Welcome to the Hôtel de l'Abbaye and the Restaurant l'Artichaut

The Hôtel de l'Abbaye is a true Lyonnais,
not so classic...

Located in the heart of Lyon's peninsula, in the Ainay district, the Hôtel de l'Abbaye is an authentic, intimate and charming place. From the hotel you can reach the famous Place Bellecour, the largest square in Europe, in a few minutes on foot. This confidential address, full of history, has been carefully fitted out while taking care to preserve its soul of yesteryear.

Concerned about the well-being of our guests, the whole team is at your disposal to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

Our rooms

Sleep with taste and calm

The Hôtel de l'Abbaye d'Ainay has been carefully fitted out and decorated with the participation of the Lyonnais decorators Maison Hand.
The hotel has twenty-one comfortable and spacious rooms, 3 atmospheres on 3 levels: 70s, rawstyle and cocooning.
Different categories of rooms are available to suit your needs.
Signature room at the Hôtel de l'Abbaye d'Ainay in Lyon 2
Our restaurant and café


In the restaurant l'Artichaut, you will be able to taste a market cuisine concocted with care by our Chef according to the seasons. The restaurant welcomes you for lunch and dinner from Tuesday to Saturday.
Bar Restaurant L'Artichaut in the Ainay district - Lyon 2

Dear customer,

It is in this wonderful place that I have the pleasure to welcome you. I thought of this project as a house with charm, unique, authentic and elegant rooms. I have designed this place in my own image so that you feel at home.

Creator & Director
Interior of the Hôtel de l'Abbaye d'Ainay in Lyon 2

The neighbourhood

Ainay is a central location on the Lyon peninsula, situated between the Vieux-Lyon, Place Bellecour and Confluence. With its basilica, its vault, and the memory of its ramparts, this district reveals its richness at every street corner. Between the Rhône and the Saône, this place has been able to transform itself while preserving its soul of yesteryear. As you walk around, you will find calm and serenity.