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Beau-Rivage Palace

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Place du Port 17-19, Lausanne 1000, Switzerland
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bucks, UK
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes it's expensive, yes it's very grand but it is FANTASTIC! Sadly we are only staying one night but somehow we will get back at some time in the future. We are in a beautifully refurbished room with a balcony looking over the lake as the sun is rising and reflecting on the mountains on the other side. Five star... More

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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wondered when I would be lucky enough to spend a few days at the Beau-Rivage Palace. Well it has finally happened. ABSOLUTE perfection, at every level. I travel for a living and have stayed in many fantastic hotels, this one is definitively all the way up there and I can't wait to go back. My stay was wonderful,... More

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Le Vaud
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got upgraded into a junior suite. Freshly renovated, the room was really stunning. Without being flashy, but just very very good and neat. The view is fantastic and service top. Of course, full prices of the suite is quite expensive, but again one best room in any 5 stars hotel visited.

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Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
67 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Luckily the Geneva Motor Show happens every year and that means I can come back to this absolute gem of a hotel at least once a year! Shame it isn't more often. I cannot think of many places that rival the Beau Rivage for location, sybaritic comfort, service and all-round pleasure. This year I was fortunate to be in the... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

On the first night I received some fruit, meringues and a bottle of wine. One the second I received fresh fruit, all wih cutlery and linen. This was just the icing on the cake for a great stay of two nights while visiting Geneva on business. The room - more an apartment - was large and incorporated the bedroom and... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We had really been looking forward to having a lovely afternoon tea at the Beau-Rivage, but were very soon disappointed by the level of service. We arrived well within the advertised hours for the weekend afternoon tea in the lobby, but the grudging welcome and overall lack of willingness to take our order made us feel that we were too... More

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beaurivagepalace, Manager at Beau-Rivage Palace, responded to this review

Dear Nettie 1, we are sorry to read that you were disappointed with the tea served at our afternoon tea and the service. We will have a look into our service cycle and would be glad if could contact us personally in order to discuss the type of tea you ordered. Nevertheless, we would be glad to welcome you again... More

Geneva, Switzerland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Having stayed several times at this hotel for many many years (over 50), it is sad to see that the only thing that remains qualitative is the architecture and the garden. The service in the lobby is extremely slow and unprofessional. Had to wait for over 20 minutes to receive a simple tea and coffee order for 2 persons and... More

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beaurivagepalace, Manager at Beau-Rivage Palace, responded to this review

Dear Lulu B, Thank you very much for your review concerning your last stay at our hotel. We will have a look into the serving time at the Lobby Lounge. Our gastronomic restaurant from Anne-Sophie Pic has 2 Michelin stars. Our kitchen chef develops and discusses all dishes with Anne-Sophie Pic, which ensures a high standard all the time although... More

Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed at this hotel and do not understand the high ratings. The front desk was not very professional, rude and slow, the service in the hotel was bad. What really surprised me was the lack of training of the staff. The restaurants served ok food at a high price but again the staff working there did not have any... More

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Shanghai, China
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Spent 10 days in Switzerland during Chinese Spring Festival holidays and Beau-Rivage Palace just made this trip more memorable than I expected. The historical hotel locates on the banks of Lake Geneva which has a perfect view. The design and decoration both in the rooms and public areas makes the property worth a visit. When I arrived at reception late... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from three beautiful days at the hotel. Grand hotel with fantastic facilities. The staff are the real stars: engaging, warm and truly enthusiastic. I couldn't recommend the Beau Rivage more.

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Also Known As:
Beau-Rivage Palace Hotel Lausanne
Beau-Rivage Palace Hotel
Beau Rivage Palace
Beau Rivage Palace Lausanne
Address: Place du Port 17-19, Lausanne 1000, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Vaud > Lausanne
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Lausanne
#1 Family Hotel in Lausanne
#1 Business Hotel in Lausanne
#1 Romantic Hotel in Lausanne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Beau-Rivage Palace 5*
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