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“Delicious 'French' lunch oozing with charm and elegance”

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Hotel Restaurant du Port
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Yvoire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Delicious 'French' lunch oozing with charm and elegance”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2012

We had a fabulous lunch in the early spring sunshine here. We sat on the terrace, lucky enough to be given a lakeside table, and soaked up the sophisticated ambiance of this charming restaurant. The village was not crowded, but the restaurant was very busy - it felt as it 'locals' may have come here to enjoy an al-fresco lunch on a lovley day. Menu de Jour allowed choices for all 3 courses, service was spot on and the fresh fish, caught from the lake was delicious. Recommend 100%!

Room Tip: Ask for a table on the edge of the top terrace.
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2012

My partner and I stayed at Hotel Restaurant du Port for one night in June. The village itself is really pretty and quaint with flowers of all colors in full bloom. The hotel fits in perfectly with the village and overlooks the lake. Our room was quite roomy with a huge, very comfortable bed, mini bar, tv ,hairdryer and robes, best of all was the balcony over looking the lake, the views were fab. The bathroom was ok with bath, shower and hotel toiletries, which were nice. The restaurant served the most delicious food, the speciality being lake perch, I dont eat meat or fish but it was no trouble for the chef to cook something veggie up for me, which was very enjoyable, my partner is not a vegetarian and he had 5 courses all of which looked divine, I had his dessert which looked like a work of art and tasted superb, I will not forget that. For the meal plus drinks ( 6 lagers) it came to 114.00 euros which I would not normally spend, but its nice to splash out now and then. We had breakfast the following morning which was the usual continental 15 euros each.The staff were also very nice. Like I said Yvoire is a beautiful place but I think it could get packed with visitors during the summer months and it is quite expensive but if you want to treat yourself once in a while this is a fab place to do it in.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2011

Extremly good hotel.
Never got better fish than in the reastaurant.
Superb service. You feell like a king:-)

  • Stayed November 2010
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2011

The first night of our honeymoon trip and what a place to start it!

The hotel is right on the shore of the lake. Fantastic if you get the ferry from Nyon by the way as the boat drops you off literally 10 seconds walk from the hotel!

We arrived were presented with the most amazing view of the sun setting over the lake. We headed down for dinner and had the most wonderful food. I had a sumptuous steak and my wife had some curly, fishy things that were out of this world.

Clean, tidy, helpful staff (arranged a taxi in the morning no problem except that they agreed €30 with him and when payment time came he wanted €40).

I would recommend this hotel to anyone (pay the extra for a nice lake view room though) in a heartbeat.

Room Tip: Pay extra for Lake view. You won't be disappointed.
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2011

We stayed at the Villa Cecile for five nights and in all that time no member of staff asked if we were Ok or if there was anything they could do for us. In fact when we made a request of any sort it seemed that we were inconveniencing them in the middle of whatever they were doing. There were no tea or coffee facilities in the room but when asked for tea or coffee if always seemed almost too much trouble and when we asked for coffee and croissant on the morning we left we were not allowed a croissant as we were not having a full breakfast - we had to leave at 7.30 for our flight and no breakfast was available before then.

The hotel is very pretty and the rooms charming but without the friendliness of the staff it means nothing.

If you want a romantic spa break then this is probably a good place to go but if you want a friendly atmosphere try somewhere else!!

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2011

This is a fantastic hotel. It is on the shores of Lake Geneva (Lac Leman) & is a really pretty hotel. We had a lovely bright room with a balcony overlooking the Lake. The room had everything we needed & the view was absolutely gorgeous.
The breakfasts were lovely and fresh, with a selection of bread, fruit, yogurt, jam, coffee, tea etc. Served on a tray on a special hotel guests dining room or in your room.
We ate one evening meal the hotel which was lovely. The restaurant overlooks the lake too and the staff were very attentive.
The staff of the hotel were very nice and did everything they could to make our stay comfortable & enjoyable. All of them spoke pretty good English which was a bonus to us, only having school taught French a while ago!
Parking is available at a secure underground car park at 10euros per day at about a 5 minute walk, but you can unload cases by driving to the hotel through the pedestrian streets, then taking the car to the car park.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
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London, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2008

My husband and I stayed in the Hotel Restaurant du Port, Yvoire for 3 nights and the hotel was in a a perfect location. It is directly on the harbour where the boats arrive from the Swiss side of Lake Leman. It is very convenient if you fly to Geneva to take a short train ride from Geneva Airport to Nyon and then it’s just a walk to the pier to catch a boat across Lake Leman to Yvoire.

We arrived at 2.20 p.m, 20 mins after the allowed check-in time.
The room was ready and the room rate was Euros210 per night.
It is a bit pricey considering it is a 3 Star Hotel but when we entered the room we found we had a breathtaking view across the lake to Switzerland.
The furnishing inside the room was clean, beautiful to look at, and spacious with two armchairs, a coffee table and a new large flat-screen TV.
The room had a balcony with a table and chairs so that my husband and I could sit and enjoy the beautiful view of the Lake Leman.
It was easy to forget what we had paid for the room and it certainly didn’t feel like a 3 Star hotel and the bathroom was provided with bathrobes and slippers as well as upmarket toiletries.
As the hotel is called the Hotel Restaurant du Port, we expected great things of the Restaurant and we were not disappointed.
The Restaurant overlooked the harbour and had a wonderful view for lunch and dinner. The food was delicious and the fish (caught locally in the Lake) were prepared in various way. I should add a note of warning about the breakfast.
If you are a breakfast person and look forward to your first meal of day i.e breakfast, please don’t hold your breath. It a notch up from the normal continental breakfast of croissant and coffee, but there was no hot breakfast. But still the view was nice, and although the breakfast room was not manned if you looked for somebody in the lobby that a waitress would come quickly to your assistance.
Apart from that every is done in professional way and Yvoire is the one of the most beautiful villages in Europe offering a wide choice of Restaurants, bars, shops ,cafes and ice-cream parlours (even open at midnight)..

  • Liked — View and location for transport
  • Disliked — Price
  • Stayed July 2008, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Restaurant du Port
Address: Rive francaise du Lac Leman | Douvaine, 74140 Yvoire, France
Location: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Yvoire
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Spa
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Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Yvoire
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Restaurant du Port 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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