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Hotel Imperial Palace - Annecy

  • Lake Annecy, France, Talloires

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Originally opened in 1913, the Impérial Palace is located on a peninsular in the charming grounds of the Parc Charles Bosson at the northern most point of Lake Annecy. Despite its proximity to the town of Annecy, this hotel feels miles away from the hustle and bustle with spectacular views of the lake enjoyed from the restaurant and grounds. The elegant traditional hotel has a fabulous location, situated right on the lake, only a short walking distance away from the town and boats. Enjoy breakfast on the terrace overlooking the lake, surrounded by picturesque manicured gardens. Relax in the extensive Cristal Spa facilities including plunge pool, experience showers, whirlpool, sauna and steam room (book and pay locally). The hotel has been visited by a number of famous guests including Winston Churchill and Charlie Chaplin!

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 104
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 6
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 0
  • Annex:
  • Official rating: 4

All rooms have twin or double beds (please specify preference when booking), bathroom with shower, WC, lounge area, cable / satellite flat screen TV with English speaking channels, safety deposit box, mini bar, hair dryer, WiFi, air conditioning, bath robes, slippers, tea and coffee making facilities and most have a balcony with views over the lake or gardens (on request).

  • Classic Twin rooms (A2) sleep 2 people with views over the gardens
  • Superior Classic Twin rooms (B2) sleep 2 people with side views over the lake
  • Classic, Superior Classic and Prestige rooms are also available for sole occupancy (additional supplement)
  • Prestige Twin rooms (C2) are larger, sleep 2 people with panoramic lake views (on request)
  • Family rooms (D4) sleep 4 people with an additional double sofa bed and views over the gardens (on request)

Interconnecting rooms are available (on request).

Bedroom facilities

  • Availability of a cot
  • Bathrobes
  • Cable or satellite programmes
  • Family rooms (sleeps 4+)
  • Hairdryer
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Internet connection
  • Minibar or fridge
  • Room safe
  • Tea or coffee making facilities
  • Wireless internet

Accessibility

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: Yes
  • This hotel has disabled access throughout
  • Adapted rooms (A2) are available (on request)

Meals

  • Special dietary requirements are available (on request)
  • Meals can be served on the terrace overlooking the lake (weather permitting)  
  • Earlier meal times are available for children from 7 pm
  • Children's menus (on request)
  • No of restaurants: 3
  • Distance to nearest restaurant serving dinner outside of property:
    • On site
  • Dress code for restaurants:
    • Informal
  • Breakfast service:
    • Continental breakfast buffet with additional hot options
  • Lunch service:
    • Packed lunches included
    • One ham and one cheese roll, fruit and a slice of cake 
  • Dinner service:
    • 3 Restaurants 'La Voile Gastronomic', 'La Brasserie' and 'Riva' (adults only)
    • Evening meals are taken in 'Le Brasserie' which specialises in using local ingredients with a bistro style
    • Dinner consists of a set starter, main and dessert buffet
    • Guests can also eat in the 'Riva' restaurant located in the Casino or the gastronomic 'La Voile' restaurant ( for an additional supplement)

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Talloires

The enchanting village of Talloires, France, with its picturesque old houses and renowned hotels and restaurants, is an ideal choice for a restful holiday. Lying by Europe's cleanest lake, just 9 miles from Annecy, the "Venice of the Alps", Talloires is steeped in history. An abbey was founded here in 1016 and it used to be a Roman staging post on the Milan-Strasbourg road. The resort is sheltered by imposing mountains and offers colourful walks both by the lake and in the surrounding hills.

Things to do in resort

  • Cinema
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Horse-riding
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Tennis
  • Walking
  • Watersports

With its lakeside position and natural beaches, Talloires holidays are ideal for boating, water sports, tennis and golf; and for guests at most Talloires hotels, many activities are free. Explore the beautiful nature reserve of the Roc de Chère, the impressive waterfall at Angon or the lovely village of Menthon with its fairytale castle. Or just relax and discover why this perfect little village is a Mecca for devotees of fine cuisine.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: 6.14466
  • Latitude: 45.9036573
  • Nearest Station:

    25minute walk


For more information on travel and transport visit our Talloires page

Excursions

Chamonix €54, Monday, full day
The home of Alpine tourism. Take a cable-car trip up the Aiguille du Midi or the train up to the Mer de Glace (payable locally), or simply enjoy the stunning vistas of Mont Blanc and its dramatic glaciers. Depart at 8:30am and return to Talloires by 5:30pm.

Local Area Tour €25, Tuesday, 10:30am-4pm                                                                                                                                                                               Join your rep for an informative and scenic tour of the local area, including a walk around the Bout du Lac Nature Reserve, a drive to visit the Col de Forclaz and Eglise Saint Germain (this tour is weather dependent).

Chateau de Menthon & Resistance Museum €32, Friday, 11am-4:30pm
Experience a guided visit of the 11th century Chateau de Menthon. Then visit the museum and learn about the French Resistance in the area including their fight for survival and the liberation of Annecy.

Book all excursions locally with your rep. Excursions are subject to minimum numbers.
Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.

Facilities

  • Cristal spa facilities including indoor plunge pool, sauna, steam room, experience showers, ice fountain and whirlpool (€20 entrance fee per room)
  • Massage and beauty treatments are available (book and pay locally)
  • WiFi (Free)
  • Picturesque manicured gardens
  • Sun terrace
  • Views across the Lake 
  • 3 Restaurants 'La Voile Gastronomic', 'La Brasserie' and 'Riva' (adults only)
  • Bar
  • Lounge with TV area
  • Fitness room
  • Bus stop right outside hotel
  • Casino (adults only)
  • Air conditioning
  • Car parking
  • Room service (pay locally)
  • Concierge 
  • Lift
  • Newspapers available (on request)

Please note the hotel gardens are open to the public.

  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • WiFi

Local Fees and Taxes

  • Resort tax per person, per night (under 18's Free of charge) payable locally

Family Facilities

  • Baby cots are available (Free) for children under 2 years (on request)
  • Earlier meal times are available for children from 7 pm
  • Early meals available
  • Cots & linen
  • Children's menu
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hotel family friendly

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