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“Good and cheap place!” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel du Marche
Ranked #19 of 46 Hotels in Lausanne
Milan, Italy
1 review
“Good and cheap place!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

It seems to be the cheapest hotel in Lausanne, though it's a very pleasant place to spans some days. It's extremely clean, rooms are comfortable, and personnel very kind and helpful.
It's just a few steps from the city center and the cathedral, and they provide free transit cards for who pays city taxes. If I'd have to visit again Lausanne, for sure I'll come back here.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank tropie14
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Was looking for hotel close to Laussane railway station and this turned out to be value for money. The faciltiies are ok, Shared facilites were clean..Receptionist was quite helpful and gave me free pass for local travel..and also arranged to open my wine bottle from nearby hotel as wine bottle opener was not available in the hotel..

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
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Thank Shrihas
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Annecy, Rhone-Alpes, France
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Nice, clean, quiet, free public transport, tea and coffee in the room, most you can get from a budget hotel, really close to the lively town center of lausanne, i really enjoyed my stay and the staff was really friendly and helpfull

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank cool1972
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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

The hotel is very well located, in the city center of Lausanne and really close to a subway station, the Catedral and the old town. We have stayed in a double room, the furniture was ok, the bathroom also, but the staff were very helpful and people were really nice! Internet worked really well! And they will also provided us a free public transport pass, really helpful in Lausanne, that is a very vertical city!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Cristina B
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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Although the hotel seems old and crammed but it has all the convenience we needed. The staff were helpful and assisted us with car park given limited space in Switzerland in general for parking.

The location is convenient and we could walk to many places though a free local public transport pass was provided by the hotel.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Jennifer R
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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Four of us stayed in this hotel in a quad. We were not sure what to expect, but the room was large and very spacious. It had two twins and double. The room was clean and simple, furnished IKEA like. It also had a small kitchen area with a refrigerator and sink, which was great, since we could then buy some food and keep it in the room. I believe each floor also has an extra toilet in the hallway which is convenient. On the top floor, there is an additional shared shower as well.

The beds were firm and comfortable, and the bathroom was small, but clean.

As for location, it is fairly central, but located towards the top of the hill. You can take a metro up to avoid the trek (two stops from the train station), or walk 10-15 minutes. Shops and restaurants are very close by. If you are carrying a lot of luggage, it is a bit more inconvenient than staying right by the train station since you have to switch to the tram, but everything is quite efficient.

One tip - if you get the swiss rail pass, it will save you a ton of money. Basically all transportation, including local, is included, and will get you discounts or free on all museums.

Overall, the place was a bargain for the price we paid, and I would highly recommend. Its one of the best values we had while in Switzerland!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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1 Thank Bemmybear
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Yaroslavl, Russia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Excellent facilities. Nice small Hotel. This hotel is situated near the cathedral, metro, and old town. Literally 5 mins from all the major attractions for Lausanne. Staff are super helpful and knowledgable. J'adore Fanny and Lorena!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Vous êtes belles les deux! ♥Vous êtes magnifique!!! Internet worked a treat. The room was nice and clean,toilet and shower clean. Good TV - many programs. The room and services were adequate .

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank Svetlana M
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Property: Hotel du Marche
Address: Pre du Marche 42, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Lausanne
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 46 Hotels in Lausanne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel du Marche 2*
Number of rooms: 27
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Friendly family hotel in the city center, in a quiet street. Nearby the exhibition center Beaulieu and the Riponne Place. ... more   less 
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