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Hotel Crystal, Lausanne

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Rue Chaucrau Number 5LausanneVD1003SwitzerlandGreat location! See map

3-star hotel with restaurant, near Lausanne Cathedral
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
Very Good8.0
Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Vibe is not too good
75See all 75 reviews
From 142 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Hotel Crystal, Lausanne

from $102
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Twin Bed
  • Double Room Single Use, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Triple Room, 3 Twin Beds
  • Quadruple Room, Multiple Beds
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Superior Double Room
  • Superior Single Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Single Room
  • Deluxe Double Room

About Hotel Crystal, Lausanne

Steps from Lausanne's historical district, this hotel is a 2-minute walk from a Metro station and 0.3 km (0.2 mi) from the Lausanne Cathedral. The Olympic Museum is 1.6 km (1 mi) from the Hotel Crystal.

Hotel Features.
This recently renovated Lausanne hotel serves a complimentary Swiss breakfast buffet each morning. Weather permitting, guests can enjoy breakfast out on the terrace, with picture-perfect views of Lausanne's Old Town and the mountains. Hotel Crystal also offers complimentary wireless Internet access, a restaurant, business center, and multilingual staff. Luggage storage and dry cleaning service are also provided. Garage parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Hotel Crystal has 40 smoke-free guestrooms with views of the city. All include a separate sitting area, 82-cm (32-inch) flat-panel televisions with cable channels. Complimentary wireless Internet access is also available. Refrigerators and in-room safes are also provided. Bathrooms include showers or bathtubs, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 40 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
The front desk is open daily from 6:30 AM - 11 PM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Travelling with others


  • Children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets stay free (dogs only)

  • 1 per room (up to 30 kg)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Year Built 1960
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 82-cm flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Hotel Crystal, Lausanne’s small print

Also known as

  • Crystal Lausanne
  • Hotel Crystal Lausanne


Parking height restrictions apply.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: CHF 3.10 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.

Optional extras

Self parking costs CHF 20.00 per day

Rollaway beds are available for CHF 56.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Crystal, Lausanne


  • In Lausanne Center
  • Lausanne Cathedral - 6 min walk
  • Olympic Museum - 28 min walk
  • International Olympic Committee - 39 min walk
  • Place of Riponne - 2 min walk
  • Lausanne Historical Museum - 6 min walk
  • Palais de Beaulieu - 15 min walk
  • University Hospital of Lausanne - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.) - 43 min drive
  • Lausanne Ouchy Station - 10 min walk
  • Lausanne Station - 10 min walk
  • Renens Station - 11 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 75 reviews

Hotel Crystal, Lausanne
Very Good8.0
Great value.
Very close to the subway station terrific location for sightseeing .
Gary, us2 night trip
Hotel Crystal, Lausanne
Very Good8.0
Great breakfast and location
I have stayed before and I chose it because of location. It is a bit outdated and should. have a renovation. The view from the brakfast area is great. The breakfast had everything I needed and more. So many marmalades, chocolate spreads, cheeses, bread. Great breakfast
Evelyne, us1 night trip
Hotel Crystal, Lausanne
Great overall budget place
Room was clean, service was good, safe and convenient to get around.
Surasit, th2 night trip
Hotel Crystal, Lausanne
Good place for rest
Hotel was clean and is located by the lake. Hosts are very kind and friendly.
Hoansung, kr1 night trip
Hotel Crystal, Lausanne
Very noisy construction work ongoing the whole time of the stay, not very clean towels. Otherwise, nice staff & lovely central location.
A Traveler, gb2 night business trip

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Hotel Crystal, Lausanne

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