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Le Chateau d'Ouchy

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Place du Port 2, Lausanne 1000, Switzerland
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Ranked #5 of 40 hotels in Lausanne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Expensive but worth it, we stayed here for a night on the way home and it was great. The bed had a pseudo four poster effect, there was a turret out the window and Lausanne is beautiful. We took the metro up the hill to have a few hours tourism and to eat out. We slept well and everything worked... More

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Crema, Lombardia, Italy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was in this beautiful hotel in June, simply exciting experience. People kind, rooms so elegant and charming, the position is just THE position...no other hotel can give you the same....The restaurant and the breakfast corner have a very beautiful view...

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Bern, Switzerland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had no major expectations since Swiss hotel rooms are usually disappointing when compared to other equivalent European or American hotel standards. However this one had incredible charm and flair, great design combining old and new, young dynamic service from reception to the restaurant and lobby bar. It was one of the trendiest hotels I've seen in Switzerland and didn't... More

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London
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107 reviews 107 reviews
39 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is a very well renovated and refurbished chateau right by the lake, on a busy function. Our room was lovely, a good view of the lake and extremely we'll furnished in the usual neutral colours but well done. The wardrobe space was good and enough drawer space for a longer stay. Bed linen, duvet and pillows were all... More

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Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
75 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms were very clean and nicely decorated. The beds were quite firm but we have found this is the case all over Europe. Good sized modern bathroom with large walk in shower. We didn't have the breakfast at the hotel as there are plenty of cafés outside the hotel. We did have dinner in the restaurant and we enjoyed... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed for six nights in the Chateau d'Ouchy. Our corner room was lovely -- a view of the lake and of the park. The room would have been ideal had the mattresses been more comfortable. They were the most firm hotel mattresses I have ever slept on, and the mattress pad was ridiculously thin. I ended up asking for... More

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Chateaudouchy1, Directeur général at Le Chateau d'Ouchy, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Château d’Ouchy and enjoyed our wondering corner room. I will be sure to share your comments about the mattresses and breaksfat with my staff. I hope to welcome you back on your leisure travels to Lausanne. Best regards, Pablo Pizarro General Manager More

London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Nice concept of old and new with the modern decor in an old castle, but not executed well at all. The bar in the lobby area is lame with its underlit faux-marble bar, as was the Eurotrash crowd that was there over the weekend. The parking area is minuscule and a complete joke. The food is just alright. Room was... More

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Chateaudouchy1, Directeur général at Le Chateau d'Ouchy, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations and your stay was not enjoyable. I would be happy to discuss your stay personally with you, and can be reached at pablo.pizarro@chateaudouchy.ch or +41 21 331 32 32. I look forward to speaking with you soon. Best, Pablo Pizarro General... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I strongly recommend Chateau d'Ouchy. Our room was excellent - large, clean, very nice spacious bathroom, plentiful shelf and closet space. Very comfortable bed and Frette linens and towels. The only downside was the dim lighting. There were wall sconces near each side of the bed, but they are not adequate as reading lights - too dim and too far... More

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Chateaudouchy1, Directeur général at Le Chateau d'Ouchy, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for sharing your review. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Château d’Ouchy. I hope to welcome you back on your leisure travels to Lausanne. Best regards, Pablo Pizarro General Manager More

Brussels
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75 reviews 75 reviews
37 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Every time in Ouchy, I will have one night an al fresco dinner with friends on this nice (and quite!) terrace. Food and Service are excellent. There is no traffic nearby what makes it a wonderful place to enjoy food and discussions with friends. I have very much appreciated the kindness and flexibility of the service team - thank you!

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Chateaudouchy1, Directeur général at Le Chateau d'Ouchy, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for sharing your review. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Château d’Ouchy. I hope to welcome you back on your leisure travels to Lausanne. Best regards, Pablo Pizarro General Manager More

Surin, Thailand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This is a very interesting and top drawer hotel in all aspects. A amazing lake view and breathtaking scenery; The location is in a nice part of the city and all places are easy reachable on foot; The hotel is of a very high standard and well run , could not find any faults. High price but well worth the... More

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Chateaudouchy1, Directeur général at Le Chateau d'Ouchy, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for sharing your review. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Château d’Ouchy. I hope to welcome you back on your leisure travels to Lausanne. Best regards, Pablo Pizarro General Manager More

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Address: Place du Port 2, Lausanne 1000, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Vaud > Lausanne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Le Chateau d'Ouchy 4*
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The Chateau d'Ouchy and its medieval dungeon, has 50 rooms including 10 suites with a majestic panorama. The high-end comfort and quality service will charm you during your stay. Totally renovated, the originality of Ouchy will surprise you with its lounge atmosphere at the bar, with its Mediterranean restaurant, its pleasant terrace facing the lake, pool and relaxation area. ... more   less 
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