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Hotel Palafitte

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Neuchatel, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very nice and good restaurant near / on the lake. Didnt try the rooms though but they can only be as good as the restaurant. You live like in the maledives on the water (well less warm and less sand maybe)

Thank Mitchi121
Canton of Ticino, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

During the long easter week-end after a visit to Basel we went to visit parents in Neuchatel and decided to stay at the Palafitte for one night. Expectations were high and what we got corresponded also to what we were expecting. The hotel was not fully booked and they updgraded us free-of-charge to the lake palafitte (our booking was for...

Thank Gabriel_H61
Bruges, Belgium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

unique experience at a with a unique room location which provides you a beautiful lake view / experience. it is an ideally alternative for the typical business hotels with a high comfort where a relax environment is the top priority

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Thank 535filipg
Reviewed 9 March 2017

perfect stay! amazing room, amazing view, amazing atmosphere, perfect location, i will be back for sure. the top for relax. and..... suggest to my friends as is really good place to pass a wonderful time!

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Thank 622marelli
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We stayed in a very romantic, relaxing room, literally on the lake, with magnificent view. We didn't mind that we couldn't spend much time in the town sightseeing due to bad weather, because our room was so beautiful and cozy. It was very windy, but it was great watching and listening to the sound of the waves (though we were...

1Thank Vouri
Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This hotel is just wonderful in all aspect. Stunning view on the Neuchatel Lake, also in winter. Perhaps the best is the quality of the restaurant, just beautiful. Great place for meetings, business and private stays.

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Thank Laurent C
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A Swiss hotel on stilts extending over the Lake of Neufchatel, just remarkable atmosphere. We went for a winter weekend so climbing down from our room to swim in the lake was out of the question. But remarkable setting, fine service and excellent dinner in the restaurant. We went as a couple with our 12 year-old son. Neuchatel is a...

1Thank rdst
Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

A truly beautiful place to stay! From the checkin to the checkout, the whole stay has been great! The staff from the hotel was very friendly and professional. We took a package including the hotel, dinner, breakfast as well as a bottle of champagne as welcome present in the room. The room was beautiful with a breathtaking view over the...

Thank Kalmec
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I had booked the romantic package for one night and had an amazing stay. The room on stilts facing the lake was very clean and nicely decorated. Loved that fact that you can see the lake from the bath tub. To have direct access to the lake from our balcony was awesome. We had dinner at the hotel restaurant and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Nothing but great things about my stay. Great location, great breakfast and very courteous staff. The breakfast was excellent as was the hosting. All in all, it is somewhere to truly enjoy and relax with zero complaint.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Palafitte

Address: route des Gouttes-d'Or 2, Neuchatel 2000, Switzerland
Region: Switzerland > Canton of Neuchatel > Neuchatel
Price Range: $439 - $750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Palafitte 5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Palafitte Hotel Neuchâtel
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“Choose a room on the lake. Bring your swimsuit.”
Vouri, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Chose only rooms over the lake - take the very last left or write side.”
ralfkrueger2211, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We did stay at room #41! I can highly recommend this room, lot of privacy.”
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sammarste, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Go for a lake room - you'll regret it if you don't!”
LabLoverMorar, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Take the lake pavillions - they're worth it”
Fly_Peter, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
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