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Lausanne Palace & Spa
Ranked #9 of 46 Hotels in Lausanne
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277 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Fantastic !”
Reviewed June 16, 2012

This Old grand dame continues a great tradition of service. Great SPA. To walk the downtown area, the location is the best! An experience unto itself!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2012

Some hotels at this level are uncomfortable - too full of themselves and arrogant if you don't fit in. This is different - it is what I imagine a hotel used to be like and should be like, before world brands and market segments, etc., but with all the modern and touches that one would expect. However, it does come at a price - but here, it really is worth it. Staff greet you where ever you go, nothing is too much trouble, the concierge is like your favourite uncle, friendly and confortable. The location is great - in hilly Lausanne, you are half way up the hill, with the train station just down a bit and 'centre ville' just up a bit. If i had only one place to stay before i died - this would be in the top five!

Room Tip: Go for one of the rooms in the old building.
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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243 reviews
141 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed June 7, 2012

wow what a breathtaking hotel with a lot of old world charm. try the japanese restaurant near by, excellent. They have one level with all refurbished rooms, which were some of the most beautiful rooms which i have ever seen. this is not a stadard hotel, so be ready to expect something different. service overall was excellent as well

Room Tip: ask for a room on the level which has refurbished rooms level 3.
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed May 25, 2012

much luxury and very comfortable.
Good to sleep two nights at most.

Nice location. Lausanne good city to visit.
Nice location. Lausanne good city to visit.
Nice location. Lausanne good city to visit.
Nice location. Lausanne good city to visit.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled on business
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Moscow, Russia
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142 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed May 12, 2012

good points:
- very central location
- fantastic view from lake view rooms
- professional staff
- Newly renovated rooms have stylish and calm design

bad points:
-not all rooms were rewnovated

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
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Geneva, Switzerland
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33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2012

Well, for any of you in dire need of rejuvenation: one solid choice is a tandem massage with your partner at the Lausanne Palace. The greater massage room accommodating couples boast showers, steam-room, sauna and, the massage is well done. Worth the high ticket price.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
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Orlando, Florida
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2012

The room, if smallish, was over the top nice, and the free minibar was a nice touch. The rest of the hotel is nice as well. I particularly liked the gym. It is one of the few around that actually has real equipment and a good selection of free weights, so you can stay with your fitness routine if you are so inclined.

Service on the terrace bar past the cigar room was weak. It would be nice if there was a more moderately pirced dining option in the hotel.

Breakfast each morning was outstanding, with great selections and impeccable service.

Overall it appears to be a hotel for the expense account crowd or for those who dont really care what anything costs.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled on business
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Additional Information about Lausanne Palace & Spa

Property: Lausanne Palace & Spa
Address: rue du Grand-Chene 7 - 9, Lausanne 1003, 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 Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Lausanne
#2 Family Hotel in Lausanne
#3 Business Hotel in Lausanne
#4 Spa Hotel in Lausanne
#7 Luxury Hotel in Lausanne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Lausanne Palace & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 138
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideally located in the heart of Lausanne, the Olympic Capital, in French speaking Switzerland, the Lausanne Palace & Spa enjoys a superb view across Lake Geneva to the Alps. The beauty of its surrounding landscape makes it an exceptional place of refinement. The recognition since 2007 by UNESCO of the Lavaux region, 10 km from the Lausanne Palace & Spa, now on the list of "Real World Heritages" serves as proof of its uniqueness. At the heart of Lausanne, the Lausanne Palace & Spa, offers to you its parking open 24/24 and 7/7, an ideal base from which to discover Lausanne and quickly and easily access the different services which the Lausanne Palace & Spa offers you. ... more   less 
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