Must see hotels in Lake Geneva & Vaud

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    Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

    Built in a record 18 months in 1906, this stunning example of belle époque architecture maintains a traditional and elegant atmosphere: today it's managed…

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    Hôtel Beau-Rivage Palace

    Easily the most stunningly located hotel in Lausanne, this luxury lakeside address is sumptuous. A beautifully maintained early-19th-century mansion set…

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    Grand Hotel du Lac

    One of Switzerland's finest hotels, the 1868 Grand Hotel du Lac, still fresh from a stunning renovation by Pierre-Yves Rochon, impresses at every level…

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    La Maison d'Igor

    Igor Stravinsky's elegant old digs have been reborn as Morges' most charming boutique hotel, with eight individually and stylishly themed rooms (some with…

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    Hôtel le Rivage

    The three room types at this wonderful lakefront hotel, immediately in front of Lutry Port, have been recently renovated to a high standard of style and…

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    Hotel Lavaux

    Perfectly placed for views across the lake or the famous Lavaux vineyards, the region’s nattiest hotel has sleekly simple and contemporary rooms and a…

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    Nyon Hostel

    There's a bus stop at the front door of this new-in-2017 hostel in the suburbs above Nyon, providing quick, easy access to the station. With a simple…

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    Hôtel Masson

    In 1829 this vintner’s mansion was converted into a hotel. The old charm has remained intact and the property, set in magnificent grounds, is on the Swiss…

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    La Barcarolle

    Rooms at this lovely lakeside property (3km from Nyon) are spacious, comfortable and stylish, but it's the magnificent views of Lake Geneva, the Alps and…

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    Golf Hotel René Capt

    This lakefront Belle-Epoque hotel has good 'bones' but the decor and some common areas could do with a refresh. That said, it offers good value when…

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    BnB Lausanne

    A warm bienvenue awaits at this early-20th-century apartment turned B&B, centrally located for exploring downtown Lausanne. Besides three well-looked…

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    SYHA Lausanne Jeunotel

    A stone's throw from Lake Geneva, near the offices of the International Olympic Committee, this Swiss YHA (SYHA) is classed as a 'top' level hostel for…

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    Starling Hotel

    Located opposite the striking Rolex Learning Centre building on the outskirts of town, this bright new hotel has fresh, smartly designed rooms, new…

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    Hôtel Elite

    The same family has run this lovely apricot town house of a hotel for three generations. A couple of sunloungers and tables dot the pretty handkerchief…

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    Vevey Hotel & Guesthouse

    Housed in a 19th-century building with excellent facilities, this new addition to the Riviera's budget scene is a standout. Dorms are mixed or single sex,…

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    Eurotel Riviera

    Due to its towering presence (you can't miss it – the hotel is the tallest building in Montreux) the Eurotel has some of Montreux's best views. Rooms are…

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    Hôtel La Rouvenaz

    You cannot get any closer to the lake or the heart of the action than this newly renovated, family-run spot with its own tasty Italian restaurant…

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    Hôtel des Trois Couronnes

    The Three Crowns – an elegant, soft-cream-and-taupe mansion lavishly strung with white flower boxes on the waterfront – is among Lake Geneva’s best. Its…

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    Astra Hotel

    Directly opposite Vevey station, the modern Astra gets top points for convenience. Unusual features, like a sunny rooftop terrace and hot tub, up the ante…

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    Tralala Hôtel

    This Old Town boutique hotel references Montreux’ extraordinary musical heritage. The 35 stylish rooms have three sizes – S (‘Small and Sexy’), L or XL –…