Hotels Montreux Christmas Market
Are you planning to stay in Bern during the Christmas market? We have created the latest guide for Montreux to help you find a restaurant, an activity, a guided tour and best hotels close to the Montreux Grand’ Rue – Montreux Christmas Market for the Winter of 2023!
The Montreux Christmas Market known as Marché de Noël à Montreux is a magical place that comes to life in the heart of Montreux, a few weeks before Christmas.
This year the market runs from 25th November 2023 to 24th December 2023. The Montreux Market is located in Grand’ Rue, the old town of Montreux.
How is the weather in Montreux in December?
The average temperature in December is about 6° / -1° (low) and light snow is possible as well. A warm, waterproof coat or jacket is a must during the winter in Montreux and Switzerland if you plan to visit during the Christmas period!
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1. Hotel Eden Palace au Lac 4* – Hotels Near Montreux Christmas Market
Opened in 1896, the Belle-Epoque Hotel Eden Palace au Lac enjoys a lakefront position just a 5-minute walk from Montreux Train Station. It features a restaurant with a lakeside terrace, a garden with a small pool, and free WiFi in all areas.
All rooms offer views of the lake or the city and the mountains.
The hotel’s restaurant, bar and lounge Chez Gaston serves refined cuisine and a wide range of drinks indoors or on the large terrace.
Set on Lac Léman, this palatial hotel built in 1894 is a 3-minute walk from Casino Barrière de Montreux and 31 km from Airport Lausanne.
Featuring free Wi-Fi, the bright rooms with chandeliers have flat-screen TVs and minibars. Upgraded rooms add balconies and/or pull-out sofas. Suites offer separate living areas. A private villa is also available.
Amenities include an upscale restaurant/bar offering lake views and terrace dining, along with a garden and beach access.
There’s also a seasonal outdoor pool, a fitness room and a sauna. Massage treatments and a breakfast buffet are offered, and pets are welcome, all for a fee.
For the Christmas Market, perfect location. Easy access to Santa train. Rooms simple and clean. The view is great(Lake view). Staff all friendly, Parking outside of the hotel with an underground option a few hundred yards away.
It is 10 minutes walk from the Montreux Gare.
This hotel is fantastic with its old charm and beautiful view. Location is great, lakefront and next to Montreux Casino.
Our room can fit an extra bed for our young girl. The room is old styled, but clean and warm.
Stayed here during the Montreux Christmas market for a long weekend and was very happy with our stay.
The hotel was clean and tidy, although the carpets in the reception could do with replacing. The staff were very attentive and friendly and helpful in recommending things to do.
The room was clean and the bed comfy, only issue was there was no tea making facilities in the room. Would have been nice to have had this option. We didnt have breakfast when we stayed so cant comment on that, but they did make us a fantastic ho chocolate one night!
The views from the hotel are stunning, make sure you get a deluxe room which is a little more expensive they all have views over the lake. The cheaper rooms look out onto the street behind the hotel.
. It is a beautiful city, with a very warm Christmas atmosphere
The hotel is in ideal location, just in front of the lake. The rooms are very spacious, quite and clean, staff is extremely helpful and hotel facilities are good. Must see is the traditional Christmas market if you are around in December.
How much does a room costs at Hotel Eden Palace au Lac ?
Prices start 201$/night for Standard Double or Twin Room. The Deluxe Double or Twin Room with Balcony and Lake View is 220$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.
Deluxe rooms come with a balcony offering panoramic views of the lake and the Alps.
Where to book online –Hotel Eden Palace au Lac – Hotels Near Montreux Christmas Market – you can find the best hotels near Montreux Grand’ Rue – Christmas Market hotels in Montreux during Christmas which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Switzerland on Booking.com or Hotels.com or Agoda.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
2. J5 Hotels Helvetie & La Brasserie 3* – Hotels Near Montreux Christmas Market
Situated in the centre of Montreux, opposite the Casino Barrière and 200 m from Lake Geneva, the Hotel Helvetie offers panoramic views from its 6th-floor terrace.
Opened in 1865, the Helvetie features lots of old-world charm. The rooms have high ceilings and are equipped with period furniture.
Free Wi-Fi internet connection is available throughout the property.
Around the corner from Casino Barrière Montreux, this elegant hotel in an 1865 neoclassical building is a 5-minute walk from Lake Geneva.
Uniquely styled rooms combine modern and vintage touches, and come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screens and mini fridges. Upgraded units add bathtubs, while suites feature lake-view balconies.
Breakfast is offered (fee) in a cozy dining room. Other hotel amenities include a fine-dining restaurant, a grand ballroom, and a library with a fireplace. Parking is available (surcharge).
. Location is extremely handy to the train station, and at the time we were there, the Christmas Market was in full swing. Some of our favorite meals were at the Christmas Market! Like most Montreux hotels, J5 offers guests a complimentary bus pass good during one’s visit. Bed was comfortable, staff was very friendly and helpful, and we were just happy.
We would stay here again should we find ourselves back in Montreux.
Needed hotel for Christmas market : booked this hotel at an amazing rate (considering it’s Montreux and Christmas season), and can really only say good stuff. At this price, expectations are accordingly, and I’ve paid much higher prices for very awful stays.
