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Fairmont Le Montreux Palace
Montreux, Switzerland
Great spa facilities • Off the beaten path • Stunning design
Mountains, music, magic - they all come together in beautiful harmony in Montreux, the Pearl of the Swiss Riviera. Surrounded by the soaring Alps and nestled on the shores of sparkling Lake Geneva, Fairmont Le Montreux Palace with its Belle Époque architecture boasts a reputation for impeccable hospitality stretching back to its founding in 1906. Whether you’ve come for rest and relaxation or to spoil yourself with live jazz and the finest of Swiss cuisine, you’ll discover it all here.

Location

Montreux has long been a destination for travellers seeking for a luxurious lakeside retreat. Renowned around the world for its dedication to the finer things in life, the city of Montreux enchants all who pass through. The natural splendor of the surrounding Swiss Alps mingles with the cosmopolitan charms of Montreux itself, from gourmet dining and fashionable shopping to world-famous music and comedy festivals.

Elsewhere, medieval castles complement cutting-edge museums and galleries. The guests can explore the Swiss Riviera’s rich history and culture at plenty of destinations throughout the region, all year round.

The annual Montreux Jazz Festival draws a festive crowd in the summer, while the colorful Christmas markets light up those long winter nights.

Montreux is accessible by car, train, plan or boat. Guests can reach out to Montreux by car from Geneva airport in just 1:15 hour, or from Zurick aiport in 2 hours.

Rooms & Suites

Each of our 236 guest rooms and suites come outfitted with a stylish blend of classical and contemporary interior design, luxurious furnishings, sumptuous bedding and all the amenities a discerning traveler has come to expect. Five-star amenities such as an espresso machine, a flat-screen cable TV, deluxe toiletries, and an iPad directory come standard in every room.

All Deluxe Lake View Rooms offer marvelous vistas of Lake Geneva’s azure waters, while the spacious Signature Lake View and Bellevue Lake View Suites treat the guests to the pinnacle of Swiss style, with modern furniture, marble bathrooms and more.

The Presidential Suite offers a total surface of 139 sqm and it can also be connected with another bedroom to enlarge the living area to 178 sqm.

Most feature spacious balconies allowing you to enjoy uninterrupted views of Lake Geneva from the comfort of your room.

Pool & Facilities

The hotel features a temperature controlled indoor pool and a lush outdoor pool with stunning lake views. Sunbeds are available in a leafy poolside garden, while the indoor relaxation room is another top spot to soothe your body and mind.

If fitness is more your thing, the hotel’s well-stocked gym has enough state-of-the-art equipment to burn those calories away.

Health and wellness enthusiasts will delight in the 2,000 m2 Willow Stream Spa, where treatments, massages, sauna, steam room and baths offer ample relaxation. Beauty products from top-shelf brands and luxury treatments such as the Ultimate Aromatherapy Experience and Neroli Blossom Experience add to the appeal.

Food & Drink

Indulge yourself in an epicurian journey around the globe through the hotel’s exquisite restaurants and bars, each of which focuses on a distinct culinary theme. The choice is yours: La Terrasse du Petit Palais for Mediterranean cuisine with magnificient lake views lake views; Montreux Jazz Café for wine and nibbles; The Lounge Bar for champagne by the fireplace; the MP’S Bar & Grill for a juicy grilled steak; Funky Claude's Bar for live music and a stiff drink; La Palmeraie for brunch; or the Willow Stream Café for a light and healthy meal.

Special Info

The Fairmont Le Montreux Palace boasts over 3,800 m2 of event space, including several lavish ballrooms and well-equipped conference and meeting spaces. Quality catering services from the best local providers and a committed team of professionals make it the ideal venue for your successful events, conference and incentives.

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rated  / 5
90%

Lovely hotel and staff very helpful and pleasant+

Glen
90%

Beautiful & classy rooms+

Fiona F.
70%

Great location+

Great spot well equipped but disappointed by the service, not a 5* standard

90%

Gorgeous Views, Kind Staff+

A short but memorable stay in this grande dame of a hotel. Staff were extremely professional and efficient. And the room, overlooking the lake with a wee balcony, was out of this world.

L. J.
80%

Wonderful stay+

80%

Nearly perfect stay+

Many thanks for an overall amazing stay. Special mention to the ladies in charge of breakfast service and the older concierge, you are a joy to deal with. I have a few notes that I would like to share however. Checkin was crowded and is a bit wierd with the shield and it is diffcult to speak to one another. The younger man did not know how to deal with me and a simple request (parking) so the manager took over who was very forthcoming - I very much appreciated the upgrade and parking. Similarly, we had different treatments and attention around the pool - sometimes great and sometimes poor. The concierge desk and entrance staff was often not around, but when they were, they were often great. Cleaning was impeccable. Overall my impression is that, on many occations people are not trained similarly, or enough, which gives an inconsistent service. Also, the info on the ipad was outdated in several place. For example, I read that breakfast opens 6:30, but it was in fact 7:09 which caused me to rush breakfast and almost miss an appointment. This is too easy of a mistake for a hotel of this calibre. The Jazz Cafe was excellent, both staff and food, but quite alot of cigars were out and since it is overpriced I generally expect a fuller selection. Also, the wine list is way too short on back vintages and Burgundy! These are too many minor details to call it a perfect stay. Nonetheless, with the facilities and location and generally good service I place this among the top 10 hotels of Europe.

Oscar R.
90%

Beautiful room+

Staff at the reception, restaurant and spa areas were all friendly. Beautiful rooms, charming amenities, comfortable bed. We enjoyed our stay very much and we are sure that we will come back. One suggestion to improve further at breakfast buffet is, due to this difficult COVID-19 time, we would have felt more comfortable if there was an individual cutlery instead of usual joint cutlery per dish. That’s the example we had at a different hotel in Switzerland and similar solution would be appreciated. Nevertheless the overall stay was extremely pleasant. Thank you for making possible of the wonderful stay.

Mandy
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