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Hotel Palafitte

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Route des Gouttes d'Or 2, Neuchatel 2000, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denbigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wondered if a hotel with such novelty value would match up in terms of service and food but I am pleased to say that we were delighted with all aspects. We stayed one night in a lake room and made use of the direct access to swim in the lake via the ladder from the balcony. The sun loungers... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for a week in July 2015, we have stayed here previously about eight years ago. On both occasions we had a lakeside room/ bungalow and really enjoyed it - the view from the balcony is stunning, service is excellent and breakfast on the terrace overlooking the lake and the mountains is so relaxing. The... More 

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Washington,Dc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Recommend staying in a bungalow on the water. Yes the hotel is built over the water the only such hotel in Europe. A modern and elegant design but uses recycled materials and rechannels rainwater. A high quality modern design nighly functional, high tech and energy efficient. Ladder leads down to the water from the provate deck. Spacious rooms with great... More 

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

if you book at the Palafite, make sure you book a bungalow on the water. it's probably the most relaxing hotel room I've ever been to. the bungalow is large with parquet floor in the bath room and in the shower. you probably won't need the whirlpool as the bungalow's terrace offers a perfect view on the lake as well... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Got a room by the water with an amazing view. The location is beautiful and quiet. You can get to the city center by foot in 20 minutes. The hotel personnel is really well prepared and ready to help with information.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Got a room right on the water and it was absolutely stunning. Spacious with a beautiful view of the Swiss alps! The balcony was awesome - you have access to go directly into the water! The room was clean and what I loved most is that you don't hear noises from the room next door since the rooms are separated... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This was a very special stay for my fiancé and I, as he proposed while we were staying here. The location is very beautiful, right next to the lake and with the mountains as background. The rooms are very spacious, confortable, and with beautiful relaxing views. The food is also amazing, and offers a wide variety. I only wish they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

one of the best. Out of this world. The rooms overlooking the lake are absolute idyllic. Service in the restaurant can be slow even when there are more waiters than customers. Well worth it . Unforgettable .

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

A very unique hotel experience in Switzerland. Huge rooms with amazing views. This is my second time staying at the hotel - this time in a 'land' room versus and 'over-water' room. Both are identical and very nice. The water can be a bit noisy at night and the light switches confusing. Would definitely recommend!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Stayed here a couple of years ago for a week, it was a beautiful experience. Staff and Management were first class, food was great and breakfast was a treat. Husband went swimming every morning. Will definitely return.

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