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Enjoy a 1-night stay for 2 guests in an Executive Rhone River View Room at InterContinental Lyon – Hotel Dieu in Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France. Stay includes breakfast for two at Epona Restaurant as well as access to the fitness center. Stay is valued at approximately €700 EUR / £640 GBP / $824 USD*. Please note all additional purchases including parking, further meals, drinks, room service, laundry, spa treatments, excursions, etc. must be paid for by the winner separately.
Auction stay dates: to be booked in advance and taken before 28 February 2022, subject to availability.
InterContinental Lyon – Hotel Dieu is a contemporary haven nestled in a historical landmark in the center of the capital of gastronomy: Lyon. Set in the heart of the Presqu’île in downtown Lyon, the monumental main entrance lies on a traffic-busy quay across from the Rhône river. The hotel itself is one of the city’s most emblematic historical landmarks, originally dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. Views from the hotel are stunning whether you are overlooking the river Rhône or on the historically listed courtyards. Stylish bedrooms blend original architectural features with on-trend contemporary design, while dining is modern Lyonnais and the cocktail bar has become a local A-lister address.
The hotel interior features sumptuous silks contrasted against rustic stone-flag flooring, along with an impressive wall of antiquarian medicinal books behind the reception. A soaring coffered dome ceiling and central altar-like floral display in the hotel bar are stunning and give a gentle nod to the hotel’s unique past as the city’s maternity hospital from 1493 until 2010.
Facilities at the hotel include a well-equipped 24-hour fitness room as well as a sauna and steam room; yoga classes, or why not book a massage or body treatment at Spa Le Tigre in the Grand Hôtel Dieu complex. Guests can also enjoy room service and complimentary wifi.
In terms of dining, Le Dome offers spectacular dining with international dishes designed by chef Mathieu Charrois alongside imaginative drinks interblending a strong local influence with international creativity, guests can also enjoy breakfast and tea here too. The shimmering-white and elegant Epona restaurant, named after the Roman goddess of horses and travelers, serves breakfast, lunches, and dinners. The Epona breakfast buffet includes gluten-free and vegan items, eggs cooked to order, world-inspired salads made with organic farm produce, smoked haddock and salmon, regional cheeses, Lyonnais charcuterie, and pastries laced with Lyon’s signature shocking-pink praline as well as so much more.
The hotel boasts 144 rooms across three floors, each enjoying road-and-river or peaceful courtyard views. The winner and their guest will be staying in a stunning 355 ft² Executive Rhone River View Room with flat-screen satellite TV, work desk and wardrobes. Room amenities include: air conditioning, hardwood or parquet floors, tea/coffee maker, minibar, safe, and an ensuite with bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries.
Terms and Conditions
Luxury Travel Diary terms and conditions apply. *This auction item is valued at approximately €700 EUR by InterContinental Lyon – Hotel Dieu in Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France – please note this valuation is the list price provided to Luxury Travel Diary by the Auction Prize Provider and should be used as a guide only as cheaper discounted rates may be available. No cash alternative is available. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, promotion or discount. This auction item excludes flights and transport – you will need to arrange and pay for your own flights / transportation to and from your home to InterContinental Lyon – Hotel Dieu in Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France to coincide with your booking. Your stay is subject to availability, must be booked in advance and taken before 28 February 2022. Please note any associated taxes / resort fees / entrance fees etc. and all additional purchases will be collected from the winner by the relevant property at the time of booking your stay or on departure and will not be deducted from the amount bid for the item. Winners must pay for their auction item in full via PayPal within 48 hours of the auction end. The full Terms of our auctions can be found here. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Luxury Travel Diary will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of the winners’ use or enjoyment of the prize; and the winner acknowledges that Luxury Travel Diary accepts no responsibility whether directly or indirectly for any claims whatsoever arising in respect of the prizes provided by third party providers or sponsors.