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Auberge de Salanfe

| Lac de Salanfe, Salvan 1922, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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130 reviews
109 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

It was nice to have our own room, with washbasin, with balcony and with our little dog who was welcome. Facilities are shared, but fine and clean. Staff are friendly. We took the half board option, where dinner is a fixed three course meal. My veggie request had been lost in the email (remember to reconfirm that on arrival), but... More 

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Thank Scorchy
Geneva, Switzerland
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173 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

On a one day outing from Geneva, we hiked up 90 minutes from Van d'en Haut by which time it was lunchtime. As it was pouring down and we were well soaked, a fondue seemed in order. I must agree with Socrate that the fondue may not have been hand prepared with locally made mountain cheese, but it wasn't bad.... More 

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Thank oldboltonian
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Me and my brother stayed here 1 night, in a dormitory room, while walking the Tour Des Dents Du Midi. Dormitory rooms and services are what you can expect - good enough. Dinner was great, breakfast was really good. With extra money, they prepared us lunch pack. Staff was really friendly. The location is stunning. Waking up in the morning,... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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111 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We did an in-and-out hike with a one-night stay at the Auberge de Salanfe in September 2014 and would recommend it without necessarily being over the moon about it. We chose this place as we wanted a little two-day getaway from Geneva, and this is one of the closest Swiss Alpine Club (SAC) huts/inns to get to. We stayed in... More 

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Eemnes, The Netherlands
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125 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

After 1,5 hour hike you'll love a drink or good lunch on the border of this lake. You can sleep there for the rest of your hiking trip, what we like to do next time. It looks a bit Like a school restaurant, but that might be for the evening guests I suppose. The terrasse is nice. Visit the cute... More 

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Thank heleeng2014
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night in the editor. Enjoyed the warm welcome. The dinner was OK, but could be better. They provided us with a very nice Picknick, super! Will certainly come back here, the scenery is fabulous.

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Thank Erik1969
London
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24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We only stopped for a break during a long hike and enjoyed a fabulous home made apricot tarte. We loved the setting (you could not find a better view if you paid it!) and the cake; service was good and people were friendly. We would not mind to go back and spend the night there

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Paris, France
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68 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

L'auberge de Salanfe is really a nice place to stay after a day hiking around the Dents du Midi. The staff is helpfull , the terrasse with the view on the Lake of Salanfe is cool to chill having a drink , the food is good and complete. Maybe an extra shower will be helpfull. However , you'll sleep well... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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67 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

After a long hike, this was a great place to relax in! It had nice rooms, and the dorms looked decent as well. There are friendly staff and a happy dog that lives there! The food was just OK, but it was great to get it after a day of hiking and it was very orderly and Swiss feeling. The... More 

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Vevey
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

Since more than 19 years I spend 3 days each summer at this place, fishing and hiking. It's been 15 years that its been run by the same family and every year I am pleased to find the same friendly atmosphere. The place is simple, well organized and corresponds exactly with what I expect to find in the mountains, with... More 

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