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Grand Hotel Excelsior Montreux

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rue du Bon Port 27, Montreux 1820 , Switzerland
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Ranked #8 of 14 hotels in Montreux
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Zug, Switzerland
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162 reviews 162 reviews
64 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First the upside - large rooms, right on the lake shore with balconies overlooking both the lake and the mountains in the distance, relatively easy parking curbside, nicely appointed though old-fashioned public areas. Relatively cheap prices for a 4 star property, to boot. Unfortunately, there are downsides, too. The rooms and their furniture have a tired, almost shabby look. And... More

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Manchester UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed her for two nights whilst visiting someone in the Clinic Valmont. it is a gorgeous hotel, beautiful refurbished. Postion excellent to walk along the lake front, flowers in bloom, Freddy Mercury Statue fun to see. This is by the Casino and there is a brilliant display inside - like a studio set up with lovely mementos on display and... More

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Zug, Switzerland
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I give this a 3.5. Lovely property with friendly staff and a unique indoor olympic pool next to the lake. But, do not expect 4 star luxury. The rooms and common area are a bit frumpy and threadbare in places. If you plan to be out and about, this is a nice place to lay your head. And, if it... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We (family with two children 7 & 10) recently stayed here for a weekend. The hotel shared some of its facilities with a health clinique. (NB: I went through the clinique's brochure, but their prices are too high for me.) We had booked a Junior Suite, which was about 300 CHF/night. The room was lovely; one nice double bed and... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We thought it would be cool to stay in the hotel where Deep Purple recorded Smoke on the Water without thinking it through. The hotel was obviously very chic at some point in it's past but was now a little tired, there were very other guests. The room was very nice with some absolutely fantastic views. Given so few guests... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This is a wonderful hotel, albeit a bit old-ish. The staff were marvelous to us. Many anglo-phone tourists don't know how to ask questions politely in Europe and the complaints we read in reviews here surprised us. The hotel does not have a five star concierge to spoon feed restaurant information to guests, but there is plenty of information in... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Recently stayed with family. room faced the water and had very nice view. Room were nice. This is the best part of the hotel. Agee with other reviewers. 1 front desk staff are unacceptable. Asked for diner suggestions. Pointed to the downtown area. Not one helpful comment. 2 smell. There is an odd smell. Maybe has to do with connection... More

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Moscow, Russia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I stayed in the hotel for business in the last week of November 2013. The room was large with the nice lake view. However, it was stuffy and had some weird smell. The breakfasts were nice - with a nice choice of fruits, bread and cheeses. For drinks, there were juices, teas, infusions and a variety of coffee. The upsetting... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We just wanted somewhere to stay last minute so booked this hotel as was only one available. On arrival there is nothing 'grand' about this hotel believe me! It looks more like a 2 star from the exterior, inside it is much more inviting as I think the lobby, lounge area must have been upgraded at some point unlike the... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This hotel is in a 100-year-old building and does show its age in some ways; however it is well-maintained. We had a corner room which was a good size; the bathroom had been renovated, but the best thing by far was the balcony looking directly out over Lake Geneva, It was the perfect place for morning coffee or for an... More

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Address: Rue du Bon Port 27, Montreux 1820 , Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Vaud > Montreux
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #8 of 14 hotels in Montreux
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Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Excelsior Montreux 4*
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