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Angleterre & Residence Hotel
Ranked #3 of 46 Hotels in Lausanne
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Boston
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218 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“Great hotel in a great location.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

Wonderful staff in this luxurous hotel. Comfortable bed with top quality bedding and towels. It could be very dark with remote blinds and peacefully quiet. Excellent bathroom with unique flooring and plush towels. Great umbrellas provided on a rainy day. We had a spacious room and efficient elevator access. I liked the interior designs they were very modern and interesting in all the community areas. It was an easy walk to commute up to the old town for touring and a pleasant stroll to the water front with plenty to do and see including the Olympic museum and boating tours, gardens, giant chess games and intriguing wind/weather vanes to photograph. Parking was simple and safe on the premises.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2012

I have stayed in a few hotels in Lausanne when there on regular business trips. I think this is the best. Ideal location on the lake, very pleasant room, the restaurant is very good - expensive but no more than anything in Switzerland. Staff everywhere are delightful and helpful (not always the case among the Swiss). There is a good Thai and also a pizza place around the corner which are good alternatives if you are on a budget. The walks in both directions along the lake a very attractive and relaxing.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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Lobnya, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2012

Enjoyed three excellent nights in this beautiful hotel,

it's located in very good place, near the lake with quick access to public transportation in Laussane - Ouchy.

Service is absolutely imazing, and the hotel is very nice with the Xmas preparations

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
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Brasil
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2012

Great hotel. Sibling of the Beau Rivage.
I stayed at a renovated room, very comfortable, with view to the lake. Very nice classical design.
You have access to the Beau Rivage which has exceptional services and food but I would say the rooms here are nicer, fresher and much more comfortable.
Breakfast is quite average though, but there is a little cafe/boulangerie next door that is not bad at all.
Exceptional service.
Highly recommended.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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Sheffield
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2012

This is a very nice place in an excellent location for views, right at the side of the Lake in Ouchy.

The hotel has modern décor, and the room we stayed in was an executive suite on the front of the hotel overlooking the lake (I asked for am upgrade as it was my birthday and we got it).

The room had a large comfortable bed, large flat screen TV, though even the normal TV entertainment and music channels were chargeable. There’s a mini-bar (chargeable), an electronic safe, tea and coffee making facilities, and plenty of wardrobe space. The room was well sound proofed from the road in front, and had electric black out blinds.
The bathroom is a nice size, bath, separate shower cubicle, large sink area, with hairdryer, hotel robes and slippers.

There are a limited number of free spaces in front of the hotel reception, and an underground secure car park adjacent to them, which costs 25 CHF per day.

The outdoor pool was closed when we were there, though it was I think a little out of season, but we couldn’t even look at it as it was shielded behind a locked entrance.

The metro up to Lausanne centre is a couple of minutes from the hotel and is one line up there. The hotel issues us with a free local transport pass on arrival too.

We didn’t eat in the hotels Italian restaurant or take breakfast, but the menu did sound very good.

A nice place to stay, very clean, good staff, and an excellent location. Downside is, it’s expensive…..5 star Lake view in Switzerland!

Room Tip: Ask for an upgrade to one of the exectutive suites on the front overlooking the lake.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

One of the best hotels in Lausanne, clean, quiet, not huge, excellent service. L'Academia resto is actually one of the best italians in the city with a very good choice of wines.
Always a pleasure to stay there and Imgo pretty often.

Room Tip: Rooms 1000 in the building up from swimming pool or next to swiming pool with lake view are extremly...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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North Wales
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

Chose this hotel for the last night of our trip through France and Switzerland and wish we could have stayed for longer. The hotel is in a beautiful location on the shore of Lake Geneva, we paid a little extra and opted for a lake view room and had stunning views of the Lake and the Mountain from our balcony. We stayed in mid September so the weather was just taking a turn but I imagine this would be a wonderful place to stay in mid summer as there is an outdoor pool. Our room was very well appointed and clean and although the hotel is expensive you do get what you pay for. You are given a metro card for the duration of your stay which is great as you can just hop on the metro just a short walk away from the hotel and go into Lausanne centre. We didn't eat at the hotel so can't comment on the restaurants.

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Angleterre & Residence Hotel

Property: Angleterre & Residence Hotel
Address: 11 Place du Port, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Lausanne
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Lausanne
#3 Family Hotel in Lausanne
#3 Romantic Hotel in Lausanne
#3 Luxury Hotel in Lausanne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Angleterre & Residence Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 75
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on the shores of Lake Geneva, facing the Alps and just five minutes from the centre of Lausanne, the Angleterre & Residence, offers a world of refinement, elegance and absolute calm. Divided into six pavilions dating from the 18th, 19th and 21st centuries, this one-of-a-kind hotel features contemporary decor with clean lines within walls steeped in history. The Italian restaurant "L'Accademia" invites you to discover its friendly atmosphere and warm designer decor. The heated outdoor pool at the Angleterre & Residence stands in the midst of a lush green garden and is open in summer. Otherwise, a fitness centre is at your disposal all year round. ... more   less 
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