Marriott signs first hotel in Lyon, France

Marriott Hotels signed the Lyon Marriott Hotel Cité International to its portfolio. The hotel joins a further 23 Marriott Hotels in France.

The hotel offers 204 guestrooms and suites along with a wellness zone including a solarium with views over the hills of Caluire. Lyon Saint-Exupery Airport is 30 minutes from the hotel which is also within reach of the Convention Centre and the Museum of Contemporary Art.

For business travelers and corporate meetings, the Marriott Lyon has a 3,608-square-foot conference center, including 16 meeting rooms and 1,427 square feet of multipurpose space, all with natural daylight.

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Plans for a full renovation in 2015 are in progress and will be managed by Les Clés du Luxe, owners of the hotel since July. The new design, envisioned by architects Albert Constantin and Marie Courdouan, will see modernization of the rooms, meeting spaces, fitness center and restaurant, as well as the creation of a new bar. The hotel will remain open throughout the renovations with minimum disruption to guests.

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