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Located in the heart of Lausanne, surrounded by shopping, cafés, restaurants, and cultural attractions, Hotel Crystal is THE place to experience everything this beautiful and historic city has to offer.

This three-star, independent hotel features 41 rooms with a capacity of 1 to 6 people, each equipped with a flat screen TV and a private bathroom. Some rooms also have a small sitting area, and several have private balconies. All rooms are being renovated, and each one will feature a unique Pop Art design theme that’s sure to add some fun to your stay!

While the Crystal’s updated room designs are all about fun, the proprietor remains dedicated to maintaining the traditional values of quality and service that his family has insisted on from the beginning.

You will be served a traditional Swiss breakfast buffet on the hotel’s highest floor, where you’ll be enchanted by a breathtaking view of Lausanne’s medieval Cathedral and Old Town, Lac Léman, and the French Alps beyond. There is no better view in all of Lausanne!

The Crystal offers complimentary high-speed WiFi to all guests, as well as all-day access to
coffee and tea on the highest floor.

You’ll find many places to shop and eat within a short walk of the hotel, and if you want to venture further, the nearest Metro station is a mere 2-minute walk from the hotel. There you’ll find easy access to the M1 and M2 lines, which will quickly take you to the university, Old Town, the lake just about anywhere in Lausanne you want to go in just a few minutes!

Come stay in the heart of Lausanne and enjoy the comfort, convenience, value, and fun Hotel Crystal has to offer!

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.

Hôtel Crystal has been welcoming guests since Jan 3, 2004

Property Highlights

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

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info


Private parking available


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Room Type
1 twin bed
2 twin beds
3 twin beds
2 twin beds
2 bunk beds
1 queen bed
1 full bed
1 twin bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello. May I get a Lausanne transport card if I stay with you Mar 17-22?
    Yes, indeed. The City Tax (CHF 3.10 per day/person) allows you to use the Lausanne Transport Card to travel all round the City. At check-in time you ..
    Answered on 25 February 2020
  • Hi! Can 2 adults & 2 kids(3 & 6 years old) book a double room? 2 kids will sleep with us and we will pay their VAT & City tax at hotel?
    Hi! no it's not possible've to book a room for 4. Best regards.
    Answered on 30 August 2022
  • Is breakfast buffet available? If so what is the price per person?
    Hello! Breakfast buffet is available between 8 to 10 a.m. and is chf 15.00 per person.
    Answered on 10 January 2021
  • Do you provide electric kettle and transport cards for travel within Lausanne? We are 2A+1K looking to book for 3 nights.
    Hello, Yes we have an electric kettle and a coffee machine, you can always have tea or coffee for free in our hôtel. You can also have the transport c..
    Answered on 28 May 2022
  • Hi, do you provide parking or is there parking nearby?
    Yes, we do. Fo rCHF 20.00 per day. We also have an arrangement with the public parking "La Riponne" at 100m away from the hotel, for the same rate.
    Answered on 24 May 2022
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Amenities of Hôtel Crystal
Most popular amenities
Private Parking
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Airport shuttle
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs CHF 20 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transit tickets
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safe
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Hôtel Crystal takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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


From 8:00 AM to 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.

Children 9 and above are considered adults at this property.

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 - 2 years
Crib upon request

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

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Reka-Check EC-Card JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Hôtel Crystal accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the hotel is not accessible for disabled guests.

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Hôtel Crystal in advance. Contact details are stated in the booking confirmation.

Please note that in the case of late arrival it is not possible to use parking at the hotel. You can use Parking de la Riponne nearby.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

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 Hôtel Crystal 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.

FAQs about Hôtel Crystal

  • Hôtel Crystal is 1,150 feet from the center of Lausanne.

  • Yes, Hôtel Crystal is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Hôtel Crystal offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Bicycle rental

  • Room options at Hôtel Crystal include:

    • Single
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Quad
    • Double

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

  • Guests staying at Hôtel Crystal can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Check-in at Hôtel Crystal is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.