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Hotel du Port

Place du Port 5, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
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Ranked #11 of 40 hotels in Lausanne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is fantastic, right on the edge of the lake, close to the metro station which takes you quickly to the train station. The room was spacious and comfortable with a large modern bathroom. Parking garage was a short distance away but is not free. Stopping outside the hotel is virtually impossible to offload luggage. Dinner was expensive but... More

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Parkville, Missouri
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We found this hotel to be just OK. There is no air conditioning and it was very warm when we were there. We had to leave our windows open and found it noisy to sleep since the hotel sits right on a busy street. However the prices are good given the high cost of everything else.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The room was large and comfortable with good beds and good pillows. The breakfast was good. The location was very good: near the waterfront, 10 minute walk to the Olympic park and 10 minute metro ride to the Old Town (you even get a free metro card from the hotel). My only problem with the hotel was that it was... More

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Melbourne
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This very comfortable hotel is very much at the top end of 3 stars. Located at the Ouchy Port with lovely views over Lake Geneva, the rooms are very clean, well appointed and comfortable and the staff courteous. The metro which is free to tourists (you get a pass from the hotel) is 2 minutes walk away and you are... More

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Racine, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Located in the port area across the street from Lake Geneva. Close to the metro, boat rides, the International Olympic Museum, a grocery store, bakeries, restaurants, and beautiful strolls along the lake. If you're struggling to choose between the Old Town and the Port area, go for the port. In the Old Town and immediate surrounding areas we ran into... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Nice location. 15 minutes metro ride to the city center. The hotel seems to run around the restaurant. I didn't actually get to eat there, but it was always full of people, so rather popular. The bedroom was OK, good space, two twin beds put side by side, so they tend to separate, a bit on the old side, good... More

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Houston, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This hotel is on the lake and competitively priced. This location however has it's pros and cons. The cons first...since the lake is one of the main attractions in the area, the road on which the hotel is located can be extremely busy, especially on the weekends. Also the hotel is in a busy area which can be noisy. The... More

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Kentucky
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We spent one night in Lausanne and wished we would have stayed longer. Our room was spacious and clean with a very nice bathroom. Our room overlooked Lake Geneva and the promenade. What a great location! It was an easy walk from the railroad station to the metro and then to the hotel. The staff was friendly and very helpful.... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The location is perfect. Close to the metro and lake. Close to an abundance of restaurants and shops. Stayed is a front-side room with a view of the lake. That being said the hotel itself is average at best. No air conditioning and poor knowledge at the front desk to start with. The young man at the front desk told... More

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Nagano, Japan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Hotel had a renovation recently, so the rooms are nice and clean. Back side rooms are nicer. Years ago, I have stayed in this hotel in a front-side room and it was not so nice. This time, had a back-side room, very nice. Breakfast is basic, but very good. Location is great, just by the water and 2-3 minutes walk... More

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Address: Place du Port 5, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Vaud > Lausanne
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