Hotel Imperial Palace
- Hotel: Hotel Imperial Palace
- Country: France
- Region: The Lakes
- Our star rating
- Hotel (Bed & Breakfast)
- Sleeps 1 - 4
- The most prestigious hotel in Annecy
- Exceptional setting on the shore of Lake Annecy
- Indoor heated pool & Leisure facilities (payable)
Located in an exceptional setting on the shore of Lake Annecy on its own peninsula, the Imperial Palace is the most prestigious hotel in 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, 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 include (2018):
Local tourist tax €1.45/adult/night.
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”.