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Hotel Palafitte

Traveller (523)
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route des Gouttes-d'Or 2, Neuchatel 2000 Switzerland See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star accommodation
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The only hotel in Europe built on stilts, the Palafitte enjoys an exceptional setting. Each one of its 40 rooms is a spacious individual bungalow. The exclusive architecture gives the guest a feeling of ...More escape, inside and out. Besides the individual bungalows, the hotel comprises of a large lobby, which has been newly renovated in harmony with the architectural style of the location, a reception, bar, smoking room and a restaurant with a large terrace. The restaurant has been recently renovated and renamed "La Table de Palafitte". The new décor accentuates the main assets: the view over the lake and the Alps. The cuisine favours local market produce. Besides the classic dishes that are available throughout the year, the menu is tailored to the seasons. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$403 - US$772 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Palafitte Hotel Neuchâtel
Switzerland > Canton of Neuchatel > Neuchatel
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Room & Suite (274)
Dining (89)
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All reviewson stiltsdirect access to the lakeunique experiencelake neuchatelprivate deckspecial occasionromantic packageview over the lakethe air conditioningexceptional hotelrelaxing breakovernight stayroom settingwooden blindsgreat restaurantamazing locationliving room
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing we are staying in a room on the lake The views are amazing,can sit here all day long and no need to go anywhere Lovely friendly staff Will eat in the restaurant tomorrow night for my birthday looking forward to it...More

Thank Karen B
Response from Sandoz-Hotels, Directeur général at Hotel PalafitteResponded 1 week ago

Dear Karen, Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback, which I will share with the team straight away! We wish you a very happy birthday with us.... and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, Yves Chavaillaz General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing stay with the romantic package at this hotel. Room was lovely and spacious and with the most comfy bed, lovely jacuzzi bath with wooden blinds that could be opened to see straight out to the lake. Four course set menu was lovely and variety...More

Thank Allyb33
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Hotel Palafitte must be Switzerland's best kept secret! An extraordinary Hotel in an awesome location, overwater bungalows with an exquisite sustainable interior design, absolutely delicious food (menu or à-la-carte) served on the Restaurant's Terrace (or indoor), impeccable, friendly and courteous service from check-in to check-out!...More

1  Thank scm1201
Response from Sandoz-Hotels, Directeur général at Hotel PalafitteResponded July 31, 2018

Dear scm1201, Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, Yves Chavaillaz General Manager

Reviewed July 28, 2018

Fabulous stay with my wife at Palafitte. The suite is literally on the water and you get your own private access to the lake. The morning swim has never been so accessible. Room is up to date and you really don't feel the age of...More

Thank BePassionate
Response from Sandoz-Hotels, Directeur général at Hotel PalafitteResponded July 29, 2018

Dear BePassionate, Thank you so much for your nice comment. We are delighted to read that you had such a lovely time at our venue and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards, Yves Chavaillaz General Manager

Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

The Palafitte does it right! Like many things in Switzerland it is not inexpensive, but absolutely worth the splurge. The rooms hanging over Lake Neufchâtel are very uniquely designed to maximize the views and pleasures of living lakefront, while containing every practical amenity to ensure...More

Thank AmateurAnthroplogist
Response from Sandoz-Hotels, Directeur général at Hotel PalafitteResponded June 21, 2018

Dear AmateurAnthroplogist, Thank you so much for your comments about the property and the area! We are truly delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again, at the Palafitte! Best Regards, Yves Chavaillaz General Manager

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November 13, 2017|
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Response from kosppspr | Reviewed this property |
Hello. No i don't think there is a gym inside the hotel. But you can do many other things if you want to work out like swimming in the lake or just take a walk in Neuchatel. It is just beautifu!
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June 15, 2017|
Response from pog64 | Reviewed this property |
In our room was a double bed wih the possibility to have a spare one. Do not know, if you are more than three.
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"Overwater bungalows are definitely worth paying the extra!"
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