Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

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Built in just 18 months, Fairmont Le Montreux Hotel was first constructed in 1906. Set among a picturesque landscape of mountains, vineyards, and forests, this marvelous historical site was developed alongside the brilliant Hôtel du Cygne. These two destinations were connected together by the Salon de Musique. When it opened, the palace was one of the few that offered heating, electricity, and running water. Themed parties were a regular occurrence at the building, including dozens of fancy balls, concerts, and other social occasions that attracted guests from throughout the world. The Fairmont Le Montreux Hotel has even been recognized for its historical significance by the Swiss Inventory of Cultural Property. Fairmont Le Montreux Hotel resides along the shoreline of Lake Geneva in the community of Montreux. Situated on the outskirts of the Swiss Riviera, Montreux itself is a beautifully rustic destination. Skiing, snowboarding, and other winter activities are nearby this historic city. Guests can taste the spectacular Swiss wines at the Vineyards of Lavaux—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—or take in the exhibits of the Charlie Chaplin Museum. Adventurous guests will find an excellent assortment of trails for strolling, biking, and hiking toward Villeneuve.

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Image of Hotel Exterior Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, 1906, Member of Historic Hotels Worldwide, in Montreux, Switzerland, Overview Video

Fairmont Le Montreux Palace

An overview of the historic Fairmont Le Montreux Palace on Lake Geneva in Montreux, Switzerland


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Tour Chillon Castle nearby along the shore of Lake Geneva.


Discover the spectacular accommodations at the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace.


Explore Château de Chillon just moments away.


Experience Chaplin’s World nearby.


Taste some amazing Swiss wine at Lavaux Vinorama.

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