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Hotel du Palais de l'Isle
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   13 rue Perriere, 74000 Annecy, France   |  
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Ranked #25 of 43 Hotels in Annecy
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“Beautiful location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

the hotel is located right in the heart of beautiful Annecy and the balconies overlook the canal, historic prison and nightlife in the square. very convenient especially if you limited time in this beautiful town. we had a suite and it was very nice and comfortable.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Hotel du Palais de I'lsle has one of the very best locations in Annecy. Make sure to ask for the room with the balcony--- great for people watching and enjoying a beautiful view.
Located in the heart of the olde town & right next door to the best Ice Cream shop in town. A few steps from the canal and lake, with plenty of places to eat.
The hotel staff is warm, friendly and welcoming, speaking very good English--- important for us non French speaking travelers. The rooms are clean and a good size, with a wonderful large bath and yes we had the balcony!!!! The hotel has funny little halls that wrap around and up and down---and the motion señor lighting takes some getting use to.
We would certainly return to this lovely hotel should we ever be in Annecy again.

Without a doubt we would return to this hotel if we should find ourselves in Annecy again.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Olympia, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Stayed here for several nights on a business trip. The location is ideal. Right in the center of old town with access to all the charm one comes here for. My room was very clean and comfortable, but a bit small. As I was on a work trip, a decent chair and desk or table is needed to get some work done. While the rooms are fine for size, they are not spacious so a real table and chair won't fit, so smaller stuff is used. Fine to sit and visit to plan the day, or sip on a glass of wine after the day, sharing the memories. Just not for work if you need to spread out a bit... The room had two windows and a skylight I could open for fresh air. They were all quality enough that when i closed up for the night (still noisy on the street) the room was quiet. The rooms have air-conditioining. Decent free wi-fi as well. Elevevator to all 4 floors, hallways had minor steps in them. The bathroom was very nicely appointed, only downside was the tub/shower was under a sloped part of the ceiling and I could not stand up all the way (6 ft tall), had to stoop just a bit. I looked at it as part of the charm of this modern hotel fit into the nooks and crannys of such an old historic building. Breakfast was good, wonderful lady there serving, very cheerful and great service. Breakfast only a cold breakfast, but cereal, meats and cheeses, fruit and yogurt, pastries all tasty. No parking is available directly at the hotel, so you have to walk in, but having no private cars in the tiny streets is WHY you stay here. Had I been here on holiday, a 5, but lack of work space on this work trip, it gets a 4.

Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a very nice location to base your stay in Annecy. We had a nice sized room (although not overlooking the canal which would have been nice) with a well appointed bathroom. One of the first nice bathrooms/showers we have seen in France. The bed was comfortable and the room kept clean. The streets were pretty loud but really the room was rather quiet from outside noise. However, when the fight between a couple broke out at 3am in the room next to us, they might has well have been in our room fighting. Very loud. The staff was quite upset and apologized but I am not sure what they really could have done, it's not something you can predict. The staff was very nice, helpful with suggestions, holding our luggage and calling cabs, etc.. The woman who served the breakfast was wonderful and had gotten the items from the market daily. The location cannot be better.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Westport, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We stayed for only one night. It was a very small cramped room, but the location couldn't be better. Some of the rooms have a view overlooking the river, which would have been nice. Since we were only staying one night, we didn't bother to look into upgrading our room. It was clean and the bed was comfortable, but it was plain and a bit too small for a longer stay. Parking was a bit of a challenge - you have to park in public parking around 5-10 minute walk from the hotel. It's definitely not far, but don't take too much luggage with you as it's hard to lug around. You can't drive up to the hotel and drop it off. Parking is free as long as you leave by 8am the following morning and then it cost 1 euro per hour, which is not bad at all.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a lovely historical building. The rooms although quite small are well appointed and very clean. The benefit to this hotel is that you are right in the centre of town. The staff were all extremely friendly and accommodating.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

This is a great hotel. The setting couldn't me any nicer. We had a balcony room that overlooks the canal on the island and the setting was perfect. The name of the room was the Emperor room . While the room was on the pricey side the setting made it so perfect. We stayed during the Tour de France. While the town was crowded we had no problem with the room or the service. If you want to treat I would recommend staying here.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 13 rue Perriere, 74000 Annecy, France
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Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Annecy
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites
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Ranked #25 of 43 Hotels in Annecy
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel du Palais de l'Isle 3*
Number of rooms: 34
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