Lausanne, Switzerland, with a population of 130,00 people, is one of the richest cities (per capita) in Europe. With all of the following attractions you would have to expect excellent hotel options, and you won’t be disappointed.
Located on the shores of Lake Geneva and looking out upon the craggy, snow capped peaks of the Alps, Lausanne is also one of the the most beautiful cities in Europe. The city has more than 20 museums, an excellent university, a wide variety of outdoor sporting opportunities, world class shopping venues, great restaurants, and an abundance of nightlife.
Here we offer our suggestions for ‘where to stay’ in Lausanne, from 5-star luxury to charming B&Bs.
5-Star Hotels in Lausanne
Lausanne Palace and Spa 5-star luxury
The Lausanne Palace & Spa is a prestigious member of the Leading Hotels of the World and Swiss Deluxe Hotels associations. This hotel boasts a panoramic view of Lake Geneva and the Alps and offers the finest in comfort and service. The CBE Concept Spa is a private membership club and an exclusive spa, complementary to hotel guests.
Grande Chene 7-9
Tel: 0 21 331 3131
Beau Rivage Palace 5-star Luxury
Come to the Beau Rivage Palace to be treated like royalty. This hotel offers only 25 rooms, so each guest is given personal attention.
On the Gold List 2012 of the Condé Nast Traveler, the Beau Rivage Palace offers rooms with spectacular views of the lake and there are two swimming pools one indoors and one outdoors. The hotel aso offers a spa and on-site gym.
Place Du Port 17-19,
4-Star Hotels in Lausanne
L Ermitage de Bernard Ravet 4-Star
L’Ermitage is a charming wine-grower’s property dating back to the 18th century, and offers a lush, green, soothing setting. Here you will be pampered in luxurious, comfortable guest rooms.
Six fully furnished rooms and three Junior Suites, all with a garden view are waiting for you. Each room comes with the finest amenities and latest technology.
Route du Village 26
CH – 1134
Tel: 0 21 804 68 68
Auberge du Raisin 4-Star
Set between Lausanne and Vevey, the Auberge du Raisin provides seven double deluxe rooms, one suite and one apartment, all with a cozy and refined atmosphere. All rooms have a WiFi connection, television, and mini-bar, some with a sitting-corner. Each room is dedicated to a celebrity (Rousseau, Davel, Chagall) who lived in the area and the designs have been chosen after them.
1, place de l’Hôtel-de-Ville
Tel: 0 21 799 21 31
3-Star Hotels in Lausanne
Hostellerie les Chevreuils
If you have a car, we heartily recommend that you stay at the Hostellerie les Chevreuils, located just 15 minutes from Lausanne. The hotel and gourmet restaurant (see below) are situated in a green garden with views of the Alps. Thirty rooms, decorated in a classic and comfortable style have all the amenities that you will need including cable TV and internet connections. Reasonable pricing, a great restaurant and over-the-top charm make this one a winner.
1000 Lausanne 26
Tel: 0 21 784 20 21
1 Avenue Ste-Luce
Wednesday 4th of February 2015
Hi, i really enjoyed reading your blog, it is very informative and descriptive. I am planning to visit Switzerland in end of the April, I have 3-4 days to cover Switzerland. Can you please give me information on which city will be great for us to stay? we will be coming from paris and heading for innsbruck from zurich. We are planning to see mt titlis, thun. luzern, jungfraujoch and zurich. thanks
Thursday 5th of February 2015
If you are looking for a city to use as a hub from which to see the rest of Switzerland, I think Bern is a somewhat central place to stay. It also has good train connections to all parts of Switzerland.