With a series of pavilions jutting out into Lake Neuchatel, Hôtel Palafitte is a far cry from the conventional lakeside hotels in Switzerland.

For a start, it’s built over water (the only hotel of its kind in Europe) and most rooms have been designed by architect Kurt Hofmann to take advantage of their glorious outlook over the lake and the Alps with yacht-like decks. For guests brave enough to climb down the ladder of their balcony and into the water, Lake Neuchatel is yours to enjoy any time of the day. For the less adventurous souls, the graceful picture of swans and moorhens bobbing on the water below is the next best thing. At Hôtel Palafitte, there is magic and beauty in everything and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a Swiss hotel with a better or more romantic setting to let go of your everyday life.

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What makes the hotel special

  • Unique location, built on piles on the lake, offering outstanding views.
  • Great room size (68 sqm) with private terrace with access to the lake
  • Do not miss the restaurant with its refined cuisine and superb setting

Rooms and Suites

Pavilion on the shore

Pavilion on the lake

Hotel Information

Practical information

  • Address

    Route des Gouttes-d'Or 2 , Neuchatel

  • Internet

    Public areas : free

    In room : free

  • Children policy

    Children are welcome

  • Check-in / Check-out

    Check-in : 3 pm

    Check-out : noon

  • Transportation and transfers

    Transfer : subject to supplement

  • Smoking policy

    Non-smoking public spaces

    Smoking rooms : available

  • Pets

    Dogs allowed

  • Parking

    Car park / valet service : free of charge

Restaurants

  • Restaurants and bar options

    La Table de Palafitte (Restaurant: french cuisine, Breakfast)

    Bar (Bar)

  • Breakfast

    Continental breakfast: CHF35

    American breakfast: CHF35

    Buffet breakfast: CHF35

    No extra charge for in-room breakfast

Services and amenities

  • Rooms

    40 rooms and suites

    In-room amenities: iPod dock, flatscreen TV, in-room safe, minibar, coffee / tea making facilities

  • Available services

    Air conditioned hotel

    Laundry service

    Business center

  • Hobbies

    Golf nearby

    Free non-motorised water sports

    Private beach on site

Feedback (2)

  • C.D.
    France
    9.67/10

    An original and magnificent hotel. The rooms, beautiful and overlooking the water, are relaxing and peaceful. I really appreciated that I could keep an eye on my son who was in the adjoining room. The staff were very helpful.

  • C.K.
    Switzerland
    9.23/10

    This is the 2nd time I stay in this property. Undeniably its originality is remarkable and worth seeing. This hotel is unique. On the other hand , the staff is efficient, friendly always with a touch of humor , we enjoyed it . Only downside, the air conditioning was ineffective.

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