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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 ...Moreescape, 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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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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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
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!
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
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
Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback!
We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
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
Response from Sandoz-Hotels, Directeur général at Hotel PalafitteResponded July 29, 2018
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.
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
Response from Sandoz-Hotels, Directeur général at Hotel PalafitteResponded June 21, 2018
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!