This lovely hotel with charm and character is located on the peninsula between the rivers Rhone and Saone just a couple of steps from Perrache station one of Lyons main train stations and even less from the green Place Carnot. It only takes a short journey on the Tram to reach the buzzing and welcoming centre of the city. The hotel itself is very pleasantly decorated with the owners personal touch that has made sure that every single bedroom is welcoming and cosy. They all have television with satellite bathroom with bath or shower telephone and modem connection. Hairdryers and iron with iron board are also available at reception. The hotel Du Simplon is a great place to come back to after a day spent sightseeing around Lyon also known as La ville des lumieres the city of lights.