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Hotel du Grand Lac Excelsior

Grand ExcelsiorUS$200*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Shreveport, LA
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our stay was fine. I'm sure back in the day this was a really grand place. But it shows it's age and needs renovation. The public areas are nicely furnished and large - French influenced. Hotel exterior as well as interior in need of maintenance / repair / paint, but all in all, appearance is satisfactory. We did not eat...

Thank KKFShreveport_LA
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms with lake view are recommended as you have a nice view over the lake and towards Chillon Castle. Rooms to the other side are facing directly the train line. Rooms are a bit run-down and need a make over. Nice indoor pool. Wellness offers are otherwise quite expensive. Breakfast is over priced (26 CHF pP) and the buffet is...

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Bali, Indonesia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do not expect minimal design or over attentive service this hotel has neither but it has old school charm. You will find old school hospitality. To me it is a breath of fresh air figuratively and literally. Open your balcony doors and the view is magnificent: the stunning snow topped alps above and serene Lake Geneva below. Wellness treatments are...

Thank Jeanninebali
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Old hotel which would need some refurbishment . Room was very spacey but old decoration awesome view on the lac leman from the balcony. You can have breakfast in the room which is awesome on the balcony ! Pool is indoor . Food and drinks by the pool are poor Hotel has a parking lot (restricted to vehicle height !!)...

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Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Hotel du Grand Lac Excelsior was my choice based on location, and the fact that if I am not mistaken all rooms have a lake view. Location wise this place is around a 20 min walk from the hustle and bustle of Montreux centre. We opted for the "Deluxe" room at CHF 206 per night. Checkin was pretty seamless and...

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Little Chalfont, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This place is ok. Rooms are old but nice, lovely views. Location right on the lake is very nice. Walking distance to centre and to Chateau Chillon. Discount card and bus passes part of the overnight rate. It was just....ok. I think I was expecting more from such a lovely hotel. The swimming pool was, again, nice but a trek...

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Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderful hotel in a great location. Very friendly and helpful staff - especially reception. There was a little renovation work going on in the dining area but it didn't spoil our trip. Room was great with the most spectacular views over the lake and the snow capped mountains. I would loved to have stayed for another week....

Thank 79nicolap
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This review is written from a very specific viewpoint; we got a great deal on room only rate when booking. We didn't eat any meals here for our entire stay (breakfast was CHF 25 and dinner CHF 60 - for a 4 course meal). The room was spacious and comfortable; again we didn't even switch the TV on so can't...

Thank TKDTripper
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic hotel. Warm, sumptuous and high standard decor. We avoided the Spa as massages were £120+ . With hotel breakfast £20 each, there's plenty of places to eat breakfast nearby if you prefer. The highlight of this hotel is the gorgeous setting with views from the balcony. The hotel pool and sauna was an unexpected bonus as it's a full...

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bristol UK
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We visited with my mum and aunt and uncle and had three rooms on floor 5. It was easy to get a 5 seater taxi from Montreux railway station. Reception was friendly and efficient. Our rooms were beautiful. Huge rooms loads of space and room for clothes etc. But the special thing was the huge beautiful balcony over looking the...

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Hotel du Grand Lac Excelsior

Address: rue de Bon-Port 27, Montreux 1820, Switzerland (Formerly Grand Hotel Excelsior Montreux)
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Montreux
Price Range: $244 - $588 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel du Grand Lac Excelsior 4*
Number of rooms: 58
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“Need a lake view - lake / Alps beautiful.”
KKFShreveport_LA, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Lake view rooms recommended”
shiketing, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Higher floor, top floor is 5”
philhJ5333HR, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room that has been redone.”
corneb686, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with Lake View and balcony”
sandraanne50, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
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