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The Leman lake is one of the most beautiful places you can visit in the Alpine area. In one side you have the Swiss riviera and in the other side the amazing French Savoie with Evian les Bains. In the French thermal city you can find one of the most beautiful hotels of the region: the Hotel Royal – Evian Resort. In Evian-les-Bains, on the French shores of Lake Geneva at the foot of the Alps, the Hôtel Royal offers you an exceptional environment. After several month of renewal, the Hotel Royal is back more beautiful than never. Have a look. 

Hotel Royal, since 1909 luxury in the heart of the Alps

The hotel is originally ordered by the Société des eaux minerales d’Evian. Their aim was to build the most beautiful hotel in Europe. It was inaugurated on the 6 of June 1909 and at that time got the title of the “most beautiful hotel in the world”. Its name, Hotel Royal came from the British king Edouard VII, who had from the start a suite reserved for his own pleasure. 

The luxury environment, the healthy landscape brought many celebrities to the hotel that built its reputation decade after decade. To quote some of them:

  • Marcel Proust meets Anne de Noailles
  • Zanzibar Sultan meets the Maharadja of Kapurthala or the Queen of Portugal
  • The Shah of Persia meets King Faycal from Iran
  • Sacha Guitry meets several lovers
  • The Sublime Greta Garbo meets Maurice Chevallier. Love is in the air 

Sacha Guitry
Year after year celebrities from all over the world met at Hotel Royal. In 2003, Jacques Chirac held the powerful G8 summit, so the entire world met in Evian. This amazing aura irradiates since then and is still part of the luxury palace heritage. The 5-star hotel enjoys a privileged location, a natural setting with breathtaking views of Lake Geneva. Its location close to Geneva as well as to rich and varied natural surroundings make the Hôtel Royal the perfect destination for access to a wide range of activities. This is a heaven of peace conducive to relaxation, one that will charm you with its gastronomic restaurant, the spa Evian Source, an outdoor pool with views of Lake Geneva and its famous golf course.

Hotel Royal Evian, the renewal

After a complete renewal, the Hotel Royal reveals all its charms. The refurbishment, carried out brillantly by architects François Champsaur and François Chatillon, has given this centenial building all if its prestige back. The hotel reviewed completely the atmosphere of the place and the ambiances in each room. 118 guest rooms and amazing suites like the Royal suite with its 207m2 and a private terrasse of 60m2. No matter if it is park side, Belle Epoque, Presidential or Edward VII, all suites enjoy a balcony affording panoramic views of Lake Geneva to make your stay simply outstanding. Hotel Royal Evian ambience

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We should expect to see the very best of luxury blended in an authentic natural environment. This is probably the perfect idea of a stylish moment around Leman.


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