Top 17 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Lyon, France - Updated 2023

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Surrounded by the Rhone and Saone Rivers, Lyon, France, is the second-largest urban area as well as the third-largest city of France. Founded two thousand years ago, the city is known for its architectural buildings, Roman ruins, and industrial districts, which make it one of the greatest historic cities not only in the country but in Europe. Attractions that are not to be missed are the Place Bellecour and Fourviere, which known for the Catholic Basilica of Fourviere. You will also find various museums, a colorful cultural life, and fun shopping venues in this town. Keep reading to find the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Lyon, France

1. Renovated studio in a picturesque neighborhood (from USD 62)

Tucked in the beautiful neighborhood of Vaise, this overhauled studio rental is hosted by Dominique and can easily accommodate two guests. Its interior is bright and filled with elegant touches such as a patterned wallpaper by the bed and golden embellishments. The home features a plush double bed, an equipped mini-kitchen with a breakfast bar, and a monochromatic bathroom with a glass-enclosed shower. If you wish to explore in and around the city, the metro station is a quick walk away.

Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
302 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
it was a clean and comfortable place
the studio is very clean and well equipped
very cosy and clean and perfectly well equipped
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2. Typical Lyonnais apartment in the heart of the city (from USD 183)

This apartment has high ceilings and parquet flooring, which are two of the characteristics of a Lyonnais apartment. Situated on the first floor, the apartment boasts a fantastic view of the Basilica of Fourviere. Guests staying here can sleep in a large bedroom, use the fully equipped kitchen and the clean bathroom as well as access the wireless internet and watch TV. The metro, bus and Vélov stations are nearby. By the way, Vélov is a bicycle sharing system that is run by the city. Last, but not least, there is private parking at the foot of the building.

Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France
296 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view of the basilica from the living room was wonderful
it was great having so many facilities (washer/dryer/drying rack/dishwasher)
the big windows spacious rooms beautiful architectural details natural light and comfortable furnishings make it a great stay
xavier was extremely responsive when we had an issue with the tv
which made it really easy good water pressure for showers and internet was pretty good
it is clean and well appointed
stylish clean and comfortable
it was very clean and the bed was good
moreover it’s clean and spacious
the apartment was clean and the bed was comfortable
lovely place and xavier is an amazing host
xavier was a great host
xavier is a great host
but xavier and local hosts did all they could to resolve
xavier was a great host
the location is great
great central location on hill
location is great for sightseeing and really close to public transportation
the location was beautiful central and ideal
beautiful apartment with great location in lyon
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3. A charming apartment in an exceptional location (from USD 137)

Set in the heart of the peninsula, this charming apartment is definitely a must-book accommodation if you are looking for a romantic retreat or a peaceful vacation in Lyon. The bedroom is equipped with a comfortable bed and the living room has a sofa bed. When you are in the accommodation resting after a whole day exploring the city, go and stand by the windows in the living room and enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the Saone, Old Lyon and Fourviere. The kitchen has a Nespresso machine, a fridge, a microwave oven and other kitchen appliances. The bathroom is modern and equipped with a walk-in shower and an illuminated mirror. The apartment is found on the 4th floor and has an elevator. Lastly, it is close to Vieux Lyon, Place des Terreaux, the Opera and the Museum of Fine Arts.

Lyon, 1, France
208 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is extremely charming with all the modern comforts and the view is spectacular
wifi reception in the apartment is excellent
the apartment is beautiful and the view is fantastic
fresh flowers were in the living room
the apartment is simply beautiful with a breathtaking view on the sâone
the apartment was very clean and neat
very well organized and clean apartment
the bed was super comfortable and the bathroom modern clean and well-appointed
the apartment was beautifully decorated and sparkling clean
the apartment is very clean and as described in the listing
emmanuel is a great host
host was very responsive and accessible
emmanuel was a wonderful host
emmanuel is a very welcoming host also
” emmanuel was a perfect host highly recommended
the location is perfect
the building is located centrally within easy walking distance to vieux lyon
the location is excellent and you can walk everywhere from it
great location it was in the heart of the city
the location was great as it was very close walking distance to everything we needed and wanted to see
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4. Apartment located at the bottom of the slopes of Croix Rousse (from USD 95)

Nestled on a charming street, this beautifully designed apartment ensures that guests have a lovely stay in Lyon. The apartment is ideal for four persons. Two people can sleep in the bedroom and two other people can sleep in the living room. Other amenities that guests can enjoy include a bathroom, a kitchen and internet. Restaurants and coffee shops can be found just around the corner. Access to public transportation is also convenient.

Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
390 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of room and superb view
comfy bed nice bath and good amenities
the apartment is stylish and beautifully furnished with designer furniture
very good warm and nice place in the kitchen you will find all the needed equipment
however the sleeping area is actually quite quiet still the apartment is well located to sights groceries night life
such a clean lovely place to stay
stylish spacious and immaculately clean
the apartment was clean comfortable and had everything we needed
the apartment was spotlessly clean and very stylish yet cosy and comfortable
beautiful apartment spacious clean bright and a comfy bed
dominique was a kind host very attentive
dominique is a very welcoming and helpful host
dominique is a great host very quick to reply and extremely helpful
and dominique was very helpful throughout our stay
dominique is a great host with a lovely welcome
amazing restaurants near by and you can walk everywhere merci dominique
apartment is in an excellent location and is very stylish
very stylish place in a great neighborhood
it's super close to great restaurants and lovely walks about town
it is in a quiet location within easy walking distance of all amenities
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5. Luxury mini loft with great views (from USD 176)

Situated in the heart of Lyon, this mini loft offers a master bedroom with a double bed, a walk-in shower and bathroom, a fully fitted kitchen with dining area, a spacious living room for relaxation and a TV. Overlooking the Rhone’s banks and the Hotel Dieu, the accommodation boasts the best views in the city. On Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, a market takes place on the waterfront, so be sure to check it out. Nearby are various restaurants, a wine bar, a cocktail bar, clubs and nightclubs. If you are seeking a cozy and tranquil atmosphere, this mini loft is definitely for you.

Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France
743 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
awesome air conditioning
beautiful architecturally designed mini apartment with many modern amenities
apartment looks just like the photos the bathroom is off the kitchen next to the front entrance
two tvs and two acs very comfortable stay
walking in the air conditioned apartment during a hot day was so great
the apartment is clean extremely comfortable and tastefully decorated
place was very clean and well organized and the kitchen worked out great
modern clean and good location
perfect location and very clean apartment with high quality interior
the apartment is clean stylish and modern in a great place for exploring lyon
host written dining and other recommendations were helpful
i highly recommend him as a host and his lovely apartment
yes defintively a super host
a really nice and accessible host
nicolas was very prompt in his responses and extremely helpful
perfect location and great apartment
great location and the most
great location beautiful contemporary stylish apartment
amazing walkable location and free parking
great for couple nice location
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6. A nice room with breakfast in front of the old city (from USD 88)

Nestled close by Terreaux Square in the heart of Lyon, this accommodation is another great place to consider. The accommodation offers a really nice bedroom, a large bathroom and a living room. Each and every morning free breakfast is served between 8:30 am and 10:00 am CET (Central Europe Time). Public transportation is conveniently accessible from where the accommodation is located, making it easy and quick for you to explore the city.

Lyon, France
624 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast was provided by catherine with bread coffee and delicious homemade jam
the shared bathroom provided all the amenities we needed and it was nicely updated
it is a traditional building but the apartment has all the modern amenities and it is decorated beautifully
the breakfast was a thoughtful touch
the room was perfect
catherine's place was clean and comfortable
everything was super clean and stylish
room and flat of catherine were super nice and clean
he place is clean and stylish
the bathroom and bedroom were very clean and beautiful
catherine was a delightful host
catherine was a great host
catherine was a lovely host who made us feel very welcome
catherine is a nice host
catherine is a wonderful host
location is fantastic can walk everywhere pretty much
great location very beautiful room
location was perfect for exploring the centre of lyon
this apartment is located within walking distance to the main attractions
wonderful location right in the center of shops and restuarants
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7. Stunning upholstered loft-style apartment (from USD 102)

This stunning flat used to be an upholsterer workshop which is now a tasteful Airbnb Plus home many travelers are welcome to stay in while in Milan. This flat has well-designed interiors with the workshop’s original brick wall interiors was maintained. Facilities include wifi access, a fully functional kitchen for cooking meals, laundry facilities, heating, and air-conditioning. The open-space flat boasts a ton of chic design, from the artwork to the one-of-a-kind furniture which highlights the radiance of the space. Set up base in the in Pentes de la Croix Rousse district where history and modernity coexist.

Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
561 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed and sofa bed were very comfortable
kitchen has all the amenities you could wish for to prepare your own meals
a small double bed which very tightly fit two adults
this home is very clean has all amenities one might need and has a comfortable bed
one of the most beautiful and most comfortable airbnb’s i stayed at
place was very clean and has everything you need
the apartment is very clean and stylish
it was perfectly clean and very will decorated
yoann studio was great for our stay in lione: very clean and comfortable
the apt was clean and comfortable and included netflix
joaan was a fantastic and accommodating host
wonderful apartment and a lovely host
yoann was a perfect host
yoann is a very good host
our host was quick to get back to us with very useful information and answers to our questions
location great very central and simply beautiful
the neighborhood is in great location and offers many restaurants nearby
it’s in a great location 10-15 minute walk to main areas
wow what a cute apartment the location is close to restaurants and transport
the location is great too
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8. A room in a quiet building in the center of Lyon (from USD 54)

Situated in a private courtyard, this accommodation is ideal for those looking for a peaceful vacation in the city of Lyon. The accommodation provides one bedroom for two guests, a private bathroom, a wardrobe, a tea kettle, coffee, and mineral water. There is a also a small desk here. Attractions nearby the accommodation include the Opera and the Place Bellecour.

Lyon, Rhone-Alpes, France
327 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room faces the courtyard so traffic noise is not a problem
the room was very nice stocked with coffee tea toast and jam and if need be a microwave
the room is nice and cozy with coffee tea bread etc
small room but nice and adequate for a short stay with you own private bathroom
bathrooms and showers are clean (and private )wifi works fine
very clean and comfortable
everything was like in the pictures clean and comfortable
very clean organized and charmed
the room and the bathroom were very clean
the bedroom and bathroom were both very clean
patrick is a great a host and everything just went so smoothly :)
great host kind and helpful
patrick has been a great host very kind and friendly
patrick is a helpful accommodating and kind host
excellent value and super friendly host in a beautiful neighborhood
the location is great
a great location in the heart of lyon
great location great room
with in easy walking distance from major shops "vieux lyon" & métro station
the location is great too
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9. A grand apartment on the left bank of Lyon (from USD 395)

A perfect staycation can be yours if you decide to book this grand apartment that boasts a Haussmann style and a modern design that provides a warm and peaceful atmosphere. Admire the excellent harmony of the worked floors and furniture throughout. Featuring three bedrooms and two bathrooms, the apartment is ideal for six people. The living room comes with comfortable chairs and a large-screen TV right in the middle. Show off your cooking skills in the modern kitchen. Soak in the bathtub to let your muscles relax after an outdoor adventure.

Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
105 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
gorgeous apartment with all the amenities
charming apartment with modern amenities
we especially appreciated the comfortable beds blackout curtains the coffee juice fruit jam etc
the decor in the apartment and the view from the windows were amazing
we had an outstanding stay at arnaud's luxury apartment- one of the best airbnb experiences we have had
very clean and newly redone appearing
the apartment is clean and spacious
the flat is super clean and nicely decorated
very nice linens and clean apartment
the apartment was sparkling clean and looked professionally decorated
his responses to all of our questions were timely clear and kind
arnaud is a wonderful host
arnaud is a great host
arnaud was an amazing host
host arnaud was exceptionally helpful and thoughtful
wonderful location and very stylish apartment
the location was excellent
amazing apartment in great location
the location is also very good
beautiful apartment in a fantastic location for exploring lyon
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10. Trendy apartment near the train station (from USD 143)

If you plan to explore Lyon’s popular tourist spots and concert halls, this trendy apartment near the Jean Jaures metro station is a great place to stay. It is fitted for up to six people, particularly families with little ones since there are baby-friendly amenities like a high chair and a crib.

