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Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

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Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Cristalchi
Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I think the Service in the Terrace (Bar) - needs to be improved (Slow, table was dirty if we sit down, waiter was not very friendly) Beside this, it was a pleasure to stay in the Palafitte, and we will visit the Hotel again.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

At first sight, the hotel is somewhat unprepossessing - a low-rise white building on the edge of the lake in Neuchâtel. The same goes for the outside of the rooms, individual pods on stilts either over the lake itself or on the shore. On entering, however, it all starts to make sense. There is an entrance hall with toilet room...

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Pringy, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We had a very pleasant stay at the hotel Palafitte. The restaurant serves excellent food, and the place is very original. If you have a room on the lake, you can take a swim from your balcony. Very recommandable!

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Wurzburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Built on piles on the lake of Neuchatel in the middle of the most beautiful environment. The hotel is decorated with unique style, luxurious design and advanced technology. A dream built on water. Palafitte is five stars on the lake.The hotel offers 40 luxury pavilions, 24 are built directly on the lake with an wonderful view of the lake and...

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 31 July 2016

With beautiful weather during a nice summer day and summer evening the most splendid hotel room you can have. The maximum benefit you have as swimmer who doesn't shy away from a fresh lake water (23 C or 74 f). After a swim you feel like freshly born. Breakfast and dinner in the outdoor restaurant are splendid, as are the...

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NZ
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Our daughter, son-in-law, 6 month old grand-daughter, my wife and myself enjoyed a fabulous Wedding Anniversary lunch on the balcony of the restaurant recently. We simply could not fault our excellent experience. The service was prompt, attentive and courteous and so friendly! Nothing was too much trouble. Every effort was made to provide us with an outstanding meal with brilliant...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $407 - $711 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Palafitte 5*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Chose only rooms over the lake - take the very last left or write side.”
 of 5 bubbles 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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 of 5 bubbles sammarste, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Go for a lake room - you'll regret it if you don't!”
 of 5 bubbles LabLoverMorar, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Take the lake pavillions - they're worth it”
 of 5 bubbles Fly_Peter, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the land rooms, the ones over the water can get noisy with all the water slapping on the stilts.”
 of 5 bubbles 940melvinm, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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