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Hotel des Inventions

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Overview
chemin du Parc 2 Lausanne, Ecublens 1024 Switzerland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Description
Ideally located 5 minutes away from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) and 10 minutes away from Lausanne by car, Hotel des Inventions pays homage to those who have made More Switzerland a reference in terms of innovation. From milk chocolate to Velcro and automatic watches, 50 Swiss inventions are featured in the hotel, lending their names to the different rooms. This establishment is also serves as the testing grounds of the Hotels et Patrimoine Group, where all our ideas for innovation are put into practice: luggage-like kitchenette, "honesty boutique", electric Renault Twizy car (available for 40 CHF a day), automated check-in portals, these are some of the surprisingly practical services you will find here. Breakfast is served in the morning as a buffet. The hotel restaurant is open Monday to Saturday, and requires booking; it offers traditional French cuisine as well as vegetarian dishes and gluten-free and lactose-free food. Wi-Fi is free, check-in is open 24/7 through a terminal and assistance is ensured through a Skype connection to our main reception desk. You will also benefit from a complimentary public transportation card, and free parking is available around the hotel.” Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
49
Price range
US$ 97 - US$ 164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Switzerland > Canton of Vaud > Ecublens
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Reviews (233)
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All reviews free parking public transport great hotel bread building site train station comfortable bed family room electric kettle rooms were very clean free transportation card breakfast was included breakfast spread automatic check nice surprise stayed here for two nights next morning
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best hotels I have ever stayed at. Love the bed, super big bathroom and of course the balcony! Super recommended. The food for breakfast is super too. Reachable (2 metro stations are nearby) and the hotel people are friendly, making my Lausanne...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Not our first visit to this hotel and we would use it again as a base when visiting friends in Lausanne. Quiet room with good bed and coffee maker in the room. Hotel in a quiet residential area. Small Shopping Mall nearby. Good to have...More

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Response from Christophed2811, Gérant at Hotel des InventionsResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for having stayed once again in our hotel and for having taken the time to post a comment on Tripadvisor. We mostly appreciate it. As you have mentioned, hotel des Inventions is located close to bus and metros and...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

Very nice large rooms with fast WiFi. Hotel serves excellent breakfast and above all, friendly and professional people!Metro, bus line and a shopping center are walking distance from the hotel.Looking forward staying at hotel again soon!More

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Response from Christophed2811, Gérant at Hotel des InventionsResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for having taken the time to post a comment on Tripadvisor. We mostly appreciate it. As you have mentioned, hotel des Inventions is located close to bus and metros and we offer a Public Transportation card to all our clients. We...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018

However they care about the guest but overall it doesn't made me happy. A royal feeling of staying in the hotel has never come during my stay.I personally would never stay in this hotel again and never suggest anyone else.Interior of room the was not...More

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Response from Christophed2811, Gérant at Hotel des InventionsResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for having taken the time to rate our hotel on Internet. We mostly appreciate it. I will give your comments all the attention needed and make sure the problem you mention is solved without delay. Though frequent quality controls are made...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018

My husband and I were very satisfied of the excellent roomand services that the hotel provided during our stay. The breakfast is great and the hotel staff is very nice. We would recommend this hotel to any people who plan to visit Lausanne.More

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Response from Christophe d, Gérant at Hotel des InventionsResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Madam, Thank you for having taken the time to rate our hotel on Internet. We mostly appreciate it. I will forward your comments to my team, who does its best to make your stay a comfortable and easy one. We are particularly concerned about...More

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"As long as there is construction going on in front of the hotel, choose a room at the back."
659katrint
22 Sep 2017
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"rooms in the back are quieter"
jrishabh
5 Sep 2017
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"Contact the hotel and ask them if the building sites opposite are still active."
SteveZodiac20
29 Jul 2017
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"Avoid lower floors which look onto building site."
JaneM303
18 Jul 2017
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