From the outside, the Château d’Ouchy retains its historic origins as a neo-gothic castle nestled in the Swiss Alps, but inside, the recently-renovated luxury hotel is a model of contemporary style. Spacious rooms and suites retain many of the original period features such as stone archways and cavernous ceilings, now juxtaposed with crisp modern décor. Each room blends soothing tones of browns and ivory and offers welcoming spaces that feel like home.
The hotel’s coveted location, directly on the shores of Lake Geneva, ensures spectacular views of the Alps, as well as easy access to the cobblestone streets in Lausanne’s Old Town. Guests will appreciate the restaurant terrace overlooking the lake and mountains, as well as the hammam, sauna, and fitness centre, providing onsite options for wellness. Lausanne also offers a wealth of year-round cultural events for every taste.
The Château brings medieval grandeur into the 21st century amid tranquil natural surroundings in the pure Alpine air. It is a must-see destination for cultured travellers in search of an historic experience a cut above the ordinary.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Lausanne into a greater Swiss or European holiday. Take a look at A Family Ski Holiday In The Swiss Alps as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Château d’Ouchy Information
- Location & Getting There:
Ideally located in the heart of Lausanne, the Château d’Ouchy enjoys exceptional views of the Alps from the shores of Lake Geneva. Geneva International Airport is 61 km away (approximately 39 minutes by car).
This renovated medieval-castle-turned-luxury-hotel offers 50 rooms, including 11 suites, each one full of character and charm. Dreams really do come true in these fairy-tale spaces where classic neo-gothic lines create the backdrop for contemporary design. Grand spaces, queen size beds, and luxurious bathrooms welcome guests into a haven of tranquility and relaxation at the end of each day. A soothing palette of browns and ivory create light-filled rooms, and large windows and balconies offer the perfect place to take in the panoramic views. The hotel combines exceptional service, historic ambiance, and modern décor that ensures sweet dreams and a happy ending, with each and every stay.
Located in the heart of Lausanne, in the charming Ouchy district on the shores of Lake Geneva, the Château d’Ouchy occupies a coveted position in Switzerland’s cultural hub. Explore the thriving art, shopping, and dining scene in the city. Set out on foot or by bike and see the Alps. Take a boat trip on the lake. Or tee off on the golf course nearby. There are 20 museums, including the world famous Olympic Museum and the Collection de l’Art Brut, as well as a renowned ballet, opera house, and theatre.
At the Château itself, enjoy the Mediterranean restaurant, the charming bar, the wellness area with pool, sauna, and hammam, or the panoramic terrace, facing the lake. Thanks to its prime position, the Château is ideally situated for every itinerary.
The Château d’Ouchy is pleased to welcome families to the hotel.