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Hotel du Pillon - Relais du Silence

3.0 of 5 Chemin des Bovets 16, Les Diablerets 1865, Switzerland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gwynedd
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

This served as a very comfortable base for a week of guided off-piste skiing. Peaceful location with great mountain views. Spacious, comfortable, well appointed rooms with free Wi-Fi. Cozy log fire, and interesting objects d'art. Traditional Swiss mountain food (so a lot of cheese!). Francis was very obliging with any requests or queries.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This was my fifth time staying at this hotel. Francis, the owner, really makes you feel at home. Between the staff and the other visitors, I always meet people who are interesting and friendly (even though my French is very poor). There is a new resident cat in the hotel, who is delightful. Also, I was travelling with my dog... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

From the entrance, it is possible to see a few chairs surrounding a firework, inviting the visitor to sit, relax and chat with a good glass of wine. Rooms are extremely comfortable and nice, all characterised by wooden furnitures; breakfast features tons of good local food, from yogurt to cheese; lunch/dinner & wine list definitely match expectations. Francis is welcoming... More 

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Thank you very much for your comment . Yourself and your group of friends were very nice and was a pleasure to have you as guests . See you soon . More 

The Netherlands
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111 reviews 111 reviews
98 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The hotel is outside Les Diablerets which is in itself within walking distance. The front is near the busy acces road making the relais du silence a little challenged. But rooms on the back are very quiet but they miss the view on the distant mountains. The rooms are very basic and small. Shower is a cubicle in the room... More 

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Commentaire de 17 lignes d'un ennui total , désolé pour l'auteur chevronné Trip Advisor aux 103 avis , mais 3... More 

Amherst, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My wife and I loved this hotel. It is comfortably modern without sacrificing the charms of Switzerland. Warm and cozy....like home. The hotel staff and the proprietor were very friendly. The food was excellent in the hotel restaurant....the best restaurant in Les Diabalets.

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Lutry, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is the second time we stay at this hotel and can only warmly recommend it. It is a beautiful setting, very peaceful, great surrounding and very cosy atmosphere. The rooms are spacious , very nicely decorated and the beds are excellent. The owner, Francis, is very welcoming and takes good care of his guest. the hotel has now a... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Quite intentionally The hotel feels like a large private house which strongly reflects the eclectic tastes of the owner. When you arrive there is no reception just a large, informal living area busily hung with paintings and stags heads. You share the space with owner the other guests and the art which continues throughout the hotel. Rooms have great views... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

My teenagers were v impressed by the hotel when we arrived at night in the snow. Charming building, beautifully furnished and decorated with slightly shabby chic theme. The owner is an artist and it shows. Commnal areas were comfortable. Good drying facilities. Bedrooms were a good size though i would have welcomed a bath rather than shower. Breakfast and indeed... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Nobody around on arrival, but a notice in the hall telling us where our room was. No question of being asked for identity, passport or payment. We never felt the need to have a key or lock our room. When we returned from a short walk we met Francis the owner who was quiet, charming and helpful. Everything beautifully decorated,... More 

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Fife, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Reading previous reviews for this hotel makes me feel that perhaps the hotel had an off week when we stayed. Here is what we experienced when we stayed at the hotel for 7 nights as a group of 12 (1 couple and 10 males who hadn’t met before): Positives: 1. Beautifully furnished and decorated hotel with lots of interesting artwork... More 

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Thanks for the compliments on the positive side, which are usually shared by the majority of our guests, who realize that we offer much more than required by an average 3 star hotel in terms of deco, ambiance, cosy rooms, etc .. Your comments on TripAdvisor being extremely long, I shall have to answer the same way. Sorry for the... More 

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Address: Chemin des Bovets 16, Les Diablerets 1865, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Les Diablerets
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel du Pillon - Relais du Silence 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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