The Best Hotels in Lausanne

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Lausanne. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Beau-Rivage Palace

Rated 9.4 in 709 reviews

The Beau-Rivage Palace has built a reputation for being one of Europe's favourite hotels for its service and high… See more

The Beau-Rivage Palace has built a reputation for being one of Europe's favourite hotels for its service and high quality.

Located in 10 acres of parkland, on the banks of Lake Geneva in Lausanne, the elegant belle époque buildings of the Beau-Rivage Palace command breathtaking views across the lake to the majestic French Alps beyond.

Sumptuous architecture, antiques and fine reproductions steep guests in the glorious past in both public and private spaces. On the other hand, guests feel instantly at home, thanks to the warm and attentive staff, which includes Switzerland's only female chief concierge.

Rooms from $627

Château d'Ouchy

Rated 8.8 in 1230 reviews

The Château d'Ouchy is a renovated medieval castle with an original donjon (keep) in a scenic location in Lausanne… See more

The Château d'Ouchy is a renovated medieval castle with an original donjon (keep) in a scenic location in Lausanne, directly on the shores of Lake Geneva. Guests can enjoy the Mediterranean restaurant, the cosy bar, the outdoor pool, the modern leisure area with sauna and hammam, and the terrace facing the lake.

Rooms are air-conditioned and feature a TV, seating area, minibar, and a bathroom with bathrobes and slippers.

Rooms from $251

Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa

Rated 9.1 in 2317 reviews

Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa is located in the centre of Lausanne and a 5-minute walk from Lake Geneva. The Fine Arts Museum… See more

Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa is located in the centre of Lausanne and a 5-minute walk from Lake Geneva. The Fine Arts Museum is 10 minutes away from the hotel.

The hotel comprises of two wings: the Savoy wing occupies an elegant Art Nouveau-style building and all rooms and suites are with lake views or city views. Guests can access the Spa du Royal and 24 hour fitness centre, with breakfast included. The Park wing is located in the heart of a city park and grants rooms with a private balcony, as well as access to the 24 hours fitness centre.

Each of the spacious rooms and suites at the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa are air-conditioned and offer city or lake views, a seating area, a flat-screen TV, a laptop-size safe, a minibar with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, a coffee machine, and an elegant bathroom. Free WiFi access is available in the entire hotel.

The spa area features an indoor and outdoor pool, 2 private spas, a separate spa area for female guests, a modern fitness room open around the clock, and 8 treatment rooms. A wide range of beauty treatments and massages are available.

The Brasserie du Royal restaurant and terrace, offers cuisine based on Swiss and local products with a Mediterranean flair. The Royal Savoy also features a bar on the terrace, a lobby bar and lounge, a cigar lounge, and the Sky Lounge on the top floor, offering panoramic views of the city, the lake, and the Alps.

The Olympic Museum is an 8-minute walk away, and Lausanne Train Station can be reached in a 10-minute walk. The Délices Metro Stop is located opposite the hotel.

Rooms from $383

Hotel Angleterre & Résidence

Rated 8.6 in 1096 reviews

Hotel Angleterre & Résidence is located on the shores of Lake Geneva facing the Alps, and is just 5 minutes by car or… See more

Hotel Angleterre & Résidence is located on the shores of Lake Geneva facing the Alps, and is just 5 minutes by car or metro from the centre of Lausanne. The fitness centre is open daily between 06:30 and 22:00, and the outdoor pool is open on sunny days, usually from May to September.

Spread over 6 pavilions dating from the 18th, 19th and 21st centuries, this unique hotel features contemporary décor within walls steeped in history.

Free WiFi access is provided, and irons and ironing boards are available at the reception free of charge.

Apart from fine dining in the hotel's L'Accademia Italian restaurant, guests of the Angleterre & Residence can enjoy preferential access to the Beau-Rivage Palace's gastronomic restaurant.

Rooms from $256

Lausanne Palace

Rated 9.0 in 1333 reviews

Built in 1915 and representing an important part of the historical heritage of Lausanne, the Lausanne Palace is an… See more

Built in 1915 and representing an important part of the historical heritage of Lausanne, the Lausanne Palace is an elegant 5-star hotel in the heart of the business and shopping district. It features 4 restaurants, exclusive spa facilities, and panoramic views of the city, Lake Geneva, and the Alps.

Some units in the Lausanne Palace have views of Lake Geneva, while others look out over the Old Town of Lausanne. All feature spacious marble bathrooms and a complimentary minibar.

The Lausanne Palace’s leisure facilities include the Spa and the Aveda Beauty Centre, spreading over 2,100 m². The latter features an indoor pool, a hot tub, a hammam, a sauna, fitness equipment, and a Pilates centre. Massage treatments and balneotherapy are also available. Guests can also access the Yogi Booster Bar free of charge.

