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Pringy, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a very pleasant stay at the hotel Palafitte. The restaurant serves excellent food, and the place is very original. If you have a room on the lake, you can take a swim from your balcony. Very recommandable!

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Wurzburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built on piles on the lake of Neuchatel in the middle of the most beautiful environment. The hotel is decorated with unique style, luxurious design and advanced technology. A dream built on water. Palafitte is five stars on the lake.The hotel offers 40 luxury pavilions, 24 are built directly on the lake with an wonderful view of the lake and... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With beautiful weather during a nice summer day and summer evening the most splendid hotel room you can have. The maximum benefit you have as swimmer who doesn't shy away from a fresh lake water (23 C or 74 f). After a swim you feel like freshly born. Breakfast and dinner in the outdoor restaurant are splendid, as are the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our daughter, son-in-law, 6 month old grand-daughter, my wife and myself enjoyed a fabulous Wedding Anniversary lunch on the balcony of the restaurant recently. We simply could not fault our excellent experience. The service was prompt, attentive and courteous and so friendly! Nothing was too much trouble. Every effort was made to provide us with an outstanding meal with brilliant... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

my wife and I did celebrate my wifes birthday at hotel palafitte. already the arrival was very friendly and warm. we got excorted with a golf club car to our room #41. this room is the very last one on the left side, a lot of privacy, but from 3pm on the sun was gone. but a lot of privacy.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We stayed in one of the lake rooms - with direct access from the deck of our room into the lake - definitely the room to have! The 'pod' is very modern and spacious and the bathroom is large and luxurious. The air conditioning was very welcome. Breakfast is excellent with a varied choice and the restaurant is good too... More 

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Antwerp
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

The rooms that give on the lake are a dream. if you wake up, and open the blinds from your bed, you have a panorama of the Neuchatel lake, the Eiger, Jungfrau and on clear days even the Mont Blanc. Rooms are ideal... except for one big issue: it's not possible to make them completely dark. Since I'm used to... More 

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Zollikon, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

A wonderfull hotel at a nice place. Huge rooms, good beds, a spectacular view. Very nice people, a good restaurant and a very good place to work (we came here for the 3. time to conduct our strategy Seminar).

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Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Excellent loation with unique style. Decoration is modern and gives a Feeling of beeing on a ship in the ocean. Great Restaurant and bar area, helpful staff. Requires some Walking in open Areas as the Hotel is at lakeside

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Herzogenbuchsee, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The location is just breathtaking - we loved the room, the view and in General the infrastructure. Dinner (we booked the package with 4-course-dinner) was absolutely disappointing. An Ant in the salad, chicken breast as main course (with no options) - this cannot be 5*. It is a pitiy that the cook spoils it all...

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Dear haworth2016, thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us! Nevertheless, we are sorry to read that the dinner at our restaurant did not meet your expectations. It is certainly inacceptable that you found an ant in your meal and we sincerely apologise for... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only hotel in Europe built on stilts, the Palafitte enjoys an exceptional setting. Each one of its 40 rooms is a spacious individual bungalow. The exclusive architecture gives the guest a feeling of escape, inside and out. Besides the individual bungalows, the hotel comprises of a large lobby, which has been newly renovated in harmony with the architectural style of the location, a reception, bar, smoking room and a restaurant with a large terrace. The restaurant has been recently renovated and renamed "La Table de Palafitte". The new décor accentuates the main assets: the view over the lake and the Alps. The cuisine favours local market produce. Besides the classic dishes that are available throughout the year, the menu is tailored to the seasons. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Palafitte

Address: route des Gouttes-d'Or 2, Neuchatel 2000, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Neuchatel > Neuchatel
Price Range: $365 - $704 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Palafitte 5*
Number of rooms: 40
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