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Bains des Paquis

quai du Mont-Blanc 30, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 732 29 74
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“fondue” (113 reviews)
“long tables” (6 reviews)
quai du Mont-Blanc 30, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 732 29 74
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located on a small rock in the middle of the lake this spot offers the best 360view of the City. It is special all year round. In winter it is one of the fondue spots in town and it has a sauna with a great...More

Thank esalagean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bains des Paquis is an institution. Nominally a long pier enabling boating and swimming in the lake, the restaurant is duly loved for its fondue and easy atmosphere. During the superhot summer, it was jammed. Open late, it's a pleasant way to spend an evening...More

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We strolled along the bains des paix by accident but were delighted we did. So many cool amenities - diving boards, rock climbing walls, swimming areas and gym equipment. What a lovely area to have in the city.

Thank AnnieMch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this Geneva landmark situated at the public lakeside swimming baths in the heart of Geneva. It is a favourite amongst Geneva locals and great if you are looking for a cheap and cheerful meal. This is a self-service place with a limited menu,...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

The place to be on weekend in Geneva to meet friends, have a beer or two. Near the lake with simply Maison food but quite good and very good price!

Thank Alberto P
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Bains des Paquis having heard about how great it is and how we should not miss the fondue there. It is a big place, with no character that smells cheese (obviously) so strongly that our clothes got to stink. The location is beautiful...More

Thank elkAthens
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The cheese fondue in this place was recommended but turned out to be one of the most disappointing experiences.CHF 23 per portion (=4 bread dips with thin runny, flavourless cheese and charred bread! ) They claim to add sparkling wine to the fondue to make...More

Thank brigitte855
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Besides swimming in the lake, the town spa also offers a sauna or massages. On the water you can lie on the ground or on the wooden grates. There is a toilet and a hairdresser. The water inlet slowly on the sand or on the...More

Thank Hana M
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Just go and see..Cheap basic food..Good wine and beer..Winter and summer..relax and cheap... my favourite place in Geeva

Thank Paquisman
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

This was undoubtedly the best place for a drink and a small bite during my visit to geneve. Right on the water. relatively (switzerland!) inexpensive.

Thank bergerts
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Dawn E
4 December 2016|
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Response from yvonnewilders | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Dawn I saw your question only minutes ago. Did you have a good stay. You couldn't swim the lake in December but I hope you had a good stay
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27 April 2015|
Response from P_Stibbons | Reviewed this property |
For the "beach", it's Fr.2 per adult, for the hammam/sauna, it's Fr.10 per adult. There is no entrance fee for the restaurant (self service).
6 January 2015|
Response from GenevaSunseeker |
Take bus number 6, 8, 9 or 25 to stop 'Mont-Blanc'. Walk east along the lake. After about 500 meters you will see the jetty on which 'les Bains des Paquis' are located.