Room was spacious, clean, beds were good as were pillows and linen.
The whole building is still really authentic old style: personally I genuinely love this, even if it is a bit worn: it should be at this age: beautiful wooden floors, old furniture, classic vibe, as long as the essentials are good, and they were.
Well isolated room (zero neighbour noise). Reception was warm and friendly. Location is fantastic: to me it was exactly what I was hoping to find and will book again when wanting to go out in Montreux: excellent value proposition.
The hotel is perfectly located in front of the Casino, just a few minutes walk to the Freddy Mercury Statue, and approx. 10min walk to the rail station.
Very friendly and helpful staff.
The 19th century Hotel is well maintained, although some renovation/modernization is highly needed, but for such an old building I can imagine the investments are very high.
The hotel was very nicely situated 2 minutes from Casino and a short walk to the waterside. The Christmas markets along the way was very nice. Breakfast buffet was also very nice, at CHR 12, that’s very reasonable by Swiss standards. But no hot food though, just cheeses, breads, yogurts, cold meats and fruits.
How much does a room costs at J5 Hotels Helvetie & La Brasserie ?
Spacious, individually furnished rooms with a seating area, a south-facing balcony,a flat-screen TV with more than 100 channels, a minibar, and a bathroom.
Where to book online – J5 Hotels Helvetie & La Brasserie – Hotels Near Montreux Christmas Market – you can find the best hotels near Montreux Grand’ Rue – Christmas Market hotels in Montreux during Christmas which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Switzerland on Booking.com or Hotels.com or Agoda.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
3. Fairmont Le Montreux Palace 5* – Hotels Near Montreux Christmas Market
Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, ‘The Pearl of the Swiss Riviera’, is located on the shores of Lake Geneva with magnificent views of the lake and the Alps. Built in 1906, the Fairmont hotel offers a traditional and elegant atmosphere combined with the latest technology.
Featuring refined yet relaxed dining spaces, MP’S Bar & Grill includes an outdoor terrace and a cocktail bar. The menu reflects a passionate faith in the finest local produce including the regions best wines. Offering simple, gourmet food coupled with and an unpretentious atmosphere, Funky Claude’s Bar is a great place to drop by or hang out late into the night.
The Lounge offers a light breakfast selection, snacks during the day and pre-dinner drinks in the evening.
Home to the Montreux Jazz Festival, this elegant early 20th-century hotel overlooks Lake Geneva and is 10 km from the Rochers de Naye mountains.
The understated yet sophisticated rooms come with Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities, plus minibars. Polished upgrades add balconies, living rooms, whirlpool tubs or pull-out sofas. Most rooms have mountain and/or lake views.
Amenities include indoor and outdoor pools, an exercise room, a spa area with wellness treatments and a sauna, as well an upscale restaurant with panoramic mountain and lake views, a cozy cocktail bar and outdoor dining options.
Fairmont has become a must for our family visit to Montreux Christmas market. The hotel has it all. Beautiful and comfortable rooms, exceptional welcome policy in the room – welcome plate with macarons and chocolates, toy for children, fresh fruits and water for all family. We are amazed every year. The building and common spaces are stunning – full of history and in excellent state.
Wonderful breakfast. Spa and big swimming pool with mountain view. Wonderful, relaxing. Looking forward for next stay.
Perfect hotel in every way! This is truly a wonderful 5-star hotel. The Christmas market is just steps away from this hotel. Such fun!
The view to the lake is so beautiful.
This hotel will not disappointment and totally worth the money to stay there.
The lake view room had the most stunning view, and being that it was December and the Christmas market was just across the street, it was very festive and pretty. The Christmas market pretty much starts right across the street and goes along the pomenade for over a mile I believe- we walked it but I can’t remember the distance of the market.
You’ll pass the Freddie Mercury memorial statue, Claude Allo, a Ferris wheel and where Papa Noel rides across the night sky… the location couldn’t be better if you’re coming for the Christmas market. The bus with the free city pass they give you will take you to the castle (chateau chillon) or you can walk it, and take the bus back.
Service at the hotel was tip top from check in to check out. Good breakfast spread with great service.
There was a wonderful Christmas market right across the street, so this hotel is definitely one of the best options during the year end period. The beautiful lake is right in front of the hotel; so perfect for a nice stroll with loved ones.
How much does a room costs at Fairmont Le Montreux Palace ?
Prices start 397$/night for Deluxe Double Room City View. The Signature Suite with Lake View is 1044$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.
Spacious suites with a bedroom and a separate living room. They are furbished in an elegant and luxurious contemporary design, and offer a balcony overlooking the Lake Leman and the Alps.
All rooms feature a flat-screen TV, a desk, an iPad directory, coffee making facilities and a large bathroom with free deluxe toiletries.
Where to book online-Fairmont Le Montreux Palace – Hotels Near Montreux Christmas Market – you can find the best hotels near Montreux Grand’ Rue – Christmas Market hotels in Montreux during Christmas which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Switzerland on Booking.com or Hotels.com or Agoda.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.