Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne
Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne
Avenue d’Ouchy 40, 1006
Privately owned by Katara Hospitality Switzerland AG.
Date of Creation
Hotel General Manager
With over 25 years of experience in the luxuryhospitalityindustry, in Switzerland, the Persian Gulf and Asia, Alain Kropfis an expert in managing 5-star establishments. After graduating from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, Alain moved up the scales with various hotel chains prior to moving back to Lausanne to manage the opening of the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa.
5 Star / LVX brand via Preferred Hotels & Resorts
The South American and overall individual leisure markets are key to our development, in addition to the North American market.
Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa
History & Story
Dating from 1909, this legendary hotel has added to the lustre of Lausanne’s fame as a refuge for royalty and aristocrats from around the world. For many years, the Spanish royal family made the hotel their home in exile, and Thailand’s king also spent much of his youth in residence here. With its unique silhouette and fascinating heritage, the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne has become an integral part of Lausanne’s skyline and history.
The legendary Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne has now written a new chapter in its in history. The hotel now boasts 196 rooms and suites, business facilities, an exclusive terrace restaurant, lobby lounge and cigar lounge. This luxury hotel also features a Sky Terrace on the roof with a unique 360° panoramic view and an extensive spa area.The historic building is in the “Grand Château vision” and is complemented by a newly constructed contemporary wing. The hotel’s grounds cover 5,000 sqm park, situated between the new and historical building. Since it’s re-opening end 2015 the Royal Savoy Hotel’s park has already become known as an oasis of tranquility right in the middle of the city.
Re-Opening after 5 years of renovation in 2015. Interior Design done by MKV Interior Design Ltd, London.
Date added extensions
Main Strengths, Special Touch
Newest and largest 5 stars hotels in Lausanne / central location between city and lake / direct access to public transportation / 196 rooms and suites with connecting facilities / latest in-room technologies.
Lausanne, site of the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee and numerous other organisations and multinational corporations, is a city located directly on the shores of Lake Geneva, surrounded by vineyards and undulating hills. The Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne is located in the city’s lively harbour district, a short walk from the lake, and a few minutes away from the old town. In the vicinity of Lausanne there are numerous destinations well worth an excursion and the city is located just 50 minutes from the international airport of Geneva.
Key sites/activities in the area
The Olympic Museum, CGN Boat Trip on Lake Geneva, Lavaux vineyards (UNESCO World Heritage), Chillon Castle, visit to Gruyère cheese factory, visit to Cailler chocolate factory, Chaplin’s World, Glacier 3000…
• Number of suites:
18 Suites, including 2 exceptional Suites
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Restaurants & Bars
- La Brasserie du Royal
The brasserie restaurant in The Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne offers delicious local specialities prepared with regional ingredients as well as signature dishes created by Michelin-starred chef Marc Haeberlin. The contemporary designed restaurant offers guests a gourmet experience with personalised dining options. Enjoy traditional dishes with a modern touch and a few local favourites. The expertise of the Alsatian triple Michelin-starred Chef Marc Haeberlin, complements the skills and experience of the Executive Chef Julien Krauss and the Brasserie team, allowing foodies to discover and enjoy distinctive and creative Brasserie food.
- Lounge Bar
The elegant Lounge Bar at the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne is located at the centre of the historic building and has an exceptionally high ceiling making it an extremely striking room. Its atmosphere oozes warmth and friendliness in a cosmopolitan setting. This is the ideal setting to meet up with friends for an aperitif before dinner or join colleagues for an evening cocktail. The Bar Menu includes a list of enticing cocktails and it is well stocked with all the famous whisky and spirit brands.
Offering stunning 360 degrees panoramic views over Lausanne, the Lavaux region, Lake Geneva and the Alps, the new Sky Lounge at the Royal invites you to a world of discoveries, thanks to its exotic menu. From lunch to supper, experience pre-dinner drinks and relaxed dining in a cosmopolitan and sophisticated atmosphere. In a unique and exceptional setting, you will be swept off your feet and taken through many culinary traditions from the 5 continents.
The modern spa at the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne, covering an area of approximately 1,500 sqm, leaves nothing to be desired, providing a comprehensive range of cosmetic treatments and massages. It includes an indoor and outdoor pool, eight treatment rooms, a “ladies only” Spa area, two additional private spa areas, as well as a 24/7 fitness facility equipped with the latest machines.
Corporate & Celebration Events
• 1 x Ballroom with a total area of 574sqm and maximum capacity of 480 guests
• 1 x Salon Royal with a total area of 269sqm and maximum capacity of 190 guests
• 4 x Meeting Rooms with areas ranging between 43sqm and 60sqm and maximum capacities between 35 and 50 guests
• 1 x Boardroom with a total area of 28sqm and maximum capacity of 12 guests
• All events spaces are pillarless, offer daylight and are equipped with basic audio visual facilites
Extra Notable Features
• Yoga classes on request
• Cooking classes on request
• Bicycle rentalonsite (seasonal)
• Garden Picnics (seasonal)
• Bee hivesonsite
• Dedicated female spa area
Hotel and restaurant Awards
– Best Business Hotel by the Prime Traveller Award
– Best International Large Hotel + Best Large Hotel Europe + Best Large Hotel Switzerland by the International Hotel Awards
– Best Luxury New Hotel Switzerland + Best Luxury Rooftop View Western Europe by the World Luxury Hotel Awards
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