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Hotel du Helder, Lyon

2-starThis property has received its official star rating from the French Tourism Development Agency, ATOUT France.
38 Rue De MarseilleLyonRhone69007France

Art Deco hotel with bar/lounge, near Textile Museum
  • Free WiFi
Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service
Could use a good cleaning
Vibe is not too good
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Hotel du Helder, Lyon

from $47
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  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed
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  • Standard Room, 2 Twin Beds

About Hotel du Helder, Lyon

Charming hotel with buffet breakfast in central Lyon

On Rhône's Left Bank

Located on the Left Bank of the Rhône in central Lyon, Hôtel du Helder is a 30-minute drive from Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport. Part-Dieu and Lyon-Perrache train stations are a 20-minute walk, and the historic Old Town is 27 minutes on foot via the Pont Bonaparte.

Art and architecture

The hotel is well placed for exploring the city, with the Rhône River a 10-minute walk away. The Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, housing works by Rodin, Monet, and Picasso, is a 9-minute taxi ride, as is the 13th-century Saint-Jean-Baptiste Cathedral with its stained-glass windows.

Breakfast, private garage

After filling up on the buffet breakfast, you can get some local tips from the reception desk, and relax in the bar/lounge while you use WiFi to plan your day of sightseeing. Business guests also have access to a meeting room, and parking is easy in the private garage.

Quiet rooms, satellite TV

The 98 unique guestrooms offer modern comforts such as private ensuite bathrooms with bath or shower, satellite TV, and direct telephones. Some rooms have quaint touches, like exposed beams or radiators, and all are soundproofed to help ensure plenty of peace and quiet.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 98 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (5 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built 1930
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk

In the room

Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Hotel du Helder, Lyon’s small print

Also known as

  • du Helder
  • du Helder Lyon
  • Hotel du Helder
  • Hotel du Helder Lyon
  • Du Helder Hotel
  • Hotel Helder Lyon
  • Hotel Helder
  • Helder Lyon


Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 4 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 0.99 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 13 years of age.

Optional extras

Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 14 per 24 hours

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 9.50 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel du Helder, Lyon


  • In 7th Arrondissement
  • Textile Museum - 11 min walk
  • Bellecour Square - 17 min walk
  • St. Jean Cathedral - 25 min walk
  • Lyon City Hall - 29 min walk
  • Lyon Museum of Fine Arts - 29 min walk
  • Lyon Opera - 30 min walk
  • Terreaux Square - 30 min walk

Getting around

  • Lyon (LYS-Saint-Exupery) - 29 min drive
  • Saint-Etienne (EBU-Saint-Etienne - Loire Intl.) - 52 min drive
  • Lyon Jean Mace Station - 12 min walk
  • Lyon Perrache Station - 21 min walk
  • Lyon Part-Dieu Station - 26 min walk
  • Guillotiere Station - 6 min walk
  • Saxe-Gambetta Station - 9 min walk
  • Garibaldi Station - 15 min walk
  • Limited parking

Hotel du Helder, Lyon

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