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The Hotel Continental was originally built for the 1964 Swiss National Exhibition in Lausanne and was recently refurbished, modernized and enlarged. It is located opposite Lausanne's Main Train Station, a 10-minute walk from the Old Town and the shopping area. It offers air-conditioned rooms and free WiFi.

The nonsmoking rooms feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a mini-bar and a bathroom. A rich buffet breakfast is served every day.

Guests enjoy free access to the newly opened 1200 m2 fitness center located in the building. The Le Pain Quotidien bakery and restaurant in the building serves fresh bread and organic dishes.

The M2 metro line is available directly next to the hotel. Evian can be reached in 30 minutes by boat. Vevey and Montreux are just half an hour away by train. The ski resorts such as Les Diablerets and Verbier can be reached within 60 minutes by car.

This is our guests' favorite part of Lausanne, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Continental Hotel Lausanne has been welcoming guests since Dec 21, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Lausanne, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.1

Breakfast Info

Continental, Gluten-free

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • hi there, can you tell me is it possible to use the gym?
    Good afternoon, We thank you for your interest in our hotel. Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19, the fitness is closed. We thank you for your under..
    Answered on 22 February 2021
  • I see all your rooms with twin beds, do you have one queen or king bed? thank you
    We also have king size bed rooms, one request. Feel free to booke a double room and leave a comment regarding the bed categorie ! We stay at your disposal.
    Answered on 22 May 2022
  • Hello, I would like to book for 3 people. I saw that the option is to book the comfort double room with 3 twin beds. I just would like to confirm is i..
    Dear Guest, We thank you for your request. Indeed, the 3rd bed is a sofa bed. Best regards.
    Answered on 12 February 2023
  • Hello- I'm looking to book an Economy Double Room for 1 person - but I see on there is only an option for '2 single beds'. Is it possible..
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your message, and we have taken good note for your request for a room with a big bed instead of two singles beds. Best rega..
    Answered on 2 October 2022
  • Good morning, I am visiting on 26th November to 28th November as a surprise for my sister. I am really interested in visiting the hot spas in the moun..
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your message and we have the pleasure to inform you that the best way is to contact the Tourist Office in Lausanne, they ca..
    Answered on 28 October 2021
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2 Restaurants On Site
  • Le Bella Vita
    • Cuisine
      Italian • Local • International • Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free
  • Le Pain Quotidien
    • Cuisine
      French • Italian • Local • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan
Amenities of Continental Hotel Lausanne
Most popular amenities
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Fitness center
Non-smoking rooms
Facilities for disabled guests
24-hour front desk
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs CHF 20 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transit tickets
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fitness
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Turkish/Steam Bath
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • Greek
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Continental Hotel Lausanne takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 11:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 5 years
Crib upon request
6 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
CHF 40 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
CHF 80 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card JCB Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Continental Hotel Lausanne accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When traveling with pets, please note that an extra charge CHF 30 per night applies.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Continental Hotel Lausanne of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Sauna is closed from Mon, Mar 08, 2021 until Mon, May 31, 2021

Fitness center is closed from Mon, Mar 08, 2021 until Mon, May 31, 2021

FAQs about Continental Hotel Lausanne

  • Continental Hotel Lausanne has 2 restaurants:

    • Le Bella Vita
    • Le Pain Quotidien

  • Room options at Continental Hotel Lausanne include:

    • Single
    • Twin
    • Double

  • The prices at Continental Hotel Lausanne may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 0.9 miles from Continental Hotel Lausanne.

  • Guests staying at Continental Hotel Lausanne can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free

  • Continental Hotel Lausanne is 1,150 feet from the center of Lausanne.

  • Check-in at Continental Hotel Lausanne is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Continental Hotel Lausanne offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Spa facilities
    • Fitness
    • Steam room