There seems to be some very good advice flowing on this forum, so I thought I would post my questions. We are flying into Lyon en route to a hiking trip in the Alps, taking the train to Chamonix the next morning.
I have narrrowed my hotel choice down to Grand hotels des terreaux, hotel carlton and hotel des celestines. Its only for 1 night, and we will not spend much time in it so bed comfort and location are probably the most important factors. It seems Grand hotels des terreaux is in a slightly better location but carlton gets the best reviews, thoughts?
I was looking through the michelin guide for restaurant choices, and see on this forum that cafe des federation gets lots of recomendations. I don't think my partner would be interested in bouchon fare however. I made a reservation at Cafe espicerie that seems to offer some traditoinal lyonesse food with some other options for her. I am open to suggestions of better restaurants (up to ~ 100E pp), as long as they are not overly drawn out meals- i don't wish to spend 3+ hours in a restaurant, we will be jet lagged- and have some local flavour (ie not contemporary)
thanks in advance!
I should add we will be there Saturday, Aug 17th (it seems many restos are closed)Edited: 9:33 am, June 20, 2013