"Great location "
Here for Cyclotour du Leman, so ideal location bang opposite the start/finish in the marina. Very accommodating, allowing use of facilities after checking out, storing bike etc. Nice room, clean, modern and comfy, with great view over the lake. Easy access on train from station, and complimentary metro/bus pass eased my next comment! The shame is Switzerland is so expensive!!! That said, my second stay here - says it all.
"Unfortunate during refurbishment works"
Not all bad but the refurb was messy and an event at the hotel incredibly loud until late. The rooms were comfortable and the beds very comfortable. The shower heads and water pressure could be better. Perhaps water minimising aerated heads' The staff were very helpful and friendly.
"Avoid until they have finished ripping up the bar, terrace and lobby"
Standard (if pricey) hotel by the lake in Lausanne - very much part of the overall Movenpick 'family' - so if you like what that gives, then its fine. Hotel is usually OK for business trips. However - the lobby, bar & road-side terrace are being completely ripped up right now (May 19) - so avoid like the plague until this is finished. Only option was the restaurant which had bar facilities (of sorts) - rather like sitting in an over-lit, unatmospheric student canteen. What really grated on me was that I had not been warned beforehand and had no knowledge of this until I arrived in a cab to be dropped off at a complete building site!
Great service, good food and extremely friendly staff. Perfect location for business or personal trips, close to the metro, train station and the lake. Plenty of shops and restaurants that you can walk to.
Overall my impression is that the attention to service has slipped over the years. Not the standard it had, not the standard the name is aiming at. This applies in particular to the breakfast and dining experience.
Credit cards accepted by the hotel: Visa - MasterCard
Check-in: 2:00 PM , Check-out: 12:00 PM