease. The availability of Wi-Fi in this apartment means you can find nearby places of interest with ease.

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LYON, France
884 meters (0.6 ft) from Basilica of Notre Dame of Fourvière
121 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heater was good as well
the room is clean and comfortable
) the appartment was really clean and tidy
the apartment was super clean and felt very safe
the apartment was clean and everyting was fine
beatrice is a very good host
béatrice is so kind and friendly
owner was delightful and flexible with the check-in check-out times
communication with the host was really easy and convenient
a great location in lyon
nice location in the city center
cosy apartment in a fantastic location
great location small but cozy space
lyon is such an amazing city and the location is close to all the action
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Unlock Lyon

Unlock the wonders of Lyon by exploring the architecture, gardens and markets or mingle with the locals at bar, cafes and restaurants. After a fun-filled day of sightseeing enjoy the comfort and authentic hospitality of these top Airbnb vacation rentals in Lyon.

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