Hotel Saphir Best Western in Lyon - 4 HOTEL INFO stars

This is what awaits you:

  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Free garage in or directly by hotel

Hotel description Saphir Best Western

Business hours of reception: 24 hours

The Best Western Hotel Saphir is a lovely hotel located close to the historic centre of Lyon and to sights like the world-famous Notre Dame de Fourviere Basilic. The Saint-Exupéry International Airport is 30 km away from the hotel.

Each comfortable guest room is beautifully furnished and fully appointed to meet the needs of today's sophisticated travellers. All guest rooms are air-conditioned and offer en-suite bathrooms as well as modern amenities like cable television and hair-dryer.

At the Hotel Saphir, guests enjoy top quality service and modern, well appointed accommodations at reasonable prices that make this one of the most popular hotels in Lyon. The friendly and professional hotel staff is always at your disposal.

Just a few minutes away from the hotel, you will find excellent shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities.

A visitors' tax  per person and night is separately calculated.


Located in the heart of a neighborhood in full swing, 200m from the metro station just one of the historic "Old Lyon" and close to highway access (Paris and Marseille), the BEST WESTERN SAPHIR LYON *** asserts as a step increasingly must for tourists and businessmen. Comfortable in the 9th district of Lyon, peace of mind, the car parking, enjoy your stay in Lyon. Enjoy our spacious rooms with all necessary equipment: comfortable beds, air conditioning, FREE WIFI access, a 82cm LCD Full HD with satellite channels and Canal +. A private garage (fee). A courtesy tray is also available in the room (tea, coffee ...). In the bathroom, a hairdryer and small products for you ladies! The hotel and some rooms are accessible to disabled Roller shutters provide complete darkness, for one night in peace. City Tax : 1.65€/day/person Reception hours: Every day: from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Hotel data

Hotel built in 1992, Last complete renovation 2002, Last partial renovation 2007, Number of floors 6, Total number of rooms 110, Number of single rooms 50, Number of double rooms 60, of which have 2 separate beds 37, of which have a double bed 24, of which are suitable as three-bed rooms 5, Number of junior suites 5, Number of rooms with air conditioning 110, Hotel open all year round, Reception manned 24 hours a day, Earliest check-in 14:00, Latest check-out 12:00, Multilingual staff on hand 24 hours a day, English-speaking staff available during the day, English-speaking staff available at night, Hotel, City hotel, Trade fair/conference hotel, Family hotel, No-smoking room 110, Family rooms available 6, Children's beds/cots 1

AddressShow map

18, rue Louis Loucheur, 69009 Lyon, France


  • Station (Lyon - Perrache Railway Station) 2.78 km
  • City centre (Lyon) 2.51 km
  • Airport (Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS)) 22.77 km
  • Highway (Porte du Valvert) 3.0 km

Service times

Reception open:

0:00 AM to 24:00 PM

Reception manned at weekends:

0:00 AM to 24:00 PM

Earliest check-in:

2:00 PM

Latest check-out:

12:00 PM

    Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Eurocard/MasterCard
  • American Express

Hotel facilities

  • Reception (lobby)
  • Elevator
  • Public Internet terminal Hourly rate 0 EUR
  • Hotel-owned car park Fee per 24 hours 0 EUR
  • Garage in the hotel Fee per 24 hours 12 EUR
  • Coach parking space at hotel
  • Restaurant(s) 1 open from 19:00.00 until 22:00.00
  • Hotel bar
  • Fire alarm
  • Smoke detectors
  • Video surveillance of entrances
  • Video surveillance of hotel lobby
  • WLAN with Internet access in lobby Hourly rate 0 EUR
  • Breakfast from 06:30 o'clock to 10:00 o'clock

Room facilities

  • WLAN with Internet access in rooms Hourly rate 0 EUR
  • Easy access for wheelchairs
  • Wheelchair-friendly rooms in accordance with DIN 18024, 18025 Number 5
  • Satellite TV
  • TV remote control
  • Desk
  • Telephone by the bed
  • Room safe
  • Centrally controlled air conditioning
  • Temperature controls in 111 rooms
  • Soundproof windows
  • Windows for opening
  • Make-up mirror
  • Full-length mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Plan of emergency exits
  • DSL/broadband Internet access in 0 rooms

In-house services

  • Large dogs permitted Fee per day 12 EUR
  • Pets permitted Fee per day 12 EUR
  • Hotel safe
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Free daily newspapers
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Shoe-polishing machine
  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Free garage in or directly by hotel

Hotel location

18, rue Louis Loucheur, 69009 Lyon -

Evaluations of Saphir Best Western

Overall 242 ratings, including comments: 114 ratings
7.7 / 10
Average rating of all hotel guests
90% of all hotel guests would recommend this hotel to their friends
Corporate customers
8.7 / 10
August 2018

No noise


Corporate customers
7.8 / 10
June 2018

Location was great for work. Very efficient check-in/out process

Staff at breakfast were not very friendly.

Corporate customers
8.5 / 10
October 2017

Friendly and helpful staff, close to a metro station. Very silent room.

The singe bed was too narrow...

Corporate customers
9.2 / 10
July 2017

Clean, quiet and convenient location to company office . Friendly, helpful staff.

Corporate customers
8.8 / 10
May 2017

Friendly staff

Corporate customers
6.5 / 10
May 2017

Walking distance, very close to the Bayer office

Services are poor - often lack of bathroom supplies and wash basin was clogged during the stay

Corporate customers
8.0 / 10
February 2017

Simple, fast, accurate and I got what I needed. That is what you need in a business trip..

A simple request of a egg white omlette was not available for two days as there was no chef to make one.....very much surprised!!!!

Corporate customers
9.2 / 10
August 2016

friendly staff, well furbished hotel and close to office

Corporate customers
9.4 / 10
July 2016

friendly staff and clean hotel. Convenient hotel in walking distance to my office. Good location to access the metro.

Corporate customers
3.7 / 10
July 2016

Staff: very competent

Smelly room, humidity all over the place. Very old building that needs an urgent lift up. The neibourhood looked dangerous by night. Breakfast: low quality stuff.

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