Lyon hostels make it possible for people to visit the capital of the Rhone-Alpes region on a reasonable budget. There are a good number of cheap hostels in Lyon France that will certainly help lighten the load and allow you to spend more of your budget on enjoying and exploring the city. And there is plenty to explore, from a variety of important museums and cultural attractions, to alluring shopping districts and some of the best food to be found anywhere in France. You do not have to spend an art and a leg to enjoy some of the finer things in life in Lyon.
Some of the greatest pleasures to be found there are the gastronomic delights, the elegant food and wine. And you do not have to stay at a luxury hotel or dine at ritzy restaurants to enjoy them. You can buy beautiful cheese, chocolates, pastries, and a multitude of other items at markets and save money as compared to dining out for every meal. All of the best hostels in Lyon provide kitchen and appliances (normally including stone top, toaster, and microwave oven at least). This makes it possible for you to save even more money by preparing some of your own meals at the hostel. Many seasoned backpackers use this philosophy to effectively travel throughout the world on a tight budget.
Hostel Lyon is located is one of the Lyon hostels located in the Renaissance district. It is situated between St. Jean Cathedral and the Fourviere Hill, with its Gallo-Roman Museum and Roman ruins. It is one of the large cheap hostels in Lyon France. It can facilitate up to 180 people and offers laundry, kitchen, and television. There are a variety of accommodations but most are dorm style with shared bathrooms. There are however some rooms with bathrooms en-suite. Rooms specifically for families are also available. You will have free luggage storage, and sheets and towels can be rented for a nominal fee. This is one of the best hostels in Lyon in terms of sheer location. It is within close proximity of many of the top attractions in Lyon, including the Notre Dame Basilica, Place Bellecour, and Vieux Lyon.
Hotel Berlioz (pictured) is another good choice for Lyon hostels if you do not want to sacrifice comfort or cleanliness to get a great value for your money. It is not uncommon to find rates from 20 to 30 Euros at this hostel, but you will still enjoy amenities such as free wireless Internet access, 24-hour reception desk, complimentary breakfast, and convenient location nearby the Place Bellecour, located in the Presqu’ile district. There is a train station right in front of the hostel making getting around the city an easy affair.
Les Carres Pegase may be another of the best hostels in Lyon when it comes to prime location. You will be within close range of a number of cultural attractions like the Place des Terreaux, as well as a variety of cafes, restaurants and bars. This is another of the cheap hostels in Lyon France that is also right next to a metro station.
Other Lyon hostels you may consider looking into include the Hotel Victoria Lyon, HOTELO, and Ethic Etap-CISL Lyon Hostel.