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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
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington,Dc
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60 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

La Palafitte is an amazing hotel to stay either for business or pleasure. The staff are warm and friendly, everything you could need is on hand. The beauty of this contemporary boutique hotel are the suites on stilts in the lake. The contemporary feel of the rooms is relaxing and welcoming. Then once the blinds go back the view of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

It is our second time that we hold a seminar at the Palafitte. The impact on the staff is great ,you treat them well because they are your main assets...and they respond...Everyone in our team just loved the atmosphere, the unique setting and the quality of the rooms. The food was good and the staff extremely friendly.

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