Hotel Palafitte, Neuchâtel
|Route des Gouttes d'Or 2, 2000, Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, SWITZERLAND.|
Description: Hotel PalafitteThis unique property - the only hotel built on the water in Europe - enjoys a fabulous location on the shores of lake Neuchâtel. Set in forty elegantly designed pavilions, Hotel Palafitte is a luxury design hotel offering five-star accommodation and fine cuisine in an unsurpassed lakeside situation.
Standing at the edge of the charming, vibrant city of Neuchâtel, famous for its watch industry and high-tech enterprises, Hotel Palafitte is just a few steps from the fascinating Laténium Parc Archaeological Museum. The beautiful old town, the château, and many more of the most important landmarks, business and technological centres are also within easy reach of the hotel, either on foot or by the city's excellent public transport system.
Recently having undergone a thorough renovation, the hotel's gastronomic restaurant, La Table de Palafitte, presents unique seasonal menus based on the finest local market produce. Surrounded by large French windows, the restaurant offers fabulous views of the lake, and in the distance, the Alps. Guests can also enjoy outdoor dining over the water on the terrace, while Le Bar is a cosy, convivial spot for morning coffee, afternoon tea or evening aperitifs and nightcaps.
Type of rooms: Hotel PalafitteLakeshore Pavilion:
The Lakeshore Pavilions are built on stilts on the edge of the lake. The Palafitte Hotel has sixteen of these spacious bungalows, all with an outstanding view of Lake Neuchâtel. They feature a large seating area, and and en-suite bathroom with bathtub and a separate toilet. A short path separates the bungalow from the lake where swimming is possible in warm weather. One large double bed or twin beds. Room size 68 sq m, 10 sq m terrace.
Each of the twenty-four pavilions built on stilts has an individual bedroom, a bathroom with movable partitions that allow a view onto the lake from the bath tub, a separate toilet, an office corner and a large terrace with only the neighbouring Alps on the horizon. Direct access to the lake by a small ladder from the private terrace. One large double bed or twin beds. Room size 68 sq m, 10 sq m terrace.
Number of rooms: 40
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2002/2014.Smoking policy: Non-smoking rooms.
Smoking is only permitted in the dedicated smoking room.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB.
Restaurant closed: Restaurant open daily from 12 noon to 02:00pm. and from 07:00pm. to 10:00pm.
GPS Coordinates: 47° 0' 16.28'' N 6° 57' 52.78'' E
Nearest airport: Bern Airport - 54,6 km.