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Hotel du Pillon - Relais du Silence

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Chemin des Bovets 16, Les Diablerets 1865, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Cupar, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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bbpillon, Propriétaire at Hotel du Pillon - Relais du Silence, responded to this review

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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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Hotel du Pillon is without any doubt a gem. A french art merchant decided to buy the hotel in 2007 and he succeeded, at least almost. The location is perfect, in front of the Alpes Vaudoises, although not exactly in front of the Glacier des Diablerets. Atmosphere is cosy or homely and rooms are nice and comfortable. Everything is clean... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We just spent the weekend in this delightful hotel after I received a wonderbox giftbox weekend for 2 nights. The hotel is original and quirky and the owner is super friendly and helpful and spoke to us in English, French and Spanish within 5 minutes ! The breakfast is excellent with yoghurt from the local dairy and my husband enjoyed... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Simple place, but has it all! All you need to feel at home, friendly owner, all basic but comfortable, clean, and good location, especially the neighbors cows, perfect setup. Yes, very good experience, will be back.

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Gouda, The Netherlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Sunny location with great views of Les Diablerets village and the glacier (www.diablerets.ch/webcam ,village shows the view from the hotel). 19th century charm, modern comforts. Easy access to hiking trails, nice sun-deck, laid back atmosphere No restaurant in summer, but there are nice places within walking distance (Auberge de l'Ours in Vers L'Eglise) , in Diablerets village or up in... More

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Les Diablerets, Vaud, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013 via mobile

Owner is charming with his perfect French English accent, details are impeccable and coffee is not bad. Nice lounge with tv, piano ... Books lots of books!. The rooms are well decorated and complete of "mountain" details, in season the food is basic and good and if you are lucky enough to have a sunny day .. Lunch on the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

I can only recommend this most charming hotel where you immediately are greeted and feel at home. The rooms and living space are all cosy and well decorated and invite you to lounge and enjoy life. We only did breakfast there but that in itself is already quite the experience, special note of the prize winning gruyere selection on display.... More

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Address: Chemin des Bovets 16, Les Diablerets 1865, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Vaud > Les Diablerets
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel du Pillon - Relais du Silence 3*
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Small charming hotel with 12 rooms located outside the village in the countryside, renovated one year ago.Petit hotel de charme historique de 12 chambres situé à l'écart du village en pleine nature , rénové il y a un an . ... more   less 
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