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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Splendid Montreux
Having a room with a balcony overlooking Lake Geneva is definitely a must. The location is perfect; very convenient to have the boat dock and info center right across the street. The Yvan and Gregorie, the two brothers who own this generational family-owned hotel, are so very hospitable; they make you feel like you are a visitor in their home. Yvan loves the US and talking with his guests; he even brought us glasses of a local rose wine and chips. We so enjoyed talking with him and hearing about history of this area. This is a charming, old building right on Grand Rue--what more could you ask for at this reasonable price. No air conditioning; there is a fan and nights were cool enough that we didn't need to have the windows open. Nice big shower with led-color lights--sure didn't expect this! Continental breakfast buffet; they cook whatever eggs, etc. you would like. Gregorie is the head chef, and we enjoyed talking with him the evening we had a delicious lake perch dinner. When we arrived, Dave was at the desk and was so helpful with maps, half-price passes, etc.
(TIP: Directions from train station to hotel: As you exit the train station, cross the street, turn left, go about one block (50 meters) to escalator going down to Grand Rue, the street along the lake; turn left, go half block to the hotel.)
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