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Hotel Imperial Palace

  • Hotel: Hotel Imperial Palace
  • Country: France
  • Region: Aravis-Lake Annecy
  • Resort: LAKE ANNECY
  • Ski Area: Various nearby
  • Official star rating
  • Hotel (Bed & Breakfast)
  • Sleeps 1 - 4
  • Highlights:
    • The most prestigious hotel in Annecy
    • Amazing views over the Lake
    • Choice of 3 restaurants

Located in the Alps and at 30 minutes from Geneva Airport, the Imperial Palace (4* Hotel, Spa, Casino and Congress Centre) benefits from a unique environment on the shore of Lake Annecy. Just a 15 minute walk from the Centre of Annecy with its many shops and restaurants and from the Old Town, you can easily go and discover “the Little Venice of the Alps”.

Opened in 1913, the hotel has a history of welcoming celebrity guests including Winston Churchill, Edith Piaf and Charlie Chaplin…

Lovers of fine cuisine or country cooking will have their culinary expectations met with the extensive offer of 3 restaurants: "La Voile", the gourmet restaurant with sophisticated cuisine, "La Brasserie" with a generous and audacious menu of emblematic brasserie dishes and "La Rotonde du Casino", the casino restaurant welcomes you until late in the evening and serves Italian food and snacks; all three of them with a stunning view on the park and the lake. Every weekend at the “HIP Bar” or on the terrace at summertime, you will enjoy your pre-dinner drink while listening to the pianist. All year-round, you can try your luck at the 156 slot machines, Electronic Roulette, Blackjack and Poker tables or enjoy live concerts, raffles and shows regularly performed at the Imperial Casino.

The hotel has  a new 600m2 Spa with swimming pool, sauna, hammam, experience showers, cardiotraining equipments and 6 cabins for Spa treatments (with brands Carita & Cinq Mondes) . Access to the Spa and massages are in supplement except for the Suites.

Since summer 2013, the hotel has been undergoing renovations including a new design for the 101 bedrooms & suites for a more contemporary style in a warm & cosy atmosphere.

Rooms all have air-conditioning plus bathroom with bath or shower and separate wc, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, safety deposit box, satellite TV, telephone, free Wi-Fi internet access and a breathtaking view on the lake from most rooms (guaranteed lake view rooms at a supplement), others with mountain view. 

A full buffet breakfast is provided, that you can have on the terrace, weather permitting.

Hotel bedrooms:

The Impérial Palace features 101 rooms and suites. Some rooms are interconnecting - ideal for families.

To pay locally:

Local tourist tax €1.30/pers/day (+13yrs).

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 Annecy (all) Resort Map

Our featured residences are located as follows:


Le Royal – G12 or RED STAR

St Jorioz

Les Chataigniers - C4 or BLUE STAR


Imperial Palace - YELLOW STAR

Hotel Imperial Palace in Summer

Located in an exceptional setting on the shore of Lake Annecy on its own peninsula, The Imperial Palace is the most prestigious hotel of the area. It carefully combines the atmosphere of the great hotels of yesteryear with modern equipment and amenities.

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