The gourmet restaurant La Table du Lausanne Palace was awarded 2 stars by Michelin and 18 points by Gault Millau.

Guests of the Lausanne Palace can also dine in the Japanese restaurant The Palace Sushi Zen, at La Brasserie du Grand Chêne, and in the Mediterranean restaurant Coté Jardin, which is open every day and features a summer terrace, and offers buffet and à la carte dining.

Geneva Airport can be reached within 40 minutes by car.

Rooms from $410

Base Lausanne

Aparthotel

Rated 8.9 in 192 reviews

Providing city views and a shared lounge, Base Lausanne offers accommodation well located in Lausanne, within a short… See more

Providing city views and a shared lounge, Base Lausanne offers accommodation well located in Lausanne, within a short distance of Lausanne Railway Station, Grancy and Delices. A fitness room is available for guests. The accommodation provides a lift and full-day security for guests.

The units come with parquet floors and feature a fully equipped kitchenette with a dishwasher, a dining area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and a private bathroom with a bath or shower and a hair dryer. Every unit has a safety deposit box and free WiFi, while selected rooms are equipped with a terrace. At the aparthotel, all units are equipped with bed linen and towels.

You can play table tennis at the aparthotel.

Palais de Beaulieu is 2 km from Base Lausanne, while Train station Montreux is 28 km away. The nearest airport is Geneva International Airport, 60 km from the accommodation.

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Moxy Lausanne City

Rated 8.5 in 3083 reviews

Attractively located in the city centre, Moxy Lausanne City features air-conditioned rooms, a bar and free WiFi. The… See more

Attractively located in the city centre, Moxy Lausanne City features air-conditioned rooms, a bar and free WiFi. The property is non-smoking and is situated 1.4 km from Palais de Beaulieu.

The rooms have a private bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer.

Languages spoken at the reception include English and French.

The nearest airport is Geneva International Airport, 61 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $140

Swiss Wine by Fassbind

Rated 8.1 in 1983 reviews

The Swiss Wine by Fassbind faces the Lausanne's impressive Gothic Cathedral and is only a few steps away from the city's… See more

The Swiss Wine by Fassbind faces the Lausanne's impressive Gothic Cathedral and is only a few steps away from the city's major shopping district. It offers you soundproofed rooms and free access to fitness facilities and a sauna.

From the breakfast room with its panorama roof you can enjoy views over Lausanne's Old Town and the Gothic Cathedral.

Free WiFi is available in all rooms and public areas. All rooms are decorated according to the hotel's Swiss wines theme.

The Bessières Bus Stop can be found right in front of the Swiss Wine by Fassbind. Hotel guests enjoy free use of public transportation in the Lausanne area.

Rooms from $108

Hôtel des Voyageurs Boutique

Rated 8.9 in 1765 reviews

Renovated in 2015 and set in an Art Deco building, the family-owned Hotel des Voyageurs is located in a quiet pedestrian… See more

Renovated in 2015 and set in an Art Deco building, the family-owned Hotel des Voyageurs is located in a quiet pedestrian zone in the centre of Lausanne, next to Flon Metro Station and a 10-minute walk from the train station. It offers free WiFi in all areas.

The contemporary-styled rooms have a bathroom, a minibar, and a TV. Free tea and coffee-making facilities are also available.

A buffet breakfast or a simple breakfast at the bar, featuring coffee and croissants, are available every morning. In addition, coffee and tea making facilities are provided in each room, free of charge. Several restaurants are in the immediate vicinity of the hotel.

Guests benefit from free use of public transport in Lausanne during their stay. The closest restaurant is 150 metres from the Voyageurs Hotel. The property is located a 10-minute drive from the UNIL and EPFL universities and a 50-minute drive from Geneva Airport.

Rooms from $192

Agora Swiss Night by Fassbind

Rated 8.2 in 3380 reviews

The Agora Swiss Night is located in a quiet and green area of Lausanne and offers a modern spa and fitness area. It is a… See more

The Agora Swiss Night is located in a quiet and green area of Lausanne and offers a modern spa and fitness area. It is a 3-minute walk from the train station and 1 km from Lake Geneva. Free WiFi is provided.

All rooms are air-conditioned and feature large windows overlooking the garden, coffee and tea-making facilities and a flat-screen TV with 50 international channels. The minibar is fitted with beverages and Swiss chocolates.

The breakfast room offers panoramic views of the lake, the Alps, and the Jura Mountains.

You will be offered a free card for free use of public transport in Lausanne when staying at the Agora Swiss Night.

