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1 of 10 Imperial Palace, Annecy (B&B hotel) - Exceptional setting on Lake Annecy
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3 of 10 Imperial Palace, Annecy (B&B hotel) - Typical Room
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5 of 10 Imperial Palace, Annecy (B&B hotel) - Cristal Spa
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Hotel Imperial Palace

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.

Surrounded by beautiful wooded gardens, it offers a tranquil retreat, yet a 15-minute walk from Annecy centre, medieval old town, shops and restaurants. Opened in 1913, the hotel immediately attracted royal families and celebrities (amongst King George VI,  Winston Churchill, Edith Piaf and Charlie Chaplin); entirely renovated, the 4-star hotel now comprises a Spa with indoor pool, sauna, steam bath, experiences shower (payable locally €20/room/stay), Spa treatments with the brands Carita & Cinq Mondes are charged extra (upon reservation). Free access to fitness equipment

There is also a Casino and Congress Centre, 3 restaurants and bars. “La Voile” offers a gastronomic table inspired by season flavours; in “La Brasserie”, the menu blends bistro specialities and local dishes. The hotel offers a buffet breakfast that you can appreciate in La Brasserie or during the summer season on the terrace facing the lake.

 In Le Riva located in the casino rotunda with lake view, you will enjoy an Italian cuisine (in the casino, over18 only, not banned from gambling. ID card is compulsory).

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast that you can appreciate on the terrace facing the lake during the summer season. 

All rooms have air-conditioning. They also have en suite bathroom with either bath or shower and separate WC, tea and coffee making facilities, minibar, safety deposit box, satellite TV, radio, telephone, free wireless internet access and a breathtaking view on the lake from most rooms (guaranteed lake view at a supplement with different type of lake view categories). 

Hotel rooms:

The Imperial Palace features 104 rooms and suites. Some rooms are interconnecting, ideal for families.

Hotel Imperial Palace in Winter


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”.

Hotel Imperial Palace Prices

Hotel Prices 2019 (Bed & Breakfast)

Prices per person including a standard mid-week ferry crossing with P&O from Dover to Calais

7 nights Sat-Sat

Our prices for 2020 will be available online soon. In the meantime, you can register your interest in this property, ensuring that we contact you first when prices are available, by giving one of our Alpine specialists a call on 023 9283 9310, emailing reservations@peakretreats.co.uk or by clicking on Request a Quote below. 

Prices include (2019):

Local tourist tax €1.45/adult/night. 

Price is unless specified, per person, per week, in £s Sterling, including a standard mid-week ferry crossing with P&O from Dover to Calais. Based on 2 per car minimum. Other operators incl. Eurotunnel available and w/e at a supplement. Please click here for all ferry & tunnel details. Extra week deduct £50 per person for first two adults. All hotels (unless otherwise stated): 3rd & 4th adult sharing the same car, deduct £50 per person from twin/double price and then add single supplement where applicable. Arrival day is Saturday. 

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