Surrounded by beautiful wooded gardens, it offers a tranquil retreat, yet a 15-minute walk from Annecy centre, shops and restaurants. Opened in 1913, the hotel immediately attracted the rich and famous (amongst Winston Churchill, Edith Piaf and Charlie Chaplin).
Entirely renovated in 2013, 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).
There is also a Casino, Conference centre and 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;
- in Le Riva located in the casino rotunda facing the lake, you will enjoy Italian cuisine.
- Live music in the casino bar (at selected dates).
The hotel has free fitness equipment and 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 WiFi and a breathtaking view on the lake from most rooms (guaranteed lake view at a supplement).
The Imperial Palace features 104 rooms and suites. Some rooms are interconnecting, ideal for families.
Prices per person including a standard mid-week ferry crossing with P&O from Dover to Calais
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.
In the village of Saint-Jorioz, 10km south of Annecy centre and 2.5km from the lake, Les Chataigniers is set in a quiet location surrounded by open spaces.
Le Royal enjoys an ideal location on the edge of the old town of Annecy, a short walk (200m) from the lake. In a magnificent building dating from 1852, the old ‘Hotel d’Angleterre’ was honoured by the visits of famous people such as the Queen Victoria and Napoleon III.