Rooms from $132

Carlton Lausanne Boutique Hôtel

Rated 8.2 in 2262 reviews

The historic Carlton Lausanne Boutique Hôtel is centrally located directly beside the Délices Metro Stop and a 5-minute… See more

The historic Carlton Lausanne Boutique Hôtel is centrally located directly beside the Délices Metro Stop and a 5-minute walk from Lake Geneva and the Olympic Town of Ouchy. The property features free WiFi access in all areas.

The elegant and air-conditioned rooms at Boutique Hotel Carlton Lausanne are all fitted with period furniture, a TV, a minibar and a marble bathroom with shower. Some units also feature a balcony.

The hotel has an inviting bar, meeting rooms, as well as a 24-hour front-desk service. Guests benefit from free public transports in Lausanne.

The Lausanne Train Station and the Olympic Museum are within a distance of 500 metres.

Rooms from $161

Hôtel de la Paix Lausanne

Rated 8.4 in 1850 reviews

The Hôtel de la Paix is located in the heart of Lausanne, enjoying one of the best locations in the city and… See more

The Hôtel de la Paix is located in the heart of Lausanne, enjoying one of the best locations in the city and magnificently overlooking Lake Geneva and the Alps.

Its high quality and personalised service, the attentive and efficient staff and the comfort and tranquility of its tastefully furnished and recently renovated rooms make the Hôtel de la Paix a favourite among business travelers and tourists in Lausanne. The conference centre on the first floor, offering a wonderful view of the lake and the Alps, responds to guests’ every need with a high level of flexibility. The business centre of Lausanne as well as many shops and the public transportation network are just outside the hotel.

A free public transportation card (bus, metro) will be provided to all our guests upon arrival.

Rooms from $207

Mövenpick Hotel Lausanne

Rated 7.9 in 1539 reviews

The Mövenpick Hotel Lausanne boasts a superb position on the shores of Lake Léman surrounded by the Alps, offering you… See more

The Mövenpick Hotel Lausanne boasts a superb position on the shores of Lake Léman surrounded by the Alps, offering you fine cuisine. Some of the rooms enjoy elegant lake views. Free WiFi is featured throughout.

The rooms are all non-smoking and offer air conditioning, a minibar, tea making facilities and much more.

Guests can enjoy the buffet breakfast and savour dinner in a pleasant atmosphere. Sip on an aperitif at the bar as the light fades. The fitness centre and sauna are perfect for some relaxation.

Enjoy the renowned Swiss service and indulge your palate with the gastronomic experiences, by booking your table at the Mövenpick Restaurant or the Les Saisons Restaurant. The two restaurants and bar offer a wide selection of fresh delicacies, seasonal products and gourmet creations. Choose from a wide range of culinary offers, before unwinding with a nightcap in our bar.

For your events, meetings and weddings in Lausanne, the hotel offers access to 18 meeting rooms and venues, some with private terraces and lake views, as well as a professional catering division.

Free internet corner is available at the front desk.

Rooms from $230

Aquatis Hotel

Rated 8.1 in 3012 reviews

Situated in Lausanne Aquatis Hotel features a fitness centre, non-smoking rooms, and free WiFi. Guests at the 4-star… See more

Situated in Lausanne Aquatis Hotel features a fitness centre, non-smoking rooms, and free WiFi. Guests at the 4-star property have access to a sauna. Guests can enjoy a selection of International dishes in the in-house restaurant.

At the hotel, all rooms are fitted with a desk. Rooms are equipped with a private bathroom and free toiletries, and certain rooms at Aquatis Hotel have a terrace. At the accommodation each room includes a wardrobe and a flat-screen TV.

A continental breakfast is served daily at the property.

At Aquatis Hotel guests are welcome to take advantage of the sauna and the hammam. This hotel features also a playroom where guests can enjoy table football, Nintendo switch and a billiard table.

Languages spoken at the reception include German, English, Spanish and French.

The hotel is located at the exit of the A9 motorway and on the Vennes metro station which connects it to the city center and to the lakeside in a few minutes.

The nearest airport is Geneva International Airport, 69 km from the property.

Rooms from $128

Best Western Plus Hotel Mirabeau

Rated 8.6 in 1871 reviews

The Mirabeau Hotel can be found only 400 metres away from the train station and a 5-minute walk from the city centre of… See more

The Mirabeau Hotel can be found only 400 metres away from the train station and a 5-minute walk from the city centre of Lausanne. Free Wi-Fi and wired internet access is available in all rooms.

The tastefully furnished rooms feature cable TV, a minibar, and a bathroom with hairdryer.

The Mirabeau's restaurant offers fish from Lake Geneva, as well as selected dishes from the regional and international cuisine.

Rooms from $163