The stylish home features three bedrooms and a full kitchen, making it possible for you to make your own meals in case you’re staying in. To keep you busy and entertained indoors, free Wi-Fi and cable TV are provided as well.

Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
582 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a well appointed apartment we enjoyed the coffee and tea amenities
great kitchen area and balcony
three big bedrooms two nice bathrooms and a nice balcony
jean-maries introduction to the apartment and city was very welcoming and helpful
every bit of the apartment is very well thought through in terms of facilities and furnishings
clean and comfy with well-equipped kitchen
great place very clean and jean-marie is very hospitable
big appartment clean cozy and perfect for our 2 day stay in lyon
it was finely clean organized and fascinating on every piece of decoration
very nice apartment big space and clean nice resturant just outside
jm is a great host
thanks jm for your kind hospitality
jean is an awesome host who will make sure everything goes as smoothly as possible
everyone should expect warm home very good facilities and a kind host
jean-marie is a fantastic host
the location is fantastic
great location right across the street from metro
good flat within walking distance of the old city
some great restaurants close by
your place is in a really great location near to the subway well connected
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11. La Niche Saint Paul (from USD 97)

Situated in a historical area, this lovely studio apartment boasts bright interiors and neutral-colored, modern furnishings. The small kitchen is equipped with a coffee maker, a stove, and a mini fridge for easy meal preparation, and you can enjoy your food in the cozy dining area right beside the kitchen. If you feel like staying indoors and are looking for entertainment, you can watch an entertaining movie while you savor a glass of wine.

Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
177 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely view from the apartment aswell
to be fair air conditioning was not an amenity listed on the profile
a very spacious light room with a comfortable double bed & a modern kitchen area
space was very clean and tidy
very clean place and great shower
it is clean and safe
this place was very clean and stylish
the apartment is clean bright and cozy
nicolas is a great host who is very attentive
nicolas was an excellent host
nicolas was an excellent host
nicolas was a lovely nice and very helpful host
nicolas is a fantastic host
the location is perfect
fantastic location in saint paul very short walk to old town
great place within walking distance to restaurants and sights
it is in an excellent location close to several main attractions in lyon
excellent location the apartment is located near the old lyon and this is very convenient
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12. Charming studio for two (from USD 44)

If you are looking for a great place to stay for your romantic getaway in Lyon, this charming studio might pique your interest. It comes with a comfortable double bed as well as a kitchen with cooking basics, so you can easily prepare delicious meals. WiFi is available throughout the property for updating your socials. Bathing essentials such as shampoo and shower gel are provided, allowing guests to conveniently freshen up after an adventurous day.

Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
245 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower was excellent and the kitchen was adequate
very nice and clean place
the studio was not that big but clean and comfortable
very nice studio well equipped comfortable bed clean nice bathroom very quiet
the host was kind and helpful
very kind host very attentive and kind
perfect cozy central and tidy studio in the center of lyon
perfect place to explore lyon
quick access into town (2 and 3rd arrondissement) ~10 min walk to everything nice lyon has to offer
the neighbourhood is bustling but the apartment is tucked away in the courtyard so it's pretty quiet
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13. Newly renovated chic apartment near Part Dieu (from USD 54)

Stay in the modern business district of Milan in La Part Dieu and enjoy top-notch accommodations in this chic apartment in Airbnb Plus homes. Be dazzled by a great in-room balcony view of the city from a stylish flat that has a comfy sofa bed, flat-screen TV, and fully-equipped kitchen with bar-style dining table, as well as a clean and functional bathroom with provided shower essentials. Doze off from your cozy queen bedroom with a view of Milan’s cityscape. Other facilities include wifi access and free building parking for those who drove up to La Part Dieu.

