Maison Saint Bernard

150 rooms next to the Saône riverbanks

Completely renovated in 2022, the Maison Saint Bernard offers an ideal living and working environment for its students

... A place for listening and exchange

The whole team makes sure that all residents can find the help and advice they need to successfully undertake their first year away from their family. The numerous common rooms are places for exchanges which help students to learn about life in a community, mutual support, solidarity and respect for others in a friendly setting.

... An optimum location

Near the Lyon Catholic University campuses and the city centre, the residence is easily accessible : 10 minutes walk from the Carnot and Saint Paul campus, 15 minutes walk from the place Bellecour, close to metro, bus, tramway and bike station.
You will be able to enjoy the advantages of living in the city centre, in a quiet and green setting. The residence is equipped with a secure bicycle garage.

... A safe residence

Access to the residence is controlled by a badge system and video surveillance. A night porter, who is present every night, makes regular rounds in the residence and ensures a caring and reassuring presence for the residents.

Numerous common spaces that encourage exchanges and conviviality

– two collective kitchens per floor,
– rooms to relax: music room, television room, fitness room, ping-pong room, table soccer room,
– rooms to work alone or in groups (work rooms, co-working rooms),
– a private garden with terrace,
– a chapel.

Life in the house

The Maison Saint Bernard offers rooms of 10m2


The rooms have been completely renovated and redesigned to provide each student with maximum comfort in a minimum of space.

Each room is equipped with :
– 1 bed,
– 1 desk and a desk chair,
– 1 bookcase,
– 1 closet with hanging rail and a bed drawer,
– 1 fridge,
– 1 bathroom with toilet, shower and sink.

Bed linen (sheets, blanket and pillow) is provided in each room. Sheets are changed every 2 weeks.

All the rooms are air-conditioned.

Collective kitchens

On each floor, students can meet, cook and eat in common kitchens.
The kitchens are equipped with:
– 1 locked cupboard per student,
– induction hobs,
– microwave ovens.

A basic dish kit is available in each cupboard (plate, glass, cup, bowl, cutlery).


The following are available to our residents:

– Vacuum cleaners, brooms, mops, irons and ironing boards,
– Washing machines and dryers,
– Free Wifi in the common areas and in the rooms,
– Printer: residents can print documents from their computer or make photocopies at a reduced price with their student card
– Vending machine with hot drinks and sweets.

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Timothy. T

Chinese student - Maison Saint Bernard

“I would like to express my gratitude for you and your colleagues who made my stay comfortable. You have always been helpful, efficient and attentive. You have been one of the main factors that have made my stay in France more pleasant. A BIG THANK YOU. »

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