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Hotel City

Rue Caroline 5, Lausanne CH-1003, Switzerland
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Ranked #37 of 48 Hotels in Lausanne
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel's location is perfect at the center of the city near all means of transport. Good room. Very quiet. Wifi is variable sometimes weak sometimes strong. I think the overall is very good. I liked it.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want to visit the Lausanne area and not bother driving, this is the best deal around. Nothing fancy, but impeccably clean, quiet, good service, and right on a public transport hub with several bus lines and metro literally just out the door. Even better is that the hotel provides free public transport to its guests. We almost forgive... More 

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Jena, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had to stay in this hotel during a business trip to Lausanne. If you travel by car there is no chance of parking in front of the hotel, not even for quickly depositing your luggage n the hotel. There is a garage ca. 500 meters away from the hotel but you have to carry your luggage up a hill.... More 

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citylausanne, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel City, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for finding the time to write your feedback of your stay in our hotel. Indeed, our hotel does not have a parking, but we have special rates in a parking nearby (350meters to walk). There is (and was also 10 months ago when you stayed in our hotel) delivery places in front and next to our hotel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I needed a last-minute booking since my airBnB host cancelled right before an important trip to Lausanne. The room was well-maintained and comfortable, and the breakfast in the morning was nice. The staff were polite and courteous. I would stay here again.

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citylausanne, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel City, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Thank you so much for the positive feedback. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel and we hope to welcome you back soon! Best regards Hotel City More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The Hotel is smack in the middle of town, 5 min walk from the old city or the shopping areas, so this is great. The views from the room over the cathedral; also good. But the hotel is stuck in the past and, like many hotels in Lausanne and Vevey, has not been updated since the 60´s or 70´s. Very... More 

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citylausanne, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel City, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We thank you for your feedback. We are glad to announce you that most of our rooms are already renovated with the last rooms opening soon. We hope to see you soon back in our hotel to try our new fully refreshed rooms. Kind regards Hotel City More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The hotel is being renovated floor-by-floor so it's a bit hard to judge fairly. The price is certainly right, being far cheaper than other hotels in Lausanne. It's in the center of town, which, beware, is NOT the lakefront. The hotel is right above a metro station, minutes from the cathedral and pedestrian shopping streets. My room was functional and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Great location at the Bessiers metro stop. I was on the top floor overlooking lake and views of the Alps. The room and furnishings were newly remodelled (Ikea style). I enjoyed my stay and the reliable free wifi.

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citylausanne, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel City, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We thank you so much for your positive feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay in our Hotel City and we hope to welcome you back soon! Hotels By Fassbind More 

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This hotel is all about location! At first I was a bit disappointed that with the room quality - very basic (had problems turning on bathroom lights and opening bathroom door due to poor handle), but when I looked out the window and the the lighted up Notre Dame Lausanne Cathedral - my heart skipped a bit. This hotel is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Stayed on business just for the 1 night. Hotel was nice and clean and the staff were quite helpful. Everything you would expect from a city centre hotel. Free wifi was a nice touch as was the travel card to get back to the train station.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The best aspect of this hotel was its location, that was the reason we had chosen it in the first place. (Oh and the shop that we discovered right next to it which sold beautiful handmade one of a kind Italian purses and wallets!) Aside from the location, unfortunately I did not enjoy it much. The breakfast was expensive therefore... More 

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citylausanne, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel City, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Thank you for your feedback, your comment is very important to us. Now we propose also a small breakfast at 6.- CHF per person and our internet connectivity problems have been fixed since your visit to our hotel. Your Fassbindhotels team More 

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