Hotel Mona (ex Eurotel)

  • Switzerland, Montreux

  • 4

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The towering Hotel Mona stands at the edge of Lake Geneva, offering breath-taking views and a taste of the French Riviera. The comfortable and modern bedrooms offer a haven of relaxation and a comfortable stay. Some have a balcony and all have impressive lake views.

Enjoy a spot of lakeside dining

Spend lazy afternoons on the terrace, listening to the sound of the water lapping the shore, sip a glass of chilled prosecco, and watch boats sail by. The decadent breakfasts and delicious dinners are a chance to indulge in a collision of French and international cuisine - served with spectacular views of the lake of course.

Adventurers welcome; explore by bike or paddleboard

The hotel's central location makes it a perfect base for exploring the city's streets and cultural treasures. The quay and train station are conveniently close by if you want to venture further afield. For the adventurous of spirits, Hotel Mona offers the opportunity to explore the surroundings by bike and paddleboard (subject to availability, but use is free). Discover Montreux's hidden gems and scenic trails on foot or two wheels, or take to the lake on a paddleboard adventure.

If you're a music lover, the Mona is the place for you - during Montreux Jazz Festival (5 - 20 Jul 24) you're in the hub of the action, well-placed to make the most of everything going on nearby.

Added value

Early booking offer available (book by 30 Jan)

Free night(s) offer available (min stay 7 nights, valid on stays before 26 May and from 21 Jul - end of season, discount automatically applied)

Free bottle of local wine in room (min stay 7 nights, ½ bottle for solo travellers)

Free 1½ hr return Lake Cruise to Boveret (min stay 7 nights)

Free tea & coffee after dinner (min stay 7 nights)

Free daily afternoon tea/coffee and biscuit (4:30-5pm)

Free use of hotel's bikes and stand up paddleboard (subject to availability)

Half price rail, bus and boat travel with the Swiss Half Fare Card (worth over £100 per person)

Swiss Family Card Included - free travel for children under 16 on mainline trains/buses/boats in Switzerland when accompanied by a parent

24/7 support & tailored advice in person or over the phone from our local resort team

All holidays include flights or trains from the UK and train transfers

Montreux

Montreux sits on the north-east shore of Lake Geneva, between bright blue waters and the forested foothills of the Alps. Visitors have long been drawn to the mild climes here – from the monks who first planted the Lavaux vineyards to the well-heeled tourists and rock stars who have stayed in the belle époque mansions and stylish hotels. Trains climb into the mountains, exploring food routes and heading up to high alpine footpaths and viewpoints. The mild climate also fuels the food and drink scene; the whole Montreux Riviera is famous for its wine and cuisine.

Strolling the Montreux Riviera

A promenade runs along the shore of Lake Geneva, sweeping south from Montreux to the town of Villeneuve via the medieval towers of the charming Château de Chillon. Look out for Freddie Mercury while walking the prom; Queen recorded six albums in the Mountain Studios in Montreux, along with fellow rockers Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones and David Bowie. If music is your thing, time your visit for the summer Montreux Jazz Festival (around 5-20 July 2024).

Lake Geneva

Geneva is the largest lake in Switzerland – and one of the best ways to explore it is by boat. Ferries and paddle steamers cruise between the villages, towns and cities that dot the shores. With a day pass in hand, you can hop on and off wherever you fancy (we recommend Vevey for museums and galleries or Lausanne for its café culture and the Olympic Museum). To see the lake from above, head up the Rochers de Naye cog railway from Montreux - there's views for miles and plenty of exciting walking trails to discover.

The Lavaux vineyards

The Lavaux vineyards were founded by the monasteries that ruled these parts back in the 11th Century. With sunny, sheltered terraces that dip down towards the waters of Lake Geneva, the Lavaux must be one of the prettiest winemaking regions in the world and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spanning around 800 hectares, it has some of the loveliest walking territory too, including the 11 kilometre-long Terrasses de Lavaux hiking trail. Back in Montreux, you can sip a glass of Lavaux-grown Chasselas with a plate of fresh fish or platter of peppery le petit chaude cheese.

Trains and trails or cheese and chocolate?

You can take your pick of train stations in Montreux, which is home to the scenic trans-Alpine Simplon railway line. A cog railway also runs up to the viewpoint at Rochers de Naye. From here, you can embark on the final part of the Via Alpina long-distance walking trail, which runs back down to Montreux, or wander the Alpine garden. Alternatively, embark on a typically Swiss culinary day out and hop aboard the Chocolate Train which runs from Montreux. The belle époque-style carriages trundle through vineyards and mountain meadows, to Montbovon where the Chocolate bus takes over, taking you first to the medieval village of Gruyères - famous for its cheese - and on to the village of Broc and the Cailler-Nestlé chocolate factory.

Why book a summer holiday in Montreux with Inghams?

At Inghams, we do walking holidays differently. With no fixed itinerary, you have more time in your destination and the freedom to walk as much or as little as you like, discovering some of the Montreux's best walking routes and activities at your own pace.

With over 85 years of outdoor travel experience, our holiday packages to Montreux include flights, transfers, and accommodation, so you can relax and leave the small details to us. Our experts can help you choose the best holiday for you, and our team overseas can give you the inside scoop on how to spend your time away with us.

Rooms
  • No. of rooms: 157
  • Official rating: 4

Rooms

Lake View Twin/Double Rooms sleep up to three (extra bed is a single sofa bed). These rooms have a balcony with lake view.

Double Rooms for Sole Occupancy are also available. These rooms have a lake view.

All rooms have:

  • TV
  • Tea & coffee making facilities (on request)
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Bath or shower
  • Hairdryer

General information

  • Check-in: 3pm
  • Check-out: 12pm

Local fees and taxes

A local tourist tax of approx. CHF7.00 per person per night is payable locally. Children aged 15 and under are exempt.

Accessibility

  • Steps into property: No
  • Adapted rooms: Yes
  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Longitude: 6.9106146
Latitude: 46.4313245

  • Transfer time: approx. 3hrs by rail from Zurich airport (journey involves two changes of train) or 1hr 15 mins by rail from Geneva airport
  • Located in the town centre
  • 230 metres from the train station
  • 290 metres to the ferry quay
  • 100 metres to the nearest bus stop
  • 250 metres to the nearest supermarket
Facilities

Spa & wellness facilities

  • Bio sauna
  • Steam room
  • Fitness room

Additional facilities

  • Garden terrace
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking

Family facilities

  • Cots & linen available
Meals

The excellent buffet breakfast offers a range of delicious options that will have you fully fuelled for a day of exploring.

Head to the lounge for afternoon refreshments of a complimentary cup of tea/coffee and a biscuit.

As part of the half board package, enjoy a three-course evening meal including a salad buffet, and choice of each course.

  • No of restaurants: 2
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Informal

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians
  • Dairy Free

Please let us know of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

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Total price from
£2847
per person from £949
09/10/2024 - 3 nights
3 adults
From Manchester Int.
Half Board
Hotel Mona
Montreux
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