Villeurbanne, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
274 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment for quick trip— all of the amenities you could ask for
very clean and modern
the place is extremely clean and well kept
everything was clean and very cute
tidy small apartment but very well organized
very good apartment and host is very nice
audrey was very prompt and helpful
great host available at every hour even very late at night super cozy department totally recommend it
very nice apartment located super close to the metro station
the location of the apartment is good
very close to the metro station and easy to get around the city though the public transportation
the big park next to the building is also nice
very comfortable it had everything we wanted and more as well as being in a great location
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14. A private studio close to La Part-Dieu

This is a private studio that can accommodate up to four people. If you are traveling with family or friends then this studio makes an excellent choice. Facilities that are offered by the studio include two beds, one bathroom, a kitchen, TV and wireless internet. If you have a pet, bring it along with you as this studio is pet friendly. Moreover, the studio is close to La Part-Dieu, a central business district in Lyon. It is the second-largest business district of France. The popular Lyon-Part-Dieu railway station is located in the district as is a shopping mall that is one of the largest shopping malls in all of Europe.

Lyon, Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, France
242 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
simple and essential apartment like photos
good bed and enough space
we were happely welcomed and the room was good for our visit
it’s a nice comfortable room with everything you need
the place counts with all the elements of a studio really comfortable
the room is clean and comfortable
nice clean little place everything is as advertised
the apartment was very clean and pleasant
the place was super clean and nice with everything you could need
the place is very clean and private in a quiet area of the city
amazing welcoming hosts )
great host and very nice apartment
the hosts were very hospitable and friendly
frederic is helpful and kind and available to answer questions
very nice place host was very helpful
great place close to the train station
the location is good
this is a great location near the train station
it is located in a good area with a quick walk to the train station
the walk to the station was about 15th min so very easy
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15. Warm and pretty studio in Lyon for 2 people

This accommodation is a studio that guarantees a pleasant stay in Lyon. Providing a spacious bedroom that has one comfortable and soft bed, the studio is perfect for solo travelers or couples. When you are not outside making the best memories in Lyon, you can relax in the living room watching the TV or browsing the net as wireless internet can be accessed for free. In addition, there is a simple bathroom for you. A fully equipped kitchen can also be used for free. Coffee and tea are available as well. Finally, the studio is near the train station and a short drive to the historic town of Lyon.

Lyon, Rhone-Alpes, France
635 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was super comfy the back patio/garden was so pretty
sonya and gabriel's apartment is an absolute delight the space is beautifully designed functional and well-equipped
it was a quiet building with the most comfortable bed
the kitchen is well-stocked with everything you might need for an easy dinner
the bed was also super comfy
it was very clean and the bed was super comfortable
we found the apartment clean and tidy when we checked in
the apartment was exactly as described and clean
gabriel was very helpful with the apartment and the place was very nice clean and modern
the apartment was extremely clean and had so much to offer for our stay
the host made us feel very welcome
sonya & gabriel are extremely helpful when you have questions on how to get around
according to those details no doubt that gabriel are an super experienced and nice host
gabriel was a great host and was there to greet us when we arrived
our hosts were easy to communicate with and check in/check out was super easy
i liked the location because it was very close to the grocery stores
the location was easy to get to transportation shops and the city center
sonya & gabriel had a lovely apartment close to one of the train stops
a comfortable and modern hideaway close to public transport and a local marketplace
not only is it quite and quaint it's easy to find and close to public transportation
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16. Cozy duplex with Anglo-Saxon ambiance

This duplex is ready to welcome and spoil you during your stay in Lyon. Guests will enjoy the super comfortable bed, the Italian style shower and bathtub, the fully equipped kitchen, the giant screen TV and the high end sound system. You will never forget the experience of staying at this cozy apartment. In the morning, you don’t have to rush to find a place where you can get breakfast because breakfast is served for free daily.

Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
102 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

17. Large and quiet room in the center of Lyon with breakfast

Offering two beds in total, this accommodation is suitable for three persons. In addition to the bedrooms, a shared bathroom, a kitchen, are wireless internet are the amenities offered here. Guests will live under the same roof with the host during their stay at the accommodation. Feel free to ask the host anything about the city since the train station is nearby for your convenience.

41 reviews
Private room 2 Beds 3 Guests

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Wherever you are traveling to, there is nothing like a comfortable accommodation that can guarantee a pleasant stay, which at the end will guarantee a memorable vacation..Plan a trip to Lyon, France and choose from the list of vacation rentals mentioned here.

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