Hotel Features. Built in 1915, world leaders and royalty have passed the marble pillars into the Lausanne Palace & Spa. Minutes from Lausanne's designer shops, the hotel has views over Lake Geneva and the snow-capped Alps. There are boutique shops and a hair salon on site.
The Michelin-starred La Table d'Edgard serves contemporary Spanish-influenced dishes and tapas, and features a lounge corner. Le Cote Jardin has health-conscious Mediterranean fare and a large open veranda, while La Brasserie du Grand-Chene serves Parisian-style food. There are two bars onsite, and the private Red Club nightclub.
The hotel offers 14 flexible meeting rooms for up to 300 people and a modern conference centre. There's a business centre, technology helpdesk and high-speed Internet connections in public areas.
The Lausanne Palace & Spa offers a well- equipped 1500-square-metre spa with an array of treatments, including massages. The modern swimming pool is set in a pillared room with a hot tub and loungers. There's a fitness room with exercise and weights machines, onsite sauna and hammam.
Guestrooms. Each of the Lausanne Palace & Spa's 154 air-conditioned guestrooms features a lounge and individual decor. Rooms offer complimentary Internet connections, satellite television, fax machines and minibars. Bathrooms feature jetted tubs, bathrobes and slippers.
Expert Tip. The headquarters of the International Olympic Committee are located in Lausanne, and there is an Olympic Museum three kilometres from the hotel.
Business Room: One king bed or two twin beds. Decorated in Louis XVI-style with city views.
Junior suite: One king bed and one pullout bed for third person. Decorated in Louis XVI-style with city views.
Executive Lake View: One king bed or two twin beds. Decorated in Louis XVI-style with views of the city, lake or the Alps.
From Geneva International Airport (GVA):
Distance to the Lausanne Palace & Spa is 40 kilometres, approximately 40 minutes' drive.
Getting there. The airport's train station is a 300-metre walk from the Arrivals and Departures floors. Trains link to destinations across Switzerland. All trains stop at the central Geneva- Cornavin station, and departures are approximately every 20 minutes. Single tickets cost 5 CHF. Bus number 10 runs every 10 minutes to the city centre. Bus number 18 runs every 30 minutes to the United Nations building. Single tickets cost 2.20 CHF. Aero Ski Bus serves many French ski stations, and tickets can be purchased at the airport. Taxis wait in the terminal. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. The hotel is located in the Place Saint Francois, which is the centre for local transport in Lausanne. The lake area and the Old Town, just opposite the train station are best explored on foot, but some of the best views of Lucerne and the surrounding area can be seen from a boat.
Driving directions. From Geneva Airport:
Take the motorway towards Lausanne.
Continue on to Lausanne Sud.
At La Maladiere follow signs to the centre of Lausanne.
Continue on to Place St Francois, where the hotel is located.
- Sauna Garage
- High Speed Internet Business Center
- Wake Up Service Whirlpool
- Dry Cleaning Service Pets Allowed
- Lounge Sauna
- Restaurant(s) Fitness Equipment
- Security guard - 24 Hour Parking (valet)
- Garden Gift shop or newsstand
- Meeting room (small groups) Concierge desk
- Swimming pool - indoor Babysitting or child care
Room Amenities: , , • Bidet • Handheld shower • Makeup mirror • Internet access - high speed • Cribs (infant beds) available • Rollaway beds • Trouser press • Iron/ironing board (on request • Welcome amenities • Bathroom telephone • Direct-dial phone • Window opens • Pay movies • Cable/satellite TV • Smoking rooms • Multi-line phone
Old Town - 1 kilometre| Olympic Museum - 2 kilometres| World Trade Centre - 3 kilometres| Olympic Stadium - 3 kilometres
Lausanne Hotels - Lausanne Palace & Spa